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Stories from Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Bulldog season comes to a close (02/19/08)
MOVILLE - The Aurelia Bulldog boys' basketball team had high hopes as they came into this post-season, because 1) they finished their season strong; 2) they came on strong in the tournaments last season; and 3) their District didn't have any outstanding or dominant teams...
Lady Pirates fall in Districts (02/19/08)
Poor shooting costs G-H in Regional loss at Woodbury Central MOVILLE - Galva-Holstein girls' basketball coach Ken Slater summed up his team's season-ending Regional tournament loss to host Woodbury Central Friday night succinctly. "You are not going to be in too many ballgames shooting 20% from the field," said the former Cherokean, who also serves as the High School Principal at Galva-Holstein...
Girls All-WEC teams announced (02/19/08)
MMC's Taylor a second-team choice Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn senior Samantha Taylor was named to the second team 2007-2008 All-War Eagle Conference Basketball Team announced this week. Her senior teammate Kaylee Dreckman earned Honorable Mention All-WEC...
Loughlin denied state title (02/19/08)
Undefeated Cherokee senior falls in 152-pound final DES MOINES - Undefeated Cherokee senior Nick Loughlin (38-0) chased history into the Class 2A championship match of the 2008 Iowa State Wrestling Championships here Saturday night, facing off against Ballard-Huxley junior Trent Weatherman, the state's #1-ranked 152 pounder with a snazzy 42-0 record heading for the title match...
Struck Strikes Out :Struggling with 'When it's over' (02/19/08)
Sometimes, the striking beauty of sports can be as gut-wrenching as it can be celebratory, such as represented by the photo (right) accompanying my column today. Snapped by photographer Reta Todd, whose quality work has enhanced these sports pages this school year and heightened our presence in the River Valley and Galva-Holstein areas, the poignant photo encapsulates the heart and soul, and the ups and downs of athletic competition...
Esther L. Carson (02/19/08)
Esther L. Carson, 100, of Cherokee, passed away Friday morning, Feb. 15, 2008 at the Careage Hills in Cherokee. Funeral services were held on Feb. 18 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee., with Rev. Magrey deVega officiating. Burial was in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee...
Hill and Murphy/daughter (02/19/08)
Zach Hill and Malori Murphy of Marcus are pleased to announce the birth of the daughter. Raegan Kay Hill was born on Feb. 7, 2008 at 7:01 p.m. and weighed 8 lbs. and 1 oz. and measured 21 inches long. Grandparents are Donald Herrmann of Remsen and Carla Murphy of Marcus and Chuck and Vicki Hill of Meriden...
Thorson/son (02/19/08)
Scott and Jennifer Thorson of Holstein are pleased to announce the birth of their son. Quinn Ryan Thorson was born on Jan. 23, 2008 at 7:31 p.m. He weighed 8 lbs. and 8 oz. and measured 20.5 inches long. Welcoming Quinn home was his big brother Jack...
Pruett/daughter (02/19/08)
Mitch and Mikaela Pruett of Sioux Falls, S.D., are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Caroline Christine, born on Jan. 21, 2008, at 12:29 a.m. She weighed 8 lbs. and 10 oz. and was 21 inches long. Caroline's grandparents are Steve Nord and the late Carol Nord of Sioux Falls, S.D. and Merl & Barb Pruett of Cherokee...
Winding Roads: It all depends on one's perspective (02/19/08)
Defending Exxon Mobil (02/19/08)
Exxon Mobil hardly needs defended by the Chronicle Times and it's a bit awkward giving it, but theft from the world's largest corporation is still theft. Yes, Exxon Mobil, like other international oil companies, engages in price gouging, the company has been environmentally irresponsible and generally unlikable but the attempt of the Venezuelan government to seize assets belonging to Exxon Mobil is theft...