Tristan Gomes could have followed his older brother Colby and played baseball at Nebraska. He could have decided to accept a scholarship offer from Idaho and play football after high school. He chose to carve out his own path instead.
“We’ve got some good players we like, and we’re hoping we can protect the quarterback long enough that he can deliver football to them,” Millard West coach Kirk Peterson said.
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.
Gretna was undefeated in its first three games of the American Legion state tournament. One bad inning against the Roof-Tech Wildcats (Millard West) on Tuesday night ruined Gretna’s chance at an undefeated tournament, though.
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.
Zac Dominguez has always known Camden Russell’s potential was there, and now he’s watching it shine through. Russell, who graduated from Millard West this spring, was one of two Nebraskans to win Greco-Roman junior national titles last Friday in Fargo, North Dakota.
Odermann is the second Nebraskan in the 2020 class to commit to an Ivy League school.
Harrison Phillips, the Millard West and Stanford graduate who currently plays defensive tackle for the Buffalo Bills, shared more about the success of his Playmakers camp Saturday in Omaha, adjusting to life in the NFL, chasing Josh Allen in practice and lining up against Tom Brady during his “TBL” interview.
After camping at Nebraska and South Dakota State, it was a trip to the East Coast that paid off the most for Kaedyn Odermann.
Nebraska’s recent hiring of former Texas A&M assistant Will Bolt as head baseball coach apparently won’t affect Max Anderson’s pledge to the Aggies.
The 6-foot-1, 180-pound athlete follows Isaac Appleget (Lincoln Southeast) and Abe Hoskins (Omaha Central) in joining the Jackrabbits' 2020 recruiting class.
Millard West grad Nate Griep has found a new role since entering pro baseball, and he’s shown he can excel at it, too.
Millard West won its first Class A state state baseball championship Friday with a 2-1, 11-inning win over Millard South.
The Nebraska high school Class A state baseball tournament final will be played Friday at Sherman Field.
The Wildcats eliminated three-time defending state champion Omaha Creighton Prep, 5-0, at Haymarket Park behind the five-hit pitching performance of Keyton Barnes.
Millard West defeated Millard South 11-0 on Wednesday night in a Class A state tournament baseball game at Haymarket Park.
Chaise Pfanstiel scored a pair of first-half goals and Class A No. 1 Millard West beat second-ranked Omaha Marian 4-2 in the championship match of the girls state soccer tournament at Morrison Stadium.
There’s a single word that best sums up all aspects of Tuesday’s Class A girls state championship. Expectation.
Kyan Lodice hit a one-out double for the Wildcats in the bottom of the ninth and eventually scored.
World-Herald soccer writer Nick Rubek breaks down the Nebraska high school girls state soccer championship matches.
Millard West coach Steve Frey isn’t about to let the recent rain dampen his enthusiasm for the state baseball tournament.
Chaise Pfanstiel scored both goals, including one in the first overtime, to lift Class A No. 1 Millard West to a 2-1 win over fifth-ranked Lincoln East Saturday afternoon in the semifinals of the girls state soccer tournament at Morrison Stadium.
The last Class A first-round state tournament game Saturday between Omaha Creighton Prep and Millard West was postponed by rain.
Grace Ostergaard had a hat trick, and Reagan Raabe added two goals as top-ranked Millard West beat No. 7 Omaha Westside, 8-1.
Tyson Gerdes had five RBIs Friday night to lead Class A No. 9 Millard South to a 7-6 win over top-ranked Millard West.