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The 2014 Nebraska High School football playoff brackets have been released, and a couple teams from River Country have made the cut. The Falls City Tigers, who won their district, have made the C-1 playoffs, earning the tenth-seed. They will be on the road next week on Halloween to face the seventh-seed Norfolk Catholic. In...
The Plattsmouth Blue Devils and Waverly Vikings faced on in Plattsmouth last night in a do-or-die district championship with the playoffs on the line. The game started off with a Waverly fumble on the opening kickoff that Plattsmouth would recover. The Blue Devils then were forced to kick a 27-yard field goal, made by Justin Krug. ...
Thursday (10/23/2014) BDS 50, Pawnee City 6 East Butler 50, Lourdes Central Catholic 14 Falls City Sacred Heart 62, Parkview Christian 14 Humboldt-Table Rock-Steinauer 27, Weeping Water 13 Johnson-Brock 1, Lewiston 0 (FORFEIT) Southern 16, Palmyra 6 Friday (10/24/2014) Aub...
Friend def. Lourdes 23-25, 25-16, 15-25, 25-21, 15-10 Diller-Odell def. Johnson-Brock 25-11, 25-22, 25-20 Sterling def. Lewiston 25-18, 25-22 Friend def. Falls City Sacred Heart 26-24, 25-20 Johnson-Brock def. Sterling 25-21, 25-17...
Syracuse traveled to Auburn Friday night to battle it out in Class C-1, as the Bulldogs squeezed out the 13-10 victory. In a game where both teams relied on their defense, Syracuse came out of the gates forcing a fumble on the first play of the game setting up a chance to go up and set the tone early. Auburn held Syracuse to a 3-and-out w...
Tonight's game between the Waverly Vikings and Plattsmouth Blue Devils may be the last regular season game on the two teams' schedule, but to both teams, the playoffs start tonight. Both Waverly and Plattsmouth sit atop the district with a 2-0 district record, so tonight's game will be for the district championship, and a chance to p...
The Nebraska City Pioneers are coming into their last game of the season with a 1-7 record after a tough loss last week to rival Plattsmouth (20-42). Pioneer's head coach BT Kracl says he thinks his kids played hard, but that playing hard and playing well are two different things. Nebraska City Coach BT Kracl: "I thought our...
Lincoln – The University of Nebraska Athletic Ticket Office announced Wednesday that a limited number of men's basketball non-conference tickets will go on sale to the general public on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 8 a.m. Tickets will be available on Huskers.com or by calling the Nebraska Athletic Ticket Office at 800-8-BIGRED. The tickets, ...
Tonight Conestoga will travel south to take on district champion Falls City. It will be Conestoga's last game, while Falls City will play in a playoff game. Conestoga comes into this game looking to earn their second win as they are sporting a 1-7 record overall after loosing to the Johnson County Central Thunderbirds (35-51) last wee...
Tonight Syracuse and Auburn will be facing off in both team's last game of the season. The Syracuse Rockets, who are coming into this game sporting a 5-3 record, were thinking a playoff spot was in the making with a district championship, that is until they played Falls City last week, losing to the Tigers (16-25), and squandering an...
It is the last week of the Nebraska high school football season. For Louisville and Johnson County Central, two teams that won't be making playoff appearances, this means the last game of both of their seasons. The Louisville Lions are coming into this game with a 2-6 record after earning their second win of the season last week agai...
Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska football team held a 45-minute walkthrough on Thursday afternoon in the Hawks Championship Center in preparations for Saturday's matchup against Rutgers. Head Coach Bo Pelini spoke to the media after practice. "We had a good week of practice," Pelini said. "I think our guys recovered pretty well. I thought...
Rutgers brings a 5-2 record into its first-ever trip to Lincoln on Saturday. In their inaugural year as a member of the Big Ten Conference, the Scarlet Knights are 1-2 in league play. Rutgers has fared well in close games this season. Four of its five wins have come by 13 or fewer points, including a two-point win over Michigan and a ...
