New Number 1 in Class A as Postseason Gets Underway

UNDATED - For the first time this season, a non-Omaha metro team is atop Class A as the playoffs begin. The final NCN 35 high school football rankings of the season placed Kearney atop class A, aft... Read More

Number One Teams Hold Serve in Week 8 NCN Sports Football Rankings

UNDATED - There was a lot of movement in this week's NCN prep football polls, but the top stayed mostly unchanged. Bellevue West's loss to Omaha Westside broke the tie at the top of the Class A rankings, while voters saw no reason to drop anyone e... Read More

Washington State's Moos to Lead Nebraska Athletics

LINCOLN - The University of Nebraska is once again going to the Pac 12 for a high profile position. UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green announced on Sunday that Washington State Athletic Director Bill Moos has accepted the open Nebraska AD position. Moos ... Read More

Super Sophomores Shine On Center Stage Of Beatrice-Crete Rivalry

Sophomore quarterbacks took center-stage for another classic game in the Beatrice-Crete gridiron rivalry on Friday at the House of Orange. Just hours after the Crete softball team claimed their first State Championship, sophomore Zach Fye was aske... Read More

Lourdes Central Catholic Stuffs Two-Point Conversion Attempt to Claim District Title

DILLER, Neb. - The Lourdes Central Catholic football team prevented Diller-Odell from tying the game on a two-point conversion late in the fourth quarter and the Knights claimed the Class D1-1 district title with a 52-50 win over the Griffins. It ... Read More

#1 Ponca Stays Unbeaten Against LHNE

NORFOLK - Lutheran High Northeast has had Ponca's number the past seven years, beating the Indians 8 straight times since 2010. That would all change on Friday night. After a scoreless first quarter, LHNE was able to cap off a 17-play, 67 yard ... Read More

NCN Live TV Broadcast Slate for Friday Night Lights – Week 8

There are just two weeks left in the season and a lot to play for before state playoffs. This week we have  top ten matchups in Class B and D1! TV GAMES No. 10 Aurora (4-3) vs No. 9 Northwest (5-2) - NCN 30 - 6:45 PM Crete (1-6) vs No. 8 ... Read More

Bishop Neumann Takes Lead Back Late, Drops Auburn to Elimination Game

HASTINGS, Neb. - The Bishop Neumann softball team took the lead back late in the game and defeated Auburn, 13-7, Wednesday in the first round of the Class C State Tournament in Hastings. Trailing 7-2 in the bottom of the fifth inning, the Cavalier... Read More

Auburn, Malcolm to Meet in Conference Tournament Championship

MEAD, Neb. - The Auburn volleyball team will play in the East Central Nebraska Conference Tournament Championship for the first time in school history after defeating Mead, 25-19, 24-26, 25-20, 25-16 (3-1), Tuesday at Mead High School. Junior Emma... Read More

NCN Sports Now Week 7 Prep Football Rankings

UNDATED - For the second week in a row, News Channel Nebraska's sports reporters are at an impasse as to ranking the number one team in Class A. Last week, Bellevue West and Omaha Burke shared the top spot. This week, after Burke fell to Omaha Nor... Read More

UNK Sweeps Titles at Nebraska Intercollegiate

FULL RESULTS BELOW: TEAM RESULTS 1 University of Nebraska Kearney +11 F +11 299 299 Cottam, Jay -2 F -2 70 70 Troudt, Cody +4 F +4 76 76 Hill, Brad Even F Even 72 72 Peters, Preston +9 F +9 81 81 Murray, Austin +9 F +9 81 81 2 Bellevue ... Read More