The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 17, 1955 · Page 18
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, November 17, 1955
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J~AI§e«a (la.) Upp«f 5*i Meinfci Thursday, Nov. 1955 KOSSUTH COUNTY PORTS Doug Meyer Sets Record In Grid Offense Algona high school's eight football opponents outgained the Bulldogs about a hundred yards per game, according to final statistics released this week. The figures also proved one interesting point—IF the Bulldogs c</uld have skipped the second quarter of play in each of their eight games, the season might have been very successful. Algona couldn't score a point in 96 minutes of second quarter play while opponents racked up more than half of their total—71 points. All opponents outscored Algona, 134-57, during the year. Doug Meyer was the offensive leader of the Bulldogs for the third straight year-—a modern mark. He ran for 649 yards in 163 carries, a four-yard average, and passed for 254 additional yds. on 22 completions lo rack up a total" of 903 yards for the year. The big senior thus ended his career with this record: Rushing Passing Tot. 1953 788 50 83B 1954 790 80 870 1955 649 254 903 Total 2227 384 2(511 That's almost a mile and a halt gained, and is a modern record, leaving future footballers here a target to shoot at thai will probably sland for some lime. Frank Kern was second in total offense. He ran for 89 yards and passed for 79 for a 168 total. Sophomore Jim Cowan gained 152 yards on the ground lo annex the third spot. Kern and Cowan were both sidelined by injuries during Ihe campaign. When it came to scoring, it was Meyer on top of the list with his third straight crown. He counted seven louchdowns anci three extra poinls for a 45 point total. Kern and Cowan accounted for the rest of the team's tallies . with a touchdown apiec 1 .;. Meyer's 1955 scoring record gave him a total of 148 points in three years. LuVerne Teams Overpower Burt LuVerne swept past Burt in a basketball doubleheader at Lu- Verne Nov. 8, the girls taking a 57-22 win while the boys came through, 66-48. LuVerne bounced into a 27-11 halftimc lead in the girls game, moved ahead at the end of the third quarter. 47-13, and won easily as Patty Patterson got 24 poinls and Suzanne Harper Hi. Mary Keith led Burt with 11 points. The boys game was coxy untii the final period. LuVerne led, 14-12, at Ihe quarter, 34-28, at the half and 46-43 by the end ol' the third quarter. A 20 point blast put the game away in the final .-tan/a. Don Baker netted 22 points, Ken Stripling l!i, and Joe Henderson 10 lor LuVerne. Jerry notched 19 points for Burl. 80 Honor Bulldogs Algona high school's fool- ball squad was honored during a banquet al Ihe Algona Hotel Monday night, The evenl was sponsored by members of Ihe Rolary, Kiwanis and Lions clubs and interested fans, with 80 in attendance. Featured speaker was Ray Donels, member of the athletic department staff al Iowa Stale, former Cyclone football coach and head mentor al Ames high school for eight years in the Ihirties. Following introduction of the coaching staff from the local school by Dr. H. D. Meyer who served' as master of ceremonies. Coach Jason Loving opened Ihe program with a resume of the Bulldogs' 1955 season. Doug Meyer r -slar of the learn, Ihen talked' and presented Loving with a gift from the team, a n e w suitcase, which, in Doug's words, "We hope you don't plan to use for a long lime." Donels' talk pointed ou: the values of football even Ihough a learn has a losing season and included many of his own experiences in coaching. Mallard, Rodman Cager£ Divide Mallard and Rodman shared a pair of basketball games at Rodman Friday night. The home girls took a 54-40 win, while the Mallard boys chalked up a 44-12 verdict on a basket by Darr in Ihe last ten seconds. Coach Andy Butt's girls led 13-0 at the quarter and gradually built on to the bulge as the game progressed. Belly Doty pumped in 28 points and Gib Bar- grnan 18 for Rodman, while Swecker got 24 and Smith ten for the losers. The boys game was nip-and- tuck all the way. Uarr's basket broke up, the game just before the buz/err He was'high for Mallard with 17 points. Oleson got 10 for* the winners, while Dick Schall counted 20 for Rodman. Wesley Cagers Win And Lose Wesley split n pair of basketball Dailies with Crystal Lake at Wesley, Nov. 8. The home j^ii'ls rolled to an easy 52-!i2 win. while the- boys got droppc'.l, tj4-;j!j. After a close first puriod, Wesley pulled away to a 2ij-lli bul^e at the half in the- «ii Is ^ame. The winners were alu-ad 44-2.'^ al the three-quarter mark, and wr-nt on tn win wfth liuot H l 't'i"K -'' points and Bleich 12 lor them. Slattenow tallif-d 15 points foi the losers. Crystal Lake K-ld WesU-.v scoreless through Ihe fuM period of the boys contfs! and Innlt its margin to 31-10 a! the halt. Austin got 21 p..ints ;"iu Hobhs 17 for the winners, while Root got 15 and Fox ten (or Wesley. Wesley, Renwick Share Victories Wesley and .-pht twn Hainet at Wesley Friday ni^iil The- Kenwick b-jys took a 4IJ-4-'-'. decision alttr the l.oiin- .