Powerlifters earn medals
LINCOLN -- Columbus-area youths represented 14 of the 33 competitors in the powerlifting teenage division at the 2017 Cornhusker State Games.
All competitors brought home at least one gold medal and three state records were set. Lili Velazquez broke two state records in her weight division, squatting 281 pounds and bench pressing 143 pounds, while Tyler Miksch broke one in his weight division, dead lifting 446 pounds.
Miksch, Velazquez, Collin Dreher, Trey Dallman, Lexi Hajek, Antonio Lopez, Tim Ehlers, Josh Hergott and Taylor Murray each won three gold medals in their respective weight classes. Abbie Perault and Ben Merrill each won two golds and a silver, while Antonio Soto, Noah Brunken and Mireya Chavez brought home one gold medal apiece.
Pawnee Ringers league results
COLUMBUS -- Results from the Pawnee Ringers Horseshoe Club league play from July 20 are:
Ringers Plus 12.5-5.5, Duncan Drozd 14-4, The Lucky Ringers 12.5-5.5, The Merrick County Boys 8.5-9.5, The Double Ringers 7.5-10.5, The Flying Flippers 3-15, The Spitfires 6-12, The Nobodys 8-10.
Izaak Walton trapshooting results
COLUMBUS -- The following are results from the Izaak Walton trapshooting league:
1. Monroe Tavern 205, 2. Nice Guys 199, 3. Mudslingers 187, 3. SLA 187.
25 Straight: Joe Citta, Ryan Woehl, Kyle Kovar.
24 Straight: Trent Crumely, Brian Hajek, Joe Citta, Andy Paprocki.
23 Straight: Gary Chamberlain, Doug Ewert, Mike Shannon, Rick Zywiec, Vince Galley, Ron Prokupek, Jay Cepel.
22 Straight: John Wardenburg, Norm Bruner, Louie Bartholomew, Charlie Ewert, Chris Dufek, Pat Byrnes, Jeff Orender, John Stur, Andy Paprocki, Keith Bruhn, Zeke Zulkoski, Ron Prokupek, Dan Dechant.
Elks CC league results
COLUMBUS -- The following are results from the Elks Country Club ladies nine-hole league held July 18:
Low gross winners:
First flight: Nicole Pollema, 44.
Second flight: Megan Valorz, 47.
Third flight: Shawna Hilbert, 58.
Fourth flight: Morgan Kapels, 56.
Fifth flight: Sheila Backes, 62.
Low net winners:
First flight: Becky Mason, 35.
Second flight: Chris Pillen, 35.
Third flight: Deb Loseke and Karen Rieger, 40.
Fourth flight: Lois Bertsch, 40.
Fifth flight: Jean Wick, 50.
Game winners (most one-putts)
First flight: Jo Suess, 2.
Second flight: Carol Scow, 4.
Third flight: Mary Maguire, 4.
Fourth flight: Jane Podany, 2.
Fifth flight: Joan Van Dyke, 2.
Megan Valorz holed out on the 18th hole.
River Run scheduled
BELLWOOD — The Bellwood Daze River Run will be held 8 a.m. Aug. 5.
The event features a half-mile kids' run for ages 11 and younger and 2- and 6-mile races. Entry fees are $10 for the kids' run and $20 for the 2- and 6-mile races.
Race-day registration begins at 7 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church in Bellwood. Proceeds from the race will be used for upgrades to the Bellwood ballfields.
For more information or to register, call 402-750-4437 or visit http://bellwood.run.
Lakeview holding golf tourney
COLUMBUS -- The second annual Richard "Dick" Kamm memorial golf tournament, sponsored by the Lakeview Education Foundation, will be held Aug. 20 at Elks Country Club.
The four-person scramble will have a noon shotgun start.
Participation is limited to the first 23 paid teams. Entry fees are $60 per person, or $240 per team. The entry fee includes 18 holes of golf, cart, flag prizes, meal and auction.
Stop by the Lakeview High School offices to pick up an entry form. Contact Ed Kinzer at 402-910-0553 with questions, or if you would like to be a donor or hole sponsor.
Club holding golf tourney
The Platte Valley Cattlemen are holding their annual golf tournament Aug. 14 at Club 91 Golf Course in Leigh and Steepleview Golf Course in Humphrey.
The first 22 four-person teams entered will play at Club 91. All other teams will play at Steepleview.
The tournament, which features a scramble format, will have a 1 p.m. shotgun start at Steepleview and 2 p.m. start at Club 91.
Cost is $50 per person and includes nine holes of golf, cart rental and a steak dinner after the tournament.
If you have any questions or wish to sponsor a hole or pin prize, contact Bradley Christensen at 308-750-1574 or email@example.com.
Loup River Riot scheduled
COLUMBUS -- The Loup River Riot will be held Saturday behind T-Bone Truck Stop along U.S. Highway 30 just south of Columbus.
Cost of admission is $30 if you bring an all-terrain vehicle and $10 for walk-ins with no ATV. Timed sand drag racing begins at 10 a.m. and there will also be a timed wheelie contest.
Mason Michaels will perform from 8-11 p.m. and camping will be available.
For more information, check out the Friends of Headworks Inc. Facebook page.
Cross County holding fundraiser
STROMSBURG -- Cross County Community Schools is holding a Cash for Camps fundraiser Aug. 18 aimed at helping offset the cost of team camps for parents.
The school will host a meal immediately following the sports scrimmages on the date, around 6:30 p.m. A ticket for the steak meal costs $25 while a burger meal ticket is $15.
There will be silent and live auctions as well as a golf cart raffle. Sean Callahan from HuskerOnline.com will be the guest speaker. Speaker-only tickets are available.
Bank hosting tennis tourney
YORK -- Cornerstone Bank will host its 35th annual non-sanctioned tennis tournament Aug. 5-6 at the Levitt Tennis Courts next to York High School.
Entries will be limited to one single and one double. The matches will be the best of three sets with a 12-point tiebreaker at 6-all. There will be a super tiebreaker if sets are split in lieu of a third set.
Registration forms are available at any Cornerstone Bank or on the bank’s website at www.cornerstoneconnect.com. The entry deadline is noon on Aug. 2. Singles entry fee is $15 per division and doubles entry fee is $20 per team.
Pairings will be available after noon on Aug. 4 from Mandy Hengelfelt at Cornerstone Bank at 402-363-7423 or on the website.
Contact Hengelfelt for more information.