The most stressful part of Maurice Scott’s Thursday? The postgame interview.
The World-Herald's Stu Pospisil put together capsules previewing the upcoming boys state basketball tournament.
Wrestling is one of the most unforgiving sports. The responsibility — and the gaze of the crowd — is on you. The weight of a loss at the state meet can send a wrestler, no matter how tough and tattooed, running off the mat, tears flowing.
Syracuse’s Max Hughes is no stranger to the state final. The junior won the Class C title two years ago at 106 pounds and last year at 113 pounds.
Finalists for The World-Herald Nebraska boys and girls athletes of the year awards.
Omaha Skutt’s Isaiah Ramsay loved the offensive line at his alma mater. But he’ll admit, too, he was taller than every one of his linemen. That won’t be the case Saturday, when Ramsay quarterbacks the South team in the Shrine Bowl. Not by a long shot. He expects a comfortable pocket carved out by the group in front of him.
Doug Weidner doesn’t have a place picked out for his medal, he just knows it’ll be hanging somewhere that it can be easily seen. In person or otherwise.
Matt Clark can’t lie. The Syracuse senior is rarely ever not thinking about pins when he’s on the mat.
Throughout the summer, The World-Herald will be previewing the prep football season with a new class every week. This week, Class C-1 is featured, with a new story each day based on last season's final Top 10. Today are the Nos. 5 to 10 teams.