Swede Softball Battles at Scottsbluff

The Gothenburg softball team hit the softball diamond for several tough games on Satuday, Sept. 12 at the Scottsbluff invitational. The team went 1-2 on the weekend and played some competitive softball as Swede players Avery Dunphy and Hannah Devlin made the all tournament team.

Gothenburg Boys

A strong showing by the boys cross country team with some high placing finishes by William Anderson, Parker Graves and Ethan Olsen earned the team the title of meet champions in a highly competitive invitiational. Out of a total of 12 schools and 134 runners Anderson led the pack with a speedy time of 16:42, only falling second to St. Paul’s Conner Wells. Freshman Graves pushed hard to finish fifth for the Swedes and Olsen performed well to secure a 13 place finish and earn some extra points for the team. Gage Andersen pushed the limits and ran for a personal best of 18:45 to secure a 23rd place finish and provide a major contribution to the team win. Abel Flores also capped off the top 25 with a time of 18:55 to push the Swedes over the threshold of victory.

Jr. High Football Shuts Out Ogallala

Seventh Grade Football The Swedes traveled to Ogallala last Thursday, Sept. 10 and came out with a very convincing win versus the Indians as 7th grade football won the contest 38-0.

AT HOME ON THE RANGE

HOME SWEET HOME: MacKenzie Bogus tees off at Wild Horse Golf Course to kick off the team’s first home invitational. The girls hit the course early Tuesday morning. Results will be published in the September 24 issue of The Times.

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The Gothenburg golf team had a busy week as they traveled to Broken Bow and Lexington for two separate invitationals. Gothenburg took eighth place at Lexington and third at Broken Bow.

FIGHTIN’ IN THE RAIN

It was a battle of attrition between Gothenburg and Broken Bow on Friday, Sept. 11 as the two teams fought through the pouring rain to the very last second of the grudge match.

Eagles Fall to Garden County

It was a battle of the Eagles on Friday, Sept. 12 as Brady faced off against Garden County at home. Despite having the home court advantage the Brady Eagles couldn’t take flight against Garden County as they got swept in three sets. Although the Eagles only put up 11 points in the first two sets, Brady fought back in the final set to close the gap to 25-21. Trinity Christophersen led the Eagles on the attack with six kills while Jade Wolf was the face of the defense as she receieved 12 serves and recorded a team high 12 digs.

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The Brady Eagles traveled to Callaway to compete against some talented teams in a tournament on Saturday, Sept. 12. The Eagles went 1-2 on the weekend and had a promising performance in their first match.

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