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School menu BEATING OUT THE THROW TO FIRST BASE is Trojan runner Mary Kate Treinen in the Trojans game last Tuesday against Breckenrid [e at Trojan Field. The Trojans lost the game 15-6. Ortonville will have three games this week. On Monday, May 3 they are at Ashby, at home Tues- day, May 4 with CA/HN and on Friday, May 7 at Fergus Falls to battle Hillcrest Lutheran. Trojan girl home s place fifth at meet last Tuesday Seven teams took part in the Or- Jenae Schneider placed eighth with a tonville Invitational Girls Golf Meet 104. Right behind her in ninth place on Tuesday, April 27. Sunshine and was Amber Sorenson with a 105. temperatures in the 60s greeted the Other scores for Ortonville were golfers as they took to the Ortonville Amanda Goergen with a 109, Bree Golf Course. Ninneman at 116, Rikki Roscoe at 127 Milbank, SD won the meet with a and Kelly Taffe with a 153. team score of 387. Benson wa second Ortonville has three meets this with a 394, Montevideo was third week. Today (Tuesday)they travel to with a 416, Dawson-Boyd was fourth Elbow Lake for the Conference Meet, with a433andOrtonvilleplacedfifth Friday, May 7 they will be at with a 434. Graceville and on Saturday, May 8 Individually for the Lady Trojans they will be at Milbank, SD. ins 0 season The Ortonville Adaptive Bowling a great opening. This year, with the Team started its second season of rule change, the team bowled well competition under the M.S.H.S.L. with a score of 1465. The team is now paired with Clinton- As a team, they ended up in 18th Graceville-Beardsley giving their stu- place. Julia Brown, with scores of 200 dents a chance to compete as well. and 189, along with Shelby Shempner, The new team name is now Or- with scores of 196 and 196, led the tonville/CGB Adaptive Bowling team. Craig Emde placed 17th over- Team. They have added two new all for boys with a 371. Shelby placed bowlers to our roster; Ashley Paulsen seventh overall for girls with a 392. from CGB and Zachary Dittel from Joshua Hasslen also placed 20th for Ortonville. Returning to the team are boys and Amber was 17th for girls. last year's letter winners Julia Brown, Ashley Paulsen did not place, how- Joshua Hasslen, Amber Karges, Craig ever, did a great job for her first time Emde, and Shelby Whempner. bowling in competition. Zachary Dit- The team has been practicing at the tel bowls in a Physical Impaired Di- Alley Cat Lanes in Ortonville every vision. He had a great overall score of Thursday to establish handicaps. 416. The season opened with the bigNext meets for the Ortonville/CGB Alexandria Invitational. Over 20 Adaptive Bowling Team are with A1- teams participated including schools bany and Fergus Falls. from Anoka, Minnetonka/Wayzata, and Fergus Falls. Last year, they had Tuesday, May 4: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, Whole Grain Toast, Banana, Milk. Lunch: 4-12 Bacon Cheeseburger, K-3 Cheeseburger, Pickles, Tater Tots, Juice Choices. Wednesday, May 5: Breakfast: K- 2 Whole G. Cer./Toast, 3-6 Whole Grain Cereal or Breakfast Hot Pocket, Diced Peach Sauce, Milk. Lunch: Hot Dog on a Bun, 4-12 Curly Fries, K-3 Smiley Fries, Baked Beans, Diced Pear Sauce. Thursday, May 6: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, Waffle Sticks, Pineapple Tidbits, Milk. Lunch: Spaghetti Hot Dish, Garlic French Bread, Garden Salad, Fresh Baby Carrots, Diced Peach Sauce. Friday, May 7: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, Trix Yogurt, Whole Grain Toast, Diced Peach Sauce, Milk. Lunch: Cheese Dippers, Pizza Sauce Dip, Cheesy Broccoli, Rasp- berry Sherbert. Monday, May 10: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, Raised Donut, Applesauce. Lunch: Fiesta Pizza, Lettuce, Salsa, Fresh Baby Carrots, Pineapple Sauce, Pudding. Tuesday, May 11: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, Whole Grain Toast, Diced Pear Sauce, Milk. Lunch: Mini Corn Dogs, Cheesy Rice, Mixed Veggies, Fresh Grapes. MAKING HER PUTT during the Ortonville Invitational last Tues- day, April 27 is freshman Jenae Schneider. Jenae led the Trojan golfers with a 104. The team placed fifth on the day. Ortonville will take part in the Conference Meet today (Tuesday) at Elbow Lake. Driving trail near Morris now open for season The Trojan boys golf team hosted the Ortonville Invitational on Mon- day, April 26. Fourteen teams partic- ipated in the meet. Ortonville won the meet with a team score of 326. They were fol- lowed by Montevideo with a 336, Yel- low Medicine East at 344 and Benson with a 345 Individually for the Trojans, Jesse Roscoe was the meet medalist with a one over par 73. Bryn Stock and Jade Hasslen posted 84's, while Charlie Stattelman netted an 85 for the four low scores. On Saturday, May 1, the team trav- eled to Benson for a meet. Due to prom that day, some varsity golfers were not able to attend. New London-Spicer with a team score of 322 won the event. The rest of the team scores were Litchfield 324, Benson/Kerkhoven-Murdock- Sunburg 334, Rocori 337, Montev- ideo 339, Wabasso 346, AleXandria 348, Minnewaska 359, Albany 369, Dawson-Boyd 377, Morris 378, Bel- grade-Brooten-Elrosa 379, Pay- nesville 383, Lakeview 384, Ortonville 393, MACCRAY 396, Sauk Centre 