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00PORTS Wednesday, November 20, 1991, The Sun 9 ess program hops offered Monlcal The Sun program open to all is underway in Sheri- district facilities. group walks, low- and regular blood the program is help residents stay fit regardless of age and sure be great to have a said Lor- wellness team Grade School. welcome to begin at 'the Sheridan school is a continua- wellness curriculum Staff by the district's company, accord- ged insur- we decided to go our own program," "And we opened it aerobics class, h instructor from Cheme- College, is held 5:15 p.m. every Mon- and Friday in the gym. The class Dec. 6 and will January. The college tuition. is held each Mon- and Thursday on the High School sta- to Donna Hulett, at the school. at 3:40 p.m. and laps around the track, of two miles, Hulett Walk takes about 40 :rioted. rain, the group retreats where they make a structure, using the more strenuous," Hulett SPend only about 20 that." checks are stadium every Mon- according to Hostetler. to record blood pres- time and weight are persons may at the school district NW Sherman SL, of fitness workshops, a satellite to the education facilit- tap beginning to distance Maureen Series will continue she said. schedule follows: scores Mixed Won Lo 33 11 .................... 26 112 17 112 25 1/2 18 1/2 ......................... 251/2 181/2 241/2 191/2 24 20 ............................. 23 17 23 21 20 24 .................... 19 1/2 24 1/2 19 1/2 24 1/2 171/2 221/2 171/2 261/2 Bennet, 618. High 242 & 215; Ger- Orest Bell, 212; Gary 209; Deryal Thomp- 201. High Women 547. High Women 204; Bey Thompson, Karen Bell, 200. Brunch Bunch Won 29 15 ......... 28 16 ......................... 26 18 24 2O ........................ 24 20 ' ..................... 23 21 22 22 ....................... 21 23 19 25 ........................ 17 27 ....................... 17 27 14 30 M Sheridan Nov. 21: "Back in Shape," 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.; Dec. 12: "Juggle Your Way to Low Stress and High Esteem," 3:50 to 7 p.m.; Jan. 7: "Finding Time for Success and Happiness," 5 to 7 p.m.; Jan. 23: "A Table for One," 3:50 to 5:30 p.m.; Feb. 20: "Stressing Wellness I," 6 to 7 p.m.; Feb. 27: "Stressing Wellness II," 6 to 7 p.m.; April 21, "Sex, Drugs and AIDS Are Not a Laug- hing Matter. Or Are They?" 5 to 7 p.m. A "wellness walking path" under construction at Chapman Grade School, according to Rose- Mary Herber, team leader at the school. The path is expected to be open by spring 1992. Persons interested in participation may contact team leaders at the schools. They are Lorraine Hostetler at Faulconer, 843-2266; RoseMary Herber at Chapman, 843-3732; and Donna Hulett at the high school, 843-2162. Mary Jean Goodman, center, Joanne Claus and Virginia Langley, back, participate In low-impact aerobics workout at Faulconer school gym. Class Is part of a wellness program open to the public and sponsored by the Sheridan schools. Spartan JV netters earn 13-3 record By avls Moore Correspondent, The Sun If the Sheridan High School junior varsity volleyball team is an indication of Lady Spartan varsity volleyball in the future, the future is very bright. The JV Lady Sparts won the JV West Valley League race this season. Sheridan finished 13-3 overall and 12-2 in the WVL under coach Heidi Brady. The race was tight, but the Lady Spanans came out ahead by one game when the season was over. The team's only two losses of the year in league came against Dayton and Western Mennonite. Brady said the Western match was early in the season, and the Dayton match was close. "I think the loss early in the year to Western was important," Brady said. "We didn't play well, and we lost. The girls just decided then, they didn't want to lose anymore." Brady said Mandy Kadell and Carmen Olds did a good job this season at the setter position. She also singled out Lisa Prough and Vickey Gourley as the team's best hitters. "Overall we had a strong serving team, and that really helped us this year," Brady said. "Plus, we were really consistent, and you usually don't find that on a team that is predominantly freshmen." "They basically just play the kind of volleyball we try to teach them here. We run the same system as the varsity to work toward the future." Brady also said her team was a good bump-set-spike team, with a middle hitter all season, and she really didn't see that from any other JV squad her team faced this year. She also mentioned the last match of the year against Willamina as one of her teams' most memorable matches of the year. "The last match against Willa- mina was really intense. It went to a third game, and was close all the way. We were down 14-15 in the last game, but we didn't give up. Vickey Gourley came in and served the last three points for us, and she hadn't really played back row all year. We were really pumped up after that win, and it was a good way to end the season." The coach said the strengths of her team were serving, athletic abil- ity, good setters and the ability to work together as a team. "It also helped having so many players to choose from," she said. "I was able to pick 12 out of 24 players for my team. You don't usually have that luxury as a JV coach. "The girls weren't used to losing so they never went out there think- ing they were going to lose. They always had that good confidence. "I could see five girls off the team becoming varsity players next year, and maybe even one or two starting. I think their ability, good husde and winning attitude can help the varsity next season." Large screen TV for MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL Enjoy a cool drink and watch the game with your friends. BENNY'S TAVERN 161 Main Street, Willamina 876-9972 is Shonn Leno, Willamina's defending state champion wrestler, undergoes massage by teammate Jay Alexander at wrestling practice. Coach Bob Bishop anticipates successful season, especially In lower weight classes. First match for Bulldogs Is Dec. 5. Bulldog matmen look good By Shawn Callanan Correspondent, The Sun The Willamina wrestling program has gotten off to a great start, preparing for their first match, a dual meet against Toledo on Dec. 5. The Bulldog wrestlers have been practicing since Nov. 4, working on conditioning, takedowns and other moves, according to head coach Bob Bishop. There are 26 wrestlers on the team so far, including defending state