Gering girls fall to Chadron in OT of tourney finale
December 08, 2011 Terry Gaston   

Photo by Sheila Weber for the Citizen. Gering’s Bryana Larsen (No. 40), makes a shot to tie the game against Chadron, putting them in overtime for the Western Conference finale.

One more free throw made during the course of regulation play Saturday night, and the Gering girls’ basketball team would have been the Western Conference Invitational Tournament champions.
It was the fact that senior Brianna Larsen’s miss with no time remaining, after she scored off a rebound to tie the Chadron Cardinals at 48-all, was the most ominous miss.

Chadron, riding a 31-point effort of sophomore Ashlea Kerr, thus had new life and outscored the Bulldogs 6-0 in the final 1:26 of overtime to take a 58-53 victory in the tournament’s championship at Scottsbluff High School.

“By no means was it one person’s fault,” said Gering coach Adam Freeburg, whose team was jsut 6-for-20 from the free-throw line for the game. “If we had made our free throws in the first quarter, second quarter it wouldn’t have come down to that.”

Instead, Freeburg praised his team’s effort that kept the Bulldogs (2-1) ahead, and by as many as 14 in the second quarter, until Chadron (3-0) took a 44-42 lead with 4:15 remaining.

“It was incredible how the girls played late in the fourth quarter. We just kept battling and made a great effort,” said Freeburg, whose Bulldogs fell behind 47-44 but rallied to tie the score on Larsen’s back-door put-back of senior Morgan Hernandez’s miss as time expired.
Kerr, who had scored 10 third-quarter points to pull the Cardinals to within five at 40-35, added seven more in overtime to seal Chadron’s victory. Kerr had four 3-point baskets, including two in the third period.

Larsen led all Bulldogs with 12 points and 18 rebounds with one blocked shot. Hernandez had 11 points, four steals and three rebounds. Senior Megan Upp made nine points with four steals, while senior Morgan Broussard was next with eight points, four rebounds and three steals and senior Morgan Greene has six points, six rebounds and two blocked shots.

Gering advanced to the championship game with a 42-35 semifinal victory Friday over Alliance.

Greene had a team-leading 16 points , while Broussard added 13 oints and four rebounds. Larsen had six rebounds and one block to go with four points.

The Bulldogs opened tournament play Thursday with a 43-16 romp at home over Kimball.

Larsen hit 6 of 7 field goals in scoring 13 points and made nine rebounds with two steals. Greene had seven points and three steals, while Broussard had six points, three steals and three assists.
“It was a good weekend overall,” Freeburg said. “Our two wins were against really good competition. There were definitely a lot of positives and we’ll take those things and look forward to next weekend.”

The Bulldogs return to action with another three-game set in as many days, all on the road. Gering visits Mitchell on Thursday for a 5:30 game, then travels to Alliance on Friday for a 6 p.m. contest. The Bulldogs then head to Chadron on Saturday for a 6 p.m. game.
On Tuesday, Gering heads west to face Wheatland, Wyo., for a 7 p.m. game.

Scottsbluff’s all-new starting lineup struggled in its opening game, falling to eventual tournament Chadron 59-27 on Thursday.
Sophomore Kylie Guerue led the Bearcats with seven points. Junior Zoey Rada had six points and a team-high eight rebounds, while junior Brayden Auer pulled down six rebounds.

In the consolation semifinals, Scottsbluff rebounded to take a 51-43 win Friday over Mitchell. Guerue again led the Bearcats with 13 points, while junior Morgan Westphal had nine points and junior Alexus Pinedo and Rada added eight apiece. Auer had a team-high nine rebounds and Rada had eight boards.

The Bearcats had to settle for sixth place after falling to Torrington 60-54 in the consolation final Saturday. Senior Makayla Brower fueled the Blazers’ victory with a game-high 30 points.
Guerue set Scottsbluff’s scoring pace with 18 and also had five assists, while Westphal had five assists and three blocks, and senior Morgan Yost pulled down a team-high 11 rebounds.

“We are happy with how the girls progressed in each of the three games, but we have a long ways to go,” Scottsbluff coach Mike Burda said. “We saw them improve in a lot of areas.”

The Bearcats return to action Friday when they travel to Wheatland, Wyo., for a 7 p.m. contest. Scottsbluff then plays Sterling, Colo., on Saturday at Bluffs Middle School, with the varsity game set for 7 p.m.

The Mitchell girls, with just two seniors on a young squad, had to settle for eighth place after taking three losses in the tournament, the first two to Class B teams.

The Tigers had Sidney at home in the opener Thursday but lost to the Red Raiders 54-37 to fall into the consolation bracket. Mitchell then gave Scottsbluff a competitive game but fell to the Bearcats 51-43. In the seventh-place game, the Tigers took a 44-32 loss to Kimball.

Against Sidney, senior Nicole Houston paced the Tigers with 12 points.

