Times Ago

April 22

• 10 years ago in 2008

With four scores in the 40s, GMG boys’ golf team defeated East Marshall 181-195 with Alex Dvorak shooting a 41 for runner-up medalist honors followed by Todd Richter’s 44; Arley Beane’s 46 and Kellin Feil’s 48.

• 25 years ago in 1993

Marshalltown High School students Erin McElroy, Katie Bloom, Dan Hart and Brad Hanchak participated in an After Prom fundraiser car wash in the Fisher Controls Center Street parking lot.

• 40 years ago in 1978

MHS boys’ tennis team downed Waterloo Central 6-3 as Russ Welp started the winning streak off with a 6-1, 6-1 victory followed by wins from Frank Zink, Glen Wilson and Dan Clayton.

April 23

• 10 years ago in 2008

MHS girls’ soccer squad led by freshman forwards Lissa Duff and Hannah Overstake defeated Des Moines Hoover 3-1.

• 25 years ago in 1993

Members of Girl Scout Cadet Troop No. 21 in Conrad were presented the President’s Sports Awards: Jessica Bonel, Telea Bogan, Sarah Boyle, Jessica Ladehoff and Casey Woosley.

• 40 years ago in 1978

The Bobcat boys’ track team, for the first time in 24 years, captured the championship trophy for their home meet with the highlight of the meet being the 4×100 victory over Ames which holds the fastest time for the event in the state.

April 24

• 10 years ago in 2008

BCLUW girls won the Dike-New Hartford Lady Simons Relays with 136.5 points as the 4×400 meter relay team of Kris Penick, Kelsey Feltz, Haddie Vawter and Nicole Fisher set a new meet record with their victory.

• 25 years ago in 1993

GMG senior Angie Sandquist threw a shotput toss of 40-9 for a third place finish at the Drake Relays losing only to tosses of 40-10 and 40-10.5.

• 40 years ago in 1978

Winners of the annual Cub Scout Pinewood Derby races were Todd Wilson, 8-year-olds; Todd Kearney, 9-year-olds and Jason Jons, 10-year-olds.

April 25

• 10 years ago in 2008

Known as the Marshalltown Lynx Rufi, MHS students Matt Paar, Claire Runquist, Alex Cope, Patrick Decerman and Eliza Smith won the 2008 Environthon state title.

• 25 years ago in 1993

Danielle Corwin was installed as G-Y president at the candlelight ceremony at the 67th mother-daughter year end program at Stone’s Restaurant.

• 40 years ago in 1978

Matt Wuertz, playing Bilbo the Hobbit, Tim Bento and Dave Watson playing Thorin practiced a scene from the joint Anson and Lenihan Junior High School’s production of “Hobbit.”

April 26

• 10 years ago in 2008

West Marshall boys and girls golf squads shot their way to victory at he par-35 Lincoln Valley Golf Course as the boys won 169-227 over CMB with Jesse Easton shooting 38 for medalist honors and the girls went 202-244 over CMB as Juree Muench shot a 48 for the medalist spot.

• 25 years ago in 1993

MHS 4×400 relay team of Melissa Bayer, Michelle Duder, Kirsten Redalen and alternate Tracy Galbreath captured fourth place at the Drake Relays with a time of 4:07.33.

• 40 years ago in 1978

Three young musicians: Allison Flood, Angela Erion and Daniel Bell were among the 34 students winning superior awards at the Tuesday Musical Club’s annual competition.

April 27

• 10 years ago in 2008

West Marshall’s Joe Disney set a new school record in the shotput at the PCM Mustang Classic with a toss of 54 feet 5 inches to finish second in the event, but first in the discus with a throw of 145-6.

• 25 years ago in 1993

The YWCA Dance Recital “Guinevere’s Court” featured the talents of David Doane Swanson, Dragonslayer; Amy Nordman, Guinevere; Allison Erion, Merlin and Jessica Doane Swanson, Damsel in Distress.

• 40 years ago in 1978

Fifteen members of the MHS boys track squad were headed for the Drake Relays: Emmett Huston, Mike Jorgensen, Jim Spencer, Scott Kilstrom, Tim Brennecke, Greg McKelvey, Dennis Downing, Todd Arnold, Mark McCright, Jeff Clawson, Dean Fogarty, Dave Evans, Lenny Gealow, Chip Norris and Aaron Buchwald.

April 28

• 10 years ago in 2008

Ashley Dilley became the all-time leader in three major offensive categories in Marshalltown Community College history: runs driven in-43 for the season and 76 for her career for two items and homerun hitting with 18 which scored her 56 career run.

• 25 years ago in 1993

The Bobcat girls’ golf squad defeated Mason City 192-196 as Amy Westberg led the team with a 41 for medalist honors.

• 40 years ago in 1978

M. Diane Eubanks, a senior at MHS, was the recipient of a $1,000 Presidential/Totino Scholarship from Clarke College