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Feb. 11

• 10 years ago in 2008

Gladbrook-Reinbeck point guard Scott Benson took the game into his own hands scoring 29 points, six rebounds, four assists and four steals to lead the Rebels to a 59-39 victory over Jesup.

• 25 years ago in 1993

Cindy Diehl, of Eldora, a junior art major at Bradley University, received an award and gift certificate for her ceramic work “Vessel” and woodcut “Inspiration Speaks” in an undergraduate student competition and exhibition.

• 40 years ago in 1978

The Garwin Roughriders downed Gladbrook 72-55 to go to 16-0 for the season as three players scored in double figures: Brett Langenbau shot 25 points, Jerry Rohach, 19 and Brad Smoldt added 12.

Feb. 12

• 10 years ago in 1008

The USA Heart of Iowa age 13 and under girls volleyball team of: Bridget McFarland, Allye Bodholdt, Gabby Hansen, Alarle Craven, Leta Jaquls, Claire Rogers, Paige Carney, Lacey Wyckoff and Lara Hull placed first at the Boone Invitational Tournament.

• 25 years ago in 1993

Marshalltown musician David James was set to perform along side other Iowa performers in a concert at the MHS/Community Auditorium.

• 40 years ago in 1978

The Marshalltown High School girls basketball team defeated Nevada 68-58 as Anne McFadden poured in 46 points for the Bobcats and Janine Buresh finished with 18 points.

Feb. 13

• 10 years ago in 2008

Class 1A No. 13 Green Mountain-Garwin rallied in the fourth quarter to defeat Alburnett 67-51 as Kacie Mathern led the Wolverines with 27 points and three steals and Kayla Kienzle finished with a double-double 18 points and 11 rebounds while Tara Gray added 12 points, nine rebounds and three steals.

• 25 years ago in 1993

MHS boys basketball squad, in a battle to remain out of the cellar in the CIML National Conference, defeated Ames 68-58 as Ryan Johnston and Scott Thiessen led the offense with 16 and 14 points, respectively.

• 40 years ago in 1978

The Bobcat boys slipped past Des Moines Roosevelt 57-54 as Brad Weuve had a double-double with 27 points and 11 rebounds.

Feb. 14

• 10 years ago in 2008

MHS basketball player Tara Hays’ 23 points, for the second straight game, led the Bobcats to a 52-27 win over Mason City.

• 25 years ago in 1993

The MHS swimmers grabbed fourth place in the district swim meet and placed the relay team of Chris Roush, D.J. Heller, Charlie Kelly and Jason Hill along with Jordan Calloway-diving; Kelly-individual medley and Roush in the 100 yd. backstroke in the State Diving & Swim Meet.

• 40 years ago in 1978

Jaycee-ettes Karla Buhr, Jan Bendinger and Darla Jochum celebrated “Jaycee-Ette Week” by painting the walls in the Kid’s Corner of the Marshalltown Mall Branch Library in Sesame Street theme murals.

Feb. 15

• 10 years ago in 2008

It took Stefan Peng, fifth grader at Lenihan Intermediate School, nine rounds in the Lenihan Intermediate School Spelling Bee to capture first place successfully spelling “homogenous” and “enthusiasm” for the win.

• 25 years ago in 1993

The South Tama Trojan girls basketball team defeated West Delaware 61-51 as DeeDee Lane had a big night with four three-pointers to lead all scorers with 21 points.

• 40 years ago in 1978

Garwin downed Green Mountain during the sectional semi final game as Traci Boerm led the offense with 42 points followed by Donna Rohach with 20 and Lynnette Thoms adding 13.

Feb. 16

• 10 years ago in 2008

GMG’s Kacie Mathern stayed on her post season tear scoring 29 points to lead the Wolverines past Don Bosco 81-56 in a Class 1A Region 6 semifinal matchup moving GMG into the school’s first ever regional final.

• 25 years ago in 1993

Sara Bowman, daughter of Jim and Patty Bowman, was installed as president of the Junior Miss Club and the 7th grade Y-Teens for the 1993-94 school year.

• 40 years ago in 1978

Three MHS students: LeAnn Weaver, Kelly Schubert and Julie Noid were chosen to attend the 1978 CYF International Affairs Seminar in New York City.

Feb. 17

• 10 years ago in 2008

MHS boys basketball team wrapped up regular season play with a 53-45 victory over fifth-ranked Des Moines Lincoln as Cole Danielson led the Bobcats with 16 points and Chanse Creekmur finished with 14.

• 25 years ago in 1993

Freddie Wong, of Marshalltown, a Luther College junior, was awarded the Quandahl Food Ranch Scholarship for 1992-93. Wong is majoring in chemistry.

• 40 years ago in 1978

Mike Coleman, of Marshalltown, a freshman at Wayne State College in Wayne, Neb., was one of five candidates for King of the Freshman Royalty.