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ENJOYING THE WEATHER on New Year's Day is K.C. Rushford and his best friend,seven week-old Jake the Black Lab. Rushford was tryil [ to train Jake and get rid of some of his energy on the wide open space of Big Stone Lake. He said Jake is a e ldy taking to retrieving, as he started when he was only five weeks old. The 8th grade hoopsters travelled to Milbank, SD, on Saturday, January 3, and competed in the Milbank Rebels Invitational tournament. In the first contest, the Trojans were paired against a team from Hamlin, SD, and won easily by a score of 58-21. Eight of the ten Trojans got in the scoring column, with double figure totals by Pete Ross, Derek Rieck, Matt Pfingsten, and Nate Thompson. Big on the boards were Ross Wiegmarl 7, Thompson, 8, Joe Henrichs, 4, Rieck, 4, and Tanner Radermacher, 3. Tanner had a nice all around game,.adding 6 points, 3 assists, 1 steal, and 1 block to his rebound total. 8th grade boys win Milbank tourney In the second game, Ortonville met key to the win, timely scoring by Ross Canby's 8th graders and had another easy win 59-21. Joe Fuller came up big in this game, scoring 11, pulling down 3 rebounds, and making 1 steal. Rieck had another solid game with 10 points and 4 boards. In the final event of the tournaraent Ortonville met an old foe, th"e Milbank Rebels, tournament hosts. As expected, this was a hard fought battle, and the locals found themselVes down by one  halftime, 13-14. But in the second half the Trojans ratcheted up their defense a notch and held the Rebels to only 8 points--the result of forcing many turnovers. Although defense was the and Pfingsten gave Ortonville 21 points in the half and gave us a final victory score of 34-22. Pfingsten keyed in his outside shot and knocked down three big 3's. Thompson, Wiegman, and Rieck were strong on the boards at both ends of the floor. Allan Westermeyer, with a nice basket in the first game, and Andy Loraff, with a nice assist in game two, played ', some quality minutes in the 'tournament. Their defense was excellent and they were key contributors to the success of the team bringing the trophy home as champion of the Pizza Hut Division. I Ll00#iAmerican Heart . Bowling standings qUF00socJo"?n WE'RE FIGHTING FOR YOUR LIFE WEEKENDERS-12/20 Won Lest Executioners 26.5 5.5 L.A.ED. 14.5 1%5 Spare Change 12 20 Live Misfits 11 21 HTS: Spare Change 2134; HTG: Spare Change 741; HIS: Diana Hults 549, Bill Lund, St'. 564; HIG: Marilyn Williams 231, Bill Lurid, Sr. 204. FOOTBALL MANIA-12/22 Won Lost Arndt's P & H 3 1 Pep6i 2 2 Amberg 486, Maurlce Loft 514; Car City Sales 2 2 HIG: Dee Amberg 184, AI Min-Dak 1 3 Hooser 190. Clinton State Bank 1 3 POVERTY-12/23 HTS: Pepsi 2638; HTG: Pepsi Won Lost 944; HIS: Bill Lund, Jr. 642; i.D. 4 0 HIG: Bill Lund, Jr. 241. H & H Car Care 4 0 FRIDAY NIGHT MIXERS-I/2 Jim & Sons Lumber 3 ! Won Lost Minnwest Bank 1 3 Five Spares 18 10 Ardee's 0 4 Mixed Rocks 13 15 Henrich & Sons 0 4 Granite Squares 13 I$ HTS: Jim & Sons 3015; HTG: Lucky Strikers 12 16 Jim & Sons 1046; HIS: M. HTS: Five Spares 1906; HTG: Stolpman 567; HIG: J. Hoxtell 7th grade girl cagers finish The seventh grade girls basketball team won the Ortonville Tournament with wins against Canby and Clinton- Graceville-Beardsley before the Christmas break. Th6"lcam played good defense, and started to" their offense on track against Canby,'who they beat 23-12. C-G-B beat Wheaton to get to the championship game against Ortonville. For the championship, Ortonville started slow and got behind by seven at the half, but were able to come back and win 26-23. In the tournament, everyone contributed in some way. "We played good defense and we rebounded better," said coach Jan Eifealdt. "In fact, everyone had at least one rebound." Amanda Arndt led the team in points and rebounds during the tournament with 19 and eight, respectivly. Sarah LaVoi scored eight points with five rebounds, Vicki Kunrath had six points and four rebounds, Heidi Larson had four points, two assists, and six rebounds, Emily Dragseth had two points, one assist, and four rebounds, and Amanda Croatt had two points, one assist, and one rebound. The following Monday, the girls played Dawson, and got their offense cranked up with good defense to get a 26-9 win. "We had lost 11-10 on a last second shot and free throw at Dawson, so this was a nice improvement," Eifealdt said. "In fact, one of the girls asked, 'Is this the same team?' Yes it was. We just made some baskets and ran the offense a little better." Wheaton won against Canby for It's resolution time! Keep yours with PACE Not long ago, a national survey was taken on New Year's resolu- tions. The number one resolution reported was to lose weight or get into better shape. One of the most effective ways to improve your physical condi- tioning is through PACE, Progressive Aerobic Circuit Exercise. The Ortonville PACE program has been around since 1993. Over the past years, it has been a proven effective way to help improve a person's overall fitness. PACE utilizes hydraulic exercise machines to strengthen muscles without soreness, along with aerobic recovery stations that keep the heart rate at an aerobic level using stair steppers and step