Local Scoreboard: Spring Sports in Full Swing


In boys high school soccer, yesterday, Grand Island defeated Fremont, 2-1.

In girls high school soccer, Fremont defeated Grand Island, 2-0.

In girls high school soccer, last night, Bennington defeated Blair, 1-0.

In boys high school soccer, Blair defeated Bennington, 2-0.


In high school golf, Blair defeated Tekamah-Herman in a dual, 183-187.  Blake Stirek led the Bears, shooting a 40.

Baseball / Softball

In high school baseball, Blair defeated Crete, 21-3.

In GPAC baseball yesterday, the Midland Warriors swept Briar Cliff, in Sioux City, 8-7 and 8-4.

In Creighton Baseball, senior starter Mitch Ragan was simply dominant, allowing just two hits in a complete game win over Seton Hall on Thursday, April 18th in the Bluejays’ 5-1 win. Ragan took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and yielded the only other hit in the ninth to move to 5-1 on the season. With the win the Bluejays moved to 20-8 overall and 3-1 in BIG EAST play, while Seton Hall fell to 16-18 on the season and 2-2 in conference action.

In GPAC softball at Christensen Field, 20th ranked Midland took two from Morningside, 6-2 and 8-7 in eight innings.

Storm Chasers second baseman Nicky Lopez continue his hot stretch at the plate with his fourth straight multi-hit effort and drove in two runs, while southpaw Jake Kalish tossed three and two-thirds shutout frames to notch his first Triple-A save in Omaha’s 5-3 victory over the Oklahoma City Dodgers on Thursday evening at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.


In girls high school tennis, yesterday, Lincoln Southwest defeated Fremont, 9-0.

In high school tennis, Blair defeated Nebraska City, 8-1.

Track & Field

At the Schuyler Track and Field Invite, yesterday, the Blair boys finished second the Lady Bears finished third.

The UNL track and field athletes split up and competed at two meets on Thursday, with one meet in California and one in Kansas. The Big Red had one addition to the NU top-10 list. Judi Jones competed in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Bryan Clay Invitational and finished with a PR time of 10:30.69, good for No. 6 all-time in the event at Nebraska.

In UNO track news, sophomore Emily Johnson broke a four-year-old school record in the 5,000 meters, highlighting the first day of competition for the Omaha track & field team at three meets in California. Running in the Bryan Clay Invitational at Azusa Pacific, Johnson clocked a time of 16:57.09.  It was the first sub-17 minute 5,000 meters in school history and more than three seconds faster than the previous record which had stood since 2015.  Johnson won her heat.