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More Than 1,600 Served at Bazaar

November 30, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Just as their parents and grandparents have done before them, families came from near and far to attend the 87th annual Thanksgiving Bazaar in Elgin.

Sponsored by St. Boniface Catholic Church, the event is synonomous with celebrating Thanksgiving here.

This year was no exception as bright sunshine and warm temperatures made it easy for persons to travel to St. Boniface gymnasium for the celebration.

Workers began food preparation early in the morning so to be ready for the 11 a.m. start.

According to Michele Reicks, a total of 1,227 noon meals were served. In the evening, 440 meals were served. The total number of meals served was 1,667. She said the number was down 55 from one year ago.

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Golden Tones to Perform Dec. 10-11

November 30, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The Golden Tones will present ‘To Find The King’ a Christmas musical, on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 10-11.

The musical will be performed at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Clearwater. Reservations are $2 per ticket.

Tickets are available at the following locations: Elgin Pharmacy, Donna Mackel, Citizens State Bank and Hi-Way Mart in Clearwater, Larry’s Market in Ewing, Heritage Bank, Hilltop Drug and Wanek Pharmacy in Neligh, and from Bob Sisson in O’Neill and Matt Maxwell in Orchard.

The musical was written by Rodger Strader and arranged by Bob Krogstad.

Congrats to the Wolfpack!

November 23, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

wolfpack-team-photoWe are taking orders for this color poster & the color photo page. 13-1/4 x 21 inches, $15 plus tax. Call our office if you wish to purchase one or both.

Wolfpack Defeat GACC to Claim D-1 State Title

November 22, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

LINCOLN — In their second season as a sports co-op, the Elgin Public-Pope John Wolfpack claimed their first state title Monday morning with a 44 to 14 victory over Guardian Angels CC.

The Wolfpack rolled up 409 yards of total offense to claim the state championship trophy and a slew of gold medals for team members, capping a perfect 13-0 season.

“It’s great for our kids and our whole town. I’m just proud of our kids and how they come together and work hard,” Coach Carlie Wells said about the victory. “The hard work paid off.”

Junior quarterback Ross Schindler tossed two touchdown passes and ran for another to help lead the Wolfpack to the victory. Equally impressive was the running of I-back Nash Schindler. In his final game for the Wolfpack, Schindler gained 162 yards on 24 carries. Ross Schindler had 108 yards on 18 carries.

The Wolfpack never trailed in this championship game. They got on the board midway through the first quarter. After the Bluejays tried and failed a fake punt attempt, the Wolfpack took over on the GACC 33-yard line. It took only one play to put the ball into the endzone. Nash Schindler went over left tackle with the handoff on a counter play and scampered 33 yards for the game’s first score.

The Bluejays failed on fourth down again just minutes later when Jared Seier and Drew Schindler stuffed Nathaniel Hass for no gain. The Wolfpack’s ensuing drive ended on the GACC’s 14-yard line when Nash Schindler fumbled and Bluejay Zach Wietfeld recovered.

Wolfpack linebacker Kyle Heithoff, playing in place of Ryan Meis who was on street clothes on the sideline, made a memory he won’t soon forget. The Bluejays had put together a 13-play, 61-yard drive and had a first and goal on the Wolfpack five-yard line. Bluejay quarterback Eric Wietfeld fumbled the ball and Heithoff recovered to end the scoring threat.

The Wolfpack then gave the Bluejays a taste of things to come as they went 73 yards in seven plays. The drive featured two bigs runs from Nash Schindler (13, 18 yards), and a 20-yard completion to Andrew Heithoff which put the ball on the five-yard line. On the next play, fullback Blake Anderson capped the drive with a run up the middle. Ross Schindler added his second two-point conversion for a 16 to 0 lead with 9:25 to go before halftime.

The teams then traded punts. Just before halftime the Wolfpack put together their third scoring drive of the half. Ross Schindler started the drive with a completion to Grant Beckman. After several runs into the line, Schindler connected with Nash Schindler down to the 32-yard line. Then, with 19 ticks left on the clock before halftime, Ross and Nash connected again, this time for 32 yards for a touchdown and a 22 to 0 lead.

Each team scored twice in the third quarter. The Wolfpack boosted their lead to 30 to 0 when Ross Schindler broke free and raced 28 yards to the endzone.

The Bluejays answered back just over a minute later when Eric Wietfeld connected with Zach Wietfeld on a 49-yard touchdown pass.

If there was a time for momentum to switch, this was it. But, the Wolfpack would have none of that on this day. They got the ball back and went 58 yards in eight plays to score when Ross Schindler connected with Andrew Heithoff on a 29-yard touchdown pass. The score made it 36 to 8 with 4:34 left in the quarter.

