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Knott’s Custom Diesel Clone Karts- A Feature:

1) 33 Mark Senff, Grand Island, NE, 2) 81 Cale Olson, Blue Hill, NE, 3) 53 Riley Nichols, Red Cloud, NE, 4) 14 Stevan Schutte, Hastings, NE, 5) 26 Justin VanWey, Red Cloud, NE, 6) 2 Ken VanWey, Red Cloud, NE, 7) 12 Alyson Lunsford, Franklin, NE, 8) 96 Tommy Swartz, Hastings, NE, 9) 11X Lonnie Schriner, Red Cloud, NE, 10) 70L Louie Swartz, Hastings, NE, 11) 11 Tyler Olson, 12) 4 Katilynn Zywiec-Schriner, 13) 25 Courtney Ventura, Hastings, NE, 14) 2J Bob Nunnenkamp, 15) 66 Brent VanWey, Red Cloud, NE.

Quads- A Feature: 1) 72 Kristian Simpson, Guide Rock, NE, 2) 98 Mitchell Schweitzer, Cairo, NE, 3) 19J Jenna Schweitzer, Cairo, NE, 4) 99 Aaron Schweitzer, Cairo, NE, 5) 35 Dillon Simpson, Guide Rock, NE.

Restricted 600’s- A Feature: 1) 22 Remmi Butolph, Omaha, NE, 2) 21 Jacob Lunsford, Franklin, NE, 3) 4X Kyan Hanson, Lincoln, NE, 4) 62K Kaden Fritz, Waverly, NE.

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Friesen lands in winners circle

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Jadyn Friesen, driver of the 2F Micro Sprint takes his first win in the 600cc WInged A-Class Outlaw Micros at Stuart Raceway in Stuart, NE, June 30, while his father, Jason Friesen, 1F came in second to his son, the younger Friesen and Dawson Nunnenkamp, 2N finished fourth. After Friesen’s win, his father went to the winners circle in the 600cc Non Stock Winged Micro, while Friesen finished fourth and Nunnenkamp sixth.

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Harvard UCC race planned for July 27

The Harvard United Church of Christ will be holding it’s 10th annual 5K and 1-mile run/walk to benefit Harvard’s People’s Project on Saturday, July 27.

Both events will begin at 8 a.m. at the intersection of Walnut and N. Harlan Ave. Registration for the event will begin at 7 a.m. near the starting line. Early registration will cost $7 before July 20, with registrations after July 21 set at $10. Early registration forms may be mailed to Harvard UCC, 206 S. Adams Ave, Harvard, NE 68944.

Erika Knott of the Hastings YMCA will be guest speaker, running from 9 a.m. to 9:20 a.m., with awards following Knott’s presentation.

The annual event kick starts the annual Harvard Veteran’s Memorial Car Show.

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Ranch Rodeo returns to fair

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ASHLEY D. SWANSON | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

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MELISSAWHITEFOOT | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

ABOVE: Two team members of Double D Ranch hold on tight to steers, far right, while the other two members watch and keep their horses steady. Members include Cody Bohlen, Dillon Menke, Drew Kometscher, and Jared Sharyer.

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ASHLEY D. SWANSON | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

LEFT: 7-S Bar Ranch members attempt to pull a steer into a trailer and close the door before time runs out during the last event of Ranch Rodeo. Members are Chance Svoboda, Garrett Svoboda, Brett Kohmetscher, and Drew Kohmetscher.

For the second consecutive year, Ranch Rodeo returned to the Clay County Fair, July 11, bringing in a big crowd. Above and left, participants of the Bohlen Cattle Company wrestle a steer to the ground in an attempt to tie three legs together before time runs out (above), while also chasing a steer with lassos hoping to catch a leg.

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Sutton Chamber sponsoring Husker flag promotion

The Sutton Area Chamber of Commerce has embarked on a new adventure and will be renting Husker flags to individuals and business for Husker game days this fall.

The Big Red flags can be rented in the following manner: two to five flags will cost $30 per flag, six to nine flags will cost $26 per flag, while 10 or more flags for each game will cost $24 per flag.

A portion of the proceeds from the flag rentals will support the Sutton Chambers’ 150th celebration in 2021. To reserve your flags, you may email the Sutton Area Chamber of Commerce at: suttonchamber2014@gmail.com, or contact Tony Huber at 402-314-8375. All flags will be set up, taken down and stored for each participating individual or business every Husker gameday. Deadline to reserve is Thursday, Aug. 1.

