LINCOLN – Wynot survived a late-game rally by top-seeded Falls City Sacred Heart to earn its seventh D2 Girls’ basketball title since 2005, 39-38.
Girls State Basketball
LINCOLN – After losing the chance for a state title within the past 24 hours, it may seem difficult to get ready to play one more game with seemingly nothing at stake.
LINCOLN - Hastings St. Cecilia used a 14-0 run in the game's final four minutes to pull away from Crofton and win the Class C2 state championship 63-45 on Saturday at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
LINCOLN - Oakland-Craig's Dacey Nelson ended her brilliant career by scoring 31 points and leading her Knight teammates to a third-place finish in Class C2, with a 68-60 victory over Fillmore Central on Saturday at Lincoln Southeast High School.
LINCOLN — Wynot grabbed a ticket to Saturday’s D2 girls’ basketball finals after a one-year hiatus with a 53-40 win over Bruning-Davenport/Shickley here at the Bob Devaney Sports Center Friday night.
LINCOLN — Oakland-Craig trailed by a dozen points to begin the fourth quarter but rallied to send the game into overtime in the C2 semifinals against Hastings St. Cecilia here at the Bob Devaney Sports Center only to fall 72-68.
LINCOLN — It may have taken place in the early morning, but midnight struck for Cinderella Elkhorn Valley in the semifinals of the Class D1 girls state basketball tournament at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Friday.
LINCOLN - Lacey Sprakel was in the zone. Crofton's 5-foot-9 sophomore post scored 28 points to lead the Warriors to their 11th state championship game in the last 15 seasons with a 63-44 victory over Fillmore Central on Friday in semifinals of the Class C2 state tournament at the Devaney Spo…
LINCOLN — In a game that will certainly be talked about for some time, Wynot coach Steve Wieseler went deep into his playbook to outlast Humphrey St. Francis 45-44 here in the first round Thursday of the Class D2 state girls basketball tournament at Lincoln North Star High School.
LINCOLN — Crofton used a 17-0 run in the final five minutes of the first quarter and never looked back in defeating Blue Hill 55-36 in the opening round of the Class C2 state high school basketball tournament on Thursday at Lincoln Southwest.
LINCOLN — After North Central’s girls won a state title last year here, the Knights had high hopes for sticking around a while for this year’s Class D1 State Championships.
LINCOLN — Ashley Denton drained five first-half 3-pointers and Dacey Nelson scored 21 of her game-high 25 points in the second half to lead Oakland-Craig to a 59-47 victory over Ponca in the first round of the girls Class C2 state tournament at Lincoln Southwest.
LINCOLN — No. 7-seeded North Bend Central was in line to pull the biggest upset of the Class C1 state tournament when Sydney Emanuel snagged a steal and drove for a layup to cap a 10-0 run and put the Tigers in front of second-seeded Wahoo Neumann 42-41 with 2 minutes, 46 seconds left in reg…
LINCOLN — A Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family rally fell just short here in the opening round of the Class D1 girls state basketball tournament Thursday afternoon at Lincoln North Star High School against Fremont Archbishop Bergan.
LINCOLN — Falls City Sacred Heart used a 13-0 run in the final 2 minutes, 9 seconds of the third quarter to shake off pesky Ewing and roll to a 58-39 victory in the opening round of the Class D2 state tournament at Lincoln Southwest.
LINCOLN — Sterling used its superior size to block 11 Chambers/Wheeler Central shots — 10 in the second half — to win 44-37 on Thursday in the opening round of the Class D2 girls state tournament at Lincoln Southwest.
SOUTH SIOUX CITY — Oakland-Craig methodically turned back Hartington Cedar Catholic 57-49 to earn a ticket to the upcoming Class C2 girls state basketball tournament.
The Crofton girls are headed back to the state tournament, after a one-year hiatus, following their convincing victory over Twin River, 48-25, in the C2-2 district final on Friday at the Norfolk Catholic Activities Center.
Two scoring runs were all Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family needed to punch its ticket to the Class D1 girls basketball state tournament for the second-straight season.
LINCOLN — In a battle of the top two rated teams all season in Class D2, it looked like Humphrey St. Francis had finally taken control against Falls City Sacred Heart with a seven-point lead in the third quarter.
LINCOLN — Stanton had a shot at the buzzer that would have tied the C2 girls state basketball consolation game here at Lincoln East High School on Saturday morning.
Brackets and results
A 74-40 win over Marshalltown Community College Wednesday evening sends the Hawks women’s basketball team to Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Saturday to play what amounts to a “rubber match” with Iowa Western for the Region XI championship.