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Apr

Local Dance Group At Regional Competitions

Diamonds Jazz Group: Back: Kinley Casey-Hebron, Adeline Blatny-Fairbury, Ella Gardner - Nora, Alexia Dick - Hebron, Avery Eitzmann - Deshler, Madi Hammer - Hebron, Abbi Tuma- Deshler. Front: Mia Gardner - Nora, Cora Schnakenberg - Superior, Aspen Swanda Fairbury, Natalie Tietjen- Byron, Ava Kroll Fairbury, Natalie Heidemann Fairbury, Lauen Dick - Hebron (contributed photo)

THE EDGE competition dance team competed in four regional competitions this season. The entire team competed at Celebration, Nexstar and Rainbow dance competitions with the addition of Showstoppers a fourth competition for only the soloists. THE EDGE is made up of dancers from Director Tamara Culhane’s three studios, The Dance Project in Hebron, Studio 3 in Fairbury and Crete's Dance Co. in Crete. THE EDGE choreographers are Tamara Culhane, Tayler Culhane and Sara Pohlmann.
THE EDGE brought home many trophies, special awards, cash awards, two- ADCC Studio Excellence awards, two Dancer of The Year titles and 2 runner ups.
Overall group results:
Eight and under: Candy Man, a jazz routine received a gold, platinum and double platinum awards and two second place overall high score awards and a judge’s choice award.
Wed
06
Apr

4-6-16

Real Estate
Feb. 26: Alan Svajgr, Trustee of the Svajgr Family Decedent’s Trust to Dean L Pretzer and Jane A Pretzer, Trustees under the Dean L Pretzer Living Trust dated Feb. 16, 2000: SW ¼ of Section 32, Township 2 N, Range 4 E of the 6th P.M. in Jefferson County; NW ¼ of Section 5, Township 1 N, Range 4 E of 6th P.M. in Jefferson County. Subject to easements.
Feb. 29: Allen G Bors and Janice A Bors, husband and wife, Larry  L Bors and Judy E Bors, husband and wife, to Lee Zimmerman, Trustee of the Zimmerman Trust: NE ¼ of Section 17, Township 2 N, Range 3 E of 6th P.M., Jefferson County. Subject to easements.
Mar. 1: Jeffrey R Plummer and Tracy Plummer, husband and wife, to  Lance Orf, Jr. and Tiffany Orf, Husband and Wife: N 77.5 Feet of the E 100 Feet of the S 142 Feet of Block 3 of W.G. McDowell’s Subdivision to Fairbury, Jefferson County. Subject to easements. 
Wed
06
Apr

Trap Team Returns With Medals From Nebraska City Invite

First team including Tyler DeBoer, Nathaniel Stapaules, Jake Maschmann, Scylar Roop and Brock Barton came away with 2 team medals; High Overall Team 432x500 and Handicap Champions 213x250.

The Fairbury Trap Team traveled to Nebraska City on Saturday, April 2 to compete in the Otoe County Wildlife Club Invite.
Individual medal winners were Brock Barton with the top honor of High Overall Individual with 95x100, high handicap runner up from 24yds and 16 yard runner up. Nathaniel Stapaules also took high handicap from 22 yds.
High school scores are as follows and include 16 yd and handicap combined:
Brock Barton 95x100
Scylar Roop  83x100
Nathaniel Stapaules 90x100
Jake Maschmann 84x100
Tyler DeBoer 80x100
Tyler Heidemann  80x100
Christian Lufkin 75x100
Mark Kroeker 80x100
Lathan Block 82x100
TC Bray 82x100
Chloe Brooks 66x100
Colton Fangmeier 74x100
Thomas Kroeker 70x100
Autumn Deepe 60x100
Angel Carrillo 63x100
 
Wed
06
Apr

Eden Signs With Doane

Fairbury senior Paige Eden smiles after signing her letter of intent to play volleyball this upcoming fall for Doane College. Attending the signing last month were seated (l-r) Nicole Grummert, Hannah Rundle, Fairbury Lady Jeffs head volleyball coach, Paige Eden and Darin Grummert. Standing is Doane College assistant volleyball coach Ryan Gray. (Contributed Photo/fairburyjournalnews.com)

Wed
06
Apr

Stiff Competition, Breeze Pose Challenges For T.C.

