Baylor Scheierman finished with 30 points, 13 rebounds and five assists for Aurora. Cade Reichardt added 12 points for the Huskies.
From Alliance to Auburn, Monday was about punching tickets to the boys basketball state tournament.
When taking stock of the best basketball players in Class B, Alliance senior Mason Hiemstra doesn't often come to mind for those east of the Sandhills.
Omaha was shut down for hoops Friday night, but not Ogallala. The hometown team stayed undefeated, although it didn’t appear likely when the Indians trailed Alliance 26-12 in the second quarter.
Waverly advanced to the Class B semifinals for the first time since 2012 as the Vikings defeated Alliance 25-20, 26-24, 26-24.
A Wyoming recruit and an Iowa State recruit fuel the Bulldogs, but there's still more talent on the team.
Alliance saw Bennington leave its gym last year with a district championship and state volleyball tournament berth. It hurt and it was motivating.
Led by a relentless downhill rushing attack and a few nicely-timed passes down field, York advanced to the quarterfinal round of the Class B playoffs with a 35-14 win over the Alliance Bulldogs Friday night at East Hill Stadium in York.
It’s going to take more than an ankle injury to slow Alliance’s Emersen Cyza. The 6-foot outside hitter is second in the state with 404 kills but has been sidelined the past week. The junior hopes to return this weekend when the 18-6 Bulldogs host an invitational.
GRAND ISLAND -- Grand Island Northwest found success through the air Friday night as the Vikings hammered Alliance 56-0 at Viking Field.
A 32-point first quarter by Gretna took away any doubt about the outcome Friday as the Dragons rolled to a 73-46 victory over Alliance in the semifinal round of the Class B boys state basketball tournament at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Austin Luger’s dad had a tear running down his cheek. His son was a coach’s son, having the run of the gym at Bloomfield High, as a grade-schooler.
Making its first appearance in nine years, Alliance showed no sign of jitters Thursday in its state tournament return. The unranked Bulldogs posted a 65-60 win over fifth-ranked Platteview in a first-round Class B game at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Following a five-day holiday break, there was little rust to shake off for both the Alliance girls and boys basketball teams during the first round of the Alliance Holiday Tournament on Thursday at Alliance High School.
Northwest may have gotten its season off to a strong start with a 34-0 blanking of Gering last week, but the work continued this week for the Vikings.
The Chadron senior legion baseball team went 2-0 in the first day of the Platte Valley Companies Classic on Friday at Oregon Trail Park in Gering.
The Sidney boys golf team put its home course advantage to good use in registering a championship finish at the Sidney Invitational on Friday at Hillside Golf Course.
The Scottsbluff girls tennis team remained unbeaten in dual play this season by capturing a pair of wins during a triangular on Friday in Alliance.
OGALLALA – The Sidney boys basketball team has faced its share of adversity in the last couple weeks. They found themselves facing more adversity Monday night in the Class B, District 6 Tournament semifinals, but the Red Raiders managed to rise to the occasion when it mattered most.
Not everything has gone perfectly this season for the Scottsbluff girls basketball team, which came into this week’s Class B, District 6 Tournament with a 7-13 record.
The Scottsbluff boys basketball team knew it would get Alliance’s best shot Friday night. And while the Bulldogs did indeed come out battling hard, even forcing an 8-8 tie at the end of the first quarter, the Bearcats ended up being simply too strong once again both offensively and defensively.
The Scottsbluff boys basketball team utilized a perfect inside-outside game in rolling over Alliance 64-28 on Friday night at Scottsbluiff High School.
The Alliance girls basketball team executed just the way it wanted to for most of the first half of Friday’s game against Scottsbluff. The Bearcats, though, turned things around big-time in the second half.
The second half of the season opened in impressive fashion for the Alliance wrestling team as the Bulldogs finished undefeated at the Bearcat Duals held Saturday in Scottsbluff and Bayard.
Nine individual medalists combined to help the Alliance wrestling team capture the championship of the Bridgeport/Sidney Invitational on Saturday at Bridgeport High School.
Alliance wrestling coach Dr. Scott Ruff couldn’t have asked for a better start to the season after his squad defeated last year’s state runner-up squad, Scottsbluff, 35-31 in a very competitive dual Thursday night at Scottsbluff High School.