Outdoor notes: Registration open for Indian Cave’s Mushroom Run; Science workshop set for April 20

LINCOLN, Neb. – Registration is open for runners to enter the Mushroom Run at Indian Cave State Park. The run will be held in conjunction with the park’s annual Outdoor Adventure on April 27. The... Read More

Top-ranked Concordia women win program's first NAIA Division II basketball national title

The third time was the charm for the Concordia women’s basketball team. After finishing as national runner-up in 2015 and last season, top-ranked Concordia claimed the NAIA Division II championship with a 67-59 win over second-ranked S... Read More

Hanover finishes runner-up in Class 1A state title, falls to red hot Central Plains team

In the Kansas High School Girls' Basketball tournament, the Hanover Lady Wildcats played for a state championship for the third consecutive year. This time, the two-time defending state champions would settle for a runner-up finish. Hanover (... Read More

Thayer Central's all-time winningest wrestler, Keegan Casey, signs to Nebraska Wesleyan

HEBRON, NE -  Four-time state wrestling qualifier and two-time state placer Keegan Casey signed his letter of intent to wrestle for Nebraska Wesleyan  on Friday afternoon. A three-sport athlete who also competes in cross country and track, Casey... Read More

Outdoor notes: Peru State teacher-candidates certified in archery instruction

PERU -  A group of nine Peru State students received their National Archery in the Schools Program Education (NASPE) Instructor certification on Monday, February 25. Every spring, Dr. Frank Lynott, teaches the HPER 418 National Activity Certificati... Read More

Auburn, Johnson-Brock among six champions from Nebraska boys state basketball tournament

LINCOLN — First-time title winners and familiar faces claimed championships Saturday during the Nebraska high school boys state basketball tournament at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Omaha South, Lincoln Pius X, Auburn, BRLD, Humphrey/Lindsay H... Read More

Creighton men's basketball places assistant Preston Murphy on administrative leave

Creighton will enter the most important stretch of its 2018-19 season with assistant coach Preston Murphy embroiled in a bribery scandal. The CU athletic department announced Friday evening that it had placed Murphy on administrative lea... Read More

Riverside pulls away late for win over Exeter-Milligan in Class D2 state quarterfinals

LINCOLN - Exeter-Milligan (21-5) battled hard through the first 2.5 quarters Thursday, trailing only 41-35 against No. 2 Riverside about halfway through the third. The Chargers (23-0) ended the third quarter on a 9-2 run to go up 13 points, and ro... Read More

Nebraska high school boys state basketball players to watch, tournament information

Players to watch Akol Arop, Omaha Creighton Prep 6-6, Sr., 21.2 ppg, 10.2 rpg Returning All-Nebraska player signed with Nebraska. Donovan Williams, Lincoln North Star 6-5, Jr., 21.1 ppg, 5.3 rpg H... Read More

Everything you need to know about Class C boys state basketball teams

Class C-1 Grand Island Central Catholic (18-7, No. 5 ranking): Since a 58-57 loss at No. 1 Wahoo, the Crusaders have won six in a row. Jack Goering, a 6-foot senior, leads coach Tino Martinez’s team with a 15.3 scoring average. A repeat qualifi... Read More

Everything you need to know about Class D boys state basketball teams

CLASS D-1 Nebraska City Lourdes (8-16, No. 10 in Tuesday’s rankings):After three consecutive state titles, Coach Joe Tynon’s Knights faced another strong schedule while rebuilding and made it back to state with a district-final win over ... Read More