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Away from the spotlight of his playing days, Jon Denton is beginning a second football career. The Las Vegas native and former record-setting...
The Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln head football and boys track coach resigned his teaching and coaching positions to accept a job with the Lewis...
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All-Nebraska running backs Calvin Strong of Omaha North, the state’s first 3,000-yard rusher, and Jake Paulsen of Cozad, a three-time...
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Exeter-Milligan running back and quarterback James Sluka likes to take the ball and run with it. He plans to bring that same go-getter attitude to Peru State University this fall.
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Gross, Aquinas and Norfolk Catholic win titles on Tuesday
On Monday, Giltner, Elgin Public/Pope John and Millard North all took home Nebraska state football titles. On Tuesday, David City Aquinas, Norfolk Catholic and Omaha Gross were victorious, capping the 2012 Nebraska prep football season.
Papillion football coach promoted to administration
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Western Iowa prep sports roundup
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Video: High school football roundtable discussion
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Weather cancels high school doubleheader at Werner Park
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NSAA reverses course, allows Benson to opt up to Class A
Omaha Benson will be able to stay in Class A in most sports for the 2014-15 school year.
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IHSAA releases schedules for 2014, '15 seasons
The Iowa High School Athletic Association on Friday released the football schedules for the 2014 and 2015 seasons.
FOOTBALL
Record-breaking running back Calvin Strong suspended
All-Nebraska running back Calvin Strong of Omaha North is serving an out-of-school suspension of unknown length, sources said.
FOOTBALL
Millard West's Monaghan to walk on at Northern Illinois
Two-time All-Nebraska wide receiver Skyler Monaghan of Millard West will be the second freshman at Northern Illinois this fall from the state.
FOOTBALL
May signs to play football at Midland
Exeter-Milligan Football standout Taylor May signed to play football at Midland Lutheran in Fremont on Thursday, February 13. May was welcomed into the Midland fold by assistant coach Brad Vonnahme.
Services held for 1967 athlete of year Tom Heller
Services were Thursday for Tom A. Heller, the 1967 World-Herald Nebraska athlete of the year, who died Sunday at 65.
FOOTBALL
Longer trips ahead for some teams with 2014-15 football schedules
Gibbon is 115 miles closer to the Missouri River than the Wyoming border, but the new statewide high school football schedule has the Buffaloes making two trips to the Panhandle this September. It’s an unavoidable quirk in the 2014 and 2015 schedules that the Nebraska School Activities Association released Wednesday.
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2014 Class A, B prep football schedules
Complete high school football schedules for Class A and B teams for the 2014 season.
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NSAA releases 2014-15 schedules
Pull out your calendars and start circling those key Friday night dates for this fall.
HIGH SCHOOLS
Funeral Saturday for retired Tri County coach Kovar
A funeral Mass for retired Tri County coach Larry Kovar will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Beatrice.
HIGH SCHOOLS
Snow day spoils schools' signing-day plans
While Drwal, Wildcat teammates gather at fax machine, Phillips signs with Stanford in Texas.
HIGH SCHOOLS
Nebraska prep signings
A complete list of Nebraska high school signings from signing day.
HIGH SCHOOLS
Western Iowa signings/commitments
The following western Iowa athletes are known to have either signed or committed to play for these schools.
FOOTBALL
Family ties help Brincks decide on Hawkeyes
Sam Brincks reduced the recruiting process to its simplest form. “Growing up, everyone either wants to play at Jack Trice or Kinnick,’’ he said. “In my case, it was Kinnick.’’
FOOTBALL
C.B. Abraham Lincoln's Colpitts, Carbis heading for rival programs
At least Brandon Colpitts and Joe Carbis agree on the scenario. Their hypothetical situation occurs in a few years. Both are playing Division I college football against each other. Colpitts, a safety, comes in on a blitz against his good friend, an offensive lineman. It’s a big moment. The crowd is roaring.
ATHLETICS
High school notes: Phillips prepares to play football game in Texas; more
Harrison Phillips of Millard West is one of four Nebraskans who are playing in International Bowl football showcase games between the U.S. and Canada on Friday and Saturday at Arlington, Texas.
Northwest High football player, 18, ordered to stand trial in slaying
A Douglas County judge on Tuesday ordered Mitchell Q. Wynne to stand trial on murder and weapon charges.
ATHLETICS
Notes: Coaches to enter national hall; more
Ken Cook and Jack Guggenmos have been selected for the National Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
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Western Iowa football teams receive district assignments
Thursday was moving day for Iowa's high school football programs. The Iowa High School Athletic Association on Thursday released its district football assignments in all six classes, which are effective for the 2014 and 2015 seasons.
FOOTBALL
Heelan’s Niles among western Iowa players in Shrine Bowl
Record-setting receiver Connor Niles of Class 3-A champion Sioux City Heelan is among the group of western Iowa football players on the rosters for this year’s Iowa Shrine Bowl.
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