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Sports The Tyler Tribute, Thursday, August 28, 2003- Page RTR Knights Volleyball Team Starts 5&apos;e, Json Big Win Over YME RTR volleyball coach Nell Witte felt this could be a good year for his RTR Knights. If the opening game of the season is any indica- tion, it will be. The Knights battled a tough Yellow Medicine East team last Thursday and came away with a three game sweep, winning 25-21, 25-23 and 25-22. (Scores now go to 25 instead of 15 because of the new rally-scoring format approved by the MSHSL last year.) "This was a good way for us to start out the season," Witte said, "with a win against a pretty decent team." All three games were pretty closely fought matches. In game one, RTR was behind 9-7, but came back to lead 12-10, with Stephanie Evans having five straight serves. The Knights kept a four point lead and won it 25-21. In game two, the Knights again fell behind early, but then came back on serving runs by Amber Meulebroeck and Kristi Thooft. RTR then had a big 17-13 lead. But YME wasn't done, and they had a rally of their own to get within two points at 20-18, and then tied it at 21-21. Muelebroeck got the score to 24-22 for RTR, so the Knights only needed one more point - they got it after YME scored one more also. Final for game two: 25-23. In game three the two teams battled back and forth for a while - and the game was tied at 6-6. After that, the Knights gained control and kept at least a two point lead through the rest of the game. They won 25-22 to complete the three game sweep of the sting. i Middle School Volleyball Schedule Date Opponent Location Sept. 4 Minneota Home Sept. 9 Lynd- 7th only There Sept. 13 Camden7th Hendricks Sept. 16 Lake Benton There Sept. 18 Canby There Sept. 20 Camden 8th Cotonwood Sept. 22 Lincoln HI Home Sept. 23 Holy Redeemer There Sept. 25 Th Home Sept. 29 Holy Redeemer Home Sept. 30 Lynd - 8th Only Home Oct. 2 Minneota There Oct. 6 LincolnHI Hendricks Oct. 7 Pipestone Home Oct. 9 Lakeview There Oct. 14 Marshall Home Witte was pleased with the team's serving, a key to the game in the rally-style format. And he was happy that the team did well with serve-receive. The Knights, now 1-0 on the young season, traveled to Pipestone to take on the always very tough Pipestone-Jasper Arrows this past Tuesday (details next week). Then on Friday night they will host Edgerton in Tyler. BOXSCORE RTR: 25 - 25- 25 YME: 21 - 23- 22 Serving (Good - Attempts - Aces) - Stephanie Evans 13-13-1, Kristi Thooft 16-18-4, Amber Meulebroeck 12-14, Kayla Petersen 10-13-2. Kills - Kayla Petersen 6, Stephanie Evans 6, Kristi Thooft 4. Blocks - Kayla Petersen 3. Set Assists - Julie Wyatt 18. Digs - Kristi Thooft 8 2003 RTR Volleyball Schedule Date Opponent Team Location Aug. 21 Yellow Medicine ABC Home Aug. 26 Pipestone/Jasper ABC There Aug. 29 Edgerton ABC Home Sept. 4 Lake Benton ABC There Sept. 6 Luverne Tourney A & B Luverne Sept. 8 TMB ABC There Sept. 11 Lakeview ABC There Sept. 13 Camden B B Home Sept. 18 EIIsworth ABC There Sept. 25 Lincoln HI ABC There Sept. 27 RTR Varsity Tourney Var. Home Sept. 30 Luverne ABC Home Oct. 2 Dawson-Boyd ABC Home Oct. 6 Adrian ABC There Oct. 9 Canby ABC Home Oct. 11 9th Camden Tourney 9th Minneota Oct. 20 Minneota ABC Home 2003 RTR Varsity Football Schedule Date Opponent Place Aug. 28 Dawson-Boyd Away Sept. 5 Canby Away Sept. 12 Adrian Home Sept. 19 Dawson-BoydHome Sept. 26 Minneota Away Oct. 3 MCC Home Oct. 10 Ortonville Away Oct. 15 Fulda Home RTR JV Football Schedule Date Opponent Place Sept. 2 Adrian There Sept. 8 Canby Home Sept. 15 Dawson-Boyd There Sept. 22 Minneota Home Sept. 30 Red Rock Cntrl. There Oct. 6 Fulda Home Oct. 13 TMB Home RTR 9th Grade Football Schedule Date Opponent Place Sept. 4 Pipestone There Sept. 6 Marshall Jam There Sept. 11 TMB There Sept. 16. Pipestone Home Sept. 25 Minneota There Oct. 2 Canby Home Oct. 7 MCC Home Oct. 9 Fulda There RTR MS Football Schedule Date Opponent Place Sept. 4 Pipestone Home Sept. 8 Fulda There Sept. 11 Lakeview Home Sept. 15 Dawson-Boyd Home Sept. 18 Canby Home Sept. 29 Lincoln HI Home Oct. 2 TMB Home Oct. 7 MCC There School Lunch Menus RTR SChoOl News RTR Elementary Lunch Menu Week of Sept. 1-5 MONDAY: Labor Day TUESDAY: Corn dog, curly fries, corn, fruit cup, cookie, bread, milk. WEDNESDAY: BBQ rib on a bun, French fries, pear sauce, bread, milk. THURSDAY: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, green beans, brownie, bread, milk. FR1DAY: Salisbury steak, baked potato, carrots, refrigerator