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4,f!s THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS Thursday, December 9. 2010 girls defeat Fairbury Tuesday said both are winnable games for the Lady Cats, The girls had trouble in their season open Thursday night when they fell to the visiting Sutton team in a close 52- 51 contest. The Lady Cats played well but it was a tough game. Saturday night they were on the The Suvedor High School girls bas- ketbafl eam picked up a big overtime wi.q %:tesday night when they defeated Faibwy, 47-44. R is hoped the win will propel the team hlto victories tonight (Thursday) wher they host Blue Hill and Saturday whe! they host Wilber,Clatonia. The Wildcats Head Coach, Nick Mumm, h; Superior gns basketball team won their first game of the season, :t uesdav evening wnen they took on the Fairbury Jeffs. in Fairbury with a score {), 7-44. Earlier m the season they had been defeated by Sutton 62-51 and Republic County 40 -30, Above, Supenor's Jett Mickelsen moves the basket- i,,.-11 down he floor with both,determ]:nation and caut on, ....... , ., I ............. Y 'T L .......... t 00SCHER FAMIL DENTIS RY 1050 Washington, Superior, Neb. ,Oergency and new patients of ALL ages welcome! road to Belleville where they faced Republic County. It was an off--night for Superior and the team didn't play to its ability. After the loss of several key seniors from last year' s team to graduation and a with a new coach and system, it is taking a while for things to come to- gether. Mumm said Tuesday' s win was a big confidence builder and the girls are working hard after winning a trip to the state tournament last year. Mumm said the seniors and captain leaders are stepping up and helping the younger girls play to their potential. The junior varsity team composed of mostly freshmen is still working to learn a new system. They lost 59-31 to Republic County. Republic County wins close game over SHS boys basketball team . After a close game on Saturday, the Superior High School boys basketball team forfeited a victory against Re- public County. The teams were neck- in-neck throughout the evening with the SHS Wildcats scoring eight points in the first quarter, 18 in the second, 15 inthe third and 10 in the fourth. Repub- lic County battled the Wildcats with ten points in the first quarter, 17 in the second and 14 in the third. They finally seized the lead with 22 points in the fourth quarter to secure a 63-51 victory over SHS, Alex Thayer led SHS in points and steals, and was a close second in re- bounds as well. Thayer scored 15 points, and made six rebounds and steals, He was followed closely by RhysWilliams with 11 points and seven rebounds. Trevor Hoins also assisted his team with five points and three steals. Other scores for the SHS Wild- cats included Duncan Poppe, Ty Betka, Wes Clyde, Justin Petsch and Derek Isom. I Rim Superior's Haley Gebers (13) goes up for a basket in basketball action last Thursday, when the Cats took on Sutton in Su perior. Other members of the Wildcat team are Montana Hayes (401 and Sarah Wood. The Lady Cats were defeated by Sutton 62-51. Comtwehensive and cosmetic dentistry Invisalign' and traditional braces ;;,darien dentistry Wisdom teeth removal TV and headphones * Medicaid !>'wider for Nab. and Kan. * Digital x-ravs for less radiation exposure Call now to schedule an appointment Post Rock Answers By Scott Chapman, Post Rock Extension [ [ [ [ What are the advantages of real Christmas trees over artificial trees ? While a plastic tree may last inure than one season for those with ad- equate storage space. (For the 330 days out of the year it isn't used), While a first impression might be it is better for the environment the opposite is actu- ally correct. Most artificial trees are made from non renewable petroleum based plastic, manufactured outside the United States, and when discarded last in a landfill for generations. Of the real trees sold today, 90 to 95 percent are from l:arrfis not forests. These farms create o