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Lincoln Lutheran ends sub district run with upset win over Freeman
Lincoln Lutheran ends sub district run with upset win over Freeman

Lincoln Lutheran, after beating Tri County on Tuesday, took down Freeman 46-43 Thursday to triumph through the Class C2-1 sub district in Adams. 

Fremont-Mills GBB Team Suffers Lone Loss of the Season to Martensdale-St. Mary's

Fremont-Mills GBB Team Suffers Lone Loss of the Season to Martensdale-St. Mary's

ATLANTIC, IA - The Fremont-Mills girls basketball team suffered its lone loss of the season on Wednesday, dropping a 42-34 decision to Martensdale-St. Mary's in the Class 1A, Region 3 Championship Game.

Chadron State concludes home schedule this weekend

Chadron State concludes home schedule this weekend

The Chadron State College basketball teams will be wrapping up their home schedules this weekend while playing double-headers in the Chicoine Center starting at 5:30 both Friday and Saturday nights with the women's games.

Wednesday's local scoreboard, Feb. 21

Wednesday's local scoreboard, Feb. 21

Wednesday's local scoreboard, Feb. 21

Orangemen pull away from Pioneers, advances in subdistrict with 63-47 win

Orangemen pull away from Pioneers, advances in subdistrict with 63-47 win

Beatrice basketball picked up their tenth win of the year in the subdistrict quarterfinal. 

Red Raiders advance to sub-district title game

Red Raiders advance to sub-district title game

Senior Isak Doty scored 25 points to lead three Red Raiders in double figures, and Sidney advanced to the championship game of the C1-12 Sub-District tournament with a 72-46 win over the Alliance Bulldogs Tuesday night at the Cabela’s Athletic facility.

Sidney 8th grade boys win 20th Annual Lions Club Classic

Sidney 8th grade boys win 20th Annual Lions Club Classic

The Sidney 8th grade boys basketball team brought home the gold in the 20th Annual Lions Club Classic tournament held in Scottsbluff recently.

Potter-Dix, Banner County to play Thursday for sub-district championship game

Potter-Dix, Banner County to play Thursday for sub-district championship game

No.2 Potter-Dix was led by Senior Brayden Kasten who finished the game with a double-double, 25 points and 11 steals, who helped the Coyotes capture a 59-47 win over Creek Valley

Elmwood-Murdock and McCool Junction Advance to D1-2 BBB Tourney Championship

Elmwood-Murdock and McCool Junction Advance to D1-2 BBB Tourney Championship

McCOOL JUNCTION, NE - In the first game of the night, the McCool Junction Mustangs advanced in the Subdistrict D1-2 BBB Tournament with an 80-45 win over Lourdes Central Catholic.

UNK football to scrimmage Concordia-St. Paul this spring in Omaha metro

UNK football to scrimmage Concordia-St. Paul this spring in Omaha metro

The Nebraska-Kearney football team will head to the Omaha metro this spring to scrimmage a fellow Div. ll team.

Auburn Shines From Downtown in Opening Round Playoff Win Over Falls City

Auburn Shines From Downtown in Opening Round Playoff Win Over Falls City

AUBURN, NE - The top-seeded Auburn Bulldogs rolled in the Subdistrict C1-1 Tournament opener Tuesday, piling up the points in a 74-27 victory over Falls City.

WNCC men capture 20th win of season by downing North Platte

WNCC men capture 20th win of season by downing North Platte

The Western Nebraska Community College men’s basketball team had three players in double figures and rolled to an 88-74 South Sub-region victory over North Platte Community College Tuesday night at Cougar Palace.

Boone Central and Battle Creek to face off in C1-8 Sub-District Final

Boone Central and Battle Creek to face off in C1-8 Sub-District Final

First overall seed Boone Central survived a battle with fourth seeded Ord, while second seeded O'Neill and third seeded Battle Creek traded punches back in forth until the Braves landed the final blow

No. 15 Creighton knocks off UConn 85-66 for program's first win over a No. 1-ranked team

No. 15 Creighton knocks off UConn 85-66 for program's first win over a No. 1-ranked team

Steven Ashworth scored 16 of his 20 points in the first half as Creighton built a double-digit lead, and the No. 15 Bluejays knocked off UConn 85-66 for their first win over a No. 1-ranked team.

