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Class A: Norfolk's Luke Kluver birdies final hole to become first three-time state champ NORFOLK, Neb. — A record third Class A golf title put Norfolk’s Luke Kluver under stress like he said he hadn’t experienced. His future college coach said he liked how Kluver handled himself while shooting a 2-over 74 Wednesday at Norfolk…

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Former Nebraska center Brady Heiman is transferring to South Dakota. “I have a good relationship with the coaches and know a lot of the players,” Heiman said. “They see me as not a traditional 5 and being able to pick and pop along with being able to move off the block.” The Platteview graduate left…

Husker wrestlers walk 100 miles from Lincoln to Omaha and back. With no ...

Eric Schultz left Lincoln with a backpack that held four bottles of water, a spare pair of shorts and a change of socks and underwear. The Husker wrestler and his teammate Tyler Berger decided to walk from Lincoln to Omaha and back. Without stopping to sleep. They started the roughly 104-mile trek on April 26…

Area golfers from Nebraska, Kansas compete in state meets Wednesday

The Nebraska state golf meets took place Wednesday. All classes had a one-day, 18-hole event after Tuesday's first round was cancelled. Starting in Class B at the Elks Country Club in Columbus, Andrew Paquette of Beatrice tied for 12th overall with a score of 80. The Orangemen finished tied for 6th out of 12 teams…

Peru State announces new staff member for women's hoops

PERU STATE - Peru State women's basketball head coach Joan Albury has announced the recent hiring of Ian Holleran as an assistant coach. Holleran joins the Peru State women's basketball staff after spending the past two seasons at St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas. While in Austin, Holleran served as the graduate assistant for the women's basketball team.…

Dedrick Mills officially admitted to Nebraska, ready 'to get to work' in...

LINCOLN — Dedrick Mills doesn’t spend a lot of time on social media, and his Twitter account is relatively quiet. But, yes, he read the speculation that he wouldn’t academically qualify to play for Nebraska. “It was very frustrating,” Mills said. “People just saying stuff on Facebook and Twitter, and they don’t know.” But the…

Winnebago grad David Wingett transfers to South Dakota State from Memphis

Winnebago grad David Wingett is transferring closer to home. Wingett announced Tuesday that he’ll continue his college career at South Dakota State after one year at Memphis. He played in four games for the Tigers last season but received a medical redshirt after suffering a season-ending injury. He’ll sit out the 2019-20 season because of…

Nebraska narrows gap sharply, but Iowa still wins comparison of state tr...

If you attended the Nebraska or Iowa state track meet last weekend, you undoubtedly saw this race. Whether it was an individual event or a relay, one athlete has a sizable lead and appears a lock to win. Then, out of nowhere, comes a challenger, furiously making up ground and prompting the crowd to buzz…

Former Eagle Kaden Glynn transfers to Beatrice

JOHNSON - Junior Kaden Glynn announced last Friday he has transferred from Johnson-Brock to Beatrice and will begin classes this fall. Glynn helped the Eagles complete a football/basketball state championship sweep in Class D2 during his sophomore season. The 6'1" receiver finished with 42 receptions for 896 yards and 15 touchdowns. He added 44 carries for…

"It's time to try something new": Joe Tynon accepts coaching position at...

NEBRASKA CITY - Joe Tynon, who has been the head coach for the Lourdes Central Catholic boys basketball team since 2006, announced on May 13 he has agreed to become the new coach at Fremont High School. Tynon led the Knights to over 200 wins in 13 years, just three losing seasons, five state tournament…

Peru State to hold softball tryouts

PERU - The Peru State softball coaching staff has announced an open tryout for future players. The tryout will be held on Sunday, June 2, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Centennial Complex Field on the College's campus. The tryout will be for high school graduates and junior college players. Coach JL Thomason may be contacted for…