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THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, October 25, 2001 -7 ++ i erybody went wild. The Demons now have a commanding lead in the district and are on the way to a district title• Next week the Demons travel to Mounds. per each skill test and 100 points for each project and semester test• Some of the activities those students participate in are tennis, golf, badminton, volleyball, basketball, football, aerobics, and hockey. "It's time to get down" Nolting ltadition of Perkins-Tryon High School Homecoming con- September 28. so did the tradition of the homecoming game has ended and as parents were on the way home, shed to the high school dance. The Perkins- School student council put on the dance• They gave two person that went to the dance to the American Red gh school math teacher and Student Council Ad- about 320 dollars for the American Red Cross." Maroons 12, the Perkins-Tryon Demons set themselves aside of Perry lead in district 2A-5. It was a very wet night at Wilhite were gearing up to play the biggest game so far Wasn't very much talk in the locker room game before the how I knew the team was extremely focused", said De- Grotheer. !Start of the game the Demons were as pumped as they possi- be. They came out and jumped out to a 14-0 lead. Fullback Demon touchdowns early in the first quar- around five minutes left in the first quarter the Demon too- halted when the game was postponed for thirty minutes lightning quit. When play resumed the Demons came out some Perry defensive changes didn't put the points on the would have liked to. Early in the second quarter Demon Karner intercepted a Maroon pass and returned for the final Demon score• The Demons went in at halftime with a 21-0 lead and were in • ' to win the game. The team knew all they had to Czosswozd Answers do was execute in the second half and they would get the victory. The entire second half was played by defense. The Demon defense allowed a Perry touchdown early in the 3'a quarter but then shut them out for the rest of the game. The Demon offense never seemed to be able to put an entire drive together. At the end of the fourth quarter the Demon offense got in a set in which they call the vic- tory set. It is basically a set de- signed to kneel the ball and let time run out. After the game ev- ARE PROUD A PART OF THE ..... . PERKINS AND !RS OF (INS-TRYON SCHOOLS! "Now That's A Pizza Coupon!" Present This Coupon For A LARGE PIZZA FOR A MEDIUM CHARGE One Coupon Per Customer I~emember...we're OPEN LATE after home games/l~ High expectations for P-T in 2002 by Chase Disney With only one more week of softball the Lady Demons of Perkins- Tryon High School, lost in the regional tournament. The regional tour- nament was held in Meeker Oklahoma, September 28m and 29'h. The Lady Demons returned without playing for 10 days and showing it. The Lady Demons won their district at home against Chislom Lady Longhorns. Without playing for ten days the team came out and tried their hardest. The Lady Demons was expected to make it to state, but came up short. The Lady Demons ended their record as of 16 wins and 14 losses, losing to one of the toughest regionals in the state. "For 2002 expect to see great things with this team," said Head Coach Kevin Miner. The Lady Demons lost one key player this year, but now the fresh- man now can come up and show hrw it is done. This year lost one of the best prospects in the state, Savannah Anderson. "We had a really good leader who taught us a lot that will help us next year and in the future," said Junior Autumn Roper. Next year they will be very young team again and experienced, but they will use that to their advantage. "We were positive and the coaches positive. I think we did great and everybody stepped up and did what they were supposed. I think we worked well together and Nan was a great leader. Thanks, Nan for a great year," said freshman Ashley Geter. "We are very young but very talented and I see great things for next year to come," said Roper after the regional games. Next years team will have four seniors returning and have a very young talented team. Coach Kevin Miner also stated "He wishes them luck in to their next season and good luck through every thing they do. When I was talking to freshman Lindsay Dwinell she stated, "To be or not to be, Nan is our leader." "I know that we are very young but next we are going to be very good," said sophomore Amanda Smalley. Well, next years team will be a very young team but very talented so come out and support the Lady Demons of Perkins- Tryon Sports Program for everyday life by