A persistent breeze made for chilly conditions while a field of nine schools made for an additional challenge for Tri County tracksters to accrue points at last Tuesday's Wilber-Clatonia Invitational.
The breezy conditions threw a curve ball at competitors in the middle distance and distance races, as well as the jumps and vaults.
For the girls, Tri County placed in 10 of the 17 events in the meet to finish tied for third with Freeman, each accumulating 64 points.
Wilber-Clatonia claimed the team title in the girls team race compiling 115.50 points, with Heartland a distant second with a score of 83 points.
The Lady Trojans had just one first place finish, as the 3200-meter relay team of Halle Weise, Sloane Holtmeier, Kailey Weichel and Haydyn Weise won the event in a time of 11:04.30.
Tri County turned in five second-place finishes on the track to account for 40 team points.
Wed
06
Apr

Solid Day For Griffin Track Teams At Turkey Creek

Despite battling breezy conditions, both Diller-Odell Griffins track and field teams put forth strong showings at last Tuesday's Turkey Creek Relays held on the Friend High School track.
The Lady Griffins finished second out of seven teams scoring 80 points.
As a team, the Lady Griffins placed in 14 events, including one first place finish.
Madison Hajek and Madison Jurgens combined for a height of 9'1” to win the high jump.
Thirty-two team points were chalked up with second place finishes by the 4x1200 relay of Paige Arnold, Sarah Stanoscheck and Kelsey Schlichtman in a time of  22:59.70, 1600 Sprint Medley team of Faith Novotny, Corina Lottman, Alexis Craw, and Bailey Schroeder with a time of 5:35.20, discus  duo of Paige Vitosh and Carson Ebeling with a combined distance of 191'6”, and the shot put duo of Theresa Zarybnicky and Ebeling with a combined distance of 57'6”.
Wed
06
Apr

Lady Mustangs Third At Turkey Creek

Meridian’s track and field teams after a 12-day hiatus from competition got back in action last Tuesday participating in the Turkey Creek Relays held on the Friend High School track.
The Lady Mustangs came away with a third place finish out of seven teams chalking up 67 points.
Bruning-Davenport-Shickley was the team champion in the relays compiling 86 points.
First place performances for the Lady Mustangs included 4x800 relay with a time of 12:13.90, and the 4x1200 meter relay posting a time of 20:39.00.
Securing second place finishes were the 4x100 meter relay at 57.40, pole vault duo of Andi Kort and Addie Beals with a height of 12’6”, and the triple jump duo of  Erin Johnson and Bridgette Jackson with a combine distance of 58’11 1/2”.
Wed
06
Apr

T.C., FHS Face Cold Weather At Thayer Central

HANG TIME--Fairbury senior Greg Borch hangs in the air on a successful vault of 12’0” in the boys pole vault competition at the Thayer Central Invite. Borch won the event with a vault of 12’6”.  (Photo by Jim Phelps/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

In spite of chilly and windy conditions in Hebron last Thursday, Fairbury and Tri County track teams both had favorable showings at the Thayer Central Invite.
The Jeffs finished in a three-way tie for third in the 11-team field, scoring 54 points.
Fairbury secured a pair of first place finishes, both in the field and on the track.
Senior Greg Borch claimed the top spot in the pole vault winning the event with a vault of 12’6”.
Freshman Dillon Weichel took first in the 110-meter high hurdles in a time of 17.1.
Double individual medalists for the Jeffs included Patrick Ondrak third in the 3200 at 11:13.86, and he was fifth in the 1600-meter run with a time of 5:08.62, while Trevin Likens earned fourth place in the 110-meter high hurdles at 17.9, and he placed fifth in the 300-meter intermediate hurdles at 45.0.
Wed
06
Apr

The Allure Of A New Season

After a cold and snowy winter for most of the United States, true baseball fans can’t wait for the boys of summer to return to the diamond now that Spring has arrived.
It’s been over five months since the Kansas City Royals won game 5 of the 2015 World Series in 12 innings over the New York Mets, 7-2 on Sunday, Nov. 1 at Citi Field in New York.
Now that the celebrating has toned down a bit for the Royals after winning its first series in 30 years its back to business for all 30 major league baseball teams to see if they can scale the summit and win the World Series in 2016.
The task at hand for the Royals will be to see if they can defend their world championship. They have the opportunity to be the first American League team to play in three straight World Series since the New York Yankees in 1998-2000.
Wed
06
Apr

Central Conference Honor Band

Three Fairbury High School Students participated in the Central Conference Honor Band held at York High School. Participating schools were Aurora, Central City, Columbus Lakeview, Crete, Fairbury, Grand Island Northwest, Holdrege, Seward, Schuyler, and York. Pictured are left to right: Christian Lufkin, Isaac Robertson and Ryan Umland. (contributed photo)

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