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Page Ten N/Warren Town an d County News ......... Boys Varsity Track Results "  Middle School Boys Track News Monday April 23, the Norwalk boys track 9th and 10th graders traveled to Boone to compete in a 9th-10th only meet. "It's good for some of the younger kids to go com- pete against athletes their own age, the way we do things at the varsity level, a lot of time our 9-10th graders are competing against 11-12th grades, so a true measurement of their talent may not always be accurate, or noticed," said Coach Ramthun, who traveled with the team. As a team the Warriors fin- ished in 2nd, out of 11 teams, with 93 points be- hind team leader Johnston's 165 points. Along with the high point s total and finish, several class records were set. Scoring, place winners and record breakers are listed below. 1st Place-Caleb Klocko- Long Jump-18'11"; 1st Place 4 x 200 relay team of Nell Hanson, Nate Johnston, Josh Lippert, Caleb Klocko-1:36.70 New Sophomore class record; 1st Place-Luke Greenslade-200 Meter Dash-23.47-New Fresh- man class record; 2rid Place -Hanson-Long Jump-18'7"; 2nd Place- Greenslade-100 meter dash 11.55; 2nd Place- 4x100 Meter Relay team of-Hanson Johnston/ Lippert, Caleb Klocko, 46.39--New Sophomore class record; 2nd Place 4 x 400 Meter Relay team of- Salem Hildebrandt, Jared Riter, Lippert, Johnston- 3:42.41-New Sophomore class record; 3rd Place- Mitch Vroegh-Discus- 104.7"i 3rd Place-Riter-400 Meter Dash-55.18; 3rd Place-1600 Medley Relay team of Caleb Klocko, Johnston, Greenslade, Brock Cazalet4:01.40; 4th Place-Lippert-High Jump- 5'2"; 5th Place-Eric Webb- Shot Put-37'4"; 5th Place- Hildebrandt-3200 Meter Run-11:34.53; 5th Place- Hildebrandt-1600 Meter Run-5:17.13; 6th Place- Hanson-100 Meter Dash- 12.18. Tuesday, April 24, Norwalk Boys track team traveled to Carlisle for an eigHt-team invitational. Norwalk was able to come away with a runner-up team finish in the "Big School Division" behind conference and district foe Knoxville. But finishing ahead of District foes DCG, Perry and Carlisle. Norwalk scored 103 points behind Knoxville's 124 and ahead of DCG's 83. "The kids ran well, many com- ing off of a 9-10th grade meet the day before, their legs may have been a little tired so I was proud of them to push through it, we now have a week off to recover before the Confer- ence meet on Monday," said Coach Boies. Scores and Place winners went as follows: 1st Place-110 Shuttle Hurdle Relay-Caleb Klocko, Collin Schiltz, Brandon Pevestorf-Carson Klocko-1:00.40-- New Sea- son Best; 1st Place-Carson Klocko- 110 High Hurdles- 15.57; 1st Place-Garrett Gillen-Discus-139'5"; 1st P lace-Gillen-Shot-50'6.5"; 2nd Place-Chase Onken- High Jump-6'2"; 2nd Place-Caleb Klocko-400 Low Hurdles-57.92-- New Career Best; 2nd Place- 4x100 Relay Team of Kolby Greenslade, Carson Klocko, Chase Onken, Luke Greenslade-44.34-- New Seasons Best; 3rd Place-Caleb Klocko-Long Jump-19"10"; 3rd Place- Alex Landgrebe-Discus- 135"10"- New Career Best; 3rd Place-4 x 400 Relay- Johnston, Luke Green- slade, Carson Klocko, Chase Onken-3:37.74; 4th Place-Trey Mateer-Shot Put-46'10"; 4th Place- Schiltz-110 High Hurdles- 16.77; 4th Place-Lippert- 800 Meter Run-2:06.68- New Career Best; 5th Place-4x200 Relay- Johnston, Onken,Kenny Floyd, Neil Hanson- 1:37.35; 6th Place-Luke Greenslade- Long Jump- 18'7"; 6th Place-4x800 Re- lay-Riter, Cazalet, Chris Perez, Andrew