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Thursday, May,30, 2013 Page 17 KAHS Junior High Awards Program Starting at 8:30 a.m. Friday, May 24 Band Awards (Mr. Haake): 1. Outstanding Band Members: Grade 8- Stephanie Hurrle Grade 7 -Adrienne Rainer 2. Most Improved Junior High Band Member: Kari Schiefelbein 3. Junior High "Practice Mon- ster" Award: Anna Donnay, Emily Utecht Visual Arts (Mr. Linn) Trimester 1 - Grade 7 - Out- standing Art Student: Heidi Hen- drickson, Mitchell Jansky Trimester 2 - Grade 7 - Out- standing Art Student: Lidiah Zipp, Kade Reddemann Trimester 3 - Grade 7 - Out- standing Art Student: Grant Gard- ing, Katherine Johnson Trimester 1 - Grade 8 - Out- standing Art Student: Katelynn Loehrer, Monte Albert Trimester 2 - Grade 8 - Out- standing Art Student: Macy Vos- sen, Brandon LaFave Trimester 3 - Grade 8 - Out- standing Art Student: Kari Schief elbein, Scott Laudenbach * One Act (Jody Markgraf): Let- terwinners: Kimball Express gains two more wins Express Defeats Brewers Saturday, May 25 By Tom Marquardt, Manager Kimball Express defeated the Luxemburg Brewers 8 - 4. Express jumped early by scoring 5 runs in the 2nd inning and eventually gaining a 8 - 1 lead until the bot- tom of the 7th when the Brewers answered with 3 runs offthe bat of Derrick Orth hitting a 3 run home run to right field. Adam Theis started on the mound for the Express picking the win going 5 innings and allowing 1 run. Aaron Laabs came on in relief and pitched the sixth, seventh, and eighth innings. Adam Beyer pitched ninth to help preserve the Express win. Offensively, they were led by Beyer 2 for 4 - with a double and 2 RBI and Brian Marquardt was 2for5 Game Totals: 123 456 789 RHE Kimball 050 102 000 8 8 3 Luxemburg 000 010 300 412 3 Express Shuts Outs Nicks Sunday, May 26 Kimball Express defeated the St. Nicholas Nicks by 5-0 margin. Matt Dingmann started on the mound and picked the win. Matt went 7 innings allowing 0 runs orr 4 hits, 2 walks, 1 hits batsmen, Hannah Bisila, Jacob Bisila, Eryn Eken, Brady Sanders, Talyn Schlueter, Maicy Vossen, Lidiah Zipp * Speech (Jody Markgraf): Let- terwinners Eryn Eken, Katelyn Pearcy, Adrienne Rainer, Abbey Schiefel- bein, Maicy Vossen Perfect Attendance Awards: (Mr. Widvey): Grade 7: Jarett Edwards, Brook- lyn Smith Grade 8: None * FFA Awards (Ms. Nelson): Names not available at presstime. while striking out 8. Andy Ding- mann pitched 2 scoreless innings to complete the shutout. Kyle Winter led the offensive attach going 2 for 4. Game Totals: Nicks Kimball LOCAL AMATEUR BASEBALL Wed., May 29, 7:30 p.m., Kimball at Sartell (CANCELLED) Fri., May 31, 6:30 p.m., Eden Valley at Litchfield Blues Fri., May 31, 7:30 p.m., Kimball at St. Michael Fri., May 31, 7:30 p.m., Pearl Lake at Dassel-Cokato Sat., June 1, noon, Eden Valley at St. Augusta Sat., June 1, noon, Lyon's Pub Warrioers at Watkins Sun., June 2, 1 p.m., Eden Valley at Pearl Lake Sun., June 2, 2 p.m., Kimball at St. Augusta Sun., June 2, 2 p.m., Watkins at St. Nicholas Nicks Wed., June 5, 6:30 p.m., Eden Valley at Atwater Wed., June 5, 6:30 p.m., Pearl Lake at Avon Lakers Wed., June 5, 8 p.m., Watkins at Cold Spring Rockies Fri., June 7, 6:30 p.m., Eden Valley at St. Augusta Fri., June 7, 7:30 p.m., Kimball at Watkins Sat., June 8, 1 p.m., Pearl Lake at Kimball Sun., June 9, 1 p.m., St. Augusta at Eden Valley Sun., June 9, 2 p.m., Cold Spring Rockies at Kimball Sun., June 9, 2 p.m., Luxemburg Brewers at Watkins Sun., June 9, 