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Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016
2016 Bobby Mills 1000 Yard Club - 42nd Edition
Posted Thursday, December 8, at 12:04 AM
2016 Bobby Mills 1000 Yard Club A total of 106 Nebraska prep running backs surpassed the thousand yard rushing in 2016, forming the 42nd version of the Bobby Mills 1000 Yard Club. 64 seniors, 29 juniors and 13 sophomores comprised the list, which included a record 14 Class A running backs...

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1000 Yard Guy's 2016 All-State 11-Man Football Teams
Posted Friday, December 2, at 12:25 AM

1000 Yard Guy's 2016 All-State 11-Man Football Teams by Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) Super-State, All-Class 1st Team: Offense: QB - A. J. Hubner - Creighton Prep - 6-1, 180, Senior RB - Jaylin Bradley - Bellevue West - 6-0, 190, Senior RB - Milton Sargbah - Omaha North - 5-7, 160, Junior...

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1000 Yard Guy's 2016 All-State 8-Man Football Teams
Posted Friday, December 2, at 12:19 AM

1000 Yard Guy's 2016 All-State 8-Man Football Teams by Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) Here are your 2016 Class D-1 and D-2 All-State football teams. There are simply too many talented players to limit each offense and defense to the standard 8 players...

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Nebraska High Football Championship Previews - Class C-1
Posted Saturday, November 19, at 5:13 PM

Nebraska High Football Championship Previews Class C-1 Tuesday, November 22nd, 2:45 am @ Memorial Stadium, Lincoln Wahoo Neumann (11-1) vs. O'Neill (12-0) To will be honest with you, after I saw O'Neill blast Boone Central/NG 38-0 back on September 9th, I projected the Eagles would meet Wahoo Neumann in the C-1 Finals...

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Nebraska High Football Championship Previews - Class C-2.
Posted Friday, November 18, at 9:15 PM

Nebraska High Football Championship Previews Class C-2 Tuesday, November 22nd, 10:45 am @ Memorial Stadium, Lincoln Crofton (10-2) vs. Wilber-Clatonia (12-0) It is a given fact that most prep football-wise folks around our fine state predicted Wilber-Clatonia would be playing for the Class C-2 championship this fall. After all, the Wolverines made it to the rugged C-1 semis in 2015 before dropping a 42-7 decision to eventual state champion Columbus Scotus...

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Nebraska High Football Championship Previews - Class D-1
Posted Friday, November 18, at 10:45 AM

Nebraska High Football Championship Previews Class D-1 (8-Man) Monday, November 21st, 2:45 am @ Memorial Stadium, Lincoln West Point Guardian Angels Central Catholic (12-0) vs. Burwell (10-2) Burwell caught fire mid-season, earning a repeat trip to the D-1 Finals, while West Point GACC rode their strong offensive and defensive line strength, giving their new backfield a chance to jell...

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Nebraska High Football Championship Previews - Class D-2
Posted Thursday, November 17, at 8:30 PM

Nebraska High Football Championship Previews Class D-2 (8-Man) Monday, November 21st, 10:15 am @ Memorial Stadium, Lincoln Twin Loup (12-0) vs. Falls City Sacred Heart (11-1) This game features two of the finest 8-Man football coaches in the state of Nebraska, matching wits. ...

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Burwell punches ticket to Lincoln with rematch victory over Palmer.
Posted Tuesday, November 15, at 1:58 AM

Burwell punches ticket to Lincoln with rematch victory over Palmer. by Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) Burwell, Ne. They say it's difficult to beat a great team twice in one season, especially deep in the playoffs. Palmer felt the sting of such a rematch with Burwell after knocking off the then No. 1 Longhorns on the road, 42-38 on September 9th...

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O'Neill Eagles fly into C-1 Championship Game with convincing win over Boys Town.
Posted Saturday, November 12, at 2:46 AM

O'Neill Eagles fly into C-1 Championship Game with convincing win over Boys Town. by Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) Boys Town - So many eyes were focused on the semifinal matchup between Wahoo Neumann and Kearney Catholic game on Friday night in Wahoo. The masses must have figured O'Neill could win their semifinal game with Boys Town...

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Palmer's diversified offense too much for CWCE.
Posted Wednesday, November 9, at 1:21 AM

Palmer's diversified offense too much for CWCE. by Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) Palmer's tricky, deceptive offense, four years in the making, was just too much for CWCE, as the Tigers came away with a wild 68-41 quarterfinal victory in a battle of undefeated Class D-1 football teams...

