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Wolfpack Golfers Take Third At Ewing Invite

April 25, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

EWING — Two Wolfpack golfers placed among the top 10 individuals competing Wednesday at the Ewing Golf Invitational.
Junior Kyle Heithoff finished ninth and freshman Chad Bode placed 10 in the individual competition at Summerland Golf Course.
Heithoff, showing some of the form last year when he competed at the State Golf Tournament, shot a 43 on both the front and back nine to finish with an 18-hole score of 86.
Bode, competing in his first year as a varsity golfer, shot a front nine 40, then finished with a 47 on the back nine for an 18-hole score of 87.
Medalist for the tournament was Brandon Clausen who finished with an 83, one stroke better than teammate Devon Lockman with an 84. Norfolk Catholic had the top three golfers at the tournament. They won the team title with a score of 338, 12 strokes better than second place West Holt at 350.
The Wolfpack finished third in the team standings with 376. Other team scores were Orchard/Clearwater 381, O’Neill 386, Ainsworth 394, Ewing 395, Osmond 401, Boyd County 404 and CWC 421.
No team score was recorded for Elkhorn Valley, Niobrara/Verdigre, North Central and Santee schools.
For EPPJ, Regan Kerkman shot a 52-48 100. Other Wolfpack golf scores were Miles Schrage 51-52 103, and Jack Borer 60-57 117.

Wolfpack Track Team Shines At O’Neill Invite

April 25, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

O’NEILL — The Wolfpack participated in their second track meet in three days, competing at the O’Neill Invite on Thursday.
The weather was conducive to good times and marks and the Wolfpack didn’t disappoint.
The girls team finished fourth in their division. They were led by Madi Voborny who won the 100 meter hurdles. A number of her teammates just missed out on winning ‘gold’ on this day.
For the boys, Blake Schrage led the Wolfpack with first place efforts in both the 110 and 300 meter hurdles.
In the girls team competition, Chambers/Wheeler Central won with a score of 105.5 points followed by Clearwater/Orchard 92, North Central 66, EPPJ 63.5, Wausa 58, Boyd County 40, Bloomfield 37, Ewing 27, Niobrara/Verdigre 21 and Elkhorn Valley 16.
For the boys team standings, Wausa was first with 116 points followed by North Central 94, Chambers/Wheeler Central 79, Elkhorn Valley 75, Bloomfield 56, EPPJ 50, Boyd County 31, Clearwater/Orchard 14, Niobrara/Verdigre 2, and Ewing 2.

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EPPJ Golfers Open Season

April 17, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

NELIGH — Early April on the links in Nebraska can be a toss-up. Some days the weather will be ideal, then there are days when golf isn’t meant to be played. Elgin Public-Pope John lucked out last week as weather conditions were perfect for early spring high school golf.
On Thursday, the Wolfpack opened the 2014 season with a dual against Humphrey St. Francis at the Neligh golf course. Trevor Kosch shot a 36 over nine holes to help lead the Flyers to a 38-stroke victory over the Wolfpack, 166 to 204. The Wolfpack’s best score was turned in by two-time state tournament golfer Kyle Heithoff. Heithoff carded a 44 in his season debut. Teammate Regan Kerkman shot a 49. Other scores were Jack Borer 55, Evan Schindler 56 and Brandi Baker finished with a 68. Other scores for the Flyers were Michael Brockhaus 37, Jake Arlt 45, Cory Hassenstab 48 and Spencer Beller 50.
Saturday action
The Wolfpack returned to action Saturday, competing in a quadrangular tournament at Summerland Golf Course near Ewing.
Other schools were Ewing,Orchard/Clearwater and Elkhorn Valley.
The Cyclones, led by a 41 turned in by Aaron Hawf, won the team championship with a score of 192, followed by Ewing at 193, and the Wolfpack coming in with a score of 194.
The Wolfpack were again led in scoring by Heithoff who shot a nine-hole score of 42. Also breaking 50 on this day was freshman Chad Bode who finished with a 47. Other EPPJ scores were Miles Schrage 51, Regan Kerkman 54 and Jack Borer 58.

Wolfpack Track Team Improves Marks At Creighton

April 17, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

CREIGHTON — Track athletes from Antelope County ventured north to Creighton to take part in the Antelope County Invite Thursday. Elgin Public-Pope John athletes won five events in the boys competition and two in the girls.
Leading the way was Ryan Pelster. The Wolfpack’s long-distance runner won three events (800, 1600 and 3200 meter runs). He set a new school record in the 1600 meter run with a time of 5:05.1. Teammate Blake Schrage won both the 110 and 300 meter hurdles.
On the girls side, Taylor Schumacher claimed gold in the pole vault. Sophomore Jenna Parks won the 1600 meter run.
“We were not up to full strength for this meet do to some injuries and kids participating in State FFA however the kids competed very well, we had many athletes put up personal bests in their events,” said Wolfpack Track Coach Wes Prater. “Ryan Pelster again broke the Wolfpack 1600 meter record and the Antelope County Record with his 5:05.1 mile time. The kids continue to work hard both at practice and meets.”

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Wolfpack Track Teams Dominate Foes At CV Invite

April 10, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

FULLERTON — Conditions were bone-chilling Tuesday, April 2, but that didn’t prevent the Wolfpack track team from competing at the Cedar Valley Invite.
Competitors made the best of the cold weather, then wrapped themselves in blankets to get through the rest of the day.
Top performances were turned in by Blake Schrage who won the 300 meter hurdles, teammate Ryan Pelster won both the 1600 and 3200 meter run. On the girls side, Taylor Schumacher won the 800 meter run and teammate Jenna Parks won the high jump.
Arcadia/Loup City won the boys team competition with 100 points followed by EPPJ with 76. Other team scores were Cross County 61, Humphrey/LHF 57, Twin River 52, Palmer 47, Cedar Valley 38, Shelby/Rising City 27, St. Edward 27, Heartland Lutheran 12, Elba 10, Spalding/Spalding Academy 0.

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