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Feb. 20

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Feb. 20

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Feb. 20

S-E-M athletes Arbuthnot, O’Neill sign with UNK, Hastings College

S-E-M athletes Arbuthnot, O’Neill sign with UNK, Hastings College

One of the smallest schools in the state is churning out multiple college athletes.

New UNK receivers coach recruited away from alma mater, buys into Held’s message

New UNK receivers coach recruited away from alma mater, buys into Held’s message

One of UNK football’s top recruits won’t be strapping on a helmet this season.

Kearney boys get top seed in district tournament, Hastings boys are two-seed in subdistricts

Kearney boys get top seed in district tournament, Hastings boys are two-seed in subdistricts

The Kearney boys basketball team will host a Class A district tournament.

The Afterburn: Garden County freshman wrestler Cable Larsen

The Afterburn: Garden County freshman wrestler Cable Larsen

Garden County freshman wrestler Cable Larsen and Eagles Wrestling Coach Jayson Peetzke hopped on board 987 The Big Boy (KSID-FM radio in Sidney) Tuesday morning.

Lourdes Central Catholic BBB Team Battles Back to Beat East Butler

Lourdes Central Catholic BBB Team Battles Back to Beat East Butler

McCOOL JUNCTION, NE - The Lourdes Central Catholic boys basketball team came back to secure a 56-45 win over East Butler on Monday to advance in the Subdistrict D1-2 Tournament at McCool Junction Public School.

Blue Devils End Pioneers' Girls Basketball Season with Team Effort

Blue Devils End Pioneers' Girls Basketball Season with Team Effort

PLATTSMOUTH, NE - After splitting two regular season games, the Plattsmouth Blue Devils dominated the third contest against Nebraska City in playoff action Monday, eliminating the Pioneers, 67-34.

Eagles go 2-0 for first wins of season

Eagles go 2-0 for first wins of season

The Chadron State College softball team went 2-0 to earn its first victories of the season against Colorado School of Mines in Lakewood, Colorado on Monday.
 

WNCC baseball falls twice at Barton on Monday

WNCC baseball falls twice at Barton on Monday

The Western Nebraska Community College baseball team dropped a doubleheader to Barton Community College on Monday.

Bueckers, Edwards lead No. 15 UConn over No. 21 Creighton 73-53 to secure the Big East's top seed

Bueckers, Edwards lead No. 15 UConn over No. 21 Creighton 73-53 to secure the Big East's top seed

Paige Bueckers scored 24 points, Aaliyah Edwards added 20 and No. 15 UConn beat No. 21 Creighton 73-53 on Monday afternoon to secure at least a share of the Big East regular-season championship and the top seed in the conference tournament.

Monday's local scoreboard, Feb. 19

Monday's local scoreboard, Feb. 19

Monday's local scoreboard, Feb. 19

Pierce's rally falls short in season-ending thriller against Ord

Pierce's rally falls short in season-ending thriller against Ord

For the Pierce Bluejays, it just wasn't enough as the Ord Chanticleers managed to stay alive with a 43-35 victory in the Class C1-8 Sub District first round on Monday night.

Norfolk Buddy Baseball giving those with disabilities a chance to play ball

Norfolk Buddy Baseball giving those with disabilities a chance to play ball

The Norfolk Buddy Baseball program is a league that's designed to help those with disabilities to be able to play the sport of baseball.

Ahrens Signs to Run Track at UNO

Ahrens Signs to Run Track at UNO

Sidney’s Chloe Ahrens signed a National Letter-of-Intent on February 14th to compete in Track and Field at the University of Nebraska – Omaha.

WNCC softball opens season 1-3

WNCC softball opens season 1-3

The Western Nebraska Community College softball team opened its season over the weekend in going 1-3 in a classic in Brownwood, Texas.

Peru State College WBB Team Slams Statesmen

Peru State College WBB Team Slams Statesmen

PERU, NE - The Peru State women's basketball team defeated the William Penn Statesman, 84-54, Saturday afternoon. The Bobcats are now 9-13 in the Heart of America Conference and 12-14 overall.

Fremont-Mills GBB Continues Perfect Season with Romp Over Raiders

Fremont-Mills GBB Continues Perfect Season with Romp Over Raiders

TABOR, IA - The Fremont-Mills girls basketball team advanced to the Class 1A - Region 3 title game with a 59-29 pounding of the Mount Ayr Raiders on Friday night, as heard on B103.

