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WNCC baseball sweeps Miles on Sunday after scoring 35 runs
WNCC baseball sweeps Miles on Sunday after scoring 35 runs

The Western Nebraska Community College baseball team combined for 35 runs, 29 hits, and six home runs in taking a doubleheader from Miles Community College on Sunday at Cleveland Field.

Malcolm ends Sidney's season at C1-4 District Final

Malcolm ends Sidney's season at C1-4 District Final

The Red Raiders saw a return trip to the Nebraska School Activities Association State Basketball Championships slip away in the second half of the C1-4 District Final on Saturday in Gothenburg.

Cougar notes: WNCC baseball splits with Miles in home opener

Cougar notes: WNCC baseball splits with Miles in home opener

Western Nebraska Community College, Miles Community College split doubleheader.

Becker scores 19 points, Petraitis hits late 3 to lift Air Force over New Mexico, 78-77

Becker scores 19 points, Petraitis hits late 3 to lift Air Force over New Mexico, 78-77

Beau Becker scored 19 points to lead the Air Force Falcons and Rytis Petraitis knocked down the game-winning 3-pointer with 7.5 seconds remaining as the Falcons beat the New Mexico Lobos 78-77.

Saturday's local scoreboard, Feb. 24

Saturday's local scoreboard, Feb. 24

Saturday's local scoreboard, Feb. 24

Bridgeport stifles Freeman in district final victory on Saturday

Bridgeport stifles Freeman in district final victory on Saturday

Bridgeport held Freeman to just 29% shooting, forced 12 turnovers and the Bulldogs defeated the Falcons, 42-23, in the Class C2-7 District Finals at Kearney High School on Saturday afternoon. 

Lady O roll past GI Northwest, head to state for third straight year

Lady O roll past GI Northwest, head to state for third straight year

For the third straight season, the Beatrice Lady Orange are heading to the state tournament. 

Eagles notes: Trio of players lead Roadrunners past Eagles

Eagles notes: Trio of players lead Roadrunners past Eagles

Three players combined for 47 points for the visiting MSU-Denver Roadrunners Friday night, as they defeated the Chadron State women's basketball team 78-60 in the Chicoine Center.

WNCC defeats Trinidad, wins south sub-region

WNCC defeats Trinidad, wins south sub-region

The Western Nebraska Community College men’s basketball team had a late 14-0 run and then held on to defeat Trinidad State College 77-76 in a South Sub-region contest Friday in Trinidad, Colorado.

Oakland-Craig, powered by full court pressure, advances to state tournament

Oakland-Craig, powered by full court pressure, advances to state tournament

Oakland-Craig took down Freeman in the Class C2 Girls District Final 40-24 Friday night in Oakland in large part due to its full court pressure. 

Pirates Sail Into History

Pirates Sail Into History

CENTRAL CITY - The Plainview girls earned their first-ever trip to the state tournament with a resounding 50-38 district final win over Wilcox-Hildreth Friday night.

Friday's local scoreboard, Feb. 23

Friday's local scoreboard, Feb. 23

Friday's local scoreboard, Feb. 23

Paxton wins D2-6 District Finals

Paxton wins D2-6 District Finals

Sophomore Ella Fote finished the night with 22 points and led the Paxton to a 77-59 win over Leyton Friday night.  

Loomis-Goltl ties sister's scoring mark to help Bridgeport return to state tournament

Loomis-Goltl ties sister's scoring mark to help Bridgeport return to state tournament

Senior Olivia Loomis-Goltl paces four players in double figures in Bridgeport's C1-4 District Final victory over Gordon-Rushville, 67-49, Friday night in Bridgeport.

Sidney returns to the state tournament for ninth time since 2010

Sidney returns to the state tournament for ninth time since 2010

Junior Kayla Westby scored a game-high 14 points and the No. 2 Sidney girls basketball team defeated No. 15 Platteview, 50-41, in the Class C1-2 District Final on Friday night at Kearney Catholic High School in Kearney.

Bancroft-Rosalie Outlasts Johnson-Brock in District D1-4 Final to Make State Tourney After 4OT Thriller

Bancroft-Rosalie Outlasts Johnson-Brock in District D1-4 Final to Make State Tourney After 4OT Thriller

JOHNSON, NE - As heard on B103 & B103.FM, the fourth-seeded Johnson-Brock Eagles were ousted by the 13-seed of Bancroft-Rosalie in a heart-pounding District D1-4 girls basketball final Friday night, 65-63, in quadruple overtime!

