NCN State Sports

Syracuse doesn't lose a set at Falls City Triangular

FALLS CITY - The Class C1 No. 7 Syracuse volleyball team continued their hot start to the 2018 season with a clean sweep of the Falls City Triangular on Thursday. The Rockets held a 16-0 lead in the second set of their first match with the Tigers, going onto to win the match, 25-11, 25-1. Senior…

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Peru State searching for big play ability

PERU - For the first time since 2010, the Peru State football team has started the season 0-3. The Bobcats lost to Hastings in their season opener, 25-21, Central Methodist on Sept. 8, 42-21, and last week to Evangel, 35-13, in their home opener. According to Head Coach Steve Schneider, the lack of big plays is…

Aurora and Fairbury Square Off to Start District Play

AURORA - Fairbury will have its toughest test of the season on Friday night, taking on an undefeated Aurora team that has already dispatched four ranked foes. The Huskies come into Friday as the top-ranked team in Class C1 with a high-powered offense that rallied to take down top ten Class B rival Northwest 42-27…

Pierce Looks to Stay Unbeaten Against Wayne on Friday

WAYNE - Pierce (4-0) will try and keep their perfect season alive as they travel to take on Wayne (2-2) Friday night.

Weeping Water snaps 35-game losing streak by winning three-straight

WEEPING WATER - As the high school football season nears the halfway point in the regular season, the most surprising team in the entire state of Nebraska might just be in Cass County. That's according to Huskerland Prep Report Publisher Bob Jensen. Weeping Water began the year with a 35-game losing streak. Their last win…

Students rejuvenating old tradition at Nebraska City High School

NEBRASKA CITY - It's been so long since Nebraska City High School has held a Homecoming Parade that current principal Brian Hoover, who began in his position in 1999, had no idea the school ever had one. Thanks to the students approaching school officials about rejuvenating the tradition, NCHS will host their first Homecoming Parade…

Johnson County Central tailback Josh Bailey would rather run you over th...

TECUMSEH - A freshman, sophomore, three juniors and a senior are paving the way along the offensive line for senior running back Josh Bailey to run for 951 yards and 12 touchdowns in just four games for the Johnson County Central football team. Center Roberto Borboa, guards Sean Golden and Simon Rother, tackles Hunter Clifton…

Peru State Gets First Conference Win

PERU - It was a battle of a pair of teams looking for their first Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart) win of the season. The home team, in this case, the Peru State Bobcats, prevailed in four sets with a win over the visiting Graceland Yellowjackets. Peru State won 25-19, 25-20, 18-25, 29-27. The…

Wayne Defeats Norfolk Catholic In Three Straight Sets

NORFOLK - The Wayne Blue Devils rebounded from a tough tournament in Seward this past weekend with a 3-0 victory over the Norfolk Catholic Lady Knights on Tuesday night. Wayne finished 1-3 in the Seward Tournament on September 15, and were looking to rebound against a former district rival. Wayne fell behind early in the…

Former Peru State coach to be honored with tree planting

PERU - As part of this 2018 Peru State Hall of Fame celebration, a tree will be planted to honor the late Coach Mark Mathews. Mathews is being inducted posthumously into the College's Athletic Hall of Fame this weekend. The event will take place Saturday morning at 11 a.m. at the softball field. One of…