Board of Education vacancy application

Notice is hereby given that a vacancy exists on the Board of Education of Norris School District #160 as a result of the death of Patty Bentzinger. In accordance with state law, the Board will begin the process of appointing an individual to complete the remainder of Mrs. Bentzinger’s term on the board. The length of the unexpired term is for the same length of time as Ms. Bentzinger would have served on the Board of Education. Interested Applicants must live in Ward 2 to be appointed for the open seat.

Applications can be obtained by emailing or at the Norris School District Administration Office and will be accepted by email ( until noon on February 6. If you have any questions please contact Dr. Brian Maschmann, Superintendent at 402-791-0007

Omaha Gross

Omaha Gross

Saturday, September 1, 2012 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Omaha Gross
Final Score: 
W 12-5
Home or Away: 

Titan Softball team wins Triangular with Milford and Gross


On Saturday, September 1st the Norris Titans visited host Milford for their triangular with the Milford Eagles and the Omaha Gross Cougars.  The Titans used the long ball in both contests to post wins over their 2 foes.  In game 1 against the Eagles of Milford,  NHS found themselves in a tight game and overcame a 3-2 deficit in the top of the 6th inning when they loaded the bases with nobody out.  Sophomore Maddie Gloe was called on to pinch hit and launched the 1st pitch she saw over the left field fence for a grand slam giving the Titans a 6-3 lead.  Milford managed another tally in their last at bat to give Norris the 6-4 victory. The Titan offensive totals:
Makenna Tracy  1 walk
Janelle Mitchell   1 hit
Brittany Funk  1 hit, 1 run
Michaela Woodward  1 hit (double)
Cassie Dauber  1 run
Jenna Gruber  1 hit, 2 runs
Maddie Behrends  1 sac
Dani Meierhenry  1 run
Maddie Gloe  1 hit (home run), 1 run, 4 rbi
Dani Pelini  1 hit
Hannah Evans  2 hits, 1 rbi, 1 steal

In their second game of the day, Norris matched up with the Lady Cougars of Omaha Gross.  Again the Titan offense relied on the home run ball in posting a 12-5 victory.  Senior Brittany Funk had 2 home runs, 1 in the 3rd inning and 1 in the 7th to go along with a triple in pacing the offense.  She finished the game with a 3 for 5 plate performance, including 3 runs and 6 rbi.  Joining Funk with a home run was Michaela Woodward, whose towering blast in the first inning  was estimated at 270 feet and gave Norris an early 2-0 lead. NHS banged out 15 hits in the win.  Norris is now 10-0 for the season. Offensive stats vs Gross:
Makenna  Tracy  1 hit, 1 run, 3 walks, 1 sac
Janelle Mitchell  1 hit, 2 runs, 2 rbi, 1 walk, 1 sac
Brittany Funk  3 hits (triple, 2 home runs), 3 runs, 6 rbi
Michaela Woodward  2 hits (home run), 2 runs, 2 rbi, 1 walk
Jenna Gruber  2 hits (double)
Brooke Wohlers 1 hit, 1 rbi
Janelle Adams  2 hits
Dani Meierhenry   1 hit
Hanna Flamme  2 hits, 2 runs
Maddie Gloe  1 run, 2 walks
Hannah Evans  1 run