Seventh and eighth graders at Chase County Schools have been practicing for a couple weeks, preparing for their track season opener April 5 in Benkelman hosted by Dundy Co. Stratton.
The leaderboard in this year’s Imperial Republican bracketology contest for the NCAA basketball tournament tightened up going into Final Four this weekend.
The 2018 Lady Longhorn track team opens its season today (Thursday) at a four-team meet in Grant. Members of the Chase County team are, front from left, Kaley Hauxwell, Giovanna Welsh, Kayla Schilke, Andrea Page, Lauren Gockley, Ragan Nickless, Peyton Fiedler, second row from left, Dariani Medina, Madison Brown, Hannah Meeske, Ryley Vrbas, Lindsey Mendenhall, Kambree Meeske, Sydnie Allen, Keiry Flores Frescas, Kora Weiss, Sydney Schilke, Mallie McNair, Riley Owens, back from left, Getsemani Hinojosa Pedoza, Sophie Spady, Adelaide Maxwell, Jozie Schilke, Riley Mintling, Kamrie Dillan, Alexis Richmond, Ashley Bubak, Jorja Dannar, Mercedes Peterson, Brooklyn Christensen and Allison Owings. Not pictured—Macy Coleman, Madison Schuller and Chleo Soltis. (Johnson Publications photo)
There was no discussion of a possible state championship three-peat, but Lady Longhorn Track Coach Troy Hauxwell has another team this season with loads of talent.
Members of the Longhorn boys’ track team will kick off the 2018 season this week with a meet in Grant. Team members are, front from left, Cedric Maxwell, Will Kuenne, Jack Bauerle, Scott Wheeler, Eli Hinojosa, Noah Griffin, Bryce Zuege, Brit Gockley, Parker Dillan, Bennett Bauerle, Nathan Owens, middle row from left, Mason Nordhausen, Juan Venegas, Francisco Barrientos, Kobe Clevenger, Chase Rowley, Trevin Martin, Dylan Dreiling, Landis Beverly, Zack Barrett, Charles Barnes, Tell Richardson, Brandon Minting, back from left, Blaine Dorn, Trevor Peterson, Kalen Wallin, Logan Jussel, Evan Fisher, Bo O’Neil, Taylor Jablonski, Braden Space, Jake German, Jim Sims, Kadin Vrbas, Mikael Kuhlmann. Not pictured—Angel Romero, Daniel Jaquez and Caleb Weiss. (Johnson Publications photo)
Coach Carl Zuege is excited about the depth he expects to have on this year’s Longhorn boys’ track team.
Twelve golfers are out for this year’s season which begins April 3 with the Dundy County Stratton invite at the Benkelman Golf Club.