The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 24, 1955 · Page 15
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 15

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, November 24, 1955
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f I ALGONA HIGH Academyfive Plays Friday , ; The St, 'Cecelia's Blue Knights, who Hit the road for the'ir first three basketball games, all wins, returned to , play ' their home opener Sunday in the high school gym and fell; 48-42, to Emmetsburg Catholic, Coach Jim Grecian's team ;.. travels to Mankato tomorrow (Friday) night for an en- ' gagemeni with Loyola, then entertains Si.,John's of Bancroft in the local gym Sunday 'in 'a contest that: pro- miees lo be a dandy. St. ( Cecelia's-and EtnmetSbUfg Shot it otit 'in the first period and at tKeK eftd of; the eight hiiriutes, tHe visitors held a 17-10 margin. The locals were colder than mackerals .during the second stanza and. the visitors made hay. Emnietsburg racked up 19 points while- Algona came up With; only, two, ^so the Knights were down, 36-18, at tjie half. The third period was even, and althbugh the Knights, out" scored Ertimetsburg, 13-2 in the last • eighf minutes, it wasn't eflough. Tom Kinsey topped thfe Knights itt scoring with 11 "points, while teammate Jim Van Allert pumped in ten. Oliver > led the visitors with 13. „ The .Little Knights won , the curtain-raiser, 36-30, as .Mark Seeley and John Hood got 12 points apiece. TAKE OPENER 5? Tfl SI St. Cecelia's edged Presenta- tlon of Whittemore, 43-41, a Whittemofe Friday night. :-Th c locals trailed until the, final quarter, then came up with a rally to win! Van Allen led the scor* ing parade with 14 points. The B-team hung up a 44-30 margin in the opener. Ottosen Girls Win, Boys Lose , Ottosen and Havelock shared a pair of basketball games • at Ottosen Nov. 15. The home girls won, 55-43, while 1 the boys fell, 32-56. ; Wanda Jacobson scored 30 points for Ottosen in the opener, while Christiansen got 22 in a losing cause in thfe finale. There are 11 le'ttermen on the boys squad and eight letter winners on the girls .squad. , 3 County Grid | Players Nuiiiieil All-Conference • ..' . . rv < .t" Three football players from this area gained positions on the Cornbelt Conferehce all- star team* selected recently by the nine conference coaches. Sid Buffingiott,' Tiionka back, and Larry Berninghaus, end, and Ted Besch, back. West Bend standouts, were chosen for the honor, white - : 11 others • gained reeogni- , tion'on the second team and, honorable mention list. On the second team; were Krbminga and Smidl, Tiion- ka; Sanflner and Peters, , Swea City; and Burns. West i Bend. The honor roll includ- , ed'Bartleit and Asche, Titon-M ka: Patterson and Kaltved, / City; ,and Mikes and Miller, West Bent}. West Bend finished the season with a 7-1 Won-lost record for all games, while Ti tonka was 5*3 and Swea City 3-5 for the year. Rodman Takes 2 Cage Victories Rodman's cagers grabbed ajjair of wins from Gillett Grove at Rodman Nov.* 15, with the boys winning, 61-31, after the girls took the opener, 64-59. Sharp-shooting by Betty Doty, who counted 39 points, helped bring the girls from a six-point deficit to their win. Gib Bargman tossed in 15. for the winners. After a slow start, Rodman' wamped the visitors in the fl- lale. Ronnie Kuhn got 19 points Dick Schall 16 and Jerry Thather 11 for Rodman. 7^1 KQSSUTH COUNTY ^ JSPORTS ^ ntaMMM * Wl *MMIiMMM H MM W M^«^H^MM^MH^ MM l^^ MM MI^ KW M M i MI|HM|| ^0 /.vl/-. ' . ' • ' ; • ylv • ~ \|j» • • •'r i/^'" Santa says: are gifts from ZEN i \ This Is HIS Siore And He Doubly Appreciates The Gift When It^Comet From ZENDERS .. . where he kpows he will always find quality and "Brand Name" Value Donna Beenken Tallies 26 As Titonka Wins Titonka's girls chalked up heir second win in two starts with ease Friday night, a 63-38 onquest of Curlew at Curlew. The Indian girls held Curlew to a single field goal in the first half while racing to a 39-15 bulge and maintained a comfortable edge throughout. Coach Lyle Opheim used his entire squad, with each girl playing an equal amount of time during the game. Donna Beenken with 26 points and Geraldine Ullmann with 20 points on offense, and Dawn Beenken on defense. Titonka Girls In 77-37 Victory Titonka's girls blasted West' Bend, 77-37, at Titonka Nov. 15. The winners held only a ten point lead at the half, 31-21, but buried the visitors during the final 'half onslaught. Gerald ine Ullmann pumped in 41 points for Titonka, while Donna Beenken added 26. Wirtz got 18 and Burns 11 for the los r ers. Darlene Callies was outstanding on defense for the winners. LuVerne Victor In 2 Contests LuVerne rapped Gilmore City twice at LuVerne, Nov. 15. The girls