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Major realignment may be key to starting baseball

Posted Apr 29, 2020 2:25 PM

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — People familiar with the discussions tell The Associated Press that Major League Baseball is exploring various options that could allow the season to start if the medical situation allows. Included is a plan in which the 30 teams might be split into three regional divisions. Teams could be restricted to playing within their region. That idea, if used, would break up the traditional alignments of the American and National Leagues. It also would cut travel. The start of the season has been delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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2020 NCA All Star Basketball and Volleyball Coaches and Players announced-UPDATED 4-29-20

Here is some updated information regarding the NCA Coaches Clinic and the All Star Basketball and Volleyball games. According to the NCA website the 2020 Coaches Clinic and the All Star games have been cancelled. While this is unfortunate news, we congratulate the coaches and players who were selected to take part in this years events.  The NCA Coaches Clinic has been rescheduled for July of 2021.

The rosters and coaches for the 2020 Nebraska Coaches Association All Star Basketball and Volleyball games have been set. 

The 41st annual NCA girls and 52nd annual NCA boys All Star Basketball games as well as the 37th annual All Star Volleyball match, are part of the Nebraska Coaches Association Multi-Sports Clinic, which is held each summer in Lincoln.  Member Coaches may nominate deserving senior student-athletes.  Players are selected based on the best available student athletes in all parts of the state as well as those who represent the sport and themselves in a positive manner.  The All-Star selection committee is made up of member coaches from throughout the state. 

The All Star basketball games will be played Monday, July 20 at 6 and 8 pm CT at Lincoln North Star High School.  Head Coach for the Red girls team will be Kelly Cooksley of Broken Bow, assisted by Jeff Rump of Lincoln Southeast. Head Coach for the Blue girls team will be Bob Hayes of Ponca, assisted by John O'Connor of Bennington. 

Head Coach for the Boys Red team will be Bruce Chubick Sr. of Omaha South assisted by Michael Baker of Alliance.  Head coach for the Boys Blue team will be Duane Mendlik of Wisner-Pilger assisted by Doug Goltz of Falls City Sacred Heart.

The 24, girls and boys players selected,  will be split between the Red and Blue teams. 


Emerson Barada, Lincoln Southwest G

Kennedy Benne, Oakland-Craig G/F

Kendal Brigham, Wahoo G

Whitney Brown, Northwest G

Korynn Clason, Cambridge G/F

Kaci Day, Ponca F

Lauren Emanuel, North Bend Central F

Yara Garcia, Scottsbluff G/F

Sydney Golladay, Fremont G

Olivia Hollenbeck, Lincoln Christian P

Jayme Horan, Millard South F

Lindsey Ingwerson, Papillion-La Vista P

Maddi Krull, Millard South G

Carley Leners, Beatrice F

Morgan Maly, Crete F

Jasmine McGinnis-Taylor, Omaha Westside P

Mallie McNair, Chase County G

Maddy Meehan, Elkhorn G/F

Miley Prine, Bennington F

Emily Richards, Papillion-La Vista South G

Jessie Sallach, South Loup F/P

Brittney Veik, Humphrey/LHF G

Ella Wedergren, Omaha Westside G


Joel Baker, Alliance G

Jaxson Barber, Lincoln High G/F

Jadin Booth, Omaha Westside G

Justin Bubak, Lincoln Christian G/F

Connor Creech, Hastings G

Jasiya DeOllos, Scottsbluff G

Ely Doble, Gretna F

Jack Dotzler, Omaha Roncalli G

Louis Fidler, Bellevue West G/F

Carter Kingsbury, Ponca G

Them Koang, Grand Island P

Josh Lambert, Auburn P

Jared Mattley, Papillion-La Vista South G

Max Murrell, Millard North F

Kolbe Rada, Lincoln Pius X G

Nick Saiz, Lexington G

Jay Saunders, Omaha South G

Trey Scheef, Wahoo G

Noah Schutte, Laurel-Concord-Coleridge F

Joey Skoff, Bellevue East G

Seth Stroh, Kearney F/P

Donovan Williams, Lincoln North Star G/F

Tyler Witt, Falls City Sacred Heart F

Latrell Wrightsell, Omaha Central G

The 37th annual NCA All Star Volleyball match will be played Tuesday, July 21, at 6 pm CT, at Lincoln North Star High School.  Head Coaches will be Vikki Power of Lincoln Christian assisted by Jody Craig of Leyton and Jodie Schuller of Alma assisted by Christina Krajicek of Bellevue West. 

2020 All Star Volleyball Roster

Hailey Backer, Wayne Lib

Lauren Diederich, Skutt Catholic Lib

Mayah Delgado, Omaha Duchesne RS

Annika Evans, Waverly S

Ibinye Green, Elkhorn South RS

Sophie Hendrix, Papillion-La Vista South OH

Jordan Hopp, Alliance MH

Mattie Johnson, Sidney OH

Izzy Lukens, Millard North S

Kalynn Meyer, Superior OH

Chloe Paschal, Papillion-La Vista OH/Lib

Taylor Jean Peter, CWC MH

Abigail Plouzek, Waverly MH

Barrett Power, Lincoln Christian S

Carly Rodaway, Lincoln Pius X RS

Jensen Rowse, Minden OH/S

Mckenna Ruch, Millard North MH/OH

Lauryn Samuelson, Southern Valley MH

Kenedy Schaecher, Gretna Lib

Brooklyn Schram, Papillion-La Vista S

Madison Schuller, Alma OH/S

Megan Skovsende, Skutt Catholic OH

Lauren Taubenheim, Lincoln Pius X OH

Halle Theis, Fillmore Central MH/OH

Majesta Valasek, Broken Bow OH

Mackenzie Vitosh, Diller-Odell MH

Madelyn Watchorn, Leyton OH

Adison Wood, (INJ) Kearney Lib

Lydia Yost, Gretna OH

Hailey Backer, Wayne Lib

The NCA would like to thank each school and community  for their support of the Nebraska Coaches Association All-Star Games.