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...
Carroll girls track coach Kirk Christensen calls senior Morgan Cullen a warrior. In a fast-moving Trojan Relays on Thursday, the Tigers needed her...
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...
Griswold junior Rebekah Topham again headlines western Iowa qualifiers for the high school portion of the Drake Relays, which begins a three-day run on Thursday at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.
Boys basketball: Donnie Johnson no longer Benson coach
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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
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.
Crusaders cross river, run away with title
The Lewis Central Girls Invitational is very familiar to Omaha Marian. The Crusaders have crossed the Missouri River annually early in the track season to dominate the meet in recent years.
Western Iowa boys track leaders
Western Iowa's boys track leaders, updated through April 14.
Essex taking a gamble on former UNLV star
Away from the spotlight of his playing days, Jon Denton is beginning a second football career. The Las Vegas native and former record-setting quarterback from UNLV will make his prep debut as a head coach this fall in the small town of Essex, Iowa. The Trojans, of the Corner Conference, play Eight-Man football. Denton has never before seen an...
Western Iowa girls prep track leaders, April 15
Western Iowa girls high school track and field leaders as published in The World-Herald on April 15.
Cardinals learn to embrace soccer
Treynor’s enthusiasm for new sport is growing as players gain experience
Underwood boys cruise past Treynor
Underwood's nine-pack of senior starters grew up playing soccer together. Treynor and its group of underclassmen are beginning their first year as a team. The disparity showed up on the scoreboard Friday.
Chest bump leads to celebration for Suhr, Lewis Central
The senior forward’s unconventional goal sparks the Titans in a win over Abraham Lincoln
Eagles’ Oliver playing for keeps
Collisions always seem to find Tiffany Oliver. Or maybe it’s the other way around. The senior collects soccer stories like she does saves as Underwood’s do-everything goalkeeper. She wears a protective brace on her right leg ever since her right kneecap was knocked out of place as a 9-year-old playing in an under-16 game. That day, she...
Missouri Valley’s Taylo hasn’t let diabetes slow busy schedule
Missouri Valley senior Rebecca Taylo is a four-sport athlete. It’s a test not only of physical endurance but also of time management. Somewhere in between an eight-hour school day and athletic commitments, a student-athlete must also find time for schoolwork and a social life.
Q&A with Clarinda golfer Carlton Rahn
The Clarinda freshman earned medalist honors in his first two high school duals, with Southwest Valley and Council Bluffs Lewis Central, shooting a 36 and 42, respectively. The son of Paul and Nancy Rahn added a second-place finish Tuesday against Shenandoah after a round of 37.
Treynor coach steps down to take Holdrege positions
Janet Fiene had been thinking for a while about going back to her roots. When Holdrege had an opening for teaching and coaching positions similar to those she held at Treynor, she decided to take the plunge.
Camacho’s early goals fuel Jackets’ win
Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson needed two overtimes and penalty kicks last week to pick up its first win of the season.
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Kammrad leaving post with Abraham Lincoln
The Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln head football and boys track coach resigned his teaching and coaching positions to accept a job with the Lewis Central school district. The 32-year-old, who was a physical education teacher at Abraham Lincoln, accepted a similar teaching position at Lewis Central, and also will become the school's strength and...
Yellow Jacket girls, St. Albert boys win Council Bluffs Relays
Deep appreciation accompanied the Thomas Jefferson girls and St. Albert boys during their victory laps Saturday afternoon at the Council Bluffs Relays.
All-Western Iowa boys captains did it all
All three earned high praise across western Iowa for their exploits on the basketball court during the 2013-14 season. That's why Sioux City North junior Daniel Tillo (Class 4-A/3-A), Carroll Kuemper senior Cole Neary (2-A) and Nodaway Valley senior TJ Bower (1-A) are the honorary captains on The World-Herald's All-Western Iowa teams. Tillo...
All-Western Iowa girls captains created for their clubs
Whether Red Oak's Kate Walker, Council Bluffs St. Albert's Kylie Ferguson and Ar-We-Va's Paige Danner were stealing it, passing it or shooting it, their coaches weren't particular.
Lansman, Bower, Tillo named first-team all-state
Nine western Iowa boys basketball players have earned all-state recognition by the Iowa Newspaper Association, including three first-team selections.
No consolation, but Stars net best finish in 31 years
Nicholas Baer had 24 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 2 Bettendorf pulled away for a 73-49 win against No. 8 Sioux City North in the Class 4-A third-place of the boys state basketball tournament Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena.
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2013 All-Nebraska football, volleyball teams
View The World-Herald's selections to the 2013 All-Nebraska football and volleyball teams.
2013 Super Six football team
Meet The World-Herald's 2013 Super Six team, honoring the area's top college football prospects.
All-Nebraska basketball teams 'shake' it up
Being known more for their ability to shake off a defender than for their dance moves didn't stop our 2013 All-Nebraska basketball selections from busting a few "Harlem Shake"-inspired moves.
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Nebraska high school all-time swimming leaders
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The disappearance of small-town football
Friday night lights across rural Nebraska are going dark. But one town, in its last season of gridiron independence, proved that school spirit is stronger than ever.
Western Iowa high school all-time track charts
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