BLAST FROM THE PAST - Kohlmyer scores 21 but Truckers lose

FEB. 1, 1958 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 49 years ago:
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 24, 2010


FEB. 1, 1958

The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 49 years ago:

Truckers lose 70-55

Going down before a sharp-shooting Galion Tiger five 70 to 55 here last night, Coach Grant Walls' Norwalk High Truckers were knocked out of contention for the Northern Ohio League cage flag.

The loss put the Norwalkians in a 3-2 circuit bracket while the Tigers hold a comfortable 5 to 0 top rung position.

Ernie Kohlmyer to led the Truckers offense with 21 points.

Flyers ramble 97-81

Outplaying the visitors through most of the contest, the St. Paul Flyers erased their old team scoring record which they set against York this season at 82 points, when they poured through 97 points in whipping the Greenwich Shamrocks for the score of 97-81 at the St. Paul gym last night.

The Flyers played their best ball game of the season as they hit for 20 points in the first quarter and came back in the second quarter to mesh through 29 points to take a commanding 40-29 lead as the buzzer sounded at halftime.

The Flyers were sparked by Mike Ebert and Tom Brown who each meshed a total of 31 points.

Dave Hester elected

head of county's Young Republican Organization

David Hester, rural Norwalk, was named president of the Huron County Young Republican Club at the annual meeting Thursday night held in the rooms of the Norwalk Chamber of Commerce.

Hester succeeds John Borgia, who was elected secretary.

Other officers are: Allen Hakes, Norwalk, vice president; Paul Howman, New London, treasurer.

Mrs. Lucal is hostess

The members of the White Joe Garden Club met Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Gene Lucal, with Mrs. Esther Thomas presiding over the meeting.

Roll call was answered by eleven members with a Bible verse, containing the word, "faith, hope or love," following the Club creed.

Mrs. Ruby Allgood, secretary, read an invitation from the Wakeman Garden Club to attend its annual evening meeting, which will be held March 19 and the members voted to accept the invitation.

Mrs. Oma Booth's paper, "Garden Facts and Facies," offered several beautiful poems pertaining to a garden, the reason of the many varieties of colors of our flowers and other interesting data.


The January Pack Meeting for Cub Pack 218 was held Monday night at the Methodist Church.

Cub Master Fred Hoyt announced the annual Blue & Gold Banquet will be held Feb. 224 at the Methodist Church. Committee members for the banquet are: Mrs. George Dayhuff, decorations; Mr. and Mrs. Burton, welcome; Mr. and Mrs. Greg Lesch, menu; Mrs. Wayne Alieshouse and Bill Dawson, clean up, and will meet at Mr. Tom McIntyre's with the Pack Committee and Den Mothers at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3 to make final plans.

Compiled by Andy Prutsok