Five Class B high schools announced Tuesday they will form the new Trailblazer Conference for the 2020-21 school year.
Heiman, a Platteview graduate, left the Husker program after one season. He was one of several players told not to return by new coach Fred Hoiberg.
Coming into the B-5 district final Monday night at York High School, the Platteview Trojans were hot, winning their previous eight games. But with a trip to the Class B state tournament on the line, the Trojans were stopped cold in their tracks and instead subjected to a 32-minute nightmare they couldn’t wake up from.
Freshman Payton Brotzki missed a contested layup in the paint on one end of the floor, surrendered a 3-pointer on the other end and then got an earful from her coach about those miscues during the ensuing timeout. It could have been the end of her night.
During her four years at Omaha Duchesne, Emma Worthington has watched the Cardinals’ volleyball program go from dreaming of a state berth to perennial title contender.
Nebraska freshman center Brady Heiman and Wayne State freshman guard Nate Thayer grew up playing basketball together. On Thursday night when Wayne State visits Nebraska for an exhibition game, the two will be on opposing teams for the first time since fourth grade.
Creighton Silvain tossed a two-hitter Monday night to lead Omaha Roncalli to a 5-1 win over Platteview in the District B-6 final.
Platteview will have the opportunity Monday night to take a big step forward.
Joey Johnson scored 15 of his 20 points in the first half as Gretna held Platteview to its lowest point total of the season.
It’s not enough that Platteview has reached the boys state basketball tournament for the third straight year. The Trojans want to go home with their first championship.
Two of the state’s top teams — and two of the top guards — were on display Thursday night at the Devaney Center.
Anyone wondering if Thursday night’s Platteview-South Sioux City matchup was perhaps the de facto state championship game, they’re not alone.
From Scottsbluff to the Sorenson Parkway, Class B got an unofficial start Saturday to its boys basketball state tournament.
When Oak Hill and Sunrise Christian had been to the Heartland Hoops Classic, they played Goliath to the local underdogs, Omaha and Papillion kids with the same first two numbers in their zip codes.
Throughout the unpredictable high school basketball season, there has been one certainty. Platteview's Payton Brotzki is going to get her points.
Daylen Kountz was the best player of the Nebraska Prep Classic. But next best was Platteview’s Brady Heiman. The 6-foot-10 future Husker had the best stat line — 13 points, 14 rebounds, 13 blocks — from the eight games Saturday at Ralston Arena.
Mitch Kahre had 17 points and Jacob Pickering 16 for Elkhorn (4-10), which has lost five in a row.
Husker commit Brady Heiman had a triple-double with 14 points, 15 rebounds and 10 blocks, and Class B No. 2 Platteview outscored Class C-1 No. 1 Wahoo 15-3 in the fourth quarter en route to a 55-42 victory.
Platteview got the lead it wanted Friday night, but the Trojans also got the finish they feared in a 60-53 Class B boys basketball overtime loss to Gretna.
Brady Danielson had 20 points and Nebraska football commit Garrett Snodgrass had nine of his 13 after the third quarter as Class B No. 1 York defeated No. 2 Platteview 57-52 in the Dukes’ holiday tournament.
YORK - A matchup of Class B rated teams went the way of the Platteview Trojans over the York Dukes on Thursday in the opening round of the York Holiday Tournament.
Coach Tim Brotzki didn’t like how his unbeaten Platteview boys came out of the gate during last Saturday’s game against Blair. On Tuesday, he had no qualms with the opening minutes.
It wasn’t a bad day to be a Trojan. Out of Platteview’s 104 seniors, eight signed letters of intent Wednesday, including three with Division I schools.
Platteview senior Brady Heiman wanted to move quickly after receiving an offer from Nebraska on Sunday. On Tuesday morning, Heiman called coach Tim Miles and verbally committed to Nebraska.
The Division I offers have come in rapid succession in recent months for Platteview senior Brady Heiman. In fact, there have been enough that the 6-foot-10-1/2 center isn’t exactly certain how many offers he has.
Brady Heiman's game is evolving. The 6-foot-11 center from Platteview — the state's No. 2 prospect for 2018 — can dunk on just about anyone, but he's also stepping out and draining 3-pointers.