Five days after getting swept 3-0 by Centura in Cairo, the Cougars upset the No. 3-rated (Omaha World-Herald) Centurions 25-22, 25-22, 25-21 at Grand Island Central Catholic.
Longtime Sandy Creek girls basketball coach Russ Ninemire is stepping down, but he might not necessarily be stepping away.
In his 40th season as the girls basketball coach at Sandy Creek, Russ Ninemire will receive something special.
Fillmore Central junior Leyton Hopken won’t soon forget his performance at Sandy Creek High School this past Tuesday night. The junior had a career high 37 points and the Panthers needed every one of them to hold off the Cougars in boys SNC action by the final score of 72-71.
The Sandy Creek Cougars hosted the 2015 Southern Nebraska Conference Wrestling Championships on Friday with 10 teams making their way to Fairfield.
It didn't come anything close to easy for Heartland, but as the clock wound down they left the Sandy Creek Cougars no option but to put the Huskies at the line. They were up to the challenge, hit 8-of-12 free throws in the final two minutes and won 67-53.
The Heartland Huskie girls basketball team’s stay in the Southern Nebraska Conference Tournament came to an end on Thursday night at Sandy Creek High School.
Some hard work defensively paid off big time for Sandy Creek Saturday as the Cougars outran Grand Island Central Catholic in the fifth place game of the GICC Early Season Tournament.
The formula for victory was nearly the same for the Norfolk Catholic boys and girls basketball teams Thursday evening, as each team used pressure defense, transition offense, and the depth to execute both effectively.
The Heartland Huskies saw their hopes of a Southern Nebraska Conference Volleyball Championship dashed on opening night at Sandy Creek High School.
The Sandy Creek Cougars made quick work of the Fillmore Central Panthers Thursday night with a 3-0 win on their home court.
A 28-point second quarter by the Fillmore Central Panthers set the tone for the rest of the night as FC defeated the Sandy Creek Cougars 55-20 in prep football action Friday.