Longhorn wrestlers Eli (Aaron) Hinojosa and Bryson Fisher emptied their tanks in an effort to bring home state high school wrestling titles at last weekend’s state tournament.
Every point was crucial last week in the subdistrict championship game. Josie Peterson (13) goes up for the two she scored in a tight game with Ogallala. (Johnson Publications photo)
It’s been 17 years since the Chase County girls have advanced to the district title game in basketball, but the Lady Longhorns are on their way.
Trailing by two points and running out of time, Bryson Fisher pushes for one last surge to score a reversal and send his match into overtime. Fisher came so close but after a long deliberation, the refs signaled no points for the reversal and the match and his dream of a championship where over. (Johnson Publications Photo)
In the last 12 seconds of his match in the finals, Eli Hinojosa had three good pushes to score a takedown over Jason Hahlbeck of O’Neill, but each of them was defended and held off by Hahlbeck. Hahlbeck completed his undefeated season and repeated as champion but he will always remember that it was no easy feat, squeaking out a 1-0 win over Hinojosa in the finals. (Johnson Publications photo)
The Chase County Longhorns took five wrestlers to the state tournament in Omaha.
Last Saturday was the 10th annual Nebraska State High School Cheer and Dance Championships where nearly 2,100 athletes from across the state represented their schools in both dance performance
The Chase County Longhorns finished off their regular season at home Friday with a 64-57 win over the Sutherland Sailors.