Ogallala junior Clayton Murphy has the prototypical size — 6-foot-4, 190 pounds — to be a Division I quarterback.
It’s hard to say what is the most impressive accomplishment Steve Morgan achieved as Ogallala’s head volleyball coach. His retirement will be a huge loss — not just for Ogallala but for high school volleyball in the state.
North Bend advanced to the state tournament final for the first time since 1926 on Friday by defeating Ogallala 64-44 in a Class C-1 semifinal.
Ogallala snapped a 27-year drought at the state tournament with a comeback 55-54 win over Milford in Thursday’s opening round of the Class C-1 state tournament at the Devaney Center.
A return to basketball prominence for Ogallala didn’t come out of nowhere. It partly came from Kansas and a family with western Nebraska roots.
Omaha was shut down for hoops Friday night, but not Ogallala. The hometown team stayed undefeated, although it didn’t appear likely when the Indians trailed Alliance 26-12 in the second quarter.
Golf weather it was not. With temperatures holding steady at 38 degrees along with persistent rain, Class C braved the elements for a while Tuesday at the state tournament at River’s Edge.
Brendan Lacey made six 3-pointers in top-ranked Wahoo’s 33-point first quarter, and the Warriors rolled to their 10th straight win.
The World-Herald's Stu Pospisil put together capsules previewing the upcoming boys state basketball tournament.
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 C-1 is featured, with Nos. 10-5 today.
Winning the 1,600 relay Saturday was the final touch to Aurora’s second Class B girls track team championship.
If there’s one thing Kearney Catholic taught the packed audience at Lincoln North Star on Thursday during the opening round of the state volleyball tournament, it’s never count out a champion.
A pair of North Platte doubles teams won at the North Platte Doubles Tournament on Friday in North Platte.
Despite having defeated Ogallala twice already, Gothenburg entered Thursday’s C1-11 Sub-District Final with something to prove. The Swedes did so, draining nine 3-pointers in a resounding 61-38 victory at Sutherland High School on Thursday.
Hershey outscored Ogallala 16-3 in the first 11 minutes of the second half en route to a 45-39 victory in the semifinals of the C1-11 Sub-District in Sutherland on Tuesday.
Austin Hoffman scored a game-high 26 points to help lead the Gering boys basketball team to a 69-43 win over Ogallala on Monday night at Gering High School.
Columbus Scotus wasn’t at full strength last month when they lost in two sets to Class C No. 1 Kearney Catholic. Now the Shamrocks have Kimberly Stutzman, who teamed with Maeghan Pieper for 27 kills in Thursday night’s three-set sweep of Ogallala in the opening round of the C-1 state tournament at Lincoln North Star.
It was déjà vu all over again as Ogallala was eliminated from the first round of the Class C-1 playoffs after a 26-17 loss to Wahoo Neumann Friday. The loss marks the fourth consecutive year the Indians (6-3) have made a first-round exit, but despite the disappointment, Ogallala head coach Jeff McBride is proud of his team.
North Platte’s block dominated a sweep of Ogallala on Tuesday, and Olivia Nicholson and Allison Kuenle combined for 29 kills for the Bulldogs (11-1) in the 25-11, 25-21, 25-18 win.
A couple years prior to the start of her freshman year of high school, it was decision time for Drew Gieschen. “Going into seventh grade, my mom wanted me to do cross country instead of volleyball,” she said. “I had some friends in volleyball, but I decided to listen to my mom and give cross country a try.”
A six-run fourth inning powered Ogallala to an 8-3 win over Chadron in the championship game of the Class B, Area 7 Senior Baseball Tournament on Tuesday evening in Sidney.
The Gering Platte Valley Companies and Chadron Nationals senior legion baseball teams captured wins during the second day of the Class B, Area 7 Tournament on Saturday in Sidney.
The Scottsbluff boys golf team capped off its regular-season schedule with a fourth consecutive top finish at the Ogallala Invitational on Thursday at West Wind Golf Club.
The Scottsbluff girls tennis team came close to taking down Ogallala on Tuesday afternoon in a dual at Scottsbluff High School.
Ainsworth’s Ellie Carr tied the game, then won it at the buzzer for Ainsworth in a 45-43 win over Ogallala in the Southwest Conference semifinals on Friday in Gothenburg.