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Lincoln North Star Rolls Past Islanders

GRAND ISLAND - North Star avenged their early-season loss to Grand Island on Tuesday night. After falling to the Islanders in the HAC Tournament earlier this season, the Gators traveled to Grand Island and defeated the Islanders 62-44. Check out highlights in the video above. NORTH STAR (7-6) 15 13 20 14 - 62 GRAND…

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Sterling Completes Magical MUDECAS Run with Rout of Exeter-Milligan
HIGHLIGHTS: Cozad boys cruise past Gothenburg 65-43
HIGHLIGHTS: Cozad girls top Gothenburg 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…

Silver Hawks Fly Past Lady Islanders

LINCOLN - Lincoln Southwest showed why they are one of the most talented teams in the state. The Lady Silver Hawks hosted Grand Island on Saturday and defeated the Islanders 68-24 for the program's seventh win in a row. Check out highlights in the video above. GRAND ISLAND (0-10) 7 5 10 2 - 24…

Islanders Edge Lincoln Southwest in Thriller

LINCOLN - Two clutch free throws gave the Islanders a dramatic victory on Saturday. Grand Island traveled to Lincoln Southwest and defeated the Silver Hawks 56-55 after Them Koang was fouled, with 0.4 seconds remaining, and the junior knocked down both of his free throws. Check out highlights from the game in the video above!…

Hot-shooting night propels Norfolk to biggest win of season

NORFOLK - Norfolk's offense found a rhythm early, and gave visiting South Sioux City the blues. The Panthers hit ten three-pointers and used an early 13-0 run to pull away from the Cardinals, eventually winning 79-39. Four different players finished in double-figures for Norfolk, led by senior Tate Brudigan, who hit half of his team's…