Scottsbluff defeats Mitchell (Friday) 51-43
Liz Cunningham- 9, Chalsey Grentz- 7, Havannah Newens- 7, Andee Grentz- 11, Taylor Peters- 3, Nicole Houston- 6,
Kimball defeats Mitchell (Saturday) 44-32
Liz Cunningham- 5, Chalsey Grentz- 2, Havannah Newens- 7, Andee Grentz- 13, Taylor Peters- 2, Mikaela Karpen- 2, Nicole Houston- 1
After Mitchell plays Gering at home Thursday, the Tigers travel to Hemingford on Saturday.

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67Across The Fence: New England’s Heroine Scalptress
49No-Till Notes: American Society of Agronomy
48No-Till Notes: Enjoyable Day
40Jane’s Secret XLX: Day’s end
14Building Bridges: #speaklife is a goal for students, a goal for all
14In the Hills: Get to Know Our Feathered Travelers
10Sychronicity: Thrive, don't just survive
9 Across The Fence: County Fair
Most Read News Stories of 2012
15827Across The Fence: Portugee Phillips and a horse named Dandy
4709We need a few good people
3112What's the deal with organic milk?
2789Jane’s Secret, XXXX: A tale of mayhem
2376Across the Fence: Roosevelt’s campaign tour of the west
2232Being a Nebraskan – border to border
2196The Good Life: Today we celebrate Global Oneness Day
2159Across the Fence: The Soldier’s Free Homestead Colony of Gibbon
2150Completely Different: It's all in the family
2048Completely Different: The Disney princess debate: an exercise in the ridiculous
2029Completely Different : Could you come down off your soap box please?
1997Lyman Review: Let’s get back to the subject of bullying
1970Elizabeth's top ten movie list of 2011
1921Teen Voice: Thank you, Gering Speech Team
1912Life in the Rearview Mirror: Invisible scars have lasting effects
1908Our View... Preserve Gering’s form of government
1901Jane’s Secret, part II: Gertrude’s choice
1878The Good Life: Campaign ad using Jesus goes too far
1848A Small World: Time traveling
1834Our View: Museum merger a good thing, but let’s go slowly
1802Teen Voice: Just ten minutes
1801Completely Different: Tales from the mat
1786Time keeps flowing like a river
1767Totally Random: Astrology: It’s all in the stars…
1758A last look at the Nebraska Zone
1752Life in the west: Betting on the end of the world
1751Our View: Mayor should insist on civility
1749Completely Different: Look around, what are you missing?
1743Letter to the Editor
1715Observations Only : The orphanage
1715My mini Pen and me
1699Observations Only : Mission accomplished
1697Teen Voice: March Madness
1682Our view . . .Sports Complex
1673Observations Only: Little Girl Lost: Adopted
1662Completely Different: Your local government and you
1657Observations only : Sisters of the world
1657From the Pastor's Pen: Unbelievable breaking news
1653Livestock Production: My Paradigm Shift
1652Observations Only: Sisters lost, part I
1642Observations Only: Little girl lost, part 3
1641Our view... Gering stands upon important threshold
1641Bright Ideas, Brighter Future: Leaving a Legacy
1641Bright Ideas! Brighter Future! Common sense prevails
1637Curiosity Corner : The tale of the travelling train station
1624Miss Movies: Ten great horror flicks for Halloween, part I
1623Observations Only: Little Girl Lost, part six
1615Completely Different: The good, the bad, and the remedy
1590It's a small world : Everything we do has meaning
1585Across the Fence: Ah-ho-appa (fallen leaf)
1581Teen Voice : Leave your legacy
1572Our View: Scottsbluff attitude damages future collaborations
1566Teen Voice: What diabetes taught me
1558Across the Fence: James Butler Hickok: The thoughtful gunfighter
1548Across the Fence: All aboard the Transcontinental Express
1546From the Superintendent’s Desk - Parent Teacher Conferences
1512Across the Fence: Bose Ikard; Texas Cowboy
1462Jane’s Secret, XXX: A new wrinkle
1447Across the fence: Something worth remembering
1426Jane’s Secret, part XVIII : Devil’s bargain
1421Totally Random: December 6, the day I lived
1388Across the Fence - Catherine’s boys
1331Teen Voice: Don’t be fooled by fads
1323Completely Different: The Quest
1321Our View: Come home to Nebraska, but not just anywhere
1252Barr’s Bacon Wrapped Fantasy Picks: A rookie's guide to drafting your dream team
1241Miss Movies: Miss Movies recommends her top 10 films of 2013
1239Totally Random: The Golden Rule
1220Jane’s Secret, XXIV: The last drive
1214The Good Life: Extending grace, the lost art
1206Across the Fence: Building Barns
1202Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Governor’s Ag Conference overview
1193Across the Fence: Sioux Ordnance Depot: stories to be told
1184From the Superintendent’s Desk: Get ready for Parent-teacher conferences
1183Observations Only: A soul’s journey
1182Theatre West’s Cabaret torch burns brightly
1172Life in the Rearview Mirror: I’m on a road to someplace
1172Across The Fence: Union Pacific robbery at Big Springs
