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Alliance 73, Sidney 29

Alma 65, Arapahoe 58

Ansley-Litchfield 45, Pleasanton 38

Archbishop Bergan 63, West Point-Beemer 46

Ashland-Greenwood 54, Malcolm 49

Auburn 56, Johnson County Central 41

Aurora 72, Holdrege 41

Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons-Decatur 80, Pender 34

Battle Creek 63, O'Neill 46

Bayard 59, Hyannis 54

Bellevue West 80, Millard South 49

Bishop Neumann 63, Lincoln Christian 55

Bloomfield 63, Wausa 39

Blue Hill 48, Heartland Lutheran 43

Boone Central/Newman Grove 45, Crofton 43

Boyd County 52, Clearwater/Orchard 46

Broken Bow 72, Minden 52

Bruning-Davenport/Shickley 58, Meridian 27

Burwell 62, CWC 33

Cambridge 63, Bertrand 55

Cedar Bluffs 49, Winside 15

Chase County 57, Sutherland 45

Columbus Lakeview 58, Central City 42

Cross County 77, Friend 44

David City 64, Clarkson/Leigh 57

Deshler 45, Lawrence-Nelson 31

Douglas County West 80, Tekamah-Herman 42

Elkhorn Mount Michael 66, Arlington 36

Elm Creek 65, Elwood 29

Elmwood-Murdock 37, Louisville 30

Eustis-Farnam 66, Medicine Valley 48

Exeter/Milligan 48, Dorchester 29

Franklin 49, Red Cloud 34

Freeman 64, Sterling 35

Fullerton 76, Palmer 25

Garden County 67, Leyton 22

Giltner 42, McCool Junction 32

Grand Island 50, Lincoln Pius X 40

Grand Island Central Catholic 50, St. Paul 40

Gretna 48, Norris 37

Guardian Angels 75, Winnebago 57

Hartington Cedar Catholic 55, Norfolk Catholic 53

Hartington-Newcastle 49, Randolph 36

Hastings St. Cecilia 55, Centura 54

Hemingford 66, Crawford 41

High Plains Community 55, Osceola 38

Howells/Dodge 67, Lutheran High Northeast 63

Humphrey St. Francis 43, Twin River 28

Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family 71, Plainview 29

Johnson-Brock 63, Mead 38

Kearney 75, Millard West 58

Kenesaw 57, Wood River 52

Laurel-Concord/Coleridge 80, Wynot 39

Lexington 36, Grand Island Northwest 24

Lincoln High 72, Omaha Westside 63

Lincoln Lutheran 77, Boys Town 54

Lincoln North Star 54, Fremont 42

Loomis 70, Maxwell 44

Milford 66, Syracuse 45

Minatare 68, Potter-Dix 24

Mitchell 67, Kimball 55

Neligh-Oakdale 60, Niobrara/Verdigre 51

Norfolk 58, Lincoln Northeast 42

North Bend Central 65, Fort Calhoun 37

Ogallala 93, Gothenburg 40

Omaha Bryan 57, Omaha Burke 40

Omaha Central 77, Lincoln Southwest 48

Omaha Christian Academy 55, Nebraska Christian 46

Omaha Creighton Prep 74, Papillion-LaVista 44

Omaha Nation 76, Allen 52

Omaha North 49, Lincoln East 47

Omaha Roncalli 43, Elkhorn 35

Osmond 68, Elkhorn Valley 33

Overton 67, Gibbon 60

Palmyra 52, Humboldt/Table Rock-Steinauer 45

Papillion-LaVista South 75, Omaha Northwest 54

Paxton 58, North Platte St. Patrick's 45

Platteview 61, Columbus 57

Ponca 75, Creighton 40

Sandy Creek 52, Heartland 42

Schuyler 54, Raymond Central 37

Scottsbluff 66, Gering 53

Shelby/Rising City 71, East Butler 55

Shelton 68, Silver Lake 44

Southern Valley 43, Axtell 39

Southwest 60, Maywood-Hayes Center 42

Spalding Academy 62, St. Edward 42

St. Mary's 76, Elgin Public/Pope John 39

Stanton 45, Emerson-Hubbard 39

Stuart 63, North Central 40

Sutton 77, Superior 29

Wakefield 67, Homer 53

Wallace 62, Creek Valley 49

Wauneta-Palisade 69, Dundy County-Stratton 51

Wayne 54, Pierce 47

West Holt 67, Ewing 28

Wisner-Pilger 83, Madison 53

Yutan 50, Logan View-Scribner-Snyder 35

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Ainsworth vs. Cody-Kilgore, ccd.

