Nolan Kohmetscher has only run the 3,200-meter run three times this season, but that is apparently all he needed. The Nebraska Christian senior was neck and neck with Aquinas’ Eli Frasher until he started to pull away on the second turn of the final lap to just win the Class C 3,200.

It’s not every day you win the same event twice. That’s essentially what happened to Nebraska Christian's Tara Murphy and Logan Faeh, who won their respective 300-meter hurdle events but had to re-run it after it was discovered that a flight of hurdles were accidentally missing from the track.

Centura survived a furious fourth quarter comeback effort by Nebraska Christian as the Centurions took a 41-40 victory in the semifinal round of the Class C-2, Subdistrict 8 Tournament Tuesday.

Centura’s Madison Myers and Emily Krolikowski may have started slow, but proved the old adage, it’s not how you start, it’s how you finish. Their efforts helped lift the Centurions to a 46-40 win over Nebraska Christian in the opening round of Class C-2 Subdistrict 8 play Tuesday in Aurora.

Going into Fullerton and Nebraska Christian’s matchup, you knew one team had to fall from the ranks of the undefeated. It was the Class D-1, No. 5 Warriors that came out unscathed, winning 44-33 in a loud home environment over the C-2 No. 4 Eagles.

Sisters Cassidy and Claire Ostrand provided the 1-2 punch during Nebraska Christian’s home triangular. The two combined for 48 kills in two matches to lead the Eagles to wins over Humphrey St. Francis 23-25, 25-16, 25-20 and D-1, No. 5 Heartland Lutheran 25-16, 25-18 Thursday at home.

Sutton’s defense caused havoc to Nebraska Christian in the Class C-2, District 2 final Friday at Aurora Middle School. The No. 6 Fillies forced 26 turnovers, 14 of which came on steals, and held the Eagles’ offense to 42 percent (11-of-26) from the floor in taking a 45-28 win.

Jaydon Elge is close to pinning down a dream. The Nebraska Christian sophomore recorded his third state wrestling tournament pin when he stuck Thayer Central’s Tyler Hergott in 2:44 during Class D 138-pound semifinal action Friday night at the CenturyLink Center.

YORK – The Cross County Cougars knocked off the No. 4 seed on Monday night, but could not get past the No. 1 seed Nebraska Christian Eagles on Tuesday night at York High School.

The Centennial girls and boys basketball teams were on the road Saturday at Nebraska Christian. The boys improved their season mark to 2-0 with a 36-23 win over the Eagles with a dominant first half of action.

Giltner, Mead, Deshler, Nebraska Christian and St. Edward got together for a day of volleyball, but the best of the bunch Saturday turned out to be the host Hampton Hawks.

The Nebraska Christian boys cross country team showed it can compete with the big teams once again during the Central City Invite. The Eagles, one of two Class D teams competing at the meet Thursday, captured the title by having four runners place in the top seven with 16 points, 11 more than runner-up Lexington at Valley View Golf Club.

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