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.
Throughout the summer, The World-Herald will prepare you for the high school football season with a story previewing a new team or teams each day. This week, Class B is featured, with Nos. 10-5 today.
JD Daro had a tiebreaking double in the 12th inning, then caught a fly ball in center field for the final out of Omaha Skutt’s 6-3, 12-inning win against Norris in the Class B state final.
Lincoln Pius X senior Tyler Crouse kept the Thunderbolts alive in the Class B tournament with a 5-1 complete-game victory over top-seeded Norris on Thursday at Haymarket Park.
Senior Jesse Brown’s two-out single through the middle in the top of the eighth gave top-ranked Norris a 9-8 victory over No. 6 Omaha Skutt in the Class B state baseball tournament at Haymarket Park.
Senior Jamie Young threw a two-hitter and struck out 10 to lead No. 1 Norris to a 5-1 win over No. 5 Gretna in the Class B state baseball tournament winners bracket semifinals Monday afternoon at Haymarket Park.
Top-seeded Norris (22-3) advanced to the winner’s bracket of the Class B state baseball tournament with a 4-2 victory over Blair at Sherman Field.
Bryce Stai comes from good “stock." His father is Brenden Stai, a former Husker All-American and offensive lineman on the 1994 national championship team. Now, Bryce is carving his own path as a defensive end and tight end at Norris High School.
Norris pounded out 16 hits Saturday to post a 16-6 win over Omaha Burke in the final of the Lincoln East Invitational.
Three athletes who won championships at Friday’s Nebraska Track and Field Festival earned more gold medals Saturday at York’s Yowell Track Classic.
Norris’ Austin Schultz, a first-team All-Nebraska football player, is off to a strong start in baseball. In seven games, the junior has 14 hits in 21 at-bats for a .667 average.
The Norris tennis caravan pulls out of the parking lot to head for practice at 5:30 a.m. Coach Darren Ivy hasn’t had to wait once. “That was my biggest fear,” he said. “They’re always on time or early. They are always there eager and ready to go.”
After a back-and-forth fourth quarter, the Cardinals held on for a 48-44 win over Norris in the Class B championship game Saturday afternoon at Pinnacle Bank Arena.