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Evan Fisher gets through a hole in the Gothenburg Swedes on this first-half carry Friday. Fisher scored the Longhorns lone touchdown on a reception from quarterback Caleb Weiss. (Photo courtesy of Kelly Ninas, Cozad Tri-City Trib)

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Longhorn quarterback Caleb Weiss sets up to throw as he gets pressured by the Gothenburg defense. Weiss hit Evan Fisher out of the backfield late in the contest for the Longhorns’ only score Friday. (Photo courtesy of Kelly Ninas, Cozad Tri-City Trib)

Longhorns fall to Gothenburg 25-7 Friday

    Longhorns Football Coach Dan Lenners said he’d like to have four to five plays back and Friday’s game with Gothenburg would have been nearly even.

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Seniors Jace Clevenger (76) and Caine Haarberg, right, team up to provide their quarterback, Caleb Weiss, with protection as he rolls out for a pass. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Defensive lineman Eli Hinojosa rides Broken Bow back Tycen Marten to the ground with some help below from Levi Nance. Hinojosa led the team with 13 tackles, including a pair of solos.  (Johnson Publications photo)

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Kadin Vrbas assured himself of a 90-yard touchdown run when he stiff-armed Broken Bow’s Josh Harvey, the last player to have a shot at him. (Johnson Publications photo)

Longhorns even record with 13-0 win over Broken Bow

    One touchdown early in the second quarter and another late in the third proved enough as the Longhorn defense tagged a goose egg on the Broken Bow Indians here Friday night.

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Ragan Nickless blows one past two Haxtun defenders in last Thursday’s season opener in Imperial. Nickless led the Lady Longhorns that night in kills. (Johnson Publications photo)

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With four games played against Haxtun, there were a lot of digs to be handled. Here, Mallie McNair gets under one of her 16 in the match. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Adelaide Maxwell is up to block in action against Haxtun last week. Chase County stood 2-2 after its opening week of action, which included Saturday’s Lexington tournament. (Johnson Publications photo)

Lady Longhorns even at 2-2 after opening week of volleyball

    It’s an even 2-2 record for the varsity Lady Longhorn volleyball team that opened the season last week with a home dual and a tournament on the road.

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As the Perry runner advances to third, Lauren Gockley fields a hard-hit grounder and threw out the batter at first. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Senior Sydney Vetter has been handling the bulk of varsity pitching for the Lady Longhorns this season. Here, she winds up against Perry, Okla., Friday afternoon as first baseman Ryley Vrbas covers her position. (Johnson Publications photo)

Varsity softball picks up two wins in busy week

    Chase County picked up a pair of wins from Holyoke, Colo., when the Lady Dragons were in Imperial for a pair of varsity games Aug. 29.



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