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Millard South 2017 Class A Champion
Monday, August 7
2017 Freshman State Class A Champion Millard South

2017 Freshman State Class B Champion
2017 Freshman Class B Champion - Hastings
Monday, August 7
Freshman State 2017 Class B Champion Hastings

Aubrey Voboril First Pitch 2017
Friday, August 4
Aubrey Voboril Throws First Pitch at Opening Ceremonies 2017
Click on the header to go to The Freshman on Facebook about Aubrey.

Bracket B complete Scores
Class B Bracket Complete
Sunday, August 6
Completed BRACKETS with ALL SCORES 2017 Freshman State
Bracket and Scores Class A
Class A Bracket Complete

Gate Prices 2017
2018 Freshman State Gate Prices
Tuesday, August 1
Gate Prices for 2018 Freshman State at Doris Bair Park, Lincoln NE Aug 4,5,6

2016 Class A Champion Lincoln SW Green
Lincoln SW Green 2016 Class A Champion
Monday, August 8
2016 Class A Freshman State Champion - Lincoln Southwest Green

2016 Class B Champion Elkhorn
2016 Class B Freshman State Champion Elkhorn
Monday, August 8
2016 Class B Freshman State Champion Elkhorn

2015 Freshman Champion Lincoln SW Green
2015 Class A Champion Lincoln SW Green
Wednesday, August 3
2015 Champion Class A Lincoln Southwest Green

2015 Freshman Champ Class B - Elkhorn So
2015 Class B Champ - Elkhorn South
Wednesday, August 3
2015 Freshman State Champion - Elkhorn South
2015 Freshman State Champion - Elkhorn South

Sherman Poska
Sherman Poska
Thursday, August 4
Heroes of Freshman State
Tim O'Dell Freshman State 2015
Tim O'Dell

Sherman Poska, Father of Nebraska HS Softball. Metro Sports sponsored The Freshman in 1994 to get it started. Financed 44 club teams to start Nebraska Girls HS Softball. Financed Title IX actions across the State. Sherman's birthday is August 5th, Opening Night.

Tim O'Dell, Tournament Director for over a decade in Blair. Friend and sponsor, Chili Dawgs Foods of Fire in Blair. Thank you so much for your wonderful work and legacy to The Freshman.

Wayne Queen, Hospitality and All State Selection Committee for as many years as we were in Blair. Donated so much time and help sponsor Hospitality room in grand fashion. Miss you Friday Night.

Lynn Edgell, Mr. E, the man behind the scenes for all the time we were in Blair. Scoreboards to helping everywhere he could. Thank you for your dedication to The Freshman and kids everywhere. 

Wayne Queen Freshman State
Wayne Queen

Lynn Edgell scoreboards
Lynn Edgell with his scoreboard
Thursday, August 4
Lynn Edgell the best IT volunteer we ever had
Lynn Edgell
Lynn Edgell

Lynn Edgell, Mr. E, the man behind the scenes for all the time we were in Blair. Scoreboards to helping everywhere he could. Thank you for your dedication to The Freshman and kids everywhere.  

Tuesday, August 11
ALL-STATE TEAMS ARE NOW POSTED. Click on All-State Teams in the menu on the left.

This is a Nebraska school girls tournament. No out of state students
are eligible.

STARTING 2004: Class B will no longer be able to pick up players from
other schools. All players must be registered at the school they play
for on the date of the tournament. Eight graders and below are
eligible to play with ANY class, A,B, or C. No player whose school is playing in the tournament can play
another school. The tournament director is final authority on
eligibility for this tournament. Protest of eligibility are accepted
by the tournament director,in writing, only from an opposing head
coach. Teams made up almost entirely of 8th graders, purporting to
represent a certain school, may need to meet additional requirements,
to meet the spirit of the rules.

*Starting in 2013 teams will have 6 rostered entering FRESHMAN or last year FRESHMAN present in the dugout for each game from the high school they represent. This tournament is NOT for summer teams of young players. Teams not meeting this new requirement are NOT ELIGIBLE.

Penalties are: 1. Your whole team is out of the
tournament immediately upon discovery of
using an ineligible player 2. Any All-State
selections are cancelled for all players on
the offending team.

The Tournament Director will determine eligibilty.
This is not a NSAA tournament.

A player MUST be registered in a Nebraska
school by the first day of the tournament.
Intending to register does not meet the
eligibility requirement.

Bring your roster with you to the Tournament Director
dat least 1 hour before game. The coach of each team will be
required to sign a verification of eligibility form
prior to the first game.

Ron Osborn updated 1/30/2015 if you have eligibility questions.

