|Jerry Winter - TV All-Timer
Winter was a varsity player for 4 seasons
in 3 sports and an all-state baseball
pitcher and one of the best ever in Iowa.
hear an interview as Winter reminisces
about his career at Turkey Valley and
Iowa State University.
scored 2,124 points during his
4 year varsity basketball career at
Rudolphinum High School in Protivin.
He broke the state scoring record in
1955 with no fanfare. Click the photo
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interview with Bill Prochaska about The
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|Four new Hall-Of-Fame inductees were
honored at the 2012 Wrestling
Hall-Of-Fame Ceremonies at the Cresco
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|In the fall of 1961 in only the second
year of any of its players playing
football, Turkey Valley went undefeated.
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photos, video and an interview with
Bill Sheridan and member of that
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|Protivin's Sonny Kalishek
inducted into the Hall-of-Fame
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|Still Playing After All These Years
or maybe the Paul Simon song says it better,
"Still Crazy After All These Years"
At any rate a former Turkey Valley baseball player is still playing
at the age of 58 and it sounds like pretty good, too. Or, at least
he has been smart enough to hook-up with a pretty good team.
Tom Bruess a 1972 Turkey Valley graduate from Lawler living in
Minnesota made the write-up in a national tournament game
playing for the Tri Valley Giants against a team from Tucson. The
bold below is where Tom's name appears. He apparently almost
tied the game with a line-drive to left in the ninth.
Tom led his team in hitting during the regular season
Here's the write-up about Tom's part...it is in bold below
Mike Samp sparked our comeback, scoring three runs, going 2-
for-3 and stealing three bases, plus three strong innings of
relief. Gary Gavlinski had two RBI and the longest hit ball of the
day, a double in the second inning. Bobby Warns was 3-for-3
with a walk. Ump calls killed a two-run rally in the seventh inning
that would have tied the game but we have to hand it to their
defense. The left fielder, battling the sun, made an over the
shoulder catch of a drive by Tom Bruess that would have tied
the game in the ninth inning. Then the third baseman hustled to
catch Tink Larson’s pop foul
Pictured above is: Oakland A's Spring Training Facility in Phoenix
The "Field of Dreams" for Tom Bruess and others that recently
played in a National Tournament there.
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