Nebraska was picked as the preseason No. 17 team in the country among the College Sports Madness Top 44 women's basketball programs on Thursday, Oct. 23. The Huskers return four starters from last season's Big Ten Tournament championship team that advanced to the second round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament. Nebraska, which went 26-7 last...
Lourdes Central Catholic hosted East Butler last night at Pioneer Field during Lourdes CC's senior night. The results didn't fall in the Knight's favor as East Butler defeated Lourdes 50-14. East Butler finished with 313 total yards while Lourdes only finished with 174. The player of the game was East Butler's quarterback Sky...
Tonight many Class D football teams will be in action, including both East Butler and Lourdes CC. Tonight, East Butler will be visiting the Knights of Lourdes Central Catholic in the last regular season game. Last week the Knights took a four-game win streak into the game against Cedar Bluffs. They played a great game said Knigh...
The Irish of Falls City Sacred Heart are coming into the last week of the regular season with a 5-2 record after defeating a young Sterling team last week (74-16) in a game that Irish head coach Doug Goltz was able to play his whole team. Irish Coach Goltz: " We played well. Our starters played a couple series into the second quarter ...
Tonight the Humboldt-Table Rock-Steinauer (HTRS) Titans will be playing in their last game of the season against Weeping Water at Weeping Water high school. Currently, the HTRS Titans are 0-8, still looking for their first win, after losing last week to a touch Palmyra football team. Coach Coatney: Well it was a pretty good...
Lincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska football team continued its preparations for its Saturday morning Big Ten conference showdown with Rutgers University on Tuesday afternoon, as the Huskers practiced for nearly two hours inside of the Hawks Championship Center and outside on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields. Defensive Coordinator John...
Minneapolis - Behind a gritty team effort, the 14th-ranked Nebraska volleyball team rallied from a 2-0 deficit for an epic 3-2 (21-25, 16-25, 25-21, 25-19, 15-7) comeback win at No. 25 Minnesota on Wednesday night. The Huskers (12-6, 6-3 Big Ten) found themselves in a deep hole after dropping the first two sets and falling behind 16-1...
Schofield Barracks, Oahu - Morgan Smejkal fired a career-best one-under-par 71 in the opening round to finish the first 36 holes in sixth at 146 to lead the Nebraska women's golf team to third place in the standings at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational Wednesday. Smejkal, a junior from Columbus, Neb., scorched the 6,228-yard layout of the Le...
The Lewiston High School Tigers, a team which plays in Class B, District 2, and the team that the Johnson-Brock Eagles were suppose to play on Thursday, have forfeited their last game, giving the Johnson-Brock Eagles an automatic win, but also ending the Eagles season. Johnson-Brock Coach Davis: They called and I guess they were down to a...
Lincoln -- Nebraska junior defensive end Randy Gregory is one of 20 standout defenders who were been named as quarterfinalists for the 2014 Lott IMPACT Trophy Wednesday. The Lott Trophy is named in honor of former USC and NFL standout Ronnie Lott and is presented to the nation's most impactful defensive player. The 6-6, 245-p...
(Peru, Neb.) – If you would add up the total scores, Peru State would have lost their volleyball game in Atchison, Kan., on Tuesday night. However, as long as you win three sets by two points each, you win the game. And that was exactly what the Bobcats did Tuesday night as they defeated Benedictine College 29-27, 21-25, 11-25, 27-25, 15-13....
The No. 14 Nebraska volleyball team begins a four-match road stretch with a 6:30 p.m. match at Minnesota on Wednesday on BTN. Nebraska is coming off a 3-1 loss to No. 15 Illinois at the Devaney Center on Saturday. That followed a Husker sweep against Northwestern in Lincoln last Wednesday. The Huskers (11-6, 5-3 Big Ten) have split their Big T...
Nebraska women's basketball point guard Rachel Theriot was named to the College Sports Madness Preseason All-America Team announced on Sunday, Oct. 19. Theriot, a 6-0 junior from Middleburg Heights, Ohio, claimed a spot on the fourth-team All-America squad by the news service. She was one of three Big Ten point guards named to the fou...
