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It was a good learning experience for the young Ortonville girls golf team as they placed eighth at the Class A Girls' State Golf Tournament, June 3-4 at Pebble Creek Golf Course in Becker. As a team, they shot a 428 on day one and a 430 on day two for a two-day total of 858. In the team competition, Mounds Park Academy ran away with the team title shooting a 356-344 for a total of 700. Mahnomen was second with a 397-381 for a 778. Lanesboro was third with a 398-401 for a 799; Fosston placed fourth with a 420-392 for a 812; Lincoln HI was fifth with a 424-404 and a total of 828; BEST (B abbitt-Embarrass-Soudan-Tower) was sixth with a 423-418 to finish with a 841; and Madelia was seventh with a 422-429 for a two day total of 851. Individually for the Lady Trojans, senior Abby Knutson placed 37th with 100-99 for a total of 199. Freshman Rikki Roscoe was 54th with a 104-104 for a total of 208; eight-grader Ally Toner was 61 st with a 112-103 for a 215; eighth-grader Amanda Goergen was 77th with a 112- 124 for a 236; eighth-grader Jenae Schneider was 83rd with a 137- 126 for a total of 263; and eighth- grader Bree Ninneman fired a 143- 131 for a 274 to place 85th. The only senior on this years squad was Abby Knutson who made her second trip to the State Tournament. This is a very young squad and according to Head Coach Joe Berning, with some work this sum- mer, the girls should be very compet- itive next season. Ortonville to host Pacesetter BB Camp June 15-18 Ortonville School will host a Pacesetter Basketball Camp for all boys and girls entering grades 3-12 from Monday-Thursday, June 15-18 at the Ortonville High School gym. All boys and girls entering grades 3-4 will meet from 8:30-10:00 a.m all boys and girls entering grades 5-6 will meet from 10:00-11:30 a.m all boys and girls entering grades 7-8 will meet from 12:00-2:00 p.m all girls entering grades 9-12 will meet from 2:00-5:00 p.m. and all boys entering grades 9-12 will meet from 5:30-8:30 p.m. All players will receive a strong program of teaching. The Pacesetter "Fundamentals for Champions" program stresses a solid foundation of instruction, followed by drills to simulate game situations, and games to develop the skills into a habit. Registration forms are available in the main office in the Ortonville School or check the website at OHS athletes need physicals before fall sports season OHS athletes that are planning to go out for a sport next year are reminded that physicals are good for three years. TAKING A SWING AT THE STATE GOLF TOURNAMENT last Usually, incoming seventh graders Wednesday and Thursday at Pebble Creek Golf Course in Becker is and sophomores will need to have a Trojan senior AbbyKnutson. Abby placed 37th with a two day total of physical before participation. 199. As a team, the young OHS Lady Golfers placed eighth, lhis was Football (9-12), Volleyball (9-12) the first time in school history that the girls qualified as a team. and Cross Country (7-12) will begin practice on Aug. 17. ORTONVILLE'S SIXTH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM finished their basketball season in late April. rThey finished tournament play with four first place finishes, one third place, one consolation and one fourth place. Team members are pictured above. In front from left to right are Tanner Arndt, Jackson Athey, Drew Danielson, Austin Haas, Eddie Strobel and Hunter Winther. Back row let to right are Jacob Hamann, Jordan Ulrich, Riley Thompson, Kahlen Bousquet, Keaton Eastman and Tristan Adelman. Not pictured is Dylan Loraff. im On Wednesday, June 3, the Rosen .Express hosted Granite Falls in a game played in Ortonville and lost by a score of 12-9, Granite Falls jumped out to an early 5-0 lead after the top of the first inning off of starter Evan Sammon, Sammon pitched the first three innings but did not factor in the deci- sion. Rosenwould answer with a single run in thd first and three runs in the third, with two of those runs coming off of a Jared Weber triple. Justin Stamp worked the middle three innings of the game and held Granite Falls scoreless. In the bottom of the seventh Rosen would take a 9-8 lead scoring four runs. The lead was short lived howev- er as Granite came back with three runs in the eighth and one run in the ninth off of Travis Radermacher who pitched two plus innings with Evan Kraft getting the last three outs in the ninth. Leading the offense for Rosen was Aaron Adelman with two hits and Tyler Adelman, Evan Kraft, Travis Radermacher, Redgey Rademacher, Jared Weber, Justin Stamp, and Mickey Rademacher all with one hit. On Saturday, June 6 the Express traveled to Ortonville to battle the Rox. Cold, wet weather greeted both teams with the Rox defeating Rosen 6-0. Ortonville pitchers held Rosen to just two hits on the evening. "Ortonville pitchers did a great job of hitting spots and throwing strikes and their defense made all the plays in this one," commented Coach Mickey Rademacher. Ethan Scoblic started on the hill for Rosen and went the distance giv- ing up six runs with three of the runs being unearned. Travis Radermacher and Redgey Rademacher each had a hit on the night. The