A perfect 13-0 season and a Class C-2 championship was a testament to Centennial's recent success. But the Broncos lost an impactful senior class, and they'll have to rely on a lot of underclassmen to get back to Lincoln.
Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons-Decatur did its damage by hitting five 3-pointers in the first quarter. Then the top-seeded Wolverines turned to their defense to make history.
With several members who helped capture the Class C-2 football championship in November, the basketball team expects to win a title, too.
Centennial cruised to the C2-4 subdistrict championship with a 66-46 win over Shelby-Rising City. Here are World-Herald prep recruiting specialist Mike Sautter's five takeaways from the game.
The Pinnacle Bank Game of the Week features Class C-2 No. 3 Centennial (19-2) hosting Wilber-Clatonia (14-7). Tip-off is 7:45 p.m. Friday in Utica.
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Six days ago, the Centennial Broncos girls basketball team did something it hadn’t done since 2009 — it knocked off Fillmore Central, which also happens to be one of the top Class C-2 girls teams in the state this season. A day later, the Broncos traveled to Hebron to take on Thayer Central and left with a 41-31 win.
Wyatt Ehlers and Jackson Hirschfeld lifted the undefeated Broncos to a 29-28 win over No. 2 Norfolk Catholic before 2,305 at Memorial Stadium for the Class C-2 title. It was the first overtime game in the state football finals in nine years.
Wyatt Ehlers wants to make the most of his second chance at a state championship.
With Oakland-Craig pretty much one dimensional, Centennial punched its ticket to the C-2 championship game with a 35-14 win over No. 4 Oakland-Craig.
After preparing for a big dose of passing plays, North Bend had to face an onslaught of running plays Friday night in a 47-14 loss to Centennial.
SYRACUSE — The Centennial Broncos football team was one game away from an undefeated season and a Class C-2 state championship last November.
Evan Klanecky has plenty of good things to say about this year’s senior class at Centennial. And the coach certainly has a lot of seniors to talk about. The Broncos have 19 — roughly half their roster.
After reaching the state title for the second time in school history in 2017, Centennial coach Evan Klanecky had a message for his team: last season is over, 2018 is a new season.
It was a simple concept Monday night for the Centennial Broncos boys basketball team: Win, and it would make the state tournament for the second-straight year. Lose, and it would have its season end.
Three touchdowns, two following interceptions, broke a scoreless tie at Memorial Stadium and propelled the Chieftains to their first state football title. Bryland Menicucci, who opened the scoring in the 27-6 win over previously undefeated Centennial, ran for 102 yards and two touchdowns.
One remarkable statistic from the 12-0 Broncos would justify a new moniker being printed on a few dozen T-shirts. The Ball Hawks.
Omaha World-Herald staff writer Stu Pospisil put together everything you need to know about the upcoming Class C-2 state football championship.
Centennial senior quarterback Wyatt Ehlers has two goals left in his high school football career. Lead the Broncos to a state title and play football in college. Ehlers and his teammates will have a chance to accomplish the first goal on Tuesday at 2:45 p.m. The second is still a work in progress.
CENTRAL CITY — The Centennial Broncos scored on two of their first three possessions in Friday night’s Class C-2 Playoff game in Central City and never looked back.
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-2 is featured, with Nos. 10 through 5 today.
LINCOLN — Ponca was making its first trip to state since 2012, but the current group looked quite comfortable on their new stage.
Inside, outside, the C-2 No. 8 Centennial Broncos boys basketball team was hitting on all cylinders in the first half against the Twin River Titans Thursday night in the C2-8 subdistrict final at York High School.
Centennial’s 6-3 junior Heath Haberman paved the way in the third quarter, hitting two 3-pointers and the rest of the team followed his lead.
Yutan came into Friday night’s playoff opener at Centennial as the No. 16 seed in Class C-2. The Chieftains played like anything but in their 34-6 win. They advanced to host St. Paul next Friday and ended Centennial’s unbeaten season.
The Class C-2 No. 2 Centennial football team is undefeated at 9-0 as it enters the playoffs Friday. The last time the Broncos had an undefeated regular season was 1986.