Emma DeGrasse approaches third base en route to home after a double from Sadie Peterson, who reaches base in the background. That scored the varsity’s only run last week in a 10-1 loss to Cozad. (Johnson Publications photo)

Courtney Odens brings in one of a couple great catches against Cozad last week in center field. (Johnson Publications photo)

Cozad in town for varsity, JV softball games Sept. 18

    Chase County hosted Cozad Sept. 18 for varsity and JV softball games, one of just five home appearances the Lady Longhorns have in the short six-week season.

Longhorn quarterback Scott Wheeler assesses whether to pitch the ball on an option in early action Friday. Wheeler pitched the ball to Evan Fisher who got around the corner for a 33-yard gain. (Johnson Pubilcations photo)

Receiver Braden Space carries four Alliance tacklers for an extra 10 yards before going down. Space also caught a pass from Dillan Parker on  a fake punt for 21 yards and a first down. (Johnson Publications photo)

Alliance Bulldogs too much for Longhorns

    Take away some key penalties and miscues and Friday’s football game with the Alliance Bulldogs might have gone a different way.

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.


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