Blair, Fort Calhoun and Arlington track teams qualified 27 athletes for State Track and Field Championship competition at Omaha Burke Stadium on Friday and Saturday, May 17 and 18. Fort Calhoun runners Zack Marshall and Taya Skelton earned state track gold. Arlington freshman Kailynn Gubbels and junior Milee Young each took home two state medals.
Fort Calhoun senior Zack Marshall, left, races Norris’ Ashton Hausmann to the finish line of t
Arlington’s Kailynn Gubbels runs the 100-meter hurdles at Omaha Burke Stadium
Fort Calhoun’s Avery McKennan runs the 3,200-meter run at Omaha Burke Stadium
Taya Skelton of fort Calhoun celebrates her state title win in the 3,200-meter run Friday at Omaha Burke Stadium
Blair senior Evan Slominski competes in the pole vault at Omaha Burke Stadium
Blair senior Ethan Rowe runs the 300-meter hurdles at Omaha Burke Stadium
Blair’s Adam Brehm finishes his 200-meter dash prelim at Omaha Burke Stadium
BlairÕs Grace Galbraith competes in the pole vault
ArlingtonÕs Sam Kubat, right, runs just ahead of BlairÕs Ethan Funk.
Fort Calhoun’s Jacob, left, and Ben Haggar, right run the 400-meter dash at Omaha Burke Stadium
Arlington freshman Kailynn Gubbels, middle, runs the 300-meter hurdle prelims at Omaha Burke Stadium
Tessa, right and Taya skelton embrace after Taya won the 3,200 meter run at Omaha Burke Stadium
Fort Calhoun’s Taya Skelton gets a hug from her mother, Cindy, at Omaha Burke Stadium
Fort Calhoun seniors Taya Skelton, left, and Avery McKennan meet at the finish line of the 3200-meter run at Omaha Burke Stadium
A late February snowstorm closed roads and schools in Washington County and across Nebraska last weekend.
Joel Nelson rides his snow mobile through snow drifts on County road 17 Sunday afternoon. Many county roads were impassable Sunday afternoon due to blowing and drifting snow. Snow cleanup in W. County
From left Troy Stanley gives Jordan Lynch a hand opening up Lynche’s driveway Sunday along Grant street.
Paul Haack blows the snow off his driveway in Baronage. Wed snow pix
Brian Matzen removes snow from his sidewalks along Grant Street Sunday. Snow cleanup in W. County
Arlington city crews remove snow piled in the middle of Arlington streets Sunday afternoon.
CJ Heaton cleans removes snow from the Rich Warrick Memorial Park sidewalks along 19th street.
Downtown Blair was all but deserted late Saturday evening due to heavy snow and strong winds
Deerfield kindergarten kids roll down the hill during recess.