The 3-ball just wouldn’t fall for the Cougars when they needed it the most and the Twin River Titans improved to 17-7 with the 51-49 win over Cross County in the semifinals of the C2-8 subdistrict at York High School.

Cross County/Osceola will take six wrestlers, along with three champions, to the state wrestling tournament in Omaha next week. David City captured its fifth consecutive district championship with 175 points.

Lutheran High Northeast used its speed to lead Cross County 13-0 after its first two possessions of the season. But the Cougars and their muscle took it from there, scoring the game's final five touchdowns in grounding the Eagles 35-13 Friday at Veterans Memorial Park.

The Cross County Cougars boys basketball team got double-figure scoring from three of its players along the way to a 47-32 home-court victory over the Exeter-Milligan Timberwolves Friday night in Stromsburg.

While playing eight-man football at Cross County High School, Turner Bowman ran and threw the football. As he heads to Doane College next fall, Turner will be on the other end of that process as he turns in his quarterback tag and looks to play slot receiver for head coach Matt Franzen and the Tigers.

YORK – The Cross County Cougars knocked off the No. 4 seed on Monday night, but could not get past the No. 1 seed Nebraska Christian Eagles on Tuesday night at York High School.

EXETER – A 29-10 second half scoring run by the Exeter-Milligan Timberwolves on Friday night secured their 53-25 win over the Cross County Cougars in girls CRC regular season action.

About mid-season the Cross County Cougar boys’ basketball season went into a nose dive losing six straight games.

The East Butler Tigers climbed one game above the .500 mark Tuesday night with a 49-40 win at Cross County in girls non-conference action. East Butler took a 15-7 lead at the end of the first quarter, never looked back.

The Cross County Cougars placed four players in double figures as they blasted the Palmer Tigers in boys non-conference action Tuesday night, 65-14.

The closest game on Saturday in opening round action at the Crossroads Conference girls basketball tournament at the York City Auditorium was the Shelby-RC Huskies by 17 over the Cross County Cougars.

The Twin River Titan girls got all they wanted from the Cougars of Cross County in the first period, but by the final horn Thursday night at Genoa the board showed a 16-point win for the home team, 43-27.

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