Grand Island Sports

Rouzee Finalist for National Coaching Award

GRAND ISLAND - A longtime Northwest coach is up for a national award. Diane Rouzee is one of 12 Nebraska high school coaches nominated for the National High School Athletic Coaches Association national coach of the year. In her 30th and final season as head coach of the Vikings' volleyball program in 2017 Northwest finished…

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Hot Shooting Propels Giltner Past Kenesaw

GILTNER - The shots were falling for the Giltner girls on Tuesday night. The Hornets had their best offensive scoring performance of the season in their 70-45 win over Kenesaw. Giltner hosts Osceola on Friday while Kenesaw hosts Lawrence-Nelson. KENESAW (8-4) 6 14 14 11 - 45 GILTNER (7-5) 16 19 15 20 - 70…

Kenesaw Remains Unbeaten After Tough Giltner Test

GILTNER - Kenesaw took down a quality opponent to keep their undefeated season alive on Tuesday night. The No. 2 Blue Devils traveled to No. 6 Giltner and defeated the Hornets 62-49. Kenesaw hots Lawrence-Nelson on Friday while Giltner hosts Osceola. #2 KENESAW (12-0) 14 14 13 23 - 62 #6 GILTNER (8-3) 12 12…

Sydney Janzen - Player of the Game vs Kenesaw

GILTNER - Sydney Jansen proved she is a sharp-shooter on Tuesday night. The sophomore knocked down three from beyond the arc and led Giltner with 13 points in the Hornet's 70-45 win over Kenesaw. She is our Player of the Game!

Tyson Burr - Player of the Game vs Giltner

GILTNER - Tyson Burr didn't get to play much in the first half due to foul trouble so he made up for it in the second. The senior knocked down four three pointers and scored all 17 of his points after halftime to lead Kenesaw past No. 6 Giltner on Tuesday night. He is our…

LSW Sharp Shooting Takes Down GI

GRAND ISLAND - A late barage of three-pointers doomed the Grand Island on Saturday night. Lincoln Southwest defeated Grand Island 65-62 after Alex Hunzeker knocked down three shots from beyond the arc in the final minutes. The Silver Hawks host Fremont on Jan. 12 while Grand Island travels to Omaha Westside on Jan. 13. LINCOLN…

Silver Hawks Fly by Grand Island

GRAND ISLAND - Lincoln Southwest was too much for Grand Island on Saturday night. The Silver Hawks came to Grand Island and defeated the Lady Islanders 44-18. The Silver Hawks host Fremont on Jan. 12 while Grand Island travels to Omaha Westside on Jan. 13. LINCOLN SOUTHWEST (7-5) 13 6 5 20 - 44 GRAND…

Lincoln High Defeats Grand Island in OT

LINCOLN - Grand Island was able to rally to force over time, but came up short in the extra period. Thanks to a timely three pointer by Kermit Felicia-Alvarez, and three clutch free throws by LeBeck Warren, with less than 10 seconds to play, the Islanders were able to force overtime at Lincoln High on…

Second Half Spree Pushes Links Past GI

LINCOLN - Grand Island hung with the Links for a half on Friday night. Lincoln High lead Grand Isalnd 17-9 at halftime, but exploded after the break by outscoring the Islanders 40-16 to get the 57-25 win. Lincoln High heads to North Platte on Saturday while the Islanders host Lincoln Southwest. GRAND ISLAND (1-10) 7…