December 20, 2014

Results from day one of the 2014 high school football championships

High school football state championships.  Omaha North won their second straight Class A title, led by Calvin Strong who rushed for 286 yards and three touchdowns as the Vikings beat Creighton Prep 41-0.  In the Class D-1 final, Hemingford brings the panhandle a state championship for the first time since 1986.  A 52-8 win over BDS.  Colt  Foster finished with seven tackles and had a sack. He also caught a 22-yard touchdown pass. Ethan Skinner rushed for four touchdowns and 233 yards. He ended the season with 47 touchdowns and Brady Turek had touchdown runs of 76 and 61 yards and finished with 190 yards rushing and caught a 16-yard pass. In the D-2 Final, Exeter Milligan pulled out their version of the Wildcat formation, calling it the Wild Wolf.  A direct snap to running back Kyle Jenson.  He ran for three touchdowns and 187 yards in their 40-26 win over Anselmo-Merna.  The Timberwolves have won 26 straight games.

Unofficial Attendance:

Class D2               –              1,581

Class D1               –              1,760

Class A                  –              4,115

Today’s schedule:

Class C-2

No. 5 Aquinas (11-1) vs. No. 7 Hartington Cedar Catholic (10-2), Tuesday, 10:15 a.m. Aquinas has been in the finals nine times and won six titles. They are going for their third championship in four years.

Class C-1

No. 1 Boone Central/Newman Grove (12-0) vs. No. 2 Ashland-Greenwood (12-0), 2:45 p.m. TuesdayBoone Central coach Arnie Johnson is retiring after this game. His record at Boone Central in 27 years is 197-90 and his career mark is 238-122-1.
Class B

No. 1 Omaha Skutt (10-2) vs. No. 4 Elkhorn (10-2), Tuesday, 7:15 p.m.

Skutt won the regular-season matchup 24-21 in a game between two schools, just seven miles from each other.  Some of these kids on both teams have known each other since they were five or six years old.  This brings a whole new meaning to a rivalry.

Class D semifinal football scores

Class D-1 Monday’s semifinal results

Hemingford 26, Elm Creek 15
BDS 44, Guardian Angels CC 40

Class D-2 Monday’s semifinal results

Exeter-Milligan 28, Falls City Sacred Heart 22
Anselmo-Merna 56, Maxwell 36

2014 state volleyball championship finals

CLASS A

Championship: Omaha Marian def. Papillion-La Vista 25-19, 16-25, 25-20, 25-15.

CLASS B

Championship: Norris def. Omaha Skutt 25-23, 24-26, 25-16, 25-22

CLASS C-1

Championship: Kearney Catholic def. Omaha Concordia 25-22, 25-17, 26-24

Third place: Columbus Scotus def. Wahoo 20-25, 27-25, 25-20, 25-18

CLASS C-2

Championship: Freeman def. Crofton 25-23, 22-25, 34-32, 27-25

Third place: Hastings SC def. Guardian Angels CC 22-25, 25-22, 20-25, 26-24, 15-9

CLASS D-1

Championship: St. Mary’s def. Ansley-Litchfield 25-16, 25-15, 25-15

Third place: Diller-Odell def. Axtell 18-25, 25-19, 25-17, 26-24

CLASS D-2

Championship: Giltner def. Stuart 25-16, 25-17, 23-25, 21-25, 15-10

Third place: Exeter-Milligan def. Lawrence-Nelson 25-16, 26-11, 25-13

High school football playoff scores from 11/14/14

Aquinas Catholic 31, Battle Creek 20
Ashland-Greenwood 34, Cozad 7
Boone Central/Newman Grove 34, Kearney Catholic 7
Creighton Preparatory School 28, Papillion-LaVista South 0
Elkhorn 24, McCook 10
Hartington Cedar Catholic 19, Oakland-Craig 0
Omaha North 48, Grand Island 14
Omaha Skutt Catholic 28, Scottsbluff 7

2014 state volleyball semifinal scores

CLASS A Friday’s semifinals

Omaha Marian def. Lincoln Southeast 25-8, 25-18, 23-25, 16-25, 19-17
Papillion-La Vista def. Millard West 25-20, 25-22, 25-21

Saturday’s championship

At Devaney Sports Center

Omaha Marian (36-7) vs. Papillion-La Vista (41-0), 7 p.m.

CLASS B Friday’s semifinals

Omaha Skutt def. Elkhorn 27-25, 25-19, 25-13
Norris def. Gretna 25-18, 25-20, 31-29

Saturday’s championship

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