Friday, August 7
Scores for the Nebraska Girls Freshman State Tournament 2015

At BYSA in Blair, NE Friday August 7, 2015

Nebraska Girls FRESHMAN STATE Fastpitch Tournament scores

Peaches James Keaton throws out the first pitch, and then:

Class A
Papillion/LaVista Maroon 11 Bellevue West 1
Omaha Westside 7 Millard West Black 2
Millard South 9 Millard West Green 3
Millard North 12 Omaha Marian 0
Lincoln North Star 6 Grand Island Purple 4
Grand Island Gold 12 Omaha Central 11
GI Gold overcame a 4 run deficit in the bottom of the seventh.

Class B
Omaha Skutt Catholic 3 Lincoln Pius X 2
Blair Purple 3 Omaha Gross Catholic 1
Gretna Green 16 Ralston 0
DC West/Concordia 6 Bennington White 2
Malcom 14 Plattsmouth 2
Conestoga 10 Gretna Gold 0
Arlington 10 Blair White 0
Elkhorn South 10 Lexington 0

2015 Nebraska Girls Freshman State Tournament
At BYSA in Blair NE August 8 and 9 scores

Saturday and Sunday scores:
Class A
Papillion/LaVista Maroon 10 Lincoln East Blue 4
Papillion/LaVista South 20 Omaha Westside 1
Lincoln SW Green 8 Millard South 0
Lincoln SW Silver 6 Papillion/LaVista 3
Millard North 13 Lincoln East White 0
Bellevue West 6 Papillion LaVista Gold 0
Millard West Black 9 Lincoln East White 1
Omaha Central 7 Bellevue East 6
Lincoln East Blue 16 Millard West Green 8
Omaha Marian 4 Omaha Westside 1
Grand Island Purple 4 Lincoln East Black 3
Millard South 12 Omaha Marian 4
Millard West Black 8 Omaha Central 1
Papillion/LaVista 8 Lincoln North Star 3
Lincoln SW Green 13 Papillion/LaVista South 6
Lincoln SW Silver 14 Omaha Burke 2
Millard North 12 Grand Island Gold 0
Bellevue West 1 Lincoln North Star 0

Papillion/LaVista South 6 Millard West Black 0
game was a tribute to Kaiti Williams

Grand Island Purple 8 Omaha Burke 7
Millard South 18 Grand Island Gold 0
Millard South 3 Grand Island Purple 2
Papillion/LaVista South 8 Lincoln SW Silver 5
Millard South 2 Papillion/LaVista Maroon 0
Lincoln SW Green 2 Millard North 0
Papillion/LaVista South 10 Millard South 7 (4th)
Millard North 8 Papillion/LaVista South 4 (3rd)
Lincoln SW Green 8 (Champion) Millard North 4 (2nd)

Ralston 4 Omaha Gross Catholic 1
Norris 10 Skutt 6
Grand Island Central Catholic 8 Elkhorn 1
Raymond Central 2 DC West 1
Waverly 4 Malcolm 1
Conestoga 7 Ft Calhoun 6
Hastings 3 Arlington 2
Elkhorn South 10 Holdrege 0
Gretna Green 7 Blair Purple 0
Malcom 7 Lincoln Pius X 1
Bennington Blue 3 Arlington 2
Bennington White 8 Holdrege 5
Plattsmouth 6 Omaha Skutt Catholic 5
Blair Purple 12 Gretna Gold 2
Elkhorn 3 Blair White 1
DC West 4 Lexington 1
Ft Calhoun 7 Ralston 0
Gretna Green 10 Norris 4
Grand Island Central Catholic 7 Raymond Central 6
Waverly 4 Conestoga 3
Elkhorn South 6 Hastings 3
Ft Calhoun 7 Malcom 6
Bennington Blue 14 Bennington White 4
Blair Purple 5 Plattsmouth 4
Elkhorn 14 DC West 0
Norris 6 Ft Calhoun 4
Bennington Blue 5 Raymond Central 4
Blair Purple 10 Conestoga 8
Hastings 6 Elkhorn 3
Gretna Green 4 Grand Island Central Catholic 1
Elkhorn South 4 Waverly 2
Norris 7 Bennington Blue 6
Blair Purple 6 Hastings 5
Norris 4 Waverly 3
Grand Island Central Catholic 6 Blair Purple 5
Elkhorn South 4 Gretna Green 3
Grand Island Central Catholic 6 Norris 5 (4th)
Grand Island Central Catholic 8 Gretna Green 0 (3rd)
Elkhorn South 7 (Champions) Grand Island Central Catholic 4 (2nd)

Consolation Bracket
Class A
Bellevue East 10 Millard West Green 1
Bellevue East 5 Lincoln NE 2
Bellevue East 8 (Champion Consolation) Lincoln East White 0

Class B
Lincoln Pius X 10 Omaha Gross Catholic 2
Gretna Gold 4 Blair White 2
Lincoln Pius X 7 Holdrege 3
Gretna Gold 7 Lexington 3


Tuesday, April 1
2016 Freshman State on this header to print Freshman State rules

Kati Stanzel 2nd Team 2014 Class A
Kati Stanzel 2014 2nd Team Class A
Tuesday, August 4
Kati Stanzel, even if Eteamz won't let edit 2014 Class A All State, You were 2nd Team in 2014 Class A

Wednesday, May 20
Chili Dawgs our incredible new hospitality sponsor. Click on their site here:

Tim O'Dell, our former tournament director, is the owner of Chili Dawgs.

