Sports

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)

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

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

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.

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.  

Austin Laird makes a dive toward third in an attempted pick-off play by the Holdrege pitcher and was safe. Laird eventually scored. (Johnson Publications photo)

Duncan Rector was on the mound for Imperial against Holdrege last week in a close 3-5 loss. He lasted all seven innings and struck out five Holdrege batters. (Johnson Publications photo)

Wins elusive for seniors in recent baseball games

    It was a tough week for the Imperial seniors to find a win, losing three games in a five-day span to McCook, Holdrege and Cozad.

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