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Ortonville Trojans Iose i homecoming heartbrea It was billed as the Battle of the Century. And, that's what it turned out to be as the Ortonville Trojan football team not only lost to the Russell- Tyler-Ruthton Knights 8-7 in the final seconds of the game, but also lost senior captain Dan Ross possibly for the season with a knee injury. The Trojans took a first quarter 7-0 lead, as sophomore Derek Rieck pulled into the end zone on a three yard touchdown run. Fellow sopho- more Pete Ross added the extra point to cap off the scoring drive. The Trojans found themselves struggling DEREK RIECK PREPARES TO CRASH THROUGH THE DEFENSE as the Trojans took on RTR Friday evening in their homecoming battle. The team took a heartbreaking final second loss to RTR 7-8. GIRLS GOLF TEAM AWARD WINNERS for the 1999 season include, left to right, Lindsey Nelsen and Jennifer Berning (Most Valuable Player award) and Tiffany Radermacher, Most Improved Player. 53rd, and Amanda Croatt 55th. Marshall girls took the team title. David Rausch took home a ribbon for his tenth place finish in the seventh grade boys race. Mike Schuelke finished in 41st place, running in the 8-9 grade race. Trojan teams traveled to Britton, SD on Saturday. Old Mill Twirlers Trojan runners face tough competition in meet Thurs. In the cross country meet held in Montevideo on Thursday evening, the Trojan boys finished eighth, with no scores kept in the girls division. This meet had some of the top runners and teams in the area competing. The boys team was led by Terance Heirigs with a 15th place finish. Terance garnered the only medal the team was able to take home. Daniel Rausch followed in 25th place. pavid Heirigs finished 39t h, Brandon Beachem 49th, John Thomas 59th, Brian Hasslen 62nd and Nick Kriesel 63rd. Brett Edlund of Morris won the race in 16:01. Edlund has been ranked #1 most of the year. Montevideo took the team title over Marshall based on the #6 runner. The Ortonville girls top finisher was Bridget Athey with a 41st place finish. Hilary Libka came in 44th, Janelle Volkenant 47th, Alexis Barr 51 st, Jennifer Croatt 52nd, Lisa Spors ATTENTION LAND OWNERS Anyone with hunter trespassing problems call (320) 273-2236. F Comfortable Reading " "Newspapers come into your home, almost like part of your family. You greet them in your bathrobe, carry them into your breakfast room, lounge with them in the den. They may be the only companions you actually take with you into the bathroom." - ASNE Bulletin, a publication produced by managing editors The Old Mill Twirlers danced to the calling of Cal Brown last Wednesday. There were four and a half squares in attendance with guests from Sisseton0 Britton and Watertown. Loren Lagge from Sioux Falls will call on Wednesday, Oct. 13th. On the lunch committee are Leland and Dorothy Schwandt and Gene and Lois Spiering. Upcoming dances: Oct. 20th - Chuck Veldhuizen will be calling. The Old Mill Twirlers dance on Wednesday evenings at 8:00 in the high school lunchroom. Use the northeast door, visitors are always welcome. i [tOur W'ddlife and Fish"  cannot survive unless our i::: L, RESPONSIBLE! ) Goose season now underway, pheasant season begins Sat. the rest of the way, due to a total of 10 penalties, several of which hurt poten- tial scoring drives. The Knights' only scoring drive came in the fourth quarter. Here, RTR scored with no time remaining in the game and then scored on a two point conversion, giving them the win. The Trojans had several outstand- ing performances, especially on the defensive side of the ball. Senior Ryan Longhenry had a total of 21 tackles and an interception on the night. Noah Zehringer had 14 tackles, followed by Ryan Schmeichel and Tanner Radermacher with Radermacher also On the offensive pounded the ball, on the ground. Rieck was! carrier with 77 yards. lowed by Pete Ross who Pete Ross completed six oft for 33 yards. Jordan main receiver, with five Next Friday, the collect their fifth win of when they travel to Sla, Murray County Central 7:30 p.m. showdown. population, but there will be other spots where it's pretty bleak," he said. Conditions have been excellent for breeding this year, with no heavy rains in June during the critical times for young pheasants. Soehren stated brood sizes this year have ranged from an average of 10-11 per brood, compared to an average of 7-13. "Pheasants in this area are still recovering from the blizzards of 1997," Soehren says. "Areas to the east didn't have so bad a winter and have better populations, but we're slowly catching up around here. Hunters in the right spot should see good results." Gunshots were heard around the county as the sun rose Saturday morning on the first day of goose hunting season in the area. Soon to follow will be the pheasant