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Boys basketball team defeats Sioux City West


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                Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2006                                     Vol. 11 • No. 70                        High 34°.                      High 28°.
                                                                                                                                           Wednesday NOW is sponsored by Sioux Falls Family Vision

    Lunch time at WHS
•Today’s lunch: Glazed chicken ten-
                                                                        Boys basketball team
•A la carte lines: cold sandwiches,
hamburger, chicken quesadilla
•Thursday: Italian dunkers
                                                                       defeats Sioux City West
          Group meetings                                                Freshman, sophomore teams also capture wins
                                                                       By Jason Horstman and Josh Cunningham                     The varsity team now has a record of 4-1 as
•Peer Helpers: 7:40 a.m. Thursday

                                                                               he Warrior varsity boys basketball team       they travel west this weekend.
in A-251                                                                       came away with an overwhelming 70-                The sophomore boys basketball team also
•Baseball Players: 3:10 p.m.                                                   58 victory Tuesday night at Sioux City,       came out with a dominating 81-55 win Tuesday
Thursday in tech-ed garage to pick                                     Iowa, West.                                           over the junior varsity Wolverines.
up cookie dough                                                           Leading scorers for the Warriors were junior           Coach Doyle Becker said the sophomores
•SALSA: 3:15 p.m. Thursday in The                                      Sam Holsen with 27 points and senior Eric             came out with great energy and played their
Learning Center                                                        Lindquist with 18 points.                             hardest throughout the entire game.
•Diversity Committee: 7:30 a.m.                                           Holsen said the Warriors started out a little          “The team played hard and the team is really
Friday in A-136                                                        rough, but regained their strength in the second      coming together very nicely,” Becker said.
                                                                       half.                                                     Sophomore Corey Backer said the team
      Warrior reminders                                                   “We played very badly in the first three           worked hard.
                                                                       quarters, but we turned around in the fourth              “We came out with good intensity and played
•Study Tips: Are available from the
                                                                       quarter,” Holsen said.                                hard throughout the entire game,” Backer said.
counseling center now. The presenta-
                                                                          Senior Kyle Blake also said the team turned            The freshman boys basketball team also
tion has been canceled.
                                                                       things around at the end of the game to come          came out with a victory as they combined to
•After School for Credit: Students
                                                                       out with a win.                                       dominate the Wolverines 80-64.
need to meet with teacher Steve
                                                                          “We struggled the first half, but the team             Leading the way for the Warriors were
Becker sometime this week or next.
                                                                       came together, and with a team effort, we were        freshmen Riley Conklin with 18 points, Levi
Schedule an appointment soon.
                                                                       able to regain our strength and come out with a       Smith with 18 points and Nick Franken with
•Scholarships: Apply now for two
                                                                       win,” Blake said.                                     12 points.
special scholarships. The Tom Steele
                                                                          Coach Jim Trett said the combination of                Coach Kurt Skogstad said the Warriors
Memorial Scholarship will go to one
                                                                       team effort and a great crowd was a key factor        played very hard throughout the entire game,
WHS student. Apply at www.slfc.
                                                                       in their defeat over the Wolverines.                  in order to come out with a victory.
com/scholarship by Jan. 15. Midland
                                                                          “We came out with good intensity, and the              “We played well and fought hard for our vic-
National Scholarships will go to 15
                                                                       players kept their heads and played hard in the       tory against the Wolverines,” Skogstad said.
WHS seniors. Apply at www.mnlife.
                                                                       fourth quarter,” Trett said. “In the first half the       The sophomore, junior varsity and varsity
com by Friday.
                                                                       students and cheerleaders were pumped, which          boy basketball teams will be in action again this
•Students of the Month: For
                                                                       helped keep us going and led to our win over          weekend in Rapid City as they face Stevens on
December need to turn in parking
                                                                       Sioux City.”                                          Friday and Central on Saturday.
tag to teacher Carolyn Ebright in
A-145 now.
                                                                       JV girls basketball team gets some revenge
           NOW Wednesday Staff
Editor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mike Merry               By Duncan DeVries                   eight points.                        Kilee Kading with 16 points.
Assistant Editor . . . . . . . . .Jason Horstman                       and Paul Schipper                       Miller said she thinks the          Coach Brett Schlekeway
Design Editor . . . . . . . . . . . . Eddy Bautista                       Following the varsity girls      team finished hard.                  said he thinks his team strug-
Staff: Duncan DeVries, Jason Horstman,
Ryan McGuire, Ashlee Risse, Amanda Vinson,
                                                                       basketball team’s 52-42 loss to         “We need to work on com-         gled with shots.
Danica DesLauriers, Kevin Haiar, Alison                                Brandon Valley at the Arena on      ing out ready to play, but at the       “We also have to rebound
Harkness, Paul Schipper                                                Friday, the junior varsity girls    end we came back and finished        better so we don’t give up so
Editor-in-chief . . . . . . . . . . . Cassie Tornow                    basketball team extracted some      it,” Miller said.                    many points,” Schlekeway
NOW editor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jake Harris
Business manager . . . . . . . . Haley Vellinga                        revenge on the Lynx Tuesday at          The sophomore girls bas-         said.
Orange & Black editor. . . . . . .Alison Parks                         WHS, winning 43-39.                 ketball team suffered a heart           The freshman ‘A’ team suf-
Adviser. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jason Lueth                 The junior varsity is now a      breaking loss to the Lynx 46-        fered a tough 35-28 loss, while
       The News of Washington is a                                     perfect 4-0 on the season.          55 Tuesday, their first of the       the ‘B’ team came away with a
 publication of the Orange & Black Staff                                  Lead scorers were juniors        season, and fell to 5-1 overall.     41-31 win.
  Washington High School–Sioux Falls, S.D.
    Some material courtesy of American Society of Newspaper Editors/   Ashley Miller with 13 points            The lead scorer for the             The girls will travel to Rapid
             KRT Campus High School Newspaper Service                  and Kylie VandeBrake with           sophomores was freshman              City this weekend.

