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THIS NICE TEN POINT BUCK was brought in by Warren Block (left) of Ortonville. Warren shot his deer on Saturday, and is shown with nephew Mike Block of Correll. (Photo by Bud's Bait) Botker named to Academic All-State football team Ortonville quarterback Grant Grant has thrown for 2,422 yards and Botker has been named to the 18 touchdown passes. Minnesota Academic All-State high More importantly than his stats on s c h o o 1 the field is what he has been able to football team. accomplish in the classroom. Grant Botker, a has earned a 4.06 grade point average senior at on a scale of 4.0, which is a OHS, is the testimony to what a true student son of David athlete is all about. and Sharon Grant is also a member of the Botker of  ..... OHS basketball and track teams. He Clinton. :  ..... :./ is a member of the OHS band and a Grant has  ' state representative for Business been a three !. Professionals of America, and was on year starter on Botker the team that went to national the OHS competition last year. football team, with more than two His success in academics and years at starting quarterback. This extra-curricular activities has made Football players Trojan girls open basketball receive awards season with a win last F r" football conference's All-Conference and All-Academic awards have been named, with several OHS football players receiving awards. Named to the All-Conference team from Ortonville were juniors Ryan Longhenry and Dan Ross, and senior Tommy Inforzato. All-Academic team selections this season from OHS included senior Grant Botker and junior Dave Marthaler. The Ortonville Trojan football team ended its season with a 2-2 record in the conference, and a 2-6 record overall. IT MAY BE COLD, BUT THE FISH ARE STILL BITING. Bob Johnson of Ortonville weighed in this 8 pound 14 ounce walleye last Tuesday. (Photo by Bud's Bait) fOur W&llile and Fish annot survive unless our I / I00!iaig iSt0ne 00RESPONSIBLE! , The lady Trojans opened their 1.998-99 season last Friday with a win over the Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks 57-36.'--. The Trs broke to an early lead and were ale to build on it throughout the first quarter to end the quarter up 15-4. The second quarter was played evenly, so at the half the Ortonville lead was 28-15. The all-important first few minutes of the third quarter proved to be very difficult for the home team. Dawson- Boyd drew within four points at 29- 25 before the Trojans could get things back on track. The third quarter ended with Sixth grade girls BB report Ortonville's sixth grade girls basketball team participated in the Hardee's/Milbank Tournament Nov. 20th and 21st. Although the girls lost both games, they showed major improvement from last year. Their first game was against Grant-Deuel and the 2nd was against Sisseton. In the first game Stacy Wiegman scored 4 points, and Jenny Lee scored 2 points. In the 2rid game Kristin Barr scored 2 points along with Stacy Wiegman and Jessica Gloege. The girls started practice Nov. 2nd, they practice Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 7:30 in the morning until the beginning of the school day. The team consists of nine girls. The team is made Up of Kristin Barr, Stacy Wiegman, Jessica Gloege, Jenny Lee, Kelsy Dybdahl, Kira Sherod, Amanda Thyne, Leah McLaughlin and Sally Helgeson. They are coached by Jennifer Berning, and Doc Ross. past season he completed 89 of 160 him a hot prospect for a number of passes for 1,155 yards and nine prestigious universities around the t  touchdowns. For his career at OHS, country. OHS volleyball season endc00ay w00th awards night last Mon An awards night was held for the Radermacher (second year), Amanda and Jostens, were also given out. 1998 Ortonville Trojan volleyball Hillman (fourth year) and Heidi This award honors athletes and fine team last Monday evening, with Wittnebel. arts students with achievement awards given out to the girls in five Carmen Leger was named most certificates in two categories - gold, different categories, improved, Heidi Wittnebel player's consisting of students with a gfilde Senior awards were presented to choice, Megan Reiffenberger rookie point average from 3.4 to 4.0, and ...... OHS seniors Amanda Hillman, Laura of the year and Tiffany Finke MVP in., silver, made up of students with a 3.0 Lantis and Jamie Swensen for their the special awards category, to 3.39 GPA. contributions to the volleyball. Laura Lantis ulAmanda Hillman In the gold category, Amanda program ......... ,. ........... were named to_the allonfrnce Hiliman, Jamie Swensen, Margo Letter award winners included team, while Margo Reiffenbergrr and Reiffenberger, Nicole Thompson, Tiffany Finke (second year), Margo Tiffany Finke received honorable Tiffany Finke and Megan Reiffenberger (second year), Nicole mention. Reiffenberger received awards. Thompson, Ruth Goergen (second The "Spotlight on Scholarship" Laura Lantis, Ruth Goergen, Tiffany TRAVIS SCOBLIC of Big year), Megan Reiffenberger, Jamie program awards, an academic Radermacher, Carmen Leger and Stone City, SD bagged this nice Swensen, Carmen Leger, Laura recognition programsponsoredbythe Heidi Wittnebel received silver 12-point buck I-ast Sunday. Lantis (second year), Tiffany Minnesota State High School League awards. (Photo by Bud's Bait) ii I Ortonville up 37-28. The fourth quarter was much better as the Trojans capped off a 20 point quarter with a 57-36 final. All eight Trojans suited saw considerable playing time. Tiffany Finke led the scoring with 15 points, and Ruth Goergen led the rebounding with nine boards. Margo Reiffenberger led the defense with seven steals, and Amanda Hillman had seven boards and three points. Laura Lantis grabbed four boards and also chipped in with three points. To go with her 15 points, Tiffany Finke had seven rebounds and three assists. Ruth had eight points and Radermacher had 14, going eight from the free throw Reiffenberger ended with go with her defensive effort. Wittnebel and Jenni Bowen big part in the full court effort. The unforced errors many, but probably not for the first game of the lady Trojans played well did a good job helping one defense. The next action for the will be on the road to tonight, Tuesday Nov. 24. 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MERCURY OHS GIRLS BASKETBALL CAPTAINS for the 1998-99 season are seniors, left to right, Amanda Hillman, Jenny Bowen, Liz Thompson and Laura Lantis. 1st quarter honor roll at Big Stone The administration of Big Stone City School has announced the Honor Roll for the first marking period of the 1998/99 school term. First Quarter Honor Roll includes: Sixth grade - (A) Ryan Cloos, David Rausch, Peter Rausch and Tyler Rolfes; (B) Craig Bohlman, Kaylee Brandt, Melissa Brotzel, JT Gregory, Emily Haggerty, Patrick Karels, Blayn Ronglien, Chris Smith, Lindsey Swenson, Billy Voecks, and Jason Wojahn Seventh grade - (A) Stephanie Schuelke, Amy Smith, Amy Speth and Keegan Stock; (B) Jesse Barnhardt, Sharon Bemis, Emily Carlson, Matt Grabow, and Kendra Loeschke Eighth Grade -(A) Tina Athey and Lisa SpoTs; (B) Heidi Hansen, Sadie Norlin, Lizzy Rausch, Tony Rolfes, and Lacy Ronglien To register, call 839-6181, ext. 415 Mall of America Tour Tuition: $16 Dates: Dec. 5th Location: Departs Ortonville School parking lot at 7am; leave Mall at 4pm Deadline: Nov. 30th tie** Intro to Personal Computers Tuition: $10 Dates: Dec. 1st Location: OHS Room 202 Times: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Deadline: Nov. 27th .tola Windows 95, Level I Tuition: $18 Dates: Dec. 1st Location: OHS Room 202 Times: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Deadline: Nov. 27th Windows 95, Level II Tuition: $27 Dates: Dec.  Location: OHS Room 202 Times: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Deadline: Dec. 3rd Word for Windows, ._1-. 0 Tuition: $27 Dates: DeC. Location: OHS Room 202 Times: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Deadline: Dec. 8th Word for WindowS, Le 14  Tuition: $27 Dates: Oec. Location: OHS Room 202 Times: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Deadline: Dec. 8th TROJANS WINTER SPORTSSCHEDULES o00oo.o,,.oc.,,oo00 Date OPPonent (Location} rne Dec, 1 Benson (Ort0nville) 6:30 Date Ot)onent/L__ _ ocation) Time Dec. 1 Benson(Ortonville) 6:15 WRESTLING Nov. 24 .inneota(Minneota) 6:15" O Doonent (Location) me Dec. 1 Bensofl (Beflson) 6:15 Dec. 5 West Central (Barrett) 9:.30 Page 6  INDEPENDENT Tuesday, NoV.