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Boys State Basketball Class B Semifinals

March 8, 2013 Leave a comment

Elkhorn south's Johnny Trueblood (30) shoots and South Sioux City's Nathan Rogers (14) tries to defend in the first half of the South Sioux City vs. Elkhorn South Class B state tournament semifinal basketball game at the Bob Devaney Sports Center in Lincoln, Neb., on Friday, March 8, 2013. Elkhorn South leads at the half 35-23.

The South Sioux City bench celebrates a play in the final seconds of  overtime of the South Sioux City vs. Elkhorn South Class B state tournament semifinal basketball game at the Bob Devaney Sports Center in Lincoln, Neb., on Friday, March 8, 2013. South Sioux City won the game in overtime 84-76.

Gretna's Mitchell Drey (left) shoots while Scottsbluff's Tyler Mickey tries to defend him in the first half of the Scottsbluff vs. Gretna Class B state tournament semifinal basketball game at the Bob Devaney Sports Center in Lincoln, Neb., on Friday, March 8, 2013. Gretna leads at the half 24-23.

Evynn Graver, 5, serves as a cheerleader/mascot for the Gretna Dragons in the second half of the Scottsbluff vs. Gretna Class B state tournament semifinal basketball game at the Bob Devaney Sports Center in Lincoln, Neb., on Friday, March 8, 2013. Scottsbluff won the game 55-51.

Scottsbluff's Matthew Klein celebrates while walking off the court following the Scottsbluff vs. Gretna Class B state tournament semifinal basketball game at the Bob Devaney Sports Center in Lincoln, Neb., on Friday, March 8, 2013. Scottsbluff won the game 55-51.

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Girl’s State Basketball Class B Semifinals

March 1, 2013 Leave a comment

Hannah Tvrdy, of Seward, jumps up for a basket in the second half of the Seward vs. Grand Island Northwest Class B girl's state tournament semifinal basketball game at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Friday, March 1, 2013. Northwest won the game 57-45.

Alix Bryant (left) and Mackenzie Allen, of Norris, celebrate their overtime win in the Beatrice vs. Norris Class B girl's state tournament semifinal basketball game at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Friday, March 1, 2013. Norris won the game in overtime 59-54.

Norris' Kasey Hohlen (left) and Bridget Bucher go up for a rebound in the second half of the Beatrice vs. Norris Class B girl's state tournament semifinal basketball game at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Friday, March 1, 2013. Norris won the game in overtime 59-54.

Seward starters watch from the bench in the final seconds of the Seward vs. Grand Island Northwest Class B girl's state tournament semifinal basketball game at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Friday, March 1, 2013. Northwest won the game 57-45.

Grand Island Northwest players and coaches celebrate their win of the Seward vs. Grand Island Northwest Class B girl's state tournament semifinal basketball game at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Friday, March 1, 2013. Northwest won the game 57-45.

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Husker women’s basketball beat Iowa – 66-46

February 24, 2013 Leave a comment

Nebraska's Lindsey Moore (left), whips around Iowa's Jaime Printy for a pass in the first half of the Nebraska vs. Iowa women's basketball game at the Bob Devaney Center in Lincoln, Neb., on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. The Huskers won the game 66-46.

Nebraska vs. Iowa women's basketball

Nebraska vs. Iowa women's basketball

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Nebraska dominates Minnesota women’s basketball – 80-56

February 3, 2013 Leave a comment

Emily Cady (left), of Nebraska, Katie Loberg (center) and Kayla Hirt, both of Minnesota, battle for a rebound in the first half of the Minnesota vs. Nebraska women's basketball game at the Bob Devaney Sports Center, in Lincoln Neb., on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013. The Huskers won the game 80-56.

Nebraska head coach Connie Yori celebrates a three-point shot by Lindsey Moore in the second half of the Minnesota vs. Nebraska women's basketball game at the Bob Devaney Sports Center, in Lincoln Neb., on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013. The Huskers won the game 80-56.

Members of FM Acro, a high-flying acrobatic dunk team, performs during halftime of the Minnesota vs. Nebraska women's basketball game at the Bob Devaney Sports Center, in Lincoln Neb., on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013. The Huskers won the game 80-56.

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The past week…

January 26, 2013 Leave a comment

Arta Smith shovels outside her home in Lincoln, Neb., on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.

Josh Morrison, a senior with autism, practices with his swim team after school at Lincoln North Star High School in Lincoln, Neb., on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013.

Dyaln Talley (24), of Nebraska, passes to teammate Andre Almeida (not pictured) while being blocked by Tracy Abrams (13), of Illinois, in the second half of the Illinois vs. Nebraska men's basketball game at the Bob Devaney Sports Center in Lincoln, Neb., on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. Illinois won the game 71-51.

Wahoo beats Raymond Central basketball – 68-51

January 15, 2013 Leave a comment

Raymond Central's Christain Benes (left) and Wahoo's Quinn McGill reach for a loose ball in the first half of the Wahoo vs. Raymond Central boys prep basketball game at Raymond Central High School on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. Wahoo led at the half 37-29.

Wahoo's Quinn McGill (right) goes for a layup past Raymond Central's Ryan Schneider in the second half of the Wahoo vs. Raymond Central boys prep basketball game at Raymond Central High School on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. Wahoo won the game 68-51.

Tyson Carlson (54), of Raymond Central, fights for a rebound with Wahoo's Ben Scheef in the first half of the Wahoo vs. Raymond Central boys prep basketball game at Raymond Central High School on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. Wahoo led at the half 37-29.

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Independent kids and high school basketball

December 10, 2012 Leave a comment

Emmett Aksanuit, 2, of Lincoln, crawls under the tree to explore the ornaments and lights beneath at the annual Capitol tree lighting ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012 at the Nebraska Capitol Building.

Nick Billingsley, of Omaha Central, goes up for a rebound in the Omaha Central vs. Lincoln Southeast boy's basketball prep game on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 at Lincoln Southeast High School. Both teams are ranked in the top four for Class A. Omaha Central won the game 78-36.

Wyatt Schneringer, 3, of Lincoln, looks at all the donated gifts for the 8th annual toy drive in honor of Josh Brestel on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 at American Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Neb. Toys will be delivered to Children's and St. Elizabeth hospitals on Josh's birthday, Dec. 13.

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