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Peru State Bowling signs Renee Gausman for 2022-23 season
Peru State Bowling signs Renee Gausman for 2022-23 season

Earlier this year Peru State bowling coordinator Brenda Lutz signed Renee Gausman for the upcoming 2022-23 season. Gausman is from Lincoln, Nebraska and attended Lincoln North Star High School.

Peru State's Taylor Finke earns CoSIDA Academic All-America® honors

Peru State's Taylor Finke earns CoSIDA Academic All-America® honors

The CoSIDA Academic All-America® teams were recently announced and Peru State women's golfer Taylor Finke (Battle Creek) was named to the 2021-22 Academic All-America® Women's NAIA At-Large Second Team.

Peru State volleyball signs Allie Schneider for 2022 season

Peru State volleyball signs Allie Schneider for 2022 season

Peru State volleyball coach Madison Kindle has recently signed setter/right side Allie Schneider for the upcoming 2022 season. Schneider is from Humphrey, Nebraska and went to Humphrey Public Jr./Sr. High School.

Rodriguez, Solis and Tavarez earn 2022 All-Midlands honorable mention honors

Rodriguez, Solis and Tavarez earn 2022 All-Midlands honorable mention honors

The NCAA DII, DIII, NAIA and JUCO All-Midlands Baseball Teams were announced by the Omaha World-Herald. Sebastian Rodriguez, Jose Solis, and Jesus Tavarez were named as All-Midlands Honorable Mentions.

Ohlde and Wilke earn 2022 All-Midlands honorable mention honors

Ohlde and Wilke earn 2022 All-Midlands honorable mention honors

On Sunday, June 10, the NCAA DII, DIII, NAIA and JUCO All-Midlands Softball Teams were announced by the Omaha World-Herald. Ellie Ohlde (Fairbury) and Morgan Wilke (Bakersfield, Calif.) were named as All-Midlands Honorable Mentions.

Peru State bowling signs Jaden Merkel for 2022-23 season

Peru State bowling signs Jaden Merkel for 2022-23 season

Earlier this spring Peru State bowling coordinator Brenda Lutz signed Jaden Merkel for the upcoming 2022-23 season. Merkel is from Lincoln, Nebraska and went to Raymond Central High School.

Peru State Football Booster Club to hold annual Golf Tournament on July 15

Peru State Football Booster Club to hold annual Golf Tournament on July 15

The Peru State football booster club is holding their annual golf tournament in Auburn on Friday, July 15, at the Auburn Country Club.

Aleia Crandall signs with Peru State bowling for 2022-23 season

Aleia Crandall signs with Peru State bowling for 2022-23 season

Earlier this spring Peru State bowling coordinator Brenda Lutz signed Aleia Crandall for the upcoming 2022-23 season. Crandall is from Lincoln, Nebraska and went to Lincoln Southwest High School.

Peru State bowling signs RaeLynn Sugden for 2022-23 season

Peru State bowling signs RaeLynn Sugden for 2022-23 season

Earlier this spring Peru State bowling coordinator Brenda Lutz signed RaeLynn Sugden for the upcoming 2022-23 season. Sugden is from Seward, Nebraska and went to Seward High School.

Brink and Reynolds named Bobcat Athletes of the Month

Brink and Reynolds named Bobcat Athletes of the Month

Peru State athletic director Wayne Albury recently announced that cross country runner Alyssa Brink (Oakland, Iowa) and baseball player William Reynolds (Bakersfield, Calif.) were named May Bobcat Athletes of the Month.

Peru State bowling signs Justin Brookens for 2022-23 season

Peru State bowling signs Justin Brookens for 2022-23 season

Earlier this spring Peru State bowling coordinator Brenda Lutz signed Justin Brookens for the upcoming 2022-23 season. Brookens is from Topeka, Kansas and went to Topeka West High School.

Peru State bowling signs Abigail May for 2022-23 season

Peru State bowling signs Abigail May for 2022-23 season

Earlier this spring Peru State bowling coordinator Brenda Lutz signed Abigail May for the upcoming 2022-23 season. May is from Underwood, Iowa and went to Underwood High School.

