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Monday, February 25 th : Cheyenne County KS (St. Francis) St. Francis Emergency Building, 125 W Hwy 36

Tuesday, February 26 th : Thomas County (Colby) Community Building downstairs, 285 E 5 th Street
Monday, March 4 th : Greeley County (Tribune) Tribune Fire Department, Ingalls and W Greeley Avenue
Tuesday, March 5 th : Graham County (Hill City) Frontier Stage, 321 Main Street
Thursday March 7 th : Hitchcock County (Culbertson) Culbertson Fire Station, Warsaw and Taylor
Monday, March 11 th : Decatur County (Oberlin) Golden Age Center, 105 W Maple Street
Tuesday, March 12 th : Sherman County (Goodland) Wolak Building, 1006 Center Street
Wednesday, March 13 th : Cheyenne County CO (Kit Carson) Kit Carson Volunteer Fire Department, 306 W 287/Hwy 40
Thursday, March 14 th : Dundy County (Benkelman) EMS Building, 1305 A Street
Friday, March 15 th : Wallace County (Sharon Springs) Wallace County Fairgrounds CAB Building
Monday, March 18 th : Kit Carson County (Burlington) Burlington Ambulance Building, 1576 Lowell Avenue
Tuesday, March 19 th : Yuma County (Wray) Wray Fire Hall, 145 Main Street
Wednesday, March 20 th : Red Willow County (McCook) Heritage Senior Center, 1312 W 5 th Street
Thursday, March 21 st : Wichita County (Leoti) Leoti Fire House, 301 N 4 th Street
Monday, March 25 th : Gove County (Grainfield) Gove County 4-H Building, 757 W 3 rd Street
Tuesday, March 26 th : Sheridan County (Hoxie) Bowen Scott House, 1041 Sheridan Avenue
Thursday, March 28 th : Logan County (Oakley) Logan County Courthouse downstairs, 710 W 2 nd Street
Tuesday, April 2 nd : Rawlins County (Atwood) Prairie Development Center, 208 S 4 th Street
Wednesday, April 3 rd : Norton County (Norton) Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, 14935 US Hwy 36

JUNE 21, 2019 (BRIDGEPORT, NEB.)  — The Morrill County Sheriff’s is able to release additional details regarding the crash that claimed the life of Nebraska State Trooper Jerry L. Smith, #373, on Thursday, June 20, 2019.

At approximately, 7:36 a.m., the Morrill County Sheriff’s Office received several 911 calls in reference to a three-vehicle crash west of Bridgeport on Highway 26, near mile marker 59. The 911 calls indicated that one of the vehicles involved was that of a Nebraska State Trooper. Sheriff’s deputies arrived on scene at 7:39 a.m. MDT.

The crash occurred when a 2002 Dodge Ram, driven by MaryJo Decora, 60, of Bridgeport, was stopped on the highway waiting to make a left turn into the Oregon Trail Memorial Cemetery. Decora’s vehicle was struck from behind by a 2005 Mazda Tribute, driven by Derek Lacrete, 28, of Lewellen. Lacrete’s vehicle hit the back, driver’s side of Decora’s vehicle, causing Lacrete’s vehicle to veer into the oncoming lane, colliding head-on with a Nebraska State Patrol 2016 Dodge Charger, driven by Trooper Jerry Smith, 51, of Scottsbluff.

Trooper Smith was pronounced deceased on the scene. Lacrete was ejected from his vehicle during the crash and was also pronounced deceased on the scene.

The Morrill County Sheriff’s Office, Nebraska State Patrol, Morrill County ALS, Scotts Bluff County Sheriff’s Office, Wyoming State Patrol, and fire departments from Bridgeport, Bayard, and Broadwater all responded to the scene.

The crash is still under investigation by the Morrill County Sheriff’s Office with reconstruction assistance from the Scotts Bluff County Sheriff’s Office.

Funeral services for Trooper Smith are pending. Details will be released when appropriate.


Adrian Smith


CURTIS, Neb. – Ron Rosati, dean of the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture at Curtis, plans to retire Aug. 5 from NCTA. Rosati was tapped as head administrator for the University of Nebraska’s sole two-year institution in July 2013.


Before completing his University of Nebraska service at year-end, Rosati will serve as senior advisor for the Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture (RICA) in Kigali, Rwanda. Opening in September, RICA is an English language institution dedicated to educating and inspiring a new generation of innovators in agriculture in Rwanda.


“Under Ron Rosati’s leadership, NCTA truly reached new heights in providing academic and financial access to higher education, as well as career preparation in the ag and veterinary technology industries,” said Mike Boehm, NU vice president for agriculture and natural resources, and Harlan Vice Chancellor for the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources.


