Omaha, NE Sports

Logan-Magnolia set for physical battle with Harrison County rival

(Logan) -- Following a tough, tight loss to Woodbury Central in week two, Logan-Magnolia has refocused and found their footing in back-to-back wins. The KMAland A/1A/2A No. 2 Panthers (3-1 overall, 2-1 A District 8) held off a strong Tri-Center squad this past Friday evening, leaning on senior running back Gavin Maguire during a 26-14 slugfest.
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Glenwood runs at Heartland Classic

Glenwood boys cross country competed at the Heartland Class in Pella on Saturday which featured 42 scoring teams and 283 runners. Millard West (NE) won the race by a wide margin and Dubuque Hempstead senior Derek Leicht won the race with a time of 15 minutes and 37 seconds. There was 11 runners that broke the 16-minute mark.
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Omaha Athletics announce mask guidelines for fans attending home events

Fans attending games at Baxter Arena this fall and winter will have new guidelines to follow as Omaha Athletics has reinstituted a mask mandate for home sporting events. The mandate follows the policy put in place by the university on Aug. 25, as face coverings are once again required in all indoor areas. The mandate will follow local, state and federal health protocols in conjunction with the policies put in place by the UNO Office of Health Security. The university has been actively following trends and will continue to do so in the coming months. The mandate is subject to change at any time.
Sports Illustrated

Huskers Face a Challenge in Spartans’ Walker

The Huskers need to improve in the tackling department this week against Michigan State running back Kenneth Walker III, defensive coordinator Erik Chinander said after Tuesday's Nebraska football practice. Walker leads the nation in rushing yards and averages more than eight yards per carry. “He’s going to challenge your leverage....

Monday’s Sports Review

The Fremont High softball team swept Columbus in a doubleheader yesterday by scores of 9-1 and 11-10 in eight innings. With the victories, Fremont is 17-7 on the season. Midland University traveled to face the University of Nebraska-Omaha on Monday evening. Transitioning from NCAA Division II to Division I in 2012, Omaha was the first Warriors’ opponent of the NCAA ranks this season. They played a completive match and were just barely edged by the Mavericks, losing 1-0.
Washington County Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise

County teams excel at Blair XC Invitational

Team standings: Fort Calhoun 42, Blair 43, Elkhorn North 48, Arlington 74, South Sioux City 84, Gretna 87, Douglas County West 108, Omaha Roncalli 140, Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln. 5K race winner: Mesuidi Ejerso, South Sioux City, 17:22.5. Arlington results: 9, Nolan May, 18:31.29. 17, Connor Flesner, 19:35.33. 18, Dallin...

Ratings: Nebraska high school football, Sept. 20

Nebraska high school football ratings by World-Herald staff writer Stu Pospisil, as published in The World-Herald on Sept. 20. Team (record); points for-points against; previous rank. 1. Millard South (4-0); 176-55; 2. 2. Bellevue West (3-1); 173-78; 1. 3. Omaha Westside (4-0); 140-77; 3. 4. Omaha Creighton Prep (2-2); 101-61;...
Washington County Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise

Arlington hosts softball tourney, finishes 4th

AHS (12-8) 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 — 4 10 4. The Class C No. 7 Arlington softball team finished 1-2 Saturday during its home tournament at the Two Rivers Sports Complex. The Eagles won their opener, but lost back-to-back games to Tekamah-Herman and Douglas County West to finish fourth in the eight-team tourney.

Area Football Wrap: Underwood runs past East Sac County

Class 1A No. 2 Underwood football led East Sac County 56-0 at halftime of Friday's home game en route to a 62-13 victory. The Eagles held the Raiders to just 79 yards through the air and 26 rushing yards. They also intercepted two passes. Seniors Scott Pearson and Collin Brandt were responsible for the interceptions.
Washington County Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise

Pioneers lose 3 volleyball matches at Tekamah

FCHS (2-12) 17 13 — 0 TK 25 25 — 2 Sophomore libero Ruby Garmong said the Fort Calhoun volleyball team's Saturday goals were court coverage and communication at Tekamah-Herman High School. The Pioneers played three matches during the Tigers' tournament, finishing 0-for-3. They lost the final game they played...
Columbus Telegram

Lady Vikes perfect in Arlington

Lakeview softball won all three games in Arlington on Saturday and extended its winning streak to eight games - the longest such streak since 2007. The Lady Vikes took down Raymond Central 10-7, Douglas County West 6-4 and Tekamah-Herman 9-1. Three victories made Lakeview 12-4 and tied for the second-highest win total for the program in the last decade.
Lincoln Journal Star

Prep softball scores, 9/20

Ashland-Greenwood 4, Weeping Water 3: Keely Geise doubled and tripled and Kealie Riecken struck out five in earning the win. Logan View/SS 12, Syracuse 4: The Rockets committed four errors while Ellary Young and Ashlyn Gahner each knocked in two runs to lead Logan View. Sydney Parson ripped a double and had two RBIs for Syracuse.

State-ranked Rams take down Shenandoah volleyball

The Shenandoah Fillies ran into a tough Class 4A state-ranked foe Thursday, Sept. 16, in Glenwood dropping a 3-0 decision to the Rams. Game scores were 25-10, 25-13 and 25-14. The Fillies had just seven kills for the match with Ashlynn Hodges finishing with four of them. Lynnae Green added two. Peyton Athen finished with just three assists to lead the team.
Fremont Tribune

Records fall for Fremont at Heartland Classic

The Fremont boys cross country team finished third at the 2021 Heartland Classic in Pella, Iowa on Saturday. “In the six years we have run this meet on Central Iowa’s course in Pella, I would say today was our best ever performance, said Fremont coach Sean McMahon. “That being said, we have a number of places we need to and will improve on in the upcoming five weeks to state.”