Sports

As Gothenburg sets up the ball, Chase County players are ready on defense, from left, Sophie Spady, Peyton Fiedler and Adelaide Maxwell. (Johnson Publications photo)

Madison Schuller gets a hit past the outstretched arms of Gothenburg’s Arleigh Costello (11) and Elise Ackerman last week. Schuller had seven kills in the match. (Johnson Publications photo)

In rematch, Lady Longhorns topple Sutherland on road

A highlight of Chase County’s varsity volleyball week had to be the team’s performance at last Thursday’s triangular in Sutherland.

Just getting past the tag at third, Morayah Cupp safely advanced on a stolen base against McCook JVs. (Johnson Publications photo)

Sydnie Allen winds up in the first game against McCook JVs Monday at Schroeder Park. (Johnson Publications photo)

Softball team in Chadron for districts this week

    It’s the post season for the Lady Longhorn softball team, and they had to travel a good distance to get to this year’s C-6 District Tournament.

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.

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