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... Read More

State wrestling: Thayer Central has strong showing on first day in Class D

The first day of state wrestling for Class D is in the books. Three wrestlers in the Ol' Red 99.5 listening area have advanced to the semifinals. Here's a full recap of how every area Class D wrestler fared on the first day: 106 Thayer Central ... Read More

Auburn, Syracuse to meet in sub-district final Thursday

NEBRASKA CITY - The No. 2 seed Syracuse girls basketball team (16-8) knocked off No. 3 seed Fairbury, 44-32, in the Class C1-1 sub-district semi-finals at Lourdes Central Catholic In Nebraska City on Wednesday night. The Rockets were led by senior... Read More

NSAA State Wrestling: Who to watch for from Ol' Red/KWBE Country

44 wrestlers from 15 area high schools will be competing Thursday through Saturday at the NSAA State Wrestling Championships at the CHI Health Center in Omaha. The first session begins at 9:30 a.m. Thursday with first-round matches for Classes A a... Read More

BDS rolls, Exeter-Milligan survives to set up subdistrict final showdown

BDS rolls over outmatched Nebraska Lutheran WILBER, NE - It took them a little while, but the Bruning-Davenport/Shickley Eagles (19-4) pulled away down the stretch in a 65-35 win over Nebraska Lutheran (8-14) on Wednesday evening at Wilber-Clatoni... Read More

Fairbury head football, volleyball coaches' resignations approved by board Monday

FAIRBURY, NE - The resignation of three Fairbury teachers, including two high school coaches, was unanimously approved by the Fairbury school board on Monday night during the board's monthly meeting at the '47 building. Jeffs head football coach a... Read More

Norris upends third-ranked Crete in girls' B-4 subdistrict

SEWARD, NE - The Norris Titans (11-10) used a 16-0 scoring run late in the 3rd and early in the 4th quarter to upset No. 3 Crete, 51-40, at Seward High School in the girls' B4 subdistrict bracket on Monday night. Norris, the No. 3 seed, will now p... Read More

BNFF girls' and boys' swimming place in top 3 of River Cities Conference swim meet

RALSTON, NE - The Beatrice-Norris-Freeman-Fairbury swim team competed Saturday in the River Cities Conference in Ralston. It was a successful day, as the girls’ team finished runner-up and the boys placed 3rd. Mikwena Lierman was crowned cha... Read More

Weekend Rewind: State wrestling qualifiers, girls' subdistricts previews

District wrestling tournaments took place across the state Friday and Saturday. Here's a list of the area athletes who punched their ticket to the state tournament in Omaha: Beatrice (Class B) Dakota Adams, a first-year wrestler with a record o... Read More

Bailey Green ready to continue softball career, stay close to home at Nebraska Wesleyan

BEATRICE, NE - Beatrice Orange softball is familiar with success. The Lady O (30-8) made it back to state in 2018 for the 19th time in their history. This past October was Beatrice's first time back in Hastings since 2015. During the 2015 seaso... Read More

Crete girls, Platteview boys come away with big wins Thursday

Maly, Cardinals put Platteview away early to win tenth straight SPRINGFIELD, NE - In its final true road game of the season, the Crete girls' basketball team (17-4) extended its winning streak to 10 games after knocking off Platteview, 57-43 on Th... Read More