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ON CALL 24 HOURS A DAY 1 s softbal! season ends, award winners named Softball season May 25 round loss in the first of this | a number of be very proud its highest the Pheasant Second with a 6- also handed C-A it's only at that time its three shutouts. tournament and C-GB, over C-G-B on May 20 at Graceville. A perfect game is when the defense gives up no walks, no hits and no errors. Not one batter made it to first base for C-G-B in that game. This is a very rare occurrence in softball or baseball, and we have had it happen now twice here--back in 1999 and now this season. Coach Ryan Danielson says, "As the coach, I want to congratulate the team on a very good season, and thank all the girls for making it one of the most fun and exciting in memory. A special thanks to our seniors--Kelly Larson. Maria Rausch, Alexis Barr, Jessica Sellin, Denielle Scoblic and Jessica Tollefson--for providing excel- Winners of awards for the 2002 Trojan Softball season are as ]'oilows: Letter Winners: Kelly Larson, Denielle Scoblic, Maria Rausch, Jessica Tollefson, Alexis Burr, Jessica Sellin, Amanda Arndt, Alexis Danielson, Megan Strei, Amy Smith, Steph Schuelke, Alyssa Adelman, Heather Dahlgren. All-Conference Selections: Kelly Larson, Senior catcher; Denielle Scoblic, Senior third baseman (2nd year), Amanda Amdt, Junior outfield- er; Megan Strei, Junior pitcher. Honorable Mention All- Conference: Alexis Barr, Senior first baseman. Congratulations to all award win- (seventh grade), Megan Croatt (eighth grade) and junior Lisa Spors had a season best in 95 degree weather and very strong winds. The girls also had a season best in the four by 400 meter relay with Kira Sherod, Megan Croatt, Lisa Spors and Hilary Libka at 4:33. Amanda Croatt also had a P.R. in the pole vfult of 7'6". Elementary Junior Olympic meet today An elementary Junior Olympic meet will be held today, Tuesday June 4 at the athletic field in Ortonville. Registration will begin at 4:45 and events start at 5 p.m., or as soon as you register. Because of the section baseball game they hope to begin sooner. This is open to any. boy or girl age 5 through sixth grade from the area. of the lent leadership in practice and games, ners! [lqlq].Rl:l]][[l jB..Rj]IHIRE_ !game produced You will all be missed tremendously." --------.ow/z I team continues in SITTING ON ONE OF THE OLDER MODELS of snowmobiles at this year's Whetstone Valley Antique & Vintage Show is young 15-year- old Ashley Theisen of St. Cloud. Her father, Jerry, was displaying this machine. action, Wabasso next Ross named Q.B. for the Trojan Pipestone to play against was suspended because of bad leading 5-3. Thursday in three runs in in and runners on runners would Trailing Minneota and have runners When the last out J five runs in the walk, and their for a total of three hits for had two pson, Brian ky and Cory for OHS. 1 2/3 innings, three, and Fuller threw 5 1/3 innings, allowing five hits, walk- ing three and striking out eight. On Saturday, OHS traveled to Granite Falls to defeat Murray County Central 3-0 in the next round of tour- nament play. Thompson threw a two hitter at MCC, walking two and striking out eleven hitters. Nathan was also sup- ported very well on defense, as Ortonville did not commit an error. OHS scored one in the second inning, on singles by Landon Franzky, Brett Huizenga and Tony Weber. Ortonville added two runs in the fifth inning when Riley Sammon singled, Nathan Thompson reached base on an error, Brian Shelstad advanced both runners with a sacrifice bunt and Kelly Stattelman doubled to plate two run- ners. Derek Rieck had three hits. Kelly Stattelman two hits, Riley Sammon, Landon Franzky, Brett Huizenga and Tony Weber each had one hit for Ortonville. Immediately after defeating MCC 3-0, the Ortonville team would have to play Eden Valley-Watkins, who had defeated CMCS 3-2 earlier in the day. OHS took down EVW in another close baseball game 3-2. OHS had two runs in the fifth inning as Derek Rieck