Nov 16, 2019 3:23 PM

NPCC Women’s Basketball starts Hesston College Classic with win

Posted Nov 16, 2019 3:23 PM

By Tessa Burford

The North Platte Community College Knights Women’s Basketball Team started strong in their first round of the Hesston College Classic in Hesston, Kan. by maintaining a steady lead against their opponent and host, Hesston College, ultimately winning 86-51.

NPCC’s Jalyn Reagans and Catie Whitehead both grabbed seven rebounds and put up seven points. Isa Valenzuela posted 12 points, Emily Joseph scored 16 points and Ashley Hassett scored 19 points for the Knights.

“Tonight, we came out and played our style of basketball. Defending in the half court, creating turnovers and pushing the ball. This was a nice win for us to get off our three-game skid,” said NPCC head coach Jeff Thurman.

The Knights resume play in the Hesston College Classic Saturday at 12 p.m. against Bethel College JV.

“Now the key for the weekend is to mimic what we did tonight and come out tomorrow with a strong defensive effort,” said Thurman.

The NPCC Women’s Basketball Team is currently 3-4 on overall season record. More coverage can be found on the NPCC Facebook page at More information about the Knights Women’s Basketball Team is available at

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Nov 16, 2019 3:23 PM
Nebraska to Extend Scott Frost Coaching Contract to 2026

By NU Athletic Communications

Lincoln, Nebraska – Today, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green and Athletic Director Bill Moos announced a two-year extension of the contract for Husker Football Coach Scott Frost. 


In a joint statement they announced, "Two years ago, we had the tremendous opportunity to bring Scott Frost home to Nebraska to lead our football program into the future. We are even more committed to that decision today. 


"Coach Frost has shown tremendous leadership in beginning to rebuild our football program. We appreciate that a change of this nature will not happen overnight. We are committed to Scott and the direction he is taking this program. 


"Scott is the right coach at the right time for this program. We are excited for the heights to which he will take Nebraska football and the tremendous impact he will have in the development of our student athletes."


The original terms of Frost's contact will remain intact, with an extension from December 31, 2024, to December 31, 2026.