Though he didn’t suit up for games, Gene Craig was an important member of the Omaha Northwest athletic community. Craig, a longtime custodian at the school, died unexpectedly July 26. He was 63.
The Omaha Locker Room football camp series came to an end Tuesday with the High School Jamboree at Omaha Westside.
With Javier Turner's height and natural ability, mixed with a lot of direction from his mom, he's ready to keep improving his game competing in the Mountain West Conference. "I have only been playing for about five years," he said. "And I've been able to surpass a lot."
Turner becomes the seventh player from Nebraska in the 2019 class to sign with or commit to a Division I school.
The 6-foot-11, 230-pound forward recently received a scholarship offer from Wyoming after the Cowboys saw him in an individual workout on April 12.
Second-ranked Lincoln East held on Saturday for a 55-51 win over host Omaha Northwest.
Ryley Nolin scored 26 points Friday night to lead Omaha Westside to a 64-37 win over host Omaha Northwest.
Top-ranked Millard South remained undefeated Thursday night with a 61-55 win over visiting Omaha Northwest.
Though it might not be easy, Ale’jah Douglas is ready to move on from her 43-point performance. She’s more interested in the big picture, which is helping Omaha Northwest get back to the state tournament.
At the time Saturday, their coaches didn’t sense that Ale’jah Douglas of Omaha Northwest and Jayme Horan of Millard South put on a show for the ages.
Chris Fant is moving to Omaha Northwest from Omaha South as football coach. Both teams were told Thursday of the change.
Quinn Weidemann scored 27 points Thursday night to lead Omaha Westside to a 58-36 win over Omaha Northwest in the District A-2 final.
Omaha Northwest faced a tough task coming off one of its most successful seasons.
Unranked Omaha Northwest wrested the lead away from Top 10 No. 1 Omaha Westside in the second quarter and never trailed again in a 77-74 overtime win over the host Warriors.
Grand Island failed to execute down the stretch, including three turnovers on its final three possessions, which led to a 61-57 overtime loss to Omaha Northwest Saturday.
Revenge may be a dish best served cold — not a reference to Saturday’s weather — but Omaha Westside and Millard North didn’t wait long to exact theirs in the Metro Conference’s holiday tournament.
Kyle Luedtke led the Junior Jays (7-0) with 30 points. They play the winner of Papillion-La Vista and Millard West on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m.
The Vikings rallied from a seven-point deficit to post a 60-48 victory over Elkhorn South in one of eight first-round games at Ralston Arena. North (3-3) advanced to play top-ranked Millard South when the tourney resumes Tuesday.
CeCe Hacker scored 14 points Friday to help Omaha Marian post a 57-56 overtime win over Omaha Northwest at the Metro Holiday tournament.
Brackets and schedules have been released for the Metro Conference holiday basketball tournament, which will be played Dec. 28-Jan. 4 at Ralston Arena.
Norfolk flashed big play ability and turned in another solid defensive effort during a 56-0 win over Omaha Northwest on Friday at NW Kinnick Stadium.
Omaha Skutt coach Renee Saunders says her team's win over Papillion-La Vista on Saturday shows how far the SkyHawks have come this season.
Steve Warren knows there’s one number, aside from the final score, that his defensive staff will particularly relish from Friday’s game at Omaha Benson. Omaha Northwest created eight turnovers as the Huskies were in control from the start for a 45-10 victory.
Donnie Johnson, who took Omaha Northwest to its first appearance in the Class A girls basketball tournament since 1980, has been named the school’s boys basketball coach.
After two earlier district baseball games went long, Lincoln Northeast and Omaha Northwest had to wait. And wait. And wait some more.
As an unpredictable baseball season winds down, several teams enter districts this weekend brimming with optimism.