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GICC falls to Holdrege, 3-2
Holdrege jumped all over the Grand Island Central Catholic boys soccer team in the first half. The Dusters went up 3-0 and did just enough to hold off the Crusaders 3-2 Tuesday at the Veterans Complex.
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Class C-2: Overtime free throws lift Bergan over Doniphan-Trumbull
The Knights hit 9 of 15 free throws in overtime to pull out a 58-55 win over Doniphan-Trumbull in the C-2 semifinals at the Devaney Center.
Class C-1: Neumann jumps out, holds on against BC/NG
Wahoo Neumann raced to a 23-14 first-quarter lead Thursday and wasn't threatened again until late in the third quarter as the Cavaliers routed Boone Central/Newman Grove 90-72 in the Class C-1 quarterfinals.
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Class D-1: Howells-Dodge turns back Fullerton
Howells-Dodge held off a scrappy, unranked Fullerton team to claim a 48-35 first-round victory in Class D-1.
Class B: McKenzie Brown scores 36 as Vikings triumph
McKenzie Brown's 36 points led defending-champion Grand Island Northwest to a 66-58 win over Lincoln Pius X in the Class B final of the girls state basketball tournament.
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Class C-1: Pierce upsets unbeaten Minden to grab state crown
Rachelle Tucker led the back-to-back champion Bluejays with 23 points and 12 rebounds. Brooke Kissinger paced Minden with 28 points.
Class B: Brown stays with shot, nets career high
The highest-scoring game of McKenzie Brown’s career, the perfect ending to her decorated four years at Grand Island Northwest, was not always a pretty sight as miss after long-range miss piled up.
Class B: Vikings clamp down in final quarter to pull away from Norris
McKenzie Brown scored 20 points Friday in the Vikings' 54-44 win in the Class B semifinals at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Class C-2: Late 3s launch St. Cecilia into title game
Clare Hamburger and Shandra Farmer each hit a key 3-pointer in the fourth quarter to give Hastings St. Cecilia a 59-50 win over Pender in the Class C-2 semifinal Friday at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.
Class D-2: Sterling holds off Giltner in semifinals
It wasn't pretty, but Sterling got it done at the Devaney Center late Friday night. The Class D-2 No. 3 Jets outlasted Giltner 31-28 in the lowest scoring game of the first two days.
Class B: Vikings open tourney with strong performance
Defending Class B champion Grand Island Northwest never trailed Thursday in defeating Sidney 65-44 in the first girls basketball state tournament game in the new Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Class C-2: Turnovers key Hawkette victory over Tigers
Class C-2 No. 2 Hastings St. Cecilia has relied on its defense for most of the season. It did once again in the first round of the Class C-2 girls state basketball tournament.
Class D-2: Giltner tops Crawford for first state win
Giltner's first ever win at the girls state basketball tournament might have been classified as “ugly” by coach Nancy Lockmon, but she'll take it.
Northwest boys headed to state
It looked like Aurora was headed toward another state tournament. The Huskies were up by 10 points over Northwest midway through the third quarter of the Class B, District 5 championship game Tuesday at Grand Island Senior High. The Vikings, who were 3-for-20 shooting from the field in the first half, had been struggling to make baskets all night.
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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.
Class A: Islanders bounce back at duals
Grand Island wins championship a week after placing third at individual meet
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.
Novinski win tops strong meet for G.I.
Matthew Novinski provided Scott Usher with some company. Prior to Saturday, Usher stood as the lone Grand Island Senior High boy to ever win an event at the state swimming championships.
Grand Island takes duals title
Gage Grinnell stepped up when the Grand Island Senior High wrestling team needed him against Millard South to in the Class A state dual championship.
Northwest boys get past Hastings
It wasn’t pretty but it was pretty physical. And the bottom line is the Grand Island Northwest Vikings live to play another day. Northwest overcame a sluggish first half to defeat Hastings 39-27 in the first round Class B, District 5 tournament Saturday night at Grand Island Senior High.
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