June 2, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off
Wolfpack wrestler Ryan Pelster will be among wrestlers from across the state competing in the Nebraska Scholastic Wrestling Coaches Association All Star High School Dual.
The event will be held Saturday, June 11, beginning at 1 p.m. at Grand Island High School gymnasium.
Other wrestlers competing in the dual are:
Cade Svoboda - Ord; Wyatt Phillips - David City; Justyn Franklin - Fairbury; Josh Velasquez - Bennington; Cody Lambert - Ashland-Greenwood; Jackson Bates - Wilber-Clatonia; Aron Reynaga - Madison; Zach Trumble - Aurora; Justin Hennessy - Waverly; Jacob Klingelhoefer - Amherst; Kobe Paczosa-Hall - Columbus; Morgen Valentine - David City; Gage Orton - Plattsmouth; Arturo Chavez - Schuyler; Marcus Dodson - Columbus Scotus; Jake Bos - Columbus Scotus; Dustin Monroe - Malcolm; Garret Zimmerer - Creighton; Jonathan Killingsworth - Lincoln SE; Trent Daro - David City; Skylar Ratkovec - East Butler; Justen Hall - Raymond Central; Sean Mendlik - Archbishop Bergan; Asthon Arrants - Kearney; William Bloom - Elm Creek; John Feeney - Omaha Northwest; Jeffrey West - Elm Creek; Skyler Schmidt - Grand Island; Trevar Bigelow - Kearney; Jack Duffy - Kenesaw-Shelton; Tommy Nelson - Oakland-Craig
Coaches are Tahner Theim - David City; Derek Keasling - Aurora; Jeremy Goebel - Syracuse; Joey Morrison - Grand Island; Jay Meneely - Millard South; Ryan Hoffman - Franklin; Zac Kliment - Creighton; Shane Allison - Valentine
They will be divided into teams the night before the dual.
Tickets for the All Star Dual may be purchased the day of the meet at Grand Island HS.
June 2, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off
Northeast Community College will host the 33rd Annual Northeast Nebraska All-Star Basketball games in the Cox Activities Center in Norfolk on Friday, June 17. The girls’ game will tip-off at 6 p.m. with the boys’ game to follow at 8 p.m.
Leading the list of players scheduled to play on the Girls’ Dark Team is Wolfpack standout Jenna Parks.
As a senior, Parks led EPPJ in scoring and rebounds as the Wolfpack reached the district finals this year.
Other members of the Girls’ Dark Team include: Dawn Klabenes, Chambers/Wheeler Central; Kate Knobbe and Katey Brown, Guardian Angels Central Catholic; Tarrin Beller, Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family; Sydney Hupp and Riley Sibbel, St. Mary’s; Augusta Thramer, South Sioux City; Amanda Hansen, West Point-Beemer; and Danielle Wieseler, Wynot. Coaches are Traci Berg, St. Mary’s, and Robb Koerting, Hartington Cedar Catholic.
For the complete story, see the print edition of The Elgin Review
Wolfpack junior Miles Schrage was the lone EPPJ golfer competing this week at the Class C State Golf Tournament.
Schrage made his junior year count. Heartbreak endured at the end of his sophomore season was replaced this year by him becoming one of the best golfers on the team. He put together his best round of the year when the Wolfpack needed it the most, finishing eighth at the district tournament at Plainview CC.
On Tuesday, the first round of the state golf tournament, Schrage carded an 18-hole score of 95. He wrapped up tournament play Wednesday at the Kearney Country Club with an 18-hole score of 101. He finished the tournament with a 36-hole score of 196.
Wolfpack seniors Seth Schumacher and Jenna Parks will join other players from the Niobrara Valley Conference Friday night to take on all-stars from the Mid-Nebraska Athletic Conference. The games will be played at O’Neill St. Mary’s High School on Friday night, May 27. The girls game will begin at 5 p.m. with the boys game to follow at 7 p.m.
OMAHA — Wolfpack athletes competed with the best this weekend at the Nebraska State Track & Field Championships held at Burke Stadium.
Sophomore Lydia Behnk and seniors Austin Meis, Dylan Behnk and Ryan Pelster competed against the best athletes in Class C.
Although no Wolfpack athlete medaled at the meet in Omaha, they represented Elgin Public-Pope John well.
Here’s how they fared:
Ryan Pelster — Competing in the 3200 meter run, Pelster, wrapped up his high school career by finishing 17th in a time of 10:28.93. Winning the event was Nolan Kohmetscher of Nebraska Christian with a time of 9:42.00.
Dylan Behnk — A senior, Behnk finished 19th in the triple jump with a best leap of 39’8 3/4”. Winning the event was Jaden Withrow of Kimball with a leap of 44’1 3/4”.
Austin Meis — A senior, Meis competed in two events. In the 100 meter dash, he posted a time of 11.9 seconds in a preliminary heat. In the finals, Simon Wiedel of Thayer Central won with a time of 10.9 seconds.
In the 200 meter dash, Meis finished his preliminary heat with a time of 24.04. Winning the event Saturday was Wiedel with a time of 22.40.
Lydia Behnk — A sophomore, Behnk competed in two events. In the triple jump, Behnk finished 12th with a leap of 33’10 1/4”. Winning the event was Tarrin Beller of Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family with a leap of 36’4“.
In the long jump, Behnk’s best effort was 14’2” to finish 22nd. Winning the event was Sara Czarnick of Twin River with a best effort of 17’1 1/4”.