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( i li ! 'r I li00m. 4A THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS Thursday, April 9. 2009 Justin Petsch takes off with a baton just passed from Zach Dressman at the Ed Weir Invitational track meet March 21. At the GICC invitational track meet this week boys relay teams from Superior placed in the 4x100. 4x400 and 4x800. Dressman also placed fourth in the 100 meter run and first in pole vault. Petsch placed sixth in the 800 meter run• Phnft hv Rriffnv Rritto.nham. SHS iotJrn,qli.qm SHS girls 5th, boys 6th at GICC invitational The Supenor girls track team fin- ished fifth and the boys were sixth at the Grand Island Central Catholic In- vitational on Friday. Girls team scores: Adams Central 122. Shelton 83..Wood River 83, Gib- bon 72.5, Superior 66, GICC 43, Kearney Catholic 24, Loup City 17.5, Heartland Lutheran 14. Girls individual results 100 meter hurdles - Brittanie Simonsen third. 17.46. I00 meter dash - Montana Hayes third, 13.10. 200 meter dash - Montana Hayes third. 28.40. 400 meter dash - Kayla Klatt sixth. 1:10.70. 800 meter run - Stacia Gebers third, i:,:::ll • ! Stacia Gebers runs with the baton during Uqe Ed Weir Invitational track meet, March 21 in Superior. This week at Superior girls 4x400 relay team placed third at the GICC invitation. In addition Gebers placed second in the triple jump, first in the long jump and third in the 800 meter run. Photo by Brittany Brittenham, SHS joumalism Pole vault - Zach Dressman first• 12-00: Ryan Renz fourth, I 0-00: Clint Shroyer fifth. 9-06. Long jump - Ryan Renz third, 20- 05.50. Boys team scores: Wood River 124, Adams Central 95, GICC 87, Kearney Catholic 60. Loup City 48. Superior 38, Shelton 27. Gibbon 27. Heartland Lutheran 2 I. The top individual performers for Superior were Stacia Gebers. who won ther long jump, placed second in the triple jump, third in the 800 and was a member of the third place 4 x 400 relay team: Montana Hayes, who placed sec- ond in the pole vault, third in the 100 and 200 and was a member of the third place 4 x 400 relay team: Brittanie Simonsen, who brought home third place medals in the 100 hurdles and pole vault: Zach Dressman, who placed first in the pole vault, fourth in the 100 and was member of the 4 x 100 relay . team that finished fourth and the 4 x 400 relay team that finished sixth: and Ryan Renz, who placed third in the long jump, fourth in the txle vault and • was a member of the 4 x 400 relay team ' that finiktted si'X'th. " " ": "   2:44.10. 4 x 400 meter relay - Superior third. 4:41.10. High jump - Haley Gebers fifth, 4- 08. Pele vault - Montana Hayes sec- ond. 8-06: Brittanie Simonsen third. 8- 06. Long jump- Stacia Gebers first. 16- 03.50. Triple jump - Stacia Gebers sec- ond, 32-00. Discus - Samantha Price sixth. 96- I 0. Boys individual results 100 meter dash - Zach Dressman fourth. 11.42. 800 meter run - Justin Petsch sixth. 2:17.80. 3200 meter run - Jared Hass fourth. I 1:24.20 4 x 100 meter relay - Superior fourth. 48.20. 4 x 400 meter relay- Superior sixth, 4:06.80. ...... 4 x 8fl&haeter relay =S uterior fi,fth • 9:52.901[ ....  [j _'i ";[[."[] i i || To Do/for serve ou;" customers,,, We are now open over the noon hour Monday through Friday I--I niurance PIL for Your Auto • Home Farm * Crop PROFESSIONAL & Business INSURANCE ............. AGENT GARY " "I'HOMPSON .G E N CY,.., Licensed Agents: Matt Hawley & Shari Schutte 401 N. Central, Superior, Neb. 68978 • 402-879-3913 l Starting April 29th Dermatologist, Dr. Bigler will see patients at Thayer County Health Services David A. Bigler, M.D. . , , ( Board (x:rtdle :1 Dermatologist • General l)ermatology • Dernmtoh:>gic Sm'gery • Molls Skin C.a||cer Surger? • l)iscascs ,f I lair & Nails • 'l'ems All Skin Prol)lems -Skin Cancer -F, czema -Moles -Rashes -Ac i tc - \\;\'art s lJjThayer County Call (402)768-4696 to schedule an appointment .; --[ ' "," I i Guide Rock church raises funds for mosquito net project Thirty people, from adults to chil- dren. demonstrated their basketball skills in four events as part of a fundraiser held at the Guide Rock Com- munity Gymnasium Sunday. The event was sponsored by the Guide Rock United