The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 22, 1966 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 22, 1966
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AHS, GHS, 11-1 Total, Gird For Clinic Here Algona's two high school basketball teams, public and Ga r- rtgan, both riding the crest of lengthy winning streaks, are getting ready tor the first annual Holiday Coaching Clinic, which will be held at Gari-igan Fieldhouse Dec. 28. Coach Howie Stephenson's Bulldogs, who are unbeaten in six outings to date, will meet Jefferson at 7 p. m. and Coach Steve McCall's Golden Bears, who have won their last five after an opening game defeat, will tangle with Hull Western Christian at 8:30 p. m., the two games serving as a climax of the Clinic. Both visiting clubs have also posted very impressive records this season - and at last count, Western Christian was listed among the state's unbeaten clubs. Four sports will be discussed for the benefit of visiting coaches during daytime sessions. Stephenson, McCall, Mike Vanden Boscn, Western Christian, and Bill Speer, Jefferson, will handle various aspects of winning basketball; Keith Christie, AHS, and Beanie Cooper, GHS, will be speakers at the football clinic; Christie and Duane Kramer, GHS, are in charge of the baseball discussion; and Cooper and Don Camenish, AHS, will talk about track. Another feature will be an appearance by Craig Lewellyn, former AHS student who Is now head student trainer at Iowa State University, Ames. However, all of the Interest in the Clinic for area fans will revolve around the two evening basketball attractions. And they should be dandies. Most obser/ers who have seen most games by both clubs to date feel that the public and Garrigan teams, while using some strategies that are similar and some that are not, are about even in strength at the present. And they both have plenty, as opponents will attest. The Bulldogs are leading the North Central Conference pack at the present time by two full games, with a 5-0 loop record. The locals are scoring at a 75.5 average pace, while allowing 50.1 points per game so far. Tom Claude, senior guard, is leading the pack in scoring with 113 points and an 18.8 average, 4-Alflana (la.) Upper D«« Mefrt«« TWidoy, Dee. 22, 1966 while Craig Espe, another senior guard who sparkplugs the pressing defense, has hit 101 points for a 16.8 mark. Rog Meyer, Junior forward, is third with 60 points, 10 point ave., then come Greg Belts, 59, 9.8; Brocke Laws, 42, 7; Tom Jones, 33, 5.5; and Bill Boldridge, 2(5, 4.3. The three remaining reserves, Rich Black, Bob Farnham and Rog Wlldin, have scored nine, six and four points each while seeing limited duty. Claude has scored from 15 to 22 points in all six games, while Espe's range is from eight to 22. Meanwhile, the cross-town Bears have an 83.1 scoring average (one of the highs in the state), while giving up an average of 56 points per game through six starts. Top scorer to date is Brian LaBarre, senior guard, with 130 points and a 21.7 average, with Bill Reding, senior guard and ace playmaker, at 106 points and a 17.7 ave. Number three man is big Dick Muller, senior center who has already shattered the school's career scoring mark with 672 points, who has pitched In 90 points for a 15 point ave. Joe Becker, who was a reserve through the first five contests, has pumped in 66 points for an 11 point mark. Then come Jack Muller and Jim Youngwirth, 36 and six, each; Don Courtney, 16, 2.7; Mike Nlt- chals, nine, 1.5; and Dave McCarthy, eight, 1.3. LaBarre's total has come from games In which he has scored 16 to 34 points and Reding has managed from 13-24 points each time out this season. Sfessir, next Wednesday night promises plenty in the way of basketball at Garrigan Fieldhouse, beginning at 7 p. m. Grapplers Work For Osage Meet Algona High School's wrestling team, which has posted an impressive record in a pair of invitational meets so far, will make a pitch at the crown at the Osage Invitational Friday, Dec. 30. Coach Champ Martin's team won the Algona Invitational Dec. 10 and placed third in the Eagle Grove Invitational a week earlier. Both were eight team meets. The