Wynot girls earn a pair of wins

Wynot — The Wynot Lady Blue Devils escaped a scare and defeated the Emerson-Hubbard Lady Pirates Saturday, 41-37. Despite leading the entire game, the Lady Blue Devils would see the Lady Pirates rally to within two points with under a minute to play in the game, but Wynot righted the ship and would fend off […]

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Randolph defense stops Lady Wildcats

RANDOLPH – The Hartington-Newcastle girls found themselves in a defensive battle against Randolph Tuesday, and self inflicted errors by the Lady Wildcats helped give Randolph a 39-32 victory. The Randolph defense shut down HNS early. With Sophia Harder matching up against Belle Harms down in the post and the Lady Cards’ defense collapsing on any […]

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Second-half surge carries Cedar to win over Pierce

PIERCE — Matthew Becker put an exclamation point on the Cedar Catholic win over Pierce Friday, grabbing a steal and throwing down a one-handed slam dunk on a fast break to cement the 50-38 win. It was Becker’s second dunk of the night. Both of Becker’s dunks sent Cedar fans to their feet as they […]

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Lady Trojans split pair with area rivals

HARTINGTON – After an exhausting overtime battle with Pierce Friday, the Cedar Catholic girls hosted Lutheran High Northeast Saturday, and found themselves in another tough battle. A rough fourth quarter gave the Lady Eagles a 47-39 win. For the second night in a row, the Lady Trojans had a slow start to open the game. […]

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Area athletes pick up more All State honors

OMAHA — The athletes that put together Cedar Catholic’s school record 32-1 season were honored yet again wth post-season honors this week. The Omaha World Herald Sunday named Maddie Wieseler and Jada Cattau as members of the First Team Class C2 All-State team. Six other Lady Trojans received All State Honorable Mention status from the […]

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HNS girls use solid ‘D’ to stop Pierce

HARTINGTON — Hartington-Newcastle decided to add some bigger schools to the basketball schedule this year, and Saturday’s matchup against Pierce was the first test against some tougher competition. The Lady Wildcats passed the exam with flying colors — earning a 43-37 win. “Since last year I’ve been looking at this game because it was going […]

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Cedar girls pick up three more wins

O’NEILL – The Cedar girls beat O’Neill 67-54 on Friday, but the game felt a lot closer than that. The game was a battle until late, and Cedar won despite being out rebounded and turning the ball over 20 times. O’Neill came out hot out of the gates, causing two quick turnovers and quickly taking […]

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Becker, Bruening named First Team All State

LINCOLN — Three area football players have earned All State honors. Rex Becker just added his name to a long list of stellar Cedar Catholic offensive linemen. Becker was named this week as a member of the Omaha World Herald, Lincoln Journal Star and Huskerland Prep Report Class C2 All State First teams. The sophomore […]

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Cedar boys earn a split

HARTINGTON – The Cedar Catholic boys earned a win over Bloomfield with ease after an electric second quarter that saw the Trojans drain 29 points. Riley Arens and Matthew Becker have continued their dual threat crusade. Arens led the team with 19 points and seven steals on the night. The senior also had five rebounds […]

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