Creighton lets another late lead slip away, falls 81-75 to Seton Hall

Creighton fumbled away another potential win in the final four minutes, dropping its fourth consecutive game in heartbreaking fashion. Seton Hall ended the game on a 14-2 run to clinch the 81-75 v... Read More

Championship Saturday notebook from Nebraska state wrestling

There are no sick days when a fourth state wrestling title is within reach. Had it been any other week, James Burks wouldn’t have wrestled the way he was feeling from a stomach bug that hit him Wednesday. “I was a little nervous,... Read More

Nebraska prep girls basketball district finals schedule for Classes C-1, C-2, D-1 and D-2

Here are the district finals schedules for Classes C-1, C-2, D-1 and D-2. Games are scheduled to be played Friday, Feb. 22. * * * CLASS C-1 C1-1, at North Platte No. 1 seed Mitchell vs. No. 16 Syracuse, 6 p.m. ... Read More

Creighton moves to 2-0 with offensive outburst against Arkansas-Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Jared Wegner belted a grand slam while Jason Allbery and Garrett Gilbert each added a pair of hits Saturday as Creighton beat Arkansas-Little Rock 13-8. The Bluejays (2-0) led 8-2 after a five-run fourth when Wegner... Read More

'We’re a defensive team': Treynor's defense suffocates Sidney in Region 8 semifinal

Sporting a stellar 20-2 record, the Sidney girls were out to prove their season win total wasn’t an aberration against their toughest opponent yet in a 2-A Region 8 semifinal. But Class 2-A No. 3 Treynor may have had the Cowgirls think... Read More

Iowa state wrestling roundup

DES MOINES — As a freshman in 2016, Cameron Baker sat in the stands and watched teammates Colton Clingenpeel win a state championship and McGwire Midkiff place second for Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson. A year later, he watched Midkif... Read More

Nebraska state wrestling notebook from day two

James Burks of Omaha Burke and Tyler Pawloski of Pleasanton are the stars of the show Saturday. But only one of the two wrestlers bidding for their fourth state titles can go last. That will be Pawloski. With returning champions in tw... Read More

Saturday's local scoreboard, Feb. 16

Wrestling Nebraska State Tournament Iowa State Tournament Missouri State Tournament Basketball Nebraska Boys Doniphan-Trumbull 49, Arcadia/Loup City 41 Falls City Sacred Heart 78, Lourdes Central Catholic 47 Lincoln East 75,... Read More

Nebraska high school boys basketball leaders, Feb. 16

Scoring Player, School, Games, Points, Average CLASS A Tonje, Omaha Central, 22, 545, 24.8 Williams, Lincoln North Star, 20, 420, 21.0 Arop, Creighton Prep, 22, 458, 20.8 Thompson, Om. Westside, 2... Read More

Jack Strunc has three RBIs in Creighton's season-opening win over Arkansas-Little Rock

Little Rock, Ark. — Clean-up hitter Jack Strunc had three hits and drove in three runs to lead Creighton to a 10-8 win over Arkansas-Little Rock in its season-opener on Friday afternoon. Strunc had a key at-bat in the fifth inning when... Read More

Friday's local scoreboard, Feb. 15

Wrestling Nebraska State Tournament Iowa State Tournament Missouri State Tournament Basketball Nebraska Boys Alliance 73, Sidney 29 Alma 65, Arapahoe 58 Ansley-Litchfield 45, Pleasanton 38 Archbishop Bergan 63, West Point-B... Read More