While Lincoln Pius X boys and girls won team titles at Friday’s Mike Lehl Blair Invitational, they took different paths to get to their victory laps.
The Storm scored four points in the final 12:40 of regulation, but in a back-and-forth final minute of overtime, the Storm made the crucial shots.
The Bluejays have won 14 of their last 15 games to earn their 14th trip to the girls state basketball tournament.
Tom Tvrdy knows it’s an impossibility, but Saturday is one of those days he wishes he could be in two places at once.
Aurora’s Big Two sat more than they were in the game together in the second quarter Friday night.
Playing Wahoo for the second time in four weeks, Seward girls coach Tom Tvrdy was able to see what kind of progress his team has made since its 15-point loss Dec. 2.
Kansas State sophomore offensive lineman Adam Holtorf, a Seward High graduate, was named a second-team All-American on Thursday.
A defensive adjustment and a bench performance to compensate for foul trouble lifted Seward to a road win over Grand Island Northwest.
Making its third consecutive state tournament appearance, Omaha Duchesne’s comfort level was apparent.
In a remarkable stretch of 57 minutes Wednesday afternoon, the Class B bracket was turned upside down.
Northwest overcame both the elements and a nearly overwhelming Seward passing attack as the Vikings ground out a 35-21 win.
Seward’s Kendra Placke is trying to win the Class B girls golf title for the second time in three years.
Senior Taylor Skiles had 23 kills Tuesday night to lead Ralston to a five-set home win over Seward.
Three athletes who won championships at Friday’s Nebraska Track and Field Festival earned more gold medals Saturday at York’s Yowell Track Classic.
Mika Brees fell in love with track in junior high. So much so that it’s the only sport the senior sprinter competes in for Seward High School. She doesn’t want anything else getting in the way of improving.
Norris scored the final nine points in the last 2:32 of the game to earn a 46-39 win over Seward in the Class B semifinals Friday at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Rylee Opfer sent the game to overtime on a 3, then hit another with 9.9 seconds left to lift Seward past Class B No. 1 Elkhorn South 38-37 in the Class B girls first round at the Devaney Center.
Aurora’s offense struggled from start to finish against Class B No. 7-rated Seward during Saturday’s Central Conference tournament championship game.
The York at Seward softball game played on Thursday night at Plum Creek Park in Seward officially started way back on Aug. 23. Due to lightning and dangerous weather conditions, the game was postponed that night until Thursday, an official weather delay that lasted almost 31 days.
Eight teams will make their way to the Bill Smith Softball Complex in Hastings on Saturday with an opportunity to send the rest of the Class B field a message.
For awhile Friday night it would have been safe to say the first team to hit 25 points will win the game. York did a little better than that as they scored 28 and Seward just 21 in the Class B-4 District championship at Lincoln High School.
Grand Island Central Catholic found itself unable to shake its offensive woes as the Crusaders fell to Seward 57-25 in their matchup Saturday at the Heartland Hoops Classic.
After a rocky start to the semifinal game of the Central Conference Tournament Friday night against the Seward Bluejays at Northwest High School in Grand Island, the York Dukes stepped up their defense and rode the offense that it created in a 55-39 win.
Grand Island Northwest found itself unable to overcome its first half woes as it fell to Seward 57-50 Saturday night at Northwest High School.
The York Dukes dominated the upper weights on Thursday night and with three consecutive wins to close out the match, erased a 31-30 Seward lead en route to the 48-31 win over the Bluejays.
“Mom” led Omaha Duchesne on Tuesday to its first state title in any sport in 13 years. Kara Pelster matched the day’s low score of 80 at Quail Run as Duchesne ended Scottsbluff’s two-year run as Class B girls golf champion.