A familiar face has rejoined the Omaha Gross athletic scene.
The Cougars hired Yvonne Carson as their new volleyball coach. She served in that capacity from 1994 to 2004, guiding Gross to one Class B state championship and two runner-up finishes.
Carson, who has been at the school since 1994 as a member of the English department, most recently was the volleyball coach at Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln.
Local duo preseason All-Americans
Matt Evans of Millard North and Jakson Reetz of Norris have been named preseason All-Americans by Collegiate Baseball magazine.
Evans, a second baseman, batted .485 last season. He drove in 35 runs for the Mustangs and stole 20 bases.
Reetz, a Nebraska recruit, had five saves last season and a 1.87 ERA. He also batted .453 with 23 RBIs.
Westside-Wildcat game moved
Omaha Westside’s baseball game at Millard West scheduled for Thursday has been postponed to Friday.
The game will be played on Westside’s all-weather field at 2 p.m.
Pinnacle Bank team reschedules tryout
Because of last Sunday’s snowstorm, the tryout for the Pinnacle Bank/Nebraska Girls Basketball Association team was postponed.
It has been rescheduled for Sunday at 11:30 a.m. at Grand Island High School.
— Mike Patterson