Sports

Lady Jets Upset J-B 3-2 to End the Regular Volleyball Season

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“I think the Johnson-Brock game was a great test of our mental toughness as a team,” said Shawna Paitz, head volleyball coach for the Sterling Lady Jets, as they upset the Johnson-Brock Lady Eagles 3-2 in action played on Friday night, October 23 on Sterling’s home court. Scoring for the five matches were as follows: 23-25, 25-20, 13-25, 25-19, 15-13.

McDonald Earns Her 4th State CC Medal

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Johnson County Central’s only state cross country qualifier, Ashlei McDonald, placed eighth at the 2020 State Cross Country meet in Kearney on Friday, October 23. She crossed the finish line with a time of 20:27.1.

Sterling Lady Jets Capture 5th Place in Pioneer Conference

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The Sterling Lady Jets took fifth place in the 2020 Pioneer Conference volleyball tournament. The Lady Jets traveled to Nebraska City Central Lourdes High School to meet their opponents in action on Monday and Tuesday nights October 12-13. Individual game highlights are as follows:

Donate for Less Fortunate

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The holiday season is approaching fast, and we ask that you keep in mind the many children and families that need your help this year. SENCA will be accepting food, gifts/toys, and monetary donations for the holidays at our location 172 South 4th Street Tecumseh, NE 68450.

Sterling Jets Win Homecoming Game

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Jets Head Football Coach The Sterling Jets hosted the Lewiston Tigers in 6 man football action this past Friday. The Jets were able to jump on them right from the start and went away with the convincing victory.

Nebraska’s 2020 Book Award Winners Named

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Winners of the 2020 Nebraska Book Awards will be honored during the Nebraska Center for the Book’s week long virtual Celebration of Nebraska Books and the celebration will include readings by some of the winning authors, designers and illustrators of books with a Nebraska connection published in 2019. And the winners are:

PSC Women’s Cross Country Team 3rd in Maple Leaf Invite

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(Peru, Neb.) – It was a little hilly and very windy, but the Peru State women’s cross country team finished in third at the Maple Leaf Invitational in Baldwin City, Kan., on Saturday. The Invite was hosted by Baker University and was run at the Baldwin City Golf Course.

Casino Gambling, Regulation & Distribution of Funds on Ballot

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Three ballot issues from the initiative petition process cover casino gambling at licensed Nebraska horserace tracks, the regulation and taxation of that activity and the distribution of the proceeds. They are: Initiative Measure 429, a proposed constitutional measure allowing casino gambling at licensed horse race tracks; Initiative 430, a proposed law setting up a regulatory framework for the casinos; and Initiative Measure 431, a proposed law to tax the casinos and direct most of the tax revenues to property tax credits.