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EPPJ netters fall to Renegades

CHAMBERS — The CWC Renegades, right now, appear to have the Wolfpack’s number. For the fourth consecutive match between the two schools dating back to...

EPPJ hangs 68 on BC Spartans

ELGIN — Down eight points just seconds after the game began, Elgin Public-Pope John stormed back to claim a 68 to 22 victory over...

EPPJ shows fight in season opener at LHN

NORFOLK — Wolfpack Volleyball Coach Tina Thiele-Blecher likes to load the start of the season with quality competition. Such was the case for the...

Henn, Wright catch TD passes in loss to St. Mary

O’NEILL — Held scoreless in the first half, Elgin Public-Pope John lit up the scoreboard in the third quarter before St. Mary’s pulled away...

Wolfpack seek back-to-back trip to D-2 State Playoffs

ELGIN — Numbers are up and that’s giving Wolfpack Football Coach Randy Eisenhauer a reason to be optimistic about the upcoming football season. Twenty-one boys...

Wolfpack teams doing conditioning this week

Schools across Nebraska have received the ‘go-ahead’ from the Nebraska School Activities Association to go forward with the fall sports season. This week, Wolfpack...

NSAA clarifies status of PPEs for student athletes

The NSAA Sports Medicine Advisory Committee met via Zoom on April 2, 2020. According to NSAA Assistant Director Ron Higdon, one of the primary...

NEN All-Star Football Classic cancelled

The 8th Annual Northeast Nebraska All-Star Football Classic has been canceled because of uncertainties due to COVID-19 Pandemic. The game was to be held on...

Winter Academic All-State selections announced

Student athletes from Elgin Public School and Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School have been selected for Academic All-State for the Winter Sports...

Ramold chosen to play in NEN All-Star Game

One of the Wolfpack’s standout football players from the 2019 season will suit up one more time to play the game. Conor Ramold, a...

Wolfpack girls end-of-the-season basketball stats

ELGIN — In sports, success is defined in many cases by winning more games than you lose. The Elgin Public-Pope John girls basketball team, decimated...

Kallhoff earns first team All-NVC honors

Wolfpack athletes were well-represented on Niobrara Valley Conference Winter Sports all-conference teams announced Monday afternoon. Selections were made by coaches in the conference at the...

Wolfpack boys basketball records tied, broken

Having put together the best boys basketball season in years, Elgin Public-Pope John fans should not be surprised to find out that a number...

Wrestlers post good numbers during 2019/2020 season

Highs and lows. Those words might sum up the 2019/2020 Wolfpack wrestling season. Coach Trey Rossman’s team battled some adversity due to injury and a fresh...

Wolfpack wrap up regular season with loss to Cardinals

O’NEILL — Ahead after one quarter, Elgin Public-Pope John suddenly went cold and St. Mary’s capitalized to defeat the Wolfpack 62 to 38. In what...

Wolfpack feel H/LHF Bulldogs’ bite in subdistrict loss

ALBION — Bulldogs bite! Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family took the final “bite” out of the Wolfpack’s season, defeating them 77 to 48 in the first round...

Henn completes stellar career at State Wrestling Tournament

OMAHA — A varsity wrestler for all four years, Elgin Public-Pope John wrestler Luke Henn capped his career by competing at the NSAA State...

Wolfpack tears apart CWC Renegades 44 to 37

ELGIN — Having built, then squandered a lead in the first half, things didn’t look good for the Wolfpack boys as CWC took a...

EPPJ boys top Summerland 48 to 47

ELGIN — Trailing by three points midway through the fourth quarter, Elgin Public-Pope John came from behind to defeat Summerland 48 to 47 Thursday...

Henn qualifies for State Wrestling Tournament

PLAINVIEW — Elgin Public-Pope John senior Luke Henn will be taking his considerable wrestling skills to the NSAA State Wrestling Championships starting this Thursday...