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, Page 7 December 25, 2014 Valley News & Views Welcome back to the Laiken and Taylor Col- umn. On December 12'h, the girls' basketball team had a game against Dakota Prarie in Mackville. The 7th graders lost a very heart wrenching game. They went into not double, not triple, but qua- druple overtime! A Titan, Grace Kertz, made a basket that would of won the game, but they called her for traveling (not to sound bitter, but they traveled a whole lot and didn't get called for it much and Grace was actually nudged by the . other team and that's probably why she traveled). They went into sudden death and (after sever- al people traveling, we might add) a girl from Dakota Prairie made a three-pointer to win the game. They played their hearts out, though. The eighth grade won. The JV and Varsity both won by a lot. On December 16th, the girls played North Border in Pembina. The seventh grade won, the eighth grade lost, the JV won by about 50, and Varsity lost by around 20. The boys' basketball team played in Stark- weather on Monday, December 15th. The seventh and eighth grade teams had a conjoined Junior High game, which they lost. The JV won and the Varsity lost. As you know, Christmas is soon. Ms. Gross- man's ninth grade class was asked what they wanted for Christmas, and this is what they said: Laiken Larson: "I would like my own car." Keenan Klubben: "I want my family to be lov- ing and together." Kelsy Woinarowicz: "I would also like my own car, or money to get a car." Ms. Grossman: "I want a WiiU for Christmas." Karin Dahl: "I could always use more clothes." Ariel Deppa: "I want a poster of Megan Fox because she's awesome." Thomas Blawat: "My two front teeth. Also, a pickup." (We were asked to say this was printed for JeffBlawat. Hint, hint.) Zach Johnston: "I don't really want anything." Gaven Prigge: "I want a Polaris Scrambler to ride around." Thank you for reading the Laiken and Taylor Column. Email us at laikentaylor.column@gmail. com. Merry Christmas! Y On December 19th the girls hosted Grafton in the Crystal gym. It was another tough night for the ladies who saw the Spoilers head back to Grafton with a 46-28 win. Ally Braathen led the Titans with 8 hard fought points, Amber Gemmill, and Taylor Stegman, put in four each, Laiken Larson put in 3, Taylor Reilly, Rachel Jonasson, and Mikayla Fingerson added 2 each while Mariah Kasprowicz added 1 to the Ti- tans total. Quarter scores were; 2-16, 10-27, 18-34, and 28-46. The girls will return to post holiday action on January 3ra when they host Hope-Page/F-S in the Edinburg Gym. On December 15th the boys opened their bas- ketball season at Starkweather where they fell to North Star in a 64-39 contest. The Titans were led by Ben Phelps with 14, Ja- cob Larson added 11, Steven McCollum 7, Tor- stein Myrdal put in 4, and Alex Iverson added 3 to round out the scoring. Quarter scores were; 15-12, 22-35, 31-51, and 39-64. On the 18th the boys traveled to Central Valley to face Hillsboro/Central Valley. It was another rough night for the Titans who lost a 53-35 contest. Steven McCullum led the team with 11 points, Ben Phelps added 9, Jacob Larson 6, Shawn Olson 3, Alex Iverson, Kristian Myrdal, and Zach Hurtt, added 2 each. 6 Quarter scores were; 8-10, 10-27, 23-47, and 35-53. th On December 20 the boys opened their home season hosting Cavalier in the Edinburg gym. Even the home court advantage could not turn things around for the Titans who fell to the Torna-' does by a score of 60-41. Ben Phelps led the locals in scoring with 14, Ja- cob Larson added 13, Alex Iverson 9, Shawn Ol- son 3 and Jacob McCullum added 2. Quarter scores were; 8-15, 19-29, 29-43, and 41-60. The boys will return to action on January 3rd when they host Hope-Page/F-S in Edinburg. Taylor Rellly tries to shoot through a crowd of Spoilers VNV Photo by Lyle Van Camp Wild World of Weeds Workshop Set for Jan. 20 The 17th annual Wild World mulations of Weeds workshop is set for * NDSU pesticide app Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at the * Survey of relevant weed sci- Fargodome, according to Rich ence issues Zollinger, North Dakota State * Amaranth and other weed University Extension Service identification weed specialist. * Revisiting triallate for wild The workshop is intended for oat control in wheat agricultural professionals who * Relating dicamba residue advise growers on weed control to yield reduction in dry beans and herbicide use, crop consul- and influence of adjuvants on tants, agronomists, agricultural glufosinate dealers and distributors, Exten- * Effects of leafy spurge flea sion agents and industry repre- beetles on vegetation sentatives. * Fallow broadleaf weed con- NDSU scientists, including trol with metribuzin, rimsulfu- Andy Robinson, Brian Jenks, ron and adjuvant combinations Greg Endres, Kirk Howatt, Har- The agenda and a registra- lene Hatterman-Valenti, Mike tion form are available at http:// Ostlie, Tom Peters, Mike Chris- www.ndsu.edu/weeds. toffers, Greta Gramig, Caleb The registration fee is $85 Dalley, Rod Lyre and Zollinger, until Jan. 10 and $125 after that will present information on a date. The registration fee cov- variety of environmental and ers food and resource materials. weed science topics during the Registration is available only on workshop, the Web. Registration begins at 7:45 Six and a half credits for the a.m., with the first session be- certified crop adviser program ginning at 8:30. will be given for attending the Topics for the workshop are: workshop. The credits are for NDSU research updates on pest management. small grains, corn, soybeans, For more information, contact edible legumes, oil seed crops, Jason Adams at (701) 231-6220 root crops, minor crops, weed orjason.w.adams@ndsu.edu. biology, noxious/troublesome weeds, and adjuvants and for- Ben Phelps Is fouled while trying to shoot at Central Valley VNV Photo by Lyle Van Camp Alex Braathen goes after a loose ball in action against Grafton VNV Photo by Lyle Van Camp Patrick Reilly tries to block a shot in action at central Valley VNV Photo by Lyle Van Camp Emily Swanson getting around a Spoiler defender VNV Photo by Lesa Van Camp Phone 701 454-6333 Today Subscribe to VNV Today Phone 454-6333 Or Mail Your Check to Valley News & Views PO Box 309 Drayton ND 58225 $30.00 in Pembina County $35.00 all other U.S. addresses Public School Menu Thurs. Dec., 25 Merry Christmas Fri. Dec., 26 Milk & Fruit or Juice served daily for Breakfast Milk and Salad Bar served daily for Lunch Menu subject to change True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable. - Dave Tyson Gentry