“I want to thank Ron for his exemplary service and dedication over the past six years and wish him the best as he transitions into retirement.”


Kelly Bruns, director at NU’s West Central Research and Extension Center based in North Platte, has been named NCTA interim dean, while continuing to serve in his WCREC role. Bruns will lead NCTA campus administration with associate dean Jennifer McConville.


“It has been a privilege for me to serve NCTA as dean,” Rosati said. “The college is an exceptional place to work due to its small size, focus on agriculture and veterinary technology, and its emphasis on experiential learning.”


Rosati is a native of New York and has earned degrees in agricultural education and agronomy. He earned his doctorate from Iowa State, masters and bachelor’s from Cornell University, and associate degree from SUNY Farmingdale. Prior to moving to Nebraska, Rosati served in administrative capacities as provost at Southeast Missouri State University, provost at Alfred State College, State University of New York, and was a dean at Texas A&M University, Kingsville.


Rosati taught agricultural engineering technology and aquaculture for 19 years at Texas A&M University–Kingsville, Illinois State University, The Ohio State University – Agricultural Technical Institute, and Iowa State University.


Rosati led strategic initiatives at NCTA including a 28.5% enrollment growth from 2013-2018, increased fiscal strength from deficit to fiscal health, and added academic programs in agricultural welding, equine industry management, a general agriculture online degree certificate, and partnerships in dairy and poultry management.


“NCTA has been recognized nationally for the quality of its academic programs and the success of its graduates. It’s been very rewarding for me to work with the faculty and staff who are responsible for those successes,” Rosati said.


Other administrative progress at NCTA the past six years included developing new procedures and policies for advising, admissions, registration, student payment procedures, student transfers, academic catalogs, student and employee handbooks, and Title IX and ADA compliance.


Increased appropriations by the Nebraska Legislature enabled significant campus progress in programs, student resources, and pay equity for faculty. New initiatives in public relations and recruiting, federal approval for enrolling international students, and reaccreditation were further benchmarks.


Bruns, who holds a doctorate in animal science, has served as director of WCREC since Nov. 2015. Jerry Volesky, longtime range and forage specialist, will serve as interim associate director at WCREC.


A national search will be launched to identify a new permanent dean of NCTA.


American Legion


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Sheriff Kapperman advises that on October 28 th , 2018 at approximately 1:30 p.m theFurnas County Sheriff’s Office received a report of terroristic threats at 720 7 th Street,Beaver City, Nebraska. The reporting party stated that Mark Hutchens, 56, of BeaverCity, Nebraska had fired a b.b gun at her and threatened to burn her house down. Anarrest warrant was filed for Mr. Hutchens for Third degree assault in a menacing manner

and terroristic threats, along with a search warrant for the b.b gun.The arrest warrant and search warrant were granted by Furnas County Court and signed. Entry was made into the residence of Mark and Jennifer Hutchens, 38, of Beaver City,Nebraska. During the execution of the search warrant for the b.b gun, methamphetamineand drug paraphernalia was located along with a shotgun. A second search warrant was obtained to search the residence for drugs, drug paraphernalia and other weapons. Mr. Hutchens is a felon and is prohibited from owning firearms. Additional items of drug paraphernalia, methamphetamine, marijuana and multiple firearms and knives were located in the residence. Jennifer Hutchens was arrested for one count of possession of a control substance (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia. Mark Hutchens was arrested for the
arrest warrant and the additional charges of possession of a control substance (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited person and possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.Both Mr. and Mrs. Hutchens appeared in the Furnas County Court and were arraigned on all charges on Monday, October 29 th , 2018, they are due back for preliminary hearing on Monday, November 05 th , 2018. Mr. Hutchens bond was set at $30,000 subject to 10% and Mrs. Hutchens bond was set at $5,000 subject to 10%. At the time of this press release Mrs. Hutchens has bonded out of jail and Mr. Hutchens remains in custody.

AUGUST 28, 2019 (CURTIS, NEB.)  — The Frontier County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Nebraska State Patrol and several other law enforcement agencies, has arrested a juvenile for making a threatening social media post toward Medicine Valley School.

Tuesday morning, August 27, Medicine Valley School was made aware of social media posts that included a threat of violence against the people of the school. The Frontier County Sheriff’s Office responded and worked to secure the school.

Several other agencies assisted in various aspects of the investigation, which led investigators to arrest a 14-year-old female. The juvenile was cited for making terroristic threats. A probation assessment determined that the juvenile could remain at home following the arrest.

The investigation revealed that no other person was involved in the creation of the threats. There is no safety concern at the school this morning.

The Frontier County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Nebraska State Patrol, Nebraska Information Analysis Center, North Platte Police Department, McCook Police Department, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, and the FBI. 


