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Archived: Franzen named new North Platte college softball coach

James Parrish - Jun. 3, 2024

North Platte has a rich history of women’s softball. The city’s community college has hired a resident with extensive experience coaching the sport. Mark Franzen is the new head softball coach at North Platte Community College. Franzen is the third coach in the history of the program. Jack Daniels coached the Lady Knights from 2006-10 […]

Archived: Franzen named new North Platte college softball coach

James Parrish -

North Platte has a rich history of women’s softball. The city’s community college has hired a resident with extensive experience coaching the sport. Mark Franzen is the new head softball coach at North Platte Community College. Franzen is the third coach in the history of the program. Jack Daniels coached the Lady Knights from 2006-10 […]

Archived: Seniors sweep Columbus

James Parrish -

The North Platte FNBO Seniors swept Columbus by getting some late offense in both games on Sunday. The scores were 2-1 and 10-6. The sweep gives the Nationals an 8-5 record on the season. The first game was a pitcher’s dual between Easton Jones of North Platte and Spencer Shotkoski of Columbus. Neither team scored […]

Archived: Seniors sweep Columbus

James Parrish -

The North Platte FNBO Seniors swept Columbus by getting some late offense in both games on Sunday. The scores were 2-1 and 10-6. The sweep gives the Nationals an 8-5 record on the season. The first game was a pitcher’s dual between Easton Jones of North Platte and Spencer Shotkoski of Columbus. Neither team scored […]

Archived: North Platte 80s fall in first game due to late homer

James Parrish - May. 29, 2024

Mike Whalen’s three-run home run in the eighth inning was the difference as the Tucson Saguaros defeated the North Platte 80s, 13-10, on Tuesday in the inaugural game for the 80s at Bill Wood Field. The 80s led 10-7 heading into the top of the eighth inning. Trevor Nelson came in to pitch for the […]

Archived: North Platte 80s fall in first game due to late homer

James Parrish -

Mike Whalen’s three-run home run in the eighth inning was the difference as the Tucson Saguaros defeated the North Platte 80s, 13-10, on Tuesday in the inaugural game for the 80s at Bill Wood Field. The 80s led 10-7 heading into the top of the eighth inning. Trevor Nelson came in to pitch for the […]

Archived: Seniors split against McCook

James Parrish - May. 20, 2024

The North Platte FNBO Seniors bounced back from a 6-5 loss to McCook in the first game of a doubleheader to take the second game, 7-1, on Sunday at Bill Wood Field. In the first game, North Platte (2-1) scored the first run in the first game when courtesy runner Connor Stiffler scored on a […]

Archived: Seniors split against McCook

James Parrish -

The North Platte FNBO Seniors bounced back from a 6-5 loss to McCook in the first game of a doubleheader to take the second game, 7-1, on Sunday at Bill Wood Field. In the first game, North Platte (2-1) scored the first run in the first game when courtesy runner Connor Stiffler scored on a […]