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SENTINEL TRIBUNE Boys track saves best for last Sports Falcons Softball season ends with loss to Canby/Minneota By Coach LeBoutillier Thursday, June 3, was a perfect day for a track meet. The temperature was in the 70's and there was little wind. The day promised great times and heights and these became realities for the WWG/RRC boys track athletes. Mark Engen achieved a personal best in the high jump with a leap of 6 feet 1 inch for a third place finish. The top two jumpers went on to state. The 4x800 meter relay team, consisting of Matt Moldan, Sam Furth, Alex Johnson, and Garrett Gransee placed fourth in that event with another new school record time of 8 min- utes and 31.82 seconds. They beat their old record by over 3 seconds. The final placing for the team was 6th place finish by Gransee in the 800 meter run. Garrett ran the dis- tance in 2 minutes and 6.75 seconds. As a team, WWG/RRC placed 17th out of 32 teams in the Section 3 Meet. Coach LeBoutillier noted, "I was very proud of the way our men competed today. They brought their best to this meet. These guys are all under classmen and have a burning desire to get back to this level and beyond next year." Olsem places fifth at Section Meet Jessica Olsem was the lone medal winner for WWG- RRC at the Section track meet Thursday June 3rd at Luverne. Jessica placed fifth with a time of 5:37.19. Krystle Sell and Kelley Nelson just missed the plac- ings by coming in 9th. Krystle ran a personal best in the 400 with a time of 62.62 and Kelley ran a per- sonal best in the 800 with a time of 2:27.42. The 4x400 relay team of Lindsey Anderson, Krystle Sell, Kelley Nelson and Abby Knott also just missed the award stand as they came in 9th with a time of 4:18.22. Also competing at the sections but not placing were Jenna Zempel in the 100 hurdles, Amanda Buresh in the 400 dash and Lindsey Anderson in the 200 dash. Team totals: Cedar Mt. Morgan 79.5; TMB 78; Windom Area 62; Lac qui Parle Valley-Dawson 57; Wabasso 55; Pipestone Area 50; Jackson County Central 48; Luverne 45; BLH/BOLD 41; MCC 23; Adrian 21; Canby/Minneota 15; Benson/KMS 14.5; HBC/Ellsworth 14; Montevideo 14; RCW 14; Southwestern United 10; YME 10; RTR/LB 9; Fulda 9; Ortonville 6; Redwood Valley 6; MLBO 6; SWC 5; WWG- RRC 4; Lincoln High 4; Comfrey Springfield 2 Weightlifting Seminar at WWG High School There will be a Weightlifting Seminar at the WWG High School on Tuesday, June 15, from 6 - 9 p.m. No cost to participants and this event is sponsored by the WWG Athletic Booster Club. Bruce Remme, certified strength and conditioning coach, from Marshall High School, will be conducting the seminar. He will have a 1-hour presentation and then he will work with ath- letes on proper form and technique. Weightlifting is the key to becoming better in all sports. All WWG students grades 6 - 12, boys and girls, are invited. Bring clothes with you that you can wear to participate. Contact Leo Theisen or Carter Ross for more information. NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS Dear subscriber; please check the due date on your address label of your paper. In order to avoid a lapse in your subscription, please remit your renewal two weeks prior to the expiration date. @@@@@@@@@ @ ...... Westbrook Health Center @ The Falcons Softball season came to an end on Saturday, May 29, when they were upset by Canby/Minneota. The Section tournament is dou- ble elimination once the teams advance to second round action. The game was played in Dawson at 11:30. Visitor Canby/Minneota was retired in order in the top of the 1st inning. The Falcons threatened in the bottom of the 1st when Savanna Evans reached on a walk and stole second. She was called on runner interfer- ence on a line drive hit by Jenn Olsem to end the inning. C/M scored in the top of the second on a lead off dou- ble, followed by a single and a walk to load the bases. With one out, the batter grounded to short. Julia made a good throw home, but the ball was dropped to allow the run to score. Mel Schmidt retired the next two batters to leave the bases loaded. C/M led 1-0 until the bottom of the 5th when Blair Meyer led off with a single and was sacrificed to second by Mel Schmidt. With 2 out, Kiki Polzin hit a solid single to left center to tie the game at 1 apiece. Ashley Neperman entered for Polzin as a courtesy run- ner and scored on Julia Grams rbi double. C/M tied the game in the top of the 6th with 2 outs on 3 consecutive singles. Neither team could produce a run until the 9th. C/M threatened in the 7th when the Falcon defense shut them down with bases loaded. In the 9th, the lead-off batter reached on a single, stole second and scored on two Falcon errors. In the bottom of the 9th, Jenn Olsem led off with a double and was sacrificed to third by Missa Altermatt. Jenn was stranded on third as the next two batters were retired on ground outs to pitcher and short to end the game. Both teams produced eight hits. The Falcons com- mitted 4 errors and C/M played without an error. Mel took the loss, going all nine innings, striking out 9, walking 3 and hitting one. C/M pitcher struck out 1 and also walked three. The Falcons finish the season with 12 wins and 9 losses. They won the Red Rock Conference with a 9-1 record. C/M 010001001 Falcons 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 The Falcons placed 5 on the All Conference Team. They were: Julia Grams, Jenn Olsem, Mel Schmidt, Missa Altermatt and Blair Meyer. Savanna Evans and Mel Quade were named to the Honorable Mention Team. 2004 Red Rock All-Conference Teams announced The 2004 Red Rock All Conference