To stay in the winners bracket of its American Legion area tournament, the team from Omaha South needed a dominant pitching performance.
Former Omaha South star Noah Fant has been named a first-team All-American by both Sporting News and Athlon Sports.
In the seventh episode of Season 3 of "Where I Come From" — a World-Herald podcast — host Dirk Chatelain sits down for an in-depth interview with Jerry Bartee, the former St. Louis Cardinals minor leaguer, Creighton baseball coach and Omaha South High principal.
Senior Royce Austen scored on a rebound late in the first half and fifth-ranked Kearney made it stand up for a 1-0 win over No. 1 Omaha South on Saturday in the semifinals of the boys state soccer tournament at Morrison Stadium.
Four different players scored goals and top-ranked Omaha South beat eighth-ranked North Platte 4-2 Thursday in the first round of the boys state soccer tournament at Morrison Stadium.
Class A’s last two boys state champs were the first two into this year’s tournament as second-ranked Omaha South and No. 4 Omaha Creighton Prep punched tickets with district titles Wednesday evening.
Junior Duncan McGuire scored twice, and Class A No. 3 Omaha Creighton Prep beat Omaha Central 4-1 in the Kicks for a Cure event Monday at Morrison Stadium.
One big goal, two highlight saves and a third win in as many nights gave Omaha Westside a conference title Wednesday evening.
Top-ranked Omaha South outlasted No. 3 Omaha Creighton Prep 2-1 in the semifinals of the Metro Conference boys soccer tournament at Collin Stadium in a match that Prep co-coach Tom Hoover called “just another classic.”
The Class A No. 2 Warriors broke through in the second overtime and held off Millard West 1-0 Monday evening in the quarterfinals of the Metro Conference soccer tournament.
Despite the absence of their second-leading scorer, the Bearcats didn’t miss a beat as they controlled the pace early with three goals in the first half.
Omar Fregoso found the back of the net twice as Class A No. 1 Omaha South scored a pair of goals in each half to land a 4-0 result over No. 7 Grand Island on Thursday in the first meeting between the two programs.
Chris Fant is moving to Omaha Northwest from Omaha South as football coach. Both teams were told Thursday of the change.
A youth movement led a Saturday sweep for the state’s top side.
When Oak Hill and Sunrise Christian had been to the Heartland Hoops Classic, they played Goliath to the local underdogs, Omaha and Papillion kids with the same first two numbers in their zip codes.
This season hasn’t gone the way Omaha South girls basketball coach Brittany Gunn had hoped, but there have been positives. Two of them are senior guards Alyssa Marsh-Contreras and LaShawn Sweet.
Mitch Kahre had 17 points and Jacob Pickering 16 for Elkhorn (4-10), which has lost five in a row.
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.
The Eagles (5-3) in the first half got 15 points on 7-of-7 shooting from Jok Pal and 10 points from Roman Behrens as they led 40-15. Pal finished with 23 points and Behrens 17.
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.
Olivia Boudreau scored 22 points Friday to lead Papillion-La Vista to a 78-63 win over Omaha South in a first-round game at the Metro Holiday tournament.
Omaha South isn’t playing like the No. 13 seed in next week’s Metro Conference 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.
Lee Johnson spent the afternoon of June 25, 1979, bouncing off the concrete in his neighbor’s driveway, just as he’d done hundreds of days growing up. This time his nerves were jumping, too.
The Locker Room camp series (formerly MG Camp) came to a conclusion on Tuesday morning with the High School Jamboree. The teams participating were Omaha Benson, Omaha Bryan, Omaha Burke, Omaha Central, Omaha North, Papillion-LaVista South and Omaha South.
All-Nebraska basketball players Teddy Allen of Boys Town and Aguek Arop of Omaha South are set to be teammates in Saturday’s Lyle Buell-Tom Brosnihan all-star boys basketball game at Omaha Creighton Prep.