Those sand greens trophies that have been displayed in North Platte’s trophy case for more than 60 years are getting a new grass neighbor.
A legacy match for Laurin Mertz has Omaha Skutt back in the finals.
Callie Haneborg, Meilisha Hou and Gracie Haneborg each scored goals, and Class B No. 4 North Platte beat seventh-ranked Bennington, 3-0.
Ben Bausback and Caleb Vos scored goals within eight minutes of each other in the first half and Class B No. 1 Omaha Skutt beat seventh-ranked North Platte 2-0 in the first round of the boys state soccer tournament.
They came, they saw and they learned.
North Platte saved its best for last. The Bulldogs sprung a stunner on Class B No. 1 South Sioux City on Saturday, beating the defending champs 1-0 in a shootout on their home field in the B-2 District final.
The Fort Hays State shotgun team was on the mark again this season, and it has several Nebraskans to thank.
In a rematch of a game played at Memorial Stadium last season, Lincoln Southwest again prevailed. The Silver Hawks (4-1) scored 35 in the second quarter en route to a 42-7 win at North Platte.
NORTH PLATTE — In a renewal of a matchup that was last played in 2003, the Scottsbluff football team went on the road and recorded an impressive 41-20 win over Class A North Platte on Friday night in both schools’ season opener.
Ten years after his first NFL training camp, Danny Woodhead is enjoying a summer when his only focus is tucking his four kids into bed every night and doing what they want to do.
Four different players scored goals and top-ranked Omaha South beat eighth-ranked North Platte 4-2 Thursday in the first round of the boys state soccer tournament at Morrison Stadium.
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.
Coaching soccer in North Platte has truly become a family affair. And now this week’s state tournament will be, too. The Bulldogs boys and girls — state qualifiers together for just the second time in school history — are coached by the brother-sister duo of Danny Whitney and Sarah Kaminski.
At least one Class A state tournament bid on the boys and girls sides will go through North Platte after both teams earned the right to host district tournaments next week.
It’s never wise to open Pandora’s box. Wednesday gave us no better illustration in high school sports in this state through the Nebraska School Activities Association’s rejecting two appeals.
Grand Island may not have had its best offensive night Friday against North Platte, but ferocious defense and a huge advantage on the boards allowed the Islanders to take a 63-38 victory.
North Platte senior Bryson Krull is a big, physical wide receiver with sure hands, and the 6-foot-5, 220-pounder is the latest in-state player to commit to walking on at Nebraska.
This week in Nebraska high school football starts on Thursday, courtesy of Jim Delany and Shawn Eichorst, but there are benefits. Games have gotten spread out over three days. It’s never bad for a sportswriter to see more games and more teams.
Lincoln High’s high-powered offense continued to hum Friday with a 54-14 rout over North Platte. Links quarterback Cedric Case maintained his torrid pace through the air, tossing four touchdown passes. Now through five games, the junior has passed for 1,645 yards, 22 touchdowns and only one interception.
North Platte started fast, then answered several counterpunches from Omaha Central on Friday at Bauer Field in North Platte.
After trading blows for most of the first quarter, Grand Island’s success on special teams helped deliver the knockout blow Friday night in a 41-0 home victory over North Platte.
Memorial Stadium on Sept. 30 will host high school football regular-season games for the first time since 1947.
Down 13-0 on the road, Fremont quarterback Riley Harms engineered 35-unanswered points en route to a 35-19 win over North Platte on Friday.
Grand Island raced out to an 18-4 lead five minutes into an 82-61 win over North Platte.
A roundup of Thursday's action at the Class B state softball tournament in Hastings.
Elkhorn South, Gretna, Hastings and York won their first-round games of the Class B state softball tournament to advance to the winners' bracket.