Defending state champion Johnson-Brock won its first state title in 2018, but the Eagles will attempt to repeat as champions in Eight Man-2 with just one returning starter.
The Irish allowed just three baskets after halftime against unranked Sandhills/Thedford.
The World-Herald's Mike Patterson put together capsules previewing the upcoming girls state basketball tournament.
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. 2 BDS today.
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. 3 Twin Loup today.
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 Nos. 10-5 today.
Exeter-Milligan outscored Sandhills/Thedford 28-23 in the second half Thursday for a 44-41 win in the first round of the Class D-2 girls state basketball tournament.
Two goal line stands and four foiled two-point conversions. Burwell’s defense was at its best inside its 3-yard line Monday night for a 26-24 victory over undefeated Palmer that sends the Longhorns back to Lincoln for another crack at the Eight Man-1 state championship.
Ansley/Litchfield coach Kurt Kulhanek rode his senior running back Brady Rohde to the very end.
The Sandhills/Thedford Knights made the Eight Man-2 quarterfinals in 2014, then reached the semifinals last fall. Jacey Nutter, their quarterback and strong safety, isn’t planning to stop there.
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.
Not having to make any baskets outside of the paint in the second half Friday made it easier for O’Neill St Mary’s to earn its second consecutive berth in a girls state championship basketball game. Those layups and short jumpers powered the Cardinals to a 58-50 victory over Sandhills/Thedford.
Though members of the Sandhills/Thedford basketball team did a bang-up job performing the national anthem, it took until the second half for the Lady Knights to find their harmony on the court in Thursday’s Class D-2 first round opener.
The Sandhills/Thedford girls basketball team is looking to improve on 2015’s fourth-place finish at the Class D2 State Tournament. The No. 3-seeded Lady Knights take on No. 6 Lyons-Decatur Northeast in the first round on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Lincoln North Star High School.
For the fourth time in five years, and second consecutive season, the Sandhills/Thedford Lady Knights are headed to the state tournament after defeating Mullen 41-30 in the D2-5 District Final on Friday in North Platte.
CHAMBERS — If there ever was a tale of two halves, the Eight Man-2 state semifinals matchup between No. 2 Chambers/Wheeler Central and No. 6 Sandhills/Thedford was it.
Fifth-ranked Exeter-Milligan put together a dominant performance to defeat previously unbeaten Sandhills/Thedford 25-16, 25-20, 25-19 Friday in the Class D-2 semifinals at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
The No. 8-rated Sandhills/Thedford Knights rattled off 30 unanswered second-half points to take down No. 1-rated and previously undefeated Anselmo-Merna 30-14 on Friday.
A look at the preseason rankings for Eight Man-2, players to watch, games to checkout and more.
The Blue Devils earned their sixth consecutive trip to the Class D-2 state girls basketball championship game Friday with a 42-32 semifinal round victory over Sandhills/Thedford.
There was no evidence that Sandhills/Thedford’s hot shooting early overloaded the gym lights at Lincoln Southwest and forced a 10-minute delay during the first quarter Thursday. But that wasn’t a totally unlikely explanation.
Brittni McCully hit a pair of crucial 3-pointers and Mullen came back to beat Sandhills/Thedford 45-42 in overtime in the first girls semifinal of the MNAC Tournament on Thursday at North Platte Community College.
The Broncos boys completed a come back of their own in a 40-38 thriller over Sandhills/Thedford in the first boys semifinal of the MNAC Tournament on Thursday at North Platte Community College.
The Class D2 No. 4 Sandhills/Thedford Lady Knights turned in a dominant performance on Thursday, handing previously undefeated Class D1 No. 10 South Loup a 66-23 defeat.