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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...

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...