When you’re a tradition-rich program like Columbus Scotus, there are no such things as small victories. But that changes when you’ve missed the state tournament in back-to-back seasons.
Columbus Scotus junior Tyler Palmer took his second unofficial visit to Nebraska on Wednesday. A few hours later, the utility player announced his commitment to the Huskers, choosing NU over offers from Wichita State, Creighton and Duke.
The similarities are striking between Bailey Urban of Millard South and Bailey Lehr of Columbus Scotus. Both seniors tore their left ACLs in preseason Jamboree games, final exhibition tuneups before the start of the regular season.
Hayley Fox made the most of her first state tournament appearance for No. 5 St. Paul as it defeated No. 6 Syracuse 24-26, 25-18, 25-17, 21-25, 15-9.
When they gather the next two days in Columbus to celebrate the life of Jim Puetz, the stories will flow.
Skylar Heinrich scored her 100th career goal and Class B No. 4 Elkhorn made it hold up in a 1-0 win over fifth-ranked Columbus Scotus.
Columbus Scotus rallied from a seven-point halftime deficit to force overtime and eventually emerge victorious against Wahoo Neumann Saturday in the Class C-1 girls state basketball tournament championship game.
The Shamrocks will see a familiar foe with Centennial Conference rival Wahoo Neumann in the championship game.
Bailey Lehr had 15 points and 11 rebounds, while Maggie Feehan and Marika Spencer scored 13 apiece to help No. 4-rated Columbus Scotus upend No. 1 Wahoo.
But the Shamrocks exacted their revenge, posting a 35-34 overtime victory. That lifted Scotus into the state tournament for the 11th time and gives the Shamrocks the opportunity to win their fifth state title.
Columbus Scotus sophomore Tyler Palmer didn't grow up wanting to be a Division I baseball player. The thought hadn't crossed his mind until last summer when he started gaining attention from some Division II schools and Nebraska.
The Norfolk Catholic boys were able to overcome mistakes and win, but the girls squad was not.
Serving became an issue for Grand Island Central Catholic Thursday.
Want to know how Cody Mroczek’s last state track meet is going? You better be prepared to go just as fast as the Columbus Scotus senior.
Jess Schlautman scored a pair of goals and teammate Madi McKeever added another as No. 1 Omaha Skutt beat seventh-ranked Columbus Scotus 3-0 Wednesday in the final of the Class B girls state soccer tournament.
They’ll try again Wednesday to complete the Nebraska high school soccer tournament. The NSAA’s decision at 11 a.m. Tuesday to postpone the girls finals at Morrison Stadium, based on forecasts for severe weather, proved fortuitous.
The threat of thunderstorms Tuesday night has caused the NSAA to postpone the Class A and Class B girls soccer finals at Omaha's Morrison Stadium to Wednesday.
Two programs with history — one more recent than the other — will look to add to their traditions on Tuesday night.
Sophomore forward Abbie Zoucha scored just over five minutes into the second half to lead Class B No. 7 Columbus Scotus to a 1-0 win over third-ranked Elkhorn in the semifinals of the girls state soccer tournament.
Courtney Kosch had a goal and two assists to lead Class B No. 7 Columbus Scotus to a 3-1 win over eighth-ranked Kearney Catholic Friday afternoon in the opening round of the girls state soccer tournament at Creighton’s Morrison Stadium.
One of the best careers for a high school goalkeeper in state history began with, of all things, a water break.
Short-handed and playing its fourth game this week, the Omaha Central boys were able to earn a much-needed win on Saturday.
Noah Vedral and Jaxon Simons, Wahoo Neumann’s top scorers this season, did their jobs again Friday. They combined for 31 of the Cavaliers’ 48 points in the Class C-1 semifinals.
A 14-0 fourth-quarter run helped Class C-1 No. 3 Columbus Scotus turn a 12-point deficit into a 59-49 win Thursday over sixth-ranked Boys Town in the first round of the boys state basketball tournament at the Devaney Center.
Randolph took control early Thursday and held off a fourth quarter comeback attempt by Bruning-Davenport-Shickley for a 50-40 upset of the No. 1-ranked Eagles in the quarterfinals of the Class D1 state basketball tournament.
Chloe Dworak took a piggyback ride from Taytem Coleman to the Lincoln Christian locker room. While that might have been more out of fun than necessity, Dworak’s right ankle was iced and taped.