It’s been said that a good cheerleader is not measured by the height of her jumps, but by the span of her spirit, and if that is true, the Gothenburg High School cheerleaders have it in spades.
The Gothenburg girls’ basketball team hit the road Jan. 11 and Coach Brent Streeter said that as his team prepared to take on another aggressive team in Centura, he went back to the basics.
When the Swede boys’ basketball team traveled to Cairo Jan. 11, coach Scott Carlin said they played as they had just come off the field of combat.
Coach Scott Carlin and the Swede boys basketball team are looking forward to getting back into a routine at the gym, and are preparing for their Jan. 10 matchup against McCook at Gothenburg High School.
The Gothenburg wrestling team traveled to Scottsbluff to take on the Bearcats and the Lexington Minutemen in a triangular on Friday, Jan. 3.
When the Gothenburg Leader published the first issue in July of 2019, the promise was that we would bring you the most up-to-date in sports action around town.
The Swede boys basketball team had a tall order in front of them Dec. 27 when they took on the Class C-2 No. 4 rated Grand Island Central Catholic Crusaders in the GICC Holiday Tournament.
As the summer days got shorter and fall crept in, the Swede Boosters prepared for another season of backing the Swedes at Gothenburg High School. Lisa Pursley-Geiken said the boosters pride themselves on being a well-rounded organization.
The Swede wrestling team traveled to the Valentine Invitational Dec. 20-21 where they competed against 13 Nebraska and South Dakota teams, and brought home five individual medals and an eighth place team finish.
The Gothenburg girls basketball team is taking a small break before the Grand Island Central Catholic Holiday Tournament, and after two wins going into that break, the Swedes are looking forward to a bit of rest and relaxation.
The Swede boys’ basketball team is riding high after a big win against Perkins County, and Coach Scott Carlin says he hopes that the success they saw Dec. 14 will carry into the Dec. 20 and 21 games against North Platte St. Pat’s and Holdrege.
Brent Streeter, in his first year as the GHS Girls basketball coach, has guided his team to an early 4-0 record. It is the first time the girls have burst from the gate like this since Tim Peterson’s team 2004-2005 won their first six games.
As the Gothenburg girls’ basketball team prepares for its Dec. 20 and 21 basketball games, Coach Brent Streeter says the team will work to keep their four-game winning streak in perspective.
When the Swedes travel to Southern Valley Dec. 12, they will be met with a suffocating Eagles defense that Coach Brent Streeter says his team will need to manage efficiently.
Nebraska Girls were playing basketball as early as 1903, with national tournaments into the 1920s. Their sport was widely accepted by fans and school officials. Their style of play was pretty much the same as the boys, two guards, a center and two forwards.
A full roster of co-ed volleyball teams came out to play on Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Gothenburg High School gym. And while the tournament is mostly just for fun, it also serves as a yearly fundraising opportunity to help a local family dealing with cancer. This was the 14th year of the Endure …
Gothenburg got into the wrestling business well after much of the rest of the Southwest Conference and had some very serious catching up to do. It was some years before they were competitive.
Swimmers competed from teams across Nebraska and fared well as they begin the 2019-2020 swim campaign. Inga Burton placed first in four individual events and Audric Carlson placed in the top three in his races. Team GO is back in action Dec. 7 at the Grand Island YMCA Swim Meet.
The landscape of professional sports was turned on its ear last week when we learned the Houston Astros stole signs in the 2017 World Series.
When Swede athletes stepped into competition for the fall sports season, a group of people stood committed to bettering the young athletes under their guidance.
The Gothenburg High School fall sports season wrapped up Nov. 11 with the Fall Sports Awards Ceremony at the Gothenburg High School Performing Arts Center.