free online slots

Pingpong tournament packs its brackets

Left to right, Connor Case, 18, freshman of Rapid City, S.D., Andrew Rios, 18, freshman of Lexington, Zach Sandstrom, 18, freshman of Chadron, and Shane Hadley, 18, freshman of Moorcroft, Wyo., explode with excitement Sept. 16 during the pingpong tournament hosted by the Pit. — Photo by Vera Ulitina

Connor Case, Andrew Rios, Zach Sandstrom, and Shane Hadley explode with excitement Sept. 16 during the pingpong tournament hosted by the Pit. — Photo by Vera Ulitina

The Pit organized a ping-pong tournament for 8 p.m. Sept. 16. The event had 54 participants, causing Jamie Keller, a Pit activities coordinator, to “scour” the internet for a bracket large enough to support the turnout, he said.

In addition to the participants, a cheering crowd and an “official” referee attended the event.

The majority of the contestants faced off over tables on the main floor of the Student Center. During the final heats for top placements, the matches moved down into the Pit itself and were darkly lit.

The following is a listing of the top three players.

James De La Cerna, 19, sophomore of San Diego, chops the pingpong ball in one of the final heats of the tournament Sept. 16 in the Student Center. — Photo by Vera Ulitina

James De La Cerna, 19, sophomore of San Diego, chops the pingpong ball in one of the final heats of the tournament Sept. 16 in the Student Center. — Photo by Vera Ulitina

- First Place -
Austen Stephens, freshman of Lincoln

- Second Place -
Khaleel Al Farsi, freshman of United Arab Emeritaes

- Third Place -
James De La Cerna, sophomore of San Diego

Comments

Comments are closed.

Recent Lifestyles Articles

Professor of 28 years retires after forging a change

Apr. 22, 2015

Professor of Visual and Performing Arts professor Richard Bird is retiring after 28 years with CSC.
The son of an Air Force Colonel, Bird grew up traveling the world. His father was originally from Kansas City, Kansas, which influenced his decision to attend the University of Kansas.


Football: a lesson for fans and you alike

Apr. 22, 2015

Growing up, football became a very important part of my life. By the time I was in high school, football became my life. Every minute was dedicated to what my team could accomplish.


All Student Art Show captivates audience

Apr. 22, 2015

Sharp imagery, vibrant colors, and an array of mediums gave guests a variety of art pieces to enjoy during Friday’s All Student Art Show Reception in Memorial Hall’s Main Gallery.
Artists, CSC faculty and staff, and guests filled Memorial Hall’s lobby and gallery for the reception and had the opportunity to discuss pieces.


Relationships can overcome obstacles with sacrifice

Apr. 22, 2015

Calling all college ladies who love a good, sappy love story. “The Longest Ride” starring Scott Eastwood and Britt Robertson is now playing in theatres in Chadron. “The Longest Ride” is a movie based on the bestselling novel by the one and only Nicholas Sparks. The story centers around two different love stories that intertwine with one another across time.


Kendrick Lamar emerges as a leader for hip-hop

Apr. 16, 2015

Hip-hop sensation Kendrick Lamar dropped his second major label album this past month entitled “To Pimp a Butterfly” a week earlier than the focused released date. In this album, he took on the task of redefining hip-hop and its motives as he digs deep into the African-American culture, hip-hop, and politics. Lamar is the Spike Lee of music production.