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Freshman Kenyan Biesecker looked to have a few butterflies as he started his first highschool varsity match Thursday night but was able to shake them and win by pinfall over junior Drake Yates of Garden County. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Junior Evan Fisher wasted no time in his first match of the year in the 189 pound weight class. It took only 19 seconds for Fisher to get the pin over Josh Mason of Garden County. (Johnson Publications photo)

Wrestlers win one, lose one in opening triangular

    The Chase County wrestlers traveled to Oshkosh last Thursday for the opening meet of the year.

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Ragan Nickless found success on the offensive boards against McCook, putting several of her game-leading rebounds up for two points. She finished the night with 11 points. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Early in the contest, Mallie McNair goes up for two of her 11 points against McCook in the Lady Longhorns’ home opener Friday. (Johnson Publications photo)

Coach happy with game-to-game improvement opening week

    With the improvement he saw from game one to game two, Coach Mark Bottom said it’s been a great start to the 2017-18 girls’ basketball season.

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Junior Braden Space draws the foul as he makes a move to the basket in last week’s season opener at Cozad. Before the Longhorns’ shooting went cold, they had built a 16-point lead midway in the second quarter. (Courtesy photo by Renae Bottom)

Longhorns go down in season opener

    Chase County’s Longhorns shot lights out in the Cozad Haymaker’s Barn during the first 10 minutes of the season opener Thursday, Nov. 30.

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This year’s senior class is expected to provide solid leadership for the Longhorn wrestling team, which opens its season tonight (Thursday). The seniors include, from left, Eli Hinojosa, Jose Medrano, Jayden German, Caine Haarberg and Caleb Weiss. (Johnson Publications photo)

Five seniors anchoring Longhorn wrestling team

    Coach Matt Vlasin says the group of five seniors on this year’s Chase County wrestling team is one of the hardest working classes in awhile.



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