TRACK AND FIELD
Griswold junior Rebekah Topham again headlines western Iowa qualifiers for the high school portion of the Drake Relays, which begins a three-day run...
SOCCER
Mr. Game-winner struck again Saturday. Omaha Creighton Prep’s Luke Manganaro chipped in the match’s lone goal in the first half as the...
TRACK AND FIELD
A day after winning the triple jump, Derek Zimmerman of Freeman finished second in the long jump Saturday at the Kansas Relays with a state...
BASEBALL
Jake Meyers threw a complete-game seven-hitter and had three extra-base hits at the plate to lead Omaha Westside to a 10-2 win over Creighton Prep in the Metro Conference baseball tournament championship game Saturday afternoon.

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SOCCER
Scottsbluff boys soccer team ends scoreless streak
After being held scoreless in two straight matches, the Scottsbluff boys soccer team broke out of its goal-scoring drought in a pair of wins on Saturday in Grand Island.
SOCCER
Gering boys soccer team stays hot
With the postseason just around the corner, the Gering boys soccer team is picking the perfect time to catch fire. The Bulldogs extended their winning streak to four in a row by recording a pair of wins over Nebraska Lutheran and Grand Island Central Catholic on Saturday in Grand Island.
BASEBALL
Junior Jays soar into Metro final (Game of the Week, April 18)
The second-ranked Junior Jays got a two-hitter from junior pitcher John Sakowski and their offense put together a nine-run third inning to put away third-ranked Millard West 13-0 in the Metro Conference baseball tournament semifinals Friday night at Westside High School.
TRACK
Distance runners carry Fremont past Mustangs
A pair of three-event winners for Millard North couldn't stop Fremont's boys from winning their home track and field meet Friday.
BASEBALL
Game of the Week: Metro Conference baseball tournament
Omaha Westside, which is also the top-ranked team in the state, hosts the conference semifinals at 4 and 6:30 p.m. and the final Saturday at 1 p.m. The Warriors could face undefeated Omaha Creighton Prep, which is ranked second this week, late in the tournament.
TRACK AND FIELD
North Star's Poe goes for meet record in 1,600
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.
TRACK AND FIELD
York girls second Thursday at Central City
Sophomore Erin Lee won the 400 (59.8) and the 1600 (5:17.0) and Jordyn Stearns topped the discus (127-1) to pace York's girls Thursday. The Dukes were in Central City for track and field invitational action and scored 125 points to trail on Northwest's total for the day of 140.5.
TRACK AND FIELD
Scottsbluff girls, Alliance boys win Alliance Invite titles
The Scottsbluff girls and Alliance boys track and field teams claimed titles Thursday in the Division I part of the Alliance Invitational. The meet was held at Bearcat Stadium in Scottsbluff due to repairs that need to be made on the track in Alliance.
SOCCER
Leu header lifts Glenwood past Harlan
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 comeback win for the Glenwood boys soccer team Thursday evening.
GOLF
Tigers win in Bridgeport; Kimball’s Heeg claims individual title
The Bayard boys golf team captured its second title in the span of just three days after finishing on top at the Bridgeport Invitational on Thursday at Court House & Jail Rock Golf Course.
SOCCER
Gering girls, boys sweep Newcastle
The Gering girls and boys soccer teams combined for 15 goals in posting shutout wins against Newcastle, Wyo., Thursday evening at Memorial Stadium in Gering.
SOCCER
Scottsbluff boys fall to Green River in OT
Scoring goals continued to be a challenge for the Scottsbluff boys soccer team in a 1-0 overtime setback to Green River, Wyo., on Thursday at the Landers Memorial Soccer Complex in Scottsbluff.
GOLF
Scottsbluff puts four in top 10 in capturing 2nd title
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.
TRACK AND FIELD
Mitchell girls, boys capture conference championships
It wasn’t easy, but the Mitchell girls and boys ended right where they wanted to be Thursday – on top of the conference meet standings. The Tiger boys sparkled throughout the day en route to winning the Western Trails Conference Meet title rather convincingly, 172-111 over Bridgeport. The Tiger girls encountered a much tighter battle...
TRACK AND FIELD
McDougall, Danielson double-dip for York
The York boys bested runner-up Aurora and four other teams in Thursday's Central City Track and Field Invitational.
TRACK AND FIELD
Cullen, Carroll girls claim first meet
Carroll girls track coach Kirk Christensen calls senior Morgan Cullen a warrior. In a fast-moving Trojan Relays on Thursday, the Tigers needed her tough mindset.
SOCCER
Islanders edge Bearcats
Wild momentum swings. Big goals. Big saves. Big misses. It was just another typical Grand Island Senior High vs. Kearney boys soccer match Thursday at Memorial Stadium.
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.
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