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LaVoi, Spors advance to State Track Meet June 6-7 in Blaine Trojan track team members com- peted at the Section Meet on Thursday in Moorhead against members from 22 teams. The top two placing individuals at the event advanced to state meet, which will be held on June 8 and 9 in the Blaine Sports Center. Sarah LaVoi placed second in shot put with her personal best throw of the season. Lisa Spors also advanced to the state meet by placing second in the 800 meter run. Lisa also broke her personal record, as well as the school record, which she had also broken previously in the season. Both girls are seniors. Amanda Croatt and Megan Croatt both placed fourth in the pole vault. Both girls tied the school record. Eric Collins took fifth place in the pole vault, and got his personal best vault. Ryan Cloos placed sixth in the shot put. Ryan also achieved his per- sonal best. He also placed sixth in the discus. The girls&apos; 4x800 relay team of Megan Croatt, Molly Rausch, Ashley Nelson and Lisa Spots placed sixth for the day. Dylan McLain shattered the school record for eighth grade pole vault. McLain did not place for the day. "Over all, our season went very well," said Coach Lynn Keller, "they peaked at the right time, they improved on their times, throws and jumps. They were a great bunch of athletes with drive and determination. We had some young athletes get expe- rience at this Section meet, which will make them better athletes next year. We are losing a great bunch of seniors. They lead by example, by working hard at every practice and giving 100 percent at all times." A Track potluck banquet will be held on Monday, June 2 in the High School Commons area at 6 p.m. The team and coaches thank all people that helped them with the four home meets of the season. "They help our meets run smoothly," said Keller. They would also like to thank all parents who came to meets, and the Ortonville School Board, for the Pole Vault pits. Trojan Girls' Basketball team broke many records this season Ortonville Trojans Girls' Basketball team held their awards banquet recently for the 2002-03 Basketball season, All-conference honors for the sea- son went to junior Jenna Longhenry. Senior Sarah LaVoi and junior Amy Smith were selected for the honorable mention team. Longhenry also received the MVP, Top Defender and Top Rebounder team awards. The Hustle award went to Amy Smith and the Most Improved Player award was given to freshman Emily Sammon. The girls broke several records during the seeason, including several individual game records. Emily Sammon broke the record for most three point field goal attempts, putting up six against Wheaton. Sammon broke the record previously held by Sarah Brown, at five, in 1993-94. Best overall shooting percentage record was broken by Amanda Erickson, who shot 100 percent against Wheaton. Erickson's stats for the game included 2-2 FG, 2-2 free- throw and 1-1 three-pointers. This record was a new one, established this season. Jenna Longhenry broke the indi- vidual season record of most rebounds in a season, rebounding 215 in 23 games. Chris Scheff had the previous record of 205 in 21 games from 1986- 87. Jenna also had 10 double-double games, scoring in double figures and pulling down double-digit rebounds. This was also a new record written in the books this year. The 2002-03 team also made the record books for three single season team records: Most rebounds, with 777 in 24 games (previously 739 in 21 games in 1985-86), Most personal fouls with 446 in 24 games (previous- ly 419 in 23 games in 1991-92), and Most three-point field goal attempts with 201 in 24 games (previously 199 in 2 l games in 1993-34). Trojan softball team ended season with 6-11 season win,loss record Trojan girls' softball ended their season with a loss to West Central Area with a score of 9-1 during the section tournament. According to Coach Myron Mueller, the team gave up too many unearned runs and were unable to mount any offense. The Lady Trojans finished the sea- son with a 6-11 win-loss record. "We were very young this season and I believe the experience gained will be was Amanda Arndt, who will be play- ing softball at Northern State University in Aberdeen, SD next year. "I am very proud of Amanda," says Mueller, "even though we were not scoring many runs, and making mis- takes, Amanda hung in there with her pitching." Amanda had 70 strikeouts in 70 innings pitched. "That is an excellent accomplishment for a young female athlete," said Mueller. Jessica Henrichs. "This year was a learning experi- ence for the girls. Next year, with 10 