Local High School Volleyball Games Pioneer Conference Tournament Johnson-Brock def. Friend, 25-23, 25-22, 17-25, 26-24 (3-1) Diller-Odell def. Lourdes Central Catholic, 25-20, 25-20, 25-21 (3-0) Lewiston def. Southern, 24-26, 17-25, 25-19, 25-18, 15-10 (3-2) Sterling def. Pawnee City, 14-25, 20-25, 25-23, 25-22, 15-...
The Nebraska City Pioneer volleyball team headed north to take on Blair last night, as the Pioneers swept Blair to get the victory in three short sets. Nebraska City's head coach Mark Kirlin was happy his team got the win, but wasn't has happy with the way the Pioneers went about getting that victory. Coach Mark Kirlin: "A ...
The pioneer conference volleyball tournament played its semi-final rounds yesterday as Diller-Odell and Johnson-Brock both moved on to play for the championship on Friday. The Johnson-Brock Eagles started off the night by defeating Friend in 4 close sets. Johnson-Brock coach Sondra Westenburg said that she told the girls to p...
(Peru, Neb.) – Each year, a competition has been held among the athletic programs to see which team could come up with the most winter season items on a proportional basis determined by their squad size. A deserving agency has been selected by SAAC and this year's recipient was Project Response that serves Nemaha, Otoe, Pawnee, Richardson, an...
Lincoln – Behind a combined one-hit effort from Jake Hohensee and Reece Eddins along with three runs in the first inning the Reds evened Nebraska's Red-White Series on Monday night with a 4-0 win. Hohensee started for the Reds and went 4.0 strong innings, giving up just one hit while striking out three. Eddins then closed out the game...
Lincoln – Registration is now open for the Nebrasketball Buddies youth event on Monday, Nov. 10, at Pinnacle Bank Arena from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nebrasketball Buddies, formerly known as Husker Buddies, is a carnival-style event, featuring different opportunities for participants to engage with the Nebraska coaching staff and players. The...
Last night the Auburn Bulldogs volleyball team played host to the Plattsmouth Blue Devils. Going into the game the Bulldogs were 12-12 while the Blue Devils were 9-14. Auburn defeated Plattsmouth in the first set 25-18, but the second set was much closer. It took extra play but the Bulldogs defeated the Blue Devils in the second set ...
Lourdes Central Catholic took on Pawnee City last night at Lourdes Central Catholic in the Pioneer Conference Volleyball tournament. Pawnee City earlier in the night defeated Southern two sets to zero to advance to take on the Knights. The Knights got off to a great start, winning the first set against the Indians 25-21. Lourdes ...
The 2014 Pioneer Conference Volleyball Tournament kicked off yesterday and is set to continue today through Friday. Yesterday ten teams played at both Johnson-Brock High School and Lources Central Catholic High School. Teams playing at Johnson-Brock included: Lewiston (9), Sterling (8), Friend (5), Falls City Sacred Heart (4), an...
Volleyball Games For Tuesday Local Games Nebraska Pioneer Conference Tournament Johnson-Brock vs. Friend (@ Lourdes CC) Diller-Odell vs. Lourdes CC (@ Lourdes CC) Lewiston vs. Southern (@ Johnson-Brock) Pawnee City vs. Sterling (@ Johnson-Brock) Falls City Sacred Heart vs. HTRS (@ Johnson-Brock) ...
Lincoln - Nebraska returns to Lincoln for the first time in four weeks on Saturday, as the Huskers play host to Big Ten newcomer Rutgers at Memorial Stadium. Kickoff is set for 11 a.m. CDT with the game televised by ESPN2. The Huskers enter the game with a 6-1 overall reocrd and a 2-1 Big Ten Conference record after a 38-17 victory at...
