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Magic runs out for Broken Bow, fall to Holdredge

July 24, 2012

Broken Bow and Holdredge added another wild game to their rivalry Monday night as Holdredge prevailed over the Indians, 8-6 in a back-and-forth game that took eight innings.

Holdredge used tough pitching to keep Broken Bow off the scoreboard for most of the game. They held a 1-0 lead before they increased it to a 2-0 lead in the top of the 4th on a passed ball.

The Indians started to show some life offensively in the 6th inning with an RBI-single by left fielder Derek McCormick, who brought home Kirby Pomplun, cutting the score to 2-1 in the bottom of the 6th.

Bow falls to Holdredge in 8 innings

July 24, 2012

Broken Bow rallied from behind twice, but just couldn't muster enough runs to pull out in the win, dropping an 8-6 decision to Holdredge Monday night.

The Indians will face McCook in the semi-finals of the losers bracket for a chance at a rematch with Holdredge in the district championship Wednesday.

Broken Bow has already beaten McCook twice this season.

For the full story, check back at www.custercountychief.com on Tuesday

Nebraska State Bank baseball advances to semi-finals of district tournament

July 22, 2012

The Broken Bow senior baseball team advanced to the semi-finals of their district tournament Saturday. They showed a solid effort on defense and pitcher Michael Coleman pitched a strong game in a 5-1 victory.

Their next game is Monday at 7:30 in Minden.

Spirit Softball goes 2-2 at State tournament

July 22, 2012

Broken Bow Softball finished out their season this past weekend at the State tournament, going 2-2.

The Spirit stumbled out of the gate, losing to Winside 5-3, earning two wins over the Midtown Havoc and the Creighton Thunder.

They held on for an 11-10 victory over Midtown and beat Creighton 7-3.

Todd's Feed out of Sutton eliminated the Spirit 12-5 Saturday afternoon. For full coverage, check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief.

The Chief will also post the full story on the website later in the week.

Broken Bow Falls to Aurora in league final

July 17, 2012

A rough first inning cost Broken Bow the league championship Monday night. Broken Bow fell to Aurora 15-5 in five innings. Aurora took at 12-0 in the first inning. The Indians outscored them the rest of the way, 5-3, but it wasn't enough. The game was a reschedule from the game on July 12 that was cancelled due to rain.

Broken Bow takes on Ravenna at home tonight at 7 p.m. It will be their final home game of the season before they start the district tournament on July 21 in Wahoo.

Their game is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. and they will take on the winner of Cozad and Shelton/Gibbon.

Mid-America League Championship postponed

July 12, 2012

Due to weather conditions, the Mid-America Legion Baseball championship has been postponed until Monday at 7 p.m.

Chad Christensen was on hand to throw out the first pitch. That still took place. That story will be posted shortly.

Spirit Softball earn second place at league tournament

July 12, 2012

Broken Bow’s Kelsie Myers recently returned from a mission trip to
Haiti where she worked as a medical helper in a tent that cared for
the needy.
The Spirit were glad to have her back, as Myers gave the team the
right dose of strong hitting they needed to finish a strong second
place in the league tournament.
Spalding ended the team’s run with an 8-3 victory over the Spirit in
the championship game July 7th.
Myers batted 8-14 in the tournament, which is good for a .571 batting average.

Christensen to throw out first pitch in league championship game

July 11, 2012

Broken Bow's Chad Christensen will be throwing out the first pitch at the Mid-Nebraska League Championship game this week. The game is set to start at 7 p.m. against Aurora at Tomahawk Park.

Four Broken Bow athletes selected for Mid-Nebraska All-Star Game

July 3, 2012

Kirby Pomplun, Michael Coleman, Justin McCullough and Caleb Dodge have been voted into the Mid-Nebraska League All-Star game, which takes place July 5 in Kearney at Memorial Field. The game starts at 7 p.m. Four players is the maximum number of players one team can have on an All-Star roster. It is the first time Broken Bow has had four players voted to the All-Star game.

Broken Bow tops Kearney Little Ceasers in tournament round robin action

June 30, 2012

Trailing 2-0 for most of the game, Nebraska State Bank Baseball refused to quit and rallied to take the game into extra innings where they would eventually pull away from Kearney and win 6-2.

An RBI-single by Justin McCullough brought the game even at 2-2 in the top of the 7th inning. Kearney Little Ceasers stranded a runner in the bottom of the seventh, opening for Broken Bow to blow the game wide open in the top of the 8th.

This is when right fielder Jake McCormick stepped up and delivered a two-RBI single that put Broken Bow up 4-2 and gave them the lead for good.

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