ARLINGTON – For the second time this year, the Ashland-Greenwood girls basketball team lost to Arlington. An 18-point fourth quarter by the Eagles resulted in the Bluejays falling 46-40 on Jan. 24 during the Capitol Conference tournament.
ALBION – The Ashland-Greenwood wrestling team finished with three first place finishes and sixth place as a team with 106 points at the Dale Bonge Invite at Boone Central on Jan. 28.
ASHLAND – For the second time this season, it was the Class C-1 No. 3 Ashland-Greenwood boys basketball team who got the better of Arlington at home on Jan. 23. The Bluejays came up with 12 steals in the contest and went on to defeat the Eagles 62-23.
VALLEY – For the second time in as many years, the Class C-1 No. 3 Ashland-Greenwood boys basketball team won the Capitol Conference Tournament. This year’s title came after a 56-47 win over Douglas County West on Jan. 28.
CONESTOGA – At the Capitol Conference Meet at Conestoga on Jan. 21, the Ashland-Greenwood boys wrestling team improved on last year’s finish by taking third place with 111.50 points. Winning the conference was Syracuse with 149.50 points and Raymond Central was second with 148.5 points.
SYRACUSE – A great defensive performance helped the Ashland-Greenwood girls basketball team get by Syracuse 35-24 on the road on Jan. 20. The Bluejays held the Rockets to 10% from three and had eight steals in the victory.
YUTAN – The Class C-1 No. 3 Ashland-Greenwood boys basketball team knocked off Yutan 49-27 in a Capitol Conference matchup in Yutan on Jan. 17. A 17-1 scoring surge they had in the second quarter was big factor in the win for the Bluejays.
SYRACUSE – With a 4-1 record, the Ashland-Greenwood wrestling team took second place at the Syracuse Dual Tournament on Jan. 12. The Bluejays defeated Omaha Gross Catholic 48-21, Tri-County 49-24, Louisville 60-12 and Auburn 55-18.
ASHLAND – A furious second half back comeback set up the Ashland-Greenwood girls basketball team to win 41-38 on Jan. 13 at home against Raymond Central. Hitting a three to send the Bluejays out victorious was Emma Keith from up top.
ASHLAND – In dominant fashion, the Class C-1 No. 3 Ashland-Greenwood boys basketball team was able to take down Raymond Central at home 64-21 on Jan. 16. The Bluejays shot a terrific 52% from the field and 42% from three in the contest.
ASHLAND – In their first tournament of 2023, the Ashland-Greenwood wrestling team put together one of their best performances of the year at their home Jack Murray Invite on Jan. 6. The Bluejays picked up their first plaque by getting second place with 135 points.
ASHLAND – After three straight losses, the Ashland-Greenwood girls basketball team was able to get back in the win column against Fort Calhoun at home 54-26. With everybody back and playing, the Bluejays shot 48% from the field and 33% from three to earn the victory.
AUBURN – For the first time since the thrilling Class C-1 State Championship Game in March, the Class C-1 No. 1 Ashland-Greenwood boys basketball team and Class C-1 No. 5 Auburn met up on the hardwood on Jan. 2. This time around, a win for the Bluejays was never in doubt as they pulled out a…
YUTAN- A lot of new faces got on the mat for the Ashland-Greenwood Wrestling Team at the Yutan Triangular on Dec. 16. As a result, the Bluejays finished with a 0-2 mark falling to West Point-Beemer 54-28 and Yutan 34-18.
MILFORD- In a contest that came down to the wire, the Ashland-Greenwood Girls Basketball Team lost 42-40 at Milford on Dec. 17. The teams were nearly identical in every stat category except at the free throw line, where the Bluejays shot 50% and the Eagles made 79%.
ASHLAND- The Ashland-Greenwood Boys Basketball Team continue to pump out wins in December as they pushed their record to 5-0. This past week they defeated Conestoga 76-45 at home on Dec. 13 and then throttled Milford 67-19 on the road on Dec. 17.
WAHOO- For the 2022 High School Volleyball Season in the Saunders County area, it was the underclassmen that were able to steal the show. This year, there were four sophomores who made the All-Area First Team which was the most of any grade. Second was the junior class with two, and there wa…
Whether it was completing a pass, breaking a tackle, setting a block or connecting on a tough kick, this year Saunders County was full of playmakers on the offensive side of the football. They used their athletic abilities to create big plays and on more than one occasion found themselves in…
WAHOO- Huge bone crushing hits and players with a knack for creating turnovers are all characteristics that make up the 2022 Wahoo All-Area Defensive Team. These athletes struck fear into the eyes of their opponents and always found a way to find the quarterback or ball handler.
WAHOO- In now my second year as the sports editor at the Wahoo, Ashland and Waverly Newspapers, one thing I have come to notice is the rich softball talent that this area and in particular Saunders County has to offer. There were once again three county schools in the State Softball Tourname…
ASHLAND – The Ashland-Greenwood football team enjoyed many milestones this year. They held opponents to 177 yards a game, a school record. The seniors earned 39 wins, another school record, along with four district titles and four trips to the quarterfinals of the State Football Playoffs.
ASHLAND – The Class C-1 No. 3 Ashland-Greenwood football team saw their season come to an end with a 41-15 loss to fifth-ranked Boone Central in the quarterfinals of the Class C-1 Football Playoffs on Nov. 4 at home. Three turnovers in the contest were too much for the Bluejays to overcome a…
ASHLAND – In the first round of the Class C-1 Football Playoffs, the Class C-1 No. 3 Ashland-Greenwood football team had no problems knocking off Auburn at home 35-3 on Oct. 28.
SEWARD- To close out the regular season, the Ashland-Greenwood Volleyball Team had a tall task going on the road and taking on Class B No. 7 Seward on Oct. 20. Fresh off of winning the Central Conference, Seward knocked off the Bluejays in four sets.
SPRINGFIELD- For the fourth year in a row, the Class C-1 No. 4 Ashland-Greenwood Football Team picked up a District Championship when they knocked off Platteview 34-0 on Oct. 21 on the road. The Bluejays racked up 447-yards of offense, while the defense held the Trojans to 78-yards on the night.