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Sponsor-a-runner part of Crete Backpack event

The BackPack Program’s mission is to help reduce child hunger in southeast Nebraska by providing hungry children with nutritious and easy to prepare food at times when other resources are not available,...

Oct. 4 events include football clash, street dance, haunted houses

The little calendar box on Saturday, Oct. 4 is filling up quickly around Crete.

Crete Schools levy lowered for 2014-2015

    Crete Public Schools’ 1.34 property tax levy, the result of a bond issue last year, will be lowered to 1.29, the result of a 9.35 percent rise in local property valuations approved...

Models show above normal precipitation for this fall

by Sandi Alswager Karstens University of Nebraska Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources     LINCOLN — A big question this fall: will there be harvest delays due to wet weather?...

Yohe and Women’s League team for challenge

College Heights Country Club pro Cliff Yohe put his Fitbit to the test last Wednesday in another golf challenge, this time to benefit Rally for the Cure.

Storms push river above flood stage

Commission forwards zoning change request

Council approves alternative north cell tower location

Ice Bucket Challenge comes to town

Street projects, event closures on Council agenda

Board meets on first day of classes

Crete Schools ready for new year

McArdle retires after 31 years on the bench

Prevention Coalition meeting Aug. 4

Commission discusses annexation of property

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Crete High Sports

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Fourth-down plays help Cards past Vikes

Fourth-down plays help Cards past Vikes

Fourth-down conversion plays, one a first-quarter Crete success and the other a fourth-quarter Waverly failure, told the tale Friday on Papik Field as the Cardinals outlasted the Vikings 14-7.

Spikers win home opener

Spikers win home opener

The Crete High volleyball team coasted past Schuyler 25-23, 25-11, 25-17 Sept. 16 in their home opener and only match last week.

Golfers win Crete Invite

The Crete High girls’ golf team won their home invite Friday at the College Heights Country Club, topping nine other squads with a team score of 382.

Beatrice outslugs Crete in Monday game

The top ten-ranked Beatrice Orange used a three-run homer and a run-scoring double in the fourth inning to take command and went on to record a 5-1 victory over the Crete High softball team Monday night...

Top-ranked Skutt overpowers Cardinals

OMAHA — The Skutt Skyhawks fumbled the ball away to Crete on their first play from scrimmage Friday night, but nothing else went wrong for Class B’s top-ranked team after that in a 46-14 win over the...

Golfers win at Fairbury

Softball team takes first loss

Crete fourth at Norris Invite

Cardinals medal at McConnell

Crete outlasts 'Jays to go 2-0

Crete softball improves to 11-0

Crete spikers win opener

Crete golfers runner-up in TC Invite

Jerina leads Card harriers in opener

Cards squeak past Huskies in OT

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Tigers rally for win over Broncos

Tigers rally for win over Broncos

According to Doane head football coach Matt Franzen, it’s not too early in the season to call a scoring drive “monumental.”

Men's golfers second in GPAC meet

The Doane men’s golf team is tied with Midland for second place after the first 18-hole round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference Tournament played Friday in Mitchell, S.D.

Tigers sixth, ninth at Greeno Invite

The Doane women’s cross country team placed sixth in the college division of the Woody Greeno Invitational Saturday morning in Pioneers Park and the Tiger men were ninth.

Volleyball suffers GPAC setbacks

The Doane volleyball team dropped a pair of home conference matches last week, falling to Concordia in four sets and to NAIA seventh-ranked Northwestern in three.

Tigers fall short in upset bid

The Doane Tigers rallied from a 10-0 deficit to force overtime Saturday before dropping a 17-10 decision to NAIA 13th-ranked Northwestern in Orange City, Iowa.

Spikers 2-2 at Ashford

Golfers seventh at GPAC first round

Early miscues lead to Tiger loss

Doane harriers open at Augustana

Tigers 2-2 at Baker Invite

Doane golfers fourth at CSM Invite

Men's golfers open with win

Volleyball team upsets Pioneers

Women's cross country team ranked 16th

Doane spikers win openers at Peru

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W-C boys shut out Lakeview

W-C boys shut out Lakeview

              WILBER — Wilber-Clatonia’s opening drive against Columbus Lakeview was like a continuation of last year’s success, but...

Homolka strikes out 10 in win

Homolka strikes out 10 in win

              WILBER — On the strength of 10 strikeouts by Megan Homolka, a home run and a single, the Wilber-Clatonia girls softball crew...

Timberwolves freeze Blue Devils

              KENESAW — When the preseason football ratings came out, many wondered how good the Exeter-Milligan football team would be after...

E-M linksters shine at scramble

              CENTRAL CITY — The Exeter-Milligan girls golf squad had a hot but fruitful outing at the Central City scramble Aug. 21 at Valley...

MHS cages Bulldogs 30-6

           DAYKIN — Despite Mother Nature’s rainy temper Wednesday and Thursday, the Meridian Mustangs grabbed their first win of the season Friday...