Mitchell boys, girls sweep Bayard
January 27, 2011    Photo by Sheila Webber for the Citizen
The Bayard boys and girls basketball teams hosted Mitchell on Saturday, January 22; Mitchell claimed both games..

On the girls’ side, Chalsey Grentz led Mitchell to a 44 – 39 win, scoring 11 points along the way. Whitney Marquez led Bayard with 16 points.

Also for Mitchell, Havannah Newens and Andee Grentz scored nine, Nicole Houston put up eight, Milissa Alvizar scored four, Kaykie Haun scored two, and Liz Cunningham added one point.

For Bayard, Kayla Vera and Megan Stuart put up seven points each, Ainsley Ridgeway scored three, Kaylyn Long put up two, and Audrey Fries and Ashlee Willey each had two points.

With the win, Mitchell moved to 4-10, and Bayard fell to 3-11 on the season.

For the boys, Randy Shields and Alberto Alvizar led Mitchell to a 66 – 55 victory over Bayard. Shields had 20 points while Alvizar had 19.

Spencer Jobman had 17 points in Bayard’s losing effort.

Also scoring for Mitchell were Hunter Dittbenner with ten points, Edgar Rodriquez with nine, Taylor James with six, and Richie Burke with two.

For Bayard, Nate Rice had 13 points, Brandon Stuart had 10 points, Alex Coon and Mikah Schmall had four points each, Ashton Rose had three points, and Jacob Fenning added two.

