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ORTONVILLE MATMEN wrestled their final home match for the sea- son last Friday, prior to Regional and State competitions. Jason Kellen, above, battleda hefty Eric Cribb from Breckenridge. Seniors alerted about services Seniors who need services that help older persons remain in their homes may be interested in Minnesota's Alternative Care and Elderly Waiver programs. These programs also provide services that help spouses and families care for their senior family members. Some seniors can get help paying for these services. The programs include a wide variety of services that help older adults, including home health aide services, home delivered meals, family caregiver support and training, adult day care services, transportation, personal care assistants, medical supplies and equipment, companion services, homemakers, assisted living services and more. If you are interested in learning more about these programs, please contact Big Stone County Family Service at (320) 839-2555. MatMan Collins picks up 75 th career win, Rudnick earns 50 th Ortonville's Wrestling Team picked up their ninth win of the season on Thursday with a 63-15 win over Upsala. They also lost a close match to Breckenridge, 36-28. The team also honored the parents with a ceremony at parents' night. Picking up a win in the Upsala match were: Patrick Eustice, Dylan McLain, Eric Croatt, Drew Johnson, Cory Haman, Ben Rudnick, Eric Collins, Scott Anderson, Luke Koval, Cory Schmieg, and Jason Kellen. Exciting matches were wrestled by Drew Johnson at 125, who wrestled very well in route to his first win by fall of his career. Johnson controlled the match from the beginning taking a 5-0 lead in the first period. In the sec- ond he gave up a reversal, but gained a reversal right back and then got the fall in 3:32. HWT Jason Kellen won his match with a: 13 sec. fall over Ben Towe. Between matches the wrestling team took some time to thank their parents for all of their support throughout the year. The Big Stone Lake Area Booster Club presented plaques to parents who have their last child in the program graduating. The plaques were presented as a way to thank them for their years of support in the sport of wrestling in Ortonville. Parents receiving plaques were: Phil and Cindy Kellen, Jim and Pat Collins, and Elmer and Char Athey. In the Breckenridge match Ortonville lost a close match that went right down to the last match before it was decided. In the end the team who could get the fall won the match. Breckenridge picked up five falls and the 36-28 win. Our older kids obtained wins for us, but could not get the big points that we needed to win the match. Those getting wins were: Patrick Eustice, Dylan Mclain, Ben Rudnick, Eric Collins, Cory Schmieg, Matt Koval, and Jason Kellen. There were a number of good matches. At 119 Eric Croatt did a great job in a losing effort. Croatt fell behind by eight points that would have given Breck four points, but was able to get a takedown at the end of the match to only lose by a three-point decision. At 160 Scott Anderson wrestled his best match of the year. He took a lead into the third period but could not hold on and lost 10-7. Scott did a number of really good things, but in the end his inexperience prevented him from getting the win. At 189 Cory Schmieg picked up our only fall of the night in :35 over Luke Poppel. At 215 Matt Koval wrestled another great match and came away with a 6- 1 win over Tyler Nard. Matt continues to show great improvement this year and this was a big win for us. At Hwt. Jason Kellen won a back and forth match with Eric Cribb. It looked as though Kellen had the fall a number of times but could not get the call. Coach Eustice said of the competi- tion, "We were right in this match. Our young kids were just too inexpe- rienced to pick up the slack when the older kids could not get the falls. We just need to learn how to win this type of a match." On Saturday the Trojans traveled to Bertha-Hewitt for the Section 7A- wrestling tournament. Ortonville was the #6 seed. They wrestled WCA in the first round. "As a team we wrestled very well. Women's marketing program at Willmar March 10 Pre-harvest marketing is a key component of marketing success, and a unique workshop for women will spell it all out. The 2003 Women's Marketing Program will be at the Holiday Inn in Willmar, Monday, March 10, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sponsors include the Risk Management Agency, the Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council, the University of Minnesota Extension Service and the Center for Farm Financial Management. Program topics include: * Avoiding the five common mis- takes in grain marketing. * Exploring the key elements of a pre-harvest marketing plan. * Reviewing grain-pricing tools. * Understanding the role of crop insurance in your marketing plan. * Writing your personalized mar- keting plan. * Practicing your marketing plan using a simulation game with daily prices. * Fine-tuning your plan and play- ing the game with a diffe1ent market- ing year. "This program provides a great opportunity for hands-on learning. By the end of the session, each partici- pant will have a personalized market- ing plan based on solid marketing concepts," says Kevin Klair, econo- mist with the University of Minnesota Extension Service. "Practicing your marketing plan with a simulation game is fun and provides a realistic test of your plan with daily prices," Klair says. "Many participants imme- diately fine-tune their plan and play the game again with a different mar- keting year." Program presenters Edward Usset and Robert Craven from the Center for Farm Financial Management at the University of Minnesota received enthusiastic reviews last year when they presented a similar program to over 300 producers in seven cities. The registration fee of $25 includes lunch. For more information or to reg- ister, contact the Center for Farm Financial Management at (800) 234- 1111 or (612) 625-1964. A flyer with registration information is available at http:Hw ww.cffm.umn.edu/pubs/MN Womensflyer.pdf We were not able to get the win over the more experienced Knights, but we did make them wrestle very hard to beat us," said Eustice. At 103 Patrick Eustice had us off to a great start by getting the fall over Pat Mitchell in 1:10. At 112 Dylan McLain gave us everything he had and wrestled very well. McLain was out- matched and lost 19-3 to Brady Schneeberger. At 119, 7th grader Eric Croatt gave us a good effort in his match. Croatt only gave up a three- point decision to Nate Long. If he could have found a way to stop the switch he may have come out on top. At 125 Tim Rudnick fought hard vs. a tough Jordan Hammer. At 130 Drew Johnson lost by fall to Kenny Montoyne. At 135 David Webster lost by fall to Ernie Longoria. At 140 Jan Karels started out with a nice take- down in the first period and seemed to be in control. In the second period Karels could not get anything going and was pinned. At 145 Ben Rudnick fell behind 5- 0 and then came back with a reversal but gave up an escape. Then Ben threw Dennis Sik to his back and pinned him with one second to go in the first period. At 152 Eric Collins came up with a hard fought 10-3 decision over Dustin Schneeberger. We really needed to get more points in this match, but we just could not get the call we needed. At 160 Scott Anderson wrestled WCA best kid. Anderson hung in there good for a while before he was pinned by Phillip Beaumia. At 171 we kind of let one get away from us. Cory Schmieg wrestled well, but gave up a reversal right at the end of the second period and then gave up a cheap near- fall in the third period. He came right back and got an escape, a takedown, and a two point near-fall with time left in the third period. Schmieg could not get another turn and lost the match 7- 6 to Matt Anderson. Matt Kovai wrestled at 189 and was pinned by Tom Lohse. At HWT Jason Kellen wrestled very well and came away with his team leading 25th pin of the year over a very tough Morgan Taylor in 3:32. "As a team I thought that we wres- tled the Knights