(Peru, Neb.) – After averaging more than seven digs per set during the week that saw the Bobcat volleyball team win their 19th and 20th games of the season, Mallory Hull (Morse Bluff) was named the Heart of America Athletic Conference Libero of the Week. Hull, a 5-6 senior, helped her Bobcat team improve to a 20-11 overall record as ...
(Peru, Neb.) – Peru State women's basketball head coach Joan Albury recently announced that the Bobcats had selected seniors Karlee Stuart (Las Animas, Colo.), Shelbie Hess (Phoenix), and Brittany (Peterson) Harward (Orem, Utah) as their 2014-15 captains. Stuart, the only four-year member of the Peru State women's team, was pleased with th...
Evanston, Ill. - No. 19 Nebraska needed no last-minute touchdown or Hail Mary this time. Instead, the Huskers got a dominant second-half defensive effort and a career-high four touchdowns from Ameer Abdullah in a 38-17 win at Ryan Field on Saturday night. With the victory, Nebraska improved to 6-1 overall and 2-1 in the Big Ten, while...
(Peru, Neb.) – After playing the Ravens tough last year in Auburn, the Peru State football team was toppled by Benedictine College 49-6 on Saturday. With the win, it gave Benedictine head coach Larry Wilcox his 250th victory, moving him ahead of legendary coach Lou Holtz for 22nd in all-time football coaching victories in all football di...
(Peru, Neb.) – After topping two Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) foes on Saturday, the Peru State volleyball team improved to 20-11 on the season. This gives the Bobcat back-to-back 20-win seasons which is the best performance since the 2002 campaign. Playing in a tri-match in Wichita, Kan., Peru State topped Sterling Colleg...
Friday (10/17/2014) Cedar Bluffs 42, Lourdes Central Catholic 38 Elmwood-Murdock 41, Weeping Water 7 Falls City 25, Syracuse 16 Falls City Sacred Heart 74, Sterling 16 Giltner 72, Johnson-Brock 30 Johnson County Central 51, Conestoga 35 Louisville 14, Auburn 7 Palmyra 36, Humbo...
The Falls City Tigers continue their winning ways on the road Friday evening as they beat #7 Syracuse, 25-16. The Tigers were lead by Jordan Stotter, who had 50 yards receiving and 93 yards on the ground, came up big in the win for Falls City. Stotter's 93 yards rushing came all from one play that resulted in a touchdown late in the 2nd q...
Rivalry games. A chance to own bragging rights for a whole year against your neighbor. A chance for friends to play friends. They make the best football atmospheres. Throw in a dab of homecoming, a team fighting to make the playoffs, and a team with nothing to lose, you get one fantastic, exciting, hard-hitting football game. Of cour...
Tonight the Falls City Tigers (6-1) will be making the long drive north to Syracuse to take on the Syracuse Rockets (5-2) in an important battle for first place in the district. Last week Falls City defeated Johnson County Central 48-7, scoring 30 points in the first quarter. Falls City Coach Fritz: "I thought overall we exe...
Tonight the Auburn Bulldogs (4-3) will head north to Louisville to play the Louisville Lions (1-6) in an important district game. Last week, Auburn took on Conestoga, shutting out the Cougars 63-0. Coach Fuller was happy with his team's performance, as he thought not too much went wrong. Coach Fuller: Not too much went wron...
Conestoga (1-6) and Johnson County Central (0-7) have had a rough go at it this season to say the least as the two have a combined record this season of 1-13. Both teams will have a good shot to get the win tonight as Conestoga will try to earn their second win of the season and first district win, while Johnson County Central will still be gu...
The Lourdes Central Catholic Knights (4-2) are currently on four-game win streak after last week's district win against Mead 58-34, moving to 2-0 in district play. Lourdes CC Coach Fedoris: "I thought offensively we did a very nice job. We opened up, ran the ball well, against a big crew. Just a tough go a little bit but I thought th...
The HTRS Titan football team has had their share of struggles this year. They lost their starting quarterback to an injury over the summer, they lost a starting linebacker to an injury, and they have just been lacking in size this year as well. However, Titan coach Coatney remains positive about his team, as he found many postives in the Titan's lo...
