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Overton closes season after 36-52 loss in Mullen

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KEARNEY – The Overton lady Eagles volleyball team’s postseason journey is at an end after meeting the Pleasanton Bulldogs at Kearney High School for the D1-4 district final on Saturday. The Eagles put up a fight in the match, taking the Bulldogs the distance in the first set, 24-26, and winn…

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Overton volleyball stakes claim in district final, Eagles’ gridiron gang advances to quarterfinal

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Overton will continue in postseason while Lexington and S-E-M seasons come to a close

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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 – 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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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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OVERTON – Two breeds of Eagles circled the volleyball court at Overton High School this week when Brady flew into town, Tuesday. The Overton lady Eagles battled with the Brady girls, playing four sets in the best of five contest. Overton emerged with the victory at the end of the night, 3-1.

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OVERTON – The Overton Eagles volleyball squad notched another win on Tuesday when they hosted the Maxwell Wildcats. The Overton girls put away a definitive 3-0 win over Maxwell to level their season at 3-3.

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MAXWELL – The Overton football team traveled to Maxwell on Friday to take on the Wildcats. The Eagles clobbered the Maxwell boys in a 58-12 victory.

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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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AXTELL – The Overton Eagles track and field teams traveled to Axtell on Monday, this week to compete at the Wildcats’ invite.  The Meet was postponed from Friday, April 6 due to weather.  Out of nine school attending, the Overton boys took 6th place with a team total of 35 points while the l…

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Two Overton athletes hit milestones in their careers

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OVERTON - The Overton Eagle boys hosted the Gibbon Buffaloes on Friday for some basketball action before the start of the boys district tournament season.  The Overton boys defeated the Buffaloes, 64-55.

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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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SHELTON – The Overton Eagles basketball teams hit the road to Shelton to battle with the Bulldogs on Tuesday. The Overton girls kicked off varsity play and took home a blowout, 61-19 win and the boys secured a big 78-52 win over Shelton.

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OVERTON - Overton basketball hosted the Brady Eagles on Tuesday. The Overton lady Eagles defeated Brady, 54-21, while the Overton boys won their game, 84-48.

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OVERTON – Overton’s boys and girls basketball teams chalked up two more wins over the weekend as they traveled to Amherst to play the Broncos. The lady Eagles defeated Amherst, 44-30, and the Overton boys followed the girls’ win with one of their own, 70-59. Saturday they hosted the Maxwell …

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PLEASANTON - The Eagles basketball teams traveled to Pleasanton to compete against the Bulldogs on Friday last week. The Overton girls fell to the lady Bulldogs, 36-44, while the Eagles boys won their game, 62-42.

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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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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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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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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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OVERTON – The Overton lady Eagles volleyball team is enjoying another week of success and driving up the wins in their season record.  The Eagles, since Thursday, have chalked up an additional four wins against Southwest, Alma, Gibbon and Elm Creek.