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Past articles by Ross:

Omaha Skutt Catholic Rallies to Beat Elkhorn 5-4

Omaha Skutt Catholic rallied to beat Elkhorn 5-4 on Thursday at Werner Park. Medicine Man Pharmacy, which is made up of players from Skutt scored four runs in the fifth inning to defeat Elkhorn OrthoNebraska. → Read More

Shrine Bowl Training Camp Opens

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -The Shrine Bowl training camps have opened in Kearney. 90 players have reported to prepare for Saturday’s game at the University of Nebraska-Kearney. The game is believed to be the first football game to be played in the nation, since sports was shutdown in March due to the corona virus pandemic. The kickoff will be 2:00pm this Saturday. There will be 3,200 tickets available… → Read More

Elkhorn’s Drew Christo Ready to Play for the Huskers

Drew Christo is making a big impression this summer. The senior-to-be from Elkhorn High School passed up Legion Baseball this summer and is playing with the Nebraska Prospects. The right-handed pitcher has been clocked at 95-miles per-hour and is hitting for big numbers. The out of state competition has paid off. → Read More

Summer Basketball Camps Open

High School basketball camps around Nebraska opened on Wednesday. The Westside Warriors started camp with about 80 players on the court. → Read More

Nebraska Prospects Tryout Day

There was baseball at Werner Park on Tuesday. About 400 high school baseball players tried out for the Nebraska Prospects. The program helps develop players and helps them with the recruiting process. WOWT6 Sports Director Ross Jernstrom talked with Head Coach Jeff Leise and Creighton recruit Devin Jones about the baseball team. → Read More

Gatorade Player of the Year Max Anderson Headed to Huskers

Max Anderson was ready to become an Aggie, but now he will be a Husker. The Millard West senior was recently named the Gatorade Nebraska High School Player of the Year. Anderson was ready to go to Texas A&M, but due to a number of of junior and seniors returning to campus this fall, left Anderson out. WOWT Sports Director Ross Jernstrom talked with Anderson about his decision to become a Husker. → Read More

Opening Day of Nebraska Legion Baseball

The Nebraska Legion High School Baseball season started on Thursday. WOWT Sports Director Ross Jernstrom talked with the Papio South baseball team about the new summer season. → Read More

Millard West's Tristan Gomes Ready for Legion Season

The Legion baseball season gets underway on Thursday in Nebraska. One of the players to watch is Millard West 3rd baseman Tristan Gomes, who is headed to Cal-State Fullerton this fall. → Read More

High School Baseball Starts in Iowa

Monday marked the opening day of the High School Baseball season in Iowa. Council Bluffs Saint Albert faced Harlan in the first game of the season. WOWT Sports Director Ross Jernstrom has a closeup of the Falcons. → Read More

New Plan For College World Series

For the first time since 1950, there is no College World Series in Omaha this year. But there is a plan to move the eight-team tournament to the third week of July. Michigan Head Coach Erik Bakich has proposed a new plan for the college baseball season. → Read More

Millard West's Max Anderson is the Gatorade Player of the Year

Max Anderson is the best high school baseball player in Nebraska. The Millard West senior was named the Gatorade Player of the Year. The shortstop is headed to Texas A&M this fall. WOWT6 Sports Director Ross Jernstrom has a closeup of the future Aggie. → Read More

Millard North Sweeps Boys and Girls NSAA Cup

This was the year of the Mustangs. Millard North High School swept the Boys and Girls Divisions of the NSAA Cup this year in Class A. The Millard North Boys edged out Westside by 10 points for the award. The Millard North Girls outscored Lincoln Pius X by 15 points. → Read More

Millard West Ready for Legion Season

Millard West is ready for the summer Legion Baseball season. The Wildcats are coming off their first Class A State Baseball title in 2019. Millard West returns two top college recruits with Max Anderson and Tristan Gomes. → Read More

Millard South Seniors Lead Patriots

This could be a special summer for the Millard South Legion Baseball team, the 'P-52's'. Nebraska recruit Drew Wessel and Wichita State recruit Noah Greise lead the Patriots, after a runner-up finish last year. → Read More

Summer Baseball Returns at Creighton Prep

Summer baseball is back. June 1st marked the opening day of practice for high school teams in Nebraska and Iowa. Creighton Prep's legion team Five-Points-Bank had their first practice at the school's baseball field. WOWT6 Sports Director Ross Jernstrom talked with Head Coach Pat Mooney and the seniors about their return to the diamond. → Read More

ESPN's Kyle Peterson Broadcasts Korean Baseball From Omaha

ESPN's veteran college baseball analyst Kyle Peterson is broadcasting Korean Baseball games from his home in Omaha. WOWT Sports Director Ross Jernstrom talked to Peterson about calling games in Korea and the new studio in his basement. → Read More

College Recruiters Look at Westside Football

The Westside football team is getting a lot of attention from college recruiters this spring. Four seniors from Westside have received offers from Division I schools. Defensive back Avante Dickerson is headed to Minnesota. Quarterback Cole Payton has accepted an offer from North Dakota State. Lineman Cade Haberman has accepted a scholarship to Northern Illinois. Safety Koby Bretz has received… → Read More

High School Athlete of the Week Winter Sports

Here is a look at the High School Athletes of the Week from the winter sports. Millard South's Tyler Antoniak, Omaha Central's Latrell Wrightsell, Omaha North's Wal Chuol, Millard South's Jayme Horan, Millard North's Hunter Sallis, Millard South's Maddie Krull, Creighton Prep's Rush Clark, Omaha Northwest's Ale'Jah Douglas, Omaha Burke's Jakason Burks, Omaha Marian's Megan Carter, Bellevue… → Read More

High School Athlete of the Week Spring Sports

Here is a look at the High School Athletes of the Week from the spring sports season. Elkhorn South's Reid Nelson, Millard South's TJ Urban, Omaha Marian's Lauren Harris, Millard West's Grace Ostergaard, Omaha North's Nisa Thomas, Creighton Prep's Jake boor, Conestoga's Bella Hogue, and Omaha South's Abdi Adan. → Read More

High School Athlete of the Week Fall Sports

Here is a look back at the High School Athletes of the Week from the fall sports season. Omaha Skutt's Lindsay Krause, Millard South's Isaiah Harris, Millard West's Kaedan Odermann, Omaha Skutt's Tyson Gordon,Creighton Prep's John Coniglio, Westside's Cole Payton, Westside's Kaitlyn Hanna, Papio's Ethan Neil, Papio South's Olivia Rosenthal, Elkhorn South's Ibi Green, Bellevue West's Jay Ducker,… → Read More