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TRACK AND FIELD
Latario and Lathone Collie-Minns have taken their sibling rivalry to a world-class level. The twin triple jumpers from the Bahamas provide constant support for one another. At the same time, the inseparable Iowa Western sophomores compete in nearly everything.
SOFTBALL
Bellevue University hit seven home runs to sweep a pair of Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference games against Waldorf on Wednesday.
TRACK AND FIELD
Hastings College’s Jennifer Maag and Doane’s Kale Wolken have been selected as the NAIA national field athletes of the week.
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BASKETBALL
Criswell’s destination? Division I
Benson product Tyron Criswell’s ambition drew a laugh from an AAU coach in 2012 — and scholarship offers today.
II BASKETBALL
Division II captains are all-around posts
UNK's Dentlinger, Wayne State's Spencer highlight All-Nebraska Division II team
BASKETBALL
Morris answers call; Reed could do it all
The Concordia guard took over after an injury while the Doane senior carried his squad.
SOFTBALL
Run support helps Reivers earn sweep
Ashley Schmidt’s teammates gave her a gift on sophomore day ­— some run support. Iowa Western had gone scoreless in 14 consecutive innings with Schmidt in the circle this weekend before plating three runs in the sixth inning of Saturday’s opening game with No. 20 Western Nebraska. Schmidt was on the losing end of a 1-0...
BASKETBALL
WNCC's Stevens worked hard to beat expectations
The juco women's honorary captain exceeds, both on and off the court.
BASEBALL
Kinman, Sarcone help No. 21 Bruins to sweep
Bellevue got a pair of complete games to sweep Saturday’s doubleheader 5-1 and 2-0 at Westgate Field, giving the Bruins a four-game MCAC sweep of Central Christian College.
SOFTBALL
Split gives Reivers conference crown
A split sounded easy enough. Iowa Western needed one win against second-place Muscatine to clinch a conference title. But when the Cardinals took the opener 1-0 in nine innings, the task got a lot tougher.
FOOTBALL
Spring practices going well for Eagles
After 11 practices, Chadron State College head football coach Jay Long is pleased with his team’s progress.
BASEBALL
Bruins sweep Central Christian
Bellevue University swept a doubleheader Friday from Central Christian 5-3 and 10-1, extending its winning streak to six games.
COLLEGES
Four to join Bellevue Hall of Fame
Lindsey Bredar Betsworth, John “Buzz” Garlock, Kevin Riley and Tim Stutheit will join the Bellevue Hall of Fame in an April 26 ceremony.
BASKETBALL
UNO guard Jalen Bradley transferring to Northeast CC
Jalen Bradley is taking a detour on his dream of playing Division I basketball. The Norfolk graduate is leaving UNO and will play at Northeast Community College next season.
BASKETBALL
Reiver shot-blocker headed to Pittsburgh
Iowa Western sophomore Tyrone Haughton’s strength is blocking shots, not making them. The 6-foot-9 post from Miami hopes to improve offensively as he takes his game up a level.
BASKETBALL
Notes: Montalvo signs Division I papers with Texas State
North Platte Community College’s Ethan Montalvo on Wednesday signed with Texas State, an NCAA Division I school in San Marcos, Texas.
SOFTBALL
Bellevue offense rolls in doubleheader with Briar Cliff
The Bellevue University softball team swept its doubleheader with Briar Cliff University Thursday, winning 9-1 and 7-1.
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Murren leaves Huskers for Wayne State; Tvrdy to CSU
Former Nebraska basketball players Sadie Murren and Hannah Tvrdy found new homes. Murren will transfer to Wayne State for her final two seasons and Tvrdy will play for Colorado State.
SOFTBALL
Bellevue sweeps College of St. Mary
Bellevue University posted a doubleheader sweep over in-state foe College of St. Mary on Wednesday in Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference action at Hall of Fame Fields.
SOFTBALL
Reivers split doubleheader with Indian Hills
Iowa Western didn’t clinch the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference title when it split with Indian Hills on Wednesday. But it did move a step closer to its fourth straight crown.
SOFTBALL
Challenging week ahead for Wayne State softball
The Wildcats have won 15 of their last 16 games and are in second place in the Northern Sun at 15-2.
BASKETBALL
Reiver chooses ISU over Nebraska, others
As a 6-foot-9 prep player in California, Darien Williams was stuck in the post. In his year at Iowa Western, the Tustin, Calif., product showed the ability to do much more.
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Ducey: Bruins becoming powerhouse in women’s golf
Shelly Liddick had a vision when she started the Bellevue women’s golf program, and she’s getting closer to making the Bruins one of the best teams in the country.
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