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St. Mary’s Defeats Crusaders

ELGIN — Cold shooting in the third quarter proved costly to the Crusaders Friday night as O’Neill St. Mary’s defeated Pope John 64 to...

Hall of Fame Inductees

On Friday afternoon at a special ceremony in the Elgin High School gymnasium, Chad Schmitt and Jerry Mundorf were formally inducted into the newly-formed...

Stamp Earns Return Trip to State Wrestling Meet

PENDER — Elgin High School senior Austin Stamp will again compete for a gold medal at the State High School Wrestling Tournament later this...

Crusaders Qualify Four for State Wrestling Tournament

PENDER — Four Pope John Central Catholic wrestlers will proudly wear the school colors into Omaha’s Qwest Center Thursday to compete at the NSAA...

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Girls Basketball Pope John Lady Crusaders SPALDING — Four Lady Crusaders scored in double figures Tuesday night as Pope John won on the road, 75 to...

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Basketball Girls ELGIN — There’s a saying in sports that defense wins championships. If that’s true, then good things are going to happen to the Pope...

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Wrestling ELGIN -  Twelve teams competed at the Elgin Invitational held last Tuesday.  Pope John finished 4th with 125 points.  Elgin finished 8th with 60 points. For...

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Wrestling Pope John wrestlers participated in four duals at a tournament in Pierce.  Pierce 36, Pope John 28 Pope John 39, Laurel-Concord 12 Pope John 36, Wakefield 36 Wisner-Pilger...

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Wrestling   ELGIN - Postponed two days because of a snowstorm, the Pope John Wrestling Invitation was held Monday afternoon. Plainview won the team title with...

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Wrestling Pope John CC split Thursday Dual, PJ 33 vs Randolph 18 and PJ 21 vs Creighton-Verdigre 51 *********************** Elgin High School's Austin Stamp recorded his 100th career...

Eagles See Season Come To Earlier-Than-Wanted End

ELGIN — Possessing a one-point lead midway through the third quarter, Elgin couldn’t hold onto the lead and saw their dream of a state...

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Elgin Eagles Football Over the past week, the Elgin Eagles beat Wynot (40-14) and Allen (21-2) to advance to the semi-finals.  They will face off against...

Elgin Eagles To Play Monday Afternoon

The Elgin Eagles defeated Wynot on Wednesday to advance in the playoffs.  The Eagles will face Allen on Monday afternoon.  Kickoff will be at...

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Elgin Eagles Football ELGIN — Top-ranked and #1 seed Elgin had no trouble opening the state playoffs against familiar foe Verdigre. The Eagles scored the first time...

Elgin Eagles, Pope John Crusaders in Football Playoffs

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Pope John Central Catholic Crusaders Football ELGIN — On a cool, crisp night with alumni returning home, Pope John Central Catholic’s Crusaders gave them plenty  to...

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Pope John Central Catholic Football ELGIN — On a soggy Saturday night the Pope John Crusaders sliced through Cedar Rapids to post a 43 to 8...

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Elgin Eagles SPALDING — Four proved to be a favorite number of the Elgin Eagles Friday night. The Eagles collected their fourth victory of the season...