The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 24, 1956 · Page 29
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 24, 1956
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LONE ROCK 7, A. H. S. 5 Cotton Leads Winner With Trio Of Hits Lone Rock high school's base- I)ii11 learn remained unbeaten by racking up n 7-5 derision over Al.uorui Bulldogs Friday afternoon al Lone Rock. The "win was I,<me Rock's fourth, while the loss j;;ivi- .Algona a 4-2 record, Algona travels to Humboldt to- d;iy. Tuesday, April 24, for a contest 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 l-D, 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 the 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. Dreyer, 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 out. Nelson was called out- for failing to wear a head protector to the plate, and the rally ended. L'one 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 Nelson, ss,- p. 4 Slobe, Ib. _ 4 L. Kueck, cf. -•— 4 Meyer, c. 3 Christoffers, rf. 3 Harms. 2b. 3 Rupp, 3b . 2 D. Kueck, ph. 1 Cowan, If. 1 Kohl; p., „_ 1 Helmers, 3b. 2 Richardson, p. 0 6-Algona (la.) Upper Det Moines Tuesday, April 24, 1956 Sf. Cecelia Nine For 1956 R H 1 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 § 28 5 7 Lone Rock (7) AB R H Schadendorf, Ib. 400 Dreyer, 3b. 4 2 1 Culbertson, c. 422 Cotton, 2b. 333 Kamua, ss. 202 Bierle, p. __. : 301 Householder, cf. 301 Pettit, If. 200 Marlow, rf, 200 Priebe, ph. 100 28 7 10 Academy Wins Over St. Joe In 17-2 Contest St. Cecelia's Academy's Blue Knights picked up their fourth win in five starts as they bounced St. Joseph's of Bode, 17-2, at the KC Park cast of Algona Friday afternoon. The locals tangle with St. John's of Bancroft here today, Tuesday, Apr. 24, then travel to Whittemore for a meeting with Presentation Academy Thursday afternoon. The Knights will be in sectional tournament aetion next week. Coach Jim Geelan's outfit came 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 Froehlich 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 fifth 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 §35,000 blaze which completely destroyed the structure. The flame was so hot that it melted the aluminum siding which hud recently been installed on the building. The St. Cecelia's Blue Knight's, winners of four out of five games so far this season, are shown in the above photo. They are, lefl Io right, fronl row: Warren Bebo. Dick Risiau, Bill Robinson, Pal Duffy, Tom Fandel, Joe Buscher, Dick Hansen and Ron Buscher; and left to right, back: Coach Jim Geelan, Monte 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 St. Joseph's of Bode Friday aflernoon on Ihe KC diamond. They tangle wilh St. John's of Bancroft this afler- noon, Tuesday, April 24, here. The Johnnies are the only team who have decisioned Ihe Knighls so far. (Upper Des Moines Newsfolo) 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 Orove Friday. Coaches Champ Martin and Jason Loving will lead their thinclads 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 Grove Friday, so this meet should prove to be one of the most interesting affairs On ;tbe Ijpcal" track in many a moon. Larry Johnson picked up AI- gona'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 Norris and Darrell Davis grabbed first in 8:51.4. The 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 Moxlcy was second in the shot put with a 39-11 'toss, and he came up with fourth place in the discus. Ron Ditsvvorth was fourth in the broad jump and Frank Kern fifth in the football throw. The medley relay team of Downey, Dick Bahr, Ditsworth and Davis was third in 4:02; the mile relay team of Norris, Bob Hardy, Kern and Ditsworth was fourth: and the 440 and 880 yard relay teams placed fifth. A list of leading point winners through the first four meets, with seven events remaining on the schedule, was released by Martin Monday. Top man so far is Johnson with 3Q1/1. He is followed by Moxley, 27 a v, Davis, 20 : ii; Downey, 17%; and Norris, 10. Root Of Wesley Cracks A 233 Line; Top Pinman Lat'l Root of Wesley tossed the top single line during bowling action ;>t Ilawkeye Lanes this week. -Lael led all comers with a 233 count. Kay Voiyt was the top lady with a 189 score. Other women over 160 included Martha Johnson 1138, Lavonne- Pitlman 161, Babe Baker 184, Hellene Whittemore 178. Elaine Simmons lliij, Lavun Linclhorst 164, Leona Wil- helnu 161, J79 and Carol God- fredsc-n 178. Other imm who buttered 200 were Cliff Beiisi-hoter 200, Roger Hoover 219, Bob Schoby 213, Chuck Davis 211, Ted Vera 207, Bob Williams 203, Clarence Ludeke 214, Bill Culwell 204, Ken Sar- chel 203, Whitey Voi^t 211, Julie Baas 204, Hank Geilenl'eld 226, 205, Harold Lampright 203, 203 Art Ashton 208, H. R. Pettu 203, Dick Godfredsen 223, Bill Naylor 225, Jerry Fun-is 202, Joe Donahue 208 and Ron Stephens 201. To Select Marble Champ, May 5 An Algona city marble champion will be crowned Ihe afternoon of Saturday, May S, and will become the representative of the Algona V.F.W. posl in Ihe 6th district tournament slated for Sunday, May 6, fcl Boone. The local V.F.W. posl has made plans for the event, and any youth who was no! over 15 years of ago on April IS, 1956, is eligible io enter. Local Boy Seoul troops have agreed to participate. To slate winner will get a free trip io the national con- tion in Florida. Rodman Coach Has Resigned R. J. "Buttsy" Burt, who has served for the past three years as athletic director and boys' coach at Rodman high school, resigned recently. His resignation, .becomes effectivb 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 reached the state tournament at Mason City. Announcement of the resignation was made by Supt. W. A. Butt Wednesday. Burt'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 wompn over 160 were E. Altman 161, 168, Jackie Laing 172, Ramona Amfahr 172, L. Erpelding 169, Vera Erpelding 172, 171, 164, H. Robinson 164, A. Lytle 184, Elaine,Vera 168, Zoe Clegg 167, J. McKean 168, June Winkel 167, Irma Dee Cook ; 171, KOSCH STEERING-AID TAKES THE FIGHT OUT TRACTOR STEERING! UKf ROAD D«IV/NOf 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. Con* tains no hydraulic or electrical mechan ism. Entire unit contained within hub assembly. Fits all tractors and can be installed by you in a few minutes. Complete unit only $39.60, f. o. b. factory. STOP IN FOR A DEMQNSTtATIOM, Algona Implement INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER Kay Voigt 171. 169, M. Lattimef 165. Val Nelson 173, Carol Godfredsen 168, 170, 165, 173, V. Briggs 165, M. Mittag 162, B. Thuente 17J, L. Ditsworth, 171, M. Mullin 167, and Sara Raney 163, 174. Host At Five Town Playday The Algona O.A.A. was host to girls from five other towns At a playday here Saturday. In the morning the girls played Softball and volleyball as a mixer. A lunch vvas served at noon in the cafeteria. Track and field events took place after lunch. Algona led with 54 points, Webster .City was second with 51, Svvea 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 "Lowtnan). 100 yard shuttle — 1. Swea City; 2. Humboldt; 3. Algona (Sue LaBarre, Sharron Erickson, Beverly Ringsdorf, Margaret Gade). 440-yard relay — 1. Swea City; 2. Webster City; 3. Algona (Alice Smith, Bev Humphrey, Nancy Kain, Judy Lowman) 50-yard dash — 1. Swe*a City; 2. Algona (Linda Smith). Softball throw — 1. Algona (Sue Becker); 2. Webster City. Football throw — 1. 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