Sports that take place in the Winter months at FHS
Category: Winter Sports
Coach Albury leaving FHS at the end of this year
Story & Layout by: Lillian Ausk & Rylee Pospichal
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4th quarter comeback sparks OT win
In overtime fashion, the Jeffs pulled out a 63-58 win over Wilber-Clatonia on Tuesday to put themselves in the subdistrict final against top-ranked Auburn. The Jeffs had faced the Wolverines back in January, slipping away with a 39-36 score in their favor. Tuesday brought another close game, though a 4-point …
Girls basketball tops Sandy Creek in conference tournament opener
A 23-point victory against Sandy Creek last night propelled the Jeffs girls basketball team into the next round of the Southern Nebraska Conference tournament. Weighing her options, Ellie Ohlde ’21 sets up a play near the top of the key. Ohlde’s 9 points were all accredited to her three-point shooting. …
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Boys basketball looks to get back to .500 during packed weekend
After an even 40-40 score at the conclusion of the third quarter, the Jeffs could only put up seven during the final eight minutes in their road loss against the 11-2 Tri County Trojans last Thursday, Jan. 7. Tri County pulled away with a 59-47 win, and the Jeffs dipped …
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Girls basketball goes 3-0 to start the season
After taking the ball down the court, Jami Mans ’22 looks to make a pass past a Superior defender. Mans is averaging the most assists per game (4.3) and the third-most rebounds per game (6.7) for the Jeffs. Photo by Ericka Kroeker A down-to-the-wire 38-36 victory against Superior on Tuesday, …
GBB celebrates end of the season with a banquet for players, coaches, and family
Last night the girls basketball team held a banquet in the commons to hand out awards and recap the season. The coaches gave speeches congratulating the players and thanking the parents. The seniors gave speeches recounting their careers as Lady Jeffs. “My favorite part was the video the seniors made,” …
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Boys basketball strolls past Wilber-Clatonia, can’t top Auburn in season-ending loss
An 18-46 loss against Auburn in subdistrict play on Thursday, Feb. 27 officially brought the Jeffs’ boys basketball season to a close after winning their first game against Wilber-Clatonia two days prior. On Tuesday, Fairbury opened the tournament in Beatrice against Wilber-Clatonia. The Jeffs emerged victorious on the road against …
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Firmanik earns state runner up to end a legendary career
Last weekend senior Seth Firmanik placed second at the Class B state wrestling meet in the 195 lb. weight class. The meet was held in Omaha at the CHI Health Center. Firmanik has qualified for state three times in his career. He has a career total of 125 wins. This …
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Girls basketball goes 2-1 at Conference
Fairbury Girls Basketball played three games in this season’s Southern Nebraska Conference (SNC) tournament over a six-day period and pulled away with two victories. The Jeffs had home-court advantage against first-round opponent Wilber-Clatonia when they rolled to a 46-16 win on Monday, Feb. 3. Senior Sara Huss lead in scoring …
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