Luke Mullin discusses Elkhorn North's 2-0 win against Waverly in the Class B baseball championship game Friday in Omaha.
A look at Friday's results from the oval.
At last fall's state cross country meet, Hinrichs beat Noecker for the all-class gold by about one second. So, Noecker evened the score Friday.
Elkhorn North found its confidence early in the state tournament, and the result is the first state title in school history.
Sterling junior Macy Richardson said she can feel the expectations after winning three golds last season. Now she's in position to do it again.
The state baseball tournament starts Friday and Omaha is the stage. Here's a look at the schedule.
A look at Friday's championship results on the the courts.
The East freshman and Southeast senior have battled all season long, so it was no surprise they were the last two standing at No. 1 singles.
The Huskers played North Texas in an NCAA Tournament regional game Friday in Stillwater, Okla. Omaha World-Herald photos
State championships in the No. 1 and No. 2 doubles, and a runner-up finish in No. 2 singles, boosted Elkhorn North to its first tennis title.
Friday's scores and stats from Day 7 of the state baseball tournament.
The multisport standout from Ainsworth with an offer from Scott Frost attracted a crowd Friday, and he delivered to win state gold.
It's time. The state track and field meet begins Wednesday at Omaha Burke Stadium, where Classes A and B kicked off four days of action. It ends with Classes C and D.
Classes C and D competed in state track and field action Friday at Omaha Burke Stadium. Journal Star photos by Justin Wan.
Elkhorn North defeated Waverly in the Class B baseball championship Friday at Tal Anderson Field in Omaha. Journal Star photos by Kenneth Ferriera.
The Class A girls tennis meet concluded Friday in Omaha. Journal Star photos by Justin Wan.
Tournament games, aside from third-place contests, will be played at PBA or the Devaney Sports Center — "These kids deserve to play in a championship venue."
Brittney Hageman has been the center referee at all four Class A and B boys and girls state championship matches. She figures she probably has refereed more than 1,000 games in her career.
With one swing, Millard West's AJ Tauber erased the frustration and anxiety of seeing a 9-0 lead slip away in the Class A championship game.
Luke Mullin recaps a wild Class A state baseball championship game, won 11-10 by Millard West over Millard South.
Lincoln Southwest girls track and field team did not have a single state champion, yet the Silver Hawks won the team title — “It shows that we are a team."
Javon Leuty is the first Link to win a hurdles state gold since Darius Luff, who runs at Nebraska. The two have developed a tutor-pupil relationship.
Grant Schere highlighted the mental aspect of track: "For a little bit in my head (yesterday), I was like, ‘Am I good enough?’" Schere said.
The Lincoln Christian duo of Alyssa Gove and Jenna Wiltfong won three matches Thursday to advance to the semifinals.
A look at results from the final day of competition for Classes A and B.