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Jan. 19

• 10 years ago in 2010

Area graduates helped the University of Northern Iowa track team in the indoor track season opener: Stephen Dak, Marshalltown High School graduate, won the men’s 1-mile; Beau Dielschneider, BCLUW grad, won the 1,000-meter run and anchored the winning 4×400 relay and MHS grad Jill Lageschulte placed third in the 3,000-meter run.

• 25 years ago in 1995

Eric Hansen, 14-15 division and Nate Sinclair, 12-13 division, captured the championship in the 156 pound novice class and the 90 pound open class at the State Silver Gloves Boxing tournament.

• 40 years ago in 1980

The LDF girls remained undefeated in the Ta-Ma-Ja Conference as they beat Colo 58-45 with Robin Gray pacing the offense with 27 points.

Jan. 20

• 10 years ago in 2010

MHS girls basketball player Lauren Lockhart scored a career-high 28 points, pulled down seven rebounds and went for 12-of-16 at the foul line as the Bobcats defeated Des Moines Roosevelt 52-47.

• 25 years ago in 1995

BCLUW students Anne Galloway, Nicole Shine, Ken Routon and Tim Thomas were chosen to participate in the 1995 Meistersinger Choral Festival in Waverly.

• 40 years ago in 1980

The MHS boys basketball team worked a slow down game to perfection and captured a 51-47 win over the Cedar Falls Tigers as Tim Walljasper led with 14 points and Dave Heddens dropped in 12 points.

Jan. 21

• 10 years ago in 2010

The MHS boys bowling team toppled Dowling Catholic 2,899 – 2,447 as Cody Taylor rolled a 269 for a 460 set to lead the Bobcats and Shane Arment rolled a pair of 200 plus games for a 422 series.

• 25 years ago in 1995

MHS girls hit 23-of-29 free throws for 79 percent in the 70-67 win over Urbandale with Beth Nixon leading the scoring with 24 points.

• 40 years ago in 1980

The Marshalltown Y Swim Team swept six of 10 events to down Des Moines South Suburban Y swimmers 338-302 as Denise Hedrick lowered the 50-yard freestyle mark for ages 9-10 and then tied the 100 free mark.

Jan. 22

• 10 years ago in 2010

Ryan Valline notched his 100th career victory as EM/GMG wrestlers lost only four matches in the 65-11 over Aplington-Parkersburg and the 68-12 over Gladbrook-Reinbeck/North Tama triangular.

• 25 years ago in 1995

The GMG boys cruised past BCLUW in the 72-48 win as Jeff Fouch ignited the Wolverines with 19 points followed by Tim Mull’s 15 points. J.C. Welton and Jason Bensen each scored 12 points.

• 40 years ago in 1980

With the Girl Scout Cookie sales in sight, Scouts Margaret Clark, Christine Miller, Wendy McFarland and Meredith Patterson presented the seven varieties of cookies and three kinds of nuts on sale.

Jan. 23

• 10 years ago in 2010

The MHS boys walked away with an 83-63 Central Iowa Metro League Iowa Conference win over West Des Moines Valley as Chanse Creekmur led the Bobcats with 22 points. Teammates Jordan Judkins added 15 and Nick Thimesch and Trent Trowbridge each added 10 points.

• 25 years ago in 1995

West Marshall wrestlers won the Nevada Invitational Championship as they crowned five individual champions: Richard Affeldt, 171 pounds; Kevin Doser, 160 pounds; Jacob Randall, 152; Walker Buck, 140 and Brian Karsjen at 135.

• 40 years ago in 1980

Four MHS seniors were accepted to Iowa State University under the scholarship recognition program: Debra Davidsen, engineering; James Grieve, engineering; Joann Ludley, sciences and humanities and Laura Trout, computer science.

Jan. 24

• 10 years ago in 2010

Marshall County Conservation Board awarded Junior Naturalist Badges to seven students: Trevor Stamp, Silva Schmidt, Abbie McDonald, Brandon Drew, Haley Kilborn, Seth Kilborn and Megan Messina.

• 25 years ago in 1995

No. 9 ranked Marshalltown Community College women crushed Graceland College JV 118-56 as the fifth leading scorer in the country Shelley Delger finished with a game high 37 points.

• 40 years ago in 1980

Former MHS wrestler and sophomore wrestler at ISU, Mike Mann, was ranked No. 2 190 pound wrestler in the nation by Amateur Wrestling News.

Jan. 25

• 10 years ago in 2010

Natasha Kajer, of Toledo, was crowned the new Tama County Pork Queen at the annual Tama County Pork Banquet.

• 25 years ago in 1995

The West Marshall women romped past the Woodward-Granger girls 61-35 as Sharon Blood scored 19 points with eight rebounds and twin sister Shannon Blood added 16 points with six rebounds.

• 40 years ago in 1980

Lynette Choate had an outstanding game for the Bobcat scoring 34 points to lead all scorers in the 71-51 victory over the East Waterloo High Trojans.

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