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#3 Knights Dominate St. Paul; Advance to Semifinals

NORFOLK - A 42-0 lead at halftime, and another dominate performance on the ground from the offense helped lead Norfolk Catholic to a comfortable 56-12 victory Friday night. The Knights will travel to take on #2 Sutton next Friday. Game time to be announced.

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Exeter-Milligan/Friend, Bapista salt game away against Fullerton

FRIEND, NE - The Fullerton Warriors (7-3) were not shaken by the idea of playing unbeaten Exeter-Milligan/Friend on the road. Fullerton's defense pitched an early three-and-out, and the Warriors scored first to take an early 8-0 lead with 6:14 left in the first quarter. Sixteen seconds later, senior fullback Mitchell Manning turned a five-yard run…

Falls City Sacred Heart Rolls into D2 Quarters

RANDOLPH - They may have ended up the 5-seed in the Class D2 east bracket, and they may only have three seniors, but there be no doubt, Falls City Sacred Heart is built for another championship run. The Irish showed that Wednesday, jumping out to a 38-0 lead over Randolph and not looking back in…

BDS tops Exeter-Milligan again, this time for a subdistrict title

UTICA, NE - The third edition of Bruning-Davenport/Shickley and Exeter-Milligan on the volleyball court in 2018 was the most entertaining thus far. Despite the entertainment and hard fight, the Timberwolves fell short to the Eagles once more. Senior outside hitter Jadyn Kleinschmidt knocked down 18 kills and three aces to lead No. 1 BDS (26-4)…

Wayne Punches Ticket into District Volleyball

NORFOLK - Wayne High School defeated O'Neill in three sets to win the sub-district tournament (25-16, 25-14, 25-21). Check out the highlights above!    

Exeter-Milligan, BDS earn sweeps Monday, sets up Tuesday showdown

UTICA, NE - Darcy White and Kari Jo Alfs, the head coaches for Exeter-Milligan and Bruning-Davenport/Shickley respectively, said it a number of times over the last couple of months. Their teams could meet up to four times this fall before the season's out. The third meeting will take place on Tuesday. No. 1 BDS (25-4)…

Midland Downs Doane Thanks to Big Second Half

CRETE -¬†Midland outscored the Doane Football team, 22-3, in the 3rd quarter and came from behind to post a 35-22 win over the Tigers in Crete on Saturday. The loss dropped the Tigers to 4-4 on the season while Midland, receiving votes in the NAIA poll, moved to 7-2. Game Highlights Doane drove the field…

#1 Minnesota State Dominates Wayne State 55-2

PLAYER INTERVIEW WAYNE, NE (Courtesy: WSC Media Relations)-- #1 Minnesota State erupted for 28 points in the third quarter and the Mavericks used a balanced offensive attack to gain 485 yards in a 55-2 Northern Sun Conference football victory over Wayne State College Saturday afternoon in the 30thannual Egg Bowl Game played at Bob Cunningham…

Wilber-Clatonia fends off North Bend Central in Class C2 thriller

WILBER, NE - Wilber-Clatonia has been here before. Eleven straight years in fact. The No. 5 Wolverines (9-1), who have qualified for the state football playoffs every year since 2008, showed that experience on Friday, coming back from a halftime deficit to down No. 12 North Bend Central, 47-39, in Wilber in the first round…

#3 Norfolk Catholic Rolls Archbishop Bergan

NORFOLK - If you like a lot of points and big, electric plays in a football game then Friday's game between Norfolk Catholic and Archbishop Bergan was right up your alley. The Norfolk Catholic Knights won 77-32 to advance to the quarterfinals next Friday as they will host St. Paul.

Islanders Rally, Stun Omaha North

GRAND ISLAND - The Islanders pulled off an improbable comeback to take down the defending champs. Grand Island hosted Omaha North in the first round of the playoffs Friday night and rallied from 24 points down to defeat the Vikings 38-24. Grand Island will face Millard South in the second round next Friday. Check out…