Methodist Church Youth Group. Most participated in a three- point contest, one-on-one competition. three-on-three competition and free- throw contest. The next after expenses of $245.22 was donated to Nothing But Nets. a United Nations charity cosponsored by the Gates Foundation. the NBA. and the United Methodist Church Com- mittee on Relief• Nothing But Nets purchases mosquito nets to help pre- vent the spread of malaria in tropical regions. While pursuing specific details about the event the previous day, Cindy Betka, Superior. commented. "My son Is excited about it. It should be fun and it's a great cause." Linda Vogler, sponsor of the youth group, said she hoped Betka felt the same way after the event. In addition to praising the partici- pants' sportsmanship, Vogler praised Joshua Sholtz. the village maintenance crew (especially Marvin Hartman), members of the youth group and their parents for their effort. She singled out one particular Guide Rock resident for invaluable assistance• Derrick Duffy. Vogler said. "Rick made the mistake - of saying maybe he'd ref 3-on-3 and ended up basically running it and 1-on- 1 for all but the adult division." Winners in the 3-point elementary contest included 1. Caleb Isom. 2 Aus- Dalen Tietjen has just grasped the baton from Jared Hess during relay action at the Ed Weir Invitational track meet. Saturday, March 21. At the GICC invitational track meet this week boys relay teams from Superior placed in the 4x100, 4x4,00 and 4x800. Hess also placed fourth in the 3200 meter run. ...... " - "Photo by Brittany Brittenham, SHS journalism Cash Reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons involved in the theft of Elk Horns from inside the pen of Elk Run. : ; 'Contact . .... 402-225-2831 or 402-879-5205 I i ............. I TOENAIL CLIPPING CLINIC FOR THOSE 60 + WEDNESDAY, April 15 2 p.m.. 3 p.m. Vestey Center • Superior, Neb. For information, call 402-879-4691 I Sponsored by Nuckolts.County Senior Services and Brodstone Home Health ... at the Community Wide Garage Sales Superior. NeD. Satu rday, April 25 Clean YOUr closets/Clean your basement./ Clean your garage./You so//at the location best for you/ Here's How To Participate: Register with The Superior Expr:s by noon Saturday, April 18 a" $6 participating fee and you'll receive printed advertising of your sale the week of the sale and a poster mounted on a stake for placement in your front yard. " When registering, please submit in 40 words or less the location and time of your sale along with = description of the items you are offering. 1 J II tin Tuckwood; junior, l. Zack Duffy; adult 1. Lee Armstrong, 2 Brady Menke and Josh Sholtz. Free-throw contest,elementary, 1. Cable Isom, 2. AUstin Tuckwood, 3. Joe Dailey;junior, 1. Zack Duffy; adult, 1. Patrick Hoit. 2. Jason Heldt. 3-on-3. elementary, 1. Girl Power AlexandraTuckwbod, Casey Shipman and Jocelyn Shipman); 2. Spurs (Nelson Man Icy, Austin Tuckwood and Justin Shipman); junior. Bad News Bears (Ty Betka: Kayd Welke and Brady Menke)adult, Trojans (JayDee Snell. Lee Armstrotg and Patrick Holt). l-on-1 elementary, 1, Caleb Isom, 2. Austin Tuckwood; adult. Kayd, Welke. SPUCC sponsoring. " wildlife workshop The South Platte United Chambers - of Commerce (SPUCC) will h0st a" wildlife and nature tourism workshop at the Alma Golf ourse on Friday;7- May 1. This all day workshop will help pamcipants realize the economic po- tential of nature-related recreation while conserving native plants .nd animals in their natural habitats. The program will prvyide an over- view of what is happening in nature tourism worldwide and •explore the impact on state and.local economies ifi areas that promote pature tourism. At;, tendees will be e&acated about what wildlife visitors are lOoking for. as • well as how to budget their limited funds to make improvements on exist- ing sites and improve usage and visita- tions. James Mailman. the workshop pre- senter, is president of Watchable Wild- life. Inc. He began working with state and federal agencnes across the coun- try in 1995 to help promote sustainable funding programs forwi Idlife conser- vation. Soon alter, he made the deci- sion to redirect his professional efforts