Alvin Schumann pitches horseshoes at the Phillips County Fair in 2010. Schumann, who is organizing this year’s horseshoe pitch, said the game has been part of the fair for at least 50 years. — The Holyoke Enterprise File Photo | Johnson Publications

Horseshoe pitching returns as 50-plus-year staple at county fair

    Phillips County’s 2019 fair promises to be a ringer with a horseshoe pitching contest set to run Friday and Saturday, July 26-27, at 1 p.m.

Holyoke swimmers winning high point trophies for the 2019 season are pictured from left, front row, Molly Kropp, Braylin Herman, Ridley Brinkema, Alex Brinkema, Rebekah Krieger and Brandon Adler; second row, coach Brenda Krueger, Carter Van Overbeke, Teagan Martin, Tayla Martin, Haley Van Overbeke and Lali Marquez; and back row, coach Emily Krogmeier, Traeli Hutches, Ethan Schneller, Rylee Schneller, Keegan Shaw, coach Amy Krogmeier and coach Aly Brinkema. — Samantha Krieger

Holyoke snags 18 trophies at league swim meet

    The July 5-6 league meet for the Northwest Kansas Swim League was fraught with emotion.


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