Junior Trevor Peterson claimed his first-ever varsity title Friday, taking first in the 170-lb. class. Here, Peterson  maneuvers for position against Loomis-Bertrand’s Joel Abramson in the semifinal match. (Johnson Publications photo)

Peterson first at SV; team third

    Junior wrestler Trevor Peterson claimed his first ever championship title in varsity action Friday at the Southern Valley Invitational.

Ashley Bubak tries to get by the tenacious Sidney defense as Chase County tries to hold on to its undefeated record Friday. Sidney dashed those plans with a 55-36 win. (Johnson Publications photo)

Two tough opponents hand Lady Longhorns first losses

    Sidney and Ogallala proved to be tough opponents last week, as they handed the Lady Longhorns a pair of varsity losses, marring their 2-0 record heading into week two of the season.

Three defenders were unable to stop Mallie McNair who cashes in on two of her 21 points against Cozad last Thursday in Chase County’s season opener. Her 22 points also led the team against Wauneta-Palisade on Friday. (Johnson Publications photo)

Taylor Williams attempts a shot from beyond the arc as Cozad’s Addy Hergenrader moves in to defend. Williams finished with 10 points and put up 17 in Wauneta Friday. (Johnson Publications photo)

Coach likes what he sees as Lady Longhorns start 2-0

    Scoring at or above the 60-point mark in the first games of the season will make any coach smile.

One of the team’s seniors, Evan Fisher recorded two wins on two quick pins at last Thursday’s double dual in Oshkosh. (Photo courtesy of Bridgeport News-Blade)

Trevor Peterson maintains control in this match against Bridgeport’s Dylan Schnell. Peterson eventually pinned Schnell in the third pin. (Photo courtesy of Bridgeport News-Blade)

Longhorn wrestlers split opening season double dual at Oshkosh

    Chase County wrestlers were on the mat for the first time this season last Thursday, competing in a double dual in Oshkosh.

Senior Scott Wheeler gets under the basket for a two-pointer against Cozad in the season opener last week in Imperial. (Johnson Publications photo)

Sophomore Cedric Maxwell goes up for a shot in between two Cozad defenders in the season opener last week in Imperial. (Johnson Publications photo)

Chase County boys start season 1-1

    Longhorn Head Coach Chris Bartels feels the Longhorns have created their identity after the first couple of games.


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