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Peru State Booster Club hosting annual powerlifting meet on Jan. 11
Peru State Booster Club hosting annual powerlifting meet on Jan. 11

The Peru State Football Booster Club will be hosting its 17th annual Powerlifting Meet on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.

Scottsbluff/Gering to host Class B state golf the next three years

Scottsbluff/Gering to host Class B state golf the next three years

The Class B Girls State Golf Tournament has a new home for the next three seasons. 

Creek Valley squares off vs. North Platte St. Pat's for the first time

Creek Valley squares off vs. North Platte St. Pat's for the first time

For the first time in program history, the Creek Valley Storm matched up with the North Platte St. Patrick's Irish Tuesday night on the basketball court.

Highlights: Falls City scored a big road win over Diller-Odell Tuesday

Highlights: Falls City scored a big road win over Diller-Odell Tuesday

FINAL: Falls City 61, Diller-Odell 26

Highlights: Diller-Odell off to a 3-0 start after victory over Falls City

Highlights: Diller-Odell off to a 3-0 start after victory over Falls City

FINAL: Diller-Odell 41, Falls City 35

Wayne State College rugby team returns home from Georgia with 11th championship

Wayne State College rugby team returns home from Georgia with 11th championship

WAYNE, NE - Wayne State Women’s Rugby returned from Georgia Monday with yet another championship trophy. Its the program’s 4th in a row and 11th overall.

'A huge success for us' Wayne State Athletic Director excited for new football coach

'A huge success for us' Wayne State Athletic Director excited for new football coach

WAYNE, NE - Wayne State College's new head football coach John McMenamin spoke publicly for the first time Tuesday morning. McMenamin, who served as WSC offensive coordinator from 2011-2014, is the 22nd head coach in program history.

Wayne State College introduces new head coach John McMenamin

Wayne State College introduces new head coach John McMenamin

WAYNE, NE - Wayne State College's new head football coach John McMenamin spoke publicly for the first time Tuesday morning. McMenamin, who served as WSC offensive coordinator from 2011-2014, is the 22nd head coach in program history.

New Trailblazer Conference Could Pick Up More SE Nebraska Schools

New Trailblazer Conference Could Pick Up More SE Nebraska Schools

Interest apparently growing for possibly joining fledgling Trailblazer Conference of public schools.

Doane Tiger Spotlight - Anthony Laravie, men's basketball

Doane Tiger Spotlight - Anthony Laravie, men's basketball

This latest edition of the Doane Tiger Spotlight features junior guard and Omaha native Anthony Laravie.

Tuesday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 10

Tuesday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 10

Tuesday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 10

Steve Schneider announces retirement from Peru State football

Steve Schneider announces retirement from Peru State football

The Peru State College football team will have a new head coach for the first time since 2011.

Monday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 9

Monday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 9

Monday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 10

Wayne State Names New Head Football Coach

Wayne State Names New Head Football Coach

Wayne State College has chosen its next head football coach following the retirement of Dan McLaughlin.

Saturday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 7

Saturday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 7

Saturday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 7

Falls City, Syracuse split season openers

Falls City, Syracuse split season openers

Lily Vollersten and Mason Crawford paced the way for the Rockets and Tigers

Friday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 6

Friday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 6

Friday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 6

Missouri measures would allow college athletes to be paid

Missouri measures would allow college athletes to be paid

Missouri college athletes could be paid under new proposals by state lawmakers.

Thursday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 5

Thursday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 5

Thursday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 5

LHNE kicks off 2019-20 season with new coach at the helm

LHNE kicks off 2019-20 season with new coach at the helm

Lutheran High Northeast has a new coach leading the team... Get to know Kenny Blank ahead of the 2019-2020 season.

Wayne State Rugby heads to nationals aiming to claim 11th national championship

Wayne State Rugby heads to nationals aiming to claim 11th national championship

WAYNE, NE - The Wayne State women’s rugby team hit the road for Georgia on Wednesday. Its a trip that has become familiar to the team as they try to win their 11th national title.

Josie Sanger named first All-American in Northeast program history

Josie Sanger named first All-American in Northeast program history

Freshman Josie Sanger (Crofton, Neb.) had a season to remember as a member of the Northeast Community College volleyball team.

Humphrey High graduate earns All-Region honors at Wayne St.

Humphrey High graduate earns All-Region honors at Wayne St.

Wayne State College senior middle hitter Tarrin Beller was named to a pair of All-Central Region Volleyball Teams.

Columbus High grad earns Academic All-America honor

Columbus High grad earns Academic All-America honor

Madison Burgard, Rachel Grisham and Sophia Ketchmark of Wayne State College were named to the 2019 CoSIDA Academic All-America Division II Women’s Soccer Team.

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.

