Jacob Coldanghise tossed five touchdown passes, including three to fellow senior Evan Kieser, as the Thunderbirds defeated Grand Island Northwest 35-21 in the championship game of the Athletes’ Training Center 7v7 Gridiron Classic.
Nebraska offered a scholarship to Bellevue West guard Chucky Hepburn on Tuesday. The soon-to-be sophomore made the All-Metro Conference third team as a freshman.
In the third episode of Season 3 of "Where I Come From" — a World-Herald podcast — host Dirk Chatelain sits down for an in-depth interview with former Nebraska basketball player and Bellevue West standout Erick Strickland.
This district final went much better than the one a year ago for Omaha Creighton Prep.
The Class A No. 2 Warriors broke through in the second overtime and held off Millard West 1-0 Monday evening in the quarterfinals of the Metro Conference soccer tournament.
Jevyon Ducker had a busy spring break. The 5-foot-10, 180-pound running back from Bellevue West made two unofficial visits hours away from his home state. He has one more scheduled for Saturday.
Kyle Luedtke had 24 points in his final game and Omaha Creighton Prep secured a 56-46 win for the program's first state title since 2015.
In a state tournament filled with overtime thrillers, Bellevue West's Tevin Tanner decided regulation would be enough in Friday's first Class A semifinal.
The state tournament stage can turn studs into duds, and its spotlight can be harsh for newcomers. Especially for a kid who just turned 15 last month.
Omaha Creighton Prep hasn’t shown its best stuff during the first two days of the state tournament, not during Friday night’s 63-48 win over Omaha Bryan or Thursday’s triple-overtime thriller against Lincoln Pius X.
Bellevue West continued the trend of lower seeds winning first-round games at the Class A state boys basketball tournament.
With district final wins Monday night, Bryan qualified for state for the first time since 2012 and Bellevue West for the first time since 2015.
Taylor Farrell scored 19 points Tuesday night to lead Millard West to a 58-43 win over Bellevue West in the A-1 district semifinal.
Bellevue West edged Millard South in an 88-77 overtime thriller Friday night in the final game before districts for both teams.
Molly Sindelar scored 20 points Saturday night to lead Elkhorn South to a 55-44 win over host Bellevue West.
Omaha Creighton Prep outscored Bellevue West 22-5 in the second quarter en route to a 72-54 Metro Conference boys basketball victory.
No. 5 Bellevue West made nine of 10 shots in a 29-point fourth quarter Thursday night to pull away to a 66-58 win at No. 10 Lincoln Southwest.
Nico Felici scored 16 points and Chucky Hepburn added 15 points, eight rebounds and five assists to help Top 10 No. 8 Bellevue West to a 74-52 win over No. 5 Burke on Friday.
Thomas Spoehr’s 25 points led Class B No. 7 Bennington past No. 10 Blair 60-50 in Thursday night’s Eastern Midlands Conference tournament semifinals at Bennington.
Daylen Kountz was the best player of the Nebraska Prep Classic. But next best was Platteview’s Brady Heiman. The 6-foot-10 future Husker had the best stat line — 13 points, 14 rebounds, 13 blocks — from the eight games Saturday at Ralston Arena.
Denver East is bringing two likely future NCAA Division I players to Ralston Arena on Saturday night. Does Bellevue West have one, too, in Chucky Hepburn?
Bellevue West coach Doug Woodard had to marvel at a number his freshman point guard put up against a good Omaha Westside team Dec. 22.
Among the many standouts, here are five stars from the Metro Holiday girls basketball tournament quarterfinals at Ralston Arena on Tuesday.
Millard North rallied from an eight-point, fourth-quarter deficit at the Metro Holiday tournament Tuesday to keep its perfect record intact. The No. 2 Mustangs moved to 9-0 with a 56-54 victory over No. 7 Bellevue West in a quarterfinal at Ralston Arena.
Nicole Avila-Ambrosi sank a basket in the final minute Tuesday to lift Millard North to a 56-54 win over Bellevue West at the Metro Holiday tournament.
Revenge may be a dish best served cold — not a reference to Saturday’s weather — but Omaha Westside and Millard North didn’t wait long to exact theirs in the Metro Conference’s holiday tournament.