towards.wildlife conservation and ac- cepted the position as president of Watchable Wildlife. Inc. Through this organization, Jim conducts workshops around the world and N currently work- mg on programs in Russia. China. Mexico and across the United States. Watchable Wildlife Inc. is a non- profit organizauon working with fed- eral and state agencies and local com- mumties to promote wildlife and na- ture tourism. This workshop is by invitation and space is limite& For more informa- tion,, contact the South Platte, United Chambers of Commerce and request an invitation. Energy-Wise Tips from Nebraska Public Power District In the Yard Over watering lawns accounts tbr the waste of millions of gallons each year in Nebraska. Make sure water is applied efficiently to your lawn. Don't allow your automatic sprinkler sys- tem, if applicable, to operate when it's raining. Be sure to wat )zou lawn early in 4he mong be'l I Vlora- tion from the mid.d' -ay sun"daakes your efforts to get water to your thirsty lawn highly inefficieni. Crowl Tree, Tree removal, Trimming and ':! p Removal ( Y' '€1' • Insured" E [  ' Reasonablerates J k/, • Free estimates j/' Phone 40Z-87-3608 . Shall USD 107 and USD 279 form a consolidated district? Precinct YES NO Burr Oak City 40 20 Esbon City 24 4 107-2 BO (Townships) 102 19 Formoso City 19 4 Mankato City 309 17 Webber City 14 0 107-1MA (Townships.) 92 3 107-2 (Twps voted at Mankato) 64 7 Total for USD 107 664 74 Jewell City 70 95 Randall City 11 26 279 (Townships) 99 96 Total for USD 279 180 217 Grand Total Votes 844 291 • *Advance included in totals for each precinct. Post Rock Extension District Election Total :, Voter Turnout Precinct DOOLEY LANCER 61 48.80% Burr Oak 33 19 27 32.14% Esbon 16 8 125 47.35% 107-2 BO (Townships) 47 64 26 27.66% Formoso 14 8 333 51.07% Mankato 141 144 15 53.57% Webber 1 12 96 50.79% 107-1MA (Townships) 36 52 74 24.26% 107-2 (Twps voted at Mankato) 21 43 3 17.65% 109 RP 2 1 0 0.00% 426 Republic Grant 0 0 169 53•31% Jewell 105 45 38 55.88% Randall 21 11 197 61.95% 279 (Townships) 125 50 0 0.00% 333 Cloud Allen 0 0 0 0.00% 426 Republic Vicksburg 0 0 *Advance 1164 47.07% Total Votes 562 457 *Advance included in totals for each precinct. Superior, Lawrence-Nelson golfers compete at Superior invitational The Superior High School varsity golf team finished in a tie for fourth place at the Superior Invitational last Thursday. Lawrence-Nelson finished seventh among the 12 schools in team competition.' Team scores: Grand Island Central Catholic 341, Fairbury 348. Fillmore Central 348, Sutton 349. Superior 349, Hastings 351, Lawrence-Nelson 373, Blue Hill 396, Thayer Central 403, Desltler 406, Superior JV 425, Sandy Creek473. G0ffers from: Red Clodd and Heartland als0 competed, how- ever their schools did not have enough individuals for team scoring. Superior had two individual medal- ists Christian Freeman placed ninth with an 83 and Alex Thayer finished tenth with an 84 Rounding out the Superior varsity team scores were Aanm Leibel 91. Austin Shipman 91. Craig Guilkey 92. Heartland's Jesse Nissen set the pace for the meet with a 77. Lawrence-Nelson individual scores: Zach Ault 89, Steven Schroer 92, Preston Skalka 95, Jacob Wroughton 97, Nick Kucera 162. ' ;Updti0rJV ifid+idua1,4dores! Rhys Williams 92, Reed Hefts 105, Trent Rothchild 112, Darrell Headrick 116, Austin Kroeger 131. (Superior Pharmacy" ! " . 348 N. Cenb;al Ave,SUperior, Nob., 68978 t 402-879-4234 L  ? Open 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m, Monday-Saturday Open Thursday evening to 7:30 p.m. Providing Pharmaceutical Care to our Comnmnih/ Lan e Hawley, Pharrn: D. and Stacy Souerdyke, Pharm. D. .. i I UNDERSTAND THAT IT IS NOT YOUR FAULT There are many thing s tt drive peop!e to seek Chapter 7 Bankruptcy relief including 10ss of j> serious illness or injury, and diVorce. ' Find out wh:at your options aretoday. , There "is nO shame in filing - only in waiting. Julie Effenbeck' Attorney at Law • Toll Free 1-877-556-3030 Apointments available in Superior, Fairbury and Belleville, Kan. We are a debt reliet agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief. 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