Nelson discusses Friday's Bacon Bowl win at Clarkson/Leigh, halftime adjustments and their goals for the playoffs.
The Lakeview defense never allowed Schuyler any hope of success in Friday's final home game of the season. Not only did the Vikings hand the Warriors their sixth shut out of the season but the visitors created 10 points on defense behind two safeties and an interception return for a touchdown.
When Schuyler Central High Schools girls cross country coach Cortland Cassidy said, “Marisol has been so good at racing over the past three years,” he certainly said a mouthful.
Opponents have had little luck putting the clamps on the Howells-Dodge offense this season. The Jaguars, ranked No. 3 in Class D-1, entered Friday's Bacon Bowl against Clarkson/Leigh averaging 49.1 points per game.
Howells-Dodge earned runner-up Saturday to cap the East Husker Conference tournament at West Point-Beemer.
To say that the Nebraska Cornhuskers football team is one of the better 3-4 college football teams in the country thus far in 2021 is a gross understatement.
In a tune up for the Central Conference Championship, Seward swept Schuyler Oct. 7 in the Warriors' home gym by scores of 25-6, 25-13 and 25-9. The Bluejays improved their season record to 16-9 while the Warriors fell to 5-15.
One of the things that the Schuyler Central High School boys cross country team can count on each season is that its Central Conference meet will always feature some of the top Class B and Class C runners in the state. The 2021 meet held at York last Thursday proved to be no exception.
Esmerelda Sacarias ended her brilliant golf career at Schuyler Central High School Oct. 4 in 14th place, only four spots from qualifying for the Class B state tournament in Scottsbluff. Sacarias fired an 18-hole total of 112, four shots of 108, the last total that qualified for state.
The Schuyler Warriors football team knew they needed a near perfect game to go toe-to-toe with the Class C-1 No. 5Columbus Scotus Shamrocks on Friday night at Pawnee Park in Columbus. What happened instead was a number of crushing mistakes that led the Shamrocks to a 42-7 that dropped Schuyl…
The Patriots' run game powered them to their third straight win and possibly the 17th straight trip to the playoffs.
Levi Belina continued his torrid pace and Howells-Dodge continued to roll on its way to potentially a fifth unbeaten regular season in the last 10 years following a 50-12 win over West Point Guardian Angels Central Catholic on Friday at home.
Clarkson/Leigh and Howells-Dodge ended last week with wins in straight sets over ranked opponents in Humphrey.
After it played in the Oakland-Craig Invite on Oct. 2, Clarkson/Leigh girls golf returned to the same golf course three days later for the Class C-2 district tournament.
It’s not so much about where you start; it’s where you end that counts. Forty-some years ago, I heard about a college basketball team that had the following slogan sewn on its basketball shorts. There were simple letters: M-T-X-E. Those letters stood for “Mental Toughness, X-tra Effort.”
Highway 91 had big hopes for the state tournament following a trip to the district final a year ago. The Cyclones put together a 19-win regular season and earned the top seed for the subdistrict tournament.
Esmerelda Sacarias continued her stellar play on the golf course for the Schuyler Central High School golf team as she picked up another medal with a 10th place finish at the Central Conference Golf Tournament held in Crete on Oct. 1. Sacarias fired an 18-hole total of 98 to lead the Warriors.
The Schuyler Central softball team was eliminated from the Central Conference Tournament after two games in losses to Crete 14-0 and Holdrege 21-4. The tournament was played in Aurora on Sept. 29.
Schuyler Central volleyball defeated Omaha Bryan at the Omaha Mercy Invitational last Saturday then fell to South Sioux City and Omaha Mercy in the same event. Two days earlier, on Thursday night, the Warriors were struggled at home against Clarkson/Leigh, the top ranked team in Class C-2 25…
Class D-1 No. 3 Howells-Dodge faced its second ranked opponent of the season Friday when it hosted No. 8 Stanton on Friday.
Clarkson/Leigh and Howells-Dodge renewed its rivalry at Saturday's Clarkson/Leigh Tournament. The eight-team field featured five ranked teams from three different classes.
It was the fall of 1997. We were preparing to leave for our first marching competition of the fall. It was my first year at Schuyler Central and I was excited to get that first marching competition in the books at the Columbus Marching Band Festival.
Highway 91 closed out the regular season last week with three games. On Sept. 28, it defeated Central City 15-12 before splitting Saturday's double dual against West Point-Beemer and NEN.
After improving the record to 4-8, the Schuyler Central High School volleyball team dropped its fourth match in a row as they were surprised at David City High School, losing a 3-0 sweep to the Scouts on Sept. 23.
The boys and girls cross country teams got back to business Sept. 23 in North Bend with a pair of impressive performances. The Schuyler girls rose to the top of the field and took the team championship while the boys were the runners-up to Wahoo.