Local Sports Today with Rich Ray – February 22

FREMONT – Here’s a look at local scores from the weekend and what’s coming up today in local sports:

State Wrestling

The NSAA State Individual Wrestling Championships concluded Saturday night at CHI Health Center Omaha.  After Millard South, in A, and Plainview, in D, three-peated for titles, Gering won it’s first championship in 35 years in Class B and Central City claimed its’ first title in eight years, in Class C.  Archbishop Bergan’s Cal Jahnke finished fifth in Class C at 145 pounds.  He ended the season 36-4.  Other area wrestlers that claimed State Championships were Kael Lauridsen at 113 in B, for Bennington, Luke MacDonald at 182 in B for Bennington, Josh Miller at 170 in C for Arlington.  Paul Garcia of Scottsbluff won the title at 126 in B and became a four-time state champion.

Midland U Wrestling

The Midland men’s wrestling team finished seventh in the GPAC Championships, held Saturday, at the Wikert Event Center.  Tyson Beauperthuy won the title at 184 pounds.


FHS BBB went 0-2, losing to Lincoln North Star, 57-46 and to Lincoln Northeast, 72-54.  Fremont is 4-17 on the season

FHS GBB went 2-0, beating Lincoln North Star, 86-77 and Lincoln Northeast, 69-38.  The Lady Tigers are 19-3 on the season.

The Bergan BBB beat West Point-Beemer, Friday, 44-40.  Bergan is 14-8 on the year.

The Midland men’s basketball team beat Hastings, 85-63.  The Warriors ended the season 6-17.

The Warrior women lost to Hastings, 81-56.  Midland is 15-10 on the year.


In College hockey, Missouri State defeated the Midland men, 5-3, Saturday.

In women’s hockey, Lindenwood downed Midland, 1-0, Saturday, while yesterday, Midland won 5-2.


The Midland Warrior baseball team played two games in Lindsborg, Kansas, yesterday.  Midland beat Bethany 9-7 in game one and game two was played to a 7-7 tie, due to darkness.

Track & Field

The Midland track and field teams competed in the GPAC Championships, in Sioux Center, Iowa, Saturday.  The Warriors Jose Gonzalez won the 1000 meters in 2:32.60.  Shandon Reitzell won the high jump at 6’ 7.5”.  Dylan Kucera won the shot put at 59- 1.25.  Kucera also won the weight throw at 65- 2.75.  The Warrior women finished ninth in the team race, while the men finished sixth.


Coming up today:

Blair BBB vs. Schuyler @ Bennington in B-5 Subdistrict- 7:15p on Boomer 97.3 FM.


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