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                  • News of Washington                                 Page 2                                   Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2006

 Warrior                   Kayla McDaniel           Alex Butler     Veronica Zimmerman         Derek Stalheim            Pam Wensing     A flight
                                 Freshman           Sophomore                    Junior                Senior                   Staff
 opinions                                                                                                                               run a-fowl
                                                                                                                                        By Rob Watson
                                                                                                                                        Knight Ridder
What is your                                                                                                                            Newspapers
  New Year’s                                                                                                                               It’s a bird! It’s a
  resolution,                                                                                                                           plane! It’s an unex-
                                                                                                                                        pected early touch-
    and have                                                                                                                            down! No, not from
 you broken                                                                                                                             the flailing Eagles but
                      “I resolved           “I made a             “My New Year’s          “I have resolved       “My New Year’s         from Oprah Winfrey’s
       it yet?        to get better                                                       to work hard           resolution is to       private jet.
                                            resolution to         resolution is
                                                                                                                 eat healthier and         Just after taking
                      grades, and so        win a match in        to always stay          to get accepted                               off Monday afternoon
                      far I have been       wrestling, but I      awake in classes,       into a good            be less busy, and      from Santa Barbara
                      doing better.”        haven’t done it       and I have              college, and I         yes, I have bro-       Municipal Airport, the
                                            yet.”                 already broken          haven’t broken         ken it.”               talk show star’s plane
      Assembled by
 Danica DesLauriers                                                                                                                     said hello to one of
   and Ashlee Risse
                                                                  it.”                    it yet.”                                      nature’s little friends,
                                                                                                                                        a wayward bird. The
                                                                                                                                        resulting collision
 Board games can provide fun, excitement                                                                                                cracked the plane’s
                                                                                                                                        windshield, so the
                                                                                                                                        plane had to return
   It’s time to open up the closets and get out the board         concepts that are part of the game. With a few lucky rolls            to base.
games and all of their pieces.                                    of the dice, one can either become totally devastated and                Oprah was on a
   Games such as Monopoly and Risk are back on the rise,          distraught, or become victorious and allow others to lose             jaunt with longtime
and more popular then ever. Why spend money going to              at his mercy.                                                         boyfriend Stedman
the movies or engaging in other costly activities when you            Board games can turn people into either champions or
can use fake money, along with skill and strategy, in order       the defeated. Although it can have some everlasting effects                Names
                                        to build a fortune        (think big-time chess) most recover from a major defeat                    in the
                                        and an empire?            in a few short minutes or days. And, those who win can                     News
                   Hear me. . .             Although              go on a streak of winning, even carrying over into their
                                        these games may           “real” life.                                                          An end begins
                                        not be taken seri-            Board games can also be a spectator sport. Watching                   Harry Potter fans
                                        ously by all, they        the strategy involved can be educational, and the twists              knew it was coming,
          Josh Cunningham               do require skill          and turns involved are more exciting than reality TV.                 and now the author of
