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Millard West football vs Millard North

The Culture of Winning at West

Millard West High School was born into football success. At least, that's the way it may seem to the rest of Omaha. The school, which opened in 1995, has had only two seasons in which it finished below .500. It's surprising that a school with such a short history has cemented its position as an...
emma wilson

Family and Mad Soccer Skills Drive Success For Westside’s Emma Wilson

Athletes at the highest level often exhibit the same basic traits. They possess uncommon work ethic, a willingness to sacrifice, and a competitive fire that burns seemingly 24 hours a day. Emma Wilson has all of those things working for her. And she's got something else: a family as dedicated to soccer as she...
colby gomes

Millard West Pitcher Colby Gomes Determined to Win State Championship

In the final game of the 2016 Nebraska state baseball tournament, Millard West sophomore Colby Gomes took the mound against Creighton Prep, the state's premier baseball program. Gomes, then a lanky, promising pitcher, hadn't pitched against Prep in the earlier meeting between the two teams in which Prep won 11-1. But this time, he...
nate olson

Following a Legend: Nate Olson Keeps Millard South Patriots Rolling

The wrestling room at Millard South High School is like any other. The walls are covered in thick red pads. The air is hot, carrying a distinct aroma associated with hard work. Music echoes through the small room as wrestlers’ drill takedowns and pinning combinations again and again. Banners hang high above, red and...
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Mark These Games on Your Omaha Basketball Calendar

High School basketball season is back and YurView has an impressive slate of games. Here’s a preview of what’s to come in boys and girls’ basketball in Omaha. December 12: Millard West at Omaha Westside Boys Our schedule begins with an intriguing early-season matchup. Millard West enters the 2017-18 campaign on the heels of a 15-11 season...

Highlights: Creighton Prep at Bellevue West 11/3/2017

A stifling Creighton Prep defense shut down and shut out Class A's most prolific offense in the second half on their way to a 25-16 win at Bellevue West's Faiman Field. Bellevue west led 16-15 at halftime, but could muster no points and very little offense after the break. The Thunderbirds turned the ball over...

Highlights: Millard North at Omaha Burke

Recap Omaha Burke shut out Millard North in the second half, scoring 23 unanswered points, to win 43-21, in the first round of the Nebraska state playoffs. After a back-and-forth first half, the Bulldog defense completely stymied the Mustang rushing attack, holding them to just 86 yards after the break. Highlights Burke quarterback Tyler Chadwick opened the...
Millard North's Brandon Eastlack

The Remarkable Strength of Millard North’s Brandon Eastlack

It was February of 2017 and inside Omaha’s CenturyLink Center, the Nebraska state wrestling championships were reaching their pinnacle. Millard North Junior Brandon Eastlack entered the tournament ranked second in Class A at heavyweight. But, a loss in the second round to top-ranked eventual state champion Lee Herrington of Kearney put Eastlack on the...
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Persistence Pays Off for Bellevue West’s Joe Dolincheck

November 21, 2016. Bellevue West junior Joe Dolincheck steps onto the field turf at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska. His right hand is heavily padded and taped. There’s a broken bone in his thumb. But this is the state championship game. He’s decided to play. Dolincheck is the quarterback for Bellevue West. He’s right-handed. His...

Highlights: Omaha Benson at Omaha Bryan on Oct. 13, 2017

Omaha Bryan overcame 10 penalties and two turnovers to win their first home game in three years. Quarterback Desmond Prusia's fourth quarter strike to Will Grixby proved vital, as the Bears held on to win 23-20. Prusia was efficient all night, finishing with nine completions on 15 throws for 105 yards and two touchdowns. Omaha Benson...