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  • Pitching with Pritch

    An up and down week By Larry PritchettPast PCHS Activities Director I missed the finals of the SPVA tournament this past week probably for the first time since the 1970s. I only got to one session of the SPVA tournament and that was the Tuesday night bo...
  • Third place SPVA plaque goes to Lady Plainsmen

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer The Lady Plainsmen burned up a 13-point halftime deficit thanks to two three pointers from senior guard Kristin Beck to beat Sutherland 54-53 and leave McDonald-Belton gymnasium with the SPVA tournament’s third place ...
  • Lady Plainsmen advance at SPVA first round

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Shalee  Pollard pounded down  five close shots and Tanya Metcalf lined up six free throws in a row to drive the Lady Plainsmen past Maxwell, 52-42 in the SPVA Tournament’s opening game Monday night (Jan. 16) at Mid ...
  • Plainsmen are fifth in conference tourney

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer The Plainsmen cranked up their transition game for five breakaways and Jake Sexson copied in triplicate to take down Maxwell, 53-38 and win Perkins County fifth place in the SPVA tournament Saturday afternoon at McDon...
  • Plainsmen efforts bypassed by Sutherland Sailors

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Riley McConnell initiated  contact, drew foul shots and scored in the final 50 seconds to nudge the Sutherland Sailors past the Plainsmen, 60-54 in the SPVA Tournament’s play-in game in North Platte last Tuesday nigh...
  • Lady Irish paste Lady Plainsmen on way to SPVA title

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Candice Shelton’s drives and jumpers opened the arc for Mandy O’Malley, and North Platte St. Pat’s pressing defense influenced 17 turnovers to advance the Lady Irish to the SPVA Tournament championship game with a...
  • PC wrestlers garner three firsts at Mullen

    Three first place medals returned home with the Plainsman wrestling team on Saturday, Jan. 21. Winning his first tournament ever at 145 lbs. was Christian Miyamoto, who pinned three of his opponents. First place in the 106 lb. division went to 106 lb. Aus...
  • No middle ground—Wildcats play either hot or cold

    By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer The Wallace boys basketball team seemed to be plagued with inconsistencies as they once again had a full week of games. The Wildcats were red hot or ice cold; firing on all cylinders or sputtering as they struggled to keep...
  • Lady Cats outscored in RPAC first round

    By Christy SheetsSports Writer On Tuesday night the Lady Cats played host to face Dundy County/Stratton. The ladies started the match strong, pressing their opponent and forcing them to turn over the ball. The Lady Cats took and maintained the early lead,...
  • Youth council gives back to community

    The purpose of the Perkins County Youth Council (PCYC) is to learn about the different communities and organizations in Perkins County and to provide volunteer service to those communities and organizations. Currently there are approximately 25 active ...
  • PCS activity schedule

    January 26 - Feb. 1All Times are Mountain TimeThursday, Jan. 266:30 p.m.    FFA Farmers Appreciation Dinner (at High School)Friday, Jan. 279 a.m.    Wrestling at Medicine Valley invite (Curtis)4 p.m.    JV girls basketball at Sedgwick County (al...
  • All PCHS speakers medal in Broken Bow

    Eight members of the PCHS Speech Team travelled to Broken Bow on Saturday, Jan. 14, to compete in a 27-school meet which was divided into novice and varsity participation.  This speech invitational provides PCHS speakers with the opportunity to test thei...
  • Washa accepted to North Central Kansas Tech

    The North Central Kansas Technical College is pleased to announce that Harley Washa has been accepted into the Agricultural Equipment Technology Program at Beloit, Kan.        Harley graduated from Goddard Academy and is enrolled for the 2012-13 s...
  • Nebraska Wesleyan art exhibit features talents of PCHS students

    The artistic talents of high school students will be showcased at Nebraska Wesleyan’s third annual juried art exhibition “Bridge.” Nebraska Wesleyan’s Department of Art will host “Bridge” Jan. 17-Feb. 5. High school seniors from the region wer...
  • College Notes

    Vlasin named to President’s List at Bryan Bryan LGH College of Health Sciences announces the President’s and Dean’s List for the fall 2012 term. Among the students on the President’s List is McKayla Vlasin, a graduate of Perkins County High Schoo...
  • Mealtime Makeovers

    Fellowship Fun-damentals By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist Fellowship time following Sunday church service is something we all look forward to at my church. Not that we don’t enjoy the service itself, or the catching up on conversation and just relax...
  • What's Up

    Defining three twilights By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer It has been a little over a month since the winter solstice, the beginning of winter, when the Sun reached its most southern point of the year and started moving back north. Since that time ...
  • Stomach flu outbreaks in care facilities common this time of year

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Long term care facilities are an easy target for stomach flu (norovirus gastroenteritis) according to Pam Holm, administrator at Perkins County Health Services. Once the virus starts through a facility such as a nursing home or ...
  • Lions pancake feed Feb. 2 to support local causes

    The Grant Lions Club will hold its annual Groundhog pancake feed Thursday, Feb. 2 at the Perkins County Fairgrounds 4-H building in Grant. The event, open to the public and serving from 4:30 to 7 p.m., will feature a free-will offering feast of pancakes, ...
  • Heaven is for Real author to speak

    Local author of “Heaven is for Real,” Pastor Todd Burpo of Imperial, will be speaking at the Grant United Methodist Church on Sunday, Feb. 5 at 3:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served after the presentation. The book has been ...