Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 04/01/2015 - 11:13am
Sr. High Team 1, Handicap Team 1st place 223/250 and High Over All Team 2nd place 445/500 Nathaniel Stapaules, Brock Barton, Jacob Maschmann, Marshall Nichelson, Tyler Heidemann. (Contributed Photo)
Sr. High individual medal winners. Nathaniel Stapaules 1st place 21 yard handicap 47/50, Jacob Maschmann 1st place 22-23 yard handicap 45/50 and 17/20 in shoot off, Tyler Heidemann 3rd place 22-23 yard handicap 45/50 and 7/10 in shoot off.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 04/01/2015 - 11:12am
NAIA DIVISION II NATIONAL CHAMPIONS—Fairbury graduate and senior on the Morningside College Lady Mustangs basketball team Mandy Osborne, far right stands with her senior teammates displaying the national championship trophy the Lady Mustangs won by defeating Concordia University of Seward by a score of 59-57 on Mar. 17 at Sioux City, Iowa. (Contributed Photo)
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 04/01/2015 - 11:11am
BLAIR HOFSTETTER SIGNS WITH HASTINGS COLLEGE—Meridian senior Blair Hofstetter is all smiles upon her signing of a letter of intent to compete in track next year for Hastings College. Also at the signing were seated (starting from the left), Blair’s parents, Lorrie and Mike Hofstetter. Standing are Clint Jones, Meridian Mustangs head track and field coach, Ryan Mahoney, Hastings College head track and field coach, and Amanda Hanzlik, Meridian Lady Mustangs head track and field coach. (Photo by Jim Phelps/Fairbury Journal-News)
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 04/01/2015 - 11:10am
ZACH RASH SIGNS WITH DOANE COLLEGE—Diller-Odell senior Zach Rash smiles after signing his letter of intent to play baseball next year for Doane College. Attending the signing were seated, Kary Rash. Standing are Doane College assistant baseball coach Dean Henson, Dan Rash, and Wymore Legion baseball coach Brian Vitosh.(Photo by Jim Phelps/Fairbury Journal-News)
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SOUTHERN NEBRASKA CONFERENCE SELECTEES—Front (l-r) Haydyn Weise, and Megann Freese. Weise was chosen to first team, while Freese was an honorable mention recipient. Back (l-r) Wyatt Kowalski, and Keldon Barr. Kowalski was named to the second team, and Barr was tabbed honorable mention. (Photo by Jim Phelps/Fairbury Journal-News)
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FAIRBURY SENIOR CHRIS FISHER takes the baton from teammate Brent Hirsch on the third exchange in the 3200-meter relay at Saturday’s Fairbury Invite. The Jeffs’ 3200-meter relay team posted a third place finish with a time of 8:53.88. (Photo by Jim Phelps/Fairbury Journal-News)
Fairbury’s track and field teams got an early-season taste of fierce competition at Saturday’s nine-team Fairbury Invitational held at the Fairbury Athletic Complex.
Points were tough to score on both sides for the Jeffs and Lady Jeffs.
The Jeffs placed in four events to tally 18 points which settled Fairbury in seventh place overall.
Beatrice claimed the team championship by two points, 94-92 over Crete.
Sophomore Patrick Ondrak paced the Jeffs placing in the 1600 and 3200-meter runs.
Ondrak secured a third place finish in the 3200 recording a time of 10:55.36, while he was fifth with a time of 4:57.17 in the 1600.
Junior Greg Borch medaled in his second straight meet in the pole vault clearing the bar at 12’6” to place fourth.
Fairbury’s 3200-meter relay quartet of Ondrak, Brent Hirsch, Jacob Johnson, and Chris Fisher turned in a third place finish with a season-best time of 8:53.88.