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Sidney wrestlers 4th at Gothenburg Duals
Sidney wrestlers 4th at Gothenburg Duals

The Sidney Red Raider Wrestling team went 2-3 in dual action on Saturday at the Gothenburg Dual Tournament to finish in 4th place in the 8-team tournament. Sidney’s wrestler at 170 pounds, Brady Robb, picked up his 100th career win when he pinned Br

WNCC men fall to North Platte

WNCC men fall to North Platte

The Western Nebraska Community College men's basketball team outscored North Platte Community College 62-54 but couldn't get the go-ahead shot to fall to the Knights 101-98 in the Region IX South sub-region contest Saturday evening.

Saturday's local scoreboard, Jan. 18

Saturday's local scoreboard, Jan. 18

Saturday's local scoreboard, Jan. 18

Ogallala Dominates Valentine For Fifth Straight Victory

Ogallala Dominates Valentine For Fifth Straight Victory

Ogallala has yet to lose in 2020 as the Indians dominated Valentine Saturday night for their fifth straight victory.

Ogallala Girls Bounce Back With Win Over Valentine

Ogallala Girls Bounce Back With Win Over Valentine

After suffering their first loss of the season on Friday, the Ogallala Indians bounced back Saturday evening with a win over Valentine.

Zegarowski's late 3 lifts No. 25 Creighton past Friars

Zegarowski's late 3 lifts No. 25 Creighton past Friars

Marcus Zegarowski hit the tie-breaking 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds left and No. 25 Creighton came back late to beat Providence 78-74.

Rockies to honor Larry Walker by retiring his jersey number

Rockies to honor Larry Walker by retiring his jersey number

The Colorado Rockies will retire the number of outfielder Larry Walker during the upcoming season.

Martin scores 19 to lift Colorado St. over Air Force

Martin scores 19 to lift Colorado St. over Air Force

Kris Martin had 19 points off the bench to lead Colorado State to a 78-65 win over Air Force.

Avalanche ride 3-goal 2nd period to 5-3 win over Blues

Avalanche ride 3-goal 2nd period to 5-3 win over Blues

Cale Makar and Andre Burakovsky scored 22 seconds apart in the second period to chase All-Star goaltender Jordan Binnington from the game and the Colorado Avalanche held on to beat the St. Louis Blues 5-3.

Friday's local scoreboard, Jan. 17

Friday's local scoreboard, Jan. 17

Friday's local scoreboard, Jan. 17

Battle Creek Comebacks Lead To A Sweep

Battle Creek Comebacks Lead To A Sweep

The Battle Creek boys and girls teams overcame early deficits on the road to sweep a doubleheader at Lutheran High Northeast Thursday night.

WNCC women’s game Saturday postponed

WNCC women’s game Saturday postponed

Because of wintry weather conditions in the Omaha/Council Bluffs area Friday, the Western Nebraska Community College and Iowa Western Community College women’s basketball game for Saturday, Jan. 18 has been postponed.

Sidney wrestling defeats Bridgeport 40-30

Sidney wrestling defeats Bridgeport 40-30

SIDNEY, NE - It came down to the final match Thursday night as the Sidney Red Raiders wrestling team took down the Bridgeport Bulldogs 40-30 in Sidney.

North Platte HS golf coach receives national honor

North Platte HS golf coach receives national honor

NORTH PLATTE, NE - The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) selected North Platte High School boys golf coach Jim Orcutt as one of its coaches of the year for 2018-2019, the organization announced Thursday.

MUDECAS girls and boys games ALL pushed to Saturday

MUDECAS girls and boys games ALL pushed to Saturday

MUDECAS tournament director Randy Schlueter confirmed Friday that ALL girls' AND boys' MUDECAS championships and consolation games will take place on Saturday.

Nuggets send Warriors to 10th straight loss

Nuggets send Warriors to 10th straight loss

Malik Beasley made two free throws with 8.9 seconds left in overtime, and the short-handed Denver Nuggets handed the Golden State Warriors their 10th consecutive loss with a 134-131 victory.

