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Red-hot Asher leads Bluehawks to win

Brooks Asher almost couldn’t miss Saturday at the Heartland Hoops Classic.

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Saturday 02/13/2016
Overland hangs on to down Omaha South
Updated: February 13, 2016 - 11:46 pm

Omaha South found a way to make it a game in the second half.

But Overland (Aurora, Colorado) found a way to walk away from the final game of Saturday’s Heartland Hoops Classic a winner.

Zepeda wins 285-pound district title
Posted: February 13, 2016

YORK — Northwest’s Mark Zepeda put together a championship effort at 285 pounds in the Class B, District 3 Tournament.

In a bracket in what Viking coach Brian Sybrandts said was a loaded bracket, the senior came out and took the district championship, capping it with a 5-2 win over York’s Marvin Lazo Saturday at York High School.

Saturday's prep wrestling district results
Posted: February 13, 2016

Class A District 1

At Millard South

Saturday's area basketball roundup
Posted: February 13, 2016


Osceola 39, High Plains 34

Allison’s OT winner gives Storm 2-1 win over Herd
Updated: February 13, 2016 - 11:10 pm

SIOIUX FALLS, SD – Wade Allison ripped a loose puck past Stefanos Lekkas with 46 seconds remaining in overtime, catapulting the Tri-City Storm to a 2-1 victory over the Sioux Falls Stampede Saturday at the PREMIER Center.

John Marino drove the crease on the right side, creating havoc in three-on-three. Dan Labosky battered the puck off bodies to Allison, who scooped and shot it for his 18th of the season.

Saturday's City roundup
Posted: February 13, 2016


Elkhorn South 73, Grand Island 26

Central City wins C-3 district crown
Updated: February 13, 2016 - 8:46 pm

GIBBON — The Central City wrestling team kept one piece of tradition alive and well.

The Bison had three champions, along with four other state qualifiers, to help capture their eighth district championship in the last 10 years Saturday at Gibbon High School.

Islanders win 10th straight district title
Updated: February 13, 2016 - 11:39 pm

Sure, it was a bit of a nail-biter at the end, but the Grand Island wrestling team’s grasp on the district tournament extended another year.

The Islanders sealed their 10th straight district title Saturday in their home gym, edging out second-place Omaha Burke 183.5 to 180 in the Class A, District 4 tournament.

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