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. 1 BDS today.
Senior Jadyn Bussinger helps coach a fifth- and sixth-grade team back home, and one thing she enjoys is those players aspiring to follow in the older players’ footsteps.
The World-Herald's Mike Patterson put together capsules previewing the upcoming girls state basketball tournament.
Drew Bippes scored on a quarterback sneak with 14 seconds left to give 10th-ranked Falls City Sacred Heart a 16-12 win over No. 1 BDS Monday night in the Eight Man-2 semifinals.
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.
Bruning-Davenport and Shickley, which combined their athletic programs six years ago, put together their first World-Herald Class D All-Sports championship season.
Dizzying, successful, disappointing. All of those applied to Catherine Mick’s Friday at state track. Mick, a senior at Bruning-Davenport-Shickley, completed a career sweep of state championships in the pole vault — a first in Class D.
BDS senior Catherine Mick will try to shove family expectations to the side, focusing only on winning the pole vault this weekend at the state meet. Claiming a fourth straight title is challenge enough. But there’s the added weight that a family member has won a Class D pole vault every year since 2009.
Making its first appearance in the state tournament since 1990, No. 4-rated Walthill is on its way to the finals for the first time since 1976 after posting a 67-57 victory over No. 1 Bruning-Davenport/Shickley Friday morning at the Devaney Sports Center.
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.
No. 3 BDS became the third consecutive Eight Man-1 champion to have been the runner-up the previous season.
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.
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. 4 Bruning-Davenport/Shickley today.
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.
Humphrey St. Francis’ ideal start was fueled by somewhat of an unlikely source in its Class D-1 state tournament semifinal.
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.
The BDS Eagles, the No. 4 seed in the CRC Tournament on the girls side of the bracket, were not shy about firing up the 3-pointer Tuesday night.
The BDS Eagles had to do one thing in the second half, shoot the ball better. After hitting just 3-of-23 shots in the first half the Eagles found their shooting touch and their defense slammed the door on the Shelby-Rising Huskies by the final score of 45-36.
The game was moving along smoothly for the Exeter-Milligan Timberwolves Tuesday night, then came the second quarter.
The Hampton boys' one-senior squad couldn't hold the muscled-up, athletic veterans from BDS on the Hawks' court Friday night.
In a blitzkrieg-like attack the BDS girls buried four 3-pointers right out of the gate Friday night at Hampton and took a 12-2 lead when the Hawks' only answer during the stretch was a runner by Tristin Mason.
Hemingford completed an undefeated season and became the first state football champion from the Panhandle since 1986 by blasting BDS 52-8 in the Eight Man-1 state final Monday at Memorial Stadium.