Varsity Corner

Lofty Aspirations

Thomas Corpuz  |  Junior  |  Creighton Prep High School   One might think that as the only varsity pole vaulter at Creigton Prep, junior Thomas Corpuz wouldn’t have much to worry about. But in his eyes, he has big shoes to fill. Not only was his older brother, Michael, a […]

Taking Great Strides

Mazie Larsen  |  Senior Gretna High School   They say running is a way of life, and that has been the case for the Larsen family of Gretna. When high school senior Mazie was growing up, she watched her mom, Maureen, run local road races and cheer her on, and […]

Winning Duo

Lauren Camenzind | 8th Grade  |  DC West It seems logical that Lauren Camenzind—a  few minutes older than her sister Hannah—is considered the impatient twin. But when it comes to softball, that theory is debunked by the realization that Lauren is a shortstop and catcher. The very nature of her […]

Winning Strokes

Erin Rease  |  Freshman  |  Elkhorn High School Erin Rease is not a morning person. That’s the case with most high school freshmen. However, when you swim for Elkhorn High, sleeping in just isn’t an option. It’s a commitment that requires rising early. The shining is optional. Since the swim […]

Aiming High

Douglas Lorcan Jamal  |  Senior  |  Mount Michael Benedictine What’s in a name? In the story of Mount Michael senior Douglas Lorcan Jamal, known by his middle name — an Irish surname that loosely translates to “determined little one” — it is a name that defines who he is and […]

Lindsay Krause — Digging In

By Pat Sangimino     Lindsay Krause  |  Skutt  |  Freshman Last July, nearly a month before Lindsay Krause attended her first class at Skutt Catholic High School, she verbally committed to play volleyball at the University of Nebraska. “It just felt right,” said the 6-foot-3 high school freshman. “I […]

Moses Bryant — Game Changer

By Pat Sangimino   Moses Bryant  |  Elkhorn South  |  Senior The first time Elkhorn South senior Moses Bryant played football was as a young boy, when he took a handoff and began running in the opposite direction — toward the wrong goal line. Football, much like America itself, has […]

Skylar Heinrich – A True Trailblazer

Skylar Heinrich | Elkhorn HIgh School | Junior When it comes to “going for it,” Elkhorn High School junior Skylar Heinrich doesn’t hold back. As a freshman, she made the varsity soccer team. As a sophomore, she committed to play soccer at Creighton University. And this past summer, she was […]

Matthew Anderson

Matthew Anderson – Scoring Big in Scotland

Matthew Anderson | Creighton Prep | Junior Having a chance to play a sport overseas is a unique opportunity. For 16-year-old Matthew Anderson, it’s happened twice. As a freshman, he traveled to Costa Rica to train with Nebraska State Soccer’s Olympic Development Program. This coming February, he has been invited […]

Richard Orth III — Par for the Course

Richard Orth III  |  Burke  |  Freshman Not many golfers can claim the achievement of more than 60 top three finishes since 2012 or 15 wins, with five second place finishes, in 2016 alone. Far fewer are fourteen-years-old like Richard Orth III. Richard, who will be a freshman at Burke High School […]