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Ii nuor Olympic volleyball h wuns gold medal honors rarK, an annual .school athletes, the 18 of the Ortonville team came their division :onsnsts of Hilary Jena Tobin, Misty Swenson, Kari Hiilman is Berkner. 20) started off a we won all of our defeating a tough and finally championship title," that the girls played it paid off were presented m an olympic style he end of the season who practice and other tournaments )n, which runs Star of the North up in classes and go determine their four divisions - and iron, said From throughout the annually in the of the games, divisions from class, which is Robertson of of Tiffany Finke, :her, Margo Kassie Rebecca took class, the team division and is of Clinton. are Carmen Leger, Crystal Mischke, class, coached e, the silver division. is Samantha THE ORTONVILLE JUNIOR OLYMPIC VOLLEYBALL TEAM recently competed in the Star of the North Games June 20-21 in Brooklyn Park. Shown above are members of the 18's team, who took first in the iron division. Team members are, in front from left to right, Karl Nosbusch, Jena Tobin and Georgetta Hagen. In back are Jamie Swenson, Kelly Miller, Laura Lantis, Hillary Mueller, Amanda Hillman, Misty Thielke and Coach Lisa Berkner. Below are members of the 15's team, who took third in the gold division. They are, in front from left to right, Carmen Leger, Hillary Wiese, Sara Graham and Crystal Spitzer. In back are Jill Randall, Kylle Mischke, Jessica Tollefson, Danielle Beyer and Coach Larry Mischke. i. ........... Lacy an Reiffenberger n.'e'Amanda Ortonville Rex down Games span lore than 9,000 in 20sportS,soccer, Rosen in 16-6 victory diving, nng, volleyball, On Friday, June 19, the Ortonville Shawn May two for three, Jeremiah boxing,. Rex deTeatedRn 16-6, with a total Schmeichei who was two for four, bowling, pole of 19 hits for the team. and Jeremy Ohm and Jim May who ooting, golf and After the first three inniggs, each went two for five. Ortonville held on to a 4-2 lead, and built it to a 5-4 lead after fiSur. The team expanded the lead to 10-4 after six, and the game ended in the eighth inning after Ortonville scored six runs in the bottom of the eighth to make the final score 16-6. Leading hitters for Ortonville were Jason Koosmann who was four for four, Ethan Scoblic who was four for five, Ryan Arndt three for five, Ryan Arndt threw five innings, allowing four runs on seven hits, four walks and four strikeouts. Shawn May threw three innings, allowing two runs on two hits with three walks and two strikeouts. This week's schedule for the Rex shows an away game with Rosen on Friday at 4 p.m. and a home game for the team on Sunday versus Dumont at 2 p.m. lleyball is an allows the the game by officiating and "This teaches game and molds Year-old volleyball team qualifies first State Games of America 15's Junior eam participated tar of the North Park June 20 of 14 and 15 the tournament in division because specifically for team in the division. years, the touma- festival compe- round robin pool Saturday was POols for the second from the sec- were then used to into multi-level The four levels in gold, silver, bronze 15's defeated Marshall and the East End Juniors. Although they lost to Stewartville, Ortonville was seeded first in/.he pool because they had a higher winning percentage than the second seeded Stewartville. This moved the 15's into the second wave pool with three other number one seeded teams. The second pool was comprised of RTR, Hayfield, and the Lady l.,akers from Lake of the Woods. Ortonville lost to the Lady Lakers, defeated Hayfield, and lost to RTR in the rally game after splitting the first two games of the match. Their record in the second pool moved them into the highest division in the play-offs - the gold division. The gold division was made up of the eight highest seeded teams in the 30 team 16(2 division. Ortonville faced a very tall team from Crow River in the first match of the playoffs. The 15's easily won this match in two games with scores of 15- 4and 15-5. The semifinal match pitted Ortonville against the number one seeded Lady Lakers. Although Ortonville played hard, they were not able to defeat the Lakers. The Lakers moved into the finals, and Ortonville was awarded the bronze medal. The 15's brought home more than a medal from the Star of the North Games. By winning the bronze medal in the gold division, they have also won an invitation to the Inaugural State Games of America which will be held in St. Louis, Me August 6-9, 1999. About 8,000 athletes from the 40 states that host State Games are expected to attend the first State Games of America next summer. of pool play, the . MINNESOTA'S (going to be) .