season, which begins Saturday. According to Dave Soehren, Area Wildlife Manager for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in Swift and Big Stone Counties, numbers in excess of 40,000 geese have been reported in the Lac qui Parle refuge, as well as a good flock in the Big Stone refuge. Soehren stated soybean harvest is nearly complete in the area and corn harvest is not far behind, which has made for good feeding conditions for the geese. "This should make them stay around," he says. The 30 day goose season will run from Oct. 9 through Nov. 7, returning to its normal 30 days from last year's reduction to a 20 day season. The early goose season results, though not many have yet been received by the DNR, showed the season (now in it's third year) had the most hunters ever. For pheasants this year, Soehren stated the season will run from Oct. 16 - Dec. 19, and numbers are slowly recovering following the 1997 winter. "Some areas will see good 1999 TROJAN GOLF TEAM MVP is Tracy Grossman, senior at OHS. Not pictured is Most Improved Player Scott Sandberg. Evening whist starts at Sr. Center All area Seniors are invited to join in the revival of evening whist at the Ortonville Senior Center. Play will begin at 7 p.m., with the first game night to be held Thursday, Oct. 14. Lunch will be served about half- way through the evening, and you should be through by 9 p.m., at least. Call Paula at 839-3555 for more information. JV gridders win one, Monday, Sept. 27, the JV football team hosted Dawson-Boyd and came up just short in two overtimes, 20-18. The team gave great effort on both sides of the ball, and deserve much credit. Dawson came to town with a much bigger team physically, but the Trojans had more desire to win. They came up just short on the final two point conversion. The boys played their hearts out in this one; scoring for the Trojans was Joe Fuller on a 55 yard pass play, Chris Lee on a 10 yard pass, and Jason Kellen on a two yard plunge. Then, on Monday, Oct. 4, Canby came to town, and the JV put together a nice all around ball 6. The defense taking away the Canby and stuffing t consistent basis. Scoring in the game Jesse Nelson on a 20 Fuller on an eight yard yard run by QB Nate Both Thompson and threw the ball well. Ryan added a two point the fullback position. The next action for the l be wrapping up the against Lac qui Parle 19. State 4-H horse show wi Eleven 4-Hers from Big Stone County joined seven hundred forty other 4-Hers at the 1999 Minnesota State Horse Show, September 17-20 at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in St. Paul. 4-Hers attending from Big Stone County were: Jessica Chase, Alexis Danieison, Danielle Karsky, Kendra Koch, Kirstin Koch, Lindsey Thomson, Kristin Weber, Sam Chase, Keith Haggerty, D.J. Haggerty, and Sally Helgeson. The 4-Hers participated in 84 classes and many activities. This 4- day event included Western, English, Trail, and Gaming classes. Other activities included hippology, horse- related, and horse judging contests. The 4-day event began ing with activities in four-phased knowledge Western Heritage, a ty involving break-away team penning; and a Saturday included a demonstration contest. gram exhibitors were their horse training bers also competed resenting Horseless Horseless Horse ProjectS. The highlight of the Grand Entry and awards to recipient and finalists. represented Big Stone Grand Entry Parade. i LADLES' GOLF ASSOCIATION TOURNEY WINNERS in the nine hole division, pictured are Brenda Christensen (first), LaVon Gerber (first in flight two), and Kathy Randall (first in Second row, Joyce Letrud (second), Anne Johnson (second in flight two) and Fran Fridlzen (. flight). In front is consolation winner Christy Peterson, and not pictured are Darlene l'ikkel second flight) and Glenda Reiffenberger (consolation in flight three). 18-hole winners are p and include, in back, Melanie Wiegman (first in championship flight, also declaired city cl Larson (first in first flight), and Ruth Ann Wildeman (first in third-flight). Second row, Sh (secondli in championship_ flight),_ Carol. Barrett (second in first flight},Agnes Hoffman (see, f ght) and Donna Leiferman (second m flight three). In front are Betty Reinke (consol. in flight), Jo Elliott (consol. in second flight), Marilyn Dybvig (third in second flight), Helen S :h in third flight) and Jan Eifealdt (conso[. in first flight). Not pictured are Leah Rohwer (third in flight), Donna Johnson (third in first flight), Vick Oakes (first in second flight) and Jean flight three). : ..-., t . 