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By Coach Greg Conn CREIGHTON — Last Tuesday the Wausa boys scored 128 points to finish runner-up ...
Battle Creek — The Randolph girls and boys got the season underway Tuesday, April 8, ...
HOMER — The LCC girls track team competed in the Ivan Krumwiede Track Invitational Friday. The ...
HOMER — The Laurel-Concord-Coleridge girls’ track team earned the runner-up finish and Kelsey Dietrich took ...
PLAINVIEW — The LCC golf team is off a to a great start on the ...
HARTINGTON — The Hartington Public girls track team racked up 168 points to earn the ...
HARTINGTON —  Both the Cedar Catholic boys and girls track teams earned third-place honors in ...
WAUSA —  The Hartington Public School golf got off to a fast start this season. The ...
Hartington —  Cedar Catholic’s golf team opened the season here with a triangular win over ...
HARTINGTON — The Hartington boys track team  started the 2014 track season exactly the same ...

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Cedar boys fall to Norfolk Catholic again

Posted by rob On February - 26 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

HARTINGTON — The curse continues.

With the exception of last year, when Cedar swept both games with Norfolk Catholic, the Knights have pretty much owned the Cedar Catholic Trojans in recent years.

Despite the Knights’ 11-10 record, entering Friday’s MidStates Conference match-up here, that trend continued as the Norfolk team rolled to an 80-74 win over state-rated Cedar.

“Norfolk Catholic played very well and shot the ball extremely well,” Coach Matt Steffen said.  “We are disappointed in the loss, but took some good things away from this game.”

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Wynot girls finish regular season with two more wins

Posted by rob On February - 19 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

Wynot —  It took a while for the Wynot Lady Blue Devils to get on track in their basketball game against the Hartington Lady Wildcats on Friday night. Hartington would only trail by 1 point at 11-10 at the end of the first quarter, but the Lady Devils would put the pedal to metal after that, building a 36-23 halftime lead and then pulling away in the second half. Wynot would coast to the 66-38 win.

Maggie Schulte continues to shine for the Blue Devils as she poured in 22 points and grabbed 6 rebounds on the night. Danielle Wieseler hit a pair of three pointers on her way to 10 points, and both Courtney Arkfeld and Carissa Kuchta dumped in 8 points to help the Blue Devils to the win.

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Wynot boys edge Hartington in Conference showdown

Posted by rob On February - 19 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

Wynot — It was raining threes at the Wynot gym Friday night when the Blue Devils met the Hartington Wildcats in Lewis and Clark Conference action.

The two teams combined for 16 three-pointers on the night.

The Blue Devils would win the game at the free throw line connecting on 11-16 attempts, while the Wildcats had fewer chances going 3-4 from the charity stripe.

Wynot would then hold off a barrage of threes by the Wildcats in the fourth quarter by getting a couple of their own and making 9-10 free throws down the stretch to take the 61-53 win.

Wynot was led by Jackson Sudbeck as the senior point man connected for three treys on his way to a game-high 21 points.

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Cedar boys stumble in MidStates Tournament

Posted by rob On February - 12 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

NORFOLK  — The state’s high school basketball experts have long said that the annual MidStates Conference Tournament is like a mini state tournament.

Eight of the nine teams in this year’s conference tourney have been rated in the state at some time or another this year.

Cedar Catholic, which entered the tourney rated as the state’s top-rated Class C2 team, ran into two of the best in Class C1 during the tourney, dropping a 53-45 decision to Pierce in opening-round action, then falling in a 55-54 come-from-behind heart-breaker Friday to Norfolk Catholic.

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Kathol signs to play football with NAIA football powerhouse

Posted by rob On February - 12 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

HARTINGTON — Taylor Kathol has decided to take his football skills to the next level.

Kathol, a senior All State football player at Cedar Catholic High School, signed a national letter of intent last week to play football for the University of Sioux Falls.

Kathol is one of 10 incoming freshman who have agreed to play for fifth-year USF head coach Jed Stugart. Kathol is expected to play wide receiver for the nationally ranked NAIA powerhouse.

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Wynot girls make third straight appearance in title game

Posted by rob On February - 12 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

LAUREL — The Wynot Lady Blue Devils hung with the Homer Knights in the first half and trailed by only four points at the half, but Homer would find the range after intermission and go on a 31-11 run in the second half to take the championship of the Lewis and Clark Tournament at Laurel on Monday night by a final score of 55-34.

Homer was led by senior leader Brandon Tighe, who had a big second half and took scoring honors for the game with 21 points. Cassandra Stowe contributed 14 points to the Lady Knights’ win.

Wynot was led by Danielle Wieseler who hit a pair of threes on her way to 10 points.The Knight defense held Maggie Schulte in check as she finished with eight points but did grab 17 rebounds on the night.

The two teams matched up well early in the first quarter, but Homer went on a late run to take a 24-12 early lead.

Brandon Tighe led the outburst with a pair of threes and 10 points. Makayla Murphy connected twice from the field, and Brook Tighe drained a trey as well for the Lady Knights.

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Wildcats stretch win streak to five straight

Posted by rob On February - 5 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

HARTINGTON — The Hartington Wildcats earned their fifth win in a row and improved their season mark to 9-7 with a huge 75-15 win over Winside here Thursday.

On Tuesday, the Cats hung a 72-31 pasting on the Plainview Pirates.

The Wildcats used a big 22-7 first quarter burst to take the lead and put the Pirates away with another 20-8 run in the fourth quarter. Plainview’s record fell to 3-12 with the loss.

Kolby Jueden and Derek Jueden each rained in five three-pointers on the night as Kolby took scoring honors with 16 points while Derek finished with 15 points. Riley Haug continues his steady play with 15 points, as well, while Tanner Fischer was a factor with 11 points and seven rebounds.

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Koch takes third at Plainview meet

Posted by rob On February - 5 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

PLAINVIEW — Cedar Catholic sent five wrestlers to Plainview Saturday and they came home with three medals between them.

Austin Koch had the best outing of the day, earning a third-place medal. The solid outing helped Koch improve his season record to 25-10 on the year.

Sam Wortmann also fared well on the day, earning a fifth-place medal in the 138-pound weight class. Tucker Loberg also earned a fifth-place medal at 182-pounds.

In his first match of the day, Wortmann pinned Jacob Buhsmann of  Plainview in 1:09.

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Cedar boys top Wynot in battle of top-rated teams

Posted by rob On February - 5 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

HARTINGTON — Two of the state’s top-rated teams squared off here Thursday when defending  D2 state champion Wynot visited the home gym of the top-rated Class C2 Cedar Catholic Trojans.

News reporters from across the state packed into the game, which proved to be a battle from the start.

“Wynot came ready to play, and played very well,” Coach Matt Steffen said.

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Lady Cats top Bloomfield, fall to Laurel

Posted by rob On January - 29 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

Bloomfield — The Hartington Lady Wildcats downed their conference foe the Bloomfield Queen Bees, Friday, 41-27.

Hartington held the Queen Bees scoreless in the first as they played solid defense and were able to make an 18-8 first-half lead stand up the rest of game to earn the win.

“We started out very aggressive on defense in the opening quarter and shut down their offense. We were able to limit our mistakes and had minimal turnovers in this one.” said Hartington head coach Josh Morten.

The Lady Cats offense was lead by Sophie Noecker with 10  points. Both Riley Eickhoff and Shelby Hochstein would help out with nine points each. Samantha Huss lead the team in the rebounding department with eight boards.

Bloomfield got a solid individual performance from Kennan Fiedler with a game high 16 points.

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