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Pribyl and Sobotka have played together since kindergarten, the seniors look to give Meridian their first volleyball title
Pribyl and Sobotka have played together since kindergarten, the seniors look to give Meridian their first volleyball title

The Meridian volleyball team were state runners-up in 2016 and '17. After missing the tournament last year, the Mustangs appear ready to perhaps win state for the first time in their schools’ history.

Beatrice softball, led by six seniors, looks to get back to Hastings with their 'eye on the prize'

Beatrice softball, led by six seniors, looks to get back to Hastings with their 'eye on the prize'

The Orange want more, and feel capable of winning their first state title in softball since 2003. Beatrice brings back eight players with starting experience in 2018, and a group of six seniors.

Wilber-Clatonia looks ready to once again contend in Class C2 playoff race

Wilber-Clatonia looks ready to once again contend in Class C2 playoff race

Three of the top four receivers and eight of the top 10 tacklers are back, but the Wolverines must replace their starting quarterback and three of their top four rushers from 2018.

Conestoga continues to build culture, add players to football program

Conestoga continues to build culture, add players to football program

Conestoga High School is located in rural areas of Cass County (two miles west of Murray) and getting to weight-lifting and training for underclassman was again an obstacle this summer.

Skoglund Silences Sounds, Chasers Win 7-4

Skoglund Silences Sounds, Chasers Win 7-4

Omaha starter Eric Skoglund retires 19 of last 21 faced

List: River Country high school recruits sign with college teams

List: River Country high school recruits sign with college teams

A list of high school athletes from southeast Nebraska, southwest Iowa and northwest Missouri who have signed with college teams.

2019 River Country high school football schedules

2019 River Country high school football schedules

2019 southeast Nebraska high school football schedules

Shrine Bowl selects coaches for 62nd annual game

Shrine Bowl selects coaches for 62nd annual game

The coaches for the 62nd annual Shrine Bowl of Nebraska were selected.

Sounds Stifle Chasers

Sounds Stifle Chasers

Mejia tallies 2 hits, including a homer, Gutierrez's hit streak snapped

Fairbury has a new head coach, almost entirely same starting lineup from 2018

Fairbury has a new head coach, almost entirely same starting lineup from 2018

New Fairbury head coach Matt Edson inherits a team with ample playing experience. The Jeffs return their starting quarterback, all running backs, all receivers, and the top nine tacklers from a season ago.

NCTC's Hot Topics On Falls Sports Highlights Programs' Culture Change

NCTC's Hot Topics On Falls Sports Highlights Programs' Culture Change

New coaches for Pioneers and Knights volleyball teams

Fairbury softball appears ready to get back to state tournament after narrowly missing out in 2018

Fairbury softball appears ready to get back to state tournament after narrowly missing out in 2018

Fairbury looks equipped to get back to state for the second time in three seasons. Having moved down from Class B to C, the Jeffs return their top seven hitters and four of their top five pitchers from last season.

Aviators Best Chasers 4-2

Aviators Best Chasers 4-2

Gutierrez goes deep to extend hit streak to ten

Diller-Odell volleyball plenty loaded to yet again make state in 2019

Diller-Odell volleyball plenty loaded to yet again make state in 2019

The Griffins are back this year, with plenty of talent to not only get back to state, but to perhaps raise another banner.

Outdoor notes: Take ‘Em Fishing Challenge runs through Sept. 15

Outdoor notes: Take ‘Em Fishing Challenge runs through Sept. 15

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission encourages people to take someone fishing this summer for the chance to win a new boat.

IHSBCA All-State Teams

IHSBCA All-State Teams

IHSBCA All-State Teams

Beatrice football primed to improve over one-win showing in 2018

Beatrice football primed to improve over one-win showing in 2018

After a 1-8 season last year, Beatrice returns many players with playing experience, and are primed to get back to the postseason.