Battling heat and wind, scores were a bit higher than normal for several golfers at the Stanton girls golf invite last Thursday (September 1). And West Point-Beemer was among that group.
Physicality and speed were key factors for West Point-Beemer all night. Holding a significant advantage in both areas sparked the Cadet football team to a 40-0 homecoming win over Arlington last Friday night in West Point.
The hills and heat provided quite a challenge for West Point-Beemer at the Wisner-Pilger cross country meet last Thursday (September 1) at Indian Trails. But the Cadets were up to that challenge.
West Point-Beemer volleyball got a much-needed boost of confidence thanks to their first wins of the season during the NEN Classic Saturday at Wisner.
After going winless in pool play, Guardian Angels Central Catholic bounced back and went 3-0 to capture the Bronze Division title at the NEN Volleyball Classic last Saturday (September 3) in Wisner.
Neligh-Oakdale senior Aiden Kuester delivered an explosive performance, and by doing so, sparked the Warriors to a 58-14 win over Guardian Angels Central Catholic in Friday night football action last week.
The Nebraska Cornhuskers looked like they hadn’t recovered from their long flight home from Ireland in the first half of Saturday’s home opener against North Dakota.
Football season is finally here and the Wisner-Pilger High School Gators did not disappoint in their first game of the season.
Newsy sports nuggets of information on assorted Bluejays fall athletics.
Newsy sports tid-bits from West Point-Beemer High School.
For the first time since 2015, Bancroft-Rosalie took the field as an eight-man football team. And while it wasn’t the result they wanted, the Panthers are hopeful plenty of positives are still to come in 2022.
After opening their volleyball season with a loss to a tough Humphrey/LHF team at home, Bancroft-Rosalie came away with a four-set win over Homer Monday night to even their record at 1-1.
Despite not having enough runners to factor into the team race, the West Point-Beemer girls produced a strong showing at the Logan View cross county season opener last week (August 25).
History was made, in more ways than one, for Guardian Angels Central Catholic at last week’s Logan View cross county invite on August 25.
Three second-half turnovers for Guardian Angels Central Catholic, two fumbles and a pick-six, proved costly as Laurel-Concord-Coleridge scored 34 unanswered points in a 46-25 season-opening win over the Bluejays Friday night (August 26) in Beemer.
The West Point-Beemer High School Cadets football team opened the 2022 season with a hard-fought loss at Douglas County West, as the Falcons overpowering offense and defense was too much to overcome.
It didn’t take long for Cuming County to get their first win of 2022 under their belt as the Cadets knocked off Bayard 14-2 at the North Bend Central softball tournament Saturday (August 20).
A new device will be a deciding factor for when it’s safe, or not safe, to compete in outdoor sports this fall.
Cole Pearson and Ray Orr had days to remember at the 2022 Cuming County Fair Horseshoe tournament held on Aug. 14.
A game-changing inning fueled Guardian Angels Central Catholic to a 14-5 road win over Fort Calhoun in the softball season opener last Thursday (August 18).
With three golfers finishing in the top five of the individual race, Bennington delivered a championship finish in the team race of the West Point-Beemer Girls’ Golf Invite Friday (August 19) at Indian Trails.
Any day that Jason Minnick has the opportunity to golf is a good day. Any day that Minnick has the opportunity to golf with family and friends is a great day.
While pitching and defense stole the show, West Point found just enough offense to produce a 2-0 win over Scribner in the semifinals of the Cuming County Fair baseball tournament Saturday (August 13) at Anderson Field.
New is the name of the game for West Point-Beemer athletics this fall. Of the five coaches for the 2022 season, four are new. And nothing has more “new” to it than softball.
Change is in the air for Guardian Angels Central Catholic for the 2022 fall sports season with one new program and three new coaches.
It was a business-like performance for West Point in the opening round of the Cuming County Fair baseball tournament as the Bombers blanked North Bend 8-0 last Thursday (August 11) at Anderson Field.
What happens when you win your first Cuming County Fair baseball title since 2008? You run through the sprinklers on the infield of Anderson Field.
West Point’s Chase Marksmeier and Aubrey Ernesti were honored as the Dolphins top swimmers for 2022 at their end of season banquet.
As the newly hired Athletic Director at Guardian Angels Central Catholic, Josh Batenhorst is right where he wants to be.
Rockney Peck and Brook Diekemper were crowned the 2022 Indian Trails Country Club Stroke Play champions over the weekend.
Offensive firepower fueled the Bombers at the Dodge County Fair baseball tournament all weekend long.
Kyler Beekman tossed a no-hitter and struck out 12 batters in West Point’s 10-0 win over Valley in the opening round of the Dodge County Fair baseball tournament August 5 at Scribner.
When the calendar strikes August 1, I enter full football mode. As an avid fan of all levels of football, the sound of pads popping on the field is music to my ears.
Some of you may remember seeing a little news brief in the newspaper a few weeks ago about Curt Lantz being announced as Nebraska USA Wrestling’s Club Coach of the Year.
You could see it on his face. You could hear it in his voice. Bryant Rief coaching against his grandpa meant the world to him when Crete traveled to Anderson Field to play West Point this summer.
One hundred years ago, the Korn Belt League folding was news. One hundred years later, it wasn’t new news, but it did spark interest from some subscribers of the West Point News.
Maddox Weborg has made himself at home in the West Point Bombers’ dugout this summer as the team’s bat boy. And what a fun ride it has been for the 7-year-old.
Three big hits was ultimately the difference in Wahoo’s 7-2 win over West Point in the DCBL Playoffs July 27 at Anderson Field.
Fresh off a tough loss, West Point displayed plenty of toughness during a 12-3 win over Stanton in an elimination game of the B5 Senior Area baseball tournament Saturday (July 23) at Pierce.
A few too many miscues proved costly for West Point in Sunday’s 5-2 season-ending loss to Pierce, host of the Class B Area 5 Senior baseball tournament.
Leigh/Schuyler plated eight runs in the final two innings of the game. But it wasn’t enough as West Point delivered two innings that were even bigger, which sparked the Bombers to a 15-10 win over the Crawdads Thursday (July 21) at Anderson Field.
- Editor's Note: In this new occasional feature, The West Point News' sports editor, Mike O'Brien, will take readers back into the archives for sports memories of yore.
After a long stretch of scoreless baseball, West Point found life just in time in the opening round game of the Class B Area 5 Senior tournament Friday (July 22) at Pierce.
Editor’s Note: As football season creeps closer and closer, My Extra Point will have a special column (Big Red Edition) that focuses on Husker football. This is its debut.
With several of the Senior starters missing for various reasons, West Point called upon some of their younger Legion baseball players to contribute.
The 2022 State 4-H Horse Show was hosted July 9-13 at Fonner Park in Grand Island, Neb. Three Cuming County youth competed during the 5-day event.
A 13-inning baseball marathon concluded in dramatic fashion when Carsten Tietz delivered a walk-off hit in West Point’s 2-1 win over Wahoo July 14 at Anderson Field.
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