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The area champions for the seven Class B tournaments have been decided and the field is set for the Nebraska American Legion Class B Seniors state tournament that begins Saturday at Hank Overin Field in Wayne. Wayne will be the host team for the eight-team, double-elimination tournament and opens...
WEST POINT — The bad news is that the Wayne American Legion Post 43 Seniors’ hopes for an area title came up short Monday in a 12-7 loss to Wahoo at Anderson Field. The good news is that the 14-12 Seniors’ season continues, as they will be the host team for the Nebraska American Legion Class B...
In a game where two teams combined for 30 hits, it was a passed ball that ended a wild elimination game in the Class B Area 5 tournament Sunday in West Point, with the Wayne American Legion Post 43 Seniors claiming a 16-15 win over the host team. Wayne got on the board in the bottom of the first...
Defensive miscues proved costly for the Wayne American Legion Post 43 Seniors as they committed five errors in a 5-2 decision to Wahoo in action Saturday at West Point. Wahoo strung together four singles in the opening inning to take a 2-0 lead before Wayne came back with a run on an RBI single by...
The Wayne American Legion Post 43 Seniors overcame an early three-run deficit and ended a seven-game losing streak with a 5-4 win over O’Neill in the opening round of the Class B, Area 5 tournament Friday in West Point. O’Neill touched starting pitcher Tyler Lutt for three runs in the first inning...
The last time the Wayne American Legion Post 43 Juniors (then Midgets) won a state championship, the world was a much different place: — Gas was 32 cents a gallon.— A new car cost around $2,600.— You could buy a house for just over $14,000.— Batman and Star Trek were TV shows.— The first Super Bowl...
In American Legion baseball, you can never have too much pitching — no matter the age. Coach Adam Hoffman, in his first game back after he and his wife, Ashley, welcomed their first baby on Sunday, turned to 13-year-old Brooks Kneifl to handle the pitching duties for the Wayne Post 43 Juniors, and...
The Wayne American Legion Post 43 Seniors lost their seventh straight game to close out the regular season Tuesday, dropping an 8-5 decision to Norfolk in action at Hank Overin Field. The two teams traded runs in the first inning, with Wayne’s coming on a one-out single by Payten Gamble that scored...
The Wayne American Legion Post 43 Juniors' matchup with Columbus Lakeview in the American Legion Class B Juniors state tournament has been postponed one day due to heavy rain in the Columbus area this morning. The Wayne-Lakeview matchup will be played Wednesday at 7 p.m., right after the...
The Wayne State volleyball team was awarded the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award earlier this week. The Wildcat volleyball team recorded a cumulative grade-point average of 3.85 during the 2017-18 academic school year to earn the team academic honor. The award, initiated...

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