NIOBRARA — The Elgin Public/Pope John Wolfpack staved off a late rally and dominated in the fifth set against the Elkhorn Valley Falcons to win the Niobrara Valley Conference tournament final 21-25, 25-19, 25-16, 14-25, 15-5 on Friday night.

With the fifth set tied at two, the Wolfpack went on a 10-2 run that included three kills by Maddie Kolm and two by Skyler Meis.

Following a timeout, the Falcons got a point back on an error by Meis, but kills by Kolm, Taylin Charf and Lexi Bode put the contest in the books and brought a conference title to Elgin.

Want to know how we got here? Be sure to check back to for the full story. You can also check for it in tomorrow's paper or epaper. 

In other news

Norfolk Catholic’s inaugural girls wrestling program welcomes six candidates — seniors Ivy Vu and Haylee Serres, juniors Grace Koch and Quinlyn Kennel, sophomore Jordan Aschoff and freshman Miranda Headley.