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Bobcat Basketball Suits and Sneakers January 27
Bobcat Basketball Suits and Sneakers January 27

Peru Association of Student Athletes (PASA) will be hosting their Coaches versus Cancer game on January 27 when the Baker (Kan.) Wildcats visit the Al Wheeler Activity Center.

Bobcat WBB Takes Down Graceland in Lamoni

Bobcat WBB Takes Down Graceland in Lamoni

A ten-point difference in the first quarter proved to be the key to the Peru State women's basketball team's win Saturday afternoon over Graceland.

Peru State's Zurek - Wooden Cup Semifinalist

Peru State's Zurek - Wooden Cup Semifinalist

For the fifth year in a row, Peru State was honored with a semi-finalist in the "The Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup." Senior cross country runner Julia Zurek (Louisville) was among the 27 listed for the honor, along with the four finalists.

Raven MBB Edges Peru State

Raven MBB Edges Peru State

It was pretty evenly played ball game between a pair of national tournament teams from 2019. At the end, it was the Benedictine Ravens men's basketball team that came out on top with a 74-70 win over Peru State Wednesday night in Peru.

Bobcat WBB Comeback Falls Short

Bobcat WBB Comeback Falls Short

The Peru State women's basketball team had closed the gap to just one late in the third quarter only to see that effort fall short Wednesday night.

Former Bobcat FB Player Chris Darnell - Nebraska Eight-Man Hall of Fame Inductee

Former Bobcat FB Player Chris Darnell - Nebraska Eight-Man Hall of Fame Inductee

The Nebraska Eight-Man Football Coaches Association recently announced its Hall of Fame Class of 2020. Eleven players and three coaches are part of the 2020 class.

WPU MBB Hot in Win over Peru State

WPU MBB Hot in Win over Peru State

In a game originally scheduled for Saturday, but rescheduled to Monday due to inclement weather, the home team used their floor to their advantage.

Hot-Shooting WPU WBB Tops Peru State

Hot-Shooting WPU WBB Tops Peru State

It is tough to beat a team playing on their home court. But, it is even tougher when the team shoots better than 50% from the floor and even better from long range.

Peru State Basketball Double Header Against William Penn Postponed.

Peru State Basketball Double Header Against William Penn Postponed.

Saturday’s William Penn-Peru State basketball doubleheader has been postponed

#23 Grand View WBB Outlasts Peru State

#23 Grand View WBB Outlasts Peru State

The difference in the first quarter scoring was enough for the 23rd-ranked Grand View Vikings to hold off the visiting Peru State women's basketball team Wednesday night.

Peru State MBB Gains Good Road Win

Peru State MBB Gains Good Road Win

Very balanced scoring helped lead the Peru State men's basketball team to a road win in Des Moines Wednesday night over Grand View.

February 9 Date for Peru State FB Booster Club Wild Game Feed

February 9 Date for Peru State FB Booster Club Wild Game Feed

The Peru State Football Booster Club has set their date for their annual Wild Game Feed. This year's event will be held on Sunday, February 9, 2020.

Bobcat Student-Athletes - Over 2,000 Hours of Community Service in the Fall

Bobcat Student-Athletes - Over 2,000 Hours of Community Service in the Fall

Last year, an all-time record of more than 3,800 hours of community service was set by the Peru State athletic department. If the fall service record is any indication, the Bobcats will top that mark during the 2019-20 year.

Eight Bobcat Teams on Track for Scholar Team Status

Eight Bobcat Teams on Track for Scholar Team Status

Eight of the nine Peru State varsity athletic teams eligible for NAIA Scholar Team status at the end of the academic year are on track to earn the honor following the first semester.

Jeni and Nathan Seitz Peru State Bowling Coaching Assistants

Jeni and Nathan Seitz Peru State Bowling Coaching Assistants

Peru State athletic director Wayne Albury recently announced the hiring of Jeni and Nathan Seitz of Auburn as coaching assistants for the future Bobcat bowling teams.

