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
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 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.
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.
The Custer County Board of Supervisors interviewed four candidates to fill the position of County Attorney, vacated by the appointment of Tami Schendt to County Court Judge.
Of the four candidates, all but one is either local or has local ties. She is Natalie Duden of Lincoln.
Duden is a new attorney, with no trial experience. She is currently licensed in the state of Illinois, and says she specifically chose that state because 27 other states honor that license. Nebraska is one of them.
â€śAnd I never want to have to take the bar exam again!â€ť she laughed.
Three Custer County dispatchers were honored by their peers last week, with Communicator of the Year awards.
Larry Cotnoir, Nancy Parliament and Amber Eberle were each given a Communicator of the Year award by the Nebraska Emergency Service Communication Association at their annual conference in Kearney. Each of the dispatchers was selected for the award based on outstanding service during crisis situations.
One of the first orders of business at the Sept. 24 Broken Bow City Council meeting was the swearing in of new council member, Kelly Clay. Clay was appointed by Mayor Cecil Burt to fulfill a term on the council vacated by Scott Spanel, serving the East Ward.
Spanel was serving as council president at the time he resigned, and Councilman Chad Schall was appointed to temporarily act as president until a full council was again established. At the Monday meeting, Schall was elected by the council to continue to serve as president.
SARGENT - - The campaign to encourage kids to enjoy a healthier lifestyle has been catching a lot of steam, especially since Michelle Obama has been in the White House. One area athletic team has climbed aboard the healthy awareness train, taking their healthy message to school children across the state.
The Tri-City Storm hockey team has just kicked off their fourth year of promoting healthy choices for kids, with their G.O.A.L. (Get Out And Live) Program. Storm players and Stormy the Mascot, along with team staff members, visit area schools to present the program.
MERNA -- Sandhills/Thedford went 1-1 in a triangular with Anselmo-Merna and Twin Loup Tuesday night.
They topped the host Coyotes 2-0 (25-10, 25-15). Kelsey Higgins and Chantelle Milleson powered the Knights offensively, recording four and three kills respectively. Madison Taylor and Avery Taylor finished with two each and Jacy Spencer and Taylor Marten had one.
Madison Taylor also had four blocks on the match.
Sarah Miles dug out 12 balls, but she had plenty of help in that department. Taylor Marten finished with six and Shaina Simonson had five while Higgins chipped in four.