Knights compete at Rebel Relays

April 12, 2019

By Mark Wilmes
tributeeditor@gmail.com

The Knight track teams competed at the MCC Rebel Relays on Friday, teams had sixth place fin­ishes. The boys were led by Cade Jorgensen with a third place in the Triple Jump and second and third places for three of the re­lay teams.

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Track teams compete in Early Bird meet at Slayton

April 12, 2019

By Mark Wilmes
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The RTR track teams traveled to Slayton to April 2 to compete in the MCC Early Bird meet. The boys finished in 6th place with 15 points. Andrew Gunnare was the top finisher for the Knights, placing third in the triple jump.

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Knights split first two games

April 12, 2019

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Kyle Fischer golfs a single to left to drive in a run during Monday’s win over Minneota.

By Mark Wilmes
tributeeditor@gmail.com

The RTR Knights base­ball team picked up their first win of the season on Monday, defeating the Min­neota Vikings by a score of 9-2. The Knights got on the board quickly with a pair of runs in the first inning. A big six-run fourth inning gave RTR the cushion they needed for the win.

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Music awards

April 12, 2019

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RTR High School’s senior band and choir members receiving their Senior Music Patch and awards at the Contest Concert on April 1, pictured left to right in front, are Emily Kern, Emmala Gunnare, Andrea Escher and Kaitlyn Althoff; in back are Angele Bastin (Belgian Foreign Exchange Student), Caul Harstad, Cooper Hansen and Tucker Baune.

First place finish

April 12, 2019

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The RTR 12s JO volleyball team took first place in the Gold Division at the Luverne 12s JO tournament on Saturday. Pictured left to right in front are Avery Schreurs, Addi Serryn and Trinity Bloom; in the middle row are Brianna Pattison and Elena Brandt; and in back are Brooke Thomas, Brooke Sanderson, Natalie Nielsen, Adalia Matzner, Dilyn Werkman and Coach Hannah Jensen.

Cooper Hansen named basketball player of the year by the Independent

April 12, 2019

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The Marshall Indepen­dent has named its boys basketball squad for the 2018-19 season. There were five boys on both the first and second team while the honorable men­tion list had eight players. Eleven schools are part of the group of schools that make up the teams.
Cooper Hansen of the RTR Knights was named “player of the year” for his work with the Knights this past year. Cooper was listed in five of the lead­erboard stats for the area players, scoring at over 20 points per game and leading the area players in steals with 88.

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Science Fair students advance

April 12, 2019

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The 14 RTR Elementary students going to Mankato on April 27, pictured left to right in front, are Alex Streeter, Juhl Drake, Taya Christensen, Summer LaBrune, Clara Pagel, Sophie Peterson, Avianna Redsten and Hannah Dagel; in back are Isaac Janish, Carson Lensing, Colten Thomsen, Jens Drake, Lucas Kidman and Olivia Lange.

RTR FACS students compete in SMSU Culinary Challenge

April 12, 2019

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Madie Wells and Kate Cowell show off their work from the fruit carving interactive session.

Thirteen students from the FACS Department classes, taught by Tammy Borman, participated in the annual Culinary Skills Challenge in Marshall on April 2. The event involved competitions and educa­tional interactive events. Competitions were held in the areas of cake decorat­ing, culinary knife skills, food art, place setting, menu design, baking sci­ence, and the highlighted cooking competition…

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Four students advance to state

April 12, 2019

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Pictured above: The RTR Speech Team participated in the Subsection Speech Meet on March 30 in Pipestone, resulting in nine section advancers and two alternates. Pictured left to right in front are Brooklyn Cauwels – Creative Expression; Madysen Davis – Extemp Reading; Brynn Peterson – Storytelling, fifth place; Julia Nilles – Discussion, fifth place; Taryn Bedow – Poetry, first place; and Rion Moat – Humor. In back are Jenna Lingen – Duo; Madison Witte – Duo, second place; Andrea Escher – Drama, third place; Sophie Blagdon – Duo; Alex Duus – Humor, first place; Cari Baune – Duo, fifth place; Caleb Harper – Great Speeches, second place; Katelynn Behnke – Duo, fifth place; Caleb Witte – Humor, fourth place; Graham Petersen – Humor, sixth place; and Dajza Gilmore – Duo, second place.

Pictured below: The RTR Speech Team had nine students (with two alternates) compete in the Section Speech Meet on Saturday, April 6. Four students will be advancing to the State Speech competition on Friday, April 12 at Wayzata High School. Pictured left to right in front are Dajza Gilmore and Madison Witte – Duo, first place (state advancer). In the middle row are Brynn Peterson – alternate; Julia Nilles – alter­nate; Taryn Bedow – Poetry, second place (state advancer); and Andrea Escher – Drama, third place (state advancer). In the back row are Cari Baune and Katelynn Behnke – Duo; Alex Duus – Humor, fifth place; and Caleb Witte – Humor.

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RTR Middle School Showcase 2019 was a big success

April 12, 2019

RTR Middle School Staff

The middle schoolers did an amazing job on their displays. Every year the displays get better and better. We are very proud of all our kids and all of the hard work that they put into getting their displays put together. Ev­eryone enjoys seeing the many projects that each grade does throughout the year.
All parents need to be thanked also for helping their students get their displays organized for the night.

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