Sports

Fri
20
Oct

Aurora wins back to back XC titles

Wind was no factor for the Aurora girls cross country team as they clinched its second consecutive Class B team championship Friday afternoon at the Kearney Country Club. Maya Nachtigal led all Aurora runners with an eighth place finish, followed by Kyla Carlson in 10th and Emily Donnell in 11th. Rounding out the team was Kennedy Krejdl in 21st, Avril Jones in 26th and Jaelyn McDonald in 53rd. Aurora had 47 team points, besting Omaha Skutt's 60 and Scottsbluff's 75. We'll have complete coverage on Aurora's second straight title in the upcoming News-Register.

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Fri
20
Oct

Lady Huskies sweep Dusters

The Aurora volleyball team is starting to hit a high gear as subdistricts loom just over a week away. The Lady Huskies traveled to Holdrege last night and picked up a win in straight sets, 25-14, 25-18 and 25-15. The win is Aurora's sixth in its last eight with only one more match before the postseason. Aurora will travel to Seward Tuesday (Oct. 24).

For live updates from the field follow us on Twitter @SportsANR and see next week's News-Register for full coverage.

Wed
18
Oct

Badura goes low to finish 2nd at state

Danica Badura defeated the weather and all but one other player in this year’s Class B state golf meet, claiming the silver medal to cap off a stellar sophomore season.
Playing in rain, wind and cold conditions on opening day at Quail Run Golf Course in Columbus, Badura was on her game, carding a round of three-over par 75 to end the day one stroke off the lead.

Read more in this week's print or e-editions.

Wed
18
Oct

Husky runners grab gold enroute to state meet

Aurora’s talented cross country squads hit full stride Thursday as both teams swept up championship trophies at the B-3 district meet in Seward.
Some nice, soft terrain and mild weather set the stage for Husky runners, who showed why both the boys and girls teams are a force to be reckoned with.

Read more in this week's print or e-editions.

 

Wed
18
Oct

Huskies fall to rival GINW in a heart-breaker

Two rivals went toe to toe Friday in a critical district showdown and when it was over Grand Island Northwest was the last team standing.
In what played out as a tale of two halves, the Huskies went for the win after scoring a potential game-tieing touchdown with 33 seconds to go.

Read more in this week's print or e-editions.

Wed
18
Oct

Aurora girls earn third place conference finish

The mosquitos seemed to be just as thick inside as they were out at Columbus Lakeview in the opening rounds of the Central Conference Volleyball Tournament Thursday evening.
Turns out Aurora proved to be the biggest pest of the night, fighting off Crete and then Lakeview back to back to advance to Saturday’s tournament in Holdrege.

Read more in this week's print or e-editions.

 

Wed
11
Oct

Badura in the hunt at Class B state tourney

Aurora sophomore Danica Badura battled the wind, rain and cold as well as almost anyone Monday in the opening round of the girls Class B state tournament. At day’s end, Badura posted a remarkable round of three-over par 75, just one stroke off the lead.

Read more in this week's print or e-editions.

 

Wed
11
Oct

Dukes pound out 51-20 win

Aurora played toe to toe for two quarters of Friday’s district opener against York before the Dukes used their size advantage to take control of both the line of scrimmage and the scoreboard.

Read more in this week's print or e-editions.

Wed
11
Oct

Wrestling singlet on the verge of disappearing

Embrace the change.
For the first time, wrestlers will have the opportunity to wear an alternate uniform this upcoming season.
Aurora wrestling coaches Derek Keasling and Brandon Timm reported that the Husky middle school team will wear a two-piece t-shirt-MMA style shorts combination instead of the traditional singlet uniform for the pending middle school season.

Read more in this week's print or e-editions.

Wed
11
Oct

Former Huskers see themselves in visiting team

Mr. run-the-ball guy sure got his wish under the bright lights inside Memorial Stadium Saturday night. Only issue is that guy was a Badgers fan.
Instead of trying to be someone they’re not, Wisconsin ran the ball down the Huskers’ throat on its way to a 38-17 victory in a game that was much closer than that for the majority.
My college roommate and I watched helplessly from Section 40 as the Sconnies went back to the bare basics of football, calling running play after running play. Eventually, Wisconsin called 22 consecutive running plays in the second half as the Big Red continued to trip over its own feet.

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