as well as could be expected under the circumstances. I was pleased that we won all of the matches that we did. All in all, it was a very good performance by a very young team. If all of these kids stay out that are underclassmen, within two years we will have a very good team. We cannot afford to lose any of the wrestlers we have and we will need to find a way to replace the ones we lose to graduation. Our underclassmen have done very well for us and will only get better," remarked Eustice. The next action for the Mat Men will be Friday and Saturday at the Section 7A Individual Wrestling Tournament held in Barrett. Wrestling will start at 3:00 p.m. on Friday and continue on Saturday with the top two in each weight class advancing to the Minnesota State High SChool Wrestling Tournament. The state tournament will run from Feb. 27 - March 1. mlOll 00m,+oo. 1/2 d OFF Select Candy Other Merchandise New Candle Scents by YankeeH DRUG Your Locally Owned and Operated 00Thr!ftY IllWhu00 e Ortonville, MN Store Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-6pm; Sat, 320-839-6102, School lunch Tuesday, Feb. 18 Breakfast: Cereal Choices OR Breakfast Pizza, Diced Pear Sauce, Milk Lunch: Max Cheese Quesedias, Salsa/Black Olives, Garden Salad, Diced Peach Sauce, Ice Cream Bar, OPTIONAL CHOICE 4-12: Baked Potato/Meat/Cheese Wednesday, Feb. 19 Breakfast: Cereal Choices OR Cinnamon Roll, Fresh Apple Half, Milk Lunch: Turkey Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Corn, Pineapple Orange Sauce, Dinner Rolls Thursday, Feb. 20 Breakfast: Cereal Choices OR Trix Yogurt, Cinnamon Wheat Toast, Mixed Fruit Sauce, Milk Lunch: Build-A-Burger, Pickles, Cheese, Lettuce, Sliced Tomatoes, French Fries, Juice Choices, OPTIONAL CHOICE 4-12: Baked Potato/Meat/Cheese Friday, Feb. 21 Breakfast: Cereal Choices OR Cinnamon Wheat Toast, Orange Juice, Milk Lunch: Italian Dunking Sauce, Garlic Breadsticks, Mixed Vegetables, Applesauce, OPTIONAL CHOICE 4-12: Baked Potato/Meat/Cheese Monday, Feb. 24 Breakfast: Cereal Choices OR Cinnamon Wheat Toast, Diced Peach Sauce, Milk Lunch: Pepperoni Pizza, Garden Salad, Mixed Fruit Sauce, Chocolate Pudding, OPTIONAL CHOICE 4-12: Baked Potato/Meat/Cheese Tuesday, Feb. 25 Breakfast: Cereal Choices OR French Toast Sticks/Syrup, Applesauce, Milk Lunch: Deli Ham and Cheese, Cheesy Potatoes, Garden Peas, Diced Pear Sauce, Rice Krispy Bar, OPTIONAL CHOICE 4-12: Baked Potato/Meat/Cheese Page 6 OHS TROJAN BOYS BASKETBALL player, Ryan Cloos off a shot against the Milbank Bulldogs smothering 00INDEPENDENT Call Lila or Gordy Anderson Ortonville Public School will hold the annual Early Childhood Screening Clinic (previously known as Preschool Screening) on Thursday, Feb. 27, and Friday morning, Feb. 28, 2003. The location is in the Educational section of Trinity Lutheran Church, Ortonville. Children who are between the ages of 3 1/2 and 5 years are eligible for screening. Appointment letters will be sent to parents whose children's names are on the Ortonville Census. If you haven't received a letter, please contact the Ortonville Public School at 839-6181, and ask for Ext. 111. Also, anyone having any concerns about the health/development of chil- dren younger than 3 I/2 is encouraged to contact us and set up an interview and/or partial screening. State law required that all children be screened before entering Kindergarten, or entrance into Early childhood screening set for pre-schoolers 605-949-0723 Kindergarten will be prohibited. Call the Ortonville School if: 1. your child is between 3 1/2 and 5 years of age (or younger if you have concerns.) 