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Stories from Thursday, December 7, 2006

Celebration makes festive start to season (12/07/06)
Remember our troops! (12/07/06)
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Fire at Studebakers (12/07/06)
A fire broke out in the back entry way of Studebakers Restaurant in Aurelia at about 4:20 a.m.on November 30th. The Aurelia Fire Department responded, assisted by the Cherokee Fire Department. Aurelia Fire Chief Deloy Bruce thanks the Cherokee Fire Department for their assistance in fighting the fire...
Ege leads promising Cherokee Braves team (12/07/06)
Six returning lettermen and some promising height and heft in the middle should make this year's basketball campaign a very exciting one for the Cherokee Braves. Led by senior stalwart Cory Ege, an All-District performer and, inexplicably, just a second-team All-Lakes Conference choice after a superb, head-turning, junior year, the lettermen should provide second-year coach Trent Coombs with a formidable nucleus this season...
Dilla leads promising Cherokee girls (12/07/06)
The tradition-rich Cherokee Washington High girls basketball team boasts five returning letter winners this season, including first team All-Lakes Conference performer Kylie Dilla. A downside is that the remaining letter winners and promising newcomers have seen little varsity action because of the graduated senior stalwarts that led Cherokee to a sparkling 22-3 record last season, including a 16-2 runner-up finish in the Lakes Conference, wth all three losses to Class 3A state runner-up Spirit Lake.. ...
AGH wrestling returns 12 lettermen (12/07/06)
The Aurellia-Galva-Holstein wrestling squad posted an outstanding 25-3 mark in dual meets last season, among their many accomplishments. The team suffered some losses to graduation - most notably 119-pounder Bradley Gustafson, the AGH career wins leader - but a dozen lettermen return this season. ...
Bulldogs lose close one at R-A (12/07/06)
RUTHVEN - The Aurelia Bulldog boys basketball team lost a game they "should have easily won," in the words of coach Grant Peckenschneider, dropping a 58-56 decision to Ruthven-Ayrshire Tuesday night in their season opener. Coach Peck's assessment came as the result of the Bulldogs missing 19 free throws (15/34), as well as their missing a lot of close-in shots in the paint...
MMC girls handle R-U, 36-26 (12/07/06)
REMSEN The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Eagles evened their season record at 1-1 after beating the Remsen-Union Rockets 36-26 in girls basketball action at Remsen last week. Caitlin Johnson scored nine points to lead the Eagles, and Kaylee Dreckman added eight. ...
South O'Brien girls play better in 47-42 loss to Sheldon (12/07/06)
PAULLINA - South O'Brien coach Julie Paulsen felt that the Wolverine girls "came out tonight (Saturday against Sheldon) and played much better" than they had in their first two games of the week, though they did end up losing the game, 47-42. "We were much more patient with our offense, and I'm proud of the intensity the girls maintained, as this was our third game this week. Overall, I feel we had a good ballgame- we played a full four quarters."...
Aurelia girls play hard, but lose to tough N-F (12/07/06)
NEWELL- Aurelia Coach Marv Munden said he was pleased that the girls' varsity team played "extremely hard from start to finish" in their Northwest Conference game here Friday night against the always-tough Newell-Fonda Mustangs. The Bulldog girls connected on 15 of 32 shots from the field (46.8%), 10 of 19 from the line (52.6%), and Tiffany Johnson made the team's only three-point attempt. ...
MMC girls fall to Gehlen, 60-49 (12/07/06)
MARCUS - A hot-shooting Le Mars Gehlen girls team jumped out to a 17-8 lead in the first quarter, took a 29-23 lead in at halftime, and sustained a 41-32 margin after three quarters, on its way to a hard-fought 60-49 win over a pesky Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn in War Eagle basketball action here Friday night...
Jays take out Eagles, 70-50 (12/07/06)
MARCUS - The feisty Le Mars Gehlen Jays held off a persistent Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn team to post a hard-fought 70-50 boys basketball victory here Friday night. The key to the outcome came on a 22-9 scoring advantage in the third quarter for the visiting Jays, which set the Eagles back on their heels to trail 55-35 after three periods. MMC had battled tough to trail 33-26 at halftime after falling back early 9-2 in the face of a formidable Gehlen full-court press...
Scoring drought kills WHS girls (12/07/06)
Dilla's 20 points not enough for Cherokee HULL - An eight minute scoring drought with five minutes left in the third quarter until five minutes left in the fourth doomed the battling Cherokee Washington High girls here Friday night, leading to a 63-52 loss to Lakes Conference foe Hull Western Christian...
Harriet Leighninger (12/07/06)
Harriet Leighninger, 81, of Cherokee, formerly of Stanberry, Mo., died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2006 in the Cherokee Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, following a brief illness. Services were held on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006, at 10:30 a.m. at the Meriden Evangelical Free Church, Meriden. Pastor Larry Ostercamp will officiate...
Motorists, be careful out there (12/07/06)
Along with winter's first measurable snowfall, or freezing rains, or blowing snow, or frigid temperatures, area motorists should prepare themselves and their vehicles for traveling in hazardous conditions on our streets, roads and highways. There are many safe-driving tips on driving in Iowa in the winter that should be adhered to, including:...