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Post 12 losses could mean positives down the road

No one likes to lose. However, the Washburn legion baseball team’s first Section 7 loss last week may force them to take a look at the bigger picture after flying undefeated to begin the season.

Posted 6/30/10 (Wed) read more »

Post 12 sneaks by Astros

Cody Durkee does not swing a heavy bat. Instead he relies on his keen eyesight to force pitchers to deliver a near perfect shot. That awareness makes him perfect for the leadoff position in the batting order.

Posted 6/23/10 (Wed) read more »

WWCS blows away Bowman in American Legion opener

Over the last few years as the baseball coach for Washburn-Wilton-Center-Stanton, Kip Erickson has seen massive talent come through his program. Three specific players that top his list are Cole Bender, Cody Durkee and Charlie Retterath.

Posted 6/16/10 (Wed) read more »

Corps visit proves educational

Col. Robert J. Ruch, the Corps of Engineers Omaha district commander, and other Corps officials met with a group of more than 20 individuals this past Thursday at Indian Hills Resort west of Garrison.

Posted 6/09/10 (Wed) read more »

Underdog status hurls Berger to the podium

Going into the Class B State Track and Field Meet for the first time last weekend, Wendlin Berger was overlooked as a strong competitor in the 100-meter hurdles. It’s a status that didn’t seem to bother the Center-Stanton junior as he burst out of the blocks for a preliminary time of 15.93 seconds. It was a shock to the other members of his flight as the 15th seed placed second in his flight.

Posted 6/02/10 (Wed) read more »

From C-S track star to soccer striker

Holly Price is a busy young woman. The list of activities the Center-Stanton senior is involved in includes volleyball, dance, student council, yearbook, science club, band and choir. She also just finished giving her co-salutatorian speech last Sunday for her high school graduation.

Posted 5/26/10 (Wed) read more »

Kraft a 2-time qualifier

Kirby Kraft already locked up his return to the Class B State Track and Field Meet with a qualifying leap in the triple jump. Last Saturday at the Trinity Town Crier Meet in Dickinson, he qualified for state and won the triple jump with a jump of 42 feet, 5 inches. His mark puts him among the top five in the state so far.

Posted 5/19/10 (Wed) read more »

Sailer sizzling throughout the 2nd game

Kirk Sailer helped the Washburn-Wilton-Center-Stanton salvage their doubleheader by silencing the same Kenmare hitters that roughed up Mitch Wachendorf only hours earlier.

Posted 5/12/10 (Wed) read more »

Underclassmen getting time in the limelight

During the preseason, coach Kip Erickson knew he was faced with the challenge of maturing a young group into a solid contender among Region 8 competition. Nearly two months later the co-op between Washburn, Wilton and Center-Stanton schools is hitting the downward slope of their season and have only four conference losses to their name while sweeping three other opponents.

Posted 5/05/10 (Wed) read more »

Wildcats sending at least 1 to state

Kirby Kraft knows what it is like to stand alone. The Center-Stanton senior was the only Wildcat track and field team member at the Class B State Track Meet last spring. So far in 2010 he once again is the only one among his teammates to qualify an event.

Posted 4/28/10 (Wed) read more »