Russ Ninemire of Omaha in girls basketball and Diane Rouzee of Grand Island in volleyball have been named National High School Athletic Coaches Association national coaches of the year in their respective sport.
The Locker Room camp series made its inaugural visit to Lincoln this week. It came to an end Friday with the High School Jamboree at Lincoln High.
Nolan Hoffman, a former Lincoln Southeast pitcher who played last season at Texas A&M, was selected Tuesday in the fifth round of the MLB draft by the Seattle Mariners.
A roundup of Monday's elimination games in the Nebraska high school state baseball tournament.
Class A No. 2 and top-seeded Omaha Creighton Prep held off No. 8 seed Lincoln Southeast 10-5 in the first round of the Nebraska state baseball tournament at Werner Park.
Ashley Atkinson and Chaise Pfanstiel scored goals as Class A No. 6 Millard West beat fourth-ranked Lincoln Southeast 2-0 Wednesday in the opening round of the girls state soccer tournament at Morrison Stadium.
Forty-one years. That’s how long it’s been since a team from Lincoln last won the Class A state baseball tournament.
Jessica Shepard watched the women’s Final Four as a girl and imagined herself on the stage. Sunday night, as the Fremont native jumped and laughed with her national title-winning Notre Dame teammates, Shepard checked a big item off her life’s bucket list.
McKenzie Bader, who made five 3s and scored 17 points for the Panthers, joined with backcourt mate Kyla Moore (19 points) to score 36 of their team’s 45 points in a 45-36 win over the Knights.
Lincoln Southeast sophomore Isaac Gifford received his first scholarship offer Saturday by placing a call to a familiar football name in Nebraska: Oregon State linebackers coach Trent Bray.
Lincoln Southeast defensive tackle Bryson Williams signed his letter of intent to Wisconsin on Wednesday. Like all prospects, Williams is excited to be a Badger commit.
Laura Jurek scored 14 points Saturday night to lead Bellevue West to a 44-28 home win over Lincoln Southeast.
Lincoln Southeast defensive tackle Bryson Williams has been committed to Wisconsin for five months. On Sunday night, new Nebraska coach Scott Frost and linebackers coach Barrett Rudd made an in-home visit with Williams and offered a scholarship.
Top-ranked Omaha Marian defeated Lincoln Southeast 25-7, 25-16, 25-22 on Thursday in a first-round match at the Class A state volleyball tournament.
The defending Class A state champion Mustangs celebrated a 27-29, 25-13, 25-19, 25-20 win on their home court over the Knights to clinch their berth in next week’s state tournament in Lincoln.
The Class A No. 10 Islanders used a goal-line stand and an end zone interception on Lincoln Southeast’s first two possessions as they hung on for a 16-13 win in front of 1,549 at Seacrest Field.
Lincoln Southwest moved all four of its entries into the finals Friday at the Class A boys state tennis tournament, and matches eventually were moved to the Woods Tennis Center in Lincoln.
Grand Island threw plenty of adversity at Lincoln Southeast on Thursday night.
Thursday wasn’t ideal for golf, but high winds and higher heat didn’t bother Katie Whitehead of Lincoln Southeast.
Zander Gray and Milton Sargbah each had 200-yard games Friday night as No. 3 Omaha North defeated Lincoln Southeast 49-28 at Kinnick Stadium.
Friday was a good time to watch football in the Capitol City.
Three linemen, two superstar skill talents and one top national prospect who can live in the line and skill universes — not to mention throwing a shot put a half-mile. The 2017 World-Herald Super Six wasn’t among the hardest to pick, but it’s easily among the best in recent years.
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, Class A is featured, with Nos. 10-5 today.
Lincoln Southeast defensive lineman Bryson Williams announced Wednesday he has committed to Wisconsin.
Jack Strong — 6-foot-3, 200 pounds — played in seven games last season but missed the final three due to injury. He completed 60 percent of his passes for 991 yards and 10 touchdowns. He also ran for another 202 yards with five scores.
He shuttled Kevin Durant around Austin in his red Chevy Silverado. He listened to hip-hop in Durant’s dorm room. He chest-bumped Durant after the Texas freshman’s 37 points and 23 rebounds at Texas Tech. He built a friendship that endured.