Basketball is a numbers game. And Red Cloud simply came up short Friday night on almost every one imaginable.
Grand Island Heartland Lutheran defeated Central Valley 37-36 Thursday at home, avenging an earlier loss to the Cougars and handing them their third loss in four games.
Grand Island Heartland Lutheran owns its first winning streak of the season.
Class D-2 No. 1-rated Riverside had a big answer after falling behind by five points to Grand Island Heartland Lutheran at halftime Tuesday.
Riverside’s coaches and players believe there is still plenty of room for improvement this season.
Grand Island Heartland Lutheran rolled to victory in the first game of the Nebraska high school football season Thursday afternoon.
Kenesaw had to let the nerves settle in on opening night of the volleyball season.
The Heartland Lutheran boys basketball team has made a habit of letting teams creep back into games, but the Red Hornets have also been able to find ways to hold on.
Some nail biting and an individual career milestone came along with a victory for Grand Island Heartland Lutheran on Tuesday night on its home floor.
Coming off a three-game losing streak against talented opponents, Grand Island Heartland Lutheran’s boys team returned to its home floor for the first time in three weeks to grab a victory.
Grand Island Heartland Lutheran came ever so close to a season-opening win against Spalding Academy, but the Red Hornets’ final possession ended in a turnover, allowing the Shamrocks to escape with a 31-30 victory Thursday night at Heartland Lutheran.
Consistency — both its presence and absence — made all the difference Tuesday night at the Heartland Lutheran Volleyball Triangular. The host Red Hornets split their matches, falling 25-22, 18-25, 18-25 to Central Valley, but came back in the finale to defeat St. Edward 25-8, 25-11.
Six-man No. 2-rated St. Edward lost half of its two-headed rushing attack during the second quarter of Thursday’s game at Heartland Lutheran.
Heartland Lutheran’s explosive offense made a smooth transition to six-man football. But it was the performance of the defense that made the Red Hornets’ six-man debut a night to remember.
With an 18-point lead whittled down to five, Kenesaw needed a play to regain momentum during Thursday’s Class D-1, Subdistrict 7 final. It was no surprise who provided that much-needed boost.
Heartland Lutheran used a dominant performance in the second quarter to get past Central Valley in Tuesday’s Class D-1, Subdistrict 7 semifinals at Grand Island Central Catholic.
Burwell’s Devin Watts hit a pair of free throws with seven seconds remaining to seal a Longhorn win and make sure a solid defense didn’t go to waste.
The turnaround to Fullerton’s season continued at the expense of Heartland Lutheran. After starting out 2-10, the Warriors won for the fifth time in their last seven games, notching a 75-61 road victory over the Red Hornets on Saturday night.
It was a battle of nerves that went right down to the last second, but Heartland Lutheran was able to walk away with a 49-46 victory over Central Valley Thursday at Heartland Lutheran. The Red Hornets improved their record to 13-6, matching last year’s win total, but it wasn’t easy.
Heartland Lutheran put up a bigger fight in its second meeting with Class D-2 No. 2-rated Riverside this month. But the Chargers used an 11-0 run in the third quarter to win again in the rematch. This time, Riverside came away with a 54-42 win over the Red Hornets in the Goldenrod Conference tournament semifinals.
It was snowy outside and a bit chilly on the basketball court when Palmer and Heartland Lutheran faced off in the second round of the Goldenrod Tournament. At least early on.
Class D-2 No. 2-rated Riverside deservedly receives plenty of attention because of its ability to pile up points. But paying more attention to defense has paid off for the Chargers recently, too.
An energetic performance on the defensive end paid off in a big way for Heartland Lutheran Friday. The Red Hornets held Class D-2 No. 6-rated Humphrey St. Francis to two field goals in the second half — including none over the final 10 minutes — to pull off a 40-35 upset win.
Class D-2 preseason No. 2-rated Humphrey St. Francis didn’t make things any easier for a shorthanded Heartland Lutheran squad Friday.
Heartland Lutheran held off challenge after challenge from Silver Lake Saturday night on its home court, as the Red Hornets took a 51-36 victory.
Making its third consecutive state-tournament appearance, Bertrand looked right at home while recording a 25-14, 25-17, 20-25, 25-19 victory over Grand Island Heartland Lutheran in Class D-1 first-round play Thursday at Lincoln Southeast.