Archive - 2012 - Sports Article
ARNOLD--The Sandhills Open Road Challenge brought plenty of muscle power and speed to the Custer County area this past weekend. A new event called the Loup 2 Loup race, where drivers raced from Halsey to Purdum and back was added this year.
A half mile and one-mile shootout took place on Friday and the races continued on Saturday.
The results, starting with the Loup to Loup are as follows:
Target Speed 75 (18:33.600)
1. Thomas Tisthammer/Grant Barclay- 1966 Porsche (Colorado)
2. Nick Eckberg/ Kyle Eckberg- 1965 Corvette- Wakefield
Baseball is a game of failure.
This is no secret to anyone who knows the game; who h as been around it as long as Jerry Pomplun has.
Pomplun, who finished his 9th season as Broken Bowâ€™s Legion baseball coach this past summer, chalked up yet another successful season.
In a game full of failures, Broken Bow- the smallest school under the Class B roof,-has seen plenty of successes under Pomplun.
In his nine seasons, Broken Bow has been to the district championship six times, winning three of them.
A new season of league bowling is set to get underway. A meeting of the local Bowling Association will take place Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, beginning at 7 p.m. at Pleasure Lanes in Broken Bow.
Broken Bow has made a number of hires and moves within its departments for this upcoming school year. Among them are Mike Miller, who will become the new head golf coach and Ryan Wetovick will be the new head coach of the boys basketball team. Miller will be assisted by Tim Johnson while Mike Buckles returns to coaching as the assistant boys basketball coach.
Broken Bow proved that they could play with the best of the Class B teams at the state tournament.
Their bats, just didn't seem to make the trip. Broken Bow's season ended with a 3-0 loss to Seward in the Class B State tournament.
For more coverage, check out this week's edition of the Custer County Chief. Further updates will be made on the website later in the week.
Broken Bow stayed right with Roncalli for most of the game.
They held a 3-2 lead going into the bottom of the 6th, but then surrendered four and were unable to recover.
Roncalli held on for the 6-3 victory.
Broken Bow will take on Seward tomorrow at 11 am in the losers bracket contest.
Broken Bow's Grayson Minnick spent most of the previous baseball season with a metal plate in his leg and a brace that restricted his motion. A snowboarding accident left him with a broken femur.
This season, he helped make sure he was part of the state tournament festivities.
After Broken Bow forced a deciding game in the district championship with rival Holdredge, Minnick came alive in the second and deciding game.
50 Back-10th- 57.07
50 Fly- 9th- 1:08.13
50 Back-10th- 1:40.97
50 Free- 10th- 1:19.94
100 Free- 4th- 1:42.95
200 IM- 6th- 4:35.41
50 Back- 7th- 59.22
100 Breast- 7th- 2:29.33
50 Fly- 9th- 1:04.62
50 Free- 10th- 42.59
100 Back- 7th- 2:10.65
200 Breast- 2nd- 5:31.78
50 Breast- 10th- 1:11.39
100 Free- 9th- 2:16.78
50 back- 8th- 1:12.83
100 Free- 10th- 1:25.94
200 IM- 8th- 3:40.99
100 Breast- 4th- 1:41.69
50 Free-7th- 35.53
200 Breast- 4th- 3:36.25
Senior Legion Box Score; 7-16-12 at Broken Bow (17-5)
Aurora-15 Broken Bow- 5 (5 innings)
McCullough- CF: AB: 2 R:2 H: 1 RBI: 0
Dodge- 1B: AB: 2 R:2 H:0 RBI: 0
Pomplun- P, SS: AB: 3 R: 0 H: 2 RBI: 3
D. McCormick-LF: AB: 1 R: 0 H: 0 RBI: 0
Quackenbush- LF: AB: 1 R: 0 H: 0 RBI: 0
Coleman- 2B, P: AB: 1 R: 0 H: 1 RBI: 1
Minnick-C: AB: 3 R: 0 H: 1 RBI: 0
J. McCormick- RF: AB: 0 R:0 H: 0 RBI: 0
N. Evans- RF: AB: 3 R: 0 H: 0 RBI: 0
Nelson- 3B: AB: 2 R: 0 H:0 RBI: 0
J. Evans- SS, 2B AB: 1 R: 1 H: 0 RBI: 0
Totals: AB: 19 R: 5 H; 5 RBI: 4
Just this past week, Penn Stateâ€™s students and faculty alike watched as the empire that longtime football coach Joe Paterno and his staff spent decades building, crumble in front of their eyes in a matter of days.
What happened at Penn Sate and with long time assistant coach Jerry Sandusky has been well documented.
No punishment that any governing body could muster would do the victims justice, at least not deep down.
What happened in Happy Valley is unlike anything that has ever swept the college athletic landscape.