Girls Basketball

Girls Basketball

Class 2A girls' roundup: SJ-O, Tuscola, others advance

ST. JOSEPH — It took an every-other-quarter explosion for St. Joseph-Ogden to win the 14th girls’ basketball regional championship in school history on Thursday.

The Spartans managed a combined eight points in the first and third quarters, but they erupted for 42 in the other periods and dispatched Bismarck-Henning 50-43.

LeRoy, Schlarman girls win 1A regional crowns

HEYWORTH — The longer the game lasted, the closer the score became.

LeRoy’s Panthers zipped to a 13-1 first-quarter lead in Thursday’s Class 1A Heyworth Regional championship game against the Hornets and held on for a 45-40 victory.

Cissna Park survives late Storm surge

CISSNA PARK — All it took was a few quick looks and a few strong words.

And with the seventh-ranked team bearing down on it, cutting a 19-point second-half lead all the way down to five, the fourth-ranked Cissna Park girls’ basketball team grew calm.

Area girls' basketball leaders (Week of Feb. 8)

(Minimum 9.0 ppg)
Player, School     FG     FT     TP     AVG     HG

Maynard, PBL    230    112    597    22.1    36

HS Girls Basketball 2A Final: SJ-O vs. B-H

St. Joseph-Ogden girls vs. Bismarck-Henning in the 2A regional championship game at St. Joseph-Ogden High School in St. Joseph on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016.

02-11-16 News-Gazette Prep Sports Podcast @NGPreps

02-11-16 News-Gazette Prep Sports Podcast @NGPreps: Play now!

02-11-16 News-Gazette Prep Sports Podacast.  Matt Daniels, Scott Richey and Anthony Zilis with a big week looking at the High School Wrestling playoffs, Girls Basketball in the playoff season and Boys Basketball getting ready to start the playoffs.  


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B-H, SJ-O put it together

ST. JOSEPH — Bismarck-Henning girls’ basketball coach Mike Stephens laughs about it now, but he admits he was a bit uneasy when senior standout Lindsey Andrews struggled through an ankle injury late last month and was forced to take a week off practice.

Highly ranked Storm, Timberwolves seek crown

CISSNA PARK — Minds tend to wander, especially when a larger goal lies ahead of the task at hand.

Teams of the Week: Monticello wrestling leads way

Monticello wrestling

Logan Knisley (126 pounds) and Logan Koss took home Class 1A Shelbyville Regional titles to lead the Sages to second overall. Jack Spence (145), Jacob Burton (182) and Benton Freeseman (195) finished second. The Sages get into action this weekend at the 1A Carterville Sectional.