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While she fouled this one off, Andrea Page eventually reached base on a single in the first inning against Chadron Friday. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Third baseman Emma Ferguson almost had the tag on this play early in last Friday’s game against Chadron, but the ball got away from her as the base runner reached safely. (Johnson Publications photo)

Softball team still looking for consistency

    While Chase County’s softball team has strung together some good innings of play, more consistency is needed to win games, said Coach Denise Smith.

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Golfers competing for Imperial Country Club included, from left, John Paisley, Aaron Cyboron, Eric McDaniel, Dan Russell, Jason Burke, non-playing captain Bob Thomas, Matt Hanna, Travis Wheeler, Jim Pirog, Eric Exum, Brad Spady, Tom Luhrs and Russ Pankonin. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Golfers competing for Enders Lake Golf Course included, from left, non-playing captain John Burke, Troy Space, Matt Borchers, Rogan Einspahr, Jesse West, Lee Denker, Joe Humphrey, Joel Burke, Kerry Denker, Matt Jablonski, Matt Teply, Harold Nordhausen and Matt Klima. (Johnson Publications photo)

Imperial defends Chase County Cup in match play event with Enders

    Imperial defended its right to hold the Chase County Cup for another year, defeating Enders 14.5 points to 9.5 points in the annual match play duel.

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Longhorn runners, from left, Macy Coleman, Brooklyn Christensen and Lindsey Mendenhall pace themselves together during last week’s Longhorn invitational. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Longhorn fans cheer on Will Kuenne as he holds off Ogallala’s Jack Lindgren at the finish line in the Longhorns’ own invitational at the Imperial golf course last Thursday. (Johnson Publications photo)

Girls finish second in tiebreaker at home meet

Chase County’s girls cross country team just missed their second win in as many starts last week, finishing behind North Platte after a tiebreaker in the Chase County Invitational last Thursday at

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Adelaide Maxwell, left, and Sophie Spady successfully block this hard-hit ball from Yuma, Colo., in action last week on the Chase County court. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Madison Schuller sets the ball in action against Yuma, Colo., last week. Chase County lost the match to last year’s Colorado state runner-up team. (Johnson Publications photo)

Lady Longhorns fall to Yuma at home

    Chase County ran into a tough volleyball opponent when they hosted Yuma, Colo., last week, finding out why the Lady Indians were last year’s state runners-up in Colorado.



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