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Saline County Fair: Passport to Fun

Are you ready for your passport to fun yet? That’s the tact members of the Saline County Agricultural Society are taking as the July 15-20 dates for the 2014 Saline County Fair draw closer.

Andelt joins Crete Veterinary Clinic

As Dr. Phil Hardenburger embarks on running a campaign for public office and retirement from nearly 40 years of full-time veterinary work, Crete Veterinary Clinic will continue to serve animals big and...

Council approves street improvements; looks at dog park

    The Crete City Council approved three street improvement projects and discussed the prospects of a dog park at their regular meeting last Tuesday at City Hall.

Fireworks Friday at College Heights

Magic Skies Fireworks, of Adams, will return to the ninth fairway of College Heights Country Club in Crete for the second year for an Independence Day fireworks show.

Saline County Fair preview

The entertainment fare at the 2014 Saline County Fair will definitely live up to the theme “Your Passport to Fun” with something for all ages every night of the fair.

Groups step up to aid tornado-damaged towns

Prevention Coalition meeting July 7

Fireworks sales permitted July 1 - 4 in Crete

One big, baseball family

Commissioners unveil conceptual plan for county courthouse addition

More storm clean-up Sunday

Bethlehem Lutheran celebrates 125th anniversary

Hail wreaks havoc

DQ treats to return to Crete this summer

Child safety seat check-up station in Crete

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Crete High Sports

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Crete connections in Shrine Soccer match

Recent Crete High graduate Matt Siedhoff, the Cardinals’ goalkeeper during recent campaigns, will be representing Crete in the Shrine Soccer Classic Saturday in Omaha.

Baum finishes CHS sports year at state golf

Baum finishes CHS sports year at state golf

Crete High senior Hunter Baum placed 37th last Wednesday and Thursday in the Class B state golf meet held at Indianhead Golf Club in Grand Island.

Siedhoff repeats as Class B hurdles champ

OMAHA — Luke Siedhoff said he wanted to make his town proud, and the Crete High junior did just that with a repeat state championship in the 110-meter hurdles to highlight Cardinal performances at...

Shaw-Spanjer duo leads Crete tennis at state

Six Crete High girls’ tennis players, two doubles entries and two singles, competed at the state meet last Thursday and Friday at the Nebraska Tennis Center.

Cardinals drop heartbreaker at state

    The Crete High baseball team’s bid for a Championship ended Monday at Fricke Field in Papillion with an 8-9 loss to Omaha Roncalli, eliminating the Cardinals from the State Baseball...

Crete boys win fourth straight district crown

Crete baseball team qualifies for state

Tennis team set for state

Fifteen CHS students honored

Crete golfers seventh at Waverly

Siedhoff lowers hurdle mark at conference

Baseball team earns spot in district final

Soccer team advances to sub-state playoff

Golfers sixth at conference meet

Cardinals second, third at home invite

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Seniors earn spot in area title game

Seniors earn spot in area title game

The Crete Legion Seniors baseball team reeled off three straight wins in the Area 4 tourney Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Levitt Stadium in York before tripping up against Aurora Monday.

Juniors win two in area tourney

Juniors win two in area tourney

The Crete Legion Juniors baseball team found themselves one game away from the B-4 area tournament title contest following a 14-7 elimination game victory over Fairbury Sunday at Stallard Field, but...

Seniors move to 13-4 on season

The Crete Legion Seniors baseball team improved to 13-4 on the season with an 8-5 road win last Wednesday at Fairbury in their only action of the week.

Legion Seniors 2-1 at Fort Calhoun

    The Crete Seniors came in third at the Fort Calhoun tournament over the weekend, blasting Shelton/Gibbon 14-1 in a consolation game Sunday, bringing their season mark to 12-4.

Juniors take runner-up in Walker Memorial Tournament

          After sweeping three games in Pool A of the first annual Gretchen Walker Junior Legion Memorial Tournament, the Crete Juniors took the runner-up spot...

Legion Seniors split with Waverly, Seward

Seniors runner-up in Stallard Classic

Bodfield represents Crete in Shrine Bowl

Juniors pick up first wins of season

Seniors rally to top Mount Michael

Bodfield to play in Shrine Bowl Saturday

Legion teams open season with Malcolm

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Fifteen Doane squads earn NAIA honors

Fifteen Doane squads earn NAIA honors

Doane College announced last week that a school-record 15 of the school’s 19 varsity athletic programs earned NAIA Scholar Team honors for the 2013-14 season.

DeVries earns first team All-America honor

DeVries earns first team All-America honor

Doane College track and field standout Erin DeVries was selected recently to the Capital One Academic All-America Women’s Track and Field College Division First Team for her accomplishments this past...

DeWispelare 10th at USA Juniors meet

Doane sophomore-to-be Marissa DeWispelare of the Tiger track and field team posted a 10th-place finish Sunday in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the USA Track and Field Junior National meet at Hayward...

Engle named to All-America list

Doane pitcher Elliott Engle was named to the NAIA All-America honorable mention list last week.

Roth tabbed for Academic All-America team

Doane pitcher Nathan Roth was named last week to the College Division of the Capital One Academic All-America first team, becoming the first Tiger pitcher to receive first team honors in school history....

Wright, DeVries earn Academic All-District honor

Wolken, DeVries, relays highlight Tigers' NAIA meet

Doane tracksters place 20 on scholar list

Doane's Wolken wins NAIA decathlon title

NAIA Thursday update: Wolken leads decathlon

Tiger women show no signs of slowdown

Fye, DeVries earn GPAC track honors

Baseball team eliminated from NAIA tourney

Tiger tennis players named All-GPAC

Golfers earn All-GPAC honors

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SE All-Star games this weekend

              BEATRICE — Nine area volleyball and basketball athletes will make their final high school appearances next weekend during the...