Albert Lea girls soccer dominates 10 years ago

Published 12:00 pm Saturday, September 30, 2017

50 years ago: 1967

•The Albert Lea City Touch Football League began with the Melody Bar team defeating Piggly Wiggly 33-6. Quarterback Jerry Butt for the Melody threw touchdown passes to Dave Gilbertson (2), Del Hovey, Ed Mikulich and Gary Johnson.

•The Albert Lea High School football team won their fourth straight game after defeating Mankato 33-0. Scoring touchdowns for the Tigers were Denny Larson, Chuck Sherman, Greg Sainsbury and Larry Brandt on a pass from quarterback Jay Gustafson. The Tigers remained undefeated in the Big Nine Conference at 3-0.

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25 years ago: 1992

•The United South Central volleyball team defeated Fairmont 3-0 by scores of 15-5, 15-2 and 15-6. The 10-1 overall record USC team was led by Dawn Lutteke who was a perfect 16 for 16  serving and Jane Passer with 18 kills.

•The Alden-Conger volleyball team raised their Gopher Conference record to 6-0 after shutting out New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva 3-0 by scores of 15-2, 15-7 and 15-4. Kristen Schmidt and Jenni Sorenson each were eight for eight serving.

•The ALHS girls’ tennis team defeated Faribault 6-1. Winning in singles for the Tigers were Sarah Volkenant at No. 1, Kirsten Adams at No. 2 and Faye Oliver at No. 3. Tigers winning in doubles were Lisa Rocklin and Jenny Frame at No. 1, April Hammer and Susie Dilling at No. 2 and Keri Reed and Shelly Rocklin at No. 3.

10 years ago: 2007

•The ALHS girls soccer team evened their season record at 4-4-2 after defeating Mankato Loyola 6-0. Scoring goals for the Tigers were Madi Passingham with three, Jenna Christensen had two and Abbey Arends.

•Louie Grossman rushed for 120 yards for the ALHS football team in their 7-0 win over Winona for their first win of the year.

•The Glenville-Emmons volleyball team defeated Spring Grove 3-0 by scores of 25-22, 25-18 and 25-15. Jordyn VanRyswyk and Karissa Olson each had 10 kills for the Wolverines.

•NRHEG defeated Mankato Loyola in volleyball 3-0 by scores of 25-23, 25-20 and 25-9. Cailin Timm led the Panthers with 12 kills.