25 years ago Scott Frost won a state title in the shot put, one of the final moments of his spectacular high school career. On Friday, one of his top recruits, Cam Jurgens, bested the mark set by his future coach at the state meet.
The 23-4 Cardinals will face Elkhorn Saturday in the Class B title game at 2 p.m.
Beatrice broke a 19-19 tie at the intermission to post a 52-38 victory over Sidney.
Grand Northwest overcame a slow start and kept itself in contention until the final minutes of the contest before falling to Beatrice 55-50 Friday.
Beatrice girls basketball coach Dennis Coudeyras has been sidelined since falling before a Jan. 13 game at South Sioux City.
McKenna Sims scored 14 points Saturday to lead South Sioux City to a 52-36 win over Beatrice in the River Cities Conference tournament final.
Beatrice Lady Orange sophomore Addie Barnard has verbally committed to Wichita State to continue her softball career.
Beatrice's Cameron Jurgens has been committed to Nebraska for more than two years, but he's considering other options in the wake of Mike Riley's firing.
Nebraska pledge Cameron Jurgens of Beatrice is out for the season after suffering an ankle injury Friday night in the Orangemen’s 27-17 win at Norris for an 8-1 regular season.
Elkhorn completed one pass, was outgained by 124 yards, and ran half as many plays as Beatrice. The No. 4 Antlers also picked up a huge road victory, beating the No. 8 Orange 38-21.
Three linemen, two superstar skill talents and one top national prospect who can live in the line and skill universes — not to mention throwing a shot put a half-mile. The 2017 World-Herald Super Six wasn’t among the hardest to pick, but it’s easily among the best in recent years.
It's been more than two years since Cameron Jurgens committed to Nebraska, and the time is fast approaching when he'll officially become a Husker.
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 B is featured, with Nos. 10-5 today.
He’s the first athlete of the year from Beatrice since Bob Hohn in 1960. He’s also only the fourth junior honored in 67 years, following Gerry Gdowski of Fremont in 1985, Leodis Flowers of Omaha Central in 1986 and Ron Coleman of Omaha North in 2009.
Beatrice’s Michaela Jones is one of the roughly 20,000 people diagnosed in the United States each year with chronic compartment syndrome, a painful condition that occurs when pressure within the muscles builds to dangerous levels.
After winning his second consecutive all-class gold medal in the shot put on a cold, rainy night — and before he began to focus on attempting to repeat in the discus Saturday — he reaffirmed the commitment he announced in August 2015.
District track and field meets in Class B and Class C produced eight new state-leading performances Thursday in the final competitions before the May 19 and 20 state championships at Burke Stadium.
Three athletes who won championships at Friday’s Nebraska Track and Field Festival earned more gold medals Saturday at York’s Yowell Track Classic.
Finishing a bit below his own high standards in the shot put Friday helped Cameron Jurgens go somewhere he’s only been once before in the discus.
Intense defense let Omaha Skutt run its no-nonsense offense to a big River Cities Conference win Friday night over Beatrice.
After dominating Beatrice a week ago, South Sioux City found itself trailing in the rematch. But the Cardinals pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 58-47 win Saturday in the River Cities Conference tournament final.
The York Dukes boys basketball team held a 17-point lead in the third quarter and was ahead 12 points to start the fourth, but the Beatrice Orangemen erased all of that thanks to offensive rebounding and timely 3-point and free-throw shooting, resulting in a 64-60 loss for the Dukes.
Donald Stalker gave Gretna a 7-0 lead 14 seconds into the game Friday night against Beatrice, and the Dragons never looked back. The explosive opening play spurred Gretna to a 48-21 win over the Orangemen and set up a rematch next week with Omaha Skutt in the Class B semifinals.
The match was so intense that Beatrice’s Marriah Buss wasn’t aware how high her kill numbers were climbing. But when the five-setter against Ralston was over, the 6-foot freshman shattered the Class B state record.
Beatrice senior Kirsten Baete made four birdies in a seven-hole stretch in the middle of the round, propelling her to the individual title at the Class B girls state golf meet at Quail Run Golf Course.
Elkhorn forced six Beatrice turnovers Friday night as the Antlers improved to 3-0 with a 42-7 victory at Elkhorn Stadium.