The Huskers practiced Wednesday as they continue to prepare for their season opener on Feb. 11. Journal Star photos by Justin Wan
NEW YORK (AP) — Rachel Balkovec is aware of the negativity in her social media feeds and tries to leave it there. Her sisters see it, too, and can't help but pass along certain disparaging reactions to her barrier-breaking journey.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees are promoting Rachel Balkovec to manager of the Low A Tampa Tarpons, making her the first woman to skipper a team affiliated with Major League Baseball, according to two people familiar with the move.
The 17th annual game will be played July 27 at Nebraska's Bowlin Stadium.
The Husker signees include including three infielders and two outfielders, highlighted by Talia Tokheim from California who is ranked as the No. 22 outfielder in the 2022 class.
Another year of high school softball is in the books. And, as usual, there was no shortage of talent around the city, area and state.
It's rare for a team to have one once-in-a-generation hitter/pitcher. But two on the same team?
The 2021 first-team Super-Staters took on Rainbow Recording Studio for this year's photoshoot. Get to know the group, with a musical touch.
In their own way, each member of this ensemble are artists on the softball diamond. Get to know each member of the band.
The Silver Hawk details the "very stressful" process, and what led her to pledge to her future home.
Different sports, different schools but siblings Alexis and Kaiden Bradley both won state titles ... on the same day.
Papillion-La Vista roared to its fourth consecutive Class A state softball championship 23 years ago today — led by pitcher Peaches James — with an impressive 8-0 victory over Millard North.
The state's leading rusher was back at it again, and the state softball tournament had plenty of big-stage performances.
"It's really hard to get to the final game and to have two teams from Lincoln to be able to do that, that says a lot for the quality and talent in this town."
After an exciting three days at the state softball tournament, and the crowing of three state champions, it's time to put a wrap on 2021.
The Silver Hawks trailed 5-1 after the first inning before responding with six runs in the second on their way to a 16-7 victory.
The No. 1 SkyHawks pounced early, scoring 11 runs in the first inning against No. 2 Hastings before recording a single out.
The day began with nine teams and ends in three state champions at Bill Smith Complex in Hastings. Journal Star photos by Eakin Howard
Avery Mayberry hit a two-run homer to help the top-ranked Cavaliers win their second Class C championship.
Keep up to date with the scores and matchups as 24 teams vie for three state softball crowns.
It's a mid-October Friday in Hastings. That means it's time to crown three high school state softball champions.
Two teams from the Capital City will be playing on Championship Friday in Hastings. Here's a look at the paths the Silver Hawks and Spartans took.
The SkyHawks are certainly not afraid to take their cuts early in at-bats. But they showed they can roll up runs with a patient approach, too.
“It’s just one of those deals, practice makes perfect, but it doesn’t happen very often in games, but when it does I feel like (Chvatal) was prepared."