The last few seasons of Class B football have seen a lot of the same faces in the playoffs, with certain programs rising to success time and time again.
Bennington banged out 13 hits Monday night and rolled to an 11-1, 5-inning victory over Norris in the winners bracket of the Class B state baseball tournament.
“It was really worth it,” Joel Benes said. “This game was huge, just the way we came out today. I’m proud of our guys. We got the job done.”
Omaha Concordia defeated Norris 6-5 on Tuesday to capture the district B-3 championship.
Ty Twarling has been hired as the new football coach at Norris, incoming athletic director Mitchell Stine announced Monday.
Cade Baker had five RBIs Monday night to lead Norris to a 16-5 win over Elkhorn in a first-round game of the Eastern Midlands Conference tournament.
Nouredin “Nouri” Nouili could have stayed on the other side of the world. He could have stuck with another type of football — the one we call soccer. He could have even gone pro as a goalkeeper. Instead, the 6-foot-4, 280-pound German flew 5,000 miles to Firth, Nebraska, where he decided to keep playing football.
Bennington repeated as the Eastern Midlands Conference tournament champion Saturday with a 56-43 home win over Norris.
YORK – It appeared a few minutes into Tuesday night’s matchup between the Norris Titans and the York Dukes, rated No. 4 in Class B, that the latter was the superior team by far.
Mayah Delgado had 12 kills to lead No. 2 Omaha Duchesne to a 25-15, 25-22, 25-18 win against No. 4 Norris in a Class B first-round match at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Norris defeated Hastings 25-21, 25-19, 25-22 on Saturday to capture the B-7 district volleyball final.
Norris defeated Waverly 22-25, 25-19, 25-17 on Saturday to capture the Eastern Midlands Conference volleyball tournament.
It’s about this time that many new high school graduates can turn their focus to the next step: college. For baseball players Drew Dunham and Zach Argo, that commitment means something even more special.
Logan McGill didn’t have a game-ending hit until getting one Thursday in the most conspicuous way possible.
Sayre Burnley was 3 for 5 with four RBIs, and Zach Argo threw 6⅓ scoreless innings with nine strikeouts in Norris’ 11-0 win against Hastings in a Class B state tournament semifinal.
Norris won its second dizzying game in a row, beating Omaha Roncalli, 11-9. Norris, which rallied to beat Omaha Skutt 7-6 in eight innings Tuesday, will play at 10 a.m. Thursday.
The Class B No. 3 Titans scored twice in the top of the seventh to tie the game and once in the eighth, then held on for a victory over the No. 2 SkyHawks at Sherman Field in Lincoln on Tuesday.
A roundup of elimination games at the Class B state baseball tournament.
Josh Brooks tossed an eight-inning complete game to help No. 10 Hastings beat Norris 3-2 at the Class B baseball tournament.
Norris sophomore Tyler Ruhl doesn't have a scholarship offer yet, but the 6-foot-2, 180-pound outfielder/pitcher is hearing from a couple blue-blood college baseball programs.
From Scottsbluff to the Sorenson Parkway, Class B got an unofficial start Saturday to its boys basketball state tournament.
Elkhorn defeated Norris 43-33 on Saturday to capture the B-3 girls basketball district final.
Bennington narrowly avoided being the second rated team to fall to Norris on Friday night as the Badgers hung on for a 64-62, three-overtime win.
After downing No. 8 Waverly on Friday, Lincoln Christian was in control from the start in beating Norris 54-35 in Saturday’s Waverly Holiday Tournament title game.
Bryce Stai has Nebraska in his blood and so does Frank Solich. Stai signed his letter of intent to play football at Ohio for the former Nebraska head coach on Wednesday morning.
Bryce Stai is one of the top recruits in the state with offers from multiple FBS schools and Power Five programs beginning to show interest.