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Senior Will Kuenne knew just where he needed to be to medal in last week’s Class C state cross country meet. Here, he finishes in 14th place between a pair of runners to earn his state meet medal. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Kaley Hauxwell overcame a mid-season hamstring injury to qualify for the state meet and finish in 32nd as she strides her way to the finish line. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Sophomore Madison Brown uses a cup of water not for a drink but to douse herself two miles into Friday’s Class C girls race. In her first year out for cross country, Brown finished 21st in the state meet. (Johnson Publications photo)

Kuenne brings home medal from state cross country

    This year’s state cross country meet last Friday took on different meanings for seniors Kaylee Hauxwell and Will Kuenne.

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With steady concentration, Sophie Spady sets up the ball as Mallie McNair makes her approach. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Ragan Nickless had her best night of the season on offense against Hershey, racking up a whopping 24 kills in the Lady Longhorns’ final home appearance of the season Oct. 17. Here, she sends one past a pair of Hershey defenders. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Peyton Fiedler was one of Chase County’s most effective servers against Hershey. She had four of the team’s eight ace serves in the match. (Johnson Publications photo)

Volleyball team heads to post-season play on Monday

    After a pair of tough volleyball matches at McCook Tuesday, Chase County heads into post-season play next week.

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Kadin Vrbas (32) breaks outside after a pancake block by teammate Eli Hinojosa clears the way. The Longhorns were held to just 52 yards rushing Friday night. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Trevor Peterson puts a hit on Chadron quarterback Coy Bila in first-quarter action in the Longhorns final regular season game Friday. (Johnson Publications photo)

Longhorns come up short against Chadron, finish 5-4

    If the whole game would have gone like the first quarter,  the Chase County Longhorns would have defeated Chadron and been playing in the playoffs this week.


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