With the win, Mitchell improved to 11-2, while Bayard fell to 6-7/
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703Teen Voice: What senior year taught me
702From the Superintendent’s Desk: Current enrollment count
700Teen Voice: 'Pretty Little Liars'
699Life in the Rearview Mirror: Cleaning off the ‘what if’ shelf
695Teen Voice: The more the merrier
695A Stray Moment: In praise of silence
695Teen Voice: New Year’s goals
695Miss Movies: Ten movies for romance
694Across The Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part I
692From the Superintendent’s Desk: Parents’ role in the educational process
689Jane’s Secret, XXXIII: Night walk
688The Good Life: Our most precious right, gagged
687Across the Fence: Faded photos and vivid memories
685The Block
684Completely Different: Confessions of an out of shape twenty something
680Jane’s Secret, XXVIII: Lame Johnny
679 Taking a big risk
674From the Superintendent’s Desk - District purchase of building
673Across the Fence: Sitting Bull: The Last Surrendering Sioux
670Teen Voice: Fifty reasons to smile
669Observations Only: Saturday delight
669Teen Voice: Catfished
665Completely Different: What’s speech got to do with it?
665A Small World: Savoring county fair days
664From the Superintendent’s Desk: Summer School – 2013
663The Good Life: The best Christmas gift
663Across the Fence - Boston: April 18, 1775
662Life's curve balls
660The hills, part 1: Mustangs
658Jane's Secret, part X: The arrival
657Seeing the works of the master
657Teen Voice: Lessons I learned from my eight-year-old brother
657From the Superintendent’s Desk: Thanks for the memories
652Teen Voice: Confessions of the financially disabled
652The ghost of Ayn Rand
652Across the Fence: Fort Mitchell on the Great Platte River Road
650From the Superintendent’s Desk : Draft Calendar 2013-14
649Completely Different: Remembering Aurora
648Completely Different: The Hills, part 3: Rediscovering the spirit
647Jane’s Secret, part XXI: Gertrude’s Agenda
646A Small World: Scotts Bluff Valley Fiber Arts Fair classes offer great variety
645From the Superintendent's Desk: School year now in full swing
644Teen Voice: Sticks and stones
644Across the Fence: Black Hills Gold and the Thoen Stone
643A Stray Moment: Waiting on a train
643Teen Voice: Not just another ride
642Our View: Extreme caution needed with fireworks
642Pulpit of Bones: Man's best friend
642Observations Only: Extreme measures
642Completely Different: The Marilyn Monroe conundrum
641Timing makes perfect
637Observations Only: Counting chickens
637Observations Only: Sisters lost, part III
636Observations Only: Sisters lost, part IV
634Across the Fence: Bloody Pocket, the final battle
634Across The Fence: Billy Dixon; Plainsman, Hunter, Indian fighter and Scout
630SELL-OUT!
630Across The Fence: The Hat Creek Outpost
629Completely Different: The Mind Palace Memory Technique
628From the Superintendent's Desk: Election over – work begins
626Completely Different: The Hills, part 2: The Civilian Conservation Corps
624Miss Movies: Ten great horror flicks for Halloween, part 2
623A Stray Moment: On Canada and the forgotten bicentennial
623A Small World: Chokecherry season evokes memories of yesterday
621A Stray Moment: God Knows
618It's no surprise
618A Stray Moment: It's a dog's life
618Life in the Rearview Mirror: Greensburg strong
616Observations Only: Just around the corner
615A Stray Moment: Now is the winter of our disconnect
613Do You Tube?
611Teen Voice: Not according to the plan
611Across the Fence: Fact, fiction or fragmented dreams?
611Anno Domini: Independence, an ideal worth celebrating
609The Good Life: Leave the quilt shop and laundromat alone
609Completely Different: The mystery of Vivian Maier
608Observations Only: Scourge of violence
606Completely Different: Happy Hollowthanksmas
606Across the Fence: Rural free delivery
606A Stray Moment: Star Trek: Infinite diversity in infinite combinations
605View from the block
601Welcome to Gering
601The Good Life: We are not separate, we are one family
600Observations Only: What's in a word?
600Totally Random: I’m a backwards reader
599Silence please
599From the Superintendent's Desk: PLAS School
598The Good Life: It’s hard to believe, the Citizen is four years old
597A Stray Moment: Tacos! Our embarrassment of riches
594Guest Editorial: Bob Kerrey is the true fiscal conservative
593A Stray Moment: The last time
591From the Superintendent’s Desk: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
591A Stray Moment: I love Sookie Stackhouse
591The Good Life: Mom, my partner in life
588A Stray Moment: Ready for the storm
588Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
586LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Gering Public Schools seeks imput
586Observations Only: Together again
584Age of reason
584Observations Only: The two faces of poverty
584Across the Fence: Cynthia Ann Parker, Comanche captive
583From the Superintendent's Desk: Student transportation changes for 2012-13
582Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
580A Stray Moment: World War Two is not forgotten
579Life in the Rearview Mirror: Is it possible to just drive in the 21st Century?
