Six-Man football will be coming to Harvard High School this fall, when the Cardinals host the St. Edward Beavers on Sept. 2. Harvard Head Coach Scott Trimble and a host of statewide coaches invaded Harvard June 22, for an EPIC Football camp, featuring six 8-man teams and six 6-Man teams. Here, the Cardinals line up in a base 6-Man offensive alignment during the camp. Stay tuned to next week’s Clay County News for a feature about the 6-Man game.
Winners of the Railroad Run 5K include, in front, from the left: Ethan Messmer, Rowan Jarosik, Brayton Jarosik, Teagan Jarosik, Lili Andersen and Athziri Diaz. In the middle row, from the left: Jim Shuck, Scot Wescoat, Chris Shuck, Megan Kucera, Becky Gerdes and Megan Drudik. In the back, from the left: Corbin Hansen, Colton Shuck, Wes Hochstetter, Brock Domeier, Diana Krupicka, Marcia Jarosik, Vicki Shaw, Taunya Overturf and Dawn Claus.
Powered by a strong pitching performance by Alex Griess and offensive power from the Sutton bats, Sutton would earn a 15-3 win over Geneva on the road, before returning to DLD Park on June 16 to suffer a tough 6-1 loss at the hands of Albion. The June 15 drubbing of Geneva would see Griess mow down five Geneva hitters via the strikeout, while allowing two walks, four hits and three Geneva runs in five innings on the hill.
Coming off a huge tournament title in Fairbury just a week prior to hosting the Sutton Junior Legion tournament, the Sutton Post #61 Juniors looked to extend their tournament success with a hopeful gold medal run at home, June 11-12. Sutton, however, would have to get through a host of challenging teams, including a pair of state tournament qualifiers from the 2015 season, Bruning-Davenport/Shickley and Elmwood-Murdock.
Sutton’s Micah Veleba (30) battles in the Modifieds class of races during Saturday night’s run at Junction Motor Speedway, as fans of the sport look on. Veleba finished seventh in the feature race at JMS. -CCN Photo by Ashley D. Swanson
Sutton’s Garrett Clark, shown above, fends off this block during action in the 58th Annual Nebraska Shrine Bowl Saturday. His south team would drop a 27-13 decision to the north, but Clark would come up with two tackles in the game, including a tackle for a loss.
Coming off a tough two run loss at the hands of Albion on June 2, the Sutton Junior Legion baseball team made big amens to the loss with a clean sweep of teams this past weekend at the Fairbury tournament held Saturday, June 4, and Sunday, June 5. Sutton would win four straight over Class B level teams, including an 8-0 opening round win over Marysville, KS.
Garrett Clark, a 2016 graduate of Sutton High School, has reported to camp this past weekend in Crete for the 58th Annual Shrine Bowl of Nebraska. An all-state lineman for the past two seasons for the Mustangs, Clark will play on the South squad during this Saturday afternoon’s annual classic, held at the Ron and Carol Cope Stadium at Foster Field on the University of Nebraska-Kearney Campus.
Sutton residents supported the opening of the new DLD Park ball complex with an official ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, May 24, hosted by the Sutton Area Chamber of Commerce. Above shows an aerial view of the new complex, while at the left, Nebraska’s Lt. Governor Mike Foley, shown at the right, addresses those in attendance.