The Alliance Bulldogs defeated the Scottsbluff Bearcats in a hard-fought matchup.
The Mitchell Tigers took an early lead and never looked back beating the Alliance Bulldogs 42-12.
“It means everything to all of us, our fans, our administration and our players," said Mississippi State coach Chris Lemonis after the Bulldogs' 9-0 clinching win Wednesday over Vanderbilt.
After giving up seven runs in the first inning Monday, a fast start was imperative for Lemonis' group. The Bulldogs just did that.
A walk around the concourse made it clear the crowd was in favor of Mississippi State. But Vanderbilt exploded early to run away with a win.
The Bridgeport boys are set for their first-round matchup against Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons-Decatur Northeast on Wednesday, March 10 in Lincoln.
The Bridgeport girls will play BRLD for third place in the NSAA Class C2 State Championships after falling 66-46 to Crofton in the semifinals.
Four Bridgeport girls score in double figures as they run past Lourdes Central Catholic 66-48 in the first round of the NSAA C2 Girls State Basketball Championships on Wednesday.
The Bridgeport boys punched its ticket to state with a thrilling overtime win over Oakland-Craig for the C2-3 title on Saturday.
The Bridgeport boys, girls continue to play well picking up wins over Gordon-Rushville on Tuesday.
After trailing most of the game, Bridgeport staged a fourth-quarter rally to edge Mitchell 45-41 on Saturday.
Gering falls to Aurora: Sidney, Gordon-Rushville and Sioux County also fall in district finals.
ALLIANCE — Homecoming in 2020, like so much, looked a little different.
By Jeff Van Patten