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Burwell Tops EPPJ In Opener

By Dennis Morgan Publisher ELGIN — Class D-1’s top-ranked Burwell Longhorns showed why they are the odds-on favorite to be state champions. In an awesome display of...

Wolfpack Girls To Start Year At EV Jamboree

By Dennis Morgan Publisher ELGIN — Having reached the district finals the last three years, Elgin Public-Pope John has established itself as one of the best...

Wolfpack Football Team Opens Season At Home On Friday

By Dennis Morgan Publisher ELGIN — Victories came easy for the Wolfpack last season, posting an 8-3 record. Then, 10 seniors led the way as EPPJ...

EPPJ Gatorade Football Scrimmage Set For Saturday

Fans of Wolfpack football will have an opportunity to get a sneak peek at the upcoming season. Coach Randy Eisenhauer announced the Wolfpack will hold...

Wolfpack To Play In Volleyball Jubilee

Professional sports have their pre-season games. This year, so too, the Wolfpack varsity volleyball team who will compete in a “jamboree” triangular leading up to...

Elgin, Petersburg On The Route For 7 Cities Century Bike Ride In August

Most people have owned a bicycle at one time or another and those bikes have often found their way to a shed or garage...

Three On Three Basketball Tourney To Be Saturday

A 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament will be held in Elgin on Saturday, July 30. Teams have from now to Tuesday, July 26, to register...

Elgin To Host 3 On 3 Basketball Tournament

A 3 on 3 Basketball Tourna-ment will be held in Elgin on Saturday, July 30. Teams have from now to Tuesday, July 26, to register...

Vetch Days Kids Races’ Results

Results from the Vetch Days’ Kids Races held Tuesday were: Toddlers (boys and girls together) — Running Race (1) 1. Paisley Schulz, 2. Natalie Pichler,...

Two-Mile Record Holder Dale Mackel Appreciates Effort Of Ryan Pelster

By Marie Meis Summer Intern, Elgin Review Before graduating from Pope John in 1982, Dale Mackel left a legacy. He set the boy’s track two-mile record...

Elgin 16’s Go 1-2 At League Tourney

On June 25, Elgin played in the league tournament at Pierce. In their first game, Elgin defeated Battle Creek 23 to 2 in a...

Parks Helps Lead Dark Team To Victory

NORFOLK — Down the stretch, the Dark team made their shots when they needed to to claim a 60 to 53 victory in the...

Fangman Shines On Defense At Sertoma Game

HASTINGS — Wolfpack football standout Andrew Fangman saw plenty of action Saturday at the 39th Annual Sertoma 8-Man Classic. The all-state running back played inside...

Fangman, Kallhoff Shine At NE Nebraska All-Star Classic

NORFOLK — Walking off the field victorious is something Wolfpack football stars Kyle Kallhoff and Andrew Fangman did frequently last season. They did it...

Father Burkhalter To Play In Second “I-80 Collar Series”

One year ago this time, St. Boniface/St. Bonaventure priest Fr. Ross Burkhalter was preparing to showcase his softball talents in the first ever “Collar...

Wickett “3-Peats” At Bull-A-Rama

“I think Elgin’s my place to actually get bulls rode,” Claiming he was in a slump, Norfolk bull rider Garrett Wickett won his third consecutive...

Pelster Chosen For All Star High School Dual In Grand Island

Wolfpack wrestler Ryan Pelster will be among wrestlers from across the state competing in the Nebraska Scholastic Wrestling Coaches Association  All Star High School...

Parks To Compete At Northeast Nebraska All-Star Game

Northeast Community College will host the 33rd Annual Northeast Nebraska All-Star Basketball games in the Cox Activities Center in Norfolk on Friday, June 17....

Schrage Completes Play At Class C State Golf Tournament

Wolfpack junior Miles Schrage was the lone EPPJ golfer competing this week at the Class C State Golf Tournament. Schrage made his junior year count....

Schumacher, Parks To Play For NVC All-Stars Friday Night

Wolfpack seniors Seth Schumacher and Jenna Parks will join other players from the Niobrara Valley Conference Friday night to take on all-stars from the...