Caden Houghtelling was an eight-man football menace. But when he got to college, he faced a harsh reality: "You're nothing special."
Lauck previously coached at Fairbury and Ralston before spending the last nine years at North Star as defensive coordinator.
Playing in their first-ever state championship game, the Dragons were able to get some juice from their fans that showed up to the stadium in droves.
Dominic Rezac’s wildcat plunge toward state glory met a brick wall named Korbin Nickolite — "I’ll remember this for the rest of my life."
In fourth grade, Zane Flores and Joe Roll routinely played catch with the football. They did again Tuesday night — on the big stage.
A quick recap of Tuesday's Class A state championship game at Memorial Stadium.
Playing in their first title game, the Dragons defeated defending champion Omaha Westside 7-3 at Omaha Westside. Journal Star photos by Eakin Howard
Gretna defeated Omaha Westside 7-3 on Tuesday at Memorial Stadium. Journal Star videos by Nate Thomas
Seven champions will be crowned.
In more ways than one, it was a long time coming for Archbishop Bergan — and not just for the players.
A big opening quarter led No. 1 Archbishop Bergan past No. 2 Norfolk Catholic 49-20 in the Class C-2 championship game. Journal Star photos by…
A quick recap of Tuesday's Class C-2 state championship game at Memorial Stadium.
In 18 seasons, he guided the Patriots to a 136-61 record and a 2009 state championship.
There's a photo in the Van Cleave home of Adam being a water boy for the Vikings. 10 years later, he led them to a state title.
A quick recap of Tuesday's Class C-1 state championship game at Memorial Stadium.
The win gave the Vikings their first-ever state football title Tuesday at Memorial Stadium. Journal Star photos by Eakin Howard
Not at the stadium? We've got you covered. Here's your one-stop for reaction, commentary, analysis and more from the state finals.
The Badgers allowed the Huskies to score 44 points in their last meeting. This time, they tightened the screws — especially in the red zone.
With more than 3,000 rushing yards in a season capped by a state title, Dylan Mostek made history, but he had help, too.
Craig and Bob Schnitzler became a state-winning father-son duo Monday — and while the elder Schnitzler is done coaching, he was busy this week.
A quick recap of Monday's Class B state championship game at Memorial Stadium.
The Blue Devils won their first state title by weathering a run of 32 straight points — Tyson Denkert's video game-like night didn't hurt, either.