returning letter winners, we expect to turn "in a record of 11-6 or better," said Coach Mueller. The coaches and team would like to give a special thank you to the girls' parents for their support during the season. Coach Mueller also thanks Kylene Nelson for her assis- tance with coaching the team this sea- a positive force in the future years," According to Coach Mueller, next son. said Mueller., year's pitching will fall on the shoul- Tho team.s only senior thisseason de of 3ulia Nn al -freshman Trojan baseball defeated by SWC in third round of playoff action in the bottom of the third inning, and tied the game at three. In the fourth inning, the Trojans scored two runs, taking the lead 5-3. SWC got one run in the fifth inning, and two in the sixth inning, and took the lead 7-6. Ortonville tied the game in the sev- enth inning, and took a one-run lead in the top of the eighth, only to have SWC score two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to win the game. The Trojan Baseball team was defeated 8-7 in extra innings on Monday, when they played Southwest Star Concept in. Granite Falls for the third round of playoff baseball. Ortonville scored in the first inning, and Southwest tied the game with a run in the bottom of the first inning. Trojan Matt Grabow hit a solo home run in the second inning to give Ortonville a 3-2 lead. SWC answered PREPARING FOR THE THROW is OHS senior and shot putter Sarah LaVoi. Sarah will be advancing to the State Track Meet this weekend, along with teammate, senior Lisa Spors. Kelly Stattelman had four hits for the Trojans. "Cory Stattelman, Riley Sammon and Derek Guse had two hits each. Craig Mork and Matt Grabow each had a hit for Ortonville. Riley Sammon threw four innings, allowing six hits, walking four and striking our two. Cory Stattelman threw three and two-thirds innings, allowing four hits, walking two and striking out one. " Check out our web site at ( www.ortonvilleindependent.comJ Dimberg, Watkins to annual UMC conference Eacl congregation of The United Methodist Church across the states of North and South Dakota will be represented at the tenth session of the Dakotas Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church as it meets June 4-7, 2003. The conference will open with a banquet on Wednesday, June 4 at 7 p.m. at the Ramada Inn in Fargo, ND, where all the sessions will be held. Bishop Michael J. Coyner will be the presiding bishop. Representing Tabor United Methodist Church of Big Stone City will be Rev. R. Karl Watkins and lay member Ellen Dimberg. No one COVETS Minnesota better. It's comforting to know that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota has been providing quality health care plans for nearly 70 years. With the variety of plans for individuals, groups and plans that work with Medicare, we've got you covered. Give me a call for more information. John Stolpman Ortonville Bellingham 320-839-6194 320-568-2101 BiueCross BlueShield of Minnesota Authoriud indqndcnt anl[0r Iu u and B& idd q'MinaM      wm   I  Happy Birthday ROGER June 7th 0 TROJAN GIRLS' TRACK has 7 girls and two relay teams who advanced to the Section in Moorhead on Thursday, May 29. The team is pictured above. In back, (I-r): Erin Chase, Megan Croatt, Ashley Nelsbn, Courtney Kriese, Shawna Sparb,,, Kira Sherod, Row: Emily Sammon, Aidan Rakow, Rebecca Hillman, Kelsey Dyb:kLI, Samantha Schuelke. Front Row: Lisa Spors, Sarah LaVoi and Amanda Croatt. ELEMENTARY PHY ED students recently participated in Jump Rope for Heart, in which graders spent their physical education class jumping rope in honor of or in memory of heart disease. Mrs. Rasset's third grade class raised $889.50, and won the tol-c|ass pants raised a total of $2,131.10. lhe jump ropers are pictured above. [ INDEPENDENT WANT ADS BRING QUICK 00ongratulati OHS rackst on advancing to State 00rack 00laine Sports eenter in 00laine 00riday c6 Saturday, <'June 6 cG STATE TRACK MEET ENTRANTS, Sarah LaVoi and Lisa Spors are pictured above. places inthe State Track Meet when they both garnered second in their events, Sarah Lisa in the 800meter run. The girls are pictured above with their medals. Lisa will be June 6, sometime between5 and 7 p.m. while Sarah will throw shotput at 9 a.m. Good luck at the meet, we're proud of NORTHSIDE MEDICAL CENTER Robert S. Ross, MD Bryan S. Delage, MD Ronald V. Beyer, MD Mark K. Huntington, MD, PhD Allan Ross, MD Cheryl E. Jurgens, FPNP-C Sheree R. Keller, WHCNP-C 435 Eastvold Avenue OrtonviUe, MN 56278 Phone 320-839-6157 Fax 320-839-3851 -- t BANK MINNWEST BANK GROUP 21 Southeast Second St. Ortonville, MN Because Member FDIC 24-hour banking 