Despite everything that went wrong for Aurora Saturday, they still had a chance on the game's final shot.  Down three in the final seconds, a three-point shot from Tate Nachtigal and Jameson Herzberg each lipped out as Beatrice held on to defeat the Huskies 39-36 Saturday in the B-6 district final…
Slipping on the familiar blue jacket gives Sarah Logue a boost of confidence she didn’t expect when she joined FFA as a freshman. The experience has changed her attitude, she admits, as well as her perspective on all things agriculture. “When I started my FFA career I didn’t realize how much…
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All about the exploration of possibility, high school now-a-days is filled to the brim with extra classes built to challenge and engage students in ways they never thought possible.  Among many options for seminar classes at Aurora High School, select students are currently a few weeks in to “…
Lynelle Homolka of Central City was appointed Thursday by Gov. Pete Ricketts to serve as county court judge in the Fifth District, which includes Hamilton, Boone, Butler, Colfax, Merrick, Nance, Platte, Polk, Saunders, Seward, and York counties. “Obviously I’m very honored and humbled by the…
Hampton native Eric Joseph announced plans this week to convert what he believes is an “eyesore” property on Highway 34 into a new home base for his expanding business, Midwest Spray Foam and Custom Installation, LLC. Joseph purchased the custom installation business from Chad Mertz several years…
Jeremy Oswald’s last high school victory will be one to remember.  It wasn’t for a state title, or even for a medal. It was for career win No. 100 in front of a state wrestling crowd.  Oswald won his 100th career match in the opening round of the state wrestling championships Friday at the CHI…
While he didn’t make the game-winning shot, Jameson Herzberg called game Monday night.  The senior Husky scored 17 of his 19 points in the second half, including the game-winning assist as Aurora survived an upset effort from York 45-43 in the B-6 subdistrict semifinals.  Aurora coach Rick Bell…
On paper, it was Aurora’s best state championship run since 2005. The Huskies had five semifinalists, three finalists and two state champions.  The two wrestlers who didn’t come out on the right side of semifinal matches were Brekyn Papineau and Aaron Jividen. Nevertheless, their efforts were still…
For many students FFA isn’t just an extracurricular activity, it’s a life-long passion. High Plain’s chapter president and senior Brook Bannister embodies that thought by stepping into the leadership role for a group she has been with since middle school. Her journey with the organization began…
Saturday was showtime for a Hampton cheerleading squad anxious to perform in one of the year’s grand finale events. With the opportunity to cheer on the purple and gold limited this year due to the pandemic, the Hawk cheerleaders were excited to be able to compete at the state cheerleading…
All about the exploration of possibility, high school now-a-days is filled to the brim with extra classes built to challenge and engage students in…
Lynelle Homolka of Central City was appointed Thursday by Gov. Pete Ricketts to serve as county court judge in the Fifth District, which includes…
Hampton native Eric Joseph announced plans this week to convert what he believes is an “eyesore” property on Highway 34 into a new home base for his…
Despite everything that went wrong for Aurora Saturday, they still had a chance on the game's final shot. 
Saturday was showtime for a Hampton cheerleading squad anxious to perform in one of the year’s grand finale events. With the opportunity to cheer on the purple…
Aurora freshmen spent some time “connecting the dots” last week in terms of what their future might look and what they need to do achieve their goals. Back for…
One of the most Nebraskan things is to eat beef and at High Plains Community Schools they are bringing locally sourced beef into their lunchroom through the…
Slipping on the familiar blue jacket gives Sarah Logue a boost of confidence she didn’t expect when she joined FFA as a freshman. The experience has changed…
For many students FFA isn’t just an extracurricular activity, it’s a life-long passion. High Plain’s chapter president and senior Brook Bannister embodies that…
A chill can be felt in the air alongside the bleats of a goat herd. Absent from their numbers are the nanny goats that are ready to kid. They have taken to the…
Jeremy Oswald’s last high school victory will be one to remember.  It wasn’t for a state title, or even for a medal. It was for career win No. 100 in front of…
While he didn’t make the game-winning shot, Jameson Herzberg called game Monday night.  The senior Husky scored 17 of his 19 points in the second half,…
On paper, it was Aurora’s best state championship run since 2005. The Huskies had five semifinalists, three finalists and two state champions.  The two…
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