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January 20th, 2011

Robert Masters, 85

January 20, 2011

Robert K. Masters, age 85, of Broken Bow died Jan. 15, 2011.
He was born March 13, 1925, near North Platte to W.C. and Sophia Masters. They moved to McPherson County, south of Tryon, when Robert was six-years-old.
He went to school and graduated from McPherson County High School in 1943. After graduating, he worked at the home ranch, for his mother.
He was a member of the I.O.O.F. Lodge in Tryon for 25 years.
In 1962, he married Lois Wilcox and they adopted three children, Michelle, Teresa and Mary.

Housing needed in Broken Bow

January 20, 2011

Broken Bow needs more housing. A meeting Monday organized by the Central Nebraska Economic Development Corporation invited area contractors, bankers, developers and current landlords asked the attendees if they would be interested in working on the project to get the job done.

Drug bust leads to three arrests

January 20, 2011

Three Broken Bow residents landed in jail Monday afternoon, after a search warrant turned up drugs at a private residence on North B. According to a press release from Broken Bow Police Chief Steve Scott, the Broken Bow Police Department served a search warrant at 1420 No. B Street at 4:15 p.m. where the three individuals were arrested on drug charges.

Bus purchase completes transportation plan

January 20, 2011

The Broken Bow School Board approved the purchase of a route bus Monday, bringing to completion a two-year transportation improvement project for the district.
At the board’s regular monthly meeting Monday, the decision was made to go forward with buying the 2006 International CE300 from Master’s Transportation for $58,650. The 32-passenger bus comes with two wheelchair positions.

January 19th

Custer County Chief Area High School Scoreboard

January 19, 2011

Monday (01/17/2011)
GIRLS
Ansley 53, Litchfield 31
BOYS
Litchfield 60, Ansley 31

Tuesday (01/18/2011)
GIRLS
Anselmo-Merna 48, Arcadia 36
Ansley 54, Axtell 43
Sargent 56, Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 40
BOYS
Anselmo-Merna 45, Arcadia 40 (OT)
Sargent 57, Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 52
Wood River 50, Broken Bow 41

McFadden scores 28 with eight 3-pointers

January 19, 2011

HYANNIS -- Sandhills/ Thedford’s Kadi McFadden lit up the scoreboard with 28 points Saturday night against Hyannis. The most astonishing number was not the points but the number of 3-point shots McFadden made. Of McFadden’s 28 points, 24 came from behind the 3-point arc. McFadden had the shooters touch that led to her making 8 of 11 3-point attempts, 1 of 2 2-point attempts and she was 2 of 2 from the free throw line. These numbers add up to a 73 percent overall shooting performance.

SEM, Sargent/Burwell win wrestling invites

January 19, 2011

SUMNER -- The SEM Mustang wrestlers edged Class A’s Kearney JV team to win their home invite last Friday. The Mustangs scored 196.5 points to Kearney JV’s 194. South Loup and Ansley/ Arcadia finished fifth and sixth respectively.
The Mustangs had five gold medal champions, Cale Eacker (135), John Frerichs (145), Calvin Frerichs (152), Trevan Claflin (160) and Zach Burden (171). The also received two second place medals, Collin Donahoo (189) and Austin Pierce (215).
Ansley/Arcadia’s Ryan Hircock won gold at 189 pounds while his brother, Stuart, finished second at 160 pounds.

January 17th

Custer County Chief Area High School Scoreboard

January 18, 2011

Friday (01/14/2011)
GIRLS
Ansley 56, Spalding/Spalding Academy 41
Centura 66, Broken Bow 32
Maxwell 64, South Loup 38
Mullen 50, SMC 37
North Central 35, Loup County 26
Sandhills/Thedford 43, Anselmo-Merna 38
BOYS
Broken Bow 39, Centura 33
Mullen 63, SMC 36
North Central 68, Loup County 35
Sandhills/Thedford 71, Anselmo-Merna 31
South Loup 49, Maxwell 46
Spalding/Spalding Academy 56, Ansley 26

Saturday (01/15/2011)
GIRLS
Anselmo-Merna 52, Loup County 37
Brady 65, South Loup 22
Hershey 55, Broken Bow 26
Mullen 61, Arthur County 19

January 14th

Mustangs fall to Axtell, defeat Arcadia; Mullen keeps winning

January 14, 2011

SUMNER -- The SEM Mustangs were were stunned by Axtell last Friday night losing 39-37. The Mustangs had a 20-15 lead at halftime but Axtell outscored them 13-7 in the third quarter to take the lead by one point. The Mustangs regained the lead early in the fourth quarter only to fall behind for good with five minutes left to play.
Dillan Line scored 23 points to lead the Mustangs. Also scoring for SEM were Lance English with 7 points, John O’Neill 2, Angel Boteo 2, Brandon Trampe 2 and Andrey Gallegos 1.

SEM 51
Arcadia 21

Lady Broncos defeat conference foe

January 14, 2011

DUNNING - The Mullen Lady Broncos took an early 14-6 lead and never looked back for the 61-47 win over Sandhills/ Thedford last Friday night.
Clara Vinton and Madi Tomlinson led he Lady Broncos with 15 points each followed by Mardee Sierks with 14 points and Rachel Hoesing with 9 rebounds.
Shelby Saner scored 21 points to lead the Lady Knights followed by Kadi McFadden with 9, Tylee Coffman 6, Jonnie Staub 5, Sarah Miles 3, Michaela Miles 2 and Kaitlin Marten 1.

Sandhills/Thedford 71
South Loup 35

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