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  • Top seed knocks off Titan juniors in area tournament play

    Jul 17, 2024

    The Tri-County Titan juniors opened postseason play Friday, July 12, in Creighton, for the Class C Area 1 district tournament. First round action matched the junior Titans against Adams. Adams won the game 9-0. Max Bruce was the starting pitcher, throwing two-thirds of an inning, allowing three runs on one hit and three walks. Jacob Pierzina came in relief to throw one and one-third innings. He allowed three runs on three hits, with one strikeout. Isaac Hoferer was the next Titan pitcher to...

  • Juniors kick off Creighton/Bloomfield, advance to third tourney game

    Jul 17, 2024

    The fifth time's a charm. In a fifth rematch of Tri-County Juniors playing the Creighton/Bloomfield Juniors, the Titans came out on top, 2-1, to advance to the next round of the Class C Area 1 tournament. The teams met Saturday, July 13, in Creighton. In this gem of a game, Ryan Rifer took to the mound for Tri-County and Braxton Eggerling for Creighton/Bloomfield. "Both pitchers threw complete 103-pitch, seven-inning masterpieces," said coach Jeff Shabram. What turned out to be the difference were two runs scored in the third inning for the...

  • Titan juniors end season with loss to Albion

    Jul 17, 2024

    The Tri-County Junior Titans' run for the Class C Area 1 title came to an end Sunday, July 14, as Tri-County lost to Albion 13-5, in Creighton. The Junior Titans got on the board first with a two-out RBI double by Landon Nelson scoring Ryan Rifer in the first inning. Tri-County then also made a late push with four runs scored in the fifth inning on RBI hits by Isaac Hoferer (1), Max Bruce (1), and Rifer (2). Junior Titans crossing home plate in the fifth were Levi Hoferer, Jacob Pierzina, I....

  • Juniors drop two in tourney action

    Jul 10, 2024

    The Titan juniors lost to Ord by a score of 2-11, when they met in the first round of the Elkhorn Valley Tournament in Creighton. Max Bruce was the starting pitcher, throwing three-plus innings, allowing nine runs on six hits and five walks, while striking out three batters. Jacob Pierzina came in relief to throw one inning, allowing two runs on one hit and three walks, with three strikeouts. Ord got on the board first with two runs in the first inning. Tri-County answered in the third inning on a Ryan Rifer RBI hit, scoring Pierzina. But Ord...

  • Titan seniors fall in opening round of league tourney

    Jul 10, 2024

    SUBMITTED ARTICLE The first round of the 2024 Elkhorn Valley American Legion League tournament was held in Orchard, with the Tri-County seniors taking on Creighton/Bloomfield. In a very efficient 90-minute game, Creighton/Bloomfield came out on top, 4-2. Wyatt Shabram took to the mound for Tri-County, throwing all seven innings, allowing four runs on five hits with five errors while striking out 10 batters. Pitchers Keldon Loecker, Taylor Nilson and Braxton Eggerling combined for the Creighton/Bloomfield victory. C/B opened the game with hot hi...

  • Cowboy culture thrives at Clearwater's annual rodeo

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Jul 3, 2024

    What a show! Overflow crowds watched nearly 300 cowboys and cowgirls provide thrills and spills over the weekend at Clearwater's Big Rodeo. In the process, competitors took home approximately $34,000 in prize money. "What an amazing three nights of rodeo," said Curt Thiele, Clearwater Chamber of Commerce president. "We were blessed with very good weather and competition was high, with a big number of competitors." Sutton Schrunk, of Valentine, scored 77 in bull riding to take home the top prize...

  • Tri-County teams compete in Creighton tournament

    Jun 19, 2024

    SUBMITTED ARTICLE Creighton was definitely the place to be this past weekend for American Legion baseball action as nine teams were in action for the Berry Pepper Tournament, June 14 to 16. Five seniors teams competing were Tri-County, Creighton, Albion, PWG and Wagner, South Dakota. Four junior teams competing were Tri-County, Creighton, Albion and PWG. The Titans made the short trip over to Creighton for action all three days in either junior or senior games. In the first game on Friday, the junior Titans played Albion and lost the game,...

  • Titans squads fall to Creighton/Bloomfield

    Jun 12, 2024

    SUBMITTED ARTICLE The Tri-County Titan seniors were back in action Sunday, June 9, at Orchard against Creighton/Bloomfield, where they lost a tight game, 6-8. Wyatt Shabram took to the mound and threw four innings allowing only one run on two hits and 2 walks, while striking out 11 batters. The Titan seniors then turned to Jake Schroeder, who allowed five runs in the fifth inning, and A.J. Hobbs, who allowed two runs combined in the sixth and seventh innings on three hits and four walks. Each...

