Dusters Pull Off Big Upset at Home

Dusters Pull Off Big Upset at Home

Holdrege picked up its biggest win in boys basketball in a while as the Dusters shocked previously undefeated and top ranked Doniphan-Trumbull 53-52. Head coach Brandt Runge spoke with the Rural Radio Network's Jayson Jorgensen. Final defensive stand for Holdrege in win over Doniphan-Trumbull. Video taken by Traeton Harimon with…
Held Hired at UNK

Held Hired at UNK

KEARNEY – Former Nebraska and North Alabama coach Ryan Held has been hired as head football coach at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, Director of Athletics Marc Bauer announced today. UNK will formally introduce Held as its 19th coach in team history at an 11 a.m. news conference Jan.…
Ella Jacobson commits to UNK Track and Field

Ella Jacobson commits to UNK Track and Field

Holdrege senior Ella Jacobson will be attending the University of Nebraska at Kearney next year after signing her national letter of intent on Wednesday. Jacobson will be a thrower for the Loper Track and Field team. She'll be competing primarily in the shot put and discus events but may add…
Holdrege High School ready for ‘Winter Madness’

Holdrege High School ready for ‘Winter Madness’

The Duster Dome is opening early this year ahead of the 2022-2023 winter sports season. The past few weeks have been busy at Holdrege High as planning for the new event has been ongoing. Winter Madness will offer a chance for the community to get a sneak-peak at a number…
7 Dusters named to All-District Team

7 Dusters named to All-District Team

The Holdrege Duster Football Team was well represented on the 2022 All-District Team. Seven total players were recognized for their outstanding play this past season. 1st Team: QB Jackson Hinrichs - Senior, RB Jayden Janssen - Senior, LB Cade Kirwan - Senior 2nd Team: LB Cole Guthrie - Senior, LB…
HHS Weight Room Expansion Completed

HHS Weight Room Expansion Completed

As of last week, the Holdrege High School weight room construction has been finished. The middle school and high school students have been able to enjoy a newly expanded area. The added space not only makes it possible to exercise comfortably, but it also offers new opportunity for the Strength…
Native Son Leaving Loomis

Native Son Leaving Loomis

Loomis native and longtime teacher and coach Drew Billeter has accepted the superintendent position at Southwest Public schools in Bartley for next year. After starring as an athlete for the Wolves, Billeter eventually returned as a teacher, administrator and a coach for the Wolves since 2015. He spoke this week…
Duster Boys Are C-4 District Champs

Duster Boys Are C-4 District Champs

On Thursday, the Holdrege Duster Cross Country Team traveled to the Elks Country Club in Hastings for their district competition. The Duster boys earned the C-4 District Team Championship. The first place finish qualifies the team for the state meet on Friday, October 21st. Head Coach Stephanie Fuehrer said, "They…
Duster Boys Compete in Class B State Tennis

Duster Boys Compete in Class B State Tennis

The Holdrege Dusters traveled to Lincoln for the Class B State Tennis Championships. Today, all six athletes competed for day one of the tournament. Results are below: #1 Singles: Jaxson Karn was defeated by Connor Chen of Mount Michael Benedictine (Elkhorn) 7-5, 6-0 #2 Singles: Malachi Connell was defeated by…