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Times Ago Jan. 14 — Jan. 20

Jan. 14

• 10 years ago in 2008

Gladbrook’s Joe Smith won his second event in a week in the Hardin County Putt Mossman Arena pitching 66.6 percent ringers to win The Classic horseshoe tournament.

• 25 years ago in 1993

Using six pins and five forfeits, the East Marshall wrestlers rolled to a 66-9 dual victory over the Tri-County Wildcats. Winners by pins were: Jon Wolken, Jeff Campbell, Eric Burchland, Greg Mumm, Matt Allen and Pat Lyle.

• 40 years ago in 1978

Marshalltown High School wrestler at 145 pounds Mike Harms came from a 9-6 deficit against his opponent to score a reversal and near pin in the waning seconds for an 11-9 victory which spurred on the Bobcats to a 25-21 win over Central Waterloo.

Jan. 15

• 10 years ago in 2008

A season-high scoring output allowed GMG to run past Northeast Hamilton 76-48 with four Wolverines in double figures: Kacie Mathern led the scoring with 21 points, Cory Bacon added 15, Tara Gray dropped in 13 points and Kristine Kienzle finished with 11.

• 25 years ago in 1993

The Bobcat wrestlers continued their midseason surge beating Ames 53-13 as they won 10 of the 13 weights as Damon Henry, Blake Workman, Mike Moore, Jay Rozell, Aaron Tecklenberg and Steve Wenner all finished with pins.

• 40 years ago in 1978

West Marshall girls basketball stand out Kathy Lively hit a 15 foot jump shot at the buzzer for her 42nd point of the game and sealed the 64-63 win over Nevada.

Jan. 16

• 10 years ago in 2008

The MHS boys overcame the Urbandale Jayhawks slow down game to win 51-35 as Cole Danielson led the Bobcats with 20 points and the ‘Cats grabbed a total of 31 rebounds.

• 25 years ago in 1993

Matthew Hala, 13, an eighth grade student at Anson, was the winner of a 10-speed bicycle in a recent drawing at Dr. Terry Hilleman’s orthodontist office.

• 40 years ago in 1978

SEMCO crowned four wrestlers as individual champions as Ron Sutherland, 126 pounds, started off and Hal Runner, 167 pounds, Terry Morrison, 185 pounds and Jim Atcher, heavyweight, finished for the team title at the Gladbrook Wrestling Invitational.

Jan. 17

• 10 years ago in 2008

MHS LEGO Brick Burners team members Therese Kuhlman and Lauren Mills ran through a practice season with the robot in an attempt to defend the team’s title at the FIRST LEGO League Iowa Championships.

• 25 years ago in 1993

The South Tama Tigers basketball squad downed Don Bosco 60-24 as Kara Hempy led the scoring with 16 points while Dee Dee Lane and Tia Waseskuk each dropped in 15 points toward the win.

• 40 years ago in 1978

Three Marshalltown students were recognized for scholarships at the Des Moines Area Community College campus: Paul Bloomquist, Larry Goodmanson and Deborah Segerstrom.

Jan. 18

• 10 years ago in 2008

Marshalltown native Jacob Groth won by fall for Wartburg College as the top-ranked Knights defeated Central College 44-6 putting the Knights to 15-0 for the season.

• 25 years ago in 1993

The West Marshall girls ran their season record to 9-0 in the 64-52 victory over Gilbert as Justean Bohnsack has a game-high 32 points while teammates Sharon Blood hit for 15 and Lisa Zeller added 13 points.

• 40 years ago in 1978

Unbeaten LDF girls basketball team edged passed Garwin 67-64 as Kris Groth knocked in 40 points for the Warhawks and secured the 10th straight win.

Jan. 19

• 10 years ago in 2008

Madison Kremer-Awes, 6, a MAT team member placed first in the advanced beginners girls tumbling competition in her age bracket in Indianola.

• 25 years ago in 1993

Winners of the Anson Middle School spelling bee were Champion Dallas Lendrum and Runner-up Kelly Hagerman.

• 40 years ago in 1978

Billy Kanour, 11, Rt. 2, took advantage of the new snowfall and “the southern slope” in Dunbar for a down-side run on his sled.

Jan. 20

• 10 years ago in 2008

The MHS basketball squad elevated Junior Varsity player Tara hay who promptly scored 16 points off the bench in the 66-35 win over Newton with Lauren Lockhart adding 12 points and Taylor Gaffney finishing with 11.

• 25 years ago in 1993

The GMG girls basketball team rode a 36 point performance by Angie Sandquist and a 28 point night by Mary Langenbau to a 66-50 victory over East Marshall.

• 40 years ago in 1978

Anne Henschke scored 22 points for the Marshalltown Community College Tigers with Cindy Callaway and Karen Larsen each adding 12 points in the 60-52 Tiger victory over Muscatine Community College.