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Oct. 15

• 10 years ago in 2007

Green Mountain-Garwin Wolverines stomped Montezuma in volleyball action with a three-sweep of 25-20, 25-16 and 25-18 as seniors Brittany Mullins and Kacie Mathern supplied the serving punch with 14 aces providing 11 and nine points, respectively.

• 25 years ago in 1992

BCL-U-W Comet volleyball squad defeated East Marshall 15-5, 16-14 and 15-8 in four games as Shannon Kadner had a good night going 25-for-27 spikes with 12 kills and three blocks, also hitting 14-of-16 serves with six aces.

• 40 years ago in 1977

West Marshall Trojans football team trampled Ballard 21-6 as Marty Sutten ran for 174 yards on 40 carries for one touchdown and Jim Knuth scrambled for 157 yards on 22 carries for two touchdowns.

Oct. 16

• 10 years ago in 2007

The East Marshall volleyball squad dodged the comeback attempt of BCLUW winning 25-16, 25-17 and 27-25 in four games as Jena Diers finished with 19 kills and seven blocks to lead the Mustangs.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Marshalltown High School musicians Adam Zeihan, Allison Erion, Mary K. Yokum, Aaron Nuss and T.J. Spain prepared for their performance in the MHS Orchestral/Choral Concert.

• 40 years ago in 1977

MHS cross country runners Jeff Clawson, Todd Arnold, Dennis Downing, Dave Mattox, Jim Hinshaw, Bryan Trickey and Bill Milholin advanced to the state cross country meet.

Oct. 17

• 10 years ago in 2007

The MHS volleyball girls clinched second place in the CIML with a 3-0 sweep over West Des Moines Valley 25-22, 25-14 and 25-12 as Tahler Johnson and Lauren Lockhart led the offensive attack.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Ethan Crow, 4, son of Ron and Lorraine Crow, picked his ‘apple a day,’ a 2 pound, 18 inch circumference Wolf River apple.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Toni Buchanan and Robb Gage finished first and second in the “Guessimation Contest” at Anson Elementary beating out more than 400 students trying to guess how many kernels of corn were in the aquarium. Buchanan’s guess of 30,500 was closet and won her a microscope kit.

Oct. 18

• 10 years ago in 2007

C.J. Dall, MHS student, assisted second grader Irene Munoz in building a bat house at the St. Henry’s Attendance Center at Marshalltown Area Catholic School.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Tami Huff, daughter of David and Margie Huff, was installed as the president of the ninth and 10th grade Y-Teens Club.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Becky Brintnall, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Brintnall, celebrated her 22nd birthday by winning the No. 1 singles title and by being half of the winning No. 1 doubles title in the small college division of the State IAIAW tennis tournament.

Oct. 19

• 10 years ago in 2007

After a two-year drought, the MHS girls’ cross country team snagged the third and final seat for the state cross country meet and secured the final two spots in the Top 10 runners in Jill Lageschulte and Lydia Martin.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Christopher Jero, a junior at the University of Northern Iowa, performed in the Northern Iowa International Dance Theatre. Dancers from UNI’s Orchesis joined International Dance Theatre performers in a joint production.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Garwin quarterback Jerry Rohach was named the Area Player of the Week for his 218 yard, 14-of-26 passes performance that scored three touchdowns in the 33-0 skunking over Colo.

Oct. 20

• 10 years ago in 2007

Victoria Vaudt, a student at Hoglan Elementary School, was the city-wide winner in the fire protection poster contest earning her a $100 savings bond and a trophy.

• 25 yeas ago in 1992

Area middle school students chosen for the Iowa 1992 Opus Honor Choir were: Nikki Keller, eighth grade at Anson; Beth Hansen, eighth grade, Sarah Sharp, eighth grade and Dan Gregory, seventh grade, all at Miller; and Cimber Miller, eighth grade, GMG.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Laurel Kippy and Jill Terrillion, both dressed as tigers, were ready to attend the YWCA Community Halloween Carnival.

Oct. 21

• 10 years ago in 2007

Wyatt Hanus completed his 28th career touchdown pass at North Tama to become the school’s all-time leader, helping the Red Hawks clinch a playoff spot with a 18-7 victory over Central City in Class A, District 6 play.

• 25 years ago in 1992

MHS swimmers scored an easy dual victory as the Bobcats led with 1-2-3 finishes in the 200 yard medley relay, the 100 backstroke and the 100 breaststroke.

• 40 years ago in 1977

South Tama shut down Indianola 22-7 as Dan Cruikshank ran for 122 yards on 15 carries for a touchdown.