The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 29, 1955 · Page 40
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, September 29, 1955
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HAMPTON LOOP FOE FRIDAY OF BULLDOGS Algona Drops 18-6 Decision At E-Grove By Don Smith Jr. Two lightning thrusts gave Eagle Grove an 18-6 win over the ^'"omi Buildup* at E«ele Grove- Friday night. The defeat, third straight for the locals, gave them a season mark of 0-3 and kent them in the cellar of the North central Conference witn an 0-2 record. Coach Jason Loving's outfit will travel to Hampton tomorrow (Friday) night for an engagement with another group of Bulldogs that is searching for a conference win. Hampton has won one, lost one and tied one so far this year, and dropped its conference opener to Webster City, 2G- 0 PViday. Algona Starts Strong Algona started off like a house afire against the Eagles. Frank Kern, switched to the fullback spot by Loving during drills earlier in the week after three years as a center, zipped for 18 yards on the first play following the opening kickoff. Kern carried two more times and Doug Meyer once to give the Bulldogs a first and ten on the Eagle 35, but after Kern picked up two yards, Meyer pass was intercepted by Bob Van Sickle, who went all the way to the Algona 35-yard line. The Eagles, with Kurt Sunner and Gary Fisher taking turns carrying the mail, moved to Algona's 14 but the drive died and the Bulldogs took over. Neither team put together a march until the Bulldogs rolled from their own 20 to the Eagle Grove 37 midway in the second period. A 33-yard pass from Meyer to Rod Kickbush was the big gainer in the drive. A penalty and an eight-yard loss forced a punt by Kern, Fisher grabbed the pigskin on his own 20, and after almost going all the way, was finally hauled down on Algona's 42. Eagle Pass Clicks Bolt number one came on the first play. Sunner faded and fired deep to J.ohn Sandvig who was zooming behind the Algona secondary. Sandvig juggled the ball for several steps, then hung on and waltzed into the end zone with only three minutes remaining in the half. Sunner's attempted placekick for the extra point fizzled, and the Eagles led, 6-0. Algona drove deep to the Eagle 34 just before the half, but a penalty and three incomplete passes put the Bulldogs back to the Eagle 48 at the horn. At this point in the contest, Algona had gained 141 yards rushing and passing to 84 for the Eagles, and had nine first downs to the home team's one— yet trailed by a touchdown. The second half saw Eagle Grove sew up the game and also take the statistical lead. Eagles Get Stronger Algona kicked off to open the third quarter, and when Sunner fumbled on his own 40 yard line on the second play, Bulldog spirit zoomed. Joe Skilling cuddled the pigskin to give Algona its chance. Meyer lost a yard, then he and Kern took turns carrying as the team moved for two first downs to the Eagle 15 yard line in just five plays. Meyer and Kern gained only four yards in three tries, and a fourth-down pass by Meyer fell incomplete and the threat died. Eagle Grove gained only nine yards in three plays and punted to the Bulldog's Jim Cowan. Cowan made a diving attempt to catch the ball on the Eagle 45, the ball squirted forward and after a ten-foot pile of players was unwound, the home team had the bull on its own 38. Boll Number Two Enter bolt number two. Ron Baker tucked the bull under his arm, skimmed around the Algona left end and ran away liorn ev^ eryone on the field as he went' all the way for the second score. The play covered 62 yards and Baker was in front all the way. Again Sunner's kick failed, and Eagle Grove led, 12-0. Seven plays later, the Eagles really had the game sacked. Following the kickoff, Meyer fumbled on the first play, and the alert Eagles recovered <>n the Bulldog 37. Three ground plays picked up a