401, Yellow Medicine East 403 and BOLD 417. Individually for the Trojans, Jade Hasslen shot an 87, Isaac Oakes a 96, of the team scores were Litchfield 324, Benson/Kerkhoven-Murdock- Sunburg 334, Rocori 337, Montevideo 339, Wabasso 346, Alexandria 348, Minnewaska 359, Albany 369, Daw- son-Boyd 377, Morris 378, Belgrade- Brooten-Elrosa 379, Paynesville 383, Lakeview 384, Ortonville 393, MAC- CRAY 396, Sauk Centre 401, Yellow Medicine East 403 and BOLD 417. Individually for the Trojans, Jade Hasslen shot an 87, Isaac Oakes a 96, James Nitz with a 98 and Matt Hart- man a 112. The Trojans have two meets this week. They will travel to Elbow Lake today (Tuesday) for the Conference Meet and then travel to Wheaton on Thursday, May 6. The popular auto trail around the Edwards Waterfowl Production Area east of Morris opened for the season last Friday, April 30. The auto trail begins three miles east of Morris on County Road 10. It is graveled trail where people can drive and see different types of wildlife habitat and examples of vari- ous wildlife management practices used by the Fish and Wildlife Service on waterfowl production areas throughout western Minnesota. The auto trail also provides a nice oppor- tunity for wildlife viewing. The auto trail is open daily from sunrise to sunset from spring until the opening of the pheasant hunting sea- son. Your opinion matters! The Ortonville Board of Education is conducting an opinion survey. The survey and information about a 4-day school week are available on-line at: www.ortonville.k Just select "4-Day Week Survey" from the Home Page. 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Andy Strei led off with a single and then stole second. With two outs, Strei came around to score on a hit by Keven Berdan to make it 1-0. B-E came right back in the top of the first and scored to runs to take the lead only to see the Trojans score four in the bottom of the second. Mike Winther, Chase Kuefler and Chad Spors were able to get hits with runners in scoring position to score the runs. Kuefler's hit went for a double. The Chargers would score one run in the third and one in the fourth, but came up short as the Trojans posted the win. Mike Winther was the winning pitcher for the Trojans, going six in- nings allowing two earned runs on five hits, walked two and struck out three. Damian Pillatzke pitched the final in- TROJAN SENIOR THIRD BASEMAN CHAD SPORS is shown above getting in position during a recent game for the Troians. Spors has been swinging a hot bat for the Trojans t-his season and had a key hit in their 5-4 win over Brandon-Evansville on Monday, April 26. ning, allowing no runs. The Trojans (4-3) hosted Chokio- Tim Larson led the Trojan hitters Alberta on Monday, May 3, will travel with two singles, Chase Kuefler had a to Ashby on Thursday, May 6 and will double and Andy Strei, Mike Winther, host KMS on Friday, May 7. All Chad Spors, Keven Berdan and Austin games start at 5 p.m. Schneider each had singles. The Ortonville Rox gained a split in looked really good, throwing three in- top of the third when John Thomas two games last weekend, winning over nings and giving up only one hit. scored on a Clinton error. Bryant the Arlington A's 17-13 and then losing Leading hitters for the Rox were Zahrbock scored the winning run for 2-1 to the Clinton Cards. John Thomas and.Zack Giese with Clinton in the bottom of the seventh. The Saturday game with Arlington three hits each, Riley Sammon and Joe Fuller started on the mound and was a wild one. Arlington jumped out Matt Fellows chipped in with two hits looked very good. He threw six in- to a 13-5 lead after six innings and it each, with Joe Fuller, TimHaugen and nings, giving up one run on three hits. looked pretty bleak for the home team. Andrew Treinen each getting one hit. Chance Haugen threw the final two in- Riley Sammon came on to pitch and Giese and Treinen each had three nings, giving up one run on one hit. hold the A's scoreless for the remain- RBI's to lead the Rox. Leading hitters for the Rox were der of the game and the Rox scored The defensive play of the game was John Thomas, Cory Stattelman, Zack nine runs in the seventh inning and by Tony Schake, who caught a fly ball Giese andAndrew Treinen with one hit added three more in the eighth, in right field and threw behind the run= a piece. Curt Schake started on the hill and ner to get the double play at first base. "Except for our poor hitting, we ac- battled the A's and the strong winds for "Both teams committed too manytually played better on Sunday than four innings giving up five runs on four errors, but it was a good win for us over Saturday, but we just couldn't get a hits. Zack Giese came in and threw the a quality team," stated Thomas. couple of big hits," stated Thomas. fifth and sixth innings giving up eight On Sunday, the locals went to Clin- This week, the Rox travel to Sacred runs on eight hits. ton and lost to the Cards 2-1. This was Heart on Friday for an 8 p.m. game, "The wind made it nearly impossi- a real pitching battle with each team then the Rox will host Wheaton on Sat- ble for Zack to control his curve ball getting only four hits. Clinton started urday for a 2 p.m. game. 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