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Thursday, December 25, 2014 N/Warren Town and County News Page Nine NORWALK BOYS WRESTLING !!iiiii ........................ ~!iii!iii~ GOLDEN ATTITUDE AWARD AT EASTVIEW 8th graders: Maya Morrissey, Tyler Vaughan, Evy Platner and Luke Agey. Not present-- Nico Schreck. Jessie Cowie Jake Seely. Photos submitted. 9th graders: Cole Patava, John McCurnin, Abby Dougherty, Megan Roberts and Ellie Grell. Photos submitted. The staff at Eastview recognized 8th and 9th grade students exhibiting Golden Attitudes. The Golden Attitude Award is presented to students who contribute to our school in a positive manner through the attitude they display and their interactions with others. Help us congratulate our students! Solfege Singers The Norwalk Wrestling season kicked off Thurs- day, Dec. 4, with a home dual against conference ri- val DCG. The JV took to the mat first and ended with a 24-24 tie. Alex Hoover (106), Jack Living- ston (145) and Nick Foster (182) were victorious with pins. Jared Mallet (106) and Trevor Baack (138) won their matches by de- cisions. The gymnasium erupted with energy when the varsity took the mat. Seniors Blake Hoover (170 lbs), Zach Kelley (182), Trystan Minnis (285) and Chase Fouts (126) pinned their opponents. Senior Riley Smith (145) won with a score of 10-5. Jun- ior Dylan DeFreece (132) and sophomore Alan Moore were victorious as well. The victory on the night belonged to the War- riors with a team dual score of 42-24. Saturday, Dec. 6, the Warriors traveled out of town for a double dual against Ames, Saydel and Roland-Story. While the junior varsity wrestled a series of unscripted match- es, the varsity Norwalk soundly defeated each of the three opponents, add- ing 19 pins to the opening week. Freshman Alanah Vetterick (106) earned her first varsity victory with a 5-1 win over Ames. Fresh- man Cody Lehman (113) pinned his Saydel oppo- nent and beat Ames 4-2. Sophomore Tyler Hirl (120) recorded three pins for the day; the quickest against R-S in 1:17. Fouts pinned his opponent from Ames. DeFreece (132) de- feated Saydel and pinned his opponent from R-S. Moore (138) pinned his Ames opponent in 1:08. Smith (145) lost against Saydel and suffered an in- jury. Caleb Reese (145) re- corded his first varsity vic- tory with a pin against R- S. Senior Jesse Cowie (152) defeated Saydel and pinned his opponent from R-S in 45 seconds. Hoover (170) racked up three pins for the day, each in the first period; the quickest in 34 seconds against R-S. Kelley (182) was victorious against Ames and pinned his opponent from R-S in :57. He recorded a forfeit against Saydel. Junior Jake Seely (195) defeated each of his opponents including pins against Saydel and R- S. The Warriors defeated Saydel 48-23, Ames 48-20 and Roland-Story 60-12. Norwalk hosted Oska- loosa and Winterset Thurs- day, Dec. 11. Norwalk var- sity took on Oskaloosa to begin the night while the JV wrestled intermittent matches against both schools. Moore (138), Smith (145) and Zach Cook (152) earned pins and Cowie defeated his opponent by decision. Seely (195), Minnis (220) and Ryan Kennedy (285) pinned their opponents. Vetterick (106) and Hirl (120) won by decision. Norwalk defeated confer- ence rival Oskaloosa 46-22. Smith (145) started things off against Winter- set. He earned a technical fall with a score of 18-3. Cook (152) and Cowie won by decision. Hoover (170), Kelley (182), Seeley (195), Minnis (220) and DeFreece (132) were victo- rious with pins. Hirl (120) and Moore (138) won their matches by decision. Final team score: Norwalk 53, Winterset 15! The week was rounded out with the JV traveling to Saydel for the Saydel Invi- tational. Livingston (145), Reese (152) and Keegan Collins (152) were unde- feated on the day. Satur- day, Dec. 13, the wrestling team showed up to sup- port the Norwalk McLaughlin Youth Wres- tling Tournament by keep- ing score. For real time posts, fol- low us on twitter @warrior_wrestle where the managers will keep you up to date with indi- vidual and team scores. Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes he- roes. -Benjamin Disraeli When most students ar- want to sing in their spare rive at Norwalk Middle time. So a permanent pass School before school, one to Lori Nielsen's choir can see in the commons room was given before area last minute home- and after school where work being completed, they gather around the pi- electronic games being ano and pick out notes of played and chatter of what favorite songs making a the highlight of the school simple melody become a day will be. three and four part a cap- Four talented 6th and pella gem. Their tone and 7th grade girls have a dif- pitch is a perfect blend ferent idea as they just bringing harmonies that To service our customers even better, we have the State-of-the-Art Hunter Alignment System. All work is guaranteed by a 12 months/12,000 Miles Warranty. NAPA Auto Center Complete Engine Specialist 802 Sunset Drive Intake Specialist Norwalk Photo submitted. most middle schoolers find difficult to obtain. Caia Niemeyer, Cadyn Niemeyer, Kyla Stiegel- meier and Grace Laman came up with the name Solfege Singers because they warm-up in choir us- ing solfege or most would know it as "Do, Re, Mi... Solfege is a music educa- tion method that teaches pitch and sightreading to develop the musician to sing in tune. The Solfege Singers have been busy singing at Norwalk nursing homes, Gold Choir, local elemen- taries and at the Jolly Hol- iday Lights Santa Wish Shop. Tuesday, Dec. 23, they serenaded guests at Chick- fil-A. (