Community Connection

On May 22 2019, the FBI along with the Hall County Sheriff's Office, Grand Island Police Department, Hastings Police Department, and Nebraska State Patrol, responded to a rural area near Interstate 80 and Nebraska Highway 281 regarding the sighting of two wanted fugitives from the state of Kansas.

Dustin Eugene Bilbrey, age 36, and Rebecca Sue Humphrey, age 33, are wanted on state arrest warrants for aggravated robbery, vehicle burglary, arson, felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a stolen firearm, criminal damage to property, and theft charges out of Saline County, Kansas. They were last seen during the early morning hours of May 23, 2019 travelling in a silver Ford explorer.

Bilbrey is described as a white male, approximately 6'3" tall, and 199 pounds. Humphrey is described as a white female, approximately 5'5" tall, and 150 pounds.  

These individuals are considered armed and dangerous. If you have information on the whereabouts of these individuals or see these individuals, do not approach and call 911, local law enforcement, or your local FBI office immediately.


Team Standings:

1 McCook 30 pts
2 North Platte 20
3 Columbus 14
Hastings 14
5 Gering 7
6 Scottsbluff 5
#1 Singles-Zion Moyer, 5-0, 1 st Place Medalist
Def L. Powers, Hastings 8-5
Def A. Kamrath, Columbus 8-5
Def M. Karpf, Gering 8-3
Def D. Moore, Scottsbluff 8-1
Def A. Munson, North Platte 8-1
Note on Zion: Zion played with a lot of perseverance as he has been battling a sore shoulder. He was
Pushed in his open two matches but cruised in the final three rounds to earn the title.
Zion has amassed a 26-4 season record with three matches to play before state.
#2 Singles-Syd Wier, 5-0, 1 st Place Medalist
Def E. Davis, Hastings 8-2
Def C. Prokopec, Columbus 8-0
Def C. Andrews, Gering 8-0
Def P. Robbins, Scottsbluff 8-0
Def H. Barnette, North Platte 8-1
Not on Syd: Syd dominated the field of play only dropping three total games. Syd has put together a
nice run the past three weeks of the season and improves his overall record to 22-7 with
three matches to play.
#1 Doubles-Caden Bortner/Mason Michaelis, 5-0, 1 st Place Medalists
Def Hays/Johnson, Hastings 8-1
Def Wilcox/Wilson, Columbus 8-2
Def Walker/Dollarhide, Gering 8-0
Def Frank/Little, Scottsbluff 8-0
Def Daily/Ostrander, North Platte 8-6
Note on Caden/Mason: The boys breezed through their first 4 matches setting up a championship match
With North Platte. The match was close throughout with neither team taking
More than a two game lead. Down 5-6, Caden and Mason went on a 3-0 run to
close out the match. They improve their season record to 23-7.
#2 Doubles-Logan Barenberg/Isaac Hinze, 5-0, 1 st Place Medalists
Def Kusek/Schram, Hastings 8-5
Def Flyr/VunCannon, Columbus 8-2
Def Davis/M. Karpf, Gering 8-2
Def Ramirez/Schaff, Scottsbluff 8-1
Def Brown/Bergeron, North Platte 8-1
Note on Logan and Isaac: After a tough opening match test, the boy’s stepped up their play and
And dominated play giving up 6 games in 4 matches. They beat North
Platte 8-1 in the final round to take the title and improve their season
Record to an impressive 22-2.
Next action: Tuesday, Varsity and Junior Varsity @ Ogallala vs Alliance 1:30 MT and Scottsbluff 3:30 MT
Wednesday, Junior Varsity @ Kearney JV invite 9:00 AM (was scheduled for Monday)
Thursday, Varsity and Junior Varsity @ North Platte 3:30 (final regular season matches)


Curtis, NE - The Medicine Valley Raiders entered the contest with a 4-2 record with losses to Wauneta-Palisade and Mullen.  The Raiders welcomed Garden County to town as the Eagles entered with a 5-1 record with the only loss coming from Mullen.  To start the game Garden County got the football, but on the opening possession, the Eagles fumbled giving Medicine Valley the football in excellent field position to start the game, where Medicine Valley took advantage and scored on the opening drive to give the Raiders momentum on Homecoming night where the Raiders defeated the Eagles 46-30.


