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Oct. 8

• 10 years ago in 2007

Grundy Center football team held Jesup scoreless in the 21-0 victory as Zach Mackie carried the ball 25 times for 201 yards and a touch down.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Jodi Paige Perry, 17, the daughter of Delwin and Kathie Perry, of Le Grand, was named the first runner-up in the 16 and over age division at the America’s Cover Miss Pageant.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Brian Salasek ran for two touchdowns to lead LDF to its fifth football victory without a loss in the 30-0 skunking of United Community of Boone.

Oct. 9

• 10 years ago in 2007

Teri Schnelle, a 2007 graduate of East Marshall, earned the designation of AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of her exceptional achievement on the college level Advanced Placement Program Exams.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Holly Bartlett instructed classmates Thomas Doane-Swanson and Molly Gervich in the construction of a spider web in the science display reminiscent of Halloween in the Franklin Elementary fourth grade class of Dennis Eige.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Finalists for the Marshalltown High School homecoming queen were: Robyn Blanchard, Kelley Goodman, Lori Young, Beth Mycka and Ann Konzen.

Oct. 10

• 10 years ago in 2007

The East Marshall boys cross country squad, the 14-ranked team in Class 2A, won the team title at the NU High Cross Country Invitational as Andy Kozak came in third, Wes Ohrt ran sixth and Brennan Wears finished in seventh.

• 25 years ago in 1992

The Bobcat football team eked out a victory at Ankeny 16-15 as Andy Sommerlot led the offense with 95 yards total and a touchdown.

• 40 years ago in 1977

The West Marshall Trojans nailed their homecoming game 20-12 over Carlisle as Jim Knuth scored the first two touchdowns and amassed 135 yards and Marty Sutten gained 139 yards and scored the final touchdown.

Oct. 11

• 10 years ago in 2007

The 2007-08 MHS I-JAG student officers were: Ricky Stevens, president; Robert Radcliff, vice president of leadership; Mehlon Maxwell, vice president of social activities; Yai’ Sha McMullen, secretary; Jessi Brisson, vice president of community service and Adrian Lizarde, vice president of Career preparation.

• 25 years ago in 1992

South Tama running back Steve Chyma sprinted for 287 yards rushing and scored two touchdowns as the Trojans pounded Oskaloosa 34-14 and backfield running-mate Earl Murty ran for 70 additional yards and two touchdowns.

• 40 years ago in 1977

George Kadrmas Jr., 18, of Traer, was one of 33 Iowa 4-H’ers named state 4-H Award winners and delegates to the National 4-H Congress in Chicago.

Oct. 12

• 10 years ago in 2007

The MHS boys cross country team won its third consecutive CIML Iowa Conference Cross Country Championship behind the running of Nate Sletten, runner-up; Logan Swarts, third and Luke Demmel, fourth while Jill Lageschulte was the individual women’s winner for the second time.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Green Mountain-Garwin netters swept Allison-Bristow 15-11, 15-12 and 15-7 as Jenny Sinclair went 15-for-15 scoring with three aces and Jeri Hartwig served 25-for-26 with 12 aces.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Union-Whitten youngsters: Scott Bumsted, Sylvia Hauser, Kendra Paglia, Mike Hanrahan, Scott Lewis and Jim Smitherman tried their hands at baking goodies which would be sold along with other classmates treats at Robies Market in Union.

Oct. 13

• 10 years ago in 2007

BCLUW football team held on to defeat Grundy Center 36-22 as Terry Matney led the offense by carrying the ball 49 times for 185 yards and one touchdown.

• 25 years ago in 1992

East Marshall eighth graders Marci Wolken and Darcy Randall baked cookies in Gilman to sell and give the proceeds to Hurricane Andrew victims. About 88 dozen of the 90-100 dozen cookies were sold with the class collecting more than $350.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Connie Greiner, MHS senior, was announced by the National Council of Teacher of English as a national winner of the NCTE Achievement Awards for superior performance in writing.

Oct. 14

• 10 years ago in 2007

East Marshall’s depth was able to overcome BCLUW’s two front runners as the Mustang boys won the North Iowa Cedar League boys cross country conference meet with 67 points as Andy Kozak led the Mustangs.

• 25 years ago in 1992

The MHS volleyball squad clobbered West Des Moines Valley in three straight sets of 15-3, 15-7 and 15-11 as Amy Trowbridge had one of her best nights with 10 kills and going 16-for -20 in spikes.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Lori Young, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Young, was crowned the 1977 MHS Homecoming Queen.