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Nov. 5

• 10 years ago in 2007

Mollie McLain, Max McLain, Mikaylie McLain, Malyssa Horrach and Bobbie McLain slept out on the lawn at the Iowa Veterans Home to raise awareness for the homeless.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Jacob Hanken, a Marshalltown Area Catholic School fourth grader, donned his Mexican sombrero and grabbed his guitar for the “Mexican Fiesta” – themed harvest dinner dance.

• 40 years ago in 1977

The Bobcats completed it unbeaten football season with a 25-13 victory over rival Ames as Emmett Huston and Scott Hughes led the offense with 108 yards and 86 yards, respectively.

Nov. 6

• 10 years ago in 2007

North Tama Blaire Dinsdale added another new record to her running resume when she clocked in at 19 minutes flat to win the Iowa Association of Track Coaches Senior All-Star Meet.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Marshalltown High School senior volleyball player Jenni Schmidt was named to the first team of the 1992 Central Iowa Metropolitan League National Conference team.

• 40 years ago in 1977

MHS boys’ gymnastics team finished sixth at the Stat Gymnastics Meet as John Callahan placed sixth on the rings, Dan McCann – seventh on the floor exercise and Paul Kapaun – seventh on the high bar.

Nov. 7

• 10 years ago in 2007

The South Tama offense exploded against Waverly-Shell Rock in the 49-28 victory during the quarter final round of the Class 3A State Football playoffs as South Tama rushed for 333 yards behind the duo of Else and Brian Darling.

• 25 years ago in 1992

West Marshall Trojan Justean Bohnsack was selected to the first team All-Heart of Iowa Conference volleyball team.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Seven students at LDF finished with all A’s: Sara Eichacker, Julie Harmon, Chrystal Main, Cathy Mehlert and Darla Wolken, sophomores; Krista Pfaffle, eighth grade and Terry Paul, seventh.

Nov. 8

• 10 years ago in 2007

East Marshall senior Jena Diers was named to the Iowa Girls Coaches Association Academic All-State volleyball team.

• 25 years ago in 1992

BCLUW cheerleaders placed second at state in the division 2A cheerleading competition: Sherry Baily, Kim Berends, Erica Critser, Mindy Daniels, Shawna Ennenga, Amanda Gallentine, Keri Johnsrud, Kim Moler, Theresa Teckenburg and Jeanne Tranbarger.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Tom Patterson, playing the title role of Charlie Brown in the Beaman-Liscomb-Conrad production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” rehearsed a scene with Christy Case as Lucy and Kim Watkins as Peppermint Patty.

Nov. 9

• 10 years ago in 2007

Marshalltown Are Catholic Schools student representatives Joe Rebik, Matt Van Metre, Emily Murth and Molly Beard took part with Principal Wessling in presenting a check for $469.87 that the students raised for Birthright of Marshalltown.

• 25 years ago in 1992

MHS girls’ swim team finished 11th at the Girls State Swimming Meet scoring in seven events with its 200 medley relay team of Susan Miriovsky, Tara Sondall, Heather Rouse and Stacey Spooner finishing fifth.

• 40 years ago in 1977

West Marshall’s Marty Sutton and Alan Eckhart were named to the Heart of Iowa Conference first team offense and Phil Lively was named to the first team defense.

Nov. 10

• 10 years ago in 2007

Toledo native Kristy Upah and former Marshalltown Community College Tiger Shayla Chalker earned first team All-Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference volleyball honors at Coe College.

• 25 years ago in 1992

GMG students Deb Michels, Wes Beane, Brian Wagaman and Chris Kruel rehearse a scene from the three-act comedy “No More Homework.”

• 40 years ago in 1977

As LDF prepared for the production of “The Man Who Came to Dinner” lead roles were played by Daniel Shetler as Sheridan Whiteside; Robin Rubenbauer as Lorraine Sheldon; Kevin Koepnick as the newspaper editor and Lori Parks as Whiteside’s secretary Maggi.

Nov. 11

• 10 years ago in 2007

Region XI champion MCC landed four players on the All-Region XI men’s soccer first team: Joshua Ademosu, Ryan Sammons, Henrique de Paula and Arkenson Neckels.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Nine Bobcats were selected to the 1992 All-CIML football squad: David Hauser, Patrick Hagen, Andy Sommerlot, Jeff Pfantz, Ban Kenner, Dan Hartwig, Ben Miller, Nick Long and Albert Winfrey.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Iowa River Valley All-Conference team in football included: Offense, first team: Dennis Hyland, NESCO; Bob Anderson and David Granzow, Hubbard; Defense, first team: Jay Munson, Jan Johnson and Steve Anderson, Union-Whitten and Scott Mathis, NESCO.