Bridgeport vs. Perkins County, ccd.

Centennial vs. Wilber-Clatonia, ppd. to Feb 16th.

Central Valley vs. Riverside, ccd.

Conestoga vs. Weeping Water, ccd.

Fairbury vs. Falls City, ppd. to Feb 16th.

Hitchcock County vs. South Platte, ccd.

Kearney Catholic vs. Adams Central, ccd.

Mullen vs. Twin Loup, ccd.

Parkview Christian vs. Diller-Odell, ccd.

Sandhills/Thedford vs. Brady, ccd.

South Loup vs. Sumner-Eddyville-Miller, ccd.

Southern vs. Pawnee City, ppd. to Feb 16th.

Tri County vs. Lewiston, ccd.

Walthill vs. Nebraska Lutheran, ccd.

Wilcox-Hildreth vs. Amherst, ccd.

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Ashland-Greenwood 54, Malcolm 49

Fremont 65, Lincoln North Star 38

Lincoln East 57, Omaha North 42

Lincoln Northeast 62, Norfolk 43

Millard South 76, Bellevue West 51

Millard West 65, Kearney 59

Omaha Burke 61, Omaha Bryan 12

Omaha Central 63, Lincoln Southwest 49

Omaha Westside 58, Lincoln High 55

Papillion-LaVista 64, Omaha Marian 39

Papillion-LaVista South 75, Omaha Northwest 54





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The McCook Community College Men’s basketball team had a chance to tie the game in the final seconds but came up short losing at home to Trinidad State Friday 62-59.

“Trinidad just made plays at key times in the game and we didn’t,” MCC Coach Brandon Lenhart said.

Trailing 60-59 with 10.7 seconds left in the game, the Indians gained the length of the court but a drive to the rim from freshman Mardrez McBride (Augusta, Ga.) failed to fall, and the Trojans made a free-throw with 1.7 seconds left to ice the win.

“This one is a tough one to stomach,” Lenhart said. “Hats off to Trinidad State for grinding it out. This is a tough league night-in, night-out, home or road and they made enough plays to win on the road.”

After Trinidad State took an early six-point lead, neither team was able to pull away, as the game was tied four times in the first half, with two lead changes and no lead bigger than six points. The Trojans took a 31-28 halftime lead and were able to stretch the lead to nine points with four minutes into the second half.

“Trying to find a lift… trying to find energy tonight was tough at times,” Lenhart said. “AV came in and provided a spark at times.”

AV Banks, the redshirt sophomore from Portageville, Mo., went three-for-four from the 3-point line in the second half, including a three with 2:24 remaining in the game to give MCC a 59-58 lead. Banks was four-for-six on the night from the arc and led MCC with 15 points, but that 3-pointer was the final shot to fall for the Indians.

“We took difficult shots and our shooting percentage shows that,” Lenhart said. “We just didn’t play very smart at times.”

For the game MCC shot 33.3 percent from the field, shot 24.0 percent on 17 3-point shots and 69.2 percent on 13 free throws.

Trinidad shot 40.4 percent from the field, 36 percent on 25 3-pointers, and 53.8 percent on 13 free throws.

The Trojans out-rebounded MCC 41-38 and had more turnovers, 22-16.

“We had careless turnovers that being said we still had a chance to tie the game in regulation but couldn’t get it done,” Lenhart said.

Sophomore Amadou Dieye (Senegal) was the only other MCC player in double-figures with 11 points. He tied for team-high rebounds, seven, along with sophomore Peanut Cunningham (Louisville, Kent.) who added nine points.

Trinidad State improves to 16-8 and 3-5.

The Indians fall to 10-15 overall and 2-7 in South Sub-Region play.

MCC returns to the court at 4 p.m. Saturday to continue region play hosting Otero Junior College. The Indians wrap up region play with two games this week going to North Platte Wednesday and at home Saturday against Lamar Community College. The final game of the season will be a Nebraska Community College Athletic Conference game at home against Central Community College Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m.

For more photos from the game, please visit the MCC Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/MPCCMcCook/

You can stay up to date with all MCC Indian Athletics including live-streaming games, news, photo galleries, schedules and more at MCC Indians Athletics web page at:

https://mccindians.com/index.aspx?tab=basketball&path=mbball





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The McCook Community College Lady Indian basketball team picked up a Region IX South Sub-Region win Friday night 68-57 in the Peter and Dolores Graff Events Center.