Grubauer makes 27 saves, Avalanche blank Sharks

Grubauer makes 27 saves, Avalanche blank Sharks

Philipp Grubauer made 27 saves for his first shutout of the season and the Colorado Avalanche got goals from four different players in a 4-0 win over the San Jose Sharks.

No. 20 Colorado overcomes slow start, beats Arizona St.

No. 20 Colorado overcomes slow start, beats Arizona St.

Tyler Bey scored 19 points, Lucas Siewert added 14 and No. 20 Colorado overcame a slow start to beat Arizona State 68-61.

Thursday's local scoreboard, Jan. 17

Thursday's local scoreboard, Jan. 17

Thursday's local scoreboard, Jan. 17

Norfolk grapplers dominate Elkhorn

Norfolk grapplers dominate Elkhorn

The Panthers racked up eight pinfall victories in a 78-6 win over the Antlers.

Porter, Dozier lead Nuggets to 100-86 win over Hornets

Porter, Dozier lead Nuggets to 100-86 win over Hornets

Rookie reserve Michael Porter Jr. scored 19 points, recent call-up P.J. Dozier had a big Denver debut filling in for injured point guard Jamal Murray and the Nuggets beat the Charlotte Hornets 100-86.

Broncos' Courtland Sutton in for DeAndre Hopkins ín Pro Bowl

Broncos' Courtland Sutton in for DeAndre Hopkins ín Pro Bowl

Denver Broncos wide receiver Courtland Sutton was named to the Pro Bowl a month after being snubbed for the NFL's annual all-star game.

Hoyas beat No. 25 Creighton behind Yurtseven's double-double

Hoyas beat No. 25 Creighton behind Yurtseven's double-double

Omer Yurtseven had 20 points and 13 rebounds, Mac McClung scored 19 points and Georgetown beat No. 25 Creighton 83-80.

MAC Basketball Tournament tips off on Monday

MAC Basketball Tournament tips off on Monday

The Minuteman Activities Conference Basketball Tournament tips off next week at home sites across the southern panhandle. South Platte earns the top seed in both the girl&;s and boy&;s brackets and will receive a first-round bye. The boy&;s

Fifty-one student-athletes named Fall Academic All-Region

Fifty-one student-athletes named Fall Academic All-Region

Northeast Community College student-athletes continue to excel on the court and in the classroom as 51 were named Fall Academic All-Region on Tuesday.

Tri County, Palmyra, Sacred Heart big winners Tuesday - updated MUDECAS broadcast schedule

Tri County, Palmyra, Sacred Heart big winners Tuesday - updated MUDECAS broadcast schedule

Recap of boys' MUDECAS first round action, and an updated broadcast schedule for Thursday's games.

WNCC men come back to down McCook

WNCC men come back to down McCook

The Western Nebraska Community College men’s basketball team received 37 points from Teddy Allen and the Cougars outscored McCook Community College 62-44 in the second half to pick up the come-from-behind 99-90 win.

Harris' late layup sends Nevada past scrappy Wyoming

Harris' late layup sends Nevada past scrappy Wyoming

Jalen Harris scored 20 points and his driving layup with nine seconds left carried Nevada to a thrilling 68-67 win over Wyoming. The lead changed four times in the final 51 seconds.

Lindell scores winner in OT, Stars rally to beat Avs

Lindell scores winner in OT, Stars rally to beat Avs

Esa Lindell scored 1:54 into overtime after Jason Dickinson tied the game late in regulation and the Dallas Stars put the finishing touches on a season series sweep of Colorado by beating the Avalanche 3-2.

Sidney girls sail past Mitchell, boys come up short against Tigers

Sidney girls sail past Mitchell, boys come up short against Tigers

The Sidney Lady Raiders’ suffocating defense held the Mitchell Lady Tigers to just 4 first half points for their ninth consecutive victory Tuesday night at the Cabela’s Athletic Facility. Sidney held the Tigers scoreless in the second quarter,

Broncos hire ex-Giants coach Pat Shurmur as play-caller

Broncos hire ex-Giants coach Pat Shurmur as play-caller

The Denver Broncos have hired former New York Giants coach Pat Shurmur as their offensive coordinator.

