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+ + ! Ortonville's cross country teams participated in the Webster Invitational in Webster, SD on Monday, Sept. 12. The weather was windy with the tem- perature near 80 as 12 teams took part in the meet. No team points were kept. In the Ortonville boys varsity meet (5000M), Jacob Henrich continued to run well as he placed 12th in a time of 19:17. Caleb Tollakso~ finished 15th in a time of 19:35. Both runners re- ceived medals for placing in the top 20. Others placing for the Trojans boys were Nick Athey who placed 29th in 20:34, Jarett Haugen finished 37th in 21:08, Kurt Westlund was 56th in 22:24, Garion Mulder came in 60th in a time of 22:58, Joe Mathes was 64th in 23:36 and Kelsey Mulder finished 68th in a time of 26:55. Jalen Snaza of Milbank, SD was the overall winner in the boys division with a time of 16:54. In the girls varsity (4000M) race, Kirsten Erickson finished 24th in a TROJAN SENIOR RIKKI ROSCOE returns a spike against Hankinson, ND on Monday, Sept. 12 at Trojan Gym. time of 18:41. Brenna Giese finished The Lady Trojans lost in an exciting five-game match to the Pirates. Other Trojan players shown above are Amanda the race in 29th place in a time of Goergen (14), Emily Giese and Michaela Radermacher (12). The Trojans wdl travel to Graceville tonight (Tues- 19:10, Annie Haukos was 31st in day) for a match beginning at 6:15 p.m. and will host Hancock this Thursday also at 6:15 p.m. 19:13, Brooke Hanson was 5lst in . 21:03 and Carolyn Adelman finished 54th in 21:11. In the girls junior varsity race, Va- te- TWO MEMBERS OF THE 2010 STATE CHAMPION TROJAN BOYS GOLF TEAM are now golfing on the college level. Jesse Roscoe, left, is a freshman on the University of Minnesota-Crookston team, while Bryn Stock, right, is a sophomore on the Northern State University of i Aberdeen, SD golf team. Jesse is the son of Tom and Darcy Roscoe and Bryn is the son of Randy Stock and Val Swint. Two c in team ojan The Ortonville Trojan football Another change in the football team was idle last week as the schedule was made after Lincoln HI E.C.H.O. Charter School, who would decided to merge with Minneota for have been the Trojan opponent, de- football after the schedules were made cided ~ Forfeit the remainder of their early in the fall. football season. The decision to The Trojans were scheduled to forefeit their season was made last travel to Lincoln HI on Friday, Sept. Tuesday. The game will count as a 30. Instead, Ortonville will now travel win on the schedule, to Winsted to play Lester Prairie/Holy The E.C.H.O. Charter School, one Trinity. which is coached by Joe of three new teams to the Pheasant Scoblic, a 1978 graduate of Ortonville Conference for the 2011 season, saw High School. Game time is set for 7 lopsided losses their first two games p.m. and made the decision to forfeit the This Friday, Sept. 23, the Trojans remainder of their games. The Trojans will host the Hancock Owls starting at and Parkers Prairie were the other two 7 p.m. teams to join the conference. The methods for seeding competi- opponent based on their win total. tion at the section level for advance- Ties will first be broken by head-to- lent to state tournaments have had one head competition. The next option is to thing in common -- they were consis- use section winning percentage, and tently inconsistent, then overall winning percentage. If all That is changing effective this of those options don't break a tie, a school year. All section team competi- coin-flip will be used. tion will now be seeded one of three The first QRFs of the fall season ways -- 1) point system; 2) face-to- were released on Monday, Sept. 19, at face meetings of the coaches; or 3) an 2 p.m. and will be subsequently calcu- electronic process via computer, fax or lated weekly for football and daily for telephone, all other sports. The new seeding requirement fol- An example of the application and lows a multi-year review by League comparison of the new QRF versus the staff and administrative region