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OVIATT Concluded from p. 9 problems? *How are you measuring my student's progress? Through tests? Portfolios? Class participation? Projects? Oviatt's Conference dates are as follows. If you need to check your time, call the office, 981-1005. Feb. 22 Feb. 23 Feb. 24 Feb. 25 Feb. 26 Feb. 24-26 Regular School Day Regular School Day Regular School Day/Parent-Teacher Conferences 5-8 p.m. NO SCHOOL Parent-Teacher Conferences 10 a.m.-8 p.m. NO SCHOOL Parent-Teacher Conferences 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Art Show at Oviatt during Conferences Lady Warriors Beat Knoxville later and the score was 34- 30, then Reed hit a shot with 1:33 left to increase the margin to 36-30. Lammers hit from beyond the arc with eight seconds left for the 39-30 score at the end of the third quar- ter. In the fourth quarter Norwalk found all of its points at the free-throw line as Knoxville had to foul to try and get back into the game. Reed, Patava, McAninch, Mateer, Lammers and VanVelzen all scored to put the game away. The Warriors ended the game hitting 24-of-32 free throws for 75%. Reed was the leading scorer for Norwalk with 12 points, Mateer finished with 10 points and seven rebounds. Patava, McAninch and VanVelzen teamed up for eight points each. VanVelzen also had eight rebounds. Lammers wound up with seven points. Taylor Welden, Devin Brown and Shelby Seibert all saw action and helped to contain Knox- ville. The Warriors are now 10-9 on the season and 6-5 in Little Confer- ence play. Norwalk vs Newton The Lady Warriors are still competing for third place in the Little Hawkeve Conference, yet have an eye on the state tournament. Norwalk traveled to Newton Frida~ Feb. 5, and beat the Cardi- nals, 42-29. The Warriors took con- Norwalk's girls' basket- ball team handed Knox- ville its first loss of the sea- son Tuesday, Feb. 2. The Panthers came into Norwalk with a perfect 17- 0 record. The scoring began when Brie McAninch hit a three-pointer 45 seconds into the game. McAninch then followed up with a free throw to make it 4-0, Makenzie Reed hit from long range to make it 7-0 and Norwalk never looked back. The Warriors outscored Knoxville 21-10 in the first quarter. Megan Patava found Hali VanVelzen under the bas- ket to increase the margin to 9-0. Thirty seconds later, Reed penetrated and found Tori Mateer under for a quick bucket and the lead was 11-2. The second quarter found Knoxville cutting into the lead and outscoring Norwalk 10-7. Reed had a steal and a lay- up and VanVelzen drove baseline for two. Reed, Patava and VanVelzen hit free throws for the scoring. Norwalk went into the locker room with a 28-20 advantage. In the third quarter, McAninch scored first again to push the lead to 30-28. Mateer followed with a bucket a minute later and the lead was 32- 24. The Panthers cut the lead to four points when Paige Lammers connected at the 3:19 mark and the lead was again six. Knoxville answered DAILY FAMILY VALUE MEALS- $5.99 After 4 p.m. Mon.- Pot Roast Tues.- Beef & Noodles Wed.- Chicken Fried Steak Thurs. - Chicken & Noodles Fri.- Hot Beef Sandwich Sat.- Baby Back Ribs Family Value Meals Include Potato, Green Beans & Dinner Roll 1031 Sunset Dr., Norwalk 981-1031 trol of the game early when Tori Mateer scored to go ahead 4-2 with 4:41 left in the first quarter. Brie McAninch followed with a bucket and Mateer again scored on a steal and a lay- up to increase the margin to 9-4. Megan Patava scored on a steal and lay- up to push the score to 11- 4. The Warriors finished the quarter with a Paige Lammers three and the period ended Norwalk 15, Newton 4. The defense held New- ton scoreless for the final four minutes of the quar- ter and for the next four minutes of the second quarter. Newton did not score until the 3:53 mark of the second quarter. Makenzie Reed had one of her six steals in the game and scored on a lay-up, found Hali VanVelzen a minute later for a score and the lead was 21-7. Patava scored again and VanVelzen hit a free throw with 46 seconds left to make the halftime score 24-9. Newton battled back in the third outscoring Norwalk 9-7 to close the score to 31-18 at the end of three. The Warriors put the game away in the fourth quarter at the free-throw line scoring nine points from the charity stripe. Mateer led all scorers with 11 points; she also had seven rebounds and six steals. VanVelzen turned in another fine perfor- mance with eight points and six boards. Patava and Reed combined for six points each and McAninch finished with four. Lammers and Shelby Seibert had three each. Taylor Welden chipped in one