Three consecutive Ware Award winners from the same high school? Not a surprise, say the people at Papillion-La Vista South. The big three — sisters Kadie and Amber Rolfzen and Kelly Hunter — from those dominant Titan teams enjoyed tremendous collegiate success.
Papillion-La Vista South's Chase Norblade switched positions two seasons ago and it has paid off on the recruiting trail.
In the sixth episode of Season 3 of "Where I Come From" — a World-Herald podcast — host Dirk Chatelain sits down for an in-depth interview with Gwen Egbert, the former Nebraska volleyball player who won six state titles as a high school coach and is now the head coach at Doane.
Josh Schmiesing scored in the first overtime, and Papillion-La Vista South beat Omaha Central 1-0 in the opening round of the District A-3 tournament at Omaha Westside.
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.
Papillion-La Vista South sophomore Jared Mattley is a tinkerer. Like the future mechanic who takes apart, say, a clock to see how it works before reassembling it, the 6-foot, 160-pound guard does something similar with his jump shot.
Olivia Boudreau scored 14 points Friday night to lead Papillion-La Vista to a 51-44 win over host Papillion-La Vista South.
Millard North rallied from an eight-point, fourth-quarter deficit at the Metro Holiday tournament Tuesday to keep its perfect record intact. The No. 2 Mustangs moved to 9-0 with a 56-54 victory over No. 7 Bellevue West in a quarterfinal at Ralston Arena.
Jasmine McGinnis-Taylor scored 15 points Tuesday to lead Omaha Westside to a 63-38 win over Papillion-La Vista South at the Metro Holiday tournament.
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.
Bryan’s Javen Udofia had a team-high 23 points. The Bears play in Tuesday’s 5:15 p.m. quarterfinal.
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.
A steal and layup by Taylor Beacom with 18 seconds left in overtime boosted Papillion-La Vista South to a 54-53 win over Omaha Benson on Friday night at the Metro Holiday tournament.
Papillion-La Vista South senior Tuach Dol has always had the potential to be one of the better players in the Metro Conference. This season he's living up to that.
Brackets and schedules have been released for the Metro Conference holiday basketball tournament, which will be played Dec. 28-Jan. 4 at Ralston Arena.
A similar approach in the classroom and pool allows Grayson Stanton to keep building on lessons already learned in his constant drive to improve.
The top-rated Crusaders dominated from start to finish, sweeping the No. 7 Titans 25-10, 25-13, 25-15 in the Class A semifinals at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The victory put Marian in position to win its fourth state title in five years.
Papillion-La Vista South defeated Lincoln Pius X 21-25, 25-22, 25-19, 25-27, 15-8 on Thursday in a first-round match at the Class A state volleyball tournament.
Papillion-La Vista South defeated Millard South 25-14, 25-22, 25-14 in the District A-5 final Wednesday night to advance to the state volleyball tournament.
Jacob Ralston of Papillion-La Vista South and Madi Muma of Lincoln East were champions Saturday at the inaugural Nebraska Cross Country Festival held at Walnut Grove Park.
Tyler Bandura had two interceptions and the Top 10 No. 1 Millard West defense limited Papillion-La Vista South to four rushing yards as the Wildcats earned a 20-6 win in the first round of the Class A playoffs Friday.
For the first two miles of last Friday’s Nebraska Class A cross country championship race in Kearney, Papillion-La Vista South senior Jake Ralston was content with running conservatively alongside Creighton Prep seniors Ryan Eastman and John Slagle.
Papillion-La Vista South won its first boys team title last week, and senior Jake Ralston became the first Titan to win the individual and all-class gold medals.
Each week during the high school sports season, The World-Herald staff nominates five players to be considered for the Family Fare high school athlete of the week. Every Monday, we'll post our picks — athletes who have shined in recent games, whether it be hitting a game-winning shot or playing lock-down defense, piling up points or a record-setting performance.
KEARNEY, Neb. — Millard West placed three runners among the top 10 finishers Friday to repeat as Class A girls state cross country team champions.
A four-way tussle for the team title and an all-class gold medal for the guy who led his team to that championship Friday made the Class A boys state cross country championship one the Titans will always remember.