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STrojan football season w,th a loss Saturday Trojans traveled to Saturday to face the 'ndon-Felton Rebels in rOUnd of Minnesota football ans entered the seed with the Rebels top seed with an 8-0 would keep their streak defeated OHS 54 - 20. what has been a familiar Trojans this past season, zled to stop the pow- offense. Though the bited great effort through- they just couldn't hold ground attack. ;is opened the scoring quarter taking a 20 - 0 quarter and extended - 0 before the Trojans a one yard run by Tom Inforzato. Ryan Longhenry set up the TD when he received a shovel pass from quarterback, Grant Botker taking him 61 yards and putting the Trojans in scoring position. Dan Ros added a two point conversion, when he found Longhenry in the end zone following a mishandled snap on the extra point. DGF increased their lead to 41- 8 at halftime. Though, the Trojans had a scoring opportunity thwarted just before half as time ran out for OHS at the one yard line. The second half was played even with both the Trojans and DGF scor- ing twice in the second half. The Trojan scoring came when Longhenry again took a shovel pass from Botker seven yards to paydirt. Inforzato ended the scoring for both teams when he took a 30 yard TD run for the final score. The Trojan offense again racked up chunks of real estate with 387 yards of offense, with 215 on the ground and 172 in the air. Inforzato rushed for 125 yards on the night with Mickey Rademacher adding 72 yards on the ground. Botker had another fine per- formance connecting on 14 of 26 pass- es for 172 yards. He was able to find Longhenry 5 times for 86 yards along with Josh Lee six times for 67 yards. Jordan Botker added one great catch for 23 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Longhenry again led all Trojan defenders with 17 tackles. Dan Ross added 13 of his own. He was followed by Ryan Schmeichel with nine. Mickey Rademacher and Jordan Botker each had eight tackles on the night. FIGHTS FOR A FEW MORE YARDS as the Trojans faced Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton the first round of playoff action. Inforzato, a senior at OHS, ended the evening's scoring with a run for the Trojans' final score of the season. The team was defeated 54-20, but great effort with 387 yards on offense for the day. (Photo by Mike Barnhardt) N at Lori B's in Ortonville OFF STOREWIDE This sale excludes jewelry, socks, Hanes, bras, gloves, hats and scarves.   CARDS ACCEPTED i e 6 ]FJ[l WO]UlN'B JLPPJLPL JUNIOR ~ MISSES ~ PETITES ~ WOMEN 135 NW 2nd Street Ortonville, MN 56278 320-839-2495 Hours: Monday thru Friday 9am to 5:30pm; Saturday 9am-5prn ) JENNIFER BERNING KEEPS THE PACE as the Trojan cross country teams finished up their season Tuesday at the New London Golf Course. The girls team competed with only three members due to injuries, but still finished well at the meet. Below, Jennifer Croatt ran her best race of the season, finishing in 51st place. (Photos by Mike Barnhardt) Annual mtg. LqP Prairie Preservation LqP Prairie Preservation will be holding its second annual meeting at the Lac qui Parle Hunting Camp Thursday, Nov. 12. Social hour begins at 6 p.m. with a dinner following at 7 p.m. Enjoy a fascinating slide show depicting threatened habitats and rare plants, birds and animals of Lac qui Parle County. These rare natural features were identified during Minnesota County Biological Surveys, a county-by-county inventory. Lac qui Parle County survey work was completed in 1989. Fred harris will be making the presentation. Meal reservation is required by Nov. 9. Mail in your reservations or call Lynn at (320) 269-2105 for meal reservations or more information. 