The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 24, 1966 · Page 10
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Green Flag Will Drop Friday For Stock Races The first Friday night stock car race of the 1966 season at Kossuth Speedway, located at the fairgrounds here, will be held beginning at 8 p. m. this Friday night. That's when an expected large field of autos will take the track for warm-ups, followed by the first event of the night at 8:30. A total of 39 owners have registered cars with owner Dwight Cook and most are expected to be in the pits awaiting the first green flag of the year. Registrations this year are from a larger area than ever before, with many from this area and others from widely-scattered points, ranging from Alta to Mason City. Cars registered from this area include: Algona, W. D. Specht, Butch Householder, Dick Yeoman, Leonard Hanson, Delane Pooch, Don Hilbert, Don Hammer, Larry Sowers, Leonard Pesicka, Jim Wolfe, M. H. Honsbruch, Wayne Meyer, Darreld Bunkofske and Don Minard; Bancroft - Don Doocy, Marv Gangstead; Wesley-Gary Zwiefel, Irwin Hildman; Burt - Mike Woltz; and West Bend - Les Frieden. While all drivers are not known at present, many owners will be piloting their own vehicles, the Honsbruch car will be driven by Gene Schattschnelder and the Meyer car byJlmEdgington.both popular local wheelers. Berry Hobbs, Alta, Willie Kluss and Gary Hill, Clarion, and Dick Boyd and Roy Peltz, Humboldt, who have driven here off and on since the track was re-opened in 1960, have also signed this year. While the cars are not modi- fieds (the roaring hot ones seen during recent seasons), they are not hobby stocks, either (the slower, bang 'em up vehicles) and speeds, despite the fact car- buretion is limited, will approach those of the popular modified cars. According to Cook, the better stocks this season will go around the quarter-mile layout here in nearly the same time as the modifieds did. And that's moving. A change in admission policy has also been announced in this newspaper for the new season. Adults will pay only $1, while children under 12 will be admitted free with parents. The track is ready, most of the cars, are, too, so Friday night promises to be only the first of many great nights of racing here this year. A special added attraction this week is a drawing for a free used car, being donated by Schultz Bros, garage. Webster City Surprises With Loop Track Title Webster City picked up four relay victories to come from behind and nipped Eagle Grove's vaunted outfit to win the North Central Conference Track Maet at Clarion Wednesday afternoon and evening. The meet had been postponed from the preceding Saturday. Algona's Bulldogs wound up last in the 8-team Held, with Dave Martin, second in the 100 yard dash, and Dale Teeter, second in the 880 and fourth in the 440, picking up all 10 points for Coach Don Cametiisch's team. Two records were shattered in the meet. Roger MaylarrJ, Clear Lake, ran the mr.le in 4:35.4, more than two seconds under the old standard, and Webster City's 2-mile relay team ran the distance in 8:19.6, exactly two seconds under the former record. Two marks were tied. Jo Moklebust, Eagle Grove, won the high lump title for the fourth straight year with a 5-11 leap, tying the record held by Jerry Cowan, Algona, and Dumphy, Humboldt, and Larry McCoskey, Webster City, tied the 880 mark in 2:03.6. Results: High jump - Moklebust (EG), 5-11; shot put - Bruce Simpson (WC), 51-4 1/2; long jump Bill Brauman (EG), 20-6 1/2; discus - Mike Bjornson (Hum.), 147-9 1/2; pole vault - Mark Blackroan (EG), 12; high hurdles - Bob Rasmussen (C), :15.3; 100 - Bruce H:il (EG) ;10.7; 2-m.Ue relay - Webster City, 8:19.6; 220 - Andy Lake (WC), :23.1; mile - Mayland (CL), 4:35.4; 880 relay - Webster City, 1:33.8; 440 - Jim Coddingfon (Hum.), :51.9; 180 low hurdles - Bob Rasmussen (C), ;21; mile medley relay Clear Lake, 3;47.9; 880 - McCoskey (WC), 2:03.6; 440 relay Webster City, :45.6j mile relay Webster City, 3;3U. TEAM SPA-NDINGS Webster City 74 Eajle Grove 65 1/2 Humboldt Clear Lake Hampton Clarion Iowa Falls Algona 50 34 27 23 1/2 13 10 LuVerne Wi Open Baseball Slate June 10 LuVerne high school's baseball team will open its summer season June 10, traveling to Goldfield for a contest slated at 6 p. m.. The Lions have a 10-game slate, plus tournament activity. Here is the complete schedule: June 10 - At Goldfield. June 13 - Ventura, 8 p. m. June 15 - Corwith, 8 p.m. June 17 - Sheffield, 8 p. m, June '20 - At Rockwell. June 22 - At Corwith. June 24 - At Klemine. June 27 - Kanawha, 8 p. m. June 29 - Goldfield, 8 p.m. July 1 - Meservey, 8 p. m. Summer Sectional play will be July 6, 9, 11 and 13 at a site to b3 announced. Del Insko In Money Lead Of Harness Racers Del Insko, the little driver from Beioit, HI., leads both in races won and money earned in the latest list of top harness drivers released by the United States Trotting Association Tuesday. Insko has piloted 108 winners in 599 starts and his earnings total $311,577 through Saturday's racing. The former St. Joe youth and his brother form one of the hottest harness race driving duos in the history of the sport. Potthoff And Reding Lead Bears To Win The one-hit hurling of Don Potthoff, senior righthander, and the clutch stick work of Bill Reding led Garrigan to a 4-2 victory at Graettinger Thursday. The win was the second in two starts for CoachDuane Kramer's club. Garrigan counted a pair of runs in the top of the first as Denny Long walked and stole second. He scored when Dick Bleich's long fly was dropped in left field and Reding squeezed Bleich home with run number two. Graettinger closed the gap to 2-1 with a run in the home half of the first and knotted the count in the fifth with another counter. A walk to Reding and singles by Dick Muller and Dick Salz gave the Bears the go-ahead run in the top of the sixth and an insurance tally was added in the seventh when Long walked and Joe Becker and Reding banged singles. Muller led the locals at the plate with a pair of hits in four tries, while Bleich got the only extra base hit, a double, and Reding knocked in two runs. Potthoff gave up only two hits, struck out six and walked seven. Ledyard 4, Bancroft 3 LEDYARD - Ledyard High School, for the first time in years, defeated Bancroft in a baseball game. Ledyard won Friday's contest 4-3 after suffering two previous losses at the hands of Bancroft this season. TOPI Nemmers and Steve Schneider bplted horre runs for Bancroft vhile Ray Govern paced the Leuyurd bats with abrace of singles and a double. Algono, (la.) Upper Det Mdine» Totiday, May 24, 1966 SEASON OPENING STOCK CAR RACE AT KOSSUTH SPEEDWAY (FAIRGROUNDS - ALGONA) WILL BE HELD FRIDAY NIGHT MAY 27 THRILLS - CHILLS - SPILLS EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT WARM-UPS - 8 P.M. RACES - 8:30 P.M. ADULTS - ONLY $1 CHILDREN UNDER 12 FREE WITH PARENTS • • • SCHULTZ BROS. TRANSPORTATION HEADQUARTERS GAS FOR LESS WILL GIVE AWAY A USED CAR OPENING NIGHT COME ONE - COME ALL ! 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