Gering and WESTCO legion baseball results from Wednesday

Gering and WESTCO legion baseball results from Wednesday

We had the Gering Platte Valley Companies seniors once again last night on KMOR 93.3 FM as they won their home opener at Oregon Trail Park over Alliance 6-3. Gering scored two runs in the fifth and two more runs in the sixth inning to get the comeback win and…
Huskers bounce back to beat Purdue in Big Ten Tournament

Huskers bounce back to beat Purdue in Big Ten Tournament

Brett Sears and Drew Christo combined to toss a two-hitter, as the duo retired 19 of the last 20 Boilermakers in Nebraska’s 6-2 win over Purdue on Wednesday night at Charles Schwab Field in Omaha. Nebraska (35-20) scored six runs on 12 hits and an error, while Purdue (33-24) totaled…
Scottsbluff closes strong at Class B Golf State Championships

Scottsbluff closes strong at Class B Golf State Championships

The Scottsbluff Bearcats finished on a high note on Wednesday afternoon with a second place team finish on their home course at the Scotts Bluff Country Club at this year's Class B State Championships. After shooting a combined 323 in their opening round the Bearcats shot a team score of…
Caron Tabbed Semifinalist for Buster Posey Award

Caron Tabbed Semifinalist for Buster Posey Award

Nebraska catcher Josh Caron was named one of 16 semifinalists for the Buster Posey National Collegiate Catcher of the Year Award, the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission announced Wednesday morning. Formerly known as the Johnny Bench Award, the National Collegiate Catcher Award was established in 2000, as Caron joins Justin…
Legion baseball rundown from Tuesday night

Legion baseball rundown from Tuesday night

Local baseball teams were in action last night as the summer legion season continued with both Gering and WESTCO on the diamond. We had the Gering Platte Valley Companies game at Sidney on KMOR 93.3 FM as Gering improved to 2-0 with a 8-3 win. Barron Williams the winning pitcher,…
Sears, Huskers receive Big Ten Accolades

Sears, Huskers receive Big Ten Accolades

Nebraska’s Brett Sears, Mason McConnaughey, Tyler Stone, Case Sanderson and Drew Christo received All-Big Ten honors, the conference office announced Tuesday evening. Sears was a first-team selection and tabbed the Big Ten’s Pitcher of the Year, becoming the first NU pitcher to be named Pitcher of the Year since the…
State Golf Championships: Day one scores

State Golf Championships: Day one scores

Round one of the Class B State Golf Championships at Scotts Bluff Country Club is complete with the Norris Titans on top of the team standings. Norris shot a combined +23, 311 and they lead the York Dukes by 10 strokes. Carson Thurber leading the way for Norris, he was…
Gering’s Jackson Howard signs with Hastings College for basketball

Gering’s Jackson Howard signs with Hastings College for basketball

On Monday afternoon in what's probably the last signing here in the region this spring it was Gering senior Jackson Howard finalizing his plans to attend school and play basketball at the next level by signing with Hastings College. "Decided to go there because I really liked the atmosphere, the…
Monument Marathon- More than Just a Race

Monument Marathon- More than Just a Race

It may be more than four months away, but organizers for the 13th annual Monument Marathon are already hitting their stride to ensure this year's race continues to build on its continued success. On Monday, representatives from the WNCC Foundation, Platte Valley Companies, and Western Nebraska Community College were on…