Chase County’s Trevor Peterson has Louisville’s Brady Knott all stretched before putting him down on the mat in Peterson’s first consolation match. After a loss in the second round to the eventual state champion, he wrestled his way back  to take third place at 170. (Johnson Publications photo)

Evan Fisher needed less than three minutes to pin Twin River’s Tucker Alexander in the opening round at 195. Fisher finished one win away from the medal round. (Johnson Publications photo)

Trevor Peterson third at state wrestling

    Heartbreak rounds in district and state wrestling meets mean just that—win and your either guaranteed a trip to state or ensure yourself of earning a medal at state; lose and you’re done.

Evan Fisher celebrates, but officials ruled his pin in the first period came after time expired. It didn’t as he came back with another pin to win the match and ensure a state meet berth. (Johnson Publications photo)

Trevor Peterson locked up his berth in the state meet here with a 6-0 decision over Cambridge’s Bobby Evans in the heartbreak round. Peterson went on to claim third place at 170. (Johnson Publications photo)

Peterson, Fisher headed to state wrestling

Chase County’s top two wrestlers all season long capped off their season with third place finishes in the C4 district to advance to this week’s state meet. 

Allison Owings takes a shot from the free throw line during a big game at Cambridge Saturday. Cambridge was 15-6 when Chase County took a 12-point win heading into subdistricts this week. (Photo courtesy of Renae Bottom)

Madison Schuller gets an open look in Saturday’s Cambridge game, connecting on a two-pointer. (Photo courtesy of Renae Bottom)

Cambridge win gives girls big lift heading into post-season

A 22-point fourth quarter put the exclamation point on a big 60-53 win for the Lady Longhorns Saturday at Cambridge.

Junior Taylor Jablonski passes to an open man at Cambridge last Saturday. (Photo courtesy of Renae Bottom)

Sophomore Mason Nordhausen takes off down the court at Cambridge last Saturday. (Photo courtesy of Renae Bottom)

Longhorn boys suffer loss to Cambridge

Even with a tough loss to Cambridge under their belts, Longhorn basketball Head Coach Chris Bartels said they’re not dwelling on last weekend’s loss.

Parker Dillan, flanked by his parents Brad and Terri Dillan, has been recruited as a punter for South Dakota School of Mines in Rapid City, where he plans to major in biomedical engineering.  (Courtesy photos by Renae Bottom)

Evan Fisher put his name on the line, committing to play football at the University of Nebraska-Kearney. Seated with him are his parents, Chad and Carrie Fisher.

Seniors sign to play college football

A pair of seniors at Chase County Schools will continue their football careers beyond high school.


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