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KARE|| Trojan baseball team wins one, loses one in final week of action The Trojan baseball team hosted Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley last. Friday, May 16 in Ortonville, losing to the Wolverines in a very close game. CGB used a couple of misplays and a couple hits to score three runs in the fifth inning, Ortonville scored a run in the second inning, and another in the bottom of the fifth, but could not plate the tying run, and fell to CGB 3-2. Riley Summon had two hits for the Trojans, Cory Stattelman, Kelly Stattelman, Ben Zahrbock and David Rausch each had one hit for the evening. Cory Stattelman pitched the game, going seven innings, allowing seven hits, walking one and striking out ten. On Monday the baseball team played host to Ashby, and came away with a 3-1 victory. Ashby's only run came in the second inning on a solo home run. Ortonville used four hits and a walk to score three runs in the fourth inning, and played solid defense to hold on to the lead. David Rausch had two hits for Ortonville, Cory Stattelman, Riley Sammon, Derek Guse,, Craig Mork, Ben Zahrbock and Tony Weber each had one hit for the Trojans. London Franzky pitched seven innings for the win, allowing six hits, walking one and striking out four. The Trojans started tournament play on Saturday, and came away with a 10-8 victory over Dawson-Boyd at Canby. FIRST BASE PLAYER for the Trojans, Derek Guse is pictured above getting ready to make the out at last Friday's home game against Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley. Ortonville had a 10-1 lead after four innings, and Dawson-Boyd scored seven runs in the last two innings to make the game close at 10- 8. Kelly Stattelman, Travis Ninneman and Craig Mork had two hits each for Ortonville. Cory Stattelman, Dave Rausch, Matt Grabow, Derek Guse and Ben Zahrbock each had one hit for the Trojans. London Franzky threw 5 1/3 innings for the win, allowing seven hits, walking two and striking out three. Riley Sammon and Cory Stattelman threw the last 1 2/3 innings. Ortonville lost the second game on Saturday to Canby 6-5. Canby scored two runs in the first inning, one in the third, one in the fourth, one in the sixth, and the final run in the bottom of the seventh to get the victory. Ortonville scored one run in the first inning, two in the second, one in the third and their final run was scored in the fifth inning. Kelly Stattelman had three hits for the Trojans, Cory Stattelman and Derek Guse had two hits each, Dave Rausch and Riley Sammon each had one hit for Ortonville. Cory Stattelman pitched seven innings, allowing seven hits, walking eight and striking out six. "The Ortonvilte defense turned several double-plays in the two games, Craig Mork made a diving catch in left-field in the seventh ining of the game, Shortstop Riley Sammon made a diving stop and threw the run- ner out at first in the second inning, and Center-fielder Tony Weber threw a runner out at home in the sixth inning of the second game," said Coach Jon Fellows. OHS boys/girls track teams take first at Ortonville Invitational The OHS Track team competed at the subsection meet in Morris on Thursday; May 22, with both the boys' and girls' teams taking third place. Teams competing in the meet included Breckenridge, Morris, Wheaton, Ashby, Hancock, Chokio- Alberta-Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley and Ortonville. The top four individuals in each event will advance to the section meet as well as the top two relay teams. A total of 18 Trojan athletes will advance to the section meet, which will be held in Moorhead. The girls' 4x800 relay team will be advancing after placing first in Morris. The 4x100 relay team took second, and will advance as well. Other members of the team that will advance include Emily Summon, who took third in high jump, Amanda Croatt, placing first in pole vault, Megan Croatt placed second in pole vault and third in the 400 meter dash. ' Erin Peterson took fourth in pole vault and will advance, Sarah LaVoi placed first in shot put and third in discus; Rebecca Hillman placed fourth in shot, and Lisa Spors took first in the 800 meter run. Other team members who placed for the day include Shawna Sparby, who took fifth in the 1600 meter run, Kelsey Dybdal placed sixth in shot put, Sarah LaVoi took sixth in the 200 meter dash, and Amanda Croatt placed sixth in the 100 meter dash. The 4x200 relay team also placed, taking home sixth for the day. Trojan boys who will be advancing to the section meet include Michael Stone, who placed fourth in the 110 hurdles, Ryan