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Hunt And Freese Honored With Baby Showers

Local students, Levi Gerlach of Plymouth and Jesse Koenig of DeWitt, performed in the Doane College music department annual "Swing into Spring" concert held March 26 at the Heckman Auditorium. The group had just completed a tour at the following high schools: Columbus, Wayne, Plainview, Norfolk and Stromsburg.

Christopher Tegtmeier, son of Bruce and Beth Tegtmeier performed in the Concordia University's A Cappella Choir concert on April 10, at St. John Lutheran Church in Seward. The choir performed sacred and secular pieces including a piece in Gaelic that was performed at the funeral of Princess Diana.

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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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Looking Back

120 YEARS AGO, 1891

The Fairbury Gazette

The Globe Pharmacy, at the northeast corner of the square, installed a soda fountain.

Large quantities of young trees and shrubs were being shipped from large and small nurseries in Jefferson County.

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110 YEARS AGO, 1901

The Fairbury Journal

Top farm market prices at Fairbury included wheat 56 cents, corn 34 cents, oats 24 cents, hay $6 a ton, hogs $4.24-$4.90 a hundred pounds and butter 14 cents a pound.

The sprinkling season had started on Fairbury's dusty streets.

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Junior High Boys Track Teams Place Fourth In Own Quad

Hosting their own four-team quadrangular April 28th, Fairbury's seventh and eighth grade boys track and field teams each finished fourth in their own team race.

Teams competing in the quad were Fairbury, Crete, Seward, and York.

Seward won the seventh grade team race with 95 points, while Fairbury tallied 37 points.

Kenton Kobza and Greg Borch were the top placers for the Jeffs.

Kobza won the discus with a throw of 141'3", and he won the shot put event with a put of 36'9½".

Borch won the pole vault with a vault of 8'6.10".

Runner-up performers included Lane McLain, 300-meter intermediate hurdles, 51.47, and Alec Cromer, discus with a throw of 108'8".

In the team race in the eighth grade division, Seward took team honors, scoring 85 points, with Fairbury scoring 18 points.

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Triple Medalists Pace Lady Trojans, Trojans To Second Place Finishes In SNC Track Meet

By Jim Phelps

Journal-News

Sports Editor

Tri County's boys and girls track and field teams went head-to-head against quality competition in the Southern Nebraska Conference Track and Field Meet held Saturday on the Tri County High School track.

Spearheaded by triple medalists on both squads, the Trojans and Lady Trojans finished runner-up in their respective 12-team divisions.

David City edged Tri County, 110-107 to win the boys conference championship.

Senior Talon Matzner highlighted the day for the Trojans winning the 100, 200, and 400-meter dashes with times of 10.75, 22.28, and 51.43.

Senior Bodie Moeller won the conference discus event with a throw of 142'4", and Samuel Hahn placed first in the shot put at 49'8¾".

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