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Feb. 24

• 10 years ago in 2009

Marshalltown High School senior Tara Hay was selected to the all-CIML Iowa Conference girls basketball first team.

• 25 years ago in 1994

The Gladbrook-Reinbeck girls topped Colo-Nesco 72-67 in the 2A regional semifinals as Laurie Hopkins led the Rebels with 27 points and seven rebounds.

• 40 years ago in 1979

The MHS sophomore basketball squad romped past Cedar Falls 76-48 to take the Big 8 Conference championship as four players scored in double figures: Gary Walljasper, 16; Jeff Abbe, 12 and Todd Rabbe and Mark Atkinson each added 10 points.

Feb. 25

• 10 years ago in 2009

Jake Shipley, of West Marshall, had 16 points and 12 rebounds to lead the No. 6 Trojans back from a 13 point deficit to beat Panora 49-45 and a spot in substate action.

• 25 years ago in 1994

Using a stifling half court press, the East Marshall boys topped West Marshall 86-42 in the Class 2A district semifinal game as Dan Berggren led with 17 points and Matt Knoll contributed 14 points toward the win.

• 40 years ago in 1979

BCL’s Mitch Woosley at 119 pounds took second place in Class A at the state wrestling tournament.

Feb. 26

• 10 years ago in 2009

Jessica McDowell, of AGWSR, repeated as the Outstanding Player on the all-NICL West girls basketball team.

• 25 years ago in 1994

MHS senior diver Jordan Callaway and sophomore swimmers Jason Hill and Charlie Kelly shared the Most Valuable Player award.

• 40 years ago in 1979

Miller Mighty Mermaids Synchronized Swim Club members Dawn Nablo, Val Schell and Sharon Detrick practiced for the upcoming “It’s a Teenage World” show.

Feb. 27

• 10 years ago in 2009

The Colo-Nesco boys basketball team shot to an early lead and made free throws down the stretch to beat Northeast Hamilton 46-37 and advanced to the championship Class 1A District 5 game as Brandon Eley scored a team high 14 points.

• 25 years ago in 1994

Tyler Peglow, Leigh Rutherford and Dani Grewell were three of the students from Fisher Elementary that participated in the making of 1400 Valentines to be sent to Haddon Elementary in California which was hard hit by an earthquake.

• 40 years ago in 1979

In district action, MHS upended No. 5 ranked Central Waterloo 62-60 to go into the district championship game as Dan Clayton hit for 21 points assisted by Joe Miller’s 14 and Brian VanMetre and Steve DeVenney’s 10 points each.

Feb. 28

• 10 years ago in 2009

Students in the Miller Middle School Science Bound program included David Montealegre, Sergio Miranda, Victor Cisneros, Cesar Saucedo Eli Devine, Albrea Winfrey, Tim Counts, Seton Vest, Alex Mendoza, Janet Fonsenca, Maria Nunez-Hernandez, Berenice Ramirez and Marla Hoffman.

• 25 years ago in 1994

The Gladbrook-Reinbeck girls basketball team handed its fans a 50-45 victory over Denver and a berth in the Class 2A girls state basketball tournament as Laurie Hopkins and Emily Bailey led the Rebels in scoring with 12 and 11 points, respectively.

• 40 years ago in 1979

Garwin won a close district game over Iowa Valley 65-63 to advance as Brad Smoldt hit for a game high 26 points and Jerry Rohach dropped in 21 points to the cause.

March 1

• 10 years ago in 2009

VFW and VFW Auxiliary elementary essay winners were: Jacob Burt, Olivia Ryan, Mitch O’Hare, Kaitlin McDaniel, Shaylee Senethavysouk and Georgia Porter.

• 25 years ago in 1994

GMG rolled through the district semifinal game defeating Benton County 82-67 with Jerrid Ware scoring 21 points followed by Justin Hornberg’s 18 points and Tim Mull’s 13.

• 40 years ago in 1979

Big Iowa All Conference first team landed Gladbrook’s Sherri Sienknecht and Carmen Harms, of Wellsburg, on the forward team and Diane Boekoff, of Wellsburg, on the guard team.

March 2

• 10 years ago in 2009

The Central Iowa Metropolitan League All-Iowa Conference boys basketball first team was nearly a unanimous selection of seven players including MHS’ Michael Appel and Chanse Creekmur.

• 25 years ago in 1994

Tammy Sargent, of Melbourne, was chosen as the Marshall County Farm Bureau’s candidate to enter the Iowa Farm Bureau Scholarship contest and was awarded a $200 scholarship by the county Farm Bureau women.

• 40 years ago in 1979

The Bobcats moved one game closer to the state tournament as they defeated Cedar Falls 58-50 with Dan Clayton again leading all scorers with 21 points.

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