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CURTIS, Neb. – Riding and stock horse clinics will be offered for equine enthusiasts July 24 and August 7 at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis.

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Celebrating in style, the competitors at Lincoln County Raceway have a lot to be thankful for and it showed during the Thanksgiving in July races that featured five IMCA classes challenging for accolades on Saturday evening in North Platte, Nebraska.

Wyatt Back on the Gridiron at Shrine Bowl

FEELS SO RIGHT: Tucker Wyatt was selected to play in the first football game in the country since March. Suiting up as number 44 for the North side, Wyatt played in Kearney at the Shrine Bowl on Saturday, July 11 at UNK’s Foster Field. He received the call roughly three weeks before the game, and mentioned during a radio interview with KRVN that he has been trying to bulk up after losing some weight from the previous season so he didn’t get “thrown around quite as much.” Wyatt played on the Gothenburg High School football team for all four years of his high school career.

Wyatt, Stienike To Play In All-Star Game

GHS ALL STARS: 2020 GHS graduates Tucker Wyatt (left) and Brody Stienike (right) have been selected to play in the 42nd Annual West Nebraska All-Star Football Game on July 24, 2020 at the Bearcat Stadium in Scottsbluff, NE at 7:00 p.m. MDT. Both Wyatt and Stienike are on the East roster. They will be coached by Head Coach Jayce Dueland of Elm Creek and Assistant Coaches Jake Harvey, Lexington: Brendan Johnsen, Alma and Matt Berry of McCook

Local Youth Compete At Wild Horse

GOLFING BUDDIES: Above at left, GHS athletes Seth Daup, on the left and Jake Scherer the right, competed in a Nebraska Junior Golf Tournament (NJGT) last Wednesday at Wild Horse Golf Club. Because there was no golf season for the boys this year, to be recruited by colleges it is almost imperative they play in these types of tournaments through the summer months to accumulate posted scores in the hopes of earning college scholarships. College coaches can browse the rankings on the websites to help in their recruiting process. The boys regularly compete against schools from the east like Omaha, Lincoln and Kearney. Top right: Daup gets a feel for where he needs the ball to drop. Bottom right: Scherer is currently in 33rd (out of 127 golfers) place in the overall standings.

Wyatt To Play In 2020 Shrine Bowl

Junior Melsons vs. Broken Bow - Despite an 8-run deficit in the third inning, Gothenburg’s Junior Melons almost came all the way back, eventually falling 8-6 to Broken Bow’s Juniors on Tuesday, June 30. The Junior Melons scored six runs in the failed comeback on a single by Bronson Long in the fourth, a single by Tra Rossell in the fourth, a single by Bennett Geiken in the fourth, a walk by Rossell in the fifth, and a double by Riley Baker in the sixth.

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Getting the chance to shine in front of an Independence Day crowd, the competitors battled from beginning to end to punch their tickets to the winners circle at the Red, White and Boom Night of racing action at Lincoln County Raceway in North Platte, Nebraska on Saturday evening.