point. Lyndsey Pritchard and Devin Brown also saw action helping to hold the Cards scoreless for several min- utes. The Warriors are now 11-9 overall and 7-5 in Little Hawkeye Confer- ence play. Norwalk will face Knoxville Wednesda34 Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. at Knox- ville. The two teams split during the season with the Warriors winning the last game. This marks the first time Norwalk has not hosted the first-round game for several years so the team hopes to have a good following since they are going to be on the road. Third and Fourth Grade Basketball The girls third-fourth grade Norwalk Warriors basketball team coached by Liz Elliott, Maribeth Wright and Charity Campbell, took the championship in both the "Champions-Winter Classic January 12-13" and "YMCA January 30, 2010" tour- naments. Front row players are: Abbie Wermerskirchen, Shae Campbell, Karly Cooper, Kennedi Wright and Abby Noel. Second row: Trinity Hopkey, Kennedy Scallon, Joplyn Whitehead, Bailey Sharp and Rachel Elliott. Back row coaches are: Maribeth Wright, Charity Campbell and Liz Elliott. Photo submitted. NHS Bowling at Knoxville Norwalk High School their baker games, ages. Senior Furrey led the bowling teams traveled to The Sub-Varsity boys B team in the baker games Knoxville Saturday, Jan. took their turns on the by being seven strikes and 30, and ran into a buzz lanes and fared well in the spares out of 10 tosses. The saw. The Norwalk boys tourney. They finished sec- B team had a high baker placed second for the first ond with a score of 2,137. game of 151. time this season behind a The Sub-Varsity A Team The Norwalk freshman red-hot Knoxville team. was led by junior Casey teampicked up their first Kyle Brown led the Maher with a fine 342, 58 win of the season by bowl- Warriors with his tourney pins above his average; ing their best at 1,492. high series of 425. Matt good enough for second Brandon Mahlstedt led the Webb shot a fine series of place overall. Max Crum, freshman charge with a 405 and Justin Lamb Dave Phillips and Lincoln 209series. His score was 23 pitched in with a 401. Alex Henry bowled around pins over his average. Nick Weikum, Aaron Brunner their averages. Henry led Dohlman bowled 11 pins and Cody Frazer all the A team in the baker above his average, while bowled around their aver- games by 10 strikes and Peter Davidson was eight ages. Webb and Lamb led spares out of 14 attempts, pins above his average. the Warriors by both TheSub-VarsityBteam Colin Shaul and Cody shooting 90% in the baker also found their share of Torgerson bowled around games. Norwalk had a success and placed third in their averages. The fresh- high baker game of 215 the JV competition with a man squad put together a that was part of their total 1,926. Freshman Tim fine baker game of 156 to pin fall of 2,766. Phillips led the B team help secure their first Win The Lady Warriors with a third overall best of of the season. Mahlstedt bowled their best of the 330. Ross Hraha, Christo- led the freshmen by being season so far with a high pherNickel, Tyler Johnson six strikes and a spare out series of 1,858 and placed and Eric Furrey bowled of 10 attempts. third in the tournament, right around their aver- Chelsea Frazer led the Lady Warriors with team ~ high series of 283. Taylor Shaul and Katie Hall each =~kFreight Brokerage Company bowled 10 pins above their average. Megan Green- Nationwide Service for Vans, wood and Katie Leverman Reefers and Flatbed Trucks each bowled around their averages. The Lady War- Call Elite when you want your riors shot a high baker shipments handled the right way. game of 150. Shaul and Wrazer each had 60% for Craig Warfield 800-289-1240 MIDDLE SCHOOL NEWS By Ken Foster, 6-7 Principal and Mark Crady, 8-9 Principal As you are aware, Spring Conferences are approaching. Because of weather and the school needing to make up days missed, the conference week has been changed. Here is the new conference schedule for the middle school: Feb. 22 Regular day of school-No conferences. Feb. 23 Regular day of school-No conferences. Feb. 24 Regular day of school; Teacher supper 4-5 p.m.; Open conferences 5-8 p.m. Feb. 25 Teachers work 10 a.m.-12 noon; Team Conferences 12 noon-4 p.m.; Teacher supper 4-5 p.m.; Open conferences 5-8 p.m. Feb. 26 Teachers work 8-10 a.m.; Team conferences 10 a.m.-12 noon and 1-3 p.m.; Teacher supper 12 noon-1 p.m.; Open conferences 3-6 p.m. You should receive from your child's TA teacher a time for you to come to confer- ences. If you do not receive this time by February 15, contact the TA teacher. Remember we will also make up a snow day on February 15. ,.J~