CMS schedules first practices

COLUMBUS -- The first volleyball practice for seventh- and eighth-grade students will be 4-5:30 p.m. Aug. 22 at the new Columbus Middle School. Seventh-graders will practice in the north auxiliary gym and eighth-graders will be in the main gym.

The first football practice for eighth-graders will be 5:30-7 p.m. Aug. 16 at the new middle school. Seventh-grade football practice starts 6-7:30 p.m. Aug. 21.

Schedules for all practices will be distributed at the first practice. All athletes must complete a sports physical.

Glur's Tavern horseshoe results

COLUMBUS — The following are results from the Glur's Tavern Wednesday night horseshoe league's end-of-the-year tournament:

Polish Toads over Hammsamich; The Nobodys over Hammsamich; Polish Toads over ZZ Express; Bak2Bak6Pak over Primrose; The In-Laws over Flying Iron; The Nobdys over Bak2Bak6Pak; The In-Laws over Polish Toads; The Nobdys over The In-Laws.

Gene Limbach and Nick Kmoch of the Nobodys defeated defending champions Rey Jarecki and Dean Engquist of Bak2Bak6Pak in the semifinals and Robert Rurup and Troy Unger of The In-Laws in the finals to claim their first championship.

Elks CC league results

COLUMBUS -- The following are results from the Elks Country Club ladies nine-hole league held Aug. 1:

Low gross winners:

First flight: Nicole Pollema, 42.

Second flight: Diane Rowe, 47.

Third flight: Peg Skorupa, 47.

Fourth flight: Rita Fleischer, 61.

Fifth flight: Pat Anderson, 65.

Low net winners:

First flight: Carol Scow, 36.

Second flight: Jan Curry, 36.

Third flight: Mimi Ernst, 36.

Fourth flight: Jane Podany, 41.

Fifth flight: Sheila Backes, 39.

Game winners (most bogeys):

First flight: Paula Young and Chris Pillen, 6.

Second flight: Kathy Kruse, 4.

Third flight: Karin Rieger, 2.

Pawnee Ringers league results

COLUMBUS — Results from the Pawnee Ringers Horseshoe Club league play from Aug. 3 are:

Ringers Plus 21-15, Duncan Drozd 26-10, The Lucky Ringers 23-13, The Merrick County Boys 20-16, The Double Ringers 16-20, The Flying Flippers 8-28, The Spitfires 15-21, The Nobodys 15.5-20.5.

Don Branting led the league with a ringer percentage of 56 percent and had the high game of 102 points. Merle Alswager pitched the high handicap game with a score of 164 points.

Krumland helps amateurs win Nebraska Cup

NORFOLK — Columbus resident Mike Krumland helped the amateur team top the state's top golf professionals in the 45th Nebraska Cup held Friday at Norfolk Country Club.

Krumland won four of six matches to help the amateurs win 50.5-33.5 for their third win in four years at the event.

Krumland teamed with Bill Spangler to win two of three matches over professionals Troy Harder and Ted DiGiacomo. Krumland and Spangler tied the pros in their third match.

Krumland also won two of three singles matches, getting the better of Mike Antonio.

Kosch wins two matches at Junior Cup

AXTELL — Humphrey St. Francis graduate Trevor Kosch won two of his three matches at the Kansas-Nebraska Junior Cup at Awarii Dunes Golf Club in Axtell, but Kansas topped Team Nebraska 9-7.

Kosch teamed with Norfolk's Kellen Rossman to win his first match of the tournament Monday over Taylor Larsen and Jacob Lackey from Kansas 4 and 2.

Kosch then paired with Josh Peters from Omaha, but fell to Lackey and Grant Herrenbruck 2 and 1.

On Tuesday, Kosch was one of just three Nebraska players to win their singles match. Kosch beat Ryan Bender 2 up.

CHS hosting fun run

COLUMBUS — The Columbus Public Schools Foundation is hosting a fundraiser fun run.

The 5-kilometer race is scheduled for 9:15 a.m. Sept. 9 at the new high school.

There is a $25 registration fee if registered by Aug. 25. The fee goes up to $30 after Aug. 25 through race day.

The fee includes food and drinks after the race. T-shirts will be given to everyone registered before Aug. 25 and on a first-come, first-served basis after that.

There will be a kids' fun run Sept. 8 at Pawnee Park's Memorial Stadium prior to the Columbus High home football game. The cost is $10 per child and includes a T-shirt if preregistered. The first 50 kids who register on race day will also get a T-shirt.

The first wave of the 400-meter run will begin at 5:30 p.m., but kids should be lined up outside the north side of the stadium by 5:15 p.m.

For more information or to register, visit


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