Bowling & Girls’ Wrestling

NSAA Adds Bowling, Girls’ Wrestling The Nebraska School Activities Association expanded its slate of State Championships to an all-time high when it added girls’ and boys’ bowling in 2021 and girls’ wrestling in 2023

Boys Tennis

Elkhorn South Tennis Triplets Jon, Seth & Ben Fink For four years, the Fink triplets were half of the Elkhorn South boys’ tennis team.  Starting when the Finks were freshmen, the Storm at the Class B state meet finished fourth in 2015, tied for runner-up in 2016, won the 2017 title and were runners-up again […]

2021

Filley vs Barneston Basketball Game 1967 The final score was Filley 117 Barneston 106. The game was played in regulation time (no overtimes) in a small gym back before the 3 point shot rule.  It ended up being the 2nd largest number of points scored in a Nebraska basketball game (223 points). The head coach […]

2020

May 13, 2013 a record soccer crowd reported of 8,200 fans witnessed undefeated Omaha South (22-0) defeat two-time defending champion Creighton Prep (17-4) by a score of 1-0.  It was a Creighton University stadium record by 1,300 fans.

2013

GREAT MOMENTS- 2013 Girls Basketball-  “The 1987-88 Gibbon Girls Basketball Team.”   In the Class C-1 State Championship game, the second-ranked Gibbon girls (24-0) had been behind #1 ranked Fremont Bergan (25-0) for the entire game; however, with Bergan leading 46-42 with 22 seconds left, the Gibbon girls outscored Bergan 5-0 and won 47-46, thus […]

2008

GREAT MOMENTS- 2008 Track and Field:  Randal Carter of Papillion-LaVista High School                    Clearing 7’4″ at the 2007 State Track and Field Championships, Randal Carter broke his own state record of 7’3″ set during the 2007 season.  The previous Class A record was 7’0″. Girls Basketball:  “The […]

2019

GREAT MOMENTS- 2019 Basketball-  “He Can’t Miss” Lincoln Northeast 1964 The year was 1964, and Lincoln Northeast traveled to South Sioux City in snowy, blizzard conditions.  The Rockets’ bus even went off the road in route.  Little did the state know that night, a senior from LNE would break a Class A State Record that […]

2018

GREAT MOMENTS- 2018 Football-  ” 1933 Friend Football Team.” The remarkable 1933 Friend football team was made up of 11 players played an 11 man schedule and didn’t lose a game.

2017

  GREAT MOMENTS- 2017 2015- Winnebago Boys Basketball:   The Winnebago Indians captured the attention of the entire state with their up tempo game labeled “bago ball”.  Seeking to claim the first basketball championship since 1940 the Indians finished the season with a 27-1 record. 

2016

Jeralyn Poe Lincoln North Star Jeralyn is the second runner in Nebraska history to win four all-class gold medals at the State Cross Country meet.  She set the state 5000-meter cross country record (18.09) and was named the Nebraska Gatorade Runner of the Year in 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014.  She attends Michigan State, majoring […]