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Jan. 14

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Jan. 14

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Jan. 14

BDS rolls, Sterling survives, Diller-Odell, Sacred Heart take care of business - recap of day one at MUDECAS

BDS rolls, Sterling survives, Diller-Odell, Sacred Heart take care of business - recap of day one at MUDECAS

Full recap of the first day of the girls' MUDECAS basketball tournament.

Monday's local scoreboard, Jan. 13

Monday's local scoreboard, Jan. 13

Monday's local scoreboard, Jan. 13

No. 7 WNCC women set to host McCook Tuesday in a doubleheader action

No. 7 WNCC women set to host McCook Tuesday in a doubleheader action

The Western Nebraska Community College women's and men's basketball team will be home for the first time in 2020 when they host McCook Community College in action Tuesday at Cougar Palace.

Jokic helps Nuggets hold on for 114-104 win over Clippers

Jokic helps Nuggets hold on for 114-104 win over Clippers

Nikola Jokic scored 20 points and grabbed 15 rebounds as the Denver Nuggets withstood a big rally to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 114-104.

Broncos fire offensive coordinator Rich Scangarello

Broncos fire offensive coordinator Rich Scangarello

The Denver Broncos are looking for their fifth offensive coordinator in five seasons after Vic Fangio fires Rich Scangarello.

No. 25 Colorado bounces back, races past Utah

No. 25 Colorado bounces back, races past Utah

The 25th-ranked Colorado Buffaloes routed the Utah Utes 91-52 and bounced back from a disappointing loss to Oregon State at home.

Wrestling results: Wray edges Sidney to win Ogallala Duals Tournament

Wrestling results: Wray edges Sidney to win Ogallala Duals Tournament

The Wray wrestling team, the defending state champions in Colorado, beat Sidney 44-33 in the third round and went on to win the Ogallala Duals Tournament Saturday.

Sidney basketball teams split doubleheader at McCook

Sidney basketball teams split doubleheader at McCook

Sidney basketball teams split doubleheader at McCook

Stevens, Roddy lead Colorado St. past San Jose St.

Stevens, Roddy lead Colorado St. past San Jose St.

Isaiah Stevens and David Roddy scored 21 points apiece as Colorado State beat San Jose State 81-70.

Saturday's local scoreboard, Jan. 11

Saturday's local scoreboard, Jan. 11

Saturday's local scoreboard, Jan. 11

MUDECAS basketball tournament - broadcast schedule for KUTT, KWBE, KBIE

MUDECAS basketball tournament - broadcast schedule for KUTT, KWBE, KBIE

The annual MUDECAS basketball tournament takes place in Beatrice Jan. 13-18, with first-round A Division games being played in the Beatrice Municipal Auditorium, and first-round B Division games taking place at the Truman Center on SCC campus.

Norfolk gets back on track with big win over South Sioux

Norfolk gets back on track with big win over South Sioux

The Panthers ended a two-game losing streak with a 60-36 win over the Cardinals

Norfolk offense comes alive in win over South Sioux City

Norfolk offense comes alive in win over South Sioux City

The Panthers beat the Cardinals 64-54, their most points in a game in six years.

Ballock, Alexander lead Creighton past Xavier

Ballock, Alexander lead Creighton past Xavier

Ballock, Alexander lead Creighton past Xavier

No. 9 WNCC women top NJC for 14th straight win

No. 9 WNCC women top NJC for 14th straight win

The 9th-ranked Western Nebraska Community College women’s basketball team buried 13 3-pointers and captured its 14th straight win with an 85-77 win over Northeastern Junior College in a Region IX South sub-region contest Friday in Sterling, Colorado.

Story, Rockies $750K apart; Gray gets $5.6 million

Story, Rockies $750K apart; Gray gets $5.6 million

All-Star shortstop Trevor Story asked for $11.5 million and the Colorado Rockies offered him $10.75 million when players and teams exchanged proposed salaries in salary arbitration.

McCann scores in OT, Penguins beat Avalanche

McCann scores in OT, Penguins beat Avalanche

Jared McCann scored at 3:19 of overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 for their fourth straight road win.

