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I Official Publication for the Norwalk Community School District Norwalk Warriors Page Eight N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, November 29, 2018 NHS Activities By A1 Lammers, Athletic Director Submitted Norwalk Girls Swimmers Finish by Bonnie Crady Excellent Season Warrior Fans: The winter season from a competition standpoint gets into full swing as the Norwalk Girls Basketball Team tips off its season, while the DSM Lincoln Swim Team opens their season at Ankeny Centennial. Boys Basketball, Wrestling, and the Bowling Teams will get their seasons underway soon. We encourage all Warrior Fans to support all of our athletic / activity programs by looking at all of our 2018-19 schedules at www.little hawkeyeconference.com Bowling: The Warriors were supposed to open their season with a triangular but due to a scheduling conflict the match was canceled. Their first match will now be on December 1st. The Warrior Boys' team hopes to improve on a 3-7 match record from last year with only one starter returning from last year's team. The girls' team returns all of its starters from a year ago and hopes to improve on a zero win season. Boys Basketball: The Warriors officially began practice and participated in the annual Hall of Pride Scrimmage in Indianola. Norwalk looks to build on a successful 2017-18 season in which they finished with a 22-3 record and qualified for the Class 3A State Basketball Tournament and were Little Conference Champions finishing at 12-2. Girls Basketball: The Warriors open their season when they travel to ADM to take on the Tigers in a non-conference tilt. The team brings back six players from last year's 10-13 roster and were 6-8 in Little Hawkeye Conference play. Swinlming: The DSM Swim Team opens their season as they travel to Ankeny Centennial. The following Norwalk athletes are participating for the Rails this year: Seniors: Brayden Clark, Noah Schumacher, and Tyler Skalicky; Junior Logan Neifert; and Sophomores Keaton Basinger, Will Bennett, Matthew Gudenkauf, Shaun Slycord, and Derek Webster. Wrestling: The Warriors will open their season with a home meet against conference foe DCG. The Warriors return 12 letter winners and three state qualifiers from a squad who a year ago were regular season and conference tournament champions as well as regional dual team qualifiers. Warrior Debate Team: Congratulations to the Norwalk Debate Team who finished in second place in the Central Iowa Debate League after dropping the championship debate to Grinnell last week. Sr. Luke Peterson was an All-Conference Selection. Congratulations to Luke. SCHOOL AND SPORTS PAGES SPONSORED BY: Congratulations to the girls who represented Norwalk and Lincoln High School at the state swim meet: Grace Crady, Ellie Sizemore, Hannah Groos, Chloe Marquis, and Torin Lackmann. The Norwalk girls swam with the Des Moines Lincoln Rails this fall and together led their team to 15th place at the State Swim meet on November 3rd in Marshalltown. Key Norwalk swimmers included Torin Lackmann and Chloe Marquis in the 200 medley relay, taking 7th place @ 1.49.46. Chloe also swam a leg in the 400 relay to win 15th place. Tuesday, November 6th was the swim banquet at Lincoln High school. Ali Poli won the spirit award to cheer for her teammates. Chloe Marquis received the Tom Cady award, and Torin Lackmann holds the workhorse award. Grace Crady was a captain of the swim team. Junior varsity swimmers included Kara Schmidt and Emma Peterson. Varsity swimmers from Norwalk were Senior Grace Crady, Juniors Ellie Sizemore and Ali Poll, Sophomores Emma Chase, Torin Lackmann, and Chloe Marquis, and Freshmen Mallory Albright, Hannah Groos, and Brianna Neifert. CIML academic excellence was awarded to Grace Crady, Ali Poli, Torin Lackmann, Emma Chase, and Ellie Sizemore. Missing from the picture of Norwalk swimmers was Keara Schmidt and Emma Peterson. Have any volunteer opportunities for Norwalk students to get some community service hours for school? Please let us know at news@norwalknewspaper.com and we'll be happy to publicize them for you. *BORST COUNSELING SERVICES 240-9474 *EDWARD JONES Benjamin Pearson 981-1800 *FOUR SEASONS AUTO WASH 981-4454 *HASKIN CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC 981-0556 *N/WARREN TOWN & COUNTY NEWS 981-0406 *NORWALK FAMILY DENTISTRY 256-9000 *NORWALK LIONS CLUB 981-0432 *OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATES 981-0224 *PHOTO PRINTING, INC 989-3251 *TRUBANK 285-4900 President's Environmental Youth Award Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 President's Environmental Youth Award (PEYA). PEYA is an annual award administered by the Office of Environmental Education at EPA. The PEYA program recognizes outstanding environmental stewardship projects by K-12 youth, promoting awareness of our nation's natural resources and encouraging positive community involvement. The PEYA program celebrates student leadership in service projects to protect the environment and keep our global community healthy. Winners of this year's awards will be invited to a ceremony in Washington, D.C. in mid-2019 and will have their project mentioned on EPA's website. EPA will select up to two winners in each of EPA's 10 Regions - one regional winner for grades K-5 and one regional winner for grades 6-12. All student projects must be sponsored by at least one adult over the age of 21. The application and eligibility information are available at https://www.epa.gov/ education/presidents-environmental-youth-award. Applications are due February 1, 2019. Since 1971, EPA has recognized young people for protecting our nation's air, water, land, and ecology. Each year the PEYA program honors a wide variety of projects developed by young individuals, school classes (kindergarten through high school), summer camps, public interest groups, and youth organizations to promote environmental awareness. For more information, please contact PEYA@epa.goV.