WNCC men, women host North Platte Tuesday

WNCC men, women host North Platte Tuesday

The Western Nebraska Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams have just two home regular season games left and the first of those is coming up Tuesday night when North Platte Community College comes to Cougar Palace.

Eagles notes: Chadron State falls in two games against Mines

Eagles notes: Chadron State falls in two games against Mines

The Chadron State College softball team was defeated 2-0 and 8-7 in Sunday's doubleheader against Colorado School of Mines, falling to 0-12 overall and 0-2 in RMAC play to begin the season.

WNCC baseball falls twice to Barton

WNCC baseball falls twice to Barton

The Western Nebraska Community College baseball team dropped a doubleheader to Barton Community College Sunday in Great Bend, Kansas.

Former Husker Lee leaving UNK for secondary coach job at Lincoln University

Former Husker Lee leaving UNK for secondary coach job at Lincoln University

A former UNK assistant coach is pulling another Loper coach to his new school.

Garden County's Cable Larsen earns first state wrestling championship as freshman

Garden County's Cable Larsen earns first state wrestling championship as freshman

View a list of local medal winners and results below.

Saturday's local scoreboard, Feb. 17

Saturday's local scoreboard, Feb. 17

Saturday's local scoreboard, Feb. 17

Eagles rally to force overtime, but fall to Cowboys

Eagles rally to force overtime, but fall to Cowboys

The Chadron State College men's basketball team gave it their best shot to pull off what would have been a rousing victory Friday night in the Chicoine Center, but the outcome was a heart-breaker to both the Eagles and their fans.

Baylor Scheierman's 27 points powers No. 17 Creighton to 79-57 rout of Butler

Baylor Scheierman's 27 points powers No. 17 Creighton to 79-57 rout of Butler

Baylor Scheierman finished with 27 points and 10 rebounds, his sixth consecutive double-double, and Ryan Kalkbrenner added 21 points as No. 17 Creighton rolled past Butler 79-57 on Saturday.

WNCC women top McCook for 21st win

WNCC women top McCook for 21st win

The Western Nebraska Community College women’s basketball team started slow, but used a late first-quarter run and went on to down McCook Community College 72-61 in a Region IX South Sub-region contest.

Results: Nebraska, Colorado high school state wrestling championships

Results: Nebraska, Colorado high school state wrestling championships

The Nebraska School Activities Association and Colorado High School Activities Association state wrestling championships began Thursday and run through Saturday at CHI Health Center in Omaha and Ball Arena in Denver.

No. 20 Creighton women beat St. John's 71-51 to extend winning streak to 11 games

No. 20 Creighton women beat St. John's 71-51 to extend winning streak to 11 games

Morgan Maly and Lauren Jensen each scored 20 points and No. 20 Creighton beat St. John’s 71-51 for its 11th straight victory.

Friday's local scoreboard, Feb. 16

Friday's local scoreboard, Feb. 16

Friday's local scoreboard, Feb. 16

Horse Racing season is back at Fonner Park

Horse Racing season is back at Fonner Park

Fonner Park is getting ready for another racing season.

Stifling Defense Helps Trojans Stymie Rockets in C1-1 Tourney Championship

Stifling Defense Helps Trojans Stymie Rockets in C1-1 Tourney Championship

SPRINGFIELD, NE - The Platteview Trojans defended their home court - emphasis on DEFENDED - in a 44-26 win over Syracuse to take the Subdistrict C1-1 Tourney crown.

Freeman Tops Lourdes Central Catholic for C2-1 GBB Tournament Crown

Freeman Tops Lourdes Central Catholic for C2-1 GBB Tournament Crown

ADAMS, NE - The Freeman Falcons took home the Subdistrict C2-1 GBB Tournament title on Thursday with a 45-36 win over Lourdes Central Catholic.

Wynot punches ticket to District Final after topping Humphrey-St Francis

Wynot punches ticket to District Final after topping Humphrey-St Francis

For the second straight season, Wynot wins the Class D2-6 Subdistrict and secures a bid to another District Final. And just like last season, the Blue Devils had to overcome the Humphrey-St Francis Flyers.

Eagles notes: Chadron State finishes undefeated in RMAC duals

Eagles notes: Chadron State finishes undefeated in RMAC duals

With a 37-11 victory over Simon Fraser on Thursday, the Chadron State College men's wrestling team has finished the regular season with a record of 10-1 overall and 8-0 in Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference duals.