Cloos took first in dis- cus and third in shot put, Ross Randall placed fourth in discus, Eric Collins will be advancing in three individual events, as he placed third in triple jump, fourth in the 300 hurdles and first in pole vault. Dylan McLain took third in pole vault and Kirby Athey took fourth in pole vault. Additionally, the boys' 4x800 relay team of Matt Thyne, Jason Pfleger, Eric Collins and Ross Randall placed second and will be advancing to the section meet. Other teammates who placed in the meet include Brian Vanorny, placing sixth in the 200 meter dash and fifth in the 100 meter dash, Matt Thyne placed sixth in the 400 dash, Michael Stone placed fifth in high jump. The boys' 4x200 relay team placed fourth, Bryan Shelstad placed fifth in shot and discus, Landon Franzky placed sixth in the 1600 meter run. The section track meet will be held on May 29 at Moorhead on the Minnesota State University Track. Some participating teams include Hawley, Bertha-Hewitt, Sebeka Mendaga, Pillger, Pelican Rapids, Staples-Motley, Ottertail Central, Perham and Wadena Deer Creek. The top two individuals in each 'event will advance to the state meet, and the first-placing relay team will advance to the state meet. "We performed very well at this meet. As always, there was great competition for us. We had athletes get their personal best records of the whole season," said Coach Lynn Keller. J TROJAN RELAY RUNNER Jesse Bailey takes the handoff during a relay at the Pheasant Conference Track Meet, which was held in Ortonville on May 15. Last week the team competed in the sub-section meet, and Ortonville had 18 teammates who are advancing to the sec- tion meet, which will be held on Thursday in Moorhead. Kites ,flown over OHS football field The sky over the Trojan football field was filled with color on Wednesday, as Ortonville students flew kites. OHS students and their advisors had been working on designing and constructing the kites, and they tried the kites out on Wednesday, May 21. The Character Education objective for this month's activity was team building. The words of encourage- ment and the smiles proved that every- one who participated in the event had a great time. cDO your part to help ' lean up Big Stone LaketJ WlC voucher pickup for June June 3: Countryside Public Health Office, Ortonville from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 5: Prairie V Meeting Room, Madison from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 19: Civic Center, Appleton from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. i i Schmidt's Landing Walleye League Weekly Results The Schmidt's Landing Walleye League Wednesday, May 21: 1st Todd Kuefler/Monty Athey 4.8# + .2 (release bonus) = 5.0 2nd Wade VanDover/Paul Treinen 4.1# + .3 (release bonus) = 4.4 3rd Danny Grant/Craig Welberg 3.9# + .2 (release bonus) = 4.1 4th Steve Cramer/Larry Cramer 3.7# + .3 (release bonus) -- 4.0 5th Rod Brandenburger/Shelly Brandenburger 3.2# + .2 (release bonus) -- 3.4 (A total of 18 fish were caught & released by 20 teams!) No Big Fish this week. ORTONVILLE TROJAN GOLFER, Aaron Zehringer competed in the Section 3Agon tournament on Friday. Zehringer posted a score of 87, which placed him 28th individually. • Aaron Zehringer com at Section 3A Golf Ortonville High School Freshman Aaron Zehringer participated in this year's Section 3A Golf meet held in Marshall on Friday. Aaron posted a score of 87 on the par 72 course, which placed him at 28th individually. Redwood Valley won the boys' meet with a team score of 318. Benson placed as the runner up with a team score of 320. The Ortonville Trojans finished the season with a meet record of year. "Considering ()kay. We look stronger showing summer's worth players and coaches, Independent for Mike Swenson and Sheila Thompson at and Bill Lund and his says Coach Roger GRANITE VALLEY HORSESHOE Week 2 - May 20, 2003 NAME & SPONSOR W/L RIN.!N_Q.g_R Alex Johnson / Pepsi 3/0 24.0 Roman Karels 3/0 18.0 Don Tiegs 2/1 26.7 AI Knippen 4/3 19.7 Dean Arndt / Sonny's Printing 3/2 24.4 Elroy Adermann 1/1 7,0 Travis Ninneman 2/4 23.0 Bud Paulson 0/2 26.0 Bob Gottsleben 0/6 2.0 Check out our web site at Ortonville students com the Special Olympic Track Ortonville's Special Education students participated in the Special Olympic Track Meet at Milbank on Monday, May 12. Participating students included Joshua Hasslen, Craig Emde, Julia Brown, Zachary Dittel, Matthew Athey, Aidan Rakow and Shawn Thompson. Joshua Hasslen competed in the softball throw and placed first. He also took second place in the frisbee throw, first in the 100 meter and 200 meter dashes. Craig