Wednesday, April 24, 2013

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Responsibilities of Park and Rec Board become more defined

Lennox City Council held a special meeting on April 16. The main focus of the meeting was a discussion with the Park and Rec Board regarding the board’s responsibilities.
Chad Wulf opened the discussion as a member of the baseball/softball sub-committee on the Park and Rec Board.  He explained to the council that they were switching the girls’ teams to a league in Sioux Falls that would provide them with more structure and pitching at younger ages. Umpires and insurance are provided by the league. Sponsorship for each team is $200; Wulf asked for funds to be released to pay for the five girls teams. Each girl pays $45 to be on the team, so the funds could be taken from their registration fees. Wulf was to meet with the league on Tuesday for a scheduling meeting. Wulf said the committee felt that by switching to this league, they would keep more girls playing in the community. 

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Lennox archery team captures State Title

Members of the Lennox High School archery team headed west on Apr. 5-6 to defend their 2012 State Archery title at the 2013 State competition held at the Rapid City Civic Center. 
With LHS also holding Prom Saturday night, several of the participating students shot on Friday to head back. Those shooting Friday were Josh Goeman, Taylor Clay, Shelby Schoffelman, Jake Gundvaldson, Geneva Petrich, and Christian Petrich. After shooting, those students had to wait for their results until everyone finished on Saturday morning.
Thirty-seven school districts participated in the State Shoot which included 540 students. 
Shooting Saturday morning for Lennox were August Meyer, Brianna Johnson, Cody VanDenBosch, Thomas Hagendorn, Brady Rupp, and Ben Wolf. 

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