Grant- 9:16.83; 6th Place-Kolby Greenslade-100 Meter Dash-11.73; 6th Place- Lippert-400 Meter Dash- 53.60; 6th Place-Kolby Greenslade-200 Meter Dash-23.73; 6th Place- Pevestorf-400 Low Hurdles-l:01.21; 6th Place- 1600 Medley Relay-Sam George, Floyd, Schiltz, Grant-4:00.05. The saxophone was invented by a Belgian musician, Adolphe Sax, in 1841; it was finally patented in 1846. Today it is made in eight sizes, from the sopranino to the sub-double bass. Deadline for ads, legals and stories is Noon Friday! Friday, April 20, the Norwalk Middle School boys track team hosted an invitational meet. The Norwalk boys made a strong showing coming in third and second in their respective divisions. Team Scores A Team Scores: Urban- dale 139, Waukee South 136, Norwalk 126, Clarke 119, Boone 76, Knoxville 57, Interstate 35 35; B Team Scores: Ames 154, Nor- walk 134, Urbandale 106, Boone 92, Knoxville 84, Johnston 61, Clarke 55, In- terstate 35 11 Top Finishes for Norwalk A Division 1st Place 100 m. Dash - Justin South 12.16; 400 m. Dash - Sonny Onken 58.90; 4 X 200 Relay - Dylan Polka, Klayton Klocko, Kade Palmer, Nick Robson 1:48.72; 4 X 100 Relay - Hargar, Polka, Palmer, South 51.78 2nd Place 800 m. Run - Onken 2:21.23; 200 m. Dash- South 25.10; 4 X 800 Relay - Mason Gonder, Kylar Desmond, Ben Armstrong, Onken 10:02; Shot Put - Onken 38'0" 3rd Place Mellencamp, I saih Funk 2:01.58 Tuesda35 April 24, the Norwalk Middle School boys track team traveled to Indianola to compete in an invitational meet at the Simpson Athletic Com- plex. Team results were as follows. 7th grade team scores: Ames 139, Urbandale 120, Norwalk 99, Indianola 68, Marshall- town 51, Johnston 43, Ankeny 6.8th grade team scores: Ames 140, Urbandale 130, Johnston 107, Indianola 72, Mar- shalltown 57, Norwalk 45, Ankeny 6. Top Finishes for Norwalk 7th Grade 1st Place 100 m. Dash -South 12.20;200 m. Dash -South 25.40; 400 m. Dash - Connelly 1:02.46; 200 m. Hurdles - Rees 30.62 2nd Place Long Jump - South 15- 5; Shuttle Hurdle Relay - Rees, Keegan Leeper, Kasey Leeper, Funk 1:16.04; 4 X 200 Relay - Cornish, Kenned Keagan Leeper, Funk 1:56.12; 200 Hurdles - Rees 30.64; 4 X 400 - Funk, Connelly, Kason Crall, South 4:14.34 3rd Place 10 Flight Hurdles-A.J. 4 X 800 Relay Tabatabai 16.68; 800 m. Kallenbach, Crall, Justin Medley Relay - Hargar, Coby Klocko, Palmer, Robson 1:54.22; 4 X 400 "Relay - Tabatabai, Isaac Anderson, Armstrong, Robson 4:10.90 Top Finishes for Norwalk B Division 1st Place 200 m. Hurdles - Klayton Klocko 31.16; 4 X 800 Relay - Reid Kallenbach, Josh Patter- son, Tyler Shamel, Bryce Benton 10:45.40; Shuttle Hurdle Relay - Coby Klocko, Logan Foetisch, Keegan Leeper, Caleb Rees 1:17.02 DisCus - Ryan Kennedy 84'01" 2nd Place 4 X 400 Relay - Jacob Connelly, Foetisch, Jake Seely, Benton 4:34.09; 800 m. Medley Relay - Dustin Ober, Nick Brooner, Jack- son Wright, Connelly 2:03.84; 1600 m. Run- Desmond 5:39.19; 400 m. Dash - Connelly 1:03.9; Discus -Benton 82'04" 3rd Place 200 m. Hurdles - Foetisch 32.84; 10 Flight Hurdles - Rees 18.43; 4 X 200 Relay - Leeper, Jack- son Cornish, Andrew Pappan, Mellencamp 10.51.12 Top Finishes for Norwalk 8th Grade 1st Place 800 m. Run - Onken 2:21 2rid Place 400 m. Dash - Robson 57.76 3rd Place 1600 m. Medley Relay- Harger, Coby Klocko, Armstrong, Onken 4:16.30 ,._AL:.. !4 III .. It's estimated that drivers in one-third of U.S. cities spend more than 40 hours a year--practically an entire work week--in traffic that is not moving. Call 911 for emergencies! We Repair All Makes & Models! 