club's dual meet record went to 4-2 Friday when Ft. Dodge posted a 24-18 victory over the locals here. The Dodgers also finished above the Bulldogs at Eagle Grove. The grapplers have scored 149 points in six duals for a 24.8 average, while the opposition has scored 95 points, an average of 15.8. Leading individual so far Is Clint Young, 145-pounder, who has defeated 12"straight foes, Including one by fall, for a total of 38 points. Next is Don Camp, 133, with a 9-1 mark and four falls (tops on the squad) for 35 points. Max Miller, now at 165, Is 10-2 with one fall for 32 points; Larry Munger, 8-3-1 and two falls, 30; Steve Claude, 7-4 and two falls, 25; Pandy Riedlnger, 8-2, 24; Bruce Bennett, 7-4-1, 23; Brad Farnham, 6-5-1, 22; Denny Petersen, 6-5-1, 20; Phil Bode, 5-4, 15; and Ed Bennett, 4-4, 14. Algona has won 13 matches by falls, while giving up 14 losses by the same method. After the Osage meet, the locals wind up their dual meet season during January, with four at home and two on the road, including five North Central Conference events. Sectional action will follow the finale Jan. 27. ; THE- USPER DES MOINfiS Invites you to send in your own local news items. A good watch doesn't have to cost more than Caravelle. Garrigan 43-34 Over No. D-M, IHSAA Clinic Garrigan bombed North Des Moines, 24-10, during the first eight mlmites of action and went on to post a 43-34 margin over the Polar Bears In the final half of action in the winter coaching clinic exhibition game sponsored by the Iowa High School Athletic Assn. at Veterans Auditorium, Des Moines, Saturday afternoon. The Golden Bears, who have won their last five decisions after a season-opening loss to Ft. Dodge, represented the Darks who downed the whites, 146-129, in four halves of action. Dubuque Wahlert downed Mason City, 34-25, for the only White win, while other Dark winners were Carroll, 41-32, over Anamosa and Sioux Center dumped Iowa City, 37-29. Coach Steve McCall gave a lecture for the 300 coaches from all over the state during the clinic portion of the program on using a defense to attack a pressure defense before his lads took the court against the big North club, which featured a 6-8 center and forwards that measured 6-5 and 6-4. Brian LaBarre flipped in three fielders, Bill Reding two and Joe Becker and Jim Youngwlrth one each as the locals built a 14-point first period lead. Then big Dick Muller, who garnered 10 rebounds in the two periods, led the second period scoring with a trio of baskets and several free tosses, while Becker canned a pair and LaBarre, Reding and Youngwirth one each. Muller wound up the topscorer for the locals with 12 points, while LaBarre added 11, Becker eight, Reding seven and Youngwirth five. Dick Gordon got nine for North. The Bears racked up 11 steals, with Becker getting three and the rest of the starters two apiece. Sentral Girls In BB Meet At Pocahontas i Pocahontas will host a Girls Basketball Tournament during Christmas vacation, Dec. 27 and 29. Everly, defending State Champion, meets Allison-Bristow, ranked 3rd In the state, Dec. 27 at 7 p. m. Sentral of Fenton, with a record of 11-1, meets Pocahontas, 8-0, at 8:30 p. m. Winners play each other at 8:30 Dec. 29, preceded by a consolation game at 7 p. m. Twin Rivers wins, 81-75 ROCKWELL CITY — Twin Rivers of Bode defeated Rockwell City 81-75 in a Twin Lakes Conference game. The Pirates held a one point lead at halftime and trailed by one at the end of three periods. Doug Logue and Christensen led Twin Rivers in scoring with 24 points each. Rich I.ange and Bob Rossow. led the Rockwell City attack with 16 and 15 points respectively. CARAVELLE* from $10.95 Each Caravelle has a finely machined, jeweled lover movement that's shock resistant. Bulova didn't stop there. Caravelle is anti magnetic and has an unbreakable mainspring, too. And each Waterproof* Caravelle is individually tested. There are many styles for both men and women So don't spend a fortune on an expen sive watch. Get the good one from Caravelle From $10.95. CARAVELLE division of Bulova. OPEN EVERY NITE UNTIL CHRISTMAS EXCEPT SATURDAYS. WUTGEN JEWELERS JJQE. 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