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‘Alumni Saturday’ events set in Albion

June 3, 2014

Albion/Boone Central Alumni Weekend events have been scheduled for Saturday, June 14, in Albion.
The alumni banquet is planned at the Cardinal Inn at 6 p.m., followed by a dance.
Other local events set for Alumni Saturday, June 14, include:
• Pancake Feed on Main Street, 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
• Louis Hoppe Memorial 5K Run, starting with registration at 7:30 a.m. at Fuller Park.
• Smoke n Chrome Car Show on Main Street and Third Street, downtown Albion, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
• Legends Four-Person Golf Scramble Tournament at Albion Country Club, starting at 8 a.m.
• Beer garden at the Cardinal Inn, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Alumni tourneys set this weekend

February 18, 2014

Petersburg alumni volleyball tournaments start at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Petersburg school gym, and continue throughout the day.
The annual basketball tournament starts at 11 a.m. The championship game is scheduled for 5 p.m.
There will be some couple’s volleyball games mixed in.
If you need further information, call B. J. at 402-841-8656, Doug at 402-741-5035, or Joelle Feeney at 402-741-1638.

BC/NG state semi-final game available online

November 13, 2013

Fans, family and alumni unable to attend the event can watch the 2013 NSAA State Football Semi-final games live from wherever they are on the NFHS Network. The games will be streamed live online with a subscription at The events will also be available on mobile devices at and subscribers can download the NFHS Network app from the iTunes store. Read more

Lesiak edges Kerner in Gateway to Sandhills Bullride

July 9, 2013

On a hot July night, when the ornery Rodeo Rose Productions bulls had the upper hand, only two competitors in the 19th Annual Gateway to the Sandhills Bullride were able to cover their bulls for the required eight seconds and earn scores.
And, in the end, Ethan Lesiak of Clarks edged Sutherland’s Trey Kerner to win the 2013 Gateway to the Sandhills champion’s belt buckle and the $2,500 prize purse the Albion FFA Alumni provided in addition to the regular Rodeo Rose event payout. Read more

Special awards presented at Albion/Boone Central Alumni Banquet

June 18, 2013

Cora Larson, left, and Karl Norheden.
Cora Larson, left, and Karl Norheden.
About 250 people attended the Albion/Boone Central Alumni Banquet Saturday evening, June 15, at the Boone Central Gym.
Special awards were presented to Cora Larson, a member of the class of 1938, as the oldest alumnus present, and to Karl Norheden of Stockholm, Sweden, for traveling the longest distance to attend. Norheden was an an exchange student in the class of 1963.
More details and photos in the June 19 Albion News Print & E-Editions.

Car show, color run highlight Alumni Saturday

June 18, 2013

Portion of the crowd attending Saturday's Smoke n Chrome Car Show.
Portion of the crowd attending Saturday's Smoke n Chrome Car Show.
Smoke and Chrome Car Show and the Louis Hoppe Memorial Color Run were early highlights of Alumni Saturday in Albion.
The car show downtown featured more than 150 vehicles of various types.
Other events were a pancake breakfast, hotdog feed, golf tournament, and the alumni banquet and dance.
Details in the June 19 Albion News Print & E-Edition.

Hoppe Memorial Run “colorful”

June 18, 2013

There have been a number of running events in Albion and surrounding communities over the years.
It’s doubtful any were as “colorful” as Saturday’s initial Louis Hoppe Memorial Run, held in conjunction with Albion’s Alumni weekend. Read more

Alumni activities here Saturday

June 11, 2013

Smoke n Chrome Car Show will be one of the alumni Saturday events.
Smoke n Chrome Car Show will be one of the alumni Saturday events.
A full day of activities will be held in Albion on “Alumni Saturday” June 15.
The 58th annual Albion/Boone Central alumni weekend begins with a pancake feed at Third and Main Streets, sponsored by the Albion Chamber of Commerce from 7 to 10 a.m. Free will donations will be accepted.
Other events are the Louis Hoppe Memorial Run, 7:30 a.m.; an 18-hole golf scramble tournament at Albion Country Club, 9 a.m.; Smoke n Chrome Car Show downtown from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; alumni banquet at 6 p.m. at Boone Central High School, and a dance at The J Sports Bar & Grill starting at 8 p.m.

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