Omaha Skutt traveled to Omaha Roncalli on Friday night for the Pinnacle Bank Game of the Week. The Class B No. 1 rated SkyHawks defeated the No. 5 rated Crimson Pride 42-34.
Top-ranked Omaha Skutt was taken to the fourth quarter by Omaha Roncalli for the first time in 16 years, but the SkyHawks held on for a 42-34 victory at Roncalli’s Rummel Field.
The Pinnacle Bank Game of the Week features Class B No. 1 Omaha Skutt traveling to No. 5 Omaha Roncalli. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday at Omaha Roncalli.
A fifth straight Class B championship won’t come easily for Omaha Skutt. The SkyHawks must overcome an injury to one returning starter and play the first few weeks without their two-time All-Nebraska outside hitter.
Omaha Skutt's 2018 Class B state title was the program's third in six seasons. The SkyHawks are the preseason favorite to finish the decade with another title this season.
“Everybody wants to knock off the guys that won it last year, so we have to get the kids prepared to get everybody’s best shot every week,” coach Matt Turman said.
The 12-player national team will compete at the U18 World Championships in Egypt in September.
As his eyes grew misty that May evening in 2013, Joe Maass viewed the scene at Morrison Stadium. His undefeated Omaha South boys soccer team had just won the Class A state championship.
The Class B All-Sports Award is back at Omaha Skutt, which hadn’t won it since 2015. The winning formula changed some this time for the SkyHawks, who have been in the top three since 2004 and won for the 10th time in the school’s 26 years.
The recruiting process was starting to get stressful for Blake Anderson. So on Thursday, the Omaha Skutt lineman announced his commitment to Northern Iowa.
Tyson Gordon had a decision to make between playing football in college or basketball.
Freshman Ruby Kirk scored the first state tournament goal of her career and junior Mo Gohr added one late as top-ranked Elkhorn South beat No. 2 Omaha Skutt 2-0 in the Class B girls state championship match Tuesday night at Morrison Stadium.
Things don’t always go according to plan at the state soccer tournament.
Patrick Hoody went from the lowest of lows to the highest of highs Monday night, and all he had to do was go a little lower.
World-Herald soccer writer Nick Rubek breaks down the Nebraska high school girls state soccer championship matches.
World-Herald soccer writer Nick Rubek breaks down the Nebraska high school boys state soccer championship matches.
Sure, winning is fun. But fun has been a reason why both teams in Monday’s Class B boys championship match say they have been winning.
Ryan Witt and Owen Archer scored goals in the second half and Class B No. 1 Omaha Skutt beat sixth-ranked Crete 2-0 in the semifinals of the boys state soccer tournament Monday at Morrison Stadium.
Omaha Skutt junior Blake Anderson is a prototypical offensive guard at the collegiate level. He is 6-foot-4, 290 pounds, plays with an edge and is a winner.
A legacy match for Laurin Mertz has Omaha Skutt back in the finals.
Omaha Skutt’s opening-round win Friday at the state soccer tournament was an equal practice in patience and persistence.
Ben Bausback and Caleb Vos scored goals within eight minutes of each other in the first half and Class B No. 1 Omaha Skutt beat seventh-ranked North Platte 2-0 in the first round of the boys state soccer tournament.
What's his favorite sport? Depends on the time of year. “I’m one of those kids that likes the sport they are playing in the season I’m in."
One long streak ended, which meant another one kept going. Class B No. 3 Omaha Skutt struck for a pair of goals in less than six minutes to come from behind in a 2-1 win over second-ranked Omaha Mercy in the girls final of the River Cities Conference soccer tournament.
Three in a row against Class A foes have Omaha Skutt feeling dangerous down the stretch.
World-Herald video showed reserve Dominic Pelan running onto the court with 0.7 seconds left in overtime to leap onto a teammate’s back — running past an official signaling a foul on Skutt.