Record Sports Time Capsule
10 YEARS AGO
Feb. 1, 2003 (HERREID, S.D.)—Amanda Madden and Suzanne Bentz combined for 44 points to lead Herreid to a 53-46 victory over Strasburg. Madden tallied a game-high 25 points, while Bentz netted 19 points. Cassie Schuetzle scored 4 points, Victoria Haak chipped in 3 points and Tiffaney Bechtold added 2 points to complete the scoring for the Lady Yellowjackets. Kelli Hummel paced Strasburg with 13 points, and she was followed by Kayla Buechler 12, Jessica Wald 11, Alicia Baumgartner 8, and Josie Reiner 2.
30 YEARS AGO
Jan. 29, 1983 (NEW SALEM)— Top-ranked Lisbon edged Linton, 137-136, to claim the championship of the East-West Wrestling Tournament. Ten Lions placed in the top four of the tournament, including champions Tom Silbernagel (112), Dion Schmidt (138) and Toby Vetter (185); and runner-ups Gerald Jacob (126) and Al Schmidt (145). Ron Mosset (105), Ed Jacob (155), Tom Lipp (167) and Steve Jahner (Hwt.) each placed third, and Mike Bernhardt (119) came away with fourth place for the Lions. In the championship matches, Silbernagel won a 2-0 decision in overtime over Troy Humphrey of Carrington; Dion Schmidt edged Lisbon’s Walt Johnson, 4-3, and Vetter defeated Velva’s Bill Krumweide, 11-6. Al Schmidt dropped a 6-4 decision to Velva’s Mark Gackle, and Jacob lost a 5-2 decision to Carrington’s Mike Brown.
50 YEARS AGO
Feb. 1, 1963 (LINTON)— Braddock claimed its firstever championship in the 30th Annual Emmons County Basketball Tournament by defeating Hazelton, 54-46, in the championship game. Pius Hager led Braddock with 14 points, and other scorers for the Bobcats were Loren Saville 13, Arnie Moch 11, Larry Rambough 9, Don Hoffman 4, and Pat Silvernagel 3. Mickey Hurkes and LeRoy Jahner each scored 16 points to lead Hazelton, and other scorers for the Tigers were Randy Kemmet 12, Ron Schock 5, and Don Jahner 2. Duane Schneider (14), Dick Unzelman (12) and Mark Kiemele (11) combined for 37 points to lead Linton to a 52-47 victory over St. Benedict’s for third place. Bob Keller scored a game-high 23 points, and Dan Reinbold and Herman Welk chipped in 9 and 8 points, respectively, for the Knights.