Peru State men's basketball falls short against William Carey in first round of NAIA tournament

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A late rally by Peru State wasn't enough as the Bobcats saw their season end with a 95-89 loss to William Carey (Miss.) in the opening round of the NAIA Division I men's baske... Read More

Fairbury boys' track team spearheads bottled water drive for Peru, other communities in need

FAIRBURY - Zane Grizzle had some down time this past weekend. He was playing Xbox at home on Sunday, but none of his friends were online. He was bored. So, he thought about the rest of his day. He thought about his drive to Beatrice for a b... Read More

Thayer Central boys win, girls finish second in Coaches' Legacy Meet Tuesday

HEBRON, NE -  The Coaches’ Legacy Track and Field Invitational took place at Thayer Central Tuesday in what were cool and soggy conditions to begin with before things dried out in the afternoon. The home team Titans had a solid day. The boys w... Read More

Peru State men's basketball team on a roll heading into national tournament

Peru State felt a little snakebit in February. The Bobcat men’s basketball team started the season 17-5 and was ranked 11th in the NAIA Division I poll before Culver-Stockton hit a jumper at the buzzer to stun the Bobcats 77-75. Four d... Read More

Creighton holds off late Loyola-Chicago rally; Jays advance to second round of NIT

Creighton junior Martin Krampelj stepped on the CHI Health Center court before practice Monday and smiled when he glanced down at the new 3-point line marked with white tape. It just felt right. Playing ball for five years in the Unit... Read More

Norfolk's Kluver Commits to Kansas Golf

NORFOLK, NE -- Reigning Nebraska High School State Champion golfer Luke Kluver says he will play golf collegiately at the University of Kansas. Kluver, of Norfolk, announced his decision on Twitter on Tuesday.  He is scheduled to sign his letter ... Read More

Weather-related changes for Peru State softball and baseball

PERU - The Peru State baseball double header scheduled with Sterling College in Sterling, Kan., for Tuesday, March 19, has been moved to Wednesday. The first game will begin at 1 p.m. with the Warriors. Presently, Sterling is 10-14 on the season. ... Read More

After 'miserable' first season back at Nebraska, Barrett Ruud expects 'big jump' in year two

His boss got all the attention during last fall’s miserable start, but put yourself in Barrett Ruud’s shoes for a moment. Nebraska’s all-time leading tackler returned to his alma mater and hometown in 2018 to coach his old position... Read More

'I never imagined it': Plattsmouth senior Austin Hicks ready to play football at next level

A year ago Austin Hicks didn’t know he was going to play college football. He also didn’t know he had a 10 to 15 percent hearing loss until late in elementary school. Hicks recently signed a letter of intent to Division III Gallau... Read More

Class B boys golf state tournament moves locations due to flooding in Columbus

LINCOLN — The Nebraska School Activities Association has moved the Class B boys golf state tournament in May in Columbus from the flood-ravaged Quail Run Golf Course to Elks Country Club northwest of the city. “We appreciate all parties in... Read More

Peru State Takes Series over Grand View

PERU - The Peru State baseball team had to travel south again to play games and it paid off. The Bobcats won the series with Grand View (Iowa) by taking the first two games 5-1 and 5-0 on Saturday before falling 1-0 on Sunday. With the two wins, t... Read More