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Page 8 May 9th, 2013 e Valley News and Views Welcome back to the Laiken and Taylor Column. Track meets have finally begun, and on the second meet of the year Jalyn Larson from Drayton qualified for state in triple jump, and also set the new school record! At the following meet Paul Tharalson from Valley- Edinburg (but also on our team) qualified for state in pole vaulting and set the meetrecord! Congratulations to them both! School will end for summer break on Friday, May 17, so until then, the older students will be studying hard for their final exams and tests. From Monday, May 20- Thursday, May 23, at 6:00- 8:30pm there will beVacation Bible School in the Lutheran Church on Main Street for kids that are going into Pre- school, all the way to going into sixth grade. Vacation Bible School is a whole lot of fun where the kids get to sing, play with their friends, learn about Jesus, have a snack, listen to bible stories, and make fun crafts! So if you have any kids from preschool to seventh grade, send them to VBS for a fun and great experience! The track kids had a meet at Concordia on Saturday May 4th. We&apos;ll try to write the results next week. Also in track news, the Pembina County Outdoor Track meet was changed to May 6th due to the "wonderful" cold weather we've had, and there is a Junior High track meet on Friday the 10th in Park River. In Grafton fast pitch softball news, the C Squad had a tournament in Valley City on May 4th. The got 4th place with the scores being (with our score first): Grafton vs. West Fargo 1 (lost): 2-9 Grafton vs. Enderlin: won but unsure of score Grafton vs. Valley City (lost): 10-12 Thanks for reading the Laiken and Taylor Column. Email us at laikentaylor. column@gmail.com and have a great (and hopefully warm) week! Outdoor Track meet (see related article on Larson & Tharalson Qualify). Paul's personal best 12' 7" set a new Outdoor Blue Knight Pole Vault record, old record 12' 6" set in 2001 Andrew Helm and tied in 2003 Josh Korczak. Paul's vault was a new TK Invitational Meet record old record 12' 6" set in 2011 by Wyatt Steckier of Barnes County North. Continued From Page 1 There are some issues with the timing and place scoring in the 300 hurdles so, Tharalson finished 2nd or 7th in the 300 Int. H. with a time of :46.75 and in the 110 HH :19.71 and 4th place. Josh Ulvog participated in the shot put and javelin for the Blue Knight Boys, and Cordell Wimpfheimer in the high jump going a personal best 4'10% long jump and 200 dash. Jalyn Larson was second in triple jump 32' 6" and Paige Emanuelson finished 5th in triple jump going 28' 93A ''. Larson finished 4th in long jump with a jump of 14' 9". Sidney Kringstad participated in the 100 high hurdles and Danielle Durand in the high jump. 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