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LAKOTA, BURT TEAMS WIN TOURNEYS Girls County Title Won In Last 2 Seconds Lakota's girls and Burl's boys are the new basketball champions of Kossuth County. Lakota repeated as litleholder with a thrilling 44-42 win over Whittemorc Friday night and Burt downed Titonka, 67-60, in the boys finale Saturday night. Finals of both tourneys were held at Titonka, following earlier action at Swea City and Whittemore. Lakota's win w a s strictly Frank Merriwell stuff. The winners trailed most of the way until the final minutes of action, when, with the scort; tied at 42-42, Thompson of Lakota stepped to the free throw line with two seconds showing on the scoreboai'd clock. Thompson unerringly tossed both free tosses home, and Lakota was the winner. The winners trailed, 10-9, at the end of the first eight minutes, saw Whittemore enlarge the bulge to 24-17 at the half, then came back to snatch the verdict with a torrid second half onslaught that turned the trick. The Whittemore sextet was in front, 33-32, at the three-quarter mark. Thompson topped both teams in scoring with 25 points. Barrett tossed in ten for Lakota, while Vaudt got 23 and D. Wood 13 for Whittemore. Burt built an early lead, saw most of it melt, then came back to take the boys finale Saturday. The winners were on top at the end of the first period, 16-13, as both teams hit well. Burt then raced away during the next eight minutes to build its margin to 3323 at halftime. Titonka came back and with Sathoff hitting a torrid pace, cut the leaders margin to 49-45 at the three-quarter mark. Burt recouped its scoring forces and with four men pecking away built the final margin. Jerry Garman topped the winners with 21 points, while Smidt got 15, and Manus and Giddings 14 each. Sathoff's 32 points were for a losing cause, although it was the high total of the entire tourney. Doughan got ten points for Titonka. Consolation titles were won bv the Wesley girls and Lone Rock boys. Grant led Wesley, 14-12, at the end of the first period of their contest, but the winners came back to take a 30-23 halftime lead that held up through the final 16 minutes. Bleich got 26 points, Downs 22 and Root 11 for Wesley, while Farrow got 34 and Skaar ten for Grant. Lone Rock and Lakota battled right to the wire in the boys game. It was 8-8 at the quarter. Lone Rock led, 26-25, at the half and 40-39 at the three-quarter mark, before pulling away late in the game. John Cotton tallied 26 points for Lone Rock, while Blome topped Lakota with 21. Box scores - finals: Girls Finals Whittemore (42) GF FT PF Vaudt 8 5 2 D. Wood 4 5 1 Dau 4 0 0 Schultz 0 0 3 Wood - 0 0 3 Zumach 0 0 0 16 10 9 Lakola (44) FG FT PF Sachs 4 1 3 Barrett .-. --_5 0 3 Thompson 10 5 1 KareLs ...0 0 3 Peterson 0 0 6 Rippentrop 0 0 1 19 6 17 Boys Finals Titonka (60) FG FT PF Doughan 4 2 3 Aschc I 0 1 Sathoff 13 it 4 Buffington 3 0 2 Krominga 3 2 2 Louse-hen 1 0 1 2 10 13 FT PF Burt (67) Garman ____________ 7 7 '1 Manus _____________ 7 0 2 Smidt ____ ..... ______ 7 1 5 Giddings ___________ 7 I) 0 Ball ____________________ 1 0 3 Davis _______________ 0 1 1 29 9 13 Welp'sTeamls Leading Tourney Top team in the women'- city bowling tournament at Barry's at present is the Welp's Hatchery outfit from BancTott. The north end team posted a 227<i lota! during action la^t week. The todiney continues until Feb. 2. Runner-up spot is held by the ASC team with a 2254 count. while Bancroft Co-Op i.-, third with a handicap total of 2234 Top single line effort.