Wayne and Arlington are the final two undefeated teams in the Class C state softball tournament after posting second-round victories Thursday afternoon.
Throughout the summer, The World-Herald will prepare you for the high school football season with a story previewing a new team or teams each day. This week, Class C-1 is featured, with Nos. 10-5 today.
Gretna scored nine runs over the last two innings to break away from Arlington for a 14-5 win in an elimination game at the Class B state baseball tournament Wednesday at Haymarket Park.
Arlington claimed a 10-9 win over No. 2 Elkhorn South in an elimination game Monday at Haymarket Park.
Senior southpaw Tyler Crouse was in control from the start. By the time he allowed a base runner, Pius X had six runs on the scoreboard and was cruising toward a Class B victory over Arlington.
Arlington rode the hot wheels of its fancy Karr to an easy win Friday night. The Class C-1 No. 9 Eagles got four first-half touchdowns, part of a 179-yard effort from senior Garris Karr, and remained unbeaten in rolling to a 34-7 win over Washington County rival Fort Calhoun.
The Arlington football team has always been focused. There’s no chit-chat at practices and no one whines about the film sessions before school. But this fall, the Eagles have turned it up a notch.
Both teams scored a run in the second inning before Blair broke things open in the top of the fifth with three runs.
With a penguin stocking cap on her head and softball on her mind, Arlington senior Sabrina Luttig has developed into one of the best discus throwers in the state.
The Eagles are off to a 6-0 start after going 7-11 a year ago. First-year coach Rusty Hilgenkamp is trying to be low-key about it, but those six wins certainly give confidence to one of the smallest Class B varsity baseball programs in the state.
Having played on three championship teams in high school, Wahoo Neumann volleyball coach Michelle Moser knows all about the state tournament. Now she’ll get a chance to lead her Cavaliers to that same destination.
Coach Jeff Bellar unveiled his 2015 Norfolk Catholic football team Friday night in its home- and season-opener against the Arlington Eagles, and the Knights earned rave reviews in a 48-8 win.
Wahoo had enough Jakes to beat Arlington. But will it have enough Thursday night against town rival Wahoo Neumann? When leading scorer Jake Scheef was injured early in the fourth quarter Tuesday night against Arlington, sophomore Jake Ruzicka gave the Warriors their next 11 points and they stayed alive in the C1-5 subdistrict tournament with a 55-48 win.
Jared Samuelson's 18 points led Class B No. 1 Gretna past Class C-1 No. 10 Arlington 57-42 Tuesday night in boys basketball.
Wahoo Neumann and Fremont Bergan helped themselves, and the prestige of the Centennial Conference, by going up in class Saturday and winning.
A capsule preview of the Class A, B and Omaha-area girls basketball teams as published in The World-Herald on Dec. 2.
State pre-season ranked Norfolk Catholic kicked off its 2014 season with an impressive start in its first road game, shutting out Arlington 28-0.