Once again, the Bluejays would answer. Hass, making up for a fumble earlier in the game, scored on a six-yard run.

With a 24-point lead and 12 minutes left to play, the Wolfpack put together one last scoring drive.

Determined to eat as much time off the clock as possible, the Wolfpack drove 58 yards in 10 plays for the game’s final score. Capping the drive was Anderson with a two-yard touchdown, his second of the game.

Forced to go to the air, the Bluejays had no success as defensive linemen Caleb Pelster, Drew Schindler and Jared Seier repeatedly put pressure on their quarterback. Twice in the fourth quarter the Bluejays went three-and-out.

The Wolfpack closed out the game the way championship teams do, by running out the clock. In the game’s final 12 minutes, the Wolfpack had the ball for all but 1:52.

“The kids made the plays, that’s what it comes down to,” Coach Carlie Wells said about the victory.”

In the game’s final moments, with the game in hand, Coach Wells cleared the bench, giving each player a taste of victory at Memorial Stadium.

The Wolfpack defense limited GACC to just 11 first downs. The Bluejays gained just 79 yards on the ground and 139 through the air.

“Our defense is fast, I’ve said that all year. We’ve got great team speed to the ball. Our kids do a great job with technique, we don’t get out of position a lot.”

For the Wolfpack, they rushed the ball 55 times for 312 yards. Through the air they completed six of eight passes for 97 yards.

Wolfpack 44, Bluejays 14

Wolfpack………8  14  14  8 — 44

Bluejays………..0   0  14  0 — 14

EPPJ — Nash Schindler 33 run (Ross Schindler run)

EPPJ — Blake Anderson 5 run (Ross Schindler run)

EPPJ — Nash Schindler 32 pass from Ross Schindler (PAT failed)

EPPJ — Ross Schindler 28 run (Nash Schindler run)

GACC — Zach Wietfeld 49 pass from Eric Wietfeld (Nate Hass run)

EPPJ — Andrew Heithoff 29 pass from Ross Schindler (PAT failed)

GACC — Nate Hass 6 run (PAT failed)

EPPJ — Blake Anderson 2 run (Ross Schindler run)

Team Stats GACC EPPJ

Rushing 34/79 55/312

Passing 10/23/0 6/8/0

Passing Yds 139 97

Total Off 218 409

First Downs 11 22

Penalties 4/52 7/46

Fumbles Lost 1 1

Poss. Time          21:29 26:31

Individual Statistics

Rushing — Nash Schindler 24/162, Ross Schindler 18/108, Blake Anderson 10/33, Levi Kerkman 1/7, Shane Beckman 1/2, Alex Pelster 1/0. GACC — Nate Hass 18/54, Zach Wietfeld 12/40, Eric Wietfeld 4/-15.

Passing — Ross Schindler 6/8/0 — 97. GACC — Eric Wietfeld 10/21/0 — 139, Zach Wietfeld 0/1/0 — 0, Jon Guenther 0/1/0 — 0.

Receiving — Andrew Heithoff 3/50, Nash Schindler 2/39, Grant Beckman 1/8. GACC — Zach Wietfeld 5/99, Nate Hass 3/8, Jon Guenther 1/26, Blake Hass 1/6.

Tackles — Andrew Heithoff 8.5, Kyle Heithoff 7.5, Nash Schindler 5.5, Jared Seier 5, Caleb Pelster 4, Grant Beckman 3, Drew Schindler 3, Evan Parks 2, Tre Henkenius 1, Lee Bartak 0.5, Nick Heithoff 0.5, Shane Beckman 0.5. GACC — Jon Guenther 11.5, Blake Hass 8.

Sacks — Kyle Heithoff 1, Caleb Pelster 1. GACC — Zach Wietfeld 1.

Passes broken up — Grant Beckman 2.

Attendance: 1,760.

Notice of Meetings — Antelope County Board of Supervisors

November 22, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 


Notice is hereby given that the County Board of Supervisor’s of Antelope County, Nebraska will hold meetings in the County Supervisor’s room in the Antelope County Courthouse Annex,  Neligh, Nebraska on the following dates and times:

December 6, 2011 at 9:00 AM

December 13 2011 at 8:00 AM

Meetings will be open to the public.  An agenda, kept continuously current, is available for public inspection at the Antelope County Clerk’s office and may be modified at such meeting to include items of an emergency nature pursuant to Section 84-1411 of the Nebraska Revised Statutes.

Publish November 23, 2011

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