The Panthers knew they were collecting the spoils from the Class A boys golf tournament at home-course Norfolk Country Club — their school’s first title in the sport and Luke Kluver’s second title in three years.
Luke Kluver of Norfolk birdied the final three holes to take a two-stroke lead into Wednesday’s final round of the Nebraska Class A boys golf championship.
Logan Strom and Brett Barney are on opposite paths that will converge at UNO this fall. The former is a Nebraska native on his way home to play out his college basketball career. The latter is leaving home to finish his eligibility, hoping that his relocation leads to an opportunity for playing time.
The Panthers lost 46-37 to Omaha North (11-11) in the opening round of the Class A-3 district.
Top swimmers outside of the greater Omaha and Lincoln metro areas have had their share of success when it comes time for the state championship meet.
Attacking the basket paid dividends for the Norfolk High girls basketball team.
With the postseason on the horizon, the Norfolk High boys and girls basketball squads earned a pair of big wins Friday evening.
Lane McCallum graduated from Norfolk High in 2017, wanted to play football at the highest level possible and pursued an opportunity at Air Force. But McCallum left Air Force after a semester as a kicker and will join Nebraska's football program as a walk-on for spring football.
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.
Columbus won five finals at the Norfolk Invite and added six second-place finishes.
Sam Shepard scored 17 points Friday night to lead Fremont to a 44-39 win over Norfolk.
The Norfolk girls basketball team, recently tabbed as a member of Class A’s top 10, passed its first test as a ranked team Thursday evening with a 45-37 over No. 4 Papillion-La Vista.
The Class D-1 No. 4 Bulldogs hit 26 of 32 free throws — 16 of 19 in the first half — and weathered a couple of comeback efforts to finish off a 61-55 victory at Elgin/Pope John.
Grand Island Heartland Lutheran defeated Central Valley 37-36 Thursday at home, avenging an earlier loss to the Cougars and handing them their third loss in four games.
The Panthers have rattled off five consecutive wins to crack the Class A ratings.
Despite a 36-28 dual win over Elkhorn on Thursday night, Panthers coach Justin Grey said his squad will be “going back to the basics in practice.”
Norfolk High’s swimming and diving teams both improved to 5-0 in dual action by sweeping Kearney on Thursday evening.
The Norfolk High boys basketball team gave fourth-ranked Omaha Burke all it wanted Saturday night, but came up a few points short of an upset in a 55-49 loss.
Lincoln North Star made a second-half charge, but Norfolk held on down the stretch.
The Norfolk boys and girls both fell short in late rallies Thursday evening -- and both can place at least some of the blame on second-quarter woes.
Norfolk, still in the process of finding its own strengths, upset No. 8 Kearney 43-40 in a game where the Bearcats had to deal with their own adversity.
On Friday night, the Norfolk boys basketball team showed how far its come since the first game of the season.
The Norfolk High boys and girls swim teams added another ‘W’ to their respective dual records Tuesday afternoon.
The Nebraska state swim meet is several weeks away, but evidence suggests the Norfolk High swim team — especially the girls squad — is ahead of schedule in preparation.
Jayden Temme and Akol Arop scored 17 points apiece Thursday night as preseason No. 1 Omaha Creighton Prep opened the season with a 70-49 win at defending Class A champion Norfolk.
A win in November won’t make up for a missed opportunity from March. But Omaha Creighton Prep coach Josh Luedtke knows a season-opening victory over the defending Class A state champs could jump-start this season for the Junior Jays.