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Nancy Hoagland | Obituaries  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Nancy Lee (Chapman) Hoagland, age 80, of Ogallala, passed away on February 16, 2019 at the Perkins County Health Services in Grant.



SHS hosts Bearcat Cheer Clinic Jan. 26  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Show your cheer spirit and learn a new cheer and dance during the eighth annual Bearcat Cheer Clinic on Saturday, Jan. 26.



Scottsbluff beats York to reach Class B title game  Scottsbluff Star Herald

For the first time since 2000, the Scottsbluff High School football team will play for the Class B state championship after knocking off defending champion York ...



Benson resigns as Scottsbluff head football coach  Scottsbluff Star Herald

After spending the last 30 years coaching football in one form or another, Joe Benson is ready for a break.



Andrew Dick excited to serve more students, school districts as new ESU 13 administrator  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff High School assistant principal Andrew Dick has been selected as the new Educational *Service* Unit 13 administrator. He brings 16 years of ...



Kiwanis recognizes Scottsbluff teacher, Gary Largo for 40 years leading SHS Key Club  Scottsbluff Star Herald

An award ceremony on Wednesday featured featured special recognition of history teacher and Key Club faculty adviser Gary Largo. Largo has served as the ...



Scottsbluff Public Schools offers new resources for 2018-19 academic year  Scottsbluff Star Herald

With the first day of school less than a week away for Scottsbluff Public Schools, faculty are organizing their classrooms and gearing up to use their new ...



SHS holds pep rally for football team heading to state  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Eighteen years in the making was cause for celebration Monday morning at Scottsbluff High School as students and faculty showed their Bearcats pride.



Bearcats fall to Skutt in final, end remarkable season 12-1  Scottsbluff Star Herald

LINCOLN — The historic and record-breaking season of the Scottsbluff High School football team concluded with a runner-up finish to Omaha Skutt Catholic in ...



Scottsbluff High school unveils second phase of high school renovation  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Scottsbluff school officials welcomed the public to the grand opening of the Phase II renovation of the high school building on 27th Street.



Gering, Bridgeport excel at Scottsbluff speech meet  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Scottsbluff High School hosted a speech invitational at Bluffs Middle School on Saturday, Jan. 19. The Gering High School Barkers finished ...



SBPS School Board approves ReConnect credit increase  Scottsbluff Star Herald

During the Scottsbluff Public Schools Board of Education's Tuesday meeting, high school principal Mike Halley presented proposed changes to the ReConnect ...



Area schools compete at CSU Math Day, SHS team finishes runner-up  Scottsbluff Star Herald

FORT COLLINS — Scottsbluff and Gering high school math club students traveled to Fort Collins, Colorado, on Thursday, Nov. 1, to compete in the Colorado ...



Hall named Scottsbluff head football coach  Scottsbluff Star Herald

A familiar face will be patrolling the sidelines as Scottsbluff High School's next head football coach this fall.



Sterling boys top Scottsbluff in Western Conference final  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Sterling boys basketball team won its second straight Western Conference Tournament championship with a 65-38 victory over Scottsbluff in the title game ...



Students at Scottsbluff High School learn how to save a life  Scottsbluff Star Herald

What would you do if you arrived at a scene in which someone was in cardiac arrest?The question was one 20 Scottsbluff High School students had to answer ...



Scottsbluff's Nelson officially is a Husker  Scottsbluff Star Herald

For as long as he can remember, Garrett Nelson has wanted to be a Nebraska Cornhusker.



Area schools compete during one-act festival; Chadron finishes first  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Scottsbluff High School hosted the Western Conference Play Production Festival on Saturday, Nov. 10. Five teams graced the stage, with four ...



Scottsbluff school board votes down inclusive playground proposal  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Elena Garcia was recognized for being honored this summer with the 2018 Christa McAuliffe Prize for Courage and Excellence in Education. She received a ...



New Bluffs Middle School principal supports teachers, students  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Intuitive and a natural leader are some of the qualities of Bluffs Middle School's new assistant principal.