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O'Neill proves it with a 15-12 victory over Aquinas
Posted Saturday, November 5, at 2:42 AM

O'Neill proves it with a 15-12 victory over Aquinas By Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) O'Neill, Ne. - The headlines around the state may tell the tale of O'Neill pulling the 15-12 upset over mighty David City Aquinas, but even the Monarchs know that this was not necessarily an upset...

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Smothering second half defense powers Falls City SH to playoff win over Osceola.
Posted Thursday, November 3, at 2:12 AM

Smothering second half defense powers Falls City SH to playoff win over Osceola. By Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) Osceola, NE - Legendary Falls City Sacred Heart football coach Doug Goltz made a killer defensive switch at halftime and it payed off, as the visiting Irish walked away with a 34-28 second round Class D-2 playoff win over #1 seeded Osceola...

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No. 1 Aquinas prevails in opening round C-1 "Dream Matchup"
Posted Saturday, October 29, at 2:52 AM

No. 1 Aquinas prevails in opening round C-1 "Dream Matchup" By Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) You just do not want to take a halftime lead over Aquinas and force Head Coach Ron Mimick top to put his genius thinking cap on. I've seen it up close in the Wahoo game earlier this season, and at Hastings St. Cecilia 2 years ago in the C-1 Quarterfinals...

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Elm Creek uses big 4th quarter to turn back Cambridge 36-12.
Posted Friday, October 28, at 2:20 AM

Elm Creek uses big 4th quarter to turn back Cambridge 36-12. By Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) After fighting to a 6-6 halftime draw, Elm Creek turned to its defense in the 4th quarter to pull away from a hard hitting Cambridge team 36-12 in an opening round Class D-1 playoff matchup...

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Garden County outlasts SEM 54-35.
Posted Friday, October 28, at 12:53 AM

Garden County outlasts SEM 54-35. By Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) Sumner, Ne. Mason Zorn fired five touchdown passes while the Garden County defense picked off 4 SEM aerials, to finally pull away from a determined Sumner-Eddyville-Miller team, posting a 54-35 opening round Class D-2 playoff win...

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Week 9 Friday Night Lights football Heroes - Part 2 of 2
Posted Tuesday, October 25, at 12:14 AM

Week 9 Friday Night Lights football Heroes - Part 2 of 2 By Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) With playoffs beginning this week, we will cut back to two lists of Heroes. This series is always so gratifying to compile each week. Sometimes you go to bed at night wondering (hoping) that everyone that deserves mentioning has been uncovered. Each one takes an average of at least 4 hours to figure out, often times ending at 2 AM, but worth every minute...

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Week 9 Friday Night Lights football Heroes - Part 1
Posted Sunday, October 23, at 11:46 PM

Week 9 Friday Night Lights football Heroes - Part 1 By Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) His statistics will speak for themselves. I will truly miss writing about this young man, who has been so capably tutored by super coach Ryan Thompson, one the very best...

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Henderson Heartland outlasts Kenesaw for D-1, District 6 Title.
Posted Saturday, October 22, at 1:55 AM

Henderson Heartland outlasts Kenesaw for D-1, District 6 Title. By Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) Heartland got it's usual high octane performance from 2,000 yard rusher Austin Stuhr, but in the end, the Huskies needed help from the passing game to turn back stubborn Kenesaw, 52-34 Friday night...

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BDS pitches 36-0 shutout win over Lawrence-Nelson in D-2 supremacy battle.
Posted Friday, October 21, at 1:37 AM

BDS pitches 36-0 shutout win over Lawrence-Nelson in D-2 supremacy battle. By Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) A week's worth of woodshedding on defense paid off huge dividends for BDS, as the Eagles completely shut down undefeated Lawrence-Nelson 36-0 in a classic matchup of Class D-2's top rated 8-Man football teams...

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Week 8 Friday Night Lights football Heroes - Part 3
Posted Tuesday, October 18, at 10:52 PM

Week 8 Friday Night Lights football Heroes - Part 3 By Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) Against Boys Town, the Eagle defense recorded 3.5 sacks and when TJ Davis did get a throw away, there were defenders knocking the ball away. Matter of fact, senior Sam Plugge had an interception in the game...

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