578Observations Only: Going home
578Across the Fence: A Cheyenne weekend
578Jane’s Secret, XXVII: Town Meeting
577The Good Life: A farm girl in my heart
576Economic development update
576Observations Only: No thank you
576Completely Different: How the savings stole Christmas
574Across the Fence: Wounded Knee; December 29, 1890
573Across the Fence: Standing on the wagon
573A Stray Moment: Without a net
572Observations Only: Curious things
569 Across the Fence: ‘Aunt Sally’ and Dakota Gold
568Jane’s Secret, XXIX: Fred’s debacle
567Observations Only: Surprises
566Teen Voice: An eventful homecoming
566Life in the Rearview Mirror: The Moments we live for
566Our View: Pipeline not a solution to oil problems
566Thinking About Health: The challenge of signing up for Obamacare
564From the Superintendent’s Desk - Financial Outlook for Gering Public Schools
562Across the Fence: A boy called Slon-Ha
561From the Superintendent's Desk: Our goal: Improve student performance
561Across the Fence: Tomb of the Unknown
561Life in the Rearview Mirror: Personal control of an individual response
556Observations Only: Spider adventure
555Observations Only: North Powder
555Observations Only: Musings of an odd duck
555Observations Only: Uneventful flight
555Teen Voice: What’s so great about pizza?
555Guest Voices…
554A Stray Moment: - The case for Hagel
553Teen Voice: Living within our means
553Capitol View: Lincoln Highway captures spotlight
552Teen Voice: Sit back and enjoy YouTube
552Miss Movies: Top ten holiday films, part II
552Miss Movies: The top ten films of 2012: The year of the geek
552Rural America and immigration reform
551Observations Only: Sister odyssey
551Observations Only: Blue chip stock
550Across the Fence: Places near forgotten
549At the Library: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson
548Teen Voice: The benefits of online learning
548Teen Voice: Body image
547Teen Voice: Shadow art
546Teen Voice: Twitter as sleep criminal
545Observations Only: Critical thinking
544A Stray Moment: Guilty pleasures
544The Good Life: Extending grace, the lost art
543Teen Voice: Congratulations, you’re awful
542The Good Life: A very interesting meeting indeed
540A Stray Moment: A voice from the past, haunting myself
539Teen: Voice : Drinking enough water
537Across the Fence: Thanks for the memory
537Across the Fence: The hand dug well
537Across the Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part II
535Observations Only: A strange Thanksgiving
535From the Superintendent's Desk: School Safety and Security
534Observations Only: The awful truth
532Permission to remember
532A Stray Moment: For the love of theatre
531Our View: County has some ‘splainin’ to do
530Across The Fence: A day For thanks
529From the Superintendent's Desk: Why so soon?
528Teen Voice: Serendipity
525Teen Voice: On becoming politically active
523Our View: The elephant in the room
522The Good Life: Christina Baker’s mom: Thank you
520Observations Only: Journey's end
520Across the Fence: When Lady Luck sleeps
519LETTER TO THE EDITOR: No tax state unrealistic
519Teen Voice: Eighth day of the week - Someday
517Social time has important benefits
517Home of the Brave
516Across the Fence: When Fiddler quit running
513From the Superintendent's Desk: State report card
513Completely Different: The bucket list phenomenon
511Practice safe barbecue basics
511Miss Movies: Top Ten Holiday Films
511Their View: Hey Gering, mind your own business!
511Observations Only: Curious things, part II
511Across the Fence: Cheyenne County, Nebraska: cattle country
511Teeing Off: Lessons learned from golf
509Completely Different: Hey there, four eyes!
509Thinking about Health: Getting insurance under the Affordable Care Act
508Teen Voice: Gleek tragedy
506Observations Only: The meeting
506Observations Only: Sister lost
505Across the Fence : November 1864: Pole Creek, Politics and Patriots
501Observations Only: A soul's journey, part III
500The Good Life: The economic footprint of one small business
500Observations Only: Wilkerson Pass
500Completely Different: Do you know John Green?
498My Thanksgiving prayer
497Teen Voice: Outbreak of the Gamers
497Guest Voice: If I could do it over again
497The Good Life: The two different types of business people
496Across the Fence: Wasicu Wakan
494Our View: Bravo OTD committee
491A Stray Moment - A night owl born to an 8 to 5 world
489The Good Life: We are the Valley’s emissaries
488Totally Random: My journey, life after living
486I'm falling for Tumblr?
485Teen Voice: Pinning your interest
485Jane’s secret, XXVI: The suitcase
484Remembering When
483Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
482Teen Voice: Practice makes perfect
482Observations Only: Expect the best, part II
482Teen Voice: Dealing with stress
481Observations Only: A gift of serenity
479Five Good Reasons to Create an Investment Strategy
479Teen Voice: Being a girl
479A Stray Moment: Having a blast on the Fourth of July
479Completely Different: Perfect memories made in imperfect moments
478Jane’s Secret, XXXII Jane’s Bad Day
477A ‘city’ kid goes to the fair
473Capitol View: Wild life proposal costly but worthwhile
