A roundup of Monday's elimination games in the Class B state baseball tournament.
Bennington celebrated its first Class B state baseball tournament victory Saturday with a short sprint and a quick postgame huddle just as the first sprinkles began to fall at Werner Park.
Omaha Concordia defeated Norris 6-5 on Tuesday to capture the district B-3 championship.
As the sky opened up and players and spectators scrambled indoors, Brianna Liu quickly realized the rain had given her a reprieve.
Creighton Silvain made sure the Omaha Roncalli bullpen got plenty of rest heading into the final days of the state tournament.
After being district runner-up the past four years, Concordia reached the Class B state tournament for the first time with a 10-0 win over Ralston.
Scoring goals isn’t usually as easy as Samantha Powell makes it look. The Omaha Concordia senior, who recently went over the 100-goal mark in her career, added No. 26 for this season on a goal Wednesday night that tied her for the state lead.
The fast start Omaha Concordia hoped for Thursday night never materialized. Instead it was Bennington that got off to a blazing start en route to a 66-40 victory.
Megan Woods helped Grand Island Central Catholic get over the hump at state.
Following a subdistrict loss, Omaha Concordia coach Kiley Mischnick hit the reset button the next day.
The defending Class C-1 state volleyball champion will need some help if it’s going to get a chance to defend that title.
Up until last week, defending Class C-1 state champion Omaha Concordia had more than its share of struggles.
Omaha Concordia’s Sam Powell scored five goals to lead the Mustangs to a 7-2 win over the Norfolk Lutheran/Catholic girls Tuesday afternoon.
If you’re going to win the school’s first state championship, you might as well make it memorable. Omaha Concordia did that Saturday night in the Class C-1 tournament final at the Devaney Center. The Mustangs swept previously unbeaten Malcolm for the championship, but it’s the way Concordia captured the title that fans won’t forget.
After two one-sided losses to Wahoo Neumann earlier this season, the timing of Omaha Concordia script-flip was impeccable. The No. 5 Mustangs beat the No. 4 Cavaliers 25-19, 25-22, 28-26 Friday afternoon in the semifinals of the Class C-1 state tournament at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Omaha Concordia, ranked fifth in Class C-1, used a balanced attack to roll past No. 2 St. Paul 25-14, 25-16, 25-17 in the first round of the state volleyball tournament at Lincoln North Star.
A power outage Friday night caused the matchup between Class C-1 unbeatens Omaha Concordia and Douglas County West to be moved to Saturday morning. The game ended up being worth the wait.
The football game between undefeated Class C-1 teams Omaha Concordia and host Douglas County West was postponed Friday night because of a power outage. The game has been rescheduled for 4 p.m. Monday.
The team from Omaha Concordia recently reached a milestone in program history, and did so in style. Kamen Mahoney pitched a no-hitter to lead the Thrasher Mustangs to an 8-0 win over Millard Sox Gold. It was the 100th victory in program history, counting combined wins of the varsity and American Legion seasons.
Boys Town played through grief Tuesday, a day after Larry McBryde, an 18-year-old senior basketball player from Erwin, North Carolina, was found dead in his room. In their best game of the season, the Cowboys held off red-hot Wahoo 71-69 in the C1-5 subdistrict semifinals at a full Omaha Roncalli gymnasium.
Two questions. That’s all it took for Pat Wilson to really understand the situation he had gotten himself into. The 48-year-old physical therapist did what a lot of dads do when their kids want to play a sport but don’t have a coach. He stepped up.
Grand Island Central Catholic could not get anything going in the first quarter against Omaha Concordia.
After coming up just short of a state tournament berth last season, the Omaha Roncalli girls have been playing the waiting game. The Crimson Pride opened their season in style Friday night with a 49-35 win over Omaha Concordia. Senior forward Mallory Matthies led the way with 18 points and 10 rebounds.
Coming off its best volleyball season ever, Omaha Concordia has struggled at times to find a rhythm. But coach Kiley Hansen liked what she saw Tuesday night as her Mustangs defeated visiting Omaha Duchesne in four sets.
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