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October 18th, 2012

Day cares see change in funding

October 18, 2012

Tackling childhood obesity, providing more nutritious meals for children - these are what you might call “hot button” topics right now. However, some caretakers of our youngest children are now trying to figure out how to provide those nutritious meals on less money.

Several Broken Bow in-home day care providers received letters from the food program a couple of weeks ago, informing them that the reimbursement they receive for the meals and snacks they provide is being cut - drastically cut.

October 17th

Tuesday Volleyball scoreboard

October 17, 2012

Sandhills/Theford defeated Arthur County 2-0 (25-9, 25-13) and Hyannis 3-2 (23-25, 25-15, 25-17, 27-25, 15-8) to advance to the Sandhills Conference Volleyball Tournament semi finals. Their next match is against Brady Oct. 20.

Chantelle Milleson lead the way offensively with 11 kills while Madison Taylor chipped in 10 and Kelsey Higgins had seven.

Kaitlin Marten had 30 assists to go with 12 digs. Taylor Marten and Jacy Spencer had eight and seven digs respectively and Shaina Simonson had 10.

Sarah Miles had four serve aces.

October 14th

Volleyball: Class D1 overall top 10

October 14, 2012

These rankings are according to and are valid as of Oct. 9.

1. West Point GACC, 18-1, 1
2. Howells-Dodge, 19-2, 2
3. Exeter-Milligan, 20-3, 3
4. Sutherland, 13-5, 4
5. Ansley-Litchfield, 19-1, 5
6. Overton, 19-2, 6
7. O'Neill St. Mary's, 18-1, 9
8. Heartland, 13-6, 7
9. BDS, 16-3, 8
10. CWC, 17-4, 10

Volleyball: Class D1 total points rankings

October 14, 2012

This content is from the NSAA website.

Class D1 points standings:

Guardian Angels Central Catholic (23-1), 47.1667
Sutherland (17-5), 45.7727
Howells-Dodge (21-3), 45.2083
St. Mary's (19-2), 45.0952
Overton (22-2), 44.8750
Ansley-Litchfield (20-1), 44.7619
BDS (19-3), 44.6364
Exeter-Milligan (21-3), 44.2083
CWC (18-4), 44.1818
Hartington (16-5), 43.9524
Heartland (15-7), 43.7727
Paxton (17-3), 43.6000
Lourdes Central Catholic (12-8), 43.2000
Alma (13-6), 43.1053
Arapahoe (14-6), 43.0000
Southwest (12-11), 42.8261
Johnson-Brock (14-9), 42.4783
Allen (15-11), 42.2692

Volleyball: Ansley-Litchfield wins Loup Valley Conference tournament.

October 14, 2012

Ansley-Litchfield took home the Loup Valley Conference crown, beating Twin Loup 3-1 in the finals. This was the fifth time these two teams have faced each other this season. Twin Loup is still the only team to beat Ansley-Litchfield, who's record now stands at 22-1. Arcadia-Loup City took third after beating Mullen 3-2 in the third place game. For full coverage, check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief.

October 12th

High School Football Scoreboard- Week 7

October 12, 2012

Bertrand 80, S-E-M 6

Broken Bow 26, O'Neill 21

Anselmo-Merna 64, Loomis 6

Mullen 74, Creek Valley 14

Palmer 34, South Loup 28

Ansley-Litchfield 50, Twin Loup 43

Sandhills/Thedford 30, South Platte 14,

Arcadia's score against Minatare hasn't been reported to the NSAA yet. It will be added to this scoreboard as soon as it becomes available.

For more coverage of Week 7 high school football action, check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief.

Ansley-Litchfield outguns Twin Loup on the road

October 12, 2012

In a showcase of offensive prowess, Ansley-Litchfield quarterback Tyson Howard lead his team to a 50-43 victory over Twin Loup Friday night. For more details, see the next edition of the Custer County Chief.

Lord's Acre pancake feed

October 12, 2012

The Weissert Church of God Lord's Acre Pancake Feed will be Wednesday, October 17, at the 4-H Building in Broken Bow. Ham, eggs, and all the pancakes you can eat will be served from 5:00-7:00pm. Adults $6.00, children $3.00. Please join us for food, fun and fellowship.

October 11th

Loup Valley Conference Volleyball tournament kicks off

October 12, 2012

Arcadia/Loup City defeats Sandhills/Thedford 3-1

Mullen beats South Loup 3-0

Twin Loup beats Anselmo-Merna 3-0.

First game Saturday is Ansley-Litchfield (round one bye) vs. Arcadia/Loup City at Noon.

Put Me In Coach: Will The Real Bo Pelini Please Stand Up

October 11, 2012

Will the real Bo Pelini please stand up?
I’ve been waiting to write this column since the season started and now I have enough ammo to back it up.
If the Ohio State game on Saturday didn’t do enough to wake up the general population of Nebraska fans, I don’t know what will.
It proved something that most of you may recognize but don't want to admit it or face the fact.
The fact that Bo Pelini just isn’t that great at coaching defense.

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