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Sept. 24

• 10 years ago in 2007

Fall is here or that’s what Nathan Courtney, Breanna Bly, Alejandra Bly and Brandon Courtney thought as they played in the pile of fallen leaves.

• 25 years ago in 1992

The Hubbard-Radcliffe volleyball squad made it a three-game sweep over GMG 15-5, 15-1 and 15-5 as all-stater Lisa Brinkmeyer led the Rebels going 34-for-35 spikes with 11 kills and five blocks.

• 40 years ago in 1977

The LDF Warhawks crushed Colo 37-0 as Brian Salasek ran for 138 yards on 12 carries for two touchdowns and quarterback Mark Halverson ran for 96 yards on six carries resulting in two touchdowns.

Sept. 25

• 10 years ago in 2007

GMG High School students chose a new homecoming king and queen on Sept. 19 in King Wade Raymond and Queen Jamie Degner.

• 25 years ago in 1992

East Marshall Homecoming King and Queen were Troy Nikkel and Caroline Carter.

• 40 years ago in 1977

The Marshalltown High School cross country team came in first and second as the girls brought home the Les Duke Invitational title for the second year in a row with Denise Leavy placing second and the boys finished second with Dennis Downing coming in fifth.

Sept. 26

• 10 years ago in 2007

The 2007 MHS Homecoming royalty were: Alyssa Vogel, Elli Mathis, Kelly Fitzgerald, Victoria Ahn, Molly Pollpeter, Caitlin Jones and Amber Illum for queen and king candidates were: Tyler Peschong, Kellyn Fogarty, Paul Thompson, Tito Roth, Aaron Gervich, Josh Atcher and Cole Danielson.

• 25 years ago in 1992

MHS Homecoming candidates for queen and king were: Dena Stone, Jill Bonzer, Anne Bloom, Stacey Wagoner, Wendy Zwemke, Lisa Brockman and Amy Mount; Michael Moore, Dan Hartwig, Chris Miller, Patrick Hagen, Michael Lewis, Chad Schafer and Brady Byers.

• 40 years ago in 1977

The West Marshall girls’ softball team shut-out SEMCO 10-0 in sectional play as Cindy Freese struck out 11 batters and Chris Stoop, Teri Zink and Julie Gaunt came through with two hits each.

Sept. 27

• 10 years ago in 2007

Tyler Peschong was named the Iowa Network Services Class 4A Player of the Week after he went 24-of-36 for 385 yards and five touchdowns in the victory over Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Nathan Goecke, of State Center, a member of the Melbourne 4-H Club, showed the grand champion commercial breeding heifer at the National Dairy Cattle Congress.

• 40 years ago in 1977

The Lenihan ninth grade cheerleaders were: Deb Edgar, Jan McCormack, Jamie Egnew, Kris Smith, Deidre Fairall, Becky Banzhaf, Maureen McCright, Lori Springer, Julie Moore, Joan Egli, JoAnn Jansen and Regina Ream.

Sept. 28

• 10 years ago in 2007

MHS crowned Tito Roth as homecoming king and his queen was Caitlin Jones.

• 25 years ago in 1992

A couple of former area prep standouts, Brian Gordon, of Grundy Center, and Gary Knaack, of Gladbrook, contributed to the Central College 31-21 defeat of Wartburg as they both had four tackles and a pass break up to their credit.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Ann Goecke, 16, of State Center, showed the reserve champion Polled Hereford breeding heifer, a 945 pound spring yearling at the 50th anniversary edition of Ak-Sar-Ben Livestock Exposition.

Sept. 29

• 10 years ago in 2007

The Bobcats opened conference football action with a 57-20 Homecoming victory over Mason City as Derek Williams led the offense with three pass receptions for 90 yards, forced two fumbles and sacked the quarterback twice while Kyle Wildman had two fumble recoveries and an interception.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Glick Elementary students Joel Allison, Matt Hain and Justin Hain helped celebrate the school’s 90th birthday at the open house.

• 40 years ago in 1977

The Anson Junior High ninth grade cheerleaders were: Melissa Ewalt, Lori Kester, Sandi DeHaan, Gena Eldridge, Sharon Moraver, Kristen Danielson, Angie Stewart and Jill Nieman.

Sept. 30

• 10 years ago in 2007

The answers to the “Sound Off” question of “Which TV show would you like to appear on?” were: Dirty Jobs, Eight Simple Rules, Miami Ink, Myth Busters and Full House.

• 25 years ago in 1992

The MHS boys cross country squad took the Knoxville Invitational with a low 23 points as Charlie Kelly took first place; Todd Joslin, third; Jim Dobbins, fourth; Jeff Ridout, seventh and Mike Rickert, eighth.

• 40 years ago in 1977

The MHS girls swim team topped Mason City 59-24 as Beth Klinkefus broke the MHS diving record for the second time in the year and Deb Wuest set a new record breaking the oldest mark on the books, the 100 yard breaststroke.