Boys Basketball District Finals Games Announced

Boys Basketball District Finals Games Announced

After the completion of Thursday's subdistrict championships, 16 teams in Classes B-D are battling for 8 state championship berths. Here are the matchups in Central Nebraska: 

Red Raiders Advance to District Final

Red Raiders Advance to District Final

The Sidney Red Raiders outscored Chadron in every quarter on the way to winning the C1-12 Sub-District championship game Thursday night at the Cabela’s Athletic Facility.

Elmwood-Murdock Falls in Tight Subdistrict D1-2 Title Battle at McCool Junction

Elmwood-Murdock Falls in Tight Subdistrict D1-2 Title Battle at McCool Junction

McCOOL JUNCTION, NE - The McCool Junction Mustangs won the second half to take the Subdistrict D1-2 Title over Elmwood-Murdock, 49-41.

Auburn Punches Ticket to Sixth-Straight District Finals in BBB

Auburn Punches Ticket to Sixth-Straight District Finals in BBB

AUBURN, NE - The Auburn Bulldogs kept their streak of District Finals appearances alive with a solid 58-29 win over Wilber-Clatonia in the Subdistrict C1-1 Championship Game on Thursday.

Braves March to the Finals in a Thriller

Braves March to the Finals in a Thriller

ALBION - Battle Creek picked the best time of year to finally figure out how to win the close ones, as they topped Boone Central 49-48 Thursday night in the C1-8 boys subdistrict final.

Omaha defeats Oral Roberts 71-70

Omaha defeats Oral Roberts 71-70

Led by Marquel Sutton's 19 points, the Omaha Mavericks defeated the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles 71-70 on Thursday night.

Lincoln Lutheran ends sub district run with upset win over Freeman

Lincoln Lutheran ends sub district run with upset win over Freeman

Lincoln Lutheran, after beating Tri County on Tuesday, took down Freeman 46-43 Thursday to triumph through the Class C2-1 sub district in Adams. 

Potter-Dix heads to fourth-straight district final

Potter-Dix heads to fourth-straight district final

Senior Brayden Kasten led the way for the Coyotes grabbing a double-double with 21 points and 12 rebounds to lead Potter-Dix to a 55-39 victory over Banner County.

Thursday's local scoreboard, Feb. 22

Thursday's local scoreboard, Feb. 22

Thursday's local scoreboard, Feb. 22

Adams Central and Doniphan-Trumbull Boys set to meet in C1-9 Subdistrict Championship

Adams Central and Doniphan-Trumbull Boys set to meet in C1-9 Subdistrict Championship

The Two teams fighting for the Class C1-9 subdistrict championship in Central Nebraska tonight have a combined record of 39-6 after Tuesday's contests, but the loser tonight may be done for the season.

Johnson-Brock girls advance in districts

Johnson-Brock girls advance in districts

The girls D2 state tournament is scheduled at the Devaney Center Feb. 28 for D2 and Feb. 29 for D1

Fremont-Mills GBB Team Suffers Lone Loss of the Season to Martensdale-St. Mary's

Fremont-Mills GBB Team Suffers Lone Loss of the Season to Martensdale-St. Mary's

ATLANTIC, IA - The Fremont-Mills girls basketball team suffered its lone loss of the season on Wednesday, dropping a 42-34 decision to Martensdale-St. Mary's in the Class 1A, Region 3 Championship Game.

Chadron State concludes home schedule this weekend

Chadron State concludes home schedule this weekend

The Chadron State College basketball teams will be wrapping up their home schedules this weekend while playing double-headers in the Chicoine Center starting at 5:30 both Friday and Saturday nights with the women's games.

Wednesday's local scoreboard, Feb. 21

Wednesday's local scoreboard, Feb. 21

Wednesday's local scoreboard, Feb. 21

Orangemen pull away from Pioneers, advances in subdistrict with 63-47 win

Orangemen pull away from Pioneers, advances in subdistrict with 63-47 win

Beatrice basketball picked up their tenth win of the year in the subdistrict quarterfinal. 

Red Raiders advance to sub-district title game

Red Raiders advance to sub-district title game

Senior Isak Doty scored 25 points to lead three Red Raiders in double figures, and Sidney advanced to the championship game of the C1-12 Sub-District tournament with a 72-46 win over the Alliance Bulldogs Tuesday night at the Cabela’s Athletic facility.