Scoring Drive


1st Q - 9:52 - 27yd TD run by Sam Heapy - Two Point Conversion Good - Medicine Valley 8-0

1st Q - 8:05 - 34yd TD pass Austin Dormann to Wyatt Santero - Two Point Conversion Fails - Medicine Valley 8-6

1st Q - 7:51 - 71yd TD pass Sam Heapy to Dylan Davis - Two Point Conversion Good - Medicine Valley 16-6

1st Q - 1:17 - 45yd TD pass Austin Dormann to Wyatt Santero - Two Point Conversion Fails - Medicine Valley 16-12

2nd Q - 2:08 - 18yd TD run by Sam Heapy - Two Point Conversion Fails - Medicine Valley 22-12

3rd Q - 8:33 - 2yd TD run by Reid Spady - Two Point Conversion Fails - Medicine Valley 22-18

3rd Q - 5:39 - 9yd TD run by Sam Heapy - Two Point Conversion Good- Medicine Valley 30-18

3rd Q - 3:52 - 24yd TD pass Austin Dormann to Wyatt Santero - Two Point Conversion Fails - Medicine Valley 30-24

4th Q - 5:43 - 19yd TD run by Dylan Davis - Two Point Conversion Good - Medicine Valley 38-24

4th Q - 5:15 - 29yd TD pass Austin Dormann to Chandler McCord - Two Point Conversion Fails - Medicine Valley 38-30

4th Q - 1:18 - 18yd TD run by Sam Heapy - Two Point Conversion Good - Medicine Valley 46-30

Scott Johnsen


The Medicine Valley Raiders finished 2018 with a 5-4 record and a playoff berth.  Flashing back to 2017 where the Raiders had a perfect regular season and a Semi-Final berth in the playoffs before losing to eventual Runner-Up South Loup.  The Raiders felt like the 2018 season was a disappointment.  Med Valley doesn't want to experience a 5-4 season again like last year, instead Medicine Valley is hoping they can use experience from QB Sam Heapy, and TE Quade Potter and others to help propel the Raiders this season and a deep run in the playoffs, but the Raiders know they have a tough schedule ahead of them.   Full Interview with Head Coach Scott Johnsen below.


Brady, NE - It was a defensive battle through the first quarter before anyone could find the end zone before Medicine Valley would score six unanswered in route to a 44-0 victory.  Next action for Medicine Valley will be on Friday October 12th hosting Garden County.


Scoring Drive


2nd Q -  11:25 13yd TD run for Sam Heapy - Two Point Conversion Good - Medicine Valley 8-0


2nd Q - 6:02 1yd TD run by Reid Stout - Two Point Conversion Good - Medicine Valley 16-0


2nd Q - 2:30 2yd TD run by Dylan Davis - Two Point Conversion Fails - Medicine Valley 22-0


2nd Q - .40 Sam Heapy find Quade Potter 24yd TD pass - Two Point Conversion Fails - Medicine Valley 30-0


3rd Q - 9:01 46yd TD run by Reid Stout - Two Point Conversion Good - Medicine Valley 38-0


4th Q - 11:39 1yd TD run by Lane Lenz - Two Point Conversion Fails - Medicine Valley 44-0

Scott Johnsen

Medicine Valley hosted Wauneta-Palisade in a Thursday night edition of High School Football.  Things were quite in the first quarter with a defensive battle going on by both teams.  It wasn't until the second quarter before Wauneta-Palisade put the ball into the endzone.  Medicine Valley would respond with their first Touchdown of the game right away to start the third quarter a 63 yd kick return by Sam Heapy gave the Raiders life as they were able to tie the game.  Then in the third and fourth quarters back and forth they went.  Medicine Valley has the lead thought by just two points in the final minute of the game.  Wauneta-Palisade faced with a fourth and goal from the Raiders 7 yard line, a pass thrown in the endzone falls incomplete and Medicine Valley hangs on to win in regulation 24-22.  Medicine Valley now improves to 1-1 on the year.  The Broncos now 1-2 on the season.  Next up for Medicine Valley is on Thursday to take on Leyton-Banner County.  The game will be played in Paxton.  Wauneta-Palisade next action will be at Bertrand on Friday.

Scoring Recap

2nd Quarter 10:01: Ben Anderjaska to Braxton McKinney 12yd pass. Two Point Conversion Good. WAPA 8 MV 0

3rd Quarter 11:49: 63yd Kick Return by Sam Heapy. Two Point Conversion Good. WAPA 8 MV 8

3rd Quarter 2:36: Austin Rozelle 52yd TD run. Two Point Conversion Fails. WAPA 14 MV 8

3rd Quarter 1:46: Sam Heapy 42yd TD run. Two Point Conversion Good. WAPA 14 MV 16

4th Quarter 8:08: Sam Heapy 24yd TD run. Two Point Conversion Good. WAPA 14 MV 24

4th Quarter 6:29: Ben Anderjaska to Austin Rozelle 19yd TD. Two Point Conversion Good. WAPA 22 MV 24   

Scott Johnsen

PHOENIX (AP) — Tim Melville had to pause for a moment to clear his throat of some whipped cream.

He'd gotten the traditional condiment treatment in the showers from his Colorado Rockies teammates, in celebration of his first major league win.

