Madness apparently isn’t exclusive to March, and the state soccer tournament is proof. The six-day event, which wrapped up Tuesday, was among the more crazy in recent memory.
South Sioux City won its first boys state soccer title since 2013 as the fourth-ranked Cardinals downed top-ranked Elkhorn South 2-0 in the Class B championship game Tuesday night at Morrison Stadium.
South Sioux City kept its true motivation in-house Tuesday, channeling all its efforts into winning the school’s second Class B boys state soccer title.
Elkhorn South and South Sioux City put on a show in last year’s title match, a 3-2 overtime win for Elkhorn South in which the Storm rallied from a pair of deficits before scoring in the second extra session. Can the sequel top the original?
Senior Ben Plascencia scored early in the second half and Class B No. 4 South Sioux City used it to beat third-ranked Gretna 1-0 in the semifinals of the boys state soccer tournament at Morrison Stadium.
Michael Virgen’s first-half goal was the difference in Class B No. 4 South Sioux City’s 1-0 win over sixth-ranked Schuyler Friday in the opening round of the boys state soccer tournament at Morrison Stadium.
South Sioux City’s Molly Hornbeck isn’t quite finished coaching girls basketball this season.
A youth movement led a Saturday sweep for the state’s top side.
Brooke Carlson had 25 points on 8-of-8 shooting with 10 rebounds to lead Elkhorn to a 67-60 upset of No. 1 South Sioux City in the Class B championship game.
South Sioux City guard McKenna Sims is the Cardinals' leader both on and off of the floor.
The 23-4 Cardinals will face Elkhorn Saturday in the Class B title game at 2 p.m.
Two of the state’s top teams — and two of the top guards — were on display Thursday night at the Devaney Center.
Anyone wondering if Thursday night’s Platteview-South Sioux City matchup was perhaps the de facto state championship game, they’re not alone.
Longtime South Sioux City coach Kelly Flynn has been named the new girls basketball coach at Fremont High. Flynn led the Cardinals to 11 girls basketball championships in 16 state tournament appearances.
Molly Hornbeck can remember the day several years ago when a fundraiser was held for a little girl being treated for leukemia. She didn’t know at the time that little girl would grow up to be a star basketball player for South Sioux City. And Hornbeck would be her coach.
Top swimmers outside of the greater Omaha and Lincoln metro areas have had their share of success when it comes time for the state championship meet.
McKenna Sims scored 14 points Saturday to lead South Sioux City to a 52-36 win over Beatrice in the River Cities Conference tournament final.
Doubling down on defense Friday night helped South Sioux City nearly double its offensive output in the second half. The Class B No. 1 Cardinals girls scored 37 second-half points to pull away from Omaha Skutt 57-45.
It’s the first time football is using enrollment-based cutoffs and counting only the boys in grades 9, 10 and 11 on the last Friday of September.
By staying in Class B, South Sioux City will help the NSAA football schedule-makers by leaving Class A with an even number of schools.
Hunter Albers struck from 35 yards out for the game-winner in the second overtime of Class B No. 1 Elkhorn South’s 3-2 win over South Sioux City Monday night the championship match of the boys state soccer tournament at Creighton’s Morrison Stadium.
Elkhorn South coach Adam Hooi didn’t have much of an archive to dig into when scouting his team’s championship game opponent. And he was just fine with that.
Senior forward Basha Said scored in the first half to give Class B No. 2 South Sioux City a 1-0 win over third-ranked Schuyler Saturday morning in the semifinals of the boys state soccer tournament at Creighton’s Morrison Stadium.
Armando Garcia scored a pair of goals, including a second-half winner, to lead Class B No. 2 South Sioux City to a 2-1 win over fifth-ranked Ralston Wednesday in the first round of the boys state soccer tournament at Creighton’s Morrison Stadium.
It was a cold day for an outdoor photo when our All-Nebraska first-teamers gathered for a picture outside Joslyn Castle. But the players toughed it out. They were a cut above all season when talent was plentiful on high school basketball courts in Nebraska. This wasn’t the only time they sho…
I’ve been to enough of these All-Nebraska photo shoots to know if there might be some grumbling. Tuesday morning was one of those times.