2013-04-11 / Top News

Linton Education Association hosts 5th Annual Acalympics Competition


Zeeland scored 31 points to capture 1st place in the Senior High Division II of the Linton Acalympics competition. Team members were, from left, Jessica Fetzer, Elisabeth Bender, Mikayla Meidinger, Seth Aberle, Rebecca Meier and Casondra Rutschke. Zeeland scored 31 points to capture 1st place in the Senior High Division II of the Linton Acalympics competition. Team members were, from left, Jessica Fetzer, Elisabeth Bender, Mikayla Meidinger, Seth Aberle, Rebecca Meier and Casondra Rutschke. The Linton Education Association sponsored the 5th Annual LEA Acalympics Competition, held April 2, in the Linton High School Gym.

Fifteen schools participated in both the Senior High and Junior High Divisions. Teams includedAshley (Advisor Jason Schmidt), Gackle-Streeter (Advisor Kurt Hayes), Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock (Advisor Darcie Dykema), Kidder County-Steele (Advisor Randy Sand), Kidder County-Tappen (Advisor Tom Six), Kulm (Advisor Derrick Bopp), Linton (Advisor Sandra Meidinger), McClusky (Advisor Roberta Netzloff), Napoleon (Advisor Robert Dietchman), Shiloh Christian (Advisor Nate Speidel), Strasburg (Advisor Robert Bubach), Turtle Lake- Mercer (Advisor Diane Cullum), Wing (Advisors Wanda Mehlhoff and Jeanette Fox), Wishek (Advisor Melissa Dalke) and Zeeland (Advisor Donavon Bender).


Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock placed 2nd in Senior High Division II of the Linton Acalympics. Team members were, from left, Logan Carpenter, Shantel Bender, Jessica Kleinsasser, Hannah Jangula, Sierra Rath and Kaitlyn Robinson. Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock placed 2nd in Senior High Division II of the Linton Acalympics. Team members were, from left, Logan Carpenter, Shantel Bender, Jessica Kleinsasser, Hannah Jangula, Sierra Rath and Kaitlyn Robinson. In the Senior High Division I, Shiloh Christian (Adam Meuchel, Taylor Crokers, Janell Legried, Elliott Stone, Seth Glasser and A.J. Dale) claimed first place with 41 points. Kidder County-Steele (Kaden Schmidt, Nick Thompson, Jordan Mayer, Jon Walker, Brad Kasper and Jamie Blotter) placed 2nd in Division I with 33 points, and Wishek (Ben Schuler, Tyler Toepke- Floyd, Grace Schuler, Taylor Ketterling, Aaron Weber and Blake Bosch) placed 3rd with 32. Strasburg placed 4th with 31 points;Ashley, Linton and Napoleon tied for 5th place with 26 points each, and Turtle Lake-Mercer finished with 25 points.


Kidder County-Steele was the runner-up in Senior High Division I of the Linton Acalympics. Team members were, from left, Jordan Mayer, Nick Thompson, Kaden Schmidt, Brad Kasper, Jon Walker and Jamie Blotter. Kidder County-Steele was the runner-up in Senior High Division I of the Linton Acalympics. Team members were, from left, Jordan Mayer, Nick Thompson, Kaden Schmidt, Brad Kasper, Jon Walker and Jamie Blotter. Senior High team members for Strasburg were Emme Hulm, Emily Luebke, Holly Krumm, Kellie Tougas, Jennifer Wikenheiser and Trent Mattern. Linton Senior High team members were Jonathon Purintun, Brooks Flyberg, Jace Ferderer, Anna Vander Laan, McKenna Flyberg and Kaidra Larson.

Zeeland (Seth Aberle, Casondra Rutschke, Mikayla Meidinger, Elisabeth Bender, Jessica Fetzer and Rebecca Meier) captured top honors in Senior High Division II with 31 points, followed by H-M-B (Logan Carpenter, Shantel Bender, Jessica Kleinsasser, Hannah Jangula, Sierra Rath and Kaitlyn Robinson) with 29, and Gackle-Streeter (Zach Meyer, Lane Kleingartner, Samantha Batsch, Cory Koenig, Nathan Dahl and Sierra Owen) with 23. Kulm placed 4th with 23 points, followed by Wing (20), McClusky (15) and Kidder County-Tappen (10).


Shiloh Christian scored 41 points to capture 1st place in Senior High Division I of the Linton Acalympics. Team members were, from left, Janell Legreid, Taylor Crokers, Seth Glasser, A.J. Dale, Adam Meuchel and Elliott Stone. Shiloh Christian scored 41 points to capture 1st place in Senior High Division I of the Linton Acalympics. Team members were, from left, Janell Legreid, Taylor Crokers, Seth Glasser, A.J. Dale, Adam Meuchel and Elliott Stone. Linton (Jordan Hulm, Anthony Schumacher, Sienna Bosch, Kyle Masset, Tanner Sehn and Cole Vander Laan) captured 1st place in Junior High Division I with 31points, while Strasburg (Victorya Dykema, Alissa Leier, Sarah Eberle, Cody McBride, Shantel Lang and Taylor Krumm) placed 2nd with 25 points. Ashley (Katie Schmidt, Addie Schnabel, Noah Stickel, Morgan Gallagher, Brooke Gilstad and Philip Meidinger) came in 3rd with 25 points, followed by Shiloh Christian and Turtle Lake-Mercer (21 points apiece); Napoleon (20),Wishek (19) and Kidder County-Steele (18).


