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, Eight Man-2 is featured, with Nos. 10-5 today.
It was a good news, bad news kind of Saturday at the state track meet for Fullerton's Brent Wetovick. The junior missed out on an all-class gold but won a pair of Class D titles in the 400 and 800 meters, setting a class meet record in the latter.
Brent Wetovick of Fullerton goes to the state track meet Friday and Saturday as the state leader in the boys 400 and 800 meters. And as a junior from a Class D high school. Not since 1982 with Ted Murray of Nelson in the 300 intermediate hurdles has a Class D boy won an all-class gold medal in a track event.
Brent Wetovick’s track season got off to a slow start, relatively speaking. But all Wetovick needed was a couple of high-profile meets — last Thursday’s Nebraska Track and Field Festival in Papillion and Monday’s Central Nebraska Championships in Grand Island — to get him going.
With the game in hand and a little over a minute left on the clock, Kenesaw head coach Jack Einrem called a timeout split second before his guard Ryan Denkert drilled a 3-pointer, negating the deep shot.
The World-Herald's Stu Pospisil put together capsules previewing the upcoming boys state basketball tournament.
The Fullerton Warriors may have played one of their best quarters of basketball this season over the final eight minutes of the D1-4 District Final at Aurora High School on Tuesday night.
AURORA — Fullerton didn’t look like a young team playing in Tuesday’s Class D-1, District 4 final.
ST. PAUL – Riley Swerczek hoped for a second chance.
Fullerton football coach Ryan Haughton thought his Warriors might be going to play the best 8-man team in the state on Wednesday.
FULLERTON — In avenging their only loss of the season on Thursday, Fullerton got off to a quick start and then used a difference making second-half drive to advance in the Class D-2 playoffs.
The most difficult part of the day for Brent Wetovick was getting to the track on time. Once he was there, the Fullerton sophomore dominated his races, winning the Class D 400, 800 and 1,600 Saturday at Burke Stadium.
Competition brings out the best in Brent Wetovick. That much is obvious. A sophomore at Class D Fullerton, Wetovick has the state’s fastest time this season in the boys 400.
It was a tale of three teams Thursday night at the Class D-1 District 4 Championship — Blue Hill, Fullerton with Halle Plumbtree and Fullerton without their ailing star.
Osceola kept rolling towards next week’s showdown against Class D-2 No. 1-rated Humphrey St. Francis. On Friday, the Bulldogs dominated injury-plagued Fullerton from start to finish in a 58-0 triumph.
Emerson-Hubbard clinched a spot in the championship game for the first time since 1996 with a 52-43 victory over Fullerton on Friday morning in the Class D-1 semifinals at the Devaney Center.
Macy Peregrine had back-to-back steals and a pair of free throws late to seal a 51-46 win over Bruning-Davenport-Shickley in the first round of the girls Class D-1 state tournament Thursday at Lincoln North Star High School.
The turnaround to Fullerton’s season continued at the expense of Heartland Lutheran. After starting out 2-10, the Warriors won for the fifth time in their last seven games, notching a 75-61 road victory over the Red Hornets on Saturday night.
Going into Fullerton and Nebraska Christian’s matchup, you knew one team had to fall from the ranks of the undefeated. It was the Class D-1, No. 5 Warriors that came out unscathed, winning 44-33 in a loud home environment over the C-2 No. 4 Eagles.
The 24-12 lead that Fullerton carried into halftime Tuesday at the Grand Island Central Catholic Holiday Tournament seemed safe, but the Crusaders had a rally in them.
Macy Peregrine and Halle Plumbtree provided a nice 1-2 punch for Fullerton. The Warrior duo combined to hammer down 43 kills in a 25-14, 21-25, 25-17, 25-18 victory over Heartland Lutheran Tuesday at Fullerton High School.
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, Eight Man-1 is featured, with the Nos. 5 through 10 teams today.
Lenae Kohmetscher’s jersey number proved to be fitting for her performance in the first round of the Class D-1 state tournament.
How Humphrey St. Francis finally beat Fullerton in the teams’ third meeting of the season Thursday can be quickly summed up. It was because of defense. The Flyers held Warriors to 21.4 percent shooting to win the most important match-up in the series 36-29 in the Class D-1, Subdistrict 4 tournament final at Cross County.
Somehow, someway Fullerton’s Garrett Sonderup was going to find a way to get to the semifinals. The 170-pound second-ranked senior trailed 4-3 with 10 seconds left against No. 3 Gideon Monette of Mullen.
Winning its first Goldenrod Conference Tournament championship didn’t come easy for Fullerton.