NCN State Sports

Defense Carries Norfolk Catholic to Historic Win

LINCOLN - One can find a lot of truth in cliches. Take, for instance, the common refrain “Defense wins championships.” Norfolk Catholic’s defense looked anything but cliche in proving the old adage to be true, limiting a high-powered Boone Central/Newman Grove offense to just 193 total yards in a 35-0 win in the Class C1…

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East Butler Rolls to 2nd State Title in School History

LINCOLN - The East Butler Tigers are state champions after a dominant performance on Monday morning. East Butler claimed their second state title in school history thanks to a dominant air attack that led to a 36-14 win over South Loup in the D1 Final at Memorial Stadium. The game would be tied 6-6 after…

Eastern Midlands Conference Hands Out Fall Sports Postseason Honors

Football, volleyball and softball players from Nebraska City and Plattsmouth were named to Eastern Midlands Conference All-Conference teams. The Blue Devils were represented by senior Noah Meneses and junior Trevor Nielsen on the all-conference football team. Junior Jaydin Aldana was named a team member from the Pioneers. In volleyball, Nebraska City junior Brooke Brown and…

Tiger Talk - Doane Wrestling Off To A Solid Start

The Doane wrestling team is 2 and 0 in duals in this early season. This week's Tiger Talk features head coach Matt Hansen and one of their senior leaders. Watch the video above for more.

Kleinheksel Signs to Raider Softball

COLUMBUS - Kaitlyn Kleinheksel is going to be taking her softball talents a hair to the north, after committing to play for the Raiders on Monday. The Lakeview Senior played all four years for the softball varsity team, starting the final three years. Lakeview Coach Erica Zywiec says she will miss having Kleinheksel on the…

Twin River's Otto to Run for Midland

GENOA - Twin River Senior Donovan Otto is set to compete at the collegiate level, after signing his letter of intent to Midland University. Otto is a four year letter winner at Twin River, and will be competing for the Midland Cross Country and Track teams. “Don is a great kid.  He is an exceptionally…

Gotschall Leads Lakeview All-Conference Selections

COLUMBUS - Mallory Gotschall tops the list of Viqueens selected for volleyball All-Central Conference Honors. Gotschall was the lone selection for Lakeview on the All-Central Conference 1st Team. Britney Stock, Ali Janssen, Abby Kapels, and Brooklyn Wilke were all earned All-Central Conference Honorable Mention. Gotschall signed recently signed her letter of intent to play volleyball…

Central Takes 9th Place at Nationals, Young Gets 700th Win

The Central Community College Volleyball team capped off another great season, with a 9th place finish at the NJCAA Division 2 National Tournament. The Raiders faced off with Iowa Central Community College in the 9th Place game, in a match that went to 5 sets. The Raiders were able to start strong, taking the first…

Healthiness, Depth Contribute to Peru State's Seven-Win Season

PERU, Neb. - The Peru State College football team finished their seventh season in the Heart of America Athletic Conference last Saturday with a, 66-17, loss to #15 Benedictine at the Oak Bowl. The Bobcats finished the fall with an overall record of 7-4, 3-2 in the northern division. They finished third in the division…

Osceola and High Plains to Form Co-Op Football Team for Next 2 Seasons

POLK COUNTY, Neb. - Due to dwindling numbers and a strong junior high partnership, the Osceola and High Plains High School football teams will form a co-op to join forces for the next two seasons. The two Polk County schools have already had a junior high co-op going for three years now, that has been…

Brandon Rohr: "We got a lot of good things done tonight..."

KEARNEY - UNK Women's Assistant Coach Brandon Rohr couldn't have been more pleased as five reserve players put up double-digit points on Monday night in the Lopers' 87-48 win over Central Christian. See what he had to say after the win in the video above!