Times Ago

June 24

• 10 years ago in 2008

Nicole Fisher led the No. 2 BCLUW to its NICL West Division 5-0 win over Gladbrook-Reinbeck as the sophomore had four of the five RBIs, a two-run home run in the first, a double in the third inning and a single home run in the sixth.

• 25 years ago in 1993

The BCLUW baseball team pounded out 14 hits to defeat Ackley-Geneva 14-4 as Nathan Whitmire capped a five-run sixth inning when he belted out a grand slam home run.

• 40 years ago in 1978

The Marshalltown High School baseball team defeated Waterloo East 6-1 in the opener and 11-1 in the closer as Tracy Wildman, Kent Larsen, Rik Carter and Brian Van Meter each supplied three hit on the night.

June 25

• 10 years ago in 2008

East Marshall softball won its 16 game of the season with a 6-0 victory over La Porte City Union as Kenzie Madison and Aurora Bloom led off the first inning with doubles.

• 25 years ago in 1993

The West Marshall Trojans improved its record to 13-3 when they defeated Ogden 14-4 as they pounded out 17 hits with Lisa Zeller and Betsy Berrey each going 3-for-4 for the game.

• 40 years ago in 1978

The Bobcat girls won its 14th game of the season as they defeated LDF 10-3 with freshman Shari Wolfs supplying two hits, a single and a double.

June 26

• 10 years ago in 2008

The No. 9 Bobcat baseball team broke free in the game against Waukee winning 6-1 as a five-run sixth inning game Daniel Eddie all the ammunition needed to secure the win.

• 25 years ago in 1993

The MHS baseball squad scored 30 runs in the double header, 17-7 first game win and 13-3 nightcap, over Fort Dodge as Dan Hartwig, Andy Sommerlot and Patrick Hagen were the big hitters during the opener.

• 40 years ago in 1978

Qualifiers for the Insurance Youth State Golf Classic were: Brad Zeitner, Darrell Chivington and John Dodd.

June 27

• 10 years ago in 2008

GMG scored in every inning in the 11-4 victory over Northeast Hamilton as the Wolverines racked up 16 hits led by Kelsey Boege and Kacie Mathern coming in with three hits each.

• 25 years ago in 1993

Corey Davenport and Tammy Sargent, both of Melbourne, met with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Dale Cochran when they attended the 13th Annual Iowa Agriculture Youth Institute on the Iowa State University campus.

• 40 years ago in 1978

Green Mountain’s Julie Eich won her 100th career game as she pitched the Mounties to a 13-0 shutout over Mingo.

June 28

• 10 years ago in 2008

The BCLUW Comets scored twice in the seventh inning to tie the game and put six on in the ninth inning to take a 9-4 win over Interstate 35 to win the Nevada Invitational as Kris Penick led at the plate with three hits scoring two runs.

• 25 years ago in 1993

Christine Micheel, Marie Peleck and Sarah Renze, MHS students, were congratulated by Gov. Terry Branstad after their papers were selected by the Iowa Academy of Science for being outstanding.

• 40 years ago in 1978

Mike Boege smashed a grand slam home run, delivered a two-run single and drove in another run with a bases-loaded walk to lead Garwin to a 11-1 victory over Mingo.

June 29

• 10 years ago in 2008

Four Marshalltown youth members of the Central Iowa Division of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps graduated the program: Cesar Palacios, Jonathan Mercer, Taylor Vibbard and Michael Shippy.

• 25 years ago in 1993

No. 8 ranked Mustangs of East Marshall romped o a 10-0 shutout of Grundy Center as Lisa Randall, Angie Strain, Kathi Eggleston and Amy Mann led the offense at the plate.

• 40 years ago in 1978

Jan Brown, of Conrad, was in the Philippines as a Youth for Understanding student. Brown was in the care of the Alfonzo Gonzales family about 60 miles north of the capital.

June 30

• 10 years ago in 2008

Robin Edler, 8, of rural State Center, participated in the Challenged Rider Class at the Gilman Saddle Club All Youth Trophy Show which allows the handicapped to safely compete with spotters.

• 25 years ago in 1993

Dolan Davenport, 13, and Steadman Brown, 14, of the Woodland Drum Group, of Tama, performed a traditional dance at the first Indian Market at the Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis, Ind.

• 40 years ago in 1978

Green Mountain player Lori Petermeier went four for four at the plate and led the girls to an 11-1 romp over Gladbrook as she smacked a home run, two triples, one single and drove in six runs.