Another big game from Brenden Andersen led to a big victory for the American Legion team from Omaha Central.
Jayna Green has become a household name for Millard North girls basketball. Although not the team's leading scorer, she is an integral part of the Mustangs' attack.
Madness apparently isn’t exclusive to March, and the state soccer tournament is proof. The six-day event, which wrapped up Tuesday, was among the more crazy in recent memory.
Jitters have a way of getting to freshmen when they play in their first state tournament. Millard North’s Mary Faulk said that was the case during the opening day of the Class A tennis tournament. But Faulk overcame some nervous moments and reached the No. 1 singles semifinals Thursday.
Millard North’s upperclassmen had come up short against Omaha Marian in each of the past two Class A girls soccer state finals, but their third try produced a different result.
Millard North’s ponies packed a punch Monday night, and the result was a state title.
When the top two Class A girls teams in the state meet Monday night in the state championship match, they’ll be well acquainted.
Laynie Kuhn scored in the 60th minute and teammate Regan Zimmers added another in the final seven minutes as Class A No. 2 Millard North beat sixth-ranked Millard West 2-0 in the semifinals.
The Class A No. 2 Mustangs got a pair of second-half goals and beat No. 10-ranked North Platte 2-0 in the opening round of the girls state soccer tournament at Morrison Stadium.
Squaring off in the Metro Conference semifinals at No. 1 singles, Millard North's Mary Faulk stayed in front for most of the match as she upended Omaha Marian’s Julia King 6-4, 6-3 Wednesday at Koch Tennis Center.
The two — freshman Mary Faulk and junior Josie Friedman — also won singles titles Friday afternoon, leading the Mustangs to the title at the eight-team Millard North Invitational.
Millard North graduate and North Dakota State linebacker Nick DeLuca signed as a free agent with the Tennessee Titans on Saturday.
Mark Schomers did the pitching and Ryan Mendez did much of the hitting Thursday for Millard North.
The Class A No. 2 Mustangs got a second-half goal from junior Regan Zimmers and rode it to a 1-0 win over sixth-ranked Millard West at Buell Stadium.
The Class B No. 2 Storm came back from a two-score halftime deficit to beat Millard North — Class A’s second-ranked team — 3-2 in the girls final of the Metro tournament Wednesday at Omaha South’s Collin Stadium.
The Class A No. 2 Warriors broke through in the second overtime and held off Millard West 1-0 Monday evening in the quarterfinals of the Metro Conference soccer tournament.
Sandro DeAngelis never thought he’d get away from the oblong ball. The former Nebraska and CFL placekicker assumed that football would be his future. Instead, DeAngelis is in his first year at the helm of the Millard North boys soccer program.
Good things came in twos Wednesday night for the state’s No. 1 team. Top-ranked Omaha Marian, Class A’s two-time defending state champion, scored twice in each half and held off a late charge by No. 2 Millard North for a 4-2 win.
Omaha Westside rallied for four runs in the fifth and held on for a 5-4 baseball win Thursday night over Millard North.
Taytem Coleman and her Lincoln Southwest teammates were ready for this rematch.
Omaha Westside coach Jim Simons believes Jadin Booth has prepared himself for this time of the season.
Millard North’s eighth single-digit win of the season put the Mustangs into the Class A girls state tournament for the first time since 2013.
In the summer of 2016, while choosing her classes for her first semester at Millard North, Nicole Avila-Ambrosi contacted coach Dave Diehl to tell him of her plans to enroll in both zero- and eighth-hour classes.
It took Top 10 No. 4 Millard North until the second half to pull away, but the Mustangs were able to grab their sixth straight win at Grand Island’s expense.
Nick Ferrarini is averaging 21 points per game this season. He scored a school-record 36 points — on 14 shots — and pulled down nine rebounds in the Mustangs’ 73-66 victory over Omaha Bryan last Saturday.
Millard North’s Jayna Green scored four points and hauled down 20 rebounds as the host Mustangs posted a 59-48 victory.