Bobcat MBB Holds Off Mount Mercy for 79-73 Win

Bobcat MBB Holds Off Mount Mercy for 79-73 Win

(Peru, Neb.) It wasn't a masterpiece, but it was a conference win as the Peru State men's basketball team topped a pesky Mount Mustang team on Saturday. The Bobcats held off the Mustangs 79-73 to improve to 7-6 overall on the season and more impor

Big Second Half Propels Bobcat WBB to Win

Big Second Half Propels Bobcat WBB to Win

(Peru, Neb.) After trailing by six at halftime, a big second half propelled the Peru State women to their fifth win of the season Saturday afternoon. The Bobcats outscored the visiting Mount Mercy (Iowa) Mustangs 37-23 in route to a 75-67 victory

Peru State to Host Second Set of Bowling Tryouts

Peru State to Host Second Set of Bowling Tryouts

All potential bowlers are invited to attend the tryouts. There will be no cost to participate as those in attendance will have an opportunity to bowl up to three games while coaches assess potential talent.

Bobcat MBB at .500 Heading Into 2020 Portion of Schedule

Bobcat MBB at .500 Heading Into 2020 Portion of Schedule

The Peru State men's basketball team is at .500 heading into the 2020 portion of their 2019-20 campaign. Presently, the Bobcats are 6-6 which is behind last year's 10-3 mark at a comparable time of the season.

Willis MVP of NAIA Football Classic

Willis MVP of NAIA Football Classic

(Peru, Neb.) – Peru State senior football player Jordan Willis (Denver) was recently named as the Most Valuable Defensive Player (MVP) in the inaugural NAIA Senior Football Classic. The Classic was hosted by the Savannah (Ga.) Sports Council and pla

Hot-Shooting Concordia Blisters Peru State MBB

Hot-Shooting Concordia Blisters Peru State MBB

(Peru, Neb.) – When the home team shoots over 57% from the floor, which included hitting 44.4% of their shots from long range, it usually means a tough time for the visitors. That was the case Saturday afternoon as the hot-shooting Concordia Bulldog

Reasons for Optimism for Bobcat WBB

Reasons for Optimism for Bobcat WBB

(Peru, Neb.) – There are several reasons for optimism for continued improvement for the Peru State women's basketball team as they head into the second half of their 2019-20 season. At this juncture, the Bobcats are two wins ahead of where they were

James Cole Hired as Peru State Men's Cross Country Coach

James Cole Hired as Peru State Men's Cross Country Coach

(Peru, Neb.) – Peru State athletic director Wayne Albury recently announced the hiring of a former Bobcat to head the reactivation of the men's cross country program. James Cole, a 2007 summa cum laude graduate with a degree in accounting from the C

Peru State Recognizes Bobcat Senior Cross Country Runners

Peru State Recognizes Bobcat Senior Cross Country Runners

(Peru, Neb.) – Between the basketball games on December 7, the Peru State athletic department took time to recognize its two Bobcat women's cross country seniors. Coach Katy Billings greeted each of her seniors at center court, along with their pare

2019 Peru State Senior Football Players Recognized

2019 Peru State Senior Football Players Recognized

16 Peru State Seniors Honored at Final Game

Peru State Basketball Hosting a Reunion in January

Peru State Basketball Hosting a Reunion in January

The Peru State Foundation, along with the current Bobcat women's and men's basketball teams, are hosting a reunion on Saturday, January 4, 2020.

Peru State Gains Big Win over College of St. Mary

Peru State Gains Big Win over College of St. Mary

It was an early Christmas present for the Peru State women's basketball team as they easily handled the College of St. Mary (CSM) Wednesday night in Omaha.

Kenesaw Senior Signs with Peru State Volleyball

Kenesaw Senior Signs with Peru State Volleyball

Peru State head volleyball coach Laurie Felderman recently announced the signing of Stefanie Anderson of Kenesaw High School.

