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Leading by six points early in the fourth quarter, Elgin Public-Pope John let victory slip away as Niobrara-Verdigre rallied to win 58 to 53 in the season opener for the Wolfpack.
That's the hope of Bellevue West girls basketball coach Marc Kruger after his top-ranked Thunderbirds dropped a 61-47 decision to Millard West in the championship game of the Great Nebraska Shootout Saturday afternoon on Millard West's home floor.
Preseason No. 1 Benson won the first of what could be several meetings this season with the four-time defending state champion Eagles, retaking the lead with 3:20 left in Saturday's title game in the OPS Jamboree season-opening boys basketball tournament.
Gov. Dave Heineman said the rest of the state should follow Omaha Public Schools' lead and adopt a 2.0 grade-point eligibility policy for athletes.
Papillion-La Vista South 66, Bellevue East 19 - Aaron Rothermund hit 7 3s on his way to racking up 26 points in leading the Titans to the win.
The North Platte High School boys' basketball team never really got on track on Saturday and the Bulldogs fell 58-42 to Omaha Creighton Prep at the Dawg House in the championship game of the Platte River Classic.
In a statement, Beth LaFave, mother of crash victim Nate LaFave, criticized how Sarpy County Attorney Lee Polikov publicly released word of his decision, saying he was dragging out "our worst nightmare" and "ripping open fresh wounds that are still struggling to heal."
Centennial Bronco senior Krayton Conell is trapped by the double-team of York Dukes Erin Malleck and Erin Lee .
The season started a few minutes late for the Adams Central girls basketball team.
The Class A All-ITG offense. Pictured are : Reid Matthias , Frank Dolincheck , Brandon Chunka-Butler , Trev Lovell , Brady Pelzer , Alec Ditoro , Drew Klein , Josh Roberts , Brad Brazeal , Sean Van Briesen , Cody Petrie , Billy Greco and CJ Johnson .
Clutch free-throw shooting, a solid defense effort in the fourth quarter and a 20-point performance by junior Trevor Burr helped the Kenesaw Blue Devils hold off Blue Hill 54-48 at home in the season opener Thursday night for both teams.
The best game came with and overtime thriller in Ralston, where York topped the Rams 63-60 after York's Ty Danielson hit a 3-pointer late in regulation to send the came into OT.
Omaha Benson's first win as the state's No. 1 team didn't come easily against No.