Times Ago, June 25, 2017

June 25

• 10 years ago in 2007

Marshalltown High School alum Jacob Schrum was honored by the Mid-American Intercollegiate Athletic Association with selection to the conference’s Presidential Scholars list.

• 25 years ago in 1992

West Marshall baseball team saw all nine batters get hits including Troy Clark’s home run as they defeated Madrid 6-2.

• 40 years ago in 1977

The BCL boys whipped Gladbrook 12-2 as Kevin Miller had two base hits and Mark Eckerman, Roger Moler and Doug Smith each knocked in two runs.

June 26

• 10 years ago in 2007

The BCLUW baseball team off of 14 hits including homers by Mike Kruse and Beau Dielschneider produced a 24-4 victory over GMG in five innings.

• 25 years ago in 1992

The LDF-SEMCO baseball squad made it four in a row with the 4-0 shutout of South Tama with Eric Stevens silencing the Trojan bats with a 1-hitter as he led the offense with a two-run double.

• 40 years ago in 1977

After a rainy spell the Bobcat girls got back on the winning train with the 8-6 victory over LDF as the LDF pitcher kept the bases full with 14 walks.

June 27

• 10 years ago in 2007

MHS pitchers Jennifer Schoborg and Sam Mitchell pitched four-hit shutouts to sweep former conference rivals Newton 3-0 in the opener and 6-0 in the second game.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Marcia Fleener, of Eldora, helped Julie Groth, 5, make paper flowers at the Eldora Deer Park in the 4-H Community Resource Development program.

• 40 years ago in 1977

The Green Mountain girls captured the Benton Community Tournament title defeating HLV 3-0 in the first game and Benton Community 3-2 in the championship match giving Julie Eich both wins as she fanned 15 batters for both games.

June 28

• 10 years ago in 2007

The West Marshall softball team scored seven runs in the top of the seventh inning to surge away from Newton and win 11-1 as Jordan Nolta and Amber Pfantz both finished 3-for-4 with two runs scored.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Stuart Gardner, 12, and Jesse Bishop, 12, examined a tadpole they caught at Green Castle Recreation Area. The weekend was perfect weather for tadpole hunting.

• 40 years ago in 1977

The West Marshall softball team stayed No. 1 as they defeated Ballard 10-3 with Julie Gaunt’s two-run triple in the second inning to put the Trojanettes ahead for the rest of the game.

June 29

• 10 years ago in 2007

Shawn Bowers faced three batters more than the minimum and Jake Edwards homered to help East Marshall beat up on hosting CMB 11-1 in five innings.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Mindi Harrison continued to fluster Central Iowa batters as she hurled a two-hitter to guide Colo-NESCO by Nevada 2-0 in the championship game of the Tri-County Softball Tournament.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Members of the Park & Rec CETA Youth employees: Bang Chey Baccam, Steve Proffitt and Mike Cronin picked up litter along the Iowa River.

June 30

• 10 years ago in 2007

Coaching his 1,339 career game, head coach Mike Vint had yet to see his team hit back-to-back home runs until Angie Mullenbach and Aurora Bloom took care of that in the 5-0 victory over Colo-NESCO as pitcher Kayla Blocker aided the shutout with 10 strikeouts.

• 25 years ago in 1992

Greg Johnson and David Van Fleet, local gardeners, received numerous blue ribbons and awards at the American Hosta Society’s National Convention and Johnson received the Sweepstakes Award given to the person that received the most blue ribbons in the competition.

• 40 years ago in 1977

MHS girls made it three-in-a-row as they defeated BCL 12-2 as Patty Hayes and Kim Gibbs led the offense batting in three and two runs, respectively.

July 1

• 10 years ago in 2007

MHS freshman team claimed a 15-1 five-inning victory in the opener over Des Moines North as Jordan Judkins led the offense going three-for-four with four runs scored and two RBIs.

• 25 years ago in 1992

The West Marshall softball team produced 14 hit including Carrie Johnson’s double and single; Kim Bakers’ triple and single and Sharon Blood’s double and single in the Trojans 14-3 romp over South Hamilton.

• 40 years ago in 1977

Carol Eich threw a two-hitter as Green Mountain beat Garwin 14-2 in three innings with Lori Davis, Chris Sendson, Lori Petermeier and Rene Davis all supplying two hit apiece to lead the offense.