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9A JEWELL COUNTY RECORD Thursday, September 22, 2016 RHHS Grizzlies con- tinue to win The Rock Hill High School Griz- zlies continued their winning ways, Friday, when they steamrolled the Chase Kats, at Chase, in a less than three quarter game, 54-8. The win was the Grizzlies third consecutive triumph as they improved their season record to 3-0. The Kats took advantage of a slug- gish Grizzly defense. Rock Hslls senes of downs was a three and out series. The Kats marched down the field in three plays and took an 8-0 lead early in the f'wst quarter. The Grizzlies re- sponded to the challenge and responded with 54 consecutive points putting the Kats out of their misery early in the third quarter. The defense atoned for their first quarter miscues and hounded the Kats relentlessly forcing hurried plays which led to numerous turnovers which the Grizzlies capitalized on by turning them into scoring opportuni- ties. Luke Broeckelman punctured the air for the three touchdowns complet- ing six of his seven passing attempts for 195 yards. He carried the ball three times for one yard which produced two touchdowns. Drew Beam hauled in two passes netting 123 yards and two touchdownS. Tycen Higer caught one pass for 39 yards and a touchdown. The Rock Hills Grizzly offensive line Chase. Zane Colson made two receptions pick- ing up 22 yards. Brady Jeffery snagged one pass for 11 yards. Colson covered 47 yards of sod with his 10 carries. He added a two point conversion to his resume. Higer S Lady Grizzlies itook the ball six times traversing 41 spht two matches yards. He also carried the ball for three two point conversions and picked up The Rock Hills High School Lady another via a pass. Rylee Whelchel took the bali twice for 17 yards. C01son contributed two solo tack- les and assisted with six others. Whelchel was in on eight assists. Broeckelman had a solo shot and an assist. Higer struck for a solo tackle and added four assists. He also regis- tered a sack. Beam acquired a solo tackle and five assists. Derreck Gillett aided with three tackles and picked off a Kats pass for an interception, He also recorded a sack. Chevy Mohler col- proud ot the KIQS Ior reacting the way they did and putting together another successful ball game." It's homecoming at Rock Hills High School, Mankato, Friday, and the Griz- zlies will host the Lakeside Knights. The Knights come into the game with an 0-3 record. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. lected two solo tackles and had four assists. Austin Eilert contributed on six assisted tackles. Jeffery hauled down two solo tackles and five assists. Head coach Brock McMillan said, "I think anytime you sit on a bus for two plus hours before arriving for a game, you are going to have to deal with a little bit of flat play. It might take a series or two, the kids have to be ready to adjust. I feel like our kids did a good job of doing just that. They responded when Chase stopped them and scored immediately. What we can't do though is get in a habit of doing that every time we play on the road. We have teams on the schedule later this season that won't allow us to do this and get away with it. It' s something we will learn from and impro,ve on, I. w~:: Grizzlies volleyball team competed at the Tescott triangular match, last Tues- day. Rock Hills downed host Tescott in three set, 20-25, 25-9 and 25-17 to earn their third victory of the season. They dropped their match to Southern Cloud in three sets, 25-18, 15-25 and 20-25. The Lady Grizzlies hosted their invitational tournament Tuesday at Mankato. Other teams competing at the event were Thunder Ridge, St. John's-Tipton and Lakeside. Results were unavailable at press time. Samantha Fogo acquired six aces for the Lady Grizzlies. Baylie Dunstan Emily Whelchel and Bergen Mauerhan contributed three aces each. Dunstan led the defense with three kills and three blocks. Whelchel added three kills and two blocks. Mauerhan stepped up with three kill. Kaylee Hadle made 12 assist. Injuries and fatigue took a toll on the Lady Grizzlies during their match with Southern Cloud. The team fal- tered with their serves, scoring six aces through the three sets. Mauerhan posted two aces. Dunstan blocked three shots. Fogo and Mauerhan each posted a block. Mauerhan was good for four kills. Two kills apiece were recorded by Whelchel, Hadle and Fogo. Hadle doled out eight assist while Fogo meted Out tWO. blocks as Luke Broeckelman, quarterback (11), works out of the backfield. Rock Hills played the Chase Kats at The team is idle until Tuesday when they trave to take part in the Pike Val- ley triangular match along with Syl- van-Lucas. Rock Hills juniors cash in education savings accotmt Seventeen membeers of the current Rock Hills junior class were in school here in first grade, and each received a (529) education savings accounts worth $250. Today, they are worth an aver- age of $400 because of tax-free gains in their investment accounts with the state of Kansas Learning Quest 529 program. Many juniors and seniors at Rock Hills High School take college classes during high school because receiving a few college credits before