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- ORTONVILLE "}UNIOR TROJANS" PRESCHOOL held their graduation on Monday, May4.Pictured in back row left to right are Aliyah Ash, Jack Dragt, Taylor Ross, Owen Longnecker, Taylor Dahl and Isabella Davis Middle.row left. to r| ght are teacher assistant-Kathy Nelson, Bra]den Berger, Kelly Erickson, Levi. Gabrtelson, Emily Davis, Joshua Mueller, Samantha Brown and teacher Vicki Arndt. Front row left to rt ht are Hunter Haukos, Keely Foley, Carter Powell, Marisa Hynnek, Kaden Larson and Sierra Barse. Not pic- tured is Graham Wilkins. "~ 3-6 Field Trip ': Mrs. Radermacher is finalizing the plans for 'the 3-6 field trip to ," Minneapolis. The bus is leaving the back parking lot at 6:30 a.m. sharp. Please remember to pack noon lunches, snacks, beverages with covers on and your own entertainment for the drive. It will be a fun day to remember for everyone! Science Tests On Wednesday, May 13, the 5th graders will be going to Ortonville to take the Science test, which needs to be taken on computers with special programming. Please make sure your 5th grader is in school that day. Thanks. Local Field Trip On Monday, May 26, our Preppies, Kindergarten, First. and Second graders will visit the Madison Public Library. Being familiar with a public library and checking our books, during the summer months, and all year long, is a great practice for children to look forward to. Encourage library visits with your Monday-assorted cereals, children this summer, chocolate chip muffins, juice and Milk Breaks milk. The teachers will end afternoon Tuesday-cereals, granola bars, milk breaks after Friday, May 22. We yogurt, juice and milk. will be gone alot the last week of Wednesday-cereals, eggs, toast, school anyway, so this will give the juice and milk. office gals time to collect all unused Thursday-cereals,blueberry milk tickets and get refunds to the muffins,juice and milk. children before the end of school. Friday-assorted cereals, waffle School's Apple Computersstix,juice and milk. The Apple computers will be given to families that would like one, along Lunch Menu with the game disks. Contact the Monday-french toast, tri tators, school and talk to either Sandy sausage, juice, andmilk. Haugen qr Cathy Radermacher, and Tuesday-chicken nuggets, peas, they will assist you either before or augratin potatoes, mandarin oranges, after school. These computers will cake, bread and milk. not be used anymore this year, so you Wednesday- fajitas, crinkle fries, are welcome to come and get them corn, applesauce, bread and milk. right away. First come-first served! Thursday-pork roast, rice pilaf, School Calendar peas, fruit cup, bread and milk. Wednesday, May 13:5th grade Friday-hamburger hotdish, bread Science test 10 a.m. STF finale, stix, apple with caramel dip, jello, Monday, May 18:8 p.m. School bread and milk. Board meeting. Breakfast Menu Helgeson to travel abroad during May Sally Helgeson, a senior at Concordia College, Moorhead, is traveling abroad during the month of May on a May Seminar. This was one of six May Seminars offered through the Global Education Office at Concordia. Sally is the daughter of Lar~ and Sandra Helgeson, Ortonville. Sally is on the Three Art Capitals of Europe seminar led by Dr. Peter Schultz. Students will travel to London, Florence and Paris to observe and study some of the world's greatest collections of art in three of Europe's most dazzling "art capitals." They'll tour the museums, cathedrals, gal- leries and theatres that set these cities apart. The seminars are designed to enhance learning, and include an on- campus course and an off-campus travel seminar led by Concordia facul- ty. The courses contain background information necessary to understand and appreciate the travel experience of various countries and academic dis- ciplines. Two key conference games and a non-conference game highlighted the Trojan baseball schedule last week. On Monday, May 4 the Trojans traveled to Hancock and defeated the Owls 4-1. The Owls struck first scor- ing a run in the bottom half of the first inning. Hancock held the lead until the fifth inning when Tyler Adelman singled and scored on a base hit from Matt Fellows. The Trojans Would add three more in the top of the seventh inning to post the win. Senior Evan Sammon went the dis- tance for the Trojans to get the win. He gave up four hits, walked three and struck out six. Jeff watson led the Trojan hitters with two doubles in the game. Others getting hits were Matt Fellows, Bryant Zahrbock and Andy