The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 24, 1956 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 24, 1956
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LONE ROCK I A. tt. £ 5 '7 Cotton Leads Winner With Trio Of Hits Lone Rock high school's baseball team remained unbeaten by racking up a 7-5 decision over Algona Bulldogs Friday afternoon at Lone Rock. The win Was Lone Rock's fourth, while the loss gave Algona a 4-2 record. Algona travels to Humboldt to- dav, Tuesday, April 24, for a con- tesY with the Wildcats, then entertain LuVerne here Thursday at 4 p.m. Coach Bob King's team then takes a trip to Livermore for a fray Friday. Sectional play begins next week. The Bulldogs got off on the right foot with three big runs in the top of the first frame, but couldn't hang on. Loren Nelson got the game underway by slamming a double. Larry Kueck scored him with a single, making it 1-0. then came in a minute later when Doug Meyer crashed a home run to centerfield. Lone Rock came back with two in the first on a double by Culbertson, a hit batsman and a pair of walks, then went ahead with another brace of runs in She bottom of the second. A walk to Dreyer, single by Culbertson, triple by John Cotton and a walk to Ramus chased home the runs, giving the Lone-Rock crew a lead it maintained until the end. Lone Rock made it 6-3 with two more in the fourth. Drever, Cotton and Ramus singled for the two runs. Algona cut the margin to 6-5 in the top of the sixth as Bob Harms and Duane Kueck were safe on errors and Gene Helmers singled both runners home. With two on and two 9Ut, Nelson was called out for failing to wear a head protector to the plate, and the rally ended. Lonfe Rock came up with its final counter in the last of the sixth. Cotton and Bierle singled and Ramus doubled. Bierle went the route for Lone Rock to get the win, while Dave Kohl, who opened on the hill for Algona, took the loss. Dave Richardson and Loren Nelson hurled two innings each after Kohl's pair. John Cotton stroked three hits for the winners, while Nelson led Algona with a pair. Box score: Algona (5) AB R H Nelson, ss, p. 412 Slobe, Ib. _ .4, 0 1 L. Kueck, cf. 411 Meyer, c. 31 1 Christoffers, rf. — 3 0 1 Harms, 2b. 310 Rupp, 3b 200 D. Kueck, ph. 110 Cowan, If. 1 0 0 Kohl, p. 1 .0 0 Helmers, 3b. 201 Richardson, p ,j~_ 0 1.0 28 5 Lone Rock (7) AB R Schudendorf, Ib. 4 0 Dreyer, 3b. 4 Culbertson, c. 4. Cotton, 2b. 3 Uamus, as. 2 Bierle, p. ^ 3 Householder, cf. 3 Pettit. If. 2 0 Mai-low, rf. 2, 0 Priebe, ph. --- 1 0 7 H 0 2 1 2 2 3 3 0 2 0 1 0 1 6-Algoiict (Id.) Upper De* Moines Tuesday, April 24, 1956 St. Cecelia Nine For 1956 The Sf. Cecelia's Blue Knighis, winners of four oul of five games so far Ihis season, are shown in ihe above Photo. They are, left to right, front row: Warren. Bebo. Dick Rislau, Bill Robinson, Pat Duffy, Tom FandeL Joe.Buscher, Dick Hansen and Ron Buscher; and left to right, back: Coach Jim Geelan, Mofile Pearson, Al Grill, Don Froehlich, Cecil Schilmoeller, Tom Kinsey and John Hood. _ The Knights ran their season mark to 4-1 with a 16-3 win from Si. Joseph's of Bode Friday afternoon on the KG diamond. They tangle with St. John's of Bancroft this afternoon, Tuesday, April 24, here. The Johnnies are Ihe only team who have decisioned the Knighis so far. (Upper Des Moines Newsfoto) _____ Algona Fourth In Eagle Grove Relays Meet Algona high school's track team continued to show improvements with a fourth place finish in the final standings of the class B division, in the Eagle Relays at Eagle Grove Friday, Coaches Champ Martin and Jason