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.
A big, late first-quarter run put the Class B No. 3-rated York Dukes girls basketball team in position to put the visiting Crete Cardinals in a hole Friday night at the Duke Dome.
The York Dukes boys basketball team had a heck of a Friday night as it upset the No. 7-ranked team in Class B, the Crete Cardinals, by the score of 50-32 at York High School.
Crete didn’t get the start it wanted Tuesday against Northwest, but the Cardinals will take the finish. Wyatt Bodfield’s two free throws with 53.7 seconds left in overtime turned out to be the winning margin in Crete’s 46-45 victory.
Deservedly so, new Aurora coach Kyle Peterson had a smile on his face after his tenth-ranked Huskies (Omaha World-Herald) defeated Crete 40-21 at Simon Field on Friday.
A breakdown of every Class A football team, including the returning starters, coaches' comments and more.
Beatrice stamped its return ticket to the Class B state tournament in symmetrical style Tuesday. The No. 2-ranked Orangemen, who will enter the Class B tournament as the top seed, ended the first half on a 13-0 run and opened the third quarter with another 13-point burst in a 64-38 win over No. 9 Crete in the B-4 district final at Lincoln Southwest.
Class B’s football coaching roster is going to look much different in 2015. With Chuck McGinnis stepping down this week at Crete, at least six Class B schools will have new football coaches. The others are Aurora, Platteview, Sidney, Gering and Alliance.
A capsule preview of the Class A, B and Omaha-area girls basketball teams as published in The World-Herald on Dec. 2.
The Crete Cardinals fired the first shot, but the York Dukes had the last and won 6-2.
After being no-hit in their Crete Invite opening game by the hosts, the Centennial Broncos were able to put together 18 hits over the next two games, but nine errors on defense kept the Broncos out of the win column. Crete topped the Broncos 11-0 in four innings, Fairbury/Thayer Central scored six runs in their last two at bats to win 8-4 and Nebraska City’s 11-run inning gave the Pioneers a 15-5 win in five frames.