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NCN Sports Now Week 5 Football Rankings

NORFOLK - Here are NCN Sports Now's high school football rankings for week 5. Voting this week: Brandon Aksamit, Hunter Arterburn, Jay Hannah, Jon Kipper, Andrew Lacy, Eric McKay, Chris Whitney and Andrew Wolff. CLASS A 1. Omaha Burke (5-0, LW: 1) - Last week: def. Omaha Northwest 47-8; This week: @ #8 Omaha Westside…

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News Channel Nebraska Scoreboard - Sept. 23

Volleyball Nebraska Adams Central def. Fillmore Central, 25-15, 25-20 (2-0) Alliance def. Hastings St. Cecilia, 25-14, 29-27 (2-0) Alliance def. McCook, 25-17, 23-25, 25-18 (2-1) Amherst def. Sandhills/Thedford, 25-11, 21-25, 25-13 (2-1) Amherst def. Twin Loup, 26-24, 25-18 (2-0) Anselmo-Merna def. Eustis-Farnam, 25-9, 25-14 (2-0) Ansley-Litchfield def. Ewing, 25-22, 29-27 (2-0) Ansley-Litchfield def. North Central,…

Peru State Hangs on to Defeat #22 MidAmerica Nazarene

PERU, Neb. - The Peru State football team held MidAmerica Nazarene to under 100 yards rushing and the Bobcats defeated the #22 team in the NAIA, 31-24, Saturday afternoon at the Oak Bowl in Peru. Senior quarterback and team captain Travis Carnahan put together 127 total yards and two touchdowns, including a 40-yard touchdown pass…

Doane Suffers Crushing Upset for First Loss of the Season

SEWARD - A week after their offense put up nearly 600 yards and 68 points, the #7 Doane Tigers offense sputtered for only 234 yards and 10 points in a 29-18 loss to the Concordia Bulldogs. The Bulldogs hand Doane their first loss of the season and forced four Tiger turnovers in their upset victory.…

Larry Martin: "The kids showed great effort...they were resilient "

GRAND ISLAND - Proud is an understatement for what Omaha North Head Coach Larry Martin felt about his team after the Vikings rallied from 14 down to defeat Grand Island 26-20 on Friday night. See what he had to say about the Vikings' performance and his two dynamic running backs, Milton Sargbah and Zander Gray…

Fairbury Remains Undefeated and Roll to Shutout Victory

FAIRBURY - That first playoff victory is starting to seem more and more like a possibility for the Fairbury Jeffs. After only a 12-0 lead at the halftime break, Fairbury dominated the third quarter, outscoring Lincoln Christian, 29-0. The Jeffs would roll to a 54-0 victory. Fairbury again got strong performances out of their senior…

Milton Sargbah and Zander Gray - Grand Island Clinic Players of the Game...

GRAND ISLAND - Milton Sargbah and Zander Gray are known as they dynamic duo, and for good reason. The pair combined for 385 rushing yards four touchdowns in Omaha North's 26-20 comeback victory over Grand Island. They are our Grand Island Clinic Players of the Game!

Waverly Shuts Down Nebraska City on Homecoming

WAVERLY - The Waverly Vikings were able to put a shutout on the scoreboard to celebrate their homecoming festivities. Allowing only 16 yards passing and only 106 yards of total offense, the Vikings topped Nebraska City 41-0. Rhett Jordan was able to score three times in the first half. The first two were through the…

Omaha North Rallies to top Islanders

GRAND ISLAND - The Islanders proved they could play with the best in the state, but fell just short of an upset victory. No. 9 Grand Island hosted No. 3 Omaha North and fell 26-20 after the Vikings rattled off 20 unanswered points in the fourth quarter. A pair of Brian Covarrubias field goals, from…

#4 Cedar Catholic Beats #6 Battle Creek in District Opener

HARTINGTON - Battle Creek and Hartington Cedar Catholic, both known to play smash-mouth football and stellar defense, faced off Friday night in a C2-4 district opener. The first score of the game didn't come until the 2nd quarter when Battle Creek's senior running back Weston Johnson capped off a 50-yard drive with a touchdown from…

#5 Columbus Downs Ralston, Remains Unbeaten

COLUMBUS, Neb. - The Columbus Discoverers finished another Friday night with a blowout victory. #5 Columbus defeated Ralston (1-4) on homecoming night 34-0, to improve to 5-0 on the season. CHS's Michael Koch scored two touchdowns on the ground and also threw a dart to Caleb Esch for six points in the second half. Koch…