"We’ve got quite a few guys that played a lot last year coming back,” Irish coach Doug Goltz said.
No. 5-rated Johnson-Brock closed with a 14-1 run to down defending champion Falls City Sacred Heart 48-45 on Friday night in the Class D-2 state tournament semifinals at Devaney Sports Center.
Jamie Stice rattled in a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give top-ranked Falls City Sacred Heart a 57-54 win over eighth-ranked Blue Hill.
LINCOLN — Wynot reclaimed the Class D-2 title from Falls City Sacred Heart, beating the Irish 39-38 only after a fourth-quarter tussle Saturday night.
Falls City Sacred Heart coach Luke Santo won’t apply the word dynasty to his program. But after an explosive second half put the Irish in position to play for their third straight state title, the Fighting Irish are one win away from seeing how the word wears.
LINCOLN — Falls City Sacred Heart used a 13-0 run in the final 2:09 of the third quarter to shake off pesky Ewing and roll to a 58-39 victory in the opening round of the Class D-2 state tournament at Lincoln Southwest.
Falls City Sacred Heart and Johnson-Brock will see each other again in two weeks. And, quite possibly, again, again and again.
No. 1 Bruning-Davenport/Shickley def. No. 7 Cody-Kilgore 25-15, 25-12, 25-23
We’ll never see this again, two coaches — Tim Turman of Wahoo Neumann and Doug Goltz of Falls City Sacred Heart — getting their 300th career victories on the same night.
Throughout the summer, The World-Herald will prepare you for the high school football season with a story previewing a new team or teams each day. This week, Eight Man-2 is featured, with No. 2 Falls City Sacred Heart today.
Bruning-Davenport/Shickley and Falls City Sacred Heart share The World-Herald’s Class D All-Sports Award for the 2017-18 school year.
Falls City Sacred Heart captured the Class D-2 championship at the boys state basketball tournament Saturday night by defeating Riverside 59-42.
The decisive moment came in the third quarter.
The second-ranked Irish led 23-4 after the first quarter and 37-9 at halftime — and take a 23-3 record into the state semifinals.
The World-Herald's Stu Pospisil put together capsules previewing the upcoming boys state basketball tournament.
Sara Wertenberger’s basket with 2:16 left put Falls City Sacred Heart ahead to stay as the Irish repeated as Class D-2 girls basketball state champions.
Falls City Sacred Heart’s Lauren Parrish hit a 3-pointer with six seconds remaining in regulation to force overtime and the top-rated Irish won 52-51.
The Irish allowed just three baskets after halftime against unranked Sandhills/Thedford.
The World-Herald's Mike Patterson put together capsules previewing the upcoming girls state basketball tournament.
BDS’ sudden offense turned a highly anticipated matchup into a rout.
Jake Hoy had just dropped a pass in the end zone. But trailing Bloomfield 14-8, Falls City Sacred Heart quarterback Drew Bippes went back to his sophomore receiver on the same route.
Falls City Sacred Heart lived to fight another day after a 34-30 victory over Humphrey St. Francis on Wednesday. In the playoffs, that’s all that matters.
Throughout the summer, The World-Herald will prepare you for the high school football season with a story previewing a new team or teams each day. This week, Eight Man-2 is featured, with No. 1 Falls City Sacred Heart today.
Falls City Sacred Heart retook the Class D-2 girls basketball championship Saturday night from Wynot with a 48-36 victory in the last game of the state tournament at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
No. 1-ranked Falls City Sacred Heart held No. 7 Exeter-Milligan scoreless for the first 10:07 of the game on its way to a 45-26 victory Friday night in the Class D-2 state tournament semifinals at the Devaney Center.
No. 1 Falls City Sacred Heart advanced to the semifinals of the Class D-2 girls state tournament Thursday with a 45-23 victory over Potter-Dix at Lincoln North Star.