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Happening Now •Girls Golf: Varsity Invitational 9 a.m. at Willow Run •Boys Tennis: Triangular vs. Aberdeen Central and Mitchell 1 p.m. in Mitchell •Baseball: vs. Roosevelt 5:30 p.m. at Harmodon Park—JV/varsity on Field 2, freshman/sophomore on Field 4 •Band: Spring Concert 7 p.m. in auditorium

Lunch Time at WHS •Today’s lunch: Foot-long hot dog •À la carte lines: Pepperoni pizza, taco fixings, baked potato bar, chef salad, sandwiches

Warrior Olympics •Standings: Following all Warrior Olympic events, The Collage is in first place with 77 team points. Tap That-Drumline is in second with 73 and Scuba Steves in third with 65. •Tug-of-War Final: At Honorfest Friday in gym

Other Reminders •All Boys: Planning to play football for WHS in the fall will meet at 7:45 a.m. Thursday in the main gym.

Beach Bash 2014 Dress up, dude! •Today: Mighty ‘Spiffin Monday •Tomorrow: Team Tuesday NOW Monday Staff

Co-Editors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chris Vroman and Lizzie Spier Assistant Editors . . . . . . . . . Connor Schneider Staff: Tad Brakke, Mason Jones, Matt Schievelbein, Matt Rehurek, Lexi Stoltz 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.

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Cloudy, windy Scattered rain Low 37°

Tuesday: Rain, breezy High 46°

Track and field teams do well at Legion Relays Friday in Pierre Boys take first, girls second at 13-team event

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By Chris Vroman arrior track and field team members traveled to Pierre Friday to compete in the annual Pierre Legion Relays where the boys took home first place with 106 team points, while the girls finished second with 109 behind Rapid City Central’s 137. The boys dominated in the relay races as they finished first in the 4x400 meter relay and second in the 4x100, 4x200, 4x800 and the sprint medley relays. The girls also performed well in the relays as they ended up third in the 4x100, 4x200 and 4x800 races and fourth in the 4x400. Top individual results for the girls came from the field, as senior Michaela Mayer won the shot put and placed second in discus and senior Hannah Nieman took first in the long jump and second in the triple jump. Sophomores Anna Goodhope and Jade Visker were part of a three way tie for third in high jump with leaps of 4’

8”. On the track, sophomore Mearah Miedema had an outstanding performance as she won the 200 meter dash with a time of :26.13 and finished third in the 100 hurdles. Freshman Kelsi Kearney placed fourth in both the 800 and 1,600 and junior Hayley Durland fourth in the 300 hurdles. In the boys division, senior Dan Marlette won the 110 hurdles, placed second in the 300 hurdles and long jump and took third in the triple jump. Senior AJ Breck won the 300 hurdles and broke a school record with a time of :39.75. Senior Jacob Green, who finished third in the 800 meter run, said it was a good day. “Both the boys and girls ran very well,” Green said. “We need to continue the hard work in practice so we can perform this well at state.” The annual Dakota Relays are Friday and Saturday at Howard Wood Field.

Boys tennis team defeats Watertown 8-1 Boys Tennis

By Matt Schievelbein The varsity boys tennis team defeated the Arrows 8-1 Friday in Watertown, winning all singles and all but one doubles match. Freshman Elliot Hartwig remains undefeated on the season at No. 2 for the Warriors. Sophomore Carter Huber improved to 6-1 with a win. The Warriors travel to Mitchell today for a triangular with Aberdeen Central and the Kernels.

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Girls Golf

By Lexi Stoltz The varsity golf team placed ninth in the Mitchell Invitational Friday at Lakeview Golf Course, competing against 17 teams from throughout the state. The Warriors ended the day with a team score of 368 strokes, 38 strokes shy of winner Pierre. Leading the team was senior Ashlee Eggebraaten with an overall score of 88 strokes. The Warriors are in action

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By Chris Vroman Varsity baseball team members fell to the Bobcats 4-3 Friday in Brookings. Brookings jumped out to an early lead, scoring two in the first, and never looked back. Junior Tim Wood singled and doubled for the Warriors. The team will face Roosevelt tonight at 5:30 p.m. at Harmodon Park, Field 2.

