Saturday, April 23, 2016

NEWS ROUNDUP: DHS Golf Fundraiser; Longhorns Weber, Velder Earn Gold Medals

May 21 Golf Outing Will Raise Funds For DHS Girls Basketball: The Times has received word of the first annual Dorchester Girls Basketball Fundraiser Golf Tournament, set for May 21 at the Friend Country Club.  This golf tourney will be a two-person, 18-hole scramble with a 9 a.m. shotgun start.  Organized by the DHS girls basketball coaching staff, the proceeds of this event will go towards purchasing a Dr. Dish Shooting Machine, team camps, and team apparel. Sign up in the school office or call Friend Country Club, 402-947-6501. If you cannot make it or would like to make a donation instead to the girls basketball program. You can send your donation to: Dorchester Public School, Attention Brandon Bruha, P.O. Box 7, Dorchester, NE 68343.  Come out and support the Lady Longhorns!

DHS Girls Capture 4th At Friend Invite:  The DHS girls track and field team continues to show progress.  The Lady Longhorns took the fourth place trophy at this week's Friend Invite.  Winning the long jump was DHS' Jacee Weber, with an effort of 15-9 ½; winning the triple jump was Weber, again, with a showing of 34-5 ½; and taking gold in the shot put was Bailey J. Velder.   

NSAA Honors DHS' Top-Notch Student Athletes:  The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) has recognized five Dorchester students for their athletic and academic achievements.  The following Longhorns were honored by the NSAA for having a cumulative GPA of 93% or higher, while also playing a significant role in their sport: Chris Nelson, wrestling; Avery Behrens and Jacee Weber, girls basketball; and Tim Havlat and Dustin Nelson, boys basketball.  Nice job to these 'Horns.

Are You Donating To Help Build Dorchester's Cemetery Directory?: The Dorchester Community Foundation Fund is still working on its next project -- a directory for the Dorchester Cemetery. This structure will help loved ones and friends find the burial site of those who have been laid to rest in our community's cemetery just east of the village.  To help raise the necessary funds for this important project, the Foundation is offering an engraved brick sponsorship.  Here's a link for readers to download or print if interested in contributing to the construction of Dorchester's new cemetery directory.  

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