Melville pitched seven innings of two-hit ball in his first big league appearance in almost two years, and the Rockies cruised to a 7-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday.

Melville, a 29-year-old right-hander with just six previous major league appearances who started this season in independent ball, limited Arizona to a first-inning double and a sixth-inning home run by Ketel Marte to go with four strikeouts and two walks. He also picked up his first hit — a two-out, fourth-inning single — and his first two career RBIs.

In April, Melville wasn't on a team when he came to a game as a fan at Chase Field.

"You win or you learn. I never look at it as losing," Melville said. "I've had a lot of ups and downs throughout my career and other opportunities in the big leagues. I'm very thankful for this one."

Melville was an emergency call-up from Triple-A Albuquerque earlier Wednesday to start in place of Jon Gray, whom the Rockies before the game placed on the 60-day injured list with a left foot fracture.

"I told him after the game, timeless. That's a throwback pitching style game. He could have pitched in the '20s, could've pitched in the '50s, '70s, '80s," Rockies manager Bud Black said. "That was fun to watch. A guy that understands how he gets his outs, how he changes speeds. He stayed just within himself and did his thing."

Colorado won the season series with Arizona, 10 games to nine. Alex Avila also homered for the Diamondbacks, who had their four-game win streak snapped.

The Rockies jumped on struggling Mike Leake (9-10) early with two runs on three straight singles and a fielder's choice in the first.

In the fourth, a hit batter, four singles and a sacrifice fly produced three more runs and a 5-0 lead. Leake got through five innings and was charged with five runs on eight hits. He's allowed 17 earned runs on 26 hits in 16 innings over his last three starts.

"Sometimes balls through holes can beat you," Leake said. "I got a little elevated towards that fourth inning. I could have stayed off the plate or more down."

Melville executed a squeeze bunt in the sixth to drive in Yonathan Daza, and Charlie Blackmon drove in his second run of the day with a single after Trevor Story led off the seventh with a walk and stolen base.

Marte hit his 27th home run of the season in the sixth, a solo shot to right field. Avila took Jesús Tinoco deep in the eighth for his ninth of the year.

"The theme here is we never got anything going offensively," Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo said. "I think we were prepared, we just went out of the zone (swinging) too often."


Diamondbacks right-hander Joel Payamps made his major league debut and allowed two runs on four hits in three innings. The 25-year-old from the Dominican Republic also had three strikeouts, with his first one as a big leaguer coming against the Rockies' Garrett Hampson.


Rockies: RHP German Márquez (12-5, 4.71 ERA) gets the call to open a four-game series at St. Louis on Thursday. Márquez is 4-0 over his last five starts.

Diamondbacks: After Thursday's off day, the Diamondbacks are off to Milwaukee for a three-game series with the Brewers in a matchup of teams trying to stay in the postseason hunt. Arizona has RHP Merrill Kelly (9-12, 4.63) set to start Friday's series opener. The Diamondbacks have lost five straight at Miller Park.

Nebraska will kick off the 2019 season on Saturday at Memorial Stadium, taking on South Alabama in an 11 a.m. game.

Husker fans will see limited changes at Memorial Stadium this fall as college football celebrates its 150th season.  One significant change to the Huskers’ game-day routine will be the Unity Walk path when the team arrives at Memorial Stadium to begin preparations for each home game.

Below is a closer look at what fans should watch for at Memorial Stadium in 2019:

Unity Walk

·         The Nebraska football team will arrive at Memorial Stadium approximately two hours and 15 minutes before home games (approximately 8:40-8:45 a.m. this Saturday). Fans are encouraged to gather on the East side of Memorial Stadium to welcome the team at this time.

·         The Unity Walk will have a slightly different path this season.  After proceeding through the East Stadium loop, the team will unload the buses near the bell tower on the south side of the loop.  From there the team will walk through the parking lot on the east side of the stadium, past the national championship and Coach Devaney statues outside and enter the stadium through Gate 20.

·         Fans will be alerted when the buses depart the team hotel by a short burst of fireworks at the stadium.  This will signal that the team will arrive at the Stadium in approximately 8-10 minutes.

Spirit Squad Changes

·         Fans will notice changes to the Husker Spirit Squad for the 2019-20 season, beginning with Saturday’s game against South Alabama.

·         The Spirit Squad will resume basic stunting and tumbling as part of its regular routines, enhancing the game-day experience for Husker fans.

·         The new policy allows for tumbling and basic one-high stunting, but does not include other elements such as basket tosses and multi-level pyramid stunting.

·         The 2019-20 Husker Spirit Squad includes six male squad members.

