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Tenacious Lady Jet defense shuts down LHS

SUTTON, LEWISTON - The Sterling Lady Jets rebounded from a Tuesday night loss with a dominant victory over another opponent in action last week. Sterling vs. Sutton On Tuesday night, January 29th Sterling traveled to Sutton to take on the Sutton Phillies.  
 
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Lady Eagles go 2-1 in busy week before Conference play

AUBURN, FALLS CITY, JOHNSON - The Johnson-Brock Lady Eagles won two games and lost one game in competition last week before heading into Pioneer Conference play this next week. J-B vs. Auburn The Lady Eagles opened their week with a road game at Auburn on Tuesday, January 28th. J-B trailed 6-7 after the first quarter, but took a slight 17-16 lead heading into the locker rooms. In the 3rd quarter, the Lady Eagles went on a key 13-5 run and then edged Auburn 9-6 in the final period to pull out the 39-27 triumph.  
 
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Knights of Columbus crown FT champions

STERLING - Twenty-nine girls and boys from Southeast Nebraska, ages 9 to 14, were named local champions of the 2014 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship and have earned the right to compete at the district level. Twenty-one boys and eight girls competed in the local competition sponsored by St. Andrew-St. Mary Council #6750 at Sterling High School on Sunday, January 26th. All youngsters ages 9 to 14 were eligible to participate. 
 
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JCC picks up wins in longrange shooting games

WEEPING WATER, TECUMSEH - The JCC Thunderbirds picked up two more wins in games that featured the three-point shot last week. JCC vs. Weeping Water On Tuesday night, January 21st, the Thunderbirds traveled to Weeping Water and collected a nice ECNC conference win over the Indians, 75-31
 
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JCC holds court against visiting HTRS

WEEPING WATER, TECUMSEH - The Johnson County Central Lady Thunderbirds lost one game and won one game last week. JCC vs. Weeping Water On Tuesday, January 21st, the Lady Thunderbirds traveled to 
Weeping Water to take on the Lady Indians. JCC were only down 8-9 after the first quarter and 13-18 at the halftime break, but were outscored 11-10 in the 3rd quarter and 18-11 in the 4th period. They lost by a 34-47 count
 
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JCC claims best win to date in Class A Mudecas

The JCC Thunderbirds went into the Class A Mudecas Basketball Tournament last week as the #7 seed, but came home with 4th place honors after their week of competition. JCC vs. Lourdes CC The Thunderbirds opened the
week against the #2 seeded Lourdes Central Catholic Knights on Tuesday, January 14th.  JCC trailed 7-14 after the first quarter and 21-24 at the half before they went on a 33-25 scoring run in the second half to claim the 54-49
upset over the Knights
 
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Lady Jets get Class A Runner-up

BEATRICE - The Sterling Lady Jets went into the Class A Mudecas Basketball Tournament as the #3 seed and came home with the 2nd place trophy. Sterling vs. Palmyra On Monday, January 13th, Sterling played the 6th seed Palmyra and jumped out early on them with some good passing on offense and solid defense. Sterling won the opening tip as senior Jordan Lempka tipped the ball to freshman Taylor Cockerill and she went in for an uncontested layup. Shortly after that Lempka hit one of two free-throws and Cockerill hit a three point shot
 
 
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Early leads significant for Sterling’s success

JOHNSON, HUMBOLDT - Getting off to an early lead was crucial to the Sterling Jets’ success last week as they defeated both Johnson-  Brock and Humboldt/Table Rock Steinauer on the road. Sterling vs. Johnson-Brock
On Tuesday, January 7th, the Jets traveled to the Johnson-Brock Eagles’ nest and used a big 1st quarter to aid them in a 73-52 win. 
 
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Lady Eagles keep home games close

JOHNSON - The Johnson-Brock Lady Eagles kept all of their three home games last week relatively close while collecting one win during the week. J-B vs. Sterling The Lady Eagles faced the Sterling Lady Jets on Tuesday night, January 7th, but lost by eight points, 32-40. Sterling was ahead 10-6 after the first quarter, but J-B fought back to make it 18-19 at the half. Both teams scored 6 points in the 3rd quarter before Sterling pulled away in the fourth, 15-8 for the win. 
 
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JCC rebounds from loss to W-C with defensive effort over E-M

TECUMSEH - The JCC Thunderbirds had their trials and triumphs in back to back home games last week as they lost to Wilber-Clatonia and  won over Elmwood-Murdock onThursday and Friday nights, January  9th and 10th.
JCC vs. Wilber-Clatonia On Thursday night, the Thunderbirds hosted Wilber Clatonia in a  game that was decided in the 4th quarter. 
 

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