Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on October 6, 1966 · Page 7
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 6, 1966
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Unbeaten Bears crush St. Edmonds, 46-6 Ewmetsburg is Homecoming foe here Saturday Garrigan high school dazzled a good St. Edmond's football team with brilliant passing and running Saturday night to crush the Gaels 46-6 before the largest crowd ever to watch a St. Ed. game in Dodger Stadium. With • crowd of 500 or 600 Algona fans rooting thorn on, the Boars struck oarly and than rushed ovar fivo first half touchdowns for an unbe- liavablo 32-0 halftima margin. The stretched it to 46-0 by the end of the third quarter when •Beanie Cooper began to sprinkle the field with reserves' (nol too many since his traveling squad .was one less than two teams). > IT WAS AN eleven-man team victory for the,J8ears with stars aplenty but nrftie shone quite as brightly as senior quarterback Bill Reding. If there is a batter quarterback playing' football in Iowa, it's darn sure he isn't on the high school level. Reding refrained from using his favorite bootleg "run or pass" play but during the three quarters and a little more he was in there, he tossed four touchdown passes, three more extra point passes, and completed 18 or 26 tosses for a fantastic 259 yards. That, dear readers, is quite an evening. To date, in four victorious games, he has thrown seven touchdown passes, run for five more, has converted 11 extra points, completed 42 of 62 passes for a 68 par cent average and has a total of 690 passing and running yards. Small wonder Iowa freshman coach Ted Lawrence is taking a long, long look at Reding as a possible thrower for the Hawk eyes in a couple of years. He is undoubtedly the finest quarter back to ever play football in Al Bancroft finishes season, 11-1 SPORTS THURSDAY, OCT. 6,1966 — ALOONA, IOWA — and then passed twice to Mike Belts for 31 and 58 yard touchdown plays. The Bullpups recovered a fumble in the end zone for another score and Bruce Bennett caught a four-yard touchdown pass from Tim Black for the fifth first half marker. Steve Chrischillcs caught a 10- yard touchdown pass from Ro- gcrt for still another marker and Rogcrt ran four yards to make it 47-6. Coach Howie Stcphenson cleared the bench in the late moments of the game arid'the 2nd team marched 55 yards for a score with Jack Waller carrying over from the two-yard line. Twin Rivers scored late in the first half and again on a 58-yard run midway in the final period. Bulldogs eye upset here Friday night Bancroft — Fall Diocesan baseball champions and winners of 11 of 12 games during the recent season were the St. John's baseball team, pictured above. Shown left to right, front row, Bill Accurso, Dick Welp, Lanny Kissner, Tom Nem- mers, Steve Schneider and Denny Hatten; back row, Mike Mescher, Dave Blocker, Jerry Vaske, John Meyer, Chuck Farrow, Dick Diers, Steve Vaske, Bill Wolf and Coach Vince Meyer. 1 goma. That includes lots of good wllplayers but ifs doubtful if any could do all the things Mr. leding can do and so well, too. He can pass from the pocket or on the run, .he's downright ;errific running back kicks, and lis defensive game is above average. , HE HAD PLENTY of help in the Gael win. Dave McCarthy and Jack Dahlhauser did some Pine blocking, Jim Youngwirth and Tom Black were snagging his passes and even John Mertz, moved up from tha "green" team just this week, was more than adequate as he filled in for the injured Jack Muller and scored two second half touchdowns on runs of 21 and 36 yards. The Bears were thwarted the first two times they had the ball, the second on a fumble but starting from the Gael 34 after a brilliant 51-yard punt return by Reding, it was "Katy Bar the Swea City and Armstrong remain unbeaten in State Line conference GENE LICKTEIG 'Five kickoff tackles" ORIGINAL SSALE STARTS THURSDAY OCTOBER 13 AMERICA'S GREAHST DRUG STORE HUNDREDS OF ITEMS AT 2 FOR THE; PRICE OF i PLUS A PENNY! to just six for piling up 280 Thompson's 81. •>? WATCH FOR BIG CIRCULAR IN ADVANCE OCT. 13THI Honsbruch Muller hit for 16 and then for eight more to the 15. Held for no gain the next play, he plunged for seven and then five to make it 6-0 with 5:35 left in the opening period. Except for two more tries later in the first half, this was all for the big 205-pound junior fullback. , HE DISPLAYED plenty of power while he was in there but a bruised thigh, which has plagued him most of the season, sent him to the sidelines and he was in street clothes for the second half. It's possible he'll see no action this week but for sure he'll be ready for Carroll Kuemper here Oct. 15. The,Bears struck again as Reding unlimbered his arm for the 'first of four straight touchdown passes early in the second quarter. The Bears drove 69 yards With «n 11-yard toss to Young wirth finishing up the march with 10:03 left in the first half Reding passed to Black for the 13th point. The Bears were back again after taking over on their own got one each. 47. Reding passed to Dick Muller for 17 and to Youngwirth for nine and then flipped to Youngwirth for a 23- yard touchdown pass with 6:30 left in the half. The PAT