This year in review spans several sports with mind-bogging plays, feel-good moments and more from the high school sports scene.
At the state cross country meet last month, Dahl set the girls all-class state meet record in 17 minutes, 58 seconds.
The Elkhorn South senior who had an undefeated cross country season chose from a long list of some of the country's top running programs.
DeFrand sat at a table with hats from Florida State, Auburn, Nebraska and Ohio State before revealing her decision.
Wednesday was a big moment for athletes across the state as they put pen to paper to solidify their college athletic plans.
EMC President Gibson: "We believe Lincoln Northwest and Standing Bear will be an ideal fit for our conference."
The 2021 Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame will induct its newest members Sunday at Lincoln East High School.
This year's meet begins with Classes A and B on Wednesday, May 18.
Malone, who had the second-best qualifying mark in Tokyo, entered the Summer Olympics ranked 12th in the world.
The Fillmore Central graduate, was the only American to advance to the finals.
A recruiting process that typically takes years was sealed over the course of a few months: "I don't know if I have really let it sink it yet."
Only 10 years ago, Maggie Malone had never competed in javelin. Now, she has a chance at calling herself the best in the world.
More than a month ago, Gabe Hinrichs was creating buzz at the state track and field meet at Omaha Burke Stadium.
Student-athletes from nearly 215 schools across the state are being honored by the Lincoln Journal Star for Academic All-State, which recogniz…
Arlington's Kailynn Gubbels was named the Nebraska Gatorade girls track and field athlete of the year over the weekend.
Nebraska will again be represented on one of the Olympics' biggest stages.
The Fillmore Central graduate heaved the javelin 195 feet, 7 inches to finish first in qualifying.
"You're never going to get another one like her. "No way. You might have one girl in one sport that just really excels. She excels in all three."
Elkhorn's Drew Christo is the Journal Star's athlete of the year. Here's a look at 12 other multi-sport standouts that shined in 2020-21.
Humphrey St. Francis' Allison Weidner is the Journal Star's athlete of the year. Here's a look at 12 other multi-sport standouts that shined i…
From Kalynn Meyer to Jordan Hooper to Maurtice Ivy, here's a look at the past winners for Journal Star girls athlete of the year.
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