2. hasn't received an appointment statistic that's difficult to overcome." "We just couldn't pull off the defensive stops we needed against the strong, quick Owls." Ross Randall had a great game scoring 20 points on the night. Ben Zahrbock and Riley Sammon each scored 7, with Corey Stattelman con- tributing 10. The rematch with Milbank, another conference leader across the state line, shutting down the Trojan "Hats off to them. The adjustments, and defense to shut us down Eustice. "They are a bigger and stronger than looking forward to the play-off season. We'l next year, and it'll bca ballgame." The final was 43-59 was a tough match-up for the Trojan Milbank Bulldogs. players. "Milbank is a very physcial, strong and quick team, but the guys really stuck with them in the first half," said Coach Giese. Ben Zahrbock came out 'on fire' according to his coach, and made some big threes to keep the game close at the half point. Milbank, however, made some adjustments, making it more difficult for Zahrbock to get an open shot, and The Trojans have remaining in regular They will play YME at Feb 18, and finish the home games. Canby Feb. 21. Wheaton will be at Thurs., Feb. 27 for the This game was will also celebrate Parents' ing the Wheaton game, 6:15 p.m. letter. 3. has never been ORTONVILLE, MN HOURS: Mon.-Fri. 8AM-5:30PM; Sat. 8AM-5PM PHONE (320) Pioneer's Own - Per Lb COUNTRY RING -- SAUSAGE ............... $2.79 Per Lb. DELl HAM .......... ' ..... $2.29 85% Lean - Per Lb. ORGANIC GROUND BEEF ....... S 1.29 LOCALLY GROWN BEEF - QUARTERS OR SIDES ............... Locally Grown Pork - Per Lb HALF A HOG ................ Per Lb. ASSORTED PORK LET US CATER YOUR Reunions Anniversaries Weddings Special Trojan boys basketball faced two of the best teams in the area back to back this past week. Thursday the Trojans were defeat- ed 58-71 by Hancock. The Hancock Owls are tied with Wheaton for the conference lead. According to Coach Tim Giese, the Owls are a very disciplined team. "Experience is hard to beat. The team has played together a long time, and they know where to be on the floor. They're a balanced scoring team, with four guys in double figures on Thursday night against the Trojans, " said Giese. The Trojans were down by six at the half, and played well, but the dif- ference in free throw opportunities caused the Trojans to dig a deeper hole for themselves. "We had eight free throw opportunities to their 33, remarked Giese. "Our players play with a lot of intensity, but that's one OHS boys basketball fall big, strong, quick oppon ORTONVILLE MATMEN wrestled their final home match for the sea- son last Friday, prior to Regional and State competitions. Jason Kellen, above, battleda hefty Eric Cribb from Breckenridge. Seniors alerted about services Seniors who need services that help older persons remain in their homes may be interested in Minnesota's Alternative Care and Elderly Waiver programs. These programs also provide services that help spouses and families care for their senior family members. Some seniors can get help paying for these services. The programs include a wide variety of services that help older adults, including home health aide services, home delivered meals, family caregiver support and training, adult day care services, transportation, personal care assistants, medical supplies and equipment, companion services, homemakers, assisted living services and more. If you are interested in learning more about these programs, please contact Big Stone County Family Service at (320) 839-2555. MatMan Collins picks up 75 th career win, Rudnick earns 50 th Ortonville's Wrestling Team picked up their ninth win of the season on Thursday with a 63-15 win over Upsala. They also lost a close match to Breckenridge, 36-28. The team also honored the parents with a ceremony at parents' night. Picking up a win in the Upsala match were: Patrick Eustice, Dylan McLain, Eric Croatt, Drew Johnson, Cory Haman, Ben Rudnick, Eric Collins, Scott Anderson, Luke Koval, Cory Schmieg, and Jason Kellen. Exciting matches were wrestled by Drew Johnson at 125, who wrestled very well in route to his first win by fall of his career. Johnson controlled the match from the beginning taking a 5-0 lead in the first period. In the sec- ond he gave up a reversal, but gained a reversal right back and then got the fall in 3:32. HWT Jason Kellen won his match with a: 13 sec. fall over Ben Towe. Between matches the wrestling team took some time to thank their parents for all of their support throughout the year. The Big Stone Lake Area Booster Club