Big Second Half Propels Peru State

Big Second Half Propels Peru State

A 50-point second half performance by the Peru State men's basketball team propelled the 'Cats to a 92-78 win over Central Methodist (CMU) in Fayette, Mo., Saturday afternoon.

Novak Named to CoSIDA Academic Team

Novak Named to CoSIDA Academic Team

The string has started again as Nicholas Novak (Dawson) was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America® NAIA Football team on Thursday.

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.

Peru State to Host Softball Tryouts

Peru State to Host Softball Tryouts

The Peru State softball coaching staff has recently announced a tryout date for potential players for the 2020-21 academic year.

Peru State officials react to Steve Schneider retirement announcement

Peru State officials react to Steve Schneider retirement announcement

Steve Schneider announced his retirement as the Peru State College football coach during the team's annual banquet Sunday night. 

Clarke sweeps Peru State on Saturday

Clarke sweeps Peru State on Saturday

When a team makes 75% of its three-point attempts in the first half and finishes at over 50% at the end of the game, it is something pretty hard to overcome.

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.

Second-Half Comeback by Peru State Fuels Win over Baker

Second-Half Comeback by Peru State Fuels Win over Baker

After trailing by eight at halftime, the Peru State women's basketball team outscored their Wildcat opponents by 18 in the second half to gain their second conference win of the season.

Peru State inducts former athletes from Auburn, Syracuse and Plattsmouth into Hall of Fame

Peru State inducts former athletes from Auburn, Syracuse and Plattsmouth into Hall of Fame

Peru State inducted five individuals into its Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25 and 26. This was the 28th group to be inducted into the College's Hall of Fame.

Fans can get into Peru State basketball free on Saturday by bringing a toy

Fans can get into Peru State basketball free on Saturday by bringing a toy

Bring a new toy this coming Saturday and you will get in free to watch some good collegiate basketball action at Peru State.

Peru State tops MidAmerica Nazarene

Peru State tops MidAmerica Nazarene

The contest was much closer than the final score would indicate in Peru State's 79-64 win over the visiting MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) (MNU) Pioneer men's basketball team.

Peru State Drops Second-Straight to GPAC Foe

Peru State Drops Second-Straight to GPAC Foe

The Peru State men's basketball team faced a pair of Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) foes in the Dordt Classic this weekend and lost both games by 19 points.

Roads reopening in Nebraska Panhandle

Roads reopening in Nebraska Panhandle

After blowing and drifting snow shutdown vehicle transportation in western Nebraska Saturday, roads began reopening Sunday morning.

Torrid Shooting by Northwestern Tops Peru State

Torrid Shooting by Northwestern Tops Peru State

The Red Raiders of Northwestern made over 60% of their shots in the first half to jump to a 19-point lead over Peru State at the end of 20 minutes.

Trial set for 2 accused of shooting car theft suspect

Trial set for 2 accused of shooting car theft suspect

Two people accused in the shooting death of a man suspected of stealing a friend’s car are scheduled for trial next year in western Iowa.

Peru State to Host Bowling Tryouts

Peru State to Host Bowling Tryouts

Peru State recently announced the addition of men's and women's bowling to their collegiate sports programs.

Halftime Lead Holds Up for Bobcat in Win over Evangel

Halftime Lead Holds Up for Bobcat in Win over Evangel

After trailing most of the first half, the Peru State men's basketball team forged to a seven-point lead after the first 20 minutes.

Peru State earns first conference win

Peru State earns first conference win

Each team won two quarters. But, in the end, a big second and fourth quarters propelled the Peru State women's basketball team to their first Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart) win.

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.

Three Peru State Players Earn Heart Honors

Three Peru State Players Earn Heart Honors

Three Peru State volleyball players were recognized Tuesday for having earned Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart) All-Conference honors.

Bobcat notes: Hubbard, Willis, and Reed Earn Heart Second Team

Bobcat notes: Hubbard, Willis, and Reed Earn Heart Second Team

The Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart) on Monday announced their 2019 football all-conference selections for the North and South Divisions.

