National Honor Society welcomes new students

September 20, 2017

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The RTR chapter of the National Honor Society held induction ceremonies Sunday evening in the high school cafeteria. Pictured left to right in front are previously inducted students Jacob Fischer, Evan Swanson, Alexis Wendland, Ashley Borchet, Madeline Ekema, Chloe Hess, Jocelyn Klein and Gabrielle Thooft. Not pictured are Johanna Nielsen, Jonah Johnson, Lacey Barke and Mya Christensen. In the middle row are inductees Emily Kern, Lauren Alsaker, Madison Muenchow, Jayda Johansen, Brooke Thomsen, Andrea Escher, Emma Gunnare, Emily Vos and Taryn Bedow; and in the back row are inductees Tucker Baune, Carter Hansen, Jared Hauswedell, Jared Christensen, Graham Petersen, Jackson Kerr, Courtney Snyder, Catherine Vogt, Cooper Hansen, Andrew Williams and Westin Kirk. Not pictured is Jonni Biren.

Knights, Lancers team up to fight cancer

September 20, 2017

By Mark Wilmes
tributeeditor@gmail.com

 
The RTR Knights and Canby Lancers volleyball teams will oppose each other on the court Thursday, Sept. 28, but will be on the same side in the fight against cancer.
The two teams will team up for Pink Out Cancer night at the RTR gymnasium.

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Donuts and athletes

September 20, 2017

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The RTR Sports Department will hold a Donut With the Athletes event Saturday, Sept. 23, 8:30-10 a.m. in the high school cafeteria. Pictured above, Knights volleyball players Chloe (left) and Rylie Hess do their best to demonstrate the joy that comes from eating a Hendricks Bakery Long John.

By Mark Wilmes
tributeeditor@gmail.com

 
The RTR Knights Volleyball Team will be on hand Saturday morning at the high school cafeteria to chat with community members and share a pastry from the Hendricks Bakery during the first-ever Donuts with the Athletes event.
Head volleyball coach Daynica Brown said it will be an opportunity for the players to reach out beyond just playing in the games.

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RTR celebrates Homecoming

September 20, 2017

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King Jonah Johnson and Queen Chloe Hess during Friday’s Homecoming parade in downtown Tyler getting a lift from Jackie Dressen.

Knights suffer Homecoming loss to WWG Chargers, 26-14

September 20, 2017

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RTR quarterback Cooper Hansen picks up some yardage on a bootleg during Friday’s Homecoming game.

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR Football Knights played tough against the WWG Chargers the first half, but the size of the Charger offensive line took its toll on the Knights’ defense the second half as the Chargers broke a 14- all tie to score twice the second half on their way to their third straight win of the season. The Knights would fall to 2-1 for the year.
The Chargers came into the game noted for their great passing attack. How­ever, WWG ran the ball all night against the Knight defense. They would score the first points early in the first quarter…

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Lady Knights sweep RCW in Camden action, record at 3-7

September 20, 2017

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Tina Haroldson makes a play at the net during Thursday’s Knights volleyball game against Renville County West.

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR Volleyball Team won their first Cam­den Conference volleyball match as they would win their Homecoming game by scores of 25-17, 25-15 and 25-23. A very good crowd of RTR fans were there to cheer on the team.
The Lady Knights con­tinued their fine play from the match with TMB on Tuesday as they would win the first set quite handily. A hitting error by the visit­ing Jaguars ended the first set for the Knights in their favor.

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Lady Knights lose to fourth ranked TMB Panthers

September 20, 2017

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR Volleyball Team traveled to Tracy last Tuesday to play the 4th-ranked TMB Panthers in some Camden Confer­ence volleyball. The Lady Knights might have played their best ball of the year, but the Panthers had more firepower as they would come out on top by scores of 25-22, 25-20 and 25- 19.
Lexi Wendland had her thoughts on the match. “I think this was one of our stronger games of the year. We were running our of­fense quicker and not tip­ping as much. We just need to get more aggressive in future matches.

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Young Knights play scrimmage against Marshall and MCC

September 20, 2017

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR Middle School football 7th and 8th grad­ers played a scrimmage this past Saturday on the RTR field. The team played 45 minutes of running time with each scrimmage.
The RTR 7th graders scored five TDs while al­lowing four TDs during their time against Marshall and MCC. The 8th graders scored three TDs while al­lowing four scores against the same opponents.

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Homecoming parade

September 20, 2017

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The RTR Middle School Marching Band led the Homecoming parade on Friday afternoon though the Tyler business district. The parade ended at the high school with a pepfest in the gymnasium.

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A queen and king are crowned!

September 14, 2017

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The 2017 RTR Homecoming Court pictured at Monday evening’s coronation— in front are Crownbearers Oakley Schreurs and Lincoln Schreurs; from left to right behind them are Ashley Borchert, Paige Buchert, Tina Haroldson, Courtney Snyder, Queen Chloe Hess, King Jonah Johnson, Riley Williams, Westin Kirk, Evan Swanson and Jacob Fischer.

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