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Nov. 26

• 10 years ago in 2007

West Marshall students Anthony Hinders, Jordan Weitzell, Jordan Johnson and Carly McKinney participated in the Iowa Summit on Math and Science on the University of Northern Iowa campus.

• 25 years ago in 1992

West Marshall Trojans landed 11 players on the 1992 Class 1A District 9 All-District football team: first team:Trent Tuttle, Dustin Haney, Chris Juel, Aaron Pugh and Brock Buck; second: Brian Smith, Matt Lively, Josh Riley, Jesse Nason and Craig Goecke.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Marshalltown High School started out slow in the basketball game against Ames, but finished strong in the 55-43 victory as Brad Weuve and Dan Clayton led the Bobcats in double figures.

Nov. 27

• 10 years ago in 2007

East Marshall boys opened it basketball season and christened it new gym with a 93-64 blowout over Denver as Walker Seim led the offense with 29 points followed by Kwasi Brooks with 19 and Shawn Bowers and Taylor Johnson with 11 each.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Kara Maytag was elected into membership at Iowa State University in Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society, a high achievement for an engineer.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Melodie Hamilton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Hamilton, was selected as a member of the Coe College Concert band.

Nov. 28

• 10 years ago in 2007

MHS senior guard Kelly Fitzgerald scored a career-high 20 points to lead the Bobcat girls in the 42-30 victory over Des Moines Hoover.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Nathan Groepper, of Union, was awarded the national “I Dare You Leadership Award” in recognition of personal integrity, balanced living and potential for leadership.

• 40 years ago in 1977

YMCA G-Y girls Barbie Peterson and Cindy Nusbaum were co-chairmen on the Greens Committee featuring 2,000 balsam sprays, English Holly, garlands of cedar and alpine wreaths.

Nov. 29

• 10 years ago in 2007

In the MHS production of “Oklahoma” Laurey was played by Melinda Perry and Curly by Josh Atcher with the rest of the cast members of: Claire Winkleblack, Nick Heiserman, Philip Kirner, Quinn Allen, Patrick Determan, Nick LeWarne, Eliza Polly Smith, Mike Cahill, Tara Ohrt, Rachael Lee, Katelyn Metzger, Michael Anderson, Ryan Grabau, Travis Wolken, Joshua Bloomquist and Kyle Jacobson.

• 25 years ago in 1992

BCL-U-W girls’ basketball team took first place in their own tournament as they defeated Union High of La Porte City 65-55 then won the championship match 70-47 over Hudson as Shannon Kadner had a big night scoring 43 points against Union and 29 against Hudson.

• 40 years ago in 1977

MHS wrestlers smacked down Des Moines Lincoln 38-15 as Bert Govig, Dennis Leavy and Mike Mann saw victory by pin.

Nov. 30

• 10 years ago in 2007

The West Marshall Trojan matmen opened it regular season stomping Ogden 43-22 as Cody Sjoblom, Scott Milder, Dan Hemesath and Mike Bear all won by fall.

• 25 years ago in 1992

The former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Earl Butz me with Marshall County royalty: Sarah Dooley, Iowa Beef Queen; Kara Crandon, 1992 Marshall County Beef Queen and Heidi Snider, 1992 Marshall County Beef Queen.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Terry Wilmoth was elected first vice president and pledge trainer of Delta Zeta sorority at the University of Iowa.

Dec. 1

• 10 years ago in 2007

Tara Gray launched in 22 points and pulled down seven rebounds to lead the GMG Wolverines in 58-31 victory over Tripoli as teammates Kacie Mathern scored 14 points and Cory Bacon added 11.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Scott Meimann picked the perfect time to get hot for the Royals of Colo-NESCO as he finished with 16 points in the 56-48 win over South Hamilton.

• 40 years ago in 1977

The Groth twins were the dominant factor in the 62-34 victory over Green Mountain as Kris hit for 36 points and Kim pulled down 11 rebounds with two steals.

Dec. 2

• 10 years ago in 2007

Grundy Center Spartans’ seniors Elle Speirs and Kiley Meyers led the Spartans on offense with 17 points for Speirs and 15 points with 10 rebounds for Meyers in the 47-36 win over NU High.

• 25 years ago in 1992

MHS freshman girls basketball squad toppled Indianola 42-26 as Beth Nixon had 14 points and six rebounds and Abi Buchan added 10 points, four rebounds and three blocked shots.

• 40 years ago in 1977

MHS saw six first place finishes in the 97-75 loss to West Waterloo: 200 medley relay of Jeff Clawson, Todd Larson, Mark Wuest and Art Kosieradzki; Steve Robbins in the 200 freestyle; Clawson in the 200 individual medley; Robbins in the 500 freestyle, Wuest in the 100 butterfly and Larson in the 100 breaststroke