Omaha Burke vs Millard West

With both teams coming off big Week 1 victories, Omaha Burke and Millard West will meet in a rematch of the 2017 Nebraska Class A quarterfinals. Burke defeated Millard West in that playoff game, 43-37.

The game will be broadcast live on YurView for customers of Cox Communications and will also stream live on

Rematch for the ages

These two squads went a combined 18-5 and were two of the final eight teams in the Nebraska Class A playoffs last season. After knocking out Millard West in the quarterfinals, Burke went on to lose in the semifinals, 29-28, to the eventual state champion, Omaha North. Burke also lost to Omaha North during the 2017 regular season.

Millard West and Burke each treated last week as an easy warmup for this showdown. Burke visited the state capital and defeated Lincoln Southwest, 49-28, while Millard West demolished its crosstown rival Millard North, 35-0.

Players to Watch

LB Nick Henrich – Burke

A 4-star prospect, Henrich is the top Nebraska recruit and the No. 5 inside linebacker in the 2019 class according to 247Sports. He reportedly received 20 offers from Power 5 schools all over the country, but Henrich plans to stay in his home state.

He commited to Nebraska in July.

TE Chris Hickman – Burke

The second of two 4-star prospects at Burke, Hickman is the No. 2 Nebraska recruit and the No. 14 tight end in the 2019 class. Standing at 6-foot-5 and 205 pounds, Hickman is one of the top offensive weapons in the state and will be a handful for the Millard West defense.

He has reportedly received 12 offers from Power 5 schools, including Nebraska, Wisconsin, Iowa, LSU, and Oregon.

RB James Burks – Burke

Burks ran for 119 yards on 14 carries and 3 TD’s in the season opener.

We’ve seen him have huge games before and he broke school records last season with 1,934 yards and 29 touchdowns on 266 carries. James Burks is as tough as they come.

RB Jackson Wright – Millard West

While Millard West doesn’t possess any highly-regarded college recruits, Wright played like one in Week 1. He rushed for 175 yards and three touchdowns leading Millard West to a five-touchdown victory.

Two of his three touchdowns were long scampers of 51 and 40 yards.

How to Watch

Watch Omaha Burke vs Millard West at 7:00pm CT on August 31st on YurView for video customers of Cox Communications or live on