473The Good Life: The lasting effects of bullying
471Teen Voice: Happy news
470Across The Fence: Union Pacific robbery at Big Springs
468Life in the Rearview Mirror: The cumulative effects of giving
466Observations Only : White water
463Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
459Anno Domini: The memorial nobody wants
455A Small World: Special guest
454Observations Only: Sisters lost, part two
451Jane's Secret, XXXI: Sixes and sevens
449Across The Fence: Jules, Jack and lawless justice
447Teen Voice: Making sense of the Sandy Hook tragedy
447Observations Only: A soul's journey, part two
447Observations Only: A fine line
446Teen Voice: Say yes to branching out
445Teen Voice: Equality
445Observations Only: Good and evil
445Building Bridges: Cleaning up for company--or not--reveals a lot
444Life in the Rearview Mirror: Work is more than a four-letter word
443Teen Voice: Indulge In moderation
442Life in the Rearview Mirror: The world is a stage
441Our View: Visionaries wanted
439Teen Voice: Until we say goodbye
439The Good Life: A holiday recipe for peace
436Observations Only: Expect the best
436Across The Fence: The Heartland plague of 1874-75
433A real leaning tree Christmas
432Building Bridges: Save the world, educate through agriculture
431Jane’s Secret XXXV: Bugs and things
430Completely Different: I go to seek a Great Perhaps
428Across The Fence: The Spanish Flu
422Observations Only: The shadow of error
422The Good Life: A time to be proud of our ancestors
420The Good Life: Cooler breezes bring anticipation of fall
419The Good Life: Innovation and young energy enriches us all
417Observations Only: A matter of matter
417Observations Only: Indifferent love
416Teen Voice: By my side until the newness wears off
416The Good Life: People of the Valley, we have a choice
416Building Bridges: Planning now for tourism season 2014
415The Good Life - The worst day on record at the Citizen
413Teen Voice: The daily struggle to a lifelong battle
412Teen Voice: Previously unwritten cell phone rules
412Observations Only: Beginnings
412Across The Fence: Crow Dog, Spotted Tail’s assassin
411Across The Fence: By the dawn’s early light
409Jane's Secret XXXIV: Gin Rummy
406Across The Fence: The hanging of Cornelius Donahue a.k.a. John A. Hurley
406Building Bridges: Chautauqua will bring out the best in everyone
404Observations Only: Divine spirit
403Observations Only: Choices
401Life in the Rearview Mirror: Experiencing life passion
401Completely Different - The magic of spring
401Teen Voice: Saying Goodbye
396Observations Only: Temptation
396The Lyman Review: I love baby ducks
396Totally Random: Life’s ripples
387Observations Only: Willfulness
386Building Bridges: Being grateful for the hardships in life
381Observations Only: Divine prompts
379Teen Voice: The need to get away
379Teeing Off: Around the Green
377Life in the Rearview Mirror: Life enhancing memories
377Observations Only: A matter of paradox
374Across The Fence: Billy Dixon at Adobe Walls, June 1874
374A Small World: Legends week promises fun for everyone
374Across the Fence: Pawnee legends in the Nebraska Panhandle
373A Stray Moment: Learning how to walk
371Life in the Rearview Mirror: Adapt and adjust
370Teen Voice - On the outside looking In
368A Stray Moment: In praise of encouragement
367Anno Domini: We gather together
367Building Bridges: Tend to 2014 and be Happy, Happy, Happy
366Observations Only: Off to the races
365Teen Voice: I’ll be healthy – tomorrow
365Observations Only: The vision
361Teen Voice: Do It Anyway
360Across The Fence: The Pawnee on Pumpkin Creek
360Across the Fence: The Overland Camel Company
359Teen Voice: Thanksgiving
357Across the Fence: The Pony Express
354Totally Random: October, the pink month
354Teen Voice: Sticks and stones
353Observations Only: The need to understand
352Teen Voice:  Body bashing and self-image
352Dear Fellow Nebraskans: We Are Proud of the Nebraska National Guard
346Across The Fence: Freedom Triumphant Over War and Peace
345Observations Only: A good daughter
344Observations Only: Fuzzy angel
343Building Bridges: Celebrating the Bulldog homecoming
339Teeing Off: Mind Gym
336Teen Voice: Silence
335A Halloween Story: The scary dream
335Building Bridges: Love your enemies
333Teeing Off: Persistence
328Across the Fence; Prelude to the Red River War of 1874
327Lyman Review: Devil calf
327Teen Voice: Stress test
326Welcome to Gering and the 92nd Oregon Trail Days Celebration.
325Anno Domini: Ask the digital dust
322Teen Voice: Remember what you have
321Observations Only: A sad week
320Teen Voice: The Other Side
319Observations Only: Afraid of the dark
315Lyman Review: The elusive farm cat
312Teen Voice: What is love?
311Teeing Off: The thing about state
311Across The Fence: First train from Saply Grove
308Observations Only: Waiting time
305Observations Only: The unvarnished truth
303Teen Voice: The rivalry
300Building Bridges: Building us up to be what others see
297Observations Only: Reality check
295Observations Only: Hog wash
293Up The Creek Without A Paddle: The NRD wants to do what with your money?
292Building Bridges: Observing bullies, abuse and pastors
