It was a tale of two halves for the Grand Island Northwest boys basketball team. Both turned out to be positives.
The Norfolk Catholic Knights' running back combination of Dylan Kautz and Evan Smith provided a one-two punch that KO'd Columbus Lakeview here Friday night.
Columbus Lakeview was able to kick its offense into quick start mode against Grand Island Central Catholic, as the Vikings battled back for a 42-28 victory Friday at Memorial Stadium.
Jaylin Bradley of Bellevue West has expanded the six-touchdown club for Class A football. He’s now the 22nd player since 1933 and the first since 2013 to cross the goal line that many times in a game. The all-time record is 14, by John Cook of Beatrice against Tarkio, Missouri, in 1912.
If not for a tweet, Ethan Lichtenfeld wouldn’t be plotting how to win his first state track title. The Columbus Lakeview senior wouldn’t be competing in the Class B long jump, or have recorded a district-leading leap of 22 feet, 1-3/4 inches.
For state tournament regular Columbus Scotus, the hope to return to that destination remained alive Tuesday night. For Columbus Lakeview, seeking a trip to state for the first time since 1981, the season ended once again in frustration.
Two games, two shutouts. The Northwest boys soccer team improved to 2-0 on the season, and have yet to give up a goal.
The Lakeview Vikings have been playing very well as of late, winners of six of their last seven games.
The York Dukes went to the halftime break with all the momentum and a chance in the third quarter to put the game away Saturday night.
In a season whose start has been marked by inconsistency, Grand Island Northwest managed to do a lot of good things sinultaneously Friday night, and the result was a dominant 47-21 victory over Columbus Lakeview.
The Lakeview Vikings left York's gym with win number four against one loss and left the Dukes still looking for their first 'W' in the young prep volleyball season.
Throughout the summer, The World-Herald will be previewing the prep football season with a new class every week. This week, Class C-1 is featured, with a new story each day based on last season's final Top 10. Today are the Nos. 5 to 10 teams.