As the winter sports season wraps up this weekend with the boys state basketball tournament, it is time to start focusing on spring sports. Practice for spring sports opened at the the beginning of the month. Athletes in the area have been able to enjoy more favorable weather conditions for the start of practice than a year ago. The Nebraska School Activities Association has set the districts for boys golf and track.
Broken Bow will be in the B-5 district for track this season. They will be joined by Adams Central, Cozad, Gothenburg, Hastings, Holdrege, Kearney Catholic, Lexington, Minden, and Northwest (Grand Island). The B-5 meet will take place on May 14th at Gothenburg.
South Loup and Arcadia/Loup City will be in Class C for track this season. ALC will be in the C-6 district at Wood River and South Loup will be in the C-8 district at Cambridge. Both district meets will take place on May 14th.
Ansley/Litchfield, Burwell, and Twin Loup will be among those that will compete in the D-5 district. The district meet will be May 13th at Elm Creek. Several area teams have been placed in the D-8 district. Area teams include Anselmo-Merna, Brady, Mullen, Sandhills Valley, Sandhills/Thedford, and SEM. The D-8 district meet will take place on May 13th at Paxton.
Broken Bow will be in Class C for boys golf this season. The Indians will be in the C-4 district. Joining them in that district is Arcadia/Loup City. The district meet will take place May 19th and be played at Indianhead Golf Course in Grand Island with Doniphan-Trumbull serving as the host school.
Anselmo-Merna, South Loup, Sandhills/Thedford, and Sandhills Valley will be among the boys golf teams in the D-4 with the district meet to be played at Hi-Line Golf course on May 18th. Mullen will compete in the D-5 district and will travel to North Platte for the district meet at River’s Edge golf course in North Platte on May 18th.