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Yeraldin Almanza’s cheer team practices one the routines on the football field at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Almanza is standing on the bottom far right. (Courtesy photo)

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CCS student, Yeraldin Almanza, attended the Cheer Hawaii camp at the University of Hawaii at Manoa in June. She is shown wearing a Hawaiian lei she received as she arrived in Hawaii. (Courtesy photo)

CCS cheerleader attends Cheer Hawaii

    Yeraldin Almanza, a cheerleader at Chase County Schools (CCS), was nominated last fall to attend the Cheer Hawaii program this summer at the University of Hawaii at Manoa from June 21-28, said

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His teammates meet Austin Laird at home plate after he jacked a two-run homer in the second, giving Imperial an early 2-0 lead in the championship game against Alma. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Trevor Peterson reached second base in the top of the sixth after the Alma outfielders missed this left field fly. It scored Mason Nordhausen, who had reached on a hit-by-pitch, putting Imperial up 7-6. They never lost the lead after that. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Mason Nordhausen makes this play look easy as he snags a pop-up in the third, handing Alma its first out of the inning. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Tournament Director Brad Moline presents the Area C7 district championship plaque to the Imperial Juniors. (Johnson Publications photo)

Juniors taking 12-7 record into state Legion tourney

    Local baseball fans can’t remember when Imperial last qualified a Junior Legion team for the state baseball tournament.
    Or, if the junior team ever has.

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Late in the Ogallala game, Coach Bruce Peterson takes a time out to gather the Imperial Juniors on the mound for a pep talk. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Tysen Lempke makes a good decision to swing at this pitch in the Ogallala game last week. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Bennett Bauerle checks the signs from Coach Peterson as he bats against Ogallala. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Bracket and current schedule for the Junior Legion Baseball tournament. (Johnson Publications graphic)

Juniors hosting area district tourney here starting Saturday

    Imperial’s juniors won’t have to travel far for their district area tournament this summer.

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Picture of the High Point winners at the Silver Spurs Horse Show were, from left, Senior, Kaitlyn Kent of Holyoke, Colorado; Intermediate, Amber Gonzales of McCook; Junior II, Claudia Rhoades of Big Springs; and Junior I, Wyatt Krausnick of Imperial. (Courtesy photo)

Twenty-one compete at annual 4-H Silver Spurs horse show June 23

    The Silver Spurs 4-H Club held its annual 4-H horse show June 23 at the Chase County Fairgrounds in Imperial. Twenty-one exhibitors participated this year.  


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