Winning four gold medals at the state track meet isn’t unusual, but it also isn’t easy.
Lincoln Lutheran junior Marriah Buss is Nebraska's Gatorade Player of the Year for volleyball.
Wahoo repeated as the Class C-1 champion Saturday by outlasting Lincoln Lutheran 18-25, 25-20, 25-14, 21-25, 15-10 in the state volleyball tournament final.
Marriah Buss racked up 31 kills, 25 of which came after the first set, to give No. 2 Lincoln Lutheran a 20-25, 25-14, 25-20, 25-21 victory over St. Paul at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
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.
Despite playing through a hip injury, Marriah Buss continues to put up astounding numbers for Lincoln Lutheran. The 6-foot junior leads the state in kills (370) for the Warriors, ranked No. 1 in Class C-1.
En route to their first semifinal, Lincoln Lutheran handed district champion Arcadia-Loup City their first loss of the year, the Rebels having gone 10-0 until Lincoln’s 21-12 quarterfinals victory.
The Class B No. 3 Titans scored twice in the top of the seventh to tie the game and once in the eighth, then held on for a victory over the No. 2 SkyHawks at Sherman Field in Lincoln on Tuesday.
Sam Wibbels drove in three runs to help Hastings rally for a 4-2 win against Wahoo at the Class B state tournament.
Lincoln Lutheran coach Rich Olson recently passed the 500-win milestone, becoming the 10th girls basketball coach in state history to get there.
Jack Goering bounced back in Grand Island Central Catholic’s second outing against Lincoln Lutheran this season.
Grand Island Central Catholic was in danger of being down 2-0 in the Class C-1 semifinals. But the No. 1 Crusaders fought off two set points to even the match with No. 2 Lincoln Lutheran.
Senior quarterback Wyatt Ehlers scored five touchdowns to lead unbeaten Centennial to a 33-20 win over Lincoln Lutheran in the Class C-2 semifinals Friday night in Utica.
LINCOLN – Class C-2 No. 9 Lincoln Lutheran brought No. 3 Arcadia-Loup City’s run to a halt, both figuratively and literally, in Friday’s playoff quarterfinals.
Of Marriah Buss’ 27 kills Tuesday, the ugliest may have been the most important. Buss’ fortunate swing scored a critical point late in the first set, and from there Lincoln Lutheran rolled to a 25-23, 25-16, 25-19 sweep of Lincoln Christian.
Even with starting quarterback Zach Clausen out with an injury, the Lincoln Lutheran football Warriors arguably are in good hands with Cole Schaedel under center.
Fortunately for Creighton Prep, it wasn’t left sitting on the edge of its seat for very long. Lexington overpowered Lincoln Lutheran all game long and shut them out, winning 6-0.
If steel sharpens steel, there’s a whole bunch of steel left in next week’s Class A state soccer tournaments. All but one of the eight first-round matches in Class A are rematches of a regular-season tilt. And that match, between the No. 1 Omaha South boys and unranked Lincoln East, is a replay of the 2010 championship.
As if Jess McHargue and his Lexington boys soccer team didn’t have enough on their plate. The Minutemen learned Friday that they will play not only for their own fate in Saturday’s Class B substate tournament, but also for that of two top teams in Class A.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday for Olinda Olson, wife of longtime girls basketball coach Rich Olson.