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Wolfpack Trio Combine For 52 Points In Win Over Niobrara/Verdigre

ELGIN — The Wolfpack jumped out to a 20 to 0 lead in the first quarter and never looked back as they defeated Niobrara/Verdigre...

Wolfpack Boys Suffer First Loss Of Basketball Season

ELGIN — The Wolfpack boys basketball team started slow Friday night and fell to Niobrara/Verdigre 72 to 36 in NVC action. The Cougars jumped out...

Wolfpack Volleyball Awards Handed Out

“The 2016 Wolfpack volleyball season, definitely is one for the books and memories,” said Wolfpack Head Coach Tina Thiele-Blecher at Sunday night’s awards banquet. Numerous...

Wolfpack Football Awards Announced

Awards for the 2016 Wolfpack football season were presented Sunday night. Coach Randy Eisenhauer recognized the team for their effort throughout the season. “Overall I thought...

Subdistrict Title Slips Away From EPPJ

NIOBRARA — Hope turned to heartbreak for the Wolfpack Tuesday night as North Central defeated EPPJ in the D1-6 subdistrict final in five games. The...

Meridian Downs Wolfpack At State Semi’s

LINCOLN — In an epic match between two championship-caliber teams, Meridian edged the Wolfpack Friday in a five-game thriller at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The Mustangs...

Wolfpack Outlast GACC To Take Third At State

LINCOLN — Elgin Public/Pope John wrapped up their most successful volleyball season ever, taking third at the Class D-1 State Tournament. In another marathon match...

North Central Upsets EPPJ At NVC Semi’s

STUART — Two teams stepped on the floor Tuesday night seeking a conference championship. One team advanced. Elgin Public-Pope John suffered just their second loss...

Wolfpack Win NVC Tourney Opener Over Cyclones

ELGIN — Seeking to win the NVC Conference Tournament this week, Elgin Public-Pope John started their march with a sweep of Clearwater/Orchard Monday night. Playing...

Wolfpack Cap Regular Season With Victory At Burwell

BURWELL — It’s as simple as one-two-three. Elgin Public-Pope John defeated host Burwell Tuesday night, sweeping three games by the scores of 25-18, 26-24 and...

Wolfpack Defeat Lady Warriors

ELGIN — The Wolfpack continued their domination of Neligh-Oakdale on the volleyball court Tuesday night, posting a 25-10, 25-16 victory. The victory put the Wolfpack...

Netters Sweep N-V Cougars

ELGIN — Twenty points. That’s the total number of points Elgin Public-Pope John allowed Niobrara-Verdigre on Parents’ Night as the Wolfpack volleyball team swept the...

Riverside Hands Wolfpack First Loss

Sometimes the best team doesn’t always win. One can make that argument about Tuesday night’s match against Riverside as the Chargers handed the Wolfpack...

EPPJ Sweeps Triangular At Clearwater

CLEARWATER — The Wolfpack volleyball fans treated their fans to two more victories Thursday night, defeating Orchard/Clearwater and Wausa in triangular action. Just two days...

Epic Rally Takes Down St. Mary’s

O’NEILL — In posting 19 straight victories, Elgin Public-Pope John has done many things on the volleyball court. On Tuesday night against O’Neill St. Mary’s,...

Wolfpack Fall To Clarkson/Leigh

ELGIN — Wolfpack fans Friday night got a glimpse of what might have been had not injuries shaped EPPJ’s season. The Wolfpack produced 341 yards...

Account Set Up For Injured Football Player Trey Meis

For Trey Meis of Winside, life as a teenager took a detour over two weeks ago. A junior at Winside High School, Meis was in...

Epic Rally Lifts Wolfpack Past St. Mary’s

O’NEILL — In posting 19 straight victories, Elgin Public-Pope John have done many things on the volleyball court. On Tuesday night against O’Neill St. Mary’s,...

Wolfpack Sweep Triangular At Albion

ALBION — Competing against two Class C-2 schools Thursday night, the Wolfpack did to them what they have done to all their opponents so...

Jaguars Upend Wolfpack

ELGIN — Two of Nebraska’s best recent eight-man football programs met on Elgin Field Friday night. Howells/Dodge and Elgin Public-Pope John have won a...