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A profile of WHS students

Editor’s note: The Warrior Q & A is a Sports weekly profile of Warrior students with the goal of helping members of the WHS community come to know each other better. Subjects are chosen by the Student/ Activity Leader of the Month Committee at WHS. Assembled by Chloe Goodhope

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Faith Rotich

Kenny Diaminda

Senior Student of the Month •What activities are you involved in at WHS? I am involved in the Den with after school community service and academic tutoring. •What are your plans/dreams for the future? I am planning to go to South Dakota State and become a pharmacist. •What is your favorite class this semester? I am enjoying English class, just because it is fun, and the teacher is fun, too. •What is your message to the readers of the NOW? Be focused and determined. Never give up on your dreams.

Senior Student of the Month •What activities are you involved in at WHS? I am a member of the track and field, football and cross country teams and am involved in SALSA community service club. •What are your plans/dreams for the future? I plan to go to college and own an oil company some day. •What is your favorite class this semester? I like AP Physics. We do a lot of fun labs, and Mr. (Adam) Smith makes learning enjoyable. •What is your message to the readers of the NOW? Get involved and meet new people.

Make Beach Bash week one to remember It’s Beach Bash week at WHS—a week that’s a little like homecoming, but with a celebration of academics at the end, instead of a football game. Today starts off a week of wacky dress-up days with Mighty Spiffin Monday, which Hear me. . . means when I’m walking through the hallways and counting down Tad Brakke my last days here I want to see everybody dressed to the nines. Team Tuesday is tomorrow, and that means it’s time to dust off your favorite team jersey and sport it in front of everybody.

On Wednesday, everybody better be saddled up and ready for Western Day, so get the boots and cowboy hats prepared. When I Grow Up is the theme for Thursday, so you could dress as whatever you want to do for a career or where you want to go to college, or turn back the clock and dress like the princess you always wanted to be when you were a kid. Last, but certainly not least, is Beach Day on Friday, so get your Hawaiian shirts ready. As always, Honorfest is Friday, including everything from recognizing state championships to the Top 10 seniors and Warrior Award winners. The Beach Bash Variety Show concludes the week with our most talented peers performing on stage in front of everybody. Lets make it a great week and go out with a bang! Senior Tad Brakke will dress as Prince Charming on Thursday.

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Tornado outbreak kills at least 18 By Susan Kelleher (MCT) VILONIA, Ark. —Three years after a tornado devastated the Little Rock suburb of Vilonia, its residents found themselves huddling in the dark early Monday wondering how they would rebuild again after the most powerful tornado yet this year carved a path through their city and others nearby, killing at least 16 people. The tornado touched down Sunday about 10 miles west of Little Rock at around 7 p.m., then carved an 80-mile path of destruction as it passed through or near several suburbs north of the state capital, including Vilonia. It grew to be a half-mile wide and remained on the ground for much of that route, authorities said. Among the ruins was a new $14 million intermediate school that was set to open this fall. “There’s just really nothing there anymore. We’re probably going to have to start all over again,” Vilonia Schools Superintendent Frank Mitchell said after surveying what was left of the building. The tornado was the largest of several produced by a powerful storm system that rumbled through the central and southern U.S. Another twister killed a person in Quapaw, Okla., before crossing into Kansas to the north and destroying 60 to 70 homes and injuring 25 people in the city of Baxter Springs, according to authorities in Kansas. A death was reported in Baxter Springs, but it wasn’t yet known if it was caused by the tornado, making the Oklahoma death the only confirmed death from Sunday’s storms outside of Arkansas. The overall death toll stood at 18 early today. The National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center said more storms were expected today in the South and Mississippi Valley.


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