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A prolific high school wrestling career had a fitting finish for Guardian Angels Central Catholic senior Cash Meier as he walked off the mats as a winner.

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West Point-Beemer seniors Joe Rodriguez and Ty Kaup closed out their high school wrestling careers with plenty to be proud of at the Class B State Wrestling tournament Friday and Saturday at the CHI Health Center in Omaha.

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Just four years ago, Guardian Angels Central Catholic finished its season with only four wrestlers competing. How times have changed for the Bluejay program.

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Guardian Angels Central Catholic delivered a championship-level effort in the Mid-State Conference girls basketball tournament finals Saturday at Battle Creek.

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As the defending state champions, West Point-Beemer expected to be in the mix for another title at the NSWCA Girls State Wrestling Tournament held Friday and Saturday at York High School.

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In a game that was back-and-forth for all four quarters, West Point-Beemer’s will to win picked up when it mattered most.

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In a girls basketball match-up that featured a pair of 3rd-ranked teams in the state, Guardian Angels Central Catholic 3rd in Class C2 and Archbishop Bergan 3rd in Class D1, it turned into a one-sided affair.

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Just three-and-a-half points behind South Sioux City, the top-rated team in the state, West Point-Beemer captured a runner-up finish at the Battle Creek girls wrestling invite on Monday.

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Guardian Angels Central Catholic notched some awfully big team accomplishments for its program at the Winside wrestling tournament on Saturday. The Bluejays captured a 3rd-place finish in the team race, which they managed to do thanks to 114 team points.

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In a girls basketball holiday tournament that was jam-packed with talent, West Point-Beemer came away with a runner-up finish in their home tourney.

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Win or lose, there is one constant that BRLD girls head basketball coach Rod Peters always wants to see from his team.

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There was a reoccurring theme for the West Point-Beemer boys basketball team in their 44-40 home loss to Howells-Dodge last week Tuesday.

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There is simply no off switch for the Guardian Angels Central Catholic girls basketball team. They are high effort all the time.

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Pressure from West Point-Beemer forced Roncalli Catholic into 20 turnovers. That was a key stat in the Cadets’ 62-48 win Saturday afternoon in West Point.

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Hopes of a three-day stay in Lincoln turned into a one-and-done outing as Overton completed a three-set sweep over Guardian Angels Central Catholic in the opening round of the Class C2 State Volleyball tournament Thursday at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

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All season long, Guardian Angels Central Catholic has prepared itself for the opportunity to play in the state volleyball tournament.

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Four years of sacrifice, commitment and dedication all paid off in a very gratifying way for West Point-Beemer senior Brandon Mitzel.

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It was a lengthy, unforgettable journey for Guardian Angels Central Catholic in the 2020 Class C State Softball tournament held last week in Hastings.

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Ten-in-a-row. The streak of excellence continues for the Guardian Angels Central Catholic softball program. With their C-1 District title, the Bluejays have clinched their 10th consecutive berth to the Class C state softball tournament, an accomplishment head coach Allan Kreikemeier is super…

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Expectations were super high for West Point-Beemer heading into the 2020 girls golf season. And those expectations never wavered.

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West Point-Beemer is heading down the home stretch of their season. After Thursday’s cross country meet at Stanton, the Cadets have just three meets remaining.

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Avery Kreikemeier produced some late-game heroics in Guardian Angels Central Catholic’s 3-2 win over Hastings St. Cecilia Monday night in a battle of two Class C top-10 softball teams.

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Ten points in a matter of 18 seconds late in the 3rd quarter gave new life to the Guardian Angels Central Catholic football team.

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Plenty of determination lifted Guardian Angels Central Catholic to its first win of the season during pool play of the NEN Jean Groth Volleyball Classic Thursday at North Bend. That was a big win for the Bluejays, GACC head coach Kate Hagemann noted.

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Fueled by a quick start, West Point-Beemer locked up a 37-22 home win over Arlington in Friday night’s high school football season opener. But it didn’t come without a fight.

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A pitching dual unfolded between Guardian Angels Central Catholic’s Erin Franzluebbers and Bishop Neumann’s Macy Sabatka.

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The expectations were high for West Point-Beemer heading into the 2020 golf season. And the Cadets didn’t disappoint in their season opener. With four golfers in the top 15, West Point-Beemer locked up the team title at their home invite Friday at Indian Trails Country Club.

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Wahoo capped off an undefeated 2020 summer baseball season with a 4-1 win over West Point in the championship game of the Cuming County Fair baseball tourney Sunday at Anderson Field.

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Lift and wipe. Lift and wipe. Sanitation was a huge part of the summer weight programs for West Point-Beemer and Guardian Angels Central Catholic high schools.

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Earlier this summer, the status of Legion baseball was completely up in the air. And while playing “American Legion” baseball was ruled out, West Point coach Bruce Schlecht held out hope of still taking the field.

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All seemed lost for the West Point Junior Legion baseball team, that is until the bottom of the 7th inning when they completed an improbable comeback win.

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A strong start, mixed with a few mid-game runs, lifted Columbus Lakeview to a 6-3 win over West Point in Senior Legion baseball action Friday evening at Anderson Field.

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Ask any ball coach, and he or she will agree, ‘they are just happy to be playing softball and baseball this summer’ after their seasons were in jeopardy earlier in the year due to COVID-19.

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An early deficit didn’t faze West Point. Rather, the Legion Senior baseball team plated five late-game runs en route to a 6-4 win over Pender Thursday at Anderson Field.

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West Point’s Reese Schlecht winds and delivers to home plate during last week’s home opener against Wakefield in Junior baseball action at Anderson Field.

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Abby Kreikemeier pitches for the West Point softball team Thursday at Timmermann Park.

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Busy and bizarre may be the perfect way to describe life right now for Indian Trails Country Club Golf Pro Adam Person right now.

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Several contributors helped in funding a new scoreboard at Neligh Park’s Anderson Field. Among them was their largest donor, CharterWest Bank in West Point. The new scoreboard, which is positioned in right field, replaces an 18-year old scoreboard.

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There’s no hiding the passion that Adam Dobbins has for Iowa football. As a big-time memorabilia collector, Dobbins has turned his basement into a shrine. His love for Hawkeye football is always on display.

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Cory Meyer’s commitment to coaching, and dedication to basketball, is reflected in the success that Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons-Decatur has enjoyed over the past several years.

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Four years ago, Hayden Throener attended a Lincoln Stars game with his family. Watching that live action on the ice sparked an immediate interest in the sport. From that moment forward, Hayden was hooked on hockey.

Organized youth baseball in West Point will have to wait until 2021 as there will be no season this summer.

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It didn’t matter if they were eight years old or 18-years old. All they wanted to do is win. They referring to the five starters for the Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons-Decatur basketball program who captured back-to-back Class C2 state championships.

Come Friday and Saturday, it will be an awfully strange sight seeing Burke Stadium in Omaha empty. Those two days were supposed to be when fans from all over the state piled into the stadium to watch the 2020 NSAA State Track and Field meet.

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Estefania Barragan and Brithany Cervantes aren’t scared of a challenge. In fact, both girls embrace a good challenge. Naturally, wrestling was a good fit for them.

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When Arizona Riecken had a gold medal draped around his neck on the basketball court of Pinnacle Bank Arena in March, that capped off an extremely heart-warming success story.

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Searching to find something that Amanda Hansen, Lexis Haase and Sierra Kile all have in common is certainly not too difficult. For starters, all three ladies were members of the Midland University women’s basketball program this season. What made that so special is all three are from West Point.

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