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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...

Local 4-H Team Wins Local Contest

Four Antelope County 4-Hers, representing Nebraska, brought home the gold honors from the National Shooting Sports invitational last week. The four-day event was held...

Bauer, Henkenius Help West Win

HASTINGS — Elgin’s Tad Henkenius scored the West’ first touchdown then watched as Ewing’s Brett Kaczor took over the game, leading the team to...

Seier to Play in All-Star Game Friday

Pope John Central Catholic’s Jackie Seier heads up selections for the Northeast Nebraska All-Star basketball games to be played Friday evening, June 12. The games...

Elgin 12 & Under Girls Win One, Lose Three

Elgin’s 12 and under girls opened their season May 28 with a win over Clearwater. The team scored 24 runs in the victory. Kayla...

Crusaders Finish Seventh at State Golf Meet

KEARNEY — In fourth place after day one of the Class D State Golf Tournament, Pope John Central Catholic was in contention for a...

NVC All-Star Games Friday

The NVC All-Star Basketball games will be played Friday night at O’Neill High School.

State Golf Tournament Begins Today

ELGIN — For the seventh consecutive year, Pope John Central Catholic’s golf team will challenge for a state championship in boys golf. Starting Wednesday (today)...

Meis Wins Two Medals at State Meet Saturday

Pope John, Elgin High Athletes Compete Against the Best in Class D OMAHA — Elgin and Pope John track athletes competing at the State Track...

Antelope Tracks Coming Events

May 27 — Antelope County 4-H Livestock Judging Contest, Fairgrounds, Neligh May 28 & 29 — Tractor Safety – Hazardous Occupation Training, 9 a.m. –...

Crusader Golf Team Headed to State

EWING — For the seventh consecutive year, Pope John Central Catholic’s golf team will compete for the team title at the Class D State...

Pope John Places Sixth at Hwy 20 Golf Tourney

BASSETT — Pope John finished sixth at the Highway 20 Golf Invitational held on May 11.