Tonight in Class D-2, we will see a great match-up between the Falls City Sacred Heart Irish (5-2) and the Sterling Jets (1-5). Last week, the Irish of Falls City Sacred Heart took on a tough non-conference opponent in Exeter-Milligan, last year's Class D-1 state champions. The Irish couldn't get the job done as they fell in their sec...
The Johnson-Brock Eagles (2-4) are currently tied for third in their district with a district record of 1-2. The Eagles suffered their fourth loss last week against Parkview Christian in a very close game, losing 64-66. Coach Davis said he thought his team played well against Parkview, especially on offence. Johnson-Brock Coach Davis...
River Country high schools ran in district cross-country meets yesterday in hopes to qualify for state meets. Area high schools participated in Class B, Class C, and Class D meets. Here are the results: Class B Boys 1) Omaha Gross Catholic 2) Plattsmouth 3) Gretna 4) Platteview 5) Waverly 6) Ralston 7) Nebr...
The East Central Nebraska Conference Volleyball Tournament will come to a close today as games to decided the champion, third place, fifth place, seventh place, ninth place, and eleventh place will be played today. The Auburn Bulldogs are playing for third place as they will be taking on Malcolm at 6pm. Coach Baack is positive that h...
Chicago – A trio of members from the Husker basketball program will be busy Thursday morning, as Big Ten Media Day takes place at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare. Third-year coach Tim Miles, junior guard Terran Petteway and junior forward Walter Pitchford will represent the Huskers in Chicago, as they will meet with local, regional and natio...
With two weeks left in the Nebraska High School Football regular season, district rankings are becoming more solidified as playoffs are just around the corner. Here are the area district standings from Class B to Class D2. In Class B, District 4, Plattsmouth (4-3) and Waverly (2-5) are tied for first with 1-0 records in districts...
TOP 10/Class A, Rec. 1. Omaha North, 7-0 2. Millard North, 7-0 3. Bellevue West, 5-2 4. Papillion-LV South 5. Om. Creighton Prep 6. Omaha Central, 5-2 7. Grand Island, 6-1 8. Lincoln East, 5-2 9. Norfolk, 6-1 10. Millard West, 4-3 CLASS B 1. Gretna, 7-0 2. Elkhorn, 7-0 3. Elkhorn Sou...
Lincoln - The No. 13 Nebraska volleyball team made quick work of Northwestern on "Pink Night," sweeping the Wildcats 3-0 (25-12, 25-22, 25-13) on Wednesday at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. The Huskers improved to 11-5 overall and 5-2 in Big Ten action, while Northwestern dropped to 13-5 overall and 3-4 in the Big Ten. The Hu...
After spending two weeks on the road, the Nebraska soccer team (5-7-2) comes home to host a pair of matches at the Nebraska Soccer Field. The Huskers face Purdue on Friday at 4 p.m., before squaring off against Indiana on Sunday at noon. Both games will be streamed on BTN Plus. The first 200 fans to Sunday's game will receive a free H...
Lincoln - The Nebraska Athletic Department invites fans to get their first look at the 2014-15 Husker men's and women's basketball programs, as the Huskers will host the Big Red Tip-Off at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Wednesday, Oct. 29. The fun and free event will feature scrimmages from both programs. Doors at Pinnacle Bank Arena open at 5:45...
Peru State volleyball team (18-11) has been on quite the tear as of late, winning eight of their last ten games. The 'Cats are 2-4 in conference play, 12-7 on the road, and 6-4 at home. They are also on a three-game win streak currently with sweeps over Avila University, Haskell Indian Nations University, and Central Methodist Univer...
The 7th-seed Auburn Bulldogs took to the court again last night in the East Central Nebraska Conference Volleyball Tournament for a semi-final game against Yutan High School. Auburn couldn't manage to pull out the victory as they lost to 3rd-seed Yutan three sets to one. Auburn won the first set 25-21, but then lost the next three 21...