Peru State bowling signs Caitlynn Gronenthal for 2022-23 season

Peru State bowling signs Caitlynn Gronenthal for 2022-23 season

Earlier this spring Peru State bowling coordinator Brenda Lutz signed Caitlynn Gronenthal for the upcoming 2022-23 season. Gronenthal is from Leigh, Nebraska and went to Humphrey Jr./Sr. High School.

Bobcat Athletic Department hosts successful Golf Classic

Bobcat Athletic Department hosts successful Golf Classic

The Peru State athletic department on Friday, May 27, hosted its annual golf classic at The Golf Club at Table Creek and the weather was in perfect condition.

Peru State dance signs Aleigha Gomez for the 2022-23 season

Peru State dance signs Aleigha Gomez for the 2022-23 season

Earlier this spring the Peru State dance team signed Aleigha Gomez for the 2022-23 season. Gomez is from Shenandoah, Iowa and went to Shenandoah High School.

Peru State bowling signs Makenzie Millard for 2022-23 season

Peru State bowling signs Makenzie Millard for 2022-23 season

Earlier this spring Peru State bowling coordinator Brenda Lutz signed Makenzie Millard for the upcoming 2022-23 season. Millard is from Topeka, Kansas where she attended Seaman High School.

Peru State cross country signs Lydia Lang for the 2022-23 season

Peru State cross country signs Lydia Lang for the 2022-23 season

Earlier this spring Peru State cross country head coach James Cole signed Lydia Lang for the upcoming 2022-23 season. Lang is from Palmyra, Nebraska and attended Palmyra High School.

Peru State cross country signs Amyra Moxey for 2022-23 season

Peru State cross country signs Amyra Moxey for 2022-23 season

Earlier this spring Peru State cross country head coach signed Amyra Moxey for the upcoming 2022-23 season. Moxey is from Louisville, Nebraska and went to Louisville High School.

Brink and Watkins earn CoSIDA 2021-22 academic All-District honors

Brink and Watkins earn CoSIDA 2021-22 academic All-District honors

The 2021-22 Academic All-District® Women's Track and Field/Cross Country Teams, selected by CoSIDA, recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances in athletic competition and in the classroom.

Peru State women's golf signs Madison Krejci for 2022-23 season

Peru State women's golf signs Madison Krejci for 2022-23 season

Earlier this spring Peru State women's golf head coach Sue Owen signed Madison Krejci to the Peru State women's golf team for the upcoming 2022-23 Season.

Peru State baseball to host tryout for 2022-23 season this June

Peru State baseball to host tryout for 2022-23 season this June

Peru State head baseball coach Wayne Albury has announced that the Peru State baseball team will be holding tryouts on Sunday, June 19, starting at 2:00 p.m. It will take place at the Centennial Complex Baseball Field on the College's campus.

Peru State bowling signs Alex Holdsworth for the 2022-23 season

Peru State bowling signs Alex Holdsworth for the 2022-23 season

Earlier this spring Peru State bowling coordinator Brenda Lutz signed Alex Holdsworth for the upcoming 2022-23 season. Holdsworth is from Columbus, Nebraska and attended Columbus High School.

Peru State bowling signs Kaitlyn Doyal for the upcoming 2022-23 season

Peru State bowling signs Kaitlyn Doyal for the upcoming 2022-23 season

Earlier this spring Peru State bowling coordinator Brenda Lutz signed Kaitlyn Doyal to the women's bowling team for the upcoming 2022-23 season. Doyal is from Topeka, Kansas and attended Washburn Rural High School.

Peru State MBB player Petersen receives full tuition scholarship to Baylor to pursue Masters

Peru State MBB player Petersen receives full tuition scholarship to Baylor to pursue Masters

Former Peru State men's basketball player Blake Petersen (Columbus) received a full tuition scholarship to pursue his Masters in Exercise Physiology program through Baylor University's Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation.

