Grand Island Sports

Islanders Embracing Challenge of Upcoming State Final

GRAND ISLAND - Grand Island is one win away from its second state title in program history and the players and coaching staff are looking forward to the most meaningful game for the purple and gold in nearly 30 years. "We feel good," Grand Island Head Coach Jeff Tomlin shared. "Our kids are pretty healthy…

Read More
John Reilly - Player of the Game vs Bellevue West
Islanders Down Thunderbirds as Playoff Run Continues
Islanders Confident Heading into Semis

Islanders Look to Keep Momentum Rolling Against Millard South

GRAND ISLAND - While the Islanders' comeback win over Omaha North was exhilarating to say the least, Grand Island isn't looking to put itself in the same position this Friday. The Islanders scored 38 unanswered points to knock off the defending champs in the first round of the playoffs last Friday, but there's been little…

Islanders Confident in Cahoy with Lincoln Southwest on Horizon

GRAND ISLAND - The Islanders will be facing a quality opponent for their homecoming, and they'll be doing it with their backup quarterback under center. No. 4 Grand Island (6-1) will host Lincoln Southwest (6-1) on Friday night with junior Carson Cahoy getting his first varsity start. The Islanders are coming off of a dramatic…

Grand Island and Millard West to Battle in Top Five Clash

OMAHA - In the Nebraska high school football landscape it's a Thursday night game that headlines this weekend's slate of game. No. 3 Grand Island (6-0) heads to No. 4 Millard West (5-1) on what will be a chilly, and potentially rainy contest. The Islanders are one of three undefeated Class A programs and have…

Aurora Blows By Fairbury on Homecoming

AURORA - Aurora showed it the top Class C-1 on Friday night. The Huskies hosted Fairbury for their homecoming and dispatched The Jeffs 48-6. Check out the highlights in the video above. FAIRBURY (1-4) 0 0 0 6 - 6 #1 AURORA (5-0) 28 20 0 0 - 48

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…

Bill Root: "We feel like we can win some more..."

COLUMBUS - Grand Island head coach Bill Root thinks the Islanders' win over Columbus could to more victories down the road. Check out what he had to say after the game in the video above.

Emma Hilderbrand - Play of the Game vs Columbus

COLUMBUS - Emma Hilderbrand played a big part in Grand Island's 3-0 sweep over Columbus on Tuesday night. The junior led the Islanders with eight kills in the victory. She is our player of the game!

Islanders Sweep Columbus High

COLUMBUS - The Islanders put together their best performance of the season to earn a win on Tuesday night. Grand Island traveled to Columbus and swept the Discoverers 3-0 (25-22, 25-21, 25-18). Check out highlights in the video above. GRAND ISLAND (2-14) 25 25 25 - 3 COLUMBUS (7-9) 22 21 18 - 0

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!