Ethan Valencia didn’t score a touchdown Friday night, but he was the steadiest guy at Kinnick Stadium.
The Junior Jays used an interception in the end zone by junior Alex Bullock and a fourth-down stop on the goal line in overtime to set up junior Alex Foley's game winning 30-yard field goal.
The rescuers for Omaha Creighton Prep’s overtime win Friday night deflected the praise. But without Alex Bullock and Pat Foley, the Junior Jays wouldn’t have beaten Omaha North.
The Pinnacle Bank Game of the Week features preseason Class A No. 8 Omaha North traveling to No. 10 Omaha Creighton Prep.
"Class A is always tough," Millard South coach Andy Means said. 2019 will be no exception.
World-Herald prep recruiting specialist Mike Sautter attended Omaha North football practice Monday. Here are his observations.
Two Nebraskans in two days for North Dakota State.
The Omaha Locker Room football camp series came to an end Tuesday with the High School Jamboree at Omaha Westside.
Marques Sigle could be the next Omaha North football player to have Division I success.
No women college basketball teams from the state earned a NCAA tournament berth this season, but Nebraska is still represented. Eight former prep standouts from Nebraska are in the tourney.
Iowa Western tapped into one of Nebraska’s high school powerhouses Wednesday. Omaha North’s Mekhi Butler, the No. 1 offensive lineman in the state according to NebHSRecruiting.com, signed with the Reivers during a morning ceremony at the school. Zander Gray, also ranked the state’s No. 1 running back, is expected to sign with Iowa Western on Thursday.
OPS wants to combine the two teams because of low student participation at both schools and lack of facilities at Benson.
Omaha North ushers in a new era this year as first-year head coach Thomas Liechti takes over a team that finished 4-20 last season.
Stymied for most of the first half, Grand Island scored 38 unanswered points to rally past defending Class A state champion Omaha North 38-24 Friday night.
A track meet broke out at Kinnick Stadium Friday with Omaha North pulling out a photo finish over Bellevue West. The Vikings won their fourth straight game with a 52-49 victory over the Thunderbirds, who suffer their first loss of the season.
Local high schools are altering their schedules for Friday's football games due to an inclement weather forecast.
It’s been a rough season for Omaha North, but after Friday’s win the Vikings are are starting to hit their stride. Omaha North ran away from Papillion-La Vista South 49-13 to move to 3-3.
Top-ranked Omaha Burke built an early three-touchdown lead on its way to a 41-24 win over No. 8 Omaha North on Friday night.
No. 7 Millard West created great field position throughout the first half of Thursday night’s game with No. 3 Omaha North, leading to a 21-0 halftime lead in its 28-14 home opener at Buell Stadium.
Payton Nelson has brought intangibles to Midland’s offense since taking over as starting quarterback late last season.
In the storied history of Omaha’s high school football rivalry, Thursday’s Omaha Central-Omaha Creighton Prep game can be filed in the clunker section.
Omaha Creighton Prep running back Luke Sims delivered the game-winning score and the Junior Jays' defense held on to knock off defending state champion Omaha North 12-7 on Thursday night.
Ah, opening night in high school football. When the grass never is greener, the uniforms never cleaner (turf fields aside) and everyone starts 0-0. Thursday night is an appetizer for the larger slate of games Friday — topped by No. 2 Omaha North and No. 3 Omaha Creighton Prep on television (KXVO).
You’re not telling Mehki Butler anything he doesn’t know: Offensive line isn’t the most glorious position. “People don’t see us as popular because we’re basically just pushing people around,” the Omaha North senior said.
For defending state champion Omaha North, playing in the final game of the season has become a regular occurrence. Larry Martin’s Vikings have played in five of the past six Class A state title games, winning three, including last season’s 27-20 win over Kearney.
World-Herald prep recruiting specialist Mike Sautter attended Omaha North football practice on Tuesday. Here are some observations.