1-87; Page 6 h INDEPENDENT LaVoi, Spors advance to State Track Meet June 6-7 in Blaine Trojan track team members com- peted at the Section Meet on Thursday in Moorhead against members from 22 teams. The top two placing individuals at the event advanced to state meet, which will be held on June 8 and 9 in the Blaine Sports Center. Sarah LaVoi placed second in shot put with her personal best throw of the season. Lisa Spors also advanced to the state meet by placing second in the 800 meter run. Lisa also broke her personal record, as well as the school record, which she had also broken previously in the season. Both girls are seniors. Amanda Croatt and Megan Croatt both placed fourth in the pole vault. Both girls tied the school record. Eric Collins took fifth place in the pole vault, and got his personal best vault. Ryan Cloos placed sixth in the shot put. Ryan also achieved his per- sonal best. He also placed sixth in the discus. The girls' 4x800 relay team of Megan Croatt, Molly Rausch, Ashley Nelson and Lisa Spots placed sixth for the day. Dylan McLain shattered the school record for eighth grade pole vault. McLain did not place for the day. "Over all, our season went very well," said Coach Lynn Keller, "they peaked at the right time, they improved on their times, throws and jumps. They were a great bunch of athletes with drive and determination. We had some young athletes get expe- rience at this Section meet, which will make them better athletes next year. We are losing a great bunch of seniors. They lead by example, by working hard at every practice and giving 100 percent at all times." A Track potluck banquet will be held on Monday, June 2 in the High School Commons area at 6 p.m. The team and coaches thank all people that helped them with the four home meets of the season. "They help our meets run smoothly," said Keller. They would also like to thank all parents who came to meets, and the Ortonville School Board, for the Pole Vault pits. Trojan Girls' Basketball team broke many records this season Ortonville Trojans Girls' Basketball team held their awards banquet recently for the 2002-03 Basketball season, All-conference honors for the sea- son went to junior Jenna Longhenry. Senior Sarah LaVoi and junior Amy Smith were selected for the honorable mention team. Longhenry also received the MVP, Top Defender and Top Rebounder team awards. The Hustle award went to Amy Smith and the Most Improved Player award was given to freshman Emily Sammon. The girls broke several records during the seeason, including several individual game records. Emily Sammon broke the record for most three point field goal attempts, putting up six against Wheaton. Sammon broke the record previously held by Sarah Brown, at five, in 1993-94. Best overall shooting percentage record was broken by Amanda Erickson, who shot 100 percent against Wheaton. Erickson's stats for the game included 2-2 FG, 2-2 free- throw and 1-1 three-pointers. This record was a new one, established this season. Jenna Longhenry broke the indi- vidual season record of most rebounds in a season, rebounding 215 in 23 games. Chris Scheff had the previous record of 205 in 21 games from 1986- 87. Jenna also had 10 double-double games, scoring in double figures and pulling down double-digit rebounds. This was also a new record written in the books this year. The 2002-03 team also made the record books for three single season team records: Most rebounds, with 777 in 24 games (previously 739 in 21 games in 1985-86), Most personal fouls with 446 in 24 games (previous- ly 419 in 23 games in 1991-92), and Most three-point field goal attempts with 201 in 24 games (previously 199 in 2 l games in 1993-34). Trojan softball team ended season with 6-11 season win,loss record Trojan girls' softball ended their season with a loss to West Central Area with a score of 9-1 during the section tournament. According to Coach Myron Mueller, the team gave up too many unearned runs and were unable to mount any offense. The Lady Trojans finished the sea- son with a 6-11 win-loss record. "We were very young this season and I believe the experience gained will be was Amanda Arndt, who will be play- ing softball at Northern State University in Aberdeen, SD next year. "I am very proud of Amanda," says Mueller, "even though we were not scoring many runs, and making mis- takes, Amanda hung in there with her pitching." Amanda had 70 strikeouts in 70 innings pitched. "That is an excellent accomplishment for a young female athlete," said Mueller. Jessica Henrichs. "This year was a learning experi- ence for the girls. Next year, with 10 returning letter winners, we