- were turned in by Carol Godtivd.^en 179, Dorothy Droe.-ilci 174 and Margaret Root 172. Iicm- Hani:; posted a 210 ar.J Joyo- Peler- !»cn a lt>2 in league bowling Uur- iivjj i he wttk. Sniiile and d.;ii'ule event.- are on the :s.:cnci.: 11;; .', i.-'.-I. ,,t 4-Algond (to.) Upper Des Moines Tuesday, January 24, 1956 flOl KOSSUTH COUNTY ^\ [SPORTS] Girls Sectionals Start On Jan. 30; Three Area Sites Corwith will provide the first test for Goldfieid's state championship girls basketball team when sectional activity gets underway Jan. 30 at LuVerne. There will be 683 girls teams in action at 96 sites during the first week. Pairings at sites in this area are: At Bode — Livermorc vs. Ottosen (Mon. 7 p.m.); Renwick vs. Rutland (Mon. 8:30 p.m.); Bode vs. Bradgate (Wed. 7:30 p.m.); Gilmore City vs. bye. At LuVerne —• Corwith vs. Goldfield (Mon. 7:30 p.m.); Kanawha vs. bye; Wesley vs. West Bend (Wed. 7 p.m.); LuVerne vs. Vernon Tvvp. (Wed. 8:30 p.m.) At Mallard — Ayrshire vs. Curlew (Mon. 7 p.m.); Cylinder vs. Havelock (Mon. 8:30 p.m.); Rodman vs. Whittemore (Wod. 7 p.m.); Mallard vs. Plover (Wed. 8:30 p.m.). Semi-final games will be played Thursday night at 7 and 8:30 p.m. and consolation and final round contests Saturday night at 7 and 8:30 p.m. The largest field in the history of the tournament scries is entered in this year's meets. Sectional title winners advance to district play, Feb. 13-18, and the 10 district winners will make up the field for (he state meet at Des Monies, Feb. 28-March 3. Knights Out Of Diocesan; St. Joe Rolls Carroll Kuemper knocked St. Cecelia's of Algona out of the Sioux City Diocesan basketball tournament at Fort Dodge Sunday night,. 86-61. St. Joseph's of Bode knocked off Presentation of Whittemore, 49-47, in an overtime battle that provided the major upset of first round activity Sunday night. St. John's of Bancroft will take the floor against Carroll Kuemper tonight (Tuesday) at 8:30 in a second round contest. The Johnnies advanced with a bye. Kuemper grabbed the lead early from .the Knights and held it all the way. It was 24-17 at the quarter and 40-32 at halftime, with the St. Cecelia's crew still in the running. A futile third period put the Knights out of the game for good. Carroll held the upper hand at the three-quarter mark, 60-41. The winners committed 32 fouls during the fray, but had the necessary bench .strength to keep up a hot scoring pace throughout. Tom Kinsey and Cecil Schil- moeller, guards, led the Knights in scoring with Hi points apiece. Jim Cink tossed in 14 and Jim Van Allen 11, while Short led the winners with 18. Box score: St. Cecelia's (61) FG FT PF Cink 5 4 2 Bebo 0 2 0 Van Allen 1 9 5 Kinsey G 4 2 Schilmoeller 2 12 1 Hood 0 2 1 LuVerne Is 14 33 11 Kuemper (86) FG FT PF Short 7 4 4 Niehaus 0 1 3 Stein 7 3 4 Sharp C 0 4 Heller 1 0 3 Champion 3 0 ] Heinrichs 2 0 0 Raemakers 0 0 1 Haukap Lcffingwell 1 Schneiser 0 CollLson 4 0 LuVerne's boys bagged the Little Nine Conference Tournament crown with a resounding 81-52 win over Vernon Consolf- dated in the finals at LuVerne Saturday night. Livermore took consolation honors with a 58-52 victory over Renwick in the opener. After a tight first period, which ended with the score tied at 1G-16, Lu Verne got underway. Coach Bryce Wickett's crew held Vernon to a mere seven points during the second period while racing to u 38-23 halftime margin. By the end of the third stanxa, the winners were on top. 58-35. and with Ken Stripling leading the