Amy Baker
Saturday, August 9
Amy Baker, Creighton grad, throws out the first pitch for 2014 Freshman State.

Click on header to go to the 2014 FRESHMAN STATE ALBUM.

2015 Pitcher of the First Pitch is #42. 

Sunday, August 10
Scores 2014 Freshman State

August 10, 2014 CHAMPIONSHIP SUNDAY at Girls Freshman State Softball Tournament

Class A

Papillion LaVista Maroon 13  Omaha Marian 6 

Lincoln SW Silver 18 Millard North Black 2

Millard West Black 5 Lincoln East Blue 3

Papillion LaVista Gold 3Lincoln SW Green  2

Omaha Marian 8 Papillion La Vista Gold 3

Omaha Marian  6 Millard North Black 5 (4th)

Lincoln SW Silver 9 Omaha Marian 7 (3rd)

Papillion LaVista Maroon 8 (Champion) Lincoln SW Silver 2 (2nd)


Class B

Gretna 6 Bennington 4

Hastings 7 Gretna Green 4

GINW 8 Elkhorn 7

Elkhorn South 3 GICC 2

GINW 7 Gretna Green 5

Elkhorn South 6 Bennington 0

Elkhorn South 13 GINW 2 (4th)

Elkhorn South 11 Gretna 1 (3rd)

Hastings 3 (Champion) Elkhorn South 0 (2nd)

Hastings is Class B Champion. First time Hastings entered tournament.




Class A

Millard North White 18 Lincoln East White 1

Grand Island Gold 5  Papillion LaVista Black 3

GI Purple 2 Bellevue West 0

Millard North White 10 Lincoln Northeast 0

 GI Purple 9 GI Gold 5

Millard North White 8 GI Purple 4

Millard North White is Consolation bracket champion


Class B Consolation Bracket

DC West 4 Blair Purple 3

Blair White 7  Holdrege 1

Malcolm 7 Gretna White 5

Lincoln Pius X 6 Omaha Gross 0

Lincoln Pius X 10 Blair White 9

Lincoln Pius X is Class B Consolation Champion

This was Malcomb's first win as a softball team 





Class A Champion Omaha Marian
Monday, August 5
2013 Freshman State Champions

Class B Champion Elkhorn South

Omaha Marian won Freshman State Class A over Runner Up Millard South.

Elkhorn South won Freshman State Class B over Runner Up Omaha Skutt Catholic White.


It was a wonderful time. We join Blair NE, the BYSA, Blair Baseball and those donors that gave so much to make it a premier place to play. Thank you Blair. 

All-State is posted. Click on the All State in the menu on the left. If your name is not spelled correctly, please email Ron Osborn at Certificates will be printed in two weeks to allow time to make corrections. Certificates are mailed to your Freshman State coaches, not your high school.

Omaha Marian Class A Champion 2012
Monday, August 6
2012 Nebraska Girls Freshman State Champions
Elkhorn Class B Champion 2012

Sunday, August 5
Scores 2012. Class A Champion is Omaha Marian. Class B Champion is Elkhorn.

 Ron Osborn

Sunday August 5, 2012 Freshman State Tournament

Class B

Norris 9 Elkhorn South 1
Beatrice 3 Wahoo Neumann 2
Ralston 7 Elkhorn South 4
Elkhorn 12 Wahoo Neumann 0
Beatrice 12 Norris 0
Elkhorn 4 Ralston 2 (4th)
Elkhorn 12 Norris 0 (3rd)
Elkhorn 7 Beatrice 5
Elkhorn (Champion) 10 Beatrice (2nd) 2

Class A

Papillion/LaVista Maroon 3 Millard South 2
Lincoln Northstar 11 Papillion/LaVista Gold 1
Omaha Marian 6 Lincoln Southwest 5
Millard North Blue 4 Lincoln Northeast 3
Omaha Marian 4 Papillion/LaVista Gold 2
Millard North Blue 8 Millard South 4
Papillion/LaVista Maroon 5 Lincoln Northstar 4
Omaha Marian 9 Millard North Blue (4th) 1
Omaha Marian 5 Lincoln Northstar (3rd) 2
Omaha Marian 9 Papillion/LaVista Maroon 5
Omaha Marian (Champion) 10 Papillion/LaVista Maroon (2nd) 2


