Sports

The Gothenburg Swedes Varsity Football team played the Schools annual Homecoming game Friday night against Mitchell and came away with the win 34-6 in Gridiron action. The Gothenburg Team looked good on both sides of the ball. The Swedes dominated Mitchel with three hundred twenty-three yards of total offense, while Mitchell had two hundred eight total yards in the contest. Gothenburg running backs rushed thirty-five time for one hundred sixty yards, Mitchell rushed for one hundred forty-seven yards on forty-two attempts. In the passing game the were five of eleven for one hundred sixty-three yards. Mitchell threw four of thirteen passes for at total of sixty-one yards during the contest. The Gothenburg defense also came u with two turnovers on two interceptions as the defense played well on the home field under the lights.

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On Saturday the Gothenburg Swedes varsity Softball team played Southern Valley and came out with a win after a close contest. The Swedes jumped out to an early lead over Southern Valley/alma when the Swedes scored three in the bottom of the first inning.

GOTHENBURG COMPETES AT HOME CROSS COUNTRY INVITE

On Thursday afternoon Gothenburg hosted a Cross Country Invite at Wild Horse golf course. There were eleven girl's teams and sixteen boy's teams that competed in the event. The Men’s team standings were, (1)Broken Bow, (2) Minden, (3) Gothenburg, (4) Lexington, (5) Holdrege, (6) McCook, (7) North Platte, (8) Stapleton, (9) Sutherland Public, (10) Kearney, (11) Paxton, (12) Hershey, (13) Arapahoe, (14) Cambridge, (15) Hitchcock county, (16) Kimball. The women’s team standings were, (1) North Platte, (2) Minden, (3) Broken Bow, (4) McCook, (5) Cambridge, (6) Gothenburg, (7) Wallace, (8) Lexington, (9) Sutherland public, (10) Hitchcock county, (11) Arapahoe.

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On Thursday September 23, 2021 the Ogallala Cross Country Invite was held at Crandall Creek Country Club. The Varsity Men's Team 5000 Meters results were (1)Broken Bow with a score of 24, (2) Sidney 27, (3) St. Patrick 80, (4) Gothenburg 86, (5) Holdrege 91, (6) McCook 125, (7) Chadron 138, (8) Ogallala 139, (9) Perkins County 158, (10) Hershey 161, (11) Sutherland Public 183, (12) Chase County 189, (13) Sandhills Valley 194, and (14) alliance 271.

High School Homecoming Week

HOMECOMING KING AND QUEEN Maddox Rickertsen(King) and Kaileigh Gilligan (Queen) with their Court after the crowning on Friday night. The Swedes won the Football contest and the student body elected the King and queen as part of the Homecoming weeks festivities. Congratulations on the big win and to all the candidates this year. (COURT) Chesney Bartlett, Chayslene Hruza, Jake Zozeal, and Bronson Long, Last years King and Queen .

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The Gothenburg Swedes Varsity Football team travelled to Ogallala Friday night to face the Indians on their field and came home with a notch in the loss column by a score of 26-5. The Swedes hard a hard time holding down the hard charging Ogallala offense and just could not get their own offense cranked up to put points on the scoreboard.

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Gothenburg High school Hosted the Dawson County Girls Golf Triangular at the Wildhorse Golf Course on Monday. Lynzi Becker from Cozad the Medalist for the Triangular and Lexington was crowned Team Champions.

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SWEDES BATTLED HARD against Ogallala friday night. Abe Mendez (7) runs the ball as Jake Burge (21), Clayton Ryker (56), and Kai Jorgenseon block for him and quarterback Trey Stevens (11) admires the hole opened up by his linemen. BRAD MESSERSMITH TIMES SPORTS REPORTER-PHOTO

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SWEDE GOLFER MARLEY FISHER drives one on the green at Wild Horse Golf Course during the Triangular into the sun. PAUL PACK/TRI-CITY TRIBUNE

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Gothenburg Swedes blasted Chase County on Thursday afternoon 10-0 in area softball girl’s action. The Swedes secured the victory thanks to six runs in the second inning. The Swede's offense in the inning came from singles by Addisyn Streeter and Hayden Ricley, a sac fly by Madison Beachel, a ground out by Hannah Devlin and by Chloe Daharsh.

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