“Tonight was a grinder of a game,” MCC Coach Kellen Fernetti said. “We kept playing and battling and found a way to get some points on the board in the second half that propelled us to the win.”

The Lady Indians were averaging 85.9 points per contest and after enjoying a 16-9 first quarter lead only led 28-24 at the half. While the Trojans held MCC to 22 points under their scoring average, the coach was extremely pleased with his defense.

“Our defense may have been the best it's been all year,” Fernetti said. “We really guarded hard for 40 minutes. Our press was effective and we got some turnovers in the second half that helped us.”

Sophomore transfer Hailey Tiles (Rogers, Ark.) led all scorers with 24 points and made it a double-double by picking up 10 rebounds. Freshman Makenna Bodette (Colorado Springs) also had a double-double with 19 points and 16 rebounds.

Sophomore Sam Hinkle, (Parachute, Colo.) scored 14 points and snagged six rebounds.

“We didn’t shoot the ball well tonight but Hailey Tiles, Makenna Bodette and Sam Hinkle scored well for us tonight,” Fernetti said. “Sometimes you have to find a way when the shots don’t fall and tonight we did.”

MCC shot 35.2 percent from the game, 22.2 percent from the 3-point line (six-for-27), and made 12 of 18 free-throw shots (66.7 percent). Trinidad shot 27.8 percent from the field, 17.9 percent from the 3-point line and 12 of 18 from the free-throw line (66.7 percent.) MCC out-rebounded the Trojans 51-44.

Trinidad falls to 12-11 on the season, and 3-4 in South Sub-region

MCC improves to 16-9 overall 4-4 in the region standings.

The Lady Indians are back at it Saturday at 2 p.m. to face Otero Junior College at home.

“This sets up a huge game vs Otero here at home and we will be excited for it,” Fernetti said.

After Saturday, the Lady Indians travel to Beatrice Monday for a 6 p.m. (women’s only) game at Southeast Community College, followed by Wednesday’s game at North Platte and then back home Saturday for a 2 p.m. game with Lamar Community College in which the sophomores will be honored. That is also the day of the Dick Driml Chili Cookoff and Veterans Appreciation Day.

For more photos please visit the MCC Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/MPCCMcCook/

You can stay up to date with all MCC Indian Athletics including live-streaming games and photo galleries and more at MCC Indians Athletics web page at: https://mccindians.com/index.aspx?tab=basketball2&path=wbball





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McCook, NE - The McCook boys basketball team would host Cozad on Thursday night for the final home game of the year and close out the regular season. The Bison would suffer a loss to the Haymakers, 53-45. The first half would be close as Cozad would lead 12-11 after the first quarter. McCook would score 11 points in the 2nd quarter to take a one point lead into the locker room, 22-21. The Haymakers would turn it up in the third quarter outscoring McCook 20-9 to take a 41-31 lead after three. McCook would fall short in the fourth only scoring 14 points to Cozad's 12. The Bison record going to the post-season is now 8-11. Cozad is with the win is 18-5. Haymakers will play Chase County Monday night to start post-season play, McCook will travel to Lexington Monday night to take on Holdrege for the the second time this season. Tip off is set for 7:45pm. Listen live on The Zone 93.9 & thezone939.com. 

Individual scoring for McCook 
Mockery 2, Sehnert 6, Gross 10, Dugger 16, Bunger 4, Burket 3, Rakes 2, Fawver 2 




Jeremy Yilk after Cozad

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Kearney, Neb. – Forward Maegan Holt scored a school freshman record of 31 points and freshman forward Shiloh McCool recorded her fourth double double of the year to help Nebraska-Kearney hold off Lincoln, 72-59, Thursday night at the Health & Sports Center.

UNK (14-9, 7-7) is now 11-3 at home and remains in a seventh place tie in the MIAA standings while the Blue Tigers drop to 10-13 (2-12).

The Lopers led for the last 34 minutes and by as many as 19 points before LU made a move late in the fourth quarter. However, McCool (Pleasant Hill, Ia.) took a pass down low and then kicked it out to Holt (Council Bluffs, Ia.) who promptly knocked down her third and final three of the game. That made it 55-44 with 3:28 and LU didn't get the deficit under 10 points the rest of the way.

Averaging 12 made free throws per game coming in, UNK was 15 of 24 at the line in the fourth quarter alone to put the icing on the cake. The overall 23 of 39 effort is one of the Lopers busiest nights at the line this year. Seven different Lopers made at least one freebie with LU going 13 of 17 on its end of the court.

