Third-ranked Gretna beat No. 7 Omaha Gross 3-2 in a shootout for a 4-3 win in the opening round of the Class B boys state soccer tournament Friday morning at Morrison Stadium.
Omaha Gross right-hander Zach Griger was in cruise control last week as he approached 70 pitches through five innings in a 7-0 victory over host Elkhorn Mount Michael.
Aspen Jansa scored 14 points Thursday night to lead Wahoo Neumann to a 45-40 girls basketball win over host Omaha Gross.
Cole Paladino had no idea what to expect out of his first real wrestling match. For most, that can be a daunting task. For a 14-year old who’s already had brain surgery, it’s no sweat.
Alex Rodgers ran for 255 yards, including breakaways of 92 and 39 yards in the second half Thursday night, as Omaha Roncalli improved to 3-0 with a 34-6 victory over Omaha Gross at Bryan Stadium.
Tune in for this week's Thursday Night Lights game featuring Omaha Roncalli vs. Omaha Gross.
A preview of this week's Thursday Night Lights game featuring Omaha Roncalli vs. Omaha Gross as published in The World-Herald on Sept. 7.
The Iowa West Fieldhouse in Council Bluffs was packed on Friday as 24 teams took part in the annual Sarpy Shootout. Each team played four games, setting up two rounds of bracket play on Sunday morning.
As the dean of Nebraska high school baseball coaches, Mike Filipowicz has something to say about the new pitch-count rules. He doesn’t like them. Filipowicz, in his 28th season at Omaha Gross, said the rules make it difficult for smaller schools to compete.
Omaha Gross has promoted Tom Van Haute to head football coach.
Tim Johnk has been at Omaha Gross for 11 years, taking the Cougars to nine playoff appearances and the 2012 Class B state title.
Omaha Gross assistant Joe Coil is more used to groans than glee when he tells the team to gear up for a 10-mile run. But defending Class B state champion Jack Larsen can’t wait to get started. “I like to put in the work because I love doing it,” Larsen said. “I have a real passion for it.”
Helen Mertz's game-winning goal in the 16th minute lifted Class B No. 1 Omaha Skutt to a 3-0 win over No. 7 Omaha Gross as the SkyHawks advance to their ninth state championship match in 12 years.
Hunter Albers scored a pair of goals to lead Class B No. 1 Elkhorn South to a 4-0 win over ninth-ranked Omaha Gross.
Class B No. 7 Omaha Gross didn’t let its lack of experience deter it in its first trip to the state soccer championship since 2000. The Cougars let its feisty defense make up for it as Gross knocked off No. 4 Columbus 1-0 at Morrison Stadium to advance to the Class B semifinal.
The Omaha Gross coach couldn’t help but get a little emotional after his daughters started and ended Saturday’s shootout against Waverly with scores, the latter finishing off a substate victory for the Class B No. 9 Cougars at Bergquist Stadium.
Grand Island Northwest had it rolling in its first-round state tournament match against Omaha Gross.
Sometimes it takes a loss to get a team back on the winning track. Case in point, Omaha Gross. “We’re playing like we should be again,” coach Yvonne Carson said. “We’ve had our share of ups and downs, but the bottom line is that we made it to state.”
It was a good day to be a Larsen. After Gretna sophomore Mazie Larsen beat two-time champion Erin Lee of York in the Class B girls race, Omaha Gross sophomore Jackson Larsen upset undefeated Austin Yardley of Elkhorn for the boys title Friday on the Kearney Country Club course.
Omaha Skutt got its big volleyball week off to a positive start Tuesday night, defeating two other ranked teams. The SkyHawks, rated No. 1 in Class B, posted wins over No. 5 Aurora and No. 7 Omaha Gross. The matches were part of a triangular at Gross.
World-Herald staff writer Stu Pospisil previews the Omaha Gross-Ralston Thursday night matchup as published in The World-Herald on Oct. 15.
A breakdown of every Class A, B and Omaha-area volleyball team, including the returning starters, team outlook and more.
A breakdown of every Class A, B and Omaha-area cross country team, including returning state qualifiers, sesaon schedule and more.
Jared Jennings caught a first-half touchdown pass and returned a fourth-quarter interception for a score to pace Class B No. 2 Elkhorn South.
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A breakdown of every Class A football team, including the returning starters, coaches' comments and more.