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Wolfpack Boys Roll Past Shamrocks

January 14, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

SPALDING — Trailing early, Elgin Public-Pope John roared back in the second half to defeat Spalding Academy 56 to 39 in boys basketball action last week.Playing on the Shamrocks’ home court, the Wolfpack trailed 24 to 20 to start the second half. Over the next eight minutes, the Wolfpack arguably played their best quarter of the season, erupting for 19 points and limiting the Shamrocks to just two. The 17-point differential was the largest for the Wolfpack against any opponent so far this season.
Leading the scoring parade was senior Kyle Kallhoff. He finished with 19 points, making six of 11 shots from the field including three treys and all four free throw attempts.
For the complete story, see the print edition of The Elgin Review.

Wrestlers Win Medals At Burwell

January 14, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

BURWELL  — The Wolfpack wrestling team, seeing their first action after the Christmas break, earned three medals Friday at the Burwell Invitational.
Senior Andrew Fangman won the 170-pound weight class to lead the Wolfpack effort. He pinned Sam Folkers in the championship match as the top Wolfpack effort of the day.
Senior Ryan Pelster and sophomore Logan Henn (14-5) placed fourth in their weight divisions. Pelster recorded two points in advancing to the consolation finals. Henn recorded three pins in six matches.
Individual results from the tournament were:
113 pounds — Logan Henn (Elgin Public/Elgin Pope John) won by fall over Dustin Charron (Centura) 10-12 (Fall 1:25); Brody Benson (Valentine) 14-7 won by major decision over Henn (MD 9-1); Henn won by fall over Caden Greenland (Arcadia/Loup City) 5-10 (Fall 0:34); Henn won in tie breaker - 1 over Cole Laible (West Holt) 6-9 (TB-1 2-0); Henn won by fall over Zak Olson (Twin Loup) 17-6 (Fall 2:11); 3rd Place Match - Brody Benson (Valentine) 14-7 won over Henn (OTHR1)
120 — Cristian Carranza (Cross County) 13-11 won by fall over Geoffrey Carr (Elgin Public/Elgin Pope John) 1-9 (Fall 1:39); Carr received a bye; Trigger Pokorny (Central Valley) 19-9 won by fall over Carr (Fall 2:25)
145 — Ryan Pelster (Elgin Public/Elgin Pope John) received a bye; Pelster won by fall over Kieron Wenig (Valentine) 11-6 (Fall 4:40); Devon Walker (Elm Creek) 28-4 won by decision over Pelster (Dec 13-8); Pelster won by fall over JW Schroder (Twin Loup) 11-11 (Fall 1:22); 3rd Place Match - Hudson Pearman (Valentine) 20-2 won in sudden victory - 1 over Pelster 15-4 (SV-1 8-4)
170 — Andrew Fangman (Elgin Public/Elgin Pope John) won by fall over Michael Fines (Wood River) 8-17 (Fall 1:05); Fangman won by fall over Cody Truex (Loomis/Bertrand) 4-9 (Fall 0:29); Fangman won by fall over Hunter Nickless (Ainsworth) 8-5 (Fall 3:49); 1st Place Match - Fangman 18-2 won by fall over Sam Folkers (Ravenna) 15-6 (Fall 1:36)

Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest Set For Sunday

December 30, 2015 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

It’s all pretty simple, stand behind a line and shoot 15 free throws and the player with the most made shots wins.
The annual Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest will be held in Elgin on Sunday, Jan. 3.
Held in January every year, the competition will be held at St. Boniface Auditorium.
Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m. with competition to start at 2 p.m.
The competition is open to boys and girls ages nine to 14 who are not out for high school basketball
Winners in the different age groups will advance to the next round of competition at a site to be announced at a later date.

Five Wolfpack Players Earn All-District Honors

December 30, 2015 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Footballs and shoulder pads may have been put away for the season, but the 2015 high school football season wasn’t over until Tuesday when the D1 -7 All-District Football Team was announced.
Selected by coaches, the team was headlined by five selections from Elgin Public-Pope John.
Earning first team honors were seniors Andrew Fangman, Kyle Kallhoff, Seth Schumacher, Dylan Behnk and junior Chad Bode. Receiving honorable mention were Austin Meis, Alois Warner and Scott Moser.
Other teams whose players were recognized were:
Boyd County — (First Team) Seniors Mitchell Atkinson, Riley Ellwanger, Jory Carson and Wyatt Boettcher. Honorable mention: senior Matt Reiser and juniors Ridge Higgins, Clay Hansen and Caleb Rihanek.
Clearwater/Orchard — (First Team) Seniors Andy Kerkman, Zach Martin and Blake Kester. Honorable mention: Seniors Alex Olivian, Riley Snider, Derik Allen, Tristin Sanne and sophomore Creston Bertschinger.
Neligh/Oakdale — (First Team) Seniors Garrett Allemang, Blake Heithoff and Tyler Knievel, juniors Tyson Belitz, Chris Bentley and Grant White. Honorable mention: Seniors Hunter Bergmann and Dylan Kaup.
Niobrara/Verdigre — (First Team) Seniors Cade Kalkowski and Ben Johnson. Honorable mention: Senior Cole Kopejtka.
North Central — (First Team) Senior Ethan Munger. Honorable mention: Senior Cash Cosgrove.

EPPJ Wrestlers Bring Home Medals From Stanton

December 17, 2015 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

STANTON — The “Wolfpack Four” wrestling team finished eighth out of 17 teams competing Saturday at the Stanton Invitational.
Three of the four EPPJ wrestlers brought home medals from the tournament.
Senior Ryan Pelster led the medalists, finishing second in the 145-pound weight class. Teammates Logan Henn (113) and Andrew Fangman (170) finished third in their respective weight classes.
In the team competition, David City won with 267 points followed by Battle Creek with 234. The Wolfpack scored 65 points at the tournament.
Next action for the Wolfpack wrestlers will be Saturday at the Pope John Invitational to be held in the St. Boniface gymnasium.
Individual results were:
113 pounds — Logan Henn (EPPJ) received a bye in the opening round; Henn pinned Charlie Lopez (Wakefield) in 1:37; Noah Styskal (David City) defeated Henn 8 to 5; Henn pinned Justin Noel (Scribner-Snyder) in 2:08; third place match, Henn won 8 to 0 over Dylan Swenson (Oakland-Craig)
120 — Geoffrey Carr (EPPJ) received a bye in the opening round; Trent Daro (David City) pinned Carr in 15 seconds; Carr received a bye in the next round; Gage Kment (Stanton) pinned Carr in 51 seconds
145 — Ryan Pelster (EPPJ) pinned Wyatt Uhing (Oakland-Craig) in 55 seconds; Pelster pinned Austin Duhsmann (Guardian Angels Central Catholic) in 2:00; Pelster pinned Dillon Hupp (Norfolk Catholic) in 1:52; first place match, Caleb Haskell (Madison) defeated Pelster 13 to 3
170 — Andrew Fangman (EPPJ) pinned Kyle Lentz (Hartington Cedar Catholic) in 60 seconds; Fangman pinned Marcus Love (Scribner-Snyder) in 34 seconds; Cody Thomas (Wakefield) pinned Fangman in 4:56; third place match, Fangman pinned Anthony Tebbe (David City) in 1:22

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