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Stories from Thursday, May 1, 2008

SLP blitzes Cherokee tennis girls (05/01/08)
The Spirit Lake Park girls tennis team overcame the chilly, breezy weather conditions to record a convincing 9-0 victory over the Cherokee Washington High girls here on April 21, the talented Indians' second shut out of Cherokee this season. In varsity singles for Cherokee, Shannon Schroeder lost 10-0 to Alli Gerking at number one, Allie Parker lost 10-3 to Kassie Hein at two, Demi Dunn lost 10-3 to Cassidy Clarity at three, Michelle McGarry lost 10-4 to Kara Cosgrove at four, Sofie Seliger lost 10-0 to Shirley Coermer at five, and Korriane Aguirre lost 10-0 to Kathleen Rowley at six.. ...
Cherokee vies in Sioux City Relays (05/01/08)
Schuett, Lugar pace Braves; Carlson leads WHS girls SIOUX CITY - The Cherokee Washington High boys and girls track and field squads turned in some great efforts at the April 19th Sioux City Relays, run in near-perfect weather conditions. In the boys action, Cherokee's Kyle Schuett won the open (all classes) 100-meter race with a speedy 11.02 clocking, and also won the Class B 100 meters in 11.33...
MMC splits golf matches with WS (05/01/08)
MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School golf teams hosted West Sioux of Hawarden's teams on April 17, splitting their matches with their War Eagle Conference opponent. The Eagle boys beat the Falcons by six strokes, 167-173. MMC's Luke Dreckman was the medalist with a round of 39, and his teammate Jacob Lehnhoff was right behind him, stroking a 40. ...
Golf Braves compete at Spencer Invitational (05/01/08)
SPENCER - Host Spencer won the annual Spencer Boys Invitational golf meet here on April 12 , carding a 157 to runner-up Carroll's 163. The 18-hole meet was shortened to nine holes due to inclement weather, including intermittent rain and high winds...
Cherokee girls host golf triangular (05/01/08)
Emmetsburg captured a recent Lakes Conference girls golf triangular at the Cherokee Golf & Country Club, carding a 229 to runner-up Estherville-LC's 250, and Cherokee's 253. Roxanne Thompson was low medal for Cherokee with a 61, followed by Sara Sarchet 62, Amanda Callahan 63, and Kelsey Ludwig 67. Also for Cherokee, Danielle Hansen scored 68, and Ally Curry 79...
Cherokee boys 2nd at Emmetsburg golf (05/01/08)
EMMETSBURG - The Cherokee Braves placed second at a Lakes Conference boys golf triangular here on Apr. 14, totaling 167 to winning Emmetsburg's 153. Estherville-LC was third with a 201. Brock Benson was low medal for the Braves with a 39, followed by Matt Pitts 40, David Cook 42, Scott Brown 46, and Andrew Braun 46. Also for the Braves, Wayne Thompson carded a 51...
Chillin' (05/01/08)
Members of the Cherokee Washington High girls varsity tennis team found their comfort zones between Lakes Conference matches in the chilly, windy weather in Cherokee in mid-April. They are, left to right, Michelle McGarrry, Demi Dunn, Shannon Schroeder, and Allie Parker...
Michelle Starcevich (05/01/08)
Michelle Starcevich 30, Cedar Rapids, an employee of the College Community School District, died in a crash in Cedar Rapids on April 18. No official memorial service has been scheduled by the school. Services are pending at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Services...
Lyle C. George (05/01/08)
Lyle C. George, 61, passed away after a long illness at his home on April 12, 2008 with his loved ones. A memorial service was held on April 16 at 3 p.m. in Windsor, Calif. A private interment service was held on April 17. Lyle was born on Oct. 18, 1946 in Cherokee, to his late parents, Henry and Louise George. He grew up in the Maryhill area and graduated from Meriden-Cleghorn High School and Served in the U.S. Air force from 1964 to 1968...
Perrin/Friedrichsen Engagement (05/01/08)
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Perrin of Cherokee are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter Melissa to Dale Friedrichsen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Friedrichsen of Holstein. Melissa is a graduate of Iowa State University where she received a B.S. in Animal Science in 2004. She will graduate with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine this May. She has accepted an associate position with Holstein- Ida Grove Veterinary Clinic...
Winding Roads: Sales abound (05/01/08)
It's getting to the time of year when garage sales will start to flourish as well as auctions. I didn't use to go to them as when I worked full-time, I just didn't want to spend my hours on them. I seldom went. Now with more time to snoop through the offerings, it can be a great deal of fun...
Here's to you, graduates! (05/01/08)
"Where have you gone, Joe Dimaggio, the nation turns a lonely eye to you, ooh, ooh, ooh..." Yes, those memorable Paul Simon lyrics from the 1960s movie, "The Graduate," ring true today as always, as many of us constantly search for deserving idols in business, politics, Hollywood, collegiate and professional sports, television, music and theater...