Sports

Junior Parker Dillan gets his hands on a Caleb Weiss pass, good for 47 yards, to score the Longhorns’ first touchdown against Ogallala Friday. Dillan did a little juggling of the ball before pulling it in for the score. (Johnson Publications photo)

Junior Braden Space tugs away at the jersey of Ogallala running back Dylan Zink to keep him from breaking away for more yardage. (Johnson Publications photo)

Junior running back Evan Fisher stunned the Ogallala defense, breaking away for a 78-yard touchdown run.  (Johnson Publications photo)

Longhorns suffer first district loss

    Twice the Chase County Longhorns trailed the Ogallala Indians by two touchdowns and twice they brought it back to within a score.

Getting in good position to pass the ball is senior Peyton Fiedler. She tallied six digs in Chase County’s two-set match win over Dundy Co. Stratton last Thursday on the Longhorn court. (Johnson Publications photo)

Ashley Bubak (8) saw some varsity action last Thursday at a triangular in Imperial. Here, she goes up for a block against Dundy Co. Stratton’s Sydney Reichert. (Johnson Publications photo)

Lady Longhorns complete busy week with even finish

    In a week that included a match against a Class B opponent, a triangular and an eight-team tournament, Chase County’s varsity volleyball team  was kept on its toes.

Chase County’s cross country teams had to put up with hot and windy conditions at the Dundy County Stratton meet Thursday, much like they had to endure at McCook two weeks ago. Runners making their way around the course during the McCook meet included, above from left, Mason Nordhausen and Jayden German, below, Orrin Richardson then Landis Beverly. (Johnson Publications file photos)

Chase County’s girls’ cross country team continues to build more depth as the season progresses, Coach Carl Zuege said. Among those runners are, above left, Halle Fiedler, Giovana Welsh and Hanna Meeske. Below, Kayla Schilke then Kambree Meeske.  (Johnson Publications file photos)

Girls first, boys second at Dundy County Stratton meet

    Chase County’s cross country girls claimed another title last week, winning the Dundy County Stratton Invitational. The boys finished second.

Kadin Vrbas scores from 40 yards out on the first play of a drive that put the Longhorns up 26-0 with 10:21 left in the second quarter. (Johnson Publications photo)

Scott Wheeler gets a block from Kadin Vrbas to ensure he has clear sailing on his 61-yard punt return for a touchdown midway in the first quarter. (Johnson Publications photo)

Braden Space found nothing but green grass ahead after slipping by some would-be tacklers on this 36-yard touchdown reception thrown by Caleb Weiss. (Johnson Publications photo)

Longhorns cruise to 39-0 win over Kimball

    The Longhorns of Chase County stampeded the winless Longhorns of Kimball Friday night, rolling to a 39-0 victory.

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