August 30th, 2012
Sumner-Eddyville-Miller got its season off to a successful start Thursday night. The Mustangs downed Wilcox-Hedrith, winning the first game 25-22 and the second game 25-18. They then went on to defeat Elwood in two games, winning 25-13 and 25-19. For more coverage, please check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief.
Each Golfer on the Broken Bow girls golf team shot a personal best today as the team finished with a total score of 473.
Broken Bow Individual scores as well as team standings follow:
Kaleigh Page 52, 54 - 106
Jill Oatman 54-55 - 109
Jessica Littlejohn 58-62 - 120
Alexzandria Fielder 75-70 - 145
Taya Klein 67-71 - 138
Team Total 473
Overall Team Standings
1. Grand Island- 340
2. Hastings St. Cecilia- 370
3. Gibbon- 372
4. Columbus Scotus- 385
5. Minden- 388
6. Superior- 415
7. Adams Central- 419
8. Central City- 422
9. Doniphan Trumbull- 433
SARGENT -- Twin Loup hosted rival Ansley-Litchfield as well as Anselmo-Merna in the season-opening triangular.
The first game featured Twin Loup and Anselmo-Merna. The Coyotes kept it close before the Wolves pulled away to win the first game 25-19. Alex Hart had two kills and two aces in the first game. She was helped out by junior Becca Clark's three aces. Junior Tristan Kirwan and sophomore Jackie Lewis also had an ace each.
Junior Heather Davis had three kills for the Coyotes in the first game.
For as long as many of us can remember, Lance Armstrong has dedicated his mind, body and soul to the sport of cycling and not much else.
His Livestrong Foundation, which can be advertised in pretty much every way imaginable has raised over $400 million dollars toward cancer research since its innagural year of 1997.
In the wake of another set of steriod accusations, Armstrong has decided not to fight it any longer
He has been banned from the sport that has literally been his life. Armstrong has also been stripped of his seven Tour De France titles.
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The Broken Bow girls golf team opened its season with the Ainsworth Invitational Aug. 23. Junior Kaleigh Page had the lowest score for Broken Bow, finishing 6th overall with a 106.
Results are as follows:
Top Ten Places Overall:
1. Michelle Renning, Valentine, 95
2. Paige Mitchell, West Holt, 100
3. Shawna Wheeler, Valentine, 101
4. Stephanie Sorensen, Plainview, 104
5. Hailey Harmon, O'Neill, 105
6. Kaleigh Page, Broken Bow, 106
7. Mackenzie Hale, West Holt, 106
8. Caitlyn Burgess, Valentine, 108
9. Ashton Bancroft, Valentine, 108
10. Rachel Sorensen, Plainview, 108
The Broken Bow Athletic Booster Club will be hosting their Scholarship tailgate party Friday, Aug. 31 at 5:00 pm. This is before the first football game of the season against Ogallala. The menu includes pulled pork sandwiches, baked beans, cole slaw, chips, cookies, iced tea and Kool Aid. The charge for adults will be $7.00, $5,00 for students and $2.00 for children age five and under.
Broken Bow Police Department alerts Broken Bow and Custer County residents of a possible theft operation, involving a group of magazine salespersons going door-to-door in this area.
Chief Steve Scott said these salespersons are asking to come into the homes and use the restroom, then they are possibly going through the medicine cabinets to steal prescription drugs.
The Broken Bow Police Department had two complaints yesterday from residents reporting the above suspicious activity within Broken Bow and in Gothenburg.
NEWS UPDATE: As of 12:30 p.m. approximately two-thirds of the necessary funds had been raised. As of 2;30 p.m. an agreement with the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samritan Society to acquire the rest home's operation had been signed. See this week's Custer County Chief for more on the story.
CALLAWAY RALLIES TO SAVE NURSING HOME
Callaway, Nebraska, is all about community. Monday night, an estimated 200-250 people, nearly half of the population 539 community, packed the bleachers at the Community Center to discuss the fate of the Callaway Good Life Center Nursing Home.
Russell Title and Escrow in Broken Bow is on the move. After 32 years in the Abstract and Title business, Carla Allen is selling the business and moving into retirement.
She is pleased with the decision and is looking forward to â€˜actually having timeâ€™ to attend her grandchildrenâ€™s activities, spend time at Plum Creek Canyon, and to winter in Florida.