Crete Elementary placed on lockout for a short time Monday afternoon

CRETE - Crete Elementary School was placed on lockout for a short time Monday afteroon when a man was spotted nearby with what appeared to be a hunting rifle with a scope. The man was spotted aroun... Read More

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 the team title for the boys' division with 172 tota... Read More

Beatrice, Crete and Norris all winners on baseball diamond Tuesday

In the Eastern Midland Conference tournament semifinals Tuesday, the Norris Titans (6-3) topped the Gretna Dragons, 8-3 at Hickman Park. Tyler Monroe led Norris at the plate, going 2-for-2 with a run scored, a double, a walk and three RBIs. Bry... Read More

Wilber-Clatonia and Southern track compete at Milford Invite Tuesday

MILFORD -  The Wilber-Clatonia boys' and girls' track teams, along with the Southern Raiders and six other schools, competed at the Milford Invitational Tuesday. The Wilber-Clatonia boys finished second in the team standings with 117 points. Mind... Read More

Doane announces 2019 football schedule, will host Thursday game for the first time in 71 years

CRETE - The Doane Football team released its 2019 football schedule on Monday afternoon. The Tigers will open their schedule at home on Thursday, Aug. 29 against Ottawa University (Arizona) under the lights. Kickoff in the season opener is set... 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

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