presented plaques to parents who have their last child in the program graduating. The plaques were presented as a way to thank them for their years of support in the sport of wrestling in Ortonville. Parents receiving plaques were: Phil and Cindy Kellen, Jim and Pat Collins, and Elmer and Char Athey. In the Breckenridge match Ortonville lost a close match that went right down to the last match before it was decided. In the end the team who could get the fall won the match. Breckenridge picked up five falls and the 36-28 win. Our older kids obtained wins for us, but could not get the big points that we needed to win the match. Those getting wins were: Patrick Eustice, Dylan Mclain, Ben Rudnick, Eric Collins, Cory Schmieg, Matt Koval, and Jason Kellen. There were a number of good matches. At 119 Eric Croatt did a great job in a losing effort. Croatt fell behind by eight points that would have given Breck four points, but was able to get a takedown at the end of the match to only lose by a three-point decision. At 160 Scott Anderson wrestled his best match of the year. He took a lead into the third period but could not hold on and lost 10-7. Scott did a number of really good things, but in the end his inexperience prevented him from getting the win. At 189 Cory Schmieg picked up our only fall of the night in :35 over Luke Poppel. At 215 Matt Koval wrestled another great match and came away with a 6- 1 win over Tyler Nard. Matt continues to show great improvement this year and this was a big win for us. At Hwt. Jason Kellen won a back and forth match with Eric Cribb. It looked as though Kellen had the fall a number of times but could not get the call. Coach Eustice said of the competi- tion, "We were right in this match. Our young kids were just too inexpe- rienced to pick up the slack when the older kids could not get the falls. We just need to learn how to win this type of a match." On Saturday the Trojans traveled to Bertha-Hewitt for the Section 7A- wrestling tournament. Ortonville was the #6 seed. They wrestled WCA in the first round. "As a team we wrestled very well. Women's marketing program at Willmar March 10 Pre-harvest marketing is a key component of marketing success, and a unique workshop for women will spell it all out. The 2003 Women's Marketing Program will be at the Holiday Inn in Willmar, Monday, March 10, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sponsors include the Risk Management Agency, the Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council, the University of Minnesota Extension Service and the Center for Farm Financial Management. Program topics include: * Avoiding the five common mis- takes in grain marketing. * Exploring the key elements of a pre-harvest marketing plan. * Reviewing grain-pricing tools. * Understanding the role of crop insurance in your marketing plan. * Writing your personalized mar- keting plan. * Practicing your marketing plan using a simulation game with daily prices. * Fine-tuning your plan and play- ing the game with a diffe1ent market- ing year. "This program provides a great opportunity for hands-on learning. By the end of the session, each partici- pant will have a personalized market- ing plan based on solid marketing concepts," says Kevin Klair, econo- mist with the University of Minnesota Extension Service. "Practicing your marketing plan with a simulation game is fun and provides a realistic test of your plan with daily prices," Klair says. "Many participants imme- diately fine-tune their plan and play the game again with a different mar- keting year." Program presenters Edward Usset and Robert Craven from the Center for Farm Financial Management at the University of Minnesota received enthusiastic reviews last year when they presented a similar program to over 300 producers in seven cities. The registration fee of $25 includes lunch. For more information or to reg- ister, contact the Center for Farm Financial Management at (800) 234- 1111 or (612) 625-1964. A flyer with registration information is available at http:Hw ww.cffm.umn.edu/pubs/MN Womensflyer.pdf