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The South Loup wrestling team hosted it's yearly wrestling invite in Callaway Friday afternoon. There were 18 teams. Ansley/Litchfield, Mullen, Sandhills/Thedford, SEM, South Loup and Twin Loup were our local teams that competed. See the Jan. 30 Custer County Chief Sports edition to see how …

The Ansley/Litchfield girls and boys basketball team hosted South Loup at Ansley Thursday Night. In girls, The Lady Bobcats held the Lady Spartans to just 11 points while putting up 52 themselves. In boys it came down to the last shot  by South Loup to put the game into overtime but they mis…

The SEM vs Anselmo-Merna boys and girls basketball games in Sumner Tuesday night were hard fought and exciting. The Lady coyotes defeated the Lady Mustangs 36-27 while the Anselmo-Merna boys held on for a 49-45 win over SEM. For the story see the Jan. 30 Custer County Chief Sports edition.

The Arcadia/Loup City wrestling team competed in the Plamer Invite Jan. 18. There were nine teams in all. Wood River won the championship with 187 points with Palmer as runner up with 159 points. Arcadia/Loup City finished the day in 4th place with 140 points.

The Broken Bow wrestling team hosted a triang. with Valentine and Gothenburg at the Middle School Gymnasium Jan. 16. The evening began with Broken Bow wrestling Valentine. Valentine beat Broken Bow 46-27. In the next dual Valentine beat Gothenburg 52-30. Broken Bow finished the night off wre…

The Sandhills/Thedford wrestling team hosted it's yearly Knight Wrestling Invite Jan. 18. Local teams of interest that competed are Anselmo-Merna, Ansley/Litchfield, Mullen, Sandhills/Thedford and Twin Loup. Halfway through Mullen led with 64 points followed by Anselmo-Merna in second with 4…

The Broken Bow Indians hosted Kearney Catholic in a Basketball Doubleheader Thursday Night. The Lady Indians had an impressive 56-30 win over Kearney Catholic. The Broken Bow boys struggled against a very good Kearney catholic team, 74-31. See the Jan. 23 Custer County Chief Sports edition f…

The Lady Indians beat McCook 68-32 Tuesday night in Broken Bow while the boys ended up losing 67-57. Broken Bow travels to Holdrege Friday night before playing again in front of the home crowd Saturday afternoon against Gibbon.

The Broken Bow wrestling team competed in the Wood River Dual Tournament Jan. 4. There were 8 teams in all. Broken Bow won 2 of their 5 duals. They beat Hershey 72-12 and Syracuse 48-30. Broken bow lost to Amherst 50-27, Aquinas Catholic 54-18 and Raymond Central 54-24.

Kearney, Neb. – Nebraska-Kearney fans can help the Lopers helmet come out on top in the Helmet Bowl III National Championships.

Anglers should be aware of changes to Nebraska Game and Parks Commission sport fishing orders that will take effect Jan. 1, 2020. The changes pertain to daily bag limits, possession limits, length limits and open areas.


Spring turkey hunting permits for 2020 will be available from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission beginning Jan. 13, 2020.

Each year the Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) and the Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association (NCPA) recognize students who have been nominated by their schools, based on their individual academic excellence, leadership and significant contributions made to their NSAA activity.

There were four Holiday Tournaments that took place Dec. 27-28. Anselmo-Merna played in the Pleasanton Tournament; Ansley/Litchfield hosted their tournament; Arcadia/Loup City played in the Shelby Holiday Tournament and Broken Bow played in the Adams Central Tournament.

Anselmo-Merna, Mullen, Sandhills/Thedford, SEM and South Loup all competed in the Sutherland Invite Dec. 21. There were 26 teams in all.