1169Totally Random: Hemp: considering the real benefits of the miracle plant
1167Across the Fence: Lions, wolves and bears
1164From the Superintendent's Desk: Thank You
1156Building Bridges: Save the world, educate through agriculture
1152No-Till Notes: Plan to attend 2014 No-Till Conference
1150Across the Fence: Burnett’s Mound and the Topeka tornado
1141Across the Fence: Dull Knife’s Quest, part 1
1129Observations Only: Blinders aren’t just for horses
1123Jane’s Secret, XXIII: Molly’s plan
1119From the Superintendent's Desk: NePAS – State Accountability
1107Across the Fence: Class of ’67, last remnants of home
1106From the Superintendent’s Desk: Welcome to new certified staff
1106Jane’s Secret, XXV: Mysteries
1104Our view: Gering’s future needs your vote
1098The Good Life: Through my father’s eyes
1097Across the Fence: Wyoming settlers lay siege to the TA Ranch
1095Life in the West: Inside the minds of serial killers
1090From the Superintendent’s Desk - Option Enrollment
1085A Stray Moment: Merry Christmas – God save us all
1083Completely Different: It’s the end of the world as we know it
1079Cat on a Hot Tin Roof a mixed bag
1078Across the Fence: Dull Knife’s Quest: Part 2 of 2
1076Jane’s Secret, XXXIII: Night walk
1068Across The Fence: Crow Dog, Spotted Tail’s assassin
1064A Stray Moment : Carry the weight
1061Across the Fence: On The road
1060Completely Different: New Year’s Resolutions
1058Jane’s Secret, part XI: Grand Duchess
1054From the Superintendent’s Desk: Early Childhood Education
1054Completely Different: The game is afoot, a look at Sherlock Holmes
1053Across the Fence: Judge Roy Bean : Texas prizefight promoter
1050From the Superintendent’s Desk : Thank You for another Great Year
1040Assad’s endgame
1040Across the Fence: Discovering Ed Stemler
1039The Good Life: Hey, I’m a winner!
1037Jane’s Secret, part VI: Molly’s surprise
1036Jane’s Secret, part IX: Mrs. Huber’s chagrin
1031Jane’s Secret, part XIII: Blackberry pie
1018Jane’s Secret, part VII Clem’s confession
1017Jane’s Secret, part VIII: Molly's plan
1014Lyman Review: Hubby’s got my goat
1014Guest Editorial: Fischer will see U.S. ‘living within means’
1014A Small World: Savoring county fair days
1011Observations Only - Two ages of man
1011A Stray Moment: All's well that ends well, usually
1007Jane’s Secret, part XX: Change of plans
1000The Good Life: Your dollar is a vote for what you care about
1000Teen Voice: I guess it’s just a western Nebraska thing
997Miss Movies: “Bully” a powerful documentary
997From the Superintendent’s Desk: Thanks for the memories
993Across the Fence: Consumed by fire
986From the Superintendent’s Desk - Haig and Aurora Buildings
984Across the Fence: The Spirit of Crazy Horse
973Jane’s Secret, part XVII : Plans gone awry
971A Stray Moment: Earth Day, am I doing my part?
969Thinking About Health: The challenge of signing up for Obamacare
966Observations Only: Painting a picture
955Jane’s Secret, part XVI: Fate takes a hand
955Across the Fence: Black Hills Gold and the Thoen Stone
953Jane’s Secret, part V: Aggie’s complaint
952Across the Fence: The Great Solomon River Stampede
952Across The Fence: The Hat Creek Outpost
944Life in the Rearview Mirror: I hate coffee
944Across The Fence: Billy Dixon; Plainsman, Hunter, Indian fighter and Scout
943From the Superintendent’s Desk: Accountability
941Across the Fence: Mud Springs revisited
936A Small World: Chokecherry season evokes memories of yesterday
934Across the Fence: First scalp for Custer
932Across the Fence: The Wellnitz Fire, day 1 and 2
932Teen Voice: Today’s television
932Jane’s Secret, Part XVIV: Crystal Waters
929Jane’s Secret, part XIV: Molly’s dream
929Completely Different: That’s so Pinteresting
926Jane’s Secret, XXVIII: Lame Johnny
923Across the Fence: The much maligned Ms. Watson
923Jane’s Secret, part XV: Unrequited love
920Teen Voice: New Year’s goals
918Jane’s Secret, part XXII: While the cat’s away
918Across The Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part I
911Across the Fence: Sitting Bull: The Last Surrendering Sioux
909Jane’s Secret, part XII: Jane's Vow
907Across the Fence: Just For the Thrill of It
907Teen Voice: What senior year taught me
905Across the Fence: A hometown 4th of July
903Our View: County Manager option leads to Good Old Boys' Club
902Observations Only: A new direction
901From the Superintendent’s Desk: Summer School – 2013
900From the Superintendent’s Desk
900From the Superintendent’s Desk - District purchase of building
898From the Superintendent’s Desk: Parents’ role in the educational process
895From the Superintendent’s Desk: Current enrollment count
895Across The Fence: A day For thanks
894 Across the Fence: ‘Aunt Sally’ and Dakota Gold
889The zombie apocalypse and you
888From the Pastor's Pen: Lord, teach us to pray
886Teen Voice: Learning calculus more than numbers
885Miss Movies: Ten movies for romance
