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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

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Cozad Haymakers Upset the Sidney Red Raiders

COZAD - The Cozad Haymakers pulled off the upset in their 2018 homecoming game, defeating the undefeated Sidney Red Raiders 14-7. Cozad took an early 14-0 first half lead after forcing three Sidney turnovers. Sidney was able to score a third quarter touchdown to cut the lead to 14-7, and had multiple scoring opportunities inside…

Aquinas Catholic Overcomes Several Turnovers

DAVID CITY - If you would have told Ponca head coach Troy Evans that his team would turn Aquinas Catholic over four times, he probably would have thought his team would win. So it’s a good thing no one told him that. Despite forcing four turnovers, Ponca fell to Aquinas Catholic on Friday, 28-14. Part…

GICC Crusaders Earn 3-0 Win Over Scotus; Woods Records 24 Kills

COLUMBUS - It was a dominant performance for the Grand Island Central Catholic Crusaders on Thursday night, as they defeated fellow top-ten member Scotus 3-0. The Crusaders had not played a match since a triangular on September 6, but didn't show any signs of rust, taking the first set 25-15, the second 25-20, and closing…

Aquinas Comes From Behind To Take 3-2 Victory Over Scotus

DAVID CITY - In a match that saw a little bit of everything, the Aquinas Monarchs came back from a 2-0 deficit to defeat the Scotus Shamrocks on Tuesday night. The rivalry match lived up to the hype early on, as both teams went back-and-forth in the first set, which ended with a 30-28 Scotus…

Ewing Sweeps Boyd County for 7th Straight Win

EWING - When Class D2 #2 Ewing wants to be, they can be scary good. The Tigers flipped that switch in the 2nd set of their 3-0 win over Boyd County on Tuesday. With Ewing scuffling a bit, the Spartans were able to tie the 2nd set at 15 apiece. From there, Ewing finished the…

Big Plays Top Braves Friday Night

BATTLE CREEK - Two big plays of 70+ yards and a 4th and goal touchdown was the difference between Battle Creek and Centennial on Friday night as the Broncos shutout the Braves 21-0. The Braves (1-2) are back on the road next week against O'Neill while Centennial (3-0) takes on Sutton.

Strong Second Half Propels Ralston Past Beatrice

BEATRICE - It was the tale of two halves for Ralston on Friday night. After going into halftime trailing 9-0, and mustering just one first down in the opening two quarters, the Rams responded by scoring 20 answered points to down Beatrice 20-9. Check out highlights in the video above! RALSTON (3-0) 0 0 7…

Cozad Haymakers Notched Their First Victory in a 19-14 Win Over Chase Co...

IMPERIAL - It was a back and forth matchup, with plenty of big plays from both teams, and the Longhorns took a 14-13 lead into halftime. The Haymaker defense pitched a shutout in the second half, which included forcing three huge turnovers to keep it a one score game. After recovering a fumble at the…

Kearney Bearcats Get the Easy Win Against Norfolk

KEARNEY - The Kearney Bearcats have left the memory of their week 1 blowout loss to Grand Island behind them. The Bearcats dominated early at home Friday against Norfolk, opening up a 31-0 halftime lead and holding on for the 38-16 win. Since Kearney’s 46-0 loss to GI in week 1, they’ve out-scored their next…

Lady Orange Outlast Seward

BEATRICE - The Lady Orange have extended their winning streak to six games. No. 5 Beatrice held off Seward 3-1 on Thursday night. Check out highlights in the video above! SEWARD (7-7) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 - 1 #5 BEATRICE (14-2) 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 X - 3