Tiger Roundballers Defeat North Platte
Plattsburg scored four points in the final 13 second of a second overtime period and defeated North Platte of Dearborn 75 to 69. The game was tied at the end of every quarter as the two teams traded baskets before the Tigers pulled away.
Myke Jackson led Plattsburg with 20 points and Larry Graham added 19. Marty Richardson had 23 for North Platte, and Charlie King had 13, with 11 on free throws.
Steve Evans grabbed 18 rebounds for Plattsburg and King had 17 for North Platte. Leroy Shatto and Alfred Devling each scored nine points to lead Plattsburg’s B-team to a 47-35 win.
TIME CAPSULE MARKER PLACED...During the Plattsburg Sesquicentennial in 1983 a time capsule was placed near the courthouse. The marker for the capsule was placed on Tuesday, February 5. The Plattsburg Chamber of Commerce purchased the marker. Pictured with the new marker are left to right, Don Smith, Mayor of Plattsburg, Eleanor Crane, time capsule committee member, and Francis Hales, board member of Plattsburg Sesquicentennial Committee.
Valentine box contest at Ellis Elementary
VALENTINE BOX CONTEST...Ellis Elementary celebrated Valentine’s Day on Thursday, February 11 with classroom parties and a valentine box contest. The students were all very creative with the designs, but it was kindergarten student Austin Boyd who won first place for his creation, which he said was named “Bob”. (L to R) Third place Rylee Dennis, 4th grade; Fourth place (tie) Matthew Lee, 1st grade; Fourth place (tie) Deandra Wade, 3rd grade; First place Austin Boyd, kindergarten; and Second place Libby Lewis, 4th grade.