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Nov. 10

• 10 years ago in 2009

Marshalltown High School senior Lauren Lockhart and junior Jordan Loney were unanimous selections on the all-CIML Iowa Conference volleyball first team.

• 25 years ago in 1994

Marshalltown Community College sophomore Ryan Johnston signed a letter of intent to play power forward and center for the Leathernecks of Western Illinois University.

• 40 years ago in 1979

Beth Haywood, a junior at Union-Whitten High School, was selected for the 600-voice all-state choir that would perform at Hilton Coliseum in Ames.

Nov. 11

• 10 years ago in 2009

West Marshall running back Drake Ferch was named the offensive Most Valuable Player on the all-Class 2A District 7 football team and defensive MVP was East Marshall’s Sam Upah.

• 25 years ago in 1994

Eldora-New Providence volleyball team defeated previously unbeaten North Kossuth 15-4, 15-6 and 15-9 in the quarterfinal round of the State Volleyball Tournament.

• 40 years ago in 1979

MHS swimmer, sophomore Kathy Ryden, captured a third place finish in the 50 yard freestyle at the Iowa High School Girls State Swim Meet.

Nov. 12

• 10 years ago in 2009

MHS first ever girls’ state tennis champ, Krissy Lankelma, signed a letter of intent to play for the University of Northern Iowa Panthers.

• 25 years ago in 1994

The No. 7 ranked MHS girls volleyball squad upended the No. 1 Sioux City Heelen team 16-14, 15-9, 4-15 and 15-10 in the first round at the state tournament as Amy Trowbridge and Julie Schutt were 19-for-19 serving and Sara Eads and Trowbridge led with 14 kills each.

• 40 years ago in 1979

LDF students: Steve Uhde, Howard Halverson, Brad Grossman, Mick Jurgensen, Julie Kellogg, Julie Clover and Sara Eichacker were selected as members of the 1979 All-State Chorus.

Nov. 13

• 10 years ago in 2009

As the Bobcat football players tried to mobilize the fans for the semifinal game players Austin Ruddick and Jon Vance carried the Bobcat statue onto Franklin Field for the pep rally.

• 25 years ago in 1994

The MCC Tiger men’s basketball team took Kirkwood Community College for 107-102 victory as Dan Berggren stole the show with seven three-pointers for 29 points total.

• 40 years ago in 1979

Leads in the MHS drama department play “Dames at Sea” were Julie Burt as Mona who tried to get her sailor friend played by Tim Polzin to write songs for her show.

Nov. 14

• 10 years ago in 2009

Members of the national-qualifying MHS quiz bowl team: Laura Weber, Andrew Metzger, Philip Kuhlman and Nick Heiserman practiced to ready themselves for the National Championship in Chicago.

• 25 years ago in 1994

The MHS girls hoisted the Class 3A championship trophy high after beating Clinton 15-6, 15-6 and 15-9 in the state volleyball tournament as Rebecca Albert was named the captain of the 3A team.

• 40 years ago in 1979

The Morning Optimists recognized six junior high students for their overall citizenship: John McCright, Lenihan; Missy McMaster, Miller; Jeff Upah, Anson; Lisa Meyer, Lenihan; J.J. Wheeler, Miller and Stacy Jackson, Anson.

Nov. 15

• 10 years ago in 2009

Bailey Wildt and Ashley Harris showed their prize winning posters at the Lions International Peace Poster reception.

• 25 years ago in 1994

Emily Bradbury, sophomore violinist and concertmaster of the MHS Orchestra and Matthew Erion, principle cellist of the Miller Middle School Orchestra, were scheduled to participate in the honors concerts at the Iowa All-State Music Festival at Hilton Coliseum.

• 40 years ago in 1979

MHS student David Sharp was selected to represent Iowa House District 39 in the fifth Model House Session in Des Moines.

Nov. 16

• 10 years ago in 2009

Miller Middle School eighth grader Kari Smith displayed an upbeat attitude despite suffering a broken jaw that required wiring shut her mouth for a month and restricted her intake to liquids only.

• 25 years ago in 1994

Miller Middle School students chosen for the Iowa Choral Director’s Association Ninth Annual Opus Festival were: Jillian Meyer, Matt Keck, Stacy Heil, Adam Novak and Sheila Willey.

• 40 years ago in 1979

MHS senior middle linebacker Tom Taylor was selected to the third team unit of the Iowa Daily Press Association all-state football team.

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