As she did in the discus Friday, Kalynn Meyer saved her best for last Saturday to earn her second all-class gold of the meet.
Before entering the discus venue just northwest of Burke Stadium Friday, tales of how Kalynn Meyer was performing in warmups already were being told.
LINCOLN — The focus shifts from the state’s top rebounder to its top scorer, but top-ranked Hastings St. Cecilia will keep the same approach in Friday’s semifinal that earned it a 64-34 win Thursday over defending Class C-2 champion Superior.
World-Herald staff writer Mike Patterson breaks down this year's Class C Nebraska girls state basketball teams.
Hartington Cedar Catholic used an aggressive approach to knock off the defending champion Superior 25-22, 25-19, 25-17 Friday afternoon in the Class C-2 state tournament semifinals at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
It was the Kalynn Meyer show at Lincoln Southwest. The Husker commit and Superior junior had 30 kills in the four-set win over Freeman.
It’s hard to imagine a more fitting place for Kalynn Meyer to live than Superior. Meyer led her Class C-2 volleyball and basketball teams to their first state titles before securing two all-class gold medals at the state track meet. For her superior performance, Meyer is honored as the Nebraska high school girls athlete of the year.
With the all-class gold medal secured by her second throw Friday, Kalynn Meyer set her sights on the record book during the Class C discus.
No. 3 Superior won its first-ever girls basketball state championship with a 42-39 comeback win over No. 8 Ravenna in the Class C-2 final at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Teghan Sullivan's 3-pointer with 11 seconds left broke a tie and gave Superior a 47-44 win against Stanton in a Class C-2 semifinal.
Nebraska volleyball recruit Kalynn Meyer had 17 points and 12 rebounds as Superior held off Fremont Bergan, 40-35, in a Class C-2 quarterfinal.
Chloe Dworak scored 30 points Thursday night to lead Lincoln Christian to a 60-50 win over previously undefeated Superior.
After winning its first state volleyball title in November, Superior is hoping to do the same in girls basketball.
Superior captured its first championship Saturday at the state volleyball tournament with a 15-25, 25-21, 12-25, 25-14, 15-10 win over Hartington Cedar Catholic.
Superior fed off Kalynn Meyer’s hot start and rode that momentum to a 25-9, 25-20, 25-22 upset of previously unbeaten Nebraska Christian on Friday in the Class C-2 semifinals at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Kalynn Meyer, a sophomore at Superior High School who excels in three sports, has committed to play volleyball at Nebraska.
Kalynn Meyer could be a Division I player in volleyball — Nebraska and Creighton are closely tracking her. Or basketball — Iowa State has already offered her a scholarship. Certainly track and field — last spring, as a ninth-grader, she recorded the second-best discus throw in state high school history: 166 feet, 11 inches.
Superior freshman Kalynn Meyer prepared for the less-than-ideal weather for Friday’s Class C discus at Burke Stadium. Her preparation paid off.
Preschoolers Nolan and Ella are already tossing rocks, trying to emulate big sister Kalynn Meyer as she works on her throwing technique. Kalynn learned the same way, watching older siblings Alex and Leah perform in the shot put and discus at Superior High School. They’re now on the track and field team at Nebraska.
West Point Guardian Angels Central Catholic earned a spot in the Class C-2 state championship game with a 68-39 victory over Superior Friday night in the semifinals at the Devaney Sports Center.
The Class C-2 No. 5 Wildcats forced 21 turnovers and outlasted fourth-ranked Hemingford 52-42 in the first round of the girls state basketball tournament at Lincoln Southwest.
The Sutton Mustangs, behind first-place medalist Tristan Sheridan with a 39, won the Fillmore Central triangular with a team score of 171, 23 strokes better than the host Panthers. The Panthers' 194 team score was 10 strokes better than Superior. Leading the Panthers with a pair of 45s were Kyle Bailey and Matt Loseke, while Tanner Ourada shot a 51 and Thomas Norvell and Trevor Swartz posted a 53 each.
The state rated Superior Wildcats slipped past the Heartland Huskies Thursday night 3-1 in Southern Nebraska Conference regular season volleyball.
An 8:30 a.m. opening match produced the Fillmore Central Panthers’ only win at the Adams Central Invite on Saturday. FC defeated the Doniphan-Trumbull Cardinals in three sets 25-19, 19-25, 25-20.
The weather conditions weren’t going to help Alex Meyer in the Class C girls discus Friday at the high school state track meet.