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Apr

Diller Students Sign With Hastings College

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Apr

FHS Track Teams Eighth At Yowell Classic

Saturday’s Yowell Track Classic turned out to be a preview of Fairbury’s district field.
Seven of the eight teams in the invite will be in Fairbury’s B-3 District.
Strong competition made it challenging for both Fairbury teams to score.
As a result, the Jeffs scored in three events to tally 20 points in the eight-team invite.
Crete was the team champion on the day racking up 113 points with Waverly second with 107 points.
Sophomore Patrick Ondrak led the way for Fairbury finishing second in the 3200 with a time of 10:46.11.
Junior Greg Borch placed third in the pole vault with a season-best vault of 13’0”.
The Jeffs’ 3200-meter relay team of Brent Hirsch, Ondrak, Chris Fisher, and Damian Green turned in a third place finish with a time of 9:06.62.
According to Fairbury head track coach Justin Harris this meet featured a large field of district teams.
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29
Apr

Banner Day For Fairbury At Own Golf Invite


FAIRBURY SOPHOMORE JUSTIN PETERSON chips his golf ball to the green on hole number nine during play in the Fairbury Invite held on the Fairbury Country Club golf course last Wednesday. Peterson was one of four individual medalists for Fairbury leading the team with an 81 which placed him sixth individually. (Photo by Jim Phelps/Fairbury Journal-News)
Everything clicked last Wednesday for the Fairbury Jeffs varsity golf team.
Sparked by consistency from all five golfers, the Jeffs came away with four top 15 medalists, and a second place team finish in their own 10-team Fairbury Invite played on the Fairbury Country Club  golf course.
Fairbury shot a 334 which is the team’s best score this season to finish 12 strokes behind team champion Beatrice at 322.
Sophomore Justin Peterson shot the low score for Fairbury placing sixth individually with an 18-hole score of 81.
Junior Nick Christiansen shot an 82 to place seventh, senior Spencer Feldkamp carded a 85 to finish 12th individually, and freshman Zach Reikofski fired a 86 to earn the 14th place medal.
Senior Dalton Hinrichs was just two shots out of the medals placing 17th with an 18-hole score of 88.
Fairbury Jeffs head golf coach Jed Martin was pleased with the play of his varsity squad.
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29
Apr

3200-Meter Relay Leads Lady Trojans At Dan Tesar Invite, Kowalski, Jiskra Pace Trojans


TRI COUNTY JUNIOR KELSEY CRAWFORD goes airborne off the board in the finals of the girls’ long jump at last Tuesday’s Dan Tesar Invite held on the Tri County High School track. Crawford finished third in the long jump with a mark of 15’ 9 1/2”. (Photo by Jim Phelps/Fairbury Journal-News)
Tri County’s Lady Trojans track and field team placed fourth, and the Trojans finished sixth in their respective divisions at last Tuesday’s Dan Tesar Invite held on the Tri County High School track.
The Lady Trojans scored in 11 events to rack up 55.50 points with Lincoln Lutheran winning the 10-team invite by six points, 98-92 over Fillmore Central.
Tri County’s 3200-meter relay team of Kailey Weichel, Sloane Holtmeier, Josie Weise, and Haydyn Weise claimed the gold by winning the race in a time of 10:27.16.
Sophomore Haydyn Weise earned the lone second place finish for the Lady Trojans placing runner-up in the 800 posting a time of 2:32.62.
Weichel was an individual double medalist placing third in both the 1600 and 3200-meter runs with times of 6:01.49 and 12:53.70.
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29
Apr

St. Paul Lutheran Church Confirmation

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29
Apr

SCC Grads

Southeast Community College in Nebraska has released the names of students who earned degrees, diplomas or certificates during graduation exercises following the 2015 Winter Quarter.
 Dylan Wayne Knigge, Associate of Applied Science in Agriculture Business & Management Technology, Fairbury, NE;  Riley Jay Meyer, Associate of Applied Science in Agriculture Business & Management Technology, Daykin, NE;  Karlee Jo Schwisow, Associate of Arts, Tobias, NE;  Paige Renae Paneitz, Associate of Applied Science in Food Service/Hospitality, Waco, NE;  Bailey Nicole Fogel, Diploma in Practical Nursing, Hubbell, NE.
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29
Apr

Meridian FBLA Attends State Leadership Conference in Omaha


Ashli Soukup and Blair Hofstetter will be representing Meridian Schools at Nationals in Chicago at the end of June. (Contributed Photo)
At the opening general session of the FBLA State Leadership Conference in Omaha, it was announced that this was the 53rd annual conference with 2,500 members and advisers attending.  This was the largest conference held and was also the largest delegation--twenty-three members--that Meridian has taken to this conference. Meridian received an award at the opening session with being the Second Largest Chapter Membership in Class D with 55 members. A certificate was given in honor of this award.  
Three awards were given at the Second General Session on Friday night.  Ashli Soukup received the Who's Who in FBLA and received a small plaque.  Also receiving awards that night were Ricky 'Nunez-Word Processing-Honorable Mention and Erin Johnson-Inro to Business Communication-Honorable Mention.
At the Awards of Excellence Program on Saturday morning, Meridian received several honors. Honors included were:
Ricky Nunez-Client Service-4th place
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29
Apr

Survivor Appreciation for Hope Floats

Survivor Appreciation for Hope Floats May 5 at Jefferson Community Health Center, 4-5:30 pm

Date: 
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 4:00pm
Wed
29
Apr

JCHC Blood drive

 JCHC Blood Drive, May 11, 9am-noon. For an appt. contact Jean Smith at 402-729-6850.

Date: 
Monday, May 11, 2015 - 9:00am
Wed
29
Apr

Swanton School Reunion

Swanton School Reunion will be May 24 at 9am, lunch at noon. Anyone who attended, graduated or taught is welcome. For reservations contact Mike Pesek, Jr at 402-448-5235 by May 10.

Date: 
Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 12:00pm

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