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Season Ends, Winds Down for Elgin-Area Teams

  Football Scores Ewing 44, Elgin 8   Chambers 14, Pope John 6 Despite the end of regular season loss,  Crusaders of Pope John Central Catholic have once again...

Cedar Rapids Tigers Spoil Homecoming for Elgin Eagles

ELGIN — More often than not, size matters in high school football. Cedar Rapids used their size advantage to post a 66 to 30...

Crusaders Defeat S/SA Knights in 2OT Thriller

SPALDING — Senior quarterback Curtis Childers’ two-yard run in the second overtime period lifted Pope John Central Catholic to a 36 to 28 victory...

Sports – Football and Volleyball

Cedar Rapids’ Fourth Quarter Touchdown Upsets Crusaders CEDAR RAPIDS — A fourth quarter touchdown by Cedar Rapids proved to be the difference Friday night as the...

Sports – Football & Volleyball

Crusaders Rally for 44 to 20 Victory over Elgin Eagles ELGIN — On a windswept field, Pope John Central Catholic overcame a double-digit deficit to...

Sports – Volleyball and Football

CLEARWATER — This far into the season, one thing is certain — The Elgin Eagles volleyball team can match up well against any opponent....

Pope John Girls Split Matches

CLEARWATER — The Pope John girls volleyball team opened the season Thursday night, splitting a pair of matches. Competing at the Clearwater/Orchard Quadrangular, the Lady...

Crusaders Crush LHF Bulldogs 48 to 12

ELGIN — It took nearly three hours to complete. Yet, in the end, the outcome was a familiar one for Crusader fans. Pope John Central...

Pope John Ready for Season’s Challenges

ELGIN — Beginning her second season as head coach of the Pope John Lady Crusaders, Emily Borer has a group of players ready to...

Lady Eagles Looking for More Wins This Season

ELGIN — After serving one year as co-coach, Tina Thiele-Blecher takes over the volleyball program at Elgin High School. Last season she and Kim...

Crusaders Begin Season Friday Night

ELGIN — For the second year in a row, the Pope John Central Catholic Crusaders football team will be starting the season with a...

Eagles Shutout in Season Opener

ELGIN — The Eagles wanted to soar in their season opener against Wynot Friday night. Instead, the Blue Devils kept them grounded, defeating the...

Men’s Softball Team Finishes Second at State

A men’s softball team from Elgin enjoyed tremendous success throughout the summer. Sponsored by Central Valley Ag, The Steel Steed Steakhouse & Saloon, and Tab...

Eagles Open Football Season Friday Night

ELGIN — After two years of being ranked at or near the top of the Class D-2 state football polls, the Elgin Eagles enter...

Hoefer & Co. Shoot 55 to Win Pope John CC Golf Tournament Saturday

Ten teams battled hot temperatures Saturday to compete in the Pope John Golf Tournament held at Summerland Golf Course near Ewing.

Keith Michael Wins Antelope County Demo Derby

Friendly, spirited competition was the norm this past week at the Antelope County Fair. County and out-of-county residents competed in a variety of events during...

Wheeler County Fair Rodeo Results

The Wheeler County Fair Rodeo was held Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds in Bartlett. Unofficial results of the rodeo were: Barebacks 1. — Corey Evans, Valentine,...

Heithoff Handles Opponents As Disney Duals Tournament

The reigning Class D Wrestling 189-pound state champion, Pope John’s Dylan Heithoff has not been resting on his laurels. This summer he has been competing...

Jenna Beckman Selected to Pioneer League All-Star Team

Jenna Beckman was recently selected to play in the Pioneer League All-Star 16 & Under game at Pierce, Nebraska. The game was played July 21. For...

12 & Under Girls Finish Softball Season

On June 18, Elgin 12 & Under girls hosted Creighton for a doubleheader. In the first game, Elgin came up shot, losing 19 to...