Sports Memories: May 18Published 6:00am Sunday, May 18, 2014
50 years ago: 1964
• Results in the Albert Lea Softball League included Trades and Labor over Duffy’s 16-0. Winning pitcher Adrian Yokiel threw a two-hitter for the winners. In a second game, Thorson’s Sporting Goods was edged by Smith Douglass-Cargill 6-5. Marian Loge had three hits and Quin Jones, two, for the winners. Ron Mathews was the winning pitcher.
• In Border League high school baseball, Freeborn defeated Kiester 3-2. Chuck Hinkley was the winning pitcher, Steve Schoen had two RBIs and Don Marpe drove in the third run for Freeborn. Dick McKean had three hits for Kiester. Alden won the Border League title 6-5 win over Kiester. Bob Hoeg had two RBIs for the Blackhawks, and Kiester was led by Warren Meyer with two RBIs.
25 years ago: 1989
• The Albert Lea girls’ golf team improved its season record to 7-0 with a 184-251 victory over Rochester John Marshall. Scores for Albert Lea were Melissa Boom 43, Lisa Worke and Leah Mattson 46 and Lisa Christopherson 49.
• Jamie Beck threw a three-hitter to lead the Glenville-Emmons baseball team to a 5-1 win over Waterville-Elysian. Hitting home runs for Glenville-Emmons were Jeff Vierkant and Greg Severtson. The Wolverines raised their season mark to 12-3 and their Gopher Conference record to 11-2.
• Vasco won the Upper B American Volleyball League title with a 37-3 record. Team members were Michelle Flugum, Julie Dandrea, Jo Dagestad, Diane Sorenson, Mona Carda, Cathy Henschel, Laurie Long, Kathy Dagestad, Kris Hanson and Sharon Dempewolf.
10 years ago: 2004
• The Glenville-Emmons boys’ golf team raised its season record to 10-1 after defeating Lyle/Pacelli 157-172. Wolverine scores were Kelsey Martinson 35, Matt Schilling 38, Kris Knutson 42, Seth Holstad 42 and Luke Klingson 42.
• In a triangular golf meet, the Albert Lea boys’ golf team finished first with 307 strokes, followed by Mankato East 312 and Winona 321. Ben Jones was a medalist with a round of 73, followed by Ross Stadheim with a score of 77, Adam Elseth with 78, Beau Larson with 79, Matt Bennett with 79 and Troy Farnes with 92 for the Tigers.