“Making the final was a definite step in the right direction for our program,” Omaha Westside coach Korrine Bowers said. “I didn’t think it would happen this fast, but we’ve made great progress.”
Columbus beat North Platte on Friday night. The Discoverers will have to do it again to advance in the first round of the Class A football playoffs.
Here we highlight some notable games and top performances from Friday night's action in Nebraska high school football.
Here's a look at how the top 10 high school football teams in each class did this week.
Check out the unofficial Nebraska high school Class A state football pairings, compiled by The World-Herald's Stu Pospisil.
Omaha Westside Erin Mardi took the field as a varsity player for the first time as her team downed Omaha Benson. She is one of two females in the Warriors' program along with freshman Piper Zatechka.
Omaha Creighton Prep closed out the regular season with a win over Lincoln East, extending the Junior Jays win streak to six games.
Two strips and a pickoff were too much for Omaha Burke to overcome against Millard South. The Patriots remain undefeated, while the loss snapped a seven-game winning streak for the Bulldogs.
Its top back in sweatpants and his backup leaving after a first quarter injury, Elkhorn South’s rush attack hit more than a few first half snags in a win over Lincoln Southeast.
Here's the results from the 2021 Nebraska high school state cross country meet in Kearney.
It's the final week of the Nebraska high school football regular season and playoff spots are up for grabs! We've got you covered for the best local games and live updates from throughout the state.
Eight teams claimed state titles at the Nebraska high school state cross country meet on Friday.
Check out the results from the 2021 Nebraska high school state cross country meet.
Kael Lauridsen and Joel Adams headline a group of wrestlers from Nebraska going to the Super 32 Challenge this weekend — widely considered the "toughest tournament in the country."
Last season, Papillion-La Vista's Will Hubert piled up the most sacks of any Nebraska high schooler in at least 15 years. He'll be looking to continue that trend at Iowa as a walk-on.