Second Quarter Perfect Attendance: The Tarkio High School Students who had perfect attendance the second quarter of the 2016-17 school year included: first row – Jimi Elder, Braylen Lambert, Gus Hurst, Thomas Danielson, Devin Guajardo, Skye Clark, Kaely Kirwan, and Jae Barnett; second row – Jordan Heard, Corben Bothwell, Jordan Goodin, Shae DeRosier, Tyler Jennings, Melissa Lang, Anna Klute, and Grant Turnbull; third row – Megan Lee, Ashton Yeary, Garrett Meyer, Kaylin Merriweather, Aaron Schlueter, Braiden Wennihan, and Adam Philips; and fourth row – Titus Eaton, Riley Lekey, Madison Driskell, Jaden Goodin, Mercedes Parshall, Cheyanne Gray, and Brynnan Poppa. Not pictured are Jordan Mattice, Brian Moseley, and Kris Riley. These students received coupons from Torrey Pines and were recognized at an assembly Thursday morning, January 5, 2017. (Photo Submitted By Carrie Livengood)
First Semester Perfect Attendance: The Tarkio High School Students who had perfect attendance the first semester of the 2016-17 school year included: first row – Jimi Elder, Gus Hurst, Thomas Danielson, Devin Guajardo, Skye Clark, Kaely Kirwan, and Jae Barnett; second row – Jordan Heard, Corben Bothwell, Jordan Goodin, Shae DeRosier, Tyler Jennings, and Melissa Lang; third row – Megan Lee, Ashton Yeary, Aaron Schlueter, Braiden Wennihan, and Grant Turnbull; and fourth row – Titus Eaton, Riley Lekey, Jaden Goodin, Mercedes Parshall, Cheyanne Gray, and Brynnan Poppa. Not pictured are Jordan Mattice and Brian Moseley. (Photo Submitted By Carrie Livengood)
Tarkio High School FCCLA Members – Participated in Star Events in Maryville, Missouri, on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. Pictured are Tarkio participants, from left to right: front row – Novalee Yeary, Prima Mangkasing, Destiny Sanders, Skye Clark; and back row – Jordan Heard, Shelby McCartney, Chase Henson, Gabby DeRosier, and Jordyn Hogue. Not pictured are Madison Ohrt, Bella Hurst, and Taylor Stanton. (Submitted By Dara Wennihan)
Tarkio High School FCCLA members compete in Star Events: Tarkio High School FCCLA members had a successful day at Star Events Wednesday, January 25, 2017, in Maryville, Missouri. The students competed well and some qualified for state. Shelby McCartney will represent Tarkio at state following her stellar performance in career investigation. Jordyn Hogue and Prima Mangkasing will also compete at state following their outstanding performance in interior design.
Madison Ohrt and Bella Hurst competed in the knowledge test and received bronzes. Jordan Heard received a silver for her illustrated talk. Taylor Stanton, Skye Clark, and Novalee Yeary received a silver for their chapter-in-review portfolio. Chase Henson received a silver for her career investigation. Gabby DeRosier and Destiny Sanders were excellent evaluators for other groups.
Wolves wrestle in Stanberry: The East Atchison Wolves’ wrestling team traveled to Stanberry, Missouri, to compete against Stanberry and South Harrison on January 24, 2017. EA lost to Stanberry 24-54 and to South Harrison 0-48. Individual Wolves’ statistics follow:
Emily Vance – Lost to Gage Sherer of South Harrison by fall, 3:06 and won by Stanberry forfeit
Kris Riley – Lost to Griffin Jennings by fall, 1:27 and won by Stanberry forfeit
Keaton Williams – Defeated Jason Kelso of Stanberry by fall, 3:23
Keaton Williams – Lost to Gavin Johns of South Harrison by fall, :56
Shane Wallace – Lost to Mason Doll of South Harrison by fall, 1:00 and lost to Clayton Stoll of Stanberry by fall, :18
Dayton Murry – Lost to Wyatt Starmer of South Harrison by fall, 1:22 and won by Stanberry forfeit
Wolves compete in Lathrop Invitational Wrestling Tourney: The East Atchison Wolves’ wrestling team traveled to Lathrop, Missouri, to compete in an invitational wrestling tournament January 21, 2017. Five EA wrestlers competed in the event, placing 3rd, 6th, 7th, 8th, and 10th. Individual Wolves’ results follow:
Emily Vance, 2-3, 6th place – Won over Adams of Sherwood by fall, 2:50, lost to Runge of LSC by fall, 2:42, lost to Dalinghaus of Lathrop by fall, :21, defeated Johnson of Brentwood by decision, 11-8, and lost to Sherer of South Harrison by fall, 2:17
Kris Riley, 1-3, 7th place – Lost to Wheeler of Carrolton by technical fall, 17-1, lost to Lynch of Brentwood by fall, 4:35, lost to McDonald of Sherwood by major decision, 12-2, and defeated Keller of Polo by fall, 2:42
Keaton Williams, 3-1, 3rd place – Defeated Wade of Maysville by fall, 2:16, defeated Breite of LSC by fall, 1:53, lost to Rotterman of Mid-Buchanan by fall, :26, and defeated Becker of Carrolton by fall, 2:29
Shane Wallace, 1-3, 10th place – Lost to Williams of LSC by fall, 3:00, lost to Staton of Carrolton by fall, :30, lost to Hillburn of Polo by fall, 2:57, and won by medical forfeit of an opponent
