It was a typical warm August day during the first week of high school football practices.
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.
This season, the Grand Island football team will be playing in the Class A state championship game against the Omaha Burke Bulldogs. ‘
Ken Fischer was remembered Monday not only as a fierce competitor and legendary coach at Grand Island Senior High, but also as a family man with a big heart who cared deeply for his players and aimed to teach them more than just the game of football.
BURWELL – Burwell junior defensive back Corey Dawe admitted what his true emotions were when the clock hit 00:00 for Monday’s Class D-1 state semifinal against North Central.
AURORA — It took a little while for Class C-1 top-ranked Aurora to get its offense revved up against Wahoo in the state semifinals on Friday night.
ORD — The fireworks exploded just off to the east of Ord’s football field following the conclusion of Friday’s Class C-1 semifinal game against Bishop Neumann.