Sports in brief (Oct. 26, 2021)


Blair 9th-grade football finishes unbeaten
The Blair freshman football team completed an unbeaten season Tuesday at Elkhorn North.
The Bears bested the Wolves 32-15, improving to 7-0 this fall. They defeated Waverly, Norris, Elkhorn, North Platte, Omaha Roncalli, Bennington and North.
BHS' ninth-graders are coached by Trevor Templar and Cody Petersen.

Landauer sets AHS softball record
Arlington High School senior Julia Landauer earned a school record over her four years as an Eagles softball player.
The softball program announced her career 98.1 fielding percentage as its best in school history. The previous record — 97.4 percent — was set 2010 through 2013 by Kayla Johnson.
Landauer started at first base this fall. Her AHS team finished the season 16-15.

FCHS JV squad goes 6-2
The Fort Calhoun junior varsity football team finished its fall scheduled 6-2.
The Pioneers capped their year with a recent, 8-6 victory against Ashland-Greenwood. The varsity's record was also 6-2 at the time.

Broken Bow hunter completes Duck Slam
Kyle Charron of Broken Bow is the first hunter to complete the Nebraska Duck Slam this season, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
The 35-year-old harvested the four ducks — a mallard, a teal, a northern pintail and an American wigeon — necessary to complete the challenge Oct. 9-10 in Custer County. He was hunting on private land.
The Duck Slam is a Game and Parks, and Ducks Unlimited, sponsored challenge. Hunters must harvest a teal — blue-winged or green-winged — of either sex and drakes of the other three species of ducks to complete the challenge. For full details on how to participate, go online to

— Staff reports

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