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Expos win, advance to next round
/ Jul 30, 2015 8:20 pm

Expos win, advance to next round

IRENE, S.D. — The Wynot Expos defeated the host team in the District 6B Championship 11-8 Thursday. The second inning Wynot scored eight runs, starting with Designated Hitter Kyle Wiepen taking a beam on the first pitch. Shortstop Matt Hames followed with a perfectly placed bunt down the third base line, dragging the Irene pitcher off balance into an error.…

Hartington ends season in thriller
/ Jul 29, 2015 12:00 pm

Hartington ends season in thriller

PENDER — The Hartington Senior American Legion baseball team ended their season in a thrilling 11-10 District loss to Tekamah-Herman. Both teams fought a strong wind coming out of center field all game. While it affected both teams equally, Tekamah was able to capitalize on shots to the outfield. “It held a few fly balls up,” coach Tim Loberg said.…

/ Jul 24, 2015 8:00 pm

Expos finish regular season fourth

WYNOT — The Wynot Expos closed out the regular season Sunday at Terry Foxhoven Field with a three hit shutout of South Central League opponent Scotland. Both teams were scoreless after one inning before Wynot’s bats warmed up in the second plating two runs. The Expos added five runs to the scoreboard in the third and seven more in the…

/ Jul 24, 2015 6:43 pm

Junior American Legion closes year after disappointing tournament

WEST POINT — The Hartington Junior American Legion baseball team closed out their season last week at the C2 tournament, finishing the season 10-8. The team opened the tournament in the fifth seed squaring off against fourth seed Stanton. Every Hartington batter made it across the plate at least once in the opener with Sean Kathol, Austin Creamer, Tanner Keiser,…

/ Jul 24, 2015 6:42 pm

Bow Valley takes 11-12 tourney title

WYNOT — The final day of the 11-12 tournament was filled with heartbreak, excitement and hot, hot temperatures. The Championship game was the second one with that title on the day, with Wynot squaring off with Bow Valley. Bow Valley defeated Wynot earlier in the day forcing them to come back from the heart-breaker game against Crofton. Crofton finished the…

Expos closing out regular season, prepare for post-season
/ Jul 16, 2015 11:42 am

Expos closing out regular season, prepare for post-season

WYNOT — The Wynot Expos dealt conference rival Irene a blow Sunday night during a 3-1 victory at Terry Foxhoven Ball Park. The Expos (9-6) changed positions with Irene in the rankings moving to third place in the South Central League with one conference game remaining. The rankings can still change a lot over the next week before the District…

Hartington Black claims 9-10 crown in extra innings for Area tourney
/ Jul 16, 2015 5:00 am

Hartington Black claims 9-10 crown in extra innings for Area tourney

HARTINGTON — The Championship game of the 9-10 year olds came down to an extra inning showdown with Black taking the title after a 10-9 victory. Hartington Red opened the sixth inning trailing 8-5 looking with hopes to tie the game and win in extra innings. Red’s James Pick opened the inning with a walk to first, advancing to second…

/ Jul 15, 2015 10:00 am

Noecker to be honored as Nebraska Girls Track Coach of the Year

HARTINGTON — For most coaches. being recognized by one’s peers is a thrilling reward. Hartington-Newcastle girls track and field coach Laura Noecker is just the opposite. Noecker is like one of her favorite former coaches. She  believes her just rewards are watching her student-athletes do the best they can. She has a lot of praise for the former coach she…

/ Jul 15, 2015 7:00 am

Legion Seniors play for league championship

  HARTINGTON — The Hartington Senior American Legion team moved to the League Championship game Tuesday against either ONeill or Crofton after their shutout victory over Creighton. Kolby Jueden pitched six and two-thirds innings while allowing three hits.  Jueden faced 26 of the 27 Creighton batters. “Kolby had good stuff, probably his best outing of the year,” coach Tim Loberg said. …

Juniors prepare for Area tourney
/ Jul 12, 2015 11:00 am

Juniors prepare for Area tourney

O’NEILL — The Hartington Junior American Legion team advanced to the next round of Conference play Sunday after shutting out O’Neill. The Junior pitching staff was on fire, starting with Cole Heckenlaible working a no-hitter through four innings. Tanner Keiser then picked up the torch for his two innings. Check out the Cedar County News E Edition for the complete…