STROMSBURG — The Class D-1 No. 5 Heartland Huskies traveled to Stromsburg Thursday night for a match with the Cross County Cougars and went home with a 3-1 win.
Three in a row, twice. As expected, Dylan Kautz of Norfolk Catholic won the 100 and 200 meters. “After my freshman year, I wanted to go four in a row," Kautz said. "This is another step.”
Taylor Quiring is a rare combination of middle-distance runner and horizontal jumper.
Will Gallagher puts up 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Blue Devils, who move on to a state final for the first time since 1920.
Lane Huebert scored a game-high 23 points to help send the Huskies into a semifinal game Friday.
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.
The difference was Heartland's five turnovers compared to Johnson-Brock's none.
HENDERSON — It had been eight years since the Johnson-Brock football team had won a game in the state playoffs, but the Eagles finally broke through Thursday in Henderson.
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 Nos. 10-5 today.
Taylor Quiring didn’t know what to expect in the 800-meter run April 11 at the Heartland Invitational. After all, the Heartland junior had never ran the event before.
Norfolk Lutheran took control early Thursday and routed Heartland 52-30 in the opening round of the Class D-1 boys state basketball tournament at Lincoln East.
Class D-1 No. 6-rated Norfolk Lutheran got off to the start it wanted against No. 8 Heartland in the first round of the state tournament. The Eagles took advantage of the Huskies’ early struggles to jump out to an 18-point halftime lead. Norfolk Lutheran went on to claim a 52-30 victory Thursday at Lincoln East.
Dundy County-Stratton remained undefeated Friday with a 48-31 victory over Heartland in the semifinals of the Class D-1 girls state tournament at the Devaney Center.
It might not have been how he drew it up, but coach Greg Veerhusen wasn’t complaining Thursday after Heartland secured its first state tournament win in program history.
Heartland shot 70 percent on the way to building a 31-19 halftime lead and carried on for a 53-33 victory over No. 10-rated Nebraska Lutheran at Aurora High School.
On a night when records were in reach, Heartland’s Austin Stuhr didn’t disappoint. The senior running back carried 30 times for 334 yards and accounted for seven touchdowns in Class D-1, No. 10 Heartland’s 70-42 playoff win over East Butler on Wednesday night.
Opponents have seen a lot of senior Austin Stuhr during Heartland’s first three games this season. They’re still trying to figure out a way to slow him down.
For the chances of a Heartland Huskies’ boys state basketball tournament run to stay alive, it had to go through the No. 1 rated team in Class D1 Thursday night in the D1-2 subdistrict final at Fillmore Central High School in Geneva.
Not many fans on either side of the gym at halftime probably thought Thursday night’s game between the Osceola Bulldogs and the Heartland Huskies would go down to the last shot. But it did.
It may have come one possession later than High Plains would have preferred, but a big 3-point play helped the Storm hold off surging Heartland down the stretch Tuesday.
The High Plains Storm boys basketball team, ranked No. 2 in Class D1, escaped an upset bid from the Heartland Huskies Tuesday night with a 70-67 win.
Riverside, D2’s No. 2 team, beats the Heartland boys 81-56.
Taylor Quiring’s 12 kills not enough as Eagles rarely gave up lead in match.
The Heartland Huskies were on the verge of pulling the biggest upset in Class D1 Thursday night.