880Teen Voice: Fifty reasons to smile
879Life in the Rearview Mirror: Cleaning off the ‘what if’ shelf
874Across the Fence - Boston: April 18, 1775
872Across the Fence: Fort Mitchell on the Great Platte River Road
871Completely Different: The Marilyn Monroe conundrum
870Teen Voice: Experiencing versus remembering
865Across the Fence: Submarines and railroads
865From the Superintendent’s Desk : Draft Calendar 2013-14
865Completely Different: What’s speech got to do with it?
859Across the Fence: Faded photos and vivid memories
859A Stray Moment: Star Trek: Infinite diversity in infinite combinations
858Observations Only: Giving up
854Teen Voice: Respond to defeat
852Across the Fence: Bloody Pocket, the final battle
851Jane’s Secret, part XXI: Gertrude’s Agenda
849Trash cans
847Jane’s Secret, XXVII: Town Meeting
846Totally Random: I’m a backwards reader
841From the Superintendent’s Desk: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
839Completely Different: Confessions of an out of shape twenty something
838A Stray Moment: In praise of silence
838From the Superintendent's Desk: Election over – work begins
838From the Superintendent’s Desk - Financial Outlook for Gering Public Schools
837A Stray Moment - Celebrating Gering's Quasquicentennial
835The Good Life: It’s hard to believe, the Citizen is four years old
834Teen Voice: Let us be beautiful
834The hills, part 1: Mustangs
834Observations Only: Sisters lost, part IV
833Teen Voice: The road of hatred
833A Stray Moment: Now is the winter of our disconnect
832From the Superintendent's Desk: Elementary attendance areas
832Anno Domini: Independence, an ideal worth celebrating
829Lyman Review - Tales of the renegade rooster
829Teen Voice: 'Pretty Little Liars'
829The Good Life: Our most precious right, gagged
827Observations Only: The joy of money
827Teen Voice: The more the merrier
820The Good Life: The best Christmas gift
817Teen Voice: Catfished
815Observations Only: Saturday delight
815Observations Only: Sisters lost, part III
815Completely Different: The mystery of Vivian Maier
815Across the Fence: Cynthia Ann Parker, Comanche captive
814At the Library: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson
812The Block
811Thinking about Health: Getting insurance under the Affordable Care Act
810A Stray Moment: Waiting on a train
807Teen Voice: Lessons I learned from my eight-year-old brother
807Completely Different: The Hills, part 3: Rediscovering the spirit
806Across the Fence: Fact, fiction or fragmented dreams?
803Observations Only: Curious things
801A Stray Moment: God Knows
801Across the Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part II
800Across the Fence: The hand dug well
799Across the Fence: A Cheyenne weekend
797Life's curve balls
795Jane’s Secret, XXIX: Fred’s debacle
794Across the Fence: Rural free delivery
791Life in the Rearview Mirror: Greensburg strong
790A Stray Moment: On Canada and the forgotten bicentennial
790From the Superintendent's Desk: School year now in full swing
789Jane's Secret, part X: The arrival
788 Taking a big risk
786A Stray Moment: Without a net
785A Stray Moment: Tacos! Our embarrassment of riches
784A Stray Moment: I love Sookie Stackhouse
784Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
778Completely Different: Remembering Aurora
778A Stray Moment: It's a dog's life
778The Good Life: Mom, my partner in life
777The Good Life: We are not separate, we are one family
776The ghost of Ayn Rand
775Teen Voice: Not just another ride
775A Small World: Scotts Bluff Valley Fiber Arts Fair classes offer great variety
775Completely Different: The Mind Palace Memory Technique
774Completely Different: The Hills, part 2: The Civilian Conservation Corps
770Teen Voice: What’s so great about pizza?
769From the Superintendent's Desk: PLAS School
769Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
768Observations Only: Counting chickens
768Across the Fence: Standing on the wagon
767Teen Voice: Sticks and stones
765Teen Voice: Confessions of the financially disabled
765A Stray Moment: World War Two is not forgotten
764Observations Only: Extreme measures
764Miss Movies: Ten great horror flicks for Halloween, part 2
764Observations Only: Scourge of violence
763Timing makes perfect
762The Good Life: A farm girl in my heart
762Teen Voice: Congratulations, you’re awful
761Seeing the works of the master
760Pulpit of Bones: Man's best friend
758Across the Fence: Wounded Knee; December 29, 1890
757View from the block
755Observations Only: Going home
753Our View: Extreme caution needed with fireworks
752Life in the Rearview Mirror: The Moments we live for
751The Good Life: Leave the quilt shop and laundromat alone
750Observations Only: Just around the corner
746Completely Different: Happy Hollowthanksmas
746Across the Fence: When Fiddler quit running
746Teen Voice: Gleek tragedy
745Observations Only: The two faces of poverty
