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February 7 , 2007

Weeping Water Baseball/Softball Sign-Up: Sign-up sheets are being passed out to the students at Weeping Water for the summer season of baseball and softball. Sheets are also available at the city office downtown.

Who: Students interested in baseball/softball. Teams are: T-ball, 8 & under, 10 & under, 12 & under, and 14 & under for both girls and boys. 16 & under and 18 & under for girls.
When: By Friday, February 23 rd.
Cost: $30 per player. $15 for T-ball players. No refunds are available and you must pay at the time of registration.
How: Bring a completed form and check to City Offices or mail them to: WW City Clerk, 207 W Eldora Ave., Weeping Water, NE 68463

After signing up, be sure to check www.highschoolsports.net for practice times in mid-March. Your child will be placed on a team and assigned a coach. The baseball and softball committees will have the final say in all coaching and team rosters. If you have any questions, feel free to call the city office at 267-5152 or Mike Barrett at 267-5281.

 

Weeping Water Overview of ECNC (Eastern Central Nebraska Conference) Basketball Tournament:

Both the boys' and girls' Weeping Water basketball teams tried their hardest this year at the ECNC tournaments. The ECNC tournament was held the week of January 27-February 4th. Weeping Water girls' first game was at Tecumseh where they played Tecumseh. The girls lost with a score of 31-63. They had a day of rest before they had to play again at Murdock against Palmyra. Weeping Water lost with a score of 21-36, sadly eliminating them from the ECNC tournament.

The Weeping Water boys' first game was against Cedar Bluffs at Murdock. They won easily with a score of 66-36. After a couple of days of rest the boys played Elmwood-Murdock at Southeast Community College in Lincoln. This game was a very exciting and close game. But in the end the boys lost in overtime with a score of 52-53. The next day they played Mead at Southeast once again and lost 39-49. The boys finished the ECNC tournament in 4 th place.

High School Sports:

  • Thursday, February 8: "C" Team boys basketball game at Ashland-Greenwood at 4:30 pm; Junior High Girls Basketball game at Tecumseh at 4:00 pm.
  • Friday, February 9: District Wrestling at Weeping Water starting at 3:00 pm; JV and Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball at Louisville starting at 4:00pm.
  • Saturday, February 10: District Wrestling at Weeping Water starting at 10:30 am.
  • Monday, February 12: Girls Basketball Sub-Districts TBA.

Reminder: There will be no school at Weeping Water on Friday, February 9 th due to Weeping Water hosting district wrestling. Friday will serve as a teacher in-service day.

American Legion Fish Fry: Don't forget about Weeping Water's weekly American Legion Fish Fry! The famous fish fry takes place every Friday beginning at 5:30 pm. $7 for a meal.

Soup Supper Fundraiser: On Sunday, February 11 there will be a soup lunch fundraiser at the First Congregational United Church of Christ to help raise money for my educational trip to Washington D.C. The soup lunch is from 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. The cost is a free will donation. The menu consists of: homemade chili, homemade chicken noodle soup, relishes, desserts, and drinks. My close-up trip to Washington is soon approaching and like the other students in my class I still have some money to raise. Thank you to all of the wonderful people in Weeping Water who have helped many of us with our expenses for this trip. It's wonderful living in a small town where everyone is willing to help everyone else out. Thank you and I hope to see you at the soup lunch!

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Rachel Randall
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