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yS m: I Bombers win two WWG 102 Comfrey 60 For the 2nd time this season, the Chargers moved past the century' mark as they defeated the Comfrey Rockets 102 - 60 last Tuesday night in Comfrey. The contest was well in hand at half-time as WWG motored to a convincing 54 - 21 half-time lead. Hitting a season high 44 field goals and shooting 57% from the field, the team set a torrid pace. After 3 quarters, the score was 86 - 39. Juhl Erickson set a new school assist mark with 21 assists. Jason Bakke led in total points with 29, Nick Kuehl 20, Troy Steen, Juhl Erickson 13 apiece and Tim Fowler 9. Tim led in rebounds with 9. Kuehl Steen Bakken Jensen Warner Rusek Hanson Klontz Erickson Fowler Bakke C. Bakke Vosberg Lien Goehring Box Score 2 3 FTF PTS 8 1 1 3 20 5 0 3 0 13 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 .0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 3 6 0 0 2 3 2 5 1 0 1 13 4 0 1 4 9 14 0 1 2 29 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 2 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 WWG 84 Fulda 47 At Parent's Night last Friday night in Westbrook, the Chargers finished their inaugural season undefeated at home with a 84 - 47 win over the Raiders. Good early defense forced a 17 - 4 1st quarter lead. Three players finished in double figure scoring, Jason Bakke 30, Juhl Eriekson 15 and Tim Fowler 13. WWG shot 48% from the field and hit on 15 of 22 free throws. Tim Fowler had a team high 12 rebounds. Juhl Erickson had 11 leading assists and Nick Kuehl followed with 8. Juhl also had 6 steals to lead the team. Box Score 2 3 FTF PTS Kuehl 1 1 2 3 7 Steen 4 0 0 1 8 Bakken 0 0 1 1 1 Jensen 0 0 0 3 0 Warner 0 0 0 0 0 Rusek 0 0 0 0 0 Hanson 1 0 2 1 4 Klontz 0 1 1 3 4 Erickson 5 1 2 3 15 Fowler 4 0 5 3 13 Bakke 14 0 2 1 30 Vosberg 1 0 0 1 2 Goehring 0 0 0 2 0 Recent AP Poll has WWG ranked No. 2 in Class A Boy's Basketball. Chisholm Bluestreaks ranked No. 1. Jason Bakke leads Red Rock Conference in scoring with a 23.7 average. Nick Kuehl leads in field goal % accuracy 63.7%. Juhl Erickson leads in assists with a 10.9 average and he also leads in free throw percentage. District 7 Boy's Basketball rankings 1. Westbrook/Walnut Grove 2. Heron Lake/Oka na/Lakefield 3. Windom 4. Storden/Jeffers 5. Sioux Valley/Round Lake/ Brewster 6. Comfrey 7. Jackson 8. Butterfield/Odin/ML Lake (ii ,+ I?! L W'WG Elementary Basketball JC Tourney The Walnut Grove Tournament is this Saturday, February 23, 1991. The following is the game schedules for WWG teams: 5th Grade Red--play at 9 a.m. vs SL Mary's. Be dressed and ready at 8:45 a.m. 5th Grade Grey--plays at 11 a.m. vs Lamberton. Be dressed and ready at 10:30 a.m. 6th Grade Grey--plays at 10 a.m. vs St. Mary's. Be dressed and ready at 9:30 a.m. 6th Grade Red--plays at 12 noon vs Lamberton. Be dressed and ready by 11:30 a.m. There will be no shuttle bus from Westbrook. Parents and friends are invited to attend. A small admission will be charged. Concession stand and lunch available. WG Community Education reminders and information WALNUT GROVE--Open Swimming has been scheduled for Saturday, February 23rd at SW SU students 3 - 6 grades only. They Tim Fowler had complete control of this rebound against the Fulda Raiders last Friday night. S T Photo. WWG Charger Nick Kuehl floated to the basket to complete this layup against Fulda last week. ST Photo. stop will follow. Fliers will be sent hour course in the 13asics of plant out to the classrooms: culture and plant problem solving, A quilting orientation or taught by University of Minnesota information is scheduled for faculty. After the training sessions, Thursday, February 28th in the School Board Room at 7:00 p.m. To decide what you'd like to make and when you'd like the class to be held. If you are unable to attend and are interested, let a friend know and speak for you. Jo Wilson will be the instructor. As to Adult Roller Skating at Tracy Rink, the response was not shown to have to much interest. If you'd like this event to be held, contact Superintendent Orlyn Wiemer's office in Walnut Grove, 859-2141. Mabel Mischke Coordinator Extension horticulture training in exchange for your volunteer time The University of Minnesota Extension Service is seeking applicants for the 1991 Master Gardener Program who will participate in several training sessions and then volunteer their services as the gardening season begins. This volunteer program is made up of people who know a lot about gardening and who want to help other people learn how to grow plants in and around their homes The registration fee is $35. Although the program carries a at Marshall. This informal/on is the volunteer commitment, it also same as last time. This is for gives the participants unlimited opportunities for self-learning and must have passed Beginner's Swimming. Forty five students and five chaperones are needed. Make your commitment and registration at Orlyn Wiemer's office. Only one bus will be going, so it's fhst come, community service. Interested gardeners should apply through the local county extension office where they will be able to discuss their gardening abilities and interests in the program with their first serve bases. Bus