We were not able to get the win over the more experienced Knights, but we did make them wrestle very hard to beat us," said Eustice. At 103 Patrick Eustice had us off to a great start by getting the fall over Pat Mitchell in 1:10. At 112 Dylan McLain gave us everything he had and wrestled very well. McLain was out- matched and lost 19-3 to Brady Schneeberger. At 119, 7th grader Eric Croatt gave us a good effort in his match. Croatt only gave up a three- point decision to Nate Long. If he could have found a way to stop the switch he may have come out on top. At 125 Tim Rudnick fought hard vs. a tough Jordan Hammer. At 130 Drew Johnson lost by fall to Kenny Montoyne. At 135 David Webster lost by fall to Ernie Longoria. At 140 Jan Karels started out with a nice take- down in the first period and seemed to be in control. In the second period Karels could not get anything going and was pinned. At 145 Ben Rudnick fell behind 5- 0 and then came back with a reversal but gave up an escape. Then Ben threw Dennis Sik to his back and pinned him with one second to go in the first period. At 152 Eric Collins came up with a hard fought 10-3 decision over Dustin Schneeberger. We really needed to get more points in this match, but we just could not get the call we needed. At 160 Scott Anderson wrestled WCA best kid. Anderson hung in there good for a while before he was pinned by Phillip Beaumia. At 171 we kind of let one get away from us. Cory Schmieg wrestled well, but gave up a reversal right at the end of the second period and then gave up a cheap near- fall in the third period. He came right back and got an escape, a takedown, and a two point near-fall with time left in the third period. Schmieg could not get another turn and lost the match 7- 6 to Matt Anderson. Matt Kovai wrestled at 189 and was pinned by Tom Lohse. At HWT Jason Kellen wrestled very well and came away with his team leading 25th pin of the year over a very tough Morgan Taylor in 3:32. "As a team I thought that we wres- tled the Knights as well as could be expected under the circumstances. I was pleased that we won all of the matches that we did. All in all, it was a very good performance by a very young team. If all of these kids stay out that are underclassmen, within two years we will have a very good team. We cannot afford to lose any of the wrestlers we have and we will need to find a way to replace the ones we lose to graduation. Our underclassmen have done very well for us and will only get better," remarked Eustice. The next action for the Mat Men will be Friday and Saturday at the Section 7A Individual Wrestling Tournament held in Barrett. Wrestling will start at 3:00 p.m. on Friday and continue on Saturday with the top two in each weight class advancing to the Minnesota State High SChool Wrestling Tournament. The state tournament will run from Feb. 27 - March 1. mlOll 00m,+oo. 1/2 d OFF Select Candy Other Merchandise New Candle Scents by YankeeH DRUG Your Locally Owned and Operated 00Thr!ftY IllWhu00 e Ortonville, MN Store Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-6pm; Sat, 320-839-6102, School lunch Tuesday, Feb. 18 Breakfast: Cereal Choices OR Breakfast Pizza, Diced Pear Sauce, Milk Lunch: Max Cheese Quesedias, Salsa/Black Olives, Garden Salad, Diced Peach Sauce, Ice Cream Bar, OPTIONAL CHOICE 4-12: Baked Potato/Meat/Cheese Wednesday, Feb. 19 Breakfast: Cereal Choices OR Cinnamon Roll, Fresh Apple Half, Milk Lunch: Turkey Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Corn, Pineapple Orange Sauce, Dinner Rolls Thursday, Feb. 20 Breakfast: Cereal Choices OR Trix Yogurt, Cinnamon Wheat Toast, Mixed Fruit Sauce, Milk Lunch: Build-A-Burger, Pickles, Cheese, Lettuce, Sliced Tomatoes, French Fries, Juice Choices, OPTIONAL CHOICE 4-12: Baked Potato/Meat/Cheese Friday, Feb. 21 Breakfast: Cereal Choices OR Cinnamon Wheat Toast, Orange Juice, Milk Lunch: Italian Dunking Sauce, Garlic Breadsticks, Mixed Vegetables, Applesauce, OPTIONAL CHOICE 4-12: Baked Potato/Meat/Cheese Monday, Feb. 24 Breakfast: Cereal Choices OR Cinnamon Wheat Toast, Diced Peach Sauce, Milk