Archive - Sports Article
November 10th, 2010
The Nebraska Team took first place with 65 points to win the 50th Nebraska One Box Pheasant Hunt. Captain of the team was Matt Thomas. Team members were J.C. Ourada, Kent Leibhart, George W. Doyle and John Anderson. Guides for the team were Mike Holcomb and Jeff Evans, Dog Handler was Josh Robertson and the Scorekeeper was Todd Fenton.
The Ansley Lady Warriors and Mullen Lady Broncos are returning to the State Volleyball Tournament next weekend in Grand Island.
Ansley defeated Loomis in straight sets last night 25-11, 25-15 and 25-20 for the Class D2-4 District Championship.
Mullen defeated Hay Springs 3-1 for the Class D2-6 District Championship.
The tournament pairings for the Class D2 field has been set with Ansley earning the No. 4 seed and Mullen getting the No. 8 seed.
Three area teams remain in the state football playoffs and will hit the road for quarterfinal games Tuesday night. Mullen, Sargent and South Loup cruised to impressive victories with all three winning by large margins.
In the Class D2 playoff, Mullen was a 40-14 winner over Brady and will travel to Loomis for a 6 p.m. game Tuesday night. Loomis was a 19-18 winner over West No. 2 seed St. Mary's.
Sargent easily won the battle of the Bulldog's 58-7. Sargent will head to Eustis to play the West No. 1 seed Eustis-Farnam Knights at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Three area volleyball teams remain in the hunt for a trip to the State Tournament in Grand Island next weekend. In Broken Bow, Ansley and Sargent will meet at 7 p.m. tonight with the winner to advance to the Class D2-4 District Final. Top seed, Ansley advanced to the subdistrict final with a 3-0 win over North Loup-Scotia who had eliminated Loup County 3-0 earlier. The Sargent Lady Bulldogs eliminated Arcadia in a five set thriller 3-2 to advance.
All 11 area volleyball teams will be in action tonight as subdistrict action begins. In Class C1-11, the Broken Bow Lady Indians travel to North Platte H.S. for a 5 p.m. game against Cozad with the winner to play Hershey at 8 p.m.
In C2-10 at Kearney Catholic, South Loup plays Ravenna at 5 p.m. If South Loup wins, they will play Burwell at 7:30 p.m.
In D1-11 at Gothenburg, Sandhills/Thedford meets Maxwell at 5 p.m. with the winner to play Cambridge at 7:30 p.m.
In D2-7 at Minden, Litchfield plays Pleasanton at 5 p.m. with the winner to play Loomis at 7:30 p.m.
The South Loup Bobcats advanced to the second round of the Class D1 Football Playoffs. The Bobcats defeated Clearwater/Orchard 55-14 and will host Kenesaw Wednesday at 4 p.m. in Arnold. Kenesaw was a 58-42 winner over Sandhills/Thedford. The Knights' season ends with a 4-5 record.
BROKEN BOW -- The Broken Bow Indians were eliminated from the 2010 Class C1 playoffs last night with a 21-9 loss to Boone Central. The Indians allowed Boone Central 21 first half points and were unable to overcome the deficit in the second half.
Nine of the Custer County Chief coverage area volleyball teams concluded their regular season schedule last night. Two team still have games this weekend before subdistricts begin Monday. Arcadia plays at St. Edward Thursday night and Broken Bow will travel to Centura for a match Friday night.
Here are area results from games played last night.(10/26/10)
ANSELMO-MERNA DEF. SOUTH LOUP, 25-23, 25-18
MULLEN DEF. SOUTH LOUP, 25-12, 25-11
MULLEN DEF. ANSELMO-MERNA, 25-18, 25-22
HERSHEY DEF. BROKEN BOW, 25-11, 25-20
Times have been set for the 2010 State Football Playoffs. Classes C1, C2, D1 and D2 begin first round play Thursday afternoon and the Nebraska 6-Man playoffs begin Friday. Listed below are match-ups and start times:
#11 Boone Central (5-3) @ #6 Broken Bow (6-2), Thursday @ 6 p.m.
#11 Sandhills/Thedford (4-4) @ #6 Kenesaw (6-2), Thursday @ 3 p.m.
#14 Clearwater/Orchard (2-6) @ #3 South Loup (8-0), Thursday @ 5 p.m.
#14 S-E-M (5-3) @ #3 Mullen (7-1), Thursday @ 4:30 p.m. MST
#16 Anselmo-Merna (3-5) @ Eustis-Farnam (7-1), Thursday @ 7 p.m.
KEARNEY -- The Kearney Country Club was site of the 2010 State Cross Country Championships. Broken Bow's Cody Dierking earned a Top 10 finish placing ninth in 17:05.9. Gordon-Rushville's Cole Wellnitz was the Class C State Champion in 16:38.5. Also participating for Broken Bow was Patrick Wright who finished 82nd in 19:22.6.
Ogallala was the Class C team champion followed by Southwest Conference relative, Gothenburg who finished seventh.
In Class D, Sargent's David Vincent placed 33rd in 18:18.4. The Class D State Champion was Ainsworth's Michael Schumacher in 16:33.9.