Dayton Murry, 0-4, 8th place – Lost to Shipley of Brentwood by fall, 1:00, lost to Frank of Carrolton by fall, 1:30, lost to Macomber of Lathrop by fall, :52, and lost to Williams of LSC by fall, 2:20
WOLF WRESTLING- EA wrestlers compete in
The East Atchison Wolves’ wrestling team traveled to Mid-Buchanan on January 19, 2017, to compete against Mid-Buchanan, Stanberry, and North Andrew. The Wolves lost to Mid-Buch. 6-60, Stanberry 18-54, and North Andrew 18-21. Individual Wolves’ results follow:
Emily Vance – Won by forfeit over North Andrew, won by forfeit over Stanberry, and was defeated by Tim Speer of Mid-Buch., 1:04
Kris Riley – Lost to Brody Herbert of North Andrew by decision, 2-1, won by forfeit over Stanberry, and lost to Jacob Anderson of Mid-Buch. by fall, 1:32
Keaton Williams – Lost to Kaden Ehrhart of North Andrew by fall, 1:07; defeated Jason Kelso of Stanberry by fall, :49, and defeated Zaine Taylor of Mid-Buch. by fall, 5:03
Dillan Palmer – Won by forfeit over North Andrew, lost to John Shanks of Stanberry by fall, 1:31, and lost to Parker Rotterman of Mid-Buch. by fall, :57
Shane Wallace – Won by forfeit over North Andrew, lost to Clayton Stoll of Stanberry by fall, :15, and lost to Alex Barker of Mid-Buch. by fall, 1:07
The East Atchison Lady Wolves – Defeated Worth County 47-41 to take home the third place trophy in the Northwest Missouri Basketball Tournament at West Nodaway High School in Burlington Junction, Missouri. Pictured are team members, from left to right: front row – Kilea Cooper, Jaycee Graves, Shelby McCartney, Alyssa Garrison, Lily Graves, Shelbey Morris, and Jae Barnett; and back row – Caitlyn O’Riley, Jesse Graves, Cat Prater, Kinley Thornhill, Tawni Martin, Chloe Bruns, Grace Martin, Kaely Kirwan, Madison Ohrt, Bree Barnett, and Madison Lesher.
East Atchison Wolves win NWMO Basketball Tournament- The East Atchison boys’ and girls’ basketball teams competed in the Northwest Missouri Tournament in Burlington Junction this past week. It was an exciting tournament for EA, with the Wolves taking the championship and the Lady Wolves placing third.
The Wolves competed against West Nodaway on January 23, 2017, in the first games of the contest. East Atchison defeated West Nodaway 59-36. Gage McAdams led the Wolves with 24 points (seven three-pointers), followed by Garrett Meyer with 16 points, Brody Cooper with 11 (three three-pointers), Colin Joesting with four, and Jake McEnaney with four (one three-pointer). Coach Robbie Bates commented, “The boys put out a solid defensive effort and also shot the ball well. They were ready to attack and executed.”
The Wolves’ win put them up against South Nodaway in their next round of the tournament on January 25. It was a close contest, but East Atchison came away with the win with a final score of 65-63. Coach Robbie Bates remarked, “It was a solid performance on both ends of the floor. The kids handled tough situations when they had to.” The win advanced the Wolves to the championship game against Worth County on January 28. It was a great game, with the Wolves claiming the first place trophy with a winning score of 65-63. Gage McAdams led the Wolves with 22 points (three three-pointers), followed by Garrett Meyer with 16, Brody Cooper with 12 (three three-pointers), Jake McEnaney with nine (one three-pointer), Colin Joesting with four, and Shae DeRosier with two. Coach Robbie Bates said, “We had great comebacks after the first and third quarters. The kids kept fighting and never gave up. Going to the zone helped slow Worth County just enough.”
The Lady Wolves also competed against West Nodaway in their first game of the tournament. East Atchison won the contest 52-16. Kilea Cooper led the Lady Wolves with five three-pointers for a total of 15 points, followed by Jaycee Graves with 11, Chloe Bruns with eight, Lily Graves with six points, Kaely Kirwan and Shelby McCartney with four points each, and Kinley Thornhill and Alyssa Garrison with two points each.The win put the Lady Wolves up against North Nodaway on January 25. East Atchison lost the game 46-47. Jaycee Graves led the Lady Wolves with 15 points, followed by Lily Graves and Kilea Cooper with eight each, Kinley Thornhill with four, Alyssa Garrison with three, and Tawni Martin, Kaely Kirwan, Shelby McCartney, and Madison Ohrt with two points each. The Lady Wolves’ loss put them up against Worth County for the third place game. East Atchison won the game 47-41. Jaycee Graves led the Lady Wolves with 25 points, followed by Lily Graves with seven, Kilea Cooper with six, Kinley Thornhill with three, and Tawni Martin, Kaely Kirwan, and Shelby McCartney with two each.