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Bearcats top Peru State women's basketball
Bearcats top Peru State women's basketball

Bearcats score 40 from the paint

No. 2 Grand View Defeats Peru State 31-3

No. 2 Grand View Defeats Peru State 31-3

No. 2 Grand View defeated Peru State 31-3 Saturday afternoon in the Oak Bowl. The Vikings improve to 9-0 overall and 3-0 in Heart North play, while the Bobcats are now 4-5 overall and 2-1 in conference play.

Nine Peru State softball players named Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athletes

Nine Peru State softball players named Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athletes

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced on their National Awards Day on September 15 that nearly 11,000 student-athletes were named as 2021-22 Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athletes.

Five Peru State WBB players named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes

Five Peru State WBB players named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced on their National Awards Day that nearly 11,000 student-athletes nation-wide were named as 2021-22 Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athletes.

Peru State men's basketball picked fourth in Heart Preseason Poll

Peru State men's basketball picked fourth in Heart Preseason Poll

On Tuesday, October 12, the Heart of America Athletic Conference released the men's basketball preseason poll to go along with Heart Basketball media days. The Bobcats were picked to finish fourth in the league with 139 votes.

Peru State women’s golf finishes in 10th place at Evangel Fall Invitational

Peru State women’s golf finishes in 10th place at Evangel Fall Invitational

On Monday, October 10, and Tuesday, October 11, the Peru State women's golf team finished in tenth place at the Evangel Fall Invitational in Springfield Mo., shooting 762 overall as they shot 385 in round one and 377 in round two shooting +97.

Nine Peru State football players named Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athletes

Nine Peru State football players named Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athletes

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced on their National Awards Day on September 15 that nearly 11,000 student-athletes were named as 2021-22 Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athletes.

Peru State volleyball goes 0-2 in Missouri road trip

Peru State volleyball goes 0-2 in Missouri road trip

The Peru State volleyball team went 0-2, over the weekend as they fell to No. 16 Central Methodist Friday, October 7, 3-0, and on Saturday, October 8, they fell to Missouri Valley College 3-0.

Ludwig hopeful team experience leads to success for Peru State men's basketball

Ludwig hopeful team experience leads to success for Peru State men's basketball

With an experienced returning roster, the Bobcats want defensive improvements to produce more wins in 2022-23 season.

The Peru State bowling teams competed in the Midwest Collegiate

The Peru State bowling teams competed in the Midwest Collegiate

On Saturday, October 1, and Sunday, October 2, the Peru State men's and women's bowling teams competed in the Midwest Collegiate in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. The men's team finished in 17th place over the weekend while the women's team finished in 27th place.

Peru State men’s basketball finalizes 2022-23 coaching staff

Peru State men’s basketball finalizes 2022-23 coaching staff

Head men's basketball coach Bob Ludwig announced the completion of his coaching staff with the hiring of Damion Witty and Brody Anderson.

Peru State volleyball wins in dramatic fashion over Culver-Stockton

Peru State volleyball wins in dramatic fashion over Culver-Stockton

The Peru State volleyball team won in dramatic fashion over the Culver-Stockton Wildcats in five sets. The Bobcats are now 6-12 overall and 3-5 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play.

Peru State College football falls to Evangel on homecoming

Peru State College football falls to Evangel on homecoming

On Saturday, October 1, it was a somber homecoming as the Peru State football team was shut out by Evangel 28-0. The Bobcats fall to 2-4 on the season, while the Valor improve to 3-2.

Peru State drops match at Graceland

Peru State drops match at Graceland

The Peru State volleyball team was defeated by Graceland on Tuesday night 3-0. The Bobcats are now 5-12 overall and 2-5 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play, while the Yellowjackets are 7-12 overall and 2-6 in conference play.

Eight Peru State athletic teams named NAIA scholar teams – golf leads the way

Eight Peru State athletic teams named NAIA scholar teams – golf leads the way

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the teams from across the country which have earned the distinction for Scholar Teams for the 2021-22 academic year.