The Nebraska Women's Golf Season has come to a close after yesterday's two-day tournaments came to a close. Plattsmouth finished 6th overall with a team score of 799 in the Class B tournament at Pioneer Golf Course in Lincoln. Scottsbluff won the tournament with a team score of 752. Omaha Skutt was second with 764, Omaha Duchesne Acad...
The No. 13 Nebraska volleyball team returns to the Bob Devaney Sports Center this week for a pair of Big Ten matches, beginning with a Wednesday match against Northwestern at 7 p.m. Wednesday's match will be the Huskers' annual breast cancer awareness "Pink Night." Media Information Wednesday's match will air live on NET and will ...
For Coach Tim Miles and the Nebraska basketball program, there are a lot of things to look back on a breakthrough 2013-14 season. However, one item which has sharpened the Huskers' focus heading into preseason practice. It's not the 19 wins, including a pair of victories against top-10 teams. It's not the 11-7 Big Ten record ...
The East Central Nebraska Conference volleyball tournament started its play last night which saw a bunch of teams from River Country in action. 9th-seeded Weeping Water took on 8th-seed East Butler but couldn't pull it out, they lose three sets to zero and move to the elimination side of the bracket. 12th-seeded Louisville ...
The Class C1 golf tournament teed off yesterday at Quail Run Golf Course in Columbus with four of River Country's own golfers in attendance. Those golfers are HTRS's Lindsey Harlow, Palmyra's Jessica Hicks, and Syracuse's Courtney Carlson and Allison Mead. HTRS Senior Lindsey Harlow teed off from Tee 10 at 1122am and finished the day...
The Plattsmouth Girl's Golf Team was in Lincoln at Pioneer Golf Course taking place in the Class B State tournament. The weather was cold, wet, and windy but that didn't dampen the spirits of the Blue Devil golfers as they finished fourth overall on day one of the two day tournament. Plattsmouth's Head Coach Dan Oatman was pleased with yesterd...
GAME 7: NEBRASKA at NORTHWESTERN OCT. 18, 2014 | RYAN FIELD EVANSTON, ILL. | 6:30 p.m. (CT) BROADCAST INFO TV - BTN RADIO - Husker Sports Network SATELLITE RADIO - Sirius Channel 135, XM 195 INTERNET RADIO - Huskers.com HUSKERS Record: 5-1, 1-1 Rankings: Coaches-19; AP-19 Last Game: lost to...
The Auburn Bulldogs (12-10) took part in the East Central Nebraska Conference Tournament last night and played two very successful games, making their way into the semi-final round of the double-elimination tournament without suffering a loss yet. The Bulldogs first defeated tenth-seed Johnson County Central three sets to one, and th...
The Plattsmouth Volleyball team (9-13) was at home to take on Omaha Roncalli Catholic on Monday night. The game didn't end how the Blue Devils would have hoped as Roncalli defeated Plattsmouth three sets to one. Omaha Roncalli won the first set 25-19 and the second set 25-17. Plattsmouth battled back to win the third set 25-21 before givi...
(Peru, Neb.) – While some may have been football on a Sunday afternoon, those who gathered in the Al Wheeler Activity Center at Peru State saw the Bobcat volleyball team earn their third straight sweep. The 'Cats took down the visiting Eagles from Central Methodist University 25-12, 25-22, 25-21. With the win, Peru State improves to 18-1...
The East Central Nebraska Conference (ECNC) Volleyball Tournament will kick off today and will run through Thursday this week. The 12-team tournament is a double elimination tournament that includes six teams from River Country. Seeds five through twelve will play in the first round, while seeds one through four will have a first rou...
(Peru, Neb.) – On another nice day in the Oak Bowl, the visiting Yellowjackets delivered a sting to the Peru State football team as they came back to win 27-20. With the win, Graceland improved to 3-3 overall and also evened their Heart of America Athletic Conference record at 2-2. With the loss, Peru State falls to 1-5 for the season a...
