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June 9

• 10 years ago in 2009

GMG baseball scored a 5-inning 12-2 victory over Janesville as pitcher Jake Wall gave up only two earned runs while striking out seven and walking one as teammates Mike Burt went 3-for-4 with three RBIs and Phil Flemming scored two runs.

• 25 years ago in 1994

GMG used a pair of runs in the fifth and sixth innings to blank Hubbard-Radcliffe 5-0 as Nicole Holden led the Wolverines at the plate going 3-for-3 with a double and two singles and Kristin Ruff collected a triple and single toward the win.

• 40 years ago in 1979

The BCL softball team blasted Gladbrook in a 15-0 shutout as Janet Miller had two base hits including a triple and drove in four runs with Karla Smith and Lana Adams adding two runs each.

June 10

• 10 years ago in 2009

Lenihan students Beau Ragland, Trevor Fuccio, Nicole Lacina and Ellyn Boland were honored with awards for their state champion work in the First in Math program.

• 25 years ago in 1994

Class 1A No. 3-ranked West Marshall girls romped to a 10-0 shutout over Bondurant-Farrar as Nicole Tollefson pitched a two-hit game while teammate Shannon Blood belted a two-run triple.

• 40 years ago in 1979

Diane Miller, president of Marshalltown Community College’s Student Activities Council, said that the $1,100 raised during the dancethon would go to purchase four pieces of park and playground equipment especially designed for use of the handicapped.

June 11

• 10 years ago in 2009

Paige Van Dyk, of Tama, shot a 48-43 for a two-day total of 91 to win the 10-12 division of the Iowa Women’s Golf Association Junior Championships.

• 25 years ago in 1994

East Marshall witnessed an impressive performance by pitcher Shawna Burns who tossed a two-hitter and knocked in three of the Mustang’s runs in the 4-1 win over South Hamilton in the BCLUW Tournament.

• 40 years ago in 1979

The Marshalltown High School baseball squad ripped BCL 14-1 in five innings as Jeff Vawter and Brian Van Metre led the offense at the plate.

June 12

• 10 years ago in 2009

GMG scored a five-inning 11-1 victory over Clarksville as pitcher Joe Barloon gave up only one earned run on five hits, walked one and struck out seven with Arley Beane leading offense at the plate going 4-for-4 with a double, three RBIs and one run score.

• 25 years ago in 1994

The MHS baseball team took a pair over Ames 7-1 and 10-8 as T.J. Swalla lead the team at the plate with 4-for-5 for the night while Ben Buchan went 3-for-6 and Troy Pothast added four hits.

• 40 years ago in 1979

Marshalltown golfers participated in the State Pee Wee Tournament with Brandon Zeitner taking first in the 5-year-old division; Mark DuBois, fourth in the 8-year-old; Tom Gazaway carded a 66 in the 9-year-old division; Greg Brennecke, 51 in the 10-year-old, nine hole rounds; Gary Garuver, a 96 for 18 holes in the 11-year-old division and Stuart Reveness a 102 and Grant Harvey a 107 in the 12-year-olds.

June 13

• 10 years ago in 2009

Lenihan held its second annual Word Wizard contest where students choose the definition of a word or its synonym or antonym with Nicholas Lanes taking top honors and Ellen Podhajsky winning second place.

• 25 years ago in 1994

Benjamin Colson, a 1993 MHS graduate, was honored with one of two CRC Freshman Chemistry Achievement Awards from Coe College.

• 40 years ago in 1979

Sara Sudenga winged her way to Australia as a AFS foreign exchange student to spend the summer with a family with three daughters in Melbourne and would attend high school probably in the 11th grade.

June 14

• 10 years ago in 2009

BCLUW finished off a perfect day at the Come Invitational with a 2-1 comeback win over MHS as Jamie Fisher through all 19 innings going 10-0 over Grinnell, 5-0 against PCM and then MHS as she recorded one run on seven hits with 30 strikeouts and one walk.

• 25 years ago in 1994

The East Marshall baseball team blasted Wellsburg-Steamboat Rock 19-3 as John Ames lead the Mustangs on the mound for four innings with six strikeouts and two walks and then at the plate going 4-for-4 with a home run, three singles and four RBIs.

• 40 years ago in 1979

Four girls were awarded American Business Women Association scholarships: Jean Osgood, Lisa Cochran, Laurie Chambers and Tammy Awes.

June 15

• 10 years ago in 2009

MHS Publications Department announced the names of students who would serve as editors for the Pebbles newspaper for 2009-10: Kelsey Beurskens, Kalika Jaeckel and Samantha Gill, editors-in-chief; news editor, Margaret Meyer; entertainment editors: Mady Van Metre, Nicole Peschong, Whitney Sowers and Megan Mohon; sports editors: Joshua Illum and Heather Thomae and opinion editor, Katie Gray.

• 25 years ago in 1994

The West Marshall baseball team won its fifth straight game as Brian Smith fired a six-hitter finishing with 12 strikeouts and one walk in the 7-5 victory over Grundy Center.

• 40 years ago in 1979

James Haan, of Toledo, worked on building a dulcimer, a musical instrument either fish-shaped or hourglass-shaped, in a building class at MCC for the Youth Experience in the Arts program.

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