10 golfers out for 2013 season
By Russ Pankonin
The Imperial Republican
This year’s Longhorn golf team numbers 10 players who are preparing for the team’s first meets April 2 at Bayard and Benkelman.
Coach Larry Munger’s team will be led by sophomore Freddie Kasselman, who qualified for the Class C state tournament as a freshmen.
Munger will be looking to fill the other spots on the varsity squad after graduating four seniors from last year’s team.
Four juniors and five other sophomores will be vying for varsity slots.
The juniors include Sam Haarberg, Curtis Laird, Sam Cahow and Cody Cochran.
Sophomores include Darin Knobbe, John Fegley, Tyler Jennings, Allan Smith and Ryan Moline.
The team has been practicing for two weeks, working around some inclement weather along the way.
This year’s schedule is as follows:
April 2—Bayard Invitational
April 2—JV-Dundy Co./Stratton Invitational
April 9—Lexington Invitational
April 11—JV-Med Valley Invitation-al
April 13—JV-V Chase County Invitational, ELGC
April 16—Perkins County Invitational
April 18—JV-Southwest Invitational, Cambridge
April 23—Garden County Invitational
April 26—JV-V SPVA Conference, Sutherland
April 30—Creek Valley Invitational
May 2—JV- N.P. St. Pat’s Invitational
May 6—Cozad Invitational
May 7—JV-Sutherland Invitational
May 9—Ogallala Invitational
May 13—District Golf
May 21-22—State Golf