Friday's local scoreboard, Jan. 10

Friday's local scoreboard, Jan. 10

Friday's local scoreboard, Jan. 10

Kearney slows Norfolk offense for second straight win

Kearney slows Norfolk offense for second straight win

The Bearcats held Norfolk to just 8 points in the 4th quarter of a 57-46 win.

Norfolk girls hold off Kearney in OT

Norfolk girls hold off Kearney in OT

The Panthers scored 29 points in the 4th quarter and overtime periods to beat the Bearcats 53-47.

Sidney, Gering split Western Conference doubleheader

Sidney, Gering split Western Conference doubleheader

Senior Mattie Johnson had a game-high 21 points, senior Nicole Birner added 16, and the No. 10 Sidney girls' basketball team defeated Gering Friday night, 67-49. 

Memphis hires Mike MacIntyre as defensive coordinator

Memphis hires Mike MacIntyre as defensive coordinator

Memphis has hired former Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre as defensive coordinator after he filled the same role at Mississippi this past season.

Marcus Ehrke to take over Grand Island volleyball

Marcus Ehrke to take over Grand Island volleyball

Sidney High School will be searching for their second volleyball coach in two years.

WNCC basketball teams open Region IX South play Friday

WNCC basketball teams open Region IX South play Friday

The Western Nebraska Community College basketball teams will open Region IX South conference action Friday when they travel to Sterling, Colorado, for a meeting with Northeastern Junior College.

Doane Tiger Spotlight - Jordyn Stearns

Doane Tiger Spotlight - Jordyn Stearns

Stearns is a member of both Doane's indoor track team and softball team, throwing shot put and playing first base.

Jokic scores 33 to lead Nuggets past Mavericks

Jokic scores 33 to lead Nuggets past Mavericks

Nikola Jokic scored 26 of his 33 points in the second half, including the winning basket with 7.9 seconds left, and the Denver Nuggets defeated the Dallas Mavericks 107-106.

No. 7 San Diego State beats Wyoming 72-52 to stay undefeated

No. 7 San Diego State beats Wyoming 72-52 to stay undefeated

Malachi Flynn scored 19 points, Yanni Wetzell added 17 and No. 7 San Diego State beat Wyoming 72-52 to remain undefeated.

Scoring drought dooms Bloomfield in loss to LCC

Scoring drought dooms Bloomfield in loss to LCC

A 22-0 run by Laurel-Concord-Coleridge in the first half opened a close game wide and allowed them to pull away for the 61-29 win.

Panarin helps Shesterkin win NHL debut, Rangers beat Avs

Panarin helps Shesterkin win NHL debut, Rangers beat Avs

Artemi Panarin had a goal and two assists, Igor Shesterkin stopped 29 shots to win his NHL debut, and the New York Rangers beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-3.

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Jan. 7

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Jan. 7

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Jan. 7

Sara Huss hits winning layup, Fairbury upsets No. 3 Beatrice Tuesday

Sara Huss hits winning layup, Fairbury upsets No. 3 Beatrice Tuesday

Fairbury senior and Concordia (Seward) volleyball/track commit Sara Huss hit a layup with roughly two seconds to go, lifting the Jeffs (5-6) past Beatrice, 33-31, at Fairbury Jr./Sr. High School on Tuesday.

Sidney names Plummer boys golf coach

Sidney names Plummer boys golf coach

Ryan Plummer has been named the new Head Boys Golf Coach at Sidney High School.

Nuggets beat Hawks behind Jokic's career-high 47 points

Nuggets beat Hawks behind Jokic's career-high 47 points

Nikola Jokic scored a career-high 47 points and Will Barton added a season-best 28 as the Denver Nuggets held off the Atlanta Hawks 123-115.

Varlamov, Lee lead Islanders to 1-0 win over Avalanche

Varlamov, Lee lead Islanders to 1-0 win over Avalanche

Semyon Varlamov made 32 saves against his former team, Anders Lee scored and the New York Islanders beat the Colorado Avalanche 1-0. 

Monday's local scoreboard, Jan. 6

Monday's local scoreboard, Jan. 6

Monday's local scoreboard, Jan. 6