November 20,1956 Algona Upper jHomesi November 20,1956 Lute Rally For Swea City Win Swea City came from behind Friday night to notch a 38-33 basketball win over Rake at Rake. PLANTATION 1 BALLROOM WH1TTEM6RE, IOWA Thursday, Nov. 22 Thanksgiving Dance DON HOY Friday, Nov. 23 FRANK BUHR Sunday, Nov. 25 BUDDY MOORE Friday, Nov. 30 VIKINGS Sunday, Dec. 2 TONY BRADLEY No Advance Booth Reservations — Doors Open at 8:30 Coach Bill Lyle's Trojans led by about two points throughout the first half, only to see Rake grab a 21-19 margin just before the intermission buzzer. Rake remained on top until late in the game when the Trojans, with Ted Abbas and Maurice Blair poking in the points, closed the gap and took the win. Abbas and Blair each counted 12 points for the winners, while Quam tossed in 16 for Rake. The Swea City Bs won the opener, 21-16, as Gary Johnson counted 11 points. Both Trojan teams now have 2-0 won-lost TOPS OH MANY A CHRISTMAS UST1 \ records. The Trojans host Buffalo Center tonight, Tuesday, Nov. 20, and Armstrong Friday night, Nov. 23. Smith'Corona WORLD'S FASTEST PORTABLE Upper Des Moines PUBLISHING CO. Phone 1100 Algona 49 Boys, Girls On Wesley Squads Wesley — Coach Dennis Carlson has 25 boys reporting and working for the current basketball season. Ball handling, dribbling, fundamentals and passing have been the main items stressed. The front court forwards seem to be the bright spots of the coming season with Tom Root, Jim Reising, Ed Heinan, Ed v Otis and Duane Price showing the most promise. Bill Fox, Jim Raney. Willis Erdman and Charles Heinan are strong guard possibilities. Other leading candidates on the team are Bob Becker, Leonard Froehlich. Steven Doughan. Eldon Penning, Paul Pfeffer. Jim Price, Roger Flom, Bill Rockwood, Andrew Huff, Douglas Downs and Gary Miller. Twenty-four girls are on the basketball squad and the prospects for the coming season are bright. .Trying for the forward positions are Donna Bleich, Sharlene Downs, Marilyn Goetz, Grace Goetz, Gloria Wise and Caro 1 Martin. Guard candidates are Mary Girres, Julia Nygaard. Mary Lou Weig, Judy Pfeffer, Agnes Goetz, Cathy Goetz. Kay Goetz and Melissa Nygaard. The Wesley girls beat Ledyard, 56 to 50, in a hard-fought game on the 'local court Friday night, Nov. 9. OLDEST At Hawarden, the Gearhart insurance agency recently observed its 75th anniversary. High Scores In Hawkeye Lane Bowling Loops High scores were the rule and not the exception at Hawkeye Lanes this week. Bob Williams tossed the top single line, a 248. edging Norm Gade, who had a 245. Jack Haag had lines of 21' and 200 in his 609 series, while Hank Geilenfeld had a 225 and 917 while chalking up a 618. Lois Peterson had too line for women, a 204, and Kay Voigt top series, e 510 on lines of 191, 161 and 158 Other women over 160 were Virginia Donahue 167, 168, Martha Johnson 161, Dorothy Ruet. 171, Phyllis Walker 193, Bernie Hamilton 166, Helene Whittemore 165, Lavon Lindhorst 160, Joyce Fraser 164, Betty Dennis 163, and Betty Haag 167. Men over 200 included Dale Briggs 215, Howard Batt 200, Norm Gade 207, Adolph Oakland 224, Ed Wittkopf 208, Merl Hoover 219, 204, Ted Hoover 200, Frank Mittlieder 201, Gerald Bahling 202, Ken Geilenfeld 205, Herb Hedlund 209, Harlan Blanchard 200, Hildreth Pettit 212, Angus Cotton 211, Bill Colwell 200, Ernie Lavrenz 208, Vern Shipler 210, 208, Bill Batt 201, Ken Roney 202, Bill Geering 202, Chuck Davis 215, 225, Chuck Mullin 204, Ed Weig 200, Vern Teeter 202, Art Ashton 200, 227 Red Stecker 200, John Intermill 207, Hank Geilenfeld 205, Julie Baas 213, 233, Harold Lampright 210, Hank Furst 208. Joe Dona- hue 217, Bill Johnson 200, Jim Walker 214, Arv Dennis 211, 200 and Whitey Voigt 222. League standings: Western League W East End Groc. 30 Sjogren's 30 Titonka 29 Swart?. Hdwe. 28 Burt 24 Albright Aero-Serv. __21 Mutual of Omaha 20 Thermogas 19 Kossuth Motor 18 Pioneer 18 Plantation „ -.16 Al's Skelgas 11 Classic League W Boyken Ins. 33 Hamm's 30 Independents _ __29 Slate Farm 29 United