For four years, Andre Woolridge and Erick Strickland matched bucket-for-bucket in high school gyms across the Metro, raising the state’s basketball profile on a national scale.
Lincoln North Star has hired Tony Kobza from Omaha Benson to be its next football coach.
Omaha Benson graduate Simone Goods had 19 points and 17 rebounds in the 61-46 title win over Johnson County last Saturday. The 6-foot-2 sophomore transferred to Kirkwood this year after a season at Western Kentucky.
Simone Goods calls it her home away from home. Even though she’s playing four hours away at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Goods landed with two women she’s known since elementary school.
NORFOLK, Neb. -- Norfolk’s first venture into overtime resulted in a 10-point loss to then top-ranked Papillion-La Vista in the Panthers' home…
Results of last week’s district tournaments have given us a trio of intriguing state championship fields.
Thik Bol understands he’s known as a shot blocker. In two years, he’d like to be known for more than that. After completing his second year at Iowa Western, the 6-foot-8 Omaha Benson product signed a national letter of intent Wednesday to continue his basketball career at Southern Illinois.
Papillion-La Vista South scored the first 13 points of the second half to break away to a 75-59 win over Omaha Benson in a Metro Conference Holiday girls basketball tournament first-round game Monday at Benson.
Mashona Marsh relived it all 40 years later. From how the Class A 120-yard high hurdles final in 1975 began with a pair of false starts to how his state-record time could have been even better.
Omaha Westside won the Class A girls state basketball championship Saturday night with a 53-40 win over Norfolk.
Jaycee Bradley and Norfolk shocked the state. In a monumental first-round upset Thursday, the eighth-seeded Panthers ousted Omaha Benson — the defending state champion on a 45-game winning streak — from the Class A girls basketball tournament.
Did that just happen? Norfolk, known mostly for its boys basketball team this season, also has a pretty good girls team. Top-ranked Omaha Benson found that out the hard way Thursday in the first round of the state tournament.