Loving will lead their thinelads against Emmetsburg in a dual meet at the Athletic Park here Wednesday at 4 p.m., and will take the locals to the Comet Relays at Charles City Friday. The Bulldogs tied Emmetsburg last year in their dual meet, and ended in a tie with the E-Hawks at Eagle Grovei Friday, so this meet should prove to be one of the most interesting affairs on -the loQal- track in many a moon. Larry Johnson picked up Al- jona's only individual first place award at Eagle Grove in the pole vault event when he went 9-9, while the two-mile relay team of Jerry Downey, Ron Ditsworth, Phil Morris and grabbed first in Dan-ell Davis 8:51.4. The To Select Marble Champ, May 5 An Algona city marble champion will be crowned 'the afternoon of Saturday, May 5, and will become Ihe representative of.the Algona V.F.W. posl in the 6th district tournament slated for Sunday, May 6, at Boone. The local V.F.W. post has made plans for the event, and any youth who was not over 15 years of age on April 15, 1956, is. eligible to enter. Local Boy Scout troops have agreed to participate. To state winner will get a free trip io ihe national con- tion hi Florida. 28 7 10 Academy Wins Over St. Joe In 17-2 Contest St.' Cecelia's Academy's Blue Knights picked up iheir fourth win in five starts as they bounced St. Joseph's of Bode, 17-2, at the KG Park east of Algona Friday afternoon. The locals tangle with St. John's of Bancroft here today, Tuesday, Apr. 24, then travel ti Whittemore for a meeting with Presentation Academy Thursdiij afternoon. The Knights will be in .sectional tournament nation nex week. Coach Jim Geelan's outfit cam up with 14 runs in the second inning of the St. Joe game and it was strictly no contest from there on. Tom Kinsey and Don Fi-oehlich got the only hits during the spree as the locals capitalized on walks and errors to run up the count. St. Joe got its only two runs in the second as Wingert and Thul got base-knocks. St. Cecelia's added another run in the tifth and a pair in the .sixth to round out the scoring. The winners chalked up only six hits while the losers notched three. Al Grill was the winning hurler. while Thul took the loss. '"BURNS A grain elevator burned at Sumner recently, in a $115.000 blaze which completely destroyed the structure. The flame wan so hot that it melted the aluminum siding which had recently been installed on the building. winning time marked the third straight time this season the foursome has lowered the school record in the two-mile. Algona won the event by 20 yards. Bill Moxley was second in the hot put with a 39-11 toss, and ic came up with fourth place in he discus. Ron Ditsworth was ourth in the broad jump and •Yank Kern fifth in the football hrow. The medley relay team or Downey, Dick Buhr, Ditsworth md Davis was third in 4:02; the niJe relay team of Morris, Bub lardy, Kern and Ditswovth was 'ourth; and the 4-10 and iiiiO yard •clay teams placed tilth. A list of leading point winners hrough the first four meets, with seven events remaining on the schedule, was released by Martin Monday. Tup man so tar is Johnson with 30'.|. Me is followed by Moxley, 27-V, Davis. _() :l i; Downey, 17 : '.i; and Morris, Hi. Rodman Coach Has Resigned R. J. "Buttsy" Burt, who has served for the past three years as athletic director and boys' coach at «odman high school, resigned recently. His resignation .