first down on the 27, and Sunner hit las brother, Paul, with a pass for another first down on ' the 1'2. Baker streaked through the middle and scored the third TD fui the Eagles. Sunner's kick was again misfired; and it remained 18-0 Alguna's march to a TD started early in the final stanza. The locals took off from then 1 own 20, and on passes, ground plays and Eagle GroVe penalties moved as ue-c-p as the Eagle 17. Meyer lost 12 yaids and three plays later his fourth down pass wa> intercepted on the ten by Sandvig. Fullback Kern Scores Fmley got the bull back foi the Bulldogs when he grabbed a Sunner lo.-s on the- 50 and returned to the Eagle 43 with 20 seconds remaining in the game. Two 15 yard penalties and three incomplete passes later, the locals found themselves on the Eagle 13 with time for one play remaining. A pass failed, but the Eagles were penalized to the one for roughness, and Kern got the six pointer after the jame ended. d-Algona (la.) Upper Dei Moines Thursday, Sept. 29, 1955 GRID GUESSERS CONTEST By Ol' Man Mose Activity on th"e nation's gridirons got into full swing Saturday, and the overwhelming number of entries in our weekly contest proved it — the Ol' Man was swamped. Eugene Durant, Algona, emerged as the lop contestant as he picked 16 of the 20 games correctly and missed the point total by only one. His guess of 56 was just off the Southern Cal-Oregon, 42-15, total, but was good for the $10 first prize award. Hal Long, Algona postoffice employee, who has been in the money several times during previous years, grabbed the $3 second place award. He got 16 games right, and edged Mickey McGrew, Gutlenberg, out of second with a point guess of 60. McGrew guessed 61 points, good enough for the $2 place money. Two others, Michael Schmidt, Algona, and Dennis Schoby. Bode, also got 16 games correct, but were eight and ten points off the total point guess, respectively. No less than 29 persons, including Mr and Mrs Arthur Klein, Sexton; Gilbert Scribner, Jr., Fenlon; Joan Bisenius, Whiltemore; Marlyn Bausman, Lone Rock; C. B. Robinson, Corwith; Bill Ulfers, West Bend; Frank Seely, Ringsled; Hubert O'Brien, Bode; Arnold Andreasen, Minneapolis; and .these Algonans; Madonna Erpelding, Lewis Gilbride, Dean : Willrelt, Bob Devine, Arvid Dennis, Tom Kenefick, Mike Stoffel, E. R. Mawdsley, Don Johnson, Monte Pearson, Cecil Long, Jeanne Frideres, Cecil Schilmoeller, Gary Webb, Bob Slobe, Dave Kohl, Mrs Mary Rousseau, J. F. Moe (a winner last week) and Jim Everds, got 15 games right. There were..28 contestants with 14 games correct. They were Bill Scribner and Don Shaw, Fenlon; Kathleen Deirick and Kenneth Sarchel, Burt; Clem Mergen, Whittemore; Glen Welp, Tilonka; and the -following Algonans: Stan Black, Mrs Charles Hoffmann, Fred Strahorn, Mary Lou Froehlich, Mrs Ruth Walker, Mrs Bob Gade, Bob Gade, Helen Geilenfeld, Mrs Chet Webb, Francis Bunting, Faye Hutchinson, Mrs Melyin Kern, Palti Hedlund, Mrs Les Kenyon, R. E. Cook, Olive Rosmann, L. G. Lenz, Lynn Kueck, Lewis Gilbride, Roland F. Bode, Richard D. Palmer and Wall Hageru Keith Bellinger, Ted Jensen and A. W. Hansen, Fenlon; John Leininger and John French, Whittemore; Howard Thompson and Philip Soderberg, Bancroft; Lois Hedrick and Mrs Arthur Dimler, LuVerne; Sam McCleich, Jr., Lone Rock; Dick Fraser, Cedar Falls; and Mrs Harold Blinkman, Minneapolis; were the oul-of-lowners with 13 right. Algona entrants thai helped make up this bracket which included 32 persons included Mrs Lewis Gilbride, Orville Kinden, Harry Spongberg, Mrs Arvid Dennis, W. W. Gillsepie last week money), Mrs Lowell Samp, Tom Zwiefel, Mrs Les Kenyon, Mrs Imelda Engesser, Ted Herbsf, Jim Picket!, Mrs Lyle Black, Carl Pearson, Kenneth Bunkofske, Bill Fraser, Mrs C. A, Fraser, Jody Cutler, Barbara Barllelt( lied for first a week ago), Jim Gade and Bob McMahon. Thirty-seven contestants got 12 right, 23 got 11, and