The Class C1 District 2 race will come down to the final weekend as both Fort Calhoun and Arlington picked up football victories Friday night.
After two subpar sets to start the Nebraska Capitol Conference (NCC) Tournament at third-seeded Platteview, the Fort Calhoun volleyball team stepped up their play Tuesday during the third.
With just two regular season weeks remaining, the Nebraska high school football playoff pictures are beginning to take shape.
The Arlington softball season ended Thursday during an extra-innings elimination game at the Class C State Championships in Hastings.
Lina Scott of Blair High School had three homers, including a grand slam, during her team's subdistrict tournament. The Bear was nominated for Athlete of the Week honors alongside Fort Calhoun's Grant Halford and Arlington's Kailynn Gubbels.
The Arlington softball team opened the three-day Class C State Championships tournament with a 1-1 mark against Hastings St. Cecilia and West Point Guardian Angels Central Catholic (GACC).
The Fort Calhoun softball season ended Thursday at the Class C District 1 Tournament in Arlington, but not before the seventh-seeded Pioneers put a scare into No. 2 Wahoo Neumann.
Five Washington County cross-country runners earned top-10 finishes Wednesday as both Fort Calhoun and Arlington competed in the Nebraska Capitol Conference (NCC) Meet in Wahoo.
After giving up 21 points to Elkhorn Mount Michael during Friday's first half, the Blair Bears forced three punts and recovered a fumble in the second.
The Blair cross-country team competed at the Eastern Midlands Conference (EMC) Meet on Wednesday, finishing second on the girls' side and fourth in the boys' standings.
The Arlington and Blair softball teams played district finals games Saturday with the Eagles earning their third straight qualification. The Bears, meanwhile, came up just short.
The Blair and Arlington football teams came up short on the road Friday, while the Fort Calhoun Pioneers made the most of their homecoming game, winning 47-6.
Jon and Kathy Pounds were on the road home to Memorial Stadium from Minnesota, with a stop in at their actual home in Blair, when they received a phone call.
It took some determination Tuesday night, but the Blair softball team earned the Class B Subdistrict 2 Tournament title with 12-11, nine-inning victory against Ralston at the Youth Softball Complex.
Athlete of the Week Lyndsay Ralhfs of Blair came up with the big 3-RBI hit against Bennington, pushing the Bears to a victory on Senior Night. Arlington's Remington Gay and Fort Calhoun's Dala Drowne were also nominated for this video interview after standout weeks.
Monday was a busy day in Blair High School athletics as the girls golf team earned its first state berth since 2013 and the softball team earned two subdistrict wins.
A little more than a week removed from his unanimous decision victory against Myles Jury in Dublin, Ireland, former UFC champion and current 28-8 Bellator MMA standout Benson Henderson returned to Blair on Saturday for Dana College Homecoming festivities.
Elizabeth Olson, Elizabeth Morrison and Kaylie Erwin finished within the top 15 Thursday as the Arlington girls cross-country team had a standout showing at the Raymond Central Invite.