744SELL-OUT!
743A Stray Moment: The last time
743Observations Only: Uneventful flight
741A Stray Moment: A voice from the past, haunting myself
740Across the Fence: When Lady Luck sleeps
739Capitol View: Lincoln Highway captures spotlight
736It's no surprise
736Observations Only: A soul's journey, part III
736The Good Life: Christina Baker’s mom: Thank you
735Teen Voice: Body image
734A Stray Moment: - The case for Hagel
732Welcome to Gering
732Across the Fence: Tomb of the Unknown
732Jane’s Secret, XXXII Jane’s Bad Day
731Teen Voice: Not according to the plan
731A ‘city’ kid goes to the fair
730Rural America and immigration reform
729Our View: County has some ‘splainin’ to do
727The Good Life: The two different types of business people
726Guest Editorial: Bob Kerrey is the true fiscal conservative
725Silence please
725Observations Only: Surprises
725Across the Fence: A boy called Slon-Ha
723Across the Fence: Places near forgotten
722Our View: Pipeline not a solution to oil problems
720Observations Only: Musings of an odd duck
719Observations Only: No thank you
718Completely Different: How the savings stole Christmas
718Completely Different: The bucket list phenomenon
717Miss Movies: Top ten holiday films, part II
717Across the Fence: Cheyenne County, Nebraska: cattle country
717Observations Only: A gift of serenity
716Observations Only: What's in a word?
716A Stray Moment: Ready for the storm
716Observations Only: The awful truth
715Age of reason
715Across the Fence : November 1864: Pole Creek, Politics and Patriots
715Life in the Rearview Mirror: Personal control of an individual response
715Observations Only: Journey's end
715Teen Voice: Living within our means
713Do You Tube?
713From the Superintendent's Desk: School Safety and Security
713The Good Life: We are the Valley’s emissaries
711Observations Only: Critical thinking
709Teen Voice: The benefits of online learning
707Economic development update
707Teen Voice: Serendipity
707Teen Voice: Twitter as sleep criminal
705LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Gering Public Schools seeks imput
704Guest Voice: If I could do it over again
703Teen Voice: Shadow art
702Observations Only: Together again
701Teen Voice: Sit back and enjoy YouTube
701Teen: Voice : Drinking enough water
700From the Superintendent's Desk: Student transportation changes for 2012-13
700A Stray Moment: For the love of theatre
699Observations Only: North Powder
699Capitol View: Wild life proposal costly but worthwhile
699Completely Different: Hey there, four eyes!
698Across the Fence: Thanks for the memory
696Miss Movies: The top ten films of 2012: The year of the geek
696Completely Different: Perfect memories made in imperfect moments
695Teen Voice: Eighth day of the week - Someday
695A Stray Moment - A night owl born to an 8 to 5 world
694Observations Only: A strange Thanksgiving
693Life in the Rearview Mirror: Is it possible to just drive in the 21st Century?
693Observations Only: Sister odyssey
692A Stray Moment: Having a blast on the Fourth of July
692Totally Random: My journey, life after living
690Life in the Rearview Mirror: The world is a stage
689From the Superintendent's Desk: Our goal: Improve student performance
687Observations Only: Curious things, part II
686Teen Voice: An eventful homecoming
686Observations Only: Blue chip stock
686The Good Life: A very interesting meeting indeed
684Observations Only: Spider adventure
683Completely Different: Do you know John Green?
683Across The Fence: Jules, Jack and lawless justice
681Teeing Off: Lessons learned from golf
679Observations Only: Sister lost
677Across the Fence: Wasicu Wakan
676Anno Domini: The memorial nobody wants
674Guest Voices…
673Their View: Hey Gering, mind your own business!
669Across The Fence: The hanging of Cornelius Donahue a.k.a. John A. Hurley
669Building Bridges: Cleaning up for company--or not--reveals a lot
668Across The Fence: Freedom Triumphant Over War and Peace
662Teen Voice: On becoming politically active
662Book Review: I Forgot to Remember By Su Meck
661I'm falling for Tumblr?
658From the Superintendent's Desk: State report card
658Observations Only: Expect the best, part II
656A Stray Moment: Guilty pleasures
656Building Bridges: Chautauqua will bring out the best in everyone
655Observations Only: Sisters lost, part two
655Jane’s secret, XXVI: The suitcase
654From the Superintendent's Desk: Why so soon?
653Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
653Teen Voice: Dealing with stress
652The Good Life: The lasting effects of bullying
651Permission to remember
650Teen Voice: Being a girl
649Completely Different: I go to seek a Great Perhaps
649A real leaning tree Christmas
645Teen Voice: Pinning your interest
645The Good Life: A time to be proud of our ancestors
643Across The Fence: The Spanish Flu
642My Thanksgiving prayer