Express rounded out the week, hosting Appleton. Rosen got back on the winning track as they knocked off theAppleton A's 13-3. Jeremy Ohm started on the hill for the Express and picked up the Win, his second of the year. Leading the ORTONVILLE SOFTBALL TEAM handed out end of the year awards last week. Those receiving awards are pictured above. From left to right are Kayla Mielitz-AII Conference Honorable Mention; Nicol-e Nelson-All Conference Honorable Mention and Team MVP Offense; Rachel Gruenwald-AII Conference Honorable Mention and MVP Defense; Amber Scherer-AII Conference; and Theresa Hoffman-Most Improved. Minnesotans have until June 26 to submit written comments or requests for public hearings on a number of temporary regulations that are pro- posed to become permanent. The proposals relate to a variety of areas pertaining to individual wildlife management areas and game refuges, deer hunting regulations, bear hunting regulations, upland game birds, migratory game birds, prairie chick- ens, and waterfowl. "Nearly all of the rule changes included in this package are in effect as temporary rules and received sup- port previously in past public input meetings," said Jason Abraham, sea- son setting specialist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). "This final com- ment opportunity is part of a required public process before we can make these rules permanent." The only new rule included in this package would prohibit the use of bait for turkey hunting. A copy of the pro- Area students. among graduates of Alex Tech President Kevin Kopischke is pleased to announce that the following area students received diplomas at Alexandria Technical College's graduation ceremony held on Friday, Ma~y 15. Kyle Arndlt of Ortonville received and Associate in Applied Science degree in Law Enforcement. Nicole Holker of Ortonville received and Associate in Applied Science degree in Paralegal. Holker graduated with honors and is a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Lucas Kafka of Ortonville received an Associate in Applied Science degree in Communication Art and Design. Lucas also graduated with honors. Karels named to NDSCS President's Honor List The North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, ND has named 347 students to its spring semester 2009 President's Honor List. The Honor List recognizes students who have achieved grade point averages of 3.5 or higher while taking at least 12 credit hours. Among those named to the President's Honor List was Patrick Karels of Bellingham for Electrical Technology. Adelman each had two hits and Ethan Hoffman, Jeremy Ohm, Travis Radermacher, Tyler Adelman and Trent Rademacher each had one hit. "We hit the ball much better in this game and we took advantage of the Appleton walks and errors to pick-up the league win after a tough loss the night before," commented Coach Rademacher. Rosen has another busy week of baseball as they travel to Benson Friday night for a 7:30 p.m. contest, host Raymond Saturday afternoon at 2:00 then host Madison on Sunday to close out the weekend at 4:00 p.m. "We have a big weekend of base- ball ahead of us hopefully we can pick up a few league wins and stay in the Rosen offense was JaredWeber who hunt for one of the top spots in our d three mrs and two Kt~l S on the half of the leazue, commented day. Justin Stamp and Aaron Coach Rademacher posed rules and additional informa- tion about the rules process will be available online at after May 26. Comments may be submitted to: Jason Abraham, Box 20, DNR, 500 Lafayette Road, St. Paul, MN 55155- 4020 or by e-mail at Jason .Abraham@ Input also will be accepted via the DNR's Web site. Provisions, currently in effect through temporary rules that would become permanent include: Special provisions for some Wildlife Management Areas, State Bag'limits for deer in intensive, managed, lottery, early season deer areas, and metro and bovine tubercu- losis deer management zones; Seasons for taking deer by firearms in the metro deer manage- ment zone; Muzzleloader deer seasons and areas; Bag limit for bears outside quota areas; License procedures for taking bear outside quota areas; Seasons for taking ruffed and spruce grouse, pheasants and gray Game and Waterfowl Refuges, water- . partridge; fowl Controlled Hunting Zones, and migratory feeding and resting areas; Definitions for terms used in spe- cial deer hunts; Rules pertaining to national wildlife refuges and federal water- fowl production areas; Deer zone and date options, deer tagging procedure and deer license validation procedures; Seasons for taking sora and Virginia rails and common snipe; Provisions for the harvest of prairie chickens; Youth waterfowl hunting date; and Season and bag limit for taking geese in the northwest goose zone. vmm GmldU,SiWlL t#om-ludiutoHm,|lui hom.lwnris-lm lira II n NW An Call #20-S#9-996Y or 605-541-0102 Jennifer Neu, owner Main Street Stone City, 8P c While you're out fishing, let us work on your vehlcle! | oLargest In-Stock Windshield Inventory in Area oFree Estimates o100% Customer Satisfaction Quality Service rOnRE .;I COLLISION & GLASS CENTER, INC. 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