2 p.m., Pearl Lake at St. Augusta Gussies Hawks: Express: Lakers: Clippers: I23 456 789 RHERidgew 000 000 000 052 ater Summer Camp offered Record stands at 7-1 in the CVL South. Next up for the Express is an exhibition game at St. Michael Fri- day May 31, 7:30 p.m. start. Next, St. Augusta Su nday, Ju ne 2, 2 p.m. start. Watkins Clippers secure first win of season 013 010 00x 5 91 Friday, June 7, is the Early writing and arts, and a variety of gled and scored on a Hiltner dou- ble, and the Clips were buzzing. Bryan Benson and Kevin Kramer each singled, and Tyler Long was hit by a pitch. Dan Berg stepped up and delivered a 2-RBI double, knocking out Hawks' starter Dan Hansen. After reliever Cam Knud- sen recorded two quick outs, Matt Geislinger crushed Cam's confi- dence, smacking a 2-RBI single, and putting a wrap on the rally. Bryan Benson hit a 5th-inning double and scored on a Dan Berg single. With a 10-0 lead, the Hawks took advantage of a cou- ple of Clippers' defensive mis- haps and picked up 3 runs. Wat- kins picked up their final run on a 7thqnning Dustin Kramer base hit that scored Benson, who had earlier singled. Eden Valley made things interesting in the bottom of the ninth, but Clips' reliever Mike - Beier slammed the door and shut down any rally hopes. Watkins Clippers Highlights: Kevin Kramer, 3-6, 2 runs scored, RBI; Dan Berg, 2-4, dou: ble, 3 RBI; Matt Geislinger, 2-4, 2 RBI; Adam Hiltner, 2-4, 2 dou- bles, 2 runs scored, RBI; Bryan Benson, 3-5, 3 runs scored, RBI; Eden Valley Hawks Highlights: Mike Arnold, 3-5, double, RBI; Jeff Haag, 2-3, double, 4 RBI; Jake Anderson, 2-2; Clippers Pitching: Matt Geislinger, 6 innings, 5 hits, 3 runs, 0 earned, 1 walk, 8 K's; Mike Beier, 3 innings, 10 hits, 5 runs, 4 earned, 0 walks, 3 K's; Hawks Pitching: Dan Hansen, 3 innings, 9 hits, 9 runs, 9 earned runs. 0 walks, 2 K's, Loss; Cam Knudsen, 4 innings, 7 hits, 2 runs, 2 earned runs, 2 walks, 2 K's; Heath Kramer, 2 innings, 0 hits, 0 runs, I walk, 3 K's; and fish free June 7-9 nated lake within a Minnesota state park. More information on fishing in state parks is available at www. html. "Fishing is one of the easiest and most-accessible outdoor activities in Minnesota," Kurre said. "Take a kid fishing and, come the end of the trip, you're both likely to be hooked." The DNR's Fishing in the Neigh- borhood (FIN) program provides urban shore,fishing opportuni- ties across the metro with fam- fly-friendly settings, piers, loaner equipment at some locations and a real chance to catch quality fish. Learn more online at www.mndnr. gov/fin. Four of Minnesota's nine state parks that are offering this sum- mer's weekly I Can Fish! program have sessions scheduled dur- ing Take-A-Kid Fishing weekend. Sessions at each park explore the basics of fishing, fish identifica- tion and angling tips and tricks. For more information, go to www. html. Even when it's not Take-A-Kid Fishing weekend, Minnesota resi- dents may fish in a state park with- out a fishing license if the body of water doesn't require a trout stamp. Anglers must fish from shore or wade in water within the state park or from a boat or a float on a desig- It's EASY to renew or subscribe! By Pat Garry, Staff writer The Watkins Clippers trav- eled to Eden Valley Sunday, May 26, and picked up their first win, edging the Hawks, 11-8. Hav- ing played the early season thus far with a make-shift roster, the Clip- pers finally got to full strength, welcoming back vets and "rooks" Kevin