graduation is important. Mankato Endowment was the donor 10 years ago of the 529 accounts and agreed to allow students to use them for college tuition and expenses. Nine juniors taking college classes recently cashed in their 529s and re- ceived a total of $3,274 to help with college expenses. Jewell Co. Memories Continued from page 8 Republican River roads. Sunflowers cause a lot of grief at times but they are beautiful plants just the same, Alvah Menhusen reported the Jewell elementary school opened on Sept. 7 with an enrollment of 51 As the greater percent of the pupils planned to attend the circus at Concordia, the Randall school was dis- missed so those who wanted could attend. Mel Curry was the new janitor at the Randall Methodist Church The Randall High School opened with an enrollment of 55. Mr. and Mrs. Alvah James and Calvin were guests Tuesday night and Wednesday at the home of Dr. and Mrs. R. L. Beland, in Concordia. September 3, 1926 William Gaston reported the well at his farm had failed for the first time in 50 years. Earl Barrett established a Jewell County record when he threshed 39 bushels of alfalfa seed off three acres. The president of the First National Bank of Jewell had a case of summer flu to look after. Mankato experienced a thrill when news spread that an abundant vein of fresh water had been struck in the new municipal well at a depth of 536 feet. The fresh water rose several hundred feet in the well, the news spread over the county and there was general satis- faction at the favorable discovery of a permanent solution to Mankato' s seri- ous water situation. However, when a pump was put on the well three days later it was discovered salt water from a higher vein had broken through and contaminated the fresh water. While Ray McElroy and a man named Bradsky were returning from exhibiting stock at the Belleville fair their auto struck and killed an old gentleman from Washington county. In going around a curve, they came upon the man on foot walking on the right hand side of the road. They tried to dodge him and the man tried to dodge them but instead he jumped un- der the vehicle. When they picked him up, he was dead. Tycen Higer (13), Rock Hills, fights off a Chase defender, as he scampers for a touchdown. Alfalfa seed was making about 5 bushels to the acre. A woman from Allen Township subscribed to the newspaper because she wanted to see her name in the delinquent tax list. September 10, 1926 The S. I. Green elevator crew was treating wheat seed for smut at the rate Gf 7 cents per bushel. A copper carbon- ate solution was being used. Crandall & Schmitt, operators of the JeweH Rexall storeadvertised, "Ice ! . cream and candy bars Wdl make a good Drew Beam (14), Rock Hills, has worked to get himself wide open to receive a pass from Luke Broeckelman (11), quarterback. Beam ran the completed pass in for a 35 yard touchdown. Rock Hills soundly defeated the Chase Kats at Chase. lunch for your school children." The store was said to be the headquarters for all school supplies. "The Favorite" line of fall dresses were to be on display at Putt' s Store on Monday for one day only. Little ladies to stout sizes would be delivered from the racks. As the county commissioners ex- pected to receive more than the usual number of calls for assistance from the poor fund, they advised anyone able to cut wood need not apply for help buy- ing coal. Fred Hastings got a finger pinched in a corn binder. The road gang was expected to be- gin work on the new state road south of Jewell within 10 days. Mrs. P.G. Price was surprised to see a bull snake crawl across her rug and slide under the piano. Alvin James reported while driving to Concordia for the evening perfor- Tree Phone removal, Trimming and Stump Removal t. Licensed Arborist Insured Reasonable rates Free estimates ../ 402-879-3608 mance of the Ringling Circus he met 330 autos returned from the afternoon ' performance. CREDIT UNION MANKATO Rock Hills School Weekly Sports Preview Monday, Sept, 26 - Saturday, Oct; 1 Sept. 27 High School Volleyball vs. Pike Valley and Sylvan- Lucas at Scandia Sept. 29 Junior High Volleyballand Football vs. St. Johns-Tip-; ton at Tipton Sept. 30 High School Football vs. Tescott at Rock Hills Oct. 1 Cross Country at Centra- lia, 10 a.m. High School Volleyball Rock Hills In- vitational Money Orders, Official Checks, Credit Life Insurance, Credit Disability Inshr- ance, Photocopies, Fax Service, Check ATMs in Beloit, Savings Cashing, AT Bonds Redemption, Night Depository, Direct Deposits and Deductions, Pay- roll Deposits and Deductions, Notary Service, Share Certificates, Loans; Credit Counseling, Drive Thru in Beloit, Voice Response, Internet Mem- ber Access, ATM/Debit Card, Quicken Dowrdoad" and E-.S~nlerffs-: CLASSIC & MODERN ROCK! FOR THE NLKSSES...! am ,( Participants please bring 5 to 6 quarts of ."" Chili for Public Tasting "" u $1 O0 donation per cup of your favorite Chili ~':,,." i? ) ;" ,~. Entries: ~ v' "~HA ~ l~ ?,~' "' .~. ) Top E " ntry of each Category ,;. ~ I 1~'~ Peo o's Choice Chili ~ IJ. Pre Registration forms available on line "" olunteer Fire Department " " City " (must be 2]. years of age to drink) Friends of Mankato