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EPPJ “three” earn All-NVC honorable mention

The Niobrara Valley Conference boys basketball all-conference selections were released last week. Three members of the Wolfpack team received honorable mention for their play...

Wemhoff, Behnk earn All-NVC First Team honors

The ballots have been counted and selections made for the Niobrara Valley Conference all-conference teams. As expected, two members of the Elgin Public-Pope John Wolfpack...

Henn wins 100th match at D2 District Wrestling Tournament

OAKLAND — The Wolfpack will once again be represented at the State Wrestling Tournament. Logan Henn, a 126-pound senior, will wear the Wolfpack colors Thursday...

CWC ousts Wolfpack from boys tournament

ATKINSON — In an anticipated quarter-final matchup of the Niobrara Valley Conference Boys Basketball Tournament, Elgin Public-Pope John’s cold shooting proved fatal in a...

Miller, Henn medal at Cyclone Invite

CLEARWATER — Wolfpack Luke Henn and Hayes Miller earned a trip to the medal stand Friday, competing at the Cyclone Invite Wrestling Tournament. Henn, a...

West Holt edges EPPJ in OT, 49 to 45

EWING — The Wolfpack led by four points with three minutes to play, but couldn’t hold off Atkinson West Holt who forced overtime, then...

Wolfpack girls win NVC Tourney opener

NELIGH — One word described the Wolfpack girls’ victory over Niobrara-Verdigre Saturday afternoon — Relentless! In the opening round of the NVC Conference Girls Basketball...

Wolfpack tear apart Cougars 69 to 47

NELIGH — It wasn’t even close. The Wolfpack showed fans how seedings don’t mean a thing when it comes to the NVC Conference Basketball...

Pope John Alumni Tournament begins January 26th

The Pope John Alumni Basketball Tournament will be Friday and Saturday, Jan. 26-27. To register a team, contact Danny Borer (402) 843-6428 by Sunday,...

Krebs named to OWH Class D-1 All-State Second Team

Elgin Public-Pope John senior volleyball player Calli Krebs earned all-state accolades from the Omaha World-Herald Sunday. The state’s largest daily newspaper announced their volleyball all-state...

Wolfpack boys come up short against Riverside

ELGIN — Surrendering 59 first half points, the Wolfpack dropped their fourth game of the season Saturday in boys basketball action. Riverside jumped out to...

Plainview boys edge Wolfpack

ELGIN — Leading by two at the end of the first half, the Wolfpack saw that lead evaporate in the final two quarters as...

Warriors rally to edge Wolfpack

NELIGH — If only the game would have been three quarters long. For three quarters, Elgin Public-Pope John outplayed Neligh-Oakdale. However, over the final eight...

Wolfpack Wrestling Invite is Saturday

More than 20 wrestling teams are scheduled to compete Saturday at the Wolfpack Invitational. In addition to Elgin Public-Pope John, other wrestling teams planning to...

EPPJ has three compete at Osceola Invite

OSCEOLA — Competing in their second tournament of the season, Wolfpack wrestlers all placed at the Osceola Invite held Saturday. Competing against 13 other schools,...

Wolfpack wrestlers split matches against Cyclones

ORCHARD — Wolfpack wrestlers were in action Thursday evening, competing in a dual against Orchard-Clearwater. All five EPPJ wrestlers were suited up to compete. Four...

Wolfpack remain unbeaten with win over Riverside

ELGIN — The Los Angeles Lakers used the word “Showtime” to describe their style of play as outlet passes would lead to easy baskets. The...

Wolfpack girls “run” past Plainview

ELGIN — After a slow start, the Wolfpack found their tempo in the second quarter and rolled to a 59 to 31 victory over...

EPPJ doubles score on Lady Warriors

NELIGH — Senior Paige Meis scored 15 points Tuesday night to help lead the Wolfpack to a 54 to 25 victory over Neligh-Oakdale. Just as...

Three wrestlers earn medals at H-D Invite Saturday

HOWELLS - The Wolfpack wrestling team opened the season Saturday, competing at the Howells-Dodge Invite. There, they competed against 13 other teams. Winning the invite...