LINCOLN — Shelby-Rising City’s sizeable one-two punch of Emmie Noyd and Macy Stewart paved the way as the unrated Mustangs knocked off Class C-2 No. 1 Freeman 18-25, 25-22, 25-23, 25-17 Thursday in first-round play at Lincoln Southwest.

Shelby-Rising City graduate Chatrice White, who now plays for Illinois, has been invited to try out for the under-19 USA women’s basketball team. Minden standout Taylor Kissinger was one of 35 asked to try out for the under-16 team.

The BDS Eagles had to do one thing in the second half, shoot the ball better. After hitting just 3-of-23 shots in the first half the Eagles found their shooting touch and their defense slammed the door on the Shelby-Rising Huskies by the final score of 45-36.

The closest game on Saturday in opening round action at the Crossroads Conference girls basketball tournament at the York City Auditorium was the Shelby-RC Huskies by 17 over the Cross County Cougars.

SHELBY – The Shelby-Rising City Huskies improved their season record to 6-6 Tuesday night with a 48-19 win over the Centennial Broncos in non-conference girls action.

A chemistry class — not basketball — has been Chatrice White’s biggest challenge at the University of Illinois. The 6-foot-3 freshman post from Shelby-Rising City landed immediately in the Illini’s starting lineup and is averaging 15.6 points and 7.1 rebounds. She also has 14 assists, 25 ste…

The host Shelby-Rising City Huskies got out to a quick start, building a 10 point cushion after the first eight minutes in Saturday night’s CRC regular season girls basketball matchup.

The rebound count went to the Cross County Cougars 41-31 on Friday night, but the final score was nearly the opposite.

The Exeter-Milligan Timberwolves, the No. 5 team in Class D2 according to the Omaha World-Herald, used Tuesday night’s regular season finale at Shelby-Rising City to fine tune their game for the D2-2 subdistrict tournament that opens Monday at friend High School.

The Fillmore Central Panthers scored 35 first half points and that was all they needed. The Panthers shut out the Shelby-Rising City Huskies 35-0 on Friday night in the final regular season game for both teams.

With one game to go in the regular season, the Centennial Broncos are sitting on a record of four up and four down. They are currently 27th in the wild card points in Class C2 and after Friday night’s 42-16 win over the Shelby-Rising City Huskies the Broncos climbed back to the 500 mark.

The High Plains Storm defeated the Dorchester Longhorns 2-1 and lost to the Shelby-RC Huskies 2-0 in triangular action on Thursday night.

The Hampton Hawks handed the Shelby-Rising Huskies their third loss of the year, but the Hawks got a stern test from their Crossroads Conference counterparts.