Varsity Corner

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Making an Impact on Life Through Sports

Addison Brabb  |  Senior  |  Boys Town High School Boys Town High School sports have had a huge impact on senior Addie Brabb’s life. She participates in track and field, softball, cross country, and basketball, but it wasn’t a smooth path at first. “Before I came to Boys Town, I […]

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A Laser-Focused Hooping Hero from Boys Town High School

Malachi Washington  |  Senior  |  Boys Town High School Boys Town High School senior Malachi Washington is laser-focused on earning a scholarship to play college basketball after graduation. Although Washington made some mistakes his freshman year, he’s determined to use the opportunity to make things better for himself and his […]


Achieving a Dream and Making History at the Same Time

Regan Rosseter  |  Sophomore  |  Westside High School When Westside High School sophomore Regan Rosseter was four years old, she watched her cousin Ryder wrestle, and she was hooked. “I was so nervous. I didn’t know what to expect on my first night of practice, but the coach’s daughter was […]


Two-time Champion Driven by Unparalleled Ambition

David Harmon  |  Senior  |  Millard North High School It takes a special team to win back-to-back state championships. Millard North High School senior David Harmon was blessed with being a part of a varsity basketball team that did just that. Harmon believes it all goes back to the year […]


Key Communicator Has Strong Desire to Help Others

Brooklyn Wrice  |  Senior  |  Papillion-LaVista High School Basketball is Papillion-LaVista High School senior Brooklyn Wrice’s true love. In addition to playing for her high school team, Wrice played with Omaha Sports Academy in middle school and then moved to The Basketball Factory and Retro Hoops in high school. She […]

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Play to Win Helps Mathsen Rise to the Occasion

Karsten Mathsen  |  Senior  |  Concordia High School Concordia High School senior Karsten Mathsen plays to win. “What motivates me is my competitiveness to win at everything I do,” he said. “I have had this competitive fire since I was very young. It doesn’t matter what I play, it can […]

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A Champion Spirit of the Remarkable Mick Huber

Gretna High School senior Mick Huber gives his all into everything he does. State championship football and baseball teams take up much of his time, but he still manages to keep a 4.0 GPA while balancing dual enrollment classes, One Act plays, National Honor Society (NHS), Gretna Boys G club, […]

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Setting Sights on the Goal – Reese Booth

Elkhorn North High School sophomore Reese Booth plays basketball, volleyball, and track for her new school, which opened in fall 2020. The fledgling basketball team took it all the way, winning the Class B state championship. “It was an amazing experience and feeling,” said Booth. “Now that we have that […]

Best Foot Forward as a Runner

Calla Wittland  |  Senior  |  Bennington High School Running has been in Calla Wittland’s family for generations. “My dad and grandpa both love running, and that is where I got my love for it as well,” she said. “Last year we all got to run in a 5k together, which […]

A Strategy for Success

Clark Rue  |  Senior  |  Westside High School Westside High School senior Clark Rue enjoys the independence of tennis, but he’s definitely a team player. “I find being part of a team is important when you’re out on the court,” he said. “It gives me motivation to succeed not only […]