three persons, all from Algona, got a share of Ihe crying towel. They were Jean Capesius, Mrs W. W. Gillespie and lola Pasley. We received a couple of entries with late postmarks, and one that didn't have the contest sponsors listed as staled in the rules, which did not gel in on the judging. ""'"According to most of the entry forms, UCLA, Northwestern, California, Minnesota, Mississippi and Washington State should not have lost their games Saturday. There's another big contest page in the Upper Des Moines today, so fake a firm grip on yourself, figure out who will be upset Saturday, and fill in the entry blank. Be sure to get it to our office before noon Saturday, or have it in the postoffice before that time. Three more persons will be announced as winners next Thursday, it might as well be you. Mallard Homecoming Foe Of Titonka This Friday Titonka's Indians outgained Ruthven rushing and passing Friday night, but came out on the short end of a 19-7 score, the first defeat against two wins foi Coach Ly!e Opheim's crew. TStonka's Homecoming Will feature a contest tomorrow night (Friday) between the Mallard Ducks and the Indians., A Homecoming queen will be crowned and special music will be a feature of the halflime ceremonies. A fumble and a pair of inter cepted passes ruined Titonka's chances at Ruthven. The Indians rushed for 222 yards and passed for 87 during the night and came up with only one TD for their efforts as Ruthven's. alertness paid off with Uhe win. Cine hundred yards in penaJties nicked the Indians repeatedly and cut down marches. Ken Finnegan scooted 19 yards for the first Ruthven touchdown in the second period, ran for 13 yards and the second TD in the third stanza, and capped his personal bid for glory by throwing a pass good for 54 yards and the final tally to Westergaard in the fourth quarter. The Indians were held scoreless until the final quarter when Sid Bufffington zipped 76 yards for six points. Buffington, Carol Asche and Dennis Krominga were outstanding for the Indians all night. Sewick's 221 Is Top Barry Tally Howard Sewick's 222 count gave him the honors at Barry's tnis week. Other men over 200 included Shrimp Froehlich 209200, Msgr. Gearen 211, D. Dreyer 203, Bill Barry 200 and Bob Mil- tag 201. League standings: Monday W KCs _.ll Miller High Life 10 Bode Billiards 8 Moose No. 1 6 Don's 66 Serv. 4 Clark Grain 3 Bode D-X 3 Schulte Rec. _- 3 Tuesday W Hamm's 11 Moose No. 2 8 Blatz _. 7 Barry's 'Broncos 6 Russ & Ky's 6 Paul Seeley Farms 5 Petersen's Cafe 5 National Guard 0 12 Kern's switch from center made him the leading ground-gainer of the night for the Bulldogs. He picked up 68 yards in 17 attempts and completed two of three passes to account for 80 yards. Meyer gained 18 yards in 14 tries and hit on 5 of 23 passes for 72 yards to amass 90 yards. Cowan, who was injured when piled on after he fumbled a punt, looked good 19 that point. He got 25 yards in six carries. Baker and Sunner were the Eagle Grove offense. Baker gained 118 yards in 9 carries to average 13 YARDS PER CARRY, and Sunner passed for 70 yards and for 41 to account for 111. Meyer re-injured his bad ankle early in the fray and it definitely hobbled him. Cowan's shoulder is not expected to bother him in the future. Statistics: Algona E. Grove First downs 17 5 Passes alt. J... 27' 5 Passes coinp. . 7 4 Passes int. by 1 2 Yds. int. ret. - 7 35 Yds passing 84 70 Yds. rushing - Ill 177 Tot. yds. gained 195 247 Kickoff ave. 1-35 4-31.5 Punt ave. 4-37 4-28. Yds. kicks ret. 31 81 Fumbles lost . 