Girls Basketball Showcase Scheduled for this Saturday

The 2nd Nebraska Girls Basketball Showcase is scheduled for this Saturday in Kearney. The event was originally scheduled to be played at the Viaero Events Center in Kearney but has since been moved to Kearney High School. The first showcase took place last year. Last year’s event featured just four games and was played at Broken Bow High School because of COVID concerns. This year’s event will feature 8 games and will spotlight some of the best girls basketball talent in the state. The eight game extravaganza was created by Broken Bow girls head basketball coach Kelly Cooksley. Coach Cooksley visited with KCNI/KBBN radio during halftime of the Broken Bow / McCook boys basketball game this past Tuesday. Cooksley said he is looking forward to Saturday and encourages people to come and enjoy a great day of sports entertainment.


Anselmo-Merna and Broken Bow will be among the teams competing at the showcase.  Anselmo-Merna will face Cross County in the opening game of the day tipping off at 8:50 a.m.  Broken Bow will face Auburn at 3:30.  The AM and Broken Bow games will be broadcast on KBBN 95.3 FM and on  The full lineup of games is as follows

8:50 AM – Anselmo-Merna vs Cross County
10:30 AM – Blue Hill vs Maywood Hayes Center
12:10 PM – Clarkson Leigh vs Northwest
1:50 PM – Adams Central vs Bridgeport
3:30 PM – Broken Bow vs Auburn
5:10 PM – Oakland Craig vs Sidney
6:50 PM – North Bend Central vs GICC
8:30 PM – York vs Kearney