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|AN DUSTIN KUEFLER, on bottom, put on the moves to turn around and pin CACGB wrester Tyler Tubbs in the 135 lb. category Dec. 12. Kuefler&apos;s win broke the tied score of the meet Ortonville the win. The affiliate of Habitat For Humanity of Big Stone Lake Area wishes to extend their profound appreciation to the: VOLUNTEERS...who so diligently have worked on past and current Habitat For Humanity house projects - a total of six houses DONORS OF FUNDS...who have enabted the Irojects to happen - without the monetary donations, very little could have been accomplished PAYMENT-IN-KIND DONORS...because of your interest in Habitat, items of construction, residential items and professional/legal services alt have contributed to the completion of the house projects How could we be more blessed as we reflect on our "Constructive" accomplishments as individuals and as a community, both being a part of a much bigger picture. Would 2003 be a good time to find out more about partnering with an organization whose mission is to make affordable, modest housing attainable for those who reside in sub-standard living conditions? To find out more about HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF BiG STONE LAKE AREA, call 839-2527 or 839-2870. Our Sincere Gratitude... HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF BIG STONE LAKE AREA, INC. Board of Directors i ii TAE KWON DO winners at the Now London match from Ortonville were+ Cassandra Sherod at left who placed first and third and Paulina Wollschlager who captured a first and second place trophy. Check out our web site at rtonville Mat Men win two www.ortonvilleindependent.comJ Jstice earns school record Trojan boys basketball team a 10-3 decision to Lewis Becker. Ben did do a nice roll as time ran out in the third period. At 160, Cory Schmeig wrestled from behind to come back in the third period to tie the score at10 and found a way to get the fall in 5:41 over Ross Huls. It was nice to see Schmieg get the fall when he did not wrestle as well as he can. At 171, Eric Collins broke open the match in the second period and picked up + the fall over Bruce Pottburg in 3:31. The Mat Men won the last three matches by forfeit to close out the scoring of a 57- 21 win. In the Osakis match the Trojans were able to again jump out ahead and fight off a hard charge to get a 53-27 win. At 103, Patrick Eustice executed a perfect firemen's carry to take a 3-2 lead. Then Eustice put Lewis Blair in the Dairy Queen Special and got the fall in 1:09. This was Patrick's sev- enth pin of the year to tie him for the team lead. At 112, Dylan McLain really wres- tled well. He built an 11-0 lead then pinned Grant Allen in 4:28. "It was nice to see Dylan wrestle so well. He was feeling a little under the weather so it was nice to see him come out on top," said Coach Eustice. At 119, seventh grader Eric Croatt continued to wrestle very well and came away with his second fall of the night. He gave up a takedown but Iville wrestlers ended a busy ith two wins. The wrestlers dual meets this past week two over Holdingford and and losing one to YME. Projans traveled to Clarkfield and lost 59-12 to YME. "As we wrestled well but were 0 win matches. We were just d in many of the weight They had a lot more experi- we did and that proved to be fence. I thought that we wres- t in all of the weights, " said ustice. ring up wins were Dustin uck at 145 and Hwt. Jason oggenbuck fell behind early came back to take a 7-5 lead 'tting the fall over Eric Isfeild rd period. Kellen also won by Doug Bendel in 1:05. urs., Dec. 19 the Trojan ;traveled to Holdingford for I meets. The Mat Men came ith wins oer-Holdingford, rid Osakis, 53-27. The two te Coach Eustice the school ,r wins by a coach with 36. ,st Holdingford, the Mat Men of the fourteen matches. aad a great start in the lower picking up falls in the first ights. At 102, Patrick Eustice all over Cody Larson in 1:36, [ylan McLain picked up his Jst :43 over Lewis Lumley. came right back to get an escape, a The team would like to thank art wrestled well and got the