Sports

There were a few tense moments in the final minutes of the girls’ game for West Co-Coach Mark Bottom, but his West Team pulled out the two-point win. (Johnson Publications photo)
 

Destiny Reinke made key baskets in the final minutes of the all-star game to aid the West Team’s win. (Johnson Publications photo)

Taylin McNair made key baskets in the final minutes of the all-star game to aid the West Team’s win. (Johnson Publications photo)

Ike Maxwell passes the ball around the East defense. He played on the West Team’s winning effort. (Johnson Publications photo)

Both West teams win in annual CSO all-star clash

    Both of the West teams in Friday’s Cambridge Community School Organization (CSO) all-star basketball games in McCook took the win, one game coming down to a last-second basket.

Pictured, far left, Matt Vlasin of Imperial had the men’s overall  fastest time at 21:27. (Johnson Publications photo)

Donna Charmasson was one of the three boot finishers who completed the race pushing her two sons.  (Johnson Publications photo)

Mike Fanning was one of the members of Team Fanning that was the top fundraising team of the race. He also received the most patriotic award that was voted by the volunteers. (Johnson Publications photo)

Norma Hamm of Imperial received first place in the female age group 65-69 with a time of 38:44. (Johnson Publications photo)

Armando  Villarreal walked/ran the 5k in a World War II uniform and was one of the three boot finishers.  (Johnson Publications photo)

Joggin for Frogmen: running to remember

    The fourth annual Imperial Joggin’ for Frogmen had a good turn out considering the inclement weather.

Chase County’s Lady Longhorns repeated last year’s Class C track title with another one over the weekend. Team members and alternates display their new wares in front of the championship banner that hangs in Burke Stadium recognizing last year’s title. The girls include, front from left, Maddi Brown, Taylor Williams, Josie Peterson, Adelaide Maxwell, Kadyn Milner, Peyton Fiedler, Sarah Allen, Mallie McNair, Taylin McNair, back from left, Destiny Reinke, Kaley Hauxwell, Sophie Spady, Katelyn Wheeler, Jadin Bussell, Andrea Page and Allison Owings. (Johnson Publications photo)

Adelaide Maxwell expresses her emotions after crossing the finish line for a first place finish for the Lady Longhorns in the 400 meter relay. (Johnson publications photo)

Senior Taylin McNair celebrates after running the anchor leg on the 1600 meter relay, edging Mitchell’s Celeste Cardona at the finish line for a first place finish. (Johnson publications photo)

It’s a repeat!

    Chase County’s 1600 meter girls relay team iced a second straight Class C state championship with a photo-finish victory Saturday.

If Destiny Reinke’s face doesn’t show determination, nothing does. She wasn’t about to give up her second place position in the Class C state 3200 meter run Friday, and didn’t. She finished with the silver medal in just her third 3200 race ever. (Johnson Publications photo)

A pair of Lady Longhorns, Katelyn Wheeler, center, and Taylin McNair, left, combined for 10 points in the 200 as they finished third and fifth Saturday afternoon. (Johnson Publications photo)
 

Lady Longhorns ‘weather’ conditions in Omaha, finish strong again for state title

    This year wasn’t a nail-biting finish for the Chase County girls’ track team as they waited for Class C’s final team tallies at the state meet.

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