-. becomes effective at the end of the present school year. Burt has chalked up a tremendous record during his tenure at Rodman. His baseball teams have won 70 and lost only eight, while his basketball teams have won 62 of 75 starts, an over-all won-lost percentage of .863. His 1954 baseball team i-eached the state tournament at Mason City. Announcement of the resignation was made by Supt. W. A. Butt Wednesday. Burl's future plans are not known. — ' —— • Women Bowlers Hit 186 Lines* E. Kunz and W. Haupert topped the lady keglers at Larry's this week with lines of 186. Mrs Kunz also had a 164. Other women over 160 were E. Altman 101, 108, Jackie Laing 172, Ramona Amfahr 172, L. Erpelding 169, Vera Erpelding 172, 171, 164, H. Robinson 164, A. Lytle 184, Elaine Vera 168, Zoe C!egg 167, J. McKean 168, June Winkel 167. Irma Dee Cook 171 Kay Voigt 171, 189, M. Lattimer 165, Val Nelson 173. Carol Odd- (redsen 168,. 170, 165, 173, V. Briggs 165, M. Mittag 162, B. Thuente 171, L. Ditsworth, 171, M. Mullin 167, aild Sara Rahey 163, 174, • • Host Atlive Town Playday The Algona G.A.A. was host to girls from five other towns at a plnyday here Saturday. In the morning the girls play.ed Softball and volleyball as a mixer. A lunch was served at noon in the oafeteria. Track and field events took place after lunch. AJgona led with 54 points, Webster City was second with 51, Swea- City had 43, Humboldt 21, Eagle Grove 16, and Clarion had three. Points were scored as follows: 100-yard dash — 1. Humboldt; 2. Webster City; 3. Swea City; 4. Algona (Judy Lowman). 100 yard shuttle — 1. Swea City; 2. Humboldt; 3. Algona (Sue LaBarre, Sharron Erickson, Beverly Ringsdorf, Margaret Gade). 440-yard relay — 1. Swea Cijy; 2. Webster -City; 3. Algona (Alice Smith, Bev Humphrey, Nancy Kain, Judy Lowman) 50-yard dash — 1. Swea City; 2. Algona (Linda Smith). Softball throw — 1. Algona (Sue Becker); 2. Webster City. Football throw — 1. Webster City; 2. Algona (Sue Becker). -High jump — 1. Humboldt; 2. Algona (Pat Ferris). Broad jump — 1. Algona (Pat Ferris); 2. Eagle Grove. Paula Priebe was elected district representative 'to G. A. A. camp at Boone from June 12-18. Algona Woman's Brother Passes Funeral . rites for Bernard Steinle, 62, Minneapolis, brother of Mrs Clem Cavanaugh of Algona, will be held in a Catholic church Wednesday morning. Mr Steinle died suddenly in his sleep Saturday night. He is survived by a son, Bob. His wife died under similar circumstances two years ago. Mr and Mrs Cavanaugh will attend the funeral. Lake Superior is the largest fresh water lake in the world. Root Of Wesley Cracks A 233 Line; Top Pinman Lael Knot ut Wesley the top single line- during bowling action ;it Hav,lu-yt' Lanes this week. Lael led all outliers with a 233 count. Kay Vtiifit was the tup lady with a IK'J score. Other women over Hil) included Martha Johnson 18!i, Lavonne Pittinan Kit Babe Bnkei 1U4. Hellene Whitte- rnore 178, Kiaine Simmons 1(JU Lavon Lindhorst 164, Leona Wil- helini Hil, 17!J and Carol find ii'ed.sen 17<i. Other men who betteied 200 wore Cliff Berisclmter 200, Ku Hoover 219. Bob Schoby 213 Chuck Davis 211. Ted Vera 207 Bub Williams 203, Clarence l.ude ke 214. Bill O.lwell 204, Ken Sar chet 203, Whitey Voigt 211, Julie Bi.iis 204, Hank Geiler.ield 220 205, Harold Lamplight 203, 203 Art Ahhton 208, H. H. [ J ettit 203 Dick Godfred.sen 223, Bill Nay lor 225, Jerry Kerns 202, Jo Donahue UOiJ and Hon Stephen. 201. KOSCH STEERING-AID TAKES THE FIGHT OUT TRACTOR STEERINGI PEOPLE WHO MOW POWIR MOWER ondWEEDCUTT UKE ROAD DRIVING! No More Fighting the wheel when you have the Kosch Steer. ing-Aid! Holds the tractor front wheels in any position you set them, without steering wheel shock, regardless of obstacles or rough or sloping ground. 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