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ONE OF THE TOP HITTERS for the Rox in Saturday's game against Canby was Ioe Fuller, with three hits. The Rox play next this saturday at 4 p.m. in Rosen against the Prior Lake Mudcats and Sunday at home against Madison at 2 p.m. The Ortonville Rox had a busy pitching 2 innings, giving up no runs Rox were only able to manage 6 hits weekend traveling to Canby on or hits while striking out 4. off Mike Adelman, three of which Saturday to beat the Knights in an The Rox then hosted Appleton that were by Joe Fuller. Joe also had all afternoon game by the score of 17 - 5, night Appleton scored 2 runs in the three rbi for the Rox on the afternoon. they followed that up with a win at 2nd inning to take a quick lead, only Chris Fellows started on the home on Saturday evening by beating to have the Rox come back and score mound, going 4 innings, allowing 9 Appleton 14 - 4 and then on Sunday, 8 runs in their half of the 2nd to make runs, four of which were earned, went up to Clinton and lost 9 - 3. the score 8 - 2. Appleton would score walking three and striking out 3. In the Canby game, Canby started single runs in the 3rd and the 4th Zack Giese threw 3 excellent innings out hot and scored 4 runs in the first innings only to see Ortonville score of relief allowing no runs on 1 hit and added a single run in the second, three more runs in their half of the while striking out 3. Cory Stattelman Ortonville scored 4 runs in the top of 3rd. The score remained 11 - 4 for finished up on the mound with a per- the 2nd and trailed 5 - 4 after two several innings before the locals fect 1-2-3 bottom ofthe 8th inning. innings. The defense and pitching broke it open and ended the game by "Overall, we played pretty well," shut Canby down the rest of the game scoring 3 runs in the bottom of the stated manager Ron Thomas, "the while the Rox continued to score 7th, making the final score 14 - 4 in error "bug" hit us a little bit up at making the final 17 - 5 in an eight favor of the Rox. Clinton but we really hit the ball well. inning game. Leading hitters for the Rox were The Clinton defense deserves a lot of Leading hitters for the Rox were JohrF Thomas and Chance Haugen the credit. Every time we hit the ball Riley Sammon, John Thomas and Joe with three hits each, Curt Schake and hard, they seemed to come up with a Fuller with 3 hits each; Cory Jeff Watson each wrapped out two great play. Ethan Armstrong played Stattelman, Curt Schake, Jeff Watson hits while Zack Giese, Pete Ross and an amazing 3rd base and defiantly and Pete Ross had two hits each, Chris Smith each got a hit. saved the Cards several runs." while Chance Haugen and Tim Curt Schake started on the mound, The schedule slows a little this Haugen each got a hit. Fuller hit a going 6 innings giving up 4 runs on 6 week. The Rox have a non-league home run and had 3 rbi while Thomas hits, striking out 2. Zack Giese threw exhibition game at Rosen on Saturday had 5 rbi of his own. one inning of hitless relief, striking against the Prior Lake Mudcats in a 4 Fuller started and threw 6 strong out 1. p.m. game and then are at home on innings, giving up 5 runs on four hits On Sunday, a trip to play the Cards Sunday for a 2 p.m. game with while striking out seven to get the up in Clinton proved to be too much Madison. Hope to see you at the ball- win. Chance Haugen finished up, and the Rox were defeated 9 -3. The park. UMD announces Spring Dean's List The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) has announced its Deans List for Spring Semester 2009. Students on the Deans List have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. The five colleges within UMD are: College of Education and Human Service Professions (CEHSP), College of Liberal Arts (CLA), College of Science and Engineering (CSE), School of Business and Economics (SBE) and the School of Fine Arts (SFA). Area students name to the list are: -Erin Peterson, So, Education and Human Service Professions, Psychology BA Science; Jeremy Sellin, So, UMD-Science and Engineer, Swenson College of Mathematics, BS; Amanda J Thyne, Sr, Education and Human Service Professions, Psychology BA Science, all of Ortonville. -Nathan J Behlings of Bellingham, So, College of Liberal Arts, Criminology BA/Sociology BA. -Logan R Jacobson of Clinton, So, UMD-Science and Engineering, Swenson Coil of Biology, BS. A. Griffith on NSU Dean's List Ashli Griffith of Ortonville was among the students named to the 2009 Spring semester Dean's list, with a 4.0 grade point average, at Northern State University in Aberdeen, SD. Golf Rangers to enforce rules The Ortonville Golf Course has hired a golf course ranger this year. The