West Point-Beemer got back to basics, focusing on improving its physicality and defense during practices earlier in the week. It paid off in a bruising 14-0 triumph against Boone Central/Newman Grove.
Throughout the summer, The World-Herald will prepare you for the high school football season with a story previewing a new team or teams each day. The stories will start with the smallest classes and work up, and are based on last season’s final Top 10 ratings.
Boone Central had the last shots, but Broken Bow had the final word.
The World-Herald's Stu Pospisil put together capsules previewing the upcoming boys state basketball tournament.
Boone Central/Newman Grove had a comeback for the ages.
Battle Creek, which Braves fans believe last won the championship in 1993, downed Boone Central/Newman Grove 55-48, while the Bluejays’ 45-41 victory over Crofton is their first-ever title.
Top-ranked Norfolk Catholic didn’t let Boone Central/Newman Grove out of the starting gate in Tuesday’s rematch while winning its record 10th state football title.
Norfolk Catholic had a hard time slowing Dylan Gentrup when the Knights played Boone Central/Newman Grove in September.
Get caught up on everything you need to know heading into the Class C-1 championship Tuesday.
Ask Boone Central/Newman Grove coach Mark Hudson about his senior quarterback Dylan Gentrup and you will get a clear answer. "Dylan is the best dual-threat QB in C-1 and maybe the state."
Jessie Sullivan looks like a football player. He is 6-foot-4, 250 pounds and one of the better linemen in Class C-1 — if not the state. He's also one of the best students at Boone Central/Newman Grove.
With 277 total yards and five touchdowns, Dylan Gentrup made the Boone Central/Newman Grove offense tick in a 42-25 win over Pierce in a Class C1 semifinal Friday.
Moses Bryant scored four times in No. 2 Elkhorn South's 38-13 win at No. 7 Elkhorn in the Class B quarterfinals.
After missing the playoffs last year, Boone Central/Newman Grove quarterback Dylan Gentrup made sure the Cardinals were focused on their return trip.
Grand Island Central Catholic fell to Boone Central/Newman Grove in its season finale Friday night, as the Cardinals pounded out a 43-0 victory.
Dylan Kautz ran for 244 yards on 25 carries as Norfolk Catholic outscored Boone Central/Newman Grove 48-35 in a game interrupted by a 56-minute lightning delay late in the third quarter.
O'NEILL - A little trickery got Boone Central/Newman Grove going.
For the second year in a row, Boone Central/Newman Grove entered a subdistrict matchup seeded as the underdog, and for the second year in a row, the Cardinals walked away the victors.
Boone Central/Newman Grove used some timely baskets to rebound after an 0-2 showing at last week’s Mid State Conference tournament.
Matt Turman of Omaha Skutt and Mark Hudson of Boone Central/Newman Grove are the head coaches for the 2017 Nebraska Shrine Bowl.
As the first half wrapped up, a Norfolk Catholic teammate came up to sophomore Dylan Kautz, who had exploded for 228 yards and four touchdowns on 19 carries against Boone Central/Newman Grove.
Class C No. 2 O'Neill never gave No. 4 Boone Central/Newman Grove a chance in their battle of undefeated teams Friday at the Boone Central Athletic Complex.
Throughout the summer, The World-Herald will prepare you for the high school football season with previews of new teams each day. Working their way up from the smallest class, the ratings are based on last season’s final Top 10. This week, Class C-1 is featured, with Nos. 5 through 10 today.
If you’ve never seen a team take a victory by virtue of pure willpower, then the championship game of the Class C-1, Subdistrict 9 Tournament would have been your opportunity to do so.
Grand Island Central Catholic did a lot of things well, but shooting the ball was not one of them, as the Crusaders found themselves on the wrong end of a 49-47 battle against Boone Central-Newman Grove in the semifinal round of the Class C-1, Subdistrict 9 tournament Tuesday at Northwest High School.
O'Neill earned its first berth in the Mid-State Conference tournament final at the free-throw line, while Pierce earned its first appearance in the final since 2012 with defense.