Lanka resigns as Scottsbluff head volleyball coach  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Alexia Lanka's tenure as Scottsbluff High School's head volleyball coach has come to a close after three seasons.



Local schools compete at Nebraska Math Day  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Local schools traveled to Lincoln on Thursday, Nov. 15, to compete at the 29th Nebraska Math Day. Scottsbluff and Gering math teams were among the 97 ...



Police: Nothing suspicious found after resident reports 'possible gunshots'  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Police investigated a report of a possible shooting Monday that resulted in local schools being on lockdown for a short period.Sgt. Phil Eckerberg told the ...



Students explore higher-education options at WNCC college fair  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Area high school seniors and juniors converged on the Western Nebraska Community College Scottsbluff campus on Monday for an ...



Scottsbluff DECA chapter celebrates 60th anniversary  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Scottsbluff's DECA chapter is celebrating its 60th anniversary this school year. In celebration of the occasion, DECA students are organizing a ...



Scottsbluff school launches trade apprenticeship program  NTV

Scottsbluff students are getting a leg up in the workforce, thanks to a partnership that will bring an apprenticeship program to the high school.Scottsbluff Public ...



SHS hosts 36th annual Old West Weekend ChoirFest Saturday  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — The Scottsbluff High School Vocal Department will host the 36th annual Old West Weekend ChoirFest Saturday, Nov. 3. The all-day event will ...



Abraham Lincoln escapes Scottsbluff boys on buzzer beater  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Abraham Lincoln's Josh Perez hit a layup off the glass as time expired to lift the Denver boys basketball team to an 88-86 win over Scottsbluff on Friday night at.



York a familiar playoff obstacle for Scottsbluff  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Over the course of the last seven years, the Scottsbluff High School football team hasn't faced an opponent in the postseason more than the York Dukes.



Scottsbluff High School selects Second Air Force Junior R.O.T.C. instructor  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF - Scottsbluff High School announced recently that Lt. Col. (Retired) Jeffrey M. Johnson will join the SHS staff as Air Force Junior Reserve Officer ...



Cheyenne East knocks off Scottsbluff  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Cheyenne East girls and boys basketball teams both played up to their high ratings in Wyoming's 4A Class in posting wins over Scottsbluff on Friday night at ...



High school bands march down Broadway as part of annual competition  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Music rang through the Scottsbluff business district as high school and middle school marching bands performed in the 35th annual Old West Weekend parade ...



Fremont Motors and local community to raise as much as $6000 for the Scottsbluff High School DECA Program  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Across the United States, there are vital arts, academic, career education and sports programs that are being cut annually due to growing ...



'Newsies' announced as Scottsbluff spring musical  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Scottsbluff High School vocal department has announced the spring musical production of Disney's “Newsies” April 4-6 at 7 p.m. in the high school ...



Scottsbluff basketball teams fall to Rapid City Stevens  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Scottsbluff girls and boys basketball teams were swept by Rapid City Stevens on Saturday afternoon at Scottsbluff High School.



New mentorship program, 'Link Crew,' offered at Scottsbluff High School  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Freshman and upper classmen are being linked together in Scottsbluff High School's new Link Crew program, which will began its inaugural year on Thursday.



Scottsbluff High School hosts Theater Signing Day  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Theater students at Scottsbluff High School recently made history by participating in the first theater signing day, Thursday afternoon.



Scottsbluff boys upset No. 10 Alliance; Bearcat girls cruise  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Scottsbluff boys and girls basketball teams earned a sweep over Alliance on Friday night at Scottsbluff High School.



Scottsbluff man stars in‘Rock of Ages’ on national tour  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Growing up in Scottsbluff, Sam Harvey was involved in a variety of school activities, but he always had a dream of being a rock star.



Scottsbluff boys get back on track  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Scottsbluff boys basketball team put three players in double figures as the Bearcats cruised to a 70-38 rout over Cheyenne South on Friday night at ...



