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SCHOOL and SPORTS Official Publication for the Norwalk Community School District Thursday, January 31, 2019 N/Warren Town and County News Norwalk Warriors Page Seven N HS Activities By Lammers, Athletic Director Warrior Fans: The Norwalk Athletic Booster Club will be hosting their annual girls" basketball tournament on Saturday, February 2nd. The Boosters are in need of making this tournament a success and would appreciate having anyone who is interested in enjoying community service visit their website to sign up. The. annual boys and girls basketball tournaments are two of three major fundraising events sponsored by the Boosters for assisting with the purchase of capital improvements of facilities as well as major equipment expenses. Bowling: The Norwalk Warriors traveled to The Great Escape Bowing Center in Pleasant Hill to take on the Blue Jays of Bondurant-Farrar and the Norwalk boys again found their consistency was off the mark. Junior Logan Duffy led the Warriors with a'363 two game series. The Baker games also proved getting any momentum was tough for the Warriors. Junior Logan Duffy again led the Warriors by going 10 strikes and spares out of 14 frames. The Warrior girls team found themselves in a back and forth match with B-F all night long. Senior Tori Johnson led the girls effort with a stellar 344 two game series. This helped the girls grab a 12 pin lead heading into the baker games. The Warriors went back and forth in the bakers and shot a high game 160 in their third game. The Warriors trailed by 3 pins going into the last baker game but the comeback came up a little bit short and lost the last game by 30 pins in the 10th frame. Senior Tori Johnson led the girls’ effort by going, strikes and spares out of 12 frames. Boys Basketball: The Warriors took on a couple of Warren County teams with a non-conference visit to Carlisle and then hosted LHC and county rival Indianola. Carlisle proved to be a grind as the Warriors found themselves in a four point hole at the half trailing 29-25 but outscored Carlisle in the second half for a 65-61 hard fought non-conference win. Jr. Bowen Born led the Warriors with 35 points while Jr. Tyler Johnson contributed 12. The Warriors next hosted the Indianola Indians in an afternoon matinee in a LHC game. What ensued was nothing short of a great high school basketball game in which a see saw battle -ended in a Warrior victory over the Indians 75—66. The game was close throughout and saw a number of lead changes over the four quarters but a 21-14 3rd quarter by the WarriOrs that overcame a two point deficit at the half provided enough momentum in the fourth quarter for the margin of Victory. Born was once again Norwalk’s leading scorer as he dropped in 38 points along with three assists and Sr. Carson Raper had a career high 18 while Sr. Tyler Endres contributed 14 points and 10 rebounds. Girls Basketball: The Warriors are getting closer every game in putting a game in the win column as they found themselves in a position to win two games but once again came up just short. The warriors traveled to Carlisle in a, non-conference tilt with the Wildcats and despite the fact that they had their largest scoring output of the year they fell just short dropping a hard fought 56—55 game to Carlisle. Freshman Jo Bice led the Warriors with 21 points while Sr. Gianna Bellizzihad her most productive offensive game of the year as she dropped in a season high 18 pts. The Warriors hoped to avenge an earlier conference loss to rival Indianola and it appeared at halftime that they would be in it to the end trailing the Indians 20-17. But as was the case at Carlisle the Warriors struggled offensively in the 3rd quarter being outscored 9-0 and falling in the end 48—34. Swimming: The Norwalk Swimmers and DSM Lincoln swim team traveled to DSM Roosevelt with a conference championship on the line. Unfortunately the Rails came up a bit short as the Roughriders defeated Lincoln 108-62. Wrestling: Due to weather, the Warriors cancelled their originally scheduled tournament in Clinton and instead picked up a deuble dual meet with DSM Lincoln and DSM North/Hoover. The outcome proved successful for the Warriors as they rolled over North/ Hoover 59-20, and in their second dual the Warriors faced a scrappy Railsplitter team in which Norwalk used six falls to outscore the Rails for a final score of 42-33. Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Fair The spring version of the career fair sponsored by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University is set for February 6th. The Agriculture and Life Sciences Spring Career Day is a smaller version of the college’s fall event, which is the largest of its kind in the nation. The career fair will be open to the public from 10:00 am. to 2:00 p.m. at the Iowa State Memorial Union, located at 2229 Lincoln Way in Ames. Parking is available in an adjacent ramp. “The spring career day continues to prove beneficial to recruiters and students,” said Mike Gaul, director of the college’s career service office. “The event includes sectors, such as natural resources, horticulture, and communications that may not have been in recruitment mode during the fall, new organizations looking to tap into our students’ talent, or companies that have realized new hiring needs, full—time or internships.” He said there will be 101 organizations recruiting at the event, the capacity of the smaller space in the union. The list of organization attending is available at: https://www.career.cals.iastate.edu/cals—career- day. The day following the career fair is devoted to job interviews, which will take place in the union: https://www.career.cals.iastate.edu/upcoming- interviews. More than 99 percent of the college’s most recent graduates reported they were working, continuing their education, or serving in the military within six months of receiving their diplomas. Job placement has been 97 percent or higher for 20 consecutive years, and nearly 65 percent of graduates stay in Iowa for their first jobs. How Do I Find Out What’s Going On at Norwalk Schools? Norwalk Athletic/Activities Website: www.norwalkwarriors.org Norwalk Music Boosters: www.norwalkmusicboosters.com Norwalk Athletic & Activity Schedules: www.littlehawkeyeconference.com SCHOOL AND SPORTS PAGES National Youth Science Camp Scholarship ’ Governor Kim Reynolds has announced the opportunity for two Iowa high school seniors to receive full scholarships to attend the 2019 National Youth Science Camp in Washington, DC. “This incredible camp could change the lives of two high school seniors in our state. who are passionate about science. Iowa has a strong reputation as a bioscience epicenter with a continuous focus on innovation and collaboration,” said Governor Reynolds. "So, for young people, who are curious about emerging careers in this industry segment, I encourage them to apply for a scholarship.” The NYSCamp is a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) program hostedin the eastern mountains of West Virginia. The camp will include lectures and hands-on research projects presented by scientists from across the nation. Furthermore, students will have opportunities to conduct research at the nearby Green Bank Observatory and explore the surrounding Monongahela National Forest through backpacking, mountain biking, caving, rock-climbing, and kayaking. Applications must be submitted online at http:// apply.nyscamp.org by 6:00 p.m. EST on February 28, 2019. The camp is held from June 27 through July 20, 2019. Applicants can contact Craig Johnson, executive director for the Iowa Academy of Science, at 319-273-2581 with any questions. School staff members: do you have pictures and information about all the great activities going on in your classrooms and elsewhere at school? Send them our way at news@norwalknewspaper.com. We will also happily accept photos and information from parents, students, and community members. SPONSORED BY: *BORST COUNSELING SERVICES 240-9474 *EDWARD JONES Benjamin Pearson 981-1800 *FOUR SEASONS AUTO _WASH 981-4454 *HASKIN CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC 981-0556 *N/WARREN TOWN _& COUNTY NEWS 981-0406 *NORWALK FAMILY DENTISTRY 256-9000 *NORWALK LIONS CLUB 981-0432 *OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATES 981-0224 *PHOTO PRINTING, INC 989-3251 *TRUBAN K 285—4900