The 7 x 8 mule deer bagged by Alan Smith drew a big smile. Its spread was 23.5 inches. (Photo courtesy of Laker’s Bait & Tackle)

Shawna Rusher checked in this 7 x 8 mule deer with a 19-inch spread. (Photo courtesy of Laker’s Bait & Tackle)

Deer season off to a good start

    According to Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, the opening two days of Nebraska’s firearm deer season started strong.

Ragan Nickless fires one into the hands of a pair of Gothenburg defenders Monday night. She led the Lady Longhorns at the net in the subdistrict loss. (Johnson Publications photo)

Madison Schuller takes a little hop to get to the ball for the pass in action Monday in Chase County’s subdistrict match. (Johnson Publications photo)

Getting under it for a good pass is Adelaide Maxwell. She was also effective at the net with nine kills recorded in the subdistrict match against Gothenburg. (Johnson Publications photo)

Allison Owings had several good blocks Monday, slowing down a strong-hitting Gothenburg team. (Johnson Publications photo)

Gothenburg ends CCS hopes of post-season play

    Chase County didn’t hand it to them, but Gothenburg eventually overpowered the Lady Longhorns in Monday’s first round of the C1-11 subdistrict tournament played at North Platte High School.


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