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Thayer Central Girls Hold On For Close Victory, Tri County Boys Cruise T...

HEBRON - The Thayer Central girls basketball team survived a late rally to defeat Tri County 41-37 on Tuesday. Thayer Central opened a seven point lead after one quarter, but hot shooting by Madison Freese helped Tri County close the gap to two heading into half. It stayed that close throughout the second half as…

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Beatrice Places 6th At The John Higgins Invitational In Lexington

The Beatrice high school wrestling team placed 6th in the 15-team John Higgins invitational at Lexington over the weekend. The Orangemen finished a point behind Holdrege and 21-points behind Lincoln Southwest, while scoring eight points better than 7th place Bennington.  Hastings claimed the team title by 20-points over Sidney.  Lexington finished 3rd place. Tanner York…

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Columbus High Standout Peterson Commits to Play Ball at Peru State

PERU - Three student-athletes, two from Nebraska, have decided to attend Peru State College to further their education and continue to participate in athletics. Valley Center (KS) wide receiver and cornerback Dalton Cross announced his intentions to the Bobcats football program via Twitter on Saturday night. The 5'11" 175 pound senior caught 17 balls for…

Recruiting notes: Peru State football and basketball add to their rosters

PERU - Three student-athletes, two from Nebraska, have decided to attend Peru State College to further their education and continue to participate in athletics. Valley Center (KS) wide receiver and cornerback Dalton Cross announced his intentions to the Bobcats football program via Twitter on Saturday night. The 5'11" 175 pound senior caught 17 balls for…

Another Peru State hoops player picks up a weekly honor

PERU – After averaging 21 points per game and almost snatching two triple-doubles in Peru State's two games last week against Culver-Stockton and Evangel, Bobcat senior LJ Westbrook (Salem, Ore.) was named as the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart) Men's Basketball Player of the Week. This was Westbrook's first time earning the Heart recognition this season. The…

Bobcat Booster Club's Wild Game Feed is this Sunday

The Peru State Football Booster Club will host their annual wild game feed on Sunday at the Eagles Club in Auburn. Don't be afraid to come to the feed and test out some of the excellent food prepared by booster club members. For those who are squeamish, there will be some "regular" food items as…

Bobcat men come from behind to win fifth-straight

PERU, Neb. - A balanced Peru State scoring attack countered a 31-point performance by an Evangel player as the Bobcats came from ten down in the second half to win 85-79 Saturday in the Al Wheeler Activity Center. The Bobcats won their fifth-straight contest to improve to 13-7 overall and more importantly to move to 7-2…

Brady Heiman has triple-double in Platteview win

Nebraska signee Brady Heiman had a triple-double of 13 points, 14 rebounds and 11 blocks in Platteview’s 58-38 win over Omaha South. Evan Kingston made 5 of 7 3s for a team-high 15 points for the Class B Trojans. They held South to a season-low in scoring while the Packers lost their sixth game in…

Patriots take Plattsmouth title

PLATTSMOUTH, Neb. — One week after winning its fifth straight conference crown, Millard South kept on rolling. The Class A No. 5 Patriots put eight in the finals and crowned four champions to take the team title Saturday at the Plattsmouth Invitational. Freshmen Caleb Coyle and Conor Knopick won golds at 106 and 120, respectively.…

Six in finals help Big Reds pile up points at John J. Harris Invitational

CORNING, Iowa — Missouri Valley didn’t need a reminder of what it would be up against this weekend. Between back-to-back fourth-place finishes and John J. Harris Invitational’s reputation, the Big Reds were well aware of how hard it is to win at Southwest Valley’s tournament. But none of that fazed them. They entered the two-day…