"We did a good job of taking away the things they do well. Team defense wise, we did a good job of helping out on a couple of their better players that we knew they would try and establish early," said Loper head coach Carrie Eighmey. "We're going to have to continue to guard well moving forward."

Holt entered tonight as Kearney's third leading scorer (8.4). She recorded the 45th 30-point game in school history by going an efficient 10 of 13 from the field (3 of 4 threes) and 8 of 13 at the line. Holt had 20 points in the second half and fell a rebound short of her first collegiate double double. The nine rebounds (four offensive) are a season-high.

While there is no official UNK freshman record for points in a game, the previous 44 efforts of at least 30 points were all done by players with at least one year under their belt.

Next, McCool had 11 points and 11 rebounds (five offensive) with sophomore guard Adreon Bell (Independence, Mo.) adding 12 points and three assists. Defensively, UNK forced LU senior star Zhanesha Dickerson to take 26 shots to reach her team-high 22 points. She also had nine rebounds, three blocks and a steal in 39 minutes.

"They do a good job of dictating pace and we had several empty possessions in a row late in the third quarter and early in the fourth. We turned the ball over a couple of times and number 32 (Dickerson) can really stroke it," said Eighmey. "Even though she had 22 points I thought we did a really good job on her."

Also for Lincoln, senior post Bre Coleman had a double double (17 points and 12 rebounds) with junior guard Kaloni Pryear at 15 points.

UNK hosts 25th-ranked Lindenwood on Saturday. The Lions (16-5, 10-4) lost to No. 4 Fort Hays State tonight, 77-52.




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Kearney, Neb. – Freshman Kanon Koster scored a team-high 26 points and Nebraska-Kearney took advantage of 23 turnovers and 10 offensive rebounds to upset Lincoln, 75-67, Thursday night at the Health & Sports Center.

The Lopers have won two in a row and three of four to improve to 9-14 (4-10). Amazingly, UNK has now been involved in 17 games decided by 10 points or less. On the other side of the court, the Blue Tigers fall to 16-7 (9-5) and to 6-3 on the road.

Behind 20 points from senior forward Terrance Smith, LU led most of the first half and by a 32-27 score the break. UNK hung around thanks to five o-boards, leading to eight points, and 10 Blue Tiger turnovers that turned into five more points.

Lincoln coughed up the ball six more times to start the second half, helping UNK go on a 13-7 run. The Blue Tigers briefly regained the lead at 41-40 but then a Koster layup, followed by a three from Alliance sophomore Austin Luger, put the Lopers up for good.

"I think our offense worked together tonight. Kanon wasn't doing a bunch of isolation to get his points. I thought it was out of the flow … we were getting ball reversals and had some really good assists there," said Loper head coach Kevin Lofton. "Kanon had one late to AJ. That's the kind of play that makes you think the guys might be jelling a little bit.”

A three-point play by Bellevue junior AJ Jackson made it 64-52 with 4:15 to play but the Blue Tigers had one last run in them. A steal and dunk by junior guard Jonell Burton cut it to a four-point deficit, 71-67, with 40 seconds remaining. UNK handled the press and went 4 of 6 at the line to seal the deal.

Both teams made 26 field goals and seven threes. UNK got off 16 more shot attempts thanks to those 23 turnovers with Lincoln, normally a 77 percent free throw shooting team, going 8 of 14 at the line. Finally, Kearney ended up with 17 second chance points and 18 points off turnovers.

Individually, Koster went 9 of 14 (2 of 4 threes) from the field and 6 of 7 at the line to reach his point total. This is his fourth game of at least 25 points this season. Next, Iowa junior Kyle Juhl (11) and Texas junior Chase Winchester (nine) also sunk two threes apiece to combine for 20 points with Minnesota sophomore forward Weston Baker Magrath supplying eight points and six caroms. He had most of his production in the first half to keep UNK in it.

For Lincoln, Smith ended up with 30 points on 11 of 17 (3 of 5 threes) shooting. Going 5 of 8 at the line, he also had five rebounds, two dimes, a block and steal over 34 minutes. Burton (14) and reserve Amariontez Ivory (10) were the other Blue Tigers in double figures. Ivory came in averaging 14 points per game but didn't start for the first time this winter. He had 33 points in a win over UNK last February.

UNK hosts Lindenwood on Saturday afternoon. The Lions (12-14, 5-9) upset Fort Hays State tonight, 73-67.
 




