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Cody Williams competed in the pole vault at nationals last week, but that wasn’t all. He finished fifth overall in the individual event and was second in the pole vault as part of the heptathlon competition. Williams, a 2017 graduate of Chase County Schools, finished runner-up nationally in the seven-event heptathlon. (Courtesy photos)

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Josie Peterson clears the pole vault bar in one of her vaults at the national indoor meet, where she tied for 12th. (Courtesy photo)

Williams repeats All-American status at NAIA nationals

    Cody Williams of Imperial bested his NAIA national indoor meet performance from 2018 by clinching two All-American efforts at last week’s nationals in Brookings, South Dakota.

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Height like that of Alexis Richmond was needed against Wahoo last week in the district finals played in Kearney. Here, she’s in perfect position for the over-the-top block against Wahoo’s Jaclyn Schnakenberg. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Senior Taylor Williams capitalized on this break-away, scoring two of her four points in the district championship game. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Mallie McNair gets past the outstretched arms of Wahoo’s Mya Larson en route to two of her 20 points in the district title game. (Johnson Publications photo)

Lady Longhorns run into towering Wahoo team

    The final score doesn’t reflect the good battle Chase County’s girls put up against one of the top C1 teams in Nebraska.



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