Lourdes invites community to celebrate state-bound girls basketball team

NEBRASKA CITY – Lourdes Central Catholic schools will be hosting a Community Pep Rally this afternoon at 3:00 to celebrate the girls basketball team advancing to the Nebraska School Activities Association State Basketball Championships.

The Knights open the tournament at 8:45 p.m. Thursday vs. Fillmore Central at Lincoln Southwest High School. It’s Lourdes’ first state tournament since 2000 and their second appearance in school history. News Channel Nebraska will carry the game on Today’s Best Country, B103 (103.1 FM).

The school is also asking the community to join a special send off for the team by lining up along Central Ave. between the post office and courthouse at 5:20 p.m.

D2: No. 4 Chambers/Wheeler Central vs. No. 5 Sterling

When: 9 a.m. Thursday

Where: Lincoln Southwest High School

Radio: B103 (103.1 FM, b103.fm)

D2: No. 1 Sacred Heart vs. No. 8 Ewing

When: 10:45 a.m. Thursday

Where: Lincoln Southwest High School

Radio: B103 (103.1 FM, b103.fm)

D1: No. 2 Pleasanton vs. No. 7 Weeping Water

When: 2 p.m. Thursday

Where: Lincoln North Star High School

Radio: B103 (103.1 FM, b103.fm)

C2: No. 3 Fillmore Central vs. No. 6 Lourdes Central Catholic

When: 8:45 p.m. Thursday

Where: Lincoln Southwest High School

Radio: B103 (103.1 FM, b103.fm)

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