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Mustang Men Get First Win of the Season Against Elba

  The Silver Lake Mustangs couldn’t put the win in the books on Tuesday, December 4 against the Axtell Wildcats for their first home game of the season. The Mustang Men fought hard but couldn't pull it off in a loss with a close score of 66-52. The scoring leaders for the game were: Alex Ehrman with 20 points, following behind him were Trey Merrill with 15, Matthew Hansen with 7, and Johnny Borgman with 6. Ehrman had . . .

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We Wish You a Merry Christmas

  On the 6th of December, the elementary students along with Mr. Morrison started the Holiday Season by welcoming the Silver Lake community to their annual Christmas concert. They kicked off their concert by introducing the new music teacher Mr. Morrison. Mr. Morrison commented, “Every student worked really hard and did an excellent job. Thanks to all that helped and made it so amazing.” The order of the Silver Lake . . .

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Silver Lake Readers Get into the Spirit

On Monday, December 10 th , Mrs. Heuertz and Cheryl Klein sponsored nine Silver Lake students who earned the “Dinner and a Movie” day out through Silver Lake’s Accelerated Reader Program.  Students having over one hundred AR points for the first semester were invited to attend.  The group enjoyed lunch at Valentino’s in Kearney and then got into the Christmas spirit at Kearney Cinema 8 theaters where . . .

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Working as a team, winning first place

“When playing to win you always have to keep your head in the game at all times and play with intensity the entire game,” said leading scorer Georgi tenBensel about the JH basketball tournament on Saturday, December 9. The Lady Mustangs played Elba and Harvard and showed no mercy with either team with scores of 36-6 when playing Harvard and 41-4 against Elba. In the game against Harvard, tenBensel scored over half of the . . .

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Lady Mustangs Take Home Second Win

The Lady Mustangs traveled to Elba to take home another victory on Friday, December 7. To start out the game, Silver Lake came out strong and ready to fight and scored 19 points. In the second, the Stang’s scored 10, in the third, 20, and in the fourth, 10. As well as having a strong offensive game, the Mustangs also played a fair game of defense, holding the Bluejays to 6 in the first, 5 in the second, 4 in the third, and 5 points . . .

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Lady Mustangs Fight Back to Capture Their First Win of the Season

  “I’ve always believed that a team reflects a coaches attitude,” said Coach Drake. That is exactly what happened when the Lady Mustangs suited up for a fierce matchup against the Axtell Wildcats at the barn. The atmosphere was tense as the opposing teams took the court for the tip-off for the Tuesday game. In the first quarter, the Mustangs put ten points on the board. However, the Wildcats started strong . . .

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A Mixed Outcome Getting the Season Started

  After only a few weeks of practicing and cramming some plays in, the Lady Mustangs traveled to Sandy Creek for their Jamboree Game on November 26. In the first and third quarter, varsity played and in the second and fourth quarter the junior varsity played. Coming down the stretch, the game was a nail biter with the Lady Mustangs barely pulling off a two-point win. Katelyn Karr had 9 points and 4 defensive rebounds and coming . . .

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Mustang Men get the season started

  “Deshler came out quick and got some fast points on us from the very beginning but we did a good job battling back. We were keeping up with them and even had it down to a 9 point difference in the 3rd quarter, but it just slipped away in the end, “ commented senior Johnny Borgman. The Silver Lake boys basketball team traveled to Deshler to take on the Dragons and officially get the season started. The . . .

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December Mustang Message

Welcome to MUSTANG MESSAGES.  This newsletter is specially designed for senior parents and seniors.  It is my hope that the information given in this newsletter will be useful as you make plans for the future.  I plan to include information on scholarships, important dates that you may want to remember, college rep. visit reminders, and other information that seniors and parents will need to know. MUSTANG MESSAGES will . . .

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Mustangs Pull Off Close Fight Against Bobcats

“The game felt like we were back in the state championships, with the crowd being so into the game, and the girls being so pumped to win the game,” Coach Crowe told the girls after the games. Monday, December 3, the Silver Lake Junior High girls basketball team traveled to Blue Hill to take on the Bobcats. The “B” team had a close game, with the Lady Mustangs almost pulling out with the win, but ended the game . . .

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