Peru State cross country signs Alex Caraveo for 2022-23 season

Peru State cross country signs Alex Caraveo for 2022-23 season

Earlier this spring Peru State cross country head coach signed Alex Caraveo for the upcoming 2022-23 season. Caraveo is from Chappell, Nebraska where he attended Creek Valley High School.

Peru State women's basketball to hold skills camp July 27-29

Peru State women's basketball to hold skills camp July 27-29

Peru State women's basketball head coach Ian Holleran recently announced that the Peru State women's basketball team will be hosting a skills camp in late July from Wednesday, July 27 through Friday, July 29.

Peru State cross country signs Brandon Kristensen for 2022-23 season

Peru State cross country signs Brandon Kristensen for 2022-23 season

Earlier this spring Peru State cross country head coach James Cole signed Brandon Kristensen for the upcoming 2022-23 season.

Peru State women's golf signs Morgan Runyan for the 2022-23 season

Peru State women's golf signs Morgan Runyan for the 2022-23 season

Earlier this spring Peru State women's golf head coach Sue Owen signed Morgan Runyan for the upcoming 2022-23 season.

Peru State volleyball to host Jr. skills camp on July 18-19

Peru State volleyball to host Jr. skills camp on July 18-19

The Peru State head volleyball coach Madison Kindle recently announced that the Bobcat volleyball program will be hosting a two-day skills camp on Monday, July 18, and Tuesday, July 19.

Taylor Finke earns CoSIDA 2021-22 academic All-District honors

Taylor Finke earns CoSIDA 2021-22 academic All-District honors

Taylor Finke (Battle Creek) was among those recognized on the NAIA District 3 Team. This was the second-straight year that Finke, a member of the women's golf team, has earned this recognition.

Panashe Jacha earns CoSIDA 2021-22 academic All-District honors

Panashe Jacha earns CoSIDA 2021-22 academic All-District honors

Peru State's Panashe Jacha (Elkhorn) was among those recognized on the NAIA District 3 Team. This is the first time a Bobcat male student-athlete has been recognized on an at-large team. Jacha was one of the first male members of competitive cheer.

Peru State volleyball to host skills camp on July 20

Peru State volleyball to host skills camp on July 20

Peru State head volleyball coach Madison Kindle recently announced the volleyball program will be hosting a skills camp on Wednesday, July 20.

Peru State bowling hires Dwyane R. Da Moude as head coach

Peru State bowling hires Dwyane R. Da Moude as head coach

The Peru State athletic department has announced the hiring of Dwyane R. Da Moude as their new head bowling coach for the upcoming fall 2022 season. Da Moude was previously at Sun Valley Lanes and Games Operator from 2011-2022.

Spots remain for the upcoming Bobcat Classic golf tournament

Spots remain for the upcoming Bobcat Classic golf tournament

There are still spots remaining for the upcoming annual Bobcat Classic golf tournament that the Peru State athletic department puts on each year. It will take place on Friday, May 27, with registration beginning at 8:00 a.m.

Peru State men's basketball to host offensive skills camp this August

Peru State men's basketball to host offensive skills camp this August

Peru State men's basketball head coach Bob Ludwig recently announced that the men's basketball program will be hosting an Offensive Skills Camp Monday, August 1, through Wednesday, August 3.

Peru State Bobcat William Reynolds named to Heart all-tournament team

Peru State Bobcat William Reynolds named to Heart all-tournament team

On Tuesday, May 10, Peru State outfielder William Reynolds (Bakersfield, Calif.)  was named to the Heart of America Athletic Conference All-Tournament Team. The Bobcats went 1-2 in the tournament.

Peru State football hires H.T. Kinney as new offensive coordinator

Peru State football hires H.T. Kinney as new offensive coordinator

On Tuesday, May 10, the Peru State football team announced the hiring of H.T. Kinney to be its new offensive coordinator. Kinney was most recently an offensive analyst for FCS program Nicholls State during the 2020 and 2021 seasons.

