Sports

Wed
12
Nov

Giltner vball earns fourth straight trip to state

Four straight trips to Lincoln. Would you expect anything else from the defending D2 state champion Lady Hornets?
After an early exit in its district tourney on Nov. 3, Giltner had to wait in somewhat of a volleyball limbo until Friday when it was officially made clear it would grab one of the two wildcard spots.

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

Wed
12
Nov

Flyers take down Hornets in playoffs

On a cold, breezy night in Humphrey, the St. Francis Flyers controlled the ball and clock in dominating fashion, ending any hopes of a Giltner state title with a 38-6 win Nov. 5.

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

Tue
04
Nov

Aurora netters set sights on state bid

Aurora’s volleyball team wrapped up their regular season with a stellar 26-7 overall record and edged out Northwest in wildcard points when all was said and done.

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

Tue
04
Nov

Griffins calm Storm in Diller

It was cold. It was  windy. Heck, it was 10 miles from Kansas.
Diller-Odell’s field sat on a hill in Diller overlooking a large corn field that had already been harvested.
A few old barns and rusted tractors accompanied the field. They got a front row seat to watch the hometown Griffins end High Plains’ season 67-30 in the first round of the D1 playoffs.

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

Tue
04
Nov

Hampton loses subdistricts, loses out on state

The Hampton volleyball team ended its season with a 24-5 record after a 3-1 loss to Exeter-Milligan Monday night in the first-round game of the D2-2 subdistrict tournament in Friend. The loss brings the careers of two seniors; Brittany Dose and Cami Roehrs, to an end. For a more detailed story fo the game as well as thoughts from coach Diane Torson, Dose and Roehrs, grab a copy of the News Register on Wednesday and listen to the Soundslide of the game featuring the interviews.

Fri
31
Oct

District volleyball Tuesday

The Aurora volleyball team will face Seward Tuesday at 6:15 p.m. in the B-6 District Tournament, which will be hosted by Grand Island Northwest. The winner will advance to play the winner of the York/Northwest game at 7:30 p.m. that same night.

Wed
29
Oct

Husky softball players break school records

The Aurora softball team ended its season with a disappointing 5-21 season, but managed to find success by breaking some school records.
Freshman leadoff hitter and center fielder Bailey Collingham tied or broke five school records this year.

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

Wed
22
Oct

Lady Hornets are CRC volleyball champs

Three-peat, Lady Hornets' style. Class D2 No. 3 Giltner rolled over No. 6 Exeter-Milligan Tuesday night, sweeping the Timberwolves 3-0 behind strong performances from

Wed
22
Oct

Volleyball team splits in Omaha

Aurora’s eighth rated volleyball team split two matches in Omaha on Tuesday night, defeating sixth rated Omaha Gross 17-25, 25-22, 25-17, and losing to top ranked Omaha Skutt 25-10, 25-15.
Against Gross, the Huskies were led by Kiley Hixson and Logan Ohlson, who combined for 21 kills and 36 digs. Alex Schneider added nine kills and two blocks, Allison Penner seven kills and 31 assists, while Maggie Grosshans had 11 digs and Bethany Wilson 10. The Huskies travel to the Norris Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 25, then will host Seward on Tuesday, Oct. 28.
Wed
22
Oct

Lady Hornets survive while Lady Hawks fall

Two area schools made it to the semi-finals of the Crossroads Conference Tournament Monday night, but only one advanced to play for the conference crown.
The Giltner Lady Hornets won in convincing fashion, just as they have all season, against their opponent, the Meridian Mustangs in a three-game sweep.

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

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