'ii/ 0HS Sports Schedule For The Week GIRLS VOLLEYBALL, I VARSITY FOOTBALL CROSS COUNTRY I Oct. 12 C-A (Ortonville) 6:30 I Oi 1148 C:F;a;:cbr (Ortonville) :11155 I Oct. 15 Murray Co. Central (Slayton) 7:30 O0t. 19 Sut (lw(LLTg Pndoai.plrii?y Eagle) SUPPORT THE TROJANS Page 6  INDEPENDENT Tuesday, oct. Ortonville Trojans Iose i homecoming heartbrea It was billed as the Battle of the Century. And, that's what it turned out to be as the Ortonville Trojan football team not only lost to the Russell- Tyler-Ruthton Knights 8-7 in the final seconds of the game, but also lost senior captain Dan Ross possibly for the season with a knee injury. The Trojans took a first quarter 7-0 lead, as sophomore Derek Rieck pulled into the end zone on a three yard touchdown run. Fellow sopho- more Pete Ross added the extra point to cap off the scoring drive. The Trojans found themselves struggling DEREK RIECK PREPARES TO CRASH THROUGH THE DEFENSE as the Trojans took on RTR Friday evening in their homecoming battle. The team took a heartbreaking final second loss to RTR 7-8. GIRLS GOLF TEAM AWARD WINNERS for the 1999 season include, left to right, Lindsey Nelsen and Jennifer Berning (Most Valuable Player award) and Tiffany Radermacher, Most Improved Player. 53rd, and Amanda Croatt 55th. Marshall girls took the team title. David Rausch took home a ribbon for his tenth place finish in the seventh grade boys race. Mike Schuelke finished in 41st place, running in the 8-9 grade race. Trojan teams traveled to Britton, SD on Saturday. Old Mill Twirlers Trojan runners face tough competition in meet Thurs. In the cross country meet held in Montevideo on Thursday evening, the Trojan boys finished eighth, with no scores kept in the girls division. This meet had some of the top runners and teams in the area competing. The boys team was led by Terance Heirigs with a 15th place finish. Terance garnered the only medal the team was able to take home. Daniel Rausch followed in 25th place. pavid Heirigs finished 39t h, Brandon Beachem 49th, John Thomas 59th, Brian Hasslen 62nd and Nick Kriesel 63rd. Brett Edlund of Morris won the race in 16:01. Edlund has been ranked #1 most of the year. Montevideo took the team title over Marshall based on the #6 runner. The Ortonville girls top finisher was Bridget Athey with a 41st place finish. Hilary Libka came in 44th, Janelle Volkenant 47th, Alexis Barr 51 st, Jennifer Croatt 52nd, Lisa Spors ATTENTION LAND OWNERS Anyone with hunter trespassing problems call (320) 273-2236. F Comfortable Reading " "Newspapers come into your home, almost like part of your family. You greet them in your bathrobe, carry them into your breakfast room, lounge with them in the den. They may be the only companions you actually take with you into the bathroom." - ASNE Bulletin, a publication produced by managing editors The Old Mill Twirlers danced to the calling of Cal Brown last Wednesday. There were four and a half squares in attendance with guests from Sisseton0 Britton and Watertown. Loren Lagge from Sioux Falls will call on Wednesday, Oct. 13th. On the lunch committee are Leland and Dorothy Schwandt and Gene and Lois Spiering. Upcoming dances: Oct. 20th - Chuck Veldhuizen will be calling. The Old Mill Twirlers dance on Wednesday evenings at 8:00 in the high school lunchroom. Use the northeast door, visitors are always welcome. i [tOur W'ddlife and Fish"  cannot survive unless our i::: L, RESPONSIBLE! ) Goose season now underway, pheasant season begins Sat. the rest of the way, due to a total of 10 penalties, several of which hurt poten- tial scoring drives. The Knights' only scoring drive came in the fourth quarter. Here, RTR scored with no time remaining in the game and then scored on a two point conversion, giving them the win. The Trojans had several outstand- ing performances, especially on the defensive side of the ball. Senior Ryan Longhenry had a total of 21 tackles and an interception on the night. Noah Zehringer had 14 tackles, followed by Ryan Schmeichel and Tanner Radermacher with Radermacher also On the offensive pounded the ball, on the ground. Rieck was! carrier with 77 yards. lowed by Pete Ross who Pete Ross completed six oft for 33 yards. Jordan main receiver, with five Next Friday, the collect their fifth win of when they travel to Sla, Murray County Central 7:30 p.m. showdown. population, but there will be other spots where it's pretty bleak," he said. Conditions have been excellent for breeding this year, with no heavy rains in June during the critical times for young pheasants. Soehren stated brood sizes this year have ranged from an average of 10-11 per brood, compared to an average of 7-13. "Pheasants in this area are still recovering from the blizzards of 1997," Soehren says. "Areas to the east didn't have so bad a winter and have better populations, but we're slowly catching up around here. Hunters in the right spot should see good results." Gunshots were heard around the county as the sun rose Saturday morning on the first day of goose hunting season in the area. Soon to follow will be the pheasant season, which begins Saturday. According