Gering High School hosts speech meet  Scottsbluff Star Herald

GERING — Students wandered through the halls of Gering Junior High School Saturday as the sound of voices echoed from the classrooms. Twelve schools ...



North Platte girls rally past Scottsbluff  Scottsbluff Star Herald

A 21-5 run in the fourth quarter propelled the North Platte girls basketball team to a 61-57 win over Scottsbluff on Thursday night at Scottsbluff High School.



Different season, same high expectations for Scottsbluff football team  Scottsbluff Star Herald

While this fall's schedule might look a little different following the state's most recent reclassification, the high expectations for the Scottsbluff High School football ...



Morrill among districts rated as ‘needs improvement’ as state releases AQuESTT results  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — The Nebraska Department of Education released a statewide report card for schools Friday, Dec. 21. Area schools received ratings across ...



Betty Knaub  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Betty Knaub, 76, of Scottsbluff, Nebraska passed peacefully into heaven on February 13, 2019 at Scottsbluff Care and Rehabilitation Center with family by her ...



SHS Yearbook wins Cornhusker Award  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — The Scottsbluff High School yearbook program brought home top honors from the Nebraska High School Press Association's Fall Convention ...



Bringing together fathers, daughters: SHS Cheer Squad hosts Father-Daughter Ball  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Scottsbluff High School's Cheer Squad is hosting the second annual Father-Daughter Ball on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the ...



Scottsbluff Public Schools upgrading learning opportunities  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — The Scottsbluff Public Schools Board of Education convened on Monday at 5 p.m. in the Scottsbluff High School board room. All board ...



Scottsbluff High School Freemasons place cornerstone in ceremony that dates back to George Washington  Scottsbluff Star Herald

In keeping with a centuries-old tradition, the Freemasons of Nebraska laid a cornerstone at the Scottsbluff High School Saturday afternoon.Freemasons traveled ...



Public Record — Dec. 7 | Local News Briefs  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff Police Department. Nov. 1. 5:56 p.m. — Police investigated a collision in the 800 block of Fifth Avenue. Brittain Reinmuth, 32, was arrested on a ...



Unbeaten Bearcats to host Ralston in first round of state playoffs  Scottsbluff Star Herald

After completing an undefeated regular season with an impressive win over McCook on Friday night, the Scottsbluff High School football team was awarded with ...



NPPD donates funds to Scottsbluff Public Schools  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Nebraska Public Power District Account Manager Terry Rajewich presents CFO, Lavon Hood with an Energy Wise incentive in the amount of $6,279.20.



Gering students excel in first speech meet of season  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Jaela Hardin had no idea what kind of impact her persuasive speech might have on judges during Saturday's high school speech meet at Gering Junior High ...



Bearcat girls rebound with win over Bison  Scottsbluff Star Herald

After dropping two straight games, the Scottsbluff girls basketball team bounced back with a hard-fought 57-50 win over McCook on Friday night at Scottsbluff ...



Scottsbluff High School graduation rates increase, over 90 percent for second year  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Graduation rates at Scottsbluff High School are steadily increasing and have been above the state average of 89.11 percent for two years in a row.The 90.74 ...



WNCC performing arts showcases holiday tunes with 'A Very Valley Christmas'  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Western Nebraska Community College's "A Very Valley Christmas" returns to the area to showcase a variety of holiday tunes.



Scottsbluff High School Phase II renovations near completion  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Gering and Scottsbluff High Schools are both in the process of renovations to their respective campuses. We look at Scottsbluff High School's remodel and you ...



Audrey 'Marilyn' Poole Kent  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Audrey “Marilyn” Poole Kent, known by her middle name, went to be with her Lord December 20, 2018, at the age of 91. She was a long time resident of.



Donavon John Pfenning  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Donavon John Pfenning, 86, of Scottsbluff, died Friday, January 25, 2019 at the Western Nebraska Veterans Home in Scottsbluff. His funeral *service* will be held ...



