BULLDOGS NIP EAGLES 65-57 Hang On To Post Second Straight In Hot shooting by Tom Claude, Craig Espe and Gregg Betts in the first half allowed Algona's Bulldogs to withstand a last quarter rally on their way to a 65-57 North Central Conference victory at Eagle Grove Saturday night. The win was the second without a loss for the locals. Coach Howie Stephenson'sclub has a busy weekend ahead, facing Humboldt here Friday night, then traveling to Webster City the following evening. Both teams have been impressive in early outings, and the Lynx posted a win over favored Clear Lake in their opener. It took the Bulldogs, who counted 101 points, a new school record, in their opener, a while to roll against the Eagles. The home club got off to a 4-0 edge before Claude's first bucket broke the ice. After four minutes of action, Algona held a slim 8-7 lead and it went to 14-10 before the locals managed an 18-13 margin at the buzzer. Claude and Espe each had six of the 18 points. Betts canned four and picked up six of Algona's seven rebounds during the eight minutes. Claude and Betts each canned six points and Espe four during : the hot second period, which saw Algona up its lead to 10 points and maintain it. Espe managed a trio oi' steals and Tom Jones blocked a pair of shots to thwart Eagle Grove's offense. So, the Bulldogs went to the locker room at the half with a 37-25 bulge that at the moment seemed safe enough. And through the third period, the lead again ranged from 10 to 15 points, so victory seemed secure. Brocke Laws fired the locals during that eight minutes, canning five points and grabbing four rebounds. As it turned out, his spark was needed. Espe picked up his fourth foul early in the third-quarter, and sat out quite a bit of the contest from then on. Rog Meyer helped take up some of the slack with play that at times was again * * » Box score: ALGONA (65) FG FT F Boldridge 0 0-12 Laws 3 1-11 Betts C 0-0 2 Espe 82-24 Claude 8 2-62 Meyer 4 0-12 Jones 0 2-3 1 Farnham 0 0-10 29 7-15 14 EAGLE GROVE (57) FG FT F Smith 1 1-1 2 Hoath 3 3-61 Brauman 7 5-61 Hogenson 7 3-3 1 Blackman 2 0-14 Christensen 10-00 Salmon 1 0-10 Asche 0 0-0 2 Bernard 0 1-11 22 13-19 12 Coach Keith Christie's junior varsity also won its second without a loss, 71-40, in the curtain- raiser, with Dale Peterson getting 19 points, Craig Taylor 15 and Bruce Olson 13. The locals led, 38-20, at halftime. smooth. Coming down the stretch, the locals couldn't make a stall work very effectively and the Eagles, taking advantage of Algona mistakes and the shooting of Mark Hogenson and Bill Brauman, came dangerously close to salvaging the game. The Bulldogs, however, had enough poise left to win. Stephenson got a good chance to study his team's good and bad habits in this one - and will work the squad hard this week in an attempt to get ready for the big ones this weekend. Claude and Espe share scoring honors with 18 points each, followed by Betts with 12. Brauman topped the losers with 19, while Hogenson notched 17. Betts grabbed 14 rebounds to double the Eagles' best, Steve Hoath and Mark Blackman. Algona held a 30-24 rebounding edge and a 10-8 margin in steals, with Espe and Claude each coming np with four. Algona, (la.) Upper Des MolnM- tuttday, Nov, 29, 1966 t r******* ) • j ) ] Upper Des » A * * * * ***** M.M *************** i Bulldog Mat Team Wins Over Blue Earth, 24-16 Algona High's wrestling team kept an untarnished record, Saturday night, downing a strong Blue Earth varsity squad, 24 to 16, here. The junior varsity lost a 2917 decision, however, to the Minnesota junior squad. The varsity meet offered several contests as close as anyone could imagine, and in one match, the 127 