secre- actual 2010 seeding of one 2010 foot- taries with the purpose of developing ball section can be found at http://min- greater consistency from one region to nesota-scores.blogspot.corn/2011/09/qr the next. The Minnesota State High f-explained-in-detail.html. School League Board of Directors last Every administrative region over- year adopted a number of recommen- sees multiple sections of each activity, dations from staff that are effective and the choice of seeding method may with this school year, including the vary from section to section and sport consistent seeding methods, to sport. The use of a common point system With the face-to-face method, is the method that is most misunder- coaches meet at one location, share in- stood. The League collaborated with formation and then vote on placement. to refine what The League has highly recommended terms a Quality (but not required) that each coach's Results Formula or QRF, originally un- high and low rankings be discarded; veiled in 2002. The new QRF has been that ties first be broken by head-to- reviewed by both coaches and athletic head competition; and if necessary to administrators and tested against ex- break a tie, throw out the rankings amples of actual 2010-11 section seed- given each other by the tied teams. As ing results, a last resort, it is recommended that a Probably the most controversial part coin-flip be used to break a tie. of the former QRF was Margin of Vic- With the electronic method, coaches tory/Defeat ("MOV/D"). As part of the share information about their teams via agreement with, conference call, e-mail or fax. The MOV/D has been completely removed, ranking is then done online, with each leaving the formula with three param- coach ranking every team except eters: his/her own. Each coach's high and 1. Win or Lose the game 2. Opponent's Class Graceville Gun Club 3. Opponent's Wins turkey shoot winners The point system used at the section level in the past did not take into ac- Graceville Gun Club turkey win- count the number of opponent wins, nets For Sept. 13. Scott Rixe-2,Tracy only the opponent's class. As a result, Casper, Ryan Pansch, Bill Schlitz, all opponents in the same class were Justin Howe-2, Scott Bauer, Devon treated identically, no matter what their Hanson-3, Craig Pullis-2, Trevin-2, record was. Also, varied degrees of Joe Reinart, Jacob Peterson, Marv credit were given to opponents in each Weick Jr., Roman Reinart, Neil class. By utilizing the new QRF, sec- Brandt, Tom Dew-3, John Honzo. tions will be applying the same criteria Last Chance on Sept. 27 as they will in every comer of the state and will be have drawings for guns and a fre lunch able to better quantify the quality of the will be available. "This was another good meet for our runners," said Coach Lynn Keller. "We had some really good times on a windy day." The Trojans will have two meets this week. On Tuesday, Seot 20 they travel to Canby and on Thursday, Sept. 22 the travel to Renville. Both meets start at 4:30 p.m. On Monday, Sept. 26, Ortonville will have their lone home meet of the year starting at 4:30 p.m. at the Ortonville Golf Course. SOPHOMORE BRENNA GIESE ran another strong race at the Webster Invitational on Monday, Sept. 12 by placing 29th in a time of 19:10. Brenna and the rest of the Trojan runners continue to show improvement with every meet, lerie Scholberg was 22nd in a time of i 16:22 adn Alisha Ross 43rd in was 21:49. - Overall winner of the girls varsity race was Kelsey Barrett of Britton- Hecla in a time of 15:57. :; .... THURSDAY SPARKLERS-9/08/ll i ~ Won Lost ~ Moose ..................................... Salmon member TROJAN RUNNER CALEB TOL- SMAC Enterprises ................... .3 1 Bellingham Elevator ................ .3 1 U,^' Concordia foot- LAKSON finished 15th at the Web- RJB Trucking ............................. 1 3 ster Invitational on Monday, Sept. WannaB's .................................. 1 3 ball team 12. Caleb ran a good race and re- Alley Cats ................................... 