Ivan Rios headed in a long free kick early in the second overtime and Garrett Esch added some insurance later in the extra session, enough to give Class B No. 5 Columbus a 2-0 win over fourth-ranked Omaha Gross in the first round at Morrison Stadium.
It was no work of art, but wins over conference rivals early in the season rarely are. That was certainly the case for Class B No. 1 South Sioux City on Tuesday in a 2-1 slugfest with third-ranked Omaha Gross.
By the time the District B-4 girls basketball championship game reached halftime, the SkyHawks were well on their way to a 71-36 rout of Omaha Gross.
Beating a team a third time often can be a tough task, but Omaha Gross got it done Wednesday night against Omaha Duchesne. And it couldn’t have come at a better time.
Omaha Gross posted its biggest win of the season Friday night with a 58-55 victory over South Sioux City. The sixth-ranked Cardinals have been one of the top teams in Class B all year.
The Norfolk Catholic boys basketball team earned its first win of the season, a 47-38 victory over Omaha Gross, and the first win at the school for first-year head coach Kevin Manzer.
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.
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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.