The A-M Coyote Classic After-Prom Basketball Tournament is scheduled for January 26th and 27th, 2013. Divisions will include 3rd & 4th graders, 5th & 6th graders, and 7th & 8th graders for both girls and boys. Entry deadline is January 12th, 2013 and will be limited to the first eight paid teams in each division. For more information, call (308) 643-2412.
Twin Loup's Alex Hart signed her letter of intent to play volleyball at Hastings College Wednesday afternoon. Hart plans to major in business administration with an emphasis on accounting while at Hastings. For more information check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief.
SMC earned a 47-38 victory over Twin Loup Dec. 14.
Alex Hart lead the way for Twin Loup offensively, scoring 21 points and finished with six rebounds. Becca Clark had five point along with five from Madison Kozeal, three from Monica Keith and two from Jackie Lewis. Keith finished the game with 10 rebounds.
Twin Loup out-rebounded SMC 34 25, but SMC made up for it at the foul line making 22-36 compared to 7-19 from for Twin Loup.
Elwood held off a comeback from S-E-M in the second half and pulled away late, winning the game 56-36. Angel Boteo lead the way for the Mustangs with 13 points to go with 11 from Brian Guerra and 10 from Chase Erwin. Andrew Sleicher put in two points, but finished at the team's leading rebounder with six. S-E-M shot 5-9 from the free throw line. For more, check out the next edition of the Custer County Chief.
In the opening-round girls game, Arcadia fell to Elwood 50-35 and Elwood also defeated Arcadia in the opening round of the boys game. Ansley-Litchfield edged S-E-M in their opening round girls game before S-E-M won the boys game 37-35. Elwood will play Ansley-Litchfield in the championship game on Saturday at 6:00 while Arcadia and S-E-M will play for third place Saturday at 3:00. On the boys side, S-E-M will take on Elwood for the championship Saturday at 7:30 and Arcadia will take on Ansley-Litchfield for third place on Saturday at 4:30.
New Mexico Bowl: Arizona (7-5) vs. Nevada (7-5)- There are a lot about these teams that are similar. They both have the same record, powerful offenses and defenses that just plain don't show up. This should be a shootout out west. I'm going to give Rich Rodriguez and the Arizona Wildcats the edge here.