Radio Review 04.30.13

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Skywatch Weather:

Today, partial sunshine, temps steady in the 60’s.  Tonight, mainly cloudy, chance for showers, low 38.  Wednesday, mostly cloudy, chance for rain mixing with snow & sleet, high 46.



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The Norfolk High girls tennis team participated at yesterday’s Capital City Invite in Lincoln.  Lincoln East was the champion with 43 points, Lincoln Pius X was second with 38 points, and Norfolk & Lincoln High tied for third with 37.  Emily Kortje placed third in #1 Singles with a 3-1 record.  Kayla Fowler was fourth in #2 Singles with a 2-2 mark.  Emma Kwapnioski & Whitney Schutt were the champions in #1 Doubles with a 4-0 record.  McKenzie Essley & Logan Maggart went 1-3 in #2 Doubles.


The Norfolk Catholic boys golf team competed in yesterday’s Boone Central/Newman Grove Invitational at the Albion Country Club.  Wayne was the team champion with a score of 341.  They won by five strokes.  The Knights took fourth with a score of 356.  Sam Morse of Columbus Lakeview was the medalist with a score of 71.  He won by nine strokes.  Norfolk Catholic’s Derek Holmquist placed ninth with an 84 and teammate Brandon Clausen was 14th with an 88.


The Lutheran High Northeast boys golf team won a triangular yesterday with Heartland Lutheran & Lincoln Lutheran at Crooked Creek Golf Club in Lincoln.  The Eagles shot a 369 while Heartland Lutheran carded a 374 and Lincoln Lutheran shot 417.  Lutheran High Northeast's Payton Baker was the medalist with an 80.  He won by nine strokes.


Local Schedule:  Nfk High Vs. Lincoln Pius X at Aldrich Field, Lincoln (A-7 B Socc. Dist. Tourn.-5:45); Nfk High Vs. Omaha Burke at Seacrest Field, Lincoln (A-7 G Socc. Dist. Tourn.-7:00); Nfk High at Fremont Archbishop Bergan (Bsbl DH-5:00); Nfk High at Lincoln Pius X Inv. At Arbor Links GC (BG-9:00 AM); Grand Island at Nfk High (G Tenn. Dual-4:00); Kansas St. At Creighton (Bsbl-6:30); Omaha Storm Chasers at New Orleans (Bsbl-7:00).


Local Scores:  South Sioux City 8 Nfk Cath/LHNE 2 (B-4 B Socc. Dist. Tourn.); Columbus 3 LHNE/Nfk Cath 2 (OT) (B-4 G Socc. Dist. Tourn.); Nfk High 152 Columbus 162 (BG Dual); New Orleans 6 Omaha Storm Chasers 3 (Bsbl).


NBA Playoffs:  Brooklyn 110 Chicago 91 (2-3); Atlanta 102 Indiana 91 (2-2); Houston 105 Oklahoma City 103 (1-3).



Bruizin Betty’s Roller Derby-Sat 5/4 @ the DeVent Center!  Doors open@6 pm, starts@ 7 pm; $10 @ door

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News Briefs:

The 7-year-old cancer patient who became an Internet sensation for his touchdown run in Nebraska's spring football game has yet another fan - President Barack Obama. Jack Hoffman, his family and former Cornhuskers running back Rex Burkhead visited Obama for 15 minutes in the Oval Office on Monday. Jack's father, Andy Hoffman, said Obama presented his son with a new football and told him he was proud of him.  Burkhead befriended Jack shortly after the boy was diagnosed with brain cancer. Their friendship grew into the "Team Jack" campaign that has raised awareness and funds for research. Jack's 69-yard TD run has been viewed almost 8 million times on YouTube.  Sen. Deb Fischer helped arrange the Washington visit for the Hoffmans, of Atkinson and Burkhead.


People are expected to start lining up today to purchase tickets to the Madison County Fair.  Reserve tickets go on sale tomorrow morning at 8:00 at the Fair Office in Madison.  Concerts this year feature Hunter Hayes, the Band Perry and Neil McCoy.  Fun passes include tickets for three nights of rodeo, both concerts and the fair barbecue.  Reserve seat tickets cost $50 for a book of tickets, while the general admission fun pass is $40. 


In response to complaints from citizens, Norfolk Police are actively working to eliminate unregistered vehicles from yards and empty lots.  Police Captain Leon Chapman says the storage of unlicensed, inoperable, wrecked or junked vehicles and trailers is not allowed within the city limits of Norfolk on residential or private property.  Uniformed officers are making contact with residents and property owners, asking for a current license or registration. If one is not available, the resident or property owner has 30 days to rectify the problem, either making sure the vehicle is properly licensed and registered, or removed from the property.  Failure to either move or license the vehicle can lead to a citation and a fine of $500 plus court hosts. Each day the vehicle is not moved or licensed can result in a separate citation and fine.


Norfolk’s annual Loyalty Day Parade will be held tomorrow in downtown Norfolk.  The parade route begins at 4 p.m. in the Salvation Army parking lot at the corner of 7th Street and Norfolk Avenue. Participants will walk east on Norfolk Avenue to Second Street, north on Second to Braasch, and west on Braasch to the Salvation Army parking lot.  The Loyalty Day Parade is sponsored by Norfolk VFW Post 1644. Residents are invited to either walk in the parade or line the parade route and show their patriotism by waving U.S. flags.


Today's Tickler:

Master Gardeners Plant Fair 5/3 6-8 pm

5/4: 9-3 @ NECC Cox Activity Center Free admission

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