Elkhorn turned trash to treasure Saturday, and the payoff was a chance to play for a state title.
Abbey Wilson scored in the first half and Summer Mann added one in the second half as Class B No. 8 Omaha Mercy pulled the upset of second-ranked Gretna.
If the Titans were playing on the east side of the river, they would have had 20 more minutes to put together the winning attack, but in this tournament, they were out of time.
Holly McCoy was one of just a few women in the ranks when she started her job as athletic director at Omaha Mercy 38 years ago. Now that number will shrink by one. McCoy is leaving behind that part of her job to concentrate on being the assistant principal for student life and director of non-athletic activities.
Class B No. 1 Omaha Skutt survived a girls quarterfinal matchup with No. 6 Omaha Mercy 4-2 at Morrison Stadium to advance to the semifinals Saturday.
York (6-1) defeated the Omaha Mercy Monarchs in the consolation game of the York Holiday Tournament 72-37 on Wednesday afternoon.
The St. Cecilia girls improved to 5-2 with a 68-41 win over the Omaha Mercy girls in the first round of the York Holiday Tournament.
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.
Listed is the full tournament schedule for the girls golf season, plus capsules of each team, returning state qualifiers and more.
Jenna Zeleny was the answer to her coach’s preseason question. The Gretna junior dished out a pair of assists in the Class B No. 2 Dragons’ 3-0 win against fourth-ranked Omaha Mercy on Saturday night at Morrison Stadium.
The Class B No. 4 Monarchs jumped to a three-goal lead less than six minutes into the second half, then withstood a furious rally by rival Omaha Duchesne for a 3-2 win in the girls state soccer tournament at Creighton’s Morrison Stadium.
Omaha Duchesne coach Michael Nolette says his team is strong at every position. Only problem is, so is Omaha Mercy. The teams collide for the third time this season in the first round of the Class B state soccer tournament at 9 a.m. Friday at Morrison Stadium.
All-girl Omaha Mercy will become a member of the River Cities Conference starting this fall after many years without a league affiliation, school officials said Monday.
A capsule preview of the Class A, B and Omaha-area girls basketball teams as published in The World-Herald on Dec. 2.