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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 20, 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

Weekend sports schedule

October 19, 2011

Thursday Oct 20:
Cozad at Broken Bow (football).
Mullen at Sargent (football).
Hyannis at Loup County (football).
Loomis at Ansley (football).
Bertrand at SEM (football).
Sandhills/Thedford at Sandhills Conference Tournament at Brady (volleyball).
Mullen at Twin Loup (volleyball).
Friday Oct 21:
2011 Nebraska State Cross County at Kearney.
South Loup at Sandhills/Thedford (football).
Anselmo-Merna at Stuart (football).
Spalding/Spa. Academy at Litchfield (football).
Brady Triangular (Ansley and Sandhills/Thedford).

Ansley claims LVS title

October 17, 2011

The Lady Warriors dominated throughout the entire match, showing their talents as they downed the Lady Knights in three straight sets, 25-16, 25-12 and 25-16. They are now 20-1.

Broken Bow sends team to state cross country tournament; A-M sends two runners

October 17, 2011

The Broken Bow Cross Country team is sending their boys team to the 2011 Nebraska Cross Country Championships in Kearney this Friday. Cody Dierking, Patrick Wright, Andrew Pracht, Evan Rose, Andrew Bailey and Grant Phillips will run for the Indians. The Lady Indians will be sending one runner as well. Freshman Shannon Myers qualified after finishing in the top-10. The Anselmo-Merna Cross Country team will send two runners. Libby Cramer and Blake Yarrington qualified after they both placed in the top-15.

October 14: Football scores

October 16, 2011

Alma 54, Southwest 18
Anselmo-Merna 74, Cody-Kilgore 14
Aquinas 31, Stanton 0
Arapahoe 34, Elwood 8
Archbishop Bergan 52, Omaha Brownell-Talbot 0
Arlington 32, West Point-Beemer 7
Arthur County 76, Hyannis 8
Aurora 61, Hastings 7
Bancroft-Rosalie 62, Winnebago 18
Bayard def. Morrill, forfeit
Beatrice 38, Seward 21
Bertrand 62, Ansley 0
Bishop Neumann 46, Wahoo 34
Blair 48, Schuyler 0
Bloomfield 54, Wausa 14
Boone Central 3, O'Neill 0
Brady 56, Wallace 0
Bridgeport 35, Sutherland 14
Bruning-Davenport/Shickley 26, Friend 6
Burwell 48, West Boyd 6

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