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GMG Journalism Class

November 1, 2013
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GMG vs. East Marshall Bailey Sonderleiter The GMG Wolverines faced the East Marshall Mustangs on Thursday, October 17. They ended up playing six games. East Marshall took home the victory that Thursday night. East Marshall won 3 of the 5 games.The scores were as follows: 29-27, 18-25, 25-23, 20-25, 8-15.It was a competitive night as the scores show. Here are the stats for the night. Abigail Duden contributed 3 kills, 2 assist, and 20 digs. Mikaella Koster added 4 aces, 4 kills, 10 assist, and 17 digs. The diggers were Jennifer Borota and Olivia Welton. Olivia had 2 digs and Jennifer had 20 digs. Olivia Barritt helped with 1 ace, 7 kills, and 3 solo blocks. Mackenzie Burt put down 5 kills, 1 ace, 17 assist, and 8 digs. Peyton slammed 2 kills and 12 digs. Caitlin Appelgate smacked down 9 kills, 4 aces, and 8 digs. It was definitely a good game!

Cross Country T-Shirts on Sale By Ryan Larson The GMG Cross Country team has T-shirts, sweat shirts, and sweat pants available. Talk to a high school cross country member or coach Pierson, if you are interested in purchasing something. Any of them can show you what they look like. Short tee’s are $10 and long sleeve are $14.50. Sweat shirts are $28.00, and sweat pants are $15.00. These clothes help show our support of our school and our team. Contact the school immediately, if you’d like to purchase one 641-499-2005.

Early Dismissal for GMG! By: Shannon Brown GMG will be getting out early on November 6th. They will be getting out at 1:30 p.m. It will be just a normal in-service day. While the students are at home, the teachers will be working. Hopefully, the afternoon is very productive for the teachers, and the students enjoy the early out!

GMG vs. BCLUW 10/18/13 by Chris O’Neal GMG played BCLUW in Conrad on Friday, October 18, 2013. BCLUW won the game 48-13. Bryce Newcomb was the leading receiver for the Wolverines with 4 receptions for 97 yards and 1 touchdown. Tyler Krull had and interception. Austin Vaughn had 14 rush attempts for 37 yards. Tyler Krull led the team in tackles with 13 tackles. It was a tough loss for the Wolverines. The seniors really wanted this game.

GMG Football Vs GR by Scott Rockne On October, 25 the GMG Football Team played Gladbrook-Reinbeck. Sadly, the boys lost the game that night with a record of 4-5. Let’s talk about passing that night. Jr. Bridger Claassen had 14 pass attempts with 10 completions with a completion percentage of 71.4%. He also had 84 yards with completion yards of 8.4 and 1 touchdown. He has a QB Rating of 145.4. Rushing that night was ok, but it wasn’t great. Jr. Bridger Claassen had 8 rush attempts. He also had -22 yards and yards a carry was -2.8. Sr. Brock Fisher had 5 rush attempts with 25 yards and yards a carry was 5.0. Jr Ryan Spurlin had 3 rush attempts with 9 yards and yards a carry was 3.0. Austin Vaughn had the most rushing on the night with 17 rush attempts and 36 yards with yards a carry was 2.1. Receiving was a little better then rushing on that night. Jr. Bryce Newcomb had 4 receptions with 54 yards and yards a catch was 13.5. Sr. Luke Petty had 2 receptions with 14 yards and averaged 7.0 with yards a catch with 1 touchdown. SR Dillon Slingluff had 2 receptions and 14 yards with 7.0 yards a catch. Scoring that night was only 6 points from Luke Petty and 3 points from Austin Vaughn. The boys did ok better luck next year. We will greatly miss the dynamic seniors on our team. They were true leaders and showed a great amount of heart when they played. The team and its coaches really turned their competitive edge around. Thanks to the entire team for a superb season!

Quarter Ending By Chad Plaehn The GMG School’s District quarter ended on October 22nd. The second quarter has begun. Seniors make sure you are on track for graduation in May. All other students make sure your classes are right. If you have any questions about your child’s classes, contact Mr. Mike Pierson at GMG Secondary at 641-499-2005.

