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Sept. 17

• 10 years ago in 2007

North Tama’s Blaire and Brooke Dinsdale and South Tama’s Blake Nelson left their respective fields in the dust at the BCLUW Comets Cross Country Invitational as they won the individual titles. Blaire came in first at 14:35, Brooke, second, at 14:37 and Nelson first with a time of 17:29.

• 25 years ago in 1992

A late rally in the second game helped ignite the BCL-U-W girls as they took the last three of four games winning 15-13, 17-15 and 15-13 over Grundy Center as Jane Smith, Shannan Kadner and Cherilyn Kruse led the Comets to victory.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Brian Salasek scored two touchdowns and Mark Halverson one as LDF blanked Garwin 20-0 with Salasek totaling 180 yards in 20 carries.

Sept. 18

• 10 years ago in 2007

Marshalltown High School Homecoming royalty for 2007 were Anthony Baccam, king, and Alyssa Gillen, queen.

• 25 years ago in 1992

East Marshall Homecoming court consisted of: Caroline Carter, Jennifer Berkey, Ali Wilkens, Julie Neuroth and Angie Kaisand for queen and Josh Dunham, Eric Stevens, Chad Anderson, Troy Nikkel and Charlie Beach for king.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Jeff Stichter set a new MHS record with 40.8 points scored in the 106.95-91.15 defeat of defending champion Linn-Mar as he took firsts in floor exercise, rings and high bar and seconds in vault and bars in the gymnastics meet.

Sept. 19

• 10 years ago in 2007

MHS girls swim team rallied past Ames 99-87 as the 100 backstroke proved to be the key race and Meredith Johnson had been under the weather, but that didn’t stop her from winning it in a time of 1:05:29.

• 25 years ago in 1992

The Bobcats were 3-0 for the season after the 20-17 victory over Urbandale as Joe Huff’s fourth down reception capped a 74-yard drive with 39 seconds remaining on the clock for the go ahead score.

• 40 years ago in 1977

MHS football players opened conference play with a 7-2 win over Waterloo East as Emmett Huston scored on a 41-yard run.

Sept. 20

• 10 years ago in 2007

The Marshalltown Community College volleyball squad bounced back from an earlier loss to defeat Ellsworth Community College 30-18, 30-26 and 30-21 as the Tigers were led by Jessica Lopez, Michelle Elliott and Abby Horbach.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Emily Bradbury and Lindsey Ingleby, co-editors of the Cat Tracks, Anson Middle School’s newspaper, helped clean up trash along three miles of Highway 330 with the rest of the newspaper staff.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Herbie Wilson, 13, had a fine fishing adventure with his friend Roger Faber, 12, as he caught a 11.5 pound channel catfish at Twin Anchors, Colo, and Faber caught a 4.5 pounder.

Sept. 21

• 10 years ago in 2007

Gavin Simatovich and Rachel McCahuey were crowned Litt Miss and Mister Oktemberfest on the grounds of the Marshall County Courthouse.

• 25 years ago in 1992

The MHS girls swim team won their own invitational with 496 points while winning nine of the 12 events against Ames, Ottumwa, Ankeny, Linn-Mar, Boone and Williamsburg.

• 40 years ago in 1977

The Green Mountain baseball team clubbed Collins 9-1 as Paul Krough struck out eight and Bob Hessenius, Steve Groth and Tim Odle led the offense with two hits each.

Sept. 22

• 10 years ago in 2007

A 21-point fourth quarter helped GMG pull away victorious from Midland for the 35-13 Homecoming win as Wade Raymond carried 31 times for 243 yards and Tim Mooney had 16 tackles including a quarterback sack.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Laura Baitinger, of the Albion Ables 4-H Club, was elected president of the Marshall County 4-H Council as Keenan Newby, Laurel Livewires, was named vice president; Andy Kilborn, Marshall County Mounties, secretary-treasurer and Melissa Dooley, Albion Ables, reporter-historian.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Elizabeth Lytle and Becky Speer, members of the YWCA “Y-Ettes,” were involved in making clothes by hand for dolls donated to the Fidelity Bank for distribution by the Salvation Army at Christmastime.

Sept. 23

• 10 years ago in 2007

Zane Johnson, of Le Grand competed in the States Games of America held at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., winning silver medals in the shot put and discus and a bronze medal in the 100-yard dash.

• 25 years ago in 1992

West Marshall Homecoming royalty candidates were: Pam Bartine, Kim Baker, Gretchen Jones, Emily Halter and Jamie Andrews, for queen and for king: Shanon Phillips, Chris Juel, Taylor Bear, Dustin Haney and Wade Buck.

• 40 years ago in 1977

The ninth grade cheerleaders at Miller Middle School were: Chris Wheeler, Debbie Lewis, Sue Andrews, Debbie Lukehart, Nancy Peterson, Karla Lacina, Lori Paglia and Jan Grimes.