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  • Pitching with Pritch...Programs gone wild

    By Larry PritchettPast PCHS Activities Director It wasn’t that long ago that the U, the mighty Miami University, was linked in sentences that also had the words “death penalty” somewhere in them.  But the NCAA didn’t do that, and I didn’t thin...
  • Prante’s 202 rush yards, 4TDs blast Plainsmen past Sailors 53-6

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer SUTHERLAND—Brody Prante broke loose for 202 rushing yards and four touchdowns as his Plainsmen crushed the Sailors, 53-7 Friday night in Sutherland.   Prante burned Sutherland for a 61-yard run and a 30-yard touchdow...
  • Lady Plainsmen second at Bridgeport tourney

    By Shari FriedelTribune Staff Perkins County volleyball team traveled to Bridgeport for tournament with Bridgeport, Leyton, Perkins County and Bayard. The girls finished second, with their only loss to Bridgeport. Bridgeport was first, winning all their m...
  • Kuskie places second at Kimball and Ogallala invites

    By Shari FriedelTribune Staff Perkins County golfers attended the Kimball and Ogallala invites on Friday, Sept. 16 and Monday, Sept. 19. Friday’s match had been rescheduled from Thursday due to inclement weather, and due to conflicts several of the girl...
  • Hamilton wins second world foosball title

    Joe Hamilton returned to his home in Grant as a two-time world pro foosball champion, winning both the singles and doubles divisions at a competition held in Dallas early this month. As Hamilton describes, there are six levels of expertise in foosball, st...
  • Wallace Wildcats come up short in long haul to Dunning

    By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer Following a week off, the Wallace Wildcats had to make the long haul north to Dunning to take on the Sandhills/Thedford Knights. The Wildcats started the night short a few starters due to injury and illness and the problem...
  • Lady Cats on the road throughout week three of volleyball season

    By Christy SheetsSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats competed in the Hayes Center Triangular on Tuesday, Sept. 13, then were on the road again to face Sandhills-Thedford. HC Triangular The Cats’ first opponent was the Hayes Center Cardinals.  The Wildca...
  • Former Husker speaks to crowd at Wallace School

    On Aug. 30, students, staff and community members welcomed Matt Davison as guest speaker at Wallace School. Davison recounted events from his days of playing football for the Nebraska Cornhuskers and explained how he strove to excel on and off the fiel...
  • Perkins County Schools Activity Schedule

    Perkins County SchoolsActivity Schedule---All Times Mountain--Thursday, September 229 a.m.    Girls golf at Bridgeport Invite4 p.m.    Middle school football vs. Sutherland (at Madrid)4 p.m.    Cross country at Ogallala Invite5:30 p.m.    Midd...
  • College Notes

    McCloskey on Clarkson Summer Dean’s List Clarkson College in Omaha is pleased to announce Abby McCloskey of Grant was named to the summer 2011 Dean’s List. McCloskey is pursuing an Associate of Science degree in physical therapist assistant. She is t...
  • Nationally-known speaker coming to St. Patrick’s Catechism kick-off

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican For the 10th year,  St. Patrick  Catholic Church in Imperial will be hosting a Catechism kick-off program at Chase County Schools auditorium, to which area grade 7-12 students and adults are also invited. This year...
  • Mid-Plains Center offers free laptop/textbooks, training

    Recent studies indicate that the health care field is expected to generate 3.2 million new jobs by 2018. The Mid-Plains Center for Enterprise has partnered with Career Step, a leading health care education company, to offer training. Currently, the CFE is...
  • Youth encouraged to walk, bike to school Oct. 5

    More than 1,000 Nebraska schoolchildren are expected to use their feet to get to school on International Walk to School Day Oct. 5. Parents, educators and community leaders are encouraged to organize events at schools and in communities across the state ...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Can you say delicious?

    Now that school is underway, and we have all had to jump back into routine, we need something to take off the stress. Meal planning is my idea of stress relief. Once fall comes, I have my lists and know what we are having for supper each night and I don...
  • What's Up...Can’t beat a love story

    By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Nothing like a good story where the young, handsome, hero rescues the pretty girl who is in danger. Such is the story of Perseus and Andromeda, at least in ancient mythology. We are looking at the Pegasus/Perseus gro...
  • USDA announces grants to improve health and future of America’s children

    Team Nutrition Initiative works to alleviate childhood obesity and promote physical activity. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced investments across the country to help children develop positive nutrition and physical activity habits tha...
  • AARP seeks volunteers

    AARP Nebraska is seeking leadership volunteers who are concerned about issues facing people age 50 plus to serve on its statewide executive council.   The executive council carries out AARP’s strategic priorities within the state under the guidance of ...
  • Safe Kids Nebraska gives tips for using car seats

    Motor vehicle crashes were the leading cause of injury deaths among Nebraska children, contributing to the deaths of 50 children each year, on average, according to information from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. “Some of these de...
  • Ogallala Chamber will be presenting seminars

    The Ogallala Chamber of Commerce will present two business seminars on Friday, Sept. 23 at the Quality Inn in Ogallala. The first, “Big Ideas for Small Business” will focus on leading a dynamic small business, managing small teams for big results, mar...
  • Governor Dave Heineman announces business expansions

    Gov. Dave Heineman recently announced international business expansions in Nebraska with companies located in Korea, China and South Africa, as part of Nebraska’s second Reverse Trade Mission. This year’s trade mission, “Bringing the World to Nebra...