=JiRGEST ANTIQUE, CRAFTS & 2nd t'OLLECTORS FAIRIFLEA MARKET PROGRAMHUI6 OPPORTUNITY Group, s Minnesota Consulting seeldng  2-yr. Minimum, Programmers to work in Minnesota's Area. The right candiclates will receive with excellent salary plus ontact Mr. Nicholas Debronsky at or fax or entail resum6 to 612-431-8448 Legion Polecats defeat Clinton 12-5 Big Stone City, SD hosted Clinton last week and downed them 12-5 to raise their record to 6-3 for the year. Josh DeBoer pitched a complete game for the win for post 229, putting his record at 3-1 for the season. Josh struck out seven, walked three and allowed eight hits and five runs, two earned. Clinton jumped to a 3-0 lead with three unearned runs in the first. Ethan Scoblic tied the game in the bottom of the third with a three run homer, his fourth of the season. Big Stone Pounded out 17 hits to score their 12 runs. Jim May went four for four on the night and Chris Engebretson had three hits including two doubles. Justin Pearson added a double and Derick Homrighausen tripled for Big Stone. James Stotesbery started and took the loss for Clinton. Josh Sykora relieved and went the last three innings. Josh led Clinton with two hits, one a double. Modern Cabins .Camping Boats/Motors .Bait & Tackle !i ii! ii!ii:'! i:: . .Store -Guide Service Jim and Donna Gregory LI)' Big Stone City, SD 57216 " 11 I111] IkN[MB 605"432"6911 or 1:.00-610-4928  on Big Stone Lake il.j=l[Hr.lllBllli[..,.lllIlltrll.-IRlIIt,! Il Buy 100 Mustad Triple Grip hooks, get $20 in Schmidt's Landing bait bucks. O Buy a Heartland Bobber rod and reel, get $20 in Schmidfs Landing bait bucks. Schmidt's Landing league results The Schmidt's Walleye League results from Wednesday, June 14, (Week 5) are as follows: 1 st - Gary BerryfI'om Wemer, both of Milbank, SD, 11.1# + .3 bonus = 11.4# **.* Largest fish was 5.3# 2nd - Jeff Nodsle, Corona/Dennis Kassube, Big Stone City, 5.1# + .2 bonus = 5.3# 3rd - Wade Vandover, Big Stone City/Paul Treinen, Ortonville, 4.9# +. bonus = 5.0# 4th - Steve Brown/Steve Dockter, Big Stone City, 3.7# + .1 bonus = 3.8# 5th - Greg Rasset, Big Stone City/Scott Amdt, New Effington, 3.6# + .1 bonus = 3.7# A total of 18 fish were caught and released. Bowhunter safety course July 10th A bowhunter safety course will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, July 10, at the Odessa Rod and Gun Club. Contact Gary Pfleger or Craig Danielson. Summer station day Summer Station Day will be held at the West Central Experiment Station on Thursday, July 9th. Registration begins at 7 a.m. with tours beginning at 7:30 a.m. and ending about noon. Rex lose to Clinton 6-5 The OrtonviJJe Rex were defeated by Clinton on Saturday, June 20 by a close score of 6-5, coming up a bit short in the ninth inning. Ortonville took an early lead after the first inning 3-0, and added another run in the second. Clinton then scored one in the third, making the score 4-1, and scored two in the fifth to make the score 4-3. The Cards then took the lead in the seventh, scoring three runs, and Ortonville tried to come back with a run in the bottom of the ninth but fell short. Jim May threw 6 2/3 innings and allowed six runs on ten hits, three walks and two strikeouts. Ethan Scoblic threw 2 1/3 innings and allowed no runs and no walks, two hits and four strikeouts. Hitting for the Rex showed a total of 13, with Ryan Arndt going three for five, Jeremy Ohm and Justin Scheff each two for four, and Jason Koosman and Shawn May both going two for five. Amoric00n Hood sociation WE'RE FING FOR YOUR LIFE Relay For Life luminaries If you are planning to memorialize RELAY FOR LIFE TEAM CAPTAINS a person who has died of cancer or celebrate the life of a cancer survivor, this is a list of the Team Captains from whom you can purchase the luminar- ies. This event will take place from dusk to dawn on Saturday - Sunday, Aug. 22/23 at the Ortonville Athletic Field. All cancer survivors, family and friends are invited to walk in the ini- tial ceremony. All spouses, family and friends of deceased Cancer vic- tims also are cordially invited to walk at this time. Entertainment will be provided throughout the night, and food will be available. students i Stacy Amundsen 839-2590 Renae Dombusch 432-5067 Grant Botker 325-5978 Marge Dragseth 839-2951 Amanda Hillman 273-2159 Mike Eckberg 273-2207 Tommy Inforzato 839-2360 Jim Foster 839-3125 Jamie Karels 568-2469 Laurie Hammel 839-3487 Laura Lantis 862-8613 Tom Hoye 265-6129 Scott Sandberg 839-3350 Pam Jacobsen 839-2849 Sydney Stem 839-6265 Kim Kuechenmeister 568-2420 Jeremy Swenson 839-2573 Diane Kvidera 839-2724 Nikki Thielke 839-6268 Rev. Duane Lookingbill 839-2754 Hillary Wiese 273-2238 Tanny Meyer 862-8417 Liz Sorenson 568-2577 Matt Thompson 273-2314 Stacy Weeding 839-3056 vvwvvvvvvvvvwvvvvwvvvwwvvwvvvvvvwvV" Does Your Car Have The POTHOLE ......... ITTERS?! Out of Alignment? OPERATOR MARK MUENCHOW You should be coming to our Hunter Alignment! TOTALLY COMPUTERIZED- ALL 4-WHEELS Operator Mark Muenchow will see to your needs! g 6ooak00-r00tu TIRE VICE ,.. -, . o-.. 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