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Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014
Happening Now •Girls Basketball: At Brookings High School—freshmen and JV 4 p.m., JV 5:30 p.m., varsity 7 p.m.
Lunch Time at WHS •Today’s lunch: Breaded chicken patty •À la carte lines: Pasta, soft taco, baked potato bar, chef salad, sandwiches
Group Meetings •Prom Committee: Members will meet at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday in A-253. •Collision: Christian fellowship group will meet at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday in A-124. •Junior State of America: Will meet at 3:15 p.m. Thursday in A-124. New members are welcome. •Attend: The fund-raising Zumbathon for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation from 2-4 p.m. Sunday in the WHS gym—$15 donation for adults, $5 for students. •Aviation Club: Members will meet Feb. 25 and each second and fourth Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Career and Technical Education Academy.
Other Reminders •Jostens: Representative will visit to take ring orders Wednesday and Thursday before school, during lunch periods and after school until 5 p.m. across from the gym. Order packets are available in the student services office. NOW Tuesday Staff Co-Editors . . . . . . . . . . . . Makenzie Huber and Adam Gacke Assistant Editors . . . . . . . . . Jamie Withorne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .and Kelsey Knecht Staff: Miranda Rios, Zac Lupica, Quintin Brady, Lizzy Pirrung, Tia Nath, Alison Rollag, Tyler Versluys Editor-in-Chief . . . . . . . . . Chloe Goodhope Managing Editor . . . . . . Anna Kate Nieman Adviser . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jason Lueth The News of Washington is a publication of the Orange & Black Staff Washington High School–Sioux Falls, S.D. Some material courtesy of American Society of Newspaper Editors/ MCT Campus High School Newspaper Service
Vol. 19 • No. 106
Mostly sunny Windy, warmer High 45°
Mostly cloudy Low 18°
Wednesday: Mostly sunny Breezy High 50°
Basketball teams travel west-river
Girls go 2-0, boys split with Rapid City teams Girls Basketball
By Miranda Rios pair of wins were earned by both the varsity and JV girls basketball teams as they traveled west this weekend. On Friday at Rapid City Central, the varsity won 62-39, while the JV won 47-38. For the varsity, senior Hannah Nieman led with 16 points in both games and senior Ellie Benson contributed 11. On Saturday, the Warriors faced Rapid City Stevens, winning the varsity 57-31 and JV 66-49. Senior Michaela Mayer, who had 10 points in the game, said she was happy with the team’s wins. “I thought we played well together as a team,” Mayer said. “We knew we would be taking on two good teams, and we came out ready to compete.” The Warrior girls will travel to Brookings today
and host Roosevelt Friday. Coach Nate Malchow said the team needs to be ready. “I am happy with how the kids played,” Malchow said. “We have challenging games this week, so we need to be ready to play.”
By Kelsey Knecht The Warrior boys beat Central in overtime 62-60 Friday. Senior Brett Stanley hit the game-winning bucket and also led the team with 18 points. On Saturday, the Warriors led Stevens by as much as 11 points in the second quarter, but fell short 58-55. Stanley again led all scorers with 22 points. The JV beat Central in double-overtime 61-60, and won at Stevens 55-47. The boys take the floor again on Thursday against cross-town rival Roosevelt, at WHS.
Warrior teams both rated in poll out today Both the Warrior boys and girls varsity basketball teams are rated in the most recent Sportswriters Association Poll, out today. Ratings, with firstplace votes in parentheses, records and previous rankings are below. Class AA Boys 1. Huron (9).......................... 16-1, 1 2. Roosevelt............................ 13-3, 2 3. Pierre................................. 16-2, 3 4. Rapid City Stevens............. 15-3, 4 T5. WHS............................... 11-7, 5 T5. Yankton....................... 12-6, NR Also receiving votes: Brandon Valley 10-8.
Class AA Girls 1. Mitchell (7)........................ 17-1, 1 2. WHS (2)..........................15-2, T2 3. O’Gorman.......................13-5, T2 4. Spearfish..........................13-3, T5 5. Pierre............................. 10-7, NR
Also receiving votes: Roosevelt 9-7, Lincoln 10-7, Sturgis 12-5.
