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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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Top-ranked Skutt overpowers Cardinals

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

Golfers win at Fairbury

The Crete High girls’ golf team took top honors Monday at the Fairbury Invitational with a team score of 385, topping squads from Heartland, Seward and Fairbury.

Softball team takes first loss

The Crete High softball team suffered their first loss of the season Monday, a 7-1 setback at Class B second-ranked Elkhorn South.

Crete fourth at Norris Invite

The Crete High volleyball team finished fourth in the Norris Invitational Saturday with a 2-2 mark following an upset win over preseason 10th-ranked Waverly in pool play.

Cardinals medal at McConnell

Six members of the Crete High cross country team earned medals at Monday’s McConnell Invitational held at Pioneers Park.

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

Softball team improves to 5-0

Small CHS football numbers deceptive

Softball team takes Aurora title

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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

Spikers 2-2 at Ashford

The Doane volleyball team lost their conference opener to Hastings Wednesday and posted a 2-2 mark at the Ashford Invitational Friday and Saturday in Clinton, Iowa.

Golfers seventh at GPAC first round

The Doane women’s golf team placed seventh Monday with a team score of 363 in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament held at The Ridge in Sioux Center, Iowa.

Early miscues lead to Tiger loss

NAIA preseason 19th-ranked Friends University turned two first-half Doane turnovers into touchdowns and romped to a 33-7 win over the Tigers in the season opener for both teams Saturday night on Papik...

Doane harriers open at Augustana

The Doane women’s cross country team was ninth in a 22-team field and the Tiger men were 12th at the season-opening Augustana Twilight meet Friday night in Sioux Falls.

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

Soccer teams split in Great Falls

Men's soccer picked third in GPAC poll

GPAC releases preseason polls

McCartney is new Doane AD

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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...