PHOTO BY ERIC VICCARO GOTHENBURG BOYS BASKETBALL players Brody Stienike (4), Wes Geiken (21) and Tucker Wyatt (44) play smothering defense versus Ainsworth during last Friday’s Southwest Conference game. The Swedes played their best contest of the seaso

AINSWORTH — There were so many reasons why the Gothenburg High School boys’ basketball team defeated homestanding Ainsworth by such a convincing margin.

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The Gothenburg Junior Wrestling Club will have its own tournament on March 1 in Gothenburg High School’s north gymnasium.


CONTRIBUTED PHOTO THE GOTHENBURG JUNIOR WRESTLING CLUB participated in a meet at Kearney the weekend of Feb. 8-9. Gothenburg’s top finishers were (from left), Morton Oberg, Ty Kreis, Jonathan Scott and Gerad Sabin. Kreis and Scott both placed second in their weight classes and age groups. Sabin picked up a bronze medal for third and Oberg also found his way onto the medals stand grabbing fourth. The brackets were large and competitive, with 13 others in the same division with Scott and Sabin.

COURTESY PHOTO BY LISA JORGENSON GOTHENBURG SWIMMER Kai Jorgenson performs in the backstroke during a recent meet in Kearney.

KEARNEY — Gothenburg swimmers represented Kearney at a USA Swimming-sanctioned meet called the “Winter Splash-a-rama” on Feb. 2.

GOTHENBURG GIRLS’ BASKETBALL player Ellarey Harm (25) boxes out for a rebound off a free-throw attempt during last Friday’s Southwest Conference game at Ainsworth. The Swedes won 52-45. PHOTO BY ERIC VICCARO

AINSWORTH — With her older sister Annica Harm unable to play due to injury, Ellarey Harm filled the void for the Gothenburg High School girls’ basketball team.