Summer of ’65: Norwegian seamen face Twin Ports soccer team


Fifty years ago — Aug. 5, 1965 — the DNT reports of Norwegian seamen giving the Twin Ports soccer team “an hour of stiff competition … with the local booters squeaking out a 1-0 victory.”

The match between the Twin Ports team and members of the Norwegian ship “Anina” was played at the Park Point recreation center as part of Duluth’s annual Portorama celebration.

Pat Zaimes, nominal captain of the home team, kicked in the winning goal in the second period on a pass from Adam Jaros.

The team hopes to play again at 5:30 p.m. Sunday on Park Point if there is a ship in port that can muster a team.

Twin Ports Soccer Team Player Adam Jaros

Twin Ports Soccer Team player Adam Jaros gives the ball a hefty boot away from challengers of the Norwegian ship “Anina.”

Darlene TePoel

These two six-day old lambs are among rarities displayed at the Tri-State Fair in Superior. They constitute the second lambing this year of a Western-Shropshire ewe owned by Roland Marschall, Amery, Wis. Showing the lambs is Miss Darlene TePoel, who today becomes queen of the fair.

Scouts Train for Canoe Trip

Scouts Train for Canoe Trip
Boy Scouts of Troop 53 at the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars Children’s Home at Eaton Rapids, Mich., try out their paddling skills in Lake Superior before leaving Duluth for a canoe trip in the Ely area. From left are Paul Letts, scoutmaster of the troop for 28 years; Claude Midlam, Duluth, past grand master of the Minnesota Military Order of Cooties, a VFW affiliate, and scouts Tim Sass, Garth Letts and Jerry Cartwright. The troop made Midlam a life member before their departure for Ely Wednesday.

Youth Rows 14 Miles

Youth Rows 14 Miles
Todd Short, 17, Davenport, Iowa, right, appears with John Ashmore, cheif boatswain’s mate at the Grand Marais Coast Guard station, in front of the six-foot rubber raft used by the former in a 14-mile trip on Lake Superior to obtain help for his father, Donald. The elder Short and his son were en route from the Apostle Islands to Isle Royale, an 87-mile trip, when the drive shaft on their 23-foot inboard-outboard craft broke. (Photo by M. J. Humphrey, Grand Marais)

Niemi Brothers

Practicing for the Portorama bicycle race are the three Niemi brothers, left to right, Jerry 14, James 23, and Dennis 12, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Niemi, 227 W. 4th St.

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