The Nebraska women's state golf tournament is set to tee off this morning from multiple golf courses throughout the state. The Class B tournament is at Pioneer Golf Course in Lincoln and the Class C tournament is at Quail Run Golf Course in Columbus. The Plattsmouth women's golf team is set to tee-off in the state tournament starting ...
The Nebraska softball team completed its fall exhibition schedule with a 7-5 victory over Creighton in Omaha on Sunday afternoon. The Huskers started fast, scoring twice in the top of the first inning on a two-run homer from senior Kylee Muir. Nebraska added to its lead on a sacrifice fly from sophomore MJ Knighten in the top of the t...
Local Teams Class B- Plattsmouth 35, Platteview 14 Waverly 38, Nebraska City 13 Class C1- Auburn 63, Conestoga 0 Falls City 48, Johnson County Central 7 Syracuse 35, Louisville 0 Class C2- Elmwood-Murdock 46, Humboldt-Table Rock-Steinauer 20 Southern 38, Weeping Water 7 Class D1-...
The Plattsmouth football team moved to 4-3 on the year after defeating Platteview last night 35-14 in the Blue Devil's first district game of the season. The Blue Devils started quickly as Connor Hudson capped the first drive of the game with a 33-yard touchdown run. The score would remain that way after a failed punt fake by Plattsmouth a...
(Peru, Neb.) – The Code Blue Volleyball Club will be holding one try-out on November 16th for teams for youth and high school volleyball players. For volleyball players ages 10-14 years, the try-out time will be 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. while the 15-18 age group will try out from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Code Blue Volleyball Cl...
The Fall City Tigers improved to 6-1 and have rattled off 4 straight as they beat Johnson County Central, (0-6), 48-7 Friday evening at Jug Brown Stadium. The Tigers, who average 310 yards on the ground per game, relied on their run game once again and it all started off on the third play of the game when senior running back Brenden Hecke...
The Nebraska City Pioneers are 1-5 overall heading into their first district game of the year and are coming off one of their most disappointing losses of the season as they were shutout by Crete (0-40) in a game that Coach BT Kracl thought his team was ready for. Coach Kracl: " We were real disappointed with our performance last wee...
Tonight the Plattsmouth Blue Devils will be taking the five minute trip north up the highway to take on rival Platteview in both team's first district game. The Blue Devils are currently 3-3 this season after a disappointing loss last week to an undefeated Gretna team (14-45), and Plattsmouth head coach Bob Dzuris found a lot of posi...
Tonight the Falls City Tigers will play host to the Johnson County Central Thunderbirds. Falls City is currently 5-1 overall and tied for first in their district with Syracuse posting a 2-0 district record after last week's win against Louisville (47-12). In that game Falls City scored 21 points in the first quarter, and int...
Tonight the Lions will be taking their "pride" into Syracuse to take on the 8th-ranked Syracuse Rockets, a team who knows a think or two about "blasting off" early in games. The Syracuse Rockets are currently ranked 8th in Class C1 and have an overall record of 4-2. Last week they moved to 2-0 in their district as they earned their s...
The Conestoga Cougars will be traveling south, down to Auburn High School to take on the Auburn Bulldogs for a great district battle. Auburn is fresh off a win against Johnson County Central (26-16) and currently posts a record of 2-4 overall and 1-1 in their district. Last weeks game was Auburn's first district win, and coach Fuller...
The Humboldt-Table Rock-Steinauer (HTRS) Titans are still looking to get their first victory under their belt after last week's disappointing loss to Freeman (0-64). Coach Quincy Coatney was disappointed that his team was beat in all aspects of the game, but did try to find positives from the shutout loss. Coach Quincy Coatney: " Pos...
The Knights of Lourdes Central Catholic are currently on a nice three game win streak after last week's win over McCool Junction (54-30). Coach Andy Fedoris said his team played well on offense, but really wasn't too happy with his team's defensive play. Coach Fedoris: "Winning is always better then losing. On offense I thought we di...
Johnson-Brock, currently sitting third in the district standings, will be taking on Parkview Christian this week after last week's win against Sterling (66-44). Coach Brett Davis said his boys played well offensively last week, but defensively they gave up a few to many points. Coach Brett Davis: "Our game last Friday we really were ...
