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Archive - Jun 2013

June 3rd

BREAKING NEWS: Oldson gets life

June 3, 2013

ST.PAUL/ORD - - John Oldson, 47, was sentenced life-to-life in prison this morning for the 1989 death of Cathy Beard. He was convicted by a jury of second degree murder Feb. 8, 2013, in Howard County District Court. The defense was granted a change of venue prior to the trial, which was relocated from Valley County to Howard County. The sentence requires Oldson to serve no less than life imprisonment.

June 2nd

Broken Bow seniors rebound, take care of Cozad

June 2, 2013

Broken Bow earned a bounce back win over Cozad, 6-2, after falling 7-6 to Gothenburg the night before.

Josh Jacobsen added two RBIs to his total in his 1-2 hitting performance. He also came around to score twice.

Josey Evans, Jack Smallcomb, Preston Sanchez, Garrett Ulmer, Taylor Shea and Tommy McCormick all registered one hit.

Evans and Quackenbush added the other two RBIs.

Sanchez got the start on the mound and allowed the two runs on four hits while striking out five and walking three. He had one hitbatsmen.

The seniors take on Holdrege on the road Monday at 8 p.m.

Broken Bow juniors topped by tough Cozad team 14-7

June 2, 2013

The Broken Bow junior baseball team faced a tough opponent in Cozad Saturday night and came up short, but the score of 14-7.

Taylor Shea lead the team in RBIs with three as he went 3-3 from the plate. Josey Evans had one RBI as he went 0-5 from the plate. Travis Kleeb had a very productive day for the Indians, scoring twice and going 4-5 from the plate.

Hunter Minnick went 2-4 and Trevor Scott finished at 1-3.

Evans, Tommy McCormick, Shea, Mitch Burnett and Josh Jacobsen all crossed the plate once.

May 31st

Gothenburg edges Broken Bow seniors

June 1, 2013

Broken Bow fought through windy, chilly conditions and came up just short Friday night against Gothenburg, losing 7-6.

The Indians were able to get runners on first and 2nd in the bottom of the 7th trailing 7-6, but the game ended with Gothenberg nabbing Seth Quackenbush trying to steal third base.

Broken Bow held a 4-2 lead throughout most of the game, but Gothenburg broke the game open in the top of the 6th inning, scoring four runs to go up 7-5. Broken Bow managed to get one around in the bottom of the 7th, but it wasn't enough.

Broken Bow juniors rout Gothenburg

June 1, 2013

The Broken Bow junior baseball team got back on a winning track Friday night, clearing out Gothenburg by the score of 16-2.

Travis Kleeb and Tommy McCormick combined for seven RBIs. McCormick earned two RBIs with a two run home run in the game.

Josey Evans, Trevor Scott and Scott Davis each had an RBI to go with two from Noel Chapin.

For full details, check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief.

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