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I Official Publication for the Norwalk Community School District I Thursday, June 3, 2010. N/Warren Town and County News Norwalk Warriors i Page Seven 7th Grade Field Day Norwalk Wednesday, May 19, Norwalk Middle School seventh Boys Track graders had a great opportunity to explore several dif- Friday, April 30 the ferent job opportunities on career day. Here is a recap Norwalk Middle School of some of the interesting things the students were able Boys Track team held their to do. own meet. The runners Hall of Pride: The Iowa Hall of Pride was a wonder- performed very well win- ful place for the seventh graders to stop. The tour started ning nine-out-of-14 events. with a pride of Iowa video that showed the students the Team scores were: A sights and sounds of Iowa. They mentioned many no- Team: Norwalk 136, Knox- table Iowans. They showed clips of families, athletics, ville 78, Clarke 75, old time photos and notable places like the Madison Oskaloosa 54, 1-35 38 and County covered bridges, State Fair and the Karl King Johnston 17. B Team: band shell. Oskaloosa 141, Norwalk The students were then able to play the games in the 93, Knoxville 78, Twin Ce- game room. Thanks to Doug for the free tokens. They dars 46, Clarke 33 and 1-35 could test their skills at football, soccer, basketball and 18. jumping rope. After the time in the game room, the students took 1600 Meter Medley: off on a scavenger hunt to answer questions by using Kyle Trilk, Nathan the displays at the Hall of Pride. They took turns re- Johnston, Josh Lippert, Sa- cording their singing voices and also testing out their lem Hildebrandt 4:19.06; sportscasting skills. They found a Norwalk native in the 400 Meter Dash: Austin gift shop, as they discovered the cardboard cutout of Lavelle 57.26; 4x200 Meter Superman, Brandon Routh. Thanks to the staff at the Relay: Jared Riter, Hall of Pride for accommodating our large group. Johnston, Hieu Pham, DNR/Gray's Lake: On a gorgeous day to be outside, Mitch Phipps 1:46.05; 800 Jim Priebe from the Warren County Conservation Of- Meter Medley: Trilk, Kaleb lice spoke to the students about careers in science, the Dammeier, Phipps, Luke environment and the outdoors. He spoke to the studetlts Greenslade 1:51.81; 800 about the technology they use to track animals like bob- Meter Run: Hildebrandt cats. Jim brought a radio collar that they attach to the 2:26.05; 4x100 Meter Relay: animal. The students were excited to see the animal skins Kevin Meinecke, Ben he brought and passed them around. They had many Hallin, Zach Swanson, Pe- questions and were interested to talk about a variety of ter George 58.24; 4x400 animals. Meter Relay (A Team): UPS: At UPS the students were led on a tour by Crys- LaveUe, Lippert, Johnston, tal Cooper. After the students each put on their yellow Greenslade 4:03.4; 4x400 safety vest, they headed out to the runway. Cooper Meter Relay (B Team): showed the students a UPS cargo plane and let the kids Tyler Hixson, Bryce go inside to see where packages are stored and see the Oringer, Michael Riordan, cockpit. This was the highlight for many students. They Cole Rice 4:32.61; 1600 also got to see how packages are taken on and off the Meter Run: Chance Sauer plane. They saw planes taking off and landing. The tour 5:19.5. ended with a free gift from Cooper. Each student re- 2 321ace ceived a UPS keychain with a small cargo plane on it Shuttle Hurdles: Sauer, that sounded justlike a jet. Pham, Caleb Klocko, KDSM Fox 17: Another stop on the tour was to KDSM Johnston 51.31; i600 Meter Fox 17. Students got a glimpse of the studio and got to Medley: Connor Elbert, strut their stuff in front of the green screen. They learned Ben Hallin, Riordan, how the program is put on air and saw the various equip- Meinecke 4:54; 400 Meter ment that is used. They were also shown how to create Dash: Greenslade 58.46; a commercial and how to add music to it. They didn't 1600 Meter Run (A Team): go home empty-handed, as each student received a Hildebrandt 5:35; 1600 KDSM yellow lanyard. Meter Run (B Team): At the end of the trip, the students wrote a-reflection Elbert 5:44; 7 Flight on their day and what they had learned. Hurdles: Klocko 11.96; 200 Meter Hurdles (B Team): Oringer 32.03; 800 Meter Run: Sauer 2:26.61. Varsity Softball News 3 yfaze The