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THE PERKINS JOURNAL-THURSDAY, ER 31, 1996 Published by the P-T Journalism Class 8th Grade Wins in Triple Overtime by Carla Kliesen "Defense played great again," said head coach Steven Grotheer. After three overtimes, the Perk'ms-Tryon football team pulled ahead and won 12-6 in the game against Pawnee. The game was held here last Tuesday. The score was 0-0 at the end of the game which brought us into overtime. In the first overtime, both terams scored one touchdown, taking us into a second overtime where no points were scored. During the third overtime, Luke Spence scored the second touch- down as he didi the first. "I was proud of the effort. The fact that they never quit, even when things go bad. They fight back from it. We need to get more consistant on offense," said Grotheer. Eighth Grade Football Team Still Untouched Kristina Cocanougher That's right! The Perkins-Tryon Eighth grade football team has yet to be scored upon. They are now 4-0 thanks to the 18-0 victory against Prague, Sept. 10. "They have much better mental preparation and very few, small mistakes. Also our penalties are down from 14 in last weeks' game." said coach Steven Grotheer. Grotheer went on to say, "Luke Spence scored two touch downs and Jase Collum scored one. Spence also rushed for 89 yards. Our defense is outstanding." Seventh grade bashes Bears by Kristina Cocanougher Perkins seventh grade football team beat the Pawnee Black Bears 20-8 in last.Tuesday's game. Touchdowns were made by Ken McBride (2) and Justin Perkins. The team's record is 4-1. "I feel this was one of our best games of the year. These guys are improving every week. I'm very proud of these young men and their effort," said head coach Lance Hoggatt. Freshman Team Scores Victory -- by Amy Meridith 18-6 was the final score of the freshman game against Pawnee on Oct,22 at Perkins. The 9th grade pushed their record to 2-1. "The freshman team played great," comments coachMark Harmon regarding the victory. Jesse Bale was the leading rusher and scored all three touchdowns. Scholarships Avalible through Perkins-Tryon High Hugh O'Brian Leadership Seminar- Sophomore leadership train- ing- deadline is Nov. 20, 1996. Jan. 10, 1997- Discover Card Youth Program- Juniors with 2.75 GPA and Special Talents, Leadership, Obstacles Overcome, Com- munity Service and Unique Endeavors. May 1997- NHS Sylvan Scholars Program- NHS Juniors. Includes current events exam. Aug. 1997- Wendy's High School Heisman- School nominates 1 male and 1 female junior for scholarship, citixenship and athletic ability. Oct. 30, 1996- Prudential- NASSP Spirit of Community Award- recognizes exemplay, self-initiated community service. Nov. 15, 1996-All-American Vocational Student Awards- local win- ner gets $100 savings bond; student applicants must be in voca- tional program. Nov. 15, 1996- First Step Duracell/NSTA Scholarship Competiton- create your own barrery-operated device. Dec. 13, 1996- Principal's Leadership Award- one per school. Dec. 16, 1997- Academic All-State- Must have ACT of at least 30, be a Nat. Merit Semi-finalist, or rank 1,2 in the class. Dec. 16, 1997- Toyota Community Scholars Program- emphasis on leadership and community service. Jan. 15, 1997- Washington Crossing Foundation- Essay on inter- est in government service. Jan. 30, 1997- National Honor Society Scholarships- 2 NHS se- niors eligible. Feb. 15, 1997- Phillips Minorty Scholars Program- must be mi- nority student with 25 ACT and attending OU Feb. 28, 1997- Truman D. Picard Scholarship- for Native Ameri- can students going into Natural Resources. Mar. 1, 1997- National Alliance for Scholastic Achievement- 2.5 plus a letter of recommendation. Mar. 15, 1997- NASC/NOD Axards Program- recognixes schools actively involving disabled students. Sept. 1997- Academic Scholars Program- must have 128-130 on ACT or have won a nationally recognized award (National Merit Scholar/Finalist. etc.). Mexico Bound by Kristina Cocanougher Ashley Nance, Perkins-Tryon Mi.ddle School Spanish teacher, is traveling to Mexico this summer. Nance is inviting anyone who wants to come. The group will spend eight days and seven nights in Mexico. They will go to Mexico City, Teotihucan, Taxo, find Acapulco. The cost is $969.00. There is an $85.00 registration fee4hat is to be turned in with the application. You need a passport or a birth certificate and photo i.d.. Also parental authorization. "The trip will be on a one to one, day to day basis," said Nance. For more informa- tion, or if you would like to go, you can contact her at the Middle School. These Fine Area Merchants Urge You To Su Election Poll Taken at by Valerie Cartwright On November 6, the presidential elections cently some Perkins-Tryon students were vote for and why. Here are some of the "I would vote for President Clinton because be in office.'-Jessica Kirkes "I would vote for Dole because I don't like "I would vote for Ross Perot because he has what everybody says."-Jeremy Turner "I would vote for Dole because I don't like already been in office."-Carla Kliesen "I would vote for Bob Dole because if Clinton liberal federal judges who will change the case try.'-David Willis "Iwould vote for Dole because I hate "I would vote for Dole because he's not Cli "I would vote for Clinton because my morn is Pinkerton "I am undecided."-Jan Thomas "I am a conservative republican so I wouldn't pid like Clinton.'-Aubrey Taylor "I would vote for Bob Dole because Clinton has form and economic policy.'-Chad Gill "I would vote for Bill Clinton because he Brown Lightning Cuts JV Game by Kristina Cocanougher Lightning put a stop to the Junior Varsity Cushing Sept. 23. The two teams played until with Cushing leading 14-0. The game will I date. "We felt had we held on to the ball we did well and moved the ball, " showed much the last game," he said. Assistant coach Russell "As a whole, we were pleased with the effort pleased with the improveement since the last Middle School Holds Spirit by Carla Kliesen The Perkins-Tryon Student Council held a ber21-24, for any student who wished to Monday was named backwards bay. Wednesday was designated as uniform oJ was crazy clothes day. Yearbooks for Sale The yearbook staff is still taking orders for '96 books are $25 now, but will go up to $30 All Perkins-Try.on Athletics & Academics & REPA/R Ste I Perkins Journal Please See Special Instructions "Now That's A Pizza Present This CouponFor A LARGE FOR A MEDIUM CHARGE One Coupon Per Customer Coupon!" ")Vow rChat's ,'I Pizza!" 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