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December 5, 2013

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SCHOOL and S00.F'ORTS Official Publication for the Norwalk Community School District ] Norwalk Warriors Page Eight N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, December 5, 2013 NHS Dancerill Competition The 2013 Iowa State Dance/Drill Team Champions will be held at Wells Fargo Arena and Hy-Vee Hall FridaN Dec. 6. There will be over 5,000 pai'ticipants and 278 high school teams. The doors open at 7 a.m. and the competition begins at 8 a.m. The general admis- sion cost is $10. Norwalk will compete in the following categories: 8:57 a.m. - Class VII Hip Hop #220 - Wells Fargo Arena; 3:53 p.m. - Class V Jazz #HV273 -Hy-Vee Hall and 2:01 p.m. - Class XII Pom #291 - Wells Fargo Arena. These are approximate performance times - plan to be at least one hour early. Norwalk Girls Drop Opener The Lady Warriors opened the 2013-2014 basketball season at Indianola and lost 54-41. The Iowa Girls Athletic Union is having officials emphasize no illegal contact this year and it was evident on the court as both teams were whistled for a total of 59 fouls. Norwalk opened with a basket from inside the paint as Jaycie Owens found Tori VanVelzen for a bucket. After a couple of free throws, the Warriors found them- selves up 4-1. The Warriors led 8-6 with 3:20 left, but went on a scoreless streak for almost five minutes when VanVelzen hit a free throw 15 seconds into the second quarter to cut Indianola's lead to 9-17. The Indians outscored Norwalk 13-9 in the second and led 30-17 at the break. The Warriors closed the gap in the third, trailing 40-28. Owens and VanVelzen both scored buckets in the final frame with senior Elyse Rice getting assists on both plays. Kierstin Vaske hit from long range and Rice added six points from the charity stripe, but in the end it was not enough to overcome the deficit. VanVelzen led Norwalk with 11 points. Rice was next with 10. Vaske finished with seven, Sidney Logan six, Owens four and Hannah Hoover, Hannah Hegland and Gabby Grove all chipped in one each. Hannah Poppens, Olivia Lucas, Morgan Westvold and Shelby Nelson also played. Norwalk was a cold 16-38 from the free- throw line for 42 percent. The Indians tossed in 31 of 48 free throws for 64 percent. Lady Warriors Defend Home Court Norwalk opened a six-game home stand with an impressive 46-39 win over ADM. Tori VanVelzen started the Warriors off with two of her game high 18 points to even the score at 2-2; one minute later she dropped in two free throws to give Norwalk a cushion they would not relinquish. Jaycie Owens hit from the top of the arc and the lead was five. Elyse Rice added a couple of field goals and Kierstin Vaske drove baseline for a bucket and after a quarter the Warriors led 13-6. Hannah Hegland opened the second quarter with a three-pointer and VanVelzen stepped to the free- throw line five more times. VanVelzen would add a couple of field goals and Sidney Logan put back a missed shot and the Warriors took a 28-15 lead into the locker room. The Tigers turned up the defensive pressure forcing several turnovers in the third to close the gap. Hegland added another three, VanVelzen scored on an inbounds play and Hannah Hoover added a pair of free throws for all the Warriors scoring in the third. The final quarter the Warriors and ADM were virtually even on scoring for the final margin of victory. Rice scored on a fast break as Vaske found her in the lane. Vaske later added a three-pointer to put Norwalk up by 10. Vaske finished with eight, Rice seven, Hegland six, Owensthree and Hoover two. The Warriors even their record at 1-1. To learn more about Good Samaritan Society- Indianola, call (515) 961-2596. LIBRARY HOURS Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m. Closed Sundays (Memorial Day-I_alr Day) FOR SALE BY BLACK GOLD REALTY 14 Acres, 2 mi. south of Norwalk on the SW corner of Hwy 28 and Elkhorn St., 4 Acres buildable, 10 Acres in Flood Plain, $106,000. Larry Hughes 515-681-6310 TED'S USED CARS & AUTO REPAIR SERVING THE NORWALK AREA SINCE 1966 We Repair All Makes & Models! 802 Sunset Drive, Norwalk, IA 50211 Phone: 515-981-0649 Residence: 515-287-6512 WE'RE A qlAI, AUTO CARE CENTER SCHOOL AND SPORTS PAGES SPONSORED BY: *WENDY BORST MASSAGE, LMT 240-1075 *COMMUNITY BANK 285-4900 *FOUR SEASONS AUTO WASH 981-4454 *DR. DONNA GRANT FAMILY DENTISTRY 256-9000 *HASKIN CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC 981-0556 *EDWARD JONES INVESTMENTS Kevin Pearson - 285-1838 *JOHN PHILLIPS INSURANCE AGENCY, INC. 981-0434 or 981-4293 *NORWALK LIONS CLUB 981-0432 *OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATES 981-0224 *SCOTT'S FOODS 981-0606 *NEWTON STANDRIDGE STANDRIDGE GROUP 229-5310 *N/WARREN TOWN & COUNTY NEWS 981-0406