Sidney 8th grade boys win 20th Annual Lions Club Classic

Sidney 8th grade boys win 20th Annual Lions Club Classic

The Sidney 8th grade boys basketball team brought home the gold in the 20th Annual Lions Club Classic tournament held in Scottsbluff recently.

Potter-Dix, Banner County to play Thursday for sub-district championship game

Potter-Dix, Banner County to play Thursday for sub-district championship game

No.2 Potter-Dix was led by Senior Brayden Kasten who finished the game with a double-double, 25 points and 11 steals, who helped the Coyotes capture a 59-47 win over Creek Valley

Elmwood-Murdock and McCool Junction Advance to D1-2 BBB Tourney Championship

Elmwood-Murdock and McCool Junction Advance to D1-2 BBB Tourney Championship

McCOOL JUNCTION, NE - In the first game of the night, the McCool Junction Mustangs advanced in the Subdistrict D1-2 BBB Tournament with an 80-45 win over Lourdes Central Catholic.

UNK football to scrimmage Concordia-St. Paul this spring in Omaha metro

UNK football to scrimmage Concordia-St. Paul this spring in Omaha metro

The Nebraska-Kearney football team will head to the Omaha metro this spring to scrimmage a fellow Div. ll team.

Auburn Shines From Downtown in Opening Round Playoff Win Over Falls City

Auburn Shines From Downtown in Opening Round Playoff Win Over Falls City

AUBURN, NE - The top-seeded Auburn Bulldogs rolled in the Subdistrict C1-1 Tournament opener Tuesday, piling up the points in a 74-27 victory over Falls City.

WNCC men capture 20th win of season by downing North Platte

WNCC men capture 20th win of season by downing North Platte

The Western Nebraska Community College men’s basketball team had three players in double figures and rolled to an 88-74 South Sub-region victory over North Platte Community College Tuesday night at Cougar Palace.

Boone Central and Battle Creek to face off in C1-8 Sub-District Final

Boone Central and Battle Creek to face off in C1-8 Sub-District Final

First overall seed Boone Central survived a battle with fourth seeded Ord, while second seeded O'Neill and third seeded Battle Creek traded punches back in forth until the Braves landed the final blow

No. 15 Creighton knocks off UConn 85-66 for program's first win over a No. 1-ranked team

No. 15 Creighton knocks off UConn 85-66 for program's first win over a No. 1-ranked team

Steven Ashworth scored 16 of his 20 points in the first half as Creighton built a double-digit lead, and the No. 15 Bluejays knocked off UConn 85-66 for their first win over a No. 1-ranked team.

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Feb. 20

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Feb. 20

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Feb. 20

S-E-M athletes Arbuthnot, O’Neill sign with UNK, Hastings College

S-E-M athletes Arbuthnot, O’Neill sign with UNK, Hastings College

One of the smallest schools in the state is churning out multiple college athletes.

New UNK receivers coach recruited away from alma mater, buys into Held’s message

New UNK receivers coach recruited away from alma mater, buys into Held’s message

One of UNK football’s top recruits won’t be strapping on a helmet this season.

Kearney boys get top seed in district tournament, Hastings boys are two-seed in subdistricts

Kearney boys get top seed in district tournament, Hastings boys are two-seed in subdistricts

The Kearney boys basketball team will host a Class A district tournament.

The Afterburn: Garden County freshman wrestler Cable Larsen

The Afterburn: Garden County freshman wrestler Cable Larsen

Garden County freshman wrestler Cable Larsen and Eagles Wrestling Coach Jayson Peetzke hopped on board 987 The Big Boy (KSID-FM radio in Sidney) Tuesday morning.

Lourdes Central Catholic BBB Team Battles Back to Beat East Butler

Lourdes Central Catholic BBB Team Battles Back to Beat East Butler

McCOOL JUNCTION, NE - The Lourdes Central Catholic boys basketball team came back to secure a 56-45 win over East Butler on Monday to advance in the Subdistrict D1-2 Tournament at McCool Junction Public School.

Blue Devils End Pioneers' Girls Basketball Season with Team Effort

Blue Devils End Pioneers' Girls Basketball Season with Team Effort

PLATTSMOUTH, NE - After splitting two regular season games, the Plattsmouth Blue Devils dominated the third contest against Nebraska City in playoff action Monday, eliminating the Pioneers, 67-34.

Eagles go 2-0 for first wins of season

Eagles go 2-0 for first wins of season

The Chadron State College softball team went 2-0 to earn its first victories of the season against Colorado School of Mines in Lakewood, Colorado on Monday.
 

