Crete seeking new superintendent after Mike Waters' resignation

CRETE, NE - Crete Public Schools superintendent Mike Waters recently submitted his resignation to the school board at a late-February meeting. The board accepted Waters’ resignation, which is ef... Read More

BDS overcomes 10-point deficit, edges Mullen in closing seconds

LINCOLN, NE - Several times during the season, BDS girls' basketball coach Shana Gerberding has said that nerves are not a factor with her team on the big stage. That proved true again on Thursday night. The Eagles (22-4), who trailed for nearl... Read More

Sterling outlasts Chambers/Wheeler Central to advance to semis

LINCOLN, NE - In a game that was close throughout, Sterling (22-5) built a nine-point lead entering the fourth quarter and hung on for a 44-37 win over Chambers/Wheeler Central in the first round of the Class D2 girls' state basketball tournament at ... Read More

Crete defense shuts down Skutt in second half, Cardinals advance to semifinals

LINCOLN, NE - Early on, it appeared this game could go down to the wire. Crete (21-5) and Omaha Skutt Catholic (18-7) were matching each other step-for-step out of the gate, as the first half featured 12 lead changes and two ties. Crete however... Read More

Mikwena Lierman medals 8th, BNFF relay teams finish strong at state meet

LINCOLN, NE - The NSAA State Swimming and Diving Championships took place at the Bob Devaney Sports Center from Thursday-Saturday. The Beatrice-Norris-Freeman-Fairbury team was in action with 13 total team members qualifying for the meet. Soph... Read More

BDS uses dominant fourth quarter to claim district title, get back to state

HERSHEY, NE - In a back-and-forth battle that featured 10 lead changes and four ties through the first three quarters, the BDS Eagles (21-4) opened the fourth quarter on a 15-0 run to defeat Sioux County, 60-47 in a Class D2 district final at Hershey... Read More

Freeman, Tri County, Exeter-Milligan amongst local teams to qualify for district finals

The NSAA announced its boys' basketball district final pairings late Thursday night for Classes C and D. In Class C2, No. 5 Tri County (19-5) is the 10-seed in district finals, and will face 7-seed Yutan (20-5) at Norris High School. The game will... Read More

Exeter-Milligan tops Diller-Odell in subdistrict final

WILBER, NE - Diller-Odell (10-13) came ready to play Thursday. The Griffins matched Exeter-Milligan (20-4) practically step-for-step in the first quarter, trailing the Timberwolves only 11-9 after the first quarter. The second quarter was diffe... Read More

Exeter-Milligan, Diller-Odell advance in Tuesday's D2-2 subdistrict semifinals

WILBER, NE - Exeter-Milligan (19-4), the odds-on favorite to win the D2-2 subdistrict, overcame a sluggish start to blow out Friend, 62-36 on Tuesday evening at Wilber-Clatonia High School. Friend (1-22), who played its way in with a 47-41 win ove... Read More

Crete routs North Platte, are back at state for the first time since 2007

_informq.push(); CRETE, NE - The Cardinals (19-5) had something of a wake-up call Monday when their 11-game winning streak came to a screeching halt after a 51-40 loss to Norris (10-12) in subdistrict finals. Crete definitely woke up and ro... Read More

Baptista and Moses win titles, York and Firmanik take third, Beatrice and Thayer Central take three medals each

Friend’s Edwen Baptista (D182) is officially a state champion in wrestling for the first time in his career. Baptista (32-4) topped No. 1 Corey Dawe (30-2) of Burwell, 3-1 in a tight match that was tied 0-0 after the first period and 1-1 ente... Read More