641Teen Voice: Indulge In moderation
641Across The Fence: The Heartland plague of 1874-75
641The Good Life: A holiday recipe for peace
640Five Good Reasons to Create an Investment Strategy
639Observations Only: A soul's journey, part two
638Miss Movies: Top Ten Holiday Films
638Jane’s Secret XXXV: Bugs and things
636Teen Voice: Say yes to branching out
634A Small World: Special guest
633Observations Only : White water
632Social time has important benefits
632Observations Only: The meeting
632Teen Voice: Until we say goodbye
632Across the Fence: Pawnee legends in the Nebraska Panhandle
631Our View: The elephant in the room
629The Good Life: The economic footprint of one small business
628Home of the Brave
627Observations Only: Wilkerson Pass
627Jane's Secret, XXXI: Sixes and sevens
625Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
624Building Bridges: Planning now for tourism season 2014
622LETTER TO THE EDITOR: No tax state unrealistic
622Teen Voice: Outbreak of the Gamers
621Practice safe barbecue basics
621Life in the Rearview Mirror: The cumulative effects of giving
620A Small World: Legends week promises fun for everyone
619Life in the Rearview Mirror: Work is more than a four-letter word
619The Good Life: Cooler breezes bring anticipation of fall
619Teen Voice: Saying Goodbye
619The Lyman Review: I love baby ducks
617Observations Only: Good and evil
616Teen Voice: Happy news
614Remembering When
613Teen Voice: Practice makes perfect
612Across The Fence: Billy Dixon at Adobe Walls, June 1874
611Observations Only: Expect the best
610The Good Life: Innovation and young energy enriches us all
609Observations Only: A fine line
608Teeing Off: Around the Green
606Teen Voice: Making sense of the Sandy Hook tragedy
606The Good Life: People of the Valley, we have a choice
605Our View: Bravo OTD committee
605Teen Voice: By my side until the newness wears off
604Observations Only: A matter of matter
604Across The Fence: By the dawn’s early light
603Observations Only: The shadow of error
601Across The Fence: A Fourth of July Montage
600Observations Only: Beginnings
600The Good Life - The worst day on record at the Citizen
596Teen Voice: The daily struggle to a lifelong battle
593Observations Only: Indifferent love
592Jane's Secret XXXIV: Gin Rummy
586Observations Only: Divine spirit
585Teen Voice - On the outside looking In
583Across the Fence: The Overland Camel Company
582Observations Only: A matter of paradox
582Teen Voice: I’ll be healthy – tomorrow
582Building Bridges: Being grateful for the hardships in life
581Teen Voice: Equality
578Observations Only: Choices
578Anno Domini: We gather together
577Across The Fence: The Pawnee on Pumpkin Creek
575A Stray Moment: Learning how to walk
573Completely Different - The magic of spring
572Observations Only: Divine prompts
567Teen Voice: Silence
565Teen Voice:  Body bashing and self-image
563Teen Voice: Previously unwritten cell phone rules
562Building Bridges: Tend to 2014 and be Happy, Happy, Happy
559Teen Voice: Sticks and stones
557Life in the Rearview Mirror: Experiencing life passion
554Totally Random: Life’s ripples
553Observations Only: Temptation
553A Stray Moment: In praise of encouragement
550Observations Only: Off to the races
549Across the Fence; Prelude to the Red River War of 1874
546Observations Only: A sad week
545Life in the Rearview Mirror: Adapt and adjust
545Observations Only: The vision
543Observations Only: Willfulness
543Dear Fellow Nebraskans: We Are Proud of the Nebraska National Guard
541Teen Voice: The need to get away
537Our View: Visionaries wanted
536Teen Voice: Thanksgiving
534Teen Voice: Do It Anyway
533Welcome to Gering and the 92nd Oregon Trail Days Celebration.
533Lyman Review: Devil calf
532Totally Random: October, the pink month
530Observations Only: The need to understand
528Observations Only: Fuzzy angel
527Building Bridges: Celebrating the Bulldog homecoming
524Building Bridges: Love your enemies
523Across The Fence: First train from Saply Grove
523Across The Fence: Amos Bad Heart Bull
521Life in the Rearview Mirror: Life enhancing memories
521A Halloween Story: The scary dream
515Teeing Off: Persistence
514Anno Domini: Ask the digital dust
513Guest Editorial: The future of health care at Regional West
508Teen Voice: Stress test
506Teeing Off: Mind Gym
506Observations Only: A good daughter
504Updates from NRD: NRD promotes conservation
502Across the Fence: The Pony Express
500Building Bridges: Serve on the school board—or say no more
499Observations Only: Afraid of the dark
498Observations Only: The unvarnished truth
498Teen Voice: Footprints
498The Good Life: What a wild ride it’s been
494Across the Fence: A Cowboy kind of Christmas
491Dear Nebraskans: Massachusetts should not determine Nebraska’s Presidential vote
490Teen Voice: The rivalry
486Observations Only: Waiting time
483Teen Voice: Remember what you have
