Sports

Members of the Imperial Country Club team that retained possession of the Chase County Cup included, front from left, Captain Bob Thomas, Russ Pankonin, Aaron Cyboron, Jim Pirog, Dan Russell, Eric Exum, back, Kirk Wilson, Tom Luhrs, Eric McDaniel, Dirk Haarberg, Jason Burke, Derek Russell and John Paisley. (Johnson Publications photo)

Members of the Enders Lake Golf Course team playing in the Chase County Cup match included, front from left, Matt Teply, Matt Jablonski, Jesse West, Lou Vissar, Joel Burke, Jess Vapenik, back from left, Joe Humphrey, Harold Nordhausen, Doug Carman, Matt Borchers, captain representative Rogan Einsphar, Trent Harshbarger and Matt Klima. Not pictured­—Captain Lee Denker. (Johnson Publications photo)

Imperial wins Chase County Cup by widest margin ever

    Team members from the Imperial Country Club claimed their third consecutive win in the 17th playing of the Chase County Cup in Imperial Saturday.

Adelaide Maxwell and Mallie McNair (3) are up for the double block against Sedgwick County in the Lady Longhorns’ home opener last week. (Johnson Publications photo)

Allison Owings gets in good position as she aims to put this hit over the arms of two Sedgwick County defenders. She finished the match with 12 kills. (Johnson Publications photo)

Lady Longhorns collect runner-up honors in McCook

    Coach Jodie Schuller said she is not disappointed with a runner-up finish in Saturday’s McCook Tournament.
    It’s quite the opposite.

A trio of Longhorns including, from left, Caelyn Long, Riley Owens and Brooklyn Christensen run together during last week’s meet at McCook. Kambree Meeske is not far behind. (Photo by Jonathan Beverly)

Landis Beverly focuses on the course ahead of him during last week’s cross country meet at McCook. (Photo by Jonathan Beverly)

McCook hills good tune up for cross country team

    Preparing for last week’s cross country meet at the hilly Heritage Hills course at McCook, Coach Carl Zuege took his kids out in the country Monday to get some conditioning in on the hills east

A herd of Longhorns were coming at Holdrege quarterback Drake Johnson. He got the throw off but it was intercepted by Scott Wheeler near the end zone. (Photo by Jim Williams)

Parker Dillan had a big game Friday night, catching five balls for 107 yards and two touchdowns. (Photo by Jim Williams)

Longhorns even record with 45-7 win at Holdrege

    The Chase County Longhorns came home with a decisive 45-7 win over the Holdrege Dusters Friday to improve their record to 2-2.

Shortstop Morgan Peterson makes a great 6 to 3 put-out to Ryley Vrbas at first, but a no-pitch had been called by the umpire prior to the grounder, which negated the play. (Johnson Publications photo)

Sydnie Allen wisely watches this pitch go by in the opener with Wray last week. (Johnson Publications photo)

Softball team dominates in Wray double-header

    It’s taken a couple of weeks, but Chase County’s softball team picked up its first two wins of the season against Wray, Colorado.

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