Ib. division, the two contestants collided in such fashion that the resulting injuries canceled that event. Eddie Bennett, a freshman, turned in a win with a fall in the 103 Ib. event, his third pin in a row in his first varsity year. Wayne Taylor, another freshman, subbing forTomLaing who was out with an injury, lost his match but gave a good account of himself. The 165 Ib. event was one of the toughest, with Thomson of Blue Earth edging Max Miller on points, 1-0, wltn a last minute escape. TheMunger victory in the 120 Ib. event was another close, tough match. Results by weight: 95 Ibs.-Brekke (BE) over Denny Petersen (A), 5-0. 103 Ibs.-Bennett (A) over Quiring (BE), fall, 4:15. 112 Ibs.-Campbell (BE) over Taylor (A), fall, 2:45. 120 Ibs.-Larry Munger (A), over Purval (BE), 1-0. 127 Ibs.-Steve Claude (A) vs. Vosburgh (BE), no points given following head injury to Vosburgh. 133 Ibs. - Roger Menneke (A) over Pfaffinger (BE), 6-4. 138 Ibs. - Randy Riedinger (A) over Weider (BE), 6-0. 145 Ibs. - Cling Young (A)over Murphy (BE), fall, 3:47. 154 Ibs.-Hodgon (BE) over Bruce Bennett (A), 4-1. 165 Ibs. - Thomson (BE) over Miller (AX 1-0. 180 Ibs.- Phil Bode (A) over Brownlee (BE), 6-1. Hwt.-Brad Farnham (A) and Beyer (BE), draw, 3-3. JUNIOR VARSITY 95 Ibs.-Gade (A) over Hansen (BE), 3-1. 103 Ibs. - Bird (A) over Long (BE), 4-0. 112 Ibs.- Algona forfeit. 120 Ibs.-Herdal (BE) over Claude (A), 3-2. 127 Ibs.-Guerber (BE) over Miller (A), 2-1. 133 Ibs.-Hankeny (BE) over GUmore (A), 8-1. 138 Ibs. - Camp (A) over Willet (Bli), fall, 1:15. 145 Ibs. - Taylor (A) over Anderson (BE), 6-3. 154 Ibs. - Haahr (A) over Fei- dick (BE), 6-3. 165 Ibs. - Lorenzen (BE) over Hunt (A), fall, 1:59. 180 Ibs.-Claude (BE) over Aldrich (AX fall. -54 sec. Hwt.-Algona forfeit. (Kenny Marshall, slated to enter this one for Algona, was in the hospital with a knee injury). The next meet for Algona is at Clarion, Tuesday, Nov. 29, and the next home meet is Dec. 3. Lakota Cagers Golden Bears Open Tuesday Atft. Dodge Garrigan's Golden Bears will open their 1966-67 basketball season with a trip to Ft. Dodge and a meeting with the high school Dodgers tonight (Tuesday). The Bears will also be opening Coach Steve McCall's third year at the helm and are fresh from a 16-5 record a year ago. Mc- CalTs teams have won 26 and lost 17 in two years. The home opener will follow Friday when the Johnnies from St. John's of Bancroft visit Garrigan Fieldhouse for the first of two meetings between the schools this winter. Seniors Dick Muller and Bill Reding, both 6-4 and 2-year lettermen, are expected to lead the locals this season. Muller led the Bears in scoring last season with 360 points and a 17.1:. average, while Reding canned 277 points for a 13.2 average per game. Brian LaBarre andJimYoung- wirth, also seniors who lettered last year, will probably hold down two of the remaining starting spots and Joe Becker, Don Courtney, Jack Muller and Mike Nitchals are also expected to see action. LaBarre counted 110 points and Youngwirth got 531ast year. McCall expects development of a pair of first rate guards to be the toughest job facing him this year. WEST BEND-GRAETT1NGER WEST BEND —Boys: Greet- Oncer 83, Went Bend 41. High icorers, Chuck Moran (G) 26. Graettinger led the Corn Belt Conference game 36-22 at half. Season records, Graettinger 2-0, ;West B_end 0-2. Girls: Graettinger 66, West Bend 32. High scorers, Sue Studer (G) 36. Season records, West Bend_p-2_. TWIN RIVERS-GIL. CITY HOYS —Twin Rivers 68, GU- more City 45. Score at half: Twin Rivers 41, Gibnore City 17. High Scorers: Jack Harris (TR) 14; Bob Madson (GC) 13. Second straight conference victory for Pirates. GIRLS —Twin Rivers 46, Gilmore City 3». Score