En route to their first semifinal, Lincoln Lutheran handed district champion Arcadia-Loup City their first loss of the year, the Rebels having gone 10-0 until Lincoln’s 21-12 quarterfinals victory.
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. This week, Eight Man-2 is featured, with No. 4 Twin Loup today.
For 20 minutes of game time Thursday, Arcadia-Loup City was better than Class C-2 No.2 Yutan. But the Chieftains wore out the Rebels on the back end of each half to pull away for a 65-54 win in the opening round of the state tournament.
The World-Herald's Stu Pospisil put together capsules previewing the upcoming boys state basketball tournament.
Nolan Baker made six free throws in overtime to lift Arcadia-Loup City to a 57-53 victory over Ravenna in the Lou-Platte Conference title game.
LOUP CITY — Nobody knows when Arcadia-Loup City’s win streak will end, but we know it didn’t Friday at home in front of a packed and rowdy crowd in Loup City.
LINCOLN – Class C-2 No. 9 Lincoln Lutheran brought No. 3 Arcadia-Loup City’s run to a halt, both figuratively and literally, in Friday’s playoff quarterfinals.
Arcadia-Loup City remains content to erase the doubters win by win by win. After Friday, the list of remaining doubters should be a short one.
HASTINGS, Neb. — On the Monday before the 40th annual Sertoma Eight-Man All-Star Game, Twin Loup’s Michael Gibbens said, with a wink, that the West team was going to pull out a victory.
Down one at halftime, Kearney Catholic coach Scott Carlin told his team to chill. Instead, they got hot. Doubling the output of the Arcadia-Loup City Rebels, the Stars rolled to a 61-41 victory Thursday night at Kearney Catholic’s Cope Coliseum.
St. Pat’s head coach Kevin Wood bumped up Felipe Martinez from 195 to 220 pounds to take on McKway Scott in the championship dual between the Irish and Arcadia-Loup City. Martinez found himself in a 5-2 hole entering the third period, but climbed back into the match with two penalty points from Scott.
Football is football. Those were the words said by Wilcox-Hildreth football coach Gabe Eberhardt. He’s right. Football is, in fact, football.