Varsity Corner


Success Under Pressure – Unfinished Business

Tristan Alvano  |  Senior  |  Westside High School A multi-sport athlete, Westside High School senior Tristan Alvano decided to give kicking a try between his eighth grade and freshman years—a decision that has had huge rewards. In his sophomore year, Westside won the Class A state championship in football; in […]

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A Winning Legacy is a Unique Family Bond

Cole Ballard  |  Senior  |  Elkhorn South High School Football is a Ballard family tradition. Cole Ballard, a senior at Elkhorn South High School (ESHS), is following in the footsteps of his older brothers, Connor and Caden, by becoming a three-sport athlete (football, basketball, and track) as well as captain […]

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Sensational Duo of Twin Sisters

Norah and Neleigh Gessert  |  Sophomores  |  Millard West High School Millard West High School sophomores and twin sisters Norah and Neleigh Gessert are such skilled basketball players they received a Division I offer before ever playing a high school game. Neleigh believes being twins makes them more effective players. […]


Competitive Spirit

Brody Brummer  |  Sophomore  |  Elkhorn High School Elkhorn High School sophomore Brody Brummer is an all-around athlete because of his natural curiosity. Every time a family member talked about a sport they played, Brummer wanted to try it. As a result, he now plays tennis, basketball, golf, and lacrosse. […]

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Record-breaking Success at Bennington High School for Linnea

Linnea Larson | Junior | Bennington High School Bennington High School junior Linnea Larson dreams of playing soccer in college one day. A goalkeeper for Bennington as well as her club team through the Elkhorn Athletic Association (EAA), she believes playing soccer has helped her grow as a person. “My […]

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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 […]