Strei. Ortonville then traveled to Wheaton on Thursday, May 7 for another conference game with the Warriors. Wheaton started out strong scoring three runs in the first inning and three more in the third to take a 6-0 lead. READY TO FIELD THE BASEBALL is Trojan third baseman Matt Fellows as the Trojans defeated Hancock and lost to Wheaton and Dawson-Boyd in action last week. II Ortonville started to get things going Last Friday, the Trojans hosted the in the fifth when Mike Winther led off Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks. Ortonville the inning with a solo home run. After held a 6-2 lead through four innings a couple of walks and runs scored, but in the fith and sixth innings D-B Trojan left fielder Ryan Parady con- scored nine runs and went on to defeat nected for a three-run home run. the Trojans 13-8. Ortonville would add two more runs Mike Winther started on the to take a 7-6 lead. mound for Ortonville and went five Wheaton, though, would come innings allowing four runs on four back and score two runs in the bottom hits with one strikeout and one walk. half of the fifth and shut down the Jeff Watson pitched the final two Trojans the rest of the way to claim innings allowing two earned runs on and 8-7 win. four hits, walking two and striking out Bryant Zahrbock started and three to take the 10ss. pitched two and one-third innings At the plate, the Trojans pounded allowing five earned runs on five hits out 12 hits led by Bryant Zahrbock with one walk. Matt Fellows pitched with three. Matt Fellows had two hits the final three and two-thirds inning including a triple, Chad Spors had allowing two earned runs on two hits, two hits including a double. Also get- with four strikeouts, ting hits in the game were Tyler Mike Winther and Chad Spors Adelman with a double, Andy Strei, each had two hits in the game with Ryan Parady, Seth Maas and John one of Winther's hits a home run. Eustice. Ryan Parady added a home run in the Ortonville will travel to Brandon- game, with Matt Fellows adding a Evansville this Thursday, May 14 double. Others getting hits included with a start time of 5 p.m. Tyler Adelman, Jeff Watson, Bryant Zahrbock and Andy Strei. Ortonville's first year Adaptive Bowling team began the season with a match against Albany on Monday, Apr. 20. In that match, the young OHS bowlers took first and second in boys singles, with Josh Hasslen rolling a 368 for two games and Craig Emde ended up with a 359. Shelby Whempner of Ortonville led all boys and girl bowlers with a 421 in two games to place first in sin- gles. Amber Kargas and Julia Brown won the girls doubles with a 716 total including their handicap score. As a team, Albany won with a score of 1,650, with Ortonville firing at 1,473. The next match for the Ortonville Bowlers was the Alexandria Bowling Coon Rapids, Minnetonka/Wayzata, Invitational and there were 22 teams Fergus Falls/Campbell-Tintah, competing Ortonvillewasthesmall- Blaine, Lake City and Jackson est school competing and did very County Central. well, placing fourth overall with a Julia Brown had a great single team score of 1,626. match with a 419 for third place. In those games, Josh Hasslen had Amber Kargas rolled a 372 for 19th a 424, Craig Emde a 391, Amber place. For the boys Josh Hassle1 had Kargas a 431 and Julia Brown a 380. a 382 and Craig Emde a 352. Shelby Whempner was ill and did not "We want to remind people that we compete, are bowling at our own alley (Alley Alexandria finished first with a Cat Lanes) here in Ortonville and all team score of 1,677, followed by the teams fax their scores in except Anoka with a 1,640, Tartan North- for the State Meet," said Eifealdt. 1,630, Ortonville-l,626, Alexandria "Some teams that are closer to each II-1,613, Tartan North II-1,609, St. other do arrange to have some match- Peter-l,597, Austin-l,592, Tartan es actually bowling against their North III-1,588 and Mankato East- opponent. We may do that next year 1,584. Other teams competing were for a match." VehUe Uuu, =g= Scbeels- Businesses-Teams. Cliilnm-|mrds.