Home | Author Archives: Norton Public Schools (page 54)

Author Archives: Norton Public Schools

Royals’ fifth-round pick nets Aggies lefty Ray

kqnk-300x150-default

The Royals continued their commitment to bolstering their young pitching by drafting right-hander Corey Ray in the fifth round of the 2014 MLB Draft on Friday. Read More »

Royals’ fifth-round pick nets Aggies lefty Ray

kqnk-300x150-default

The Royals continued their commitment to bolstering their young pitching by drafting right-hander Corey Ray in the fifth round of the 2014 MLB Draft on Friday. Read More »

KC adds another arm, takes Skoglund in Round 3

kqnk-300x150-default

The Royals opened up Day 2 of the Draft with their fourth pitcher in five picks -- and third lefty -- selecting University of Central Florida left-hander Eric Skoglund in the third round on Friday. Read More »

KC adds another arm, takes Skoglund in Round 3

kqnk-300x150-default

The Royals opened up Day 2 of the Draft with their fourth pitcher in five picks -- and third lefty -- selecting University of Central Florida left-hander Eric Skoglund in the third round on Friday. Read More »

6 year old Omaha girl shooting victim

kqnk-300x150-default

Omaha police are looking for those responsible for shooting a 6 year old girl Thursday evening near 41st and Ida Streets. Investigators say several shots were fired but they do not know if the shooting happened inside or outside of the home. The girl was taken to a hospital by private vehicle and later transferred […] Read More »

Bob Kerrey on D-Day anniversary

kqnk-300x150-default

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion in Normandy, France. Former Nebraska Governor and U-S Senator Bob Kerrey took time today remember those brave men who served years before he wore the uniform in the Vietnam War.  Kerrey says their bravery and courage needs to be an inspiration for all. He says they […] Read More »

D-Day Remembered, 70 Years Later

kqnk-300x150-default

Some 70 years ago today, the Allied Forces began their march on the beaches of Normandy, as 156,000 Allied troops fought in one of the most important battles of World War II. Omahan Marion ‘Bob’ Tabor of the 184th Transportation Company was one of the young men who risked their lives that day and says […] Read More »

Storm Chasers move into first place

kqnk-300x150-default

The Storm Chasers (32-28) took the series opener from the Oklahoma City RedHawks (32-29) by a score of 6-3, their sixth win in nine meetings with the division rival. Combined with an Iowa Cubs loss to Colorado Springs in Des Moines, the Storm Chasers are now in first place in the American North Division for […] Read More »

Nebraska announces Fan Experience upgrades to Memorial Stadium

kqnk-300x150-default

Be Ready.” Two words capture the excitement behind the upcoming University of Nebraska football season. The Nebraska Athletic Department wants Husker Nation to “Be Ready” to enjoy the enhanced fan experience in Memorial Stadium for the 125th season of Husker football which kicks off on August 30, 2014. The $12.3 million Memorial Stadium Fan Experience […] Read More »

Big Ten announces sites for Football, Basketball Championships

kqnk-300x150-default

The Big Ten Conference announced today that the Council of Presidents/Chancellors unanimously approved a recommendation from university administrators for future Big Ten Football Championship Games to be held in Indianapolis and for upcoming Big Ten Basketball Tournaments to be hosted by both Chicago and Indianapolis. The Big Ten Football Championship Game will remain at Lucas […] Read More »

Insurance claims mount after Tuesday’s violent weather

kqnk-300x150-default

The largest insurer of homes and vehicles in Nebraska and Iowa is making staffing adjustments to help customers in both states after Tuesday’s storms. Ann Avery, a spokeswoman for State Farm, says the number of insurance claims is adding up quickly due to the hail, high winds and flash flooding. “It’s the kind of damage […] Read More »

KC chooses prep southpaw Griffin with second pick

kqnk-300x150-default

Left-handed pitching was the Royals' emphasis in the first round of the First-Year Player Draft. Foster Griffin, a high school left-hander from Orlando, Fla., was chosen 28th overall by the Royals on Thursday night. Earlier, they picked lefty Brandon F... Read More »

Right-handed-hitting Vallot made strong impression

kqnk-300x150-default

After taking two pitchers, the Royals went to the other side of the plate for their third selection on Thursday night in the First-Year Player Draft with catcher Chase Vallot. Read More »

Royals rise late to claim I-70 Series vs. Cardinals

kqnk-300x150-default

It only took a few swings of the bat, and a couple of well-placed hits, for five innings of pent-up frustration to evaporate. The Royals used a three-run sixth inning to reverse a two-run deficit in Kansas City's 3-2 win over the Cardinals on Thursday ... Read More »

Cards lose challenge, then benefit from umps’ look

kqnk-300x150-default

Cardinals manager Mike Matheny lost a fifth-inning challenge Thursday, when umpires ruled the play would stand after a review. Umpire CB Bucknor's initial call was that Yadier Molina was out at second while trying for a double. Read More »