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Area Track meets cancelled

March 22, 2013

The Hastings track meet that Broken Bow was scheduled to compete in at noon today has been cancelled. The North Platte. St. Patrick's Invite (South Loup) has been cancelled. The Stars Relays (Ansley-Litchfield) has been cancelled. Arcadia track had a schedule change from what was in your sports tab. Their first meet is now the South Loup invite April 5 in Arnold. The Wilcox Invite (Twin Loup) has been cancelled. The Hershey Invite (Mullen, Anselmo-Merna, Sandhills/Thedford) has also been cancelled. That means all track events for this weekend have been cancelled.

Anelmo-Merna girls, South Loup Boys shine in UNK Indoor

March 15, 2013

The track season officially opened today for a few of the area schools. Anselmo-Merna's girls team took 3rd place overall at the Indoor with a total of 38 points. South Loup saw their girls team finish 8th with a total of 19 points and Twin Loup's girls were 16th with a total of 10 points.

On the boys side, South Loup was edged by Bertrand for first place. Bertrand finished with 64 while South Loup had 63. Twin Loup finished 9th with 12 points while Anselmo-Merna's boys team placed 13th with 11 points.

Sandhills/Thedford girls fall short against Falls City- Sacred Heart

February 28, 2013

The Sandhills/Thedford girls basketball team saw their season come to an end Thursday when they got into too big of a hole against Falls City Sacred Heart and wound up losing 57-42. With the loss, Sandhills/Thedford finishes the season with a 20-7 record and it wraps up the careers for Taylor Marten and Chantelle Milleson.

Anselmo-Merna boys stats vs Wauneta-Palisade

February 27, 2013

Wauneta- Palisade 62 Anselmo-Merna 47
Points:
Geiser- 17
Halouska- 7
Trey Gilligan- 8
Troy Gilligan- 7
Thompson- 4
McGown- 2
Chandler- 2

Rebounds:
Halouska- 12
Trey Gilligan- 3
Thompson- 3

McGown-1
Schipporeit- 1
Chandler-1
Gesier-1

Sandhills/Thedford, Anselmo-Merna boys win, advance to District Finals

February 23, 2013

Sandhills/Thedford and Anselmo-Merna both advanced to their district finals with wins over Mullen and Bertrand respectively. Sandhills/Thedford won 48-36 and Anselmo-Merna won 60-55. Sandhills/Thedford will play Leyton Tuesday night at Sutherland (7 pm) Tuesday while Anselmo-Merna will play Wauneta-Palisade at Hershey with the game slated to start at 7:30 pm Tuesday. The Sandhills/Thedford girls will play 9 am Wednesday against Falls City/Sacred Heart in their opening round state tournament game.

Sandhills/Thedford girls edge Sioux County 55-51, head to state; Lady Spartans lose to St. Marys

February 22, 2013

Sandhills/Thedford will advance to the state tournament with a 55-51 win over Sioux County Friday night. Ansley-Litchfield saw their season come to an end Friday night with a 55-31 loss to St. Mary's of O'Neill. Mullen, who had a chance at a wildcard, saw those hopes fade as they didn't get enough outside help.

For full details be sure to check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief

Subdistrict and District basketball contests rescheduled

February 20, 2013

With the winter storm conditions, some of the basketball contests have been moved. Sandhills/Thedford and Mullen boys will now play for the subdistrict title Saturday at North Platte St. Pats at 4 pm. Anselmo-Merna boys subdistrict final against Bertrand has been moved to Saturday at 5 p.m. at Gothenburg. As of right now the Sandhills/Thedford vs. Sioux County girls basketball district title is still scheduled for Feb. 22 in Hemingford at 6:30 pm mountain time.

Final State Wrestling results

February 17, 2013

Anselmo-Merna:

D160 - Jake Wells (37-1) placed 3rd and scored 20.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Jake Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 37-1 won by pin over Jackson Carpenter (Morrill) 9-31 (Pin 0:20)
Quarterfinal - Austin Ruskamp (Freeman) 45-2 won by pin over Jake Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 37-1 (Pin 3:43)
Cons. Round 2 - Jake Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 37-1 won by pin over Zachary Blake (Sutherland) 24-19 (Pin 1:38)
Cons. Round 3 - Jake Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 37-1 won by decision over Tyson Bolling (Plainview) 14-4 (Dec 4-2)

Area boys basketball friday scoreboard

February 16, 2013

Arcadia 49 Axtell 42
Minden 65 Broken Bow 47
Mullen 54 Twin Loup 36
Sandhills/Thedford 61 Brady 36
South Loup 51 S-E-M 46

Anselmo-Merna vs Ainsworth score not available as of this posting

Class D State Wrestling recap through Friday

February 16, 2013

Anselmo-Merna:

D160 - Jake Wells (35-1) placed 6th and scored 11.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Jake Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 35-1 won by pin over Jackson Carpenter (Morrill) 9-31 (Pin 0:20)
Quarterfinal - Austin Ruskamp (Freeman) 44-2 won by pin over Jake Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 35-1 (Pin 3:43)
Cons. Round 2 - Jake Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 35-1 won by pin over Zachary Blake (Sutherland) 24-19 (Pin 1:38)
Cons. Round 3 - Jake Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 35-1 won by decision over Tyson Bolling (Plainview) 14-4 (Dec 4-2)

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