Heartland Hoops Classic Preview – Games Five and Six

HeartlandHoops5-6by Bobby Mills

A couple of pretty cool matchups at 4 and 5:45 Saturday. Let’s take a look at these games so you’ll be prepared.

Doniphan-Trumbull (16-3) vs. Norfolk Catholic (11-8) {4:00pm)

How about this matchup Tino Martinez lined up? A traditional C-1 power from the Northeast against a C-2 power from Central Nebraska. Both teams have speed to burn and love to run. D-T is coming off a state football title and the same superb cast runs the basketball show.

Doniphan-Trumbull has a very nice combination of inside and outside excellence. Jordan Slough handles the ball as the floor general and Lorenzo Williams, all 5-7 of him, is lightning fast on both sides of the ball and can drain the trey. The Cardinals are long and athletic with Creighton Buhr, Riley Wiltfong and Grady Koch. Buhr is an all-state type player that can hurt you inside or outside. (more…)

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Heartland Hoops Classic to Offer Top Notch Basketball

2019511-Lby Bobby Mills
This coming Saturday February 15 the Heartland Events Center in Grand Island will be alive and kicking with some very fine high school basketball. Local entrepreneur Tino Martinez has lined up 8 match-ups that will feature teams all the way the southeastern edge of Nebraska all the way to Denver, Colorado.

The 7th annual Heartland Hoops Classic will commence next Saturday and is not only the only one of its kind in Nebraska, but the only one to withstand the winds of time.

We will spotlight each of the eight games in the days to come and get basketball fans prepped for the outstanding schedule of games on tap for the 7th Annual Heartland Hoops Classic. (more…)

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