A list of athletes from throughout Nebraska who have signed to continue playing sports in college.
Fifty years ago, Title IX changed the arc of women’s sports. But not immediately. And Nebraska’s tardiness cost my high school basketball team a chance at a state championship, writes Marjie Ducey.
Fremont's Taylor McCabe and Elkhorn North's Britt Prince are the Journal Star's girls athletes of the year. Here's a look at 12 other multi-sport standouts that shined in 2021-22.
Luke Mullin has a closer look at what's happening behind-the-scenes to get the clocks installed — both on the scoreboard and in players' minds.
Notably, Lincoln Public Schools gyms will be no longer be used for any state basketball contests other than third-place games.
There is plenty to unpack from the NSAA's meeting, highlighted by a seismic shift to the state baseball's scene.
Our theme to this year's Super-State selections had us catching a few scoops of ice cream at eCreamery in Omaha.
The Bluejay women are the last Division I team standing in the state of Nebraska, and former high school stars from the area are enjoying the ride.
Bulldogs pull away with 9-0 run late second quarter, win first state title.
Bulldogs let the emotions out after winning the state title over Shelton.
LINCOLN - Kandee Hanzel stood out in the hallway at Lincoln Southwest last year and did her best to contain the emotions. But... She wasn't doing a very good job.
LINCOLN - Humphrey Saint Francis girls basketball has made championship games the norm in the past nine seasons. Unfortunately for the Flyers, playing bridesmaid has become all too familiar in those title chances.
Senior reflects on how she and her teammates played in the win over Bergan.
Making a second straight deep state tournament run, Elkhorn North is getting to know the ins and outs of Pinnacle Bank Arena pretty well.
Making their first-ever trip to the girls state basketball tournament, the Shelton Bulldogs continue to look like a team that has years of experience.
LINCOLN - For the past three years, the most Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family girls basketball could dream about was making it past the first round of the state tournament. Then came Thursday at the Devaney Center. It seems not even the Bulldogs' dreams made it this far.
Hastreiter makes two crucial plays in state semifinal win over St. Mary's.
A look inside the Flyers' postgame locker room celebration.
LINCOLN - It was the kind of game tailor-made for a player like Jalyssa Hastreiter.
Maybe she senses the end of her high school basketball career is near. Maybe it was her experience playing at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Lincoln Lutheran's state semifinal loss last year to Hastings St. Cecilia came up a lot in the offseason.
The boys and girls state basketball tournaments are taking place over a six-day hoops extravaganza, providing a much-needed boost to the hospitality industry in the process.
Lincoln Southwest has high expectations of itself when it comes to defense.
Kaitlyn Emanuel and Alyssa Fortik battled it out beneath the brightest lights in Class C-1 girls state tournament action Monday.
The Devaney Sports Center lid was pulled out of storage.
The Bolts and Tigers squared off in a high-profile first-round matchup at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Journal Star photos by Kenneth Ferriera