Safety in tree stands ought to be a priority

Hunting is one of the safest activities you can enjoy. Education classes and an emphasis on limiting risks have made sure of that. There’s just one caveat, says Jeff Rawlinson,... Read More

Opposite of stormy start to deer season

Rainy weather Saturday didn’t hurt the opening weekend of Nebraska’s firearm deer season. Nebraska Game and Parks staff checked in nearly 19,000 deer. That’s a 4 percent increase in the northwest and southeast and a 5 percent incre... Read More

Johnson-Brock's Tera & Fallon Stutheit Post-Match Interview

LINCOLN, Neb. - Head Coach Tera Stutheit and junior Fallon Stutheit of Johnson-Brock spoke with the media after their third straight title on Saturday. The Eagles beat Meridian in four sets in the Class D1 state finals for the second consecutive y... Read More

Fear of concussions is just one factor thinning Nebraska high school football rosters

Concussions contributed to a slight decline in the number of high school football players in Nebraska this year, and it appears likely that concussion concerns will increasingly affect participation in coming years. But some coaches and athletic d... Read More

Doane Drops Season Finale Against Midland

FREMONT - A disappointing season for the Doane football team ended Saturday with a 31-20 loss on the road at Midland. Just about everything that could go wrong for the Tigers did as Midland scored late in the first quarter after a long punt return... Read More

Johnson-Brock Three-Peats as State Champions Beating Meridian in 4

LINCOLN, Neb. - Johnson-Brock has won the state title for third straight year. The Eagles defeated Meridian 25-22, 25-17, 22-25, 25-23 in the Class D1 state title game at Bob Devaney Sports Center on Saturday. Fallon Stutheit recorded 19 kills ... Read More

Exeter-Milligan Beats Ewing, Wins 2nd State Title in Three Years

LINCOLN, Neb. - Exeter-Milligan was crowned Class D2 state volleyball champions on Saturday. The Timberwolves defeated Ewing in three sets - 25-19, 25-20, 28-26 at Bob Devaney Sports Center on Saturday. Katherine White led the way with 18 kills... Read More

Interview: Yutan Head Coach Dan Krajicek

BATTLE CREEK, NE – The Yutan Chieftains forced three turnovers in the second half to beat the Battle Creek Braves 21-7 at Bob Schnitzler Field on Friday night. The Chieftains’ Bryland Menicucci ran for 15 yards on a fake punt on 4th and 11 lat... Read More

Yutan Uses Strong 2nd Half to Beat Battle Creek 21-7

BATTLE CREEK, NE - The Yutan Chieftains forced three turnovers in the second half to beat the Battle Creek Braves 21-7 at Bob Schnitzler Field on Friday night. The Chieftains' Bryland Menicucci ran for 15 yards on a fake punt on 4th and 11 late in... Read More

Meridian Tops Blue Hill in 5, Advances to 2nd Straight State Title

LINCOLN, Neb. - The Meridian Mustangs are in the state championship for a second straight year and they'll be playing a familiar foe. Meridian defeated Blue Hill in the Class D1 semifinals at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Friday in five sets - 25-22, 23-... Read More

Top Seed Meridian Sweeps Elkhorn Valley In First Round Match

LINCOLN - The Meridian volleyball team made it look easy Thursday night as the top seeded team in Class D1 swept #8 Elkhorn Valley 25-17, 25-15, 25-14 in the first round of the state tournament. The Mustangs had a big night serving the ball as the... Read More