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  • Jungle Gym Jungle Gym School buses 292 students to Lincoln to cheer on Tigers at state tournament
  • Memories of '98 Memories of '98 Hastings High pursues different fate at state
  • Hastings High out of tournament Hastings High out of tournament Back-to-back 3-pointers by Norris doom Tigers
  • Bobcats make history Bobcats make history First win ever at girls state basketball tournament for Blue Hill
  • No struggles No struggles St. Cecilia takes care of business in first-round game against St. Patrick's
  • Fillies avenge loss Fillies avenge loss Freeman won first game vs. Sutton. Not the case at state

Hastings High 'jungle' moves to Lincoln
LINCOLN — The excitement of the Hastings High girls basketball team before the game and feeling of comfort afterward came partly because of nearly 300 students who filled the stands here Thursday.
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Like mother, like daughter
LINCOLN — Hastings High players Sophia Pankratz and Elizabeth Franssen had two dreams come true when their team won the district basketball championship Feb. 27.
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Moisture profiles a plus as growing season nears
As is always the case, there is simply no crystal ball prediction that growers can count on this season to guarantee the weather outlook.
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Back-to-back 3-pointers doom Tigers
LINCOLN — Sophia Pankratz drove to the basket and banked in her shot off the backboard, getting the Hastings High girls basketball team to within one point of Norris, 27-26, with 53 seconds left in the third quarter of Thursday's first-round game at the Class B state tournament.
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St. Patrick's no struggle for Hawkettes
LINCOLN — St. Cecilia girls basketball co-head coach Tim Farmer said the Hawkettes have had their fair share of struggles in the first round of the state tournament.
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Fillies avenge loss to Freeman
LINCOLN — On the final day of 2014, the Sutton girls basketball team lost its own holiday tournament championship 48-36 to Freeman.
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Bobcats grab first win ever at state
LINCOLN — For the first time in five tries, Blue Hill won a basketball game at the girls state basketball tournament.
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Sandhills/Thedford knocks Giltner out of tournament
LINCOLN — Sandhills/Thedford dominated Giltner from the beginning in winning 48-34 Thursday in a first-round game of the Class D-2 girls state basketball tournament played at Lincoln Southwest.
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Florence Adeliae Black
Former Hastings resident Florence Adeliae Black, 100, passed away Monday, March 2, 2015, at Harvard Rest Haven, Harvard, Nebraska, surrounded with staff of Harvard Rest Haven who had become her "family."
Memorial Service will be Monday, March 9, 2015; 1:30 p.m. at Harvard Rest Haven, Harvard with Chaplain Aaron Phillips officiating. All persons who knew Florence are invited to attend. Private burial will be in Blue Valley Cemetery, Ayr, Nebraska.
Barbara L. Harwick
Lincoln resident Barbara L. Harwick, 81, died Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at her home.
Services are 1 p.m. Saturday at Evangelical Free Church in Hastings. Book signing is 6-8 p.m. Friday at DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Hastings. Interment is noon Saturday at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Hastings.
Vernita Lipker
Davenport resident Vernita (Vorce) Lipker 86, died March 2, 2015, in Deshler.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Davenport with Pastor Patrick Flynn officiating. Burial is at St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery in Davenport. Visitation is noon to 8 p.m. Thursday at Urbauer-Price Funeral Home in Davenport.
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