Posted On: 12/1/19 1:29 PM
THE WEEK THAT WAS: Many teams across the state opened up their seasons over the last week, either right before or right after Thanksgiving, with their traditional jamboree games. There was alot of cross-class match-ups, especially in the Omaha-Lincoln area. The concept of the jamboree exhibition started about ten years ago, and it is a really nice way for teams to get in a uniform and play against someone else before the games start for real this coming weekend.
GAME OF THE WEEK --> LINCOLN-OMAHA CORRIDOR: There are quite a few nice match-ups in the opening weekend, but the 4-Team Classic featuring Fremont, Lincoln Northeast, Omaha Westside and Bellevue West ought to be very good. Three of these teams project out to have a great chance at the state tournament, and Bellevue West is always a competitive program. These teams will see what they are made of right on the opening weekend.
GAME OF THE WEEK --> STATE-WIDE: We are going to go to Class B for this match-up. On Saturday, defending state champion Grand Island Northwest goes on the road to take on Norris, who will be a difficult match-up for the Vikings. All-state guard Whitney Brown will try