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I Thursday, April 29, 2010 N/Warren Town and County News Page Nine LADY WARRIORS GOLF iiii!i Jenna Manatrey following her drive. Liz Purdum completing her hole. Shoot-It Basketball Shoot-It Basketball Academy, the top basketball shooting academy in Iowa, is coming to Norwalk High School gym June 11, 18, 25, July 2, 9. Times are 8:30-10 a.m. for grades 8-12 and 10-11:30 a.m. for grades 3-7 The cost is $99. The academy is taught by Doug Diers. Each shooter receives five weeks of intense shot train- ing at game speed, shot evaluations, a shooter's guide book, videotaped evaluations, life lessons and a Shoot- It t-shirt. Most importantly, shooters will improve their game and mental edge over their opponent. Shoot-It also teaches students nutritional habits, sportsmanship, learning life skills off the court and on- court character development "Doug has established himself as a great teacher of shooting I trust him with my own son because of his knowledge and style. He is one of the best shooters to come out of Midwest Iowa," said Jeff Rutter, Iowa State assistant basketball coach. Athletic shoes will be collected again this year for orphaned youngsters in Sierra Leone, Africa. To register, call Doug Diets at 515-450-7302 or regis- ter online at shoot-it.com. SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 Lauren Bennett sizes up a chip shot. Megan Downing approaches the green. Students Compete In Spedal Olympics The following students participated in Special Olym- pics Wednesday, April 14, at Simpson College in Indianola: Mitchell Arbogast-Softball throw (1 t place), 50 M Dash (7  place), Blake Austin-Softball throw (a nd place), 50 M Dash (1 st place), Kelsie Bullock-50 M Dash (2 nd place), softball throw (5 th place), Matthew Cowie-Ten- nis ball throw (1 st place), 50 M Dash (2 nd place), Nate Drake-Softball throw (1 st place), 50 M Dash (2 nd place), Tyler McCauley-Softball throw (4 th place), Hayley Muemer-50 M Dash (2 nd place), softball throw (1 st place), Josh Phillips-Softball throw (3 rd place), 50 M Dash (1 t place), Trevor Saxton-25 M Wheelchair race (1 t place), 30 M Slalom Motorized (1 st place) and Tristan Tracy- Softball throw (1 st place), 50 M Dash (4 th place). Students who placed first in their event will go on to State Special Olympics in Ames Friday, May 14. Diviners in search of water hidden underground are known to use forked branches from the beech tree tradi- tionally called wishing rods. Jordyn Cox follows a shot down fairway. Photos sub- mitted. Girls' Tennis Results Norwalk 6, Pella Christian 5 The Norwalk Girls' Tennis team defeated Pella Chris- tian (PC), 6-5, Tuesday, April 13. The doubles team of Kacci ClarkWilt and Hallie Kinman edged out PC in the third set tiebreaker, 11-9, to seal the win for the Warriors. Varsity singles winners for Norwalk were Emma George, Taylor Tomlinson and Hallie Kinman. Varsity doubles winners for Norwalk were ClarkWilt/Kinman, Taylor Kaul/Michaela Pearson and Taylor Shat,q/Elise Backstrom. \\;. " . \\; The Norwalk JV posted rune wins over PC. JV stogie:: winners were Kaul, Pearson, Shau! and Backstrom. JV doubles winners were Abby Hamilton/Kenzie Haskin, Erin Baack/Haley Andrews, Olivia Weikum/Paige Landstrum, Mallory Sindelar/Landstrum and Nicole Golay/Becka Ober. Pella 9, Norwalk 2 The Norwalk girls moved to 2-1 in dual competition as they fell to Pella, 9-2. Thursday, April 15. The lone singles winners were Danielle Hampton at #1 and Hallie Kinman at #5. Both wins came on third set tiebreakers. Girls Tennis Team Wins Over Saydel The Norwalk Warriors girls tennis team defeated non- conference foe, Saydel, 10-1 Thursda April 22. The Warriors had a great showing, winning all six of the singles matches Hampton, Kacci ClarkWilt, Kayla ClarkWilt, George, Tomlinson and Pearson all posted singles wins for Norwalk. In doubles, the teams of Hampton/Kayla ClarkWilt, Kacci ClarkWilt/Pearson, Kaul/Shaul and Jessica Dooly/ Backstrom all picked up varsity wins. The Warriors move to 3-2 on the season. Norwalk 10, Saydel 1 Hampton, N, def. Mariah Trapp, S, 7-5, 6-3; Kacci ClarkWilt, N, def. Sarah Lindman, S, 6-2, 6-3; Kayla ClarkWilt, N, def. Adrianna Volbrecht, S, 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (11-9); George, N, def. Kelsey Bianchi, S, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (10-8); Tomlinson, N, def. Jenna Hall, S, 6-1, 6-2 and Pearson, N, def. Rima Patel, 2-6, 6-2, 7-6 (10-8). Doubles: Hampton/Kayla ClarkWilt, N, def. Trapp/ Lindman, S, 7-5, 6-0; Volbrecht/Hall, S, def. George/ Tomlinson, N, 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (10-8); Kacci ClarkWilt/ Pearson, N, def. Chelsea Gambrel/Bianchi, 6-3, 6-4; Kaul/ Shaul, N, def. Haley Warth/Ashley Halls, S, 6-1, 6-2 and Dooly/Backstrom, N, def. Sarah Vignovich/Liz Bills, S, 6-4, 6-3. The month of April gets its name from the Latin aperire, meaning "to open,' as do the flower buds that month.