Local Sports » Page 5


Pelini Gets The Axe

Bo Pelini has been fired as Nebraska's football coach after a seven-year stint marked by his inability to restore the program to sustained national prominence and a number of embarrassing losses in big games.


SDSU Men Lose, Women Win

South Dakota State's basketball teams split a pair of Sunday games away from Frost Arena.

USD Logo 1

Coyotes Win A Pair

University of South Dakota basketball teams scored a pair of road wins on Sunday.


Jacks Advance In Playoffs

Zach Zenner accounted for 324 all-purpose yards and scored a career-high five touchdowns to lead South Dakota State to a 47-40 victory over Montana State Saturday in the opening round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.


Morningside In Semifinals

Morningside, Southern Oregon, Marian (Ind.) and Saint Xavier (Ill.) kept their national title hopes alive with wins in the quarterfinals of the 2014 NAIA Football Championship Series.


Huskers Get Volleyball Bid

Nebraska will open the NCAA volleyball tournament at home for the 11th straight year.


Jacks In Playoff Opener

The South Dakota State University football team will make its third consecutive appearance in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs, meeting Montana State in first-round action Saturday.

football helmet

Hawkeyes, Huskers Clash

The Heroes Trophy is on the line again as Iowa plays host to Nebraska Friday in a Big Ten Conference football matchup


USD Wins Home Opener

The South Dakota men’s basketball team made head coach Craig Smith’s home debut a winning one as the Coyotes topped Wayne State (Neb.) 86-69 Wednesday night.


SDSU Freshman Honored

South Dakota State University wide receiver Jake Wieneke was named Wednesday as Missouri Valley Football Conference Freshman of the Year.


MVFC Salutes League Best

The Missouri Valley Football Conference has announced its top honors, including Offensive MVP, Defensive MVP, Newcomer of the Year, Freshman of the Year and Coach of the Year.


Iowa, UNI Win, Gophers Lose

Wednesday night's basketball action saw Iowa and Northern Iowa win and Minnesota lose.

Twins - Trips

Twins Add Coaches

The Minnesota Twins have announced three more assistants for new manager Paul Molitor, adding pitching coach Neil Allen, bullpen coach Eddie Guardado and bench coach Joe Vavra.


Cyclones Fall In Tourney

Jared Nickens and Jake Layman scored 15 points apiece to lead Maryland past No. 13 Iowa State 72-63 on Tuesday night in the championship game of the CBE Classic.


Huskers Win In-State Battle

Shavon Shields scored a career-high 35 points, 21 of them in the first half, to lead slow-starting Nebraska past Omaha 80-67 on Tuesday night.


GPAC Names Weekly Best

The Great Plains Athletic Conference announced its weekly players of the week in men's and women's basketball Tuesday.

football helmet

Nebraska Adds Three Champs

Three more Nebraska high school football champs were crowned Tuesday in title tilts held in Lincoln.


Jacks Win Doubleheader

South Dakota State won a pair of basketball games at Frost Arena Monday with both the Jackrabbit men and women tallying non-conference victories.


Coyote Women Win Home Opener

Raeshel Contreras tied her season-high of 24 points while Nicole Seekamp added 22 points as South Dakota women’s basketball won its home opener against UC Irvine 96-52.


SDSU Coach Resigns

South Dakota State director of athletics Justin Sell has accepted the resignation of head volleyball coach Phil McDaniel.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Education To Be Legislative Session

education 2

There will be a number of education related issues in the 2015 session of the South Dakota legislature, and not all are related to funding.

in Local

Corrections On Nebraska Senate Agenda

Tyson Larson Photo 1 021514

The next session of the Nebraska Unicameral will be asked to help clean up continuing issues in the state Department of Corrections.

in Local

Legislators Prepare For Session

state capitol pierre

South Dakota legislators are making preparations for what could be a fully packed legislative session starting next month.

in Local

Use Tax Due

money 20

The Christmas shopping season will soon wind down, and with lots of shopping done online, the South Dakota Department of Revenue is reminding residents that a ‘use tax’ may be due on purchases made on the internet.

in Local

Donated Toys To Be Distributed

christmas lights

Feeding South Dakota has teamed up with Good 360 to handle a truckload of toys that has been donated by a manufacturer.