LINCOLN — A hot start on their first drive wasn't enough for Norfolk Catholic as they fell to the Fremont Bergan Knights 49-20 on Monday in Memorial Stadium.

The title is Bergan's first since 1979 and their first in Class C2.

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The use of a zone defense provided the Northeast Community College women’s basketball team an opportunity to win, but the Hawks came up short in a 73-66 overtime loss to North Platte Community College on Tuesday evening at the Cox Activities Center.

HOWELLS — A basketball game broke out in the second half of a game between a couple of football powers here Thursday night with Howells-Dodge eventually outmuscling Pierce 54-42 in both teams' first game on the hardwood this season.

When the Nebraska School Activities Association announced last year that girls wrestling would be an "emerging sport," many of those in the wrestling community figured it was only a matter of time before it would become an NSAA-sanctioned sport.

A strong day by Isabel Hass and a late surge by Guardian Angels Central Catholic resulted in a dominant win for the Bluejays, as they defeated Lutheran High Northeast 75-31 on Saturday night in the Andrews Activities Center.