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Jan. 13

• 10 years ago in 2009

Wins over Gladbrook-Reinbeck, South Hardin and Gilbert bumped the undefeated West Marshall boys’ basketball team into fourth place in Class 2A.

• 25 years ago in 1994

The volunteer group from Hope United Methodist Church working in the CICC soup kitchen consisted of: Dan McGinnis, Jorgen Blystad, Ross Martin, Lindsey Loveland and Scott Martin.

• 40 years ago in 1979

The Bobcat boys’ basketball team took over first place in the conference with the 75-56 romp over Central Waterloo as Dan Clayton led the scoring with 20 points followed by Scott Hughes 12 points, Keith Schuchmann’s 11 and Brian VanMetre’s 10 points.

Jan. 14

• 10 years ago in 2009

Phillip Kuhlman and Claire Runquist won finalist awards in the Iowa State Bar Association’s “Know Your Constitution” test.

• 25 years ago in 1994

Announcing the start of Girl Scout Cookie Season were scouts: Alaina Decker, Melissa Clement, Jennifer Sealine and Justine Bell.

• 40 years ago in 1979

The LDF Warhawk girls outscored Collins 76-43 as Lisa Peterson compiled 36 points while Julie Clover grabbed eight rebounds and two steals and Darla Wolken grabbed three rebounds and added seven steals.

Jan. 15

• 10 years ago in 2009

Academic All-State football honors went to six area players: Wyatt Hanus, North Tama; Scott Benson, Gladbrook-Reinbeck; Blake Zacharias, of BCLUW and Josh Benson, Tyler Keigan and Austin Nichols, all of West Marshall.

• 25 years ago in 1994

No. 8 ranked Marshalltown High School girls topped the Little Cyclones of Ames 50-41 as Abbey Peterson led the offense with 12 points, Dena Lovell added 11 and Rianne Pfaltzgraff finished with 10 points.

• 40 years ago in 1979

Matt Owens, a reported for “Cat Tracks,” the Anson Junior High newspaper, interviewed Gov. Robert Ray at the Iowa Statehouse.

Jan. 16

• 10 years ago in 2009

North Iowa Area Community College girls were no match for the surging Marshalltown Community College Tigers as they won 73-36 with Kwinnyata Mercer leading the scoring with 16 points, Shannon Lee followed with a career high 14 points, Autumn Davis finished with 11 and April Mielke added 10 points.

• 25 years ago in 1994

Anson Middle School eighth graders participated in a life skills project with part of the class running a restaurant with food being served by: Laurie Bush, Courtney Bennette, Megan Atchison and Kristy Larson.

• 40 years ago in 1979

The Bobcat girls defeated Waterloo East 63-44 as Donna Buchwald and Patti Fisher carried the offense with 25 and 21 points, respectively.

Jan. 17

• 10 years ago in 2009

The MHS boys’ basketball team defeated Fort Dodge 65-63 to avenge a December loss to the Dodgers as Michael Appel posted a game high 23 points and 11 rebounds while Chanse Creekmur added 16 points and Shaun Mohon finished with 12 points.

• 25 years ago in 1994

Melissa Dooley, of Albion, was crowned the 1994 Marshall County Beef Queen by 1993 Queen Kara Crandon, of Gilman, as Laura Baitinger, of Albion, the 1994 Beef Princess watched.

• 40 years ago in 1979

The Garwin boys handed LDF its first loss of the season winning 70-58 as Brad Smoldt pumped in 26 points and pulled down 19 rebounds and Scott Drury added 16 points.

Jan. 18

• 10 years ago in 2009

Class 2A, No. 4 ranked West Marshall routed BCLUW 83-39 as Jake Shipley canned five triples scoring 23 points and grabbing seven rebounds with Ross Howe adding 21 points, Drake Ferch, 13 and Taylor Keislar finishing with 10 points.

• 25 years ago in 1994

St. Mary’s fifth graders including Josie Colson, Joel Mattox, Brian Ricken and Kristin Watts along with Lindsay Trowbridge prepared futuristic projects including a robot on skates and clothing of the future.

• 40 years ago in 1979

The MHS JV boys whipped Newton 75-52 as Don Miller had a big night leading all scorers with 23 points and 14 rebounds with teammate Brett Williams adding 18 points.

Jan. 19

• 10 years ago in 2009

The EM/GMG wrestlers took second place at the Hudson Invitational as Gabe Uhde at 130 pounds, Jase Schossow at 145 pounds and Sam Upah at 171 pounds emerged on top going 3-0 for the day.

• 25 years ago in 1994

Jason VanGundy played one of the leads in the Cornell College production of “Pippin.”

• 40 years ago in 1979

The Lenihan ninth grader boys defeated South Tama 56-43 as Bill Berthusen hit for 26 points and pulled down 14 rebounds. The ninth grade defense pulled down 40 rebounds by the end of the game.

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