McCook Gazette Sports Sports headlines from the McCook Gazette newspaper in McCook, Nebraska en-us Chase girls go back to back state team titles OMAHA -- The Chase County girls successfully defended their Class C state track and field title with a convincing weekend performance at Burke Stadium. Headlined by three gold medal relay teams, the... Mon, 22 May 2017 15:27:11 -0500 DC-S Tiger junior wins state hurdles OMAHA -- Dundy County-Stratton phenom Phalen Sanford highlighted a big weekend for the Tigers. Sanford came within one-tenth of the Class C state record to win Saturday’s 300-meter hurdles with a... Mon, 22 May 2017 15:26:52 -0500 Bronco senior repeats his state high jump victory OMAHA -- For the second-straight year, Greg Gaston is a state champion. The senior from Wauneta-Palisade and Doane College track-field recruit won the Class D high jump with a mark of 6’3 to... Mon, 22 May 2017 15:26:37 -0500 State champions! Bison tennis brings home the big prize McCook High tennis girls earned their first Class B history in team history on Friday at Woods Tennis Center in Lincoln. Senior Lauren Koetter lifts the trophy while seniors (both right) Kacee Samway... Mon, 22 May 2017 07:37:38 -0500 All-Stars set to meet in McCook McCOOK, Neb. — Plenty of state tournament-tested talent will gather one more time in McCook High’s gymnasium for the annual Cambridge CSO All-Star Basketball games tonight. The girls’ game will tip... Fri, 26 May 2017 13:25:09 -0500 Bison alum in top five at nationals MESA, Ariz. — McCook native Noah Hoffman dropped five strokes off his first-round score while leading Southeast Community College in the NJCAA National Golf Tournament. Hofman shot 69 on Wednesday... Thu, 25 May 2017 13:20:21 -0500 Bison boys still splash into 'B' top six OMAHA, Neb. — McCook’s boys shook off adversity easier than the constant drizzle and rain while showing they still belonged among top Class B track-field teams last weekend. The Bison scored 31... Mon, 22 May 2017 15:27:41 -0500 Bison alum running at NCAA's biggest meet Molly Sughroue runs the 3000-meter steeplechase at last week’s Big 12 Conference outdoor track and field meet in Lawrence, Kan. The McCook native finished ninth in the event with a time of 10:44.89,... Fri, 26 May 2017 13:27:05 -0500 Bolt cuts short McCook Juniors' rally McCOOK, Neb. — McCook’s baseball home doubleheader against Cozad turned into no games at all Thursday night. The Cozad Seniors are not fielding a team this season, then Mother Nature decided juniors... Fri, 26 May 2017 13:19:29 -0500 Grasshoppers rule rainy night with Muckdogs FELLING FIELD – Despite a steady rain throughout the game and a 15 minute delay in the middle of the contest both offenses for the Golden Plains Realty Lugnuts and the Roberts Farms Grasshoppers were... Fri, 26 May 2017 13:18:33 -0500 Raider thrower earns 11th in state OMAHA, Neb. — Medicine Valley senior Kassie Jorgensen placed 11th in the Class D discus throw with a throw of 103’3” last weekend at Burke Stadium. This result was not featured earlier this week.... Fri, 26 May 2017 13:16:52 -0500 Kansas starting state meet today WICHITA, Kan. — Girls from both Decatur Community and Rawlins County, Kan., have qualified for the Kansas State Track and Field meet starting today at Cessna Stadium. Junior Brittney Wesley will... Fri, 26 May 2017 13:16:13 -0500 Running down McCook Elementary track and field McCOOK, Neb. — More results from the recent McCook Elementary School track and field meet. Kindergarten placers appeared in Thursday’s Gazette. FIRST GRADE Rope Jump Girls’ heat one: 1. Cassidy... Fri, 26 May 2017 13:15:19 -0500 Pros take aim at Heritage Hills next week HERITAGE HILLS — The defending professional champion, Shane Zywiec, headlines a field of more than 20 golfing pros who will be competing in the 29th annual John Mullen Pro-Am, scheduled June 2-4 at... Thu, 25 May 2017 13:21:15 -0500 H&H Mets win thriller over Masonic Phillies FELLING FIELD – The H & H Installation Mets defeated the McCook Masonic Bodies Phillies 4-3 in a back-and-forth affair on Wednesday. The game was tied 3-3 with the H & H Installation Mets batting in... Thu, 25 May 2017 13:18:48 -0500 Elementary field events heat up Field results from the annual McCook Elementary School Track and Field meet recently begins today. Races can be seen below. Kindergarten Bean Bag Throw Girls’ heat one: 1. (tie) Bethany Nichols and... Thu, 25 May 2017 13:17:53 -0500 Kindergarteners show their speed Thu, 25 May 2017 13:14:26 -0500 Med Valley, Southern Valley post top-ten finishes NORTH PLATTE, Neb. -- Medicine Valley put on a top-ten performance at Class D’s state golf meet at Lake Maloney Golf Course. Thu, 25 May 2017 12:29:00 -0500 Bison improve scores at state LINCOLN, Neb. -- McCook’s two-man tandem of Kade Gray and Gabe Vielma concluded their 2017 high school golf campaigns with Wednesday’s final round of the Class B state golf meet in Lincoln. Thu, 