Platteview grad Payton Brotzki earns Creighton coach Jim Flanery's trust through resiliency

Freshman Payton Brotzki missed a contested layup in the paint on one end of the floor, surrendered a 3-pointer on the other end and then got an earful from her coach about those miscues during the... Read More

Saturday's local scoreboard, Jan 19

Basketball Girls Alma 52, Medicine Valley 22 Amherst 41, Wilcox-Hildreth 21 Aquinas Catholic 52, Kearney Catholic 30 Archbishop Bergan 49, Columbus Scotus 33 Battle Creek 65, Pierce 62 (OT) Bennington 51, Columbus 47 Bertrand 54, Southwest ... Read More

On emotional night for the Knights, Elkhorn Mount Michael defeats Top 10 No. 7 Skutt

When Kyle Pelan scored the game’s first basket, at least half of the crowd in the Omaha Skutt gym got goose bumps and the rest applauded. When Elkhorn Mount Michael pulled out the 48-44 win over the Top 10 No. 7 SkyHawks, everyone stoo... Read More

Friday's local scoreboard, weather-related changes - Jan. 18

Basketball Nebraska Girls Auburn at Johnson County Central - POSTPONED Fort Calhoun at Conestoga - POSTPONED Palmyra at Yutan - CANCELLED Boys Fort Calhoun at Conestoga - POSTPONED Palmyra at Yutan - CANCELLED Iowa Girls Glen... Read More

Top-ranked Sacred Heart teams trounce Pawnee City

PAWNEE CITY - The No. 1 Falls City Sacred Heart girls basketball team jumped out to a 31-13 halftime lead and never looked back in their, 55-29, thumping of Pawnee City on Thursday night at Pawnee City High School. The Irish wouldn't give up doubl... Read More

Four districts pass girls wrestling proposal

Bowling and girls wrestling are closer than ever to being state-sanctioned sports. During second-stage NSAA legislative district meetings this month, four of the six districts voted for girls wrestling and three of the six for bowling to be consi... Read More

Syracuse, Elmwood-Murdock may deal with travel issues before Nebraska Prep Classic

The teams coming from farthest away have Nebraska Prep Classic director Tom Krehbiel worried the least about travel in possibly snowy conditions. “Kansas City Central is coming in Friday and Denver East, we hope they can land a plane a... Read More

Nebraska high school boys basketball leaders

Scoring Class A G Pts. Avg. Tonje, Omaha Central 15 377 25.1 Williams, Lincoln North Star 12 262 21.8 Wur, Papillion-LV South 12 261 21.8 Thompson, Om. Westside 13 282 21.7 Udofia, Omaha Bryan 10 212 21... Read More

Mike Daum thankful for kids who choose him as their role model

BROOKINGS, S.D. - Think your kids aren't looking up to you and watching your everyday actions at home, work or while watching athletics? Think again. Even one of the top scorers in college basketball history saw the sacrifices his parents made ... Read More

Nebraska Shrine Bowl will stay in Kearney through at least 2024

The Shrine Bowl senior all-star football game will stay in Kearney through 2024. Dave MacDonald, the bowl’s executive director, said Kearney’s five-year bid was accepted last week. The city has hosted the game at UNK’s Cope Stadium since... Read More

Thursday's local scoreboard, Jan. 17

Basketball Nebraska Adams Central 72, Central City 64 Ainsworth 49, Valentine 39 Amherst 33, Gibbon 29 Archbishop Bergan 56, Lincoln Lutheran 36 Aurora 41, Kearney Catholic 38 Axtell 35, Wilcox-Hildreth 24 BDS 37, Exeter-Milligan 28 Battle... Read More