Hastings Five Points Bank will play Millard North/Fairway Asset in the opening round of the American Division of the Seniors Class A State Baseball Tournament on Saturday in Omaha. Hastings is 27-18 on the season and beat Millard North 5-1 on June 13th in the Omaha Gross Tournament. Game time will be at 5:00pm. Pre-game show begins at 4:45pm on 1230AM KHAS. With a win, Hastings would play the winner of the South Omaha/Papillion LaVista South game at 8:00pm Sunday night. A loss would send them to the loser's bracket against the loser of the South Omaha/Papillion LaVista South game at 2:00pm on Sunday afternoon.
The National Division of the Class A State Tournament will be played at Ryder Park in Grand Island. Kearney Runza will play the Millard South 52 Patriots at 4:30pm on Saturday afternoon. Grand Island Home Federal will battle Omaha Burke/T-Hurt Construction at 7:30pm. Both tournaments will run through Wednesday.
The Class B Seniors State Tournament will be held at Veterans Field in Blair. In the opening round on Saturday, Platte Valley will play Albion, Crete will take on Alliance, Bennington will battle Hickman and Blair will play Cozad.
In the Class C State Tournament at the Hebron Sports and Rec Complex, Pender will play Wymore, Malcom will take on Shelton, Crofton will face Creighton and Hebron will play Sutton.
The Class A Juniors State Tournament gets underway on Saturday at Elkhorn South. Grand Island Five Points Bank will play Elkhorn South at 5:00pm.
Louisville/Weeping Water won the Juniors Class C State Championship last night with a 2-0 win over Creighton. It's the second straight title for Louisville/Weeping Water.
The Blue team swept a doubleheader from the Reds last night in the Nebraska Coaches Association All Star Softball games at Bowlin Stadium in Lincoln. The scores were 3-1 and 2-1. Nebraska recruit Kaylan Jablonski of Omaha Skutt was the winning pitcher in both games, giving up just three hits in eight innings while striking out seven. She also hit a home run in the first game and a triple in the second game.
David Clouse of Friend and Renen Sahr of Gordon are tied for the lead after the third round of the Nebraska Amateur Golf Championship at the Norfolk Country Club. Both golfers are at 7-under par 209. Rylee and Josh Reinertson of Gibbon are tied for sixth. The final round is set for today.
Ashley Rose has been named the head coach of the Nebraska Rifle Team. Rose comes to Nebraska after spending last season as an assistant coach at Kentucky.
Mike Moustakas scored the tiebreaking run in the top of the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 2-1 yesterday. The Royals are now 50-50 on the season and will play host to Cleveland tonight at 7:10pm. Pre-game show begins at 6:30pm on "The Breeze," KLIQ 94.5FM.