WACO - The first time the Nebraska Lutheran Knights touched the ball they covered 50 yards in five plays with senior quarterback Kyle Richert scoring from a yard out.
In the same spot where his legs gave out a year ago, David City Aquinas senior Elijah Frasher began gradually pulling away from his opponents Friday at the Class D state cross country championship meet.
The final day of Simon Wiedel’s stellar high school track career was his best. The Thayer Central senior earned three Class C gold medals, winning the 100, 200 and long jump Saturday at Burke Stadium.
Thanks to one acrobatic shot, Thayer Central junior Ryan Koch no longer has to worry about unappealing student lunches.
Thayer Central senior Jay Cottam sank a five-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole to earn individual medalist honors from the Class C boys state golf tournament Thursday afternoon at Holmes Golf Course.
A south breeze on an east-west track was no help Saturday for Thayer Central sprinter Simon Wiedel. “I was hoping for good times in the 100 and 200,” Wiedel said, “but it was a crosswind and in the 100 it was actually a little headwind.”
The game was all knotted up at 40-40 as the Thayer Central and Fillmore Central boys headed to the final quarter of the regular season finale Friday night.
The Fillmore Central Panthers defeated the Thayer Central Titans in Class C2-3 Subdistrict action at Wilber-Clatonia High School Monday night.
After starting the season 2-0, the Centennial Broncos had dropped four in a row until Friday night.
The Southern Nebraska Conference Cross Country Championships were hosted by Tri-County High School at Homestead on Thursday.
After being no-hit in their Crete Invite opening game by the hosts, the Centennial Broncos were able to put together 18 hits over the next two games, but nine errors on defense kept the Broncos out of the win column. Crete topped the Broncos 11-0 in four innings, Fairbury/Thayer Central scored six runs in their last two at bats to win 8-4 and Nebraska City’s 11-run inning gave the Pioneers a 15-5 win in five frames.
The Fillmore Central Panther boys cross country team defended its crown on Thursday at the Randall Smith Invite in Hebron.