25 May 2017 12:09:44 -0500 McCook Seniors starting on shutout streak One hit is all you get when facing McCook Seniors pitching so far this season. Granted, two games are not two months, but Ogallala and Imperial would love to have Kansas City Royal star Alex Gordon’s... Wed, 24 May 2017 13:39:12 -0500 Muckdogs outslug Lugnuts Landon Kmoch drove in five runs on three hits to lead the Tigers Muckdogs past the Golden Plains Realty Lugnuts 16-6 on Tuesday. Kmoch was one of the ringleaders of the Muckdogs first inning rally... Wed, 24 May 2017 13:38:21 -0500 Grasshoppers pounce on Rivercats FELLING FIELD — Five runs batted in from Reid Loop helped lead the Roberts Farms Grasshoppers past the McCook National Bank Rivercats 10-2 on Tuesday. Loop and his teammates jumped on the Rivercats... Wed, 24 May 2017 13:37:23 -0500 Bison shoots par on first nine at state, but trouble follows LINCOLN, Neb. -- Two McCook Bison continue their play today in the 2017 Class B state golf meet at Lincoln’s Highlands Golf Course. Senior Kade Gray sits in a tie for 34th place after firing an 83 on... Wed, 24 May 2017 13:33:54 -0500 Eagles, Trojan golfing tough in Class C state KEARNEY, Neb. -- Three Gazette-area golfers sit in the top 30 of the Class C field after Tuesday’s opening round at Meadowlark Hills Golf Course. Preston Carbaugh of Cambridge is tied for 21st with... Wed, 24 May 2017 13:25:07 -0500 Raider golfer pushing for Class D Top 10 NORTH PLATTE, Neb. -- Medicine Valley’s Sheldon Johnsen fired an opening-round 84 to highlight Gazette golfers at the Class D state golf meet at Lake Maloney Golf Course. Johnsen’s 12-over 84 puts... Wed, 24 May 2017 13:19:11 -0500 Juniors lose at Ogallala OGALLALA, Neb. — Morgan Fawver drove an RBI-single into center field Tuesday night, but Ogallala countered with more runs and hits during its 12-3 Juniors baseball victory. No other details were... Wed, 24 May 2017 13:16:58 -0500 AmFirst B Legion boys whip Minden MINDEN, Neb. — The McCook AmFirst Legion B team needed only three innings to finish off Minden, 15-0, Monday night. McCook unleashed an 11-0 lead in the first inning which reached 15-0 through two... Wed, 24 May 2017 13:12:38 -0500 Friends and state champs forever! Bison found perfect blend of talent, personality McCOOK, Neb. — Junior Syd Thompson loves books so much that she bought three after finishing her role in McCook High School’s sports history. She’s not big on sports or big group hugs or loud... Tue, 23 May 2017 13:45:42 -0500 McCook Seniors shut out opening foe McCOOK, Neb. -- After last year’s memorable state run, the McCook National Bank seniors didn’t miss a beat in Monday’s 2017 opener. The hosts scored 18 runs in the first inning to cruise to a 19-0... Tue, 23 May 2017 13:31:33 -0500 Imperial juniors down First Central Bank McCOOK, Neb. -- Noticeable westerly winds may have been an ominous sign for Monday’s contest between First Central Bank and Imperial. The Chase County visitors rallied for a 12-7 victory Monday... Tue, 23 May 2017 13:24:06 -0500 Royals remain unbeaten in McCook Majors ball Felling Field – The O’Brien Electric Royals moved to 1-0 in the Majors division and 2-0 overall after a comeback victory over the H&H Installation Mets on Monday night. With the teams tied at two in... Tue, 23 May 2017 13:22:49 -0500 Wolves leader tracks down two state medals OMAHA, Neb. — Junior Kayla Minary made great runs to medals in both the 1600 and 3200-meters while leading all Class D area girls at last weekend’s Nebraska State Track-Field Meet. Minary was barely... Tue, 23 May 2017 13:21:30 -0500 Final Class D boys results from state OMAHA, Neb. — Top 10 team scores and all Gazette-area Class D results at the Nebraska State Track-Field Meet last weekend. Medalists are in bold type: Top 10 teams: 1. South Loup 38, 2. BDS 37, 3.... Tue, 23 May 2017 13:19:49 -0500 Bronco senior repeats his state high jump victory OMAHA -- For the second-straight year, Greg Gaston is a state champion. The senior from Wauneta-Palisade and Doane College track-field recruit won the Class D high jump with a mark of 6’3 to... Mon, 22 May 2017 15:09:25 -0500 Bison girls win five medals in sloppy finale OMAHA, Neb. — McCook’s five medals added up to five points for the Bison girls in a tough and soggy Class B state track-field meet last weekend. McCook’s 400-meter relay ran through the slop on... Mon, 22 May 2017 15:01:51 -0500 Class C boys area state track-field OMAHA, Neb. — Top 10 teams and all-Gazette area results from the Nebraska State Track-Field Meet last weekend. Medalists in bold type: Teams: 1. Norfolk Catholic 57.5, 2. Thayer Central 37, 2.... Mon, 22 May 2017 14:57:31 -0500 Final Class C area results from state track-field OMAHA, Neb. — Class C top teams and all Gazette-area results from the Nebraska State Track and Field Meet. Medalists in boldy type: Girls Teams: 1. Chase County 65.5, 2. Crofton 40, 2. Ainsworth 40,... Mon, 22 May 2017 14:54:58 -0500