Emde competed in the stand- ing long jump, taking first place. He placed second in the softball throw, first in the frisbee throw, and second in the 50 meter dash. Julia Brown took home first place in the standing hmg jump, first in the softball throw, first in the frisbee throw and second in the 50 meter dash. Zach Dittel competed in the soft- ball throw, taking home first place. He also placed first in the frisbee throw and in the 50 meter dash. Matthew Athey placed first in all of his events, including the standing long jump, softball throw and the Aidan Rakow standing long for the day. She in the softball throW, frisbee throw and meter dash. Shawn softball throw, the 200 meter dash dash. Thompson in all of his events Basketball 313 Grades 3-12 will have an opportunity to participate in a Basketball 3/3 tournament on Wednesday, June 18 from 9-noon as part of the Madison Health Care Benefit, Madison. Registration required prior to June 16. The tourney will be located on llth Ave., which is north of Highway 40 directly across from the Madison Country Club. Pre-register by calling Brian Moen at 320-752-4511 or Tom Miller at 320-598-3477. Madison Bottling Company will set June 18th be presenting medals to the 1st and 2rid place teams. Participation fee is $5 per person. Out-of towners are most welcome to join the fun and then stay for a noon meal at the Madison Country Club. Other events at the Madison Health Care Benefit located at the Madison Country Club throughout the day include a raffle, bingo in the afternoon, bridge and court whist in the morning, health fair, and golf throughout the day. The evening grilled pork chop meal will be served in Madison 4:30 - 8:30, with the starting at 7:30. The new event for the Care Benefit and is of all ages to cause. =T&,ZLY Im'ZQHTI" 612-33-TWINS twinsbasebaU.com Bairy Qu .e00n. ® Fam,ly Pack p..nt by KARE 11 i 4 lower GA tickets • 4 Dome Dogs • 4 soft drinks ' • 2 Dairy Queen ® Buy- One-Get-One Free Blizzard ® Flavor Treat coupons • 2 Twins Scorecards Great giveaways on Saturdays including:. • Dairy Queen ® Twins Cap Night (August 2) • A.J. Pierzynski Bobblehead Doll Night presented by Hormel (September 6) See twinsbaseball.com for a full promotions list. Matrodome Plaza premt by Male ktMetic • Interactive food and • Cities 97 on the Plaza Page 6 u.INDEPENDENT TuesdaY' KARE|| Trojan baseball team wins one, loses one in final week of action The Trojan baseball team hosted Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley last. Friday, May 16 in Ortonville, losing to the Wolverines in a very close game. CGB used a couple of misplays and a couple hits to score three runs in the fifth inning, Ortonville scored a run in the second inning, and another in the bottom of the fifth, but could not plate the tying run, and fell to CGB 3-2. Riley Summon had two hits for the Trojans, Cory Stattelman, Kelly Stattelman, Ben Zahrbock and David Rausch each had one hit for the evening. Cory Stattelman pitched the game, going seven innings, allowing seven hits, walking one and striking out ten. On Monday the baseball team played host to Ashby, and came away with a 3-1 victory. Ashby's only run came in the second inning on a solo home run. Ortonville used four hits and a walk to score three runs in the fourth inning, and played solid defense to hold on to the lead. David Rausch had two hits for Ortonville, Cory Stattelman, Riley Sammon, Derek Guse,, Craig Mork, Ben Zahrbock and Tony Weber each had one hit for the Trojans. London Franzky pitched seven innings for the win, allowing six hits, walking one and striking out four. The Trojans started tournament play on Saturday, and came away with a 10-8 victory over Dawson-Boyd at Canby. FIRST BASE PLAYER for the Trojans, Derek Guse is pictured above getting ready to make the out at last Friday's home game against Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley. Ortonville had a 10-1 lead after four innings, and Dawson-Boyd scored seven runs in the last two innings to make the game close at 10- 8. Kelly Stattelman, Travis Ninneman and Craig Mork had two hits each for Ortonville. Cory Stattelman, Dave Rausch, Matt Grabow, Derek Guse and Ben Zahrbock each had one hit for the Trojans. London Franzky threw 5 1/3 innings for the win, allowing seven hits, walking two and striking out three. Riley Sammon and Cory Stattelman threw the last 1 2/3 innings. Ortonville lost the second game on Saturday to Canby 6-5. Canby scored two runs in the first inning, one in the third, one in the fourth, one in the sixth, and the final run in the bottom of the seventh to get the victory. Ortonville scored one