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Your Hometown News 12: *************MIXED ADC 553 12/3112015 $MALLTOWN PAPERS, INC. 2!7 W COTA ST SHELTON WA 98584-2263 ~ J Volume 69, Issue 44 Thursday December 1, 2016 Inside this week: Card of Thanks, page 2. Jansen namedWells Fargo Most Valuable Teammate at Pep Bowl, page 2. OBITUARY: Guy Schoe- necker, 89, formerly of Eden Valley; page 4. Schoenecker built an em- pire, page 5. -Holiday bazaars, Santa Days, concerts, pages 6- 7. - High school winter sports schedules, page 8. * KAHS Holiday Concert scheduled Dec. 12, page 8. EV-W football in the Prep Bowl (photos), page 9. - "Shop I cal," page 10. ValleyVictors 4Her of the month, page 11. 'Fargo, series 3 filming location announced, page 11. * Kiffmeyer earns certifica- tin'FPag 2ach, Newman, Urdahl get committee assign- mentsrpage 12. * Crime blotters, page 13. * Weather, page 16. * 'Parenting Angry Teens' workshop scheduled Dec. 14, page 16. "In Brief is on page 16. Church & Obituaries ....... 4 Local Schools .......... 8-9, 11 "Shop Local". ........... 10 Business Directories ...12-13 Legals, Government .... 12-13 Crime Blotters ........... 13 Calendar ................ 14 Classifieds .............. 15 Newsstand Price: Sl + lllltlJltlJlJlll l!+l llll + The Eden Valley-Watkins Eagles played for the State Championship in Class 2A years ago, the Eagles emerged victorious, handing the Warriors-zrpainful loss. football Friday afternoon, Nov. 25, at US Bank Stadium. Their only other time This year, the tables turned and the Eagles would leave with a second-place in the Prep Bowl was 2005. They faced a strong Caledonia both times. Eleven State trophy. Staffphoto by Jean Doran Matua. Foehrenbacher who died of an aneurysm last Spring. Many of the players had Jake's number 27 shaved into their hair before the semifinals. Their helmets all year have had a "IF" sticker on the back, so Jake has been with them the whole way. The Eagles won the semi- finals last week, rather hand- ily, defeating Maple River 46-13. But they met their match in the Caledonia Warriors Friday at the US Bank Stadium. It turned into a grudge match, in a sense. The Eagles had defeated Caledonia for the State Championship back in 2005, a historic loss that still burns Warrior coaches, the loss that halted Caledonia's run for a ninth title. Since then, Caledonia has won six state titles. The Warriors scored quickly, and a lot, and ultimately stormed right through the Eagles with a final score of 61-12. Caledonia scored a touch- down on an 18-yard pass just two minutes into the game. Another touchdown, on a 39-yard pass, fol- lowed just two and a half minutes First-graders at Kimball Elementary School enjoyed a Thanksgiving feast Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 23. In the morning, the three classrooms made applesauce from fresh apples. They also made their own Pilgrim and Indian costumes. In the afternoon, they shared the applesauce along with popcorn, juice, and pumpkin muffins. The fun tradition started long ago, with teacher Dode Klein, and it's wonderful that it's survived after her retirement. Staffphoto by Jean Doran Matua. es are runner-up Bylean Doran Matua, Editor later. A third TD, on a 3-yard pass, who caught the 31-yard pass and Fodstad's rush failed.) The final The Eden Valley-Watkins putWarriorsahead20-0inthefirst nearly tripped into the end zone. score was 61-12 in just over two Eagles have carried a huge bur- quarter. Three more touchdowns Jacob Streit's extra-point kick was and a half hours of play. den all football season, and they in the second quarter (on a 3-yard blocked, so the Eagles were kept to The Warriors and Eagles had a carried it right into the Prep Bowl pass, 1-yard run, and 13-yard pass) 6 points. Their first score was with comparable number of offensive Friday, Nov. 25. The untimely ended the first half at 40-0. 28 seconds left in the third quarter, plays in the game, 63 for Caledonia deaths of several young people But the Eagles did not give up, In the fourth quarter, Caledonia and 58 for Eden Valley-Watkins. in the area, and the July tornado or give in, even after two more TDs scored again, on a 1-yard run. The EV-W tallied 326 total offense in Watkins, have all taken a huge by Caledonia (a 4-yard run and a Eagles faced a 61-6 defeat with yards to Caledonia's 523; 172 pass- toll on local morale. Even more 10-yard run). less than three minutes left in the ing and 154 rushing for EV-W profoundly, though, the team of Down by 54 points, Reese game. Ethan Moore scored on a young men were playing for lake Jansen tossed to Matt Schindler 55-yard pass from Jack Bates. (Eric Prep Bowl~To page 9 P.O. Box 220, Kimball MN 55353 Tel./Fax 320 398-5000 or 453-6397 news@tricountynews.MN Web: tricountynews.MN