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'Husker Insider' has unique insight into NU football program
Just about everything fans would want to know about the University of Nebraska Cornhusker football program -- just ask the Husker Insider. Sean Callahan was in McCook Feb. 24 to present his Husker Insider program. A packed house gathered at the Coppermill Restaurant to hear Callahan talk about the Nebraska gridiron program, including a special presentation on the 2014 NU football recruiting class...
Football/fullback dreams fulfilled for Bison senior
With the advent of spread offenses on the football field -- in the pro ranks, in college and even down to the high school game -- the fullback position is probably considered a relic, a lost art. There's always been room for, and a specific need for, a fullback in the McCook High School football scheme under head coach Jeff Gross. A tough, hard-nosed blocker and runner directly behind the quarterback has been essential and, many years a key to the success of the Bison offense...
Home-grown talent succeeding on Lady Indians softball squ
McCook Community College women's softball head coach Ben Green likes to put a special 'OKG' stamp on his recruits. He also loves to use that stamp on home-grown players. Greer begins his second season this spring guiding the Lady Indians program, and he will have a trio of former McCook Lady Bison players on the roster in freshmen Megan Ruppert, Brittany Broomfield and Madison Chitwood. ...
Mack attack keys Bison boys runaway win
There was another basketball MAC Attack in McCook Friday, Feb. 7. Senior Mack Alspaugh scored a season-high 35 points, hitting seven shots from 3-point range, to fuel the McCook boys to a 64-32 rout over Ogallala at the Senior High gym. Alspaugh scored 12 points in the first quarter to fuel a 19-6 lead for the Bison. ...
After slow start, McCook girls see late rally come up short
The McCook High School girls basketball teams have had some slow starts in games this season. Friday, Feb. 7 vs. Ogallala might have been the worst. The Lady Bison fell behind 15-4 in the first quarter and trailed by double digits in the final period. A late rally wasn't enough, as McCook lost 55-42 to Ogallala at the Senior High gym...
Kansas squad rules at Southwest wrestle meet
BARTLEY, Neb. -- The Southwest Invitational is becoming one of the toughest prep wrestling meets in southwest Nebraska. One week before districts, nearly all the Gazette area Class C and D squads found their way to Bartley Saturday, Feb. 8, to compete in the 17-team meet at the Southwest High School gym...
Bison running star says: 'I want to be a Cowgirl'
Anyone not familiar with the name Molly Sughroue, just take a peak at the McCook High School girls track and field Top 10 charts. Molly's name appears all over the middle distance events on the Lady Bison all-time charts, and usually at the top of the list in her events...
Bison duo enjoying special football week in Texas
Two members of the McCook High School football program are enjoying an opportunity of a lifetime during a week in Texas. Colt Sis and Isaac Larson were selected to participate in the 2014 International Bowl. According to a news release from USA Football, the event features six age-group games matching U.S. National Teams and teams assembled by Football Canada. The International Bowl is labeled as the premier annual international competition in the sport of football...