GICC goes back-to-back in NSAA cup standings

AXTELL, Neb. - Grand Island Central Catholic has gone back-to-back and now won three of the last four Nebraska Scholastic Activities Association Class C all-school cups, 130 points clear of the next closest school. Led by the Crusader boys who outpaced Aquinas Catholic, this is the fourth all-time title for...
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Georgia StateHastings Tribune

Conservatives revolt against critical race theory in Georgia schools

ATLANTA — On a Sunday afternoon in May, dozens of people crowded into a country club in a Cherokee County golf course community to strategize for an upcoming school board meeting. The topic? Critical race theory. Once an academic abstraction discussed in college classrooms, it’s now a flashpoint for conservatives...
Nebraska StateKearney Hub

Former Loomis standout Dennis Thorell selected for Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame

KEARNEY — Dennis Thorell has seen a lot of changes in the world of sports since he was a three-sport star at Loomis. “Well, first of all,” he said. “Everybody’s got nice facilities. They have nice fields, they have nice dressing rooms, they have better looking outfits and, I think there’s more fans interested in sports than there was when I was playing … just because people back then a lot of them were working people on the farms especially. Now, anymore, people have the modern technology where they can get off and go to events.”
Lexington, NELexington Clipper-Herald

Sandoz Elementary recipient of library grant from Laura Bush Foundation

LEXINGTON — Today, Sandoz Elementary of Lexington Public Schools, was one of 205 schools from 43 states across the country to receive a $5,000.00 grant through the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries. Mrs. Laura Bush joined Kelly Clarkson on “The Kelly Clarkson Show” to announce that the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries awarded more than $1 million in library grants this year.
Cozad, NELexington Clipper-Herald

Cozad Public School’s class of 2021 commencement

56 seniors of the Cozad High School Class of 2021 were able to turn the tassel and complete their public education on Saturday, May 15. The class motto was, “Our greatest glory is not in never failing but in rising every time we fall,” , the class colors were red, black and silver, the class flower was red and white roses and the class song was “I’ll Always Remember You,” by Miley Cyrus.
Lexington, NEColumbus Telegram

Lexington boys head into uncharted territory

OMAHA — Lexington came to Morrison Stadium last week for their 10th state tournament appearance in 12 years and 11th time overall. They had advanced to the semifinals four times before that, but never any further. “We always choke,” Lexington’s Fredy Vargas said. On Monday, the Class B No. 2...
Lexington, NELexington Clipper-Herald

Lexington Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club honor students success in a spring semester effected by COVID-19

LEXINGTON — Amid a spring semester effected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club honored seven students for their academic achievement. The students recognized included, 6th grade: Ismael Lopez- Velasquez son of Alvaro and Micaela; 7th grade: Jackelin Ramona Miguel daughter of Pascual Miguel...
Lexington, NENebraskaTV

Lexington blanks South Sioux City, advances to Class B semifinals

OMAHA, Neb. — Lexington had already faced South Sioux City during the regular season, winning 5-1 in late March. In their second meeting on Thursday, the Minutemen only scored twice but held the Cardinals off the board with a 2-0 victory in the Class B quarterfinals. "It was the quietest...
Bertrand, NENebraskaTV

Cambridge, Bertrand claim titles at D-7 district meet

BERTRAND, Neb. — Cambridge ran away with the girls team championship and Bertrand held off Dundy County/Stratton for the boys title at the D-7 district track and field meet at Bertrand High School. The girls 3200 meter relay ended up being a two-team race between Maywood/Hayes Center and Cambridge. The...
Overton, NELexington Clipper-Herald

20 seniors graduate as part of Overton High School’s Class of 2021

OVERTON — 20 seniors of the Overton High School Class of 2021 were able to turn the tassel and complete their public education on Sunday, May 8. With pandemic restrictions mostly lifted, the gymnasium was full of families and friends to watch their seniors receive their diploma. Principal Brian Fleischman...
Elwood, NELexington Clipper-Herald

Elwood Public School’s Class of 2021 commencement

The 20 graduating seniors of Elwood Public School’s Class of 2021, their commencement ceremony took place on Saturday, May 8. Class Motto-"It's been real, It's been fun, but it hasn't been real fun." Colors-Maroon and White, Flower-Rose, Song - The show goes on - Lupe Fiasco.
Mccook, NEMcCook Daily Gazette

Younger Bison conquer last big test before state

COZAD, Neb. — McCook Junior High top five placers and team scores from the Cozad Invitational which finished their regular season on Thursday, May 6. McCook finished third among eight teams with 66 points behind Holdrege’s 104 and 99 Gothenburg points. 200 meters: 1. C. Buss, COZ, 24.59; 3. Tristan...
Lexington, NELexington Clipper-Herald

LHS soccer is going to state!

LEXINGTON - The LHS Soccer teams were honored with hosting both of their district championship games. Now, they’re both honored as district champions. The Minutemaids ended their game minutes before the boys, taking a 2-0 win over Blair, ensuring a spot in the state tournament bracket. The MMinutemen soon added their win, 8-2, over the Kearney Catholic Stars for their spot at state.