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HOLDREGE — The Elwood lady Pirates and the Overton lady Eagles traveled to Holdrege High School on Monday for the Class D1-10 subdistrict volleyball tournament. Elwood opened the night with a 3-0 win over the Arapahoe Warriors, then lost their semifinals game with the first seed, Overton, 3-0.

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LEXINGTON – The last of regular season football is behind us as area football teams met with the end of schedule opponents on Friday. Lexington hosted the Alliance Bulldogs and came away with a 28-13 win while the Overton Eagles hosted a game with the Elwood Pirates where the Eagles finished…

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LEXINGTON – Lexington Area will be sending two teams and six individuals who qualified in their district cross country meets to the state championships in Kearney this week. The Lexington Minutemen and Minutemaids qualified as teams for the championship while Cozad will send four runners and…

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LEXINGTON – Another round of high school football is in the books and a few teams have improved their season. The Lexington Minutemen took to the highway to Cozad to face the Haymakers. Lexington defeated the Cozad boys, 35-12. The Elwood Pirates hosted the Loomis Wolves Friday afternoon, wh…

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KEARNEY – The Fort Kearny Conference held their conference volleyball championship this week. Games began Monday and ran through Thursday night when the Overton Eagles fell to the Pleasanton Bulldogs for the championship match, 1-3, taking conference runner-up.

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LEXINGTON – All five area schools were out competing on the gridiron this week with three at home and two away. The 2-4 Lexington Minutemen hosted the 6-0 Scottsbluff Bearcats where Scottsbluff took home the win, 7-34, while the Cozad Haymakers traveled to face the Kearney Catholic High Scho…

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KEARNEY – The Lexington, Cozad, Elwood and S-E-M cross country teams competed in the UNK High School Cross Country Invite on Monday.  This is an important meet for cross country athletes as it is held on the same course as the state cross country meet at the end of the season.  The Lexington…

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LEXINGTON – Friday was a day of blowout football games for area schools. Lexington traveled to take on the Bison in McCook where they fell 6-48 while Cozad traveled to put the hurt on the Holdrege Dusters, 41-14. Overton destroyed the Pleasanton Bulldogs in Overton, 68-12, and the only close…

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JOHNSON LAKE – Lexington cross country hosted their Johnson Lake invite on Tuesday this week. The event was not team scored, but The Minutemen boasted five runners in the top 10 to finish the race while the Minutemaids took six of the top 10 in the ladies’ varsity competition.

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Lex takes homecoming win with touchdown after touchdown after touchdown

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Five area schools kick-off their seasons for two wins and three losses across the board

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LEXINGTON – The roar of Dawson County Raceway could be heard again on Sunday as the four regular classes of cars, Sport Mods, Hobby Stock, Modifieds and Stock Cars muscle for rank at the Dawson County Fairgrounds.

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Nebraska Racing community comes together to help family of a giving friend and fellow racer

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LEXINGTON – Area schools competed in their district track meets across the state this week in hopes to qualify for the state track and field meet in Omaha next week. Lexington boasts 18 state qualifiers while Cozad will send 12. Elwood and Sumner-Eddyville-Miller will each send one qualifier…

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LEXINGTON – Several area schools participated in track meets across the state toward the end of last week.  Lexington track and field traveled to Holdrege while Elwood, Overton and S-E-M traveled to Wilcox for the Fort Kearny Conference track meet.  On Saturday, Cozad track and field travele…

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Lexington’s home of dirt track racing, Dawson County Raceway, began the new season on Sunday, and multiple local drivers gave strong performances.

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ELWOOD – Pirates wrestling sent three to the state wrestling tournament in Omaha in February this year, one young man returned home with a medal around his neck. Conner Schutz, an Elwood freshman, made an impact at the state wrestling competition and took home a 5th place medal.

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LEXINGTON - The girls district tournament season has begun and ended for several area schools this week. The Lexington Minutemaids and the Cozad lady Haymakers saw their seasons come to a close at their first round of subdistricts this week. The Minutemaids fell to Hastings on Monday, 28-37,…

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OMAHA - The second day of state wrestling is halfway through and the left half of the brackets draw closer to completion.  The beginning half of day two at the State championship is designated for consolation matches in the pursuit of 3rd place medals.

