Archive - Sports Article
May 17th, 2012
There are some people in this world who understand that life has hurdles, they come in various forms. Some come in the form of physical objects on a rubber track that you must jump over to get to the next one. There are others that come in the form of some of life's greatest struggles.
Mullen junior Madison Tomlinson has done an excellent job of clearing the physical ones this season. She has greater aspirations to help others clear life's hurdles.
Broken Bow competed at the B-5 district track meet on Thursday. The womens team took 9th with three total points and the mens side took 7th with 20 total points. The Indians saw Cody Dierking and Tanner Briggs qualify for the state meet. Krisha Scott and Andrew Pracht are also possible qualifiers. Those updates will be provided when available. For extended coverage. check the May 17 issue of the Custer County Chief.
In the D-7 District track meet, Ansley-Litchfield came away as district champions on the womens side. They finished with 147 total points and send 12 athletes to the state meet in Omaha May 18 and 19. S-E-M finished 7th with a total of 32 points and Arcadia was 9th with 26 points.
On the mens side, Ansley-Litchfield took 3rd with 72 total points. S-E-M placed 4th with 71 points and Arcadia finished 7th with 25 points.
In the D9 District track meet, area schools had some impressive performances. On the womens side, Anselmo-Merna placed 2nd with a total of 72 points. Mullen took 4th with a total of 62 points. South Loup was 5th with 61 points. Twin Loup placed with 52 points. Sandhills/Thedford took 8th with a total of 22 points.
On the mens side, Twin Loup came away as district champions with 138 points. South Loup was 2nd with 133 points. Anselmo Merna placed 4th with 64 points. Mullen was 6th with 34 points and Sandhills/Thedford took 10th with one point.
Twin Loup and Ansley-Litchfield took home the mens and womens LVC titles Thursday. A-L's Siera Rohde set a new record in the 400 meter dash, winning in 58 seconds flat. For extended coverage, check out the May 10th edition of the Custer County Chief.
1. Wyatt Gewinner-Weeping Water-80.0
3. Rowdy Moon- Sargent-69.0
1. Brandy Brown- North Platte-15.599
10. Shaina Simonson- Dunning- 16.394
18. Kylee Odenbach- Taylor-16.821
30. Sidney Troxel- Broken Bow- 18.235
46. Kerri Degroff- Broken Bow- 27.035
1. Sterling Atkins- Broken Bow-73
1. Tori Vineyard- Oshkosh- 3.260
17. Kadi McFadden- Dunning- 13.600
32. Chantelle Milleson- Dunning- 100.00
34. Kylee Odenbach- Taylor- 100.00
35. Shaina Simonson-Dunning- 100.00
36. Mariah Utter- Brewster- 100.00
Broken Bow High School has hired Brice King as its new womens basketball coach. Brice currently teaches 4th grade in the Broken Bow public school system. Look for extended coverage of this story in the May 10th edition of the Custer County Chief.
Overton Invite- 4/17/12
Results from area schools only with participants placing in the top 6
2. Axtell- 84
3. Amherst- 75
4. Twin Loup- 69
6. Pleasanton- 19
7. Overton- 15
4x400 meter relay:
1. Ansley-Litchfied- Katelyn Watts, Alivia Wardyn, Kayla Reynolds, Nicole Wardyn-4:35
3.Twin Loup- Susanna Ahlen, Emily Clayton, Rebecca Clark, Monica Keith-5:00
4x800 meter relay:
1. Ansley-Litchfield- Katelyn Watts, Rebeckah Lewis, Kara Ostrand, Katie Drake- 10:55.25
Sandhills/Thedford senior Shelby Saner signed her letter of intent Wednesday for Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Neb. She will continue her basketball career with the Hawks as a freshman in the fall. Saner was selected as a 2nd team All-Stater in Class D1n the Omaha World Herald. She finished her career at Sandhills/Thedford as the 5th leading rebounder in the state for all classes.
Twin Loup's Jed Fenske set a new class D record in the pole vault on Thursday. His vault at the Burwell Invite reached 14' 10 1/2''. The previous state record was held by Axtell's Brandon Benson at 14' 9 1/2'', which he set in 2011. See this week's Custer County Chief for more information.