2 1 Yds. pen. 35 91 Iowa Falls edged Clear Lake, 7-6, Humboldt jolted Clarion, 320, and Webster City banged Hampton, 26-0, in other league contests. Standings W L Webster City 2 0 Humboldt 2 0 Iowa Falls 1 0 Eagle Grove 1 1 Clarion 1 1 Hampton 0 1 ALGONA 0 2 Clear Lake 0 2 Renwick In 41-0 Liver mo re Win Renwick's Jerry Kraft counted IDs on runs of 22, 9, 30 and 53 yards as he led his mates to an ;asy, 41-0, romp over an inex- •aerienced Livermure Bulldog 'eain. The winners rolled to a 27-0 halftime bulge and added 14 points to the total in the third •vriod. Dun Trilipp and Merrill Nerem counted the other Ren- wk-k touchdowns. It was a 4-C Conference fray. Dows coasted to a 32-6 win over Bode after taking an 18-0 first-half edge Friday nijjht. tallied two touchdowns for the winners, who .sent Bode down to its third consecutive loss. Norman Peyton raced 55 yards for the final Dows counter. Old Casey At The Foul Line! Casey Loss tossed a 232 line to put him on top of the heap at Hawkeye Lanes this week. He edged Jim Reed who had a 231 I count. Studer's Stock Farm and the Titonka Indians are tied for the Lower Rates On Auto Insurance! Rates For All Drivers Under Age 25 Are Now Lowered - INCLUDING - * No Charge for teenage female drivers. * Lower rates for men drivers under 25. * No additional charge if cars are used for business. t, Let us discuss your Auto Insurance needs with you, now! Ricklefs INSURANCE AGENCY Phone 354 So. of Post Office, Algona (op in the American League, while Ernie Williams Pontiac- Cadillac holds the lead in the National loop. Other keglers over 200 included Chuck Mullin 209, John Inter- .nill 208, Chuck Davis 204-20!*. Bill Geering 202. Buck Davis 202, Jon Smith 213, Harold Lamp- •ight 200, John Haag 201, Gus Blanchard 210, Walt Hefti 200 Alf Schultz 200, Joe Donahue 212 and Cliff Benschoter 202. ] Straight By West Bend In 27-0 Victory West Bend stayed on the right track by chalking up its third win of the campaign, a convincing 27-0 verdict over Graettinger on the home field Friday night. The winners have now outscored three opponents, 72-6, and have not lost a game since 1953. Ted Besch and company will tangle with Sioux Rapids, one of the other top teams in the Corn- belt Conference, at Sioux Rapids tomorrow (Friday) night. This game could have bearing on the final standings, as Sioux Rapids, West Bend and Terril are ranked at the top of the heap at present. Besch added further to his own renown by running for two touchdowns and passing for another during the night. The Bulldogs scored in every quarter while overcoming Graettinger. Besch broke the ice with a 29-yard scamper which capped a 66-yard drive in the first period. He also added the extra point to make the score 7-0. He hit Gary Anliker with a 22-yard pitch in the second quarter and then passed to Larry Berninghaus for the extra point to make the score 14-0 at the half.' Besch then roared for 58 yards and the third TD in the third period even though he lost a shoe at the line of scrimmage. It didn't hamper him as he outran all opposition to the end zone. Charlie Miller tossed a 12-yard pass to Berninghaus for the clean-up tally in the final stanza. This time, Jon Rittgers changed the proceedure by kicking the point after to make it 27-0. The winners held a 344-161 bulge in yardage gained rushing and passing during the encounter and hit on seven of 14 passes, enough to loosen up the Graettinger defense for line plays, Swea Trojans Hit Victory Trail, 18-7 Swea City's Trojans got into the win column for the first time Friday with an 18-7 verdict over a winless Mallard team at Swea City. Jerry Sanftner collected the IOWA FOOTBALL ON TELEVISION with forest Evashevski first TD for the winners as he gathered in a pass good for six points. Ken Elliott zoomed for 95 yards in the second period to chalk up the second tally. The Trojans were backed up on their five when Elliott got enough daylight to go all the way to make the score 12-0. He rammed over again in the third period to make it 18-0. Terry Duis tallied the first touchdown of the year for Mallard's Ducks late in the game ns the losers averted a shutout. Sanftner, Elliott and Roy Patterson all looked good . 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