WNCC baseball falls twice at Barton on Monday

WNCC baseball falls twice at Barton on Monday

The Western Nebraska Community College baseball team dropped a doubleheader to Barton Community College on Monday.

Bueckers, Edwards lead No. 15 UConn over No. 21 Creighton 73-53 to secure the Big East's top seed

Bueckers, Edwards lead No. 15 UConn over No. 21 Creighton 73-53 to secure the Big East's top seed

Paige Bueckers scored 24 points, Aaliyah Edwards added 20 and No. 15 UConn beat No. 21 Creighton 73-53 on Monday afternoon to secure at least a share of the Big East regular-season championship and the top seed in the conference tournament.

Monday's local scoreboard, Feb. 19

Monday's local scoreboard, Feb. 19

Monday's local scoreboard, Feb. 19

Pierce's rally falls short in season-ending thriller against Ord

Pierce's rally falls short in season-ending thriller against Ord

For the Pierce Bluejays, it just wasn't enough as the Ord Chanticleers managed to stay alive with a 43-35 victory in the Class C1-8 Sub District first round on Monday night.

Norfolk Buddy Baseball giving those with disabilities a chance to play ball

Norfolk Buddy Baseball giving those with disabilities a chance to play ball

The Norfolk Buddy Baseball program is a league that's designed to help those with disabilities to be able to play the sport of baseball.

Ahrens Signs to Run Track at UNO

Ahrens Signs to Run Track at UNO

Sidney’s Chloe Ahrens signed a National Letter-of-Intent on February 14th to compete in Track and Field at the University of Nebraska – Omaha.

WNCC softball opens season 1-3

WNCC softball opens season 1-3

The Western Nebraska Community College softball team opened its season over the weekend in going 1-3 in a classic in Brownwood, Texas.

Peru State College WBB Team Slams Statesmen

Peru State College WBB Team Slams Statesmen

PERU, NE - The Peru State women's basketball team defeated the William Penn Statesman, 84-54, Saturday afternoon. The Bobcats are now 9-13 in the Heart of America Conference and 12-14 overall.

Fremont-Mills GBB Continues Perfect Season with Romp Over Raiders

Fremont-Mills GBB Continues Perfect Season with Romp Over Raiders

TABOR, IA - The Fremont-Mills girls basketball team advanced to the Class 1A - Region 3 title game with a 59-29 pounding of the Mount Ayr Raiders on Friday night, as heard on B103.

WNCC men, women host North Platte Tuesday

WNCC men, women host North Platte Tuesday

The Western Nebraska Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams have just two home regular season games left and the first of those is coming up Tuesday night when North Platte Community College comes to Cougar Palace.

Eagles notes: Chadron State falls in two games against Mines

Eagles notes: Chadron State falls in two games against Mines

The Chadron State College softball team was defeated 2-0 and 8-7 in Sunday's doubleheader against Colorado School of Mines, falling to 0-12 overall and 0-2 in RMAC play to begin the season.

WNCC baseball falls twice to Barton

WNCC baseball falls twice to Barton

The Western Nebraska Community College baseball team dropped a doubleheader to Barton Community College Sunday in Great Bend, Kansas.

Former Husker Lee leaving UNK for secondary coach job at Lincoln University

Former Husker Lee leaving UNK for secondary coach job at Lincoln University

A former UNK assistant coach is pulling another Loper coach to his new school.

Garden County's Cable Larsen earns first state wrestling championship as freshman

Garden County's Cable Larsen earns first state wrestling championship as freshman

View a list of local medal winners and results below.

Saturday's local scoreboard, Feb. 17

Saturday's local scoreboard, Feb. 17

Saturday's local scoreboard, Feb. 17

Eagles rally to force overtime, but fall to Cowboys

Eagles rally to force overtime, but fall to Cowboys

The Chadron State College men's basketball team gave it their best shot to pull off what would have been a rousing victory Friday night in the Chicoine Center, but the outcome was a heart-breaker to both the Eagles and their fans.

Baylor Scheierman's 27 points powers No. 17 Creighton to 79-57 rout of Butler

Baylor Scheierman's 27 points powers No. 17 Creighton to 79-57 rout of Butler

Baylor Scheierman finished with 27 points and 10 rebounds, his sixth consecutive double-double, and Ryan Kalkbrenner added 21 points as No. 17 Creighton rolled past Butler 79-57 on Saturday.