The Chadron State track team sent 15 athletes to Colorado School of Mines, Golden, this weekend to compete in the annual CSM Alumni Open. Long jumpers Damarcus Simpson, sophomore of Lafayette, Georgia, and Stachia Reuwsaat, junior of Rapid City, South Dakota, won their events and hit automatic NCAA qualifying marks for the National Indoor Track and Field Championships in March, and were named as RMAC Indoor Field Athletes of the Week.
Eleven winners, one NCAA D-II National Indoor Meet Qualification, and one broken personal best summarizes the CSC Track team’s performance at the Yellow Jackets’ Holiday Open.
Despite an off-balance 3-point buzzer-beater from the opponent, the Eagles had a thrilling 66–64 victory at home over Regis University in their first conference game of the season. The Eagles improved to a 1-4 record.
After scoring 37 points in the second half, the Eagles were able to squeeze by the Regis University Rangers, 70-67. CSC capitalized on 14 shots from behind the 3-point line.
Chadron State College students assisted wildlife managers with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission at the annual deer check station in November.
Former Head Volleyball Coach Chris Wells resigned, Athletic Director Joel Smith Jr. stated on the CSC Athletics website Wednesday.
Freezers are filling up after a successful hunting year. Here is my personal favorite recipe to bring that hard earned animal to the dinner table. This can be especially useful when served to members of the family who don’t like “gamey” food. It can be used for elk or pronghorn as well.
Friday, the women’s basketball team traveled to Billings, Montana, hoping to pick up its first win of the season in its last non-conference game of the year against Montana State University-Billings. Even with the Eagles good defensive effort and spectacular second half, their efforts couldn’t secure them a win, they eventually lost to the Yellow Jackets, 82-67.
Terrance McKinney, sophomore of Spokane, Washington, and Caleb Copeland, junior of Bennett, Colorado, are now ranked by the NCAA D-II Wrestling Coaches Association.
After trailing 24 points to Northern State University at halftime, the Eagles were unable to mount a comeback, losing to the Wolves, 83-63, Saturday, in Aberdeen, South Dakota. The Eagles fell back to a 2-2 record.