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February 18th, 2011

Fourteen area wrestlers advance through the first, second rounds of consolations

February 19, 2011

Fourteen area wrestlers will continue through the State tournament, which resumes at 5 p.m. today, after surviving the first and second round consolation matches earlier today. Four of those wrestlers are from Sargent/Burwell, they are Evan Gideon (103), Kirby Pomplun (119), Grady McIntosh (125) and Brett Mauler (160). Their wins today pushed Sargent/Burwell in the lead in the team standings, just four points ahead of Wood River. Seven of the nine Sargent/Burwell qualifiers are still in contention for a medal.

Lady Warriors advance play for district title, trip to State

February 18, 2011

The Ansley Lady Warriors escaped a close game against the upset minded North Loup-Scotia Wildcats 43-39. The Lady Warrior advance to the D2-4 district final for a match-up with Wilcox-Hildreth who was a 64-52 winner over Loomis.
In other girls subdistrict action last night, the Sandhills/Thedford Lady Knights season came to an end with a 46-31 loss to Sutherland in the D1-11 subdistrict. The season also ended for the Mullen Lady Broncos who lost to Cody-Kilgore 35-32 in the D2-11 subdistrict.

Three Sargent/Burwell wrestlers advance to Class C championship semifinals

February 18, 2011

The Sargent/Burwell Horndogs had three wrestlers advance to the championship semifinals to guarantee themselves a medal. The Horndogs also sit in second place in the team standings just four points behind Wood River after the first two rounds of competition. The three wrestlers who advanced to the championship semifinals are Justin Miller (112), Jed Fenske (145) and Tanner Balfour (152).

February 17th

Six area wrestlers advance to Class D championship semifinals

February 18, 2011

Forty-one area wrestlers walk into the Omaha Qwest Center today for the opening rounds of the State Wrestling Tournament.

February 16th

Scott signs Letter Of Intent, commits to Wayne State

February 16, 2011

WAYNE -- Wayne State College head football coach Dan McLaughlin announced today that 16 student athletes have signed national letters of intent and/or written offers of admission and financial aid to attend Wayne State College and continue their football careers with the Wildcats. The 2011 recruiting class includes 14 high school recruits and two transfers. Seven of the 14 high school signees are from Nebraska with two more from Iowa.

Lady Broncos, Knights, Warriors advance to subdistrict finals

February 16, 2011

BROKEN BOW -- While the basketball season ended for eight area teams, three teams advance to the subdistrict finals, just two wins away from the State Tournament.
The Ansley Lady Warriors advanced to the D2-8 subdistrict final with a 59-39 win over Arcadia Tuesday night. The Lady Warriors will play North Loup-Scotia who was a 49-40 winner over Sargent.
The Mullen Lady Broncos will play Cody-Kilgore Thursday night for the D2-12 subdistrict title. The Lady Broncos were 61-23 winners over South Platte while Cody-Kilgore defeated Hyannis 42-17.

February 15th

Lady Indians, Huskies advance to subdistrict semifinals

February 15, 2011

COZAD -- The Broken Bow Lady Indians scored back-to-back baskets within nine seconds to break open a 32-32 tie game with less than two minutes remaining in the game. The Lady Indians held on to win 38-33 and advance to the Class C1-11 subdistrict semifinals against top seed, Hershey tonight at 6 p.m. in Lexington. The second game in the C1-11 subdistrict will pair Southern Valley against Cozad.

Lady Indians, Huskies advance to subdistrict semifinals

February 15, 2011

COZAD -- The Broken Bow Lady Indians scored back-to-back baskets within nine seconds to break open a 32-32 tie game with less than two minutes remaining in the game. The Lady Indians held on to win 38-33 and advance to the Class C1-11 subdistrict semifinals against top seed, Hershey tonight at 6 p.m. in Lexington. The second game in the C1-11 subdistrict will pair Southern Valley against Cozad.

February 11th

Girls sub-district pairings released

February 11, 2011

Girls sub-district pairings have be set with area teams to begin play Monday and Tuesday. Match-ups and game times are as follows:

C1-11 @ Lexington
Feb. 14, 6 p.m. - #4 Broken Bow vs #5 Gothenburg
Feb. 15, 6 p.m. - Broken Bow, Gothenburg winner vs #1 Hershey
Feb. 15, 7:45 p.m. #2 Southern Valley vs Cozad

C2-10 @ Kearney Catholic
Feb. 14, 7 p.m. - #4 Burwell vs #5 South Loup
Feb. 15, 6 p.m. - Burwell, South Loup winner vs #1 Ravenna
Feb. 15, 7:45 p.m. - #2 Arapahoe vs #3 Shelton

D1-11 @ Gothenburg
Feb. 14, 6:30 p.m. - #4 Maxwell vs #5 SMC

February 10th

Trojans crowned LVC Champions

February 10, 2011

The Litchfield Trojans became the 2011 Loup Valley Conference champions last Friday night. In the boy’s championship game, the Mullen Broncos jumped out to an early 15-10 first quarter lead but the Litchfield Trojans took over the lead in the second quarter to lead 24-21 at halftime.

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