SEWARD – With the basketball season having just come to an end a little over a week ago, only a few York boys competed in the River Division of the Concordia Bulldog Track and Field Challenge Saturday in Seward.

YORK – York’s Big Three of sophomore Maddie Portwine, junior Natalia Dick and freshman Masa Scheierman were recognized by the Central Conference for their play on the court this past season.

Avila, Mo. – The York College Panthers baseball team picked up Sunday where it left off on Saturday dominating KCAC opponent Avila University 14-0 after pounding 16 hits in the rout.

CRETE – It was a bit of a slow start to the season for the Heartland Huskies and Cross County Cougars boys track and field teams as neither cracked the top five in the team standings of the Class C Doane University Indoor meet Friday in Crete.

SEWARD – For the first time in nine years, a team other than the Fillmore Central girls won the Forest Division of the Bulldog Track and Field Challenge in Seward on Friday.

York football’s eighth annual Lift-A-Thon will be next Thursday, March 21, at 6:30 p.m. for current eighth and ninth graders, and 7:30 p.m. for current tenth and eleventh graders.

The York Wrestling Club coaches would like to recognize and congratulate the following York area wrestlers who competed this past weekend at the AAU Nebraska state tournament held in Kearney as five York wrestlers came home with medals.

Someone (OK, it was me) asked recently on Facebook how it’s possible the boys from a high school – specifically Lincoln Pius X – ‘get’ to play Class B while their girls ‘have’ to slug it out in Class A. Much speculation and comment – some of it uncomplimentary to Pius including perhaps my ow…

YORK – The debate about whether high school basketball in Nebraska should use a shot clock or keep playing without one raged on through social media during this year’s girls and boys state basketball tournaments in Lincoln.

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LINCOLN – The Ponca Indians outscored the Centennial Broncos 30-19 in the second half of Saturday morning’s Class C-2 consolation game at Lincoln Southeast High School. That stretch to end the game was enough to lead Ponca to a 52-43 win over the Broncos, who took fourth place at the tournament.

Nebraska high school boys basketball final ratings by World-Herald staff writer Stu Pospisil, as published in The World-Herald on March 11.

LINCOLN — The Centennial Broncos didn’t meet many teams that were as quick as they were this season. But on Friday afternoon in a Class C-2 state semifinal game at the Bob Devaney Sports Center, the Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons-Decatur (BRLD) Wolverines changed that.

On Thursday night at Lincoln East High School Exeter-Milligan took on Riverside in the first game and in the second game it was Loomis against Osmond. By the end of the first quarter you were lucky to find a place to sit. First of all that’s just a credit to how well smaller schools follow t…

LINCOLN — The York Dukes and Omaha Skutt Catholic SkyHawks had a bit of a history entering Thursday’s opening-round game of the Class B state tournament at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln.

Since I was small, I’ve always been a fan of LeBron James. I loved watching the guy, whether it be in a Cleveland jersey the first time, Miami jersey, or Cleveland jersey the second time. As a small kid just starting to get really interested in sports, a 6-foot-8, 250-pound body doing things…

UTICA – After barely missing out on a trip to the state tournament in 2018, the Centennial Broncos did what they needed to do and took care of business in their district final Feb. 25 against Elmwood-Murdock with a 52-48 win in Crete.

These high school athletes today. I tell you they have no idea how good they’ve got it. Back in my day, man, things were tough. Football practices longer and harder. Cold days colder and hot days hotter, but it didn’t matter because we never drank water during practice no matter the temperat…

Nebraska high school boys basketball ratings by World-Herald staff writer Stu Pospisil, as published in The World-Herald on March 5.

LINCOLN – Thursday night’s first round Class D-2 state tournament matchup between the No. 7 seed Exeter-Milligan Timberwolves (21-4) and No. 2 seed Riverside Chargers (22-0) is much like an irresistible force against an immoveable object.

LINCOLN – Behind 31 points and an 11-of-12 performance at the free-throw line from senior guard Dacey Nelson, the Oakland-Craig Knights girls basketball team placed third in the Class C-2 state tournament with a 68-60 win over the Fillmore Central Panthers Saturday morning at Lincoln Southea…

YORK – This past weekend 376 wrestlers made their way to York High School for the NEUSA District 4 wrestling tournament.

Nebraska high school girls basketball ratings by World-Herald staff writer Mike Patterson, as published in The World-Herald on March 4.

LINCOLN — The Fillmore Central Panthers hung with the Crofton Warriors in the first half of Friday’s Class C-2 state semifinal at the Bob Devaney Sports Center in Lincoln. But Crofton, behind 5-foot-9 sophomore sharpshooter Lacey Sprakel, owned the last two quarters.

LINCOLN — Thanks to a combined 31 points from junior forwards Erin Schmidt and Halle Theis, the Fillmore Central Panthers advanced to the semifinals of the Class C-2 girls state tournament late Thursday night with a 53-41 win over the Nebraska City Lourdes Central Catholic Lady Knights at Li…

This past week I have spent a lot of time putting together what I call our Master schedule for the upcoming spring sports season for high school teams.The teams have already been practicing about a week and the first scheduled sporting event is set for Thursday, March 14. Now, most of the ar…

LINCOLN — Thanks to a combined 31 points from junior forwards Erin Schmidt and Halle Theis, the Fillmore Central Panthers advanced to the semifinals of the Class C-2 girls state tournament late Thursday night with a 53-41 win over the Nebraska City Lourdes Central Catholic Lady Knights at Li…