A pair of three-event winners for Millard North couldn't stop Fremont's boys from winning their home track and field meet Friday.
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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...
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.

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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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