benches. The PACE program is simple, safe, and effective. A person can get a good, total workout in 14 to 21 minutes, three days per week. Along with.PACE, the Ortonville High School fitness center also has Universal Gym weight machines, exercise bikes, treadmill, free weights, and more to add additional variety. All of this is available for only $30, which will take you from January through the end of April. The cost for senior citizens age 55 and older is only $25. PACE is one of the best bargains in fitness today. The PACE schedule has recently expanded to serve the public dur- ing winter months. You can choose to come during any of the follow- ing times: Mon., Wed., Fri. 6-7 a.m. Mon., Tues., Fri. 8:20-9 a.m. Mon., Tues., Thurs., noon-12:30 p.m. and 5-6 p.m. If you have any questions regarding PACE or want to come in for a week of no obligation workouts, call Shawnda Johnson or Kyle Inforzato at 839-6181. (adv.) Annual KC Free Throw Contest Sunday The annual Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest will be held Sunday, Jan. 11 at the Or, tpnvi!!e High School G a'nd gi;is age groups are 10-14. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. with the contest begin- ning at 1 p.m. Parent and families are welcome. Trophies will be awarded at site. Trophy recipients from last year may pick up their trophies at this time or they will be mailed to you. 1 MONAHAN'S IEII'SOrl MOTOR SERVICE lmm The Only Name You Need To Know I00GnT Iti0000ll BOAT SALE Big StoneBowl 3 1 Five Spares 733; HIS: Dee 205. Thurs.-Mon.,.Jan. 15 - 19 . IllJT.rIllHII!L.. A,'F EVlnRUDE00_ " .,ra=Ai'LINEr, INARRIOR PL.PP  L)  spot fina .Next to the Larson & Crestliner Boat Factories in Little Falls, MN (320) 632-6619 FOR EVEN B, BETTER SERVICE... We've added a heated urethane I I Custom-made Frames, Matting & Prints third place. The girls finished the sel hosting Morris Area, who had them overwhelmingly in game, Ortonville hung in there, in overtime the first game seven in the second game. "I felt we made a lot of especially on defense," Eifealdt "Their match up proved it." The team was 6-6 at the break. Team members included: Heidi Larson, Amanda Heather Vonorny, Ashley Thielke, Sarah LaVoi played guard forward. Forwards were: Kunrath, Emily Dragseth, Sl Kriesel, Amanda Arndt, and Lindsey Thompson and Lisa S Many of these girls will now in tournaments after Christmas. STEVE is ready to handle your automotive glass needs. PROGRESSIVE COLLISION & GLASS CENTER, INC. Steve and Linda Roggenbuck 109 SE 2nd St.o Ortonville, MN 56278 (320) 839-2255 i IRon & Marlyee Thompson RR I Box 227 Ortonvl]le  56278 r3-2186 time and eliminates the risk of leakage. No need to wait until spring to replace your `'ir dshield. Stop in and see us today[ 320-839-CALL Nelson honored on dean's list Delaine Nelson has been honored to be on the dean's list at Worthington Community College. He is working toward an accounting degree and plans to graduate in the spring of 1998. Delme :is. alo :the recipient of a !$1,000 scholarsi'i]p" for an autobiography he wrote this fall. He is the son of Ray and Pat Cornelisen of Ortonville and is a 1995 graduate of Ortonville High School. Old Mill Twirlers The Old Mill Twirlers the calling of Hank Prasnicki Miller and Logan Jackson. were three squares dancing. Gu were from Watertown and Bruce Calling Wednesday, Jan. 7, will be Hank Prasnicki Stone City, SD. On the committee will be Merle and Smith and Ben and Mary EI Miller. There will be a business meed after the dance. The Old Mill Twirlers dance[ Wednesday nights in the Milb High School Lunchroom. Use[ northeast door. Visitors are al welcome. Prairie Five menu Reservations may be calling the Senior Center. requesting a meal call the Se Center the day prior to eating at 3555 before 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6 Roast Beef, Ma! Potatoes/Gravy, Corn, Crisp/Topping, Raisin Bread Wednesday, Jan. 7 Cook's Choice Day Thursday, Jan. 8 Pork Chops, Baked Potato, Beans, Jello/Topping, Rye Bread Friday, Jan. 9 Creamed Turkey, Baking Biscuit, Peas 'n Carrots, Monday, Jan. 12 Chicken Breast, Scallo Potatoes, Broccoli, Dessert, Raisin Bread Tuesday, Jan. 13 Swiss Steak, Seasoned Potatoes, Creamed Cabbage, Pudding, Whole Wheat Bread Graceville Gun Club Annual Meeting Jan. The annual meeting of the bets of the Graceville Gun Clubl be held Monday, January 12, 19 7:30 p.m. at the Graceville ViP i Hall. 42- Hours: Mon.-Sat. 8:00 AM- 5:30 PM ORTONVILLE, MN PHONE (320) NI) E F WHOLE ! f003i : 00IRLOIN D ST Sl: FARML Per Lb. DELl TURKEY ............ $2.99 Pioneer, Award Winning - Per Lb. SUMMER SAUSAGE .................. *2.79 Locally Grown Pork - Per Lb. WHOLE OR I HALF A HOG ................... ' Locally Grown Beef - Per lb. S 1 1/2 of 1/2 or Sides ..... .L .U LET US CATER THAT SPECIAL EVENT! POF FARML POF BULK. TUF LK- TUF HUDsc FRy 0URF WHITE POt 0URF/ PER LE TROJANS WINTER SPORTS SCH DULES CS I Date Ovponent (Location) Time Benson (Benson) 6:30 Date Oooonent (Location Time Jan. 8 Hancock (Hancock) 6:30 Mords (Morris) 6:30 Jan. 6 C-G-B (Ortonville) 6:30 1 Jan. 10 Montevideo(Montevideo) 6:15 WRESTLING Jan. 9 Hancock(Hancock) 6:30 ] Dawson-Boyd (home) 5:00 Jan. 13 KMS (Ortonville) 6:00 Page 6  INDEPENDENT Tuesday, Jan. 6,