Loan 28 Hub 23 Burt 22 Seeley Farms 22 Plantation 20% Scobba Skelly Serv..._20Vfe Root Hdwe. _ 16 Miller High Life 15 Mixed League W Has Beens ___30% Conoco Service 28Vz Buckaroos 28 Brandt Buick 24% Vets 24% Beecher Lane 24 Furst Tax Serv. 20 Occo 19 Walker's Groc. 18% Midwest Serv. 17 Aces 14 Hutzell's Cities Serv. _13% L 14 14 15 16 20 23 24 25 26 26 28 33 L 15 18 19 19 20 25 26 26 27% 27% 32 33 L 13% 15% 16 19% 19% 20 24 24 25% 27 30 30% Academy Knights Bow In Cage Opener Sunday, 67-54 Wesley Beats Renwick Wesley — The basketball girls were defeated by' the Renwick players, 52-38, in a game played here Tues. evening. The local boys won from their opponents, 36-31. Wesley played at Crystal Lake Tuesday evening, Nov. 20. 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Coach Jim Geelan's Knights will host St. Joseph's of Mason City at the high school this Sunday, Nov. 25, in their second game of the year. The Knights and Maroons battled tooth and nail through the first half. The visitors, sporting a fine set of guards, Melendez and Calahan, managed to lead, 16-11, at the quarter and 24-16 at halftime before blasting the game wide open. Melendez and Calahan really went to work after the half. They stole the ball several times and went in for lay-ups, and started the Maroon attack, which functioned well inside and outside, rolling. The visitors piled up a 49-29 lead at the three-quarter mark, and had a 30-point bulge 1 during the fourth period before the Knights chopped it with a rally of their own. Cecil Schilmoeller, who was outstanding for St. Cecelia's, and Mark Seeley, who couldn't hit early but made up for it late in the game* led the Knights' rally. Schilmoeller finished the game with 16 points, while SeeleV got 11. Calahan and Skram led the Maroons with 19 points each and Melendez chipped in with 13. Holy Family held a 28-16 edge in' field goals during the fray, but the Knights consistently hit from the free throw line to make a game of it. Box score: St. Cecelia's (54) FG FT PF SchilmoeUer 6 4 5 Froehlich 0 0 2 J. Cink 3 0 3 Seeley 4 3 1 Ristau 0 3 3 Bebo 0 7 C B. Cink 0 0 2 Erpelding 1 3 1 Goecke 2 2 2 16 22 19 Holy Family (67) FG FT PF Skram 8 3 3 Yegge 2 0 3 Hale 4 0 4 Melendez 6 1 3 Calahan 6 7 3 Lichtsinn 2 0 2 Allison — 0 0 1 S. Skram _0 0 1 Dougherty 0 0 2 28 11 22 The St. Cecelia's Bs racked up a 25-23 come from behind win in the curtain-raiser as Bob Cink got eight points and Jim Erpelding and Pat Duffy seven each. The Little Knights were down 15-13 at the half. All-Star Team Cornbelt Grid Loop Selected Ruthven's Rams, Cornbelt Conference champs, placed five men on the 13-man all-league team selected by coaches recently. Only three men from this area landed positions on the first team, while five more landed on the second team. Gary Anliker, West Bend end, Clarence Rezac, Armstrong, and Dennis Krominga, Titonka, backs, were the area footballers who landed first team positions. The fact that Titonka, whose Indians romped to second place in the loop with a 6-1 mark, placed only one man on the first team proved a disappointment to many fans in this area. The Indians had an outstanding season, winning their last five starts after dropping two of their first three games. Not only that, Coach Lyle Opheim's squad had at least three men comparable to any in the conference. Of course, all-conference teams usually depend on seniors, so the Indians' GRID GUESSERS CONTEST BY 'Ol Man Mose Four Grid Guessers picked 15 games out of 20 correctly last Saturday and three shared the cash honors for the weelc. First place went to Howie Funk of Algona, with 78 high point total. The actual high point total was 81, thanks to Oklahoma. Second place was won by Bill Harriett of Alcjona with 67 for high point total, and third place went to Elaine Hagg, with 65 high point total. . Also picking 15 correct was B. J. Bradford, but high point total ol 62 kept the entry out of the winner's circle. With 14 correct, to place on the week's Honor Holl, were the