Archive - 2013
Broken Bow used a second half surge to beat O'Neill 26-14 Friday night.
The Indians got two touchdowns from Jeremy Christner and two from Zac Jones. Jones had a 33-yard touchdown run late in the game negated by a holding penalty.
The win gives coach Mike Garner his 7th district title and the 5th in 6th years.
For full coverage, check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief.
Editors Note: The following story is Part two of a three-part series called Turning the Tide. The Custer County Chief will go inside sports programs with young coaches who are changing the culture. This week, the Chief focuses on S-E-M volleyball coach Adam Kuntz.
Adam Kuntz has loved the game of volleyball ever since he can remember.
Being the son of a single-mother volleyball coach (up until age five) can have that effect on someone.
Issue: Supervisors and Nebraska Department of Roads at impasse.
Help Requested: Custer County Corn Growers launch petition
asking for the publicâ€™s help to bring about the needed change.
Hereâ€™s How: To sign the petition look at the top right hand corner of this website (www.custercountychief.com) and click on Hot Topics.
The Story: Thereâ€™s a railroad crossing in Custer County that is a tragedy waiting to happen. If you ask the local corn growers, it isnâ€™t a matter of if, it is a matter of when.
8. Adam Christen- Anselmo-Merna- (18:29.30)
26. Cody Kamphaus- Twin Loup- 20:03.80
33. Ryan Boyd- Anselmo-Merna- 20:43.10
51. Zechariah Cote- Arcadia-Loup City- 22:01
52. Joe Davis- Arcadia-Loup City- 22:02.00
56. Brayden Kiser- Arcadia- Loup City- 22:59.60
59. Cody Buesing- Sandhills/Thedford- 24:28.80
4. Libbie Cramer- Anselmo-Merna- 6:52.1
15. Clancy Hesseltine- Sandhills/Thedford- 22:56.00
17. Makayla Rinestine- Sandhills/Thedford- 23:21.70
35. Delaney Gibbens- Twin Loup- 25:05.70
43. Keesha Albrecht- Sandhills/Thedford- 26:00.80
Twin Loup defeats Sandhills/Thedford 3-0 (25-20, 25-12, 25-23)
S-E-M defeats Elm Creek 2-1 (25-21, 18-25, 26-24) (Take 3rd place in FKC Tourney)
Broken Bow defeats Shelton 3-0 (25-13, 25-13, 25-14)
Broken Bow earned its 10th win of the season Thursday night, defeating Shelton 3-0 (25-14, 25-14, 25-13).
Krisha Scott and Julia Loy powered the offense with nine and eight kills respectively while the Indians got five from Jasmyn Brooks and four from Alexis Neely. Layna Garey and Rachel Gaston put in the digging work with 15 and 12 respectively. Morgan Hueftle kept things moving with 15 assists while Garey provided nine of her own.
The Indians next match will come at their home invite Oct. 22.
Royle Dee Hazen, age 68, of Stromsburg, formerly of Milburn, passed away Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Henry George Duerkson, 84, of Broken Bow died Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at the Golden Living Center in Broken Bow.
A Celebration of Life Service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at the Mason City First Baptist Church with Pastor Roger McDermott officiating. There will be no visitation and the inurnment will be at a later date.
Henry was born Feb. 2, 1929, in Newton, Kan., to Henry B. and Lizzy (Geddert) Duerkson.
He was joined in Christian marriage to Dorothy Ann Adams Aug. 3, 1957, at Oakland Park Baptist Church in Kansas City, Kan.
Delbert James Jacobsen, 76, of Norwich, NY, formerly of Sargent, went home to be with his Savior Oct. 3, 2013, after a prolonged illness. At the time of his death, he was surrounded by his loving family.
Del was born in Minden, April 7, 1937, to Glenn and Iris Jacobsen. He graduated from Minden High School in 1955.
Lena Elvina (Bradley) Bratton was born July 3, 1924, in Dothan, Huston County, Ala., to Carrie (Richardson) and Perry Bradley. Lena died Oct. 2, 2013, in Broken Bow.
Carrie and Perry had three children; Lena, Robert and Marion. When Lena was about 11-years-old, her daddy passed away. She had to quit school to care for her brother and sister so Carrie could work to feed the family.
Carrie met and married Henry Edgar and Lena gained two sisters, June and Jean Edgar. Also to this union, she eventually gained step-brothers Stewart, Charles, Johnny and Ballard.