ranger will be on the Course at verying times throughout the summer to check players for green fees, mem- berships, and cart fee stickers as well as checking for violations of the rules. The golf course is owned and The Golf Board and City Council has decided to take a firm stand and any- one caught playing the Course with- out having paid first will be reported to the police and prosecuted. Be sure to pay for your member- ship or green fees before playing on the course. Also be sure to have your annual trail fee paid or pay the daily private cart fee if you are using a pri- vate cart on the Golf Course. CLASSIFIED ADS BRING QUICK RESULTS A+ foundation only two weeks The A+ Ortonville School Foundation (member of the Southwest Initiative Foundation) is sponsoring an 18-hole, fund-raising golf event Saturday, June 27, to raise money for the improvement of the Ortonville School playground. All contributions to the A+ Foundation are tax deductible. The A+ Open will use a three-per- son scramble format and everyone is invited to participate. The team entry fee is $150, which, for each team member, includes: a meal, beverage ticket, and greens fee for those who are not members of the golf course. Teams desiring carts will need to contact the clubhouse for rentals. The American Cancer Society (ACS) Swift County Relay For Life will celebrate the nationwide 25th anniversary of RFL on- June 19-20, 2009 at the Northside Rec area, in Benson. Events of the 2009 Swift County Relay For Life include 6 p.m. Opening Ceremonies with Survivor Lap, 6:30 p.m. Pork Dinner - Free Will Donation, 6:30 p.m. Kids Games and Team Site Activities, 6-9 p.m. Silent Auction, 7 p.m. Entertainment Begins ,Words from Honorary Survivors, 8:30 p.m. Luminary Ceremony with Survivor Lap. Please bring your lawn chair and enjoy the evening of community fel- lowship. This event is not just for those on teams but for the whole Swift County community and anyone else wishing to join us for fellowship, good food, entertainment all for a good cause. This year's Honorary Survivors for Swift County are: Jean Schlieman, Connie Fragodt and Riley Schmidt of Benson and Kurt Timmons and Woody Nelson of Kerkhoven. They will all be speaking at the RFL. The 'Shades of the Past' Quilt Shop in Clara City donated a queen sized quilt and a for a donation per chance, you could be the winner, announced at the Relay event June 19. New to the Swift County RFL this year will be a couple volunteers hav- ing their hair cut for "LOCKS OF LOVE" The hair cut will be for chil- dren who have lost theirs for any rea- son. As always, we have a wonderful list of donated items for the silent auc- tion. All items must be paid for at the end of the evening. If Tourney Come out and join the fun! Trophies will be awarded to the top three teams. A "bragging rights "trophy will be presented to the OHS graduating class with the most participants; so round up your classmates for a swinging time on Ortonville's beautiful links Other prizes will also be awarded for special events around the course Registration will begin at 8 a.m with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. For fur- ther information and registration forms, go to the Ortonville School website at, call the school office at 320-839- 6181 ; or call the Ortonville Municipal Golf Course at 320-839-3405. Life set There is an estimated 10.8 million Americans with a history of cancer alive today. This year alone, more than 1.4 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the United States, 23,000 new cases here in the state of Minnesota, 78 new cases in Swift County and with 9,000 people expect- ed to die from cancer this year in Minnesota, bringing that number to 29 loved ones here in Swift County. Money raised during the American Cancer Society Relay For Life in Swift County helps support research, education, advocacy and patient ser- vices. Nationwide, Relay For Life helps fund more than $100 million in cancer research each year. The Relay of Life is the signature activity of the ACS to honor survivors and to remember those loves ones who lost their battle to the disease. Swift County Relay For Life Teams and contact person are : Baan Jean Nelson Family Benson Believers (Jennifer Fath) Cashel Hustlers (Linda Luschen) Cruisin' for a Cure-1 (KaraEbnet) Cruisin' for a Cure 2 (Angela Nissen) Heartland Girls Ranch (Drea Harrison) OLE's TEAM/Mighty Malignancy Maulers-MMM (LuAim Olson/Deb Selk) Riley's Rebel Rouser (JoNell Schmidt) Tara Township Tumor-nators (Shannon Schmidt) Team CASE (Elaine Mitteness) Team PB and Hjelle (Paige Amundson) Wishing For A Cure (Jolene Greiner) VISE-GRIP 3-PC. 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