  • Joan M. Childers

    Jun 12, 2024

    Joan M. Childers 1940 - 2024 A mass of Christian burial for Joan M. Childers, 83, of Elgin, was Monday, June 10, at St. Boniface Church in Elgin. The Rev. John Norman, Deacon Logan Hepp and Deacon John Starman officiated. Interment followed in the parish cemetery. Joan M. Childers, 83, died Thursday, June 6, 2024, at Edgewood Vista in Norfolk. Memorials are suggested to Pope John Catholic School and St. Boniface Catholic Church. Levander Funeral Home of Elgin was in charge of arrangements....

  • New Memorial Stadium upgrades may lead to premium pricing

    Paul Hammel, Nebraska Press Association Correspondent|May 29, 2024

    One of the great, unsolved mysteries in the state has been why the beloved Trev Alberts left his alma mater to become athletic director at Texas A&M. Alberts was an All-American football player at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, then eventually became athletic director at the school after a successful stint at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Seemed like a match made in heaven, and a job Alberts would hold for many years. But then, suddenly, it was over, and Alberts was trading Husker...

  • Juniors fall to Creighton in first contest

    May 29, 2024

    COACH JEFF SHABRAM The Tri-County Juniors fell to Creighton by a score of 6-12. The teams opened the season, May 23, in Creighton. "Ryan Rifer took to the mound and threw well (12 Ks), but the Titan juniors were just out of sync the entire game after falling behind 0-2 in the first inning," coach Jeff Shabram said. The Titans were able to put up a big third inning, scoring five runs, then followed by one run in the fourth inning. But that would be all the offense Tri-County could muster....

  • Shabram pitches no-hitter in Titans' opener

    May 29, 2024

    SUBMITTED ARTICLE The Tri-County Titans Seniors opened the 2024 American Legion baseball season with a 10-0 victory over Creighton Thursday, May 23. “Wyatt Shabram was in complete control of the game en route to throwing a 14 strikeout no-hitter,” said coach Jeff Shabram. “What an awesome way to start the season.” Tri-County broke the game open in the third inning with five runs scored, highlighted by a 330-foot, two-run homerun over the left field fence by Landon McAllister. The 5th inning saw Tri-County score two more runs followed by thre...

  • PROCEEDINGS ANTELOPE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

    May 22, 2024

    PROCEEDINGS ANTELOPE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Neligh, Nebraska May 13, 2024 Chairman opened the meeting. Notice of meeting published as required by statute. Approved agenda. Tabled minutes of the 5-7-2024 BOC Meeting. Approved payroll. Approved vendor claims. General: AMERITAS LIFE INS CORP ins 20,729.45; ANTELOPE CO COURT ex 89.00; ANTELOPE CO CLERK-REGISTER ex 46.00; APPEARA ex 35.82; APPLIED CONN TECH ex 5,611.30; BLACK HILLS ENERGY ut 1,129.62; BLACKBURN MFG ex 720.00; BCBS ins 66,227.56; BOMGAARS ex 202.96; BROGAN & GRAY ex 1,494.85; CARNEY LA...

  • Bobcats claim title at Randolph Invite

    May 8, 2024

    Summerland led the field at the Randolph Invite, scoring 162 points en route to the title. Creighton finished second in the May 2 meet. The Bulldogs finished with 133 points. Two Bobcats placed in the 100m. Ruger Switzer led the field, busting through the tape in 11.47. Connor Thomson finished fourth. He ran 12.03. Switzer jumped 19' one-half inch to win long jump. The 400m relay team took top honors, running 46.59. Parker Napier, Preston Hoke, Alec Schindler and Switzer make up the team. Ryan Rifer won high jump competition, clearing 6' one...

  • Class of 2024

    May 8, 2024

    Scholarship Recipients CHRISTIAN BEHNK UNL Husker Power Scholarship UNL O & G Kammerer Scholarship Paul D. Cooper Scholarship KELTON BRUHN Northeast Community College Livestock Judging Scholarship ALANNA DOLL Creighton University Award Scholarship Menard Family Business Scholarship Father John Labaj Scholarship The John Greer Memorial Scholarship Timothy J. Thramer Memorial Scholarship AISLYNN KESTER NECC Scholastic Contest Waiver Clearwater Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Scott L. Reynolds...

  • Bargain Buyway buyers converge on area this weekend

    Apr 24, 2024

    Get ready to shop until you drop. The ultimate northeast Nebraska road trip begins Friday and continues through Sunday. Bargain Buyway, organized for a second season by Polly Anderson, Lisa Meisner, Melissa Keetle-Nelson, and Lindsay Nelson, includes a three-day shopping loop, covering a 250-mile path in northeast and north central Nebraska, April 26 to 28. The 2024 event will include garage sales, flea markets, antiques and more in 38 towns, including the Summerland communities of Clearwater,...