^.Jrl twanipfoi the visitors. 47-25. The ^ii'Ls aamc was Wes.lev all Swea City Nips Lakota Quint Swea City chalked up a 40-30 win over Lakota at Swea City Friday night, after holding a two point margin at the half. The Trojans led, 25-23, al the intermission, and Iheir linht defense held Lakota to 13 point during the final 10 minutes Abbas got 13 points ani Elliott 10 for Swea City. Ted Ken Fonda Upsets Presentation Fonda - e n d e cl Pre.-'CMitat ion's five game winning .streak, 09-49, at Whittemore Sunday. x.oomed to a 21- quarter and built the half. Mergen aiv.l Klie.ul 15 ' for while McCJarvas ch .not 1!) for the The visitors 11 lead at the it to 42-21 at got 17 points Presentation, and Nrppel e winners. Hazel Walker's Famous Girls Here Saturday Miss Zieglef, in her first year as a pro, is rated the outstanding dribbler in girls basketball. The personnel of the all-star team is not set, but will include Bob Smiley, Cylinder high school coach who set the lown Conference scoring recoixl while at I.oras, and John Holmen, Brill couch, who was an. all-staler at Mason Ctty as a prep. Amelia Ziegler The "Greatest Basketball Attraction ITT America", Hazel Walker and her Arkansas Travelers, will be in Algona Saturday night, Nov. 10, for an appearance against a male all-star team. Hazel and her outstanding team will play men's rules and show some of the fastest basketball seen in those parls for a lone time beginning at 8 p.m. The game is being sponsored by the- Algona JayCe*s, who will use all funds derived for their ftnnual 'athletic 1 banquet which fetes athletes from the high school and academy each spring. Ha/.el and her girls hail from Arkansas, New York and Mississippi, and arc all top-flight. Included on the squad'besides Miss Walker, who holds most of the records possible, are Amelia Ziegler, Helen Blackburn, Mary Robbins, Toby Kayborn, Frandes "Goose" Garroutle and Lurlyne Grew. The average age of the players h: 21 aad they average six feet in height and 155 pounds in weight. Each is a star in her own right, offensively and defensively, and ...ITHACA Featherlight REPEATER! FEATHERLIGHT I PROOFTESTED FOR SAFETY I SAFE BOTTOM EJECTION!! 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R B) ucc Cran.stojj's . a Hi-4 lead at rolled on will' t 2'i point:" and - .ey. While Sv. ,,l! l-j.-e:, : alter I ,!.|;r.-. a .- period i>- Uan.e Uiinv.'u-k . ed!4e ;..! t!u !..i!! Jl t!!<.' 'j in son !::ii| I! i MORE BABY PIGS per LITTER © Unbalanced sow rations mean smaller litiers — less profit for -our ration with r-l-'inisher. (jet i tcrs. "-ix-l" gives nis they need to yon. lial.nue "-i\ i" Urcei 2(1'i bigser li sows the nutr keep ,ill those during j^eiiatii PEEP nborn pijjs alive .. 4*4 j FPRT DODGE IRON t METAL •- :; ; " • PHONE 2*f4l ; ;/^.v «?*JIT DODGE, !$««* .?..•: Hi Jinks * * Devoted io Scenes" Hems High School, * * "Behind The From Algona good idea. They want the teachers to learn all they can—just so long as the teachers go to school and the students don't. fonsorial Depl.—Wifh lh« JU«' iors Class play over, the barber shop business is booming. Mr Waller restrained some of the boys from getting their hair cut while the play was in rehearsal, but now that it's over, the clippers can go to work. e ...- nl Seven AlgOna High School seniors interested in teaching as a vocation attended a prospective^ teacher's day at Iowa State Teacher's College.^ They were Connie Drone. Sue Spf ague, Marc^a Cowan, Shafort Strayer, Sandra Hutchins, Marilyn Seilex "There is hardly anything in the g world that someone cannot make a little • ' ' " • worse and sell a little cheaper—and m 1 =n the people who considef price JH alone are this man's lawful prey." | .— John Ruskin The Symphonelies gave ih*i* first performance of the year last week. An appearance at Ihe fer- tilizcr banquet has become as much a part of their tradition as their opening number, "The Year's At The Spring." — It is impossible to determine which IS more inspiring. — (You had probably better discount that last remark, or I will be excommunicated. It was fun, though.) * * * The janitors are happy al AHS. The Pep Club is using pennants, not swishers. As those who were al the Humboldt game know, swjshers have a tendency to shed. 150 little demons armed with those weapons could make the gym look like Broadway after a parade. Students a teachers' recent one at AHS believe thai institute such as the at Des Moines is a ^ STONEMO .in your birds' gizzards V , ' , IS Ask for Stonemo the grit with the extra grinding surfaces at your feed or poul- . f :try supply dealer. 1 ' ' ' let your dollar do the most MHH^MMI^^^^^MII^^Hi^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ for you! Zender's has offered its customers BEST IN QUALITY at the lowest possible prices for more than 33 years THIS POLICY WILL CONTINUE! YOU OWE IT TO YOURSELF to get the most for your money, considering today's high cost of living. Zender's has YOU IN MIND when it comes to clothing for men and boys. 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