482Lyman Review: The elusive farm cat
481Building Bridges: Observing bullies, abuse and pastors
481Building Bridges: Building us up to be what others see
479Observations Only: Saint Marge
476Teen Voice: Is respect dead?
475Teeing Off: The thing about state
474Building Bridges: Asking officials to speak and work as a body
470Building Bridges: “New” will become a buzzword in the Valley
468Teen Voice: The Other Side
467Up The Creek Without A Paddle: The NRD wants to do what with your money?
463Our View: Why rush the interlocal agreement?
462Lyman Review: The love goat
461Building Bridges: Following the spirit of Gering
454Observations Only: Reality check
452Anno Domini: On this remembering day
451Jane’s Secret XXXVII: A starry night
451Teen Voice: What is love?
450Totally Random: Happy Halloween
448Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Collegebound Nebraska
447Final Point: Golf, cross country feats headline fall season successes
446Capitol View: Delay tactics a gamble as session draws to a close
444Observations Only: Gone away
443Across the Fence: The Blizzard of ‘49
442Teen Voice: Nobody else can lower you
441Lyman Review: Now that's a set of handlebars!
441Teen Voice: My rebellion
441Update From the NRD: Winter has arrived
440Across The Fence; ‘Johnny Appleseed’ of the Oregon Trail
434Across The Fence: The Three Guardsmen
432No-Till Notes: Water Funding Task Force
432Building Bridges: Pause a moment...save a child’s life
431Welcome to the ‘New’ in Gering
426Jane’s Secret, XXXVIII: Bad girls
424Teen Voice: Self-expression
422Lyman Review: Something wicked this way comes
421Observations Only: Hog wash
418Jane’s Secret XXXVI:  The dream
416Teen Voice: Shopping days or holidays?
415Building Bridges: Objectivity and fairness make a winning plan
413Why you should visit the zoo in February
410 Across the Fence: Remembering Armistice Day
408Lyman Review: One mean chicken
404Across the Fence; Massacre on the Marias River
403Observations Only: The visit
403Teen Voice: Cyber War
402
401Across The Fence: Moc-chi, A Southern Cheyenne warrior
398From the Hill: More Work Ahead
392At the Library: March into a good book
389Observations Only: A day in August
389SBNM View: Do you want to be a VIP?
384Across The Fence: Mustangs on Pumpkin Creek
381Across the Fence: New eyes on the Panhandle
380Teen Voice: Hope for a New Year
378Jane’s Secret, XLI Black widow spider
378Across The Fence: Crazy Horse’s Last Battle
376What’s really going on with our water?
370Observations Only: The last goodbye
369No-Till Notes: Looking Back
367Updates from NRD: Happy New Year
366Observations Only: Final moment
365Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret, XLIII: Jail house rock
361Observations Only: One more time
361Our View: Childcare not school district’s role
361For the love of the game – best courses in the valley
358Teen Voice: My School, Their Rules
356Teen Voice: The gift of caring
356Capitol View: Yes, Virginia, the Legislature has done something, so far
355No-Till Notes: Joe Franks Memorial
355Teen Voice: To the future
352Teen Voice: Family for all intents and purposes
352Across the Fence: Remembering English Joe
351Teen Voice: Writing love on our hearts
349Lyman Review: Goat-chasing cardio
348Across the Fence: Prelude to Battle
345Across The Fence: Last Christmas
345Lyman Review: Branding Time
343Gering ninth graders answer the questions of life
342Our View: Community responsible for kids
342Teen Voice: Where is the love?
342Across the Fence: John Colter, the first mountain man
341In the Hills: Nebraska Bighorn Sheep
340Observations Only: The last toothpick
340Totally Random: Where does it go?
340View from Capitol Hill: Solutions for our economy and the budget
338Building Bridges: Be a Destination Ambassador
336At the Monument: Junior Rangers
335Across the Fence: The Colorado Coalfield War
334Mayor’s Monthly: Moving on Gering’s momentum
333Their View: Goal post move unfair
333Across the Fence: Battle of Summit Springs, Part I: Tall Bull Killed
332Capitol View: Considering additional education choices
332Building Bridges: Awards are only part of our success
330Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret, XLII: Sunflowers
329Nature Notes: Love is in the air
327Letter to Editor clarifies drug testing policy
324Totally Random: Trusting the fates
323Across the Fence: David F. Cook and ‘Indian Joe’
322Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret XLIV: Jail break
318Christmas stories from Freshman Academy students
316Observations Only: The vigil
316In the Hills: Arbor Day in Nebraska
315Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret XLV: Gun smoke
314Building Bridges: Be American - help your candidate
314Across the Fence: Roy Bean; scoundrel with a law book
314Capitol View: There was more to the session than just the big ticket items
