Auburn senior-to-be Baily Darnell didn't have a Division I scholarship offer until he arrived at South Dakota State on June 11. His performance at the Jackrabbits prospect camp changed that.
The fifth-ranked Crusaders made 8 of 14 shots in a 19-point second quarter.
Auburn and Conestoga were overdue for a return to the girls basketball state tournament, but only one could go from Friday’s Class C1-1 district final.
After missing the playoffs last year, Boone Central/Newman Grove quarterback Dylan Gentrup made sure the Cardinals were focused on their return trip.
During the recruitment process, Atlantic hurdler Gratt Reed has been lucky enough to have the insight of someone who has been there before.
Jacob Johnson is a running back and a defensive back for Fairbury, but Friday night he was briefly an assistant coach, too. Johnson’s key interception and 179 rushing yards led Class C-1 No. 7 Fairbury to a 38-20 win against Auburn.
It’s been a long time — almost 40 years — since Auburn reached the girls state tournament. But for the second straight season, the Class C-1 Bulldogs have hopes of getting to state for the first time since 1978.
The coach of the defending Class D-1 champions wasn’t happy with how his team was getting their 3-pointers Thursday night. Auburn, which lost to D-1 No. 1 Nebraska City Lourdes 52-31, isn’t nearly to that stage of fine-tuning. But new coach Jim Weeks is invigorated by the challenge.
A roundup of Thursday's action at the Class C state softball tournament in Hastings.
A roundup of the first-round action at the Class C state softball tournament Wednesday in Hastings.