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Macee Trotta Signs For Both Softball & Soccer At CCC; First-Ever Soccer ...

COLUMBUS - Wednesday was not only a landmark day for Columbus High senior Macee Trotta, but a history day for Central Community College. Trotta signed her letter of intent to play softball next season for the Raiders, but also became the first committal for the brand new Central women's soccer team, which will take the…

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North Star Defeats Lady Islanders

GRAND ISLAND - North Star pounced on Grand Island and never looked back. The Lady Gators traveled to Grand Island and got out to a 19-4 lead en route to a 67-43 victory over the Lady Islanders on Tuesday night. Watch more in the video above. NORTH STAR (5-7) 19 17 18 13 - 67…

Lincoln North Star Rolls Past Islanders

GRAND ISLAND - North Star avenged their early-season loss to Grand Island on Tuesday night. After falling to the Islanders in the HAC Tournament earlier this season, the Gators traveled to Grand Island and defeated the Islanders 62-44. Check out highlights in the video above. NORTH STAR (7-6) 15 13 20 14 - 62 GRAND…

Peru State up three spots in latest poll

PERU - The Peru State men's basketball team jumped three spots up to No. 17 in the latest NAIA Division 1 Coaches Top 25 Poll released Tuesday. The Bobcats finished 1-1 last week with a loss on the road to No. 7 Benedictine on Thursday, 67-63, before defeating Clarke on Saturday, 86-72, at home. The…

Lyle Hexom named to Bevo Francis Award watch list

PERU - Peru State senior forward Lyle Hexom was one of 100 players announced for Small College Basketball's (SCB) Bevo Francis Award watch list Tuesday. The award represents the finest men's basketball players who compete in NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III, NAIA Division I, NAIA Division II, USCAA and NCCAA. "This was an extremely difficult…

CCC Signs Another Local Athlete For Softball

COLUMBUS - Another local athlete has committed to the Central Community College softball team for the 2020 season. Lakeview High School senior Navaya Metcalfe signed her letter of intent before family, friends, and a large contingent of Lakeview students on Monday afternoon. Metcalfe says that she initially wasn't sure where she was going to go…

Iowa tight end TJ Hockenson joins 3 other Hawkeyes leaving early for NFL...

TJ Hockenson, the John Mackey award winner as the nation's best tight end, became the fourth Hawkeye underclassmen to declare early for the NFL draft. Hockenson announced his decision Monday, the final day players could declare for the draft. He follows three other Hawkeyes who had previously made similar announcements — tight end Noah Fant…

Assembly Hall has felt like home for Huskers. Will that solve Nebraska's...

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Two seasons ago, the last time Tim Miles was here, he was fresh off one the worst losses of his career. Ten days prior, Nebraska lost a gimme at home to Gardner-Webb. Entering the Indiana game, Nebraska was a double-digit underdog and just 6-6 on the season. The Hoosiers were ranked No.…

Creighton losing streak builds to three after Villanova loss

With Villanova teetering and the momentum shifting in Sunday’s first half, Creighton could not find the extra gear to surge ahead decisively and seize complete control. The Wildcats, on the other hand, were much more opportunistic. The Jays stumbled through two separate four-minute scoring droughts after halftime, and the reigning national champions blitzed them with…

Third straight loss for Nebraska women has Huskers looking for answers t...

LINCOLN — A hockey game broke out at Pinnacle Bank Arena Sunday. It looked like a line change, anyway. Two minutes into the second half of a 62-56 loss to Rutgers, Nebraska women’s basketball coach Amy Williams pulled four of her starters, leaving in only junior guard Hannah Whitish. The Scarlet Knights had quickly pushed…

Peru State tops Clarke for 13th win

PERU - A strong first half by the Peru State men's basketball led the 'Cats to their 13th win of the 2018-19 season. The Bobcats jumped to a 47-31 halftime lead over the visiting Clarke (Iowa) Pride in route to an 86-72 win. The Bobcats were hot in all shooting aspects. From the floor, Peru State…