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HASTINGS — Tori Kniesche’s rocket arm has been the worst-kept secret on the Wayne softball team this season, as the senior hurler has put together a record-shattering season.
HASTINGS — Both Wayne and Guardian Angels Central Catholic forced winner-take-all games in the finals of the State Softball Championships Friday afternoon at the Smith Softball Complex.
HASTINGS — Auburn pitcher Kylie Allen was frustrating the Guardian Angels Central Catholic bats for five innings before the Bluejays figured her out in the sixth.
HASTINGS — Wayne coach Rob Sweetland said it was important for his young team to get off to a good start if they were going to compete for a state championship.
HASTINGS — With only two starters back from last year’s Class C state championship season, one might think the Wayne softball team might have some jitters in its return to the Class B division of the state softball championships.
LINCOLN — Two of Nebraska’s best-known Blackshirts — and former teammates of Husker coach Scott Frost — delivered a special message to NU players Friday night.
HASTINGS — The Wayne High softball team, fresh off a 10-inning upset win over top-seeded and defending champion Elkhorn South, had nothing left in the tank for sixth-seeded Seward.
HASTINGS — A two-out single by Kennedy Maly in the bottom of the 10th helped Wayne stay alive in the Class B State Softball Championships with a wild 4-3 win over defending champion and top-seeded Elkhorn South Thursday afternoon.
HASTINGS — Guardian Angels Central Catholic got off to a slow start Thursday morning in the Class C State Softball Championships, but the Bluejays were in a position to mount a big comeback before seeing their season end with a 13-5 loss to Chadron.
HASTINGS — Guardian Angels Central Catholic couldn’t have asked for a more difficult first-round draw at the state softball championships.
WISNER — Wayne finally got a chance to play in the B-4 district softball tournament and took advantage of the chance by earning a trip to Hastings for the Class B State tourney with an 8-0 win over David City/East Butler here Monday at River Park.
WEST POINT — With a trip to the Class C state softball tournament on the line, the Guardian Angels Central Catholic Bluejays looked to the top four hitters in their lineup to lead the way.
HASTINGS — Any kid who has played softball or baseball has dreamed about hitting a game-winning homer in the bottom of the last inning.
HASTINGS — Last year, Wayne struggled with walks and errors and saw Guardian Angels Central Catholic take advantage to end the Blue Devils’ state softball title hopes.