NSAA Wrestling, Swimming and Diving Championships on NET

News Release Date: 
February 5, 2018

For Immediate Release

NSAA Wrestling, Swimming and Diving Championships on NET

LINCOLN, Neb. (Feb. 5, 2018) – High school athletes from across the state will compete at the NSAA wrestling, swimming and diving championships in February, and NET will broadcast all the live action.

“NSAA High School Wrestling Championships” start at 2 p.m. CT, Saturday, Feb. 17, on NET from the CenturyLink Center in Omaha.

During the four-hour coverage, a special quad-split television broadcast will allow viewers to see simultaneous coverage of matches in all four high school classes in the various weight divisions. Sportscaster Larry Punteney will give the play-by-play with two-time All-American former University of Nebraska at Kearney wrestler Frank Kuchera as the color analyst.

“NSAA High School Swimming & Diving Championships” will begin at 11 a.m. CT, Saturday, Feb. 24 on NET.

High school swimming and diving teams from across the state will compete at the Bob Devaney Sports Center in Lincoln. Videotaped segments of diving competitions, held earlier in the week, will also be included in the program.

Calling the action will be sportscaster Larry Punteney with former Nebraska swimmer Matt Rye as color analyst and former University of Nebraska-Lincoln women’s swim coach Ray Huppert giving the sideline reports.

All championships will be streamed live at netNebraska.org and on the NET App.

“NSAA High School Wrestling Championships” and “NSAA High School Swimming & Diving Championships” are productions of NET Sports.

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CONTACT: Sandi Karstens, 402-470-6578, skarstens@netNebraska.org

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