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Times Ago April 14-April 20

April 13, 2014
Times-Republican

April 14

10 years ago in 2003

The Attack Force volleyball squad earned the right to play in the championship game at the 2003 Molten Senior High Regional Tournament and came home with the second place trophy and an invitation to the 2003 USA Junior Olympic Girl's Invitational Volleyball Championships in Phoenix, Ariz., and a chance for a berth in the 2003 USA Junior National Championships in Atlanta, Ga.

25 years ago in 1988

Wartburg College honored four area people as Outstanding Senior students: Arthur Satoff, of Iowa Falls; Rebecca Debner, of Traer, and Randall Hersom and Joyce Jordan, of Marshalltown.

40 years ago in 1973

The LDF girls track team tallied seven firsts by: Ann Wolken, high jump and 100-yard dash; Karen Mohr, long jump and 200-yard dash, the 800-yard, medley and 400-yard relays as they captured the Herbert Hoover Invitational with 85 points.

April 15

10 years ago in 2003

Jillisa Boerm, daughter of Leonard and Betty Boerm, of Garwin, and a senior at GMG, was selected as a State Finalist in the Miss Cheerleader of America Selection.

25 years ago in 1988

Marshalltown High School girls golfer Michelle Smothers was medalist at the Pheasant Ridge Golf Course with a 45 as she led her squad to its fourth victory of the season over Cedar Falls to remain undefeated.

40 years ago in 1973

MHS boys track began its outdoor competitions with Jeff Himes setting a new Hi Covey Relay record in the pole vault at 14 feet, 2 inches; Doug Atwood leaping a personal best of 21 feet, 6.75 inches taking first place in the long jump and Dan Mead heaving his personal best of 49 feet, 3.25 inches in the shot put as the Cats ended up in third place in the middle of the pack.

April 16

10 years ago in 2003

East Marshall High School students in the Voices in Motion drama group was one of only two nationwide that received a 2003 Peace Project Award from the Iowa Peace Institute. Participants were: seniors, Jeremy Burns, Katie Espersen, Holly Finders, Brianne Goodman, Sonia Pruess and Jack Runner; juniors, Luke Barnum, Adam Flathers, Brian Mullenbach and Mark Nymeyer; sophomores, Amber Finders and Kale Bjelland and freshman, Nikki Newbrough and Amanda Scott.

25 years ago in 1988

Susie Edens, daughter of Anne and William Edens, and a ninth grader at Lenihan Junior High School, was selected Miss Photogenic at the 1988 Miss Iowa North American Teen Pageant.

40 years ago in 1973

Bonnie Little, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Little, and Tim Harem, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Harem, were chosen as local youth directors for the Lutheran Church's Iowa District East 1973 Youth Gathering.

April 17

10 years ago in 2003

Amber Fricke, a sophomore at MHS, was elected State Secretary for 2003-04 school year at the 2003 Future Business Leaders of America State Leadership Conference.

25 years ago in 1988

American Veterans "We the People" essay and poster contest winners were for essay: Matt Downey, first; Katie Parks, second and Tony Fann, third; and poster winners: Joel Hill, first, Jennie Thompson, second and Candy Myers, third.

40 years ago in 1973

Leonard Ewing, who has made his home with his aunt and uncle Mr. and Mrs. William Shillinglaw, and a soon-to-be May graduate of MHS, has received word of his appointment to West Point Military Academy.

April 18

10 years ago in 2003

The MHS boys tennis team saw Derek Johnson, Andrew Heyden, Joey Lankelma, Kyle Krabbe, John Wilson and Matt Mead win matches as the Bobcats swiftly defeated Des Moines North 11-0 in singles and doubles.

25 years ago in 1988

Tracy Schuster, a senior at MHS, and Renee Vokoun, of Clutier, were two of 17 seniors statewide that received at $400 scholarship from the Iowa Farm Bureau women.

40 years ago in 1973

The MHS tennis team were victorious with wins by Art Peoples, Eric Piper, Scott Ailts, Ted Williams, Bruce Graether and Gary Ingledue as they smashed West Waterloo 8-1.

April 19

10 years ago in 2003

Emily Beadle was the 2002 winner of the TV-Turnoff Week T-shirt drawing which students kindergarten through eighth grade that dropped off a card at the Marshalltown Public Library would have a chance to win for pledging to not watching television the week of April 21 through 27.

25 years ago in 1988

Shelly Schnathorst, LDF graduate and a student at the University of Northern Iowa, was chosen as the national champion in persuasive speaking at the American Forensic Association National Tournament.

40 years ago in 1973

The Youth Awards for "accomplishment in the field of industrial arts" were presented by the Marshalltown Kiwanis Club to Keith Egger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Egger, and Gary Taylor, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Taylor.

April 20

10 years ago in 2003

Spencer Dieleman, a second grader at GMG and a participant in the yearly send a bear on a journey program, had his bear visit Bosnia, Florida, the Bahamas, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Baltimore and New York City.

25 years ago in 1988

Tracie Sawyer was a four-time winner in the long jump, the 100 meters, 400 meters and teamed with Michelle Strain, Jeri Good and Pauly Strain to take the sprint medley as LDF won 10 events and outdistanced a six-team field at the Colo-NESCO Girls Relays.

40 years ago in 1973

The Beaman-Conrad boys track team claimed 16 first places led by Jim and Todd Stephenson's four first place finishes in the long jump, 220-yard dash, 180-yard low hurdles and 120-yard high hurdles and captured the Comet Triangular with 116.5 points.

 
 

 

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