Category Archives: KGFW Sports

KGFW Sports – Martinez on the Manning Watch List

KGFW Sports – Martinez on the Manning Watch List

Nebraska quarterback Adrian Martinez has been named to the 30-player Manning Award watch list. Martinez is one of three sophomores on the watch list for the award, which is presented to the top quarterback following the conclusion of the 2019 season, including bowl games. He set 11 school records last season after becoming the first…Read more »

KGFW Sports – 62nd Shrine Bowl Coaches Announced

KGFW Sports – 62nd Shrine Bowl Coaches Announced

Coaches for the 2020 Nebraska Shrine Bowl were announced this morning. Lincoln High Head Football Coach Mark Macke, who has led the Links back into Nebraska high school football prominence, will guide the North team. Ashland-Greenwood Head Football Coach Ryan Thompson, who led the Bluejays to seven straight playoff appearances between 2009 and 2015, a…Read more »

KGFW Sports – Huskers Add 4-Star JUCO, Basketball 4-0 Overseas

KGFW Sports – Huskers Add 4-Star JUCO, Basketball 4-0 Overseas

Juco defensive lineman Jahkeem Green was officially added to the Husker’s 110-man roster Monday. The 6-4, 300-pound 4-star prospect was the No. 2 rated JUCO defensive tackle in the country. He registered 117 total tackles in his JUCO career at Highlands Community College in Kansas, including 3 sacks and 15 tackles for loss. Green has…Read more »

KGFW Sports – Maher Helping Flood Relief Effort

KGFW Sports – Maher Helping Flood Relief Effort

Dallas Cowboys standout and former Kearney High and Husker Kicker Brett Maher is returning to Kearney to show his support for the community that supported him. Brett is passionate about using the platform that he has been blessed with to give back to those affected by this recent natural disaster. On Wednesday, July 17th Brett…Read more »

KGFW Sports – 3 Sodbuster All-Stars

KGFW Sports – 3 Sodbuster All-Stars

Three members of the Hastings Sodbusters will be playing in next week’s Expedition League All-Star Game. Outfielder Grant Schmidt, and pitchers Trey Kissack and Matt Hess will be playing in the game which will be hosted by the Souris Valley Sabre Dogs in Minot, North Dakota. A Hastings native, Schmidt will also be representing the…Read more »

KGFW Sports – Miss Basketball Showcase Cancelled

KGFW Sports – Miss Basketball Showcase Cancelled

The recent flooding in Kearney has forced the cancelation of this weekends Miss Basketball Showcase. According to event organizer Doug Koster, because many of the hotels in town have been shut down because off the flooding, a majority of the teams were unable to find lodging. However, the Kearney Senior All-Star Games will be played…Read more »

KGFW Sports – 5 Storm Players Heading to the NHL

KGFW Sports – 5 Storm Players Heading to the NHL

A team-record five Tri-City Storm players were picked in NHL draft over the weekend. Center Shane Pinto was the first pick of the second round and 32nd overall and was slected by Ottawa. Zac Jones was taken with the 68th pick by the New York Rangers while Ronnie Attard went to Philadelphia with the 72nd…Read more »

KGFW Sports – Bolt Named Husker Head Coach

KGFW Sports – Bolt Named Husker Head Coach

Will Bolt is returning to his alma mater as head coach. Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos named Bolt the 24th head coach of the Husker baseball program on Friday. Bolt brings 16 years of coaching experience to the Nebraska program, including five seasons on the Husker baseball staff and four years as a head coach at…Read more »

KGFW Sports – Huskers Host Summer Camps

KGFW Sports – Huskers Host Summer Camps

The Nebraska Football program will host their Friday Night Lights camps on June 14th and June 21st. Nebraska will also host their first National Adidas OL/DL Pipeline Camp, Saturday, June 15th. All three events will be free and open to the public. The following information will assist fans who intend to attend the Friday Night…Read more »