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  • Pitching with Pritch

    The best game this year By Larry PritchettPast PCHS Activities Director I watched the K-State and West Virginia game last week and even though I am not a big fan of the University of Silo Tech, they do have a pretty good basketball team and so does WV. ...
  • Plainsmen fall victim to Kimball Longhorns

    By Larry PritchettFormer Activities Director The Perkins County Plainsmen boys hosted the Kimball Longhorns in the home season opener for the host team and fell victim to the Kimball boys by a 47-33 score. The Plainsmen stayed competitive by forcing 23 ...
  • Gothenburg Swedes beat Plainsmen Saturday

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Forward Korey Ahlenstorf  took one lob pass to the right block after another and banged them off the glass in leading his Swedes to a 66-34 rout of the Plainsmen in Gothenburg Saturday night. Ironically, Taylor Boldtâ€...
  • Home court battle ends in Lady Plainsmen favor

    By Larry PritchettFormer Activities Director The Perkins County girls basketball team opened their home court season with an extremely close fought battle with the girls from Kimball. Perkins County came from a one point deficit in the fourth quarter as T...
  • Lady Swedes hand loss to Lady Plainsmen

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Stout forward Taylor Wolf  broke a 39-39 tie with a transition jumper from eight feet away and propelled the Lady Swedes to a 47-41 win over Perkins County in Gothenburg Saturday night. Wolf led all scorers with 17 poi...
  • Plainsmen win home dual; participate in Gordon-Rushville Invite

    By Shari FriedelTribune Staff Plainsmen wrestlers competed at the Gordon-Rushville Invite, accumulating 71 team points and placing seventh in a field of 15 teams. In first place was Valentine with 202.5, second went to Phillip with 102.5 and Chadron was t...
  • Wildcats vs. Wildcats: battle to buzzer

    By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer The Maxwell Wildcats came to town Friday night to do battle with the Wallace Wildcats–a battle that went to the final buzzer. The game started out pretty evenly in the first quarter. Jose Arvizo had a three-pointer and...
  • Intensity builds as Lady Cats face week two

    By Christy Sheets Sports Writer On Friday night the Cats played host to the Maxwell Wildcats. The Lady Cats were primed and ready for the epic battle of the Wildcats, but first quarter ended with Wallace trailing 9 to 21. In the second quarter Wallace bat...
  • Calculating heart rate can help exercisers achieve workout goals

    By determining maximum heart rate and calculating which zone to be in, exercisers can vary their workouts or ensure they are getting what they want out of a workout. Take resting heart rate first thing in the morning before getting out of bed. It is reco...
  • Bowling

    Week of Dec. 1 High Game: Dee Patterson, 210; Karla Eddie, 209; Jean Follis, 207.         High Series: Karla Eddie, 539; Jean Follis, 533; Deb Hutsell, 518; Dee Patterson, 513. USBC Awards: Tarry Terry, 125 Game Award; Cynthia Bolton, 150 Game Award...
  • Renew boat registrations in December

    Nebraska boat registrations are issued for three-year periods, expiring on Dec. 31 of the third year. Early December is a good time to renew registrations, which may be done at the county treasurer’s office or at OutdoorNebraska.org/boating. Boat owners...
  • Lifetime permits make excellent gifts

    Lifetime hunting, fishing, and fur harvest permits make great holiday gifts for Nebraska’s outdoorsmen and outdoorswomen. The recipient will have a permit valid for the remainder of his or her life. Nebraska lifetime permits are available to residents a...
  • Nebraska Farm Bureau has new president

    Steve Nelson of Axtell was elected as the new president of Nebraska Farm Bureau Dec. 6 in Kearney at the Farm Bureau state convention. He succeeds Keith Olsen of Grant, who did not seek re-election after serving nine years as president. Mark McHargue of C...
  • FSA Scoop

    Deadlines approach as year ends By Rita WallinGrant FSA Office Well, it has been our first week without a County Executive Director (CED). Deb Hutsell is serving as acting CED until we are approved to hire. (And may we add she is doing a darn good job!...
  • Ag award program honors former farm bureau president

    A new award program in the UNL College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will enable a student interested in agricultural policy to intern in Washington, D.C. The first recipient will be selected in January 2012. The Keith R. Olsen Agricultur...
  • Conservation Corner

    Windbreaks can make or break winter By Janet LaglerNatural Resources Conservation Service Bone-chilling cold weather is upon us. It wasn’t that long ago when we were sweltering in summer heat. Such are the “joys” of our Nebraska climate. We can’...
  • Nebraska Cattlemen form policy

    Record numbers were reached as nearly 600 Nebraska Cattlemen members gathered last week in Kearney at the 2011 Annual Nebraska Cattlemen/Nebraska CattleWomen Convention. The annual convention is the primary policy making forum for Nebraska Cattlemen membe...
  • Pulpit Reflections

    Being adopted by God By Pastor Chris CostriniVenango Community Church “For the Law,” we are told in John 1: 17, “was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.” John, it seems, sets up a distinction between Moses’ work and...
  • Area one-act teams state bound

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Drama students from Wallace (D2-5) and Perkins County (C2-6) won their respective district one-act competitions to earn a trip to State Play Production in Kearney. Performing the one-act version of The Greek Mythology Olympia...
  • New iPads to enhance learning for Perkins County elementary students

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor In upgrading computers throughout the system, Perkins County Schools has purchased 18 iPads for the K-2 classrooms. The iPads were shown to school board members by the schools’ technology expert Chris Mestl during their regul...