run in the first inning, two in the second, one in the third and their final run was scored in the fifth inning. Kelly Stattelman had three hits for the Trojans, Cory Stattelman and Derek Guse had two hits each, Dave Rausch and Riley Sammon each had one hit for Ortonville. Cory Stattelman pitched seven innings, allowing seven hits, walking eight and striking out six. "The Ortonvilte defense turned several double-plays in the two games, Craig Mork made a diving catch in left-field in the seventh ining of the game, Shortstop Riley Sammon made a diving stop and threw the run- ner out at first in the second inning, and Center-fielder Tony Weber threw a runner out at home in the sixth inning of the second game," said Coach Jon Fellows. OHS boys/girls track teams take first at Ortonville Invitational The OHS Track team competed at the subsection meet in Morris on Thursday; May 22, with both the boys' and girls' teams taking third place. Teams competing in the meet included Breckenridge, Morris, Wheaton, Ashby, Hancock, Chokio- Alberta-Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley and Ortonville. The top four individuals in each event will advance to the section meet as well as the top two relay teams. A total of 18 Trojan athletes will advance to the section meet, which will be held in Moorhead. The girls' 4x800 relay team will be advancing after placing first in Morris. The 4x100 relay team took second, and will advance as well. Other members of the team that will advance include Emily Summon, who took third in high jump, Amanda Croatt, placing first in pole vault, Megan Croatt placed second in pole vault and third in the 400 meter dash. ' Erin Peterson took fourth in pole vault and will advance, Sarah LaVoi placed first in shot put and third in discus; Rebecca Hillman placed fourth in shot, and Lisa Spors took first in the 800 meter run. Other team members who placed for the day include Shawna Sparby, who took fifth in the 1600 meter run, Kelsey Dybdal placed sixth in shot put, Sarah LaVoi took sixth in the 200 meter dash, and Amanda Croatt placed sixth in the 100 meter dash. The 4x200 relay team also placed, taking home sixth for the day. Trojan boys who will be advancing to the section meet include Michael Stone, who placed fourth in the 110 hurdles, Ryan Cloos took first in dis- cus and third in shot put, Ross Randall placed fourth in discus, Eric Collins will be advancing in three individual events, as he placed third in triple jump, fourth in the 300 hurdles and first in pole vault. Dylan McLain took third in pole vault and Kirby Athey took fourth in pole vault. Additionally, the boys' 4x800 relay team of Matt Thyne, Jason Pfleger, Eric Collins and Ross Randall placed second and will be advancing to the section meet. Other teammates who placed in the meet include Brian Vanorny, placing sixth in the 200 meter dash and fifth in the 100 meter dash, Matt Thyne placed sixth in the 400 dash, Michael Stone placed fifth in high jump. The boys' 4x200 relay team placed fourth, Bryan Shelstad placed fifth in shot and discus, Landon Franzky placed sixth in the 1600 meter run. The section track meet will be held on May 29 at Moorhead on the Minnesota State University Track. Some participating teams include Hawley, Bertha-Hewitt, Sebeka Mendaga, Pillger, Pelican Rapids, Staples-Motley, Ottertail Central, Perham and Wadena Deer Creek. The top two individuals in each 'event will advance to the state meet, and the first-placing relay team will advance to the state meet. "We performed very well at this meet. As always, there was great competition for us. We had athletes get their personal best records of the whole season," said Coach Lynn Keller. J TROJAN RELAY RUNNER Jesse Bailey takes the handoff during a relay at the Pheasant Conference Track Meet, which was held in Ortonville on May 15. Last week the team competed in the sub-section meet, and Ortonville had 18 teammates who are advancing to the sec- tion meet, which will be held on Thursday in Moorhead. Kites ,flown over OHS football field The sky over the Trojan football field was filled with color on Wednesday, as Ortonville students flew kites. OHS students and their advisors had been working on designing and constructing the kites, and they tried the kites out on Wednesday, May 21. The Character Education objective for this month's activity was team building. The words of encourage- ment and the smiles proved that every- one who participated in the event had a great time. cDO your part to help ' lean up Big Stone LaketJ WlC voucher pickup for June June 3: Countryside Public Health Office, Ortonville