A roundup of FFA news for the week of April 9, 2009

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ALBANY, Ohio — The Alexander FFA livestock judging and equine management teams attended the state competition March 28.

The equine management team, consisting of Kara Endick, Noelle Eveland and Jessie Sinclair, placed second in the district.

The livestock judging team, consisting of Zach Crabtree, Kara Oberholzer, Jacob Smith and Kim Holcomb, placed third in the district.

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LOUDONVILLE, Ohio — Loudonville FFA members James Jones, Bryce Kolberg, Gabe Griffith and alternate Cody Scott competed in the district small engines contest March 31 at Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center.

The Loudonville team placed 13th out of 17 teams.

Top scorer on the team was Jones.

 
Loudonville FFA members Doug Wilson, Cody Berger, Gabe Griffith and alternate Dylan Esselburn competed March 19 at Lorain County JVS in Ag Mechanics competition.

The team placed third out of 14 teams. The team will be recognized with a district plaque.

On March 28, Kyle Nickles earned second in the State Preliminary General Livestock Contest at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus.

Nickles, along with 865 FFA competitors, judged three different species of livestock including cattle, hogs and lambs for their market and breeding value.

Nickles will compete in the State Finals Contest giving oral reasons April 30 at the OSU livestock barn.

Nickles’ teammates included Logan Fritz, Cody Scott and Cody Berger.
They placed 99th out of 155 schools.

Other teams which competed included Equine Management and Wildlife.

The equine team consisted of Maryann Frank, Kim Yohey and Walter Dronebarger. Overall the team placed 81st out of 126 teams.

The wildlife team consisted of Justin Zeigler and Doug Wilson. They placed 53rd out of 72 teams.

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ALBANY, Ohio — The Alexander FFA livestock judging and equine management teams attended the state competition March 28.

The equine management team, consisting of Kara Endick, Noelle Eveland and Jessie Sinclair, placed second in the district.

In addition, the livestock judging team consisted of Zach Crabtree, Kara Oberholzer, Jacob Smith, and Kim Holcomb, which placed third in the district.

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