The Eagle football team completed a perfect regular season, going 8-0 for the first time since their most recent state title season in 2018, and earned a district title before improving to 10-0 with playoff wins over Winside and Anselmo- Merna in Johnson to reach the state quarterfinals. The Eagles earned the #1 seed in the 2023 Class D2 8-man football playoffs. Through all 11 games, Johnson-Brock defeated their opponents 547-134 for an average score of 50-12. They posted three shutouts including one over Winside (58-0) in the first round of the playoffs and defeated two opponents by 58 points and another by 57 points. Johnson-Brock scored 60 points three times this season with 69 points against HTRS, 66 points against Diller-Odell and 64 points against Falls City Sacred Heart. The Eagles held their opponent below 20 points all but two games- Falls City Sacred Heart (20 points) and Sandhills/ Thedford (60 points).
The sports staff of Nebraska’s two largest daily newspapers honored three Auburn Bulldog softball players as Class C honorable mention All-State.
(Peru, Neb.)- The Peru State Football team defeated the Culver-Stockton Wildcats on Saturday, November 11 by a score of 36-0. The Bobcats finished their season 5-6 overall and 3-2 in the Heart of America Conference. The football team recognized their nine Bobcat seniors prior to the game.
The Bulldogs finished the 2023 football season with a 8-3 record and .727 winning percentage despite being outscored by their opponents 285-250 for an average score of 26-23 in favor of Auburn’s opponents. Most of this lopsided statistic can be attributed to Auburn’s three losses against the top three rated teams in the state at the time of their elimination. The Bulldogs lost to #1 Wahoo, #2 Boone Central, and #3 Ashland-Greenwood by a combined score of 143-13. Against their other eight opponents, all of which the Bulldogs defeated, Auburn outscored their opponents by a total of 237-142.
(Peru, Neb.)- The Peru State women’s basketball team won their first game of the season in Lawrence, Kansas against Haskell Indian Nations University last night, 68-60.