way with 33 points, won easily. Berriie Williams led the losers with 17 points. Livermore won its game with a hot third period after holding two point leads at the end of the first and second' rounds. The winners rolled into a 49-38 three- quarter lead and couldn't be topped. Norman Ruiz counted 2b points for the winners, while Jerry Dooley got 24 for the losers. Iowa State Loop Members Drop One team dropped out and two others are on tho borderline of taking the same action following the meeting of Iowa State Baseball League representatives at Fort Dodge Sunday. Storm Lake will forego participation in the loop during 195G, according to an announcement made during tho day, and Spencer and Can-oil are undecided, at present, whether to compete or not. Bancroft, Mason City and Estherville voted hands-down on a proposal to change the league from its present semi-pro standing to a strictly amateur proposition. League President Bill Farner, Carroll, advanced the proposal recently. Bancroft was not represented at the meeting. Crucial Week For Bulldogs After Victory At Clarion Algona Moves Back To Third In Loop Rating Algona's Bulldogs got back on the right track and climbed one rung higher on the conference ladder with an easy, 56-41. win over Clarion at Clarion Friday night. The win gave Coach Bob King's quintet .an 8-5 season mark and a 5-3 conference record, good for third place. Two fine home contests will give local fans plenty to look at this week, with Clear Lake's much improved Lions moving in for a game tonight (Tuesday) and Eagle Grove, right on the heels of the Bulldogs, provides the opposition Friday night. Clear Lake has come back after a sour start to move into contention in the conference with a 4-5 mark to date. In games earlier this season, Algona downed the Lions and fell to the Eagles away from home. The Clarion game was almost no contest, until Algona experienced a cold third period. The Bulldogs, with Doug Meyer and Loren Nel.'.on showing the way, moved into a 6-0 lead in the first five minutes of the fray and the 1 outcome was never in doubt. By the end of the period, the King- sters held the upper hand, 14-7. Algona blasted the net off the hoop during the opening five minutes of the second stanza and raced away to a huge 28-11 bulge. Clarion spurted briefly to chop the count to 34-22 at the half. The teams battled to a standstill during the third round, each scoring 11 points, so with eight minutes of play remaining, Algona held the upper hand, 45-33. The Bulldogs added t h r e e points of their margin during the final quarter of action. The play of Meyer WHS the deciding factor in this one. He turned in his best all-around game of the year, notched 20 points, controlled the rebounds at both ends of the court and tore around like a 150 pounder. His scoring total was held down as he didn't have a hot night shooting. Nelson's 19 points, including 14 in the first half, were second high for Algona. The Bulldogs hit 16 of 3G shots in the first half, a neat 44 percent, and finished with a respectable 37 percent average for the game despite a cold second half. The defensive play of Algona was terrific. Nelson and Ron Zittritsch held Clarion's high- scoring guards, McClelland and VVitzel to just 13 points, as Tor- hark proved to be the only thorn in the side of Algona with 19 points. The floor play of the Bulldogs was good, although they failed to take advantage of fast- break situations during the night. Sophomore Jim Cowan, who appeared briefly in two previous games, was installed as a starter by King, and played the entire game. Agona's B-team got a 42-40 win in the curtain-raiser as Warren Branson got the winning bucket with 20 seconds of play remaining. Howie Funk was the top scorer with 14 points, followed by Brnnsun and Jerry Rupp with 9 each and Tom Zitt- ritsch with eight. Hox sciire - varsity: * * * Conference Standings W L Webster City 8 0 Iowa Falls 6 3 Algona 5 3 Eagle Grove __ _6 4 Clear Lake 4 5 Humboldt 4 5 Clarion '. 