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The Blair High School boys soccer season concluded on the last day of April. The summer months, however, have brought the Bears back together for The Ei8hts High School Summer League. Assistant coach … more
A 2-0 Class B Area 3 Tournament start led only to an early exit for the Blair Junior Legion baseball team Monday night. The Post 154 Bears beat both Omaha Roncalli and West Point to start play last … more
Boy, there sure is a lot of baseball going on lately. I attended nine American Legion games in six days last week, and could have gone to more if it wasn't for a few other responsibilities. There was … more
Laney Hoier, Erika Cruikshank and Hailey O'Daniel all earned top-15 performance finishes during their first runs at the National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR) on Sunday and Monday. Competing in … more
The Blair Little League Majors All-Stars earned their spot in the second weekend of Nebraska Little League State Tournament play Sunday. Competing in Kearney, the All-Stars bested Memorial Little … more
The Fort Calhoun Senior Legion baseball team is 16-20 overall after its latest Monday-Tuesday, two-game split. Zig Drywall first earned a 6-0 win against Elmwood-Murdock Nehawka at home before … more
The Arlington Junior Legion baseball team tried to extend its season Sunday at Elkhorn Mount Michael, if only for an inning. The Post 71 Eagles scored four fifth-inning runs to try and avoid a … more
Editor's Note: “A Look at Times Gone By” is an in-depth look at weekly Times Gone By entries compiled since 2015. These articles represent the history of Washington County sports. The … more
The Blair Senior Legion baseball team held off a late Millard Sox Black rally Sunday in Omaha, winning their 27th game of the season. The Post 154 Bears (27-5 overall) scored six fourth-inning runs … more
It's a long ways to Rock Springs, Wyo., but a trip cowgirls Laney Hoier, Hailey O'Daniel and Erika Cruikshank looked forward to. Well, maybe not the drive itself. “Catch up on some much-needed … more
The opportunity to play in the 8 p.m. time slot belonged to the Blair Junior Legion baseball team each night of the Class B Area 3 Tournament. On back-to-back steamy hot days at Vets Field, coach … more
After a run-rule loss to start the Class B Area 3 Tournament in Blair, the Fort Calhoun Junior Legion baseball team broke the postgame huddle with talk of “tomorrow.” The Zig Drywall … more
The Arlington Junior Legion baseball team lost its Class B Area 4 opener Friday at Elkhorn Mount Michael, but the defeat didn't derail the Post 71 Eagles' postseason plans. Coach Rusty Hilgenkamp … more
The Blair Swim Team hosted its first of two meets July 10, finishing third behind first-place Hartington and the runner-up North Bend Sharks. Arlington, meanwhile, took sixth. Coached by Ayden Dick, … more
A Blair Senior Legion baseball slugger crushed a pair of home runs Saturday evening as Post 154 edged Fort Calhoun on the road, 7-6. Dylan Swanson's first blast beyond the right field fence 310-feet … more
Editor's Note: “A Look at Times Gone By” is an in-depth look at weekly Times Gone By entries compiled since 2015. These articles represent the history of Washington County sports. The … more
The 40th anniversary of the Cornhusker State Games began Thursday in Lincoln with the opening night ceremonies. Nebraska Cornhuskers Josiah and Rebekah Allick served as torch bearers for the event, … more
Blair Little League's state tournament run started with a pair of losses Friday and Saturday in Kearney. The Major All-Stars competed first, facing the host team Friday. Kearney won 12-2, taking an … more
After just three losses in 26 games to start the season, the Blair Senior Legion baseball team lost two in a row Sunday and Monday. Coach James Bilslend said there's nothing to worry about. … more
Sam Genoways and his Fort Calhoun Senior Legion baseball team felt Ralston didn't see them as too big of threat Monday evening. As a result, the Zig Drywall Pioneers (14-18 overall) put together a … more
Blair Little League President Ryan Greenwood laid it out for the interviewer — me. “You have to earn your way to the state tournament,” he said Sunday after a day filled with … more
Editor's Note: “A Look at Times Gone By” is an in-depth look at weekly Times Gone By entries compiled since 2015. These articles represent the history of Washington County sports. A … more
The National High School Finals Rodeo begins Sunday in Rock Springs, Wyo. Three cowgirls and a marksman with close Washington County ties will take part during the week-long event. Arlington cowgirl … more
July 3rd at Vets Field reminded Blair Senior Legion starting pitcher Blaine Rosenbaum of Smalls, Ham and Benny the Jet. Fourth of the July fireworks filled the sky as he left the mound after 6 2/3 … more
Even in defeat Friday, the Arlington Senior Legion baseball team knew it had another Ralph Bishop League (RBL) Tournament game to play the next day. “It's an opportunity,” pitcher Tyler … more
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