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Hartington runners qualify for state meet
/ Oct 23, 2014 9:32 pm

Hartington runners qualify for state meet

The Hartington-Newcastle cross country teams will be well represented at this week’s State Cross Country meet. Five local athletes qualified for State during Thursday’s  C2 District meet. Anna Brodersen, Karli McCain, Anna Burbach,  Noah Noecker,  and Brian Santiago all qualified for the State meet, which will be held Friday in Kearney. Both the boys’ and girls’ teams just missed out

/ Oct 23, 2014 6:37 pm

Wynot Blue Devils extend their winning streak

The Wynot Blue Devils ran their winning streak to five in a row Friday when they rolled over Bancroft-Rosalie 62-38. This game appeared to be a contest between two evenly-matched teams that both featured a potent rushing attack. Wynot earned a slight 368 to 360 advantage in rushing yards for the game, but it was the Blue Devils defense that

/ Oct 23, 2014 6:33 pm

Wildcats get back on winning track

The Hartington-Newcastle Wildcats returned to their winning ways Friday when they won a close battle against the Plainview Pirates, 38-30. Hartington-Newcastle had to overcome a third-quarter scoring binge by the Pirates with a pair of late fourth quarter touchdowns to give them the hard-fought win. For the complete story, go to our E-edition at  

/ Oct 23, 2014 6:30 pm

Cedar earns close 19-14 win at Crofton

There is always sure to be some excitement when Cedar Catholic and Crofton get together on the gridiron. State-rated Cedar survived a 19-14 scare to move to 6-2 on the year and remain as one of the top-rated teams in the state. The Trojans will wrap up the regular season when they host Ainsworth this week at Russ Hochstein Field.

/ Oct 11, 2014 1:49 pm

Wildcats fall in OT thriller at Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD — Hartington-Newcastle suffered a heart-breaking loss when Bloomfield pulled out the come-from-behind 54-48 triple overtime win Friday. The Cats host Plainview next week, before closing out the regular season against District-leading Creighton. Check out our photo gallery for photos to be posted throughout the weekend

Cedar Catholic trounces Eagles
/ Oct 11, 2014 2:42 am

Cedar Catholic trounces Eagles

HARTINGTON — Cedar Catholic trounced Lutheran High NE 41-13 here Friday in a battle of state-rated teams.  

Wildcats are still unblemished on the year
/ Oct 2, 2014 10:13 am

Wildcats are still unblemished on the year

  Hartington-Newcastle kept their record unblemished Friday, improving to 4-0 with a hard-fought 20-14 win over the Wakefield Trojans. Wakefield was able to move the ball between the 20-yard lines, but the Wildcat defense seemed to stiffen when they got the ball in the red zone, keeping the visiting Trojans out of the endzone to earn the win. For the

Wynot picks up big win against Winside
/ Oct 2, 2014 2:17 am

Wynot picks up big win against Winside

The Wynot Blue Devils evened their season record at 2-2 Friday when they unleashed a potent ground attack on the Winside Wildcats and came away with a 46-20 win. Wynot’s junior running back Cody Stratman ran wild in this one. Stratman would lug the ball 24 times for 310 yards and scored 6 touchdowns. Justin Lange had the Blue Devils

/ Oct 1, 2014 10:19 am

Cedar moves to 4-1 with another big win

James Kaiser did everything but run the chain gang here Friday afternoon. Cedar Catholic’s senior quarterback led his team to a 42-7 win over previously undefeated West Holt. Kaiser had a hand in five of Cedar’s six touchdowns. He picked up traditional scores on a 21-yard run, one-yard plunge, and on a 34-yard pass to Tristan Steffen. He also scored

Cedar knocks out West Holt, 42-7
/ Sep 26, 2014 11:32 pm

Cedar knocks out West Holt, 42-7

HARTINGTON — The Cedar Catholic Trojans kept steaming toward a special season here Friday afternoon. The Trojans improved to 4-1 on the year by knocking West Holt from the unbeaten ranks with a 42-7 whitewashing.