The Wayne Stater

The best weekend in Wayne

Brandon Hofstra, Staff Writer

April 6, 2016

Filed under Sports

It has been called the best weekend in Wayne. Rugby Weekend. The time of year that means great weather, great memories and, of course, smash mouth rugby. The Battle on the Nebraska Prairie Rugby Tournament. After this upcoming...

Tornado takes scoreboard but donors bring it back

Courtney Upah, Staff Writer

December 2, 2015

Filed under Sports

Wayne Rugby Park gained a new scoreboard over the Elite Eight Weekend in mid-November.   “It’s really nice to have a scoreboard and I’m glad it helps allow us to host higher level games,” rugby player Katie Kirkpatrick...

Defending national title against Huskers

Darrin Barner, Guest Writer

October 7, 2015

Filed under Sports

This Homecoming weekend in Wayne will be a smashing hit, with two key rugby games on Saturday at the “House of Pain in Wayne” at the Wayne rugby park. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Huskers rugby will be in Wayne taking...

Ruggers win first home game

Courtney Upah, Staff Writer

September 23, 2015

Filed under Sports

Saturday provided the Wild­cats’ first home rugby match, and Wayne State College did not disappoint. Both the men and women won their games. Players started arriving around 9:30 a.m. to get the tournament organized didn’t...

‘Biggest little rugby town in the USA’

Courtney Upah, Staff Writer

March 25, 2015

Filed under News

The rugby tournament held here in Wayne this weekend will draw over 1,800 players from out of state, making it the third largest rugby competition in the USA. And it will bring in about half a million dollars. In total,...