WNCC music instructor to conduct U.S. Marine Band performance  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Western Nebraska Community College's Nathaniel Johnson will take the stage on Friday, Oct. 5 to guest conduct a number during the Marine Band performance ...



Zombie Apocalypse: SHS Thespians hold escape room fundraiser  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Solve the challenges and save the world from zombies. Can you and your team save the world from the zombie apocalypse? Scottsbluff High ...



Kimball High School performs ‘The Greatest Show’  Scottsbluff Star Herald

High school singers from across the Panhandle and the Colorado Front Range were in Scottsbluff Saturday for the 36th annual Old West ChoirFest.Appearing ...



Public Record — Jan. 5 | Local News Briefs  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff Police Department. Dec. 11. 8:26 p.m. — In the area of Avenue H and West 27th Street, police made contact with Benjamin Evans, 21, who was ...



Roger F. Leafgreen Jr.  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Roger Leafgreen of Scottsbluff died at his home on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Cremation has taken place.



Public Record — Jan. 18 | Local News Briefs  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff Police Department. Dec. 20. 8:01 a.m. — In the 1700 block of Avenue K, policed cited Marisa Gonzalez-Gomez, 21, on a charge of leash law violation.



Oregon Trail Community Foundation bringing Rachel's Challenge, program inspired by Columbine High School victim, to area schools  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — The Oregon Trail Community Foundation is reaching out to local school districts to help schools and communities create a more ...



Mitchell girls hold off Scottsbluff to bounce back from first loss  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Keyana Wilfred netted a double-double and Anabelle Gillen poured in 17 points to help the No. 4 (Omaha World-Herald) Mitchell girls basketball team hold off ...



Former Scottsbluff mayor recalls years of service  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Randy Meininger, who spent the last 12 years in public *service*, is looking forward to getting back to life outside of politics.



Abby Benson and Garrett Treffer  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Abby Benson, daughter of Joe and Jodi Benson of Scottsbluff is engaged to marry Garrett Treffer, son of Mike and Corlyus Treffer of Gering.



Scottsbluff basketball teams roll past Natrona  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Yara Garcia and Aubry Krentz combined for 34 points to lead the Scottsbluff girls basketball team to a 60-45 win over the Casper Natrona Fillies on Saturday ...



Bearcats marching band prepares for competitions  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — While the first bell doesn't ring until 7:45 a.m., students in marching band arrive at Scottsbluff High School before 7 a.m. for rehearsal.



Scottsbluff High School students stage protest in honor of school shooting victims  Scottsbluff Star Herald

At 10 a.m. on Wednesday, a group of Scottsbluff High School students gathered at the sidewalk on 27th Street in front of the school. Some carried signs, others ...



Gering’s One Act Play earns runner-up finish in Western Conference competition; 3 Gering students receive special recognition  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The first-ever Western Conference One Act Play competition was a successful one for Gering High School.



U.S. Marine Band celebrates 100th tour, to perform in Scottsbluff Oct. 5  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The President's Own” United States Marine Band is America's oldest continuously active professional musical organization and they are coming to Scottsbluff on ...



Gering basketball teams aiming high under new head coaches  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Under the direction of new head coaches, the Gering High School girls and boys basketball teams are both entering the season with plenty of high hopes.



Public Record — Jan. 16 | Local News Briefs  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff Police Department. Dec. 17. 7:45 a.m. — In the 1500 block of Fourth Avenue, police investigated vandalism to several vehicles with chalk on them.



Scottsbluff woman, Mickey Hara shares passion of nursing, Japanese culture  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — During the early 1940s, Japanese immigrants relocated to Nebraska amidst the growth in internment camps across the United States.



SHS teacher recognized with Christa McAuliffe Prize  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Elena Garcia, an English and theater teacher at Scottsbluff High School, was recognized this summer for her work with the Christa McAuliffe ...