Class B

DC West/Concordia 12 Bennington 9
Gretna 4 Duchesne/Roncalli 3
Gretna (1st) 11 DC West/Concordia (2nd) 1

Class A

Bellevue West 10 Bellevue East 6 
Burke Gold won over Bellevue West (score tba)
Burke Black (1st) won over Burke Gold (2nd) (score tba)


‎2012 Saturday Scores
Lincoln Southwest 10 Grand Island Purple 0
Papio Maroon 12 Lincoln NE 5
Millard South 5 Burke Black 4
Columbus 10 Millard North Blue 9
Papio Gold 12 Burke Gold 3
Millard West 4 Lincoln East 0
Papio South 5 Marian 0
Lincoln North Star 12 Bellevue West 1
Papio Maroon 9 Lincoln SW 1
Millard South 5 Columbus 2
Papio Gold 10 Millard West 2
Lincoln North Star 7 Papio South 0
Westside 18 Burke Gold 1
Marian defeated Bellevue East
Grand Island Gold 7 Grand Island Purple 2
Millard North White 6 Burke Black 1
Lincoln East 3 Westside 2
Marian 12 Bellevue West 0
Lincoln NE 5 GI Gold 3
Millard North Blue 3 Millard North White 2
Lincoln SW 8 Lincoln East 4
Marian 10 Columbus 2
Lincoln NE 9 Millard West 2
Millard North Blue 2 Papio South 1

Beatrice 6 Elkhorn 5
Skutt Green 7 Duchesne/Roncalli 0
Wahoo Bishop Neumann 3 Gretna 2
Blair White 3 Ft Calhoun 1
Elkhorn South 8 Blair Purple 1
Norris 15 Plattsmouth 0
Beatrice 12 Skutt Green 0
Wahoo Bishop Neumann 5 Blair White 1
Skutt White 17 Bennington 0
Ralston 17 DC West/Concordia 0
Elkhorn 11 Duchesne/Roncalli 0
Ft Calhoun 2 Gretna 1
Skutt White 4 Blair White 1
Ralston 4 Skutt Green 2
Elkhorn 5 Plattsmouth 1
Ft Calhoun 3 Blair Purple 2
Ralston 6 Skutt White 2

2012 Friday Night Scores Nebraska Girls Freshman State Tournament

Class A
Grand Island Purple 9 Westside 0
Millard South 8 Bellevue East 0
Papillion/LaVista Gold 8 Grand Island White 6 

Class B
Elkhorn South 3 Skutt White 2
Blair Purple 11 Bennington 1

Norris 4 Ralston 3

Plattsmouth 11 DC West/Concordia 1




2011 Class B Freshman State Champion Elkhorn South
Friday, August 5
2011 Champions
Class A Freshman State Champion 2011 Grand Island Purple

Sunday, August 12
2013 Pictures alternate site on Picasa. Click on this header.

Saturday, August 4
Pictures of 2012 Freshman State on Facebook

Friday, July 27
2012 Freshman State Brackets - Go to HANDOUTS to print


Blair ENTERPRISE newspaper coverage of The Freshman by Scott on this header

Saturday, July 23
Click on this header to go to FACEBOOK ALBUM of FRESHMAN STATE ,"view photos" for additional albums

Monday, August 8
Alternate website to see ALL the pics from 2011 Freshman State. Click on this header.

Tuesday, August 10
2010 Freshman State photos also on for those that are not allowed on Facebook by their on this header.

Click on LINKS or this header to go to our sponsors, caterers, and other softball links.

 Chili Dawgs:  Sponsor of the hospitality for coaches, volunteers, and umpires for The Freshman. Incredible hot sauces, jellies, and spices provided by the owner and our former Tournament Director, Tim O'Dell

Lo Sole Mio Ristorante, 3001 South 32nd Avenue, Omaha 402-345-5656
Pasta La LoSole and the Lasagna. Served at the buffet in Heaven.

Jim's Rib Haven,   3801 Ames, Omaha  402-451-8061
Da Ribs! Pork, Beef sandwiches, beans and potato salad. Yum!
Nettie's, South Railroad Ave, in Bellevue, NE. Enchiladas! 402-733-3359


2017 NSAA HS here
The home page of Nebraska High School Fastpitch.
It will have classification numbers, district assignments,
and each school's schedule for 2017

Lola M. Kelley
Omaha's queen of softball has passed away. No woman stood
taller in the work it took to bring high school softball
to its' hallowed position. Lola threw out the first pitch
at every NSAA High School State Tournament and all but last
year's Freshman State. We will miss this grand lady.
Funeral was at Calvary Baptist Church, Omaha, on Saturday
August 9th,2003.

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