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Cedar settles for State runner-up
/ Nov 26, 2014 2:14 pm

Cedar settles for State runner-up

LINCOLN — Tuesday’s state championship football game didn’t turn out anything like Cedar Catholic fans had hoped it would, but the sting of defeat still didn’t tarnish the feeling of success involving this year’s team. “OK guys, first game next season, we get these guys again,” a voice from the post-game huddle yelled. “You guys go out there and show

Cedar settles for second place
/ Nov 25, 2014 8:11 pm

Cedar settles for second place

LINCOLN — The Cedar Catholic Trojans had to settle for the state runner-up trophy in football, falling 40-6 Tuesday in the state championship game to David City Aquinas. Check out Wednesday’s Cedar County News for more. Also, check back here Wednesday for our state championship photo gallery  

Cedar headed to State title game
/ Nov 15, 2014 3:39 am

Cedar headed to State title game

OAKLAND — Cedar Catholic blanked Oakland-Craig 19-0 in Friday night’s Class C2 State Semifinal football game to advance to the Nov. 25 state title game at Memorial Stadium. Cedar will now take on David City Aquinas in the State title game at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 25. The game will be a rematch of the season-opener – a game Cedar lost

Cedar Catholic advances to State semifinals
/ Nov 8, 2014 4:23 pm

Cedar Catholic advances to State semifinals

HARTINGTON — The Cedar Catholic Trojans advanced to the Class C2 State Semifinals Friday with a 41-7 win over Freeman. The Trojans were just :18 seconds away from a shutout when the Falcons scored to take the goose egg off the board. Cedar will now travel to Oakland on Friday to take on the Oakland-Craig Knights in the semifinal contest.

Wynot girls headed to State
/ Nov 7, 2014 3:51 pm

Wynot girls headed to State

PLAINVIEW – The Wynot Lady Blue Devils upset Stuart Thursday night to earn a trip to next week’s State Volleyball Tournament.  

Cedar surprises Sutton
/ Nov 1, 2014 4:07 pm

Cedar surprises Sutton

SUTTON – Cedar Catholic used a balanced offensive attack, and a stifling second-half defense to upset third-ranked Sutton, 27-14 in the first round of the Class C2 playoffs here Friday. The Trojans ran the ball for 240 yards and picked up 110 more through the air, while the Mustangs picked up 232 rushing yards and nothing through the air. Most

Playoff football
/ Oct 31, 2014 12:30 am

Playoff football

HARTINGTON — Local football fans braved cold, windy conditions to come out and watch the Wildcats in playoff action here Thursday night. At halftime, Clarkson-Leigh held a slim 18-14 lead over the Hartington-Newcastle Wildcats in the first round of Class D1 playoff action. The Cats came back to take the lead, but the Patriots kept pounding away to take the

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

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

/ 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 www.hartington.net  

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