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  • Pitching with Pritch

    The sad coaching dilemma By Larry PritchettPast PCHS Activities Director I have been a supporter of Doc Sadler since he got to the University. I am sure that he will sleep much better when he finds that fact out, but I think he is a good person, a good ...
  • OT win inches Plainsmen closer to district title game

      By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Jake Sexson’s three-pointer  rattled down with 1.9 seconds left in regulation, Alex Johnston’s hook shot got a miraculous roll, and Quinton Hite’s steal sealed the deal in overtime to make Perkins County th...
  • Plainsmen dig hole for top-seeded Hemingford and advance in sub-districts

      By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Alex Johnston and QuintonHite built their Plainsmen a lead and hit the free throws necessary to vault fourth-seed Perkins County over the top-seeded Hemingford Bobcats, 66-58 last Tuesday night (February 21) in th...
  • Plainsmen rout Morrill in sub-district opener

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Blake Poppe muscled his way  to the basket and knocked down as many free throws as the average bowling ball roll to blow the Plainsmen past the Morrill Lions 60-35 in last Monday night’s (February 20) NSAA C2 sub-dis...
  • Lady Plainsmen state dreams crushed by Lady Irish in district action Friday

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Shelby Alberry’s inside-outside game, defensive pressure on ball handlers and offensive rebounding gave the North Platte St. Pat’s Lady Irish the NSAA District 6 title Friday night with their 62-29 victory over Per...
  • PC teams are first and second

      The sixth grade boys basketball team took the first place spot in the Feb. 11th Perkins County Youth Development Club basketball tournament that included 21 teams. Included on the winning team are (l-r): Tyson Patrick, Charles Johnson, Jack Kennicut...
  • Chase/Perkins football rivalry shelved for two years

    The two teams won’t meet next season after playing for 86 years.By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican It’s sad. Disappointing. Too bad. That pretty much sums up what football fans in both Imperial and Grant said after learning the two schools won...
  • Thirty-two youth basketball teams expected for tourney in Imperial Saturday

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Basketball teams in grades four through six will converge on Imperial Saturday for the annual Imperial Youth Basketball Tournament. Games will start in four gyms at 8 a.m. Sites include the Longhorn and Shorthorn gyms...
  • Bowling News

    Bowling BagsAnnouncements 1. Bowl for the cure Tournament will be held March 18 at Cornhusker Lanes at 2 p.m. Bowlers do NOT have to belong to a league nor be sanctioned to participate. 2. Board of Directors meeting March 18 at 11 a.m. 3.  Association me...
  • Wildcats end 2011-2012 season at districts

    By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats’ final two games of the season came in sub district tournament play. Wallace traveled to Imperial to face the Maywood Tigers on Monday, Feb. 20, in the opening game of the tournament. The game got of...
  • Mealtime Makeovers

    Perfect combo before spring By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist The cold is still here so there is still a little time to try out some new soups. Being a stout meat and potatoes kind of gal, it is difficult for me to find recipes that make other vegetabl...
  • Artbeat

      Student art opens gallery season By Shari Friedel PCAAC Member   The Perkins County Area Arts Council is pleased to announce that there were over 2,250 visits to Meadowlark Gallery in 2011. Members are preparing for a new season beginning with ...
  • What’s Up?

    By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Close encounter ahead Happy Leap Day. The month of March will be a very busy one for astronomical observation. What began last week with a series of conjunctions between the moon and several planets now continues wi...
  • Shaun’s Thoughts

    By Shaun MeyerDirector of Home Health Services Counseling senior citizensI hope this finds you enjoying the ‘peeks’ of spring weather that are showing through. I know I am looking forward to seeing the flowers again! I read the following article wri...
  • Daughtry to headline NEBRASKAland DAYS rock show in June

    One of rock music’s most distinctive voices will headline the US Cellular Summer Jam Rock show for 2012. Daughtry will perform in North Platte on June 23 to bring the curtain down on NEBRASKAland DAYS for 2012. “We made a real conscious effort to elev...
  • Chosen 2012 Nebraska Passport sites include Ogallala stops

    The featured stops for the 2012 Nebraska Passport have been selected. This year the Passport program has expanded to 80 stops organized into 10 special interest tours: culinary, culture, family fun, festivals, golf, GROW Nebraska, parks, unique accommodat...
  • Leap Year introduced over 2,000 years ago

    ‘Leap Day’ was Feb. 29, which is an extra (intercalary) day added during a Leap Year, making the year 366 days long – and not 365 days, like a common (normal) year. Nearly every four years is a Leap Year in the modern Gregorian Calendar. Ever since ...
  • Panel recommends adult whooping cough shots

    A federal advisory panel wants all U.S. adults to get vaccinated against whooping cough. The panel voted Wednesday to expand its recommendation to include all those 65 and older who haven’t had a whooping cough shot as an adult. Children have been vacci...
  • Workshops focus on tree care

    The 2012 Tree Care Workshops offered in North Platte, Hastings, Norfolk and Omaha in March, and in Lincoln in April, will address some of the challenges involved in growing trees and other landscape plants in Nebraska. “It has been a tough winter with l...
  • Grant student selected for Young Artist Award

    Michi Prante of Grant is one of 71 students statewide selected to receive Nebraska Young Artist awards from the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The awards recognize 11th-grade students from Nebraska w...