Sports

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Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications

For the second year in a row Greg Gaston battled the elements, as well as his opponents, at the Nebraska State Track and Field Championships on his way to back-to-back Class D high jump championships. Gaston battled rain both years during his run to the title. 

Gaston was one of six Wauneta-Palisade athletes who took part in seven events at the state meet Friday and Saturday in Omaha. See page 6 for more state track coverage.

Gaston doesn’t let a little rain slow him down, repeats as Class D high jump champ

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Sheri Hink-Wagner | Johnson Publications

 

Two lifetime hunt/fish licenses were awarded at the IKEs Kids Fishing Day last weekend. Here, IKEs member Tom Elder, right, poses with winners Cole Hamilton and Dominic Harris. Participants between the ages of eight and 13 were eligible to win prizes at the annual event.  

IKEs Kids Fishing Day sees good attendance despite weather

The Southwest Nebraska Chapter Izaak Walton League (IKEs) group saw good attendance Saturday, May 20 for the annual Ron Berry Memorial Kids Fishing Day despite the cold and rainy weather

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Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications

 

Despite a rough and tumble race, the boys’ 3,200 meter relay team of Ben Anderjaska, Joel Maris, Brody Nordhausen and Cash Yearous ran its second best time of the season. Yearous ran his second best time of the season in the 1,600 meter run.

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Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications

 

Greg Gaston cleared 6’3” Friday afternoon, earning his second state championship in the high jump.

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Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications

 

Faith Simpson took part in four events at the state track meet, but was unable to place in any.

Wet weather doesn’t stop Gaston’s repeat championship

It was deja vu all over again for Greg Gaston at the Nebraska State Track and Field Championships 

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Shelby Cox | Johnson Publications

 

Letterwinners for Wauneta-Palisade male athletes are (front row, left to right) Dalton Harchelroad, Austen Rozelle, George Lee, Ty Duvel, Gunner Goings, Ben Anderjaska, (middle row, left to right) Colton Barrett, Joel Maris, Caid Duvel, Duncan Rector, Lake Reikofski, Willis Christner, (back row, left to right) Matthew Knotts, Tucker Boos, Brody Nordhausen, Cash Yearous, Greg Gaston and Dennis Cavanaugh.

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Shelby Cox | Johnson Publications

 

Letterwinners for Wauneta-Palisade male athletes are (front row, left to right) Dalton Harchelroad, Austen Rozelle, George Lee, Ty Duvel, Gunner Goings, Ben Anderjaska, (middle row, left to right) Colton Barrett, Joel Maris, Caid Duvel, Duncan Rector, Lake Reikofski, Willis Christner, (back row, left to right) Matthew Knotts, Tucker Boos, Brody Nordhausen, Cash Yearous, Greg Gaston and Dennis Cavanaugh.

2016-2017 WP letterwinners

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