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Thursday, March 7, 2013 N/Warren Town and County News Page Nine Norwalk Youth Wrestlers Compete AtAAU State ~!~i~!~i: ili~:: Fifteen Norwalk youth wrestlers qualified through district competition to com- pete in the AAU Youth Wrestling State Championships. AAU State was held Feb- ruary 23-24 at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Norwalk wrestlers competed against the 32 best wrestlers in the state in their age group and weight class. State place winners were Cfiden Schmidt (4th), Dylan Lane (6th), Carter Schmidt (7th) and Tristen Duncan (8th). Other Norwalk state qualifiers were Trenton Harper, Caden Nunez, Hunter Blomgren, Travis McCombs, Ethan Vetterick, Austin Jones, Trey Wulf, Tyler Hirl, Alan Moore, Caleb Rees and Ryan Kennedy. The wrestlers were coached by Major Ennen, Wes Duncan, Matt Jensen, Dustin Harper, Eric Thompson and Jim McCombs. Photo submitted. 8th Grade Team Takes First Congratulations to the Norwalk 8th Grade Boys Basketball tournament team for bringing home the first place trophy at the recent Newton Tournament. Coaches for the team are Julie Endres and Scott Eltjes. Pictured, left to right, Row 1: An- drew Mellencamp, Nick Eltjes, Kolton Arnold and Jake Endres. Row 2: Carter Gornick, Chris Bowles, Trent Moritz, Jacob Connelly and Kason Crall. Photo sub- mitted. Fundraiser For Thunder Baseball Team Members of 8U Norwalk Thunder Baseball team will hold a Fundraiser Thursday, March 7, at Chick-ill-A, Paradise Pointe, 6555 Mills Civic Parkway in West Des Moines. Enjoy dinner at the restaurant between 5 and 8 p.m. Following d'mner, put your receipt in the collection box that evening and a percentage of the business the Norwalk team generates will go directly back to the team. For $1, you may also take a turn spinning the Prize Wheel for free food and other fun Chick-fil-A items. The team receives each donation. Participants can contribute either in the dining room or drive-thru. If using the drive-thru, tell the staff person who takes your order. q SCHOOL AND SPORTS PAGES ....... b SPONSORED BY: *WENDY BORST MASSAGE, LMT 240-1075 *COMMUNITY BANK 285-4900 *FOUR SEASONS AUTO WASH 981-4454 *DR. DONNA GRANT FAMILY DENTISTRY '; .... ; - ..... 256-9000 *HASKIN CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC 981-0556 *EDWARD JONES INVESTMENTS Kevin Pearson - 285-1838 *JOHN PHILLIPS INSURANCE AGENCY, INC. 981-0434 or 981-4293 *NORWALK LIONS CLUB 981-0432 *OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATES 981-0224 *SCOTT'S FOODS 981-0606 *NEWTON STANDRIDGE STANDRIDGE GROUP 229-5310 *N/WARREN TOWN & COUNTY NEWS 981-0406 Minutes Norwalk Athletic Booster Club February 6, 2013 Concession Report Board members will at- Tim Stephany called the Mary Knickerbocker re- tend spring parent meet- meeting to order at 7:05 ported that things are go- ings ( ;dr -oufage N:cBC p.m. There were 14 people ing well in concessions, memberships. present at the meeting. Thelast few games sched- Lori and Troy have Due to inclement weather uled parents have not made changes to the way and school canceled, a De- shown up for their sched- ongoing gifts are being re- cember 2012 meeting was uled shifts. Mary asked if ported and have xecon- NOT held. coaches and parent coordi- ciled memberships with Secretary's Report nators could take another the bank statement. Stacy Rosonke was not look at their schedulesAthletic Directors Report inattendancebutshe pro7 rdd-season and firld re- Midd ghoo! vided the minutes from phcements for t se stu-EJa eported the November meeting dents that no longer play that 7th gradehas finished and they were reviewed, the sport or might havetheir seasons and 8th Motion to accept the min- moved, grade will the following utes with a minor name Owners of The Daily week. All teams had out- spelling change were Grind approached Mary standing seasons. The con- made by Lori Vaske and with the availability of 10 cession stand at the Mid- seconded by Nancy air pots for sale, $5 each. dle School ran very well LaVelle. Motion carried. These usually cost around and he is considering Treasurer's Report $15 each and could be very building a wall to expand' Troy Downs reported beneficial to the conces- the area. The staffing of the that receipts arein for the sion stands for football stand works nicely be- youth basketball tourna- season next year. Motion cause kids need school-re- ments and expenses ap- to accept an expenditure of quiredc0mmunity service pear to be $500 less than $50 was approved by Loft hours and parents aren't they were last year. Over- Vaske, Alan Brommel sec- able to get off work to all profit estimate of this onded it. .work at the concessions year is around $14,300, Coaches Wish List stand, so he oversees. pending any other experts- Wrestling - Coach Sch- He is getting ready for es being submitted. Last mitz requested $1,267.86 spring track. year's profit was $14,035 for 22 warm-up shorts. High School: with two more 5th grade Motion made by Scot A1 Lammers, reported girl teams participating Meuler to approve this ex- that boys and girls basket- than this year's tourna- penditure, seconded by ball seasons are winding ment. Nancy LaVelle. Motion down and both teams rep- Troy asked the board if carried, resented Norwalk well. He a motion is necessary to Boys Basketball- Coach anticipates both teams will move money from the Larson requested $3,560finish 2nd or 3rd in the checking account to the for 16 uniforms. Motionconference. money market account, made by Lori Vaske to ac- Girls will host Region- Tim said that does not re- cept this expenditure, sec- als on 2/20 against Pella quire a motion, it is at the onded by Nancy LaVelle.and boys will host districts treasurer's discretion and Motion carried, on 2/18 against Carlisle. is called out in the month- Drill Team - A vote on Coach Larson recently re- - . . | ly report. Troy indicated a request for funds for the ceived his 200th win when he would move funds drill team will be delayed Norwalk defeated Bondu- from the checking account until A1 Lammers can rant, all of those wins with to the money market ac- gather more informationNorwalk School. That is count. Troy noted there is or the request from thequite unusual for a coach no cost to move funds back coach, to have all their wins with to the checking account, if Membership Report one school. a large expense needs Loft Vaske reported we Wrestling finished 5th funding. A motion to ac- have had two new mem- in districts on 2/16 and the cept the financials was bers join in the last month, team was 12-12 in duals. made by A1 Lammers, sec- Donation dollars have in- That was a great accom- onded by Nancy LaVelle. creased by $7,000 from this plishment considering we Motion carried, time last year. Concluded p. 11