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Voice of Wayne America — Rob Sweetland — 10/10/2017

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 […]

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Voice of Wayne America — Brazil basketball trip — 08/21/2017

Representatives of he Wayne State College women’s basketball team recently went on a summer trip to Brazil to represent the United States in an exhibition tour. Mike sits down with Wayne State coach Chris Kielsmeier, assistant Kelly Kieslmeier, and players Paige Ballinger and Maggie Schulte to talk about the experience.

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Voice of Wayne America — Wayne Baseball — 07/18/2017

Hank Overin Field in Wayne will be the host site of the Class B Area 5 American Legion Seniors tournament starting this weekend. Mike sits down with Steve Lutt from the Wayne Baseball Association and Seniors coach Robbie Gamble to discuss the upcoming tournament, what it takes to bring a tournament to town and the […]

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Local residents fight Parkinson’s with Rock Steady Boxing at PWC

Randy Pederson (front) and Bob Kenny pound punching bags as part of their Rock Steady Boxing workout at Providence Wellness Center. The program is designed for patients battling Parkinson’s Disease and they work out three times a week at the fitness center. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) Three days a week, you can hear the […]

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Wayne Athletic Hall of Fame honors two athletes, retiring coach

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 […]

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Local Girls On The Run program growing

About 20 girls are part of the Girls On The Run program at Wayne Elementary School. Courtney Maas (back right) is the leader of the program, with help from Casey Hunter (back left). (Photo by Michael Carnes) Learning a healthy lifestyle and developing positive self-esteem has helped a number of Wayne area school-age girls enjoy […]

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WSC ruggers on the road again in search of another national title

Members of the Wayne State women’s rugby team get ready to load up the bus for a trip to Pittsburgh for the National Small College Rugby Organization 7-on-7 championship tournament that runs this weekend. The Wildcats are the three-time defending national champions and the only school to have won the 7-on-7 title since NSCRO began […]

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