Archive - Oct 2013
Sometimes its better to be lucky than good.
Broken Bow was a mix of both in a 22-14 win over Grand Island Central Catholic Thursday night.
Broken Bow took a 20-0 lead into the half on the strength of two touchdowns from Zac Jones including an 83-yarder at the end of the first quarter and one touchdown from Jeremy Christner.
The Crusaders fought back in the second half with a touchdown drive then a fumble recovery for a touchdown to end the third quarter and cut the score to 20-14.
October 16, 2013, Cobblestone Hotels opened the beautiful Cobblestone Hotel and Suites and One Box Convention Center in Broken Bow, and brought their presence in Nebraska to five hotels. A ribbon cutting ceremony, which Governor Dave Heineman is scheduled to attend, is planned for Thursday, Oct. 31, at 5:30 p.m.
Sandhills/Thedford senior Kaitlin Marten couldn't get to her parents fast enough.
Moments after Sandhills/Thedford captured the 2013 Sandhills Conference Volleyball title, Marten proved that she still had some energy left in her tank as she bounded up the large carpet steps in Sandhills High School gym into the waiting arms of her parents Adam and Lisa.
It was a long time coming.
Sandhills/Thedford had come so close in Saturday tournaments all season. This time, something finally gave.
#5 Broken Bow vs. #12 Grand Island Central Catholic
#11 South Loup (3-5) at #6 CWC (5-3)
#4 Twin Loup (7-1) vs. #13 Alma (4-4) (at Sargent)
#15 Sandhills/Thedford (4-4) at #2 Shelton (7-1)
#11 Mullen (5-3) at #6 Anselmo-Merna (6-2)
Arcadia at Cody Kilgore
All Times TBD
In a battle of two of the top teams in six-man football, No. 4 Arcadia came just short of topping No. 2 Sioux County, losing 30-18.
After a scoreless first quarter, Jordan Hovie-a mid-season Lexington transfer- helped the Huskies move the ball down the field before scoring on a six-yard touchdown run to put the Huskies up 6-0. Hovie Scored again in the final four minutes of the second quarter on a 19-yard touchdown run, extending the Huskies lead to 12-0.
Sioux County put up a 10-yard touchdown pass before the first half ended and the scored stayed at 12-8 at the break.
With Halloween approaching, many people are putting up their spookiest dÃ©cor: cackling witches, giant spiders, and a plethora of bats, depicting large fangs and evil eyes. These winged mammals have gotten a bad rap over the years as they turn up in unfavorable locations, like house attics and barns, and are chastised for being flying rabies carriers.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) â€” Nebraskans will likely notice a change when it comes time to renew their license plates because reminder letters will now come from the state instead of counties.
Department of Motor Vehicles Director Rhonda Lahm says having the state mail the roughly 2.1 million notices each year will be more efficient.
Lahm says her department will use an automated method that should save time and money. Previously, each county sent reminders when vehicle registrations were due for renewal.
Broken Bow- 40 Ainsworth- 7
Anselmo-Merna- 41 Elwood- 34
Twin Loup- 25 South Loup- 15
Loup City- 48 Ansley-Litchfield- 24
Loomis- 50 S-E-M- 14
Twin Loup vs. South Loup is always a heavyweight fight where both teams can win the game by grinding it out.
This year, there was a slight twist as Twin Loup used a bit of trickery to help get the 25-15 victory.
In the final minutes of the first quarter, Twin Loup quarterback Jack Gibbens pitched the ball out to Dexter Griebel, who the launched a 41-yard pass to Brayden Davis, who took it in for the touchdown.
The score extended the Wolves lead to 18-7 to end the first quarter.