WNCC’s Richter headed to Dickinson State for baseball

WNCC’s Richter headed to Dickinson State for baseball

Trent Richter’s three years at Western Nebraska Community College has paid off as the Scottsbluff High graduate inked Thursday with Dickinson State College in Dickinson, North Dakota, to continue his baseball pitching career. Richter, who was a key contributor to the Cougars’ Region IX title in May, said he is…
Cron’s grand slam sends Rockies over Brewers 7-3

Cron’s grand slam sends Rockies over Brewers 7-3

DENVER (AP) — Germán Márquez allowed one hit over six scoreless innings, C.J. Cron ignited a five-run first with a grand slam and the Colorado Rockies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-3 on Thursday night for their fourth consecutive victory. Garrett Hampson followed Cron’s slam with a homer, and Raimel Tapia…
Husker Women release Big Ten Schedule

Husker Women release Big Ten Schedule

The Nebraska women's basketball team will return to an 18-game regular-season conference schedule in 2021-22, the Huskers announced along with their Big Ten home, away and double-plays on Thursday, June 17. The Huskers, under the direction of sixth-year head coach Amy Williams, will face NCAA Elite Eight qualifier Indiana and…
Gritty Pios rally late, win first two against Horseheads

Gritty Pios rally late, win first two against Horseheads

The Pioneers entered last night winning their last 6 games against the Casper Horseheads, and the majority of the 7 games played between the two have been handily wins. That was not the case last night after an eventful back and forth game resulted in a 6-5 Western Nebraska victory.…
Big Red Blitz with Bill Moos

Big Red Blitz with Bill Moos

The 2021 Big Red Blitz stopped through the panhandle on Wednesday afternoon as Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos, men's basketball assistant coach Armon Gates, and head wrestling coach Mark Manning were all on hand at the Gering Civic Center. For his part, Moos is just glad we're at a point…
WNCC to host volleyball camps July 21-24

WNCC to host volleyball camps July 21-24

Western Nebraska Community College volleyball coach Binny Canales has scheduled four volleyball camps for the last part of July for individuals to take part in ranging from ages five to 18. The four camps will take place in a 4-day period. The first camp is an Individual Middle School Camp…
Rockies sweep Padres

Rockies sweep Padres

DENVER (AP) — Pinch-hitter Charlie Blackmon singled home the winning run in the ninth inning and the Colorado Rockies shook off a monster homer by Fernando Tatis Jr. to beat the stumbling San Diego Padres 8-7 on Wednesday. Tatis hit a 477-foot homer, the longest of his career and his…
Match Play Qualifying Completed

Match Play Qualifying Completed

GOTHENBURG (June 16, 2021) – It was more of the same for Lincoln's Nate Vontz on Wednesday at Wild Horse Golf Club in Gothenburg, as he separated himself from the field after Round Two of Stroke Play Qualifying for  the 54th Nebraska Match Play Championship. Vontz, a Creighton Bluejay senior,…
Schwellenbach Named John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year

Schwellenbach Named John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year

Lincoln - On Wednesday morning the College Baseball Foundation named Nebraska’s Spencer Schwellenbach as the 2021 recipient of the John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award. The award was started in 2010 and Schwellenbach is the first Husker to be honored with the trophy. Former Husker Jake Meyers was…
WESTCO, Gering senior teams head east

WESTCO, Gering senior teams head east

It's a busy week of road action for both the WESTCO Zephyrs and Gering Platte Valley Companies with the two area squads heading east for games, both on the diamond and in the stands, as they'll finish with a stop at the College World Series in Omaha. Gering has one…