Will McGonigal of Wayne State College was named the Northern Sun Conference Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week following his performance in last Friday’s Morningside Invitational.  The junior crossed the finish line on the 8,000-meter course first out of a field of 70 runners with a time of...
CROFTON — The Wayne High girls cross country team made it 5-for-5 this season with another first-place finish, taking top honors Thursday at the Crofton Invitational. All four scoring girls finished in the top 15, with Kyla Krusemark (4th), Jala Krusemark (5th) and Laura Hasemann (6th) teaming up...
The Wayne State volleyball team slipped three spots to eighth in the latest AVCA Division II Top 25 Coaches Poll. The Wildcats, 7-2 overall and 1-1 in the NSIC, received 828 points in voting conducted by Division II coaches from across the country. Last week, the Wildcats split NSIC road matches,...
Friday's area scores: Wayne 30, Columbus Lakeview 17Stanton 81, Wakefield 50Bloomfield 40, Allen 12Pender 40, Winside 26 (Thursday)LCC was idle
The Wayne State women’s golf team opened the 2021 fall season with an 18th-place finish at the Central Region Fall Preview, played Tuesday and Wednesday at Adams Point Golf Club in Blue Springs, Mo. The Wildcats posted rounds of 333 and 334 for a two-day, 36-hole total of 667. Henderson State (595...
Friday's area football results are as follows: Wayne 40, West Point-Beemer 20Wisner-Pilger 64, Wakefield 22Stanton 11, LCC 8Winside 67, Cedar Bluffs 6 (Thursday)Mead 38, Allen 26
West Point-Beemer scored on their first possession, but it was all Wayne after that as the Blue Devils posted a 40-20 win Friday at Cunningham Field. Wayne took the lead for good on their first possession after the Cadets' score, as Tanner Walling hooked up with Alex Phelps for a 49-yard touchdown...
The start of the John McMenamin era may have been delayed by a year, but the wait was worth it as the new Wayne State football coach got his first win as the Wildcats' mentor in a 34-27 victory over University of Mary on Thursday at Cunningham Field. The Wildcats did most of their damage early,...
The Wayne girls golfers sent a trio to Stanton Thursday for the Stanton Invitational. Riley Haschke led the Blue Devils with a 99 and finished eighth overall. Joslyn Johnson shot a 105 and Trinity Surber carded a 117. The Blue Devils are back in action Sept. 13 at the Battle Creek Invitational.
The Wayne High softball team split two games in a triangular at Bishop Neumann in Wahoo, losing to the hosts 10-5 and beating Highway 91 11-0. In the first game, Neumann outhit Wayne 9-8 and scored in each of the first four innings to take control of the contest. Brooklyn Kruse hit her first home...


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