expect to turn "in a record of 11-6 or better," said Coach Mueller. The coaches and team would like to give a special thank you to the girls' parents for their support during the season. Coach Mueller also thanks Kylene Nelson for her assis- tance with coaching the team this sea- a positive force in the future years," According to Coach Mueller, next son. said Mueller., year's pitching will fall on the shoul- Tho team.s only senior thisseason de of 3ulia Nn al -freshman Trojan baseball defeated by SWC in third round of playoff action in the bottom of the third inning, and tied the game at three. In the fourth inning, the Trojans scored two runs, taking the lead 5-3. SWC got one run in the fifth inning, and two in the sixth inning, and took the lead 7-6. Ortonville tied the game in the sev- enth inning, and took a one-run lead in the top of the eighth, only to have SWC score two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to win the game. The Trojan Baseball team was defeated 8-7 in extra innings on Monday, when they played Southwest Star Concept in. Granite Falls for the third round of playoff baseball. Ortonville scored in the first inning, and Southwest tied the game with a run in the bottom of the first inning. Trojan Matt Grabow hit a solo home run in the second inning to give Ortonville a 3-2 lead. SWC answered PREPARING FOR THE THROW is OHS senior and shot putter Sarah LaVoi. Sarah will be advancing to the State Track Meet this weekend, along with teammate, senior Lisa Spors. Kelly Stattelman had four hits for the Trojans. "Cory Stattelman, Riley Sammon and Derek Guse had two hits each. Craig Mork and Matt Grabow each had a hit for Ortonville. Riley Sammon threw four innings, allowing six hits, walking four and striking our two. Cory Stattelman threw three and two-thirds innings, allowing four hits, walking two and striking out one. " Check out our web site at ( www.ortonvilleindependent.comJ Dimberg, Watkins to annual UMC conference Eacl congregation of The United Methodist Church across the states of North and South Dakota will be represented at the tenth session of the Dakotas Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church as it meets June 4-7, 2003. The conference will open with a banquet on Wednesday, June 4 at 7 p.m. at the Ramada Inn in Fargo, ND, where all the sessions will be held. Bishop Michael J. Coyner will be the presiding bishop. Representing Tabor United Methodist Church of Big Stone City will be Rev. R. Karl Watkins and lay member Ellen Dimberg. No one COVETS Minnesota better. It's comforting to know that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota has been providing quality health care plans for nearly 70 years. With the variety of plans for individuals, groups and plans that work with Medicare, we've got you covered. Give me a call for more information. John Stolpman Ortonville Bellingham 320-839-6194 320-568-2101 BiueCross BlueShield of Minnesota Authoriud indqndcnt anl[0r Iu u and B& idd q'MinaM      wm   I  Happy Birthday ROGER June 7th 0 TROJAN GIRLS' TRACK has 7 girls and two relay teams who advanced to the Section in Moorhead on Thursday, May 29. The team is pictured above. In back, (I-r): Erin Chase, Megan Croatt, Ashley Nelsbn, Courtney Kriese, Shawna Sparb,,, Kira Sherod, Row: Emily Sammon, Aidan Rakow, Rebecca Hillman, Kelsey Dyb:kLI, Samantha Schuelke. Front Row: Lisa Spors, Sarah LaVoi and Amanda Croatt. ELEMENTARY PHY ED students recently participated in Jump Rope for Heart, in which graders spent their physical education class jumping rope in honor of or in memory of heart disease. Mrs. Rasset's third grade class raised $889.50, and won the tol-c|ass pants raised a total of $2,131.10. lhe jump ropers are pictured above. [ INDEPENDENT WANT ADS BRING QUICK 00ongratulati OHS rackst on advancing to State 00rack 00laine Sports eenter in 00laine 00riday c6 Saturday, <'June 6 cG STATE TRACK MEET ENTRANTS, Sarah LaVoi and Lisa Spors are pictured above. places inthe State Track Meet when they both garnered second in their events, Sarah Lisa in the 800meter run. The girls are pictured above with their medals. Lisa will be June 6, sometime between5 and 7 p.m. while Sarah will throw shotput at 9 a.m. Good luck at the meet, we're proud of NORTHSIDE MEDICAL CENTER Robert S. Ross, MD Bryan S. Delage, MD Ronald V. Beyer, MD Mark K. Huntington, MD, PhD Allan Ross, MD Cheryl E. Jurgens, FPNP-C Sheree R. Keller, WHCNP-C 435 Eastvold Avenue OrtonviUe, MN 56278 Phone 320-839-6157 Fax 320-839-3851 -- t BANK MINNWEST BANK GROUP 21 Southeast Second St. Ortonville, MN Because Member FDIC 24-hour banking 1-87; Page 6 h INDEPENDENT