Sports

Fri
28
Sep

Aurora competes at conference

The Aurora softball team battled cold and windy conditions Friday morning at the Central Conference tournament in Grand Island as the No. 7 Lady Huskies opened the day at 9 a.m. against the No. 10 Holdrege Dusters in a game Aurora won easily, 8-0. Aurora moved on in the bracket to face No. 2 GINW, who had an opening round bye. The Vikings made quick work of Aurora in a 14-2 game. 

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

Wed
26
Sep

Lady Huskies best Lexington in four

The Aurora volleyball team put themselves in an early hole Tuesday night, but dug themselves out with three consecutive game wins in a four-set victory on the road at Lexington, 19-25, 25-17, 25-11 and 27-25. Following a loss in the first game, the Lady Huskies found a groove for most of the remaining three sets to pick up a road win to move its overall record to 8-12. Aurora will get a much-needed break the rest of the week with its next contest coming next Tuesday at home vs GICC. 

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

Wed
26
Sep

Stormdogs falter in overtime thriller

Cross County trailed Osceola-High Plains 44-14 with 9:52 left in the third quarter following another Keaton Van Housen touchdown -- his fourth of the night.
Cross County won.
The Cougars scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter and prevailed in one overtime session to defeat Osceola-High Plains 52-50 in a wild contest full of momentum swings and prolific rushing attacks.

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

 

Wed
26
Sep

Huskies roll over Fairbury on Homecoming

This year’s Homecoming tilt was a one-sided district opener as Fairbury proved no match for the No. 1-ranked Huskies.
Aurora dominated this game on both sides of the ball, racking up 48 first-half points while holding the Jeffs scoreless. A running clock sped through the second half, with Fairbury adding a late touchdown to make the final 48-6. Read more in this week's print or e-editions.

 

Wed
26
Sep

Conference, districts up next for golfers

The Aurora girls golf team enters its stretch run this week with the conference meet set for Friday in Seward, followed three days later by the play-well-or-go-home district showdown Monday in Holdrege.

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

 

Fri
21
Sep

Week 5 Friday night roundup

The ANR sports team was busy Friday night out on the sidelines for all three area contests. The Aurora Huskies were the only team to win a game this week as Hampton, Osceola-High Plains and Giltner lost their respective contests. The Huskies made quick work of the Fairbury Jeffs on Homecoming night.  Listed are all area teams and the scores of those games with the winning team in bold:

Aurora vs Fairbury, 48-6

OHP vs Cross County, 52-50 OT

Hampton vs Heartland Lutheran, 51-0

Giltner @ Lawrence-Nelson, 96-50

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

Thu
20
Sep

Lady Huskies fall to GINW

A week full of Aurora-GINW battles continued Tuesday as the volleyball teams squared off in Aurora. The Lady Huskies battled back on several occasions, but didn't have enough in a four-set loss to the Vikings, 25-20, 25-21, 22-25 and 25-14. The Lady Huskies will be back in action Saturday hosting its annual tournament. 

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

Thu
20
Sep

Huskies compete in Class A meet

The Aurora cross country teams were on the move again Tuesday, competing in the Grand Island Senior High meet at Centura Hills Golf Course. Both the boys and girls teams finished runner-up in the team races with GISH winning the boys and Hastings on top of the girls. Ben Springer and Maya Nachtigal each earned third place finishes to lead their respective teams. Kane Fiala, Dylan Riley and Eli Warnke all finished in the top 15 for the boys while Kyla Carlson and Avril Jones did the same for the girls. Up next for the Huskies is the UNK Invite Monday, a preview of the state meet Oct. 19. 

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

Wed
19
Sep

Huskies put the hammer down

Aurora returned to familiar Class B turf Friday, taking on rival Grand Island Northwest in what turned out to be a roller coaster ride to victory in the first-ever “Sledgehammer Game.”
The Huskies and Vikings went toe to toe for four quarters as expected, with the lead changing or knotting up eight times before the visiting Huskies posted two fourth-quarter scores to win 42-27.

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

 

Wed
19
Sep

Husky softball looking to regain stride

The Husky softball team was busy last week with six games over a five-day span.
Aurora dropped a 7-1 loss to GINW at home Sept. 11 before picking up a pair of wins on the road at Central City Thursday, 9-8 and 4-2. Aurora was also in action Saturday at the GINW touranment, winning a 5-4 game over Central City, sandwiched between losses to Adams Central (11-1) and Boone Central/Newman Grove (5-3).

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

 

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