champion Shonn Leno. Leno and six other Willamina wrestlers competed in an open tournament last week at Pacific University in Forest Grove. In the 107 pound weight class, Leno placed second, and 178 pounder Doug Stewart took third. Bishop believes that he definitely has a stronger team than last year, especially since he now has all the weight classes filled. Last year three or four classes had to be left vacant as there was no one to fill them. Bishop also thinks that the 'Dogs should he very competitive in the lower weight classes because of a lot of good freshmen. Bishop said that he could think of several wres- tlers with a good shot at going to state. Bishop sees Dayton and Vemonia as two tough teams since both have many good wrestlers returning. He also thinks Wahtonka and Corbett should do well. The coach said that he expects junior Shonn Leno and seniors Bubba Cavan and Doug Stewart to provide leadership for the younger wrestlers. As for an assistant coach, that is one factor that is still up in the air. The assistant wrestling coach for the past six years, Barry Wilson, may not be returning this year. At first it looked as though Bishop would not have an assistant but at his urging the school reconsidered and negoti- ations are currently underway. Bishop said that he has no idea who will end up getting the job but he hopes it will be resolved soon. Anyone wanting to go out for Willamina wrestling should talk to Bishop at the high school. Spartan wrestlers get ready By Shawn Callanan Correspondent, The Sun It's November and that unmistak- able chill in the air must certainly be telling you one thing: wresting season is nearly upon us. Cecil Elbert, head coach of Sheri- dan's wresting program, is optimis- tic about the team's prospects this year despite losing three excellent wrestlers to graduation. He said that although the Sparts will have less firepower than last year they should be a better dual meet team because everyone else is back. Official practices start next Mon- day. Lately there have been optional practices on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays which have consisted simply of weightlifting and other conditioning. When the required practices start, Elbert says he will be concentrating mostly on fundamen- tals and conditioning until about January when the team will begin wrestling a little harder. The Sheridan matmen have a new assistant coach this year, Tim Jor- dan. The assistant for the past few years, Rusty Clemmons, has moved to a new teaching job in Bend. Jordan has been a volunteer assistant for the last two years and is familiar with the wrestlers. He was an outstanding wresder for the Sparts, bringing home a state cham- pionship. Jordan also wrestled for two years at Clackamas Community College. Elbert will be looking to the three seniors---Greg Wilson, Jamie Hens- ley and Travis Taylor--to help him lead the team. He expects great things from all of them this year. Twenty athletes are going out for wrestling. Elbert wants as good a turnout as possible and says that anyone who is interested can either contact him or just show up at practice. Sheridan's first match will be Friday, Dec. 6 at home against Central Linn. On Thanksgiving weekend Spartan alumni tourney set By IPavls Moore Correspondent, The SUn The sixth annual Sheridan High School Alumni Basketball Tourna- ment will he Friday and Saturday, Nov. 29 and 30. The tournament has quickly become a Thanksgiving tradition for many Sheridan alums and their families. The tournament will he held at the high school and follow the same format it has since the tourney's first year. Teams are grouped together by years of graduation, with the young- est team being the 1990-91 team, and the "most experience" team being the 1975 and before team. The games will have 10 minute quarters with running time, except for the last minute of the game. The final minute will be normal timing. Each team will get two timeouts per game, and each player will he allowed five fouls per game. First round games will he played Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. and the second round is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and then the Champi- onship round will be Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m. The tournament champi- onship game will start at 5 p.m. Tournament organizer and Sheri- dan boy's basketball coach Larry Samples said he will be adding something new to this year's alumni weekend. "I think we are going to put in a three-point shooting competition," he said. "We will have three spots in three point range and four balls at each station, and each shooter will have 30 seconds to shoot all the balls. It will be a few dollars to enter the competition." Samples said he sent out about 90 letters to alumni basketball players. the event has been well attended every year, and Samples hopes there will he a large turnout this year. "It seems to get a little bigger Willamina plans alumni tourney at Yule break The Willamina High School alumni tournament is set for Dec. 27 and 28, according to basketball coach Jerry Buczynski. An organizational meeting for the tournament will be held at 7:30 tonight at the high school. Plans for the tournament will be reviewed and all interested persons are invited to attend. For more information, contact Buczynski at the high school, 876- 9122. every year we put it on," he said. "We are following the same format and everyone seems to enjoy it." Each player must pay a $5 fee for playing in the tournament, and each player is asked to bring a blue and a white shirt along with a towel. Tickets are $1 per round, and $2 for a tournament pass. Pre-schoolers and free, and the Sheridan Rotary will provide a concession booth both days. For further information on the tournament, contact Samples at Sheridan High School, 843-2162, or at home, 843-3745. Henry breaks world records in power lifting Kristal Henry, a teacher at the federal prison in Sheridan, broke three world records in the World Drug Free Power Lifting Associa- tion competition earlier this month in Australia. Competing in the 111 lb. division, she broke the records in the bench lift at 170 lbs. and dead lift at 376 lbs. In addition, she set a new record for total pounds in four lifts, hoist- ing a total of 828 lbs. Henry also placed second in the squat lift at 281 lbs. All NIKE Products 0010% OFF Expires 11/30/91 MAC SPORTS 1651 N. Hwy 99W * 472-4453