Late Run & Triples Lead to Upset of No. 3/5 Hays, 73-65

Late Run & Triples Lead to Upset of No. 3/5 Hays, 73-65

Kearney, Neb. – The Nebraska-Kearney women's basketball got 16 rebounds and 12 points from sophomore guard Klaire Kirsch and closed on a 28-8 run to stun No. 3/5 Fort Hays State, 73-65, Tuesday night at the Health & Sports Center.This was the MIAA o

Wednesday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 4

Wednesday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 4

Wednesday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 4

Tuesday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 3

Tuesday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 3

Tuesday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 3

Monday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 2

Monday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 2

Monday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 2

Record-setting day leads Mound City to second-straight state championship

Record-setting day leads Mound City to second-straight state championship

The Panthers state championship records in first downs (21), touchdowns (11) and yards (485) to help them claim their eighth state title.

Bellevue West Rolls to Class A Title

Bellevue West Rolls to Class A Title

LINCOLN - Not even the snow could slow down Class A's most electrifying team. Bellevue West shutout Omaha Westside 35-0 to claim the program's second state title in history and cap off an undefeated season. The effort was led by Jevyon Ducker who rushed f

Tuesday's River Country Scoreboard, Nov. 26

Tuesday's River Country Scoreboard, Nov. 26

Tuesday's River Country Scoreboard, Nov. 26

Wahoo Clips Pierce to Win First State Title

Wahoo Clips Pierce to Win First State Title

LINCOLN - The surprise of the state football championships came on Tuesday morning in the Class C1 Final. Wahoo shutout Pierce 38-0 to claim the program's first ever state title. Not only was the score eye-catching, but also the fact the Wahoo out-rushed

Scottsbluff Falls Short in Class B Title Game

Scottsbluff Falls Short in Class B Title Game

LINCOLN - It was the right call but the wrong result if you ask Scottsbluff Head Coach Jud Hall. Scottsbluff fell to Omaha Skutt in the Class B state championship for the second consecutive year on Monday night. After trailing by 14 in the fourth quarter,

Humphrey St. Francis Routs Pleasanton for D-2 Championship

Humphrey St. Francis Routs Pleasanton for D-2 Championship

Trevor Pfeifer scored six touchdowns and Humphrey St. Francis won the Class D-2 title with a dominating 70-16 win over Pleasanton.

Scottsbluff quarterback inviting fans to cheer on Bearcats after snow cancels fan bus

Scottsbluff quarterback inviting fans to cheer on Bearcats after snow cancels fan bus

The Scottsbluff High School Band will join fans at the Midwest Theater in Scottsbluff, who will be showing the game live on their movie screens.

Doane women's basketball coach Sheronda Powell resigns after four months on the job

Doane women's basketball coach Sheronda Powell resigns after four months on the job

Powell was named head coach of the Doane women’s basketball team on July 24, 2019, taking the reigns for Tracee Fairbanks who retired after 20 years.

Osceola/High Plains Claims D1 State Title in Final Year as Co-Op

Osceola/High Plains Claims D1 State Title in Final Year as Co-Op

LINCOLN - The co-op between Osceola and High Plains was short but certainly very sweet. Osceola/High Plains held off a second half rally to defeat Burwell 40-34 in the Class D1 State Championship on Monday. The Stormdogs jumped out to a commanding 40-14 f

Friday's River Country Scoreboard, Nov. 22

Friday's River Country Scoreboard, Nov. 22

Friday's River Country Scoreboard, Nov. 25

Monday's River Country Scoreboard, Nov. 25

Monday's River Country Scoreboard, Nov. 25

Monday's local scoreboard, Nov. 25

Falls City's Michelle Beer to play volleyball in college

Falls City's Michelle Beer to play volleyball in college

Four-year letter winner Michelle Beer, a middle blocker for the Falls City volleyball team, signed with Bethany College Thursday.

Doane Tiger Spotlight - the Fall 2019 all-GPAC edition

Doane Tiger Spotlight - the Fall 2019 all-GPAC edition

CRETE - With the fall sports season nearly wrapped up, this latest edition of the Doane Tiger Spotlight takes a look back at the top performers and all-conference selections from the Fall 2019 sports season. This includes football, men's and women's socce

Peru State Signs McKenzie Brockhoff

Peru State Signs McKenzie Brockhoff

Peru State head volleyball coach Laurie Felderman recently announced the signing of McKenzie Brockhoff of North Platte High School in Dearborn, Mo.

Osceola-High Plains prepares for championship game as end of co-op nears

Osceola-High Plains prepares for championship game as end of co-op nears

POLK - For the first, and possibly last time in team history, the Osceola-High Plains Stormdogs are headed to the Class D1 state championship.

Humphrey St. Francis star Allison Weidner commits to Huskers

Humphrey St. Francis star Allison Weidner commits to Huskers

A northeast Nebraska basketball star will be staying in-state to play her college ball.

Back at 100% after hip surgery, Lauren Meyer inks with South Dakota track and field

Back at 100% after hip surgery, Lauren Meyer inks with South Dakota track and field

The three-sport athlete accepted a scholarship off from South Dakota last month and officially signed with the track and field program on Tuesday afternoon.

