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Despite losing both ends of a doubleheader to Columbus Thursday night at Veterans Memorial Field, Norfolk High coach Sean Wetterberg found positives for his team to build on in a pair of one-run games.
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Norfolk girls tennis fall to Lincoln North Star in dual action
Norfolk High's girls tennis team picked up two wins against Lincoln North Star, but unfortunately the Navigators took the other seven matches to earn a 7-2 victory over the Panthers in dual action Friday afternoon.
Norfolk Catholic-Lutheran High boys soccer falls to Columbus Scotus
Columbus Scotus , the No. 4-ranked boys soccer team in Class B, scored three first-half goals before Norfolk Catholic-Lutheran High Northeast picked up the pace with a pair of goals early in the second half to close within a goal at 3-2 before the Shamrocks put three more shots into the net to win 6-2.
LHNE-NC girls soccer improves to 4-2 with win over Lakeview
A pair of second-half goals broke a 1-all halftime deadlock and allowed the Lutheran High Northeast-Norfolk Catholic girls soccer team to improve to 4-2 on the season with a 3-1 win over Columbus Lakeview Tuesday afternoon.
GI Northwest boys blank LHNE/NC; girls fall
Northwest has taken the easiest route to a 2-0 start this season — don't give up any goals. The Vikings posted their second-straight 2-0 home victory of the season Tuesday, this time against Lutheran High Northeast/Norfolk Catholic (1-2).
Norfolk earns first win of season and first career win for coach
The Norfolk High baseball team grabbed an early lead in both games of Tuesday evening's double-header split with Lincoln High.
All-Nebraska basketball teams bring full-court press
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No hitches for Bancroft-Rosalie
Bancroft-Rosalie erased any lingering doubt about the outcome of its 64-29 win over Hitchcock County in the first round of the Class D2 state tournament at Lincoln Southeast High School here Thursday with a quick third-quarter spurt.
Pierce's length gives Chadron fits
In the opening six minutes of a 61-47 win over Chadron in the first round of the Class C1 girls state tournament at the Bob Devaney Sports Center here Thursday, Pierce missed four shots in the paint.
Randolph downs Howells-Dodge in District D1-2 final
The Randolph Cardinals' game plan called for their match-up zone defense to hinder the Howells-Dodge offense in Tuesday evening's class D1-2 district final at Norfolk Catholic's Activities Center.
S/SA downs Wynot in D2 championship rematch
Spalding/Spalding Academy didn't exactly make hay at the free-throw line. But the Knights were efficient enough to leave defending state champion Wynot with the short straw in a 62-54 win in the Class D2-3 district final in front of nearly two full communities at Northeast Community College on Tuesday.
Huge fourth quarter helps Bergan rally past Winnebago
For three quarters Monday night, a state berth appeared to be within Winnebago's grasp. The Indians had a large 17-point lead early in the fourth quarter against Fremont Bergan, the top-ranked team in C-2.
Battle Creek boys basketball squad wins C2-3 district title
The Battle Creek Braves used high-energy man-to-man defense that forced Genoa Twin River into nine turnovers, four missed shots, and an offensive foul in the first six minutes of the C2-3 district final here Monday evening.
Ainsworth earns state berth
Ainsworth co-coach Brian Delimont's stomach was turning all day thinking about trying to defend Hartington Cedar Catholic junior James Kaiser.
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Plenty of 2013 finalists back in girls state tournament field
West Point GACC makes its 17th straight tourney, while Lincoln Southeast stays home.
Live updates: Nebraska state swimming and diving
Get live updates from the second day of the Nebraska high school state swimming and diving meet Friday at the Devaney Center.
Norfolk High boys advance to A7 district final
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Norfolk High swim season ends on positive note
The Norfolk High swimming program topped off its successful season with a number of positives at the three-day Nebraska State Swimming and Diving Championships at the Devaney Sports Center in Lincoln.
Wynot girls return to state with win in D2-3 district final
The Wynot girls basketball team earned a return-trip to the Nebraska Girls State Tournament Friday evening with a 40-34 victory over Ewing in the class D2-3 district championship game here.
Bancroft-Rosalie rolls past Mead
Bancroft-Rosalie coasted past Mead 56-23 to win the Class D2-2 District title at Fremont High School and return to the State Girls Basketball Tournament for the first time in five years.
Emerson-Hubbard outlasts Scribner-Snyder for district crown
Emerson-Hubbard outlasted Scribner-Snyder here Friday night to earn its second consecutive trip to the Girls Calls D State Basketball Tournament in Lincoln next weekend.
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