Adam Gullion won the Saturday IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car feature at Eagle Raceway. (Photo by Joe Orth)By Greg SoukupEAGLE, Neb. (April 28) – Team Gullion had plenty to celebrate Saturday at Eagle Raceway.Adam Gullion not only won his heat and the IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car eature but his second car, driven by Zach Blurton, won its heat and came in second in the main.“It was definitely nice. To be able to unload two cars, with two separate drivers on the same team and win our heat races then run first and second in the feature is definitely a very big confidence booster and a big positive for the season,” Gullion said. “That’s something that we’re all proud of as a team, and an accomplishment we’ll be talking about for a very long time.”Jordan Grabouski notched another Runner Freights IMCA Modified victory, after starting way back in 11th.“The race track was really good tonight, and my car was awesome,” Grabouski said. “ It was a good night, but it’s always a good night when you put it in victory lane without so much as a scratch on the car”.Shawn Harker led every lap of the Purdue University IMCA Northern SportMod main while Jeff Ware led from the fifth circuit to the finish in the Valentino’s IMCA Hobby Stock feature. Zach Bohlmeyer was promoted to the top spot in the ATV Motorsports IMCA Sport Compact feature.
Voltic (GH) wishes to heartily congratulate Asaante Kotoko Football Club for retaining the Glo Premier League title in the just ended fiercely competitive season.The company said in a statement that the club’s dominance is evident by the fact that Kotoko has now won the league for two consecutive seasons, a rare feat in what is fast becoming a highly competitive Ghanaian premier league.“We are confident that Kotoko will make a major impression in the CAF Champions League during the upcoming season and indeed we believe the club has what it takes to bring that highly coveted trophyback home to Ghana.” it said.Voltic (GH) Ltd also expressed its pride to be associated with the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and reaffirmed its support to it as the association strives to take Ghanaian football to greater heights.Voltic also tasked the Premier League Board to tackle the issue of crowd violence at some league centres head on, applying stringent sanctions wherever such incidents occur and use the full force of the law against identified offenders.The company encouraged teeming supporters of the clubs to maintain utmost discipline as a means of ensuring a peaceful atmosphere before, during and after league matches at the various fields of play. In addition, the company urged the GFA not to relent in its efforts to improve the level of professionalism in local football, especially in the areas of recruitment of players, branding and marketing of the Premier League and how football clubs can boost their finances.“As the clubs prepare for the 2013/14 season of the Glo Premier League, we wish them all the best of luck” it concluded.Voltic (GH) Limited has a three-year sponsorship deal with the FA worth GHC 195,000. The company also supports the Premier League with 6000 cases of its premium bottled natural mineral water every year.
John CooperJohn Robert Cooper, 81, died Tuesday, August 6 at St. Francis Hospital. He was born April 21, 1932, in Granby, Missouri to Everett and Mona (Cole) Cooper.After graduating from Granby High School, John served his country in the Korean War as a communications specialist. Upon returning to the United States, he worked for Boeing for a couple years, and then began working for Beechcraft. During his time there, he helped plan and design their EMC testing facility, and once won $1,000 in a contest for a money-saving suggestion.He retired in 1995 after 36 years at Beechcraft as the test engineer in charge of EMC testing for their Engineering and Experimental Division. After retirement, John became the family cook, and enjoyed trying out new recipes like borscht and blonde lasagna. Family was very important to John. He prepared many feasts for his extended family and he rarely missed the annual Cooper cousin reunion in Missouri. He was very handy around the house and used to repair TVs in his spare time.He liked genealogy, and researching his family tree back hundreds of years. His main hobby was woodworking, and he made many pieces of furniture for family and friends that will be treasured for years to come, including barrister bookcases, jewelry boxes, and quilt racks. Another of Johnâ€™s hobbies was polka dancing, which led him to become the first president of the POLK of A Club of Kansas. John is preceded in death by his parents, Everett and Mona (Cole) Cooper and his sister, Betty (Ron) Gaenzle. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Elsie; daughters Beverly (Dana) Anderson, Wellington, KS; Terri (Mike) Welch, Houston, TX, granddaughters Laura (Drew) Spencer, Roeland Park, KS, Danielle Anderson, Manhattan, KS; Tess and Jillian Welch of Houston, TX; and brothers Billy Joe Cooper and Jerry Lynn Cooper of Granby, MO. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Via Christi Foundation. Visitation 1-8 p.m. Saturday (family present 4-6 p.m.), at Culbertson-Smith Mortuary, 115 S. Seneca. View tributes at www.smithfamilymortuaries.com.
Submitted to Sumner Newscow â€” Todayâ€™s Wellington High School bulletin for Monday, Jan. 26, 2015:MondayTuesdayâ€¢ JV Wrestling at Chaparral, 6 p.m.WednesdayThursdayâ€¢ Girls Basketball Haven Tournament, 3 p.m.Fridayâ€¢ Girls Basketball Haven TournamentSaturdayâ€¢ Girls Basketball Haven Tournament.â€¢ C-Team Basketball at Rose Hill.â€¢ Wrestling at Andover, 9 a.m.Monday lunch: Taco soup, tortilla chips, fresh broccoli, chilled pears, snickerdoodle cookie.Tuesday lunch: Crispito/red sauce, lettuce and tomato corn, chilled peaches, cheesy bread stick.Todayâ€™s News*Classic Movie club will be showing the movie â€œ2001 a Space Odysseyâ€ on Tuesday January 27Â at 3:30 p.m. in Room 205.*There will be a Sophomore Class Ring Meeting on Wednesday, February 4, atÂ 2:30 in the Auditorium.*Spirit Week is next week, February 2-6.Â The theme is Crusaders Blast from the Past.Monday will be 50â€™s Grease LightningTuesday will be Sitcoms of the 60â€™sWednesday will be Disco FeverThursday will be 80â€™s BandsFriday will be Crusaders through the decades* Come audition for the all school murder-mystery production today from 3:30-5:00 and Thursday from 4-6:30. Audition forms are with Mrs. Kelly in room 106. Cast and crew members are wanted.*There will be a box outside of Ms. Vaughnâ€™s room to put song suggestions in for the homecoming dance- feel free to stop by.Follow us on Twitter. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments