May 19th, 2012
The Twin Loup mens team finished 2nd overall for the Class D mens side. Ansley-Litchfield's women side took 4th overall. Twin Loup won state titles in the 4x400 meter relay and the long jump. Ansley-Litchfield took the 4x100 meter relay title. Check back tomorrow for more updated results and check out the May 24th edition of the Custer County Chief for extended coverage.
The Twin Loup boys set a new personal best and won gold Saturday in the 4x100 meter relay at the State High School Track Meet in Omaha. The team of Guy Fenske, Kirby Pomplun, Tyke Kozeal and Jed Fenske will also go down in the record book by besting the Class D State Record: 43.73 set by St. Edward in 2002.
1 Twin Loup 43.589 10
2 Cambridge 44.321 8
3 Garden County 44.387 6
4 South Loup 44.453 5
800m Run FINALS- Boys (Class D)
1-1 David Bishop 10 Lyons-Decatur Northeast 2nd/2:09.7 177 1
1-2 Jake Witte 10 Cambridge 1st/2:10.0 52 1
1-3 Walter Flint 12 Elwood 2nd/2:15.7 75 1
2-1 Kelvin Stallings 12 Giltner 2nd/2:05.4 112 1
2-2 Kyle Pardun 10 St. Mary's 2nd/2:06.7 272 1
Section #1- boys 3200 relay
1 Paxton 8:13.226 1 10
Carrick Perlinger, 11, #229; Zachary Morland, 11, #227; Koby Archuletta, 12, #221; Garrett Perlinger, 11, #230
2 South Loup 8:26.514 1 8
Kyle Pierce, 10; Garret Dockweiler, 11, #257; Taylor Linegar, 12, #261; Levi Loper, 11, #262
400m Dash PRELIMS-Girls- Class D
1 Siera Rohde 12 Ansley-Litchfield 58.235 1 Q
Joe E. Bradley, age 78 of Ansley, died Friday May 11, 2012 at his home in Ansley. Funeral services were May 14, at the Christian Church in Ansley, with the Rev. Mel Shepherd officiating. Burial was in the Merna Cemetery with military rites. Memorials made be made to the Ansley Christian Church, Sandhills Cancer Fund, or Hospice.
Joe was born Jan. 10, 1934, in Ellis County, Okla., to Wallace and Oleta (Riggs) Bradley. Joe married Betty Lou Hendershot May 30, 1959. Betty Lou died in 2009.
Margaret J. Lenstrom (Joan), of Comstock, died Monday, May 14, 2012 at the Jennie M. Melham Memorial Medical Center in Broken Bow.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 18, at the Rhoad Funeral Chapel in Sargent with the Rev. Don Schauda officiating. Burial will be in the Douglas Grove Cemetery west of Comstock. Visitations will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Lenstrom was born July 11, 1937, in Trenton, and spent her chidhood in the westren Nebraska area. She graduated from Sidney High School in 1956.
Jane Simonson Hodges, 89, died May 9, 2012, at Linden Court in North Platte.
Jane was born March 9, 1923, to Carl and June (Kemp) Simonson at their homestead five miles north of Mullen. Jane graduated from Mullen High School in 1941.
She married Bill Hodges Nov. 7, 1945. They ranched in the Sandhills for several years before moving to Thedford in 1968 to own and operate Hodges' Conoco until their retirement in 1982.
Gene T. Jeffries, age 84 of Fremont, died May 4, 2012 in Fremont.
He was born Feb. 7, 1928, in Palisade, to Ivan McKinley and Ruth Charity (French) Jeffries. Gene lived in Missouri, Colorado and Nebraska as his father searched for work during the Depression Years. He was baptized into the Church of Christ at the age of 13 in Worthinbgton, Mo.
Gene and Edith Rose Anderson were married in Wauneta, Dec. 5, 1948. They spent their honeymoon stranded at his familyâ€™s home by the blizzard of â€™48-â€™49. October 3, 1950, they became the proud parents of Judith Ann Jeffries.
Donna Lee Young, 83, passed away peacefully and painlessly April 28, 2012, at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nev., after a five month struggle with bone cancer and a brain tumor. A resident of Fallon, Nev., for the past 12 years, she recently celebrated 62 years of marriage with her husband, Wilbur M. Young, USN Retired.
Donna is survived by her husband; two sons; her sister, and an abundance of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, friends all around the world and her little dog, Mila. She was loved by many and will be dearly missed by all.
Leona J. Hromas Mulford, 79 of Lincoln, formerly of Broken Bow, died Wednesday, May 2, 2012. Leona was born April 2, 1933, in Martinsville, Mo., to Archie S. and Nina B. (Edwards) Graham.
Leona was retired as an LPN at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital in Lincoln.