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Jan. 5

• 10 years ago in 2010

Marshalltown High School defensive guards Trent Trowbridge and Nick Thimesch camp up with timely stops to Mason City’s offensive serge to pull out a 60-58 win and remain undefeated in CIML play.

• 25 years ago in 1995

Deb and Rene Holsapple welcomed the first baby of the New Year, daughter Jeana weighing 9 pounds, 12 ounces and measuring 20 inches in length. She was born at 8:33 a.m. on Jan. 3.

• 40 years ago in 1980

The Green Mountain girls rolled past Baxter 67-55 as Rhonda Groth dropped in 35 points to lead all scorers followed by Annette Squire’s 20 points.

Jan. 6

• 10 years ago in 2010

The GMG girls defeated Don Bosco 64-58 with Tara Gray leading the offense with 27 points while teammate Jamie Hlas contributed 16 points.

• 25 years ago in1995

The West Marshall Trojans wrestling squad remained undefeated as they rolled to a 60-10 dual win over Woodward-Granger as Matt Nason, Brandon Stalzer, Walker Buck and Kevin Doser each pinned their opponents.

• 40 years ago in 1980

The MHS boys sailed past Carroll Kuemper 64-46 as 6’5″ senior center Dave Heddens scored 43 points.

Jan. 7

• 10 years ago in 2010

The Marshalltown Community College women defeated AIB 80-68 as Kwinnyata Mercer led the Tigers with 31 points and 11 rebounds, Courtney Bobinger added 15 points and Tracey Williams followed with 13 points.

• 25 years ago in 1995

The West Marshall girls defeated Gilbert 87-58 as the three Blood sisters seniors Shannon and Sharon combined for 40 points while freshman sister Teri added nine.

• 40 years ago in 1980

A total of 70 fouls were committed in the physical confrontation between the MHS girls and SEMCO as the ‘Cats won 95-71 with Patty Fisher, Shari Watts and Lynette Choate leading with 33, 25 and 21 points, respectively.

Jan. 8

• 10 years ago in 2010

The North Tama boys defeated Clarksville 91-51 as Brendon Boerm scored 22 points with eight assists and six steals to lead the Redhawks.

• 25 years ago in 1995

The East Marshall boys took advantage of BCLUW’s 22 turnovers to defeat the Comets 72-48 as Cam Schultz led the Mustangs with 20 points while teammate Dan Berggren added 15.

• 40 years ago in 1980

West Marshall wrestlers crowned six individual champions as they took the Benton Invitational with 161 points: Jeff Arnold, 98 pounds; Dan Arnold, 105 pounds; Dave Middleton at 112 pounds; Jim Clark at 126; Time Bear, 145 pounds and Jeff Goodman at 167 pounds.

Jan. 9

• 10 years ago in 2010

MCC women’s basketball player April Mielke scored a career high 18 points with 11 rebounds as the No. 6 ranked Tigers tallied its 14th consecutive in the 76-60 victory over Southeastern.

• 25 years ago in 1995

With three girls in double figures: Megan Rhinehart with 18 points, 4 assists and 4 steals; Ginny Landt with 18 points and Kiffany Dunham with 13, the Mustangs of East Marshall defeated Union High of La Porte City 56-45.

• 40 years ago in 1980

Three MHS swimmers were ranked in the Top 20 in individual events: Bobcat divers Chuck Murray and Doug Heinrichs, ranked 18 and 19, respectively and Doug Knoll ranked 18 in the 100-yard backstroke.

Jan. 10

• 10 years ago in 2010

East Marshall used a 26 point fourth quarter to pull away from Colo-NESCO 55-39 as Alyssa Whitmore led the Mustangs with 14 points followed by Abby Nuese with 12, Miranda Barela with 11 and Nicole Hoover with 10 points.

• 25 years ago in 1995

The MCC women rolled up 111 points in blasting the DMACC women 111-46 as Shelley Delger led the way with a game high 24 points while Danielle Bagbey finished with 19 points and Stephanie Yauk added 16.

• 40 years ago in 1980

Snow, sleds and the Iowa Veterans Home hills were the perfect combination for Brett Burr, Brad Burr and Bryan Burr during Christmas break.

Jan. 11

• 10 years ago in 2010

South Tama students earned physically fit status from the President’s Council on Physical Fitness for 20 straight years. Physical education teacher George Corum said all students K-12 take part in the physical fitness program.

• 25 years ago in 1995

The MHS boys defeated Ankeny 87-79 as Tom Greinert led the Bobcats with a personal season high 17 points while Jeff Kelling added 14 points and Jerry Dobbins and Brad Gaskill finished with 13 and 12 points, respectively.

• 40 years ago in 1980

The LDF girls boosted its unbeaten record to 8-0 as they rolled past Collins 63-52 with Darla Wolken fueling the offense with 26 points.

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