Archive - Sports Article
July 28th, 2012
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.
Broken Bow battled back to force a second and deciding championship game against Holdredge.
They didn't let it go to waste.
Broken Bow dusted off Holdredge 17-4 in five innings to win the District Championship. Derek McCormick pitched a masterful game on the mound with his slider and fastball combo.
Catcher Grayson Minnick had his best performance of the season with a home run over the left field fence, one of five RBI's on the game.
Broken Bow prevailed with a 4-2 victory over Holdredge in the opening game of the District Championship.
The Indians worked out of multiple jams to earn the victory. The deciding game is due to start shortly, check back on this website shortly after the game.
Broken Bow bounced back after a loss to Holdredge Monday night, beating McCook 3-1 in a pitchers duel.
With the win, they advance to the district final, where they will get a rematch with Holdredge. Broken Bow will have to win twice, as the tournament is double elimination.
The championship game(s) will be played while the Custer County Chief is going to press. Check the website for results shortly after the game.
The scheduled game is set to begin at 5 p.m. and if a second game is required, it will start soon after.
Broken Bow and Holdredge added another wild game to their rivalry Monday night as Holdredge prevailed over the Indians, 8-6 in a back-and-forth game that took eight innings.
Holdredge used tough pitching to keep Broken Bow off the scoreboard for most of the game. They held a 1-0 lead before they increased it to a 2-0 lead in the top of the 4th on a passed ball.
The Indians started to show some life offensively in the 6th inning with an RBI-single by left fielder Derek McCormick, who brought home Kirby Pomplun, cutting the score to 2-1 in the bottom of the 6th.
Broken Bow rallied from behind twice, but just couldn't muster enough runs to pull out in the win, dropping an 8-6 decision to Holdredge Monday night.
The Indians will face McCook in the semi-finals of the losers bracket for a chance at a rematch with Holdredge in the district championship Wednesday.
Broken Bow has already beaten McCook twice this season.
For the full story, check back at www.custercountychief.com on Tuesday
The Broken Bow senior baseball team advanced to the semi-finals of their district tournament Saturday. They showed a solid effort on defense and pitcher Michael Coleman pitched a strong game in a 5-1 victory.
Their next game is Monday at 7:30 in Minden.