at. tempt by Reding was blocked. A 15-yard Gael kick put the Bears in scoring position again on the Gael 35 and on the second play, Reding found Black in the open and the sniazzy sophomore scooted 27 yards for TD No. 4. Reding passed to Muller for the extra point to make it 26-0. With 39 seconds left in the half after a 57-yard march, Garrigan scored on a 20-yard pass to Black and it was 32-0 at the intermission. THE FINAL two periods were long, drawn out affairs. Mertz Shot through the line for a 21- yard jaunt with 9:34 left in the third period behind some fine blocks and he got another with 7:08 left from 36 yards out. St. Edmond's got on the board With 4:39 left in the game on 42-yard touchdown pass fron Mike Cosgrove to Paul Gentile. Witt), the win, Garrigan is al most sure to move up to within an eyelash of the "Top Ten" in Iowa high school ratings. And they (ies^rve it. This is a fine football team which might just go ail the way for Garrigan 1 %st unbeaten season. SO NOW the Boars com,o horn, Perennial title - contenders Swea City and Armstrong took ihe inside track for the State Line Conference title as both merged unbeaten from their third straight loop game last Friday. The pair, 3-0 for the season, meet Oct. 14 at Armstrong in what should be the battle for the conference title. * * * TROJANS STAY UNBEATEN, 14-0 Swea City — Swea City high school bounced upstart Thompson, surprise winner in its first two games, 14-0 here, Friday night for the fourth straight Trojan win. They!!! meet gentcal at Fenton this Friday night. Doug Pingle chalked up the irst Swea touchdown on a three•d dive play and Larry John on kicked the first of two PAT's. Randy NeWlin, Trojan quarterback, came back for the dinch- ng touchdown in the fourth per- od on another three-yard plunge. Swea City dominated the game, rolling up 17 first downs Dan Laffey ran the extra point and that was all of the scoring for the night. Sentral threatened near the end of the half, driving to the Armstrong one-foot line as the first half ended. Sentral will meet Swea City at Fenton Friday while Armstrong tackles Woden-Crystal Lake. .•,'•! STATE LINE CONFERENCE W Swea City 3 Armstrong 3 Thompson 2 Lincoln-C 2 Titonka Sentral Burt — .1 .1 .0 Woden-CL 0 "We've been playing good football for 90 per cent oi the time but we've got to make it 100 per cent if we are to boat Humboldt here Friday." These words by Algona high school coach Keith Christie about summed up the feeling in the Bulldog camp as the locals, now 1-3 after bowing to a good Iowa Falls team here Friday night 13-0, prepare for con-,, ference leader Humboldt. "We have no complaint on our kids. They have been putting out, but a couple of mistakes and crucial penalties have hurt us right along. We'll have to correct them if we are to win this week," Christie added. He pointed out that three of he four teams Algona has faced lave scored toucindowns in the final seconds of the first half. And the other, Clarion, scored in the last 9 seconds of the second half. AFTER WATCHING the films of the Iowa Falls game for five hours, Christie feels his team has a chance, and maybe a good one, the losers and total yards to !• * TITONKA WINS FIRST GAME, 52-26 Titonka—The Indians of Titonka blasted Burt here Friday night, 52-26 for their first win in four starts this season. They'll meet Nora Springs there in a non-conference game Friday night while the Bears will travel to Gruver to face Lincoln-Central. Russ Sleper scored three touchdowns for the winners while Charlie Trunkhill addec two and Bob Carrol, Greg Michaelson and Darrel Giesking Burt got two touchdowns each from Brad Cranston and Howard Batt. Titonka scored 13 points in each of the four periods while Burt got one each in the second and third periods and two in the mal quarter. # * * ENTRAL BOWS TO ARMSTRONG Armstrong — The unbeaten Armstrong Tigers took another tep to the unbeaten season here riday night by edging Sentral n a first quarter touchdown by Dave Love from six yards out. | GRID GUESSERS CONTEST | The magic number was four misses last week and it took the top point total of the University of Washington (38)" to break the tie as Mrs. C. Sterling Goff Jr. of Louisville, Ky. sent in the winning entry blank in a heavy week of entries. Mrs. Goff missed four games and was closest to Washington's 38 points with 41. Second place was won by Mrs. Arthur Klein of Sexton with a 42-point guess while third place went to Al Slobe with a 44-point guess. Dean Gjerstad, Ames, and Mrs. Robert Kain, Whittemore, also "missed just four of the 20 games but ended out of the money' with 46 and 47,-point guesses. On the honor roll with five misses were Greg Allen, Richard Moe, Dick Palmer, Bonnie Eischen and Dwight Gilbride, all of Algona; Jim Galbraith, Des Moines; Bob Morgan, Denison; Dave Everds, Allison; and Albert Manus, Milwaukee, Wis. Alone on the Mourner's Bench with 12 misses was Dennis Peterson, of Algona. of upsetting the Wildcats. "Iowa Falls should have beaten Humboldt (they lost 14-13, in their meeting two weeks ago)." he said. "The Webster City game was. different. Humboldt pushed the|Lynx all over the field and deserved'to -win-/ v -':? : '- • --•'•'' - w /*-**••"•• EIGHTH