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SENBC Tournament: Nebraska City wins division, will play for conference ...

FALLS CITY, NE - The Nebraska City American Legion Baseball team will try to win their first Southeastern Nebraska Baseball Conference Tournament title Sunday after claiming the Southern Division championship, 4-2, Friday over Syracuse at Southeast Nebraska Communication Field in Falls City. The Post 8 Seniors (15-4) will play Springfield in the championship game on Sunday at…

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Beatrice Bullets Fall One Run Short of Upsetting Nationally Ranked Omaha...

BEATRICE - They took the lead into the final inning, but the 12U Beatrice Bullets were unable to get the victory over the Omaha Pacers. The Pacers, ranked #1 in the state, and #25 in the country, were fueled by a grand slam in the final inning to take the lead. The Bullets managed to…

Amateur Nebraska Golf Association Event Coming to Beatrice Country Club ...

BEATRICE - Some exciting news for golf fans was announced at the Beatrice Rotary meeting on Thursday. During the meeting at Valentino's, Executive Director of the Nebraska Golf Association, Craig Ames, addressed the members about the upcoming Nebraska Amateur Championship, being held at the Beatrice Country Club. The 109th annual championship of this event will be…

Fully loaded this time around, Syracuse looking for division title in re...

SYRACUSE, NE - The Syracuse American Legion Baseball team almost erased a five-run deficit in their first match-up with Nebraska City on June 8. The Post 8 Seniors extended their lead to five in the seventh inning and held on for a 9-7 victory in Syracuse. The two teams meet again, 15 days later, in the…

Just Over a Week After His Injury Scare, Derrick Roever is Back on the B...

MARYSVILLE, KS - "Yeah, just one of those weird pains that you never know, like I didn't think anything of it. It was just routine. Then, I called time, and reached down to pick up the ball. I started walking back and found out it was a little hard to walk. From then on, it…

Mark Hrabik steps down as Syracuse activities director; Justin Royal wil...

SYRACUSE, NE - "If there was anybody that took a pride in Syracuse athletics, it was Coach Hrabik." That's according to new Syracuse High School Athletic Director Justin Royal, who will take over for longtime AD Mark Hrabik this fall. Hrabik announced in December he would be stepping down to focus more on coaching the…

Doane's Littrell Named Head Coach At Waldorf

CRETE - The Doane football team is looking for a new offensive coordinator after Josh Littrell was named head coach at Waldorf University in Forest City, Iowa, earlier this week. "Josh has impressive football lineage and has been instrumental in the success of Doane University's football program in recent years," Waldorf Athletic Director Denny Jerome said.…

NCN Player-of-the-Game: Dom Penne

Columbus Lakeview's Dom Penne was the player of the game in Lakeview's comeback win over Wayne in the seventh inning, Wednesday night.

SENBC Tournament: Otoe County teams to meet for division championship

FALLS CITY, NE - The Syracuse American Legion Baseball team scored one run on an error in the third inning and beat Falls City, 6-3 Wednesday night in the first round of the Southeastern Nebraska Baseball Conference Tournament in Falls City. The Blue Storm captured the lead in the first inning on a Drew Bippes…

CMP Junior Air Rifle Outreach Clinic Brings NCAA Rifle Athletes to Beatrice

BEATRICE - Rifle athletes in the surrounding area had a prime opportunity to learn and touch of their shooting skills at the 4-H Building on the Gage County Fairgrounds this week. The CMP Junior Air Rifle Outreach Clinic brought in incoming high school students that wanted to improve their rifle marksmanship and competition skills. The…