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Championship Week for Boone Central!

Collecting their state cross country championship trophy (l.-r.) Coach Tom Dickey, Jessica Weeder, Christina Stopak, Kendra Gonzales, Sheldon Beierman, Taylor Starman and Catherine Weeder.The past week was a huge one for Boone Central fall sports.
The girls cross country team claimed their first-every Class C state championship on Friday at the state meet in Kearney.
Later that evening, the Cardinal football team earned the C1-3 District championship and completed an 8-0 regular season, defeating Norfolk Catholic 32-16 in front of a capacity crowd.
Boone Central will host Milford-Dorchester in the first round of the state playoffs this Friday, Oct. 31, at 7 p.m.
Details on the Albion News and Petersburg Press Sports Pages.

News

Boone Central voters to decide bond issue

Voters in the Boone Central School District will decide the merits of a $12.99 million bond issue during the Nov. 4 general election.
The election is also highlighted by several contested local races, and the featured statewide races for U.S. Senate and Governor/Lieutenant Governor.
Read the full ballots in the Oct. 29 Albion News and Petersburg Press Print and E-Editions.

Business

Former Vets Club building coming down

Old Veterans Club demolition.Workers from Niewohner Brothers, Inc. have recently been demolishing the former Veterans Club building on Third Street in Albion.
The building has been vacant since the new Veterans Club was completed at Third and Church Streets several years ago.

Sports

Lady Cardinals win 1st state cross country title in program history!

Catherine Weeder - 8th placeFriday’s weather was unseasonably warm at the 2014 Nebraska State Cross Country Championships in Kearney.
But the high temperatures didn’t come close to matching the degree of excitement felt by Cardinal runners as they won Boone Central/Newman Grove’s first state championship in the sport.
The BC/NG girls engaged in a duel against Mid-State Conference rival Wayne for the third straight meet and, with three individual medalists, edged the Blue Devils 43-48 for the Class C girls title. Read more »

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