North Platte St. Patrick’s tried about every defense imaginable to slow down Ravenna’s Jordyn Fiddelke. None worked.
Timely interceptions and a ball-control offense in the second half pushed St. Pat’s past Hershey, 19-0, on Friday in North Platte in a matchup of the C2-8 District rivals.
St. Pat’s forced four turnovers, but failed to capitalize in a 12-6 loss to Valentine on Friday, in a game where yards were hard to come by for the Irish.
Megan Miigerl was hitting shots from the opening tip on, compiling a game-high 29 points to lead the Bluejays to a 57-44 win over the Lady Irish.
Cameron Riggs dominated another state championship match. In the process, the St. Pat’s wrestler became a three-time state champion and remained undefeated in his high school career (144-0) as a junior.
Rebecca Pasquinelly shined as St. Pat’s swept Mullen 25-15, 25-17, 25-17 on Tuesday in North Platte.
Valentine controlled time of possession and outmuscled St. Pat’s in a 27-10 victory at Knights of Columbus Field in North Platte on Friday.
St. Pat’s overcame a slow start to roll over Gibbon 43-6 on Friday night at Knights of Columbus Field in North Platte.
One down, two to go for the St. Pat’s football team.
One of the toughest starts to the season in Class C2 continues as perennial power Doniphan-Trumbull comes to town to meet the Irish at 7 p.m. on Friday in the Telegraph Game of the Week.
For the first time ever, St. Pat’s is hosting a cross country meet. The inaugural Irish Invite is Thursday at 5 p.m. at River’s Edge Golf Course in North Platte.
Throughout the summer, The World-Herald will prepare you for the high school football season with previews of new teams each day. Working their way up from the smallest class, the ratings are based on last season’s final Top 10. This week, Class C-2 is featured, with Nos. 5 through 10 today.
All Cameron Riggs wanted to do was talk about his brother. He stood in the bowels of the Century Link Center, a pair of news cameras and a recorder in his face: "How does it feel to win a second state title?"
There will be a matchup of previous state champs Saturday in Class D, though not the one many expected. Cameron Riggs, a sophomore at North Platte St. Patrick’s, ran his high school record to 93-0 with a pin Friday in a 132-pound semifinal.
Two St. Pat’s Irish will experience something new tonight. Senior Kam Jordan and junior Aaron Allison will both wrestle in the semifinals of the Class D State Tournament for the first time. They will join Cameron Riggs, a defending state champion.
Four Irish wrestlers won individual district titles as St. Pat’s finished second as a team in the D-4 District Tournament on Saturday at the McGahan Activity Center in North Platte.
Kam Jordan made quick work of his first two matches in the D-4 District Wrestling Tournament on Friday at at McGahan Activity Center in North Platte.
They say it’s not how you start, but how you finish. After a myriad of close early-season losses, Hershey (6-16) is officially on a roll after a 54-43 win over St. Pat’s (16-7) on Thursday.
For three quarters, Paxton boxed in St. Pat’s. Less than 15 seconds into the final frame, Gary White III hit his only 3-pointer, extending Paxton’s box-and-one defense and helping lift the Irish to a 47-37 victory on Tuesday.
Cameron Riggs is still perfect. The St. Pat’s sophomore cruised through the SPVA Tournament with five pins on Thursday, taking his second conference crown and moving to 40-0 on the season.
St. Pat’s saw its bid to repeat as SPVA champions slip away on Saturday when Kimball’s Alex Reader sunk a pair of free throws with 6.2 seconds remaining, giving the Longhorns a 54-53 win at North Platte Community College.
After a precarious start, the St. Pat’s Lady Irish turned things around and punched their ticket to the SPVA title game with a 52-30 win over Sutherland on Thursday at North Platte Community College.
As has often been the case throughout this season, Hershey played well for long stretches, but ultimately fell short, falling 51-39 against St. Pat’s on Tuesday in the first round of the SPVA Tournament.
St. Pat’s fell to Sutton on Friday in the first round of the Class C-2 playoffs, 18-15. James Schroll opened the scoring with an 8-yard run on the first play of the second quarter.
In the state of Nebraska, football is the undisputed king of fall. Hershey’s head cross country coach Tyler Cronin is a fan himself, but wanted an opportunity for his athletes to get a little notoriety while tapping into the longstanding Hershey-St. Pat’s rivalry. Thus, the idea for the first ever Rivalry Run was hatched and will take place today.
Throw out the records on Friday. Hershey (1-3) is making the short trip to St. Pat’s (3-1) for the annual rivalry game between the two Lincoln County schools. The game kicks at 7 p.m. at Knights of Columbus Field in North Platte.
Irish quarterback Bryce Byrn set the tone for St. Pat’s early with a 37-yard touchdown run less than four minutes into the game. The Irish used that to pull away from Southern Valley for a 36-0 win on Friday at Knights of Columbus Field in North Platte.