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Fairbury softball ready for new season under new head coach
Fairbury softball ready for new season under new head coach

FAIRBURY, NE — Under a new coach in 2022, the Fairbury Lady Jeffs Softball team is gearing up for the season.

Jaxon Saathoff scores first home track win, Saathoff’s talk father/son racing

Jaxon Saathoff scores first home track win, Saathoff’s talk father/son racing

The Jet is passing his knowledge and experience down to his son Jaxon, who’s quickly climbing the ranks of the racing world.

WSC volleyball team picked third in NSIC preseason poll

WSC volleyball team picked third in NSIC preseason poll

The Wayne State College volleyball team was picked third in the 2022 NSIC Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Tuesday morning by the league office.

Pioneers name new head coach

Pioneers name new head coach

The newly crowned league champion Western Nebraska Pioneers announced on Monday that Brandon Nelson will be the team’s new head coach for the 2023 season.

Sidney girls golf pumped for new season of growth

Sidney girls golf pumped for new season of growth

The Sidney Girls Golf team is focused on improvement and having fun this season.

UNK football starts camp with high energy, not distracted by high expectations

UNK football starts camp with high energy, not distracted by high expectations

The UNK Lopers kicked off preseason camp with more hype surrounding the team than any season in the last decade… but the weight of expectations didn’t show on Monday.

Columbus volleyball calls in the Marines for special practice session

Columbus volleyball calls in the Marines for special practice session

Members of the United States Marine Corps took charge of the Columbus High School volleyball team's practice early Monday morning. 

Largest construction project in Peru State history

Largest construction project in Peru State history

Construction will focus on student wellness and recreation

Nebraska Senior Games wraps up 33rd year in Kearney

Nebraska Senior Games wraps up 33rd year in Kearney

Dozens of older athletes are wearing medals after four days of competitions in Central Nebraska.

Cougar notes: WNCC women much improved this season

Cougar notes: WNCC women much improved this season

The Western Nebraska Community College women’s soccer team has high goals this season and the biggest is to notch as many wins as possible.

Western Nebraska Pioneers claim league championship

Western Nebraska Pioneers claim league championship

Pioneers earn 3-2 walk off win in game two over Spearfish to seal Independence League title.

Diller-Odell volleyball healthy, ready for another shot at state gold

Diller-Odell volleyball healthy, ready for another shot at state gold

ODELL, NE — With fall sports practice starting next week, one volleyball powerhouse in southeast Nebraska is ready to go back to work.

Eighteen men's wrestlers to join program this fall

Eighteen men's wrestlers to join program this fall

Chadron State College Head Men's Wrestling Coach Brett Hunter announced on Thursday his 2022 recruiting class.

Western Nebraska earns game one win in championship series

Western Nebraska earns game one win in championship series

Game one of the Independence League Championship Series between Western Nebraska and Spearfish went the distance and then some.

WNCC volleyball has unfinished business as Cougars open practices

WNCC volleyball has unfinished business as Cougars open practices

It is unfinished business for the Western Nebraska Community College volleyball team as they opened fall practices on Tuesday for the coming year.

Elmwood-Murdock Knights eye record-breaking season

Elmwood-Murdock Knights eye record-breaking season

The Knights key in on a week one match up against Falls City Sacred Heart at Peru State's Oak Bowl.

Orangemen football talks impact of Cam Jurgens on program

Orangemen football talks impact of Cam Jurgens on program

Former Husker, now Philadelphia Eagle Cam Jurgens is gearing up for his first NFL season, but before the NFL or even the Huskers, he was a Beatrice Orangemen.