00INDEPENDENT Americ00.. n Hood iahon WE'RE NG FORYOUR UFE JAMIE SWENSON MAKES THE SERVE as the Trojan volleyball team faced off against Clinton-Graceville Saturday in sub-section [31 . The TroJans took the Io., s ,r ur games. OHS volleyball team ends season last Saturday if we kept our errors down, but we just couldn't execute well," Johnson said. The Trojans went down in four games against Clinton, with scores of 10-15, 15-13, 8-15, 8-15. Johnson stated the team played as well as they could but couldn't seem to execute their game plan. See next week's issue of The Ortonville Independent for a complete list of team leaders and stats, and for a listing of All- Conference players in the coming weeks. The Ortonville Trojan volleyball team completed their season last week, first against Herman last Monday. Coach Shawnda Johnson stated the team let net violations and serving errors work against them, as they suffered the loss in five games with scores of 15-12, 15-6, 9-15, 4-15 and 13-15. Following the game in Herman, the team was given three good days of practice before Saturday's sub- section match with Clinton. "We felt we had a good chance against Clinton Cross country team finishes up another good season The Ortonviile Trojan cross country teams finished up their season on Tuesday in the sub-section meet at the New London Golf Course. Terance Heirigs led the boys team with an eleventh place finish in 18:08 for the 5,000 meters. Terance missed qualifying for the section by one second in a battle for the tenth and last qualifying spot. Daniel Rausch ran to a fifteenth place finish in 18:34. Both runners improved on last year's finish when a twenty-seventh place was the best the team could do. The Trojans' next four runners were bunched at numbers 40, 42, 43 and 44, with David Heirigs, Brian Hasslen, John Thomas and Lukas Backstrand finishing in that order in times of 20:08, 20:23, 20:24 and 20:43. Nick Kriesei, battling a painful knee injury, finished forty- ninth in 22:28. "This Trojan boys team has tremendous potential for next year with good preseason work," stated Coach Connie Newman. The girls team competed with only three girls as the other four have been sidelined by injury. Bridget Athey finished in fifteenth in 12:24. Jennifer Croatt and Jenni Bowen ran their best races of the year, finishing ; in fifty-first and fifty-second place.. Bridget moved up from an eighteenth place finish last year. The team wishes to thank all the parents and fans who followed them this year. "We want to continue to build the numbers for next year," Newman said. Bowling standings THURSDAY SPARKLERS- Triple T 17 !1 10/22 Klrchbcrg Coral 16 12 Wtm Lo Splinters 15.5 12.$ Pemi 18.5 9.5 Yardstick 13 IS ll&it el)air 18 !0 Wanna B's 9 19 Vote ALAN SHILEPSKY iOllGre Parts 5 23 : Joyce S. 234; HIS: Joyce S. 552; HTG: Triple T 760; HTS: Splinter, 2211. Promoting the "instant runoff ballot," to let voters rank their choices for an office, 1, 2, 3, to send a clearer message! Reform Party Endorsed-fiscal responsibility, social inclusiveness, campaign and government reform Prepared and paid for by Alan Shilepsky Campaign Committee, 115 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis MN 55401 -- 612-333-5181 TO THE VOTERS OF BIG STONE COUNq;Y Your VOTE, Your SUPPORT and Your CONFIDENCE will be greatly appreciated on NOVEMBER 3rd! THANKS, Thisa GLORIA ARNDT Big Stone County Recorder paid for by the candidate in her own behalf, RR 2, Box 3, Ortonville, MN %278. Pheasants Forever to meet Nov. 3rd Big Stone County Pheasants Forever Chapter will be meeting Tuesday, Nov. 3rd at 8 p.m. at the VFW Club. Anyone interested in being involved in Pheasants Forever is welcome to attend. Birthdays As Taken From The Big Stone American Legion Auxiliary Birthday Calendar Tuesday, Oct. 27 Dr. Todd Stolpman, John Green, Jr., Ryan Arndt, Dennis Schnaser, Teri Woiner, David Tonn, Meghan Streed Wednesday, Oct. 28 Julie Biever, Ruth Ann Gloege, David Dinnel, Sr., Marlys Archer, David Ellingson, Michelle Leger Wester, Dorothy Tillman, Louis Voeltz, Grace Kanten Thursday, Oct. 29 Mildred Barr Haug, Kurt Streed, Michelle Kusiek, Elizabeth Jones, Gordon Strobel, Scott Larson, Lisa Folkens Streed, Brice Kuefler, Dusten Kuefler, Kelsey Reisdorph, Karie Henneberg, Anita Leger Friday, Oct. 30 Rodger Schneck, Germain Kunz, Marlys Selvig, Heidi Schaffer, Jeanne B. Cloos, Sherry Tiegs, Rich Hasslen, Neil Speckeen Saturday, Oct. 31 Halloween Mrs. Leo Nelson, Warren Schoen, Gary Dinnel, Rebecca Spahr, Carol Hyatt, Robert Stodolski, Tom Athey, Nicole Anderson, Denise Brown Sunday, Nov. 1 Jerry Jorgenson, Darlyne Ceaser, Gale May, Shari Balster, Danny Welberg, Hannah Renee Rawleigh, Marilyn Ketchum Monday, Nov. 2 Jodi Roeder, Sandy Rice, Gordy Henneberg, Cherie Stielow, Lloyd Torgerson Tuesday, Nov. 3 Election Day John Nichols, Terrel Rawleigh, Loretta Stern, Edna Kamin, Mary Lynn Nypen Schoenbeck, Charles Henningson, Jessica Marie Schreiner, Laura Knodel, Lorraine Emde, Denise K. Anderson 27, 1998 Page 7