The inside scoop on all things boys state basketball from the final day of tournament at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Falls City Sacred Heart wasn’t the best team in Class D-2 during the regular season — far from it.
The No. 7 Irish knocked off the top-ranked Patriots 64-47 in the Class D-2 boys state basketball final. Journal Star photos by Francis Gardler
The Patriots led St. Mary's by as many as 18 points. That margin was trimmed to two points in the third quarter. Enter Jaheim Curry.
Plus, Aiden Hedstrom scored 21 points to lead St. Mary's; Jordan caps Irish comeback; and Humphrey St. Francis's big run topples Wynot.
Defending state champion Falls City Sacred Heart is back, but St. Mary's, Parkview Christian and Mullen are among those looking to unseat the Irish.
How'd Weidner feel in the closing seconds? “Just tears of joy were starting to fill in my eyes and it’s just a relief.”
We breakdown Saturday's championship games, which can be seen on NET.
Coaches at small schools at the state basketball tournament have racked up big victory totals, but that's not what keeps them going.
Now, the Flyers and Irish meet Saturday in a rematch of the 2018 state final. Journal Star photos by Gwyneth Roberts.
Humphrey St. Francis has the best player and the motivation, but this class has multiple teams built for a state title run.
A look at Friday's district girls basketball finals.
Highlights from the final round of the MUDECAS tournament Saturday in Beatrice.
It's hardly a drought, but the Irish girls have fell short twice in the tournament after winning it four straight years. Now, another chance looms.
The Journal Star's Ron Powell breaks down Friday's state semifinals in Classes D-1, D-2 and D-6.
Columbus Lakeview and Falls City Sacred Heart both ended their seasons with a win in third-place consolation matches Saturday.
The Nebraska high school state volleyball tournament can be a scenic route. The Griffins and Renegades skipped the sightseeing.
Falls City Sacred Heart is the only team to beat the Griffins this season. The rematch comes with big stakes.
Diller-Odell swept its way through the bracket last season, but added depth among contenders make a similar feat unlikely this season.
Isaac Noyd rushed for 164 yards and scored three touchdowns for the Cougars as the state football playoffs started Thursday in Classes D-1 and D-2.
From the Class B showdown between Bennington and Norris to Lincoln Pius X's triumph, here's a look at key games from Friday night.
BDS scored five straight touchdowns to erase a 17-point deficit and extend its regular season winning streak to 45 games.
A closer look at the Class D-1 area team capsules.
Clarkson/Leigh, Falls City Sacred Heart and McCool Junction top the preseason ratings for the three smallest classifications.
There are several talented teams looking to dethrone Humphrey St. Francis, who graduates five all-state players from last season's 13-0 team.