June 12, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off
The McKay Rodeo Company will be bringing the meanest, toughest bulls to ride for the annual Bull-A-Rama set for this Saturday, June 14.
The Elgin Ko-Ed Group is again sponsoring the bull-riding competition which will be held at a location one block west of Dean’s Market.
Some of the best bull riders in the area will be in Elgin that night seeking eight seconds of glory when they leave the chute.
Activities will get underway at 6 p.m. with a Calcutta. Bull riding starts at 6:30 p.m. Throughout the evening, there will be a beer garden for people to relax and enjoy the festivities.
Advance tickets are $8 and can be purchased at the Bank of Elgin. Tickets at the gate the night of the event will be $10.
In honor of Father’s Day on June 15, fathers attending the Bull-A-Rama can sign up for door prizes to be drawn throughout the evening.
After the first round of the NSAA Class C State Golf Tournament, all teams trail Hastings St. Cecilia who posted a first-day team score of 314.
Posting the best round of the day was Sam Meuret of Plainview who finished with a two-under 68.
Elgin Public-Pope John posted an 18-hole team score of 375.
Individually, the Wolfpack are led by:
Kyle Heithoff (87) +17
Chad Bode (92) +22
Miles Schrage (96) +26
Jack Borer (100) +30
Regan Kerkman (102) +32
The final round will be played tomorrow at the Mahoney Golf Course in Lincoln.
Here’s an update from the Class C State Golf Tournament which the EPPJ Wolfpack golf team is competing at today and tomorrow (May 28-29).
Jack Borer +16 (after nine holes)
Kyle Heithoff +2 (after four holes)
Regan Kerkman +10 (after four holes)
Miles Schrage +5 (after four holes)
Chad Bode has yet to begin his round.
The team is playing at Mahoney Golf Course in Lincoln.
OMAHA — Six Wolfpack athletes competed with the best at the Nebraska Track & Field Championships held Friday and Saturday at Burke Stadium.
Madi Voborny, Blake Schrage, Taylor Schumacher, Jill Schindler, Jenna Parks and Ryan Pelster competed over the two-day event in front of an estimated crowd of 20,000 track fans.
Competition got underway Friday afternoon for senior hurdlers Voborny and Schrage.
Competing in the second heat of the Girls 100 meter hurdles, Voborny finished seventh with a time of 17.68 seconds. Winning the heat was Tara Murphy of Nebraska Christian with a time of 16.23 seconds. In the finals, Ashleigh Carr of Oakland-Craig won the event with a time of 15.73 seconds.
Schrage competed next in the boys 110 meter high hurdles. Competing in heat #1, Schrage finished sixth with a time of 16.52 seconds. Winning the heat was Antonio Flores of Malcolm with a time of 14.63 seconds. In the finals, Flores won with a time of 14.76 seconds.
A junior, Taylor Schumacher competed in the 400 meter dash Friday afternoon. Running in heat #1, Schumacher finished in a time of 1:02.75. Winning the heat was Jessi Smith of Bayard in a time of 58.38 seconds. In the finals Saturday, Smith captured gold by winning the event in a time of 58.43 seconds.
The last Wolfpack runner competing Friday was Schindler. A sophomore, Schindler competed in the second heat of the 200 meter dash, finishing seventh in a time of 27.50 seconds. Winning the heat was Lil Sheehy of Hastings St. Cecilia in a time of 26.21 seconds. In the finals, freshman Mackenzie Brandl of Stanton won in 25.92 seconds.
Schumacher competed in the first running event Saturday, the 800 meter run. She posted a time of 2:32.69 which put her in 19th place among 24 runners. Winning the event was Jessi Smith of Bayard, a sophomore, in a time of 2:15.27.
The Wolfpack’s two long-distance runners, Parks and Pelster competed Saturday afternoon. In the girls 1600 meter run, Parks, a sophomore, placed 22nd with a time of 6:07.50. Winning the event was Madison Quist of Doniphan-Trumbull in a time of 5:18.68.
Pelster wrapped up competition for Wolfpack runners, competing in the boys 1600 meter run. He posted a time of 4:50.71. Winning the event was Hans Epp of Nebraska Christian in 4:28.75.
May 16, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off
The Wolfpack state track qualifiers (l-r): Blake Schrage in the 110 High Hurdles, Jill Schindler in the 200 Meter Dash, Jenna Parks in the 1600 Meter Run, Taylor Schumacher in the 400 Meter Dash and 800 Meter Run, Madi Voborny in the 100 Meter Low Hurdles and Ryan Pelster in the 1600 Meter Run. Congratulations to the girls team for earning District Runner-up. And “good job” to all the Wolfpack track athletes competing at Districts and throughout the year. Photo submitted