Coach Inverviews

INTERVIEW: Laurel-Concord-Coleridge Head Coach Todd Erwin

HIGHLIGHTS PLAYER INTERVIEW LAUREL, NE — The Laurel-Concord-Coleridge Bears outscored the Hartington-Newcastle Wildcats 36-12 in the final 11 minutes to win 81-57 on Tuesday night. Izac Reifenrath keyed the final run and scored 32 points in a milestone night for the senior.  He tied his own school record for single-game three-pointers (which he set last…

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INTERVIEW: Cozad Boys Head Coach Drew Danielson

INTERVIEW: Cozad Girls Head Coach Zachary Stauffer

Alex Loroff catches up with Haymakers head coach Zachary Stauffer after a 47-43 win over rival Gothenburg Swedes.

INTERVIEW: Ponca Boys Head Coach Adam Poulosky

Highlights Player Interview WAKEFIELD, NE — Carter Kingsbury scored 25 points and the #8 Ponca Indians beat the #4 Wakefield Trojans 56-43 on Tuesday night. The matchup featured the two-time defending champions Indians (9-2) against the undefeated Trojans (9-1).  The game stayed close until the final minutes when Ponca pulled away. Kingsbury carried the Indians…

INTERVIEW: Ponca Girls Coach Bob Hayes

Highlights Player Interview WAKEFIELD, NE — The Ponca Indians grabbed a big lead in the first quarter and coasted to a 59-39 win over the Wakefield/Allen Lady Trojans on Tuesday night. The Indians’ (10-2) full-court pressure was smothering the entire game.  They forced more than 20 turnovers and made it difficult for Wakefield/Allen (3-7) to…

Brian Spicka: "We've got a lot of fight in us..."

LINCOLN - Pius X Head Coach Brian Spicka knows his team isn't the biggest but they have a lot of heart which helped lead the Thunderbolts the HAC Title on Monday night. Check out what he had to say after the big win in the video above!

Jeff Rump: "We came out with a lot of energy..."

LINCOLN - Lincoln Southwest Head Coach Jeff Rump was pleased with the effort the Silver Hawks brought on Saturday. Check out his postgame interview after the win over Grand Island in the video above!

Jeremiah Slough: "We were able to make a game-winning play today..."

LINCOLN - Grand Island Head Coach Jeremiah Slough was afraid the Islanders were going to suffer another heart-breaking defeat on Saturday night, but Grand Island never gave up. Check out what Slough had to say about the dramatic win over Lincoln Southwest in the video above!

INTERVIEW: Neligh-Oakdale Boys Head Coach Ethan Larsen

HIGHLIGHTS PLAYER INTERVIEW NELIGH, NE — Cole Belitz and Austin Rice each scored 20 points and the Neligh-Oakdale Warriors beat the Plainview Pirates 49-44 on Friday night. The Warriors (6-3) broke their two-game skid by beating the Pirates (5-5).  They also extended their win streak over Plainview to six-straight victories. Both teams struggled to start…

INTERVIEW: Neligh-Oakdale Girls Coach Tanner Knutson

HIGHLIGHTS PLAYER INTERVIEW NELIGH, NE — The Neligh-Oakdale Lady Warriors withstood multiple rallies from the Plainview Pirates to earn a 46-42 win on Friday night. Neligh-Oakdale (3-7) earned its third win of the season, eclipsing their win total from last year.  Plainview (3-7) lost its fourth straight game but nearly scored as many points as…

Clearwater/Orchard coach Jim Schutt: "We tell the guys to share the weal...

CLEARWATER - Clearwater/Orchard coach Jim Schutt's philosophy: "Share the wealth." The Cyclones certainly embody that, with four players finishing in double-figures in both games of their Cyclone Holiday Tournament championship. O/C had 27 assists as a team over their two games, and shot 46% as a team in wins over Elkhorn Valley and CWC. The…

CWC Coach Laurel O'Malley loved the defensive effort in Renegade win

CLEARWATER - It was hard for CWC coach Laurel O'Malley to find fault with her team's defensive effort on Monday. The Renegades held Elkhorn Valley 18 points off their per game scoring average, winning 56-41. CWC's Michelle Koenig, in particular, was good on defense. She was assigned to trail Hannah Ollendick in CWC's box-and-one defense,…