Thirteen youths participated in Saturday’s Pitch, Hit and Run Contest sponsored locally by the Imperial Jaycees.
Mallie McNair was just two years old when Michelle (Dill) May set the 800 meter run record at Chase County Schools (CCS).
A number of track athletes received Don Maucher Track Scholarships during Saturday’s athletic banquet. Recipients include, front from left, Rose Sullivan, Destiny Reinke, Katelyn Wheeler, back from left, Taylin McNair, Kadyn Milner, Cody Williams, Tagan Mays and Josie Peterson. Williams and Wheeler were also named winners of the Kelli Silvester Memorial Track Awards. (Johnson Publications photo)
Unsung Heroes named in the various sports included, from left, Kayla Schilke, Kadyn Milner, Dawn Castle, Jade Allen, Sarah Allen, Cody Williams, Logan Mendenhall, Evan Fisher and Nike Smith. Other winners not pictured include Jayden German and Hannah Meeske. (Johnson Publications photo)
Coaches recognized Chase County High School’s athletes Saturday night during the Longhorn Boosters’ annual athletic awards banquet.
Scott Wheeler, left, and Francisco Barrientos round the curve in the 800 at the DC Stratton meet Friday. Wheeler won the race in his first run in the open 800. Barrientos would have finished fourth, but was disqualified for cutting in too early in the first part of the race. Teammate Bryson Fisher placed fifth. (Johnson Publicatis photo)
Coach Carl Zuege has just one goal for this Thursday’s C-11 district track meet in Mitchell.
The first night of races at Phillips County Raceway has the 2017 season off to a strong and exciting start.