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July 26th, 2012
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.
Broken Bow Softball finished out their season this past weekend at the State tournament, going 2-2.
The Spirit stumbled out of the gate, losing to Winside 5-3, earning two wins over the Midtown Havoc and the Creighton Thunder.
They held on for an 11-10 victory over Midtown and beat Creighton 7-3.
Todd's Feed out of Sutton eliminated the Spirit 12-5 Saturday afternoon. For full coverage, check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief.
The Chief will also post the full story on the website later in the week.
A rough first inning cost Broken Bow the league championship Monday night. Broken Bow fell to Aurora 15-5 in five innings. Aurora took at 12-0 in the first inning. The Indians outscored them the rest of the way, 5-3, but it wasn't enough. The game was a reschedule from the game on July 12 that was cancelled due to rain.
Broken Bow takes on Ravenna at home tonight at 7 p.m. It will be their final home game of the season before they start the district tournament on July 21 in Wahoo.
Their game is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. and they will take on the winner of Cozad and Shelton/Gibbon.
Due to weather conditions, the Mid-America Legion Baseball championship has been postponed until Monday at 7 p.m.
Chad Christensen was on hand to throw out the first pitch. That still took place. That story will be posted shortly.