The Grand Island Central Catholic girls basketball team led beginning to end, handling an athletic Central City team for a 58-41 victory Tuesday at Grand Island High in the Class C1-9 subdistrict tournament.
The pairing for Thursday night’s C1-5 sub-district final will feature a Wayne vs. Pierce match-up — the third, and most significant, time the Blue Devils and Bluejays will meet this season.
Grady Griess continues to thrive.
Class B No. 3 Aurora used another strong second quarter to start pulling away from Central City for a 71-48 victory Saturday. The girls also won.
Senior quarterback Wyatt Ehlers scored five touchdowns to lead unbeaten Centennial to a 33-20 win over Lincoln Lutheran in the Class C-2 semifinals Friday night in Utica.
CENTRAL CITY — The Centennial Broncos scored on two of their first three possessions in Friday night’s Class C-2 Playoff game in Central City and never looked back.
Cedar Catholic kicker Quinn Paulsen missed a 40-yard field goal as time expired, allowing Central City to escape with a 27-26 win here Friday night.
With time winding down, Central City quarterback Dale Jones had a slight limp as he went to the huddle near midfield.
Strange weather brewing at the start of the night helped create a perfect storm for Central City Friday night, as the Bison outdistanced Centura 56-6.
Trent Wilson made the most of his first career start for Class B No. 1-rated Aurora.
After getting in a slight hole early in the game, the Fillmore Central Panthers had a tough time trying to dig themselves out at home against the Central City Bison, and it resulted in a 54-43 loss in C-1 girls basketball action Thursday night in Geneva.
Fillmore Central got a huge boost in the scoring department from a player who spent most the first half on the bench in foul trouble.
It was all Central City in the semifinals of the Bison’s home tournament Thursday against Sandy Creek. Central City won 72-38 in a wire-to-wire win that featured a season-high in points and overall dominating effort that the Bison will look to carry into the tournament title game against Milford.
Central City and Wood River met in the semifinals of the Central City holiday tournament Thursday and looked evenly matched in a contest that came down to the last shot.
Central City survived huge point swings, turnovers and a plucky Centura team to earn its second road win of the season.
Central City earned itself a rare opening night feel-good moment Thursday. The Bison closed out with a 9-2 run to defeat Grand Island Northwest 49-46. It was Central City’s first season-opening win against the Vikings since 2007 and snapped a 10-game overall losing streak in the series.
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.
Softball is a game of inches as much as anything else and Central City was inches away from its first state tournament win in school history.
The Central City softball team made its first trip to the state tournament in school history in 2014 with a hefty sophomore class and high aspirations for the future.
Central City dominated on the ground as the Bison ran past Hastings St. Cecilia 40-3 Friday night.
Throughout the summer, The World-Herald will prepare you for the high school football season with previews of new teams each day. Working their way up from the smallest class, the ratings are based on last season’s final Top 10. This week, Class C-1 is featured, with Nos. 5 through 10 today.
Grand Island Central Catholic’s defense never gave Central City a chance to get anything going during Tuesday’s Class C-1, Subdistrict 9 semifinals at Northwest.
The wait was well worth it for Central City’s Jeremiah Dickinson. The Bison senior had to wait before he could wrestle because the Class C, 138-pound championship match was the last match of the state wrestling tournament.
A fearless freshman and a senior hoping for a successful finish to a shortened season at 160 pounds are prepared for one of Friday’s most anticipated Class C semifinals.
The Central City 138-pound senior had to battle two returning medalists, but he managed to take care of business and stay undefeated at the CenturyLink Center Omaha.