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.
After a hot start on offense, the Centennial Broncos girls basketball team watched as the Class C1 Fairbury Lady Jeffs found their stroke from beyond the arc, hitting six threes in the game as they left Utica with a 39-32 win Tuesday night.
For many years, success on the wrestling mat helped define Doyle Trout. He looked forward to competing in national tournaments in the spring and summer before going to the University of Wyoming to begin his collegiate wrestling career. But everything changed for Trout on Easter day, six week…
Doyle Trout, a senior at Centennial High School who won his fourth state title in February, was severely injured Sunday in a one-car crash near his home in Waco, Nebraska, resulting in the amputation of Trout's left leg above the knee.
Wyoming wrestling recruit Doyle Trout, a senior at Centennial High School who won his fourth state title in February, was severely injured Sunday in a one-car crash near his home in Waco, Nebraska.
FRIEND - The Centennial Broncos stayed right with (now) 19-4 Milford through a halftime tie, but the third and fourth periods added up to a 'W' for the Eagles.
The Centennial Bronco boys fell behind the No. 5 seed Fairbury Jeffs Monday night, but were able to come back to post a solid 51-34 win in C1-4 action at Friend High School.
The four-hour wait almost defeated Centennial’s Doyle Trout. Saturday’s lineup at the state wrestling championships was set with the 126-pound finals to end the day as Trout looked to become the 25th four-time state champion in state history.
While Centennial senior Doyle Trout drew all the attention at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha on Saturday, two other area finalists went about the business of completing their seasons with state championships as well.
The Centennial Broncos led 15-13 at the end of the first quarter, but saw their lead evaporate in the second.
The only wrestler in the Nebraska State Wrestling Championships at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha with a chance to become a four-time state champion is Centennial’s Doyle Trout at 126 pounds.
Doyle Trout’s vision for this weekend has always been the same. There, in the middle of a packed arena, stands the latest addition to an exclusive club, his hand raised above his head and a long exhale flowing out of a tired body.
From the first time the York News-Times released the All-Area Top 10 for wrestling until now, the name at the top never changed.
YUTAN – The Centennial Broncos put up 15 first quarter points and trailed the No. 5 team in Class C-2, the Yutan Chieftains, 24-15.
SHELBY – The Shelby-Rising City Huskies improved their season record to 6-6 Tuesday night with a 48-19 win over the Centennial Broncos in non-conference girls action.