Local: Sports

Sports

baseball5

Rice Slugger Wins Out

Michael Aquino of Rice is the winner of this year’s College Home Run Derby.

Yankees Too Much For Twins

Robinson Cano clubbed a three-run homer, his fourth long ball in the last three games, as the Yankees cruised past the Twins 7-3 at Target Field.

twins

Willingham Sidelined

The Twins have placed outfielder Josh Willingham on the 15-day disabled list and reinstated outfielder Aaron Hicks from the DL.

BaseltballRed

T-Wolves To Ink Free Agent

The Timberwolves have a new starting shooting guard.

BaseballGlove

Ciao From The Royals

The Royals have one of the top international prospects in the fold.

BasketballClose

Creighton Gets Boost

The Creighton basketball team is getting a big boost as it heads into the new Big East.

Football

SDSU Duo On Elite List

A pair of South Dakota State football players have been dubbed pre-season All Americans.

Twins Blow Lead Again

Robinson Cano went 3-for-4 with a pair of homers and three RBI to rally the Yankees in a 10-4 beating of the Twins at Target Field.

Mauer Leads Catchers

Voting for this year’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game is in its final days.

baseball

Omaha Hosts HR Derby

The field is set for the College Home Run Derby.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Farmer Dies In Combine Accident, Neighbors Respond

combine

A northwest Iowa farmer died Friday evening in a combine accident on a gravel road and the next morning over three dozen of his neighbors showed up for work in Gene Sitzmann's field.

in Local

Candidates Spar On Obamacare

WP-Microphone

In the Nebraska Senate race, there are a few issues that the two major candidates have major disagreements.

in Local

New Jobs For Western Iowa

employment

he Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board last week approved state incentives for a railcar maintenance facility.

in Local

Fischer Tours Nuke Sites

Capitol 2014 3

Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer has returned to Washington after touring the three nuclear weapon facilities in the United States.

in Local

Radon Testing Encouraged

radon

This week is National Radon Action Week, and the Cancer Prevention Center is encouraging radon testing to reduce the number of Americans exposed to the gas.