Knights win conference tilt against Blackjacks 12-2

May 31, 2018

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Cooper Hansen crossed the plate with one of 12 runs the Knights would score in the game.

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR Baseball Knights geared their of­fense and defense up for the upcoming postseason with a convincing 12 to 2 win over the Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks last Tuesday in Ruthton. The Knights scored in every inning of the game as they put the game in the win column with two runs in the fifth inning to produce the ten-run rule.

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RTR Graduation 2018 held Saturday

May 24, 2018

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Jacklynn Dressen (left) and Alexis Wendland enter during the processional at Saturday’s RTR High School graduation ceremonies.

By Mark Wilmes
tributeeditor@gmail.com

 
Graduation ceremonies for the Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Class of 2018 were held Saturday afternoon at the high school gymnasium in Tyler. A total of 37 graduates received diplomas.
The ceremony opened with the RTR High School Band under the direction of Justin Condelli performing “Pomp and Circumstance” as the graduates entered, followed by the playing of the National Anthem…

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RTR Board will switch meeting nights to second Wednesday starting in July

May 24, 2018

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Superintendent David Marlette

By Mark Wilmes
tributeeditor@gmail.coms

The board approved moving future monthly school board meetings at last week’s regu­lar meeting in Tyler. Begin­ning with the July 2018 meet­ing, meetings will be held on the second Wednesday of the month instead of the third Wednesday. Superintendent Dave Marlette said the major­ity of the school boards hold meetings on the second week of the month.
“Third week gets a little bit late,” Marlette said. “Alot of our invoices are past due by those dates. Alot of those are [due] on the 15th of the month.”

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Lady Knights beat RCW for record 10 wins for season

May 24, 2018

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Kylea Baartman delivers a pitch during last week’s win over the Jaguars.

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR softball team set a season record for wins last Thursday as they would beat the RCW Jag­uars on both games of a doubleheader. It was their 9th and 10th wins of the year. Last year they won a record eight wins.
The Lady Knights didn’t waste any time in the first game as they would score five runs in the first inning of play…

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Knights tack on another win with 15-5 victory over MCC

May 24, 2018

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Jared Baartman connects with a pitch against MCC.

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The baseball Knights re­corded their third straight non-conference win of the year with a 15-5 win over the MCC Rebels last Friday in Ruthton.
The Knights started strong with four runs in their half of the first in­ning. Consecutive hits by Payton Hess, Jake Fischer, Jared Baartman and Coo­per Hansen plated the runs. Baartman’s single re­corded two RBIs. The team added an unearned run in the second inning as Hess scored on a Rebel error. The Rebels got their first run in the fourth inning, also an unearned run to make the score 5-1.

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On to 1st grade

May 24, 2018

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Mrs. Vandenbosch’s class and Mrs. Gylling’s class are all together for kindergarten graduation May 15.

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RTR golfers compete in Camden Conference tourney

May 24, 2018

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The annual Camden Conference tournament was held in Marshall last Monday with 18 holes of golf being played by all the golfers. There were nine teams for both boys and girls.
Community Christian Schools of Willmar took first place honors for the boys with a score of 325. LQPV was second place with a 337. The RTR boys were the seventh place team with an 18-hole score of 416…

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Knights grab conference win over Lancers 7 to 4

May 24, 2018

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR baseball team traveled to Canby last Tues­day to battle the Lancers in Camden conference action. It was one outstanding day for baseball. The wind was calm and the temperature was 80 degrees.
The Knights would score two runs in their half of the first inning. Hunter Van­Lerberge and Payton Hess opened the game with sin­gles…

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Lady Knights fall to TMB

May 24, 2018

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR girls traveled to Tracy last Monday to play the TMB Panthers in some softball. The conditions for playing were not the great­est as rain fell throughout most of the two games. The coaches did agree to play only five innings in each game.
The Panthers scored three runs in the first in­ning and another two runs in the third frame to have a nice advantage.

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Pops Concert

May 24, 2018

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Justin Condelli directing the RTR High School Band at last week’s Pops Concert held at the Lake Benton Opera House.

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