Peru State cross country signs Benjamin Klemesrud for the 2022 season

Peru State cross country signs Benjamin Klemesrud for the 2022 season

Earlier this spring, Peru State cross country head coach James Cole signed Benjamin Klemesrud for the upcoming 2022 fall cross country season.

Peru State Reynolds, Rodriguez, Solis and Tavarez earn Heart All-Conference honors

Peru State Reynolds, Rodriguez, Solis and Tavarez earn Heart All-Conference honors

On Friday, May 6, the Heart of America Athletic Conference announced their All-Conference Honors. Four Peru State baseball players earned honors.

Peru State baseball falls to Mount Mercy eliminated from Heart tournament

Peru State baseball falls to Mount Mercy eliminated from Heart tournament

On Sunday, May 8, the Peru State baseball team was eliminated by Mount Mercy 12-10 from the Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament in an offensive slugfest. The Bobcats finished the season 22-33 overall

Wilke and Ohlde earn Heart softball All-Conference honors

Wilke and Ohlde earn Heart softball All-Conference honors

Junior Morgan Wilke (Bakersfield, Calif.) was selected Outfield All-Conference Second Team and Ellie Ohlde (Fairbury) was selected Infield Honorable Mention.

Peru State cross country signs Lauren Pugh for 2022 season

Peru State cross country signs Lauren Pugh for 2022 season

Earlier this semester, Peru State Cross Country head coach James Cole signed Lauren Pugh to the women's cross country team.

Peru State Baseball swept by Grand View in final regular season series

Peru State Baseball swept by Grand View in final regular season series

On Sunday, May 1, and Monday, May 2, the Peru State baseball team was swept by Grand View in Des Moines, Iowa. The Bobcats finished the regular season 21-31 overall and 18-14

Peru State Softball splits with Culver-Stockton in final series of the year

Peru State Softball splits with Culver-Stockton in final series of the year

On Sunday, April 30, the Peru State softball team split with Culver-Stockton on the road in the final series of the year. The Bobcats finished 15-32 overall and 10-26 in Heart conference play.

Peru State DB Delonte Hood signs as a UDFA with Cincinnati

Peru State DB Delonte Hood signs as a UDFA with Cincinnati

Saturday, April 30, was a big day in the life of Delonte Hood. At the conclusion of the NFL Draft, the Peru State defensive back from Washington, D.C., signed with the AFC Champion and Super Bowl runner-up Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent.

Chase Brown signs to Peru State College for basketball

Chase Brown signs to Peru State College for basketball

Nebraska City senior Chase Brown signs his letter of intent to play basketball next season for Peru State College.

Peru State softball goes 2-1 vs Graceland at home

Peru State softball goes 2-1 vs Graceland at home

On Tuesday, April 26, the Peru State softball team went 2-1 vs. Graceland. The first game of the tripleheader was a continuation of a postponed game at Graceland due to rain.

Peru State softball splits doubleheader at Clarke

Peru State softball splits doubleheader at Clarke

On Saturday, April 23, the Peru State softball team split at Clarke winning the first game 3-1 and losing the second 8-0. The Bobcats are now 12-28 and 7-22 in Heart conference play

Peru State splits doubleheader makeup on the road

Peru State splits doubleheader makeup on the road

On Thursday, April 21, the Peru State baseball team split the road makeup doubleheader at Mount Mercy as they took one of four games in the series. Peru State lost the first game 10-1 and won the second game 5-2.

Peru State baseball splits with Morningside

Peru State baseball splits with Morningside

On Tuesday, April 19, the Peru State baseball team split a nonconference doubleheader with Morningside. The Bobcats are now 19-23 overall on the season while Morningside is 24-14.

Peru State softball loses triple header to No. 12 Grand View

Peru State softball loses triple header to No. 12 Grand View

On Tuesday, April 19, the Peru State softball team was defeated by Grand View in a virtual triple header as they had to finish the postponed game from April 5, as the game was halted due to rain.