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Lincoln squad takes two from Sutton Seniors Sunday

Schwison Construction, a Senior Legion baseball team out of Lincoln, made up primarily of players from Lincoln Lutheran High School, came to Sutton Sunday, July 14, and claimed a doubleheader win over the Sutton Seniors at DLD Park.

The Lincoln crew, behind a four-run seventh inning came from behind in game one to claim a 6-4 win over Sutton, before turning around and tripping Sutton by two runs again in game two, 9-7.

In the opener, Garrett Nuss pitched a strong six innings, striking out eight, while allowing one walk, six hits and two runs. James Griess and Garrett Bonnell combined to close out the game, giving up a combined two walks, three hits, four runs and one strikeout.

Nuss collected a double and single, along with two runs batted in to lead Sutton. Will Reeson and James Griess both powered out one double each in the loss, while Dusty Stone, Garrett Bonnell and Paxton Olson all singled.

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Sutton Seniors edge St. Paul on the road July 10

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JORDYN HULINSKY | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Garrett Bonnell gained the win for Sutton on the mound during Sutton’s 4-2 road win at St. Paul. Bonnell recorded four strikeouts, while allowing six hits and two runs in the game.

The Sutton Senior Legion baseball team used a pair of runs in the first inning and two more in the top of the eighth to come away with a 4-2 win on the road at St. Paul, Wednesday, July 10.

The host St. Paul crew would hold the hitting advantage, outhitting Sutton 7-4, but a pair of doubles by Garrett Nuss and Will Reeson would be enough for Sutton to gain the win.

Dusty Stone was 1-3 with a single and two runs scored, while James Griess went 1-4, while scoring two runs as well in the win.

After Sutton claimed the 2-0 win in the top of the first inning, St. Paul evened the game at two with a pair of third inning runs.

The game would remain at a 2-2 tie until Sutton posted the two runs in the eighth, and held defensively to give Sutton the two-run win.

Garrett Bonnell picked up the win, pitching for five and a third innings. Bonnell struckout four, walked two, allowed six hits and gave up the two St. Paul runs.

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Fairfield Juniors split with Twin River, Aurora in district tourney

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MELISSAWHITEFOOT | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Fairfield pitcher Brayton Jarosik delivers a pitch during Fairfield’s Sunday night win over Aurora in the B5 District tournament at Central City. Columbus Lakeview would knock the Fairfield Juniors out of the tournament Monday night with a 5-2 win.

Action in the B-5 District Junior Legion baseball tournament in Central City took a tough turn for the Fairfield Juniors in the opening game, Friday, July 12, as the Twin River Juniors registered a 13-4 six-inning win over Fairfield, dropping the Fairfield crew into the losers bracket, where they would bounce back with an impressive 10-4 win over Aurora Sunday, July 14, to stay alive in the tournament.

Fairfield was set to take on Columbus Lakeview Monday night in Central City, as one of the final four teams in the tournament.

Twin River outhit Fairfield 16-3 leading to the opening round loss. Fairfield trailed 5-1 after the fourth inning, then posted three runs in the top of the fifth inning to cut the Twin River lead to one, 5-4, before Twin River gained two runs in the fifth and six runs in the sixth to gain the nine-run win.

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17th annual Carpenter Memorial tournament set for Aug. 3-4

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Plans are underway once again for the 17th Annual Travis Carpenter Memorial softball tournament, set to take place at Sutton’s DLD Park, Aug. 3-4.

Proceeds from the annual event go to help support local organizations, as well as a $500 annual scholarship awarded to a local senior in memory of Travis Carpenter.

Entry fee per team this year is $200. You are asked to pre-register your team on or before Friday, July 27. To register, please call either Brent Mau at 402-469-1174, or Todd Mau at 402-984-0064.

Teams may register for the tournament on the Travis Carpenter Memorial Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/Travis-Carpenter-Memorial-Softball-Tournament-206353686433021.

Teams are also asked to supply one umpire to work the base path during the tournament this year.

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Fairfield Ponies are third in Little Six Tournament

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The Fairfield Pony League baseball team earned third place honors in the Little Six League Tournament by defeating Red Cloud 12-3. 

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