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Dec. 3

• 10 years ago in 2007

Marshalltown Community College freshman Autumn Davis was the leading scorer with 19 points as the Tiger girls shot 16 three-pointers in the 99-74 victory over Southwestern Community College.

• 25 years ago in 1992

East Marshall wrestling squad celebrated its season opener by whipping Denver 34-26 and Hudson-Dike 54-21 with four Mustang’s winning both their matches: Matt Allen, Charlie Beach, Brad Fuller and Ray Ferrari.

• 40 years ago in 1977

The Marshalltown High School Bobcat boys basketball team showed balance as they defeated Waterloo West 75-66 with Brad Weuve leading the offense with 18 points, Lenny Gealow with 15 points and Jeff Hughes, Brian Leban and Don Hutcheson each scoring 10 points.

Dec. 4

• 10 years ago in 2007

Kristen Holm and Brittany Klostermann teamed up as Unified Partners to win their first gold medal at the 2007 Special Olympics State Bowling Tournament.

• 25 years ago in 1992

In the swim meet against Des Moines Valley, MHS diver Jordan Calloway scored 187.35 points to secure the diving competition.

• 40 years ago in 1977

MHS girls basketball made it 5-0 for the season with the 61-48 win over Des Moines Lincoln as Anne McFadden, Donna Buchwald and Lori Thompson led the offense.

Dec. 5

• 10 years ago in 2007

The West Marshall girls basketball team remained undefeated as they won 60-47 over Grandview Park Baptist with three girls in double figures: Kelsi Johnston, 17; Susan Johnson, 16 and Alexa Hotopp with 14 points.

• 25 years ago in 1992

The West Marshall girls basketball squad held off a third quarter surge by Gilbert to win the matchup 85-65 as Justin Bohnsack dropped in 40 points while Sharon Blood and Lisa Zeller added 18 and 16 points, respectively.

• 40 years ago in 1977

The LDF girls ran their record to 4-0 as they smashed Shellsburg 56-29 with Kris Groth scoring 19 points in the basketball game while teammate Lisa Peterson added 18 and Sharon Stangeland pulled down 14 rebounds and grabbed seven steals.

Dec. 6

• 10 years ago in 2007

MCC volleyball standout Jessica Lopez, of Puerto Rico, was named to the Division II volleyball second team.

• 25 years ago in 1992

MHS girls’ basketball squad collected its first win of the season against Ankeny with a 56-49 victory as Tiffany VanGundy scored 19 points to lead the offense and teammates Amy Neldeberg added 12 points while Abby Peterson dropped in 10.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Robin Harrison was the first Marshalltown Junior Achiever to record more than $150 in sales winning her a pocket calculator.

Dec. 7

• 10 years ago in 2007

MHS students Claire Runquist and Anna Vajgrt worked on holiday decorations for the Key Club. The decorations would be delivered to Meals on Wheels recipients and nursing homes.

• 25 years ago in 1992

The East Marshall boys basketball team held off Eudora-New Providence 59-56 to win the Quad Tournament as Josh Dunham led a balanced offense with 16 points closely followed by Matt Knoll and Doug Berggren with 14 points apiece.

• 40 years ago in 1977

West Marshall wrestlers downed the Norseman of Story City 29-22 as Todd Randall and Billy Pfantz each scored victory by pins.

Dec. 8

• 10 years ago in 2007

The Bobcats made up an eight point deficit to upset third ranked Ames 76-68 in overtime as Michael Appel led the way with 22 points, Chance Creekmur finished with 21 points and Cole Daniel added 12.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Tiffany Wills, 1991 MHS graduate and a sophomore at the University of Iowa was elected assistant treasurer of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority.

• 40 years ago in 1977

The Anson Junior High majorettes were: Julie Wilke, Susan Whitaker, Kim Gifford, Diana Arment, Michelle Wood, Brenda Van Maanen, Tracy McAter, Linda Duke, Judy Mueller and Peggy Lins.

Dec. 9

• 10 years ago in 2007

Marshalltown brothers Matt and Ben Anzis were named the state champions at the 2007-08 Iowa Grades Chess Championships with Matt winning for the ninth grade and Ben capturing the sixth grade crown.

• 25 years ago in 1992

East Marshall seniors Ali Wilkens and Kris Watts put finishing touches, i.e. candies, on the gingerbread house projects in the home economics classroom.

• 40 years ago in 1977

The Thimble Theater players of YWCA prepared to present three one-act plays with Jill Montgomery playing “Don Carlos, King of Spain’s minister; Mary Ann Edens playing “Henry Poole” and Tina Cooper as “Mary.”