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Saturday, July 2, 2016
Upcoming Sporting Events in McCook

Rifle, Pistol Club plans shoots next two Sundays (07/01/16)
McCOOK, Neb. -- The Southwest Nebraska Rifle & Pistol Club plans a bowling pin shoot Sunday at 4 p.m. with a $2 target fee. .22 auto and revolver, 9 mm auto, .38 special revolver, big bore auto and revolver classes. A small-bore bench rest shoot is set for July 10, with 25 shots for score at 50 yeards and five shots for group ; five shots for score and five shots for group at 100 yards...
Dundy Beach Health Club plans Sprint Triathlon (07/01/16)
BENKELMAN, Neb. -- The Dundy Beach Health Club plans a Sprint Triathlon 8 a.m. Sunday, July 31, beginning at the Benkelman pool, 207 Dakota Street in Benkelman. The competition will include a 200 meter swim, 1oK bicycle ride and 5 K run. For more information, contact Valerie Woods, vwoods@dcstigers.org, or call (970) 630-4950...
Gatorade Mets sweep Majors championship (07/01/16)
McCOOK, Neb. -- The 2016 McCook Midget Baseball Association All-Star game will begin at 6:30 p.m. today at Felling Field. The selection process for the National and American league rosters is determined by the players' teammates and head coaches, according to league officials...
West champs (07/01/16)
McCook's American Legion Junior Reds claim the west division bracket of the Mid-Nebraska Baseball League with an 9-0 win over the Gothenburg Melons Thursday evening at the Jaycee Ball Park in McCook. The Reds, 22-4 after the game, play Kearney's Junior Legion team, champs of the East bracket, on Kearney's American Legion ball field at 7 p.m., tonight. ...
MMBA All-Star game 6:30 tonight (07/01/16)
McCOOK, Neb. -- The 2016 McCook Midget Baseball Association All-Star game will begin at 6:30 p.m. today at Felling Field. The selection process for the National and American league rosters is determined by the players' teammates and head coaches, according to league officials...
Former local pro shoots 77 in final round of PGA championship (06/30/16)
McCOOK, Neb. -- First Central Red Juniors defeated Cozad 15-0 Wednesday and host Gothenburg at 7 p.m. today at the Jaycees Complex in McCook. If the Reds win they will represent the west at the Mid-Nebraska BAseball League at 7 p.m. Friday in Kearney for the league championship game...
FCB Reds host Gothernburg tonight (06/30/16)
McCOOK, Neb. -- First Central Red Juniors defeated Cozad 15-0 Wednesday and host Gothenburg at 7 p.m. today at the Jaycees Complex in McCook. If the Reds win they will represent the west at the Mid-Nebraska BAseball League at 7 p.m. Friday in Kearney for the league championship game...
Majors championship tonight, all-star game Friday (06/30/16)
McCOOK, Neb. -- Day #3 of the Majors Division Tournament took place at Felling Field on Thursday evening. Tournament Game #6 (elimination game) #5 O'Brien Electric Inc Royals....2 #3 Gatorade Mets.......................3 The O'Brien Electric Inc Royals scored a total of two runs in this Majors Tournament contest and both runs occurred in the top of the first inning when Jacob Wilson and Wyatt Meyers put together back to back singles to open up the ballgame. ...
Kearney game canceled, FCB to Cozad, Gothenburg (06/29/16)
McCOOK, Neb. -- In Legion action, a home game with Kearney has been canceled for tonight. The First Central Bank Juniors Red travel to Cozad today for a make up game at 7 p.m. and the First Central Bank Juniors Red will also play a make up game at home on Thursday against Gothenburg. The game scheduled with Alma for this night has been canceled...
Wiemers cards season's best at Health Care Systems Pro-Am (06/29/16)
NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. -- Chris Wiemers, one of a long line of outstanding McCook Bison golfers, is still performing at a top level 24 years after he graduated from MHS. Chris, a 1992 graduate of McCook High School, shot a season's best 70 to place second at the Health Care Systems Pro-Am at Arbor Links Golf Course in Nebraska City...
Majors teams advance on Day 2 of tourney (06/29/16)
McCOOK, Neb. -- Recaps from Day 2 of the Majors Division Tournament at Felling Field #4 Bortner Pioneer Seed Yankees 1 #1 Stevens Farm Rockies 12 The #1 seed Stevens Farm Rockies jumped out to an early lead and never looked back in their first round contest against the Bortner Pioneer Seed Yankees on Tuesday. ...
Yanks, Royals advance in Majors Division Tournament (06/28/16)
Here is a recap of Day 1 of the Majors Division Tournament: Game 1 #4 Bortner Pioneer Seed Yankees 2 #5 O'Brien Electric Inc Royals 1 There were only four total hits in this low scoring affair that featured a late game rally which propelled the Yankees to a first round win over the Royals...
Swimmers compete in final regular meet (06/28/16)
McCOOK, Neb. -- The McCook city pool was busy Saturday morning when the McCook swim hosted swimmers from Arapahoe, Palisade and Atwood, Wakeeney, and St. Francis at the final regular swim meet of the summer season. Teams will participate in "fun-relay meets" next week as part of the Plains Tsunami Swim League. Teams will participate in a local qualifying meet on July 9 before meeting in the league championship meet in Lexington on July 16...
MCC Boosters name Athletes of the Year (06/24/16)
McCOOK, Neb. -- Six McCook Community College student/athletes were selected by their respective coaches to be recognized for the 2015-2016 academic year as Athletes of the Year in their individual sports. They were Garret Christiansen, baseball, Las Vegas; Makuei "Peter" Puondak, basketball, Sydney, Australia; Brad Hill, Golf, Hednesford, England; Chante Church, women's basketbal, Rifle, Colo.; Mackenzie Bilger, softball, Boise, Idaho; Shaela Jenkins, volleyball; Dalton, Neb...
Huck Finn Fishing (06/24/16)
Barnett Park was a busy place on Father's Day as the McCook Lions Club hosted the annual Huck Finn Fishing Derby. Some 70 kids signed up for the event.
Juniors, Seniors split games with North Platte (06/23/16)
McCOOK, Neb. -- McCook split a juniors and seniors doubleheader Wednesday with North Platte at the Jaycees Comples. The First Central Bank Juniors Red scored five runs in the third inning for a 7-4 win over North Platte. The McCook National Bank Seniors lost 16-6 to North Platte...
MFL encourages early signup (06/20/16)
McCOOK, Neb. -- The McCook Football League Program will again be run for Boys entering 5th-8th Grades this summer. Due to large enrollment expected, organizers are asking for parents to enroll their athletes as soon as possible so that we may address equipment needs. Once again, registrations are limited to no more than 80 participants per age division. The cost will be $75 per player...
Sertoma game breaks records (06/20/16)
McCOOK, Neb. -- The 25th annual Sertoma All-Star Volleyball game did not disappoint, going the full five sets on Saturday night at the Peter and Delores Graff Events Center. In the end, the East All-Stars would prevail, capturing the fifth set 15-11 and the match 3-2. ...
2016 McCook Bison Boys Basketball Camp (06/21/16)
Just shy of 40 3rd- through 8th-graders attended the 2016 McCook Bison Boys Basketball Camp hosted by head coach Jeremy Yilk June 13-16, 2016. The camp featured instruction on basic fundamentals, offensive and defensive techniques, team concepts,...
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