Millard North football coach Fred Petito is a local icon, an institution. That means he’s good at what he does. It also means he’s been a constant, over four decades.
Grand Island and the Elkhorn schools will be getting into their updated stadiums on time for their season-opening football games, but not Gretna. All three stadiums are receiving multi-million dollar upgrades.
Former Millard North linebacker Nick DeLuca signed with the Miami Dolphins on Friday.
Height is a good thing to have in basketball. And Millard North will have a lot of it. And, as you may have heard, it just got more in the form of Jadin Johnson, formerly of Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln.
Allowing one hit and three total baserunners Sunday evening, Wiese helped Gretna to a five-inning victory over host Kearney.
“Anytime you get two-out hits that score runs, a lot of times that’s a difference-maker,” Kearney coach Brad Archer said. It certainly was for the host team on Saturday.
Millard North guard Nicole Avila-Ambrosi will take her talents to the West Coast.
The NCAA Basketball Academy West Region features 320 high school players from 16 states across six days in Phoenix, Arizona. Here are World-Herald prep recruiting specialist Mike Sautter's notes from day two of the event.
The case of Millard North junior-to-be Hunter Sallis, tabbed by high majors the summer after his freshman year of high school as a high-upside prospect, relationships are consistently being nurtured — from the likes of Creighton, Nebraska and Iowa State, among others.
A commitment to volleyball that began 25 years ago has led Lindsay Peterson to this point in her life. She is the first from Millard North to be honored as The World-Herald’s Nebraska girls high school coach of the year.
It was only a matter of time before the scholarship offers rolled in for Jasen Green. He fielded his first on Saturday, but it won't likely be his last.
Bret Porter became the third walk-on in Nebraska's 2019 recruiting class.
Twin sisters Elizabeth and Kaylee Jones closed the 2015 state high school track meet by helping Millard North defend its all-class gold medal in the 1,600-meter relay. As they left Burke Stadium that day, they figured that was it.
Kevin Shubert took one last glide in the ring. The Millard North senior and future Nebraska thrower capped off his high school career with a throw of 62-3¾ throw to win gold in the Class A shot put.
Mary Faulk hasn’t had many opportunities to play matches this spring because of inclement weather. But the Millard North sophomore showed Friday that her game is in good shape heading into the final two weeks of the girls tennis season.
Millard North junior Max Murrell's recruitment has picked up in the past week.
Emily Sisson, who was a state champion runner at Omaha Marian and Millard North in the late 2000s, finished sixth at the London Marathon on Sunday in her marathon debut.
Millard North defeated Lincoln East 2-1 on Thursday in a first-round game of the Millard South/Don Kraft Invitational.
Kevin Shubert wasn’t sure which was his best throw of the day Friday at the Millard South Invitational. “I had three throws that were in the 61s,’’ the Nebraska recruit and Millard North senior said. “It might have been the second-to-last. I don’t know.”
One down, No. 1 to go for Millard North. The Class A No. 4 Mustangs got a goal on a penalty kick from senior Kelly Elwood to knock off 10th-ranked Millard South 1-0 Thursday in the opening round of the Metro Conference girls soccer tournament.
Class A No. 1 Omaha Marian scored twice in a span of less than two minutes in the second half to come from behind for a 2-1 win over third-ranked Millard North in a rematch of last year’s state final.
A second-half flurry made for the perfect Storm Thursday night. Class B No. 2 Elkhorn South scored all five goals after halftime, blitzing defending Class A champion Millard North 5-0.
Cade Flaherty pitched five strong innings Tuesday night to lead Omaha Burke to a 5-1 win over visiting Millard North.
A hug almost cost Millard North a state championship. In my 30-plus years as a World-Herald sportswriter, that might be the strangest line I’ve ever written.
Millard North’s journey to its first championship began with a bumpy first step at last year’s state tournament.
Lauren West scored 31 points Saturday night to lead Millard North to a 62-52 win over Lincoln Southwest in the Class A girls state basketball tournament final.