Grand Island Sports

BDS Earns 2nd State Championship in 3 Years

LINCOLN - Thanks to an unstoppable rushing attack the Bruning-Davenport-Shickley Eagles accomplished their season-long mission of reclaiming the state title. After being defeated by eventual state champs Falls City Sacred Heart in the 2016 semifinals, the Eagles won the Class D2 state championship with a 58-23 victory over Blue Hill at Memorial Stadium on Monday…

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GICC Downs Lincoln Lutheran, Heading to State Final

LINCOLN - The Crusaders are one win away from the program’s 10th state title. GICC defeated Lincoln Lutheran 3-1 at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Friday to advance to the championship match. The Crusaders will take on top-seeded Wahoo at 3 PM on Saturday. GICC (33-2) 17 29 25 25 - 3 LINCOLN LUTHERAN (30-6) 25…

GICC Tops Concordia, Advances to Semis

LINCOLN - GICC is heading back to the state semis for the first time since 2011 after a hard-fought win over Concordia on Thursday. The match at North Star High School looked like it was going to take five sets but the Crusaders rallied in the fourth to top Concordia 3-1 (25-21, 22-25 25-20, 26-24).…

Northwest Cruises Past Ralston and into State Semis

LINCOLN - Northwest is heading to the state semifinals for the 11th time in 12 years. The Vikings swept Ralston 3-0 (26-24, 25-17, 25-18) at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Friday and will get a rematch with Duchesne, a team that defeated the Vikings in five sets earlier this season. Northwest will clash with Duchesne at…

Blase, Burnham, and Schanman Sign Letters of Intent

GRAND ISLAND - Three Grand Island Senior High standouts put pen to paper on Wednesday for National Signing Day. Alex Blase, Casey Burnham, and Shay Schnaman will be representing their school and community at the next level after they graduate, following a long line of past athletes that wore the purple and gold. Blase will…

Jon Coffey: "This was a slugfest..."

BLUE HILL - Jon Coffey knows he has a special group of seniors. See what the head coach had to say after Blue Hill's emotional 37-34 win over Twin Loup that is sending the Bobcats to the semifinals!

John Rouse - Grand Island Clinic Player of the Game vs Twin Loup

BLUE HILL - John Rouse wasn't going to let Blue Hill's season come to an end on Tuesday night. The senior rushed for 124 yards and passed for 112 wile accounting for four of the Bobcat's touchdown. Defensively he also had an interception in Blue Hill's thrilling 37-34 win over Twin Loup. See what he…

Late FG Gives Blue Hill Win Over Twin Loup

BLUE HILL - Twin Loup narrowly defeated Blue Hill in the 2016 quarterfinals, but in this year's quarterfinals rematch the Bobcats got their revenge in thrilling fashion. Joe Mackin would kick the game-winning field goal for Blue Hill with just seven seconds remaining to give Blue Hill the 37-34 victory, it was the junior's only…