After a couple of months passed, it was easier for new Scottsbluff coach Jud Hall to watch tape of last season’s Class B championship.
The Bearcats bring back plenty of experience, with 14 returning starters, to make another run at the school’s first state championship.
Allowing one hit and three total baserunners Sunday evening, Wiese helped Gretna to a five-inning victory over host Kearney.
“Anytime you get two-out hits that score runs, a lot of times that’s a difference-maker,” Kearney coach Brad Archer said. It certainly was for the host team on Saturday.
Charlie Easley scored 20 points Thursday to lead Lincoln Pius X to an 83-43 victory over Scottsbluff in the first round of the Class B boys state basketball tournament at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
If Scottsbluff’s play production squad needs an extra thespian this spring, Paul Garcia should get an audition. Garcia put his acting chops on display in the Class B 113-pound semifinal Friday and won by pin.
Jarod Epperson scored a Class B playoff-record tying six touchdowns Tuesday night as top-ranked Omaha Skutt ended a two-year losing streak in Class B state finals with a 48-27 win over No. 2 Scottsbluff at Memorial Stadium.
When the Class B No. 1 SkyHawks square off with second-ranked Scottsbluff in Tuesday’s 7:15 p.m. state championship game at Memorial Stadium, they’ll be powered by a group up front that coach Matt Turman called “advanced.”
Seeking the program’s first state title and making their first finals appearance since 2000, the Bearcats bring an unbeaten record into Tuesday’s Class B championship game against Omaha Skutt. That spotless record is thanks to their ability to erase halftime deficits.
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. — The last time York played a football game in Scottsbluff was 2012.
Sabastian Harsh threw five touchdown passes to Keegan Reifschneider as Scottsbluff rallied from a 24-point halftime deficit Friday night to defeat Omaha Roncalli 60-38 in the Class B quarterfinals at Bearcat Stadium.
Scottsbluff running back Christopher Busby has rushed for 1,268 yards and 20 touchdowns for the 10-0 Bearcats. The 5-foot-10, 170-pound senior has reached the century mark in eight of the Bearcats' 10 games.
Garrett Nelson committed to Nebraska on June 24, 2017. That commitment has never wavered. In fact it's strengthened.
World-Herald prep recruiting specialist Mike Sautter was in Scottsbluff on Friday as McCook traveled to face the Bearcats. Both teams entered the game with 8-0 records.
Scottsbluff senior Chris Busby (above) was the star of the show for Scottsbluff in its 23-13 victory over No. 2 McCook on Friday night.
CREIGHTON — Meet the new coach. Same as the old coach.
NORTH PLATTE — In a renewal of a matchup that was last played in 2003, the Scottsbluff football team went on the road and recorded an impressive 41-20 win over Class A North Platte on Friday night in both schools’ season opener.
Class B will undergoing much turnover this season, with many schools being realigned into different classes, including contenders Columbus, Elkhorn and Elkhorn South making the jump to Class A.
When Elkhorn and Scottsbluff meet Saturday it will be the completion to a home-and-home series of sorts.
Toughness and ability to battle though adversity are two traits that pay off in football and wrestling. Scottsbluff’s Garrett Nelson has both.
In a Class B quarterfinal between big, physical, run-oriented teams, controlling the line of scrimmage was key. York did Friday to earn a 35-20 win over Scottsbluff that wasn’t as close as the final score would indicate.
In a game of big, momentum-shifting plays Scottsbluff had one more than Northwest on homecoming Friday night.
Throughout the summer, The World-Herald will prepare you for the high school football season with a story previewing a new team or teams each day. This week, Class B is featured, with Nos. 10-5 today.
Scottsbluff's Garrett Nelson committed to Nebraska on Saturday, about a week after receiving an offer from the Huskers.
Not long ago, after watching video of an NFL player, Garrett Nelson told his dad, Chris, he wanted to be a Division I athlete. Garrett had been around football since he could run and he wanted to play for Nebraska, where Chris had starred as an All-America wrestler and Big Eight champion.
For the second straight year, an in-state defensive linemen received a scholarship offer from Nebraska directly after a Friday Night Lights camp.