enviroilmental di- versit fe habitatwhile mini- mizin JOSEPH FISCHER, D.D.S. ~ 402-879-1355 www.josephfischerdds.com    , ,v a s t o n e Memorial H o s p i t a lr SC" C'i" .,enc 520 E 10th P.O. Box 187 Superior. Neb. 68978 Phone: 402-879-3281 South Central Behavioral Services: Dai, Services: Cardiac Rahab. Stress Tests. Lab. X-rays, Mammograms. Ultrasounds, Bone Density Tests For appointment, call 402463-5684 Physical Soeech and OccuDational Therav Dooolers and Echos. New 16-slice CT scans and MRIs nowdone in-house! Positive Sobtions; Peggy Meyer, LCSW Medical Center available month For appointment, call 402-8794432 Ext. 154 CONTACT YOUR LOCAL PHYSICIAN FOR REFERFIAL TO THE SPECIALTY CLINGS AND SERVICES G 19 Ophthalmologist Dr, Dietze .3 OB-GYN Dr, Fish BI Rure Clinic 7 BNI- Nuclear General Surgery Or. Anderson 14 BHI.Nudear General Surgery Dr. Barth Infectious Disease , Dr. Brailita BI't Prate Clid: Pulmonologist Dr. Ganatra . Urologists Dr. Alberts and Dr. Halsted I CI! ,N ,r Mhi Church N. n Suior, Neb. 1R BMH Echo NHI-D. Chaudhuri & Pacemaker checks Hastings Ortho-,, Or. Nowacek Toenal Cli!l Clink: 21.r Vln BMH-Echo NHI-Dr. Friesen  Hastings Ortho Dr. Bohlen 9 BHI Echo 9Hl:Dr.Kumrner & Pacemaker Cheeks Centr Nab. Orlho Dr. Leak 16 Hastings Ottho Dr, Bohlon 3 NHI Nuclear Miracle Ear 10 NHI Nuclear 17 '' 4 /, 1i '18 Ns0n Sior ,l p,m, ;0 27 Otorhinolaryngologist Dr. Bowen HardyrDo Drop: 9 a.m. SupVesteyCtr 11 a.rn. 21 BHI - Nuclear General Surgery Dr. Anderson 28 BHI - Nuclear General Surgery Dr. Barth e special Blood Pressure Clinic: Dick's Race.LawrenceNeb, 8:30&m, 22 Urologist: Dr. Halsted Blood ssure Clinic: k's Rl.rer, b. 30tm. 29 Central Neb. Ortho Dr. Lesiak 23 24 25 Happy Holidays from the Brodstone Memorial Staff ] 3O BMH Echo 31 ,ervices clinics and For all your financial needs see: Rational Bank Nebraska 402-879-3271 FDIC to a farm family Real trees are biode- gradable. After Christmas they can be used as fish habRat or,wood chip mulch. While growing, each Christmas tree produces enough oxygen for 18 people! With more than 30 million trees sold annually, that's a lot of breathable am Tradition. aesthetics and aroma cannot be replaced with a plastic tree and an aerosol can. If/bny a real tree how can 1 make it last? Timing s important. Officials at the Kansas Forest Service suggest not keeping Christmas trees longer than three weeks. To insure the longest pos- sible life. start with the freshest tree possible. Evaluate freshness by com- paring tree weight and checking needles. A fully hydrated tree is heavier than one that has dH,ed out. As for the needles: if they are a dull. grayish- green color: if they fail to ooze pitch wh'en broken apart and squeezed: if they feel stiff and brittle twill it wrap Santa will be at ! S g I:::! =. Thursday, Dec. 16 & Thursday, Dec. 23 Bring in y0urcell phone bill and let us c0mDare what you are paying against US Cellular. LG 42" HGTV - $539 LG 50" HGTV- $700 Delivered and Standard se up While Supplies Last 00lSCO00 Sales / Install Service Co 138 E. Fourth, Superior, Neb. 402-879-3705 around your finger?); or if they pull off tree easily, the tree is already dried out. After choosing a fresh tree. recut the trunk one inch above the original cut. immediately placing the trunk in warm Water. This opens potentially clogged. water-conducting tissues. Place the tree in as cool a spot as possible, avoiding heat sources. This minimizes the water loss from these heat sources such as fireplaces, stoves, heat ducts, or televi- sions Make sure the water reservoir stays filled. If the bottom of the trunk gets exposed to air it should be recut. Add ing aspirins, co pper pennies, soda pop, sugar mad bleach to the water have not been shown to prolong tree life. Sometimes a polnserna can last for months, other times I'm lucky to get two weeks, what am I doing wrong ? As you indicated, poinsettia can stay attractive for a long time. but they do want it their way. Too dry the leaves fall off, too wet the leaves faJkoff, too cold theleaves fall off, to6'hot the