Teams have been announced. All-Conference Girls Golf Team: Team scores: Adrian 396; Murray County Central 406; Fulda; 411; WWG 414; Southwest Christian 466; Southwest United 483; RRC 502. Jamie Munson and Jenny Heinrich from WWG were named to the All Conference Golf Team. 2004 Red Rock All- Conference Boys Golf Team Team Scores: WWG 367 (won on tie breaker); Southwest Christian 367; Hills-Beaver CreeldEllsworth 370; Sioux Valley -Round Lake- Brewster 386; RRC 414; Southwest Star Concept 417 Kenny Willers and Jordan Winter from WWG were named to the All- Conference Golf Team. 2004 Red Rock All-Conference Baseball: Standings: MLBO 9-1; Adrian 7-3; MCC 5-5; SW-U 5-5; Edgerton 4-6; RRC/WWG 0-10. Tyler Reiner, RRC/WWG, was named to the All-Conference Baseball team. Honorable Mention: Alex Scarset and Chase Bierman, RRC/WWG. 2004 Red Rock Central All- Conference Softball Final standings: RRC/WWG 9-1; MLBO 6-4; Edgerton 6-4; Comfrey/C.M. 5-5; MCC 4-6; SWU 0-10 Julia Grams, Jen Olsem, Mel Schmidt, Missa Altermatt and Blair Meyer, RRC/WWG were named to the All-Conference Team. Honorable Mention: Mel Quade, Savannah Evans, RRC/WWG. will be doing Athletic Physicals MONDAY. JUNE 14 5-7:30 p.m. Sub Section Golf @ TUESDAY. JULY 13 5-7:30 p.m. @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ Parents are required to accompany child to physicals, unless prior arrange- ments have been made with clinic staff. Urine samples will be collected at the time of the physical. Please bring glasses if worn* Payment due the day of the physical- ONLY $25.00 (Physicals will not be submitted to insurance because of the already reduced rates.) WestbrOok Health Center 507-274-6121 visit our website: www.westbrookhealthcenter.org @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @@@@@@@@@@ The boys and girls golf team entered tournament play with momentum. However, both sub sections are extremely tough. The girls went 3-3 on the day fin- ishing 4th. The boys went 2- 4 and finished 5th. Jamie Munson shot an even 100 to qualify for her 5th section tournament. Jenny Heinrich shot 111 and Jasmine Madson 116 to end their golf careers. All the seniors will be missed next year. Stephanie Comnick 129, Andrea Hass 130, and Ashley Hanson 132, all played in their first of many sub section tournaments. The girls end the season at 13-14 overall. Kenny Willers shot a 79 to finish tied for second and qualify for the sections. Layne Kockelman, David Schulz, Dan Schneider and Derek Eichner all shot a 97 for the day. Jordan Winter turned in a 98 for the Chargers. The boys end the season at 18-7 overall. Only losing 1 senior the future is bright for WWG golf. Kenny and Jamie par- ticipated in the .Section 3 Tournament last week. Jamie shot a 90 to finish 8th overall and 2 strokes and 1 place out of State. Jamie had an outstanding career at WWG. Kenny shot a 76 to tie for 3rd and qualify for the 2004 State A Tournament. The tournament began Monday at Onamia, MN. Wednesday, June 9, 2004 Page: Grace DeVries got a hole-in-one on hole #3. Gotf Corner By Jan Lindaman ANXIETY for golfers?? Continuing on with our GPA--Golt Performance Anxiety--the condition whea heart is racing, your blood pressure rising, my, etc., our third problem is TOO MUCH No matter where you play or how good a golfer you will come a time when you are given unsolicited your golf game. Advice will come from the husband or wife or friend who comments on yoUr swing; or even a stranger, who wants to "fLX" your faults, or a chatty know-it-all. It can fill your head many thoughts that you don't know which ones to which ones to ignore. SOLUTION: "Be Direct/" One suggestion is moment someone starts offering advice, you saY, telling me what to do is making me uptight, let's it after the round so I can work on it in the can politely say, 'hat sounds helpful, but right working on another part of my game." If someone on giving advice, simply get away. If riding in a er, walk to your ball. Before they can make a comment, one of your own. Whatever--just set personal and get your space back so you can concentrate on your' game. None of the ladies were able to play league Tuesday, but Men's League had an excellent are the men's and ladies league results thus far: Early #1 - D. Jorgenson-R. Jorgenson 58; G. DeBates 56; M. Erickson-M. Faltinson 46 1/2. Early Kjorness-J. Dibble 52 1/2; P. Goetstouwers-R. Vosberg-W. Beckman 46. Intermediate League - S. Severson 27 1/2; R. Fay-K. Edckson 26; J. Hammer 25. Ladies 2-Lady - G. DeVries-J. LindamS Kuehl-D. Jensen 17 1/2. NOTE: Senior play will resume on Monday, Another upcoming tournament to consider si is the Healthcare Scramble which raises money health center. It's a 3-person scramble and will be Friday, June 25, at 3 p.m. Call the golf course to sig team or call Lee Mischke. Congratulations goes to Grace DeVries from scored an ace--yes, a hole-in-one---Saturday Hole #3 using her lucky 9-iron. This is the Rrst Thought for you to ponder this next week: down slower than a golf handicap." Bobby Nichols. Keep smiling and have a good week! Courage to Care Golf Tourney A"Courage to Care" Golf tourney has been scheduled for 12:30 P.M. sharp, Thursday, June 17th at the Emerald Valley golf course in Lakefield. The event will be a 4-person bestball, with proceeds raised going to the Hospice Cottage being built in Worthington. The Cottage will be available for use by residents of Co'ttonwood, Jackson, and Nobles Counties. The cost of the includes 18 holes cart, and a pork There will be a in one contest, prizes, and loads There will also be a shot in the lake for try. To register event, please call 5755 or may also register at course.