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LINCOLN - Wynot was, well, Wynot in the opening round of the Class D2 State Girls Basketball Championships here at Lincoln North Star High School.

LINCOLN — Class C2 of the girls state basketball tournament had its first upset of the bracket when the No. 7 seed Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons-Deca…

LINCOLN — Perennial power Crofton flexed its muscle and state tournament experience with a surprisingly easy 62-37 win over Centennial in the …

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The Northeast Community College softball team saw its season end last year just 10 games into the schedule, just when Hawks coach Iris Woodhead believed she was seeing evidence that her team was displaying improvement in its accountability and competitiveness.

I just finished reading “The Old Man and the Sea” by Ernest Hemingway with my high school juniors, and I desperately want to drive to Key West, Florida, to visit the home where he spent about 12 years of his life. His home is now a museum that gets many visitors, and I’d like to be one of them.

I have a weakness for old typewriters. Our son called me from his workplace last week and said they were throwing out some 1990 vintage typewriters and would I be interested in owning any of them. I thought of these faithful office machines that had hammered out so many words and ideas (OK, …

Northeast and North Central Nebraska’s top two Class C schools are among the favorites to bring home state-championship hardware from the 2021 girls state tournament, which gets underway on Wednesday at venues across Lincoln.

It has been a challenging time for outdoor enthusiasts. With few open hunting seasons and the recent subzero temperatures, it has been hard to want to go outside. However, that doesn’t prevent us from finding any excuse to get out as soon as it starts to thaw.

HARTINGTON — Hartington Cedar Catholic and Wakefield butted heads here at the Monsignor Werner Activity Center in the C2-5 district final with a trip to next week’s Class C2 boys state basketball tournament on the line.

HOWELLS — The No. 4 seeded Howells-Dodge boys took an early 7-0 lead after a Lance Brester layup, followed by a layup and 3-pointer by senior Jacob Tomcak. That run was enough to hold off an attempted comeback by No. 13 Mead, giving the Jaguars a 43-36 win and a trip to the state tournament.

OSMOND — The 17-6 Central Valley Cougars earned the school’s first boys state tournament berth Tuesday night, benefiting from the all-around play of 6-foot-3 senior post player Trevor Cargill to defeat Osmond 53-37 in the D1-7 district final.

The state is opening up. Governor Ricketts stated that he wants Nebraska to go back to green despite the governor refusing to test for the COVID variants here in Nebraska he says we are ready to go back to the green this is a bad idea.

What is everywhere and annoying, but one of the most important things happening worldwide today? If you guessed COVID-19 restrictions, you’d be correct. It is time once again to talk about restrictions because of a new development: The easing of restrictions specifically, in Nebraska. This i…

Recently, Nebraska has been easing the restrictions from COVID. More people are being allowed at the different events that are being held in the state. Is that really a good thing? In some ways, it can be considered good, but in other ways, it can be considered pretty bad.

On a roller coaster, people are taken in circles, turned upside down, and plummeted toward the ground; however, the ride eventually ends and everything goes back to normal.

It has been a full year since COVID-19 has entered the United States. Since then, everyone’s lives have changed forever. COVID death numbers have risen, fallen, and then risen again. Now, numbers are falling again, and it seems that we may have been able to flatten the curve.

According to the New York Times, Nebraska has seen a 14% decrease in new COVID cases over the past two weeks in comparison to the weeks prior. Nebraska is among the best states at keeping cases to a minimum.

HUMPHREY — Despite the frenetic pace established by Humphrey St. Francis that tested Elgin Public/Pope John’s stamina, the Wolfpack persevered during the first half. But the combination of the Flyers’ defensive pressure and transition offense ultimately took its toll in the second half.

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