Lunch: Pepperoni Pizza, Garden Salad, Mixed Fruit Sauce, Chocolate Pudding, OPTIONAL CHOICE 4-12: Baked Potato/Meat/Cheese Tuesday, Feb. 25 Breakfast: Cereal Choices OR French Toast Sticks/Syrup, Applesauce, Milk Lunch: Deli Ham and Cheese, Cheesy Potatoes, Garden Peas, Diced Pear Sauce, Rice Krispy Bar, OPTIONAL CHOICE 4-12: Baked Potato/Meat/Cheese Page 6 OHS TROJAN BOYS BASKETBALL player, Ryan Cloos off a shot against the Milbank Bulldogs smothering 00INDEPENDENT Call Lila or Gordy Anderson Ortonville Public School will hold the annual Early Childhood Screening Clinic (previously known as Preschool Screening) on Thursday, Feb. 27, and Friday morning, Feb. 28, 2003. The location is in the Educational section of Trinity Lutheran Church, Ortonville. Children who are between the ages of 3 1/2 and 5 years are eligible for screening. Appointment letters will be sent to parents whose children's names are on the Ortonville Census. If you haven't received a letter, please contact the Ortonville Public School at 839-6181, and ask for Ext. 111. Also, anyone having any concerns about the health/development of chil- dren younger than 3 I/2 is encouraged to contact us and set up an interview and/or partial screening. State law required that all children be screened before entering Kindergarten, or entrance into Early childhood screening set for pre-schoolers 605-949-0723 Kindergarten will be prohibited. Call the Ortonville School if: 1. your child is between 3 1/2 and 5 years of age (or younger if you have concerns.) 2. hasn't received an appointment statistic that's difficult to overcome." "We just couldn't pull off the defensive stops we needed against the strong, quick Owls." Ross Randall had a great game scoring 20 points on the night. Ben Zahrbock and Riley Sammon each scored 7, with Corey Stattelman con- tributing 10. The rematch with Milbank, another conference leader across the state line, shutting down the Trojan "Hats off to them. The adjustments, and defense to shut us down Eustice. "They are a bigger and stronger than looking forward to the play-off season. We'l next year, and it'll bc a ballgame." The final was 43-59 was a tough match-up for the Trojan Milbank Bulldogs. players. "Milbank is a very physcial, strong and quick team, but the guys really stuck with them in the first half," said Coach Giese. Ben Zahrbock came out 'on fire' according to his coach, and made some big threes to keep the game close at the half point. Milbank, however, made some adjustments, making it more difficult for Zahrbock to get an open shot, and The Trojans have remaining in regular They will play YME at Feb 18, and finish the home games. Canby Feb. 21. Wheaton will be at Thurs., Feb. 27 for the This game was will also celebrate Parents' ing the Wheaton game, 6:15 p.m. letter. 3. has never been ORTONVILLE, MN HOURS: Mon.-Fri. 8AM-5:30PM; Sat. 8AM-5PM PHONE (320) Pioneer's Own - Per Lb COUNTRY RING -- SAUSAGE ............... $2.79 Per Lb. DELl HAM .......... ' ..... $2.29 85% Lean - Per Lb. ORGANIC GROUND BEEF ....... S 1.29 LOCALLY GROWN BEEF - QUARTERS OR SIDES ............... Locally Grown Pork - Per Lb HALF A HOG ................ Per Lb. ASSORTED PORK LET US CATER YOUR Reunions Anniversaries Weddings Special Trojan boys basketball faced two of the best teams in the area back to back this past week. Thursday the Trojans were defeat- ed 58-71 by Hancock. The Hancock Owls are tied with Wheaton for the conference lead. According to Coach Tim Giese, the Owls are a very disciplined team. "Experience is hard to beat. The team has played together a long time, and they know where to be on the floor. They're a balanced scoring team, with four guys in double figures on Thursday night against the Trojans, " said Giese. The Trojans were down by six at the half, and played well, but the dif- ference in free throw opportunities caused the Trojans to dig a deeper hole for themselves. "We had eight free throw opportunities to their 33, remarked Giese. "Our players play with a lot of intensity, but that's one OHS boys basketball fall big, strong, quick oppon