Sports

Wed
17
Dec

High Plains wrestlers compete at NE Dual Team event

The High Plains wrestling team travelled to Columbus Community College Friday and Saturday for the 2014 Nebraska Invitational Dual Team Championships.
The Storm placed sixth out of seven teams in Pool A results Friday. A total of 14 teams were present.

To read more, see this week's print or e-editions.
 

Tue
16
Dec

Interesting times for Husker Nation



It’s been an exciting couple weeks for Husker football fans. Maybe exciting isn’t quite the word I’m searching for. Maybe “interesting” is more appropriate.
Wed
10
Dec

Hampton falls in Osceola

Osceola's bigs were just too much for the Hampton boys basketball team Tuesday night. The Hawks fell 56-35 while Bulldogs' 6-3 forward Luke Ericson scored 27 points. Hampton's junior center Alex Parks was nearly the Hawks' only scoring option in the game. He led the way at halftime with 10 of the 13 first half points. Hampton drops to 0-3 on the season and take on Heartland (4-0) on Saturday.

Wed
10
Dec

Hampton girls win in Osceola

The Hampton Lady Hawks improved their record to 2-1 after dismantling Osceola on its own court Tuesday night 58-44. Sophomore point Tristin Mason led the team with 14 points and six rebounds while junior forward Haley Schulze added 12 points with eight boards, six coming from the offensive end. Hampton's full-court press created 11 steals in the win while the girls also hauled down 20 offensive rebounds. The Lady Hawks take on Heartland Community (2-1) in Henderson on Saturday night.

Wed
10
Dec

Aurora nearly shuts out Schuyler

In one of the most dominant defensive performances in school history, Aurora’s boys nearly shut out visiting Schuyler at halftime, going on to an impressive opening night win by the score of 52-14.

To read more, see this week's print or e-editions.

Wed
10
Dec

Lady Huskies defend home, but lose to AC

Aurora’s girls came out swinging and landed an early knockout, going on to an impressive opening night home victory over Schuyler Friday night by the score of 42-26.

To read more, see this week's print or e-editions.

Fri
05
Dec

High Plains Storm pick up where they left off

The last time the High Plains Storm basketball team stepped on a basketball court, it was the in the state championship game in Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln. The same thing that got them there in the first place -- an extremely intense

Fri
05
Dec

Giltner girls hold off Lady Storm in Polk

The Giltner girls drained jumpshot after jumpshot and held off a pesky High Plains team Friday night in Polk, coming away with a 59-43 win. Giltner senior Shelby Hinrichs scored

Thu
04
Dec

Northwest barely edges Aurora in dual

The Vikings' wrestlers hung on for a 42-41 win Thursday night in Aurora. The dual was the first action of the season for both teams. Senior Tanner Wonch tech-falled his opponent, Logan Luft, in the 170-pound division while mustache-clad classmate Jared Sullivan made quick work of Northwest's Josh Reimers, pinning him easily in the 160-pound division. Big men Nick Weber ( 220 lbs.) and Dalton Peters (285 lbs.) also pinned their opponents, as did 132-pounder Levi SaBell. The match of the night was most definitely the in 126-pound division, featuring Aurora's Trevor Alber and the Vikings' Wyatt Lilienthal. Down late, Alber came back to tie the match with nearly a minute left, then finished off Lilienthal before time expired for the Husky win, causing the crowd and raucous student section on their feet. The Huskies travel to Cozad on Saturday for a 9:30 a.m. tournament.

Wed
03
Dec

Newmyer in as Hawks’ floor general

It’s a new era in the Hampton basketball program, and first-year head coach Sam Newmyer is at the forefront.
Fresh off graduating in the spring from Doane College, the 23-year old Wilber, Neb. native is ready for the challenge of leading a new group of players on a team that went 6-14 last year under last year’s coach, Jesse Flanagan.

To read more, see this week's print or e-editions.

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