As the final days count down and the calendar moves on to another year, it’s always a great time to look back and answer the question “Did anything GOOD happen around here during the past year?” And, of course, the answer as it pertains to sports in Wayne America is — Oh HELL yeah!!! The […]
A long, fun and challenging process ended Wednesday for two Wayne High seniors as they signed letters of intent to participate in college athletics at Wayne State College. At left, Kylie Hammer signs her letter of intent to play college basketball as her parents, Melissa and Scott (seated) look on with Wayne High coach Lindsay […]
It’s become an October tradition in Wayne, and the Wayne High softball team kept the tradition going by qualifying for this week’s Nebraska State Softball Championships in Hastings, marking the team’s 15th appearance in the 16 years Wayne High has had a varsity softball program. Mike sits down with the architect of the community’s fall […]
It’s the end of an era at Wayne High School as longtime teacher, coach and athletic director Rocky Ruhl is finishing up a 30-year career at the school. On this week’s Voice of Wayne America, Mike sits down with Ruhl to talk about how his he and his wife started teaching at Wayne and some […]
Inducted into the Wayne Athletic Hall of Fame at Tuesday’s Wayne High Athletic Banquet were (from left) Rocky Ruhl, Monica (Novak) Christie and Brad Hochstein. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) Memories of their days competing for Wayne High School and the lessons learned from those who coached them and played alongside them were flowing as […]
Wayne High students Emily Matthes (left) and Morgan Keating encourage a South Sioux City runner to race to the finish line during the fifth-annual Spring Sprints at Wayne High School’s Kern Stadium. About 170 special education students from across Northeast Nebraska enjoyed a sunny afternoon’s worth of events. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) “TOOOOO THE […]
Here in Wayne America, Mike is back after spending a few days in Omaha at the state wrestling tournament. He talks about upcoming Wayne High and Wayne State sports and introduces the newest member of his family.
The Nebraska State Wrestling Championships start on Thursday in Omaha, but the memories of the tournament are still fresh in the mind of one Wayne resident who holds a small part in the history of Nebraska high school wrestling. Matt Nelson looks back with fondness at the run of success he had 15 years ago […]
Here in Wayne America, its was our turn to host the weekly Chamber Coffee, and Mike recaps and gives you an opportunity enjoy something this weekend.
“. . . Five, six, seven, eight . . .” The music kicks in and the hands go up, then down, then to the side. Bodies twist and twirl as they move from one spot to another, making up two lines before morphing into the shape of a rocket ship. And then, a misstep turns […]