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Bulldogs upset No. 1 Omaha Westside

James Parrish - Sep. 30, 2022

Going into Friday’s game against No. 1-ranked Omaha Westside, not only did no one outside of Lincoln County think the North Platte Bulldogs could pull off an upset, but likely no one outside of their locker room. But the Dawgs put up a gem, offensively and defensively, and handed the Warriors their first loss of […]

Bulldogs upset No. 1 Omaha Westside

James Parrish -

Going into Friday’s game against No. 1-ranked Omaha Westside, not only did no one outside of Lincoln County think the North Platte Bulldogs could pull off an upset, but likely no one outside of their locker room. But the Dawgs put up a gem, offensively and defensively, and handed the Warriors their first loss of […]

North Platte trio wins Avocado Launching National Championship

James Parrish - Sep. 12, 2022

EPI-cally Allergic, a team made up of Jon Keck, Ricki Reason and Justin Cosler of North Platte, won the inaugural National Avocado Launching Championship on Saturday at the Wild West Arena. Jon Keck, who built the spring-loaded device that won the competition, said there was no way he would’ve believed he would win out of […]

North Platte trio wins Avocado Launching National Championship

James Parrish -

EPI-cally Allergic, a team made up of Jon Keck, Ricki Reason and Justin Cosler of North Platte, won the inaugural National Avocado Launching Championship on Saturday at the Wild West Arena. Jon Keck, who built the spring-loaded device that won the competition, said there was no way he would’ve believed he would win out of […]

Football: Irish smash Kimball

James Parrish - Sep. 10, 2022

North Platte St. Pat’s had a chance to score on every play they ran from scrimmage on Friday and there was nothing Kimball could do to stop them in their 70-0 win at Knights of Columbus Field. The Irish (4-0) scored the first touchdown on the second play of the game when Will Moats threw […]

Football: Irish smash Kimball

James Parrish -

North Platte St. Pat’s had a chance to score on every play they ran from scrimmage on Friday and there was nothing Kimball could do to stop them in their 70-0 win at Knights of Columbus Field. The Irish (4-0) scored the first touchdown on the second play of the game when Will Moats threw […]

Football: Grand Island edges Bulldogs

James Parrish - Aug. 27, 2022

Like last year’s state quarterfinal game against Omaha North, the North Platte Bulldogs lost to Grand Island by one point on Friday. Once again, the difference was a missed point after touchdown. The missed PAT didn’t come on North Platte’s last touchdown in the fourth quarter like last October. Instead, it was on the Bulldogs’ […]

Football: Grand Island edges Bulldogs

James Parrish -

Like last year’s state quarterfinal game against Omaha North, the North Platte Bulldogs lost to Grand Island by one point on Friday. Once again, the difference was a missed point after touchdown. The missed PAT didn’t come on North Platte’s last touchdown in the fourth quarter like last October. Instead, it was on the Bulldogs’ […]

Nebraska Prospects sweep Plainsmen in home finale

James Parrish - Jul. 29, 2022

The Nebraska Prospects swept the North Platte Plainsmen Thursday in the last two home games of the year, 9-5 and 8-6. The Nebraska Prospects, a travel team of in-state current and incoming college players, scored the first two runs of the doubleheader when Ryan David singled up the middle in the first inning. The Plainsmen […]

Nebraska Prospects sweep Plainsmen in home finale

James Parrish -

The Nebraska Prospects swept the North Platte Plainsmen Thursday in the last two home games of the year, 9-5 and 8-6. The Nebraska Prospects, a travel team of in-state current and incoming college players, scored the first two runs of the doubleheader when Ryan David singled up the middle in the first inning. The Plainsmen […]

Kevin Kennedy III digs rural communities

James Parrish - Jul. 15, 2022

There’s nothing like playing music in your hometown, even if a songwriter has traveled around the world, playing in 89 different countries. Kevin Kennedy III recently performed three times in his hometown of North Platte in less than two weeks. On June 8, he played the Cedar Room. On June 11, he played the Body, […]

Kevin Kennedy III digs rural communities

James Parrish -

There’s nothing like playing music in your hometown, even if a songwriter has traveled around the world, playing in 89 different countries. Kevin Kennedy III recently performed three times in his hometown of North Platte in less than two weeks. On June 8, he played the Cedar Room. On June 11, he played the Body, […]

Plainsmen come from behind to edge Hastings Sodbusters

James Parrish - Jul. 12, 2022

In just his third day in North Platte, Sage McMinn made the winning hit for the Plainsmen in the ninth inning as they defeated the Hastings Sodbusters, 6-5, on Monday night at Bill Wood Field. The score was tied at five runs all heading into bottom of the ninth inning. Giancarlo Servin hit a single […]

Plainsmen come from behind to edge Hastings Sodbusters

James Parrish -

In just his third day in North Platte, Sage McMinn made the winning hit for the Plainsmen in the ninth inning as they defeated the Hastings Sodbusters, 6-5, on Monday night at Bill Wood Field. The score was tied at five runs all heading into bottom of the ninth inning. Giancarlo Servin hit a single […]

Swalberg honored at North Platte Pow Wow

James Parrish - Jul. 9, 2022

Char Swalberg received a surprise on Saturday afternoon at the second day of the North Platte Pow Wow. Swalberg, the organizer of the Pow Wow, received the key to the city by North Platte Mayor Brandon Kelliher. She was visibly moved by the honor and she had to wipe away tears for minutes afterward. The […]

Swalberg honored at North Platte Pow Wow

James Parrish -

Char Swalberg received a surprise on Saturday afternoon at the second day of the North Platte Pow Wow. Swalberg, the organizer of the Pow Wow, received the key to the city by North Platte Mayor Brandon Kelliher. She was visibly moved by the honor and she had to wipe away tears for minutes afterward. The […]