takedown and then the fall over Will Dairy Queen. Our Place Care, 30 over Alex Huis to put th-- t.,arn in 1:54 .... Henrich and S, Progrese lp 18-0. At 125 Drew Johnson did anotlier Collision and Glass, Big Stone 5, Drew Johnson continued great job. Coach Eustice said, "Our Pysical Therapy, and BSI_,A improvement. Johnson was goal for the match was to have him/qVrestling Booster Club for sponsor- he match doing a number of ing our T-shirts. ry well and trailing 9-7 going The wrestlers will meet again on third period. He made one Jan. 4 at the MacCray Qua& and was pinned in 5:41. He seconds from finishing the arels gained a 12-6 decision R Gruenes to make the score Lt 145, Dustin Roggenbuck forfeit. Ben Rudnick could aything going at 152, and lost wrestle the full six minutes. He were" right out and got the takedown." Johnson was able to fight hard and stay in the match and only lose 9-4. This was a great effort by Drew. At 130, David Webster lost by fall to one of Osakis' best wrestlers. David was pinned by Eric Weiner in :44. At 135, Dustin Kuefler turned in a great effort also. Dustin got the first points with a takedown in the first period. He was still in the match trail- ing 8-4 in the third period when he made a mistake and could not get out of it and was pinned in 5:27. Keufler was right in the match and only made one mistake+ The Trojans were pinned in the Save this paper for recycling ICOME TAX SERVICE Will be open starting Nov. 25th thru Dec. 31st, Monday and Wednesday from 9 AM to 5 PM 00FOR ALL YEAR-, PLANNING STOP IN AND SEE US OR CALL !0-839-3023 FOR APPOINTMENTS Toll Free 1-888-432.4314 12 NW 2nd Street Ortonville, Minnesota 56278 I II 00l:ig00[Tl:OL Ol: .I.IOLIPflI,! WlgJI3 shows grit and determination Trojan Boy s improved their record to 3-1 after defeating C-A 78-70 at Alberta on Thurs. night, Dec. 19 in another fast paced and emotional bas- ketball game with hustle and great defense determining the outcome. - "We didn't shoot well in the first half, missing some easy opportunities under the basket and making only 5 of 10 from the free throw line. We got a couple steals and baskets right at the end of the second quarter to pull with- in three and huge momentum going into halftime down 29-32, said Coach Giese. "C-A has some very go(xt shooters and are very quick. We went to a dia- mond defense and 3-2 zone to try to give them fewer looks rom the perimeter." The second half Trojan shooting improved, scoring 24 in the third quarter and 25 in the fourth. "We also made 14 of 17 free throws which was really good to see, said Coach Giese. Ben Zahrbock was 8 for 11 at the free throw line ending up with 18 points. Cory Stattleman was 5 for 6 from the line, contributing to his 14 points. Dan Larson made 9 points with three pointers. Tony Weber and Ross Randall contributed 8 each. Riley Sammon and Ryan CloDs, 7 points, + Blayn Ronglien posted 4 including 2 140 and 145 weight Classes to fall behind 27-18. At 152, Ben Rudnick got Ortonville back on track. He took a 6- 2 lead into the second period and things were looking very good for us. Rudnick gave up a reversal and a near fall to go down by four. Ben got off his back and gained a reversal and just over-powered Chad Rodrigues to get the fall." Eustice indicated, "This was a big win for us and really came at a good time for Ben." At 160, Cory Schmieg went out very fired up and got the takedown and the fall in 1:48 to give Ortonville a 30-27 lead. At 171, Eric Collins wrestled one of his best matches of the year. Collins cruised to a 17-2 Tec Fall over Kenneth Maus. Team leaders at this point in the season are: Jason Kellen and Cory Schmieg tied with nine wins. Team point high, Jason Kellen with 74. Falls to Patrick Eustice and Cory Schmieg tied with seven. Six wrestlers have winning records Seven wrestlers have 40 or more team points. Five wrestlers with six or more falls. "For the most part, we have had a great start to the season," according to Coach Eustice. BBIGHT WlSHES AT CHBISTMAS May you find yoursetf surrounded by art the gifts of this splendid season. 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