The Blair boys basketball team played tight games on back-to-back nights Monday and Tuesday.
Ross Halford has more wrestling knowledge in the tip of his little finger than I do in my entire brain multiplied by 100.
Fort Calhoun's Zane Schwarz scored 17 points in an overtime game last week, sinking key late free throws to earn the Pioneers a win. The sophomore was nominated alongside fellow standouts Remington Gay of Arlington and Ella Ross of Blair.
Grinding through a 0-0 first period against Fremont Bergan's Ethan Villwok, Arlington senior Kobe Wilkins took a shot and paid for it as time wound down.
The Fort Calhoun wrestling team hit the road and competed in two tournaments last week, finishing fifth at the Yutan Invitational and eighth at the Rumble in River Country.
A Louisville 3-pointer forced Tuesday's game into overtime, but foul shots earned the Fort Calhoun boys basketball team a 55-52 road victory.
Fremont swimming coach Ali Granger named Arlington's Addie Schiemann her swimmer of the meet Jan. 9 after the Tigers defeated Lincoln North Star.
Fort Calhoun wrestler Cole Klabunde had two pins, including one in just 23 seconds, during a home triangular to win Athlete of the Week honors. The Pioneer was nominated alongside standouts Treyton Jones of Blair and Aiden Foreman of Arlington.
Fort Calhoun Youth Sports Organization wrestlers lined up and were introduced to the crowd Thursday between the high school Pioneers' home triangular duals against Louisville and Platteview.
Kailynn Gubbels scored 21 points Friday as the Arlington girls basketball team warmed up for its neighbor to the west with a 65-22 victory at Raymond Central.
Zach Vander Griend knocked down a 3-point shot with 1.2 seconds remaining Tuesday as the West Point-Beemer boys basketball team upset Fort Calhoun 45-44.
With an image of their younger selves fresh in mind, Arlington wrestlers reflected on their years together from youth tournaments to high school competition.
The 3-7 Arlington boys basketball team hung with the 6-3 Wisner-Pilger Gators for three quarters Tuesday before the home team put away the Eagles with a 15-8 fourth period.
For the first time, the Athlete of the Week Poll ended in a tie between Fort Calhoun's Tessa Skelton and Arlington's Trevor Cooley. They each finished with 280 social media votes, while a third deserving nominee, Blair's Wyatt Ogle, also earned more than 100.
Logan View/Scribner-Snyder boys basketball coach Sean Forbes was none too pleased to see Fort Calhoun's Brant Hilzendeger find a hole in his defense 2 feet from the basket Monday.