Meridian Mounts Fourth Quarter Comeback For District Title

CRETE - The Meridian girls basketball team looked like it was in trouble, but erased a seven point fourth quarter deficit to beat Lourdes Central Catholic 42-39 Friday night in the district final. ... Read More

Fairbury Runs Past Wilber-Clatonia in Subdistrict Opener

SEWARD - The Fairbury boys basketball team used a third quarter surge to top Wilber-Clatonia 55-40 at subdistricts Monday. The teams traded runs in the first half with Fairbury going up 6-0 early before Wilber-Clatonia tied it at six. Fairbury the... Read More

Fairbury's Green, Crete's Buchanan Finish Second at State Wrestling Championships

OMAHA - Both Damian Green of Fairbury and Shawn Buchanan of Crete fell just short of a state championship on Saturday. Green, a senior, was defeated by Billy Higgins of Omaha Skutt Catholic by decision, 6-2. As now a two time state medalist, he wa... Read More

Harris Takes Third, Sends Out Coach Desmond in Style for Thayer Central

OMAHA - Hank Harris of Thayer Central earned a third place victory at 220 pounds in Coach Dan Desmond's final match with the Titans. It was a hard fought victory with a 4-3 decision over Robert Muench of Sutherland. After the match, Harris and De... Read More

Beatrice, Crete and Norris All Send Two Wrestlers to Heartbreak Round

OMAHA - The stage is now set for Friday night's NSAA State Wrestling action as Classes B and C have completed their first and second round consolation matches. Advancing to the third round of consolation and the opportunity to medal at state are B... Read More

Meridian Stuns Friend At The Buzzer

DeWITT - The Meridian girls basketball team is one win away from the state tournament after knocking off Friend on a Hailey Schafer buzzer beater 49-46. Meridian got off to a good start and led much of the first half, but Friend kept it close and ... Read More

Fairbury and Wilber-Clatonia Each Sending Two to Semifinals

OMAHA - Day one at the NSAA State Wrestling Championships in Omaha have come and gone, and a few wrestlers remain alive for a state championship. Qualifying for the state semifinals were: Crete's Shawn Buchanan (106 pounds), Johnson County Central... Read More

Boys Sub-District Brackets Released

SEWARD - Now that the girls sub-districts are wrapping up, the boys will begin theirs on Monday. C1-4 AT SEWARD HIGH SCHOOL It all begins with #4 Fairbury battling #5 Wilber-Clatonia at 6:30 p.m. on Monday. The winner will see #1 Milford in the... Read More

Meridian, Friend Advance to Subdistrict Final

DeWITT - The Meridian girls basketball team is moving on after handling Deshler in a subdistrict semifinal 61-40 on Tuesday night. Deshler kept it close through the first half and trailed by just three at the break, but Meridian turned up the pres... Read More

Fairbury Knocks Out Wilber-Clatonia in Overtime

SEWARD - The Fairbury girls basketball team kept its season alive Monday night by outlasting Wilber-Clatonia in overtime 55-53 at the sub-district tournament. Fairbury got out to a fast start to jump out to a four point lead after the first quarte... Read More

Jacob Johnson Wins District Championship as Eight Jeffs Headed to Omaha

BENNINGTON - The Fairbury Jeffs were able to send eight wrestlers to the state championships next week, including one district champion. Jacob Johnson earned a district title for Fairbury at 170 after defeating Kobe Everson by decision, 5-4. Th... Read More