Grand Island Sports

Champenoy Named OWH Midlands Men's College Coach of the Year

HASTINGS - A local college coach has been recognized for his accomplishments last fall. First-year Hastings College Head Men's Soccer Coach Aaron Champenoy has been named the World-Herald Midland's Coach of the Year. Champenoy's first season at the helm ended with a NAIA National Title and undefeated season as the Broncos finished 24-0-1 and defeated Rio Grand (Ohio) 1-0…

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Thornabar Named Defensive MVP of 8-Man All-Star Game

HASTINGS - LeShaun Thornabar made sure his last eight-man football game was a good one. The Elm Creek product was named the West Team's Defensive MVP of the 40th Annual Sertoma 8-Man All-Star Game at Hastings College on Saturday night. Thornabar helped propel his team to a 38-20 victory over the East with two sacks…

Home Federal Goes Undefeated Over Weekend

GRAND ISLAND - Home Federal's winning streak has extended to eight games after another strong weekend of play. The Grand Island seniors went 4-0 with victories over Lincoln High and Lincoln Southeast on Saturday, followed by a doubleheader sweep of Fremont on Sunday. A four-run seventh inning was the difference in Home Federal's 8-4 win over Lincoln…

NCN Area Athletes to Take Part in 8-Man All-Star Game

HASTINGS - The best 8-man football players in the state will get to display their talents one last time this weekend. The Sertoma 8-Man All-Star game kicks off at Hastings College on Saturday evening with the West taking on the East. The West Team has come out on top 7 of the last 9 contest…

Bryan Frew: "It was really a complete day for our team..."

GRAND ISLAND - Home Federal is 19-6 and firing on all cylinders. The Grand Island seniors allowed just two hits and posted a combined 18 runs in a doubleheader sweep of Columbus Cornerstone Insurance on Wednesday. Watch head coach Bryan Frew's postgame interview in the video above.

Matt Lamb - Grand Island Clinic Player of the Game vs Cornerstone Insurance

GRAND ISLAND - Matt Lamb's curveball was working on Wednesday night. The pitcher wrung up 10 Cornerstone Insurance batters and allowed just two hits in a complete-game shutout performance. Lamb also went 3-for-4 at the plate in the first game of the doubleheader and had two doubles while driving in two runs. He is our Grand Island…

Shay Schanaman - Grand Island Clinic Player of the Game vs Cornerstone I...

GRAND ISLAND - On the heels of a 9-for-9 performance on Tuesday Shay Schanaman turned around and threw his first career no-hitter on Wednesday in a 10-0 victory over Columbus Cornerstone Insurance. The Husker commit struck out 14 batters while going 3-for-4 at the plate and is playing on another level. He is our Grand Island…

Home Federal Pitching Dominates in Doubleheader Sweep Over Columbus

GRAND ISLAND - The Columbus bats didn't have an answer for Home Federal's best pitching performance of the summer. Shay Schanaman and Matt Lamb each pitched compete game shutouts combining for 24 strikeouts while allowing just two hits on the night. Schanaman pitched his first career no-hitter in the first game as part of a 10-0 victory over…

Live Legion Baseball on NCN: Columbus vs Grand Island Doubleheader

GRAND ISLAND - There will be plenty of baseball to watch on NCN Wednesday. The Columbus Cornerstone Insurance Senior Blues are traveling to Grand Island for a doubleheader with GI Home Federal and both games will be broadcast live. The games can be watched on NCN channel 30.1 in the Grand Island Area and channel 48.1…

Schanaman Goes 9-for-9, GI Home Federal Sweeps South Sioux City

SOUTH SIOUX CITY - Home Federal made their trip up to Northeast Nebraska worthwhile on Tuesday. The bats were hot as the Grand Island seniors swept South Sioux City 18-12 and 11-1. Home Federal were victors in a slugfest to start the day where there was 30 runs and 31 hits between the two teams. Shay Schanaman highlighted…

Kearney's Koster Has Options of Where and What to Play at Next Level

OMAHA - Kearney High's Kanon Koster is a special talent who is being sought after not only for his athletic prowess but his academic achievements as well. The Bearcat just wrapped up his junior year when he threw for nearly 1,500 yards and rushed for 500 as the quarterback before leading his team to the state…