This weekend, more than 500 participants have signed up to compete in a variety of video games that are played in front of spectators at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Following Friday's opening ceremonies, the Cornhusker State Games are in full swing. Journal Star photos by Francis Gardler and Eakin Howard
The Cornhusker State Games held its opening ceremony Friday at Seacrest Field. Journal Star photos by Eakin Howard
Last year's opening ceremonies were virtual due to COVID-19. This time, a welcomed return of normalcy — "We are very happy with what is going on."
Alex Gordon, who retired from baseball last fall, will be this year's torchlighter, the State Games officials announced.
Omaha Skutt is the unofficial state champion in high school boys soccer for the 2020 season.
Papillion-La Vista South and Omaha Skutt will play Sunday morning for the unofficial state championship in high school boys soccer this year.
Archery and shoreline fishing highlights Saturday's field of events at the Cornhusker State Games. Journal Star photos by Francis Gardler
There is an old fishing adage that says: "If you can read my shirt while fishing, you're fishing too close to me." The State Games took it literally.
Cornhusker State Games officials have stressed safety as the event and its "reunion thing" brings athletes together again at last.
Thanks to a tweet from a soccer coach in the Metro, a high school soccer division has been added to the lineup for the Cornhusker State Games.
The changes come as organizers try to work around the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The Nebraska Sports Council announced that the State Games torch run will be conducted virtually from June 1-25 across the state.
The Nebraska Sports Council has postponed the third annual Nebraska Corporate Games and is rescheduling the event to September dates.
In Jamie Kathol's mind, he'll only have one challenger on July 28 at Holmes Lake.
After Friday night's opening ceremony at Seacrest Field, the Cornhusker State Games continued across Lincoln on Saturday. Journal Star photos …
Larry Allen of Cozad is one of the athletes taking part in taekwondo at the 35th annual Cornhusker State Games this weekend.
The opening ceremonies for the 35th annual Cornhusker State Games are set for 8 p.m. Friday at Seacrest Field.
The Cornhusker State Games triathlon events will be held as planned after Holmes Lake was cleared of a health alert on Thursday, said Dave Mln…