Kramer, Matt Geislinger, Brendan Ashton, Bryan Benson, and Miah Kramer. Kevin Kramer got things started with a bunt single, stealing second base and moving to third on a fly ball. Brendan Ashton brought him in with a sacrifice fly, giving the Clips an early 1-0 lead. Follow- ing a second inning base knock by Grant Warren and an Adam Hilt- ner double, Bryan Benson and Kevin Kramer brought them in, boosting the Clippers' advantage to 3-0. Watkins broke the game open in the sixth, with a 6-run 6-hit flurry. Matt Geislinger sin- Take a kid fishing Celebrate the end of the school year with a potential angler-to-be by fishing for free with a child 15 or younger, June 7-9, during Take- A-Kid Fishing weekend, ~e Min- nesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said. "This is a great opportunity to discover fishing,[' said Mike Kurre, the DNR's mentoring program coordinator. "Minnesotans 16 or older who take a child 15 or younger fishing don't need a license that weekend. Opportunities for begin- ning anglers abound throughout Minnesota." Getting started is easy. A .boat isn't needed and there's even loaner poles and tackle in some areas. Start by going to www.mtldnr. gov/takeakidfishing, to learn some terms, basic techniques and shore- fishing locations. DNR fisheries offices throughout Minnesota also offer some good, old-fashioned angling advice about fishing spots that will keep young anglers happy and safe. Bird deadline to register for the 2013 Ridgewater College Sum- mer Camp set for July in Hutchin- son and Willmar. The Hutchin- son event will be Monday, July 22 through Thursday, July 25, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day. The Willmar camp is set for the same times but from Monday, July 29, through Thursday, Aug. 1. The events provide numer- ous fun, hands-on and educa- tional career and interest explo- rations for youth entering grades 5-8. Again this year, all campers will experience all sessions rather than having to choose. Campers will experience three to four new career/interests each day of camp. Depending on whether you attend camp in Hutchinson or Willmar, exploration sessions may include hydrology, taxidermy, photog- raphy, color science, electronics, animals, computer graphics, auto- motives, plant science, baking, the Native American culture, creative By mail, phone, fax web, or e-mail. (See order form on page 18.) health care such as occupational therapy and nursing. The Early Bird fee is $99 per camper through June 7, or $119 thereafter. Fee includes four days of activities, materi- als, lunches, and a T-shirt. Regis- trations strongly encouraged by July 8. The camps are sponsored by the Ridgewater College Custom- ized Training and Continuing Education, Central Minnesota Jobs and Training Services, New Discoveries Montessori Acad- emy, and the Minnesota Statewide Health Improvement Program. To print a registration packet, register online or see slideshows of last year's camps, go to vww.ridge For more information, or to have a registra- tion packet mailed to you, contact Taft Niemeyer at tari.niemeyer@ or (320) 234-8540. To register, contact Jone at (320) 234-8592, or jone.driver@ridge JOHN DAMMANN 2371 165th Street, Clearwater MN 55320 320-236-3503 ce11320-267-4781 WORMS * CASTINGS - VERMICOMPOSTINGS A SUBSIDIARY OF ROCK HILL ENTERPRISES STRYKER HIP RECALL Stryker recalled implants due to These implants manufacturer. 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