Grand Island Sports

Aurora and Fairbury Square Off to Start District Play

AURORA - Fairbury will have its toughest test of the season on Friday night, taking on an undefeated Aurora team that has already dispatched four ranked foes. The Huskies come into Friday as the top-ranked team in Class C1 with a high-powered offense that rallied to take down top ten Class B rival Northwest 42-27…

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Grand Island Overcome Adversity, Bests Lincoln High

LINCOLN - The Islanders have played two games, against two ranked opponents, and have come out with two wins. No. 8 Grand Island travels to No. 7 Lincoln High and defeated the Links 42-27 on Friday night. Check out highlights in the video above! #8 GRAND ISLAND (2-0) 14 0 14 14 - 42 #7…

Caleb Francl - Player of the Game vs Lincoln High

LINCOLN - Caleb Francl was a workhorse Friday night. The junior rushed for 93 yards and three scores in the Islanders' 42-27 win over No. 7 Lincoln High. He is our player of the game!

No. 8 Grand Island and No. 7 Lincoln High Meet in Top-Ten Battle

LINCOLN - One team lost and the other earned a victory to open the season, but both Grand Island and Lincoln High showed they can play in their season-openers. The Islanders posted one, if not the most, unexpected scoreline in the state by thumping last year's Class A runner-up, No. 4 Kearney 46-0. "I think…

GISH Honors 2007 State Baseball Championship Team

GRAND ISLAND - It was a special night for the Islanders last Friday. The Purple and Gold dispatched rivals Kearney 46-0 and had a chance to appreciated past accomplishments as Grand Island's 2007 State Championship Baseball team was honored at halftime of the contest. Athletic Director Cindy Wells talked at length about how special the…

Broc Douglass - Player of the Game vs Kearney

GRAND ISLAND - Broc Douglass made an instant impact in his first game as a varsity starter. The junior caught three passes for 56 yards, which included a 31-yard touchdown, and was a constant return threat on special teams. He is our player of the game!

Islanders Roll Past #4 Kearney 46-0

GRAND ISLAND - It's only one game, but that game couldn't have gone much better for the Islanders. Grand Island shutout No. 4 Kearney 46-0 on Friday night to open the season thanks to a well-rounded effort. The defense forced three turnovers, including two interceptions by Ace McKinnis. Cole Evans threw for 112 yards and…

Grand Island and Kearney to Kick Off Season with a Bang

GRAND ISLAND - One of the most anticipated games of the season comes in week one for two central Nebraska programs. Grand Island and Kearney kick off the season at the Islanders' Memorial Stadium on Friday night in a game that both teams hope will serve as a springboard for success. After making their fifth…