varsity softball team lost to Indianola in the sea- 4x800 Meter Relay (B son opener Monday May 24, 2-1. The Warriors gave up Team): Grant Wright, two unearned runs in the first inning and could never Riordan, Quinton Mc- catch up. There were a couple of close plays in the in- Naughton, Justin Pappan ning at home. Jacey Gutknecht started and gave up two 11.01; Shuttle Hurdles (B runs on four hits with two walks, three strikeouts and Team): Carter Albrecht, no earned runs. Devin Brown came on in the top of,the Ryley Smith, Colton Cook, fifth and shut Indianola out the rest of the way, allow- Oringer 56.26; 100 Meter ing three hits with one strikeout and no walks.Dash (ATeam): Riter 12.76; Hitting for Norwalk was Brown With two singles and 100 Meter Dash (B Team): two stolen bases. Maddie Cornish scored the only run Dammeier 14.00; 400 on a triple by Natalie Meuler. Abbey Montgomery and Meter Dash (B Team): Rice Sierra Nelson had singles. 1:05.09. Norwalk Norwalk boys golf team placed third-out-of-eight teams in the 3A sectional Monday May 17 at Willow Creek Golf Course. Norwalk Warrior golf team started sectional play Wednesday, May 12, but rain and thunderstorms cut the meet short and was made up five days later. Norwalk shot 313 Mon- day, May 17, at Willow Creek. In spite of this be- ing the best team score of the year, Norwalk didn't advance to districts as a team. Pella and Ballard both bested the Warriors by team scores of 304 and 307. Norwalk had solid play by its seniors. Tyler Christowski led the way for Norwalk with a 74. Se- nior Jake Meuler had a great round of 76 and Nathan Baker shot 78. All three rounds were per- sonal bests this year. Christowski's 74 placed him fourth, which ad- vanced him to the district meet Friday May 21. The top four individuals and the top two teams advance to the district meet. Meuler's round of 76 placed him sixth and Baker's round of 78 placed him seventh. Other sec- tional scores for the War- riors were Sam Weis 85, Nate Myers 86 and Jonny Cheek 89. Norwalk's Tyler Christowski places second at District to advance to the state golf meet. Senior Christowski played in the state tourna- ment Friday and Saturday May 28 and 29 at the Har- vester Golf Course in Rhodes. Christowski qualified by shooting 74 at the tough golf course in Adel, RiverValley Golf Course. Christowski shot nine hole rounds of 37-37 to finish in a tie with Cody Fraser of Ballard. Christowski and Fraser went into a playoff. Christowski had to make a four-foot par putt to con- tinue the playoff on hole number one. Christowski then teed it up on the par five second hole and hit a 334-yard drive, which set up an easy eight iron into Boys Golf Tyler Chris[owski the green where he two- Christowski will be play- putted for birdie, ing in the state tournament Fraser also reached the for the first time in his high green in two, but missed a school career. He will tee four-foot birdie putt, giv- it up Friday June 4 at noon ing Christowski the sec- at the tough Harvester ond ~ place medal. Golf Course. NHS Girls" Soccer News The Norwalk girls went 1-1 on the pitch the week of May 17, bringing their record to 9-7 with one game re- maining in the regular season. The Warriors hosted Pella Christian Tuesday, May 25, as they celebrated senior night. Norwalk played Des Moines Roosevelt Tuesday May 18, at Cownie Fields in Des Moines and came out with a hard-fought 1-0 win. The match was scoreless in the first half, but with just four minutes gone into the second hall Maggie Thomas put the ball in the back side of the goal on a long shot from the right comer of the lone goal. The #2-ranked class 2A Urbandale Jayhawks came to town Thursday May 20, and left with a 3-0 win. The Jayhawks came out on fire, scoring all three goals in the first 14 minutes, but with some on-field defensive ad- justments the Warriors held Urbandale scoreless the rest of the match on a night where two starters were partici- pating in the State track meet. Regional play began for the girls at home Tuesday June 1, at 6 p.m. and with a win would play Friday June 4, also at 6 p.m. at Norwalk. If all goes right for the Warriors, they would meet #2-rated Dallas Center-Grimes Monday, June 7, at 6 p.m. in Grimes for the chance to advance to the State Touma- ment. SUBSCRIBE TODAYi Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, ,IA 50211 ?