GMG’s Fall Play By Devon Schuett Mark your calendar for November 8th and 9th, because GMG is presenting, Anchors Away. This is a play that takes place on a boat and is about all the comedic action that happens on that boat. The play will be directed by Mrs. Anne Barloon and Mr. Dan Lastovka. There are also several of GMG’s finest that have rolls in this play. The doors open at 7 PM and costs $5. GMG activity tickets will be accepted. We wish everyone to be there with us to enjoy this wonderful presentation!

All State Auditions by Anna Scheidel Last Saturday the 29, the All Sate Vocal Auditions were held at the Hampton Deumont High School in Hampton. The GMG High School students who were auditioning were Dillon Slingluff, Megan Slingluff, Taylor Jackson, and Chandler Kendall. They spent the whole day singing, and then waited for the results. Sadly, only 22 people form each group are chosen and nobody form GMG made it. Even though they didn’t make it, Mrs. Mullikin was very proud of her students. Good luck to anyone who auditions next year.

Halloween at GMG Jacy Johnson In celebration of Halloween, GMG students will be hosting a dress up day. This is the perfect opportunity to dress up in your favorite (appropriate) costume. How fun! The dress up day will be held on Halloween day or Thursday, October 31. As if it weren’t already fun enough to dress up, prizes will be given. Get your spook on and join the Halloween fun!

GMG Haunted Hallway By Camden Barnes The GMG Haunted Hallway will take place on October, 31st. This adventurous event will take place at the GMG High School. It is a very scary and fun Haunted Hallway. The admission is five dollars. There will be family rates. It opens up at 6:30 and closes at 8:30. They are selling glow necklaces for a reduced price also. We hope to see all of you there and as always there will be cookies, bars, juice, and etc. at the end of this spook extravaganza!

GMG volleyball team By Trey Moore GMG Volleyball Team face Waterloo Christian in Waterloo district play on October 23rd in Garwin. Unfortunately, GMG lost in three games. The scores were 19-25, 15-25, and 14-25 with Waterloo Christian being the victor. Here are some of the girls stats. Caitlin Applegate: 1 ace, 8 for 9 serving, 2 kills, 1 solo block, and 1 assisted block. Abigail Duden: 8 for 8 with serves, 3 kills, 1 assisted block, and 11 digs. Mikaella Koster: 7 for 7 with serves, 2 kills, 5 assists, 3 digs. Peyton Mannan: 3 for 4 with serves, 1 ace, 2 digs.Mackenzie Burt: 7 for 8 serves, 3 kills, 8 assists, 7 digs.Olivia Barritt: 10 for 10 with serves, 1 ace, 4 kills, 1 assist, 3 digs Jennifer Borota: 2 assists, 6 digs. Unfortunately, this ended the season for the GMG volleyball girls! Great work, ladies!

Class IA State Qualifying Meet by Hunter Smith On Thursday, October 24, The GMG Track Team along with coach Mr. Mike Pierson, traveled to the Eagle Grove Country Club to qualify for state cross country. It was a hilly and challenging course, but the team members completed the task. The girl and boys running were Natalie Smith with a time of 18:47:24, Jeff Hughes with a time of 20:09:19, Josh Raymond 20:29:01, Logan Burt with a time of 20:41:75 and Josh Gruen with a time of 20:42:38. They tried their hardest ,but unfortunately, did not qualify for state. The cross country team this year was small but competitive. They ran with dedication. Seniors Logan Burt, Josh Raymond and Tyler Thurston will be greatly missed on the team next year. They have committed themselves to high school cross country and have been great attributes to the sports.

GMG vs. East Marshall Bailey Sonderleiter The GMG Wolverines faced the East Marshall Mustangs on Thursday, October 17. They ended up playing six games. East Marshall took home the victory that Thursday night. East Marshall won 3 of the 5 games.The scores were as follows: 29-27, 18-25, 25-23, 20-25, 8-15.It was a competitive night as the scores show. Here are the stats for the night. Abigail Duden contributed 3 kills, 2 assist, and 20 digs. Mikaella Koster added 4 aces, 4 kills, 10 assist, and 17 digs. The diggers were Jennifer Borota and Olivia Welton. Olivia had 2 digs and Jennifer had 20 digs. Olivia Barritt helped with 1 ace, 7 kills, and 3 solo blocks. Mackenzie Burt put down 5 kills, 1 ace, 17 assist, and 8 digs. Peyton slammed 2 kills and 12 digs. Caitlin Appelgate smacked down 9 kills, 4 aces, and 8 digs. It was definitely a good game to watch!

 
 

 

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