                                                                                                                                        the popular series, J.K.
                                        and talent, and               Board games can provide an infinite source of enter-              Rowling, has made it
invoke real competition and rivalry among the partici-            tainment and fun. It’s time to open the closets and dust              official. Next month,
pants.                                                            off that board game that has been collecting dust for some            she begins work on
   The games also involve advanced creative and imagi-            time. Enjoy the many opportunities that board games                   the seventh and final
                                                                                                                                        Potter book.
nation skills. When becoming part of the game, you are            offer today.                                                              “I contemplate the
involved, and ultimately become addicted to the rules and                             Senior Josh Cunningham loves Risk and Monoploy.   task with mingled
                                                                                                                                        feelings of excitement
                                                                                                                                        and dread, because
                                                                   Marketing students learn                                             I can’t wait to get
                                                                                                                                        started, to tell the final
       Sioux Falls Family Vision                                  first-hand from Coca-Cola                                             part of the story and,
                                                                                                                                        at last, to answer all
                                                                                                                                        the questions (Will I
  Jeff Sayler, O.D.              Tiffany Brink, O.D.              By Jake Harris                     to see how people are going        ever answer all of the
                                                                  and Dzenan Berberovic              to react to this new bever-        questions? Let’s aim
  “We Care About Your Family’s Eyes                                  The Coca Cola com-              age. The pair also spoke to        for most of the ques-
                                                                  pany has been keeping busy         the students about how a           tions); and yet it will
                                                                                                                                        all be over at last and
       As Much As You Do”                                         developing new products,           new product is developed           I can’t quite imagine
                                                                  and Dec. 16, 2005, stu-            and marketed.                      life without Harry,”
                                                                  dents in Ronda Gassman’s               Gassman said the visit         Rowling said recently
    •We accept VSP, Medicare, Medicaid, BCBS,                                                                                           in a post on her Web
                                                                  marketing class got to sam-        gave the class exposure to
            Sioux Valley, Avera and more!                         ple the international com-         the inner-works of the mar-
                                                                                                                                            Given the secrecy
       •Emergency eye visits available same day                   pany’s latest efforts as they      keting powerhouse.                 in which Rowling
     •Late evening and Saturday appointments                      taste-tested a new sports              “This visit to my class        shrouds her Potter
                                                                                                                                        projects until the last
              •Laser vision consultations                         drink Coca-Cola will begin         gave us exposure to mar-           minute, this last book
                                                                  marketing soon.                    keting in the real world,”         has yet to be titled, let
    •Glaucoma, diabetic and cataract evaluations                     Jeff Nelson, Chesterman         Gassman said. “The stu-            alone given a release
            •“TRY BEFORE YOU BUY”                                 Coca-Cola’s       education        dents are learning first-          date.
          CONTACT LENS PROGRAM                                    manager, and Mark Martin,          hand what happens in the             The NOW is printed
                                                                  Chesterman’s general man-          life of marketing a product         on paper purchased by
                                                                  ager, came into the class to       like this.                         the WHS Booster Club.
       (605) 275-6100 • (888) 823-0024                            provide samples of the new             The new drink, tenta-
     2325 West 57th Street • Sioux Falls, SD                      drink to the marketing stu-        tively called “Vault,” will be
                                                                  dents to get a first chance        available in February.

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