Jeremy Russell Lifetime Sports gives students the opportunity to learn and partici- pate in sports and activities in which they can use throughout their lives to better maintain their health and for life long recreational ac- tivities. Each student is given the opportunity to learn the basic skills and objectives to participate in various life/sports activities and de- sign and maintain a personal fitness program. Each student is required to bring clothes to work out in daily. Locker room facilities are available for students. Students are expected to participate and do their best to master the basic skills and objectives of each activity. Students are evaluated through participation, mas- tery of basic skills, written exams and projects. Students earn 3 points per day for participation, 50 points per written exam, and 50 points 547-2800 US 177 & SH 33 i, Hours:, !:+ 7 a.m. - 11 p.m. Now Open for Breakfast SNow hat's pizza!" P-T Elementary book fair by Carletta Brown The leaves are changing color and falling from the tree and Perkins- Tryon Elementary is preparing for the annual Book Fair, October 16- November 2. The selection is outstanding this year and offers something for ev- ery child. Books include the popular Harry Potter series, Captain Un- derpants, Junie B. Jones, Clifford, Franklin, Magic Tree House and Dear America, just to name a few. Prices range from $1.50-$15 (hard- back). All major credit cards will be accepted. Parents, have you thought about Christmas? The Book Fair can make your shopping list shorter by suggesting you purchase a book for your child's teacher. The faculty made a "Wish List" and you can get some- thing you know the teacher wants. Also, the gift will be wrapped and delivered for you the week of December 17-19. In one short period of time, you can rest assured that the teacher gift has been bought and delivered! Speaking of Christmas, as grandparents, aunts and uncles, how about you giving a book to your elementary child for the holiday. The Book Fair hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. daily and if that doesn't fit your schedule, call me. Carlotta Brown, 547-5741 and make an appointment for a personal viewing. Everyone is welcomed to come to the Book Fair- we only have one each year. The Book Fair is a fundraiser-the elementary library uses the money to buy reading incentives for students when we begin our reading program in January. Last year the students went swimming at the Y, as m • *+ " " + • ' well as receiving agmficent goo&es on their way to reaching their goal. Currently, grades 2-5 are participating in various reading pro- grams and those programs will come to an end in December. There will be at least four individual class parties to sponsor and 15-20 indi- viduals who have qualified for gift certificates. Come one, come all, seriously, and enjoy the pleasure of looking at a terrific selection of new books at the Perkins-Tryon Elementary Book Fair, October 26-November 2, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, located in the el- ementary library. JALOPY Media center receives new computers ++ : by Mary Hazelbaker The Perkins-Tryon high school media center received new comput- ers from the Carl-Perkins Grant. The grant enabled the school to pur- "- " chase the computers for research. The six computers are Dell and :,, come with Pentium four processors. Each computer is installed with ,+" the latest version of Microsoft Office. They are equipped with 1.5 ~,~': gigahertz, 256 megabytes ram, and 20 gigabyte hard-drive. They also have 17 inch monitors• + + "We are glad to have them because the others were so old. Now ;i • students can have instant connections for research," stated P-T media specialist, Beth Hawkins. , • +:i Bring this coupon in for a weekly drawing for 2 FREE DINNERS Drawing Held Each Monday 7 Steve & Kristy Wiilingham PERKINS-TRYON SPORTS BOOSTERS Hi 13 Perkins 246 S. MAIN • 547'Z414 547-2456 ~+~-.-~ -~--:--.:::a~,~ Now in our 103rd Year- ~__~=--- . ~~~~--~JEstabllshed January 3, 1898 202 South Main Perkins, OK 405/547-2476 v " . : Lobby Hours-Monday through Friday 8:00-3:00 Saturday 8:00-12:00 Drive-up Teller:. Monday through Thursday 7:30-4:00 -Friday 7:30-6:00 ,Saturday 7:30-12:00 "Our ATM , BankLine-24 , and Night Deposit Drop Are Open 24 Hours A Day, 7 Days A Weekl'~ 1 Ane -For Weather Call 547-2902-Now You Can Visit Us At Our Website: wu~.paynecountybank.com IGGINS GENERAL STORE ,a-d, Proud To Be P-T Boosters! te! nln._? Gas • Feed • Hay • Groceries • And Morel US 1 77 Three Miles North of Perkins • 377-7545 219 S ITH MAIN e547-2555 INC~. 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