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Nov. 19

• 10 years ago in 2007

The Marshalltown Community College Tigers soccer team brought home a third place trophy from the NJC Div. 1 Championship tournament as they defeated San Jacinto-South 1-0 with Arkenson Neckels getting the only score off an assist from Jaime Perez.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Sara Meints, of Steamboat Rock, received a $150 scholarship for her participation in Iowa’s Young Woman of the Year in which she was runner-up and the winner of a $950 scholarship.

• 40 years ago in 1977

West Marshall Trojanettes’ Kathy Lively started out slow on her way to 39 points as she led her team to a 70-52 win over BCL.

Nov. 20

• 10 years ago in 2007

Former Marshalltown High School cross country stand out, Stephen Dak, led the Iowa Central Community College men’s cross country team to a first place finish at the NJC Half Marathon Championships.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Scott Walker, of Marshalltown, performed with the Central Iowa Symphony on horn at the Ames City Hall Auditorium.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Mat Wuertz played the role of the bad guy while Rich Robeson acted the part of the hero in the Lenihan Junior High School production of “Short Stretch at the Gallows.”

Nov. 21

• 10 years ago in 2007

GMG opened its girls’ basketball season with a 52-42 win over BCLUW as Tara Gray and Kacie Mathern led the offense with 18 and 12 points, respectively.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Students at South Tama have been named state champions in their enrollment category for the Physical Fitness award for the fourth consecutive year with 23.9 percent of the students receiving the Presidential Physical Fitness Award.

• 40 years ago in 1977

The University of Iowa Phi Beta Kappa High School Scholarship Award for freshman was presented to MHS Principal Dr. John Finnessy in honor of 1976 graduates: Beverly Boddiker, David Chase, Lori Ervin, Carol Gilles, Robert Logan, Cheryl Plahn, Cynthia Welp, Diann Wilder and Sandra Wyatt.

Nov. 22

• 10 years ago in 2007

MHS leading volleyball middle hitter Tahler Johnston was named to the Class 4A All State third team by the Iowa Girls Coaches Association.

• 25 years ago in 1992

MHS boys basketball team topped Des Moines Roosevelt in the Central Iowa Metro League Jamboree 27-24 as Patrick Hagen scored eight points for the ‘Cats.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Twins Kris and Kim Groth were honored at the 1977 Marshall County Cattlemen’s Association banquet as Kris was named the Marshall County Beef Queen for 1977 and Kim received trophies for showing the champion beef carcass steer at the Central Iowa Fair.

Nov. 23

• 10 years ago in 2007

MCC volleyball player Jessica Lopez, of Moca, Puerto Rico, received All Region XI-A first team honors as she led the Tigers in hitting percentage and blocks.

• 25 years ago in 1992

MCC men’s basketball team clubbed rival NIACC of Mason City 88-63 and went on to defeat North Dakota Lake Region of Devil’s Lake, N.D., 86-52 in the Bue Lite Classic as Brent Sherrill and Eric Coleman led the offense.

• 40 years ago in 1977

At the end of the court Anne McFadden was dropping the basketball in the hoop for MHS at a record breaking pace for 51 points while the guards at the other end were stripping the basketball 21 times from Waterloo West in the 79-55 victory.

Nov. 24

• 10 years ago in 2007

Balanced scoring lifted the MCC women’s basketball team past Div. 1 Sauk Valley Community College 82-68 as Lacee Bates, Catalina del la Quintana, Megan Stanton, Autumn Davis and Tonya Davis all scored in double figures.

• 25 years ago in 1992

The MHS girls’ basketball squad defeated Des Moines East 29-24 in the Central Iowa Metro League Jamboree with Tiffany VanGundy leading the offense with 11 points.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Thirty-one Indian children performed in the third annual Mini Pow-Wow at the Tama Intermediate School with head singers: Wayne Pushetonqua, Charlie Pushetonqua, Dennis Keahna, Columbus Keahna and Orrie Lasley; head boy dancer, Larry Lasley and head girl dancer at Sophilia Keahna.

Nov. 25

• 10 years ago in 2007

GMG Junior Girl Scout Troop 114 including: Jenny Borota, Bailey Sonderleiter, Olivia Welton, Abbie Duden, Mikella Price, Ivy Moore and Summer Langenbau held a bake sale during conferences and raised $300 to buy presents for the Angel Tree.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Tavin Cooper, 4, of YWCA Ready, Set, Grow Preschool joined fellow pupils as little pilgrims and little indians shared a Thanksgiving meal.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Gene C. Grabenbauer was one of 20 Iowa State University students initiated into Omega Chi Epsilon, a national chemical engineering honorary.