TimesAgo

Oct. 1

• 10 years ago in 2007

With the likes of Blaire and Brooke Dinsdale and Sara Stoakes finishing one, two and three at the South Hardin Cross Country Invitational, North Tama easily took the title.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Green Mountain-Garwin Wolverines took a 4-game victory over the East Marshall Mustangs on their home court 15-4, 14-16, 15-7 and 15-9 as Steph Furrow served 18-of-19 with four aces and Carrie Boldt went 16-of-20 with seven aces while Angie Sandquist hit 14-of-15 spikes for four aces and Mary Langenbau hit all 14 of her spikes for 11 aces.

• 40 years ago in 1977

LDF Homecoming royalty after the crowning ceremony were Queen Kristi Matney and her court: Sharon Stangeland, Dawn Crookshank, Lori Parks and Robin Rubenbauer.

Oct. 2

• 10 years ago in 2007

Logan Swarts won the first race of his career as the Marshalltown High School boys cross country team won the Norwalk Invitational with Swarts leading a five-pack of Bobcats who finished in the top seven spots.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Chad Schafer and Stacey Wagoner were crowned king and queen at the MHS Coronation ceremony.

• 40 years ago in 1977

With the 21-13 victory over Mason City, Marshalltown took over the top pot of the Big 8 Conference with a record of 2-0 as Emmett Huston led the offense with a total of 101 yards.

Oct. 3

• 10 years ago in 2007

MHS girls’ swim team led by Meredith Johnson’s four wins in the 50-yd. freestyle, the 100 freestyle and both the 200 and 400 freestyle relay teams defeated Mason City 58-44.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Eight members of the MHS cheer squad earned the Universal Cheerleader Association All-Star rating in competition during the summer break: Amy Lander, Katie Smith, Jelissa Clark, Dena Stone, Amy Mount, Chris Miller, Jim Sutherland and Ben Miller.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Homecoming queen candidates for SEMCO were: Kathy Scurr, Ann Dee Mann, Bambi Paul, Alice Plum, Jeri Paul and Sue Roe.

Oct. 4

• 10 years ago in 2007

Marshalltown Community College sophomore forward Arkenson Neckels was named the National Junior College Athletic Association Div. 1 men’s soccer Player of the Week when he shattered the national record for amount of goals scored in one game by scoring 13, the old record was nine.

• 25 years ago in 1992

The Gold Award, highest award in Girl Scouts, was presented to Brandi Boriskey. To earn the award, a girl has to design and carry out a plan of activities covering community services, career exploration, specialized interest projects and leadership skills. She also received a plaque from the House of Representatives District 72.

• 40 years ago in 1977

The Green Mountain Mounties blitzed Moulton-Udell 11-0 in five innings as Tim Odle produced two hits, Bob Hessenius had two hits and two RBIs and Paul Krough had a double with two RBIs.

Oct. 5

• 10 years ago in 2007

The East Marshall boys cross country squad topped the field at the Dike-New Hartford Invitational with a score of 81 as Andy Kozak finished best for the Mustangs in fifth place.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Two Marshalltown residents and sophomores at the University of Iowa, Matt Hinerfield and Brent Thiessen were selected to perform with the Old Gold Singers, the university’s swing choir.

• 40 years ago in 1977

The West Marshall Trojanettes defeated NESCO 5-1 and advanced to Regional action in fall softball action as Teri Zink led the offense with two hits.

Oct. 6

• 10 years ago in 2007

GMG rolled up 328 rushing yards and seven touchdowns in the 53-14 victory over Springville as Wade Raymond led the Wolverines with 197 yards on the ground and two touchdowns and Brad Holloway added two rushing touchdowns and 47 yards receiving for a score along with an interception.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Tammy Nauman, a 1991 MHS graduate, was appointed a full time, live-in nanny for a Pennsylvania family with two boys ages six and seven for a one-year commitment.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Mrs. Paul Goecke and daughter Kristin, of Union, won the 18th annual Marshall County RAVE contest at the Iowa Veterans Home singing “I’d Do Anything.”

Oct. 7

• 10 years ago in 2007

Zach Underhill, 12, of Le Grand, Brooke Borton, 13, of Marshalltown, and Troy Cannon, 12, of Marshalltown, all harvested an eight-point buck with Borton and Cannon getting theirs in their first season and Underhill scoring his with a muzzle loader.

• 25 years ago in 1992

The Bobcat girls’ swim team beat Urbandale 109-77 as Lesa Reynolds nailed the diving competition and the relay teams of: Tara Sondall, Heather Rouse, Shelley Stanley and Stacey Spooner and Alexa Howard, Shelly Brueggeman, Stephanie Neuroth and Staci Nelson went one and two in the 200 freestyle.

• 40 years ago in 1977

West Marshall softball defeated Sheffield-Chapin 2-1 and advanced to the Fall State Tournament after Julie Gaunt broke the 1-1 tie with a seventh inning hit to score the winning run which was pretty good for being crowned queen of homecoming earlier in the day.