It was no work of art, but wins over conference rivals early in the season rarely are. That was certainly the case for Class B No. 1 South Sioux City on Tuesday in a 2-1 slugfest with third-ranked Omaha Gross.
An opportunistic first-half score and an opening burst to the second half proved to be more than enough Thursday night for Omaha South.
Life is about overcoming obstacles, and Elkhorn South overcame several to reach the state tournament.
Though the team has struggled at times, South Sioux City appears to be on the upswing.
Sydney McDermott scored a school-record 35 points Tuesday night to lead Omaha Skutt to a 68-59 win over Class B No. 1 South Sioux City.
Injuries forced Wayne State to use four quarterbacks last season. Nate Rogers caught at least one touchdown pass from every one of them.
Norfolk took third place in its own volleyball invitational Saturday and served notice that the program has begun a long journey to respectability after two decades of mostly struggle.
Madness apparently isn’t exclusive to March, and the state soccer tournament is proof. The six-day event, which wrapped up Tuesday, was among the more crazy in recent memory.
South Sioux City won its first boys state soccer title since 2013 as the fourth-ranked Cardinals downed top-ranked Elkhorn South 2-0 in the Class B championship game Tuesday night at Morrison Stadium.
South Sioux City kept its true motivation in-house Tuesday, channeling all its efforts into winning the school’s second Class B boys state soccer title.
Elkhorn South and South Sioux City put on a show in last year’s title match, a 3-2 overtime win for Elkhorn South in which the Storm rallied from a pair of deficits before scoring in the second extra session. Can the sequel top the original?
Senior Ben Plascencia scored early in the second half and Class B No. 4 South Sioux City used it to beat third-ranked Gretna 1-0 in the semifinals of the boys state soccer tournament at Morrison Stadium.
Michael Virgen’s first-half goal was the difference in Class B No. 4 South Sioux City’s 1-0 win over sixth-ranked Schuyler Friday in the opening round of the boys state soccer tournament at Morrison Stadium.
South Sioux City’s Molly Hornbeck isn’t quite finished coaching girls basketball this season.
A youth movement led a Saturday sweep for the state’s top side.
Brooke Carlson had 25 points on 8-of-8 shooting with 10 rebounds to lead Elkhorn to a 67-60 upset of No. 1 South Sioux City in the Class B championship game.
South Sioux City guard McKenna Sims is the Cardinals' leader both on and off of the floor.
The 23-4 Cardinals will face Elkhorn Saturday in the Class B title game at 2 p.m.
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.
Longtime South Sioux City coach Kelly Flynn has been named the new girls basketball coach at Fremont High. Flynn led the Cardinals to 11 girls basketball championships in 16 state tournament appearances.
Molly Hornbeck can remember the day several years ago when a fundraiser was held for a little girl being treated for leukemia. She didn’t know at the time that little girl would grow up to be a star basketball player for South Sioux City. And Hornbeck would be her coach.
Top swimmers outside of the greater Omaha and Lincoln metro areas have had their share of success when it comes time for the state championship meet.
McKenna Sims scored 14 points Saturday to lead South Sioux City to a 52-36 win over Beatrice in the River Cities Conference tournament final.
Doubling down on defense Friday night helped South Sioux City nearly double its offensive output in the second half. The Class B No. 1 Cardinals girls scored 37 second-half points to pull away from Omaha Skutt 57-45.
It’s the first time football is using enrollment-based cutoffs and counting only the boys in grades 9, 10 and 11 on the last Friday of September.