Salutations and good day to you and yours! I hope everyone had a productive week.

Our own girls in gold and black had their hands full this week’s game against Deary. They worked hard but couldn’t dominate this time around.

The junior varsity played a short three game stretch as is usual for them. Round one was a quick race to the finish line with Deary coming out on top with a big 25 to 12 win. Round two defiantly had more action in it and the girls showed more effort and concentration with a final score of 25 to 16 win for Deary.

The third and final game for them was the closest score for the night for junior varsity and varsity; it was also the shortest game, with a final score of 10 to 15 in favor of Deary. Varsity was feeling motivated and had plenty of action their first game but their timing was against them and they fell short of the mark with a loss of 11 to 25.

Game two the Spartans tuned up their athletic instruments and gave it another shot but couldn’t seem to pull ahead. Deary won with a score of 25 to 13.

This was a short night with a third and final game. Those girls tried to salvage all they could for this one and ended up with a repeat score of 25 to 13 win for Deary. Keep those chins up girls! We’ll get um’ next game, never give up and never surrender.

This week has slowed down ever so slightly for our student athletes. Sept. 24 junior varsity football has their first home game starting at 6 p.m. Be there or be square! Volleyball goes to Summit - the game starts at 6 p.m. Junior high girls’ basketball is away to Highland - the games starts at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 26 we have junior high football at Kamiah with a game starting at 4:30 p.m. Volleyball heads for Grangeville and starts at 6 p.m.

Junior high girls’ basketball is right here at home against Summit the game starts at 4:30 p.m.

On Sept. 29 the community is invited to Faith Lutheran Church, Pierce, at 10 a.m. for the morning worship service.  Laura Kress of Orofino, with Crown of Glory Ministries, will give a presentation on their recent mission trip to Uganda. If you have any questions please call 464-2463.

Saturday, Oct. 5, the Elkhorn Bar is hosting a benefit for the Lewis Clark Early Childhood Head start Program.    They will have a cake walk, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, and more, all from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. It’s going to be a lot of fun and activities. Also all donations including cakes, etc. can be dropped off at the Elkhorn Bar located at 123 North Main Street in Weippe.

Also, please join us at Faith Lutheran Church in Pierce, as we bid farewell to Pastor Ingrid Aderhold and her husband Keith. They will be going to a Church in Warren, OR.

Pastor Ingrid’s last Sunday will be Oct. 6, and worship services are at 10 a.m.  A dinner will be at 11:30 with meat, beverages and dessert provided. You are welcome to bring a salad or hot dish. For any questions please contact Nancy at 464-2463.

Now have any of you ever wanted to go out to eat close to home around here, maybe get a sitter for those kiddos and have five minutes of mommy and daddy time? Here is where my suggestion is, why not try the Timberline Café? My husband and I have had a long week and with him gone working both in and out of state, our newest little one in high demand of care and attention, schooling and home work with our other kids, and our animals needing their care; we realized we wanted to sit down and catch up with each other without being interrupted or cut short.

So I did a little looking around and found out that the Timberline Café, during the summer, offers two Saturdays a month, all you can eat, buffet. It just so happened that this last weekend turned out to be all you can eat prime rib. Yup, that’s right, you heard me, all you can eat prime rib. I am here to tell you that it was pretty good too. Why don’t I give your funny bone a little tickle? What do you get if you cross a sports reporter with a vegetable? A common tater!

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