Husker Nation Pavilion

·         The Husker Nation Pavilion will once again take place at the Ed Weir Track and as always will be free and open to the public. The primary entrance to the Husker Nation Pavilion will be on the South side of Ed Weir Stadium near the columns.

·         The Husker Nation Pavilion features various forms of family fun and games for kids of all ages. Inflatable games (weather permitting) will be a regular feature, including an obstacle course, quarterback toss, hoops tic-tac-toe, hoops hotshot, and baseball toss. Face painting will also be available.

·         Fans may sit in the Ed Weir Track and Field Stadium and have the opportunity to meet friends before the game or watch a game on the Ed Weir video board.

·         The Husker Nation Pavilion will open three hours before kickoff (8 a.m. this Saturday).

·         Updated weekly information on the Husker Nation Pavilion will be posted at

Osborne Athletic Complex Lobby

·         The Osborne Athletic Complex lobby will once again open four hours before kickoff and remain open until one hour before kickoff.

Husker Fan Shop Locations

·         Nebraska fans will have numerous locations to buy the latest Husker apparel for the 2019 season.

·         The Husker Fan Shop locations at the East Stadium (Gate 18), Pinnacle Bank Arena and the College of Business are open on a daily basis and will also be open on Husker game days.

·         Additional Husker Fan Shop locations on Saturdays will include tent or trailer locations outside the Stadium near Gate 2, Gate 22, by the Ticket Office on Stadium Drive, at the base of the pedestrian bridge at the North end of Stadium Drive and a location by the Hawks Center. Inside the Stadium, Husker Fan Shop satellite locations are near Gate 6 (West), Gate 14 (NE), Gate 12 (NW), the West Stadium Club and the East Stadium Club.


·         Each game this season, a decorated veteran of U.S. military service will take his or her post next to this unoccupied chair in honor of the more than 800 Nebraskans lost in combat, but whose fate remains “UNKNOWN.” The chair is located in North Memorial Stadium Section 33, Row 18, Seat 27.

·         Nebraska will salute all Veteran's and active military at the Oct. 26 game vs. Indiana.

The Husker Sports Network from Learfield/IMG College

·         The Husker Sports Network from Learfield/IMG College will once again begin its coverage of Nebraska football games five hours before kickoff (6 a.m. this Saturday). The network will continue with coverage for approximately four hours after the conclusion of the game, including an exclusive one-on-one interview with Head Coach Scott Frost.

Commercial Break Clocks

·         A clock showing the time remaining in each media break will again be visible in Memorial Stadium. The new feature will allow fans to know when game action will resume on the field. The commercial break clock can be found on the upper east ribbon board near the south end.


·         For the first time in 2019, open captioning of public address announcements, referee announcements and emergency messages will be available on the ribbon boards on the facades of the East and West balconies of Memorial Stadium.

Special Events for 2019 Season

·         Nebraska will celebrate numerous special events throughout the 2019 season.

·         Nebraska will take part in the College Football 150 celebration throughout the year. The Huskers will wear a uniform patch throughout the year to honor this special anniversary in the history of the game.

·         As the University of Nebraska recognizes its 150th anniversary, Homecoming festivities for the Oct. 5 game against Northwestern will focus on the N150 celebration.

·         Nebraska’s special events and recognitions will begin this weekend. 

o   On Friday, the 2019 class of the Nebraska Athletics Hall of Fame will be enshrined in a private ceremony and reception.  The class will also be honored on the field between the first and second quarter of Saturday’s game.

o   Nebraska will also honor the 50th anniversary of the Husker Power program this weekend.  A private event honoring the Husker Power 50 team will be held on Friday evening and there will be an on-field recognition during the first quarter of Saturday’s game.

·         Other special dates for the 2019 season including the following:

o   Sept. 14 vs. Northern Illinois: Red Cross Day/First Responders Day, Nebraska Football Hall of Fame

o   Oct. 5 vs. Northwestern: Homecoming, Nebraska 150

o   Oct. 26 vs. Indiana: Veteran’s Day and Military Salute

o   Nov. 29 vs. Iowa: Senior Day, Heroes Game


·         The Nebraska Athletic Ticket Office will open four hours before kickoff except for 11 a.m. games when it will open at 8 a.m.

·         For additional information on Nebraska’s game-day policies, Husker fans should visit 

·         Nebraska continues to have a clear bag policy at Memorial Stadium and all ticketed venues. More information can be found at

·         Fan drop-off attempts around the Stadium are prohibited. Uber, Lyft and other taxi drop-offs and pickups with be at 14th and Vine streets.