Peru State volleyball has tough weekend in Kansas

Peru State volleyball has tough weekend in Kansas

On Friday, September 23, and Saturday, September 24, the Peru State volleyball team was swept by Benedictine and Baker respectively. The Bobcats are now 5-11 overall and 2-4 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play.

Peru State cross country competes in Dean White Invite

Peru State cross country competes in Dean White Invite

On Saturday, September 24, the Peru State men's and women's cross-country teams competed in the Dean White Invite hosted by Doane University.

Peru State falls short against MidAmerica Nazarene

Peru State falls short against MidAmerica Nazarene

Peru State football's furious comeback in the second half was not enough to defeat MidAmerica Nazarene as they lost 21-19. The Bobcats are now 2-3 overall while the Pioneers are 3-2 overall.

Peru State women's golf finishes fifth in College of St. Mary's Fall Classic

Peru State women's golf finishes fifth in College of St. Mary's Fall Classic

On a drizzly afternoon in Omaha, Nebraska the Peru State women's golf team finished in fifth at the College of St. Mary Fall Classic. As a team the women shot 392 overall and +104.

Peru State hires Renita “Toni” Closner to take over Bobcat softball program

Peru State hires Renita “Toni” Closner to take over Bobcat softball program

The Peru State athletic department recently announced the hiring of Renita "Toni" Closner to head the Bobcat softball program. Last season the Bobcats went 15-32 overall and 10-26 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play.

Deiontay Dozier receives Heart Special Teams Player of the Week

Deiontay Dozier receives Heart Special Teams Player of the Week

The Heart of America Athletic Conference announced their Heart Football Players of the Week. Deiontay Dozier (Cordova, Tenn.) was named Special Teams Player of the Week.

Peru State Garrison Dodge nominated for AFCA Good Works Team

Peru State Garrison Dodge nominated for AFCA Good Works Team

Allstate and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) announced the final roster for the 31st Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®, recognizing 22 college football student-athletes and a head coach for outstanding contributions to their communities.

#3 Wayne State volleyball sweeps Peru State in final non-conference game of the season

#3 Wayne State volleyball sweeps Peru State in final non-conference game of the season

#3 Wayne State Wildcats swept Peru State Bobcats 25-14, 25-8, 25-13, in non-conference finale in Rice Auditorium Tuesday evening. Wayne State moves to 12-0 on the season while Peru State falls to 4-8.

Peru State women’s golf finishes in fourth at Peru State Invite

Peru State women’s golf finishes in fourth at Peru State Invite

On Thursday, September 8, and Friday, September 9, the Peru State women's golf team finished in fourth at the Peru State invite at the Golf Club at Table Creek in Nebraska City, Nebraska.

PSC volleyball splits tri-match against Bethany College and University of Saint Mary

PSC volleyball splits tri-match against Bethany College and University of Saint Mary

On Saturday, September 10, the Peru State volleyball team went 1-1 in a tri match against Bethany College and University of Saint Mary in Leavenworth, Kansas. Peru State defeated Bethany in four sets and they lost in four sets to University of Saint Mary.

Peru State football drops game to Benedictine College

Peru State football drops game to Benedictine College

On Saturday, September 10, the Peru State football team was defeated by Benedictine 31-7. The Bobcats are now 1-2 overall on the season and 0-0 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play

Peru State men's and women's Cross Country finish fourth in the Bearcat Open

Peru State men's and women's Cross Country finish fourth in the Bearcat Open

The Peru State men's and women's cross country team competed in the Bearcat Open hosted by Northwest Missouri State in Maryville, Mo., on Friday, September 2. Both the men's and women's teams finished in fourth in their respective races.

Devin Adams named Heart football Defensive Player of the Week

Devin Adams named Heart football Defensive Player of the Week

On Monday, September 5, Bobcat defensive lineman Devin Adams was named the Heart Football Defensive Player of the Week after his masterful performance over the weekend.

Peru State football shutouts No. 18 Central Methodist in home opener

Peru State football shutouts No. 18 Central Methodist in home opener

The Peru State football shutout No. 18 Central Methodist in their home opener Saturday, September 3, by a score of 24-0. The Bobcats improve to 1-1 overall on the season while the Eagles fall to 0-2.

