Two student-athletes on the 2022 Peru State College softball team achieved All-Midlands Honorable Mention from the Omaha World-Herald.
Peru State Football Boosters Participate in Annual Golf Tournament at Auburn Country Club, Head Coach Phil Ockinga in Attendance
The Peru State football Booster Club held their annual golf tournament at the Auburn Country Club on Friday, July 15. Registration began at 8 a.m. with Mike Gerdes explaining the rules to the golfers before the shotgun start at 9 a.m. Peru State Head Football Coach Phil Ockinga addressed the attendees as well and thanked the boosters, organizers, and participants for their support of the Bobcats and the event. Ockinga and members of his coaching staff were around to talk with participants.
AUBURN CITY REC 12U SOFTBALL finished third in the Southeast Nebraska Softball League Silver Division tournament in July, going 4-2. The ACR 12U softball team placed 3rd in the Southeast Nebraska Softball League Silver Tournament. The team went 4-2 during their end of the season tournament. The team includes Aleigha Handley, Keeli Stonebarger, Cecilia Swoboda, Aurora Weiss, Mattie Swoboda, Kinsley Gerdes, Nora Jacobitz, Chloe Curttright, Hailee Johnson, Rylee Dotson, Kambree Haynes, Abby Donner, Athena Weiss, and Brylee Stonebarger. Coaches Lacy Gerdes, Ben Swoboda, and Melissa Weiss. photo submitted
After defeating Crete and Fairbury in the early rounds of the Nebraska American Legion Juniors Baseball Area Tournament and falling to Nebraska City on July 10, the Auburn Airstream Juniors dropped to the losers’ bracket to face Hickman. A win over Hickman would have advanced the Juniors to the championship round, instead, a loss would put an end to one of the more successful seasons in recent history.
The Legion Seniors baseball team out of Auburn struggled this past week with a road loss over Sabetha followed by a 1-3 finish in the Roncalli tournament over the weekend. The Seniors are 12-16 as the area tournament approaches on July 22.