Syracuse hosts annual track and field meet Wednesday

SYRACUSE - The Syracuse Invitational took place Wednesday, with eight total teams competing at Syracuse High School. The meet was moved up from Thursday due to the weather forecast. Norris won t... Read More

Beatrice survives pitchers' duel, holds off Crete for third straight win

BEATRICE - Beatrice certainly gained some confidence last week with a 5-3 home win over Seward last Monday. They had two home games washed out last week after that victory, but their momentum certainly hasn't washed away. The Orange (3-2), aft... Read More

Crete boys win Norris Track and Field Invite Wednesday

FIRTH - The Crete boys’ track and field team took first in the Norris Track and Field invite Wednesday. The meet was moved from Thursday to Wednesday due to impending weather. The Cardinals won narrowly with 111 team points. Norris was right be... Read More

Orange overcome slow start, use big 5th inning to down Bluejays

BEATRICE - The Beatrice Orange baseball team (1-2) earned its first win of the season Monday, knocking off Seward 5-3 at Christenson Field. The Bluejays (1-1) took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first, but Beatrice was able to tie the game with a ... Read More

Beatrice girls tie for first, Crete boys take second at Fairbury Invite Friday

FAIRBURY - The Fairbury Track and Field Invitational took place Friday afternoon on what was a warm, sunny day. The meet was pushed up from Saturday due to anticipated rain. Seward took first on the boys side with 130 total points. Crete came in s... Read More

Spring sports roundup: Soccer, baseball, Pioneer Conference Indoor Meet and more from Thursday

The Crete boys’ soccer team has long conquered their border-county rivalry with Beatrice, and that continued Thursday. The No. 9 Cardinals defeated the Orangemen, 4-1 at the House of Orange. Crete senior Anthony Bolanos scored a goal in each hal... Read More

Crete seeking new superintendent after Mike Waters' resignation

CRETE, NE - Crete Public Schools superintendent Mike Waters recently submitted his resignation to the school board at a late-February meeting. The board accepted Waters’ resignation, which is effective at the end of the 2018-2019 school year, a... Read More

Mikwena Lierman medals 8th, BNFF relay teams finish strong at state meet

LINCOLN, NE - The NSAA State Swimming and Diving Championships took place at the Bob Devaney Sports Center from Thursday-Saturday. The Beatrice-Norris-Freeman-Fairbury team was in action with 13 total team members qualifying for the meet. Soph... Read More

BDS uses dominant fourth quarter to claim district title, get back to state

HERSHEY, NE - In a back-and-forth battle that featured 10 lead changes and four ties through the first three quarters, the BDS Eagles (21-4) opened the fourth quarter on a 15-0 run to defeat Sioux County, 60-47 in a Class D2 district final at Hershey... Read More

Baptista and Moses win titles, York and Firmanik take third, Beatrice and Thayer Central take three medals each

Friend’s Edwen Baptista (D182) is officially a state champion in wrestling for the first time in his career. Baptista (32-4) topped No. 1 Corey Dawe (30-2) of Burwell, 3-1 in a tight match that was tied 0-0 after the first period and 1-1 ente... Read More

Moses and Baptista reach finals, Fairbury, Thayer Central, Beatrice with multiple medalists

Fillmore Central's Riley Moses (C285) and Friend's Edwen Baptista (D182) will both wrestle for championships at the NSAA state wrestling tournament at the CHI Health Center Omaha. Moses (42-2), the No. 1 ranked wrestler in his class, defeated No. ... Read More