292Update From the NRD: Winter has arrived
288Updates from NRD: NRD promotes conservation
283Lyman Review: The love goat
283Building Bridges: “New” will become a buzzword in the Valley
283Guest Editorial: The future of health care at Regional West
282Building Bridges: Following the spirit of Gering
281Our View: Why rush the interlocal agreement?
279Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Collegebound Nebraska
279Across the Fence: A Cowboy kind of Christmas
277Observations Only: Saint Marge
277Lyman Review: Now that's a set of handlebars!
272Jane’s Secret XXXVII: A starry night
270Totally Random: Happy Halloween
269Across The Fence: Amos Bad Heart Bull
268Lyman Review: One mean chicken
268Jane’s Secret XXXVI:  The dream
264Anno Domini: On this remembering day
263Teen Voice: Shopping days or holidays?
262Across The Fence; ‘Johnny Appleseed’ of the Oregon Trail
260Observations Only: Gone away
257Lyman Review: Something wicked this way comes
254
252Final Point: Golf, cross country feats headline fall season successes
251Building Bridges: Serve on the school board—or say no more
249Teen Voice: Is respect dead?
248Teen Voice: Self-expression
247No-Till Notes: Water Funding Task Force
246Teen Voice: Nobody else can lower you
244Across The Fence: The Three Guardsmen
244Jane’s Secret, XXXVIII: Bad girls
242From the Hill: More Work Ahead
240Observations Only: The visit
235 Across the Fence: Remembering Armistice Day
230Teen Voice: My rebellion
229Teen Voice: Cyber War
223Welcome to the ‘New’ in Gering
222Observations Only: A day in August
222Across the Fence: The Blizzard of ‘49
221Why you should visit the zoo in February
217Observations Only: The last goodbye
217Teen Voice: Hope for a New Year
216Our View: Childcare not school district’s role
216Building Bridges: Objectivity and fairness make a winning plan
216Across the Fence: New eyes on the Panhandle
215Jane’s Secret, XLI Black widow spider
212Across The Fence: Mustangs on Pumpkin Creek
205Teen Voice: The gift of caring
203Observations Only: The last toothpick
202Observations Only: One more time
202Lyman Review: Goat-chasing cardio
202No-Till Notes: Joe Franks Memorial
201Updates from NRD: Happy New Year
201Teen Voice: My School, Their Rules
196Totally Random: Trusting the fates
195Across the Fence; Massacre on the Marias River
192Observations Only: The vigil
188Across The Fence: Moc-chi, A Southern Cheyenne warrior
188Observations Only: Final moment
185Teen Voice: To the future
183Teen Voice: Family for all intents and purposes
181Our View: Community responsible for kids
181Across The Fence: Crazy Horse’s Last Battle
174Teen Voice: Writing love on our hearts
174Building Bridges: Pause a moment...save a child’s life
168Christmas stories from Freshman Academy students
164Across The Fence: Portugee Phillips and a horse named Dandy
163SBNM View: Do you want to be a VIP?
162Across The Fence: Last Christmas
158Dear Nebraskans: Massachusetts should not determine Nebraska’s Presidential vote
156Teen Voice: Trouble Maker or Hard Worker?
156Across the Fence: Remembering English Joe
153Coach Schadwinkel promoted strong sense of tradition
152Lyman Review: Taste of boot?
151Capitol View: Yes, Virginia, the Legislature has done something, so far
150Letter to Editor clarifies drug testing policy
148At the Library: March into a good book
146Teen Voice: Where is the love?
143Lyman Review: Nudge to the Butt
143Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret, XLII: Sunflowers
141Mayor’s Monthly: Moving on Gering’s momentum
137Lyman Review: Winter's dog
133Dear Nebraskans: Nebraska is the place for business
131Teen Voice: Holiday horrors
128No-Till Notes: Looking Back
127Nature Notes: Love is in the air
126Totally Random: Where does it go?
119In the Hills: Arbor Day in Nebraska
118Across the Fence: Prelude to Battle
113Capitol View: Considering additional education choices
101Capitol View: Clock keeps tickin,’ many issues remain unresolved
101Across the Fence: Roy Bean; scoundrel with a law book
96Lyman Review: Dog fun
95Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret XLIV: Jail break
91Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret, XLIII: Jail house rock
89At the Monument: That old (historic) building
86Building Bridges: Be American - help your candidate
84Capitol View: Delay tactics a gamble as session draws to a close
83Across the Fence: John Colter, the first mountain man
82Capitol View: Legislature to tackle meatier issues
79Capitol View: It sounded like a good idea at first
78Notes from NRD: Thanks agricultural producers
76Across the Fence: On the Old Chisholm Trail
76Building Bridges: Asking officials to speak and work as a body
74Religious freedom must be protected
73Across the Fence: The Cholera Corridor
66Teen Voice: Inspire me
65Capitol View: State aid proposal just might make some sense
63View of the Zoo: VIPs at RCD
62Dear Nebraskans: Technology helps serve Nebraskans
61Update from the NRD: March updates from the NRD
58Across the Fence: Amanda
56Teen Voice: Footprints
52At the Zoo: Spring in to the zoo
Spectrum Photo
Panhandle Humane Society
Vista Energy
Kendell Henderson