Elkhorn’s Skylar Heinrich was named the Gatorade Nebraska girls soccer player of the year Monday.
Madness apparently isn’t exclusive to March, and the state soccer tournament is proof. The six-day event, which wrapped up Tuesday, was among the more crazy in recent memory.
Lexie Gilbert said something ominous for her competitors at the state track meet. She won the 100 and 200 meters as a freshman in 2017, and now, “I kinda know what I’m doing this time.” Her chief competition is Lexington's Madison Smith, who has Class B's top mark in the 100, 200 and 400, but the nearly statewide distance between the schools prevented Smith and Gilbert from running against each other until Saturday's sprint finals.
Hastings’ four-run seventh inning propelled the Tigers to a 7-5 win against Elkhorn. Hastings tied the game on an error, then Michael Boeve put the Tigers ahead with a single.
The Class B No. 3 Titans scored twice in the top of the seventh to tie the game and once in the eighth, then held on for a victory over the No. 2 SkyHawks at Sherman Field in Lincoln on Tuesday.
Elkhorn did something Monday night that had not happened since the opening game of the 2017 girls soccer season: keep Omaha Skutt off the scoreboard.
Skylar Heinrich broke a few hearts and then broke a little news Monday night.
What more could you want out of the Class B girls championship Monday night?
No. 2 Omaha Skutt opened its Class B baseball title defense with a 9-0 win over No. 4 Elkhorn.
Elkhorn turned trash to treasure Saturday, and the payoff was a chance to play for a state title.
Angalefo Dumba scored twice, including the winner in the 77th minute, as Class B No. 2 Omaha Skutt beat fifth-ranked Elkhorn 2-1 Friday in the opening round of the boys state soccer tournament at Morrison Stadium.
Skylar Heinrich scored her 100th career goal and Class B No. 4 Elkhorn made it hold up in a 1-0 win over fifth-ranked Columbus Scotus.
Elkhorn picked a pretty good time to come up with its biggest victory of the season.
After getting smoked in their season opener, Elkhorn coach Kyle McCright assured his team things would get better. He was right.
Timely hitting and aggressive base running were the keys to victory Monday night for Waverly.
The Class B No. 2 SkyHawks rolled to a 15-2 season-opening win over No. 3 Elkhorn at Legion Field.
Given 12 days to prepare for the state tournament, Elkhorn coach Jennifer Wragge knew what she had to do. Work on the team's offense.
Brooke Carlson had 25 points on 8-of-8 shooting with 10 rebounds to lead Elkhorn to a 67-60 upset of No. 1 South Sioux City in the Class B championship game.
After the Antlers and Storm split two games prior to the state tournament, Elkhorn got the most important victory Friday.
Elkhorn finally managed to get over the first-round hurdle at the girls state basketball tournament. The Class B No. 4 Antlers defeated No. 10 York 42-30 on Thursday at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
After splitting a pair of meetings this season, the third-ranked Storm and No. 4 Antlers play in the Class B semifinals at 2 p.m. Friday at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Gretna and Elkhorn South won Monday in the Class B-3 subdistrict semifinals to set up the first meeting between the Dragons and Storm this season.
Nelson is the top seed for the state meet in the 100 backstroke after winning the Metro Conference championship Feb. 10 at Millard West.
Elkhorn defeated Norris 43-33 on Saturday to capture the B-3 girls basketball district final.
Elkhorn coach Jennifer Wragge does not apologize for her team’s tough defense and the low-scoring games it produces. In fact, she embraces it. “I like scoring,’’ she said. “But I like winning more.’’
Elkhorn sophomore Trey Frahm received a scholarship offer from Nebraska last week. In December, he received an offer from Creighton.