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  • Pitching with Pritch

    Weekend weeds out teams By Larry PritchettPast PCHS Activities Director Tebow time for this season has ended.  I thought last week my comments were just  a reference or two to what I thought Tebow’s quarterbacking skills were in relationship to bein...
  • Six PC wrestlers medal at Chase Co.

    By Shari FriedelTribune Staff Six Plainsmen wrestlers returned with medals awarded at the Chase County Invite on Saturday, Jan. 14 in Imperial. Medaling for Perkins County were Garrett Toner, who took second in the 120 lb. division; Vinny Ross, second at ...
  • Plainsmen lose heartbreaker to Chase County

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Adam Dickey powered to the  basket and swished a floater from inches away in the final minute to muscle his Chase County Longhorns past the Plainsmen, 42-40 Thursday. Elliot Carlson gave Perkins County–who wore not...
  • Broncos trample Plainsmen in Friday’s game

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Big man Logan Bischoff  hung in mid-air for contact, then contorted to knock shots down and guard Jacob Maris spun up some “threes” for a 19-3 run that turned a neck-and-neck, 38-38 chess match into a 67-48 Broncos...
  • Lady Plainsmen take early lead, defeat Lady Longhorns

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Michi Prante broke loose  for eight third quarter points to fuel a 23-6 Lady Plainsmen run that gave Perkins County a 53-28 win over Chase County in the second-annual “Pink Out” in Grant Thursday night.      ...
  • Seven-game winning streak continues with Lady Plainsmen rout over Wauneta-Palisade

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer Tanya Metcalf slipped two  short jumpers through triple-team defenses and scored eight Lady Plainsmen points in a row to jockey Perkins County out of a 20-16 game onto a 49-27 rout over the Lady Broncos in Wauneta Fr...
  • Busy weekend for Wildcats

    By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats had another week of back-to-back games as they hosted the South Platte Knights on Thursday and then traveled to Paxton for a Friday night game. The Cats faced two very different teams in the double he...
  • Lady Cats out for revenge after previous week’s loss

    By Christy SheetsSports Writer Last week the Lady Cats faced opponents on both Thursday and Friday nights.Wallace vs South Platte On Thursday night the Lady Cats played host to South Platte. The Lady Cats were primed and ready to play, and they took the...
  • Students named to semester honor roll

    Perkins County High School students named to the first semester all A honor roll include (Front row, l-r): Kendra Hoffert, Sammy Snogren, Jessi Hoffert, Hannah Beck, Ashley Kemling, Jeremy Smith, Colton White. Middle row: Zak Kurkowski, Alex Malmkar, Cale...
  • Patrick is chosen January Senior of the Month

    Gabrielle Patrick, a senior at Perkins County High School, has been selected January’s senior of the month. She is the daughter of Miguel and Alicia Patrick of rural Grant. With ambitions of working with children in a future career, Patrick has enjoyed ...
  • New program established at Elementary

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor To recognize and reward good behavior and accomplishments, Perkins County Elementary has established a “Student of the Month” program. Organizer and preschool teacher Kami Krajewski said she came up with the idea because ...
  • Kennicutt wins geography bee

    Jack Kennicutt, sixth grader at Perkins County Schools, has won the school level of the National Geographic Society’s geography bee. Classroom level questions prior to the school competition determine which students participate in the school level bee. ...
  • Perkins County speech season underway

    Saturday, Jan. 7, opened the competitive speech season for PCHS speakers who travelled to Imperial for the annual Chase County Invite. The contest, attended by students from seven area schools (Wallace, Wauneta-Palisade, Hershey, Southwest, Paxton, Chase...
  • PCHS speakers win Wallace Invite

    Wallace High School hosted a speech invitational for 12 area schools on Jan. 14.  Students from Chase County, Hayes Center, Julesburg, Medicine Valley, Paxton, South Platte, Southwest, St. Pats, Sutherland, Wauneta-Palisade, Wallace and Perkins County co...
  • Wallace School announces students on honor roll

    Wallace School is pleased to announce the names of students on the honor roll for first semester, 2011-2012. All A’s: seniors, Emily Hasenauer and John Paul Lempke; junior, Virginia Phillips; sophomores, Sara Hubbard, Alex Lundvall and Landon Swedberg; ...
  • College Notes

    Dahlkoetter named to honor list at Morningside Danielle Dahlkoetter, daughter of Dennis and Cynthia Dahlkoetter of Grant, was named to the Dean’s Honor List at Morningside College for the 2011 fall semester, receiving a letter of recognition from Willi...
  • PCS Activity Schedule

    Jan. 18-24(All times Mountain Time)Wednesday, Jan. 189 a.m.    FCCLA district 13 STAR competition at GrantThursday, Jan. 194 p.m.    Girls junior high basketball at Sedgwick Co. TBA        Girls varsity basketball at SPVA semi-finals (North Pl...
  • Feb. 13 hearing set for NRD rule change

    Board puts final touches on pooling rules.By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Irrigators will get their  chance to comment on proposed changes to the Upper Republican Natural Resources rules and regulations at a public hearing set for Monday, Feb. 13...
  • Ag conference Feb. 1-2 in Grand Island

    The latest technologies in agriculture will be the focus of the 2012 Nebraska Agricultural Technologies (NeATA) Conference and Tradeshow Feb. 1-2 at the Midtown Holiday Inn in Grand Island. “The adoption of precision agriculture technologies has hastene...
  • Grants available to rural school districts

    Statistics show that the U.S. ranks only 25th in math scores and 21st in science compared to 30 industrialized nations. These facts show that education is strongly in need of support. To help, Monsanto Fund, the philanthropic arm of Monsanto Company, is ...