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Sargent downs Loomis; Bulldogs to face Howells for state title

November 15, 2011

Sargent dropped Loomis 48-0 last night. The Bulldogs advance to the Class D2 state championship and will take on Howells in a rematch of last years state championship final. Kickoff is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 21 at 2:30 p.m. at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln.

PLAYOFF RESULTS: Sargent advances to state semi-finals; South Loup season comes to end

November 9, 2011

Sargent downed Medicine Valley 58-13 to advance to the D2 state semi-finals. They will host Loomis Monday night in Sargent.

South Loup suffered a 30-0 loss to top-ranked Elgin/Elgin Pope John. South Loup finishes their season with a 9-2 mark.

Staff picks for college football: November 5

November 3, 2011

For the rest of the year the editorial staff at the Custer County Chief will pick the winners of college football games.

Winner is in CAPS.

Deb McCaslin:
#1 LSU vs. #2 Alabama: ALABAMA
#17 Michigan vs. Iowa: IOWA
#10 Kansas State vs. Oklahoma State: OKLAHOMA STATE
Notre Dame vs. Wake Forest: NOTRE DAME
Northwestern vs. #9 Nebraska: NEBRASKA

Tie-Breaker: Nebraska 35, Northwestern 7

Ellen Mortensen
#1 LSU vs. #2 Alabama: ALABAMA
#17 Michigan vs. Iowa: MICHIGAN
#10 Kansas State vs. Oklahoma State: OKLAHOMA STATE
Notre Dame vs. Wake Forest: NOTRE DAME

SECOND-ROUND PLAYOFF RESULTS: Sargent drops Anselmo-Merna; South Loup advances.

November 2, 2011

Class C-1
Minden 21, Boone Central 12
Norfolk Catholic 35, Chadron 13
Pierce 30, Valentine 13
Platteview 55, Columbus Scotus 28
Class C-2
Crofton 37, Perkins County 9
Hastings St. Cecilia 35, West Holt 21
Lincoln Christian 27, Wilber-Clatonia 16
North Platte St. Patrick's 31, Cambridge 20
Oakland-Craig 20, Hartington Cedar Catholic 19
Tri County 44, Elmwood-Murdock 12
Class D-1
Second Round
Bruning-Davenport/Shickley 22, Freeman 20
Creighton 36, Nebraska Christian 6
Elgin Public/Pope John 40, Overton 12
Garden County 58, Shelton 52, 3OT

Driscoll: Iowa new rival?

November 2, 2011

Last week I went to The Bonfire and I sat down next to a couple of older folks. Being the nosey person I am, I listened to their conversation because they were talking about college football.
We will call them Bill and Bob...because I don't know their names.
They were talking about Taylor Martinez's inability to throw a football correctly and how the loss of Jared Crick for the season might be a good thing because he wasn't a force to be reckoned with.
Then the conversation went like this:
" Exactly who's our rival, Bob?" - Bill
" You know, I don't know. "- Bob

VOLLEYBALL DISTRICT MATCH-UPS

November 2, 2011

Ansley (28-1) will square off with Giltner (19-7) on Thursday night for the District D2-4 championship at 7:00 p.m. The match will be played at Kearney Catholic High School.

Twin Loup (22-7) will play Sutherland (20-11) on Thursday for the District D1-6 championship at 7:00 p.m. That match will take place at Cozad High School.

Second-round playoff games

October 31, 2011

There are three local playoff football games Wednesday night.

Burwell travels to South Loup in a rematch from earlier in the season.
Anselmo-Merna takes on Sargent, also a rematch of a game played last month.
SEM travels to Bertrand. Bertrand dropped the Mustangs in their regular-season finale.

FIRST-ROUND FOOTBALL PLAYOFF RESULTS: Anselmo-Merna, Sargent, SEM and South Loup advance

October 27, 2011

Class C-1
First Round
Arlington 22, Milford 0
Bishop Neumann 42, Raymond Central 0
Boone Central 60, Gordon/Rushville 7
Chadron 19, St. Paul 18
Columbus Lakeview 53, Lincoln Lutheran 33
Columbus Scotus 42, Centennial 21
David City 34, Ashland-Greenwood 24
Gothenburg 33, Sandy Creek 30, OT
Minden 49, Central City 7
Norfolk Catholic 6, Battle Creek 0
Ogallala 49, Cozad 20
Omaha Roncalli 28, Fort Calhoun 13
Pierce 54, Grand Island Central Catholic 14
Platteview 42, Conestoga 6
Valentine 42, Kimball 14
Wahoo 55, Syracuse 0

Class C-2
First Round

Playoffs set to start Thursday

October 23, 2011

2011 NSAA first-round pairings.
Six local teams qualified for the state playoffs. The opening round features numerous rematches from the regular season. All game are set for Thursday.
Sandhilld/Thedford at Shelton
Clearwater/Orchard at South Loup
Litchfield at Pleasanton
Mullen at Sargent
Stuart at Anselmo-Merna
Brady at SEM

October 20: Football scoreboard; Sargent downs Mullen 68-14; Bow falls to Cozad 42-16

October 21, 2011

Alma 42, Elm Creek 18
Amherst 49, Wilcox-Hildreth 18
Aquinas 48, Cross County 8
Archbishop Bergan 48, Louisville 12
Bertrand 45, Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 30
Bishop Neumann 49, Auburn 15
Blair 35, South Sioux City 6
Bloomfield 52, Wynot 14
Boone Central 21, Central City 13
Cambridge 40, Sutherland 26
Centennial 35, Lincoln Lutheran 26
Chadron 34, Kimball 7
Chambers 58, Newcastle 14
Chase County 35, Bayard 7
Clearwater/Orchard 44, West Boyd 6
Columbus Lakeview 28, Columbus Scotus 21
Cozad 42, Broken Bow 16
Crofton 62, Plainview 7
Deshler 84, Friend 32

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