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In addition to being the team’s leader on kills, Allison Owings was also active on defense last Thursday against Holyoke, Colo. Here she picks up one of her 14 digs in the match. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Seeing some varsity action last week, freshman Alexis Richmond tips one over in Chase County’s match against Holyoke, Colo. (Johnson Publications photo)

Varsity volleyball team turns in 2-2 week of games

    Chase County’s varsity team turned in a 2-2 record in volleyball action last week from a single match in Holyoke, Colo., and
Saturday’s McCook Invitational Tournament.

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Cross Country Coach Carl Zuege gives his girls the thumbs-up just prior to starting the race at the McCook Invitational last week. The girls finished sixth in a stacked field.  (Johnson Publications photo)

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Kalen Wallin positions himself in last week’s race at McCook. Wallin was the team’s second leading runner with a 31st place finish in a stacked field. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Trevin Martin battles at the finish line with Cozad’s  Jace Russman. Martin finished the race in 41st. (Johnson Publications photo)

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The temperature hovered around 90°F when last week’s meet began. Here, Macey Coleman uses her water to cool off.(Johnson Publications photo)

Cross country teams face tough field at McCook

Chase County’s cross country runners competed in one of their toughest fields to date at the McCook meet last week.

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While she fouled this one off, Andrea Page eventually reached base on a single in the first inning against Chadron Friday. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Third baseman Emma Ferguson almost had the tag on this play early in last Friday’s game against Chadron, but the ball got away from her as the base runner reached safely. (Johnson Publications photo)

Softball team still looking for consistency

    While Chase County’s softball team has strung together some good innings of play, more consistency is needed to win games, said Coach Denise Smith.

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Golfers competing for Imperial Country Club included, from left, John Paisley, Aaron Cyboron, Eric McDaniel, Dan Russell, Jason Burke, non-playing captain Bob Thomas, Matt Hanna, Travis Wheeler, Jim Pirog, Eric Exum, Brad Spady, Tom Luhrs and Russ Pankonin. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Golfers competing for Enders Lake Golf Course included, from left, non-playing captain John Burke, Troy Space, Matt Borchers, Rogan Einspahr, Jesse West, Lee Denker, Joe Humphrey, Joel Burke, Kerry Denker, Matt Jablonski, Matt Teply, Harold Nordhausen and Matt Klima. (Johnson Publications photo)

Imperial defends Chase County Cup in match play event with Enders

    Imperial defended its right to hold the Chase County Cup for another year, defeating Enders 14.5 points to 9.5 points in the annual match play duel.

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Longhorn runners, from left, Macy Coleman, Brooklyn Christensen and Lindsey Mendenhall pace themselves together during last week’s Longhorn invitational. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Longhorn fans cheer on Will Kuenne as he holds off Ogallala’s Jack Lindgren at the finish line in the Longhorns’ own invitational at the Imperial golf course last Thursday. (Johnson Publications photo)

Girls finish second in tiebreaker at home meet

Chase County’s girls cross country team just missed their second win in as many starts last week, finishing behind North Platte after a tiebreaker in the Chase County Invitational last Thursday at


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