North Platte 1 McCook 3

Varsity Singles
1 Zion Moyer lost to A. Munson 6-0, 6-2
2 Syd Wier def H. Barnette 6-0, 6-0
Varsity Doubles
1 Caden Bortner/Mason Michaelis def M. Daily/N. Ostrander 6-2, 6-2
2 Logan Barenberg/Isaac Hinze def L. Friedrich/G. Bergeron 6-0, 6-0
The varsity close out the regular season with a duel win, which improves the overall season duel record
to 9-2. Now we continue to prep for the state tournament with three days of practice. Zion will enter
the state tournament with a 28-5 record. Syd will enter state with a 25-7 record. Caden and Mason will
take a 26-7 record into state and Logan and Isaac will defend their 25-2 record as well. State brackets
and seeding’s will be released Monday afternoon.
North Platte Junior Varsity 7 McCook Junior Varsity 24
JV Doubles
Joel Gray/Nick Wolvin def C. Stone/D. Younghans 6-1
Joel Gray/Nick Wolvin def T. Hildebrand/C. Zurn 6-0
Joel Gray/Nick Wolvin def B. Little/Z. Florea 6-1
Joel Gray/Nick Wolvin def C. Brady/I. Epler 6-1
Joel Gray/Nick Wolvin def Z. Florea/I. Epler 6-2
Brandan Eckhardt/Paul Stoney def C. Lee/M. Tilford 6-3
Brandan Eckhardt/Paul Stoney def T. Hipwell/J. Stone 6-0
Brandan Eckhardt/Paul Stoney def T. Hildebrand/M. Tratta 6-4
Brandan Eckhardt/Paul Stoney def D. Younghans/K. Pate 6-2
Brandan Eckhardt/Paul Stoney def C. Brady/L. Blank 6-3
Jadon Karp/Davin Brunswick lost to C. Brady/I. Epler 6-3
Jadon Karp/Davin Brunswick def D. Moore/C. Stone 6-5
Jadon Karp/Davin Brunswick def M. Tilford/C. Lee 6-4
Jadon Karp/Davin Brunswick def C. Zurn/T. Hipwell 6-5
Peyton Rambali/Casey Carlin def L. Blank/C. Lukas 6-5
Peyton Rambali/Casey Carlin def C. Zurn/E. Hipwell 6-3
Peyton Rambali/Casey Carlin def J. Stone/L. Blank 6-0
Peyton Rambali/Casey Carlin def B. Little/T. Hildebrand 6-4
Matthew Pochop/Tyler Kinne lost to Z. Florea/D. Moore 6-3
Matthew Pochop/Tyler Kinne def H. Thatcher/J. Kautz 6-2
Matthew Pochop/Tyler Kinne lost to E. Perliner/C. Lukas 6-5
James Neel/Isaac Nielsen lost to E. Mercer/B. Little 6-5
James Neel/Isaac Nielsen def I. Mercer/D. Connelly 6-4
James Neel/Isaac Nielsen def G. Halquist/D. Connelly 6-4
Ian Brown/Hayden Markut lost to M. Tratta/E. Perlinger 6-5
Ian Brown/Hayden Markut def K. Pate/A. Freez 6-0
Ian Brown/Hayden Markut lost to J. Kautz/C. Stone 6-2
Ian Brown/Hayden Markut def H. Thatcher/D. Phillips 6-3
Spencer Rogers/Jason Michael Moreno def B. Diffendaffer/G. Halquist 6-3
Dylan Rouse/Jason Michael Moreno def L. Short/D. Phillips 6-3
Dylan Rouse/Spencer Rogers lost to B. Diffendaffer/I. Phillips 6-3
The junior varsity wrap up their season with a duel win and improve their final record to 8-1. With the
graduation of two seniors, we will be looking to see which players will step up into a varsity spot next
Next action: Varsity @ State-Lincoln Thursday 8:00/Friday 8:00


