Grand Island Sports

Omaha North Rallies to top Islanders

GRAND ISLAND - The Islanders proved they could play with the best in the state, but fell just short of an upset victory. No. 9 Grand Island hosted No. 3 Omaha North and fell 26-20 after the Vikings rattled off 20 unanswered points in the fourth quarter. A pair of Brian Covarrubias field goals, from…

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Scotus Grabs First Win with Victory over GICC

COLUMBUS - Columbus Scotus got in the win column with a dominant performance on Thursday night. The Shamrocks hosted Grand Island Central Catholic and downed the Crusaders 52-7. Scotus sophomore Tyler Palmer opened up the scoring with a pick-six with just over two minutes remaining the first quarter. Next, Zach Beiermann punched in a three-yard…

GINW Ready to Square off Against Scottsbluff on Homecoming

GRAND ISLAND - Northwest has a huge homecoming game against No.7 and undefeated Scottsbluff (4-0) this week. The Vikings (3-1) are feeling good after a 49-14 win over Lexington and are looking to carry that over to Friday when they take on the Bearcats. See what Head Coach Kevin Stein had to say about the…

Red Hornets Getting Back to Basics for Spading Academy

GRAND ISLAND - Heartland Lutheran is looking to get back on the winning track after a tough loss to No. 1 Riverside last Thursday. The Red Hornets are getting returning to the basics in practice this week as they get ready to take on Spalding Academy this Saturday. Here what Head Coach Preston Gehle had…

Crusaders Poised for Thursday Night Clash with Scotus

GRAND ISLAND - Coming off a loss to Broken Bow (1-3) where costly turnovers hurt the Crusaders, GICC (0-4) is focusing on "finishing" this week as they prepare for Columbus Scotus (0-4) on Thursday. The game will be broadcast live on NCN channel 30.1 in Grand Island and 48.1 in Columbus. It will also be…

GICC Sweeps Ranked Foes in Triangular

OMAHA - The Crusaders made a strong statement against the best the state has to offer on Tuesday. No. 5 GICC traveled to Omaha and topped defending champs and No. 9 Omaha Concordia 25-19, 25-14 before dropping No. 1 and previously unbeaten Lincoln Lutheran 25-22, 25-22. Megan Woods led the Crusaders with 21 kills on the…

Sydney Wald - Grand Island Clinic Player the Game vs Columbus

GRAND ISLAND - Sydney Wald was a big part of Grand Island's 3-1 win over Columbus on Tuesday. The senior posted 12 kills, 15 digs, and two aces the victory. She is our Grand Island Clinic Player of the Game!

Islanders Down Columbus High in Four

GRAND ISLAND - The Islanders got back on the winning track Tuesday evening. Grand Island snapped a three-match losing streak by defeating Columbus 3-1 (25-20, 25-12, 24-26, 25-16). The Islanders took the first two sets before the Discoverers rallied in set number three to force a fourth, but the Islanders would stifle any further comeback…

Columbus vs Grand Island Volleyball LIVE on NCN

GRAND ISLAND - Two area teams will square off on the volleyball court Tuesday evening and all of the action will be broadcast live. Columbus (5-10) will travel to Grand Island (4-10) with the match set to begin at 6:30 PM. The contest can be watched live on NCN channel 30.1 in Grand Island and…

NCN High School Football Top 10 Rankings

CLASS A 1. Omaha Burke (4-0) -Last week: def. Omaha South 64-7; This week: vs. Omaha Northwest 2. Bellevue West (4-0) -Last week: def. #4 Millard West 34-28; This week: @ Norfolk 3. Omaha North (4-0) -Last week: def. Lincoln Southeast 49-28; This week: @ #9 Grand Island 4. Millard West (3-1) -Last week: lost…

Kearney Battles But Drops Defensive Struggle to #1 NW, 13-0

Kearney, Neb. – Senior quarterback Zach Martin threw for 222 yards and one touchdown and the defense forced 10 punts to help No. 1 ranked Northwest Missouri State grind out a 13-0 win over Nebraska Kearney Saturday afternoon at Ron & Carol Cope Stadium at Foster Field. Northwest (3-0) has now won 33 games in…