2 7 Hampton 1 9 « * * Algona (56) FG FT PF Cowan : 2 0 4 Zittritsch 3 1 2 Meyer 9 2 Kickbush 3 0 Nelson 8 3 Harms 0 0 Kern 0 0 Slobe 0 0 Finley 0 0 Clarion (41) Gordon Terhark Sims McClelland Witzel Weyker French Kelling 25 FG 2 8 0 1 2 1 1 0 G 14 FT PF 0 3 3 15 11 12 Gropplers Lose To Eagles, 19-17 Algona high school's wrestling team fell to Eagle Grove, 19-17, in the local gym Friday night. The locals and visitors each won five matches, but one Eagle win was a fall and provided the edge. The Bulldogs travel to Iowa Falls Friday night for a meeting with the Cadet team. Individual winners for Algona included Morris Harbour, 103 Ib. Francis Bjustrom 127 Ib., Harold Bjustrom 145 Ib., Darrell Davis 154 Ib. and Dave Seller, heavyweight. Terry Cook was held to a draw in the 138 Ib. match. Algona's B-team chalked up its second straight win, 18-13, in the opener. Larry Cook got a fall, Jim Moxley, Albert Fosnaugh and Fred Strahorn registered decisions and Gary Davis and Richard Olson battled to draws during the meet. 22 Farms Get Soil Help O.K. Ernest Heidecker, L i n c o 1 n Township, will attend the Annual Short Course at Ames on Jan. 25, 26, and 27 as the official delegate of the Ko»Mith Countv Soil Conservation District. T. E. Lagerstrom, Burt, will also attend the meeting. Twenty-two farm plans were approved at the Commissioners meeting for Art Blocker, August Helmke, Junior Helm'ke, Bertram Hoist, H. A. Holmgren. \V. H. Patterson, Gail Olthoff, J. J. McGuireEst., Levant Moore, Huyu Melz, Charles Nelson, George Wolf, L. F. Mach, Arnold Schiltz, Raymond Otis, Pat Bradley, Agnes Miller, Orlan Ott, 'Glenn Larson, Leancler Menke, W. H. Bosworth and J. C. Mawdsley. Farm plans with the Kossuth County S. C. D. contain a .soil conservation survey, crop rotation and other conservation'prac- tices that an.' needed to conserve the soil and water. Assistance may be had for the planning and applying practices without any charge, according to Lyle Riedinger, Soil Conservationist. Glen Jenkinson. Joe Skow and Presentation, 12-5 Record 3JJ 10 ST. CECELIA'S 65, PRESENTATION 59 The Knights edged Pre.--:nta- tion of Whittemore, 65-5!), at Whittemore Friday night. It wa> the second win by the Knights over Presentation during tin* season. The count was li'-d, 13-1.'). a! \ the quarter and St. C'eceli;,'.-, heid the upper luu.'l. .'iO-29 ;jt the hall and 46-44 at the th. <-e-r:u:.; IIT mark of the coxy sliuggle. Turn Kui.vey puri.p'.-d ij'i 24 ; points. Cecil .Schil'uiot.-iK-j i;j an') i Jiin Van Allen ! '.', for the: Knights, while Ha.rn. ;!ot 2.'i a;,u } Mergen 15 lor the JOM-I;-. ! Two Junior High | Cage Teams Win •lacked up ., p ;..::• <..' v.'ji; •.:•: Swea City :-t the i.i^'j , :.•,•: I, da\ afH.rn. J (>)i. The- •"•*<-..:•. grade won. 22-21. vvi:::<- '•.-. <'A-. graders nulled to a 4^-i<; '. >-s '.'i •.' It wa.s the iouitn w:: ; •...!•.•,,' defeat for the .-c veti!. 1 ; ',•: ..:;< .../ \ i second in lour tiles I-.-: lit. •'.'.'. grade. Diek Hi-in..-:i ;,n j H.., ho.,.:..each got .-ax |jf,:ni.