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Ansley-Litchfield VB stays undefeated with win over Elm Creek

September 1, 2012

The Spartans moved to 3-0 on the season Friday night, defeating Elm Creek 3-2 in an intense battle.

Lindsey Siegel and Shawna Paitz lead the way with 11 and eight kills respectively. The Spartans were strong at the net as Seigel and Kayla Reynolds had five blocks each. Siegel also had two aces to go with two aces by Kaitlin Kratzer.

Elm Creek took the first game 25-20 before the Spartans answered with a 25-17 win. The two teams split again at 23-25 and 25-15 before Ansley won the fifth game 15-8.

For more coverage, check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief.

Sandhills/Thedford Volleyball defeats North Central

September 1, 2012

The Knights got their volleyball season off to a successful start tonight, defeating North Central in three games. They took the first game 25-14, the second game 25-20 and the third 25-13.

Kelsey Higgins lead the way with 8 kills on the night to go with her 15 assists, three digs and a serving ace. Chantelle Milleson recorded seven kills on the night.

Jay Spencer finished with three kills one assist, four digs and four serve aces. Taylor Marten and Madison Taylor each had four kills and one block. Marten had four digs to go with Taylor's two.

Mullen downs Twin Loup in close game

September 1, 2012

The Broncos (1-0) got their season off to a hot start Friday night with a narrow win over the Wolves of Twin Loup (1-1) at home.

Quarterback Riley Rice completed 14 of his 21 passes for 149 yards and two touchdowns for Mullen. Tye Spies had impressive night on the receiving end, hauling in eight for 125 yards and catching both of the touchdown passes from Rice.

Running back Britt McIntosh added a touchdown in the second quarter with a 57-yard touchdown run.

Defensively for the Broncos, Garrett Cox and Kory Phillips lead the way with 12 and 11 tackles respectively.

Other Football scores from around the area

September 1, 2012

Burwell 39, South Loup 21

Mullen 28, Twin Loup 26

North Central 44, Sandhills/Thedford 14

Harvard 46, Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 2

Elm Creek 20, Ansley-Litchfield 16

Check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief for updated stats and information.

Broken Bow gets convincing win in season opener

September 1, 2012

Broken Bow (1-0) used a bevy of running backs Friday night as they outworked Ogallala (0-2) for a convincing 28-6 victory.

Hunter Campbell had an impressive night in the secondary coming up with two interceptions- one on Ogallala's first drive of a game and another to halt a drive in which the black and orange were nearing the end zone.

Other volleyball scores from around the Area

August 30, 2012

Gothenburg def. Broken Bow, 23-25, 25-16, 25-12, 25-15 (3-1)

Mullen def. South Loup, 25-17, 25-13, 22-25, 25-23 (3-1)

Check out the website in the next couple days for further information as well as the next edition of the Custer County Chief.

SEM volleyball starts season with a win

August 30, 2012

Sumner-Eddyville-Miller got its season off to a successful start Thursday night. The Mustangs downed Wilcox-Hedrith, winning the first game 25-22 and the second game 25-18. They then went on to defeat Elwood in two games, winning 25-13 and 25-19. For more coverage, please check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief.

Broken Bow Golf has Solid Day at Jackrabbit Inviational

August 30, 2012

Each Golfer on the Broken Bow girls golf team shot a personal best today as the team finished with a total score of 473.

Broken Bow Individual scores as well as team standings follow:

Kaleigh Page 52, 54 - 106
Jill Oatman 54-55 - 109
Jessica Littlejohn 58-62 - 120
Alexzandria Fielder 75-70 - 145
Taya Klein 67-71 - 138

Team Total 473

Overall Team Standings
1. Grand Island- 340
2. Hastings St. Cecilia- 370
3. Gibbon- 372
4. Columbus Scotus- 385
5. Minden- 388
6. Superior- 415
7. Adams Central- 419
8. Central City- 422
9. Doniphan Trumbull- 433

Ansley-Litchfied, Anselmo-Merna, Twin Loup get LVC volleyball started

August 30, 2012

SARGENT -- Twin Loup hosted rival Ansley-Litchfield as well as Anselmo-Merna in the season-opening triangular.

The first game featured Twin Loup and Anselmo-Merna. The Coyotes kept it close before the Wolves pulled away to win the first game 25-19. Alex Hart had two kills and two aces in the first game. She was helped out by junior Becca Clark's three aces. Junior Tristan Kirwan and sophomore Jackie Lewis also had an ace each.

Junior Heather Davis had three kills for the Coyotes in the first game.

Put Me In Coach: Lance Armstrong a victim of his own success

August 30, 2012

For as long as many of us can remember, Lance Armstrong has dedicated his mind, body and soul to the sport of cycling and not much else.
His Livestrong Foundation, which can be advertised in pretty much every way imaginable has raised over $400 million dollars toward cancer research since its innagural year of 1997.
In the wake of another set of steriod accusations, Armstrong has decided not to fight it any longer
He has been banned from the sport that has literally been his life. Armstrong has also been stripped of his seven Tour De France titles.

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