The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 24, 1955 · Page 29
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 29

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, November 24, 1955
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Nnmbtr 24, 1955 gUgona flipper jttotnes ALGONA HIGH CAGERS TAKE OPENER 52 TO 51 Academy Five Plays Friday At Mankato The St. Cecelia's Blue Knights, who hit the road for their 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 Ge«Ian's team trarelg to Mankato tomorrow (Friday) night for an engagement with Loyola, then entertains St. John's of Bancroft in the local gym Sunday in a contest that pro- mises to be a dandy. St. Cecelia's and Emmctsburg shot it out in the first period, and at the e"nd of the eight minutes, the visitors held a 17-16 margin. The locals were colder than mackerals during the second stanza and the visitors made hay. Emmetsburg racked up '19 points while Algona came up with only two, so the Knights were down, 36-18, at the half. The third period was even, and although the Knights outscored Emmetsburg* 13-2 in the last eight minutes, it wasn't enough. Tom Kinsey topped the Knights in scoring with 11 points, while teammate Jim Van \Allen 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. St. Cecelia's edged Presentation of Whiltemore, 43-41, at Whittemore Friday night. The locals trailed until the final quarter, then came up with a rally to win. Van Allen led the scoring 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 the boys fell, 62-56. Wanda Jacobson scored 30 points for Ottosen in the opener, while Christiansen got 22 in a losing cause in the finale. There are 11 lettermen on. the boys squad and eight letter winners on the girls squad. 3 County Grid Players Named All-Conference Three football players from this area gained position* on the Cornbelt Conference all- star team, selected recently by the nine conference coaches. Sid Buffingion, Tilonka back, and Larry Berninghaus, end, and Ted Besch, back, West Bend standouts, wef« chosen for the honor, whilft 11 others gained recognition on the second team and honorable mention list. On the second team were Krominga andVmidr, Titonka; Sanftner and Peters, Swea City; and Burns, West Bend. The honor roll included Bartlell and Asche, Titonka: Patterson and Kaltved. and Swea City; and Mikes Miller, West Bend. West Bend finished the season with a 7-1 won-lost record for all games, while Titonka was 5-3 and Swea City 3-5 for the year. Rodman Takes 1 Cage Victories Rodman's cagers grabbed a .pair of win? 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-oomt deficit to their win. Gib Barg- m;in tossed in 15 for the winners. After a slow start, Rodman swamped the visitors in the fi- ruile. Ronnie Kuhn got 19 points. Dirk Schall 16 and Jerry Thather 11 for Rodman. « Santa says: GIFTS Worth Giving are gifts from ZENDER'S ff^ KOSSUTH COUNTY ^ [a PORT S Donna Beenken Tallies 26 As Titonka Wins Titonka's girls chalked up their second win in two starts with ease Fi iclay night, a 63-38 conquest 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. Geraldine Ullmann pumped in 41 points for Titonka. while Donna Beenken added 26. Wirtz got 18 and Burns 11 for the losers. Darlene Callius 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 with an easy R2- 23 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 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 ovi-r 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 Small Amount Holds Any Purchase Everything for All Ages Come Early For Best Selection Dump Belmond With Margin Of Gift Shots Algona's Bulldogs displayod fine opening game basketball to surprise a fast Belmond team, 52-51, in thr reason opener her" before a Inrgf crowd of excitO'-l fans Tuesday night. Accuracy at the free throw line in the late minutes gave the win to Coach Bob King's crew. The locals won't take the floor again until Tuesday night when Emmetsburg's high-flying outfit pays its annual visit. The E-Hawks have racked up two 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 he chasing them right nut of the gym. The game was several minutes old before Doug Meyer hooked in Algona's first 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 Halftime 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 halftirne 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 Chand-, ler 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 Slobe ...1 Kickbush 2 Meyer 8 Harms '2 Nelson 3 Zittritsch 2 .FT. 0 1 5 0 8 .PF 1 4 2 3 4 1 18 1C 15 FG FT PF 5 3 Belmond (51) Smith 4 Lowenberg 3 1 Conquelin 0 0 Chandler H 1 Shimp 0 1 Kinseth 0 1 Meyer 0 0 a 5 2 1 1 21 9 19 Belmond's B-team socked the locals, 31-21. Howie Funk got eight points and Jim Cowan ^ix for Algona. SWARTZ " 6<WA HDWE Whittemore And Cylinder Split Whittemore's cagers split a pair of basketball games with Cylinder at Cylinder Friday night, the girls dropping the opener, 67-46, and the buy.-, taking 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 tiring 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. MitUieder 222, R. Jones 207. 204, 201. A. Eiseheid 203, H Clark 211, 200, 212, J. Thilges 208, S. Froeblich 202, M. Kramer 211, S. Briggs 203, A. Wittkopf 213, J. Fosnaugh 214 and C. Benschoter 201. MORE SPORTS ON PAGE THIS SECTION

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