The Nebraska School Activities Association voted for girls wrestling to become an emerging sport. During the NSAA Board of Directors meeting, the board voted 7-1 in favor of classifying girls wrestling as an ‘emerging sport.’
Governor Pete Ricketts announced schools would be allowed to open up their weight rooms June 1st, as long as they follow specific guidelines. Adams Central Strength & Conditioning Coach Evan Feezell is in the midst of planning to open his schools weight rooms.
After seven years and 159 games, Lance Creech is stepping down as the head coach of the Hastings High boys basketball team. In his final season with the Tigers, he guided them to a 21-4 record and a berth in the Boys State Tournament for the first time since 2004.
With high school sports suspended until Monday, March 30, student-athletes no longer have access to workout equipment at their schools. So, conditioning coaches across the country have needed to get creative.
Grand Island Central Catholic sophomore Isaac Herbek stood before the free throw line at the Devaney Sports Center preparing to do something he has done hundreds of times. Only this time, it was in the Class C2 semifinals with a berth in the title game on the line. He drained it.
At Adams Central, the Patriots are in the midst of one of their best seasons in years. Head Coach Zac Foster has his team as the one seed in Class C1. One of his best players happens to be his son, Cam. For both, the success they've had together has been great on the court but it does not always mean it is been easy off it.
The last three years in the 500 yard freestyle, there has only been one guy who has stood on top of the podium. Jonathan Novinski of GICC won by more than eight seconds on Saturday (4:34.61). While he took home another gold, he was left feeling disappointed after he failed to beat his own state record (4:32.04).
St. Cecilia is a day away from beginning it's Class C2 title defense at the State Tournament. With a record of 23-3, the Hawkettes are the three seed in a deep class. While they may not be coming in as the top team in C2, no one is going to take them lightly.
The defending Class B state champs got a scare early on in their B-4 District Final game against 13-seed Omaha Mercy. The four-seed Northwest Vikings fell behind 11-4 before rallying in a big way to advance to the State Tournament, 57-41.