Class D No. 5 Bloomfield improved to 6-0 on the season with a 30-12 victory over No. 8 Randolph, but the biggest storyline may have been injuries to top running backs for both teams on a soggy, rainy night.
The Tigers beat Randolph 54-46 and advance to their second district final in three seasons.
It certainly looks like Randolph has turned things around after back-to-back losses. The Cardinals stunned Class C-2 No. 4 Hartington-Newcastle 39-32 Tuesday night, just the second loss of the season for the Wildcats.
The Randolph girls made six 3-point shots in a 46-42 win, while the boys hit seven in their 50-40 victory.
The No. 9-ranked Bluejays shook off a sluggish second quarter Friday and rolled through the second half for a 57-45 semifinal victory over No. 5 Randolph at the Devaney Center.
Randolph took control early Thursday and held off a fourth quarter comeback attempt by Bruning-Davenport-Shickley for a 50-40 upset of the No. 1-ranked Eagles in the quarterfinals of the Class D1 state basketball tournament.
Tied at 36, sophomore Merrix Denn's 3-pointer with 4:02 left ignited a 13-3, game-ending run as the Cardinals held off Boyd County 49-39 in the Class D1-3 district final here Tuesday.
With a 62-46 win over Randolph in the Class D1-3 district final here Saturday, North Central accomplished a first for two schools.
With a winter storm brewing outdoors, Randolph took advantage of a perfect storm to stun top-seed Lutheran High Northeast in the Class D1-5 subdistrict final Thursday.
It isn't often that a coach feels compelled to apologize to his team following a game. But that's what Osmond coach Todd Schulze felt he had to do.
OSMOND — Class D No. 2 Randolph had just what it needed to fight off No. 1 Osmond down the stretch in a 64-60 win here Friday.Logan Nordhues.The 6-foot-4 senior, who finished with a game-high 29 points, answered back-to-back layups by freshman Keaton Timmerman that put Osmond — which trailed…
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, Class D-2 is featured, with Nos. 5-10 today.
Junior Trevor Kosch, of Humphrey St. Francis, fired a 1-under 71 on Wednesday to win the Class D Boys Golf Championship by three strokes, while Randolph captured the team title at Lake Maloney Golf Course in North Platte.
Last year Randolph had to rally back from a 12-stroke first-round deficit to capture the Class D Boys Golf Championship. This time around, the Cardinals are in the driver’s seat after shooting 336 to take a 10-stroke lead over second place Creighton on Tuesday at Lake Maloney Golf Course in North Platte.
Lock-down first-half defense prevented a fourth-quarter meltdown for Randolph in a 42-35 season-opening win over Osmond here Friday. A pair of clutch shots in the final 64 seconds didn't hurt either.
Two of the five rounds in the Eight Man-2 playoffs are completed, and this class remains as wide open as Eight Man-1 and all of its undefeated contenders.
Randolph has saved its best for last. Junior running back Drew Loberg rushed 16 times for 153 yards, and scored six touchdowns to lead Randolph to a 76-33 win over Johnson-Brock here Thursday afternoon in the first round of the Class D2 state playoffs.
Throughout the summer, The World-Herald will be previewing the high school football season with a story previewing a new team or teams each day. This week, Eight Man-2 is featured, with the Nos. 5 through 10 teams today.
Zach Zeleski opened with 10 straight pars and shared the lead at the Class D boys golf championship while helping Overton take an eight-stroke lead over Randolph after the first day of the two-day tournament.
Randolph senior Dylan Loberg hopes this is the year he breaks through at the Class D finals. His brother hopes for the same thing.
Neligh-Oakdale seemed to be in a free fall. Trailing 14-0 to Randolph at the end of the first quarter, the Warriors (13-3) seemed to be in the grasp of the duldrums brought about when they let a 15-point halftime lead slip away in a 57-48 overtime loss to Class D No. 1 Clearwater-Orchard.
There were numerous momentum swings when the Ponca and Randolph girls basketball teams took to the court here Thursday. But none of those momentum swings were more important than Ponca scoring 15 points in the final 3 minutes, 46 seconds to take home a 54-49 victory.