Logan McGill didn’t have a game-ending hit until getting one Thursday in the most conspicuous way possible.
Sayre Burnley was 3 for 5 with four RBIs, and Zach Argo threw 6⅓ scoreless innings with nine strikeouts in Norris’ 11-0 win against Hastings in a Class B state tournament semifinal.
Hastings’ four-run seventh inning propelled the Tigers to a 7-5 win against Elkhorn. Hastings tied the game on an error, then Michael Boeve put the Tigers ahead with a single.
Tommy Alitz singled through the left side to score Alex Rodgers and give Omaha Roncalli an 11-10 walk-off win in 10 innings at the Class B state baseball tournament at Haymarket Park.
Sam Wibbels drove in three runs to help Hastings rally for a 4-2 win against Wahoo at the Class B state tournament.
Josh Brooks tossed an eight-inning complete game to help No. 10 Hastings beat Norris 3-2 at the Class B baseball tournament.
Two weeks ago, Riley Kopf was on the wrong end of a pin by Hastings sophomore Damen Pape.
So you want to wrestle in Class B’s 113-pound weight class, huh? Better buckle that headgear.
Brian Sybrandts understands it was one day. But the Grand Island Northwest coach wasn’t hiding his team’s feelings Thursday after the ninth-ranked Vikings ended the opening rounds of the state wrestling tournament on top of the Class B team race.
Add yet another achievement to Tom Obsorne's seemingly always-growing list.
Class A No. 1 Lincoln East won eight of its nine contested championship matches, qualified its entire lineup for the state tournament and rolled to the District A-4 wrestling title Saturday at Millard West.
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.
In less than a month, Hastings went from running just off-pace to leading the field. So with the home stretch in sight, does Austin Weidner plan to put blinders on the Class B No. 1 Tigers? Or will the third-year coach let his ponies run?
Second-ranked Hastings opened some eyes with a title at the Badger Duals on Saturday. The Tigers beat Bellevue East 46-21 in the championship, but it’s what they did the round before that had most talking.
A lack of offense for the Norfolk High volleyball team, with a total of 27 kills in three sets, contributed to a 3-0 Hastings sweep over the Panthers Thursday night.
In a remarkable stretch of 57 minutes Wednesday afternoon, the Class B bracket was turned upside down.
In a 3-2 game going into the top of the seventh inning Tuesday night, the top of the order was due up for both Hastings and York. The first batters for both teams — Ellie McCoy of Hastings and Lauren Riley of York — led off their half of the seventh with a triple.
Senior forward Skylar Heinrich scored once in each half and Class B No. 3 Elkhorn beat fifth-ranked Hastings 2-1 Friday in the opening round of the girls state soccer tournament at Creighton’s Morrison Stadium.
Connor Laux’s wrestling shoes served a dual purpose during Friday night’s State Wrestling Tournament semifinals.
Mario Ybarra is a returning state champion. So is Connor Laux. Yet neither is ranked at the top the weight class they share. Such is life in Class B’s 132-pound bracket.
Confidence, it’s said, is contagious. But so is the opposite — if things are going bad, then the lack of confidence can multiply — say, like bunnies.
Papillion-La Vista South football coach Walt Olsen will retire at the end of the school year, finishing six seasons at the school with a 34-29 record.
The double dual between Grand Island Senior High, Hastings and Kearney came down to the wire for the Islanders and the Bearcats on the boy’s side.
Elkhorn South, Gretna, Hastings and York won their first-round games of the Class B state softball tournament to advance to the winners' bracket.
In a game where every pitch, swing and defensive play mattered, it was the York Dukes that had just enough fire power to win. York defeated Hastings 1-0 in a pitchers duel that lived up to its potential as Nebraska recruit Karlee Seevers and Hastings ace Olivia Douglas traded scoreless frames with precision.
The Hastings softball team has channeled its inner juggernaut in the 2016 season, racking up win after win on its way to its second straight state tournament qualification.