Prep softball roundup: DeFrain's 4-4 day carries No. 7 Fairbury past No. 3 Auburn

AUBURN - Raven DeFrain went 4-4 at the plate (including RBI singles in the first and third innings, and an RBI double in the fifth), and the Class B No. 7 Fairbury softball team defeated Class C No. 3... Read More

No. 11 Evangel spoils Peru State's home opener

PERU - The Peru State football team struck first on a 26-yard touchdown option run from senior halfback Colton Audsley with 12:33 left in the first half, but No. 11 Evangel would score 35 unanswered points to earn their fourth-straight win, 35-13, Sa... Read More

Cooney extends range in 2018, lands on national award watch list

Doane placekicker Bryce Cooney has a big leg. He made a 51-yard field goal in the Tigers’ 57-3 win at Friends on August 25 - just two yards shy of the school record. "I didn't really want to know what the school record was," Cooney said, "in ... Read More

Kalina ready to settle back in after three weeks off

CRETE, NE - It’s been a long three weeks. You may have forgotten, but Doane played a football game on August 25 and won handily, 57-3, at Friends University. The Tigers have been dormant the last two weeks, taking Labor Day weekend off and us... Read More

Funds being raised for Peru State coach's son battling a rare medical condition

PERU - The Peru State Bobcats Booster Club is rallying fans to help support an assistant football coach whose baby son is battling a medical condition. Justin Hoffman's son, Judah, was born with a rare disease known as metopic craniosynostosis, a ... Read More

Hunters may enter lottery for deer hunting access on the Central Platte River

LINCOLN, Neb. – Hunters may enter a lottery to gain deer hunting access to Platte River Recreation Access (PRRA) lands in the central Platte River Valley. According to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, 47 hunters will be chosen from a random... Read More

Jefferson-Intermediate adopts Blend-Ed teaching model

FAIRBURY, NE - Jefferson Intermediate School has incorporated Blend-Ed learning into students' daily routine. Fifth graders are engaged in what they're learning through integrating technology as part of everyday lessons. "Our fifth grade teachers ... Read More

Knights Fall in Milligan

MILLIGAN, NE - Opportunistic plays and a willingness to gamble weren't enough for Lourdes Central Catholic to overcome a powerhouse running game from Exeter-Milligan-Friend, and the Knights fell 48-12 Friday night to the hometown Bobcats. L-C-C hu... Read More

Strong Second Half Propels Ralston Past Beatrice

_informq.push(); BEATRICE - It was the tale of two halves for Ralston on Friday night. After going into halftime trailing 9-0, and mustering just one first down in the opening two quarters, the Rams responded by scoring 20 answered points... Read More

Smallbore Silhouette Invitational set for Sept. 29

LINCOLN, Neb. – Young rifle shooters will compete for trophies and medals at the annual Smallbore Silhouette Invitational on Sept. 29 at Pressey Wildlife Management Area (WMA). This free competition is for ages 11 and older who have passed hunter ... Read More

Beatrice Looks to Get off the Mark Against Ralston

_informq.push(); BEATRICE - The Orangeman are looking to build off of their first two weeks of the season by grabbing their first win of the 2018 campaign, but they do have history on their side Friday night. Beatrice hosts undefeated Ralston... Read More