at half: Gilmore City 19, Twin Rivers 18. High Scorers: Susie Gran (TR) LAKOTA - The Lakota High School basketball team captured' both ends of a twin bill here Tuesday night as the girls* team stopped Ledyard 67-48 and the boys won their game by a 64-52 margin. Eugenia Klocke was high scorer for Ledyard with 19 points with Ranae Lloyd adding 17 points. Jo Junkermelr scored 28 points to lead Lakota. High point man for the Lakota boys was Terry Krominga with 17 points with Sherman Sleper adding 10 points. » Roger Wayne of Ledyard was high point man for the night as he scored 28 points. Bill Johnson added 12 points. LEDYARD GIRLS (48) FG FT PF TP Klocte 75 2 19 Packer l 0 0 « Lloyd 3 11 0 17 DeBoer 0060 Manic* 5 0 0 10 McKlnnon .0 0 SO Johnson 0040 Warner 0010 TOTAL 16 16 18 48 LAKOTA GIRLS (67) FG FT PF TP Junkcrmeiw 13 2 5 28 Leonard 6 0 0 12 Hertzke, N 0111 Sheldahl 1 0 02 Sleper 0, 0 B 0 Christ ^0 0- 5 0 Johnson 0 0 S 0 Hertzke, G. 10 4 3 24 Coy 0030 TOTAL 30 7 37 67 LEDYARD BOYS (52) FG FT PF TP Mayne 8 12 4 . 28 Libyd 1022 Johnson A. 1 3 25 Govern 2 034 Johnson 52 4 12 Logemann 0 14 1 TOTAL 17 18 19 52 LAKOTA BOYS (64) Koppen Krominga Johnson Madetzke Sleper Meurer Matnis Karols Hoeppner Lewis • TOTAL Lfldyard Boys Lakota Boys FG 4 7 1 1 5 2 3 2 1 0 26 14 13 FT PF TP 1 3 1 3 0 0 0 2 2 0 12 11 17 5 5 4 4 5 2 4 5 0 1 35 12 15 14 20 '9 17 3 5 10 4 6 6 4 0 64 52 64 Titonka Girls Bow To Late Rally, 59-55 Capture Pair Harms Smldt Battling *Beenken TOTAL 0020 0040 0010 0000 23 13 16 59 LINCOLN-CENTRAL - Scoring four points in the last minute of play gained the Titonka girls a 59 - 55 victory over the Lincoln- Central girls Tuesday night. Cheryl Cunningham, led Titonka with 28 points. Judy Ack- «rman added 17 points with Karen Rlckless chipping in 14 points. Lincoln - Central's Susan Holl, had a good scoring night as she led both teams with 47 points. TITONKA GIRLS (59) FG FT PF TP Rickless, K 4 6 3 14 Ackkerman 8 I 5 i? Cunningham 11 6. 1 28 LINCOLN-CENTRAL GIRLS(55) FG FT PF TP Neppl 1 00 2 Hatting 0000 Holl 17 13 4 47 KUngbeil 2226 Sunde 0040 Holl, M. 0060 Ullensvang 0 050 Howard 000 0 TOTAL 20 15 21 55 Titonka Girls 16 14 11 18 59 Lincoln-Central Girls 14 16 11 14 55 KANAWHA CORWITH-WESLEY BOYS: Corwith-Wesley 81, Kanawha 47. Scoring: Mike Anderson (CW) 17, .Joel. Bartik (CW) 17, Jim Schrader (K)'l5. Corf itb-Wesley led 37-39 at half- am*. 'North Star Conference game. GIRLS: Kanawha 50, CorWith- Wesley 47. Scoring:,Stuflick (K) 38, Studer (CW) 21. SHEFFIELD- Lu VIRMfc BOYS: Lu Verne 90, Sheffield 66. Scoring: Lu Verne led 41-21 at halftime. Norm- Star Conference game. ' GIRLS: Sheffield 65, Lu Verne> 55. Book Fair Is Set Dec. 5-9 At Bancroft St. John High School at Bancroft, will sponsor a Book Fair Dec. 5-9. Parents, students and friends will be able to browse and purchase books. The Book Fair will be open during the hours of 3:30 to 5 every day and Dec. 8 after the 7 and 9 o'clock Masses. Books will be on display in the library of the high school. The Fair will not only help spur student interest in reading and building home libraries, but will also contribute to a worthwhile project. For every five books purchased by students or parents or friends, the school will be able to purchase a book for the library. The Book Fair display will include attractive new books from many publishers in all popular price ranges, All reading areas of interest to students will be represented, including classics, fiction, biographies, adventure stories, science, nature, crafts, mystery and reference books. Wonderful books to read or give as gifts. There will be some books for the very young as well as for adults.
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