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Lady Mustangs Fourth, Mustangs Seventh At CRC Meet

Meridian's Lady Mustangs track and field team finished fourth, while the Mustangs were seventh at the 10-team Crossroads Conference Track and Field Meet held April 30th on the Osceola High School track.

On the girls side, Bruning-Davenport-Shickley won the conference title by 11 points over Giltner, 86-75, while Meridian tallied 61 points for fourth place.

Ashley Hansel was lone individual conference champion for the Lady Mustangs winning the long jump with an effort of 16'4¼".

Twenty-four team points were collected with second place finishes by Hansel in both the triple jump, 32'8½", and the 100-meter high hurdles in 17.00, and the 400-meter relay quartet of Hansel, Melanie Baxa, Brianna Jackson, and Becca Taylor finished in a time of 53.50.

A leap of 14'8½" earned Taylor the bronze medal in the long jump.

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Osborne Leads Lady Jeffs At Willis Jones Invite, Jeffs Finish Sixth

By Jim Phelps

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Mandy Osborne continued her dominance in the weight events with a pair of firsts helping the Fairbury Lady Jeffs track and field team to a fourth place finish at last Tuesday's Willis Jones Invitational held at the Athletic Park track in Beatrice.

Osborne won the gold medal in the discus with a throw of 130'4", and she claimed the top spot in the shot put event with a put of 38'5".

Additional gold medalists for the Lady Jeffs were Meg Ehle winning the 300-meter low hurdles in a time of 47.58, and Amelia Stone won the high jump event with a leap of 4'8.1".

In the girls eight-team race, Seward won the title, scoring 128 points, Beatrice was second with 125 points, Norris claimed third, amassing 88.50 points, while Fairbury was fourth, scoring 83.50 points.

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Junior High Girls Battle Tough Competition

Points were hard to come by, as Fairbury's seventh and eighth grade girls track and field teams both finished fourth in their respective divisions April 28th in their home quadrangular.

In the seventh grade division, Fairbury placed in five events to account for its total of five points.

Seward won the quad team race with 86.50 points.

Scoring points for Fairbury were Bailey Klaumann, fifth, 100-meter high hurdles, 20.63, and she was fifth in the 300-meter low hurdles, 1:03.32, Anna Schouboe, fifth, 800, 3:07.60, and she placed sixth in the 1600 at 6:54.70, and the 400-meter relay team of Mikayla Fletcher, Paige Forney, Paige Patton, and Gabby Jones posted a fifth place finish in 1:08.90.

Fairbury placed in eight events in the eighth grade quad to account for 19 points.

With 82 points, Seward came away as the team champion.

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Zabokrtsky Places For Morningside College

RaeChael Zabokrtsky, a senior on the Morningside College Lady Mustangs track and field team earned hardware at the Sioux Falls Invitational Track and Field Meet held April 29th in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Zabokrtsky claimed the silver medal in the women's discus competition with a throw of 125'11".

RaeChael is graduate of Fairbury Jr.-Sr. High School.

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Ehle, Osborne Pave Way For Lady Jeffs At Crete Invite

By Jim Phelps

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Sports Editor

Meg Ehle and Mandy Osborne continued their winning ways, as the Fairbury Jeffs tracksters shined at last Friday's Crete Invitational held on the Lauritsen Track on the campus of Doane College.

The Lady Jeffs placed in 10 events enroute to their fourth place finish with 73 points.

Seward won the eight-team invite, scoring 99 points, while Beatrice was second with 84.50 points.

Ehle was a double gold medalist for the Lady Jeffs winning the 400-meter dash in 1:01.60, and the 300-meter low hurdles at 47.70.

Osborne claimed first in the discus competition winning the event with a throw of 145'0".

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Ehle, Osborne Pave Way For Lady Jeffs At Crete Invite

By Jim Phelps

Journal-News

Sports Editor

Meg Ehle and Mandy Osborne continued their winning ways, as the Fairbury Jeffs tracksters shined at last Friday's Crete Invitational held on the Lauritsen Track on the campus of Doane College.

The Lady Jeffs placed in 10 events enroute to their fourth place finish with 73 points.

Seward won the eight-team invite, scoring 99 points, while Beatrice was second with 84.50 points.

Ehle was a double gold medalist for the Lady Jeffs winning the 400-meter dash in 1:01.60, and the 300-meter low hurdles at 47.70.

Osborne claimed first in the discus competition winning the event with a throw of 145'0".

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Kent "Buzz" and Mary Criner

The family of Kent "Buzz" and Mary Criner would like to honor them with a card shower for their 50th wedding anniversary, which is Friday, May 13. Cards may be sent to 1020 Ninth St., Fairbury, NE 68352. 5p

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Kent "Buzz" and Mary Criner

The family of Kent "Buzz" and Mary Criner would like to honor them with a card shower for their 50th wedding anniversary, which is Friday, May 13. Cards may be sent to 1020 Ninth St., Fairbury, NE 68352. 5p

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Keith Kvasnicka

The family of Keith Kvasnicka, formerly of Mahaska and Haddam, Kan. would like to honor him with a card shower for his 90th birthday, which is Sunday, May 8.

Keith and his wife, Dorothy and their four daughters, lived in Colorado for 50 years and now reside in Nevada.

Cards may be sent to 1801 Crawford Way, Pahrump, NV 89048.

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Ed And Crystal Coatman

The family of Ed and Crystal Coatman would like to honor them with a card shower for their 50th wedding anniversary, which is Sunday, May 8.

Cards may be sent to 927 Eighth St., Fairbury, NE 68352.

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