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Norwalk Warriors Official Publication for the Norwalk Community School District ] Page Ten N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, February 25, 2016 NHS Activities Director By A1 Lammers Written Monday, Feb. 15, 2016 Girls Basketball: The Warriors completed their regular and conference schedule the week of February 9 with a pair of Little Hawkeye Conference losses to Oskaloosa at home and on the road at Newton. The Warriors battled back from a 12 point half- time deficit and had a shot to win it at the buzzer but it fell short and the Warriors fell 53-51. Anna Laire had a career high 14 points to lead the Warriors with Miranda Hughes adding 12 and Shae Campbell 11. Friday, Feb. 12, Norwalk traveled to New- ton for their final game of the year and found it difficult to find an offensive rhythm falling to the Cardinals 47-38. Miranda Hughes totaled 14 points to lead the Norwalk IDid You (NAPS)--University of Phoenix School of Business provides industry-specific education programs for retail workers of all levels who want to enhance their careers. Coursework focuses on tal- ent management, customer service skills, sales, market- ing, retail operations and per- sonnel management. Learn BAMBINO'S RESTAURANT ,-- 2025 Grand Ave., West Des Moines 21st Anni 1995-2016 COME CELEBRATE WiTH US. Tues: Discounted homemade fried chicken Wed: Half-off pizza Thurs: All-you-can-eat spaghetti, no cork fee more at www.phoenix.edu. Tues.-Fd,, 11 a.m. to close; Sat., 4 p.m. to close offense. Norwalk traveled to Knoxville Wednesday, Feb. 17, for their first round re- gional game against the Panthers and then traveled to Carlisle Saturday, Feb. 20 in 225-4842 the second round of regional play. Boys Basketball: The Warriors picked up a pair of Little Hawkeye Conference I '1 clip and save ]'I victories in the last week of the conference schedule beating Oskaloosa at home and then picking up a road win over Newton on Friday securing sole possession of 2nd l[ Norwalk Schools Phone Directory [I place in the Little Hawkeye Conference standings. Senior Michael Geistler scored 16 I I Central OfficeAdministration 981-0676 ] ] points on iSenior night to help the Warriors overcome an upstart Oskaloosa Indians I] High School (Grades 10-12) 981-4201 [I squad 66-58. Sophomore Luke Vaske added 15, Sophomore Cade Moritz and Senior I ] High School Activities 981-4204 I ] Matt Guessford chipped in with 10 points apiece. On Friday the Warriors and Cardi- [I Eastview 8/9 School 981-9655 ] [ nals combined for 50 points in an exciting 4th quarter with Norwalk outlasting New- I] Middle 6/7 School 981-0435 ] [ ton 56-51. Vaske had a monster night scoring 31 points to lead the Warriors and . [] Lakewood Elementary (Grades 3-5) 981-J85 securing 2rid place in the conference. Norwalk will compete in a Class 4A sub-state ii!fI'l' Oviatt Elementary (Grades Pren-2)Building when the post season tournament begins in two weeks and those schools in Norwalk's sub-state include Ankeny Centennial, DSM Roosevelt, Johnston, SE Polk, and Valley, | Transportation Office (Bus Barn) 981-0016 ] | ] Food Service/Nutrition Office 981-9876 11 WDSM. Norwalk will host the first round of tournament play on February 22, with 11 & Grounds Office 981-0917 || Johnston taking on DSM Roosevelt at 6:30 and the Warriors playing SE Polk at ap- proximately 8 p.m. Wrestling: For the second consecutive year the Warriors competed in the State Dual Regional Tournament traveling to SE Polk last week for a first round dual against Ankeny Centennial with the winner taking on SE Polk. It was a matchup of two very similar squads as the final outcome came down to the final two matches after the team scoring went back and forth through the first 12 matches. Unfortunately the Warriors were on the wrong end as they dropped a 38-33 decision to the Jaguars. The district tournament was held on Saturday and the Warriors found themselves in the most competitive district in the state and it proved to be just that as Norwalk was unable to qualify a single wrestler for the traditional State Wrestling Tournament. Dylan DeFreece, Tyler Hirl, Drake Leek, Alan Moore, Hunter England, and Jake Seeley all made the semi-finals but failed to qualify in the wrestle backs. Overall it was a great season for the Warriors as they finished with an undefeated regular season conference championship, placed second in the conference tournament, and quali- fied for the state regional dual tournament. Bowling-Girls Team: The Little Hawkeye Conference tournament was held at Val Lanes lhst Saturday and both the Girls and Boys team held their own in the first round. The Lady Warriors were led by Junior Haley Sylvestor with a 310 series. This series was good enough for a third place overall finish. As a team the Warriors found the going tough in the baker games and could not get any momentum. Haley Sylvester led the Lady Warriors with 10 strikes and spares out of 14 attempts. The Warriors finished in 4th place for the tourney. Boys Team: The Boys were able to keep up with the other teams in the tourna= ment. Sophomore Nick Greenwood led the Warrior charge with a strong 391 two game series. SophOmore Caleb Bangs added a 364 series and Junior TylerCunningham rolled a 319 series. However, the baker games proved a big challenge:for the War- riors. Caleb Bangs led the Warriors by going 8 strikes and spares out of 12 frames. The Warriors finished in 3rd place for the tourney. Next up for the Warriors is a trip to Lucky Lanes in Denison, Iowa for the Sub- State Tournament. The Warriors will be taking on Council Bluffs Lincoln, Council Bluffs Jefferson and Denison-Shleswig. The Sub-State tourney was Tuesda} Feb. 16. Boys Swimming: The state swim meet was held this past weekend. No results were made available to the WW, but will be included in next weeks edition if results are available. Show Choir News: Sound Revolution and Treble Threat each had their best per- formances yet at Urbandale this weekend. Sound Revolution earned a spot in the finals and Alli Heckart was named BEST FEMALE SOLOIST amidst a field that in- eluded Ankeny Centennial, Davenport Central, and Cedar Rapids Kennedy. This is the 2nd contest of the season that Sound Revolution has earned 6th place in 4A com- petition. Congratulations to Alli. to www.rocketcontest.org and www.aia-aerospace.org or call (703) 358-1000. Independent restaurants really take the cake. Now, their cakes and other dishes can win cash for themselves and a charity of their choice in the General Mills Food- service's Neighborhood to Nation Recipe Contest. Offi- cial rules are online at www. NeighborhoodtoNation.com or call (800) 215-6120. The side of a hammer is called the cheek. SCHOOL AND SPORTS PAGES SPONSORED BY: *WENDY BORST MASSAGE, LMT 240-1075 *COMMUNITY BANK 285-4900 *FOUR SEASONS AUTO WASH 981-4454 *NORWALK FAMILY DENTISTRY 256-9000 *HASKIN CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC 981-0556 *EDWARD JONES INVESTMENTS Benjamin Pearson - 981-1800 *NORWALK LIONS CLUB 981-0432 *OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATES 981-0224 *N/WARREN TOWN & COUNTY NEWS 981-0406