The Discoverers volleyball team entered the season with a goal of finishing at least .500. After opening the season with a five-set win over a ranked Fremont team, Columbus High finished the year 18-13 for its most wins since rejoining Class A in 2019.
Scotus Central Catholic showed its youth and inexperience during an inconsistent 15-16 season.
Lakeview volleyball entered this season with question marks and uncertainty as new players were required to fill new roles.
Josie Bentz and Autumn Gibbs helped usher in one of the most successful runs in Lakeview volleyball history. Bentz, a four-year letterwinner, and Gibbs, a three-year letterwinner, led the Lady Vikes to back-to-back state appearances, ending a 39-year drought in 2020.
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LINCOLN - Howells-Dodge played for its second straight state title in Saturday's NSAA Class D-2 State Volleyball Championship match against Overton at the Devaney Center in Lincoln.
LINCOLN - Humphrey Saint Francis attempted to shake off the disappointment of Friday's semifinal defeat in Saturday's NSAA Class D-2 State Volleyball Championship third place match.
Check out a full photo gallery of the state volleyball finals action Saturday at the Devaney Sports Center.
Ah, Championship Saturday. The four-day state volleyball tournament rounds into one last day of cheers, tears and trophies.
The state tournament cranks up a few notches during a day of semifinals Friday at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Check out our full photo gallery!
The top-two teams in the Class D-2 ranking slugged it out Friday morning, as even the fifth set needed extra points to settle this semifinal.
"I thought we were going five," said Norfolk Catholic coach Michaela Bellar, but her team uncorked a 12-point run to seal it in four.
LINCOLN - Howells-Dodge lived on the edge in last year's state semifinal. Trailing two sets to none against Nebraska Christian, the Jaguars faced elimination twice.
LINCOLN - Humphrey Saint Francis served with match point in their grasp in Friday's NSAA Class D-2 State Volleyball Championship semifinal against Overton at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln.
Joining the fold at the state tournament Thursday at Pinnacle Bank Arena: Classes C-2, D-1 and D-2. Check out our full photo gallery!
Day Two of the state high school volleyball tournament is in the books. Here's what you should know from Thursday's action.
LINCOLN - Cross County returned to the NSAA State Volleyball Championships for the first time since 2013 on Thursday, facing the six-seeded Amherst Broncos in the Class C-2 state quarterfinals at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln.
Oakland-Craig has been under the lights of the state volleyball tournament before, but the Knights had their backs against the wall Thursday.
Bergan lost in the D-1 title game last season. It's using that loss as fuel this week in Lincoln.
LINCOLN - Howells-Dodge opened its chase for a second straight state title Thursday in the NSAA Class D-2 State Volleyball Championship quarterfinals against Stuart at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln.
LINCOLN - Humphrey Saint Francis squared off against nemesis Falls City Sacred Heart in Thursday's NSAA Class D-2 State Volleyball Championship quarterfinal at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln.
Day 1 of the state high school volleyball tournament is in the books. Here's what you should know from Wednesday's action.
First up at the state tournament Wednesday at Pinnacle Bank Arena: Classes A, B and C-1. Check out our full photo gallery!
Cross County, Humphrey Saint Francis, Clarkson/Leigh and Howells-Dodge take the Pinnacle Bank Arena floor in Lincoln Thursday at the NSAA State Volleyball Championships.
The official brackets for the high school state volleyball tournament, which begins Wednesday, are fresh off the press.
Four area volleyball teams secured their place at the NSAA State Volleyball Championships with district final wins Saturday.
VALLEY - Lakeview volleyball played in its third straight district final Saturday facing Douglas County West in the Class C1-8 district final in Valley.
The Lakeview Lady Vikes, coming off two competitive subdistrict matches against Scotus Central Catholic and Aurora, compete Saturday for a spot at the NSAA Class C-1 State Volleyball Championship.
Saturday is decision day for high school volleyball around the state as Classes B through D-2 compete in district finals for a berth to the NSAA State Volleyball Championships.