EA hosts East Buchanan- The East Atchison Lady Wolves’ jr. varsity and varsity volleyball teams hosted East Buchanan at Tarkio on Monday, October 3, 2016.
The JV volleyball team lost its match in two games, 17-25 and 17-25. Statistics for the Lady Wolves are: Anna Klute – 1 dig; Bella Hurst – 2 aces, 1 kill, 3 digs; Jesse Graves – 1 ace, 4 assists, 2 kills, 1 dig; Madison Lesher – 2 kills; McKenzie Hines – 3 aces, 5 kills, 2 digs; Tacy Mitchell – 2 aces, 4 assists, 1 dig; Tawni Martin – 8 digs.
The varsity Lady Wolves won their match in two games, 25-13 and 25-17. Statistics for the Lady Wolves are: Alyssa Garrison – 8 kills, 2 digs; Catelyn Prater – 1 ace, 1 assist, 1 kill; Grace Martin – 2 digs; Jaycee Graves – 6 kills, 2 blocks, 6 digs; Kilea Cooper – 4 kills, 1 block, 4 digs; Leslie Bradley – 1 dig; Madison Ohrt – 2 aces, 18 assists, 1 kill, 1 block, 5 digs; Shelbey Morris – 2 digs; Shelby McCartney – 1 ace, 1 assist, 4 kills, 5 blocks, 7 digs.

EA defeats West Nodaway- The East Atchison Lady Wolves’ jr. high, jr. varsity and varsity volleyball teams traveled to West Nodaway on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, to compete. Both Lady Wolves’ teams won their competitions.
The junior high Lady Wolves won their final match of the season in two games, 25-13 and 25-15. Statistics for EA are: Olivia Morris – 2 digs, 1 assist; Stormy Nordhausen – 2 aces, 1 kill; Raegan Crowley – 3 aces; Autumn Murry – 4 aces, 2 kills, 3 assists; Brynnan Poppa – 1 ace, 2 kills, 2 assists; Ella Rolf – 1 kill; Sophia Martin – 1 dig. The junior high Lady Wolves’ had a successful season with a 13-3 record. They also won second place in the West Nodaway Tournament, and the championship of the St. Gregory Tournament.
In jr. varsity action, the Lady Wolves won the one-game event 25-17. EA statistics follow: Anna Klute – 1 kill; Bella Hurst – 2 aces, 1 dig; Jaelynn Hill – 1 ace; Jesse Graves – 2 assists, 1 kill, 2 digs; Madison Lesher – 1 kill; McKenzie Hines – 2 kills; Tacy Mitchell – 3 aces, 3 assists, 1 kill, 2 digs; and Tawni Martin – 3 digs.
In varsity action, the match went two games with the Lady Wolves coming out victorious with scores of 25-16 and 25-11. EA statistics follow: Alyssa Garrison – 3 kills and 4 digs; Bella Hurst – 1 kill; Catelyn Prater – 2 aces, 1 assist, 4 kills; Grace Martin – 1 dig; Jaycee Graves – 2 kills; Kilea Cooper – 2 kills, 5 digs; Leslie Bradley – 2 aces, 3 digs; Madison Ohrt – 2 aces, 12 assists, 1 kill, 7 digs; Shelbey Morris – 1 dig; Shelby McCartney – 3 kills and 5 digs; and Tacy Mitchell – 1 assist.

Jr. high Wolves win last game of the season against SJC- The EA Wolves Jr. High Football Team defeated St. Joseph Christian 68-24 in the Wolves’ last game of the 2016 season on Monday, October 3, 2016.
Ian Hedlund had four rushing touchdowns and two two-point conversions. Kaylin Merriweather had two rushing touchdowns, one receiving touchdown, one interception return for a touchdown, and three two-point conversions. Bo Graves had one rushing touchdown and a two-point conversion. Josh Smith had a touchdown and a pair of two-point conversions. Cory Stevens had a fumble recovery on defense. Carter Holecek had an interception. Aaron Schlueter had a fumble recovery on defense. Ian Hedlund had a fumble recovery on defense.
The EA Wolves finished the season with a 4-2 record.

Parent/Teacher Conferences- Tarkio R-I parents and teachers will meet on Thursday, October 20, 2016, for parent/teacher conferences at Tarkio Elementary and Tarkio High School. Conferences will take place from 1 to 7 p.m. Parents of elementary students will receive appointment times. Parents of jr. high and high school students are encouraged to meet with their children’s teachers during that 1 to 7 p.m. time period.
There will not be school on Friday, October 21, 2016.

