The Rolly Johnson Memorial Horseshoe pits in Riverside Park were nearly full on Monday afternoon as competitors lined the area for the annual tournament.
Class A Singles
1st - Merle Alswager
2nd- Dick Schrader
3rd- Neil Olson
4th- Curt Anderson
5th- John Strong
6th- Brian Strong
7th- Tom Martin
Class B Doubles
1st- Bruce Strong & Cale Strong
2nd- Chad Kaup & Ray Frasch
3rd- Dawson Kaup & JJ Wagner
4th- Chris Kester & Clint Linder
5th- Alan Vraspir & Joe Kepford
6th- Jeff Wallem & Angie Cornett
7th- Lucy Strong & Lilly Strong
8th- Damon Arehart & Austin Seymour
9th- Brian Legate & Brady Legate
Nearly 70 youth enjoyed a morning of fishing on Monday during the annual Youth Fishing Tournament at Penn Lake.
Monday was a repeat of last year as all of the winners in each age group were the same. Also
for the second straight year, Isabelle Pitzer was the overall winner and in the 6-10 age group. Pitzer, 9 of Oakdale, caught 3 pounds, 7 ounces of fish.
Trey Svatos of Neligh won the 11-13 age group with 2 pounds, 8 ounces of fish while Hunter Sonnenfelt of Battle Creek won the 0-5 with 2 pounds, 6 ounces.
Age 0-5: 1. Hunter Sonnenfelt, Battle Creek; 2. Alicen Dewey, Neligh; 3. Josh Maughan, Oakdale.
Age 6-10: 1. Isabelle Pitzer, Oakdale; Reaghan Pedersen, Neligh; Xavier Hart, Neligh.
Age 11-13: 1. Trey Svatos, Neligh; 2. Gavin Longsdorf, Neligh; 3. Cameron Schindler, Neligh.
From capturing a live toad to bringing in a dryer, the Old Mill Days annual scavenger hunt gave participants just 60 minutes to find some odd items again this year.
What were some of the other 50 items? A swimming pool, 15 wedding koozies, We Support Neligh sign, pink Solo cup, saddle, welcome mat, red bike, receipt for $1.44, Not Too Small To Have It All t-shirt and lots of selfies around Neligh.
Team "Beat The Green" took home the top prize while Pitzer's Pirates of the Antelope County News was runner-up. Most of the prize money given away at the event was donated back to the Neligh Young Men's Club.
1. Beat The Green
2. Pitzer's Pirates (Team ACN)
5. French Toast Mafia
With more than 30 participants at the annual Old Mill Days Trap Shooting Contest on Saturday, organizer Boyd Pedersen said Paul Risperdal won the top prize of $160.
Pedersen was runner-up, claiming $80.
Top 10 is as follows.
1. Paul Risperdal
2. Boyd Pedersen
3. Ricky Fangman
4. Bud Miller
5. Derrick Pollock
6. Tyler Pedersen
7. John Eichberg
8. Duane Childers
9. Todd Pollock
10. Dennis Maple