- a-. ';.• '>'.' grade wui. while Jei i'. (' <v. it. •_ pumped in 1'J. Jor- H«>.-i:k \2 -,:.•}.'{;, Jeri \' Meyer e.t;i.< f .. i •.•• •;-.•..;!.. ! i' Academy of Whitiemore's cagers, winners of 12 out of 17 games so far Ihis season, the aijo\ •• ijhoi,,. Tlio team i.s coached by Fr. Gerald Ztiisun. Sliown. lull to right ran i II, Jim Klberi, Kenneth Mergen, Jerry Klii-gl and Ed Nei'wrl. 1-^ Walter Campney were rcappoint- ed assistant commissioners, according to J. C. Skow, board chairman. Charges Obscene Literature Sold A charge that obscene literature was being distributed at a West Bend cafe was being investigated last week by County Attorney John J. Duhigg of Palo Alto county, according to a story in the Emmetsburg"Democrat last Thursday. The lone charge filed so far, the paper said, was against Chrisline Summerhayes, owner of Chris' Cafe. Duhlgg explained that the complaint was made against some "literature" found by minors in the cafe although it was no different from magazines sold by some other newsstands in Palo Alto county. Chris' Cafe has been a gathering place for teenagers, Duhigg said. Nb beer is sold there and magazines and other material received al the cafe for the newsstand comes from wholesale distributors, and the county attorney said he is considering filing charges against the distributors. The magazine seized at West Bend dealt with sex. The charge was filed by an unnamed party after first being discussed at a P.T.A. meeting. Change Revenue Office Dates Robert J. Welter, Internal Revenue Agent, announced today that the days on which the Internal Revenue office at Algona will be open, has been changed. The clays during January and February on which the office will be open for taxpayer assistance and information will be as follows: January 30, 31; Febuary 6, 7, 13,' 14, 15, 20 27. HOSPITALS j Jan. 9 — Ella Lieb, Lone Rock, surgery. Jan.' 10 — Joyce A. Erpelding, Algona, tonsillectomy; Mrs John Marte, Whittemore, medical; J W. Manor, Algona, surgery. Jan, 11 — Mrs Alvin Recker, Corwith, boy, 9-4>,fe; John Richter, Sr., Wesley, medical; Mrs Joseph Klemm, Algona, medical; Mrs L. W. Nitchals, Algona, maternity. Jan. 12 — Mrs George Merron, Bancroft, medical!; Patricia M. Lynch, Lone Rock, T & A; Ann E. Loebach, Whittemore, T & A; Mrs Gilbert Berninghaus, West Bend, girl, 7-14. Jan. 13 — Mrs Harold Eischen, Wesley, boy, 7-14; Lei and Brown. Algona, tonsillectomy; Harlan M. Brown, Algona, tonsillectomy; Joan M. Kohlhaas, Bode, T & A; Jeffrey L. Pickett, Algona, tonsillectomy; Debra J. Feye, Whittemore. medical; Mrs Edward Miller, Algona, boy, 8-7"2. Jan. 14 — Mrs Clarence Yoch, West Bend, girl, 7-3',;.; Mrs Irvine Ken no, West Bend, girl, 7-9 Jan. 15—Mrs Richard Hewitt. LuVerne, boy, 6-2 V-i; Mrs E. E Brandow, Algona, maternity. ( Jan. 16 — Mrs Nels Anderson, Algona, maternity; Tommy Booth, Algona, tonsillectomy; Mrs Chas. Schaeffer, Algon'a, maternity; Mrs Elizabeth Hanley. Wesley, medical; Earl F. Dean, Fenton, medical. Jan. 16 — Mrs Alton Rochleau, Algona, medical; A. B. Bamvurt, West Bend, medical. Jan. 17 — Mrs Charles Elbert, Algona, boy, 7-12 li; Carol Elbert, Whittemore, tonsillectomy; Mrs Arthur Kohlhaas, Bode, medical; G. W.- Hanig, Wesley, accident; Richard McAlpine, Algona, medical: Mrs Gordon Delperdang, Bancroft, girl, 7-ll.Vj; Mrs Dean Taylor. Algona, medical. At Featured in January "SEVENTEEN" ' L i i'. .hi..- Loebach, Marvin Loebai'h, moHi'T ini-mhi i of HIL si|iiail. 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