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i BETTER BOARD MEMBERS f i SENTINEL TRIBUNE Lady Chargers go 1-1 in Luverne Holiday Tournament By Coach Woelber The WWG girls' basket- ball team came up with another win on Dec. 29. They defeated Luverne by a score of 54-50. The Chargers came out ready to play and the score was tied at 12 after the first quarter. WWG came out strong in the second quarter, but got flustered and Luverne made a run and went into halftime with a 30- 25 lead over the Chargers. Jamie Munson came out strong in the third quarter and scored all 11 of her points, helping the Chargers take a 44-41 lead at the end of the third quarter. The fourth quarter came down to freethrows for the Chargers. They came up with the victo- ry, 54-50, taking them into the championship game on Dec. 30. Leading the way for the Chargers was Jenny Heinrich. She had 23 points for the flight, Jamie Mu.nson added 12 points and Nicole Byers grabbed 11 rebounds. ''he game came down to freethrows, and we still need to work on them. We only shot about 45%," com- mented Coach Woelber. The championship game brought WWG up against a very solid Grenada-Huntley-East Chair (GHEC). The Chargers had a very tough night, losing 65-27. The Chargers are 2-6 on the year. Luverne tops Chargers Battling the injury bug, the WWG boys' basket- ball team traveled to Luverne last Monday for the Holiday Cardinal Classic. The Chargers were playing without two normal starters, which affected the minutes off the bench, and were unable to hang with Luverne for a full game of basketball. The Chargers started strong and led 13-11 after 1 quarter. Quarter 2 was a different story, as Luverne depth and WWG youth started to show and the Chargers trailed by 5 at B-Squad Charger boys play in Luverne Holiday Tournament The Charger B-squad boys traveled to Luverne on Monday and Tuesday to participate in the Luverne Holiday Tournament. The Monday game was a hor- rendous loss against a very good Luverne Red Squad. Tuesday, the boys came back ready to play, taking a 49-42 win home from the Luverne White team. The boys played a tight game, up by 3 points at the half, which they increased to a 40-26 lead after three quarters, hold- ing their opponent to only 6 points in the 3rd quarter. The Chargers committed a season low 9 turnovers, while outrebounding their opponent. Freshman Jake Wahl took charge with 25 points, 8 rebounds, and 2 steals. He was followed in the scor- ing column by Prestin Parker with 9, Alex Johnson 8, Jon Kells 5, and Dan Schneider 2. Alex Johnson equalled Wahl with 8 rebounds, followed by Prestin Parker with 7. The Chargers had 11 steals with good full-court pressure, while shooting 45% from the field. Dan Schneider dished out a game-high 6 assists, while Brennan Enstad added 5. Coach Peterson com- mented after the game, "This game restores the boys' faith in themselves. We coaches believe in them. If we can get them to believe in themselves and one another, the rest of the season is looking bright!" CLASSIFIED ADS SMALL PRICE BIG RESULTS CALL 274-6136 OR 1 -800-410- 1859 Sports Wednesday, January7, 2004 Light duty WESTBROOK -- Arnie Jensen scooped the light dusting of snow from his baber shop sidewalkl morning. the break. The second half was all Cardinals as WWG struggled to get good shots and eventually lost the game 58-31. Freshman Jake Wahl led the Chargers with 9 Tournament points and 5 rebounds. By Coach Hannan Sophomores Jake Severson and Dominick Madson added 7 points, with Severson grabbing 8 boards. Freshman Prestin Parker chipped in 4 points and 4 rebounds. With Brennan Enstad scoring 2 and Cody Jarmer and Alex Johnson 1 each. Charger B- squad girls fall to Wolverines After trailing by just one after the first quarter and by five at the half, the Charger B-Squad Girls hit the wall, falling to the Wolverines in Butterfield last Monday, December 22, 47-26. Abby Knott was the scoring leader with eight in a game that saw seven Chargers connect in the scor- ing column. "We're starting to get good scoring balance," said Coach Hannan after the game. "Our free-throw shooting is improved as well." The Chargers hit on eight of 15 from the line. The Olsem sisters, Jenn and Jessica each pulled down four rebounds, as did Freshman Andrea Hass. WWG---26 vs. SVRLB--47 Fr FTA FG 3pt Tot Nelson 0 0 0 0 0 Maas 0 0 2 0 4 Olsem, Jess 1 2 1 0 3 Canal 0 0 1 0 2 Tietz 1 2 1 0 3 Hass 0 0 ..... 