Peru State volleyball shocks No. 21 Grand View in five sets

Peru State volleyball shocks No. 21 Grand View in five sets

On Tuesday, August 30, the Peru State volleyball team upset No. 21 Grand View in five sets. The Bobcats improve to 1-3, overall 1-0 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference on the season while the Vikings fall to 1-4 and 0-1 on the season.

PSC Volleyball loses match to Southwestern College

PSC Volleyball loses match to Southwestern College

On August 24, the Peru State volleyball team was swept by Southwestern College. The Bobcats fall to 0-3 on the season while the Moundbuilders improve to 1-0 on the year.

2021-22 Peru State Swenson winners announced

2021-22 Peru State Swenson winners announced

The 2021-22 Peru State College Swenson winners will be recognized Saturday, September 3, at the College's first home football game.

Peru State football 2022 preseason preview

Peru State football 2022 preseason preview

The Peru State Football team kicks off the 2022 season this Saturday as they head to Marshall, Missouri to face Missouri Valley as first year head coach Phil Ockinga takes the reigns.

Peru State Volleyball 2022 Season Outlook

Peru State Volleyball 2022 Season Outlook

Madison Kindle takes over the Peru State volleyball team as the head coach for 2022 in her first season. Her assistant coach Justin Marshall and graduate assistant Gabbi Dupuis are also entering their first season.

Dodge and Gyhra named July Bobcat Athletes of the Month

Dodge and Gyhra named July Bobcat Athletes of the Month

The Peru State athletic department recently announced that Garrison Dodge (Oakland) and Addison Gyhra (Auburn) were named the July Bobcat Athletes of the Month. In the month of July both Dodge and Gyhra were nominated for awards.

Giant air domes proposed for student well being

Giant air domes proposed for student well being

Peru State College is proposing the largest construction project in its 155-year history, but it will take the college's largest fundraising campaign

Largest construction project in Peru State history

Largest construction project in Peru State history

Construction will focus on student wellness and recreation

Bobcat Garrison Dodge named Heart Walker award winner

Bobcat Garrison Dodge named Heart Walker award winner

Peru State football student-athlete Garrison Dodge (Oakland) has been named the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart) recipient of the Dr. LeRoy Walker Champions of Character award.

PSC athletics earns Champions of Character gold level award

PSC athletics earns Champions of Character gold level award

It was recently announced that the Peru State athletic department earned the Champions of Character Five-Star Institution Award at the Gold Level for the 2021-22 school year.

Peru State football picked to finish third in the Heart North preseason coaches’ poll

Peru State football picked to finish third in the Heart North preseason coaches’ poll

Football is less than 30 days away from the Peru State football team kicking off the season in the Coach "O" era. The Heart of America Athletic Conference has recently announced the Preseason Coaches' Poll for the Heart North and South conferences.

Devin Adams named to 2022 College Football America Yearbook NAIA starting lineup

Devin Adams named to 2022 College Football America Yearbook NAIA starting lineup

The College Football America Yearbook was recently released and has 17 pages of content regarding the NAIA according to the press release. They have recently put out the 2022 NAIA Preseason Starting Lineup.

Peru State athletic department hires Nicolas Berry to athletic training staff

Peru State athletic department hires Nicolas Berry to athletic training staff

Earlier this summer the Peru State athletic department hired Nicolas Berry to join the athletic training staff. Berry is from Turlock, California and has a bachelor's and master's degree from Sterling College in Sterling, Kansas.

Peru State athletic department announces season passes for 2022-23 year

Peru State athletic department announces season passes for 2022-23 year

The Peru State athletic department has recently announced their season passes for all sports for the upcoming 2022-23 year. Tailgate passes are also included.

PSC WBB earns special mention in WBCA 2021-22 academic top 25 honor rolls

PSC WBB earns special mention in WBCA 2021-22 academic top 25 honor rolls

On Wednesday, July 20, The Peru State women's basketball team earned a Special Mention in the WBCA 2021-22 Academic Top 25 Honor Rolls. The Women's Basketball Coaches Association recognizes teams from DI, DII, DIII, NAIA and two-year colleges.

