Archive - 2011
SUMNER -- The SEM Mustang wrestlers edged Class Aâ€™s Kearney JV team to win their home invite last Friday. The Mustangs scored 196.5 points to Kearney JVâ€™s 194. South Loup and Ansley/ Arcadia finished fifth and sixth respectively.
The Mustangs had five gold medal champions, Cale Eacker (135), John Frerichs (145), Calvin Frerichs (152), Trevan Claflin (160) and Zach Burden (171). The also received two second place medals, Collin Donahoo (189) and Austin Pierce (215).
Ansley/Arcadiaâ€™s Ryan Hircock won gold at 189 pounds while his brother, Stuart, finished second at 160 pounds.
Ansley 56, Spalding/Spalding Academy 41
Centura 66, Broken Bow 32
Maxwell 64, South Loup 38
Mullen 50, SMC 37
North Central 35, Loup County 26
Sandhills/Thedford 43, Anselmo-Merna 38
Broken Bow 39, Centura 33
Mullen 63, SMC 36
North Central 68, Loup County 35
Sandhills/Thedford 71, Anselmo-Merna 31
South Loup 49, Maxwell 46
Spalding/Spalding Academy 56, Ansley 26
Anselmo-Merna 52, Loup County 37
Brady 65, South Loup 22
Hershey 55, Broken Bow 26
Mullen 61, Arthur County 19
SUMNER -- The SEM Mustangs were were stunned by Axtell last Friday night losing 39-37. The Mustangs had a 20-15 lead at halftime but Axtell outscored them 13-7 in the third quarter to take the lead by one point. The Mustangs regained the lead early in the fourth quarter only to fall behind for good with five minutes left to play.
Dillan Line scored 23 points to lead the Mustangs. Also scoring for SEM were Lance English with 7 points, John Oâ€™Neill 2, Angel Boteo 2, Brandon Trampe 2 and Andrey Gallegos 1.
DUNNING - The Mullen Lady Broncos took an early 14-6 lead and never looked back for the 61-47 win over Sandhills/ Thedford last Friday night.
Clara Vinton and Madi Tomlinson led he Lady Broncos with 15 points each followed by Mardee Sierks with 14 points and Rachel Hoesing with 9 rebounds.
Shelby Saner scored 21 points to lead the Lady Knights followed by Kadi McFadden with 9, Tylee Coffman 6, Jonnie Staub 5, Sarah Miles 3, Michaela Miles 2 and Kaitlin Marten 1.
South Loup 35
The Broken Bow Public Schools Board of Education met in a special meeting Tuesday afternoon for the primary purpose of approving a new teacher contract.
The meeting had been postponed from Monday, due to the weather.
Jacob and Kammi Lange of Ord welcomed their new son into the world Sunday, Jan. 9, and Jennie Melham Memorial Medical Center in Broken Bow welcomed the first baby born at the facility in 2011.
Walker Clemens Lange arrived at 2:07 a.m. Sunday morning, weighing 8 pounds 5 1/2 ounces, and measuring 20 1/2 inches. He was due to arrive Jan. 15, but Kammi says all of her babies have come a little early.
â€śWith the storm coming we were glad to get here when we did,â€ť Kammi said.
A Broken Bow man was arrested Tuesday night after allegedly attempting to stab another man during a fight.
According to Broken Bow Police Chief Steve Scott, investigating officers responded to a call at 11:30 p.m. and found Ralph Willis III struggling with a man who was trying to get the knife away from Willis. The 38-year-old Willis was transported to Jennie Melham Memorial Medical Center with knife wounds to his hands.
A large winter storm system spun over the Northern and Central Rocky Mountains over the weekend, bringing heavy snows to much of the Central Plains. By the time the snow finally made its way out of the area Monday, nearly a foot of the white stuff was on the ground in much of central and north central Nebraska.
Elva May Vanek, age 85 of Sargent, died Jan. 7, 2011, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. Funeral services were Jan. 12, 2011, at Govier Brothers Chapel in Broken Bow with the Rev. Mark Stones officiating. Burial will be at the West Lawn Memorial Cemetery and Mausoleum in Eugene, Ore.
Elva was born Feb. 27, 1925, in Sargent, to Noel and Minnie Amos. She attended school and graduated from Sargent High School in 1942.
Elva married Charles Vanek. Charles died in 1982. Elva enjoyed gardening, collecting dolls, and spending hours working in her yard.
Mack B. Horn, 85, of Oconto, died Friday, Dec. 31, 2010, at the Callaway Good Samaritan Care Center. Mack was born May 18, 1925, at Lomax to Homer and Nell (Brigham) Horn.
Mack grew up in the Oconto area and graduated from high school in 1942. He married Willa Mae Thomas in Oconto March 26, 1951.
Mack was a life-long area farmer and rancher for more than 60 years, with his wife Willie. Together they enjoyed the outdoors, living south of Pressey Park, always providing a line for anyoneâ€™s assistance. They traveled to many stock shows, rodeos and shared stories with their many friends.