Area Athletes to Compete in the New West All-Star Classic

The New West All Star Classic takes place this week at Minden.   The all star classic features athletes from the following conferences, Southwest Conference, Lou Platte Conference, Fort Kearny Conference, and Republican Plains Activities Conference. The all star volleyball match is scheduled for tonight (6/15).  The opening round will feature the SWC vs the LPC and the RPAC vs FKC.  Area athletes scheduled to compete for the Southwest Conference include Kya and Kailyn Scott of Broken Bow as well as Kaileigh Gilligan and Carly Jensen of Gothenburg.  Halie Kaslon and Ellie Oxford of Arcadia/Loup City will represent the Lou Platte Conference while Carli Bailey of Ansley/Litchfield, Abbie Rohde and Mattie Beattie of SEM will be among those competing for the Fort Kearny Conference.

The all star basketball games will take place Thursday (6/16).  The matchups will feature SWC vs LPC and the FKC vs RPAC.  Area athletes scheduled to compete in the girls all star games include : for the SWC Kya Scott, Kailyn Scott, Brianna Quinn (Broken Bow), Reagan Armagost (Cozad) ; for the LPC Jessi Heyen (Arcadia/Loup City) ; for the FKC Abbie Rohde, Faith Hernandez, Adi McFarland (SEM) and Carli Bailey (Ansley/Litchfield).  Area athletes scheduled to compete in the boys all star game include : for the SWC Keegan Baxter, Carsten Fox, Daine Wardyn (Broken Bow), Jacob Weatherly and Nolan Wetovick (Cozad), Carson Rhodes (Gothenburg) ; for the Lou Platte Conference Vince Eurek (Arcadia/Loup City) ; for the FKC Calvin Finley (Ansley/Litchfield)

Broken Bow girls head basketball coach Kelly Cooksley will coach the SWC girls basketball all stars.  Bryson Mahlberg of Gothenburg will coach the SWC volleyball team.  John Rohde of SEM will help coach the FKC girls basketball team and Tammy Kenton of SEM will help coach the FKC volleyball team.

Tonight’s volleyball matches are scheduled to start at 6 p.m.  The girls all star basketball games are scheduled to tip off at 5 p.m. Thursday with the boys games to follow.  Proceeds will help benefit the Nebraska Kidney Association.