News & Press Releases

NSS Partners with CSG Soccer

LINCOLN, Neb. (April 12, 2021) — Nebraska Sports Council (NSC) officials have announced a partnership with Nebraska State Soccer (NSS) to host the Cornhusker State Games (CSG) Soccer tournament. NSS will provide promotional and operational support of the event. NSS...

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Gene Haynes Named State Games Parade Marshal

Nebraska Sports Council (NSC) officials announced today that long-time Omaha North High School Principal/Athletic Director Gene Haynes will serve as Honorary Marshal of the Parade of Athletes for the 2021 Cornhusker State Games (CSG). Haynes retired last June after a...

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CSG TORCH RUN SET FOR MAY 24-JULY 18

LINCOLN, Neb. (March 30, 2021) — The Nebraska Sports Council (NSC) has announced that the Cornhusker State Games (CSG) Torch Run will again be conducted virtually but with an expanded timeframe to allow more participation. The format calls for runners to...

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State Games Final Weekend Set

Reminder--Face Coverings Now Required at Indoor Venues Lincoln (July 23, 2020)—The final weekend of competition in the 2020 Cornhusker State Games (CSG), featuring action in 28 sports, kicks off at 6 a.m. Friday with 30 two-person teams fishing for bass at Lake...

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CSG Opening Ceremonies Set For Friday

Games’ Biggest Weekend, July 17-19, Includes Action in 29 Sports   LINCOLN, Neb. (July 16, 2020) – The virtual Opening Ceremonies for the 36th annual Cornhusker State Games (CSG) will begin at 7 p.m. this Friday, July 17 on the Cornhusker State Games Facebook...

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State Games Event Changes Announced

LINCOLN, Neb. (June 19, 2020) — Nebraska Sports Council (NSC) officials released a Cornhusker State Games (CSG) event update today, including 60 CSG sports on as scheduled. It was also announced that the Opening Ceremonies would be held virtually. “We are doing our...

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CSG VIRTUAL TORCH RUN Begins June 1

LINCOLN, Neb. (May 25, 2020) — The Cornhusker State Games Virtual Torch Run begins June 1 with runners from four counties, Box Butte, Dawes, Sheridan and Sioux, set to run miles in their home counties in celebration of state unity and as a build-up to the 36th annual...

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