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October 1st, 2012

Highway 2 accident injures one

October 1, 2012

Distracted Junk Jaunt driving is being blamed for a two-vehicle accident Friday on Highway 2 at Berwyn.
The Custer County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the scene of the accident at 5:49 p.m. Saturday afternoon, at the intersection of Highway 2 and Center Street in Berwyn. Connie L. Harper, 57 of Comstock, was driving a 2000 Dodge Durango east on Highway 2 when she attempted to turn in to Berwyn.

Leadership program experiences poverty simulation

October 1, 2012

What do you mean my TV is only worth $50? I paid $100! What do you mean I have to come back? I don’t have the money for a bus pass! How will I feed my children? I just want my dad to come home!
Leadership Custer County was created by Custer Economic Development Corporation as a tool to encourage a pipeline of quality leaders in business and education that will funnel into important organization and positions of community leadership.

September 28th

High School Football Scoreboard

September 28, 2012

Broken Bow 33, St. Paul 8

Anselmo-Merna 60, Eustis Farnam 24

Mullen 40, Hay Springs 12

South Loup 44, Ansley-Litchfield 8

S-E-M 6, Elwood 69

Sandhills/Thedford 8, Garden County 58

Twin Loup 20, Elm Creek 28

Arcadia 14, Elkhorn Valley 47

Football: Bobcats earn huge win over Ansley-Litchfield

September 28, 2012

Ansley-Litchfield came into the game with two wins by wide margins, but a trip to Arnold sent them back to the drawing board as the Bobcats overpowered the Spartans en route to a 44-6 victory. For further details, check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief.

Volleyball: Ansley-Litchfield takes out South Loup in straight sets

September 28, 2012

Ansley-Litchfield continued its dominance in the Loup Valley Conference Friday night, taking out the South Loup Bobcats 3-0 (25-19, 25-11, 25-12). South Loup had a 19-13 lead at one point in the first set, but a Spartan timeout helped turn the tide and they never looked back. Video highlights will be added to this story in the next day or two and for further coverage, check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief.

Volleyball: Ansley-Litchfield outlasts Cedar Valley

September 28, 2012

The Spartans of Ansley-Litchfield continued their impressive season, outlasting Cedar Valley in four sets and moving their record to 15-1 Thursday night.

They lost the first set 22-25, but then bounced back to win the next three sets 25-23, 25-15, 25-7.

Lindsy Siegel and Shawna Paitz finished the match with 11 and 10 kill aces respectively. Kaitlin Kratzer, Taylor Pickar and Jessica Bristol finished with four each and Kayla Reynolds added one.

Reynolds and Kratzer did a solid job of setting up their teammates with 15 and 13 assists respectively.

September 27th

Volleyball: Holdredge defeats Broken Bow in straight sets.

September 27, 2012

Holdredge topped Broken Bow Thursday night in three sets, winning 25-22, 25-17, 25-14. Video footage will be added to this story in the next day or two and stats will be added when they become available. Also, be sure to check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief for further details

Mullen wins Brady tournament, South Loup earns win

September 27, 2012

South Loup
South Loup finished the Brady tournament 1-2, moving their record to 4-8 on the season.
They won the first match 2-0 against Stapleton McPherson County before dropping a 2-1 decision to Wauneta-Palisade and a 2-0 match to Eustis-Farnam.
South Loup topped SMC 25-15, 25-17 in the first match with Sierra Monroe leading the way offensively.
Monroe finished with three kills and had plenty of help around her. Jordan Rush and Shayla Dockweiler finished with two kills each.
Alex Weinman, Jenna Hoesel and Taylor Geiser each had one on the match.

Broken Bow beats Ravenna, goes 2-2 at Sutherland.

September 27, 2012

Broken Bow picked up its third straight victory Thursday night with a 3-0 (25-15, 25-11, 25-15) win over Ravenna Thursday night. It was their second straight victory over Ravenna this week after downing them 2-1 in the previous matchup.
The Indians took control right away and didn't let up, particularly in the second set. Broken Bow jumped out to a 12-2 lead before siding out.
Halie Jones and Julia Loy lead the way offensively for the Indians, recording 10 and six kills respectively.
Jones finished with 13 digs and Loy chipped in eight.

Judge Karin Noakes asks for help

September 27, 2012

District Court Judge Karin Noakes came before the Custer County Board of Supervisors Tuesday morning to plead her case for help.
Judge Noakes is requesting a full time secretary/baliff to travel with her to the counties she serves, and ease some of the burden of mounds of typing and paperwork she is responsible for. The request was brought before the Board of Supervisors at their last meeting, and discussion was tabled to this week.

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