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Cottonwood News: Summit girls are ‘sporting’ at tourney

Contributed photo / Amy Rose
Summit Academy girls team won the sportsmanship trophy at the Hallisey basketball tournament in Boise last weekend. Pictured are (front, L-R) Noelle Biltz, Makayla Rose, Danielle Sonnen and Rachel Sonnen; and (back, L-R) Claira Osborne, Jade Prigge, Kelly Stubbers, and coaches Norman and Julie Sonnen.


Contributed photo / Amy Rose Summit Academy girls team won the sportsmanship trophy at the Hallisey basketball tournament in Boise last weekend. Pictured are (front, L-R) Noelle Biltz, Makayla Rose, Danielle Sonnen and Rachel Sonnen; and (back, L-R) Claira Osborne, Jade Prigge, Kelly Stubbers, and coaches Norman and Julie Sonnen.



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Donna Wassmuth Cottonwood 962-3561 dawnstar1018@gmail.om

— The snow is melting pretty fast except for the drifts or piles of snow that the tractors made. I wasn’t home the day the three- foot drift outside my kitchen window went away. The wheat fields seem to have survived the snow cover for two and one-half months. Cottonwood Ski Butte still has lots of snow so you still have a chance to go skiing and not have to travel a long distance.

A Lincoln Day Dinner sponsored by Idaho County Republicans will be held February 25, 2017 at the Greencreek Community Hall. Tickets are $25 each. Get your tickets from any ICRCC member or Donna Wassmuth at 962-3561.

“Standing on the Rock of Faith,” a powerful Lenten parish mission with International Catholic lay evangelist Richard Lane, who is the son of NFL Hall of Fame and Detroit Lions great...Dick “Night Train” Lane! Talks will begin with the weekend Masses on Saturday and Sunday, March 4 and 5. The mission will be in the evenings on March 6-9. It will be held at St. Mary’s Church at 7 p.m. each evening. You will not want to miss this dynamic speaker. All are welcome. Invite your friends and family. If you are hungry for healing, revival and renewal, then come and be fed!

Holy Cross/St. Mary’s Dinner will be Sunday, Feb. 26. Save the date! Plan to attend this wonderful roast beef dinner! They will be serving from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The raffle drawing will be at 4 p.m.

Prairie Youth Choir to perform at Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

COTTONWOOD — Prairie Youth Choir will perform at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival in Moscow on Thursday, Feb. 23. Prairie Youth Choir will be performing at the Jansen Engineering Building in room 104 on the U of I Campus at 10:20 a.m. Seventh grader Anna Everson will be performing in the alto vocal solo division. Her performance is at the Teaching and Learning Center in Room 46 at 11:40 a.m.

Prairie Youth Choir was recognized in 2015 and 2016 as an Outstanding Choir and performed at the Young Artists Concerts. In 2016, Everson was recognized as an outstanding soloist and invited to perform at Hamp’s Club, an evening concert at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival.

Prairie Youth Choir members are Kasandra Dinning, Shae Dinning, Anna Everson, Spencer Fiorenza, Kaylie Lockett, Alex McElroy, Clarise Rehder, Peter Remacle, Chloe Rowland, Grace Uhlenkott and MaKinna Wilson. Prairie Youth Choir is directed by Laurie Karel, and accompanied by Brandy Fiorenza on the piano, and Anthony Karel plays the drums.

The season of Lent begins on March 1 this year. That makes Easter almost as late as it can be, April 16. What will you do to become a better version of yourself?

Junior high teams traveled to Boise for the Hallisey Tournament last weekend. The Tri-Parish girls team won it all with a lay-in at the buzzer and came in first place. The boys team won four and lost two and came in second. The Summit Academy girls won and lost two and came home with the sportsmanship trophy. The teams all played hard and did their best. All the coaches are very proud of them.



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