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-1 is featured, with Nos. 10-5 today.
The Nebraska Lutheran Knights fumbled the opening kickoff and two minutes later the East Butler Tigers took a lead they would never relinquish.
WACO - The first time the Nebraska Lutheran Knights touched the ball they covered 50 yards in five plays with senior quarterback Kyle Richert scoring from a yard out.
Heartland shot 70 percent on the way to building a 31-19 halftime lead and carried on for a 53-33 victory over No. 10-rated Nebraska Lutheran at Aurora High School.
The Nebraska Lutheran Knights boys basketball team needed a rally in the second half to come away with a win against the Osceola Bulldogs Tuesday night in the Class D1-7 subdistrict at Cross County High School in Stromsburg.
It didn’t take long for the Nebraska Lutheran Knights girls basketball team to put itself in a favorable position to earn a win Thursday night in Waco as it improved to 7-5 with a 59-24 blowout victory over the College View Academy Lady Eagles.
Speed, depth, aggression. The Nebraska Lutheran Knights boys basketball team, rated D-1 No. 10 by the Omaha World-Herald, had all three of those attributes Thursday night in a 60-20 home win over the Lincoln College View Eagles in Waco, improving its record to 11-1 and bumping its win streak to four games.
The boys and girls from McCool Junction, Exeter-Milligan and Nebraska Lutheran ran, jumped and threw Thursday at the Doane Indoor in Crete.
The Nebraska Lutheran Knights could have thrown in the towel after the first quarter Friday night, but that was not in the game plan for the hosts.
The numbers, the turnovers, and the rebounds all favored the Nebraska Lutheran Knights on Friday night as they bulldozed their way past the McCool Junction Mustang girls in non-conference hoops action.
The host Knights came in with a record of 3-7 Thursday night against the 6-4 Eagles of College View, but the outing netted win number four for Nebraska Lutheran and the fifth loss for the Eagles, 39-29.
The Nebraska Lutheran Knight girls took control of the College View Academy Eagles early and never faded in Thursday's 41-28 Frontier Conference regular season win.
Osceola’s 18-2 run in the third quarter put an end to any speculation of a last-minute comeback by the Nebraska Lutheran Knights as they dropped a 51-32 decision at home to the Bulldogs.
The Nebraska Lutheran Knights trimmed a 13 point fourth quarter Osceola Bulldogs lead to 38-33 with 6:12 to play in the game, but could get no closer. The Bulldogs held on for the 54-38 win and improved their record to 7-3 on the year.
Arizona, Wisconsin and Illinois were teams the Nebraska Lutheran girls basketball team battled this weekend at Martin Luther College’s prep hoops tournament.
The Nebraska Lutheran Knights could have made life a lot easier on themselves Thursday night; if they could have just done a little better at the free throw line.
Nebraska Lutheran took a 2-0 lead over the Dorchester Longhorns, but the volleyball match was far from over.
The unbeaten Heartland Huskies had too many weapons for the Knights of Nebraska Lutheran to deal with Friday at Waco. The Huskies, ranked No. 4 in Class D1 by the Omaha World-Herald, won 80-20.
The Nebraska Lutheran Knights swept two opponents Monday night in the Frontier Conference Volleyball Tournament.
The first 12 minutes settled the score between the Nebraska Lutheran Knights and the High Plains Storm Friday night in D1-5 District action.
The No. 5 Class D2 Hampton Hawks improved their season mark to 22-2 with a three-game sweep of the Nebraska Lutheran Knights Thursday night. Hampton won the match 25-11, 25-20, 25-19.
The Nebraska Lutheran Knights got off to a slow start Tuesday night, dropping the first set to 1-16 St. Edward 25-23.
Exeter-Milligan won Saturday’s Knight Invitational volleyball tournament at Nebraska Lutheran in Waco, defeating Lawrence-Nelson 2-0.
The Cross County Cougars nearly had three times the total offense of the Nebraska Lutheran Knights Friday night, but it took a 16-0 fourth quarter run to secure the win for the Cougars.
The Giltner Hornets, the No. 4 team in Class D2, picked up their ninth win of the season Thursday night with a three game sweep of the Nebraska Lutheran Knights in prep volleyball action.
The Nebraska Christian Eagles put up double deuces in the first quarter and never looked back Friday night.