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PRESS-NEWS JOURNAL, CANTON, MO. THURSDA Y, AUGUST 31, 2006 - PAGE R Submitted photo ATHLETES RETURN -Josie McCracken, left and Roger Morse recently competed in Australia in track events. Teens compete 'Down Under' Josie McCracken and Roger Morse, both of High- land High School, had the privilege of being part of a track and field team which competed at the Gold Coast in Australia this summer. Their team, the "Mid- west Striders", was com- prised of students athletes from Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska. They competed against Australian and New Zealand athletes as well as other American teams. McCracken and Morse i both brought home medals. McCracken placed third in the 100 and 200 dashes and first in the 4xl relay Morse placed first in the steeple Chase and Ausie relay and second in the 1500 and 3000 meter runs. They were able to visit various tourist attractions in Australia such as visit- ing a wildlife park and petting kangaroos, attend- ing the "Outback Spectacu- lar" dinner show, touring a rain forest, surfing and shopping. The trip also included two days in Honolulu, Hawaii where they at- tended a hau, visited Pearl Harbor, snorkeled in Hanama Bay and en- joyed Waikiki Beach. will return The, Touchdowia2 ydirt of Press-News Journal/ Ayerco of Canton will con- tinue again this year. The contest will be open to those age eight and older and allows people to guess the winners of NFL football games, with one weekly winner receiving a cash prize. The NFL season opens next week, and the first form will be in next week's issue. Swine scholarships are awarded Six area students have been awarded the John Wood Community College Foundation Swine Show- manship Scholarship for 2006. This $200 scholar- ship is awarded to winners in the senior swine show- manship class in local qounty 4-H and FFA live- stock shows and must be used for JWCC swine classes within five years. These swine classes will apply toward a degree in swine, animal science or agriculture business man- agement. The purpose of the scholarship is to honor and recognize those individuals who have dedicated them- selves to their swine pro- ject as demonstrated by the knowledge and skill exhibited in swine show- manship competition. Swine Showmanship Scholarship winner from the local area is Kayla Bridgman of Ewing, Mo daughter of Tim and Tina Bridgman. She competed at the Marion County, Mo Junior Fair August 3, at Palmyra, Mo. : These scholarships are sponsored by the Founda- tion and the agricultural and horticultural sciences department at John Wood Community College. This |s the eighth year the cholarships have been awarded. [ TATEWIDE CLASSIFIEDS : in The Press-News Journal ] Central takes golf match Central of amp Point defeated Canton R-V girls in golf action August 23. Central won 204 to 267 for Canton. Heather Cramsey shot a Canton low 59; followed by Christy Phillips with 67; Kelsey Bevans, 69; Ashley Carlin, 72; and Shelby Baker, 81. Submitted photo SCIdOLARSHIP - Pictured is Kayla Bridgman, winner of a JWCC Swine Show- manship Scholarship. Dr. Jeff Galle, director of ag- ricultural and horticultur- al sciences programs at JWCC, presented the cer- tificate. Remember You Do salvage tie The Culver-Stockton College women's soccer team salvaged a tie in its two-game trip to Missis- sippi and Alabama to start the season last weekend. After falling to William Carey College 5-0 on Fri- day night in Hattiesbt rg, Miss the Lady Wildcats got a goal inthe final min- ute of regulation on Satur day afternoon to earn a 1-1 tie with Spring Hill Col- lege in Mobile, Ala. Trailing 1"0 after a first-half Badger goal, the Lady Wildcats finally got the equalizer in the 89th minute when freshman Andria Carroll took a crossing pass from fellow freshman Christine Mah- ler and beat the SHC goal- keeper for the tying goal. The two teams played two 10-minute overtime periods to try and decide a winner, but neither team was able to find the back of the net and the game ended in a tie. Meanwhile, the men's team dropped both games on the trip, falling 4-0 to William Carey and 3-1 to Spring Hill. Kyle Hayward scored the only goal for the Wild- cats on the trip, taking a pass from freshman Jason Schuette, to give the Wild- cats a 1-0 lead in the first 10 minutes of Saturday's contest against the Badg- ers. Both teams return to action on Wednesday, Sept. 6, with games at Wil- liam Penn University in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Camp Point had the medalist who shot a 43. Canton next plays against Quincy Notre Dame 4 p,m. at:River, Valley Country Club near Canton. r PNI photo by Karin Althoff The Canton R-V Tigers played their first soccer game of" Canton soccer the season Monday, August 28, against the Quincy High season opener Blue Devils in Quincy. Both teams played hard and the .end result was a 6-0 loss for Canton. The Tigers are look- ing at a busy week with six games scheduled. More de- tailed results about Monday's game were not available before press time. letters given Students were awar- ded their academic letters and pins during their class meetings on the first day of school. Academic letter- ing is achieved by earning a 3.5 or higher GPA during three out of the four quar- ters in the 2005-06 aca- demic year. The following students were recipients; Seniors: Bryan Davis, Nick DeCoster, Kate Fretwell, Janeen Roberson, Sarah Shaw, Kelsey Camp, Corey Moon, Jessica Pearl. Juniors: Kelsey Bev- ans, Leanne Cary, Heather Cramsey, Sherill Fury, Jared Howard, Emily Lay, Kelsey Owsley, Christy Phillips, Audrey Redmon, Edith Reiman, Hollie Tay- lor, Nicole Taylor, Nathan Tramel, Brogan Uhlmeyer, Joseph Wilson. Sophomores: Maria Clark, Andrew Steinbeck, Ashley Wolf, Luke Barton, Erin Bozarth, Nick Dochterman, Dakotah Jor- gensen, Jessica Ott, Ash- leigh Otts, Melissa Re> iman, Zach Shuman, Dal- las Spurgeon, Mariah Taft, Nathan Uhlmeyer. THRIFT STORE and CONSIGNMENT SHOP V Bag Sale $5.00 Now thru Sept. 6 Wearable items. lO8N. 4th St ,eet, Downtown Canton 573-288-0061 j It's Time To Stop Hurting! I've been helping your neighbors for five years. Why not you ? The only way to find out is to call me today at (573) 769-2400 to discuss your pain. ,)-JPro Active ' ( CHIROPRACTIC CENTER, RC. HELPING YOU ACHIEVE OPTIMAL WELLNESS Scott Stiffey, D.C. 219 South Main Palmyra, MO Call today for your free consultation (573) 769-2400 Ask your doctor, for Advance Physical Therapy. Leslie Winters, P.T. IP Megan Mock, A.T.C A: PNJ photo by Dan Steinbeck THE WIND,UP - Canton freshman Tori Niemann prepares to deliver a pitch against Schuyler County August 24. In the distance, third baseman Katie Fretwell awaits for the actiorJ. GRGURICH AUTO BODY, INC. will be offering auto detailing :- and spray-in bedliners starting in September. (573) 288-2115 Fax (573) 288-2116 TIM GRGURICH OWNER GRGURICH AUTO BODY, INC. 8 A.M. - 5 P.M. MONDAY-FRIDAY 200 LEWIS STREET CANTON, MO 63435 q-'herio llowin',g institutions will be closedon 'Monday, Sept. 4 in observance of Labor ay l Bank of q onticello Btonticello - Canwn First Federal Canton Town & Country Bank of Mo. 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