0 4 ceived a medal for placing in the HISG: Betty Zahnow- 187; HIHG: top 20. Denyce Roggeman. 219; HISS: Pam Chase-481; HIHS: Pam Chase-547; HTSG: SMAC Enterprises- 635; i HTHG: SMAC Enterprises- 768; $ i HTSS: SMAC Enterprises- 1774; HTHS: SMAC En:erprjses-2173. i THURSDAY SPARKLERS-9/15/llwon Lost ] SMAC Enterprises ............... ~ T Bellingham Elevator ................. 7 1 Wanna B's .................................. 4 4 Moose .......................................... 4 4 RJB Trucking ............................. 1 7 Alley Cats ................................... 1 7 HISG: Adrienne Stattelman- 183; HIHG: Jennifer Henrich- 232; HISS: Nichole Kirk-493; HIHS: Nichole Kirk- ~ C~~ 622; HTSG: SMAC Enterprises- 607; HTHG: Alley Cats- 777; HTSS: Wanna B's-1724; HTHS: Wanna B's-2255. Monday Nite - 9/12/2011 Evan Sammon, a 2009 graduate of Won Lost ,. Ortonville High School, is a starting Pro Image Partners ....... ,'........-[~.~ ---1- " outside linebacker for the Concordia Moose Lodge ............................. 23 1 Otrey Lake ................................ .3 1 Ortonville Independent ............ .3 1 Precision Glass ......................... 1 3 Larry's Refrigeration ................ 1 3 Minnwest Bank .......................... 1 3 Bye .............................................. 1 3 HTSG: Pro Image Partners- 907; HTSS: Pro Image Partners- 2566; HTHG: Ortonville Independent- 1075; HTHS: Pro Image Partners - 3034; HISG: Art Volimer- 222; HISS: Art Vollmer- 629. low ranking is discarded, and the low- est total ranking becomes the high seed, and so on. The tie-breaking pro- cedures mentioned above as recom- mendations are mandatory for the electronic seeding process. The section consistency policy also includes a mandatory process of han- dling forfeits that occur both before and after the seeding process. Specific action is dependent on the exact cir- cumstances of the forfeit. There is also a policy relating to fees allowed for renting venues for section tournaments. Authorized UPS outlet...~ brought In by 2:30 p.m. will ship same day Open Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or Products, Inc. Main Street, Milbank, SD 605-432-5536 1-500-336-2298 FAX 605-432-5575 We Accept Master CaM, Visa, Discover College-Moorhead Cobber football team. The Cobbers are off to a 2-1 start on the season. Salmon, a junior, is the son of Jay and Julie Salmon. The Board of Directors and Staff of the Clinton Care Center are happy to welcome Jenna Wiese as the Housing Manager at the Care Center. Jenna began her duties on Tuesday, September 6. Jenna is a St. Cloud State Graduate with a Bachelor's Degree in Health Care Administration and a minor in Gerontology. We invite the public to come out to the Care Center and meet Jenna. School menu 29/l_qg~_~A1A I Tuesday, Sept. 20: Breakfast: Whole G. Cereal/Yogurt, Tonys Br. Pizza, Diced Pear Sauce, Milk. Lunch: Build-A-Burger, Cheese, Lettuce, Onions, Pickles, Tater Tots, Juice Choices. Wednesday, Sept. 21: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, Pancake/Sausage on stick, Mixed Fruit Sauce, Milk. Lunch: 4-12 Chickenwich, K-3 Chicken Nuggets, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Corn, Diced Peach Sauce Thursday, Sept. 22: Breakfast: Whole G. Cereal/Yogurt, Cinnamon Roll, Applesauce, Milk. Lunch: Chili, Breadsticks, Broc- colic and Cauliflower, Diced Pear Sauce. Friday, Sept. 23: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, Whole Grain Toast, Egg Patty Melt, Diced Peach Sauce, Milk. Lunch: 4-12 Stuffed Crust Pizza, K-3 Cheese Pizza, Garden Salad, Fresh Veggies, Mixed Fruit Sauce Monday, Sept. 26: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, Br. Sausage Pizza, Pineapple Tidbits, Milk. Lunch: Corn Dog, Cheesy Rice, Mixed Veggies, Diced Pear Sauce. Tuesday, Sept. 27: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, Pancake/Sausage on stick, Mixed Fruit Sauce, Milk. Lunch: Turkey Gravy, Mashed Po- tatoes, Green Beans, Diced Peach Sauce, Whole Wheat Dinner Roll. Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011 INDEPENDENT Page 7