Archive for category: Sports

/ Aug 22, 2015 11:00 am

Cross country team looks for more success

HARTINGTON — The combined Hartington-Newcastle- Cedar Catholic cross country team looks to make a return trip to the State meet. Though losing six to graduation, two runners will be deeply missed on the girls side. Anna “Nacha” Brodersen, for her leadership, and Elizabeth Rembert for her enthusiasm and upbeat personality. Check out the Cedar County News E Edition for the…

Area volleyball teams prepare for new season
/ Aug 20, 2015 11:39 am

Area volleyball teams prepare for new season

HARTINGTON — Area volleyball coaches are optimistic about the start of the new season. Monday, Aug. 17, marked the beginning of the season with all three head coaches optimistic about the new year. This season marks the fourth season for HNS volleyball coach Leigh Haselhorst, third as head coach. With off-season conditioning done and camp complete, Haselhorst has a positive…

/ Aug 15, 2015 5:00 am

Cedar County football teams take to the practice field

HARTINGTON — For the student-athletes of the area Aug. 10, marked the beginning of the football season. All three local teams — Cedar Catholic, Hartington-Newcastle, and Wynot — were out early Monday morning getting the first official practice under their belts. The early practice helps as some teams have their first game in 18 days. Check out the Cedar County…

/ Aug 13, 2015 9:16 pm

NSAA releases new practice guidelines

HARTINGTON  — The grueling two-a-day practices in the heat of the late summer sun are officially a thing of the past. Football teams across the state are now abiding by a new Nebraska School Activities Association mandate in an effort  to make sports safer for  student-athletes. Check out the Cedar County News E Edition for the complete story. Just follow…

Expos end season in Irene, no state bid
/ Aug 5, 2015 11:11 pm

Expos end season in Irene, no state bid

IRENE, S.D. — The Wynot Expos will not defend their S.D. State Amateur Baseball title. For the first time since joining the South Central League in 1994, Wynot will not be going to the State Tournament. The Expos fell 7-6 Thursday to the Freeman Black Sox in a thrilling see-saw battle. Check out the Cedar County News E Edition for…

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…