Three in a row, twice. As expected, Dylan Kautz of Norfolk Catholic won the 100 and 200 meters. “After my freshman year, I wanted to go four in a row," Kautz said. "This is another step.”
Each week during the high school sports season, The World-Herald staff nominates five players to be considered for the Family Fare high school athlete of the week. Every Monday, we'll post our picks — athletes who have shined in recent games, whether it be hitting a game-winning shot or playing lock-down defense, piling up points or a record-setting performance.
KEARNEY, Neb. — Millard West placed three runners among the top 10 finishers Friday to repeat as Class A girls state cross country team champions.
In the same spot where his legs gave out a year ago, David City Aquinas senior Elijah Frasher began gradually pulling away from his opponents Friday at the Class D state cross country championship meet.
It was a familiar sight at a familiar site for Ainsworth's cross country teams at the D-5 district meet.
Four state track championships in one day — the most the rules will allow — has been done before, though perhaps not in such a combination. Rylee Rice, a freshman from Ainsworth, won two longer races — the girls Class C 800 and 1,600 — and two short ones — the 100 and 300 hurdles — Saturday at Burke Stadium.
The shy voice on the other end of the telephone didn’t sound like it could be the same girl who blazed to three school records in her first full-event track meet. But Ainsworth freshman Rylee Rice isn’t your typical runner, either.
Jonah Heng beat two runners from his district in Friday’s Class D boys race to join older brother Jarren (Class C 2008, 2009) as a state champion.
It’s family night at Monday’s Nebraska Coaches Association’s all-star basketball games at Lincoln North Star. Brady Delimont of Ainsworth, who owns the boys state record for career 3-pointers, will be coached by his father, Brian, for the last time in the 8 p.m. boys game.