Past News From The Files Of The Sutherland Courier
December 20, 2018
40 years ago – 1978
Dar Gunnerson New Ruritan President - At the regular meeting of the Ruritan Club last. Wednesday night, Dec. 13, new officers were installed. Darwin Gunnerson is the new president and other officers are Clayton Hill, vice president, and Donald Segelke is the secretary-treasurer. Ronald Wittrock was elected as the 3-year director. Routine business was transacted with the club donating $250.00 to the Firemen’s “Jaws of Life” project.
Tigerettes Win Over Aurelia - Record Now 7-0 The Sutherland Tigerettes upset Aurelia Atoms Friday 57-55. With 12 seconds to go Rhonda Durst came through with 2 big free throws to give “the Tigerettes the 2 point lead’ and the game. Guard court leaders were Joni Rahbusch with 10. rebounds, two steals and Karla Jurgensen pulled down 9 rebounds. Forward court leaders were Kim Jurgensen, Michelle Swanson with 24 and 20 points respectively. This takes the Tigerettes to a 7-0 over-all record and 4-0 in the conference. This also put Sutherland in front in the Sioux Valley Conference.
30 years ago – 1988
Tigers fall short - Despite signlf’ of ‘’improvement the Tigers came up short last Friday night. They lost a close 60-55 decision to Little Rock. “Noticeable improvement was evident in the Tigers style of play,” noted coach Dana Vige. “The boys got the ball out on the break on a number of occasions and demonstrated better ball handling.” The Tigers played to a even 28- 28 at halftime, but they lost ground in the third quarter. Little Rock exploded for 17 third quarter points compared to just eight for the Tigers. “We put three good quarters together against Little Rock. Now we’ve got to learn to come out in the third quarter .and take the fight to our opponent,” added Vige. John Stamer continued to show improvement as he scored 19 points. Ryan Sadler added 13 points and two steals. The Tigers were 22-57 from the field for 38.5 percent. The were 10-19 from the line for 52.6 percent.
Tigerettes bow to Little Rock - The Tigerettes played three close quarters but lost 82-77 at the hands of Little Rock last Friday night. “The second quarter was our downfall,” noted coach Pat Miller. “The girls need to put out 100 percent mentally for the entire game.” Stacy Faust burned the nets for 37 points. Julie Magnussen added 23 and Angie Rohwer contributed 12 points. The Tigerettes were 29-66 from the field for 44 percent. Sutherland committed just eight turnovers. They handled 30 rebounds with Marcia Frerk (9) and Brooke Huffman (5) leading the way. Magnussen was credited with making two assists.
20 years ago – 1998
Angela Newell, Nathan Pohlen engagement announced - David Newell and the late Vicki Newell of Sutherland announce the engagement of their daughter Angela to Nathan Pohlen, son of James and Kathy Pohlen of Hospers. The bride-elect is a 1998-graduate of Iowa Lakes Community College and is currently employed by Wal-Mart in Ames as a CSR. Her fiance is also a 1998 graduate of Iowa Lakes Community College and is currently a junior at Iowa State University majoring in agronomy. A January 8 wedding is planned at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Hospers.