Sports

Wed
12
Oct

SC girls on six match roll

After a tough go during third and fourth weeks of September, where the Lady Cougars fell in four of five matches, the Sandy Creek volleyball team has bounced back and find themselves, after a straight sets win over Fillmore Central on Oct. 6 on a six match winning streak, dating back to a Sept. 27 win over Milford, also in straight sets. Since that down swoon, Sandy Creek tripped up Milford, then ran through the Sutton Invite with wins over Tri County, Blue Hill and Mc- Cool Junction before turning their focus this past week on Deshler and Fillmore Central. 

 

Wed
12
Oct

The Cardinal crush

Friday night’s clash with the Wolves of Maywood/ Hayes Center gave the Harvard Cardinals an opportunity to reach a milestone that hadn’t been reached for a Harvard football team since 2003, that being a continuous winning streak that’s lasted at least five games. Without hesitation, the Cardinals took care of that challenge on the field, earning their fifth straight win this season with a powerful 66-14 win over the Wolves. The Cardinal’s running attack overpowered the Wolves, gaining 507 total yards, including 471 rushing yards in the win.  

 

Wed
05
Oct

SC girls win Sutton invite

After battling through a tough final week of the month of September, where Sandy Creek dropped four of six matches, the Lady Cougars fought back in a big way to capture team gold during action at the Sutton Invitational held Saturday, Oct. 1. Sandy Creek improved to 12-7, with three wins over Tri County, Blue Hill and McCool Junction, en route to the top spot in the tournament. Opening up with the Lady Trojans of Tri County, Sandy Creek used 26 kills and 10 aces to roll past Tri County 25-9, 25-19. 

 

Wed
05
Oct

Cardinals improve to 4-1

The 100-mile trip to Elwood might have left the Harvard Cardinals football team a tad bit asleep at the wheel Friday afternoon, as the Cardinals road battle against the Pirates of Elwood got off to a shaky, lackluster start. However, once the cobwebs shook loose, Harvard nation watched on as the Cardinals erased an early 12-0 deficit to outscore the Pirates 52-7 in the final three quarters of play to earn a 52-19 win and improve to 4-1, with their fourth straight win of the season. 

 

Wed
28
Sep

Fillies fall to Tri County, St. Cecilia

Tri County and Hastings St. Cecilia both handed the Sutton Fillies losses this past week. The Lady Trojans toppled Sutton in four sets Sept. 20 on the road, before the Hawkettes came into the Sutton Dome to steal a straight sets win from the Fillies, leaving Sutton with a 1-9 record. Tri County opened their Sept. 20 battle with a 25-16 first set win, before the Fillies fought for a 25-22 win in set two. 

 

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Wed
28
Sep

Wiebe helps Concordia break school record in golf

A personal best four under par 68 by Sutton graduate Reid Wiebe helped the Concordia Bulldog men’s golf team capture second place honors at the Blue River Classic, held at Wilderness Ridge Golf Course in Lincoln on Sept. 20 and at Highlands Golf Course in Lincoln, Sept. 21. Wiebe, after opening play in the tournament with a 79, did an about face on day two of the tournament with his 68, to help guide the Bulldogs to the runner-up spot behind Southeast Community College. 

 

Wed
28
Sep

Cardinals win third straight

When it came to celebrating his 100th career win, Harvard’s Head Football Coach Scott Trimble said he’s had a lot of good kids to work with to bring him to this point. Trimble’s 100th career win would come in the form of a 54-32 win against the Deshler Dragons, who walked into the battle at 3-0. 

 

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Wed
21
Sep

Fillies fall twice at home triangular

The Sutton Fillies continued their struggles on the court Sept. 15, as the Fillies fell to 1-7 on the year with tough losses to Shelby/Rising City and Centennial in triangular action at home. Sutton opened their night with a back and forth battle with the Lady Huskies of Shelby/RC, as the visitors to the Sutton dome claimed a 25- 23 first set win, before Sutton battled back to claim set two 25-22.   
 
 
 
Wed
21
Sep

Fields medals at Fillmore Central

Senior Hannah Fields earned a top ten finish during the running of the 2016 Fillmore Central Invitational held in Geneva, Sept. 15. Fields placed seventh overall with a time of 17 minutes, 25.25 seconds to lead the field of four Harvard runners in the meet. Carleigh Novak ran to a 27th place finish with her time of 17:24.05, while Brizeth Medina placed 41st in a time of 17:28.42. Maddy Leichleiter wrapped up the run placing 44th overall with a time of 17:28.53 as Harvard placed ninth as a team, scoring 119 team points. 
 
 
 
Wed
21
Sep

Mustangs run past Cougars, 55-7

A strong dose of Sutton’s running attack and a big defensive effort by the Mustangs helped improve Sutton to 4-0 Friday night, as the Mustangs, behind a 49-0 first half run, tripped up the Sandy Creek Cougars on their home turf, 55-7. The homecoming battle for the Mustangs opened with a 20-point scoring surge in the opening quarter, with seniors Tanner Peterson and Garrett Leach scoring. Peterson scored from eight yards out at the 9:33 mark of the first, before Leach recovered a Sandy Creek fumble, setting up Peterson with his second score of the night, a 20- yard touchdown run.  
 
 

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