National No. 23 Bellevue West used a 14-2 run that crossed into the second half Tuesday night to defeat Iowa's No. 5 team, Sioux City East.
The way it sits right now, seven girls basketball teams could make a strong case for the No. 1 spot in the overall Top 10 — including one undefeated Class C-1 team.
Check out Mike Patterson's latest Nebraska high school girls basketball ratings.
The NSAA and Special Olympics Nebraska released a joint statement supporting unified sports in high schools, after the NSAA made two Omaha Burke boys basketball players sit out one game for playing in a Special Olympics basketball game.
Given that five new large schools will be in the mix by next school year, it’s time for the Nebraska School Activities Association to reconsider how it calculates Class B. With 28 schools in boys basketball and 27 in girls basketball, it's the state’s smallest class for number of schools.
Check out the latest Nebraska high school boys basketball ratings by World-Herald staff writer Stu Pospisil.
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Elkhorn’s boys used a victory in the 400-yard freestyle relay to earn a 405-397 victory over the host Warriors. In the girls meet Omaha Westside edged Omaha Marian by 0.41 seconds in the 400 freestyle relay as the two teams posted the fastest times in the state this season.
Class B No. 5 Waverly did it with depth, getting golds from three as part of 13 that scored on the day, enough to slip past host Bennington by a single point for the team title in the top-ranked Badgers’ home gym for their first-ever EMC title.
Reed Emsick and Tanner Nielsen were in street clothes for Omaha Burke, ineligible to play in Saturday’s game at Shawnee Mission South in Kansas. Their violation? They played Thursday for Burke’s unified basketball team in a Special Olympics Nebraska tournament.
Peyton McCabe scored 31 points Friday night to lead Omaha Skutt to a dominant girls basketball win over Omaha Central. The junior guard had 15 in the first half and 16 in the second for the 18-1 SkyHawks.
Britt Prince had 22 points, seven rebounds, six steals and four assists as Class B No. 2 Elkhorn North defeated No. 7 Norris for the Eastern Midlands Conference tournament title. Dylan Casart had 14 points and four blocks Friday night as Class B No. 7 Bennington (12-5) defeated No. 9 Norris.
Senior Karla Diaz converted a 4-9 split as Bellevue West posted a 151-125 victory in Game 5 to claim the title at Maplewood Lanes. It was the first for the Thunderbirds in the three-year history of the tourney.
Omaha Westside's Zoey Barber is 39-1 on the season, with 33 of those matches ending by pin. Earlier this month she moved into the national rankings, something she said has been on her mind since she began wrestling.
Check out the latest Nebraska high school boys basketball stat leaders.
The Patriots won four matches, defeating Omaha Burke 3-0 in the best-of-five final at Maplewood Lanes. Millard South reached that last match by posting a 3-1 win over defending champion Papillion-La Vista in the semifinals.
Take a look at some of the notable Nebraska high school games coming up and some top performers from the last week.
The Class A No. 1 Patriots used a huge run midway through a 38-23 win over Liberty, the top-ranked team in Missouri’s largest class, giving Nebraska’s best the rubber match and current bragging rights in a budding rivalry between nationally-prominent programs.
No. 3 Omaha Creighton Prep took the lead for good with 5:10 left and Joey Rieschl had a game-high 25 points in a 59-52 win over No. 4 Omaha Westside.
Mia McMahon scored 14 points Tuesday night to lead Omaha Skutt to a win over Lincoln Pius X.
Follow along with photos as Omaha Westside takes on Creighton Prep.
The No. 1 team in Class B is preparing for one of its toughest weeks of the season. Omaha Skutt, undefeated against in-state competition, will square off against a pair of ranked Class A foes.
All-class gold medalist Mia Murray of Lincoln East was named the Nebraska's Gatorade girls cross country runner of the year.
After a week in which every ranked team in Class B but Omaha Skutt lost, the 8-6 Cardinals are No. 8 in the new ratings, a year removed from going 9-14. Plus, Stu Pospisil breaks down other shifts in the latest ratings.
Check out the latest Nebraska high school boys basketball ratings from The World-Herald's Stu Pospisil.
Three-time defending Class C-1 girls champion North Bend defeated Glenwood, Iowa at the Nebraska Prep Classic in Sokol Arena behind 21 points from sophomore Lindsey Emanuel. Older sister Kaitlyn Emanuel, with 12, set the school's career scoring record.
See photos as North Bend Central girls' basketball takes on Glenwood (Iowa) in the Nebraska Prep Classic tournament at Sokol Arena on the Creighton University campus.
Omaha Creighton Prep used a seven-point swing late in the first half, resulting from Omaha Central having six players on the court, to tie the game and the state's No. 2 team went on to defeat its rival Friday night.
In the newest episode of Even Field, Eileen Meslar and Josie Whelan take a look the impact of Whitney Lauenstein leaving Husker volleyball and break down Nebraska's and Creighton's top 25 matchups this week.