A Six-Man playoff-record 42-yard field goal ended a spectacular day for Minatare junior Kaleb Gonzales. He ran for a career-best 265 yards on only 13 carries Friday in the Indians’ 58-18 home quarterfinal win over Hyannis.
The Morrill girls basketball team boosted its winning streak to five games when it dropped Minatare 58-21 Friday night in Morrill. In the boys game, Minatare prevailed 45-42 over Morrill. Improving to 9-3 for the season, the Lady Lions dominated the court, scoring double digits in all four quarters.
Indians, who became the first Minatare boys basketball team to qualify for state in 70 years, falls to Riverside in third-place game.
Exeter-Milligan jumped to an early lead and finished the Class D-2 semifinal in style Friday, beating Minatare 60-36 to advance to Saturday's championship
A 3-pointer from the left baseline by junior guard Yovan Perez Thursday gave No. 10-ranked Minatare a 53-52 victory over Paxton in the first round of the Class D-2 boys state basketball tournament at Lincoln Northeast.
Yovan Perez and his Minatare teammates are getting hugs everywhere they go. Signs are popping up around school. That’s what happens when you qualify for the state tournament for the first time since 1945.
For the first time in 70 years, the Minatare boys basketball team is going back to the state tournament. The Indians punched their ticket with a 61-41 win over Cody-Kilgore in the Class D-2, Distrit 6 final on Tuesday night in Hyannis. Minatare, which improved to 21-2 on the season, will open up play in the state tournament on Thursday, March 12 in Lincoln.
The Minatare boys basketball team took a step closer Thursday to reaching the Nebraska state tournament.
The Minatare boys basketball team captured the championship of the Minuteman Activities Conference Tournament with a 47-40 win over Bayard in the title game on Saturday night in Sidney.
For the second time in the last three years, the Minatare boys basketball team will play in the championship game of the Minuteman Activities Conference Tournament.
There was no luck of the Irish needed by the Spalding Academy Shamrocks in their venture west for the 6-man state semifinals on Friday afternoon in Minatare.
When the Minatare football team wrapped up its regular season with a 5-3 record, people around the community were buzzing with excitement.