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SCHOOL and SPORTS I Official Publication for the Norwalk Community School District Norwalk Warriors ,-'allr Page Eight N/Warren Town and County News Students Participate in the Central Iowa Technology Fair Students from the Norwalk Middle School, Eastview 8/9, and Norwalk High School par- ticipated in the annual 2011 ITEC Tech Fair Tues- day, April 12. The projects displayed by the students included publications, multimedia displays, pro- gramming, games, web pages and other entries judged in seven categories. Two judges listened to the student presentations about their projects and viewed the students' project and interesting uses of technology in a va- riety of applications and topics. The projects were evaluated for quality, dis- play of artifacts and the student's presentation. At the conclusion of the fair each student was pre- sented a ribbon and 70% of the Norwalk students earned a blue ribbon. A special award ceremony was held to recognize the exemplary projects and ii!i!!ii!ii i!!!!iil Norwalk brought home three purple ribbons. Over 250 entries from the cen- tral Iowa region partici- pated in this event. The students earning purple for individual projects were Aleyna M., Paul F. and Zach S. These purple award winners are invited to present their projects at the state ITEC (Iowa Tech- nology Education Connec- tion) conference in Des Moines this fall. Lady Warriors Take Second at Winterset Taylor McKenzie battles The Norwalk golf team poses after taking second. Left to right: Kaitlyn Ludlow,. the wind at Winterset. Lauren Bennett, Carley Kleppe, Jordyn Cox and Taylor McKenzie. Photos submit- ted. The Lady Warrior golf team battled wind, cold and seven other teams in the Winterset Invitational and came away with second place. Carley Kleppe led Norwalk with a 48, which also garnered runner-up honors for her. Jordyn Cox finished with a 55, Kaiflyn Ludlow one shot behind with a 56 and Lauren Bennett playing in her first Varsity meet a 62. Taylor McKenzie also played in her first varsity meet. The girls were up against bad conditions as the winds gusted between 19 and 30 miles an hour in 34 degree weather. At times the wind chili was 28 degrees. Winterset won the meet with a 197 followed by Norwalk 221, Perry 230, Van Meter 234, Nodaway Valley 241, Clarke 248, Chariton 310 and Creston. Crestorrhad no team score due to only three players. Thursday, April 14, the Warriors took 11th in the Marshalltown Invitational beating Southeast Polk and Fort Dodge. Kleppe tied for 19th place shooting a 50-47 for a 97 out of a field of over 100 golfers. In old Germany it was believed, a magical being with a white dress, large feet and an iron nose gently rocks crying infants to sleep when no one else wiff. SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 Thursday, April 28, 2011 NHS Boys Soccer News The Norwalk Boys Varsity Soccer team is underway with a tough schedule playing against many 4A schools in non-conference games. Dustin Kralik is in his 11th season as head coach. Tom Scallon and Tyler Schochenmaier are the assistant Varsity coaches. Kralik says he is bringing back a lot of experience and excited for the 2011 season. This year's squad has many return- ing letter winners including Seniors- Conner Adamson, Zane Henely, Dylan Michelsen, Austin Pappan, Dave Phillips, Josh Tuggle and Nick Wenger; Juniors- Nick Bobst, Nick Heitmann, Josh Lundy, Adam Jones, Taylor Walker and Sophomore-Coady Keller. New to the var- sity roster is: Seniors Zach Schroeder, Dominic Hager and Alex Weikum; Juniors Spencer Hoyt, Tyler StanleN Ben Stoffel, Conner Milliken, Marcus Johnson, Trevor Hall, Nick Huffman and Austin Schulz; Freshman- Mitch Phipps. The Warriors varsity soccer team beat Urbandale 2-1 Tuesday, April 12 during their first home game held at McAninch Sports Complex. Norwalk played tough and was able to capture the win with goals by midfiolders Nick Bobst and Connor Adamson. Norwalk then traveled to Oskaloosa Thursda April 14 for a Little Hawkeye Conference matchup with the Osky Indians. It was another cold and windy night making it difficul t to place the ball accurately. After 80 minutes of play, the Warriors were tied 0-0. In overtime, Nick Wenger was fouled in the goal earning Norwalk a penalty kick in the box. Senior midfielder, Conner Adamson kicked the PK the 2nd minute of overtime and made the "golden goal" for a Warrior 1-0 victory in overtime. Norwalk had 21 shots, six on goal and Oskaloosa was not able to manage getting past the Norwalk defender all evening with zero shots on goal. Norwalk had eight corner kicks during the game. Starting goalkeeper for the Warriors, Schroeder played 82 minutes in goal. Saturda April 16, the Warriors traveled to Valley Stadium to play in the WDM Valley Tournament. This is always an exciting tournament for the boys, playing against tough 4A schools. They played their first game against Cedar Rapids Kennedy. The boys once again batted the blustery cold day. At the end of 80 minutes, the score was tied 0-0. Due to tournament rules, it went immediately into a shootout. Norwalk Warriors fought a hard contest to Cedar Rapids Kennedy and ended up losing 8-7 in a shootout. Coady Keller received a red card causing him to not be able to play the rest of the tournament. In the second game of the tournament the Warriors dropped a 3-1 decision to Des Moines Hoover. JV / Freshman Squads The Norwalk JV and JVB/Freshman boys' soccer teams have a full roster this year with 33 players on the two rosters. The teams are made up of 11 freshman, 13 sophomore, 10 junior and three senior players. JV head coach is Tom Scallon and the JVB/Freshman team is coached by Tyler Schochenmaier. Mid April the JVB/Freshman squad traveled to Perry to play in a tournament. Norwalk won their match against Perry 3-1. Freshman Justin Pappan, Sophomore Aaron Coughennower and Ross Hraha scored the goals for Norwalk. Austin Schulz did a great job as goal- keeper. Defenders Tommy Scallon, Dennis Crum and Nick Dohlman assisted in keeping the ball on Norwalk's end. As the Norwalk JV squad traveled to Oskaloosa for their first Little Hawkeye conference matchup they were able to come home with a 1-0 win over the Osky Indi- ans. Sophomore Hraha scored the goal in the 34th minute of the game. Norwalk had seven shots on goal and two comer kicks. Oskaloosa had three shots on goal and one comer kick. Goalkeepers Spencer Hoyt and Austin Schulz split halves earning a shutout. Schulz had two saves and Hoyt had one.