It was a typical warm August day during the first week of high school football practices.
LINCOLN – On a day that started with an emotional pregame ceremony honoring Sam Foltz and Mike Sadler, it was appropriate that Saturday’s Nebraska-Michigan State game was largely decided on special teams.
Who wins when a high-powered offense goes head-to-head against an outstanding defense?
LINCOLN — Dicaprio Bootle was talking with a small group of reporters following practice on Tuesday when Stanley Morgan Jr. stopped, as he was walking to the locker room, and interrupted.
Our Athlete of the Week is Jesse Ulrich from Ord. The senior helped lead the football team to the state final with a 37-0 win over Bishop Neumann. Ulrich ran for 173 yards and threw for 90 yards. Ord will face Aurora in their first-ever state finals appearance Tuesday, November 20.
KEARNEY – Harding played the role of Cinderella very well Thursday.
This season, the Grand Island football team will be playing in the Class A state championship game against the Omaha Burke Bulldogs. ‘
LINCOLN — For the first time as Nebraska’s coach, Scott Frost will stand at the northwest tunnel next to his seniors. He’ll send them on the field, one by one, for their last home game.
There certainly have not been many years I could add four entries to my Career 5000 Yard Rushers list. Yes, there was a record five backs that cracked the coveted list back in 2011, but all of them were not active when the State finals at Memorial Stadium rolled around.