Pioneers name new head coach

Brandon Nelson named Western Nebraska Pioneers new head coach.
Published: Aug. 9, 2022 at 12:47 AM CDT
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GERING, Neb. (KNEP) - The newly crowned league champion Western Nebraska Pioneers announce on Monday that Brandon Nelson will be the team’s new head coach for the 2023 season.

Nelson is coming off his second stint as an assistant baseball coach at Lakeland University in Wisconsin.

He also has coaching experience in the college summer league ranks guiding the High Point Hushpuppies in the Old North State League for three seasons. One of those seasons (2020) the Hushpuppies claimed the league title.

Nelson replaces Antonio Garcia who stepped down as head coach to take a position on the Gonzaga University baseball coaching staff.

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