to Dave Soehren, Area Wildlife Manager for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in Swift and Big Stone Counties, numbers in excess of 40,000 geese have been reported in the Lac qui Parle refuge, as well as a good flock in the Big Stone refuge. Soehren stated soybean harvest is nearly complete in the area and corn harvest is not far behind, which has made for good feeding conditions for the geese. "This should make them stay around," he says. The 30 day goose season will run from Oct. 9 through Nov. 7, returning to its normal 30 days from last year's reduction to a 20 day season. The early goose season results, though not many have yet been received by the DNR, showed the season (now in it's third year) had the most hunters ever. For pheasants this year, Soehren stated the season will run from Oct. 16 - Dec. 19, and numbers are slowly recovering following the 1997 winter. "Some areas will see good 1999 TROJAN GOLF TEAM MVP is Tracy Grossman, senior at OHS. Not pictured is Most Improved Player Scott Sandberg. Evening whist starts at Sr. Center All area Seniors are invited to join in the revival of evening whist at the Ortonville Senior Center. Play will begin at 7 p.m., with the first game night to be held Thursday, Oct. 14. Lunch will be served about half- way through the evening, and you should be through by 9 p.m., at least. Call Paula at 839-3555 for more information. JV gridders win one, Monday, Sept. 27, the JV football team hosted Dawson-Boyd and came up just short in two overtimes, 20-18. The team gave great effort on both sides of the ball, and deserve much credit. Dawson came to town with a much bigger team physically, but the Trojans had more desire to win. They came up just short on the final two point conversion. The boys played their hearts out in this one; scoring for the Trojans was Joe Fuller on a 55 yard pass play, Chris Lee on a 10 yard pass, and Jason Kellen on a two yard plunge. Then, on Monday, Oct. 4, Canby came to town, and the JV put together a nice all around ball 6. The defense taking away the Canby and stuffing t consistent basis. Scoring in the game Jesse Nelson on a 20 Fuller on an eight yard yard run by QB Nate Both Thompson and threw the ball well. Ryan added a two point the fullback position. The next action for the l be wrapping up the against Lac qui Parle 19. State 4-H horse show wi Eleven 4-Hers from Big Stone County joined seven hundred forty other 4-Hers at the 1999 Minnesota State Horse Show, September 17-20 at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in St. Paul. 4-Hers attending from Big Stone County were: Jessica Chase, Alexis Danieison, Danielle Karsky, Kendra Koch, Kirstin Koch, Lindsey Thomson, Kristin Weber, Sam Chase, Keith Haggerty, D.J. Haggerty, and Sally Helgeson. The 4-Hers participated in 84 classes and many activities. This 4- day event included Western, English, Trail, and Gaming classes. Other activities included hippology, horse- related, and horse judging contests. The 4-day event began ing with activities in four-phased knowledge Western Heritage, a ty involving break-away team penning; and a Saturday included a demonstration contest. gram exhibitors were their horse training bers also competed resenting Horseless Horseless Horse ProjectS. The highlight of the Grand Entry and awards to recipient and finalists. represented Big Stone Grand Entry Parade. i LADLES' GOLF ASSOCIATION TOURNEY WINNERS in the nine hole division, pictured are Brenda Christensen (first), LaVon Gerber (first in flight two), and Kathy Randall (first in Second row, Joyce Letrud (second), Anne Johnson (second in flight two) and Fran Fridlzen (. flight). In front is consolation winner Christy Peterson, and not pictured are Darlene l'ikkel second flight) and Glenda Reiffenberger (consolation in flight three). 18-hole winners are p and include, in back, Melanie Wiegman (first in championship flight, also declaired city cl Larson (first in first flight), and Ruth Ann Wildeman (first in third-flight). Second row, Sh (secondli in championship_ flight),_ Carol. Barrett (second in first flight},Agnes Hoffman (see, f ght) and Donna Leiferman (second m flight three). In front are Betty Reinke (consol. in flight), Jo Elliott (consol. in second flight), Marilyn Dybvig (third in second flight), Helen S :h in third flight) and Jan Eifealdt (conso[. in first flight). Not pictured are Leah Rohwer (third in flight), Donna Johnson (third in first flight), Vick Oakes (first in second flight) and Jean flight three). : ..-., t . 'ii/ 0HS Sports Schedule For The Week GIRLS VOLLEYBALL, I VARSITY FOOTBALL CROSS COUNTRY I Oct. 12 C-A (Ortonville) 6:30 I Oi 1148 C:F;a;:cbr (Ortonville) :11155 I Oct. 15 Murray Co. Central (Slayton) 7:30 O0t. 19 Sut (lw(LLTg Pndoai.plrii?y Eagle) SUPPORT THE TROJANS Page 6  INDEPENDENT Tuesday, oct.