Teghan Sullivan's 3-pointer with 11 seconds left broke a tie and gave Superior a 47-44 win against Stanton in a Class C-2 semifinal.
When Stanton needed a play, Jaiden Hartl was there.
battle between undefeated teams, the Stanton girls basketball team downed Hartington-Newcastle 49-40 in overtime Friday night to win the championship game of the Stanton Holiday Tournament.
Class D-1 No. 4 Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family seemed to have all the momentum when it outscored Class C-2 No. 4 Stanton 19-4 in the third quarter to lead by nine going into the fourth quarter.
One night after Stanton had to wait nearly two hours to play its Class C2-4 subdistrict match, the top-seed Mustangs made quick work of No. 2-seed Wisner-Pilger.
STANTON — The Stanton High School volleyball team was prepared for its battle with Class C1’s top-ranked North Bend Central Tuesday evening — and it showed!
STANTON -- For some teams, converting third down situations into first downs is an emphasis.
At the beginning of the season, it appeared there was a large gap between the top three and the rest of the Class C teams in Northeast Nebraska.
Throughout the summer, The World-Herald will prepare you for the high school football season with a story previewing a new team or teams each day. This week, Class C-2 is featured, with Nos. 10 through 5 today.
Just when Class C No. 4 Stanton needed a spark Tuesday against Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family, they got one from an unlikely source.
Stanton earned a 25-22, 25-23, 25-20 victory over Diller-Odell to capture the Class C-2 state volleyball championship Saturday at the Devaney Center.
When the dust settled on the Class C state golf tournament, the Grand Island Central Catholic boys golf team stood at the tee box next to the pro shop at the Kearney Country Club with medals and trophy glinting in the warm sun.
Thursday's first-round victory for Guardian Angels Central Catholic won't win any beauty pageants, but the defensive effort was a sight to behold.
A gritty defense that finished with 16 steals allowed the No. 1 seed Bluejays to withstand a tough battle from No. 8 Stanton before pulling away in the fourth quarter for a 56-34 victory Thursday afternoon at Lincoln Southwest High School.
Twenty-six points helped Stanton put an end to a 26-year state-tournament drought. The Mustangs opened with a 26-5 run before holding off a second-half surge to defeat Twin River 47-37 in the Class C2-3 district final at Central Community College here Friday, earning a berth to state for the first time since 1990.
The first six minutes belonged to Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family. But the final 26 minutes and, ultimately, the game belonged to Stanton as the Mustangs turned up the defensive pressure for a 48-32 win in the Class C2-5 subdistrict final at the Norfolk Catholic Activities Center on Thursday.
The O’Neill boys, with an inside-outside scoring attack, scored 44 first-half points to take control early in the championship game of Stanton’s Holiday Basketball Tournament Tuesday night. The Eagles then scored 21 more points--including a 19-2 run--in the third quarter to cruise to a 76-50 win over the host Mustangs.
For as back-and-forth as Tuesday's game between preseason Class C No. 3 West Point-Beemer and No. 5 Stanton was, it was probably fitting that it came down to the final possession.
Stanton didn’t let its affinity for starting slow stop it from winning in its first-ever state-tournament appearance. The Mustangs — who trailed in early in all five sets — defeated Crofton 26-24, 20-25, 25-20, 19-25, 15-12 at Lincoln Southwest on Thursday in the first round of the Class C-2 tournament.
It’s not often a freshman steals the show, but Stanton’s Jessie Brandl did just that Tuesday night. Brandl’s 22 kill, 3 ace serve performance sparked the Mustangs to a 20-25, 25-19, 25-17, 25-21 win over Lutheran High Northeast in the Class C2-5 subdistrict championship at Norfolk Catholic.
North Bend Central avenged its loss to Stanton in the East Husker Conference title game this month with a 2-1 win vs. the Mustangs at Logan View’s triangular Tuesday near Hooper.
At times, it seemed Class C No. 6 Pierce had a wall at the net with hitters taller than those for No. 2 Stanton. But the Mustangs kept pounding, and they found enough ways to get around that wall to record a 25-16, 23-25, 25-18 victory over the Bluejays here Tuesday in the midpoint of a triangular.
First-year Stanton coach Tracy Kuester doesn’t sugarcoat it when talking about the Mustangs’ volleyball past. “Horrible,” she said. “Unbelievably horrible. But in the past few years, we’ve gotten things moving in the right direction.”
The Battle Creek offensive line was eager to show it was up to the task of replacing the core of a group that was instrumental in leading the Braves to back-to-back state semifinals.
After finishing as East Husker Conference boys basketball runner-up last year, Bancroft-Rosalie wasn’t leaving Central Community College’s Raider Fieldhouse in Columbus Saturday without winning it all.
Monday night’s win over O’Neill places the Stanton boys, now 7-1, in the championship game of the Stanton Holiday Tournament.
Stanton coach Sarah Klinetobe hit the nail on the head on her preseason sheet. “We are very excited for the possibilities the season holds,” she wrote. “This group of girls is very focused and determined to succeed.”