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Norwalk Warriors Official Publication for the Norwalk Community School District I Thursday, December 30, 2010 N/Warren Town and County News Page Five LADY WARRIORS BASKETBALL Lady Warriors Have Productive Weekend Norwalk 44, Oskaloosa 32 Norwalk hosted Oska- oosa in their only home ~ame in December Friday, )ec. 17 and sent the parti- san crowd home with an early Christmas gift, beat- ing the Indians, 44-32. Oskaloosa opelaed with an early two-point lead on two free throws due to a technical foul for an ad- ministrative error in the official score book. One minute into the game, Paige Lammers hit a three- pointer and later in the quarter Tori Mateer scored on a short jumper to end the quarter with Norwalk trailing 8-5. With 40 sec- onds gone in the second quarter, Hali VanVelzen hit a long shot from be- yond the three-point line to tie the score and the Warriors were on the way to their second Little Hawkeye Conference win. One minute later Mateer followed with another three and again Mateer hit from long distance to make the score 15-12. Lammers later scored on a 12-footer and Taylor Welden completed a three- point-play at the free- throw line. Mateer added two free throws and the Warriors took a 22-20 lead into the locker room. VanVelzen scored on Norwalk's first possession of the second half and the Warriors were in the lead for good. Brianna Mc- Aninch had a steal-layup to make the score 26-20. Mateer added another three and Lammers an- other steal-layup. Van- Velzen finished the third quarter scoring with a put- back and the Warriors led 32-23. McAninch and Lammers both scored field goals in the final quarter andShelby Seibert, McAninch and Dana Billingsley added a free throw to put the game away. Mateer lead all scor- ers with 14 points. VanVelzen had another double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Lammers finished with seven points, McAninch six, Welden three, with Billingsley and Siebert rounding out the scoring with two. Megan Patava, Lvndscv Pritchard and Devin Brown also worked hard holding Oskaloosa to 32 points. The Warriors are now 2-1 in LHC. Lady Warriors Tame Tigers Norwalk 39, ADM 31 On the next night Norwalk traveled to ADM and came away with a 39-31 win. The Ti- gers opened with a quick bucket and then Lammers hit a three to put Norwalk ahead in a see-saw first quarter. Mateer added a basket and ADM an- swered. Lammers hit a short jumper and again ADM scored. VanVelzen added two more baskets to end the first quarter tied at 12. On the first pos- session of the second quarter, Patava found Billingsley inside and she hit an eight-footer to put Norwalk ahead for good. A minute after that, Lammers hit from the top of the key and the lead was five. VanVelzen added four free throws, at one point hitting five in a row. McAninch added a basket and the Warriors held a 24-17 lead at the break. Billingsley and Patava accounted fo~ the scoring in the third quarter. Billingsley again opined the scoring for Norwak to begin the second half and this time was followe] by a Patava three-ball to push the lead to nine. Billingsley added a free throw and Patava another field goal and Norwalk led 32-20. The Warriors held ADM to three points with some ter- rific defense by WeHen, Seibert and Shamon Stephany. The largest ead of the game came withS:14 remaining when Paava had a steal and a laym to put the Warriors ahem 37- 22. Patava also added five free throws to accoun for all the fourth quarter p.ints for Norwalk and the Var- riors held on 39-31. Paava lead all scorers witl 12 points. VanVelzen added nine: points and eigh re- bounds. Lammers fini~ed with eight points. NHS Sports Schedule Following are the Bas- ketball, Wrestling and Bowling Schedules for Norwalk High School. H=Home A=Away *=League Event Basketball Boys Varsity January 4 - *Newton HS, H, 7:45 p.m. January 8 - Dallas Cen- ter-Grimes HS, H, 6:30 p.m. January 11 - *South Tama HS, H, 7:45 p.m. January 14 - *Knoxville HS, A, 7:45 p.m. January 18 - *Pella Christian HS, H, 7:45 p.m. January 21 - *Pella HS, H, 7:45 p.m. January 22 - Des Moines Roosevelt HS, H, 6:45 p.m. January 25 - *Oskaloosa HS, A, 7:45 p.m. January 28 - *Newton HS, A, 7:45 p.m. Boys Junior Varsity January 3 - Newton HS, A, 7:15 p.m. Deadline for ads, legals and stories is Noon Friday! Billingsley chipped in six l points. Mateer and McAninch had two each. Pritchard also helped to curb a Tiger comeback with a strong defensive effort. The Warriors are now 3-4. Call 911 for emergencies! Federal tax credits run out in Apdl 2010 and interest rates are still at landmark low. Call us today to talk about financing for a new home or refinancing your existing residence. National Bank Call Brad Fuller Midwest bfuller@fnbmldwest.com Thursday Special: Prime Rib Serving BUFFET 5 - 7:45 p.m. TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY Salad Bar, Pasta Bar & Meat Item just $9.95! Full menu also available. Open: Tue. & Wed 5-9; Thur. thru Sat 5-10 ! 4221 South Orilla Rd. 981-9127 January 6 - Grinnell HS, H, 7:15 p.m. January 10 - South Tama HS, A, 7:15 p.m. January 13 - Knoxville HS, H, 7:15 p.m. January 17- Pella Chris- tian HS, A, 7:30 p.m. January 20 - Pella HS, A, 7:15 p.m. January 24 - Oskaloosa HS, H, 7:15 p.m. January 27- Newton HS at MS Gym, H, 7:15 p.m. January 31 - Grinnell HS, A, 7:30 p.m. Boys Freshmen January 3 - Newton HS, A, 6p.m. January 6 - Grinnell HS, H, 6 p.m. January 10 - South Tama HS, A, 6 p.m. January 13 - Knoxville HS, H, 6p.m. January 17- Pella Chris- tian HS, A, 6 p.m. January 20 - Pella HS, A, 6 p.m. January 24 - Oskaloosa HS, H, 6p.m. January 27- Newton HS at MS Gym, H, 6 p.m. January 31 - Grinnell Concluded p. 7 OVIATT ELEMENTARY Concluded from p. 1 hear plenty about your state's achievement tests, includ- ing in which grades they are given and what subject areas are covered. Do you want to know more? Your school's' counse- lors can be a great resource for educational information and can be particularly helpful if you believe your child might have special educational needs. You also can ask your child's teacher, the principal, "Ol~; ci "~d, if you are just looking for general information, your school or public librarian. 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 *HASKINCHIROPRACTIC CLINIC 981-0556 *JJDESIGNS 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 *NEWTON STANDRIDGE STANDRIDGE GROUP 229-5310 *N/WARREN TOWN & COUNTY NEWS 981-0406