Five-run seventh halts Chaser streak; Millard North grad Mike Zagurski gets win

COLORADO SPRINGS — Colorado Springs scored five runs in the bottom of the seventh inning en route to an 8-5 win over Omaha on Friday night, snapping the Storm Chasers’ three-game winning strea... Read More

Prep softball roundup: Nebraska City shows power; Allen strikes out six in Auburn win

FALLS CITY - The Nebraska City softball team hit four home runs and got their offense going early in a 19-5 season-opening victory at Falls City Thursday. The Pioneers first home run came in the first inning, scoring two runs. The Tigers were a... Read More

Coach looking to Cook, Schawang and Oliver to lead Falls City in 2018

FALLS CITY - The Falls City football team return good experience in the backfield, but will feature a young offensive line with plenty of potential. Seventh-year head coach Darin Fritz is encouraged by the young talent he has along the line and sa... Read More

Three-run third inning helps Chasers grab early lead, hold on for win against Oklahoma City

A three-run third inning propelled the Omaha Storm Chasers to a 4-3 win over Oklahoma City Thursday night at Werner Park. The Chasers continue to play well and they took three of four from the Dodgers and have won eight of their last 10.... Read More

Friday's local scoreboard, Aug. 17

Softball Nebraska Alliance 11, Holdrege 3 Aurora 7, Cozad 5 Aurora 8, Gering 4 Bellevue West 5, Bellevue East 0 Central City 11, St. Paul 7 Cozad 8, Central City 4 Crete 8, Central City 3 Elkhorn South 16, Omaha Central 0 Fremont 11, Omah... Read More

Family court: Creighton's Kari Zumach will see older sister Kylee across net against Kansas State

Her big sister will be right there Friday, a few inches away on the opposite side of the net. So if Creighton freshman Kari Zumach starts giggling, that’s probably why. She’ll save her game face for another night. The 6:3... Read More

Outdoor notes: Commission approves 2019 bighorn sheep season

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission approved a bighorn sheep season for 2019. It authorized one auction and one lottery permit for the season at its meeting Aug. 16 in Valentine. In addition, the drawing for the 2018 bighorn she... Read More

Nebraska high school softball rankings, Aug. 16

Top 10 2017, Prv. 1. Papillion-La Vista 36-2 1 2. Lincoln Southwest 38-6 5 3. Lincoln North Star 26-14 NR 4. Millard North 22-13 6 5. Millard South 26-7 4 6. Gretna 22-7 8 7. Mil... Read More

Thursday's local scoreboard, Aug. 16

Softball Nebraska Ashland-Greenwood 10, Tekamah-Herman 8 Auburn 4, Malcolm 2 Aurora 11, Lexington 10 Beatrice 5, Norris 4 Beatrice 9, Southern 1 Blue River 16, Schuyler 1 Cass County Central 10, Conestoga 2 DC West/Concordia 11, Duchesne/R... Read More

Creighton gets welcome addition with arrival of grad transfer Connor Cashaw

Creighton's roster will get a welcomed boost Thursday when graduate transfer Connor Cashaw steps foot on campus for the first time as an official Bluejay. Cashaw announced in June his plans to play his final collegiate season with the Ja... Read More

Playoffs are always the goal, but Plattsmouth wants to begin with a good start to the season

PLATTSMOUTH - It wouldn't have been a surprise if Plattsmouth football coach Bob Dzuris sounded a little nervous about the quarterback position during the middle of summer. The seventh-year head coach says his quarterbacks looked "average" when it... Read More