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 No. 1 BDS today. 

Macy Peregrine had back-to-back steals and a pair of free throws late to seal a 51-46 win over Bruning-Davenport-Shickley in the first round of the girls Class D-1 state tournament Thursday at Lincoln North Star High School.

One more drive. That was what Riley Tegtmeier was urging, exhorting, pleading for on the Bruning-Davenport/Shickley sideline Monday after Creighton had scored its fourth unanswered touchdown, shrinking the Eagles' lead to 32-28 with 4:58 left in the Eight Man-1 semifinals.

How Humphrey St. Francis and Bruning-Davenport/Shickley took down the No. 1-ranked teams in their classes in Tuesday’s eight-man football quarterfinals was virtually the same. Each controlled the clock without going very deep into their playbooks and shut down the opponent’s running game.

The Bruning-Davenport/Shickley defense put a target on Tanner Hass. Again and again, the Eagles hit the bull's eye in a 36-16 win over Guardian Angels Central Catholic in the quarterfinals of the Class D1 playoffs here Tuesday.

The BDS junior pushed herself to the limit, and into history Saturday by winning the Class D pole vault for the third straight year. This time with a mark of 12-3 — No. 6 on the all-time charts. She also became the first gold medalist in the girls pole vault from the state’s class for its smallest schools.

The No. 5 Heartland Huskies (21-2) had no trouble advancing in the D1-2 Subdistrict tournament as they pulverized the Meridian Mustangs 56-17 in the first game Tuesday night.

It took a few minutes for Hastings St. Cecilia to find its legs Saturday at the Heartland Hoops Classic, but once the Bluehawks did so, they took care of things matter of factly against Bruning-Davenport-Shickley.

The game came to life in the fourth. After seeing the Exeter-Milligan Timberwolves take off to a solid lead through three quarters, the Bruning-Davenport-Shickley Eagles threw everything at the T-Wolves and nearly stopped them in the final seconds, but Exeter-Milligan snuck out with a 56-52 victory.