Nebraska Football Hall of Famer Dennis “Duke” Emanuel, who was an All-Big Seven defensive end in 1951 and 1952, died April 21 in Lincoln. He was 86.
At high schools like Oakland-Craig, Fremont, North Bend and others, athletic teams came together to help their communities.
Austin Endorf woke up Friday morning to an urgent phone call. The flood was coming. Get out. Endorf, a junior at North Bend Central High School, packed his bag, grabbed his keys and — with his parents behind him — turned his Dodge Durango toward 100 yards of water rolling over the only road out of his neighborhood.
A furious final two minutes capped what had been to that point a slow-paced finale.
North Bend advanced to the state tournament final for the first time since 1926 on Friday by defeating Ogallala 64-44 in a Class C-1 semifinal.
The Tigers overcame shooting woes with sturdy defense and relentless offensive rebounding to record the program’s first state tournament win since 1927.
Top-rated Wahoo Neumann survived an overtime scare, downing No. 5 North Bend Central 52-48.
World-Herald staff writer Mike Patterson breaks down this year's Class C Nebraska girls state basketball teams.
Ken Streff was amazed that Zach Borer didn't allow a point at this year's state tournament. That's just how dominant the North Bend senior was at the CHI Health Center.
Nothing was left uncontested in the North Bend-Fremont Bergan game Saturday night, down to the student seating.
After preparing for a big dose of passing plays, North Bend had to face an onslaught of running plays Friday night in a 47-14 loss to Centennial.
Wahoo defeated North Bend 25-23, 25-18, 25-22 in a Class C-1 semifinal Friday at the state volleyball tournament.
Creighton recruit Jaela Zimmerman put up big numbers for Malcolm on Thursday. But the North Bend duo of seniors Kristin Lux and Brooke Fredrickson supplied a little more firepower, leading the fourth-ranked Tigers into the Class C-1 semifinals.
In a match between 2016 state tournament teams, this round went to North Bend. With a noisy student section urging them on Thursday night, the Class C-1 No. 3 Tigers swept No. 4 Malcolm 25-17, 25-17, 25-23. North Bend moved to 18-0 while the Clippers fell to 16-2.
Amy Sterup wanted to teach her team a lesson. The coach for Class C No. 2 North Bend Central figures that, at some point this season, the Tigers will need to find its way out of a slump and won't be able to rely on the safety net of a timeout.
After helping North Bend reach the state tournament for the first time in 20 years, a broken arm wasn’t going to slow Kristin Lux. Lux was injured during club season in March, but the 6-foot-1 West Virginia recruit is back in action for her senior year.
North Bend’s Zach Borer set a new standard last season when he became the state’s first wrestler to win 60 matches in a season.
Fourth-ranked Wahoo Neumann advanced to the semifinals of the state volleyball tournament for the first time in school history with a 25-23, 25-18, 25-18 Class C-1 win over No. 9 North Bend Thursday afternoon at Lincoln North Star.
Most years, North Bend coach Amy Sterup spends this week getting ready for the postseason athletic banquet.
The unranked Tigers got it done with an overall strong attack game as they earned a 25-23, 25-14, 25-18 sweep over seventh-ranked Lincoln Christian at the C1-8 District final at Wahoo.
David Bohlen scored a game-high 30 points as No. 2-rated Adams Central ended its state-tournament drought with a 53-43 first-round victory over No. 9 North Bend Thursday afternoon at the Devaney Center.
A fearless freshman and a senior hoping for a successful finish to a shortened season at 160 pounds are prepared for one of Friday’s most anticipated Class C semifinals.
Not even going 0-fer from the field in the fourth quarter could stop Class C No. 7 North Bend Central. That's because the Tigers roared to a 15-2 run over seven minutes of the second quarter. And just when it appeared Oakland-Craig was going to come all the way back from a 34-18 deficit, NBC hit 8 of 10 free throws in the final 1 minute, 50 seconds to finish off the 48-40 win.
Ken Streff has heard all about it. As the coach of one of the most promising freshmen wrestlers in recent memory, Streff knows how easy it is to project a bright future.
North Bend Central avenged its loss to Stanton in the East Husker Conference title game this month with a 2-1 win vs. the Mustangs at Logan View’s triangular Tuesday near Hooper.
Stanton defended its East Husker Conference volleyball tournament championship Saturday against North Bend Central 25-23, 25-17, 18-25, 25-20 at West Point-Beemer.