|illl#n www,slreetgrapllex,com r Let's talk about getting our vehicle fixed at Progressive Collision & Glass Center! F" YOUR COMPLETE AUTO GLASS & BODY SHOP COLLISION & GLASS CENTER, INC. Steve and Linda Roggenbuck 109 SE Second Street Ortonville, Minnesota 56278 Phone (320) 839-2255 Toll Free 888-819-2255 j Rosen picks up win over Appleton The Rosen Express started off Land O' Ducks League play with a 6- 5, 12 inning win in Appleton Sunday afternoon. Rosen got on the board with one run in the third and added four more in the fourth inning. Rosen would not score again until the 12th inning when Travis Radermacher came through with a two out RBI single. Ethan Scoblic started on the hill for Rosen pitching six innings; he was relieved by Justin Stamp who earned the win going the final six innings. Offensively Rosen had eight hits in the game. Leading hitters were Travis Radermacher with three hits, Justin Weber with two and Stamp, Ronglien and Scoblic having one hit apiece. "Our hitting is lacking early on in the season which hopefully will pick up as the guys get more at-bats. Our pitching and defense really saved us in this one" commented Coach Mickey Rademacher. Rosen's game against Raymond Friday night was rained out and will not be made up. Up next Rosen will travel to Wheaton to take on the Dumont Saints Sunday afternoon, first pitch is slated for 2:00 The Ortonville Rox started out the 2009 baseball season at home last Saturday with a 16-15 win over Chokio and then went up to Clinton on Sunday and lost a closely contest- ed game 3-2. Although the games were against Land O' Ducks League teams, they were exhibition games and have no effect on the league standings. The Chokio game was a back and forth battle. The Rox started the scor- ing in the bottom of the third on a walk to Pete Ross, a single by Riley Sammon, and a sacrifice bunt by Matt Fellows that pushed the runners to second and third. John Thomas sin- gled in Ross and Joe Fuller came up with a big hit plating Sammon and Thomas putting the Rox up 3-0. Chokio came back with one run in the fourth inning and another six runs in the fifth inning to take a 7-3 lead. The Rox came back with two runs in the bottom of the sixth to m~lke the score 7-5. The Rox appeared to blow the game open in the bottom of the seventh scoring nine runs highlighted by Chris Fellows' two run home run. The locals added two more runs in the bottom of the eighth to push the score P RA! R! E WATE RS Free Visitors Guide 866.866.5432 Windwater Suites 1203 E. 4th Ave. Ste 103 Milbank, South Dakota 57252 Dr' Jon i Bierse~baeh 605,432-5032 Kuipers I m oe & Thur. 8am - 6pm Fri. 8am - 12 noon . li ay to 16-7. It appeared the game was score at two. Schake laced a one-out well in hand, only to see Chokio come double to right center and later scored back and score eight runs in the top of on Chance Haugen's double down the the ninth and make the last out with third base line. Clinton scored the the bases loaded, winning run in the bottom of the ninth When the dust cleared, the Rox for the 3-2 win. had won the game 16-15. Leading Leading hitters for the Rox were hitters were Fuller and Sammon with Schake and Ross with two each, while four hits each, Chance Haugen added Fuller, Chance Haugen, Watson and three hits; Thomas, Jeff Watson and Matt Fellows each chipped in one. Chris Smith had two hits each, while Chris Fellows started on ~he mound cory Stattelman, Tim Haugen and and went thee innings giving up two Chris Fellows each had a hit. runs. Joe Fuller finished up the game Starting the game on the hill was giving up one unearned run to be the Curt Schake who threw four excellent "hard luck" losing pitcher. innings until Chokio got to him in the According the coach Ron Thomas, fifth. Chance Haugen came on to "Overall it was a pretty good week- pitch four solid innings to get the win end. Everyone got some playing time' and Riley Sammon came on in the which will help evaluate strengths ninth to get a well-earned save. and weaknesses of the team. On Sunday at Clinton the game Hopefully everyone learned some- was opposite of the Saturday game. It thing and we will be ready to start the rolled along quite quickly and was league games next weel~." low scoring. The Rox opened up the The Rox host the Dumont Saints scoring in the third. Watson singled, on Saturday, May 16th at 7:00 p.m. It advanced to second on a sacrifice by should be.a good game between two Ross and scored on a Clinton error, of the league favorites and the con- Clinton scored two runs in the bottom cession stand is exceptional. On of the third to make the score 2-1 in Sunday, the Rox travel to Chokio for favor of Clinton. The Rox scored a a 2 p.m. game. run in the top of the eighth to tie the lAKE MEYER TAKES THE HAND OFF from Aaron Skinner in the 4 x 400 Relay. Along with teammates Tom Rausch and David Lee, the team placed 6th at the YME Meet last Thursday. Ortonville will host the Pheasant Conference TrackMeet this Thursday beginning at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, 2009 INDEPENDENT Page 7