Jacobsen wins gold at virtual STAR competition Shayla Jacobsen competed in the District 8 STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) competition which was held virtually Jan. 22. Jacobsen received District Runner-up and qualified for the State STAR competition. Pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News for the full story.
Mosel signs with York York College announced over the weekend that Plainview High School's Keagan Mosel has officially signed to wrestle for the Panthers next season. Mosel won second-place in the State tournament this year, broke 100 wins this past season, and was a qualifier for the Pirates in previous years. The release at York College's social media pages said that he would be wrestling at 141 for the Panthers. Mosel is the son of David and Lonna Mosel of Plainview.
Happy Birthday, Lois Mae (Friedrich) Huebner! The family of Lois Mae (Friedrich) Huebner has requested a card shower in honor of her 100th birthday on Friday, March 19. Cards will reach Huebner at P.O. Box 219 Plainview, NE 68769
Lady Pirates take sixth... The Lady Pirates sixth-grade basketball team took second at the Plainview tournament. To find out how the team played in their four games, pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News.
Plainview Brunswick Community Fund started Plainview and Brunswick have joined forces as they affiliate with a growing grassroots network of over 250 ambitious communities using philanthropy to create a brighter future in rural Nebraska with the creation of the Plainview Brunswick Community Fund, partnered with the Nebraska Community Foundation. The full story can be found in the latest edition of the Plainview News, available now.
School plans first inductions for new Pirate Hall of Fame Three years after having first conversations, a committee from Plainview Public Schools has announced the first inductees into the Plainview High School Hall of Fame. The committee of seven members selected 10 individuals and two teams last month from a list of over 50 nominees to be the inaugural class. For the full story, and even more photos, pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News.
FCCLA book drive collects over 400 The Plainview FCCLA Chapter received just over 400 books during its Literacy for Littles Book Drive held in February. FCCLA members had asked for new or gently used books to be donated to the Plainview Elementary school. Pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News for the full story
Speech team qualifies four for State Invite The Plainview Pirate speech team took District Runner-Up honors at the C2-3 District Invitational at West Holt Public School on March 9-qualifying four individuals for the state invite. To find out who qualified in which event(s), pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News.
Pirate Boys Basketball plays final games The Plainview Pirate Boys' basketball team ended their season on February 22, with a loss to the Crofton Warriors at Hartington Cedar Catholic high school in the SubDistrict C2-5 bracket. The Pirates came off a win on February 15 over Hartington-Newcastle, 66-60; suffered a loss to Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family, 73-26 and lost in the SubDistrict tournament bracket to Crofton, 40-31. With the loss, the Pirates reported a 6-18 season this year.
Celebrating 100 years! Lois Mae Huebner (nee Friedrich) will be celebrating her 100th Birthday on Friday, March 19th. Family and friends who would like to wish her a Happy Birthday can send a card to: Lois Huebner PO Box 219 Plainview, NE 68769
FCCLA members attend virtual conference Twelve members from the Plainview FCCLA Chapter attended the FCCLA State Peer Education Conference which was held virtually at the Plainview Public Library on February 22. To read all about the virtual conference, pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News.
Cooper Grants awarded to Plainview groups The Jim B. and Lillian F. Cooper Foundation, along with Midwest Bank, has announced the grants given this past year to very deserving organizations in local communities, including two to Plainview. In Plainview for 2020, Plainview High School received $1,500 towards a greenhouse for the FFA chapter; and the Plainview Manor received $1,200 for a slushy machine. Pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News to read all about the Jim B. and Lillian F. Cooper Foundation.
Speech team finishes with an invite championship The Plainview Speech team wrapped up the regular season with a team championship at the Laurel Concord Speech Invite on February 27. The Pirates outscored the team from Howells Dodge by 16 points to claim the championship trophy. For individual results, pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News.
Reserve Pirates split games with Eagles, Dawgs The Plainview Pirate junior varsity boys basketball team played in two games since last reporting-against O'Neill on Feb. 9 and against Creighton on Feb. 12-with the Pirates splitting a win and loss after a few quarters in each game. Be sure to pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News for the full story.
Young Lady Pirates compete in League, tourney The Plainview Lady Pirate fourth grade girls took first place in the recently completed Wausa League. Competing in the league were teams from Plainview, Bloomfield, Wausa, Laurel, Hartington, and Niobrara-Verdigre. To find out how the young Lady Pirates did in the league and tourney, pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News.
Speechsters take 6th at Gabfest The Plainview Speech team earned sixth place out of 20 teams at the Wisner Pilger Gabfest held on February 20th. The tournament was varsity only, so the Pirate junior varsity speakers competed at the varsity level. Pick up the latest edition for the full story, including how the speechsters did at the Lewis & Clark Conference.
Dr. Kirwan starts in Plainview Plainview's new optometrist, Dr. Jerika Kirwan, OD, began seeing patients at the local Vision Care Associates office, taking over for longtime optometrist Dr. Steven Anderson who semi-retired a few weeks back. Pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News to read all about Plainview's newest optometrist.
Pirates beat Hartington-Newcastle, Kaup sets record The Plainview Pirate varsity boys basketball team took a six-point win over the Hartington-Newcastle Wildcats on Monday. Pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News to find out the final score and to read about Kaup's record.
Vaccinations reach 200,000 in Nebraska The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) COVID-19 Vaccination portal reached and exceeded the milestone of 200,000 Nebraskans registered for the COVID-19 vaccine as of Thursday evening. Pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News for the full story.
Junior High boys end season with Humphrey The Plainview Pirate junior high boys basketball team played their last game of the season on February 19, hosting Humphrey St. Francis for two games. To find out how the junior high Pirate boys did against Humphrey and their game against Atkinson, pick up the latest edition of the Plainview News.