311Coach Schadwinkel promoted strong sense of tradition
310Lyman Review: Taste of boot?
309Teen Voice: Trouble Maker or Hard Worker?
307Dear Nebraskans: Nebraska is the place for business
302Building Bridges: Five years old IS a milestone
298Across the Fence: Missing; Nelson Buck survey party
296Lyman Review: Nudge to the Butt
296Capitol View: Legislature overrides gubernatorial vetoes
295In the Hills: Pollinators – the buzz
294Notes from NRD: Thanks agricultural producers
294Capitol View: The 103rd Legislature is history … finally
292Across the Fence: The Cholera Corridor
289Linked Lives
287Support emergency services personnel
286Religious freedom must be protected
286Our View: Confidentiality agreement disrespectful
283Building Bridges: When ‘FAMILY’ and fellow Nebraskans are all you’ve got
279Update from the NRD: March updates from the NRD
279At the Library: “My Name is Resolute” By Nancy E. Turner
278In the Hills: Explore the state parks
277History Revisited:A Stray Moment: Life (and death) on the Oregon Trail
276Lyman Review: Winter's dog
275Capitol View: Redistricting needs new procedure
274At the Library: “I Shall Be Near to You” By Erin Lindsay McCabe
273At the Monument: That old (historic) building
272Teen Voice: Holiday horrors
271Arts Scene: Theatre West’s Les Miserables not to be missed: Anniversary production proves to be a memorable winner
270College Thoughts: Rotten for the minds? Think again
268Across the Fence: On the Old Chisholm Trail
268From the Capitol: The conduct we choose reflects our character
267Final Point: Citizen receives first honor for ‘Final Point’
266Capitol View: It sounded like a good idea at first
266Capital View: Can prison reform survive property tax relief?
264Website Resources
263Across the Fence: Amanda
263Across the Fence: Who was Martha Jane Canary?
259Lyman Review: Dog fun
256Building Bridges: Don’t wait to develop
256Across the Fence: Charles Badger Clark
255At the Zoo: Spring in to the zoo
255Capitol View: The Legislature did provide tax relief
254No-Till Notes: Annual PNTP Tour
253Capitol View: Legislature to tackle meatier issues
252Teen Voice: Inspire me
252Capitol View: Clock keeps tickin,’ many issues remain unresolved
252Across the Fence: Old barns and memories
252Across the Fence: Investigation at Spring Creek
251Anno Domini: The Textbook of Freedom
250Teen Voice: Home is where the heart is
249At the Monument: Where are the animals?
249Building Bridges: Oregon Trail Days—making our present a celebrated past
248No-till Notes: Moving forward
246Greetings from the State Capitol
244New at the Zoo: Volunteer at the Zoo
240Washington Report: Honoring America’s heroes
239Building Bridges: Dive into summer—dive into living
235No-Till Notes: Cheat grass
227Teen Voice: The clock is ticking
226Across the Fence: The Spring Creek Raid
225No-Till Notes: Back in the field
223Lyman Review: Sheep Royalty
222No-til Notes: Changing plans
221Across The Fence: Justice in the Big Horn Basin
221Jane’s Secret XLVI: Sour grapes
220No-Till Notes: “Fish and Mud”
213Capitol View: State aid proposal just might make some sense
211At the Monument: Art in National Parks
208Dear Nebraskans: Technology helps serve Nebraskans
208View of the Zoo: VIPs at RCD
192Across the Fence: Six went to the gallows
192Be kind through communications
191Synchronicity:What brings me back
190Jane’s Secret XLVII: A stormy afternoon
188No-Till Notes:Enjoyable meeting
184Fellow Nebraskans: Congratulations on graduation day
182Building Bridges: Turning a space into a sense of place
178Letter to the editor
173Jane’s Secret XLVIII: Jane’s agenda
171Across The Fence: Hinhan Kaga Paha
161Letters to the Editor
152Across the Fence: Aftermath: Part III, The Battle of Summit Springs
137In the Hills: Awesome Amphibians and Rough Reptiles
135A Stray Moment: Goodbye old house – sorting their things
131Jane’s Secret XLIX: Phillip’s agenda
127Battle of Summit Springs, part II: Warpath to White Bear Creek
120Fourth of July meetings
104Building Bridges: Fair time—learn, respect, appreciate, enjoy!
103Teen Voice: Positive effects of social media
96Building Bridges: Supporting our teachers supports our children
88Across The Fence: Scalped at Plum Creek
83No-Till Notes: Last chance for North, South Dakota tour
81Dynasty made Gering the biggest little town in Nebraska
78Teen Voice: Unexpected joys of being a sibling
76A Stray Moment: Time to get moving
73Prairie Dogs
69Across The Fence: Steamboats on the Missouri
67Across The Fence: New England’s Heroine Scalptress
49No-Till Notes: American Society of Agronomy
48No-Till Notes: Enjoyable Day
40Jane’s Secret XLX: Day’s end
14Building Bridges: #speaklife is a goal for students, a goal for all
14In the Hills: Get to Know Our Feathered Travelers
10Sychronicity: Thrive, don't just survive
9 Across The Fence: County Fair
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