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Page 8 February 28th, 2013 i:ii iiiii!iiii Valley News & Views Welcome back to the Laiken and Taylor Column! We had some warmer weather part of this last week! On Sunday it was 22 degrees! The 7th and 8th graders' District 4 tournament was on Friday and Saturday. It was their last games, and they ended the season well. Both Drayton-Valley Edinburg teams got a bye for Friday games. The 7th graders' had their first game on Saturday and they won against Midway 39-12, and so then they got to play the championship six hours later against Grafton and won 49- 9. The 7th graders got first in the district tournament and were undefeated all throughout the season! The Drayton girls were also played Midway-Minto on undefeated last year. The Saturday the twenty-third. JV 8th graders' first game was won 51-46, and Varsity lost against Park River and they 48-47 in overtime. lost 14-49 but still played The girls' varsity district hard. After that they played basketball tournament against Grafton and lost a will be at the Park River close game 20-22, which school on Friday, March 1st, gave them fourth place! Saturday, March 2nd, and The boys' varsity team Monday March 4th if you are played in Regionals on interested in going. Monday, February twenty- The Math-a-thon is finally fifth in the Betty Engelstad. over, and the kids received This was possible because their prizes. Dylan Meter they won on Tuesday the raised the most money: nineteenth 63-44.To support around $360! Kasey Stegman them in the Regionals, got the most problems right the school was supposed out of 153 in their special to "Shine Bright Like a Math-a-thon workbooks. Diamond" and dress bright Everyone together raised and shiny, over $1,000 for St. Judes! The JV and Varsity teams Thanks for reading the played Munich Starkweather Laiken and Taylor Column, on Friday Feb. twenty- you can email us at second. JV won and Varsity laikentaylor.column@gmail. won 40-25. The teams also com and have a great week! Titan Girls Championship game the team's first half defense was exceptional shutting-out their opponent, Grafton, the first half score being 23-0. In the second half the team played very well on both ends of the court to cruise to a 49-9 victory, winning the championship, and finishing undefeated for the season. Players from Drayton On the team include Taylor Stegman, Laiken Larson and Continued From Page 1 Karin Dahl. Players from Valley/Edinburg were Amber Gemmill, Taylor Reilly, Sierra Jenson, Amanda Erickson, Paige Laxdal, and Abby Zidon. 7th Grade Record =10 wins/0 Losses Victories include wins over: Larimore 24-16 Park River 27-9 Park River 29-14 Grafton 45-22 Cavalier 50-2 North Border 40-16 North Border 47-16 Cavalier 58-2 Midway 39-12 Grafton 49-9 1886 An April 12 announcement said that the Pluck would steam out of Moorhead that season with George McMaster as bookkeeper and Louis Griggs as second engineer. Both were from Grand Forks. April 14--The Alsop, Captain Bruce Griggs, made its firstvoyage of the season out of Grand Forks on a nearly ice-free Red River, heading for the Goose Rapids and a load of wheat, but a landslide five miles south of Belmont made the Red River nearly impassable, so Griggs turned back for Belmont, where they loaded wheat and returned to Grand Forks on April 15. April 17--The Alsop and three barges loaded with 17,000 bushels of wheat arrived in Grand Forks, then headed out for the Forest River elevators. An April 20 announcement said that Captain Alexander Griggs [?, probably Bruce Griggs], the Alsop and its barges took over a day to get through, but it didn't say through what [perhaps the landslide]. April 26--The Alsop came into Grand Forks from the Goose Rapids with 45,000 bushels of wheat on seven barges, claimed to be the largest amount of wheat ever hauled by one steamer on the Red River. April 28--The Alsop left for Drayton. May 7--The Alsop returned to Grand Forks from Drayton with 15,000 bushels of wheat and a barge of wood for the use of the navigation company; the boat would go upriver as soon as possible. May 22--The Pluck left Grand Forks for Drayton with lumber and merchandise. St. Thomas Public School Lunch Menu Through Friday March 8th February Spring is Just Armmd the Corner S )ecials Thursday February 28th French Toast Scalloped Potatoes with Ham Friday March 1st Rolls Cheese Pizza Slices Monday March 4th Cereal Chicken Breasts with Rice Tuesday March 5th Cheese Omelets Salisbury Steak Wednesday March 6th Wraps Chicken Nuggets Thursday March 7th Cinnamon Glazed Pancakes Mac//ro'ni and Cheese Friday March 8th NO SCHOOL For Sale Ford 2000 Tractor Hewly Rebuilt Motor Erskine Snow Blower and Woods Mower Included Make an Offer Drayton Public School Lunch Menu Through Thursday February 28th Thursday February 21 st Egg Bake, Fruit or Juice, and Milk Taco Pizza, Romaine Lettuce with Tomatoes, Black Beans, Carrot Sticks, Pears, and Milk Friday February 22nd Cereal, Yogurt, Juice, and Milk Pancakes, Breakfast sausage, Veggies, Fruit, and Milk Monday February 25th Cereal, Yogurt, Juice, and Milk Beef Stew, Biscuit, Cucumber, Applesauce, and Milk Tuesday February 26th Carmel Rolls, Yogurt, Juice, and Milk Hot Ham and Cheese on a Bun, Baked Beans, Potato Variety, Mandarin Oranges, and Milk Wednesday February 27th Cereal, Yogurt, Juice, and Milk Baked Potato Bar with Toppings, Chili, Bacbnl Onions, Broccoli, Veggies, Peaches, and Milk Thursday February 28th Cinnamon Toast, Yogurt, Juice, and Milk Chili Crispitos, Romaine Lettuce with Tomatoes, Celery, Broccoli - raw, Black Beans, Pears, and Milk Thinketh... Chronicle of Red River S [eamboating Ever wonder why women can't put on mascara with their mouth closed? Sudoku Answers 359827146 278164953 164395728 416952837 935748261 827631495 541273689 683419572 792586314 Crossword Solution Part 28 By K. C. Gardner, Jr. By June 4 the Red River was so low that the Pluck could not get over the Goose Rapids. July 15--The Alsop docked in Grand Forks with 10,000 bushels of wheat from Belmont; Captain Penniston hoped to start for Drayton that night, although the river was very low. September 27--The U.S. government dredge boat, which had been docked in Grand Forks all summer, was being repaired, after which it would proceed downriver until freeze-up. By October 1 the Red at Moorhead was 2'8" lower than the previous record low recorded by U.S. engineers. By November 13 the Red was frozen at Grand Forks. The river had been so low during the year that good navigation was confined to about one month in the early spring. 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