will leave county extension agents. city park at 12:15 p.m. Swimming The gardeners selected to for two hours, 1 - 3 p.m. A treat become Master Gardener Interns will receive a comprehensive 48 all Apprentice Master Gardener Interns will be asked to give 50 hours of their time to community service before they will be officially certified. This innovative appr6ach to the regular work of the Minnesota Extension Service is one method of meeting the growing need for more assistance to the rapidly expanding area of home horticulture. Gardeners who are interested in obtaining more information or want to apply for the program should contact their local county extension service. Feed grain program The 1991 Feed Grain Program will be discussed by county officials during a program to be held at the Storden Civic Center on Thursday, February 28 from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Roger Missling, Cottonwood County A.S.C.S. Executive Director will discuss the latest feed grain l gulations that farmers will need to know before the March 4 sign up begins. Gary Moreau, District WWG 58 Comfrey 38 The Chargers outscored the Rockets in each quarter to notch win No. 17. The squad had balanced scoring as Chad Bakke, looking better each game, hit for 15. Parker Lien, Jeff DeBates, Jim Kleven, and Shannen Burns helped the cause by hitting 10, 10, 9, 7 respectively. For the game, the Chargers hit on 25 of 58 from the field for 43%. Parker Lien, Josh Swenhaugen, and Jeff DeBates totaled up 10 assists to lead in that category. Bakke and Swenhaugen had 4 steals each. Parker Lien and Scott Eichner pulled down 6 and 5 rebounds. WWG 40 Fulda 28 The Chargers struggled from the field in this contest by hitting just 12 of 48 shots for a frigid 25%. Travis Nelson and Chad Bakke had great rebounding games as each pulled down 8 boards. Jeff DeBates hit 16 points followed by Bakke's 12 to lead the scoring. The Bomber's record for the year is now 18 and 1. Next week the Chargers will face two strong opponents in HLOL, a team WWG nipped at home earlier, and once beaten AA power Marshall. WWG -- 75 Jackson -- 58 WWG started slowly, but came on strong in the second and fourth quarters to roll to a 75-58 victory. After trailing by two at the first uarter break, Gina Kronback, tephanie Kjorness and Michelle Lindaman each scored six points in the second quarter to give the Chargers the lead. Kronback led the team in scoring with 26 points, Lindaman 21, and Kjorness 19. Heidi Steen led in rebounds with 12, Stacy Horkey and Lindaman each had 5 assists. Coach Theisen commented: "We had some fine individual performances by Kronback, Lindaman and Kjorness. Horkey and Carla Kjorness did a nice job of getting the ball to the open person. Steen really rebounded like she can tonight." FG FT PTS Kronback 12 26 Lindaman 9 3-5 21 Kjorness 8 2-419 Steen 2 4 Horkey 1 2 C. Kjorness 1-21 Rupp 1 2 WWG 12 25 17 21 75 Jackson 14 15 15 14 58 WWO--43 HLOL----41 OT WWG pulled off a Valentine's Day upset as they defeated the Red Rock Conference leader HLOL. The Chargers led most of the game until the final minutes when they fell behind by two points. Key baskets in the fourth quarter by Michelle Lindaman and Stephanie Kjorness tied the game up to send it into OT. HLOL scored the f'wst two points of OT, but'Stacy Horkey found Gina Kronback wide open to score two points to tie the game. Both teams turned the ball over in their next possessions and WWG got the ball back with 33 seconds left. Michelle Lindaman set up the final play as she drove to the basket and passed to Kjorness who calmly saw Heidi Steen open under the basket. Steen shot the ball which swished through the basket as the game ended. Coach Theisen commented: "This was a super victory for us. We played our best defensive game of the year, I am very proud of the girls. We need to keep that intensity as we start district play." The Chargers open up district play against Comfrey at Windom on Thursday in the game following the 6:30 SJ vs Jackson game. Conservationist will present the new Conservation Reserve Program and other conservation regulations from the 1990 Farm Bill. Farmers will get a look at the Kjorness various alternatives they may have Kronback in their spring planting plans Steen regarding program participation Lindaman and flexible acres. Jim Christensen, Kjomess County Extension Agent, Rupp Agriculture will provide this Horkey information along with worksheets farmers may use for their own WWG situations. HLOL The meeting is o0en to anyone interested. FG FTPTS 2 9-10 13 4 -- 8 4 0-2 8 3 -- 6 1 2-2 4 1 --- 2 1 -- 2 16 14 5 4 4 43 9 15 8 7 2 41 SENTINEL & TRIBUNE Walnut Grove - Westbrook, MN - Wednesday, Boys District Basketball Tournament Thursday, February 28 Saturday, March 2 Thursday, March 7 Westbrook-Walnut Grove / 6:00 at Jackson / / Buttorfield-Odin/Mt. Lake! 6.'00 at Jackson or Windom Storden-Jeffers 6:00 at Windom Sioux Valley-Round Lake-Brewster 5:30 at Worthington Windom CHAMPIONSHIP I 8:30 at Jackson I I Comlrey 8:30 at Jackson or Windom HLO-L 8:30 at Windom Jackson . : Gina Kronback moved to avoid running Into a HL-O-L last Thursday night. ST Photo. Stephanle Kjorness put.up a shot against HL-O 1" I Thursday night. ST Photo.