In the years from 1981 to 1984 the Chadron High girl’s golf team won 27 of 33 tournaments that they entered. In 1984 The Red Birds won all eight of their tournaments by an astounding 510 strokes. Team member Susan Roll was all class gold medal champion in 1982, 1983, and 1984 and was inducted into the Nebraska High School Sports’ Hall of Fame in 2001. Teammates Robin Muller also added to the medal count earning individual honors all four years.
Papillion-LaVista has qualified for the state softball tournament every year since the sport was offered by the NSAA. During that time the Monarchs were state champions 13 times, ten straight and runner up four times. Some all-time great players have worn the maroon and white during this era including Gina Metzler, Karissa Hovina and Hall of Fame members Peaches James and Leigh Suhr.