Bulldogs even record with win over Scottsbluff  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Gering volleyball team evened its record at 5-5 on the season by sweeping past Scottsbluff 25-16, 25-15, 25-18 on Tuesday evening at Scottsbluff High ...



Gering Barkers claim title; Milo Newman adds to his list of speech highlights  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Before Milo Newman entered Gering High School, he had no plans to participate on the school's speech team.



PHOTOS: SHS graduation 2018 | Local News  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Another wave of Scottsbluff graduates has crossed the stage and received their diplomas, capping off the end of their high school career. Over 220 seniors at ...



Future Husker Garrett Nelson stands out one final time for Bearcats  Scottsbluff Star Herald

LINCOLN — Before every football game, Scottsbluff High School senior defensive end Garrett Nelson wraps his wrists tight with athletic tape.



PHOTOS: Scottsbluff High School Freemasons place cornerstone in ceremony that dates back to George Washington.  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff High School Freemasons place cornerstone in ceremony that dates back to George Washington. In keeping with a centuries-old tradition, the ...



Shirley Green Jones  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Shirley Green Jones, 91, went to be with her Savior on December 24, 2018. She passed away at home surrounded by her family. Shirley was born in Scottsbluff, ...



Ruth Meisner  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Graveside services for Ruth (Schledewitz) Meisner will be held on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Gering Zion Church in Gering, Nebraska.



SHS graduates over 220 seniors; Graduates part of first class to adhere to new grading system  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Another wave of Scottsbluff graduates has crossed the stage and received their diplomas, capping off the end of their high school career.Over 220 seniors at ...



Group proposes aquatic and events center, say it would be an economic driver for the region  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — About 40 acres of land along the North Platte River might become the site of a new aquatic and events center.



Vaping continues to infiltrate schools, despite unknown health effects  Scottsbluff Star Herald

This is the first in a two-part series on vaping among students.



Alliance volleyball team finishes second in Twin City Invite  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Alliance volleyball team finished the Twin City Invitational with a runner-up finish on Saturday at Scottsbluff High School.



SBPS hosts media luncheon  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — During Scottsbluff Public Schools' media luncheon on Monday, Aug. 13, SBPS staff highlighted five new services and programs that will be ...



Teachers receive classroom grants from SBPS Foundation  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — The Scottsbluff Public Schools Foundation completed the first round of its Classroom Grant Program and awarded three classroom grants.



Stodola eager to lead Scottsbluff wrestling program  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Dustin Stodola will be returning to the Panhandle as the next Scottsbluff High School head wrestling coach.



Scottsbluff boys keep rolling  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Scottsbluff boys basketball team continued its winning ways with a dominating 76-52 win over McCook on Friday night at Scottsbluff High School.



Bearcats capture softball tournament title  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Powered by three homers, including a two-run bomb by Savana Salazar, the Scottsbluff softball team beat Gering 6-3 to capture the championship of the Twin ...



Ann Skinner Baker  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Ann Skinner Baker passed away on Friday, September 28th after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was 71 years old. A memorial *service* will be held ...



Scottsbluff High School graduates 177  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Sunday was the big day for 177 members of Scottsbluff High School's Class of 2017. The new graduates left field atBearcat Stadium with ...



Gering varsity volleyball team wins four matches in Twin City Invite  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Gering High School varsity volleyball team played six matches in the Twin City Invite this weekend, and the Bulldogs came out on top in four of them.



Scottsbluff High students join nationwide walkout over Parkland violence  1011now

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (KNEP) - A number of high school students in Scottsbluff joined in the nationwide student walkout against violence in the wake of the ...



PHOTOS: Baby goat born at SHS | Local News  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SHS students were able to welcome a new kid to school this week, a goat born on Tuesday. After delivering mama goat Cookie to the high school on Monday, ...



Emersen Cyza records 14 kills to lead Alliance en route to a sweep of Scottsbluff  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Alliance volleyball team picked up its second-straight sweep to start the season after cruising past Scottsbluff 25-19, 25-12, 26-24 on Thursday night at ...



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