802 Sunset Drive - NenNalk, IA 50211 Phone: 515-961-0649 - Resideace: 515287-65t2 :BWCtMI WE'RE A (ltm) AUTO CARE CENTER Thursday, May 3, 2012 I .... Norwalk Student. -1 Education Foundation Activities and Events By Lori Miller, President THANK YOU NORWALK!! The Drive One 4UR School event was a huge suc- cess! We had 342 community members join us to test drive a car. We are waiting on Ford to tell us about final numbers/valid surveys, but we are pretty sure we will get the $6,000 we set out to earn!!! The next step in the Drive One event is a video con- test. We were asked to make a video about how we would use our money to support our school. The video was submitted by the April 9 deadline, before the drive event took place. The video will be placed against other videos around the country in a bracket style vote using Facebook. The video with the most votes moves onto the next bracket. This competition is for a max of an additional $10,000 for Norwalk Schools. You can pre- view the video at http://youtu.be/HvfnbC5TbU. NSEF will be mass emailing our drivers when it is time to vote! You can help show people around the country what a supportive community Norwalk is by voting and help- ing us win the grand prizeI! Stay tuned! We are planning on using the money to fulfill grant applications and complete the Clicker Campaign. Teach- ers may submit grant applications for the fall grant cycle for their ."piece of the pie"- see our website for more information, www.norwalkstudentfoundation.org. Thanks to all who participated in the Drive!!! Ellen Wines Accepted to All Iowa 8th Grade Honor Band Ellen Wines, of Norwalk, was accepted to perform in the 2012 Iowa Bandmasters All Iowa 8th Grade Honors Band in conjunction with the Iowa Bandmasters annual con- vention. She plays clarinet. The concert is at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 10, at the Des Moines downtown Mariott hotel. This 130 piece band is selected from all of the six regional IBA districts. Each district has its own .specific requirements for selection, including com- petitive auditions for par- ticipation in the ensemble and these students are typically the top members of their sections at district honor band. This year's conductor is Gary Gilroy, a Professor of Music and Director of Bands at California State University, Fresno. Gil- roy's music is published by Ellen Wines i ! several companies, has won many awards and his compositions have been featured at many compe- titions, honor bands, in- cluding the 2008 Olympic Orchestra in Beijing, China. The conductor is com- missioned to write a piece specifically for the honor band, which will be pre- miered at the concert. Did You Know? t (NAPS)---Volunteering is an excellent way to stay active, stay healthy and make a difference. If you are a recent retiree looking for new opportunities, find out how your skills might bene- fit community organizations in your area. To get con-. nected with a local organi- zation, contact the Eldercare Locator at (800) 677-1116. If you've lost your natural teeth, dentures can give your smile back. To keep your mouth healthy and fresh, brush your gums, tongue and roof of your mouth every morning with a soft-bristled brush before putting in ),our dentures. Learn more at www.ada.org. 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