The four-day state volleyball tournament had plenty to offer players and fans. We take a look at the kills, the digs, the thrill of winning and more.
Of the 48 teams at the state volleyball tournament this week, men are the head coaches of 10. Brent C. Wagner shares how they broke into the sport.
Falls City Sacred Heart is the only team to beat the Griffins this season. The rematch comes with big stakes.
It wasn't as full as usual, but there were cheerleaders and student sections, and plenty of signs and cutouts — it felt like a state tournament again.
Just how loaded is the state tournament field? There are 23 Division I volleyball recruits in it.
Continuing a long legacy of state tournament appearances for Northwest had a bumpy start thanks to COVID-19.
Last year's run by the Titans laid the foundation for the notion that anything can happen in Class A. The regular season confirmed that.
The SkyHawks can match a state record with a sixth consecutive title, but there are teams in Class B that shouldn't be counted out.
All eight teams have won at least 20 matches this season, making Class C-1 perhaps the most competitive of the six brackets this week.
As the only class without a defending state champion, Class C-2 is wide open. We look at teams who can contend for the top.
BDS is battle-tested (its seniors are 8-1 in state tournament matches) but Pleasanton has been a cut above the rest all season.
Diller-Odell swept its way through the bracket last season, but added depth among contenders make a similar feat unlikely this season.
Fans will be asked to exit Pinnacle Bank Arena after completion of their team's match at the state volleyball tournament to allow PBA staffers to sanitize seating areas for the next session.
A five-set victory against Thayer Central on Saturday locked up what Centennial had been playing and hoping for all season — a trip to the sta…
Omaha Skutt swept Norris on Friday, earning a spot in the Class B state volleyball championship match. Journal Star photos by Emily Haney.
Lincoln Lutheran got some revenge on Wahoo and swept into the Class C-1 finals. Journal Star photos by Francis Gardler.
Lauren Taubenheim and the Class A No. 2 Lincoln Pius X Thunderbolts meant business on Thursday night.
One of Marriah Buss’ booming strikes hit the hands of a Chadron player in the back row, and ricocheted high into the air behind the court and …
The Lincoln Pius X volleyball team came out on top against Millard South in four sets, 25-22, 21-25, 25-8, 25-20, Thursday in the opening roun…
A minor bump in the road wasn’t enough to slow down a determined Waverly team.
Some key, lengthy runs boosted Lincoln Lutheran to a sweep of Chadron in an opening-round match in Class C-1 at the state volleyball tournamen…
Waverly dispatches Northwest in four sets on the opening day of the Class B state volleyball tournament. Journal Star photos by Francis Gardler.