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Big Ten Puts Five Teams Into NCAA Tourney

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The NCAA Division I Baseball Committee announced the field of 64 on Monday with a conference-record five Big Ten baseball teams selected. Illinois was selected as one of 16 teams to... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA PLAYOFFS Monday, May 25= Houston 128, Golden State 115, Golden State leads series 3-1 Tuesday, May 26= Atlanta at Cleveland, 8:30 p.m.  Cleveland leads series 3-1...... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE L.A. Angels 4 San Diego 3 Tuesday's Game San Diego (Despaigne 2-3) at L.A. Angels (Shoemaker 3-4), 10:05 p.m. AMERICAN LEAGUE= Monday's Games= N.Y. Yankees 14, Kansas City 1 Baltimore 4, Houston 3 Minnesota 7, Boston 2 Oa... Read More

Outdoors-Woman program schedules archery workshops

The Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program has scheduled archery workshops at Platte River State park next month. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says the workshops will begin on all four June Wednesdays and will run from 6 p.m. to 8:30 ... Read More

Federal grants worth $1.8M go to 3 Nebraska water projects

OGALLALA, Neb. (AP) _ Three Nebraska projects will share $1.8 million in federal grants to help strengthen the Ogallala aquifer. The Nebraska grants are part of a national program of $6.5 million of grants in the eight states above the Ogallala aqui... Read More

Small herd of purebred bison growing on prairie in Nebraska

WOOD RIVER, Neb. (AP) _ A small herd of purebred bison in south-central Nebraska has been growing with the births of at least six calves so far this spring.      The animals have been adjusting to their new home on more than 1,000 acres of tallgr... Read More

UCLA is No. 1 seed for 1st time in NCAA baseball tournament

By ERIC OLSON= AP Sports Writer= OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ UCLA is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA baseball tournament for the first time. The Division I Baseball Committee on Monday made the Pac-12 champion Bruins (42-14) the top seed over Southeastern C... Read More

 Gov. Ricketts Promotes Travel Safety; Encourages Motorists to ‘Click It or Ticket’

Lincoln – On Friday,  Gov. Pete Ricketts was joined by Nebraska law enforcement and public safety officials to promote safe travel and the ‘Click It or Ticket’ initiative. This is the 11th year the state has participated in the national safety... Read More

Cards end 3-game skid by beating KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Unbeaten Michael Wacha won for the seventh straight time this year and the St. Louis Cardinals ended their season-worst three-game losing streak by beating the Kansas City Royals 6-1 Sunday.      Wacha held the majors' be... Read More

Man convicted in 1985 cult killings dies in Nebraska prison

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska authorities say an inmate on death row for the 1985 cult killings of two people, including a 5-year-old boy, had died in custody.     Spokeswoman Jessica Houseman for the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution in sou... Read More

Prosecutors trying to convict registered sex offender as Habitual Criminal

A Gering man convicted on a 2002 sexual assault of a child charge in Cheyenne County could be facing a lot more time behind bars. 36-year-old John Eitzen is facing numerous charges in Scotts Bluff County Court for failing to report every 6 months.... Read More