December 3, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off
ELGIN — The Wolfpack boys basketball team started slow Friday night and fell to Niobrara/Verdigre 72 to 36 in NVC action.
The Cougars jumped out to a 29 to 13 lead in the first quarter as their fullcourt press caused problems for the Wolfpack. They then put the game away in the second quarter by outscoring the Wolfpack 20 to 2.
Leading the way for the Cougars was Cauy Drobny with 14 points, making seven of eight shots from the field. Other double-digit scorers for the Cougars were R. Bicketstaff with 12 points and Brady Pike with 10.
Senior Chad Bode led the Wolfpack with 14 points, teammates Kenny Bush and Hunter Reestman each had seven. Bode also led the team in rebounds with seven. Conor Ramold and Bush each dished out three assists.
The Wolfpack will seek to gain their first victory of the season Tuesday night when they host Neligh/Oakdale at the EHS gymnasium.
December 3, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off
ELGIN — The Wolfpack jumped out to a 20 to 0 lead in the first quarter and never looked back as they defeated Niobrara/Verdigre 66 to 26 in the season opener for EPPJ.
Coach Randy Eisenhauer’s pressure defense forced the Cougars into repeated turnovers in the opening quarters, then the Wolfpack pushed the ball up the court for easy baskets.
Leading the scoring parade for the Wolfpack was sophomore Allyson Wemhoff who finished with 22 points, many coming on layups. Seniors’ Jordan Mescher and Elizabeth Selting each had 15 points in the victory.
The Wolfpack also dominated the boards as junior Lydia Behnk, along with Selting, each had 10 rebounds.
The Wolfpack will seek their second victory of the season Tuesday night when they host Neligh/Oakdale. The game will be played at Elgin High School.
December 2, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off
A two-vehicle accident north of Elgin Friday morning claimed the life of a South Dakota man.
Acting Antelope County Coroner Joe Smith said Drew Holter died as a result of injuries sustained in the accident at the intersection of 841 Road and Highway 14. The accident occurred around 9:45 a.m.
Holter, 24, of Platte, S.D., was headed eastbound on 841 Road when he collided with a semi-trailer truck heading north on Highway 14. The semi-trailer truck was being driven by a Clearwater man, 64-year-old Roy Rogers. Rogers was taken by Elgin Ambulance to Antelope Memorial Hospital.
The semi-trailer truck struck the passenger side of Holter’s pickup.
According to the Nebraska State Patrol, Holter was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident. The accident remains under investigation by the State Patrol.
Smith said Friday afternoon that an autopsy on Holter will be conducted Saturday in Omaha.
Holter, living northwest of Elgin, was a wind turbine technician at Invenergy LLC in Elgin.
Traffic was stopped for a period of time as a result of the accident.
Responding to the accident were the Elgin Fire & Rescue, the State Patrol and the Antelope County Sheriff’s Department. E-R photos
December 1, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off
Pope John Central Catholic and Elgin High Schools were among the best at the Class D2-2 One-Act Play Competition held Wednesday at Leigh.
Leigh High School earned 178 points from three judges to place first and advance to State. They performed “Young Frankenstein”.
Pope John took second with 174 points, just four points behind the winning team with their performance of “The Perils of Lulu.”
Elgin High School, performing “13 Signs You Should Stop Being a Pirate” finished in third place with 167 points.
Earning outstanding action awards were:
Elgin Public — Jaime Hoefer, Hayes Miller, Taya Voborny, Kenneth Bush, Zoey Bergman
Elgin Pope John — Brody Hupp, Madison Dilly, Logan Henn, Nicki Payne, Maddie Schrage
Rounding out the field were Lyons-Decatur Northeast - fourth; Lindsay Holy Family - fifth; Clarkson - sixth, St. Edward - seventh; and Newman Grove - eighth.
Leigh will compete at state against teams from Ansley, Niobrara, Hyannis, Thedford and Hampton.
The 2016 NSAA State Play Production Championships will be held Wednesday, Dec. 7, at the Johnny Carson Theatre in Norfolk.
November 30, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off
IN THE COUNTY COURT OF ANTELOPE COUNTY, NEBRASKA
Estate of J. LORRAINE HUFFMAN, Deceased
Estate No. PR16-15
Notice is hereby given that a hearing on Petitioner Anna H. Dunbar’s Petition for Determination of Tentative Inheritance Tax shall be on the 7th day of December, 2016, at the hour of 3:30 P.M., or as soon thereafter as the same may be heard in the County Court of Antelope County, Nebraska; Courthouse; Neligh, Nebraska.
Barbara J. Finn
Clerk of the County Court
Antelope County Court
501 Main St.
Neligh, NE 68756
Shawn D. Beaudette, #24381
Lammli, Locke & Beaudette Law Office
100 N. 34th Street, Suite E
Norfolk, NE 68701
PUBLISH: November 30, 2016