The Bulldogs went out fighting, but fell to Plattsmouth in double overtime by a score of 2-1 on Tuesday, May 3 at Conestoga High School. Auburn’s season ended with a 3-8 record, tying last season’s win total.
The Auburn baseball team’s season ended on Friday, May 6 after the Bulldogs fell to Omaha Concordia/Brownell Talbot/Omaha Christian Academy 12-2 in district play.
Auburn Track and Field Athletes Compete Against Kansas Schools in Sabetha, Gear Up for District Meet
The rain in Kansas held off just long enough on Thursday, May 5 for the Auburn Track and Field team to compete at the Sabetha Invitational at Sabetha High School. The Bulldogs were lone Nebraska team at the event.
Auburn High School Track and Field teams captured both team titles in the April 26 Falls City Invitational. Five turned out to be the lucky number as the Bulldog boys and girls each won by five points.
Auburn Baseball isn’t taking anything for granted. After the 2020 spring season was canceled due to the pandemic, the Bulldogs only achieved one win in Coach Tommy Grafton’s first season as head baseball coach in 2021. So, it was back to the drawing board for Grafton, who was critical of his own mistakes last season. He thought about the way he learned the game growing up. How the focus was on the basics and making the right decisions. In his preparation, Grafton was able to pinpoint the mindset he wanted the team to adopt: a “last out” mentality.