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OMAHA - With day one of the Nebraska state wrestling tournament in the bag, we’re seeing some results from area wrestlers begin to surface.

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Fifteen area wrestlers qualify for state tournament

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ELWOOD – The Elwood Pirates basketball squads hosted the Sumner-Eddyville-Miller Mustangs on Tuesday this week. The two schools split the wins and the lady Pirates took a 57-39 win over S-E-M, while the Mustangs earned a 60-42 win over the Elwood boys.

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SUMNER - The Sumner-Eddyville-Miller Mustangs held their 2017 Pre-Holiday Basketball Tournament over the weekend. Four schools attended with the Ansley-Litchfield girls taking first place, S-E-M lady Mustangs taking second and the Elwood Pirates girls taking third. For the Boys, Ansley-Litch…

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LEXINGTON - Several area schools traveled or hosted games over the weekend with mixed results. Lexington hosted the York Dukes; the Minutemaids lost their game to the lady dukes, 21-41, and the Minutemen fell, 38-52. The Cozad squads traveled to Valentine on Saturday to face the Badgers. The…

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BERTRAND - The Elwood Pirates basketball teams traveled to Bertrand on Monday to play the Bertrand Vikings.  The lady Pirates lost to Bertrand, 44-50; the Elwood boys lost to the Vikings, 48-62.

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ELWOOD - The Elwood Pirates held their home wrestling invite on Friday.  Elwood wrestlers took 5th place at the event with 68 team points, S-E-M came in 12th with 11 points, Overton found 9th place with 53 points, and Lexington junior varsity took 4th place overall with 86 points.

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LINCOLN – The Elwood lady Pirates traveled to the state’s capitol on Thursday to participate in the first round of the state volleyball tournament at Lincoln Northeast high school. The 17-13 Pirates faced the 29-1 Hyannis Longhorns and lost in four sets, 1-3.

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LINCOLN - The Elwood Pirates rattled sabers with the Hyannis Longhorns in the first round of the D2 state volleyball bracket.  The Pirates held a substantial win over Hyannis in the second set, but ultimately fell to the Longhorns, 1-3.

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LEXINGTON – Four area schools began their journey into the post season in sub-disctrict matches on Monday. Cozad traveled to North Platte to play Hershey and defeated the Panthers, 3-0, before going on to lose their second match against the Ogallala Indians, 0-3. Elwood Played the Loomis Wol…

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KEARNEY – Seventeen athletes from four area schools attended the state cross country meet at the Kearney Country club on Friday. Two teams and six individuals qualified and competed, with three Lexington athletes bringing home medals.

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LEXINGTON – Two area schools hosted volleyball this week and two traveled as the regular season comes to a close for many next week. The Minutemaids hosted a triangular with Adams Central and Holdrege where Lexington fell to the Patriots and the Dusters, 0-2, Tuesday while the Cozad Haymaker…

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OVERTON – The Overton Eagles hosted first round matches for the Fort Kearny Conference volleyball tournament on Monday. Overton and the Elwood pirates both competed. The Eagles met with the Loomis, defeating the Wolves, 2-0. Elwood faced the Amherst Broncos and won, 2-0.

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ELWOOD - The Elwood Pirates football team hosted the Deshler Dragons for gridiron action Friday afternoon.  The Pirates fell to Deshler after a turnover battle, losing by a score of 48-73.

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Elwood volleyball sweeps Maywood-Hayes Center tournament

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ELWOOD – The Elwood lady Pirates volleyball team hosted the S-E-M Mustangs and the Wilcox-Hildreth Falcons for a triangular Thursday. The Falcons left having lost both of their games, 0-2. S-E-M lost their game with Elwood, going 1-1 for the evening and the Pirates took the top spot, winning…

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No matter who wins the golf tournament, two little girls take first place

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Lauby selected, many mentioned

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LINCOLN – Four of the six Minutmaids advanced to day two of the Nebraska State Tennis Championship on Friday. Senior Lili Fattig went on to play for 5th place in No. 1 Singles, junior Brylee Lauby continued to the semifinals for No. 2 Singles for the state championship and Danielle Lindeman …

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LEXINGTON – Lexington High School held their Don Bader Track and Field Invite on Friday last week.  In addition to LHS, three other area schools, Elwood, Overton, and S-E-M, attended the 21 school event.