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Beatrice 64, Waverly 45

Bennington 79, Ralston 47

Columbus Scotus 68, Aquinas 52

Cozad 53, McCook 45

Hastings 67, Grand Island Northwest 43

Lincoln North Star 61, Millard West 43

Lincoln Pius X 64, Grand Island 47

Millard North 60, Fremont 45

Omaha Burke 65, Millard South 29

Omaha Creighton Prep 71, Papillion-LaVista South 40

Omaha Nation 96, Santee 38

Sergeant Bluff-Luton, Iowa 76, South Sioux City 58

Valentine 56, Gordon/Rushville 51

Weeping Water 61, Cornerstone Christian 37

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Lincoln East 57, Norfolk 47

Lincoln North Star 37, Millard West 35

Lincoln Pius X 56, Grand Island 33

Millard North 61, Fremont 57, OT

Millard South 69, Omaha Burke 42

Omaha Marian 63, Papillion-LaVista South 44

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Syracuse 49, Auburn 45

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Lincoln Christian 52, Milford 34

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Louisville 66, Omaha Brownell-Talbot 32

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Bishop Neumann 46, Wahoo 42

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Omaha Roncalli 56, Omaha Concordia 47

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North Bend Central 53, West Point-Beemer 46, OT

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O'Neill 36, Pierce 24

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Columbus Lakeview 43, Boone Central/Newman Grove 33

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Adams Central 35, Grand Island Central Catholic 28

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Broken Bow 32, St. Paul 26

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Chase County 53, Ogallala 43

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Mitchell 45, Chadron 23

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Yutan 41, Nebraska City Lourdes 37

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Freeman 28, Southern 27

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Fillmore Central 56, Superior 55

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Centennial 42, Cross County 18

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Oakland-Craig 62, Guardian Angels 43

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Clarkson/Leigh 39, Battle Creek 34

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Hartington Cedar Catholic 45, Ponca 44

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Crofton 53, Ainsworth 26

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Twin River 48, Burwell 32

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Hastings St. Cecilia 65, Blue Hill 37

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Elm Creek 35, South Loup 28

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Bayard 49, Bridgeport 47

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Archbishop Bergan 71, Weeping Water 49

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Johnson-Brock 42, Diller-Odell 35

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Heartland 45, Deshler 33

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Lawrence-Nelson 49, Giltner 39

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Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family 44, Howells/Dodge 35

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Randolph 55, Pender 42

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Elkhorn Valley 44, Elgin Public/Pope John 42

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Hartington-Newcastle 51, North Central 38

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Pleasanton 53, Central Valley 46

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Axtell 42, Overton 37

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Dundy County-Stratton 54, Cambridge 42

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North Platte St. Patrick's 58, Brady 24

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Falls City Sacred Heart 36, Sterling 24

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Bruning-Davenport/Shickley 46, Exeter/Milligan 31

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Humphrey St. Francis 67, Spalding Academy 26

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Wynot 57, Bloomfield 31

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CWC 51, Ewing 29

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Kenesaw 39, Red Cloud 29

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Loomis 46, Bertrand 37

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Maywood-Hayes Center 54, Wauneta-Palisade 34

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Mullen 41, Sandhills/Thedford 25

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Arthur County 34, Paxton 13

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South Platte 45, Minatare 31

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Cody-Kilgore 54, Sioux County 38





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The McCook Community College baseball team’s three-game series at Labette Community College (Kan.) for this weekend has been cancelled because of the weather.

The two teams were to play a doubleheader Saturday and a game Sunday. These games will not be made up but MCC Baseball Coach Jon Olsen said he will try to add three new games to the schedule.

The Indians (2-3 on the season) are next scheduled to travel to Great Bend, Kan. Wednesday to take on Barton County Community College followed by the first weekend of Empire League play Feb. 23-24 at Lamar, Colo.

MCC is slated to begin the home schedule Feb. 27 against Northeast Community College (Norfolk) in a doubleheader starting at 2 p.m. at the Jaycee Sports Complex.

You can stay up to day on all the Indians games, schedule, scheduling changes and more at:

https://mccindians.com/index.aspx?path=baseball





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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A California judge has signed an arrest warrant for Maurice Washington, clearing the way for the Nebraska running back to return to his home state to face charges related to his possession and distribution of a video of his former girlfriend being sexually assaulted by two other people in 2016.

"We expected this, and were prepared for it," Washington attorney John Ball wrote in an email Thursday. "I have also specifically confirmed that we will continue to move forward with a self-surrender, meaning that Mr. Washington will not be arrested or extradited, and that he will voluntarily appear in court in California."

Ball also said he is in discussions with the prosecutor about possible resolutions.

