Bearcat Pool

LINCOLN — Kearney High divers got the Bearcats off to a fast start at the Heartland Athletic Conference meet.

Kearney’s Richard Harbols placed third and Ben Knoell was sixth in the boys’ competition.

In the girls’ diving, Kearney’s Hannah Hepner and Makayla Gordon reached the finals with Hepner placing 10th.

“It was a great start for our team by the divers. I am excited to see what we can do in the pool now,” Kearney coach Jane Bartee said.

The swimming competition is today and Saturday.