Ryan Witt and Owen Archer scored goals in the second half and Class B No. 1 Omaha Skutt beat sixth-ranked Crete 2-0 in the semifinals of the boys state soccer tournament Monday at Morrison Stadium.
Whitney Brown had 23 points Saturday as Grand Island Northwest won its first Class B girls basketball state title since 2014.
Morgan Maly broke up a close, low-scoring game with 17 points in the second half to give Crete a 38-26 win over Elkhorn South in the Class B semifinals.
Morgan Maly’s 22 points led No. 5 Crete past No. 7 Omaha Skutt 48-29.
Longtime coach John Larsen doesn’t hesitate to talk to his players about making positive life choices and the consequences that can result if they don’t. He speaks from experience.
It took Crete junior Morgan Maly less than a month after receiving an offer from Creighton to commit to play basketball for the Jays.
Sydni Schernikau scored a game-high 17 points Thursday night to lead Waverly to a 35-25 girls basketball win over Crete.
Crete junior Morgan Maly took an unofficial visit to Creighton last week and received a scholarship offer from the Bluejays.
Crete created a new identity this softball season that helped the Cardinals land in the same spot where their 2017 season ended.
The York Ballpark Complex was the setting for the final regular-season softball game between the Crete Cardinals and the York Dukes.
And it didn’t disappoint.
Crete's Morgan Maly grew up loving basketball. It was softball, however, that came naturally to the 2017 All-Nebraska softball selection.
Evan Sturdivant converted a penalty kick and Neel Sharma added a header in overtime as top-ranked Elkhorn South beat No. 8 Crete.
It will be a mix of business and pleasure this week for the Crete boys soccer team.
Reid Hoffmann made a 3-pointer with 8.1 seconds left in the second overtime period as the Dukes beat Crete for the third time this season.
When Oak Hill and Sunrise Christian had been to the Heartland Hoops Classic, they played Goliath to the local underdogs, Omaha and Papillion kids with the same first two numbers in their zip codes.
Aurora’s Big Two sat more than they were in the game together in the second quarter Friday night.
The Grand Island Northwest girls basketball team continued to successfully run the gantlet Tuesday.
First-team All-Nebraska pitcher Camry Moore of Crete has elected to switch her college softball commitment from Division II University of Sioux Falls to Concordia University in Seward.
One of the best state tournaments since softball went to three classes in 2001 was a nice way to wrap up the first quarter-century of the sport’s sanctioning.
When Shawn Carr asked Camry Moore if she’d rather play Gretna or Seward in Friday’s championship game of the Class B state tournament, Carr said his ace responded much quicker than he expected.
A wink and smile led to a grand slam Thursday night that put Crete in the Class B state championship game for the first time in school history.
In a remarkable stretch of 57 minutes Wednesday afternoon, the Class B bracket was turned upside down.
Morgan Maly's leadership skills will be put to the test as Crete's basketball team returns only two starters this season. The Cardinals finished last year 14-11 with a second-round loss to Norris in the district tournament.
Crete’s Rhett Harms knows football will be completely different for him this fall. He’s getting a preview of that this week at the Nebraska Shrine Bowl.
Crete created just enough chances and turned away all but one of Waverly’s scoring opportunities Tuesday night to earn a 4-2, eight-inning victory in a showdown between two of Class B’s top softball teams.
Aurora rode a big second quarter to its second win this season against Class B No. 10 Crete. The sixth-ranked Huskies outscored the Cardinals 14-2 in that period en route to a 58-47 victory Friday. Kade Moural sank three of his four 3-pointers in the quarter to spark the Huskies.