October 26, 2018

NSC Elects Officers, Board Members
 
Three New Sports Approved for 2019 State Games


LINCOLN, Neb. (October 26, 2018) — The Nebraska Sports Council (NSC) Board of Directors has elected Rob Trebilcock as its 16th President.  Trebilcock, Senior Community Affairs Officer at Bank of the West, succeeds Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau Executive Director Jeff Maul, who stepped down after a two-year term.
 
Also elected as officers were Scott Haas, Division Director of Orthopaedics at CHI Health, as Vice President, and Baird Holm Attorney Stephanie Mattoon to the position of Secretary/Treasurer.
 
Retired Nebraska National Guard Brigadier General Keith Schell, now Manager of Component Services and Parts and Rotable Sales at Duncan Aviation, joins the Board along with Cornhusker State Games Sport Directors Molly Nance (Open Water Swimming) and Todd Fitzgerald (5K Road Race).  Nance is the Director of Communications and PR for the Daugherty Water For Food Global Institute and Fitzgerald, a Lincoln community health advocate, has served on the Lincoln Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, the Northeast YMCA Board and is a Past President of the Board for Teach A Kid To Fish.
 
The Board of Directors approved the addition of three new sports to the 2019 Cornhusker State Games, including Cornhole, Kart Racing and Miniature Golf.  Dates for 2019 events include: Nebraska Corporate Games – April 26-28, Golf For Gold Scramble – June 10, Cornhusker State Games – July 19-28, Mud Run – Aug. 24, Pumpkin Run – Oct. 5 and NSC Awards Banquet – Nov. 7.
 
The Nebraska Sports Council Board of Directors meets quarterly and provides oversight for all Nebraska Sports Council events and programs.  The NSC is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization with a mission of promoting healthy and active lifestyle choices.  Platinum partners include Farmers Mutual of Nebraska, LinPepCo and Nebraska Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine.  Learn more at NebraskaSportsCouncil.com.
 
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October 26, 2018- The Nebraska Sports Council (NSC) Board of Directors has elected Rob Trebilcock as its 16th President.  Trebilcock, Senior Community Affairs Officer at Bank of the West, succeeds Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau Executive Director Jeff Maul. Read more...
 
September 24, 2018- The 17th annual Pumpkin Run, a one-mile fun run for youth runners, is set for  Saturday, Oct. 6 at Seacrest Park in Lincoln. More than 50 schools are expected to be represented in what is believed to be the largest youth-only cross-country run in the nation. Read more...

September 18, 2018- Maycee Peacher, a 10 year-old female wrestler from Omaha who racked up nine gold medals and one silver medal, has been named the 2018 Cornhusker State Games (CSG) and National Congress of State Games (NCSG) Youth Female Athlete of the Year. Read more...

July 25, 2018- The final weekend of competition in the 2018 Cornhusker State Games (CSG) features competition in 28 sports. Youth tennis matches begin Wednesday, July 25 at Woods Tennis Center in Lincoln.  Read more...

July 20, 2018- Recently-retired NFL running back and North Platte native Danny Woodhead was introduced Friday night as the 2018 Cornhusker State Games Mystery Torchlighter. Read more...