The track, boys golf and boys and girls soccer season are all poised to get underway across Clipper Country in the coming weeks.
Ten teams, including the team from Shelton, competed in the Shelton Junior High Quiz Bowl held at the school on Wednesday, March 4. The Shelton team consisted of, left to right, Kaleb Roe, Erin Gegg, Justine Pope, Makayla Thornburg, Kyson Gilliand, and Callee Carman. Shelton’s top buzzer was Erin Gegg. Teams competing, in the order of their finish were, Grand Island Westridge (9-0), Kearney Catholic eighth grade, Holdrege, Kearney Catholic seventh grade, Wood River, Grand Island Walnut, Overton, Franklin, Grand Island Barr, and Shelton. (–photo by Dennis Walker)
The Shelton speech team traveled to Lawrence-Nelson on Wednesday, February 26, for the annual Twin Valley Conference meet, where they placed fourth as a team, overall.
The Gibbon speech team journeyed to the LouPlatte Conference meet on February 19 at Ord. The team placed fourth overall with one conference champion and several members earning medals.
Gibbon’s representatives at the 2020 state wrestling championships in Omaha last weekend took different routes to their medal winning performances in their weight classes. Brothers Jose, a sophomore, and Daniel, a senior, earned medals at the “big show” in Omaha. Jose placed fifth in the 113 pound class and Daniel finished fourth in the 126 pound division, representing the Buffaloes in fine fashion.