  • Creighton claims quad top spot

    Apr 24, 2024

    The Bobcats finished third in an April 16th quadrangular at Summerland Golf Course. Three Bobcat golfers finished in the top five, including Dylan Rotherham, third, 44; Michael Koenig, fourth, 44; and Bennet Flenniken, fifth, 45. Dane Miller and Sam Cheatum both ended with 53. Creighton claimed the team title, shooting 177, followed by CWC, 185; Summerland, 189 and Niobrara/Verdigre, 224. Calvin Wilmes topped individual honors, carding a 36. CWC's Will Jesse finished second, with 39....

  • Geocaching growing in popularity at Niobrara State Park

    Renae Blum, Nebraska Game and Parks|Mar 27, 2024

    Guests at Niobrara State Park in northeastern Nebraska have new ways to enjoy their visit. Liz and Gary Doerr of Creighton have designed and placed about 60 geocaches at the park, allowing visitors to use their GPS systems or phones to discover hidden treasures – containers of various shapes and sizes holding a logbook and, sometimes, small trinkets for trade. Geocaching is an outdoor activity available across the world, and the Doerrs have helped make sure it has a strong presence at N...

  • Bobcat speakers bring home medals

    Feb 28, 2024

    Summerland speech students have competed in three invites since Feb. 17 and several students have placed in finals. At the Battle Creek Invite, on Feb. 17, Alanna Doll placed fifth in informative speaking in the next-in finals and 11th in overall event standings. On Wednesday, Feb. 21, the team traveled to Stuart for the Niobrara Valley Conference meet. Three students received medals. Doll ended fifth in informative speaking. Brandon Pruden placed sixth in humorous prose. In persuasive...

  • Kester, Thiele, Umphress advance to state

    Feb 14, 2024

    Summerland boys' wrestling team finished fifth in the Class D -3 District in Pleasanton, Friday and Saturday. Three wrestlers will compete this week at the state championships in Omaha. Ethan Kester finished second in the 138-pound division. He defeated Heath Henson, SEM by tech fall and pinned Jackson Hulls, Meridian, before losing by fall to Gatlin Krepela, Pleasanton, in the first-place match. Jesse Thiele earned district silver in the 144-pound class. He worked his way through the bracket...

  • Probation officer advocates for expanded office space to meet demands

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Feb 7, 2024

    Holt County Supervisors learned the district probation office needs more space. Tara Sprigler Price, district probation officer, addressed supervisors, Jan. 31, when the board met in O'Neill. If the veterans' office moves to the former O'Neill school administration building, Price would like to expand to the current veterans' office in the annex."I have a new officer I've hired who's currently in training and I don't physically have an office for him to go to here," Price said. The new officer...

  • Nebraska volleyball pioneer helping bump game to its next level

    Leo Adam Biga, Flatwater Free Press|Jan 25, 2024

    Volleyball is set to start a new chapter in Nebraska and at the helm is a woman who quietly helped establish the game's stronghold in the state. Few own the imprint on Nebraska volleyball that Diane Mendenhall does. The Ogallala native has held just about every role – player, coach, analyst, administrator. When she was named president of the new Nebraska pro volleyball franchise, it gave the brand-new Omaha Supernovas instant credibility, said former Husker volleyball coach Terry Pettit. "She's...

  • Antelope County PRIMARY ELECTION NOTICE & OFFICES TO BE FILLED BY ELECTION AND FILING DEADLINES

    Jan 25, 2024

    Antelope County PRIMARY ELECTION NOTICE & OFFICES TO BE FILLED BY ELECTION AND FILING DEADLINES I, Lisa Payne, Antelope County Clerk/Election Commissioner, hereby give notice of the offices to be filled by election that will appear on the 2024 Primary Election Ballot to be held May 14, 2024, in Antelope County, Nebraska, as per State Statute 32-601. Notice is also given that the filing deadline for such offices are: Feb. 15, 2024, for incumbents and March 1, 2024, for non-incumbents. An incumbent is anyone serving in an elective office, even...

  • Quilt of Valor presentation

    Jan 18, 2024

    Eileen Krumbach, of the Stars, Stripes and Stitches QoV group, based in Shelby, presents Duard Dempster with a Quilt of Valor on July 16, 2023, during Dempster's 90th birthday celebration at the Methodist Church fellowship hall in Orchard. Dempster was born July 17, 1933, and drafted by the Army onNov. 1, 1953. Basic training was held at Fort Riley, Kansas, followed by leadership training school at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Dempster was then stationed in Germany for 18 months. He ran a D7...

  • Retired game warden highlights career in new book

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Nov 9, 2023

    As a game warden, Gary Ralston has seen - and heard - it all. The Creighton resident shared his reasons for writing a collection of short stories about situations a game warden may encounter, during an Oct. 26 program at the Orchard Public Library. "It's been more successful than I had suspicion it might be," he told a crowd of approximately 25 individuals. Ralston's drive to record his stories came directly from the work of as a warden. Ralston's assigned area included all of Antelope and...

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