SometimesD a pomsetna c:/n last/or months, other times I'm luck)' to get two weeks, what am I doing wrong ? As you indicated, poinsettia can stay attractive for a long time, but they do want it their way. Too dry the leaves fall off: uo wet the leaves fall off. too cold the leaves fall off. too hot the leaves fall off. too dark leaves fall off. To keep a poinsettia "happy "the best 91acc is a sunny window orat the brightest area of the room. but don't let it touch cold windows. Day tempera- tnre should be 65 to 75 degrees F.: with 60 to 65 degrees at night. Tempera- turcs above 75 'degrees shorten bloom litc, and below 60 degrees may cause root rol. Move plants away from win- dows at night or draw curtains between them to awid cold damage. Poinset- tias arc also picky tn regard to soil moisture. Avoid over watering. Poin- settias do not like "wet feet." B!ut. if the plant is allowed to will. you guessed it. it will drop leaves. To maintain proper moisture, examine the potting soil daily by sticking your finger about one inch deep into the soil If it is dry to oae inch, the plant needs u ater. Water the plant with lukewarm water until some water runs out of the drainage hole. then discard the drainage water. Is it true poinsettias a re poisonous ? No. tiffs is not ble plant to worry about. The leaves are not toxic. Christ- lnas deconttions that are poisonous m- elude holly, mistleloe and yew. The berries are the dangerous parts of holly and mistletoe. They're also the most poisonous part of yew. hut everything on a yew is toxic. According to Bruce Chaldny, K-State horticulture agent in Wyandotte County, "In most cases. the resull is an extremely upset stom- ach. vomiting and diarrhea. Deaths related to eating holiday decor are rare." he ,said. "But any illness can quickly ruin the holiday spirit, and we can easily prevent this kind by keeping all non-edibles out of the reach of young- sters and pets." Superior High School wrestlers compete at tling season rite on Saturday. Three Wildcat wres- tlers placed at the invite including two champions and one third place winner. Kenny Meyer wrestled at 125 pounds and defeated Alvaro Montane of Kenesaw-Shelton. He then lost against Isaac Elge from Nebraska Christian but recovered with victories over Devon Johnson of South Central and Mike Krueger of Doniphan- Trumbull. Meyer received third place in his weight class. At 171 pounds. Ross Porter swept his weight class with three wins over Adrian Banuelos of Gibbon. Jose Ceballos of Grand Island Junior Var- sity and Nick Lee of Donpihan - Trumbull His victory over Lee se- cured the championship for Porter. Levi Smith. who wrestled at 215, was also the champion of his weight class: He claimed victory throughout the invite by defeating Brgmdon Kreutzer of Sutton. Zach Oliver of Kenesaw-Shelton and Corbin Henkof Doniphan-Trumbull. Also wrestling from Superior High School were Raile Blackburn. Luke Renz, Nathan Breland Hunter .... Richardsorr..'Alex Tris,tan. Mac McCutheon and Andrew Bri{tenham The second mouse gets the cheese. Superior's Raile Blackburn (top) controls in his Harvard opponent Satur- day. g your children for Pictures with SANTA y, Dec. 11 1-4 p.m. " fONT PORCH ANTIQUES 132 E. 3rd, Superior, Neb. 402-878-5567 Weekly Gift Card Drawing November and December Every Monday at 8 a,m. s50 in November and $100 in December Second chance drawing Monday, Dec 20 fora 00200 Gift Card! Monday, Dec. 6 winner was L Bruce Tinkham ................. i 74001 150 W. Fourth, Superior, Neb  402-879-4430 Superior's Levi Smith oins his opponent at a wrestling match Saturday morning at Harvard, Are you the Family Caregiver-Respite Provider of a person with special needs? Plan to attend the Family Caregiver-Respite Care Provider "Christmas Night Out" Topic: "Can Caring for Yourself Make You a Better Caregiver?" Speaker: Dr, Christopher Murray Thursday, Dec. 16 6:30 p.m. Hastings Police Station Auditorium Call Jinx at 402-463-8124 to register Hosted by Hastings Respite Care and The Nebraska Lifespan Respite Network r