0 0 0 Knott 4 9 2 0 8 Jarmer 2 2 0 0 2 Swanson 0 0 0 0 0 Olsem, Jen 0 0 2 0 4 Bowling News B-squad girls beat Lake Benton at Luverne Holiday After falling in the first game of the Luverne Holiday Tournament to the hosts last Monda3, 60-18, the Charger B-Squad girls rallied in the 2nd game. beating Lake Benton 36-31 on Tuesday. "'To say we played lethargically on Monday would be an understate- ment." said Coach Hannan. "'But we redeemed ourselves on Tuesday:" The 36 points against Lake Benton was the Charger's top offensive out- put of the season. Anna Canal came off the bench and hit 5 of 6 from the field to lead the scorers with 10. Jess Olsem hit for 8 and Abby Knott had 7. Jonna Maas dished out 6 assists. WWG 18 Luverne 60 FT FTA FG 3pt Tot Nelson 0 0 1 0 2 Maas 2 2 2 0 6 Jess Olsem 0 0 0 0 0 Canal 0 0 0 0 0 Tietz 0 0 0 0 0 Knott 0 2 1 0 2 Jarmer 0 0 1 0 2 9th grade girls fall to Fulda Raiders By Coach Hannan The 9th grade girls traveled to Fulda on Saturday for the first game of the Red Rock Conference Tournament. And while falling to the Raiders, the Chargers finished strong, scoring an impressive 12 in the 4th quarter. Malori Paplow came up from the 8th grade ranks to lead the scorers with 8. Sara Swanson scored 5, Denise Tietz added 4, and Stephanie Comnick and Amanda Deprez 2 each. Not scoring but dealing a couple nice assists, Andrea Hass played good defense on the aimeter. 21 Lake Benton 60 FT FTA FG 3pt Tot Tietz 0 0 2 0 4 Hass 0 0 0 0 0 Swanspn 1 2 2 0 5 Comnick 0 0 1 0 2 Deprez 0 0 1 0 2 Paplow 0 4 4 0 8 Tracy Wednesday Night Ladies Bowling--12/30/03 Homer Auto 11-1 Landuyt Constru. 9-3 Knakmuhs Agency 9-3 Carlson Racing 7-5 M & K Constr. 6-6 Leversedge Auct. 4-8 Hoyt Oil 2-10 High Games: Tammy Horner 255 Kelly J Jacob 197 Sandy Carlson 195 High Series: Tammy Horner 565 Sandy Carlson 539 Teresa Goettig 527 PEOPLE WHO READ NEWSPAPERS ARE It all starts with Newspapers Youth Wrestling at New UIm January 3 1st place - Zach Doty, 2nd grade, 2 pins 2nd place Derek Christians, 2nd grade, 1 pin; Ryan Schroepfer, 5 man backer 3rd place Taylor Kearnes, 2nd grade; Troy Schoenenberger, 5th grade, 1 pin 4th place Tyler Pankonin, 5th grade Youth Wrestling at Adrian State Qualifier January 4 1st place - Zach Doty, 2nd grade, 2 pins, state qualifier; Ryan Schroepfer, 5th grade, state qualifier 2nd place - Brakken Bierl, kindergarten, 2 pins, state qualifier; Taylor Kearnes, 2nd grade, 2 pins, state qualifier; Derek Christians, 2nd grade, 1 pin, state qualifier; Taylor Vollmar, 4th grade, 2 pins, state qualifier 3rd place Brody Williams, 2nd grade, 1 pin, state qualifier; Brady Bierl, 3rd grade; Bryan Bierl, 4th grade, 1 pin; Troy Schoenenberger, 5th grade, 1 pin, state qualifier; Cody Wehmeyer, 6th grade, state qualifier; Jordan Vollmar, 7th grade, state qualifier CLASSIFIED ADS CALL 274-6136 OR 1-800-410-1859 Getting a Head Start on Healthy Habits! How parents can make an impact Overweight and obesi- ty in children has become a major national health issue. In recognition of this. the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a "Prevention of Pediatric Overweight and Obesity" policy statement in August 2003. AAP emphasizes pre- vention and suggests that the best approach to pre- venting overweight and obe- sity is to take a look at both nutrition, including lowfat dairy, options, and physical activity. Melissa Hopper, a reg- istered dietitian with the Midwest Dairy Council. helps bring this policy state- ment to life by offering the .following practical tips for parents. Nourishing Family traditions * Kick-start the day with a balanced break- fast - Include foods from at least three different food groups, such as an omelet with Cheddar cheese and diced vegetables, or cereal with milk and fresh fruit. * Snack smart - Stock the fridge with healthy, nutritious grab-and-go snacks like string cheese. portable yogurt s and single- serve containers of milk. * Eat together :'- Family mealtime is a great time to model healthy eating behavior and to make sure your kids eat a balanced meal. * Don't skip the milk - Recent research finds that children who included calci- um from dairy foods in their diet had lower body fat than children with calcium intakes. * Be a model - Childre 17 rank morn celebrities. actresses and the most im encer of their set a good drink your milk, t0 El " " Touetherne * Get out Don't just tell your to go out and plaY and play with thel thing - play whatever you can * Go ride - Take a after school or bring the dog a great way to time together your day. * Sky's But not on time front of the TV or1 Children who as few as 2 to 5 week increase of being * Party Schedule and events at rinks and other ented places. dren will learn activity can be a celebrations, not to be dreaded. 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