Alliance 0 McCook 4

Varsity Singles
1 Zion Moyer def B. Darveau 6-0, 6-0
2 Syd Wier def K. Sanders 6-4, 6-2
Varsity Doubles
1 Caden Bortner/Mason Michaelis def C. Crowe/D. Garcia 6-1, 6-0
2 Logan Barenberg/Isaac Hinze def Z. Placek/H. Hill 6-1, 6-0
Alliance Junior Varsity 1 McCook Junior Varsity 6
JV Singles
Joel Gray lost to K. Sanders 6-4
Nick Wolvin def B. Darveau 6-3
Brandan Eckhardt def B. Richie 6-3
Paul Stoney def B. Darveau 6-4
JV Doubles
Joel Gray/Nick Wolvin def C. Crowe/D. Garcia 6-3
Logan Barenberg/Isaac Hinze def C. Crowe/D. Garcia 6-1
Brandan Eckhardt/Paul Stoney def Z. Placek/H. Hill 7-6 (7-4)
Scottsbluff 0 McCook 4
Varsity Singles
1 Zion Moyer def D. Mohr 6-0, 6-2
2 Syd Wier def P. Robbins 6-1, 6-2
Varsity Doubles
1 Caden Bortner/Mason Michaelis def L. Frank/R. Little 6-0, 6-1
2 Logan Barenberg/Isaac Hinze def E. Ramirez/A. Schaff 6-3, 6-2
Scottsbluff Junior Varsity 0 McCook Junior Varsity 7
JV Singles
Joel Gray def E. Gion 6-0
Nick Wolvin def J. Escamilla 6-1
Brandan Eckhardt def A. Wicker 6-1
Paul Stoney def A. Hafner 6-1
Isaac Hinze def J. Kahl 6-1
JV Doubles
Joel Gray/Nick Wolvin def E. Gion/A. Wicker 6-0
Brandan Eckhardt/Paul Stoney def J. Escamilla/A. Hafner 6-0
The team continued to dominate play sweeping Alliance and Scottsbluff 4-0. State format was played
with the varsity to better prepare ourselves for state next week. With the wins the team improves to 8-
2 in duel play this season, with one last road duel Thursday at North Platte to conclude the regular
Next action: Wednesday Junior Varsity @ Kearney JV invite 9:00
Thursday Varsity/Junior Varsity @ North Platte 3:30

Kearney Catholic 2           McCook 7

Varsity Singles

1 Logan Barenberg lost to G. Groskreutz 5-8
2 Mason Michaelis def B. Thiele 8-2
3 Isaac Hinze def C. Kluthe 8-1
4 Zion Moyer def K. Schrock 8-1
5 Brandan Eckhardt def C. Sharp 8-4
6 Evan Humphrey def C. Martin 8-6

Varsity Doubles

1 Barenberg/Hinze def Groskreutz/Thiele 9-7
2 Eckhardt/Humphrey lost to Kluthe/Liljegren 6-8
3 Moyer/Michaelis def Schrock/Sharp 8-0

Kearney Catholic Junior Varsity 2     McCook Junior Varsity 15


Jadon Karp/Ian Brown def Martin/Wolford 8-5
Casey Carlin/Davin Brunswick lost to Eschenbrenner/Hopkin 6-8
Jadon Karp/Ian Brown def Eschenbrenner/Hopkin 8-1
Conner Snyder/Paul Stoney def Runge/Isaacson 8-3
Peyton Rambali/Paul Stoney def Runge/Saadi 9-7
Peyton Rambali/Tyler Kinne def Fleshman/Victoria 8-2
Matthew Pochop/Tyler Kinne lost to Runge/Fleshman 3-6
Matthew Pochop/Tyler Kinne def Isaacson/Fleshman 8-5
Matthew Pochop/Isaac Nielson def Shoemaker/Beachy 9-7
James Neel/Conner Snyder def Victoria/Beachy 8-1
James Neel/Conner Snyder def Sogar/Wiltgen 8-0
Blayzon Mooney/Isaac Nielsen def Shoemaker/Pierzina 8-4
Blayzon Mooney/Payton Dellevoet def Abels/Black 8-1
James Neel/Payton Dellevoet def Black/Wiltgen 8-1


Blayzon Mooney def Pierzina 6-1
Peyton Rambali def Runge 6-2
Isaac Nielsen def Victoria 6-3

Grand Island CC 5           McCook 4

Varsity Singles

1 Logan Barenberg lost to E. Fox 1-8
2 Mason Michaelis lost to D. Martinez 6-8
3 Isaac Hinze def J. Farias 8-4
4 Zion Moyer def J. Schardt 8-3
5 Brandan Eckhardt lost to J. McNamara 2-8
6 Evan Humphrey lost to J. Friesen 1-8

Varsity Doubles

1 Barenberg/Hinze def Schardt/Farias 8-1
2 Eckhardt/Humphrey lost to McNamara/Friesen 2-8
3 Moyer/Michaelis def Martinez/A. King 9-7

GICC Junior Varsity 6     McCook Junior Varsity 3


Jadon Karp/Ian Brown lost to King/B. Fox 1-6
Peyton Rambali/Paul Stoney def Bicknose/Mehring 8-6
Matthew Pochop/Tyler Kinne lost to Kenna/Bales 4-8
James Neel/Conner Snyder def Corey/Roser 8-4
Payton Dellevoet/Blayzon Mooney lost to Kenna/Bales 4-8
Isaac Nielsen/Paul Stoney def Corey/Roser 9-8 (7-5)
James Neel/Payton Dellevoet lost to Bicknose/Mehring 2-6


Casey Carlin lost to B. Fox 1-6
Davin Brunswick lost to B. Fox 3-6

Next action: Tuesday, Varsity/Junior Varsity @ Lexington 4:00

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