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  • Tuesday, September 18, 2018 5:02 PM
    Holding his team to a higher standard is clear when speaking to Wilber-Clatonia head football coach Lynn Jurgens.
    His team came off their highest scoring game of the season last Friday in a 46-17 win at Louisville – their second consecutive victory after losing big to Sutton in the squad’s second game of the year.

  • A Tad Too Much For The Knights
    Tuesday, September 11, 2018 4:34 PM
    They took one on the chin and then they gave it right back.

  • W-C Faces Buzzsaw In Sutton
    Wednesday, September 5, 2018 10:04 AM
    By the end of Friday’s contest, Wilber-Clatonia’s defense and Sutton running back Brett Simonsen were on a first-name basis.
    He introduced himself with 5 minutes left in the first quarter when he sprinted by the Wilber-Clatonia defense for a 78-yard TD run and that was just the start to his three-touchdown day.

  • Friday, August 31, 2018 5:33 PM
    Tuesday, Aug. 28
    Falls City Sacred Heart 3 Tri County 0
    Coming off their first win of the season just five days prior against Wilber-Clatonia, Tri County ran into a much tougher test against Class D-2 No. 9 Falls City Sacred Heart in their home opener.
    FCSH set the tone from the start and took advantage of an array of errors against the Trojans to win the match in straight sets 25-17, 25-12, 25-16.
    Tri County committed 21 attack errors, eight service errors, four block errors, 20 dig errors, 11 ball handling errors, and 12 reception errors in the contest.
    Madison Freese led Tri County with five kills and 10 digs. Brianna Connelly was second on the team with four kills on 14 attempts.
    Tri County’s record is 1-2 entering their match with Thayer Central on Thursday. The game will be played at Thayer Central.
    Nebraska Lutheran Triangular
    Nebraska City 2 Wilber-Clatonia 0
    (25-20, 25-18)
    Wilber-Clatonia 2 Nebraska Lutheran 0
    (25-18, 25-19)

    Thursday, Aug. 30
    Meridian 3 Silver Lake 0
    (25-7, 25-10, 25-15)
    Freeman Invite
    Diller-Odell 2 Pawnee City 0
    (25-10, 25-11)
    Diller-Odell 2 Deshler 0
    (25-20, 25-13)
    Sandy Creek Triangular
    Sandy Creek 2 Wilber-Clatonia 0
    (25-16, 25-15)
    Heartland 2 Wilber-Clatonia 0
    (25-13, 25-13)

  • Tuesday, August 28, 2018 1:12 PM
    Run the ball. Run it again – and then run it just a little bit more.

  • Friday, August 24, 2018 3:42 PM
    Fairbury 12 Ord 0
    Freshman pitcher Jami Mans had her coming out party for the Jeffs on Thursday in Fairbury’s first contest of the Adams Central Triangular. Mans struck out five batters and allowed one hit, two walks in her four-inning complete-game performance. Ellie Ohlde led the team with three RBIs via one hit and Raven DeFrain paced the Jeffs with two hits in a 2-for-3 day at the plate.

  • Holding Nothing Back
    Friday, August 10, 2018 12:07 PM
    Wilber-Clatonia’s first ever Division I baseball commit and soon-to-be senior, Hunter Cerveny, wasn’t about to let complacency set in.

  • 2018 FJN Hall of Fame
    Wednesday, August 8, 2018 11:03 AM
    10 Area Former Athletes Named to Fairbury Journal-News’ First Hall of Fame Class

  • Friday, August 3, 2018 1:20 PM
    Wilber 7 David City 2 – fourth round elimination game (final four)
    While David City had already secured a spot in Wednesday’s championship game due to being undefeated in the Class C Senior Legion State Tournament in Albion, Wilber needed a win during Tuesday’s contest against David City to ensure an opportunity to play in another elimination game before having a chance to play for the championship trophy.

  • Wilber Advances to Semi Finals
    Wednesday, August 1, 2018 9:27 AM
    Third Round: Wilber 4 Gordon-Rushville 0
    Not one, not two, not three, but 10 Gordon-Rushville batters were struck out by Wilber ace Josh Kalkwarf in the team’s 4-0 victory in an elimination game at the Class C Senior Legion State Tournament on Monday in Albion.

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