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Times ago

Aug. 25

• 10 years ago in 2009

Bailey Morgan, a sophomore at BCLUW, received the first computer handed out, a MacBook notebook, to start the school year.

• 25 years ago in 1994

Amy Bradbury was named one of 11 Robert C. Byrd scholarship winners of a $1,500 scholarship.

• 40 years ago in 1979

Mark Rohde fired a 67 to take the lead in the first round at the seventh annual Coors Midwest Golf Classic in Hastings, Neb.

Aug. 26

• 10 years ago in 2009

Former Marshalltown High School standout and Drake Bulldog senior Amanda Vogt won the Peg Shoup Flight of the Des Moines Women’s City Championship at the Waveland Golf Course.

• 25 years ago in 1994

Jody Lemker, of Marshalltown, graduated from Iowa Lakes Community College cum laude.

• 40 years ago in 1979

Former MHS cross country runner and long distance trackster Jamey Hutcheson won a gold medal at the Bobby Crum Special Olympics 10-mile run in Flynt, Mich., winning the 18-22 age bracket in a time of 51.09 minutes.

Aug. 27

• 10 years ago in 2009

In the Iowa PGA Drive, Chip and Putt Competition, Joe Harris took third in the Boys nine and under division and MHS golfer Ben Wollam took third after a chip-off with Jack Conway, of Cedar Falls.

• 25 years ago in 1994

John Jero and Ray Steveson Jr. of Troop 310 completed the requirements necessary to earn Boy Scouts’ highest rank of Eagle Scout.

• 40 years in 1979

Shirley Rust, 24, of Rt. 3 Marshalltown, was judged the Senior Cowgirl Queen at the Iowa State Fair.

Aug. 28

• 10 years ago in 2009

MHS football team made the long trip to Sioux City North profitable as they won 17-7 with Austin Hauser stepping in as quarterback and completed 13 passes to Nick Thimesch, Garred Carlson and Mark Duncan.

• 25 years ago in 1994

The MHS boys golf team placed fourth out of 17 teams at the Cardinal Invitational as Sean Allen led the Bobcat golfers with a score of 74.

• 40 years ago in 1979

MHS football players Tim Walljasper and Dave Evans were named offensive captains and Tom Taylor and Ken Watt were named defensive captains.

Aug. 29

• 10 years ago in 2009

East Marshall big play tendencies of Jase Schossow helped to deliver East Marshall’s first week 31-6 win over BCLUW as Schossow scored three touchdowns toward the cause.

• 25 years ago in 1994

The Albion Ables 4-H club elected new officers: President, Sara Baitinger; Vice President, Joe Baitinger; Secretary, Katie Lander; Treasurer, Tyle Shrunk; Reporter, Jil Weatherly and Historians: Elenora Halsted, Chris VonAhnen and Andrea Betts.

• 40 years ago in 1979

Marcia Oelson was selected as president of Galliano House in Lawther Hall at the University of Northern Iowa.

Aug. 30

• 10 years ago in 2009

Two MHS freshmen, Miranda Smith and Rachel Faircloth, competed in the Iowa Region Beach Volleyball Tournament in Des Moines in the two-man division and won the silver division.

• 25 years ago in 1994

Ashley Keller, 13-year-old tumbler from Laurel, came away in the Junior Olympics with her second gold medal in the 12-14 age division level 4 tumbling competition.

• 40 years ago in 1979

Senior nursing scholarships of $300 went to: Neil S. MacNaughton, Judy A. Downs and Kayle Sue Eggers, all of Marshalltown; Cynthia J. Paul, of Laurel and Lori Ann Somers, of Green Mountain.

Aug. 31

• 10 years ago in 2009

The Mojo Magic, consisting of Lindsey Ricken, Megan Major, Lindsey Shieck, Stephanie Ricken, Rachel Faircloth, Miranda Smith and Erin Ricken, were crowned Champions of the Beach winning the youth sand volleyball league.

• 25 years ago in 1994

In the battle over bragging rights between West Marshall and East Marshall volleyball teams, West Marshall defeated East 15-7, 15-10 and 15-12 as Trisha Huntrods hit all 14 of her serves with one ace, Liza Buck went 14-for-15 serves with one ace and Erin Damman hit 14-of-19 serves with three aces.

• 40 years ago in 1979

The NESCO Queens tallied two runs one in the second inning and one in the fifth inning to squeeze by Nevada 2-0 with Tammi Erickson scoring in the second off a bunt from Denise Eley and Deb Jorgensen in the fifth off a bunt from Pam Nelson.