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Check out the March 26, 2020 issue of the Custer County Chief for photos of Broken Bow volleyball players receiving awards and a listing of Bow athletes names to the SWC All Conference teams!

All NSAA activity practices and competitions are suspended through May 1st.  These suspensions may be extended should the conditions warrant.

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In this week's Chief (March 26, 2020) you will find the Winter Sports Wrap-Up with photos, highlights and scores of the 2019-2020 high school winter sports season!

Effective Monday, March 16 all NSAA activity practices are suspended until Monday, March 30 and all NSAA activity competitions are suspended until Thursday, April 2.  These suspensions may be extended should the conditions warrant.

The N.B.A. abruptly suspended its season on Wednesday after a Utah Jazz player was found to have tested positive for coronavirus moments before a game began in Oklahoma City.

All games on Thursday and Friday of the NSAA Boys Basketball Championships will be available, free of charge, on the NFHS Network.  You can access and view all games by clicking the below link:

Lincoln, NE – March 11, 2020 – Based on the recommendations made by the Mayor’s Office of the City of Lincoln, Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department and the Nebraska Department of Education, the 2020 NSAA Boys State Basketball Championships will proceed as scheduled, but fan attendance …

Mullen entered the Class D2 girls State Basketball tournament as the #3 seed with a record of 25-1. They played #6 seed BDS (Bruning-Davenport-Shickly) with a record of 18-5 in the first round Thursday night at 8:45 p.m. at Lincoln Southwest. Mullen defeated BDS 60-54 to advance to the semif…

Broken Bow who was the #3 seed in the C1-10 Subdistrict played #1 seed O'Neill in the subdistrict final in Burwell Thursday night. The two teams battled it out. At half the score was O'Neill 21, Broken Bow 19. Going in to the fourth quarter it was still anyone's game with O'Neill up 36-32. I…

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High school girls and boys basketball teams will converge on Lincoln to play for state titles and NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, will provide live championship coverage of the games from the Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Out of the 40 local wrestlers that qualified for state wrestling 20 made it to the medal stand. Out of those 20 wrestlers 10 wrestled in the championship match on Championship Saturday with 7 of those earning gold medals and the other three silver medals. Pretty impressive!

After the dust cleared from the girls subdistrict tournaments there were four local teams that advanced to the District Finals Feb. 28 with still a chance to make it to state March 5-7. Broken Bow is the #4 seed and plays #13 seed Adams central at Kearney Catholic in the C1-4 District Final.…

Broken Bow played O'Neill in the C1-9 subdistrict final in Burwell Thursday night. It was a close hard fought game. The score was tied 22-22 at half. Broken Bow only led by 1 going in to the fourth quarter, 35-34 but was able to come away with a 45-39 win in the end. They will advance to the…

In the second game of the D2-7 subdistrict at Broken Bow Tuesday night #2 seed SEM played #3 seed Twin Loup. The two teams battled it out back and fourth all evening, neither team wanting their season to end. In the last seconds of the game SEM led Twin Loup 32-30. SEM fouled Twin Loup with …

The #1 seed Anselmo-Merna Coyotes played #4 seed Heartland Lutheran in the D2-7 subdistricts in Broken Bow Tuesday night. The Lady Coyotes did not seem like the same team I have seen in the past when I have covered them but they played well enough to defeat Heartland Lutheran 45-33 to move o…

Mullen was D-4 District Champion with 194.5 points followed by Hemingford as Runner Up with 133 points. Sandhills/Thedford placed 3rd with 92.5 points.

Maxwell was the D-3 District Champion with 128 points followed by Ansley/Litchfield as Runner Up with 107.5 points. South Loup placed 14th with 33 points and SEM placed 18th with 24 points.

Plainview was the D-1 District Champion with 230.5 points followed by Neligh-Oakdale as Runner Up with 147.5 points. Twin Loup placed 4th with 107.5 points.

Howells-Dodge was the D-2 District Champion with 136 points followed by Palmer as Runner Up with 112 points. Anselmo-Merna placed 7th with 86 points.

Valentine was the C-4 District Champion with 171.5 points followed by Amherst as Runner Up with 154 points. Broken Bow finished 3rd with 139.5 points and Arcadia/Loup City placed 8th with 71 points.

Ansley/Litchfield hosted Loomis in girls and boys basketball Thursday night. The Lady Spartans played right with the Fort Kearny Conference Runner Up Lady Wolverines in the first quarter but struggled in the second quarter and was never able to catch up after that as they lost to Loomis 39-2…

Anselmo-Merna hosted South Loup in girls and boys basketball Tuesday night in front of a packed crowd. The Lady Bobcats defeated the Lady Coyotes 52-43 and the South Loup boys beat Anselmo-Merna 50-43. For the details see the Feb. 20 Custer County Chief Sports edition.

Sargent hosts the MNAC Wrestling Tournament Friday. There are 10 wrestlers competing that are ranked in the top 8 by NEWrestle.com. Broken Bow wrestlers compete at the SWC Tournament in Ogallala Friday and Ansley/Litchfield and SEM compete in the Fort Kearny Tournament at Viaero in Kearney F…

The Broken Bow boys and girls basketball team hosted Lexington Tuesday night. In girls, the Lady Indians pulled out to a 24-6 lead and never looked back as the defeated Lexington 69-45. in boys, Broken Bow struggled against a good Lexington team and ended up losing 66-31. Broken Bow travels …

Mullen and SEM wrestlers competed in the Arapahoe Invite Feb. 1. There were 13 teams. Mullen won the championship with 181 points with Arapahoe as runner up with 115 points. SEM finished the day in 10th with 43.5 points.

Anselmo-Merna and South Loup wrestlers competed in the Central Valley Invite Jan. 31. There were 20 teams in all. Neligh/Oakdale won the championship with 165 points with Wood River as Runner Up with 135 points. Anselmo-Merna finished the day in 8th with 63 points and South Loup finished 13t…

The Broken Bow Lady Indians defeated Ogallala in the SWC Championship game at MPCC in North Platte Saturday evening 44-35 to earn their third SWC Championship in a row. For the story see the Feb. 6 Custer County Chief Sports edition.