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January 25th, 2011

Custer County Chief Area High School Scoreboard

January 25, 2011

Friday (01/21/2011)
GIRLS
Anselmo-Merna 43, North Central 21
Broken Bow 37, Gothenburg 31
Mullen 55, Loup County 41
Sandhills/Thedford 46, Sargent 30
Stuart 51, Arcadia 47
BOYS
Broken Bow 39, Gothenburg 35
Mullen 61, Loup County 46
North Central 69, Anselmo-Merna 51
Sandhills/Thedford 66, Sargent 32
Stuart 49, Arcadia 33

Saturday (01/22/2011)
GIRLS
Arcadia 52, Loup County 33
Eustis-Farnam 51, Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 47
BOYS
Eustis-Farnam 43, Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 32

January 21st

Sandhills Conference releases basketball tournament schedule

January 21, 2011

The Sandhills Conference basketball tournament schedules have been released and the Mullen boys and girls each drew the No. 1 seed and a first round bye. The the tournament will be played at Brady High School. Boys action kicks off Monday while girls action begins Tuesday. The Sandhills/Thedford boys will play Arthur County Monday at 5:30 p.m. and the Sandhills/Thedford girls will play Stapleton/McPherson County Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

BOYS BRACKET:
Monday, Jan. 24
SMC vs Cody-Kilgore
Sandhills/Thedford vs Arthur County
Hyannis vs Brady
Thursday, Jan. 27

Custer County Chief Area High School Scoreboard

January 21, 2011

Thursday (01/20/2011)
GIRLS
Ansley 44, Pleasanton 34
CWC 62, Sargent 47
Litchfield 33, South Loup 22
Mullen 57, Brady 55
BOYS
CWC 59, Sargent 50
Mullen 64, Brady 54
Pleasanton 56, Ansley 43
South Loup 60, Litchfield 56 (OT)

Mason City native meets stem cell donor

January 21, 2011

By CALLIE & KRISTA COX

Ken Cox, formerly of Mason City, received an early Christmas gift this year. It wasn’t a new car, and it wasn’t a cruise vacation. It was a visit from a very special guest, the man who saved his life. Torbin Kliche, Cox’s stem-cell donor from Heyen, Germany, joined the Cox family on Thanksgiving weekend to meet the family he gave the greatest gift of all—Life!

January 20th

Southwest Conference releases tournament brackets

January 20, 2011

The Southwest Conference boys and girls basketball tournament brackets have been released. The Broken Bow Lady Indians drew the No. 3 seed and will host Ainsworth Monday night at 7 p.m. If the Lady Indians win Monday night they will advance to play the Valentine/Cozad winner Jan. 27. The girl's championship game will be Jan. 29 at 4:30 at North Platte High School.

Indians get third win over Centura

January 20, 2011

BROKEN BOW -- The Broken Bow boys basketball team won their third game and second straight against Centura last Friday night.
Defense and rebounding was the theme through the first three quarters. The Indians then found some offensive momentum in the fourth quarter scoring 16 points while holding to Centura to 9.

Broncos get back to winning after 2nd loss

January 20, 2011

MULLEN -- The Mullen Broncos are back to their winning ways after suffering their second loss of the season to Class C2 rated North Platte St. Patrick’s 52-44.
The Broncos fell behind early in the first half as they were outscored 15-4 in the first quarter. The Broncos rallied in the second quarter to cut the lead to seven points trailing 28-21 at halftime.

Ervin Mortensen, 75

January 20, 2011

Ervin “Erv” Mortensen passed away Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
Ervin Eugene Mortensen was born Sept. 5, 1935, to Marvin and Grace (Krause) Mortensen on the family farm near Mason City. He attended school in Mason City through the 9th grade, when his father’s illness required him to help on the farm.
He entered the U.S. Army Oct. 14, 1958, and served at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., and Ft. Bragg, N.C. Erv also spent nearly 1 1/2 years in Germany before being discharged Sept. 28, 1960, at Ft. Dix, N.J. He remained in the Army Reserve until 1964.

Christopher Glidden, infant

January 20, 2011

Christopher Floyd Glidden, infant son of Levi and Tiffany Glidden, was born into the arms of God Jan. 5, 2011.

JoAnn Dramse-Bean, 71

January 20, 2011

JoAnn (Kaelin) Dramse-Bean, age 71 of St. Maries, Idaho, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, at her home near St. Maries.
Jo, as she was known to most, was born Nov. 7, 1939, at the farm 1 1/2 miles south of Weissert, to George H. and Anna H. (Petersen) Kaelin. She received her early education at the rural grade school East Weissert District 17 and started high school at Westerville.
After three years the Westerville High School closed and she transferred to Ansley, where she graduated witht he class of 1957.

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