Bowlers sweep Yankton, host event Monday By Tia Nath and Zac Lupica The Warrior bowling teams swept Yankton at all levels Friday in Yankton. High game for the girls went to senior Marissa Johnson with a 198, and high series went to senior Brianna Stafford with a 507. For the boys, sophomore Aaron Johnson was high game with a 259 and bowled the high series with a 699. Johnson
also had 14 strikes in a row in his first and second games. Coach Troy Duffy said he is proud of how his team is beginning to look. “I’m seeing some results from the drills and teachings I’ve been giving, which is making me very happy,” Duffy said. The Warriors also hosted the first-annual Howie Kolhoff Baker-style double-elimina-
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tion Tournament Monday at Eastway Bowl. Both boys teams went out after their third match, while the girls took first and third. Junior Nicole Thill said she was proud of her teammates. “It was a really exciting and fun day,” Thill said. “We enjoyed seeing all of the teams who came out to bowl for (deceased coach) Howie.”
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Wrestlers earn Warrior boys earn big win three wins at over Brookings before break Harrisburg quad Freshman boys earn wins over S.C. East By Miranda Rios The varsity wrestling team faced off against Harrisburg, Dakota Valley and Vermillion Thursday at the Harrisburg Quad in Harrisburg. The Warriors took a victory over Harrisburg 55-24, defeated Dakota Valley 60-23 and beat Vermillion 45-31. Senior Trey Crisp-Peterson earned pins in all three matches in times of 1:37, 1:09 and 1:45 and said he is happy with how the day went. “We worked hard last week,” Crisp-Peterson said. “Everyone came to wrestle, and we won all three meets.” Senior Chris Vroman, who was unopposed vs. Harrisburg and Dakota Valley and earned a pin over Vermillion in 1:21, said the team is now getting ready for the post season. “We wrestled well and we need to continue working hard to get ready for regionals on Thursday and Friday,” Vroman said. The Warriors will wrestle in the Region 2 Meet this week at Lennox. Other wrestlers who went undefeated Thursday at Harrisburg included sophomores Hunter O’Connor and Chase O’Connor, sophomore Grant Rosheim and seniors Luke Reiter and Dorian Simpson.
Boys vs. Brookings
By Adam Gacke The Warrior boys basketball teams earned wins at multiple levels as they hosted Brookings Feb. 11 in the Warrior gym. The varsity won 59-35, the JV 62-53, the sophomores 67-57 and the freshman A Team 58-53. The freshman B Team fell to Brookings 45-43. In varsity action, sophomore Carter Keller was the top scorer, scoring 12 points in his nine minutes on the court. Seniors Brett Stanley and Kevin Nelson each contributed eight in the victory. Sophomore Sam Siganos had six, including a 3/4 court buzzer beater at the half. The Warriors led by as many as 32 points in the third quarter and shot 52 percent for the game. Every player on the WHS roster played in the win, and all 13 Warriors dressed for the game scored. Coach Craig Nelson said the game was a good one. “It was a good way for the Senior Night to go,” Nelson said. “A lot of players got playing time, and that can help us down the road.” The boys will next face the Roosevelt Rough Riders Thursday at WHS.
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Davis, White earn ice dance gold Medal Count: G U.S. 5 Russia 5 Norway 7 Netherlands 5 Germany 8
S 4 8 4 5 3
B T 10 19 6 19 7 18 7 17 4 15
Photo by Josh Jurgens JUMP SHOT—Senior Iyasu Woche puts up a shot in the game with Brookings.
Freshmen vs. S.C. East
By Tia Nath The freshman boys took a pair of games from Sioux City, Iowa, East Saturday in the WHS gym. The A Team won 60-51, while the B Team won 37-35. “It was a fun game,” Carson Herbert said. “I’m glad we came out on top.”
By Jeff Seidel Detroit Free Press (MCT) SOCHI, Russia — Charlie White and Meryl Davis stood by the edge of the rink. They had spent a lifetime, training for this moment. “First place and Olympic champions,” a woman said, over the public address system. “Representing the United States of America… Meryl Davis and Charlie White.” Davis, 27, of West Bloomfield, Mich., and White, 26, of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., won the ice dance with 195.52 points on Monday night, breaking their own world record and becoming the first U.S. team to win the event. They skated across the ice, hand in hand, and waved to the crowd during the flower ceremony. They skated to the podium and stopped by their old rivals — Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue, the Canadians with whom they train at Arctic Edge in Canton, Mich., under the same coach, Marina Zoueva. Davis hugged Virtue, and White gave a big, muscular guy hug to Moir. The rivalry was already starting to fade. Virtue and Moir, who had won the gold medal in Vancouver in 2010, won the silver medal with 190.99 points.