'Lost season' after Iowa baseball bounced by Ohio State in Big Ten tournament

Cole McDonald let out a long sigh. Robert Neustrom pursed his lips and stared into the distance at nothing in particular. Their ever-optimistic coach, Rick Heller, managed only a couple of smiles.... Read More

Southeast Community College's Noah Hofman tied for first at NJCAA Division II championship

Southeast Community College's Noah Hofman is tied for first place after three rounds of the NJCAA Division II championship in Foley, Alabama. Hofman, a McCook grad, carded a second straight 69 Wednesday is tied for first at 6-under for the tou... Read More

Big Ten tournament roundup: Michigan sends Iowa to losers bracket with walk-off win

First round Wednesday Michigan 2, Iowa 1, 10 innings: Despite being held to one hit — that coming in the second inning — sixth-seeded Iowa (33-19) managed to remain tied with Michigan 1-1 heading into the bottom of the 10th. But the t... Read More

Beatrice Orangemen Place Third At Class-B State Golf Tournament

COLUMBUS - The Beatrice boys golf team placed third, and Orangemen senior Graham Southwick finished in third place at the Class-B State Tournament at Quail Run Golf Course in Columbus. The Orangemen shot a team-total 661 for the two rounds, finish... Read More

Minnesota baseball team is on roll as Big Ten Tournament returns to Omaha

The Big Ten baseball tournament will open a five-year run at TD Ameritrade Park on Wednesday with a wide-open field featuring two of the nation’s hottest teams in Minnesota and Purdue and a defending champion Iowa club that’s looking to reach... Read More

Commission to hold hearing June 22 regarding mountain lion season

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will hold a public hearing on June 22 in Ogallala regarding a proposed 2019 mountain lion season. The meeting will take place at the Mid-Plains Community College Conference Room, 512 E. B St.,... Read More

Live results: Elmwood-Murdock leads Class C state golf after round one

KEARNEY - The Elmwood-Murdock High School golf team has a one shot lead heading into the final day of the Class C Nebraska School Activities Association State Golf Championships at the Kearney Country Club in Kearney. The Knights, who didn't w... Read More

Outdoor notes: Hunter education instructor training set in Lincoln, June outdoor calendar

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will provide training June 6 in Lincoln for future hunter education instructors. This free training is required for all individuals who have applied to become firearm and bowhunter education i... Read More

Area Athletes Good As Gold At State Track And Field Meet

OMAHA - Thayer Central had a top-five team finish in Class-C boys, as Aubrey Fangmeier had gold medal performances in the 800-Meter Run and as a member of the 3200-Meter Relay team. The Sterling boys placed 6th  in the Class-D team standings, wit... Read More

Beatrice Orangemen Win Class B State Track and Field Championship

OMAHA - The unexpected return of senior Cameron Jurgens created the perfect blend of power and speed for the Beatrice Boys Track and Field team to capture the Class-B State Championship over the weekend at Omaha Burke Stadium. The Orangemen finish... Read More

'It's like Go Fish' — warmer weather means everything is biting across Nebraska

If you like to fish, Daryl Bauer says, now is the time. “The crappie are going good, we’re hearing lots of good bass reports, catfish are taking off,” he said. “I heard good walleye reports this last week. “It’s like... Read More