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Page Teff v N/Waen Town aniI County-News ..... The Christian Home Educators of Warren County hosted its 18 th An- nual Field Day at Norwalk City Park Thursday, May 20. More than 50 students from pre-school to high school participated in in- dividual and team compe- titions and other activities including a water balloon toss, relay races, tradi- tional children's games and a picnic. Students were divided by age to compete as indi- viduals in three main Christian Home Education Have Field Day events. The winners of those events include: Divi- sion I: Fifty Yard Dash: Taylor Hagen first place, Connor Janovec second place and Josh Hagen third place. Division II: Fifty Yard Dash: Allie Avis first place, Josiah Helton second place and Peter Jakes third place. Sit-ups: Taylor Hagen first place, Josh Hagen second place and Caleb Klees third place. Long Jump: Klees first place, Helton second place and Haley Hagen third place. Division IIh Fifty Yard Dash: Madeline Starmer first place, Colby Fiscella second place and Micah Metz third place. Sit-ups: Starmer first place, Faith Metz second place and Micah Metz third place. Long Jump: Isaac Johnston first place and Colby Fiscella and Josephina Frank tied for second place. Ginger Jones and Tamara Scott, both of Norwalk, planned and di- rected games and activities for the preschoolers. Kathy Hard)4 Prole, directed the student competitions and relays ages seven and older with the assistance of Michaela Helton, Emma Niemeyer and Jennifer Harper-Mumm. The group also held its traditional Shoe Kick Competition. Conner Janovec won first place overall with Taylor Hagen coming in as a close sec- ond. Sherry Fiscella and Luree Johnston, both from Norwalk, vied for the top honors in the moms' Foup. Deadline for ads, legals and stories is Noon Friday! Thursday, June 10, 2010 Photos submitted. Any party which takes credit for the rain must not be surprised if is opponents blame it for the drought. --Dwight Morrow Norwalk's Tyler Christowski Finishes 25 th in the State Golf Meet Norwalk Senior Tyler Christowski ended his golf career where all athletes like to and that is playing in the State tournament. Recently the 3A state tour- nament was held at the most difficult golf course in the state, The Harvester Golf Course in Rhodes, Iowa. Christowski hit the ball well after the first hole triple bogie, but as most players had trouble han- dling the fast and severely sloped greens. The Norwalk golfer had five three putts on the front side to finish with a 44. Christowski then shot 42 on the back side for a round of 86 which had him in 30 th place overall after Tyler Christowski the first day. Christowski started the second day of hole. The senior from meet Monday, June 7 at the tournament much bet- Norwalk was only one Echo Valley Country ter with two pars. IIe kept over on the back side after Club. Christowski and battling the heat and the five holes, but finished Hill finished seventh last tough course conditions to with three bogies and a year and willbe one of the finish with a 43 on the double to finish with a 42. team favorites this season. front side. A major high- His 85 the second day gave Congratulations to light of the front side was him a two-day total 171 to Christow-ski on a great Christowski reaching the tie him for 25 th place, high school career and a green in one on the par Christowski and Norwalk fine showing at the state four 345 yard par 5 th hole. senior golfer Molly Hill tournament. He went on to birdie the played in the State Co-ed 2010 Norwalk VarsitySoftball News The varsity softball team split a doubleheader with Roosevelt Wednes- day, May 26 winning the first 3-2 and losing the sec- ond 7-5. In the first game Jacey Gutknecht got the win giv- ing up two runs on eight hits, no walks and two strikeouts. Both runs were earned. The Warriors struck first scoring twice in the top of the second inning. Natalie Meuler doubled to lead off the second and Tori Mateer singled her home. Paige Lammers sac- rificed Mateer to second, Lyndsey Pritchard walked and Gutknecht singled Mateer home with two outs. Roosevelt scored solo runs in the second and third to tie the game. In the sixth Mateer singled with bne out, moved to second on a Lammers bunt and scored on a Pritchard single. Hitting for the Warriors were Ashlee Seibert, Mateer and Pritchard with two each, Reed, Meuler and Gutknecht one each. RBIs went to Mateer, Pritchard and Gutknecht. Mateer started the sec- ond game and pitched a fine game. Some shoddy play in tile fifth inning cost the Warriors four runs and a win. Mateer allowed seven runs on 11 hits, three strikeouts, one walk and three earned runs. She retired the side in the fourth inning on four pitches. Brown came on in the sixth and faced four hitters. Norwalk fell behind 2- 0, but tied it in the third on three straight singles by Seibert, Devin Brown and Meuler. Meuler drove in pinch runner Maddie Cornish and Brown scored on a Mateer sacri- fice fly. Roosevelt got a run in the third to go back up 3-2. Norwalk scored three times in the fifth to jump Concluded p.ll