Millard South rallied for three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning Tuesday to defeat Lincoln Southwest 4-3 in an elimination game of the state baseball tournament.
Millard South's Kyle Perry allowed one hit and struck out 10 through six innings to lead the Class A No. 4 and second-seeded Patriots to a 2-0 win over No. 7 Grand Island.
Cole Quandt’s score in the fifth minute held up as Class A No. 3 Lincoln Southwest beat fifth-ranked Grand Island 1-0 Thursday in the opening round of the boys state soccer tournament at Morrison Stadium.
For Grand Island to reach the state baseball tournament, coach Joe Wells’ squad will need to prove itself on the road. Only the top six teams in wild-card points are hosting Class A districts this weekend, and the Islanders were seventh. That means they’ll be competing in the A-6 district Saturday at Elkhorn South.
Lincoln North Star senior Derek Ruhl scored two points in the Class A, District 4 semifinal on Friday night.
With the postseason on the horizon, the Norfolk High boys and girls basketball squads earned a pair of big wins Friday evening.
The Islanders built leads of 20-3 in the first quarter, 37-20 at the half and 51-26 in the third quarter.
It took Top 10 No. 4 Millard North until the second half to pull away, but the Mustangs were able to grab their sixth straight win at Grand Island’s expense.
The Class B No. 1-rated Tigers won the final three matches to rally from an eight-point deficit to take a 30-28 victory over the Class A No. 7 Islanders on Tuesday.
Underrated, undervalued, underappreciated are all terms things that describe Grand Island senior LeBeck Warren.
Grand Island failed to execute down the stretch, including three turnovers on its final three possessions, which led to a 61-57 overtime loss to Omaha Northwest Saturday.
Playing in front of members of Grand Island's 2002 Class A state championship boys basketball team, the current edition of the Islanders put together an impressive first half Friday against Lincoln Northeast.
Grand Island may not have had its best offensive night Friday against North Platte, but ferocious defense and a huge advantage on the boards allowed the Islanders to take a 63-38 victory.
Tuesday’s dual with Lincoln Northeast represented a step in the right direction for the Grand Island Senior High swim team.
The Grand Island wrestling team got the ball going early.
A sturdy defensive effort and a knack for getting to the free-throw line helped Lincoln North Star beat Grand Island 47-41 Friday night in the Heartland Athletic Conference Tournament semifinals at Lincoln East.
Grand Island was unbeaten through its first four games, and had third-ranked Lincoln East on the ropes Friday night before Jordan Janssen finally leveled a knockout punch.
Grand Island kept its early season run on track as the Islanders built an early lead and cruised past Fremont 62-40 Friday.
The Grand Island Senior High swim team’s home opener resulted in a flipped script from previous results against Lincoln Southeast.
Noah Strako’s 40-yard field goal with 34 seconds remaining lifted Omaha Creighton Prep to a 20-17 victory in first-round play of the Class A state playoffs Friday night at Omaha Benson.
Bill Root captured his 700th career win Tuesday when the Islanders defeated Lincoln Northeast in five sets during the Heartland Athletic Conference Tournament.
The Class A No. 10 Islanders used a goal-line stand and an end zone interception on Lincoln Southeast’s first two possessions as they hung on for a 16-13 win in front of 1,549 at Seacrest Field.
Grand Island knew the stakes going into Friday night’s contest against Bellevue East.
HASTINGS — Grand Island swung the bat well and made Millard North pay early in a three-run first inning Thursday at the state softball tournament.
Grand Island threw plenty of adversity at Lincoln Southeast on Thursday night.
Grand Island rediscovered its running game and made two fourth-quarter defensive stops to upend Lincoln Pius X 21-14 Friday night.