from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 5: Prairie V Meeting Room, Madison from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 19: Civic Center, Appleton from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. i i Schmidt's Landing Walleye League Weekly Results The Schmidt's Landing Walleye League Wednesday, May 21: 1st Todd Kuefler/Monty Athey 4.8# + .2 (release bonus) = 5.0 2nd Wade VanDover/Paul Treinen 4.1# + .3 (release bonus) = 4.4 3rd Danny Grant/Craig Welberg 3.9# + .2 (release bonus) = 4.1 4th Steve Cramer/Larry Cramer 3.7# + .3 (release bonus) -- 4.0 5th Rod Brandenburger/Shelly Brandenburger 3.2# + .2 (release bonus) -- 3.4 (A total of 18 fish were caught & released by 20 teams!) No Big Fish this week. ORTONVILLE TROJAN GOLFER, Aaron Zehringer competed in the Section 3Agon tournament on Friday. Zehringer posted a score of 87, which placed him 28th individually. • Aaron Zehringer com at Section 3A Golf Ortonville High School Freshman Aaron Zehringer participated in this year's Section 3A Golf meet held in Marshall on Friday. Aaron posted a score of 87 on the par 72 course, which placed him at 28th individually. Redwood Valley won the boys' meet with a team score of 318. Benson placed as the runner up with a team score of 320. The Ortonville Trojans finished the season with a meet record of year. "Considering ()kay. We look stronger showing summer's worth players and coaches, Independent for Mike Swenson and Sheila Thompson at and Bill Lund and his says Coach Roger GRANITE VALLEY HORSESHOE Week 2 - May 20, 2003 NAME & SPONSOR W/L RIN.!N_Q.g_R Alex Johnson / Pepsi 3/0 24.0 Roman Karels 3/0 18.0 Don Tiegs 2/1 26.7 AI Knippen 4/3 19.7 Dean Arndt / Sonny's Printing 3/2 24.4 Elroy Adermann 1/1 7,0 Travis Ninneman 2/4 23.0 Bud Paulson 0/2 26.0 Bob Gottsleben 0/6 2.0 Check out our web site at Ortonville students com the Special Olympic Track Ortonville's Special Education students participated in the Special Olympic Track Meet at Milbank on Monday, May 12. Participating students included Joshua Hasslen, Craig Emde, Julia Brown, Zachary Dittel, Matthew Athey, Aidan Rakow and Shawn Thompson. Joshua Hasslen competed in the softball throw and placed first. He also took second place in the frisbee throw, first in the 100 meter and 200 meter dashes. Craig Emde competed in the stand- ing long jump, taking first place. He placed second in the softball throw, first in the frisbee throw, and second in the 50 meter dash. Julia Brown took home first place in the standing hmg jump, first in the softball throw, first in the frisbee throw and second in the 50 meter dash. Zach Dittel competed in the soft- ball throw, taking home first place. He also placed first in the frisbee throw and in the 50 meter dash. Matthew Athey placed first in all of his events, including the standing long jump, softball throw and the Aidan Rakow standing long for the day. She in the softball throW, frisbee throw and meter dash. Shawn softball throw, the 200 meter dash dash. Thompson in all of his events Basketball 313 Grades 3-12 will have an opportunity to participate in a Basketball 3/3 tournament on Wednesday, June 18 from 9-noon as part of the Madison Health Care Benefit, Madison. Registration required prior to June 16. The tourney will be located on llth Ave., which is north of Highway 40 directly across from the Madison Country Club. Pre-register by calling Brian Moen at 320-752-4511 or Tom Miller at 320-598-3477. Madison Bottling Company will set June 18th be presenting medals to the 1st and 2rid place teams. Participation fee is $5 per person. Out-of towners are most welcome to join the fun and then stay for a noon meal at the Madison Country Club. Other events at the Madison Health Care Benefit located at the Madison Country Club throughout the day include a raffle, bingo in the afternoon, bridge and court whist in the morning, health fair, and golf throughout the day. The evening grilled pork chop meal will be served in Madison 4:30 - 8:30, with the starting at 7:30. The new event for the Care Benefit and is of all ages to cause. =T&,ZLY Im'ZQHTI" 612-33-TWINS twinsbasebaU.com Bairy Qu .e00n. ® Fam,ly Pack p..nt by KARE 11 i 4 lower GA tickets • 4 Dome Dogs • 4 soft drinks ' • 2 Dairy Queen ® Buy- One-Get-One Free Blizzard ® Flavor Treat coupons • 2 Twins Scorecards Great giveaways on Saturdays including:. • Dairy Queen ® Twins Cap Night (August 2) • A.J. Pierzynski Bobblehead Doll Night presented by Hormel (September 6) See twinsbaseball.com for a full promotions list. Matrodome Plaza premt by Male ktMetic • Interactive food and • Cities 97 on the Plaza Page 6 u.INDEPENDENT TuesdaY'