SOCCER
Jacob Anderson swung away from 40 yards out. Ryan Leu stuck out his head. Both movements capped off a pair of highlight-reel plays in a satisfying...
TRACK AND FIELD
Carroll girls track coach Kirk Christensen calls senior Morgan Cullen a warrior. In a fast-moving Trojan Relays on Thursday, the Tigers needed her...
SOCCER
Wild momentum swings. Big goals. Big saves. Big misses. It was just another typical Grand Island Senior High vs. Kearney boys soccer match Thursday...
TRACK AND FIELD
Jeralyn Poe is getting closer to breaking the 5-minute mark in the 1,600 meters. The Lincoln North Star junior distance runner lowered her personal best to 5:03.69 with the only meet record at Thursday's Dick Jones Invitational at Burke Stadium.
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BASEBALL
Norfolk drops doubleheader to Columbus
Despite losing both ends of a doubleheader to Columbus Thursday night at Veterans Memorial Field, Norfolk High coach Sean Wetterberg found positives for his team to build on in a pair of one-run games.
TRACK
Viking girls win invite title
The Northwest girls track and field team had another solid outing. After capturing the last two invitational titles, the Vikings won six events and had 24 medalists to win the Central City Invitational Thursday.
SOCCER
Vikings rout Seward in Central opener
The Northwest boys soccer team wanted to make the most of the rarity of playing in a Central Conference tournament. With the tournament having been cancelled by bad weather the last three years, the Vikings’ seniors made the most of their one chance Thursday.
SOCCER
No. 9-ranked Thunderbolts blitz GICC
Scoring opportunities came early and often for Lincoln Pius X during Thursday’s 10-1 road victory over Grand Island Central Catholic at Veterans Park. The Class B No. 9-rated (Omaha World-Herald) Thunderbolts built a 7-0 lead in the first 36 minutes and rolled to the win. Nick Pohlen’s three-goal performance led the way for Pius (7-4).
GOLF
Scottsbluff golfers shoot season low to win title in Douglas, Wyo.
A season-low 308 powered the Scottsbluf boys golf team to the championship of the Douglas Invitational held Thursday at Douglas Golf Club in Douglas, Wyo.
BASEBALL
Westside scores 14 in sixth inning to win 16th straight
Once pitcher Matt Waldron quieted Bellevue West's bats, top-seeded Omaha Westside was able to roll into the next round of the Metro Conference baseball tournament.
TRACK AND FIELD
Bellevue West’s Chloe Akin-Otiko jumps in where she left off
When athletes transition from one season to the next, sometimes it takes a few weeks to get up to speed. That wasn’t the case for Bellevue West’s Chloe Akin-Otiko.
SOCCER
Ratings: Nebraska prep soccer, April 17
Nebraska high school soccer ratings for boys and girls Top 10 and all classes by World-Herald staff writer Nick Rubek, as published in The World-Herald on April 17.
TRACK
Nebraska prep girls track leaders
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SOCCER
Tri-Center’s star scorer trying to enjoy final weeks of soccer
Kaylee Grote has found a new way to surprise those assigned to defend her on a soccer field. It’s not the fact that she scores, which is no shocker at all.
GOLF
Cross County competes at Fullerton in best-ball play
With a little bit different format in place on Wednesday, the Cross County Cougars traveled to Fullerton and Pawnee Hills Golf Course for two man best ball play.
TRACK AND FIELD
Broncos in action at Milford
The Centennial Broncos won eight events on Tuesday at the Milford Invite and tied the host Eagles for the team title with 144 points. The Centennial girls were fourth with 68 points. Winning the girls portion was Wahoo with 157.33, second was Raymond Central with 89.33 and third went to Milford with 68.33.
TRACK AND FIELD
Running in fast company paying off for East Mills' Travis Tupper
East Mills' Tupper pushed last year's sprint champion, and now he's on top of the charts
TRACK
Nebraska prep girls Class B-C-D track leaders
Nebraska's high school girls track and field leaders from Classes B, C and D.
TRACK
Q&A with Glenwood thrower Jacy Embray
Glenwood junior thrower Jacy Embray currently ranks fourth in Class 3-A in the shot put with a toss of 40 feet, 1 inches. That throw well exceeds last year’s high of 37-1. She also competes in the discus.
TENNIS
Holscher captures second-place finish
The Scottsbluff and Gering girls tennis teams both performed well Wednesday in the tough Lexington Invite.
TRACK AND FIELD
High Plains fourth, Cross County fifth
The Nebraska Christian girls track team scored 95 points in the running events alone to blow past the rest of the field at the High Plains Invite on Wednesday.
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'Magic' moves help Packers to Metro boys title
Omaha South's Michael Jaime made a great individual play and scored the lone goal in the Class A No. 6 Packers' 1-0 win over second-ranked Omaha Westside in the boys final of the Metro Conference tournament.
SOCCER
Millard North trumps Marian for Metro Conference title
Class A No. 3 Millard North became the first team this season to crack top-ranked Omaha Marian for more than a single goal en route to a 2-1 win in the final of Metro Conference soccer tournament at Norris Middle School.
BASEBALL
Top seed Westside looks to stretch streak
Omaha Westside, winner of 14 games in a row, is the top seed for this week’s Metro Conference baseball tournament.
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