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Norwalk Warriors Official Publication for the Norwalk Community School District Page Eight N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, September 24, 2015 MINEART Concluded from p. 1 The varsity football Photo submitted. Homecoming has come and gone and it was a tre- mendous week with a strong show of support and enthusiasm from the entire student body. It was also a successful week in that the Warriors came out victorious on Friday night in exciting fashion defeat- ing the Carlisle Wildcats 23-16. Cross Country: The Warrior Cross Country teams participated last week at the Husky Invita- tional in Winterset. Results were not available at dis- tribution time for the WW. Football: The Warriors hosted county-rival Carlisle on homecoming night and concluded the week of festivities with a come from behind, dra- matic 4th quarter victory over the Wildcats, 23-16. Junior Quarterback Brady Brandsfield ran the ball in from the 5 yard line to break a 16-16 tie with 14 seconds left in the game capping a 48 yard drive with just over four min- utes in regulation. Norwalk scored on the opening drive of the game to take a 7-0 lead. Carlisle would take the lead 8-7 with a touchdown in the second quarter but Zach Krieder would answer with a pair of field goals for the Warriors and a 13- 8 lead going into the half. The 3rd quarter how- ever, was completely dominated by the Wildcats as the Warriors ran only team poses in front of the lineman's chute which was purchased through the Dave Mineart 12th Man Memorial Fund. NHS Activities Director By AI Lammers five offensive plays in the Volleyball: The War- quarter but a very resilient riors for the first time in a Norwalk defense allowed very long time, and maybe Carlisle only a single score the first time in program setting up the dramatic 4th histor have jumped into quarter with the Warriors the top 10 ranking at #10 trailing 16-13. Krieder in Class 4A. The Warriors once again split the up- helped their ranking as rights with six minutes to well as getting off to a go in the fourth and a good start in Little stingy Norwalk defense Hawkeye Conference play held the Wildcats to a as they traveled to Grinnell three and out on the next last week and came away possession to turn the ball with a solid 3-0 victory back over to the Warriors over the Tigers. The vic- setting up Brandsfield tory improved their record game winning run. to 12-3 on the year. Norwalk outgained Additional Athletic/Ac- Carlisle in total yards 276- tivity News: With the 210. Alan Moore had a ca- heightened awareness and reer night leading the War- state legislative guidelines rior defense with 10 total conceming concussions, the tackles whileAJ Tabatabai NorwalkAthletic/Activities added nine. Department 7-12, has estab- Swimming: Congratu- lished a return to play pro- lations to the Norwalk tocol that is followed after swimmers that swim with any one of our athletes have Lincoln High School for been diagnosed with a con- helping defeat Ottumwa cussion. To view the proto- last week 124-55. Top 3 fin- col click on the following ishes by Sara Bennett, link:http://www.norwalk Marnie Hoefler, and Grace warriors.org/library/files/ Crady all helped the Rails norwalkhs_bigtean _5041/ to the metro victory, files/DOC080114.pdf. I Norwalk Swimmer Grace Crady, a freshman at Norwalk, participates on the Lincoln High School Girls Swim Team. Crady is a varsity team member, swimming several different events. She started the season competing inthe 50 Yard Freestyle and the 100 Yard Freestyle, and has also re- cently.been swimming the 500 Yard Freestyle. Crady also participates on team relays. Her main goal for the season is to kick more and have better streamlines, thereby improving her races and times. She is look- ing forward to becoming a stronger and better swim- mer. At Norwalk, Crady is also involved in Band and Show Choir. For more information about Lincoln High School Swimming, v.isit the team website, www. railswimming.com. Photo submitted. YMCA Youth Basketball Leagues Registrations are now being accepted for the South Suburban YMCA youth basketball leagues for all boys and girls in lst-7th grade. The program emphasizes fun, skill development, learning through participation and equal playing time. All leagues will play 5-on-5 basketball: grades lst-2nd grade boys and girls, 3rd-4th grade boys and girls, 5th- 6th grade boys and girls, and 7th grade boys and girls. Games are Saturdays, beginning November 14. Registra- tions are due by Sunday, Oct. 25. The fee for the lst-2nd grade league is $50 for YMCA members or $100 for non- members. The fee for the 3rd-7th grade league is $60 for YMCA members or $120 for non-members. Volunteer coaches are needed for youth sports programs. If you are interested in becoming a positive role model, please contact the Youth Sports Director. For more information, contact the South Suburban YMCA, 401 E. Army Post Road, 285-0444. Student Union Can Drive Student Union Can Drive will be Sunday, Sept. 27, Noon to 3 p.m. The August Can Drive was a great success, thanks to the supportive citizens in Norwalk! It is time for our September Can Drive. You may participate by drop- ping cans in one of the drop sites you will see around town, watch for them at your church and local businesses; check the Norwalk, Iowa, Norwalk, IA Community Swap and Norwalk High School Facebook pages for loca- tions as more are con- firmed. If you would like some- one to pick up your dona- tions on Sunday text your address to 515-729-1923 and someone will come to your home to pick up your donations. Thanks for helping the NSU work to- ward serving your com- munity. 4-H Creative Arts Tour The Creative Arts Tou is to show unique pieces or exhibits that 4-H'ers have created while teaching them about the 4-H program. It's a great way to show our community all the fun and interesting things that 4- H'ers are doing. These items were judged and selected in July during the Warren County Fair. The tour will be on display throughout War- ren County from Labor Day until Thanksgiving. Anyone enrolled in 4-H is allowed to compete for this honor. 4-H is a youth development organization associated with the Iowa State University. 4-H'ers (4th-12th grade) participate in monthly meetngs while learning lifelong skills such as communication, citizen- ship, and leadership. Do you know how to build a robot, take a photo, or showcase your passion? You can in 4- H! To join 4-H or for addi- tional information please contact Andrea Palmer, County Youth Coordinator, at ampalmer@ iastate.edu or at 961-6237. 2015 Tour Schedule in- dudes Lakewood Elemen- tary on September 28 and 29.