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Pa00e 10 Classroom of the Week: Sports Leisure Thursday, April 28, 2011 News  Kimball, MN EV-W-K boys' track April 19 By ]ason Mortenson, Assistant track &field coach Results of track meet with B-B-E Tuesday, April 19 1. Willmar-Red-162 2. New London-Spicer-138 3. EV-W-K-122.5 4. Benson/KMS-107 5. B-B-E-57 6. Paynesville Area-45 7. St. Cloud Christian-34 8. Wilmar-White-17.5 9. St. John's Prepl2 Individual results: Tyler Loch-won 200M, member of runner-up 4x200. Nathan McCann-third in high hurdles, 300 hurdles, member of second place 4x400. Austin Ruehle-second in 100M dash, long jump, 4x200. Joe James-second place in the triple jump, 4x200, 4x400. Austyn Schlueter-second in discus. Connor Wittenberg-fourth in triple jump, fifth in high jump, sixth 100M dash. Danny Lochen-second in pole vault, second in 4x400. Devin Brutger-fourth in shot put. Torey Rohloffothird in 400M dash. Overall comments: The boys are really improving and kept supporting one another during the B-B-E meet, during which the weather wasn't the best. We had 21 personal bests (PBs). The team continues to go after their PBs and have no excuses. This is a determined bunch, and it is a joy to watch them improve each and every meet. Our upcoming meets are 4 p.m. Thursday, April 21, at Sauk Rapids, 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, at Maple Lake, and 4 p.m. April 29-Maple Lake Relays. B-B-E Invite girls' track results ce By Dennis Abernathy, coach Tuesday, April 19, the EV-W-K girls' track team took third place of nine teams against a tough field that included two Willmar teams, New London-Spicer, Benson/ KMS, B-B-E, Paynesville, St. Cloud Christian, and St. John's Prep. The ladies performed well and many personal bests were achieved. Below is a list of notables: 100M HH-Tiffany Kuechle fifth place 17.62, Holly Erickson sixth place 17.72 100M Dash-Rachel Arnold fifth place 13.77 4 X 200 Relay - second place 1:56.00 4 X 100 Relay - second place 54.76 300M Hurdles - Emily Donnay fourth place 51.95, Holly Erickson sixth place 54.42 4 X 400 Relay - second place 4:24.00 High Jump - Morgan Meyer fifth place 4' 8" Long Jump - Sam Stuve fourth place 13' 4" Triple Jump - Holly Erickson sixth place 27' 1" Discus - Shawny Kramer first place 120' 6", Casey Schlangen second place 96' 11" Shot Put - Shawny Kramer first place 32' 2", Casey Schlangen sec- ond place 29' 7", Allie Seth seventh Place 26' 3.5" Pole Vault - Sam Stuve t-second place 8' 0" Team Scores: Benson/KMS 140, Willmar Red 111, EVW-K 101, New Lon- don-Spicer 98.5, Paynesville 97, St. John's Prep 59, BBE 46.5, St. Cloud Christian 32, Willmar White 6 Note: Shawny Kramer has offi- cially qualified for Minnesota State Honor Role in Discus. Mrs. Bonnifield teaches personal finance at KAHS. Pictured are (front row, left to right) Tritton Tschida, Erik Mares, Josh Hendrickson, Mrs, Bonnifield, Stephanie Conlin, and Abby Borman; (back row) Shannon Donnay, Jeremiah Kelley, Heidi Lochen, Dillon Menson, Aaron Laabs, Danny Lochen, Matt Pope, Jessica Dahle, and Phil Murphy. Mrs. Bonnifield says that her matter what career path they seek. ings, investments, credit, insur- class, Personal Finance, is a great The class covers setting financial ance, auto loans, apartment leas- class for any junior or senior, no goals, budgeting, checking, savo ing, and buying a house. Class of 2012 Lady tracksters hold their own By Dennis Abernathy, coach The EVW-K girls' track team competed at Sauk Rapids-Rice Thursday, April 21, on a cold/rainy and blistery day. The weather did not hinder performances of many of the ladies as 11 athletes scored against much larger schools. Com- peting at the event were Sauk Rap- ids-Rice, Monticello, Rocori, and Holdingford. Many girls tried new events and despite the cold and rain many personal bests were achieved yet again. Notable performances: 100M HH - Holly Erickson third place 18.82, Tiffany Kuechle fourth place 19.11 100M Dash - Brittany Hesse fourth Place 14.87 4 X 200 Relay - fourth place 1:55.80 Sam Stuve, Rachel Arnold, Brittany Hesse, Molly Hesse 4 X 100 Relay- second place 54.50 Sam Stuve, Rachel Arnold, Brittany Hesse, Molly Hesse Shot Put - Shawny Kramer first place 34' 3" Discus - Shawny Kramer first place 114' 0", Casey Schlangen third Place 92' 6" Long Jump - Morgan Meyer second place 14' 11.75", Brittany Hesse fifth Place 13' 10.25" Pole Vault - Sam Stuve t-third place 8' 0" Team Scores: Monticello 170, Sauk Rapids-Rice 64, Rocori 62, EV-W-K 46, Holdingford 32 Note: With a throw of 34' 3" Shawny Kramer is now qualified for the State Honor Role in the Shot Put. Free sticker reminds boaters to check the drain plug A bright-yellow warning sticker has been created by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to help remind boaters to "check their drain plug." Invasive species regulations, which went into effect last year, now require boaters to remove the plug and drain the bilge and live well before transporting a water- craft. The DNR developed the sticker because some boaters forget to put their drain plug back in place before relaunching their boats. DNR conservation officers say that some boaters have reported near-misses. "I'm told that one angler returned to the dock after parking his truck and trailer, only to find his boat nearly filled with water," said Tim Smalley, Minnesota DNR boat- ing safety specialist. "This is some- thing new that boaters need to incorporate into their boat launch routine." The DNR suggests that the warning sticker be placed next to the boat trailer's winch handle, or somewhere else that the boater is likely to see it before the boat is launched. Boaters can obtain the stick- ers at no charge by calling the DNR Information Center at (651) 296- 6157, or toll-free (888) 646-6367. They are also available by e-mail- ing boatandwater.dnr@state.mn, us, and requesting the "Drain Plug Sticker."