SYRACUSE — Pender's offense couldn't get going until the final inning, and Dannebrog-Cairo-Boelus got just enough offense at key times to decide the Class C American Legion Seniors state baseball championship.
SYRACUSE — Prior to Tuesday's Class C American Legion Seniors state tournament elimination game, Pender coach Clay Haymart expressed concern about Bruning-Davenport/Shickley ace pitcher John Christiansen. What Haymart failed to mention was that Pender's pitcher was more than up to the task.
SYRACUSE — Hartington Post 4 lost a heartbreaker to Bruning-Davenport-Shickley here at Veterans Field after an 18-hour break, 8-7.
SYRACUSE — Mother Nature wiped out the complete final game of the winner’s bracket here at the Class C Nebraska State Senior Legion Tournament here at Veteran’s Field at the Syracuse Athletic Conference Sunday.
SYRACUSE – Twin River looked to be heading to Monday’s third round in the Class C Nebraska State Senior Legion baseball tournament here at Veterans Memorial Field.
SYRACUSE — Valentine held on for dear life in the top of the seventh inning here at Veterans Field to turn back Stromsburg-Osceola-Shelby 6-5 in a consolation game of the Class C Senior Legion baseball tournament Sunday.
SYRACUSE – Pender used a three-run first inning to turn away Twin River here at Veterans Field in Syracuse in the opening round of the Class C Senior Nebraska American Legion baseball tournament by a 5-2 final.
SYRACUSE — Hartington Post 4 jumped on Stromsburg-Osceola-Shelby here at Veterans Field to advance to the second round of the Class C Nebraska Senior American Legion baseball tournament with a 7-2 win.
SYRACUSE — The Valentine Post 90 Senior Legion baseball team was playing in a state tournament for the first time in the history of the program.
WISNER — Pender has been there. Done that. Hooper-Scribner is a team on the rise.
HARTINGTON — It was fitting that the Class C, Area 1 American Legion Seniors baseball tournament would come down to the last at-bat.
O'NEILL — The first time that Justin Erb had a pinch-hit, game-tying swing in the sixth inning Monday, his Wakefield Post 81 team couldn't take advantage, leading to a 7-6 loss to Columbus Lakeview.
VALENTINE — Valentine Post 90 punched its first ticket ever to the Nebraska Senior Legion State Tournament here at Valentine Legion Field over Bridgeport 9-5.
SOUTH SIOUX CITY — The heat was nearly unbearable here in the opening round of the Class A, Area 6 American Legion Junior baseball tournament on Friday, July 19.
COLUMBUS — The Norfolk Nucor Steel Seniors baseball team will have its back to the wall after losing 7-1 to top-seeded Fremont First State Bank at Pawnee Park here on Friday afternoon.
SCRIBNER — The Tekamah-Herman Post 15 juniors turned back Hooper-Scribner here Tuesday with an 11-3 win in a C-2 Area Legion finals to qualify for the state tournament.
VALLEY — Omaha Roncalli wrecked any chance Wayne had at defending its Class B American Legion Juniors state baseball championship.
PIERCE — After getting just one hit through three innings, the Pierce Juniors' bats heated up in the fourth and fifth en route to a 7-1 victory over Crofton in the championship game of the C1 district at the Pierce baseball facility.
ALBION – Pender had defending champion David City right where it wanted when it had chances to take the lead in the fifth and sixth innings.
ALBION -- Pender advanced to the Class C Seniors baseball championship game, but not without some drama.
ALBION — Another day, another rally for Pender.
ALBION — A night after a dramatic rally resulted in a come-from-behind win, Pender just about made its magic again.
ALBION — With thunder rumbling in the distance and rain approaching, Dannebrog-Cairo-Boelus made its own noise against Creighton early in their Class C Seniors elimination game Monday.
WAYNE — After their Juniors team claimed its first state title in more than 50 years a week earlier, the Wayne American Legion Post 43 Seniors were hoping to match that finish on its home turf.
ALBION — Down by three runs. Down to its last out. But Pender wasn't out of it.
ALBION — A different year, the same result.
ALBION — The hosts had a short stay at the Class C American Legion Seniors state tournament.
The Norfolk Elkhorn Valley Bank Juniors couldn't quite take advantage of its chances. Grand Island Five Points Bank was more than happy to do so.
COLUMBUS — You could say it's been a good week for Adam Hoffman, the Wayne American Legion Post 43 Juniors coach.
BATTLE CREEK – Before the question even could be finished, Pender co-coach Waylon Carlson had the answer.
COLUMBUS — Brooks Kneifl — who pitched the Wayne Ponies to the Tri County Baseball League title two weeks ago — showed he was ready for some older competition.
BATTLE CREEK – For the third-straight day, Pender staved off elimination in the Class C American Legion Juniors state tournament with a complete-game pitching performance at Battle Creek City Park.
COLUMBUS — The Wayne American Legion Post 43 Juniors team gathered around as assistant coach Robbie Gamble called head coach Adam Hoffman and put him on the speaker phone.
BATTLE CREEK — It finally looked like the hosts had seized the momentum Monday in a Class C American Legion Juniors elimination game at Battle Creek City Park.
BATTLE CREEK — Pender’s patience at the plate paid off Monday in the form of a 10-1 victory to eliminate Imperial and stay alive at the Class C American Legion Juniors state tournament at Battle Creek City Park.
COLUMBUS — During their first 10 innings of the Class B American Legion state tournament here, it would appear the only thing that can cool off the Wayne Juniors' bats is Mother Nature.
BATTLE CREEK — Possible elimination is what faces two Northeast Nebraska baseball teams after second-round action Sunday at the American Legion’s Class C Junior state tournament here.
PENDER — After a heartbreaking loss Saturday, Pender responded in a big way to earn a ticket to the Class C state baseball tournament with an 11-6 win over Logan View-Scribner in the C-2 area tournament here Tuesday night.
PIERCE — Two outs and the top of the order turned out to be a pretty good place for Creighton in the Class C, Area 1 Junior Legion tournament final here Tuesday.
CENTRAL CITY – Offense turned out to be a precious rare commodity for Pierce during the Class C American Legion Seniors state baseball tournament.
CENTRAL CITY – Pierce hung tough early in its Class C Seniors state tournament debut here, but Wilber proved to be too much in Saturday's opener.
AINSWORTH — Creighton mounted several challenges against Malcolm in the Class C Seniors state championship game at East City Park.
AINSWORTH — For the final six innings, Malcolm's defense never let West Point's offense get going.
AINSWORTH — The importance of momentum was showcased Tuesday afternoon in the Class C American Legion Seniors state tournament here.
PLATTSMOUTH — Three-consecutive bunts in the bottom of the second inning essentially put an end to Pierce's season.
AINSWORTH — For six innings, it seemed Albion couldn't find the gaps against Creighton’s defense in a Class C Seniors state tournament winner's bracket game Sunday afternoon at East City Park.
PLATTSMOUTH — As far as sacrifice flies go, it's hard to beat the walk-off variety.
AINSWORTH — For the second day in a row, host Ainsworth found itself on the short end of a one-run decision in the Class C Seniors state tournament at East City Park here.
AINSWORTH -- After trading blows for 6-1/2 innings, West Point landed the biggest blow to knock Palmer-Wolbach-Greeley out of the Class C Seniors state tournament to open Sunday's action at East City Park.
A 74-40 win over Marshalltown Community College Wednesday evening sends the Hawks women’s basketball team to Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Saturday to play what amounts to a “rubber match” with Iowa Western for the Region XI championship.