Valentine High School Receives Award
Thursday, 13 June 2013 08:08
“The Nebraska School Activities Association is announced that Bancroft-Rosalie, Gothenburg, Lincoln Lutheran, Norfolk Catholic, and Valentine high schools earn the Farmers® School Sportsmanship Award for the 2012-13 school year by working to provide a competitive environment during their interscholastic activities which emphasizes positive actions and fairness for everyone.”
The NSAA member schools have received the Farmers School Sportsmanship banner to hang in their schools. A Farmers representative will present the Sportsmanship Award at an all-school event of the school’s choosing during the upcoming school year.
Results of Sandhills Marthon
Thursday, 13 June 2013 05:49
Kearney runner Jamie Trenkle, 36, won the seventh Sandhills Marathon, run on the Brownlee
Marathon south of Valentine June 8th. Runner-up the previous two years to Kearney native Kaci
Lickteig, Trenkle became the first male runner to win the Sandhills Marathon since 2009. His time was 3
hours, 1 minute and 59 seconds on a course known for being challenging.
. Women’s champion Jayci Zakaras, 28, of Omaha, finished
eighth overall with a time of 3:28:08.
Maureen Larsen, 41, defended her championship in the Half Marathon with a time of 1:27:01.
The Gretna runner edged Omaha runner Jason Zakaras, 30, who finished in 1:28:10. Cherry County
native Charity Miles, 24, finished third in the Half Marathon with a time of 1:30:01.
A total of 119 runners from 17 states and Nebraska ran this year’s Sandhills Marathon races.