Peru State gets first conference win of season

Peru State gets first conference win of season

The Bobcat men's basketball team opened the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart) with an 83-72 win over the visiting Culver-Stockton (C-SC) (Mo.) Wildcats.

Late Comeback Falls Short for Peru State

Late Comeback Falls Short for Peru State

Late Comeback Falls Short for Peru State

Peru State Thrashes Graceland on Senior Day

Peru State Thrashes Graceland on Senior Day

The Peru State football team cruised to a 34-3 victory at the Oak Bowl in their season finale behind a versatile rushing attack.

Pool, Reed, and Novak Earn CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors

Pool, Reed, and Novak Earn CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors

The 2019 Academic All-District® Football Team, selected by CoSIDA, recognize the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom.

Jackrabbit men roll past Peru State

Jackrabbit men roll past Peru State

South Dakota State men's basketball topped Peru State 86-58 Thursday night at Frost Arena to advance to 2-0 on the season.

Bobcat notes: Football team to recognize 16 seniors Saturday

Bobcat notes: Football team to recognize 16 seniors Saturday

This coming Saturday, November 16, will be the final game of the collegiate careers for 16 Peru State football seniors.

Central Methodist ends Peru State's season

Central Methodist ends Peru State's season

The 15th-ranked Central Methodist (CMU) Eagles proved why they were one of the top teams in the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart) Saturday afternoon.

Zurek Leads Peru State in Heart Cross Country Championship

Zurek Leads Peru State in Heart Cross Country Championship

As she has done in every race for the past two seasons, senior Julia Zurek (Louisville) led the Peru State cross country team in the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart) Championship on Saturday.

Grand View Dismantles Peru State, Holds Bobcats to 55 Total Yards

Grand View Dismantles Peru State, Holds Bobcats to 55 Total Yards

The Peru State football team was shutout for the first time and held to a season-low in total yards.

Slow First Half Dooms Peru State

Slow First Half Dooms Peru State

A slow first half start doomed the Bobcat women's basketball team Friday night as they dropped a non-conference game in Parkville, Mo. The Park Pirates grabbed the win 69-58.

Peru State Gets First Win of the Season

Peru State Gets First Win of the Season

The biggest difference in this game was the shooting percentage of the teams.

Peru State sweeps Culver-Stockton, clinches spot in conference postseason tournament

Peru State sweeps Culver-Stockton, clinches spot in conference postseason tournament

With the sweep, the Bobcats earned a berth in the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart) Postseason Championship on Saturday.

John Brady Hear Special Teams Player of the Week

John Brady Hear Special Teams Player of the Week

Bobcat junior kicker John Brady (Hickman) was named the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart) Special Teams Player of the Week.

Peru State Tops Columbia 76-62 for First Win

Peru State Tops Columbia 76-62 for First Win

After dropping their opener of the 2019-20 season, the Peru State men's basketball team rebounded for a win over the Columbia Cougars Saturday afternoon.

Mount Mercy sweeps Peru State

Mount Mercy sweeps Peru State

After two very tight first sets, the Mount Mercy (Iowa) Mustangs (MMU) pulled away in the third set for the sweep of the home-standing Peru State Bobcat volleyball team.

Peru State Notches First Win of 2019 Season

Peru State Notches First Win of 2019 Season

The Peru State football team snapped an 11-game losing streak, dating back to last year, with a 30-13 road victory over William Penn.

Turnovers Hurt Peru State in Season Opener

Turnovers Hurt Peru State in Season Opener

The Peru State men's basketball team led for almost the entire game before succumbing to William Woods (WWU) in the opener of the Columbia College Classic in Columbia, Mo., Friday night.

Clarke sweeps Peru State

Clarke sweeps Peru State

(Peru, Neb.) – The Clarke Pride came into the Al Wheeler Activity Center and swept the Bobcats Friday night in its "Pink Out" night. The Pride won 25-19, 25-12, 25-15 over the 'Cats. Clarke more than doubled up Peru State in hitting percentage as th