The Northeast Nebraska All-Star Basketball Game features plenty of local talent



Local athletes are set to compete in the Northeast Nebraska All-Star basketball games next week at Northeast Community College.

Players from across the area are looking forward to competing against the best competition in the state. The game will mark the 34th Annual All-Star game. The games, both boy’s and girl’s, will be played at the Cox Activities Center on Friday, June 16th. The Girl’s game will tip off at 6 p.m. with the Boy’s game to follow at 8 p.m.

The Girl’s team will feature local athletes from all over Northeast Nebraska. Players like Sarah Castaneda of Bloomfield, Rachel Stewart of North Central, Hattie Blumenstock and Taylor Colman of O’Neill St. Mary’s will all be playing for the Dark team. Coaching the Dark team will be Robb Koerting of Hartington Cedar Catholic, and Terri Mlady of Bloomfield.

The light team will also feature local athletes like Jacie Laetsch of Chambers/Wheeler Central, Baylee Wemhoff of Elgin Public/Pope John, Jenna Jochum of Norfolk, and Harlee Fischer of Stuart. Coaching the light team will be Troy Haberman of Emerson-Hubbard, and Jared Oswald of Norfolk.

The Boy’s team will also feature plenty of local talent. Players like Tyson Belitz and Grant White of Neligh-Oakdale, Christian Eisenhauer, Travis Larson, and Logan Strom of Norfolk, Cole Moes of Osmond, and Caleb Rihanek of West Boyd will all be playing for Dark team. Coaching the Dark team will be Tony Siske of Norfolk, and Frank Gade of Neligh-Oakdale.

There will also be plenty of local talent on the light team, as well, like Riley Berner and Caleb Gebhardt of Lutheran High Northeast, Tyler Regan and Jake Young of O’Neill, and Joshua Cuddy of O’Neill St. Mary’s. Coaching the light team will be Seth Kalhoff, of O’Neill, and Darin Suckstorf, of Lutheran High Northeast.

Once again, the games will be played Friday, June 16th at the Cox Activities Center at Northeast Community College. The Girl’s game will be played at 6 p.m. with the Boy’s to follow at 8 p.m.

KBRX will be at the games with live updates, so make sure to check the Facebook and Twitter pages for updates. Also, KBRX will have a full recap of the games on For more information, you can contact Matt Svehla at (402)-844-7316.