Fairbury girls win indoor track and field meet at Concordia Thursday

SEWARD, NE - The Fairbury girls' track and field team opened the 2019 season with a bang Thursday, taking first at the Concordia University Indoor Track and Field Invite. The Lady Jeffs took first ... Read More

#1 Ogallala survives scare, advances to C1 semis

By Tommy Rezac LINCOLN - It all seemed to be coming together for Milford. The Eagles (21-6), who led No. 1 Ogallala 19-7 after the first quarter, built on that momentum throughout the game, and led 43-36 entering the final period at the Bob... Read More

Crete battles hard, falls short against Northwest in Class B championship

_informq.push(); LINCOLN - Grand Island Northwest (21-5) grabbed a 12-9 lead after the first quarter, and never let it go after. That lead was in danger, though in the middle of the third quarter when junior Morgan Maly made a layup, got fo... Read More

Crete uses big fourth quarter to beat Elkhorn South

_informq.push(); By Tommy Rezac LINCOLN - Both Crete and Elkhorn South's defenses came to play on Friday. The offense? That would come later. At least for Crete it did. Trailing 11-6 at halftime and 16-13 after the third quarter, the Ca... 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

Exeter-Milligan tops Giltner, is back in state for the first time since 2014-15

GENEVA, NE - The last time Giltner and Exeter-Milligan met in a game with high stakes, the Hornets snuck by the Timberwolves at the CRC tournament semifinals in York in late January. A month later, Exeter-Milligan (21-4) won the round that mattere... 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