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February 14, 2014

Impact or no impact?


The New Sharon boys upset Fremont 30-22. Louie Smith scored 14 for New Sharon.

50 years ago 1964

Don Cummings scored his only points of the night in the final minute and a half to let the Oskaloosa Indians edge Pella 50-49. The victory snapped an 11-game win streak by the Dutch.

Craig Dickey scored 14 points, and Butch Hewitt and Tom Brandinger each had nine to lead the Oskaloosa sophomores to a 51-31 win over Pella.

Linda Baux and Vicki Gibson led Twin Cedars to a 33-31 victory over Pleasantville. Baux scored 14 while Gibson chipped in 13.

The Hy-Vee bowling team of Jerry Byers, Don Schutjer, Frank McClun, Tom Vroom and Charles Sturm won the city title at Tiger Lanes. Don Connor won the singles crown and Walt Cover and Junior Walker won the doubles crown at Crown Bowl.

Oskaloosa hit 34-for-41 from the free throw line to defeat Boone 66-54. Steve White was 11-of-13 from the charity stripe and finished with 17 points to lead the Indians.

25 years ago 1989

Nicki Baldwin’s free throws down the stretch helped William Penn to a 73-64 win over Central. She had just five points, but was 3-for-3 at the line. Gina Sisk led the Lady Statesmen with 27 points.

Tri-County snagged the South Iowa Cedar League girls basketball crown with a 62-41 win over Sigourney. Shelly Cranston led the way with 25 points and nine assists.

Carrie Vander Sluis scored with 12 seconds left to lift Twin Cedars to a 58-57 win over Pleasantville.

Shawn LaRue found Lance Dahm’s on a pass with four seconds left and Dahm’s basket gave North Mahaska a 64-62 win over Eddyville.

Any views expressed in this column are not necessarily the views of The Oskaloosa Herald

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