Class B boys golf state tournament moves locations due to flooding in Columbus

LINCOLN — The Nebraska School Activities Association has moved the Class B boys golf state tournament in May in Columbus from the flood-ravaged Quail Run Golf Course to Elks Country Club northwe... Read More

Norfolk Fire Division needs airboats ASAP

NORFOLK -- Norfolk city officials are requesting that anyone who owns an airboat bring it to the Norfolk Fire Division Station 1 on north 7th Street and Norfolk Ave as soon as possible. Norfolk Fire and Rescue is attempting to rescue 10 people trappe... Read More

2019 Nebraska Passport Program: Columbus Area

COLUMBUS - State tourism officials have announced the 2019 stops for the popular Nebraska Passport program. The passport unveiled Monday features 70 attractions including restaurants, museums, coffee shops and state parks. It was created to draw N... Read More

Outdoor notes: Peru State teacher-candidates certified in archery instruction

PERU -  A group of nine Peru State students received their National Archery in the Schools Program Education (NASPE) Instructor certification on Monday, February 25. Every spring, Dr. Frank Lynott, teaches the HPER 418 National Activity Certificati... Read More

Auburn, Johnson-Brock among six champions from Nebraska boys state basketball tournament

LINCOLN — First-time title winners and familiar faces claimed championships Saturday during the Nebraska high school boys state basketball tournament at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Omaha South, Lincoln Pius X, Auburn, BRLD, Humphrey/Lindsay H... Read More

Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family's shoots their way past Archbishop Bergan for D1 title

LINCOLN - Sometimes winning in basketball is just as simple as making shots. Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family shot 19-of-21 (90.5%) from the free-throw line, 6-for-10 (60%) from three and 18-for-39 (46.2%) overall as they beat Archbishop Bergan Sa... Read More

Creighton men's basketball places assistant Preston Murphy on administrative leave

Creighton will enter the most important stretch of its 2018-19 season with assistant coach Preston Murphy embroiled in a bribery scandal. The CU athletic department announced Friday evening that it had placed Murphy on administrative lea... Read More

INTERVIEW: North Bend Central Head Coach John Baehr

LINCOLN, NE– The North Bend Central Tigers never trailed and beat Ogallala 64-44 in a Class C-1 semifinal game on Friday. The Tigers (25-3) grabbed control in the first quarter behind solid play from senior Tanner Wietfeld.  The guard score... Read More

INTERVIEW: North Bend Central Player of the Game Tanner Wietfeld

LINCOLN, NE– The North Bend Central Tigers never trailed and beat Ogallala 64-44 in a Class C-1 semifinal game on Friday. The Tigers (25-3) grabbed control in the first quarter behind solid play from senior Tanner Wietfeld.  The guard score... Read More

North Bend Central Rolls Through Ogallala to Title Game

LINCOLN, NE-- The North Bend Central Tigers never trailed and beat Ogallala 64-44 in a Class C-1 semifinal game on Friday. The Tigers (25-3) grabbed control in the first quarter behind solid play from senior Tanner Wietfeld.  The guard scored... Read More

Riverside pulls away late for win over Exeter-Milligan in Class D2 state quarterfinals

LINCOLN - Exeter-Milligan (21-5) battled hard through the first 2.5 quarters Thursday, trailing only 41-35 against No. 2 Riverside about halfway through the third. The Chargers (23-0) ended the third quarter on a 9-2 run to go up 13 points, and ro... Read More