Jibril Harris, Henry Tanksley, and Troy Houghton named to All-Midlands teams

Jibril Harris, Henry Tanksley, and Troy Houghton named to All-Midlands teams

On Sunday, April 17, the NCAA DII, DIII, NAIA and JUCO All-Midlands Teams were announced by the Omaha World-Herald. Jibril Harris (Chicago) was named to the All-Midlands First Team.

Three Peru State women’s basketball players earned All-Midlands honorable mention

Three Peru State women’s basketball players earned All-Midlands honorable mention

On Sunday, April 17, the NCAA DII, DIII, NAIA and JUCO All-Midlands Teams were announced by the Omaha World-Herald. Three Peru State women's basketball players were named to All-Midlands Honorable Mention Team.

Peru State baseball head coach Wayne Albury records 800th win

Peru State baseball head coach Wayne Albury records 800th win

On Saturday, April 16, Peru State Head Baseball Coach Wayne Albury won his 800th career game against William Penn in dramatic fashion. The Bobcats and Statesmen went into extra innings as the game was tied at 0 in a pitcher's duel.

Peru State baseball takes series vs William Penn

Peru State baseball takes series vs William Penn

The Peru State baseball team took three out of four against William Penn on Friday, April 15, and Saturday April 16. In the third game head coach Wayne Albury secured his 800th win. (There will be a separate release celebrating the accomplishment).

Peru State Bowling hosts first ever Bobcat Sequence

Peru State Bowling hosts first ever Bobcat Sequence

The Peru State bowling team on the weekend of Saturday, April 9, hosted the first ever Bobcat Sequence event. It was a fundraising event for the bowling teams as all the proceeds went to their athletic program.

Finke finishes fourth at College of Saint Mary's Invite

Finke finishes fourth at College of Saint Mary's Invite

On Tuesday, April 12, Taylor Finke (Battle Creek) finished in fourth at the College of Saint Mary's Invite shooting 89 overall shooting +17. The Peru State women's golf team finished fourth at the invite.

Peru State football led NAIA with nine members in NFF Hampshire Honor Society

Peru State football led NAIA with nine members in NFF Hampshire Honor Society

On Wednesday, April 13, it was announced that nine senior Peru State football players were named as 2022 members of the NFF Hampshire Honor Society.

Peru State softball swept at William Penn

Peru State softball swept at William Penn

On Monday afternoon the Peru State softball team was swept by William Penn.The  Statesmen completed the series sweep as they took two when they came to Peru in March. The Bobcats are now 10-21 overall and 5-15 in Heart conference play.

Jesus Tavares earns HEART baseball player of the week honors

Jesus Tavares earns HEART baseball player of the week honors

On Monday afternoon Jesus Tavares was named Heart Player of the Week for his play at Graceland this weekend. The Bobcats won the series as they took three out of four games in Lamoni, Iowa.

Peru State softball splits with Park

Peru State softball splits with Park

On Sunday, April 10, the Peru State softball team split with the Park Pirates losing the first game 6-2 but bouncing back for a 7-4 win in game two. The Bobcats are now 10-19 overall and 5-13 in Heart conference play.

Peru State softball defeats Graceland 12-9

Peru State softball defeats Graceland 12-9

On Wednesday, April 6, the Peru State softball team defeated Graceland 12-9. The second game was postponed due to cold temperatures with Peru State leading 7-4 in the bottom of the fourth.

Peru State hires Phil Ockinga as the 26th head football coach

Peru State hires Phil Ockinga as the 26th head football coach

Peru State has announced the hiring of Phil Ockinga as the 26th head football coach of the Bobcats. Ockinga will begin his duties on Thursday, April 7.

Peru State softball defeated by No. 13 Grand View

Peru State softball defeated by No. 13 Grand View

On Tuesday afternoon the Peru State softball team lost 9-0 to No. 13 Grand View at the Bobcats' Centennial Complex Field.

Peru State men's bowling receives inaugural HEART Sportsmanship

Peru State men's bowling receives inaugural HEART Sportsmanship

The accolades just keep coming for the Peru State men's bowling team.
On Wednesday, April 6, the Peru State men's bowling team received the inaugural Heart Sportsmanship Team Award.