following: Ralph Elberi, Monte Pearson, Mrs Orville Kinden, Mrs R. Moe, Dick Palmer, Harry Spongberg, Al Slobr, Pauleite Slobe, Don Engesser, Gene Abbot, Carla Laubenthal, Lyle J. Black, Merril Walker and David Hanselman, all of Algona; Roger Osborne, Indianola; Arnold D. Andreasen, Minneapolis; Larry Sorensen, Fen Ion; Charles Staudt, Lone Rock; Ronnie Linde, Swea City? Kenneth Sarchet and Howard J. Ball, Burt; Jim Mullin, Wesley; and Dennis Wubben, Ti- ionka. The Mourner's Bench had to make room for three guessers, each with nine correct. They are Mrs Mary Gebken. Burl; Ruth Pentecost, Algona; and Carolyn Blinkman, Minneapolis. . . There is one more guessing week to go. The listing of this week's 20 games will be found elsewhere in todays paper. Get your entry in the UDM office or postmarked in the mail by noon Saturday. TC^ KOSSUTH COUNTY "1 [SPORTS] leading yardage gainer, Billy Abbas, has two more shots at the conference first team. He war awarded honorable mention this year. Dennis Lund, end, Larry Peters, tackle, and Bob. Kaltved, back, nil of Swea City, Bill Hurt, guard, Armstrong, and Kent Rippentrop, back, of Titonka, landed on the second team. Marvin Schafer, tackle, and Don Pertl, guard," West Bend; Ronnie Henricksen, guard, and Kim Llndell, back,. Armstrong; Alan Boyken, center, Titonka; and Tom Sanftner and Carl Johnson, backs, Swea City, were others from this area chosen on the honorable mention list. Graettinger and Terril placed two men each and Titonka, Armstrong, West Bend and Mallard one each, besides the five men from Ruthven on the first team. Catherine Rahe Top Gal Bowler In Week, Larry's Catherine Rahe topped the gal keglers at Larry's Lanes this week as she posted a 212 line. Irma Dee Cook was next with a 200 line, which she put with lines of 173 and 169 for a 542 series total. Carol Godfredsen had a 506 series on lines of 168, 164 and 174. Other women over 160 were V. Nelson 165, L. Furst 168, L. Wilhelmi 160, J. McKean 162, K. Voigt 183, E. Mittag, A. Kajewski 163, H. Ferguson 176, M. Lytle 163, J. Briggs 178, I. Hanig 165, 176, V. Erpelding 172 and M. Jasperson 162. Cook's Welders hold a 7% game lead in the Wednesday Ladies loop, while Bill's Standard is 2V2 games in front in the Thursday"league. Bulldogs Open At Belmond Hi Algona high school's Bulldogs will open the 1956-57 basketball season at Belmond tonight. Nor. 20, and do not play at home until Hampton comes to town for a North Central Conference clash, Friday, Dec. 7. Coach Harold Shugart's quintet is an unknown quantity at present, with only two lettermen on the squad at present. Following the opener, Algona plays Estherrille, Clear Lake and Emmetsburg before the first home encounter. IF IT'S NEWS — WE WANT IT Burt, LuVerne Cagers Divide Burt and LuVerne split a pair of basketball games at Burt Nov. 13, with the home boys taking a 19-14 decision and LuVerne racking up a 52-23 verdict in the girls game. Burt led, 11-7, at the end of the first period of the boys contest, and there were ONLY 15 POINTS SCORED BY BOTH TEAMS IN THE FINAL THREE QUARTERS. LuVerne employed a stall, and for the most part didn't make an, attempt to score. Burt led, 15-8, at the half and 15-10 at the three-, quarter mark. John Smidt got seven points for the winners, while Maas tallied eight for Lu- Verne. The win was Burt's second straight. The girls game belonged to LuVerne all the way. The winners bounced to a 17-3 bulge in the first stanza, ran the count to 29-9 at the half, and won handily. Pettersen counted 19 points and Toby 18 for LuVerne, while Arlyce Johnson led Burt with nine. Beecher's On the Chopping Block Again! He's cutting prices so wildly that just about anyone can have a WESTINGHOUSE v || Come in today and see what I V ' Whopping Buys Beecher Had Prices Slashed Beyond Belief 21" - Model 934TU21 , $249.9$ Your Old Operating Set Is Worth Lots of Money In Trade, Too ! Beecher Lane Appliances Phone 778 "The Wildest Trader In Toirn"
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