• John Huthmacher

A heat acclimatization requirement in effect this summer for outdoor sports teams is meant to help high school athletes to stay cooler in the scorching days ahead, a Nebraska School Activities Association said.

The 52’s Patriots (Millard South) American Legion baseball team had a long road in front of it going into Wednesday’s American Division finals on Thursday at Duncan Field.

  • Tyler Schuster

The Associated Fire Titans American Legion baseball team overcame seven errors to hold on and beat Union Bank 7-6 Tuesday night in the Class A state legion baseball tournament at Duncan Field.

  • Mike Zimmerman

Millard South is used to having to play with its life on the line and that showed in a 9-3 victory over Grand Island Tuesday afternoon at Duncan Field.

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Some people just can’t leave well enough alone. It seems easy enough. You take a couple of slices of rubber, attach some canvas on top of it with eyelets, laces and an emblem on the inside of each and there you have it — near perfect footwear.

We’re pleased that 20 years after Hastings and Ozu, Japan entered into an “exclusive” relationship, the sister cities’ bond is stronger than ever. That was easy to see last week as nearly 40 Ozu residents visited Hastings and took advantage of the city’s many cultural, educational and entert…

Is it too early to declare these the dog days of summer? That was part of a topic of conversation among a group of friends this week. Normally, I might say that I think it is a bit early, as usually I think more of the month of August if I hear the “dog days” phrase.

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