Lincoln Northeast girls soccer coach Mike Marsh announced after coaching the Rockets for 13 years that he was retiring from coaching. He was 131-96 and qualified the team for state in 1999 and 2001.
Two more spots open in the road to Omaha. UC-Irvine plays at Virginia in the third and final game of their Super Regional series and Florida State hosts Texas A&M tonight in their game three. South Carolina who won last year’s College World Series at Rosenblatt for the final time is in along with North Carolina, Florida, Texas, Cal and Vanderbilt.
Former Nebraska All-American wrestler Justin Ruiz won the U.S. World Team Trials in Greco Roman Wrestling at 211.5 pounds. Ruiz is working toward landing a spot on the U.S. Olympic team in 2012, where he is considered a favorite. Ruiz placed fifth in the world last year.