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Mallie McNair, left, charges for the end zone to score a touchdown while Sydnie Allen and Macy Coleman witness her progress. (Johnson Publications photo)

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CCS football players show their school spirit in support of the girls powder puff flag football competition between the senior and junior girls. Pictured from left are seniors Kalen Wallin, Braden Space, Landis Beverly, Evan Fisher (hidden) and Garrett Wilson. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Booster Club members assemble the BBQ roast beef sandwiches to feed the crowd of school supporters attending the Booster supper and pep rally Monday night. (Johnson Publications photo)

Longhorn Booster BBQ yields good food, good times, high spirits

    The line of hungry school supporters was long, waiting to get plates of BBQ roast beef sandwiches, baked beans, chips and a drink Monday night.

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After a couple of their fellow contestants had already shown their horses, this group of 10 adults are ready for their turns, from left, Susan Spicer, Tracy Heathers, Penny Zadina, Wayne Krausnick, Darin Knobbe, Amanda Kimble, Carol Spady, Jodi Spady, Chris Krausnick and Larry Schilke. Already through the competition were Octavio Aragon and Gene Heathers. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Under the watchful eye of judge Tim Gibbens, Darin Knobbe maneuvers his horse through the pattern. Knobbe won the horse showmanship on Sunday. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Tracy Heathers works closely with her horse on Sunday. She was a finalist for first place. (Johnson Publications photo)

This county fair, youths observe adults in showmanship contests

    Sometimes, all the 4-H competition can be stressful both for the youths and parents.


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