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Kittelson, Meis lead EPPJ at Battle Creek Invite

BATTLE CREEK — The Wolfpack track teams encountered tougher com-petition last week, competing at the Battle Creek Invite. Breezy winds accompanied sunshine and early spring...

Hoefer leads EPPJ to victory at triangular

The Wolfpack golf team competed Thursday at Ewing. Paiton Hoefer had the lowest score on the course with a 47 over nine holes. Senior Skylar...

Wolfpack girls awards handed out last week

Coaches Randy Eisenhauer and Trent Ostransky handed out end of the season awards to the Wolfpack girls basketball team. The team compiled an 18-7 record...

EPPJ takes second at Fullerton at golf triangular

FULLERTON — The Wolfpack opened the 2021 golf season last week, competing at the Fullerton triangular at Pawnee Hills. Leading the Wolfpack on this day was...

LIncoln Journal Star lauds six players for basketball honors

Six Elgin Public-Pope John Wolfpack varsity basketball players received statewide recognition for their play this season. The Lincoln Journal-Star recently announced their high school all-state...

EPPJ track teams shine at Fullerton Monday

FULLERTON — With temperatures in the 70s and plenty of sunshine, EPPJ competed in their first meet of the season Monday at Fullerton. For...

All-NVC wrestling teams announced

The Niobrara Valley Conference announced their all-conference wrestling selections. The Wolfpack had just one wrestler earn postseason honors. Sophomore Carter Beckman was named to the...

Wolfpack wrestlers post more victories than losses in 20/21

ELGIN — For Wolfpack Wrestling Coach Mike Zegers, year one at the helm of the program can be called a success. Eight wrestlers, together won...

Wright chosen All-NVC first team

Wolfpack players Colton Wright, Paiton Hoefer and Jack Wemhoff were instrumental in EPPJ posting a 13-13 record this year. For their efforts, they received postseason...

Charf earns first team NVC honors

Wolfpack basketball players Ashlynne Charf, Keyera Eisenhauer and Kirsten Krebs learned last week something EPPJ fans have known all along — they’re good. The trio were...

Wolfpack win games on Sunday

The Wolfpack 3rd and 4th girls basketball team played in Ewing Sunday afternoon and defeated both Neligh-Oakdale (winning 10-2) and Summerland (13-6).  Team members...

EPPJ Wolfpack boy’s final numbers show improvement

ELGIN — The Elgin Public-Pope John boys basketball team’s 2020-2021 basketball season might be described in two words — what if? Final season statistics have...

Wolfpack chew up ELba Bluejays

ELGIN — It was close for awhile, then it turned into a one-sided game. Elba (2-15) hung with Elgin Public-Pope John for a few minutes,...

ELGIN — A fast start and a strong finish lifted Elgin Public-Pope John to a 67 to 54 victory over Spalding Academy in the...

Flyers end EPPJ roundballer’s season Saturday

HUMPHREY — Elgin Public-Pope John saw a berth in the Boys State Basketball Tournament slip away Saturday night. Humphrey St. Francis (20-4) scored 46 points...

Reserve shine in lopsided win over CWC

BARTLETT — Basketball is sometimes a ‘numbers’ game. Numbers on the scoreboard decide who wins. So, too, do numbers on the bench. With just six...

Wolfpack hold off late run by Bobcats to win 51 to 47

CLEARWATER — Up six at halftime, Elgin Public-Pope John fell behind then rallied to claim a 51 to 47 victory. Summerland had the lead at...

CWC girls top EPPJ 55 to 31

BARTLETT — Chambers/Wheeler Central pulled away in the second quarter to claim a 55 to 31 victory Tuesday night (Feb. 9). Senior Kirsten Krebs had...

Wolfpack edge Summerland girls,

CLEARWATER — For the second time in 10 days, Summerland gave Elgin Public-Pope John all they could handle on the court. And, once again,...

Carter Beckman punches ticket to State

TILDEN — With just one wrestler competing Saturday at the D2 District Wrestling Tournament, Elgin Public-Pope John had just one chance to qualify a...