Sports

Shortstop Morgan Peterson makes a great 6 to 3 put-out to Ryley Vrbas at first, but a no-pitch had been called by the umpire prior to the grounder, which negated the play. (Johnson Publications photo)

Sydnie Allen wisely watches this pitch go by in the opener with Wray last week. (Johnson Publications photo)

Softball team dominates in Wray double-header

    It’s taken a couple of weeks, but Chase County’s softball team picked up its first two wins of the season against Wray, Colorado.

Kalen Wallin holds off Ogallala’s Carter Brown at the finish line to finish fourth in last week’s Chase County invite at the Imperial Country Club. (Johnson Publications photo)

Brooklyn Christiansen, above, holds off Perkins County’s Hailey Snyder down the stretch at last week’s Chase County invite. Macy Coleman, below, runs in front of a pack of girls in last week’s meet en route to a 10th place finish. Christensen also earned a medal, finishing 12th. (Johnson Publications photo)

Girls second in Longhorn invite

    Chase County’s cross country girls turned in another strong finish in the Chase County Invitational held at Imperial Country Club Thursday.

The Longhorn line opened up a hole for Evan Fisher who broke through the line and went 68 yards for the Longhorns’ first touchdown of the night against Cozad. (Johnson Publications photo)

Trevor Peterson starts upfield after picking off a Cozad pass. (Johnson Publications photo)

Turnovers costly to Longhorns in 14-19 loss to Cozad

    Two lost fumbles and an interception in the end zone took their  toll on the Chase County Longhorns in a 14-19 loss to the Cozad Haymakers Friday.

Chase County pitcher Carissa Hill winds up in action at Holyoke last week, as third baseman Ashlie Benge waits for the play. (Johnson Publications photo)

Eyeing the ball in front of her, right fielder Jordan Hopp gets in position to retrieve the ball. (Johnson Publications photo)

Varsity softball goes up against Holyoke, Southern Valley, Perry

    Hardly finding time to breathe much between contests, Chase County’s varsity softball team played five games over four days last week.

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