The Chase County Longhorns earned a pair of medals in the girls race with junior Maddie Brown, above, coming in sixth and freshman Caelyn Long, below, taking 12th. The team won the district title to qualify for the state meet in Kearney Friday. (Johnson Publications photos)

Senior Kalen Wallin, above, took fifth in the boys race with sophomore Mason Nordhausen, below, earning 13th place. Their team’s efforts enabled the boys to finish as district runner-up and qualify for the state meet.

Cross country teams headed to state

    Chase County’s cross country teams far exceeded their coaches’ expectations at the D6 district meet in Bridgeport last Thursday.

The Lady Longhorns celebrate after clinching the first set win against North Platte St. Pat’s in the finals of the SPVA tourney Saturday in Grant. St. Pat’s went on to win the next two and the championship, but Chase County defied its No. 3 seed to get into the finals. (Johnson Publications photo)

Madison Schuller, at right, makes a great save in the first set against St. Pat’s as teammates Taylor Williams, left, on ground, and Sophie Spady move in for the pass in a competitive SPVA finals match. (Johnson Publications photo)

Chase County teammates Ashley Bubak (18) and Mallie McNair go up for the block against Hershey’s Emily Barr in semi-final action at Saturday’s SPVA tourney. Chase County upset Hershey to advance to the finals. (Johnson Publications photo)

Chase County claims runner-up SPVA volleyball honors

    Chase County didn’t quite match their SPVA tournament finish last year, but it was close.

Quarterback Scott Wheeler gets ready to fake to Kobe Clevenger (26) before hitting Kadin Vrbas, far right, with a 75-yard touchdown bomb.

Braden Space gets ready to take a pass from Scott Wheeler, which was good for an eight-yard gain that was unfortunately erased by a penalty. (Photos courtesy of Mike Motz, Sidney Sun Telegraph)

Longhorns come up short at Sidney

    Chase County’s Longhorn football team looked poised for another comeback after trailing the Sidney Red Raiders for three and half quarters.


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