Peru State Volleyball earns USMC-AVCA team academic award

Peru State Volleyball earns USMC-AVCA team academic award

On Tuesday, July 19, head volleyball coach Madison Kindle and the Peru State Volleyball team received the USMC-AVCA Academic Team Award in the NAIA division. The AVCA announced the honor in a press release.

PSC Men's Basketball Players Blake Petersen & Isaac Simpson Earn NABC Honors Court

PSC Men's Basketball Players Blake Petersen & Isaac Simpson Earn NABC Honors Court

On Tuesday, July 19, the National Association of Basketball Coaches announced the 2021-22 NABC Honors Court. Isaac Simpson (Papillion) and Blake Petersen (Columbus) made the NABC Honors Court.

Peru State Football Booster Club Hosts Successful Golf Tournament

Peru State Football Booster Club Hosts Successful Golf Tournament

On Friday, July 15, the Peru State Football Booster Club hosted their annual golf tournament at the Auburn Country Club. This year they had a great turnout of 21 teams in total.

Peru State volleyball/softball signs Olivia Gordon for 2022-23 season

Peru State volleyball/softball signs Olivia Gordon for 2022-23 season

Earlier this summer Peru State volleyball head coach Madison Kindle signed Olivia Gordon for the upcoming 2022 season. She is from Oskaloosa, Iowa and went to Oskaloosa High School. Gordon will also be a member of the Bobcat softball team.

Peru State cross country signs Carrin Gramke for the 2022 season

Peru State cross country signs Carrin Gramke for the 2022 season

Earlier this spring Peru State cross country head coach James Cole signed Carrin Gramke for the upcoming 2022 cross country season. Gramke is from Upland, Nebraska and attended Minden High School.

Peru State bowling signs Dane Conner for the 2022-23 season

Peru State bowling signs Dane Conner for the 2022-23 season

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

Peru State cheer signs Reagan Wondercheck for 2022-23 season

Peru State cheer signs Reagan Wondercheck for 2022-23 season

Earlier this spring Bobcat cheer coaches Cara Cepuran and Carlene Cudney signed Reagan Wondercheck for the upcoming 2022-23 season. Wondercheck is from Lincoln, Nebraska and attended Malcolm Public High School

Peru State cheer signs Madilyn Stacy for 2022-23 season

Peru State cheer signs Madilyn Stacy for 2022-23 season

Earlier this spring cheer coaches Cara Cepuran and Carlene Cudney signed Madilyn Stacy for the upcoming 2022-23 season. Stacy is from McCool Junction, Nebraska and attended McCool Junction Public High School.

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 cheer signs Alika Coon for 2022-23 season

Peru State cheer signs Alika Coon for 2022-23 season

Earlier this spring cheer coaches Cara Cepuran and Carlene Cudney signed Alika Coon for the upcoming 2022-23 season. Coon is from Faucett, Missouri.

Fourty-five Bobcat student athletes named to the 2021-22 Heart Scholar-Athletes

Fourty-five Bobcat student athletes named to the 2021-22 Heart Scholar-Athletes

On Wednesday, June 22, the Heart of America Athletic Conference announced that 1,051 student-athletes were honored for their academic achievements.

Peru State baseball signs Aiden Worthey for the 2023 season

Peru State baseball signs Aiden Worthey for the 2023 season

This summer Peru State head baseball coach Wayne Albury signed Aiden Worthey for the upcoming 2023 season. Worthey is from Humboldt, Nebraska and attended H-T-R-S High School.

Peru State College men's basketball hires Roman Gentry as assistant coach

Peru State College men's basketball hires Roman Gentry as assistant coach

Peru State men's basketball coach Bob Ludwig has recently announced the hiring of Roman Gentry as the assistant men's basketball coach. Gentry is from Sioux City, Iowa and graduated from the University of South Dakota.

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.