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SCHOOL and SPORTS I Official Publication for the Norwalk Community School District [ Norwalk Warriors Page Eight N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, December 23, 2010 Norwalk Students Make Honor Bands Norwalk High School band students were re- cently accepted into two prestigious honor bands. Thursda3 Dec. 2, ten stu- dents auditioned for the South Central Iowa Band- masters Association (SCIBA) Honor Band. Six Norwalk students were successful in being ac- cepted: Rachel Lundberg, clarinet; Michael Bockholt, percussion; Tim Phillips, trombone; Zach Schroe- der, tuba; Dave Phillips, trumpet and Kara Huen, trumpet. The concert will be held at Drake Univer- sity January 8. Congratu- lations for being accepted and representing Norwalk in our District Honor Band. Saturday, Dec. 4, eleven students represented Norwalk at the 40 th annual Drake University Honor Band. Making the concert band were: Jessica Hyslope, clarinet; Tim Phillips, trombone; Bran- don Christensen, trom- bone; Kaylee Fee, clarinet; Kristi Newhall, flute and Taylor Zimmerman, trum- pet. Making the top Wind Ensemble were: Kara Huen, trumpet; Dave Phillips, trumpet; Zach Schroeder, tuba; Colby Campbell, French horn and Jaxon Gittinger; per- cussion. Congratulations to all students for out- standing chair auditions. Kara Huen, Tim Phillips and Jaxon Gittinger were all named principal in their section, sitting in the first chair. All students in- volved have represented Norwalk with great pride and achievement. Drake University Honor Concert Band Left to right:. Jessica Hyslope, Tim Phillips, Brandon Christensen, Kaylee Fee, Kristi Newhall and Taylor Zimmerman. Drake University Honor Wind Ensemble, Left to right: Kara Huen, Dave Phillips, Zach Schroeder, Colby Campbell and Jaxon Gittinger. SCIBA Honor Band Left to right: Tim Phillips, Kara Huen, Dave Phillips, Zach Schroeder, Michael Bockholt and Rachel Lundberg. Photos submitted. Lady Warriors Challenge Pella Norwalk traveled to Pella and took the number five ranked team to the wire be- fore falling, 55-47. The Warriors trailed 46-45 with less than two minutes remaining before having to foul. The Dutch sealed the win at the free-throw line making eight charity shots in the final quarter. The Dutch opened with a 3-0 lead until Norwalk's Hali VanVelzen scored on a layup at the 5:42 mark to make it 5-2. One minute later Paige Lammers hit from 20 feet to push the Warriors ahead 5-3. Pella scored twice more and the score at the end of one quarter was Pella 7, Norwalk 5. Lammers put the Warriors out front with another three to make the score 8-7, Norwalk. The Dutch had a mini run and took a 13-8 lead, Shannon Stephany and VanVelzen added some free throws to cut into the lead. Lammers dropped in two points and the score was tied at 13. Dana Billingsley hit a shot from the middle of the paint and the Warriors led 15-13. Pella answered with a couple of baskets to regain the lead, but VanVelzen connected from beyond the arc and cut the score to 19-18, Pella. The Dutch added one more score and their lead at the half was 21-18. Pella increased the lead by two and VanVelzen again connected to make it 23-21, Pella. Two minutes later Tori Mateer hit a pair of free throws to tie the score at 23. Pella scored a basket and Mateer answered from long range to put Norwalk ahead again 26-25. Pella scored on the next few possessions to take a nine point lead when Billingsley scored on a more traditional three-point play to cut the score to 35-29. In the fourth quarter, Pella increased its lead, but Norwalk's Mateer hit a three to cut the lead to 37-32. Thirty seconds later Lammers hit a three to cut the lead to 39-35. On the next possession Lammers again connected from beyond the arc and the lead was now 39-38. Both teams traded baskets with Billingsley again hitting from in the paint to cut the lead to 41-40. Pella answered with ascore to make the lead three when VanVelzen scored on a long three-pointer to te' the game at 43 with 3:37re- maining. Concluded p.9 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 *JJ DESIGNS CUSTOM embroidery/screen print - 953-6306 *EDWARD JONES INVESTMENTS Kevin Pearson - 285-1838 *MAID RITE SANDWICH SHOP 981-1031 *NORWALK INSURANCE SERVICES 981-0434 or 981-4293 *NORWALK LIONS CLUB 981-0432 *OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATES 981-0224 *SCOTT'S FOODS 981-0606 9 *NEWTON STANDRIDGE STANDRIDGE GROUP 229-5310 *N/WARREN TOWN & COUNTY NEWS 981-0406 q P