took a 52-35 win and the boys followed i with an easy 6223 bulge. Harper and Patterson each hit 24 points in the girls game. Lu- Verne pulled away after taking an 18-10 lead at the quarter. The boys led only 9-6 by the end of the first period, but zoomed into a 36-10 lead at the half and won easily. Stripling got 20 points, Henderson 1 19 for Lu- Verne. Swea Makes It Three In Row Swea City's Trojans chalked up their third straight win with a 66-53 verdict over Rake at Swea City Friday night. Swea^City led, 13-11 at the quarter, but blasted into a nine point bulge at the half and was never threatened. Four men topped ten points for the Trojans. They were Ted 'Abbas 16, Bruce ^Gabby 15, Ken Elliott 14 and Lowell Farland 10. Asmus led the losers with 13. The Little Trojans fell to Rake, 40-39, in the exciting opener. Bob Kaltved. got 20-points and Rippentrop 12 for Swea City. 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LAYAWAY for Christmas HOBBt .KIT S). rune wim .«oto« Small Amount Holds Any Purchase Everything for All Ages Come Early For Best Selection Dump Belmond With Margin Of Gift Shots Algona's Bulldogs displnyed fine opening game basketball to surprise a fast Belmond team, 52-51, in the season opener here before a large crowd of excited fa!ns Tuesday night. Accuracy at the free throw line iri the late minutes gave the win to Coach Bob King's crew. The locals won't lake the floor again until Tuesday night when Emmelsburg's high-flying outfit pays its an- -nual visit. The E-Hawks have racked up fwo very impressive wins so far, and apparently have a barn-burner. Belmond got a huge jump on the Bulldogs right at the start of the contest, and appeared to be chasing them right out of the ?ym. .The game was several minutes old before Doug Meyer hop'ked in Algona's ifirst two- pointer, and with half the first period gone, Belmond held an impressive, 10-2 bulge. Algona cut 'the margin to 12-9 at the quarter and Meyer had five points. Take Malfiime Lead Algona's new suits -got a real workout during the second period. Meyer led the way with 10 , points during the eight minutes as the Bulldogs sprinted into a 26-19 halftime lead, which changed the complexion of the game completely. Belmond shaved the margin to 28-25 midway in the third quarter, but a field goal by Loren Nelson pushed the Bulldogs into a 34-30 lead at the three-quarter mark. Algona chalked up the first sis points in the final round to run the count to 40-30 and apparently had the game in the sack. The visitors blasted away, cut the edge to 42-39 midway in the period and tied the count at 42-42 with three minutes left. An exchange of baskets made it 44-44 and set the stage for, Nelson 'and Ron Zittritsch, who put the game away with frei« tosses. : Nelson hit -six in a- row and Zittritsch two for the deciding margin. . Meyer Tallies 21 Meyer tossed in 21 points and Nelson 14, including eight straight free throws, to top the Bulldogs in scoring, while Chander accounted for 17, Shimp and Smith 13 each for the losers. The defensive rebounding of Rod Kickbush helped the locals no end during their second period rally, while the all-around scrap of the team bothered Belmond all night. Box score: Algona (52) FG..FT PF Slobe ........... _..i o 1 Kickbush __________ 2 Meyer ------- ...... 8 Harms ^ ...... ______ 2 Nelson _____________ 3 Zittritsch ___________ 2 1 5 0 8 2 4 2 3 4 1 18 16 15 Belmond (51) FG FT PF Smith _. ' 4 5 3 Lowenberg 3 i 2 SonquelJn" o 0 5 Chandler 8 1 5 Shimp 6 1 2 Kinseth 0 1 1 Meyer .0 0 1 21 9 19 Belmond's B-team socked the ocals, 31-21, Howie Funk got eight points and Jim Cowan .-tix 'or Algona. SWARTZ """HDWE i nut Whittemore And Cylinder Split Whittemore's cagers split a air of basketball games with Cylinder at Cylinder Friday ight, the girls dropping the pener, 67-4G, and the boys tak- ng a 35-30 verdict in the finale. A hot second period wrapped up the girls game for Cylinder. The winners led, 17-14, at the quarter, but blasted to a 40-20 halftime bulge. The 34 point firing of Vaudt of Whittemore failed to thwart the winners. Murphy got 21 points, Bruhn and Freeman 19 each for the winners. The Whittemore boys held a 25-17 halftime lead and fought off Cylinder's last half bid to take the win. Leininger with 14 points and Lauck with 12 led Whittemore, while Meier got 13 for the losers. Seeley's 231 Is Best At Barrys Paul Seeley's 231 led the pack of keglers at Barry's this week. Other men over 200 included F Mittlieder 222, R. Jones 207, 204,, 201, A. Eischeid 203, H. Clark 211, 200, 212, J. Thilges 208, S. Froehlich 202, M. Kramer 211, S. Briggs 203, A. Wittkopf 213, J. ?"osnaugh 214 and C. Benschoter 201. SPORTS ON PAGE 3 THIS SECTION

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