AUDIO: Bulldogs roll past Columbus 38-7 in season opener

North Platte FootballThe North Platte Bulldogs jumped on top with a 5-minute opening drive resulting in a KiJana Owens one-yard touchdown run and never looked back in a 38-7 win over Columbus to open the season. Owens ran for three touchdowns on the night. Cole Joneson tossed a pair of touchdown passes to Brendan Folk and Marcos Reyes, and Kort Steele drilled a 33-yard field goal to complete the scoring for the Bulldogs. Take a listen to the sounds of the game from the season opener… [Read more…]

Smith sharp as Chiefs rout Titans 34-10 in preseason game

Kansas City Chiefs LogoKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Smith threw for 171 yards and two touchdowns in less than a half, and the Kansas City Chiefs’ offense looked the sharpest it has all preseason in a weather-shortened 34-10 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Friday night.

The game was called with 3 minutes, 50 seconds remaining after thunder rumbled and lightning streaked across the sky. [Read more…]

NPCC Lady Knights Volleyball Go 3-0 on First Day of McCook Invite

npcc volleyball 2The North Platte Community College Lady Knights started the McCook Community College off right by going 3-0 on the first day. They defeated Dodge City Community College 25-23,25-15,25-19, Trinidad State Junior College, 25-17,25-15,25-23, and Lamar Community College, 27-25,25-15,25-21.

The win against Dodge City was Lady Knights head coach Alexa Hopping’s first win. [Read more…]

Harrison RBI single lifts Pirates over Rockies 5-3

colorado-rockiesPITTSBURGH (AP) — Pinch-hitter Josh Harrison singled home Francisco Cervelli with the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh bullpen continued its hot streak in the Pirates’ 5-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night.

Gregory Polanco had three hits, drove in an insurance run and preserved a tie by throwing out Jose Reyes of the Rockies at the plate from right field to end the top of the eighth. [Read more…]

NPCC Lady Knights Volleyball to Compete at McCook Invite

mccook inviteThe North Platte Community College Lady Knights volleyball team will travel to McCook to participate in the McCook Community College Invitational on Friday and Saturday, August 28-29.

The Lady Knights will start play against Dodge City (Kans.) Community College Lady Conquistadors at 1 pm on Friday.  The Lady Conquistadors are 1-4 on the season. [Read more…]

Huskers Begin Journey With Nebraska Invitational

The 2015 season begins with the home opener Friday at 7 p.m. against Tulsa. (Photo Courtesy Nate Olsen/NU Media Relations)

The 2015 season begins with the home opener Friday at 7 p.m. against Tulsa. (Photo Courtesy Nate Olsen/NU Media Relations)

The No. 5 Nebraska volleyball team opens the 2015 regular season with the Nebraska Invitational at the Bob Devaney Sports Center this weekend.

The Huskers will host Tulsa on Friday night at 7 p.m. in the season opener. NU will then play Grand Canyon at Noon and Pittsburgh at 7 p.m. on Saturday. Each team will play three matches in the round-robin tournament. [Read more…]