The Irish of Falls City Sacred Heart are standing atop their district with a district record of 2-0 while posting an overall record of 4-1 after defeating Lewiston (64-0) last week in dominating fashion and Coach Doug Goltz said that Lewiston is just struggling this year. Coach Doug Goltz: " Well Lewiston is a struggling team I mean t...
The Sterling Jets are still searching for their first win here in week seven after a disappointing loss in last week's game against Johnson-Brock (44-66). Sterling Head Coach Arlo Wusk noted that his team was in the right places to make plays, but they just weren't big enough. Coach Arlo Wusk: " Last week that was a big one for us. J...
The Nebraska High School District Softball tournaments start today and River Country has eight teams that will be in action throughout the day. The District B1 tournament, which is located in Beatrice at Hannibal Park, will feature Auburn/HRRS and Nebraska City. Auburn/HTRS is the fifth-seed and will play fourth-seed Lincoln Pius X at...
Lincoln – Coming off a 41-win season and a trip to the NCAA Tournament, Head Coach Darin Erstad will continue to challenge the Nebraska baseball team in 2015 as it works to reach its ultimate goal of playing in Omaha at the College World Series. The Huskers are set to play 56 games in 2015, including 27 games at Hawks Field. The Huske...
On Monday the Plattsmouth Blue Devil softball team took on the Norris Titans in a make-up that was postponed from September 9th. The results did not fall in Plattsmouth's favor as the Blue Devils were edged by the Titans 5 to 4 in a nine-inning game. The game was tied going into the bottom of the fourth when Norris took the first lea...
(Peru, Neb.) – Peru State seniors Mallory Hull (Morse Bluff) and Courtney Jurek (Bellevue) were announced as Heart of America Athletic Conference Libero of the Week and Setter of the Week respectively on Monday by conference officials. Zoraida Heredia of MidAmerica Nazarene University received the conference Hitter and Player of the W...
Women's Golf teams as well as some local players from all around River Country are headed to play in their respective state tournaments after last night's district play. Perhaps the biggest performance last night came from the Plattsmouth Blue Devils. The Blue Devils finished third in District B-1 with a team score of 401. ...
The Eastern Midland Conference Volleyball Tournament kicked off its first round last night after a power outage delayed play at Elkhorn High School. In the "play-in" game between eighth-seeded Blair and ninth-seeded Bennington, Blair defeated Bennington in a close game that came down to the fifth set (3-2). However the night wasn't o...
East Lansing, Mich. - No. 19 Nebraska almost put together the greatest fourth-quarter comeback in Husker history before falling 27-22 in the final seconds on a cold, rainy night at Spartan Stadium on Saturday. Nebraska, which slipped to 5-1 overall and 1-1 in the Big Ten, scored three fourth-quarter touchdowns after falling behind 27-...
(Peru, Neb.) – The Peru State Bobcat volleyball team won their first three games in the Bellevue University Premier Classic, but fell to the tourney hosts in the last game of the tournament. Peru State won games over Harris-Stowe University and College of St. Mary on Friday and then won their opening game over Waldorf College on Sat...
(Peru, Neb.) – A 10-0 lead for Peru State did not hold up against the NAIA's second-ranked Baker University Wildcats on Saturday in the Oak Bowl. The Wildcats scored 24 unanswered points to claim their fifth win of the season and spoil the Bobcats' homecoming. Baker is now 5-0 and 3-0 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference whil...
Thursday (10/02/2014) Clearwater/Orchard 58, Boyd County 24 Norfolk 28, Millard West 7 Stuart 36, CWC 20 Friday (10/03/2014) Allen 52, Lyons-Decatur Northeast 14 Alliance 14, Adams Central 3 Amherst 46, South Loup 12 Anselmo-Merna 34, Sandhills/Thedford 29 Aquinas Catholic 57, Omaha Brownell-Talbot...

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