would walk, was forced at second on Riley Sammon's ground ball to shortstop, Nathan Thompson walked, Joe Fuller singled, scoring Riley, and Brian Shelstad singled, scoring Nathan. In the sixth inning, Cory Stattelman reached base on an error, advanced to second on a wild pitch and scored on Derek Rieck's double. EVW would bunch three hits in the sixth inning to score two runs, but would be retired in order in the sev- enth inning to end the game. Rieck, Sammon, Thompson, Fuller, Shelstad, Franzky and Weber all had one hit each for Ortonville. Joe Fuller threw four innings, allowing four hits, walking one and striking out four. Thompson threw three innings, allowing three hits and striking out one. Next game will be at 7 p.m. tonight, Tuesday June 4, at Granite Falls against Wabasso. isses keep Ortonville rs from state meet was also seventh in the 100 meter Hilary Libka had the best finish for dash. He made finals, for a great year the girls as she took fourth in the 800 as a ninth grader, meter run with a season best time even Eric Collins placed fifth in the pole under the windy conditions at 2:31. vault at 11' and did well under the Jessica Chase placed in the discus windy and very warm conditions, with a fifth, the first time she medaled The four by 400 meter relay team in Se, ctions, and Sarah LaVoi also had had a season best time by seven sec ....... /ler first medal in the shot with a 33' onds with some P.R. split times by J throw for sixth. Karels, Henry Domine, Stuart Stone The four by 800 meter relay team and Jesse Cloos. Stone also had a P.R. again placed in Sections with a fifth in the high jump with a 5'6" jump. place as Hilary Libka, Erin Peterson SPEND SOME TIME THIS SUMMER, WITH THE TWINS Affordable. Weekend Ticket Packages such as the $44 Dairy Queen" Family Pack Free. Giveaways every weekeqd ( See Twins Promotiorm CaJendar for details and mCldctkxm ) Fun. Family-fun activities including player autographs and photos P00nty of park00 ways available right by tr MeUodome Social. Bring a group of 25 or more and save big on tickets and concessions Out-State All-Stars Ortonville's Pete Ross has been selected as quarterback for the Out- state All-Star Football Team. The Out- State Team will play the All- Metro All-Stars in the High School All-Star Football Classic on Saturday, June 29, 2002, at 2 pm at Macalester College in St Paul. Players will have a one-week foot- ball camp at Gustavus Adolphus College to prepare for the contest. Pete will share quarterback duties with Reed Manke of Detroit Lakes. The Out-state team is coached by Ivan Kroulik, head football coach at Kasson-Mantorville High School. This game features the best of Minnesota's football talent. The Out- state team has traditionally fared well, and the series is knotted at 11-11. Pete is an invited walk-on who has signed a letter of intent to play foot- ball for the University of Minnesota. Anyone interested in tickets to the game may call #839-3856 for more information. If enough people are interested, we will try to arrange bus transportation to the game. Also of interest, former Ortonville coach, Kyle Inforzato, now coaching at Richfield HS, will be an assistant coach for the Metro team. The Out-state team is sponsored by American Express. Other sponsors of the game are Varsity Gold, NovaCare Outpatient Rehabilitation, and the MN High School Football Coaches Association. mtrving N.E. South Dakota and Western Minnesota for 16 years Seeing patients weekly at the Ortonville Hospital. Call Lori Larson at 320-839-2502 for an appointment. (605) 882-2630 or 1-800-658-4763 Mallard Pointe Business Park Watertown, SD 00ongratulations JOHS 00rojan 00ol}=ers on advancing to State 00ourney action at 00zaty's F00esort in Onamia on Wednesdag E 00hursday, 00]une 5 E 6 Matt Pfingsten 11:15 AM tee time tindsey Nelsen 11:40 AM tee time Pete Ross 11:00 AM tee time Good luck at the tourney, we're proud of you! 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. 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