GRADERS LOSE The Algona 8th graders lost to Eagle Grove here 14-0 Tuesday It was their second loss of the season as they bowed to Hum boldt a week ago. Need Printing? AT THE ADVANCE v OP WEEK MP •? JACK DAHLHAUSER, Guard . It takes more than pass- '. '. ers and ball carriers to,; ; make a good football team ; '• and one of the boys doing a '. ; fine job in the Garrigan line ; • is Jack Dahlhauser. Jack did some fine down- '. ; field blocking from his tac- ; • kle post in the Bear's 46-6 ! conquest of St. Edmond's ; last Saturday night. He moved into a starting tackle slot last week and played as a linebacker on defense., • , t , From West Bend, .Jack is a 160-pound senior and although he is not big, does a fine job for Garrigan. Sponsored Weekly By ... JOE'S TEXACO Highway 169 South fNORTHSIDETEXACul Jet. of Highways 169 * 18 'l 11IIII1 il II \\t "il II Ml i •'••' * it« ••'•"•-«wr"rr~"tj liiliiiiiiiiiiii'iiiiiiiiliiiiiiiiiiMliii Twin Rivers blasts Hanson, 4th straight or three of their final games. Unbeaten Emmetsburg Catholic ll be here Saturday night at 8 p.m. for the Homecoming affair. The Irish have met nowhere near the tough opposition that Garrigan has but the fact they are unbeaten in four games will make this a big one for the lo- :als. And if they expect to keep ilimbing in the state polls, a lackluster performance here Saturday would damage Garrigan's chances considerably. STATISTICS St. Garrigan Ed's First downs 17 10 Total yards 430 194 by rushing 172 61 by passing 258 133 Passes attempted 28 29 Passes completed 19 11 Passes Inter, by 1 2 Fumbles lost 1 1 PenMtios 3-25 1-5 Bode—Twin Rivers high school stayed unbeaten and took a big step to the Twin Lakes Conference title Friday night by dumping previously unbeaten Manson,' 30-6 here for the fourth straight win. Behind the passing of Steve Bergum and the brilliant running of Doug Logue and Dale Rossing, the Pirates jumped to n early 7-0 lead by inarching 66 ards after the opening kickoff. Bergum to Duane Sharp pass or 15 yards scored the marker nd Logue converted the PAT. With about nine minutes left n the second quarter, Logue set up the second Pirate touchdown )y intercepting a pass and re- urning it 23 yards to the Manson i9. Bergum then passed to -ogue for 17 yards and Jim Colins went over two plays later 'or the 13-0 margin. Manson scored in the third period but the Pirates put the *ame on ice on a 6-play drive of 72 yards. Bergum's 33-yard pass to Collins put the ball on the 19 and then Logue caught a Bergum pass in the end zone for the touchdown and kicked the point Twin Rivers, under the coach ing of Bob Algoe, will meet Rockwell City Friday night in another conference game. GAME STATISTICS TR M First Downs 11 9 Yds. Rushing ___116 159 Yds. Passing 88 0 Tot. Offense 204 159 Passes 5-8 0-3 Passes In'd by __ 1 0 Punts (Avgj 4(35) 2(36 Fumbles Lost 1 -1 Yds. Penalized --25 15 Fresh-sophs win third game; bury Bode TR 53-12 The Algona high school fresh- oplis won their third game in our starts here Monday night, nowing under Twin Rivers 532 with an eight-touchdown bar- age. The locals travel to Humboldt next Monday night for another conference tilt. They are 1-1 a- lainst conference opposition. Algona led 33-6 at the half. Rogert scored the first .ouchdown from 10 yards out Rog He said Humboldt has two big boys, 250 and 240 pounds, in the line and have the fastest player Algona has faced thus far in left halfback Ouane Mar so. They also have the conference's leading pass receiver in Desmidt. Algona's, Tom Claude is right near the top in number of receptions — he caught five, last week — but most have been for short yardage. The Bulldogs came out of the Iowa Falls game with one major injury, a shoulder separation to starting tackle Dave Camp. He'll be out for at least a week and maybe more. Reserve Mike Dreyer will take his place in the starting lineup this week. "THE FILMS showed us one thing — our execution was good against Iowa Falls. But we were caught a couple of tunes on costly infractions and we blew our signals a couple of times," Christie pointed out. "Because we don't have a lot of speed, those defensive errors cost us two touchdowns." There is still a possibility that Bill Boldridge, who has been out with a broken foot bone since early season practices, will be back soon but not this week. He has been running and strengthening his ankle, which was in a cast for four weeks, but is still not ready to rejoin the team. Game time is set for 7:45 p.m. at the Bulldog field. Christie cited end Chris Conn for outstanding play last week and the weeks before. "Chris has been doing a good job of blocking and we noted on the films, has been getting the job done on every play. We were pleasantly surprised at his work." pay $600 more than necessary to do over your kitchen? DIAMOND'S JACKET HEADQUARTERS OF NORTHWEST IOWA You could if you have to borrow the money, but not if you save ahead. Just make saving with us a habit. Then when you want money for something special, .you'll have it. Your savings will work lor you and earn excellent returns. This is a lot more profitable to you than borrowing and paying interest on a loan. 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