Linton scored 31 points to capture 1st place in Junior High Division I of the Linton Acalympics. Team members were, from left, Kyle Masset, Jordan Hulm, Sienna Bosch, Tanner Sehn, Anthony Schumacher and Cole Vander Laan. Linton scored 31 points to capture 1st place in Junior High Division I of the Linton Acalympics. Team members were, from left, Kyle Masset, Jordan Hulm, Sienna Bosch, Tanner Sehn, Anthony Schumacher and Cole Vander Laan. McClusky (Levi Larson, Jewel Faul,Arika Werth, Kody Faul, Alexander Naser and Lucas Rath) scored 26 points to come away with 1st place in Junior High Division II. Gackle-Streeter (Jennifer Ova, Dylan Rudolph, John Gutschmidt, Seth Homola, Mackenzie Heflin and Jason Homola) was the runner-up in Division II with 23 points, and Zeeland (Hope Ebel, Jesse Jangula, Marissa Meidinger, Jenny Kocher and Tiffany Meier) placed 3rd with 23 points. Other teams in Division II were Wing (21), Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock (21), Kidder County-Tappen (14) and Kulm (12). Team members for H-M-B were LaurenAman, Makenna Reich, Lance Weiser, Jordan Towne, Lindsey Aman and Christian Brown.



McClusky scored 26 points to capture 1st place in Junior High Division II of the Linton Acalympics. Team members were (in random order) Levi Larson, Jewel Faul, Arika Werth, Kody Faul, Alexander Naser and Lucas Rath. McClusky scored 26 points to capture 1st place in Junior High Division II of the Linton Acalympics. Team members were (in random order) Levi Larson, Jewel Faul, Arika Werth, Kody Faul, Alexander Naser and Lucas Rath.

Gackle-Streeter scored 23 points to place second in Junior High Division II of the Linton Acalympics. Team members were (in random order) Jennifer Ova, Dylan Rudolph, John Gutschmidt, Seth Homola, Mackenzie Heflin and Jason Homola. Gackle-Streeter scored 23 points to place second in Junior High Division II of the Linton Acalympics. Team members were (in random order) Jennifer Ova, Dylan Rudolph, John Gutschmidt, Seth Homola, Mackenzie Heflin and Jason Homola.

Strasburg placed 2nd in the Junior High Division I of the Linton Acalympics. Team members were, from left, Taylor Krumm, Andrew Hulm, Artie Voller, Shantel Lang, Alissa Leier and Victorya Dykema. Strasburg placed 2nd in the Junior High Division I of the Linton Acalympics. Team members were, from left, Taylor Krumm, Andrew Hulm, Artie Voller, Shantel Lang, Alissa Leier and Victorya Dykema.

Wishek placed 3rd in Senior High Division I of the Linton Acalympics. Team members were, from left, Grace Schuler, Taylor Ketterling, Aaron Weber, Ben Schuler, Blake Bosch and Tyler Toepke-Floyd. Wishek placed 3rd in Senior High Division I of the Linton Acalympics. Team members were, from left, Grace Schuler, Taylor Ketterling, Aaron Weber, Ben Schuler, Blake Bosch and Tyler Toepke-Floyd.

Gackle-Streeter placed 3rd in Senior High Division II of the Linton Acalympics. Team members were, from left, Lane Kleingartner, Cory Koenig, Zach Meyer, Nathan Dahl, Sierra Owen and Samantha Batsch. Gackle-Streeter placed 3rd in Senior High Division II of the Linton Acalympics. Team members were, from left, Lane Kleingartner, Cory Koenig, Zach Meyer, Nathan Dahl, Sierra Owen and Samantha Batsch.

Zeeland scored 23 points to finish in 3rd place in Junior High Division II of the Linton Acalympics. Team members included, from left, Marissa Meidinger, Hope Ebel and Tiffany Meier. Missing from the photo are Jesse Jangula and Jenny Kocher. Zeeland scored 23 points to finish in 3rd place in Junior High Division II of the Linton Acalympics. Team members included, from left, Marissa Meidinger, Hope Ebel and Tiffany Meier. Missing from the photo are Jesse Jangula and Jenny Kocher.

Ashley (25 pts.) placed 3rd in Junior High Division I of the Linton Acalympics. Team members were, from left, Addie Schnabel, Katie Schmidt, Brooke Gilstad, Morgan Gallagher and Philip Meidinger. Missing from the photo are Noah Stickel and Jennifer Melom. Ashley (25 pts.) placed 3rd in Junior High Division I of the Linton Acalympics. Team members were, from left, Addie Schnabel, Katie Schmidt, Brooke Gilstad, Morgan Gallagher and Philip Meidinger. Missing from the photo are Noah Stickel and Jennifer Melom.

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