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i i I POUND WALLEYE was reeled in from Big Stone Lake Sester of Ortonville and later released. (Photo Bait) lady Trojan golf team &apos;nvitational meet .girls' golf team own nine team May 4. enjoyed a their 18 team took advan- golfing conditions .total of 385 and a 33 ond Lac qui Parle Berning shot a 98 for a seventh place medal. Other scores for the Trojans were Liz Olson with a 113, Ashley Zahrbock 131 and Nikki Thielke with a 135. Medalist for the invitational was Benson's Trisha Nordaune with a 91. The girls' team wraps up their sea- son this week with an 18 hole Conference meet in Fergus Falls on Thursday and Sub-Sections on Friday in Ortonville. Junior High softball g strength in numbers girls have found happy for them," stated Coach y defen- have put up of runs, steals n has been Went from double digit errors down to just game. "Everyone is and it's a lot of fun so well. I'm really Shawnda Johnson. The girls have been rewarded, win- ning three of their last four games with the only loss coming in extra innings from an experienced Dawson-Boyd team. The Trojans are now 4-5 on the sea- son with one game remaining. OHS Trojan baseball team competes in Benson tourney The Ortsmville Trojans defeated Sauk Centre 3-2 in the first round game of the Benson tournament on Saturday. Sauk Centre scored their two runs in the second inning, on a single, a walk, a sacrifice bunt and a two-run single. Ortonville came back in the third inning as Ethan Scoblic lead off with a solo home run. Chris Engebretson singled and Jim May hit a two run home run. Engebretson and May had two hits each, Scoblic and Justin Pearson had one hit each. May got the win, going seven innings, allowing four hits, walking one and striking out two. Ortonville lost to a tough Benson team 9-5 in the championship game of the tourney later on Saturday. Benson scored three runs in the first inning, two in the third inning, one in the fifth and three in the top of the seventh for their nine runs. Ortonville scored one run in the fofrth inning on a solo home run by Jeremy Ohm. Three runs were scored in the sixth inning on singles by Jim May and Jeremy Ohm. Jeff Laskowske reached on an error, Derek Homrighausen doubled and Josh Sykora singled. The Trojans scored one run in the seventh on dou- bles by Chris Engebretson and May. Homrighausen pitched 2 1/3 innings, allowing three hits, walking three and striking out one. Adam Thymian threw 2 2/3 innings, allow- ing one hit, walking one and striking out one." Ohm threw one inning, strik- ing out one. Sykora threw one inning, allowing one hit and walking two. Benson had five hits and Ortonville had 10. May had three hits, Ohm two, Ethan Scoblic, Engebretson, Homrighausen, Jeremiah Schmeichel and Josh Sykora each had one. Trojan baseball team loses to CGB 6-5 The Ortonville Trojan Baseball team lost 6-5 in eight innings, to league leading Clinton-Graceville- Beardsley on Monday night Ortonville scored two runs in the first inning, on a walk to Ethan Scoblic, who advanced to second on a ground ball and scored on Jim May's single. Jim May stole second and scored on a CGB error. Derek Homrighauson led off the second with a single, advanced to third on Justin Pearson's single and scored on Chris Engebretson's single. Ortonville took a 4-0 lead in the third, on Jeremy Ohm's double and Jim May's single. CGB scored one run in the third, on two hits, and scored four runs in the fourth on three hits, a walk, and two Ortonville errors, to take a 5-4 lead. The Trojans tied the score in the fifth, Chris Engebretson singled, stole second, and scored on Jeff Laskowske's single. CGB took advantage of a walk, a sacrifice bunt, and a single to scorethe winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning. Derek Homrighauson took the loss, going all eight innings, allowing nine hits,walking three, and striking out four. Chris Engebretson, Jim May, and Adam Thymian had two hits each for the Trojans, Jeremy Ohm, Jeff Laskowske, and Derek Homrighauson, all had