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Wild momentum swings. Big goals. Big saves. Big misses. It was just another typical Grand Island Senior High vs. Kearney boys soccer match Thursday at Memorial Stadium.
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Class D-1: Randolph tops Overton for first state title since '02
The Cardinals held Overton to two second-half field goals and pulled away for a 54-42 win in the Class D-1 final, the second state title for Randolph.
Class D-1: Cahoy's last-second shot pushes Overton into final
A no-panic approach to the final few seconds Friday earned Overton a victory and the accompanying berth in Saturday's Class D-1 state basketball championship game.
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Class C-1: Wayne works past No. 7 Cozad
A hot-shooting quarter was all Wayne needed. The No. 2-seeded Blue Devils used a 10-0 to open the second quarter of a Class C-1 quarterfinal against No. 7-seed Cozad and eased to a 60-45 victory.
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Class C-1: Lahm scores 26 to lead Scotus past Kearney Catholic
Scotus jumped out to an early lead and never looked back in its quarterfinal against Kearney Catholic. Behind 26 points from junior Grant Lahm, the top-seeded Shamrocks topped the Stars 72-57 Friday in the opening round of the Class C-1 state tournament.
Class D-1: Ryan leads Overton past Nebraska City Lourdes
Second-ranked Overton rode the aggressive offense of Tanner Ryan to a 65-58 victory over Nebraska City Lourdes in the D-1 first round.
Class D-1: Randolph escapes Elm Creek
Elm Creek couldn't recapture its regular-season magic. The Buffs couldn't string together buckets when they needed them most. And not that Randolph lit up the scoreboard, but it did enough to fend off Elm Creek for a 41-39 D-1 quarterfinal win on Thursday morning at Lincoln East.
Class B: Thunderbolts strike early, bust Dusters
Lincoln Pius X advanced to the Class B final of the girls state basketball tournament by defeating Holdrege 57-43 Friday.
Class C-1: 16-0 run helps Pierce earn finals spot
Defending Class C-1 champion Pierce advanced to the state title game by defeating Kearney Catholic 62-41 on Friday in a semifinal game at the girls state basketball tournament.
Class A: Ibis' double-double leads No. 1 Benson
Kianna Ibis had 18 points and 16 rebounds to lead top-ranked Omaha Benson, which started slowly, to a 63-36 win over Kearney in the Class A first round at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Class C-1: Stars narrowly escape Cavaliers
Maddie Squiers said she knew someone had to step up. No. 3-seed Kearney Catholic was in a dogfight against No. 6-seed Wahoo Neumann. The Stars had surrendered a 10-point lead and were hanging on to avoid a first-round upset at the girls state basketball championship.
Class C-1: Minden ties state record for 3-pointers in win
Tying a state record with 15 3-pointers, seven by freshman Taylor Kissinger, the undefeated Whippets opened the state tournament with a 72-38 victory over Lincoln Lutheran at the Devaney Sports Center.
Class D-1: Friend rolls past Arapahoe
The No. 2-seed Bulldogs were firing on all cylinders from the tip and cruised past Arapahoe 69-33 in the D-1 quarterfinals.
First title would be perfect finish for Whippets
As the only unbeaten team left in the state, Minden has achieved much this season. But the Whippets won't be content unless they can achieve one more goal this season — the school's first girls basketball state championship.
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Plenty of 2013 finalists back in girls state tournament field
West Point GACC makes its 17th straight tourney, while Lincoln Southeast stays home.
Live updates: Nebraska state swimming and diving
Get live updates from the second day of the Nebraska high school state swimming and diving meet Friday at the Devaney Center.
Bearcats bounce Bellevue East in A-6 final
Skyler Snider scored 22 points Thursday night to lead Kearney to a 63-59 win over Bellevue East in the District A-6 final.
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Whippets able to win battle of unbeatens
There was never a wavering moment. In the battle of unbeatens against neighboring Kearney Catholic, Minden's big lead was evaporating quickly Thursday inside the raucous atmosphere at Kearney High School.
Late pin lifts Kearney to A-2 title
Class A No. 4 Kearney got a pin in the final match of the day to break a tie with third-ranked and tournament host Millard South, winning the A-2 district tournament Saturday.
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