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January 11th, 2011

Rick Maas heads to ‘semi retirement’

January 11, 2011

This year marks Rick Maas’s 30th year working for Mead Lumber and he plans to go from full-time to staying on part-time.
“I’m kind of cutting back,” is how Rick phrased his semi-retirement. By this he means he’ll be stepping down as manager and will refocus his time toward sales and working with contractors. He still plans to work an average of four days a week, down from seven, as was sometimes necessary in the past.

2010 - The year in review Part 2

January 11, 2011

The second half of 2010 started off with good news, when it was confirmed that a college would be coming to the community. Thanks to the efforts of the local Custer Economic Development Corp., Custer Campus is expected to be operational in time for 2011 Fall classes.
This was just one of the stories making Chief headlines this past year. This week we will peruse the headlines for more area stories during the months of July-December, 2010.

JULY

Alaska or Bust

January 11, 2011

The AmeriCorps program stations volunteers across the United States, including Alaska. On a whim, Broken Bow graduate Jonathon Crouch applied for a position and was appointed an AmeriCorps Education Volunteer.
In the last five months, Jonathan has spent his time teaching at a high school in Sitka, Alaska

2011 BB Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

January 11, 2011

The Broken Bow Chamber of Commerce held their annual Board retreat Dec. 12, 2010. New members to the board are pictured above, front row, from left, Mo Hunsberger, Danyelle Pflaster, Christie Schweitzer, Jeanette Denson and Dr. Virginia Moon. Other members are: second row, Chris Smith, Michelle Miller, Amy Cyboron, Stephanie Evans and Amy Wenquist; third row, Nate Bell, Carol Ostendorf, Tara Russell and Chuck Drake. Board members not present were Kelly Sanger and Bob Davis.

January 10th

Custer County Chief Area Wrestling Results

January 10, 2011

Burwell Invite
Team Results (Top 10):
1. Wood River (WR) 233.5; 2. Sargent/Burwell (SB) 220.5; 3. Ainsworth (AIN) 124; 4. West Holt (WH) 99; 5. Ravenna (RAV) 96; 6. Crofton (CRO) 86; 7. Broken Bow (BB) 80; 8. Anselmo-Merna (AM) 70.5; 9. Ansley/Arcadia (AA) 60; 9. Cross County (CC) 60.
Individual Results
(Top 4):
103: 1st - Evan Gideon (SB) over Jacobi Spencer (SBJV) pin 3:06; 3rd - J. Rickert (WR) over W. Gallegos (AIN) pin 1:40.
112: 1st - C. Nielsen (WR) over Justin Miller (SB) inj default; 3rd - C. Ackley (RAV) over G. Jacobs (CC) 11-0.

Custer County Chief Area High School Scoreboard

January 10, 2011

Thursday (01/06/2011)
GIRLS
Sandhills/Thedford 71, South Loup 35
BOYS
Sandhills/Thedford 55, South Loup 45

Friday (01/07/2011)
GIRLS
Anselmo-Merna 57, Sargent 47
Ansley 65, Loup County 39
Arcadia 36, SMC 29
Axtell 40, Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 39
Holdrege 64, Broken Bow 29
Mullen 61, Sandhills/Thedford 47
BOYS
Anselmo-Merna 50, Sargent 40
Arcadia 52, SMC 45
Axtell 39, Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 37
Broken Bow 48, Holdrege 45
Loup County 37, Ansley 35
Mullen 46, Sandhills/Thedford 39

Saturday (01/08/2011)
GIRLS
Ansley 43, Anselmo-Merna 34

January 5th

Custer County Chief Area High School Scoreboard

January 5, 2011

Tuesday (01/04/2011)
GIRLS
Pleasanton 48, Litchfield 40
Sargent 53, Elba 17
Shelton 52, Broken Bow 37

BOYS
Shelton 41, Broken Bow 33

Indians return to the mat

January 5, 2011

The Broken Bow wrestling team returned to the mats after a two week holiday break as they hosted Southwest Conference foe, the Ogallala Indians. The night of dual action was also parents’ night for the Broken Bow Indians.

Wrestling Dual Results: Broken Bow 42, Ogallala 36
103: Spencer French, BB pinned Jason Dethlefs, Oga 4:25
112: Chase Govier, Oga won by forfeit
119: Nathan Garcia, Oga pinned Gage Pollard, BB 1:02
125: Zack Sanchez, BB dec. Elkanah Riley, Oga 4-2
130: Austin Roach, BB dec. Luke Tinnon, Oga 6-4
135: Matt Denson, BB pinned Dylan Folchert, Oga 0:53

Knights sweep Arcadia tournament

January 5, 2011

ARCADIA -- The SandhillsThedford girls and boys basketball teams swept the Arcadia Holiday Tournament last week. The Sandhills/Thedford Lady Knights defeated the Arcadia Lady Huskies 43-27 for the girls championship while the Sandhills/Thedford Knights defeated the Litchfield Trojans 65-37 for the boys championship.

Broken Bow girls, boys suffer holiday losses

January 5, 2011

GRAND ISLAND -- The Broken Bow girls and boys basketball teams found a new venue for this season’s holiday tournament and the new site was not very giving to the Indians. The Northwest Holiday Tournament field included three class B teams, Northwest, Beatrice and Sidney along with class C1 Broken Bow. The Indian girls and boys teams lost to the host Northwest Vikings in the first round then both lost to Sidney in the consolation round last Wednesday.

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