Fidler's 23 help Omaha beat South Dakota 91-84

Fidler's 23 help Omaha beat South Dakota 91-84

Led by Frankie Fidler's 23 points, the Omaha Mavericks defeated the South Dakota Coyotes 91-84 on Thursday night.

Thursday's local scoreboard, Feb. 15

Thursday's local scoreboard, Feb. 15

Thursday's local scoreboard, Feb. 15

Bridgeport seniors reach 100 career wins in subdistrict championship victory over Sidney

Bridgeport seniors reach 100 career wins in subdistrict championship victory over Sidney

The No. 3 Bridgeport girls basketball team forced 26 Sidney turnovers and the Bulldogs never trailed in their fifth consecutive sub-district tournament title, 40-33, over the No. 1 Lady Raiders at Sidney High School on Thursday. 

Leyton qualifies for second straight district finals

Leyton qualifies for second straight district finals

Junior Zaili Benish led the Lady Warriors with 29 points and knocked down four threes throughout the game and helps Leyton capture a 62-17 win over of Potter-Dix Thursday night

WNCC softball opens season Friday in Texas

WNCC softball opens season Friday in Texas

The Western Nebraska Community College softball team will get their season going this weekend at a tournament in Brownwood, Texas, against four quality Texas schools on Friday and Saturday.

Bridgeport, Sidney Advance to Showdown in C1-12 Final

Bridgeport, Sidney Advance to Showdown in C1-12 Final

The paths of two undefeated area high school girls’ basketball teams have not crossed all season. That is about to change. Both the Sidney and Bridgeport extended their records to 23-0 with wins in the C1-12 Sub-District semifinals. 

Wednesday's local scoreboard, Feb. 14

Wednesday's local scoreboard, Feb. 14

Wednesday's local scoreboard, Feb. 14

Cheyenne County rivals meet for Class D2-11 Sub-District crown Thursday

Cheyenne County rivals meet for Class D2-11 Sub-District crown Thursday

Senior Madison Williamson led No. 2 Potter-Dix to 55-15 win over Banner County by capturing 20 points and 7 steals in Dalton Tuesday night

PREVIEW: Beatrice wrestling leaning on confidence, experience at state tournament

PREVIEW: Beatrice wrestling leaning on confidence, experience at state tournament

Seven boys and their girls will represent Beatrice when the state tournament kicks off on Thursday.

GICC hires former college head coach as new volleyball coach

GICC hires former college head coach as new volleyball coach

Grand Island Central Catholic is bringing on a former college head coach to replace the winningest high school coach in Nebraska history.

St. Francis & Wynot Paint the Town Blue

St. Francis & Wynot Paint the Town Blue

WYNOT - The Flyers and Blue Devils survived and advanced Tuesday night in the girls D2-6 subdistrict semis, with Wynot drubbing Wausa 61-28 and Humphrey St. Francis topping Howells-Dodge 48-41.

Syracuse & Platteview Advance to C1-1 GBB Championship Game

Syracuse & Platteview Advance to C1-1 GBB Championship Game

SPRINGFIELD, NE - The Platteview Trojans & Syracuse Rockets advanced to the Class C1-1 GBB Finals with victories over Falls City & Auburn, respectively, on Tuesday night.

Lourdes Central Catholic Wins Tight Battle Over Weeping Water in C2-1 GBB Tournament

Lourdes Central Catholic Wins Tight Battle Over Weeping Water in C2-1 GBB Tournament

ADAMS, NE - The Lourdes Central Catholic girls basketball team extended its season with a 48-40 victory over Weeping Water on Tuesday night at Freeman High School.

Big third quarter propels Hawks over Raiders in rivalry win

Big third quarter propels Hawks over Raiders in rivalry win

The Northeast CC Hawks snap a two game losing streak after defeating the Central CC Columbus Raiders at home 68-53

Hawks match highest point total of the season in blowout win over Raiders

Hawks match highest point total of the season in blowout win over Raiders

The highly anticipated "Battle for Highway 81" rivalry between Northeast CC and Central CC-Columbus saw pure dominance from the hometown Hawks

Chadron State announces 2024 spring game and fall football schedule

Chadron State announces 2024 spring game and fall football schedule

The Chadron State College football team will have a spring scrimmage against Wayne State on April 20th before hosting seven home games in the fall, Head Football Coach Jay Long announced on Tuesday.

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Feb. 13

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Feb. 13

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Feb. 13