Sports Memories: May 24

Published 3:25 pm Sunday, May 24, 2015

50 years ago: 1965

• Trinity/Our Savior’s defeated St. Theodore 5-0 in church league softball. Winning pitcher Murph Berg threw a three-hitter. Max Swenson and Dennis Jenson each had two hits for the winners. In a second game, Hayward defeated the Baptist team 27-15. Robin Thorpe had four hits, and Ed Stalker had three for Hayward.

• In city league fastpitch, Thorson’s defeated Trades and Labor 14-2 behind the four-hit pitching of Ron Mathews. Mike Hoffman led the offense with four RBIs.

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• Albert Lea Federal won 18-6 over the Cabin Bar in the American Division of the city slowpitch league. Chuck Zink, Jim Paulson and Bill Danielson each homered for Federal.

25 years ago: 1990

• The Albert Lea boys’ golf team won the Big Nine Conference meet with a score of 311 to Owatonna’s 318 and Rochester Mayo’s 319. Scores for the Tigers were Mike Oothoudt, 75; Todd Intihar, 77; Steve Peterson and Pete Schmidt, 80 each.

• The Glenville-Emmons baseball team defeated Alden-Conger-Freeborn 4-1. Both the winning pitcher Jamie Beck and the losing pitcher Kory Newman each allowed only three hits.

• The Albert Lea boys’ tennis team defeated Waseca 5-2. Winning singles matches for the Tigers were Anders Larson at No. 1 and Dean Hanson at No. 4. Winners for the Tigers in doubles were Doug Karge and Dan Schwartz at No. 1, Jason Willner and Chad Bergo at No. 2 and Nader Mikhail and Steve Hebert at No. 3.

• The Albert Lea girls’ softball team beat Fairmont 13-5 with Stacy Knutson the winning pitcher.

10 years ago: 2005

• The Glenville-Emmons baseball team won its second straight Southeast Conference title after defeating Mabel-Canton 14-1. Wade Flattum had four hits in four at-bats for the Wolverines. The Wolverines record to date was 9-0 in the Southeast Conference and 16-2 overall.

• The Albert Lea baseball team defeated Austin 8-2 with Brandon Klukow pitching the win. Preston Dahl, Kris Pleiss, Jared Butler and Klukow each had two hits for the Tigers.