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Wolfpack Dominate Nebraska Christian, Riverside

ELGIN — The mark of a championship team is, in tight matches, to find a way to win. Elgin Public-Pope John did just that Thursday...

Wolfpack Netters Defeat Plainview, West Holt

ELGIN — Great teams take advantage of their opponent’s mistakes. That’s exactly what D-1’s top-ranked EPPJ Wolfpack did Saturday. After winning the first game against Plainview...

Missed Opportunities Prove Costly For EPPJ Against HLHF

HUMPHREY — Missed opportunities by the Wolfpack let Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family slip away as the Bulldogs claimed a 46 to 8 victory Friday night. Denying...

Wolfpack Sweep Creighton

CREIGHTON — The Wolfpack varsity volleyball, ranked #1 in Class D-1 by the Norfolk Daily News, wore down Creighton Thursday night, defeating the Bulldogs...

Cyclones Defeat Wolfpack

CLEARWATER — Battered and bruised. Elgin Public-Pope John continues to battle through injuries as on Friday night starting tailback Kenny Bush went down and did...

EPPJ Tames Cougars, Tigers

ELGIN — Two matches, two more victories for Elgin Public-Pope John. On Tuesday night, Sept. 6, the Wolfpack hosted a triangular at EHS. In the...

Wolfpack Roll Over Boyd County

ELGIN — One could understand Thursday night if someone changed the name of the Wolfpack volleyball team to the bulldozers. Like the equipment which knocks...

Bush, Bailey Score Wolfpack Touchdowns Against CWCE

ELGIN — Held scoreless for the first 10 quarters of the season, Elgin Public-Pope John lit up the scoreboard in the second half of...

Wolfpack Sweep Matches At Saturday Tourney

The Wolfpack volleyball team went undefeated at a round-robin tournament played in Dodge. Against Shelby/Rising City in their first match, the Wolfpack won in three...

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...