Varsity Corner

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 […]

Jordan Vanderloo — Strength Amidst Adversity

Photos by Chris Tierney Jordan Vanderloo | Elkhorn South | Junior Basketball might be the sport of choice for someone whose father is an assistant men’s basketball coach at Creighton University. But not fifteen-year-old Jordan Vanderloo. Though she does play basketball in the winter to keep her body and skills […]

Quick from the Start

Katie Spencer  |  Millard South High School  |  Age 18  In elementary school, Katie was one of the fastest in her grade, always performing well in the mile. She joined cross country in middle school where her interest in running grew. She’d come home from practice and go for another run on her own. […]

Leader of the Pack

Reno Law  |  Millard South High School  |  Age 18  When your hobbies include just about any sport, it can be difficult to decide which ones to pursue. Reno played soccer, basketball, and enjoys bowling and golf. But he fell in love with cross country and track after running on the teams at Anderson […]

Ace of the Court

Teresa Kaiser  |  Age 17  |  Skutt Catholic High School High-Level competition is nothing unusual for the Hutnick-Kaiser family.  Whether it’s their string of success at Skutt, or their Wednesday night family tennis competitions, the desire to compete has been constant, starting at an early age, competing at the age […]