one hit for Ortonville. VFW to sell Buddy Poppies this week Governor Carlson has proclaimed May as Poppy Month for the VFW, VFW Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary. The VFW "Buddy" Poppy is a symbol of the sacrifices made by the nation's war dead in the great conflicts for peace. Remember the men who can't forget. Wear a "Buddy" Poppy on Memorial Day. A VFW "Buddy" Poppy in your lapel marks you as one who is concerned about the welfare of the less fortunate. A good way to personally show your gratitude for the sacrifices of our disabled veterans is to buy and war a "Buddy" Poppy. Members of the VFW auxiliary will be selling Buddy Poppies this Wednesday, May 13. The sale of "Buddy" Poppies pre- ceding Memorial Day is the tradition- al way to bring attention to the sacri- fices made by the nation's war dead in their struggle to keep America free. Your nation's war dead have made it possible for you to live a life of free- dom. The "Buddy" Poppies, which will be offered to you on the streets soon, are sold by volunteers. All proceeds will go to the relief and welfare of the needy veteran, his widow and orphans. Horseshoe league meeting tonight There will"be a meeting for those interested in horseshoe league tonight, Tuesday May 12, at 7:30 p.m. at the Cashtown Cafe meeting room, Anyone interested is encouraged to attend, and anyone needing more information can call Marilee Thiele at (605) 862-6018. Wittnebel graduates AF school in Japan Air Force Senior Airman Chad J. Wittnebel has graduated from the Airman Leadership School at Yokota Air Base, Tokyo, Japan. Wittnebel is a general purpose vehicle technician with the 374th Transportation Squadron. He is the son of Bradley J. and Terry J. Wittnebel of rural Marietta and a I993 graduate of Lac qui Parle Valley High School. PITCHER ETHAN SCOBLIC throws a strike in the game against Brandon-Evansville last Thursday. (Photo by Mike Barnhardt) JIM MAY BRINGS IN A RUN for the Trojans at last Thursday's game against Brandon-Evansville. (Photo by Mike Barnhardt) ....) ,Modern Cabins ,Camping Boats/Motors ,Bait & Tackle Store ,Guide Service Jim and Donna Gregory Big Stone City, SD 57216 :<//. tm mtk,= D =,,tRI -,-.x,,  605-432-6911 or 1-800-610-4928 or/ Big Stone Lake D I I oe O Buy a Beckman net and get $20 in SchmiOt's Landing bait bucks! O Buy a Heartland Bobber rod and reel, get $20 in Sehmidt's Landing bait bucks and a Daiwa cap! Observance of National Emergency Medical Technician (EPIT) Week Tee !/ Join Us At Our ,  '1" ! i S SUNDAY, FlAY 17 from 6-9 PM Public is invited to tour the ambulance garage, see the new meeting/training room and view the new equipment. --ILL rONVIL LJ L R', .................... r ReisteT For 9rizes EMT'S - ORTONVILLE VOLUNTARY AMBULANCE SERVICE STAFF Phyllis Burr - Steve Burr - Rlta Buck - Kathy Callahan - Steve Dragt- Deb EIIingson - Neva Foster - Scott Huizenga - Joan Julius - Angle Kriesel - Vince Kvidera o Brian Merritt - Gall OIson - Bonnie Pettis - Deb Reiffenberger- Tom Scoblic - Dean Strege - Ramona Strege - Galen Swihart - Mellissa Swthart - Doug Tomschin - Ron Wester - Peggy Oslund - Irene Williams Thank You To The Following Who Made This All Possible. M City Council Larry Ulrich Scoblc Construction Ortonville Jayeees City of Odesr, a Roy Bailey Mike Mielttz Barf's Electric Ortonville Hospital Auxiliary Clinton State Bank Mayor Dave Eilingson Darrell Pettts Dean & Mona Strege Foster Township CRrtje-Van Lith Post #229 Torn Scoblic Art Voner Ortonville Fire Dept. Ortonvtlle Moose Lodge Big Stone Healthcare Foundation Steve Ban" David Buck CenB,mk Aknot Township Danl & Denise Scoblic K & O Drywall Gene Biever Big Stone Cellular N MedicaJ Center Agralite Cooperative Rod Barnhardt of Bill's P. & Htg. Progressive Colfision &  Ortonville Area Health Services Big Stone Cooperative Big Stone Round Table Club Orton EMT Stall Minrrwest Bank Stop in For Bars & Coffee & Lifesaver Treats ORTONt/ILLE AMBULANCE SERVICE NEW AMBULANCE GARAGE AT 232 FIRST STREET IN ORTONVILLE .. PHONE 320-839-3978 z, 1998  INDEPENDENT Page 7