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Pelster Takes Second At N-O Invite Saturday

NELIGH — The Wolfpack’s four varsity wrestlers brought home three medals Saturday from the Neligh-Oakdale Invitational. Some of the best teams and individual wrestlers competed...

Fangman First, Pelster Second At Dunning Saturday

DUNNING — Elgin’s “fantastic four” wrestlers were down to three Saturday, competing at the Knights Invite. Two of the three wrestlers continued their collection of...

Bode, Schumacher Shoot Down Stuart

STUART — Tied entering the fourth quarter, Elgin Public-Pope John put together a big fourth quarter to claim a road victory, 63 to 56,...

Wolfpack Girls Edge Unbeaten Fullerton 46 to 42

ELGIN — Up by 18 points in the first half, the Wolfpack needed free throws in the final minute to preserve a 46 to...

Parks Eclipses 1000 Point Mark, Wolfpack Girls Defeat O’Neill

ELGIN — The Wolfpack girls basketball team capped a busy week Saturday afternoon with a 54 to 39 victory over O’Neill. The Lady Eagles kept...

Wolfpack Boys Roll Past Shamrocks

SPALDING — Trailing early, Elgin Public-Pope John roared back in the second half to defeat Spalding Academy 56 to 39 in boys basketball action...

Wrestlers Win Medals At Burwell

BURWELL  — The Wolfpack wrestling team, seeing their first action after the Christmas break, earned three medals Friday at the Burwell Invitational. Senior Andrew Fangman...

Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest Set For Sunday

It’s all pretty simple, stand behind a line and shoot 15 free throws and the player with the most made shots wins. The annual Knights...

Five Wolfpack Players Earn All-District Honors

Footballs and shoulder pads may have been put away for the season, but the 2015 high school football season wasn’t over until Tuesday when...

EPPJ Wrestlers Bring Home Medals From Stanton

STANTON — The “Wolfpack Four” wrestling team finished eighth out of 17 teams competing Saturday at the Stanton Invitational. Three of the four EPPJ wrestlers...

Wolfpack Girls Defeat Riverside To Remain Unbeaten

ELGIN — Jumping out to a 23-point lead by halftime, the Wolfpack girls basketball team cruised to a 68 to 44 victory over Riverside...

Wolfpack Boys Top Plainview

ELGIN — The Wolfpack took the lead for good midway through the first quarter and rolled to a 48 to 31 victory over Plainview...

Andrew Fangman Earns All-State Football Honors

The state’s two largest daily newspapers Sunday recognized what fans of Elgin Public-Pope John football have known all year — Andrew Fangman is one...

Lady Wolfpack Roll Past N/V Cougars

VERDIGRE — Elgin Public-Pope John, if they keep this pace up, could be one of the highest scoring girls basketball teams in the state...

Wolfpack Boys Open Season With Victory At N/V

VERDIGRE — The Wolfpack boys basketball team scored 55 points in their season opener Friday night. They needed every one of those points as...

Three EPPJ Wrestlers Finish First At Howells-Dodge Invite

HOWELLS — Three Wolfpack wrestlers brought home first place medals at the Howells-Dodge Invite Saturday. Logan Henn, Ryan Pelster and Andrew Fangman bested the field...

Crofton Edges Wolfpack For C5 District Title

Men and women who served our country in times of war and peace were honored Wednesday, on the 11th hour of the 11th day...

Wolfpack Netters Win Sub-District Title Game

ELGIN — West Holt had no chance. The goal all season for Elgin Public-Pope John has been to put themselves in a position to qualify...

EPPJ Defeats Lady Warriors At Sub-District

EPPJ volleyball players offered their own version of “The Late Show” Monday night, defeating Neligh/Oakdale in the opening round of the C2-10 Sub-District Tournament. Taking...

Wolfpack Puts Up Big Numbers Against Axtell

ELGIN — Two teams entered Elgin Field looking to make their mark in the D1 State Football Playoffs, one exited the field as victor...