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#3 Laurel-Concord-Coleridge Scores 52 in the 2nd Half to Beat Hartington...

PLAYER INTERVIEW COACH INTERVIEW LAUREL, NE -- The Laurel-Concord-Coleridge Bears outscored the Hartington-Newcastle Wildcats 36-12 in the final 11 minutes to win 81-57 on Tuesday night. Izac Reifenrath keyed the final run and scored 32 points in a milestone night for the senior.  He tied his own school record for single-game three-pointers (which he set…

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Sterling Completes Magical MUDECAS Run with Rout of Exeter-Milligan

BEATRICE - The Sterling girls' Cinderella run in the MUDECAS Tournament is complete. After taking down third-seeded BDS and second-seeded Falls City Sacred Heart, the Lady Jet capped it all off by besting top-seeded Exeter-Miligan 55-26 in the A Division Final on Friday night. This is the third time the Sterling girls have claimed the…

HIGHLIGHTS: Cozad boys cruise past Gothenburg 65-43

After a sluggish start, the Cozad boys picked up their play and rebounded to take this rivalry game against the Gothenburg Swedes 65-43. Dillon Geiser led the way with 19 points on the night en route to player of the game honors.

HIGHLIGHTS: Cozad girls top Gothenburg 47-43

In a tight rivalry match between I-80 foes, the Cozad Haymakers come out on top against the Gothenburg Swedes as Haymaker guard Brenna Dugan scores 17 points and hits five threes en route to a Cozad win 47-43.    

Kingsbury Carries Ponca Over Wakefield in Top 10 Matchup

Player Interview Coach Interview WAKEFIELD, NE -- Carter Kingsbury scored 25 points and the #8 Ponca Indians beat the #4 Wakefield Trojans 56-43 on Tuesday night. The matchup featured the two-time defending champions Indians (9-2) against the undefeated Trojans (9-1).  The game stayed close until the final minutes when Ponca pulled away. Kingsbury carried the…

Ponca Girls Cruise to 29-Point Win over Wakefield/Allen

Player Interview Coach Interview WAKEFIELD, NE -- The #7 Ponca Indians grabbed a big lead in the first quarter and coasted to a 59-39 win over the Wakefield/Allen Lady Trojans on Tuesday night. The Indians' (10-2) full-court pressure was smothering the entire game.  They forced more than 20 turnovers and made it difficult for Wakefield/Allen…

Freeman slams Sterling in second half, Tri County continues hot streak

BEATRICE, NE - No. 1 Freeman found itself trailing No. 8 Sterling, 32-26 at halftime, and decided to do something about it. The Falcons (11-1) did a lot about it, in fact. Freeman outscored the Jets (7-7) 47-12 in the second half and cruised to a 73-44 victory on Tuesday night at Beatrice Auditorium in…

No. 3 York Holds Off No. 7 GICC

GRAND ISLAND - The York boys held off a frantic rally to win their eighth game in a row. The third-ranked Dukes traveled to number-seven Grand Island Central Catholic and defeated the Crusaders 60-52 despite leading scorer Brady Danielson leaving the game with an ankle injury in the first quarter. Check out highlights in the…

Lady Crusaders Down York

GRAND ISLAND - The GICC girls have extended their winning-streak to nine games. The Lady Crusaders hosted York on Tuesday night and defeated the Lady Dukes 46-38. Check out highlights in the video above! YORK (6-7) 7 15 6 10 - 38 #4 GICC (12-1) 12 15 7 12 - 46 YHS: Destiny Shepherd-6, Maddie…

Sterling upsets BDS, Exeter-Milligan survives scare in first day of MUDE...

BEATRICE, NE - The Sterling Jets (10-3) found themselves trailing BDS 31-23 halfway through the third quarter of Monday's first round action in the A Division of the MUDECAS girls' basketball tournament. Sterling wasn't rattled, though. Instead, the No. 6 seed Jets rattled off a 21-6 run to end the game and top the No.…

Pius Downs Kearney to Claim HAC Title

LINCOLN - The Pius boys are conference tournament champs. The Thunderbolts hosted Kearney on Monday night in the Heartland Athletic Conference final and defeated the Bearcats 73-69. Check out highlights in the video above! #4 KEARNEY (9-3) 11 15 16 27 - 69 #1 PIUS X (10-1) 17 16 17 23 - 73 KHS: Carson…