April 3, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off
The sign-up date for Elgin and area youth to play softball and baseball has been announced.
Sign-up will be held at the Elgin Fire Hall on Monday evening, April 7, beginning at 7 p.m.
Boys wanting to play baseball and girls wishing to become softball players will soon want to make sure they get registered Monday night.
Also, coaches are still being sought for boys and girls T-ball, and possibly boys peewee baseball.
If anyone is interested in umpiring, contact Jessie Reestman at (402) 843-0170.
Make plans to attend!
March 28, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off
Elgin Public-Pope John will be represented when the best basketball players in the Niobrara Valley Conference take on all-stars from the Loup Valley Conference in a pair of games on Friday, May 30.
NVC selections for the boys and girls games were announced last week.
The girls all-star game will be played, starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 30. It will be followed at 8 p.m. with the boys game. Both games will be played at St. Mary’s High School in O’Neill.
Heading up selections to the girls game was Wolfpack senior Stephanie Bode. She will be joined on the team by Brooke Bauer representing St. Mary’s, Riley Funk of Ewing, Natalie Rihanek, Hannah Sobotka and Macy Ahlers of Boyd County, Emily Filsinger and Ryann Ickes of Clearwater/Orchard, Blake Butterfield of West Holt, McKayla Eisenhauer and Catherine Hanzlik of Niobrara/Verdigre, and Jamie Turpin of North Central. Alternates will be Samantha Sattler of Stuart and Erin Boyle of St. Mary’s. Head coach will be Mike Pardun of St. Mary’s, assisted by Jeff Hart and Jeanne Krotter of Boyd County.
Adam Moon of St. Mary’s leads the list of selections to the NVC boys team. Other selections were Nick White and Hayden Liska of Niobrara/Verdigre, Robert Nordby and Ben Ramold of Ewing, Connor Osborne of West Holt, Trevor Ferguson of North Central, Kyle Pardun and Matt Kelly of St. Mary’s, Tate Schutt of Clearwater/Orchard, and Dylan Reiman of Boyd County. Alternates are Jared Tomjack of St. Mary’s, and Steven Marcellus of CWC. No member of the EPPJ Wolfpack boys team was selected for the game.
Head coach will be Terry Viterna of St. Mary’s, assisted by Todd Runnels of Niobrara/Verdigre.
March 21, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off
Three members of the Wolfpack boys basketball team earned post-season accolades from the Niobrara Valley Conference. Senior Jake Eischeid and juniors Kyle Heithoff and Jack Borer received honorable mention when all conference teams were announced.
Earning first team honors were Trevor Mlnarik and Andy Kerkman of Clearwater/Orchard, Robert Nordby and Blake Cunningham of Ewing, Nick White and Steven LaPointe of Niobrara/Verdigre, Adam Moon of O’Neill St. Mary’s, Caleb Rihanek of Boyd County, Connor Osborne of West Holt, and Trevor Ferguson of North Central.
Second team honors went to Kyle Pardun and Matt Kelly of St. Mary’s, Ben Ramold of Ewing, Tate Schutt of Clearwater/Orchard, Tyler Knox of North Central, Tate Schmaderer of Stuart, Riley Bilstein of West Holt, Brenden Pelster of CWC, Dylan Reiman of Boyd County and Hayden Liska of Niobrara/Verdigre. Honorable mention were Joey Colfack and Drew Stahlecker of Boyd County, Jared Tomjack of St. Mary’s, Alex Kunz, Mason Dexter and Trevor Ramm of Stuart, Steven Marcellus and Chase Hoffschneider of CWC, Jaylon LaPlante of Santee, Ben Lingenfelter, Tyson Belitz and Grant White of Neligh-Oakdale, and Kendall Albin of Elkhorn Valley.
March 13, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off
Three members of the EPPJ Girls Basketball team were recognized for their oustanding play when NVC All-Conference selections were announced Thursday.
Senior Stephanie Bode was named to the NVC First Team, chosen by coaches in the conference.
Sophomore Jenna Parks and freshman Baylee Wemhoff each received ‘honorable mention’ when the selections were announced.
March 13, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off
Two members of the Wolfpack wrestling team garnered all conference honors this week.
The Niobrara Valley Conference announced its all-conference selections, made by coaches.
EPPJ sophomore Andrew Fangman was named to the first team at 145 pounds. Senior Brett Kinney earned second team honors at 138 pounds. Both wrestlers capped their season by competing in the Class D State Wrestling Tournament in Omaha.