One loss, one win for EA- The East Atchison Lady Wolves’ volleyball teams hosted Mound City’s Lady Panthers, October 6, 2016, at Tarkio.
The JV Lady Wolves won their first game 26-16, but dropped the next two 23-25 and 10-5. Statistics for the Lady Wolves are: Anna Klute – 1 kill; Bella Hurst – 1 ace, 8 kills, 1 block, 1 dig; Jaelynn Hill – 1 kill, 4 digs; Jesse Graves – 1 ace, 7 assists, 1 kill, 1 dig; Madison Lesher – 4 kills, 1 dig; Mc­Kenzie Hines – 11 aces, 2 kills, 1 dig; Tacy Mitchell – 2 aces, 7 assists, 8 digs; Tawni Martin – 2 aces, 5 digs.
The varsity Lady Wolves defeated Mound City in two games, 25-20 and 25-23. Statistics are: Alyssa Garrison – 1 ace, 1 assist, 3 kills, 8 digs; Catelyn Prater – 3 aces, 1 kill, 3 digs; Grace Martin – 8 digs; Jaycee Graves – 4 kills, 2 blocks, 3 digs; Kilea Cooper – 5 kills, 1 block, 1 dig; Leslie Bradley – 1 ace, 4 digs; Madison Ohrt – 9 assists, 1 kill, 1 block, 4 digs; Shelbey Morris – 1 dig; Shelby McCartney – 2 aces, 2 kills, 1 block, 7 digs.
Rock Port R-II Schools will host the Class 1, District 16 Volleyball Tournament starting Monday, October 17. The first match for the EA Lady Wolves will be held on Monday against St. Joseph Christian at 7:30 p.m. Rock Port has a bye and will have its first match October 19 at 5:00 p.m. with the winner of the Nodaway-Holt/South Holt match.

Good luck at state- A SEND-OFF TO STATE – Golf was held on Friday, October 7, 2016, in the Tarkio High School Gym for the Lady Wolves’ state golf qualifiers. Pictured at left are EA Girls’ Golf Coach Aaron Behrens and state qualifiers Kaely Kirwan, Bree Barnett, and Lauren Quimby. The cheerleaders and pep band performed during the assembly. Pictured

Elementary volleyball- EAST ATCHISON 3RD AND 4TH GRADE – Elementary Volleyball Team members competed in a tournament in Essex, Iowa, two weekends ago. Pictured are team members, from left to right: front row – Britney Ritchie, Adrienne Phillips, Kamryn Brown, and Rainy Nordhausen; and back row – Alyson Wooten, Zoe Madron, Sydnee Bruns, and Madison Quattrocchi. These girls are coached by Terry Wooten and Lanette Hogue. (Photo By Shannon Bruns)

Wolves lose to Stanberry- The East Atchison Wolves Football Team traveled to Stanberry, Missouri, on Friday, October 7, 2016. The Wolves lost the game 8-56.
After the first quarter, Stanberry was ahead 26-0. In the second quarter, EA’s Garrett Meyer scored a touchdown from a 49 yard pass from Jake McEnaney and Shae DeRosier scored a two-point conversion to make EA’s score 8. However, Stanberry’s total score of 56 at the end of the second quarter put the Wolves too far behind and the game was called.
Jake McEnaney had a total of 75 passing yards going 6/15 and 11 rushing yards. Shae DeRosier had 23 rushing yards. Garrett Meyer had 65 receiving yards. Mason Straub and Shae DeRosier each had five tackles. Shae also had one sack and one tackle for a loss. Conner Marshall had three tackles and one assist. Jake McEnaney had one tackle and one assist and Briacin Bywater had one tackle.
The Wolves will take on South Nodaway this Friday, October 14, 2016, at Kyle Field and M. David Palmeiro Stadium in Tarkio. The game will begin at 7 p.m. Senior football players, band members, and cheerleaders, along with their parents, will be recognized before the game at approximately 6:20 p.m. This will also be Pink-Out Night and a silent auction and bake sale will take place during the game to raise money for locals who are fighting cancer. A football signed by all EA players will be auctioned off after the game.

Band to march in parade- The Tarkio High School Marching Indians will be participating in the Missouri Western State University homecoming parade Saturday, October 15, 2016, in St. Joseph, Missouri. The parade begins at 9:30 a.m. The parade will start at Faraon and Frederick streets and will end at Felix and 10th streets.
Students are to arrive at THS at 6:15 a.m. and the bus will leave at 6:45 a.m. Those who are riding back on the bus need to bring lunch money. The bus will return on or before 3:00 p.m.

Golfers compete at State- AFTER THE FIRST DAY – Of 18 holes at the Missouri State High School Athletic Association Girls’ Golf Championships at Meadow Lake Acres, New Bloomfield, Missouri, Lauren Quimby shot a 93, Kaely Kirwan shot a 107, and Bree Barnett shot 100. The girls golfed another 18 holes on Tuesday, October 11, to determine the winner. Results from day two will be published in next week’s edition of the Avalanche. (Photo By Melody Barnett)