dessert, bread, milk. RTR Elementary Breakfast Menu Week of Sept. 1-5 MONDAY: Labor Day TUESDAY: Cereal, toast and jelly, juice, milk. WEDNESDAY: French toast sticks, sausage, juice, milk. THURSDAY: Scrambled eggs, toast and jelly, juice, milk. FRIDAY: Cereal, cinnamon roll, juice, milk. RTR High School Lunch Menu Week of Sept. 1-5 MONDAY: Labor Day. TUESDAY: Chicken patty w/ bun, fries, peaches, bread w/PB&J, milk. WEDNESDAY: Corn dog, po- tato salad, baked beans, pudding, bread w/PB&J, milk. THURSDAY: Tacos w/fixings, corn, juice bar, bread w/PB&J, milk. FRIDAY: Pizza, lettuce salad, cookie, pears, bread w/PB&J, chocolate milk. Middle School Lunch Menu Week of Sept. I-5 MONDAY: Labor Day. TUESDAY: Sausage pizza, raw veggies w/dip, fruit sauce, bread, milk. WEDNESDAY: Corn dog, po- tato wedges, grapes, bread, milk. THURSDAY: Soft-shell tacos w/fixings, corn, jello cake w/top- ping, bread, milk. FRIDAY: Chicken patty w/bun and fixings, pasta salad, fruit sauce, bread, milk. RTR FFA Members To Demonstrate Career Skills At National Event The RTR FFA Chapter will be competing October 29-November 1 in the National FFA Agronomy Career Development Event (CDE) in Louisville, KY during the 2003 National FFA Convention. Members of the team are Joel Erickson, Joel Wiering, Adam Karbo and Andy Wiering. The team is coached by Craig Will. "CDE's require competitors to apply hands-on career skills," says Dale Crabtree, National FFA Orga- nization convention manager. The agronomy participants will compete in all facets of the agronomic in- dustry, from crop and weed iden- tification to integrated pest manage- ment. Skills in soil identification and analysis as well as the ability to make sound managerial decisions are also tested. Students will be challenged to work both alone, as well as with a team, during the day- and-a-half event. Bayer CropScience sponsors the National FFA Agronomy CDE as a special project of the National FFA Foundation. It is one of 23- career development events held annually at the national FFA con- vention. FFA is a national youth organi- zation of 461,043 student members preparing for leadership careers in the science, business and technol- ogy of agriculture with 7,308 local chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. FFA strives to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career suc- cess through agricultural educa- tion. Visit for more information. RTR Students To Test Career Skills At FFA Event The RTR FFA Chapter[ participating October her 1 in the National FFA tural Mechanics Career ment Event (CDE) in during the 2003 National FF/ vention. Members of the team are Nelson, Jarod Hansen, Bruender and Isaac team is coached by "Through competition, bets gain and strengthen skills," says Dale Crabtree FFA Organization convention ager. The participants take a ten test and demonstrate through hands-on activities following system areas: machinery and equipment, try and marketing, and natural resources, and energy. Firestone Agricultural Company/Bridgestone Trust Fund, a charitable Bridgestone/Firestone; Inc., ; sors the National FFA Agr Mechanics CDE as a speci; of the National FFA is one of 23-career events conducted annually  national FFA convention. FFA is a national youth zation of 461,043 s preparing for leadership the science, business and ogy of agriculture with 7,30 chapters in all 50 states, and the Virgin Islands. FFA! to make apos lives of students b potential for premier personal growth and cess through agricultural lion. Visit for information. RTR School Activities ... Wednesday, Aug. 27: Teacher Workshop; Middle School Open House, Russell. Thursday, Aug. 28: HS football at Teacher Workshop; 5-6:30 p.m., RTR Elementary Open House, Ruthton. Friday, Aug. 29: HS volleyball vs. Edgerton, ABC, 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2: First day of school; JV Adrian, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3: Pre-School Screening. Sponsored by the Tyler Tribute, Buffalo Ridge Gazette and RTR Phone 247-5531 Tyler, MN Member FDIC Maynard00 FOOD CENTER Phone 247-3401 Tyler, MN Sto,e Hou,=: Mon.-SaL 8 =.rn. p.m. and Sun, 9 =.m.-6 p.m. Lori Hart, Manager i TYLER TRIBUTE Phone 247-5502 Tyler, MN Night o, =47-,=1 ww, Stop in after the game/ GO RTR IIIGHTS! RTR Lady Knights HARVESlr__C)S'rAI"ES".,,=, TYLER == SOUTHWEST ELECTRIC IMPLEMENT, Ph. 247-5902 or 247-5586 Phone247-5819 INC. Tyler, MN bpEXlltlRI Tyler, MN Phone 247-5572 Tyler, MN Volleyball Team No. Name gal, Hr. 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