Longtime GISH Volleyball Coach Bill Root to Retire from Coaching

Longtime GISH Volleyball Coach Bill Root to Retire from Coaching

GRAND ISLAND - Grand Island Senior High volleyball coach Bill Root has announced his plan to retire from coaching. “Coach Root has been a tremendous asset for Grand Island Senior High,” said activities director Cindy Wells. “He has dedic

St. Francis eliminates Sacred Heart for second-straight season

St. Francis eliminates Sacred Heart for second-straight season

The Flyers (12-0) will play No. 7 Pleasanton (10-2) for the Class D2 state championship at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln on Monday at 2:45 p.m.

Columbus Unified Bowling Prepares For First Meet

Columbus Unified Bowling Prepares For First Meet

A brand new Columbus High School team is preparing for its first meet this week.

News Channel Nebraska to Broadcast Six-Man Football State Championship

News Channel Nebraska to Broadcast Six-Man Football State Championship

NORFOLK – News Channel Nebraska announced today that it will televise the Nebraska Schools Activities Association (NSAA) Class D6 State Football Championship live from Kearney’s Ron and Carol Cope Stadium on Friday, Nov. 22nd. Live coverage of

Sacred Heart, St. Francis meet in football postseason for the 11th time

Sacred Heart, St. Francis meet in football postseason for the 11th time

Kickoff in Humphrey is at 4:30 p.m. Monday on 103.1 FM in southeast Nebraska and worldwide at b103.fm.

Sidney's senior class finishes volleyball careers with 141 wins and a state championship

Sidney's senior class finishes volleyball careers with 141 wins and a state championship

The Cowgirls (38-6), who were making their second-ever state championship appearance, won the Class 1A Tournament with a 25-17, 23-25, 25-12, 25-23 (3-1) victory over No. 6 Wapsie Valley. 

Pierce rolls to C1 state championship

Pierce rolls to C1 state championship

The Blue Jays accumulated 522 yards of offense (all on the ground), as they stunned previously unbeaten one-seed Adams Central, 54-14.

Defending champions eliminate Red Oak from state volleyball

Defending champions eliminate Red Oak from state volleyball

Senior Kara Peter had 31 kills and the defending Class 3A state champions, No. 2 Kuemper Catholic, eliminated Red Oak in the state tournament semifinals Thursday.

Sidney advances to second state championship in four years

Sidney advances to second state championship in four years

Sidney will go for their first state championship in school history on Friday night at 7 p.m.

Friday's local scoreboard, Nov. 15

Friday's local scoreboard, Nov. 15

Friday's local scoreboard, Nov. 15

Tori Kniesche Signs With South Dakota State

Tori Kniesche Signs With South Dakota State

After capping off her final year of high school softball with back-to-back state championships, Tori Kniesche will be furthering her education a state to the north.

Sidney sweeps through quarterfinals at state volleyball

Sidney sweeps through quarterfinals at state volleyball

No. 1 Sidney volleyball team advanced to the Class 1A semifinals for the third-time in school history with a 25-15, 25-17, 25-11 (3-0) sweep of No. 8 Springville.

Thursday's local scoreboard, Nov. 14

Thursday's local scoreboard, Nov. 14

Thursday's local scoreboard, Nov. 14

Red Oak advances to second state semifinal in six years

Red Oak advances to second state semifinal in six years

The No. 3 Red Oak volleyball team held No. 6 Nevada to just 0.34% hitting and forced 24 errors in a 26-25, 25-15, 25-19 (3-0) sweep of the Cubs Wednesday.

Fairbury's Jaelle Johnson, Raven DeFrain make their college softball commitments official Wednesday

Fairbury's Jaelle Johnson, Raven DeFrain make their college softball commitments official Wednesday

DeFrain is headed for Northwest Missouri State, while Johnson will go to Omaha to play for the Mavericks.

Glenwood falls in first-ever state volleyball match

Glenwood falls in first-ever state volleyball match

The Rams, who appeared in their first state tournament in school history, finish the season at 30-13.

Wednesday's local scoreboard, Nov. 13

Wednesday's local scoreboard, Nov. 13

Wednesday's local scoreboard, Nov. 13

Falls City Sacred Heart rolls over Bloomfield in D2 quarterfinals

Falls City Sacred Heart rolls over Bloomfield in D2 quarterfinals

The Irish advance to the Class D2 semi-finals for the sixth time in eight years after a 36-0 win over the Bees.

Perry Wins Nebraska's Toughest Mile

Perry Wins Nebraska's Toughest Mile

Ashlei McDonald and Kirsten Billings top female finishers

List: 2019 Class D1-2 All-District Football Teams

List: 2019 Class D1-2 All-District Football Teams

Class D1-2 All-District Football Teams were released Monday.

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Nov. 12

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Nov. 12

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Nov. 12