Washington is accused of obtaining a video of the assault from one of the perpetrators, storing it on his cellphone and sending it to the girl last March. He has been charged with a felony count of possessing a video or photograph of a person under 18 who is engaging in or simulating sexual conduct and a misdemeanor count of distributing that video without consent, leading to the person suffering emotional distress.

Washington was a star at King's Academy in Sunnyvale, California, where he met the girl and the two dated. He later attended high school in Texas.

The girl told investigators she re-connected with Washington on Instagram early last year and initiated contact to congratulate him for earning a football scholarship. Washington, in Texas at the time, then made sexual advances on the social media platform, the girl said, and he became angry when she replied she was not interested in a romantic relationship.

On March 2, she said, she received a text with the video and a message that said, "Remember this hoe (sic)?" The girl said she knew it came from Washington because the phone number was the same as the one Washington had when the two were cordial.

"This is about two young people who were once boyfriend and girlfriend in the eighth grade, and their communications years later," Ball wrote. "Without all the facts, any judgment of anything in this case is premature, and would be based only on speculation and conjecture. Mr. Washington is presumed to be innocent. He will address this case in a court of law, relying on rules of evidence and due process."

Santa Clara County prosecutor Clarissa Hamilton said from San Jose, California, that one or both of the participants in the alleged assault were prosecuted in juvenile court. The charge or charges were unknown because juvenile records are sealed.





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College Park, Md. - Nicea Eliely scored a season-high 18 points, but it was not enough to overcome Maryland's 16-0 run in the final 3:06 of the third quarter, as the No. 7 Terrapins ran to an 89-63 win over the Huskers at the Xfinity Center on Thursday night.

Nebraska trailed 51-43 after a three-pointer by Kayla Mershon capped a string of seven straight points by the freshman. But with 3:06 left Maryland's Brianna Fraser scored and drew a foul. That was the start of a 16-0 run to end the quarter to put the game out of reach.

Nebraska, which slipped to 6-8 in the Big Ten and 11-14 overall, got 11 points from Sam Haiby off the bench.

Kaila Charles led five Terrapins in double figures with 22 points, while Blair Watson pumped in 17 points and Fraser added 14 points off the bench. Stephanie Jones and Shakira Austin both pitched in 10 points to help Maryland improve to 23-2 overall and 12-2 in the Big Ten.

For the game, Nebraska hit 39.3 percent (22-56) of its shots from the field, including 7-of-16 threes (.438), while hitting 12-of-20 at the free throw line. The Huskers out-rebounded Maryland 42-41, but Maryland forced 19 turnovers by Nebraska while committing just eight of its own in the game. The Terps outscored the Huskers 19-2 in points off turnovers.

Maryland hit 42.9 percent (30-70) of its shots, including 6-of-15 threes (.400) and 23-of-31 free throws (.742).

Maryland jumped to a 9-0 lead in the game's first 2:05 and took its biggest lead of the first half at 15-4 with 3:05 left in the opening period, before Nebraska rallied. The Huskers trimmed the Terp margin to 22-15 at the end of the quarter, then pulled within 29-26 after an 11-4 surge over a four-minute span that started with back-to-back threes by Eliely and ended with a three-pointer from Taylor Kissinger with 4:42 left in the half.

Maryland responded to push the margin back to seven at 41-34 at halftime. Eliely led the Huskers with 12 first-half points, including 10 in the second quarter, while Haiby added seven points. Kate Cain contributed four points, five rebounds, four blocks and two assists in the opening 20 minutes.

In the half, Nebraska hit 44.4 percent (12-27) of its shots, including 6-of-10 threes, while adding 4-of-6 free throws. The Huskers out-rebounded Maryland 20-18 in the half and blocked six shots as a team.

Maryland responded by shooting 42.9 percent (15-35) in the half, including 2-of-7 threes. The Terps also hit 9-of-12 free throws. First-quarter turnovers set the tone in the first half for Maryland, as the Terrapins forced eight first-quarter turnovers by Nebraska and turned those mistakes into eight points. The Huskers committed just three turnovers in the second quarter. Maryland turned the ball over just three times in the half.

Fraser led Maryland with nine points off the bench in the half, while Watson added eight points. Austin and Charles both contributed seven first-half points, while Jones pitched in six points.

The Huskers return home to battle another top-25 team on Sunday, when Nebraska takes on Michigan State. Tip-off between the Big Red and the No. 24 Spartans is set for 3 p.m., and tickets are available now at Huskers.com.





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