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Sunday, July 31, 2016
Nebraska's Top Prep Football players for 2016 - Part 11
Posted Sunday, July 31, at 12:13 AM
Nebraska's Top Prep Football players for 2016 - Part 11 Today we salute a couple of players who excel on one side of the football and a couple that come right at you on both sides of that scrimmage line. No time to waste, so let's get right to it. Oh, and by the way, the countdown to Opening Night 2016 stands at 27 days with the first day of practice set for a week from Monday...

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Nebraska's Top Prep Football players for 2016 - Part 10
Posted Friday, July 22, at 10:45 PM

Nebraska's Top Prep Football players for 2016 - Part 10 *Brett Kitrell-Ashland-Greenwood - 6-4, 280, Senior - OG/DT (#52) This thought just crossed my mind. Man, would I hate to be the man across the line of scrimmage from Brett Kitrell this fall. ...

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Nebraska's Top Prep Football players for 2016 - Part 9
Posted Monday, July 18, at 11:46 PM

Nebraska's Top Prep Football players for 2016 - Part 9 *Sam Vanderslice-Bellevue West - 6-0, 250, Senior - Center/Linebacker (#56) Massive Tyler Ciurej gets most of the press as far as Bell West lineman are concerned, but Sam Vanderslice is certainly no slouch himself and besides, the young man is really, really bright. They say to play center for a top notch Class A high school football program these days, ya gotta be smart. Well, here you are...

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Nebraska's Top Prep Football players for 2016 - Part 8
Posted Saturday, July 16, at 5:27 PM

Nebraska's Top Prep Football players for 2016 - Part 8 We feature only three players in today's salute, but they are big time performers when game time rolls around. We will tell you about a Class A running back that is a battering ram and nearly impossible to stop for negative yardage. ...

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Nebraska's Top Prep Football players for 2016 - Part 7
Posted Tuesday, July 12, at 1:10 AM

Nebraska's Top Prep Football players for 2016 - Part 7 Here we are, deeply entrenched in the dog days of July and all I can think about is 45 days until the first high school football game. Wouldn't have it any other way. Today we salute my favorite running back in all of Nebraska high school football. ...

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Nebraska's Top Prep Football players for 2016 - Part 6
Posted Sunday, July 10, at 12:35 AM

Nebraska's Top Prep Football players for 2016 - Part 6 The countdown to Nebraska high school football's opening night 2016 is at 47 days. We have now arrived to Part 6 of our player profiles with many more to follow in the coming weeks. Today we will tell the story of a running back who burst on the high school football scene like a 4th of July rocket and never let up. ...

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Nebraska's Top Prep Football players for 2016 - Part 5
Posted Tuesday, July 5, at 10:54 PM

Nebraska's Top Prep Football players for 2016 - Part 5 On this day, why not salute one of the toughest son-of-a-guns in the 8-Man ranks. This guy is not only a fabulous running back, but a feared linebacker that also happens to be one of the fastest sprinters in the state...

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Nebraska's Top Prep Football players for 2016 - Part 4
Posted Sunday, July 3, at 5:51 PM

Nebraska's Top Prep Football players for 2016 - Part 4 By Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) Today, how about featuring Class A's leading rusher, a high caliber quarterback that will bedevil Class C-1 defenses for the next two years, a wide-receiver from Millard North, yes you heard right, and the dude that opens some Mack Truck sized holes for our featured RB...

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Nebraska's Top Prep Football players for 2016 - Part 3
Posted Friday, July 1, at 11:48 PM

Nebraska's Top Prep Football players for 2016 - Part 3 By Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) On this day, I will salute a 1000 yard rusher who is only half way through his already successful career, a returning 2,000 yard passing quarterback, an absolutely terrific lineman that rates as the one of the best in the state, regardless of class, and a wide receiver that certainly looks like a top notch college prospect to me...

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Nebraska's Top Prep Football players for 2016 - Part 2
Posted Tuesday, June 28, at 11:43 PM

Nebraska's Top Prep Football players for 2016 - Part 2 By Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) Today we spotlight another 1000 Yard Rusher, a terrific 8-Man quarterback, a wide receiver that finished 2nd in pass reception yardage while competing against a rugged Class B schedule, an eye opening 2 way lineman, and one of the state's best kickers...

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Nebraska's Top Prep Football players for 2016 - Part 1
Posted Monday, June 27, at 12:45 AM

Nebraska's Top Prep Football players for 2016 - Part 1 By Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) The 2016 high school football season is only 59 days away and what better time to begin previews of this year's top players than right now. There are 34 thousand yard rushers returning to strut their stuff under the Friday Night Lights this fall and we'll spotlight each one, plus at least 50 other running backs that should crack the headlines in 2016...

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Centura's Travis Holcomb is a Man.
Posted Sunday, June 5, at 1:04 AM

Centura's Travis Holcomb is a Man. by Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) I have seen hundreds of high school athletes throughout my lifetime and many have impressed me for a variety of reasons. But today, I witnessed something that I haven't seen for years. A feat that defines what a high school athlete should be all about...

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Tom Dinsdale All-Star Hoops Classic boasts Regional feel.
Posted Wednesday, June 1, at 10:30 PM

Tom Dinsdale All-Star Hoops Classic boasts Regional feel. by Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) When Grand Island entrepreneur Tino Martinez assembles a post season high school all-star basketball classic, you can bet it will break the mold of most others played this time of year...

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A Legend is honored at Hawks Field
Posted Sunday, May 15, at 11:06 PM

A Legend is honored at Hawks Field by Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) Sunday, May 15th was a day to remember at Hawks Field in Haymarket Park. The Nebraska baseball team celebrated Military Appreciation Weekend and as part of those festivities, honored one of Nebraska high school sports true legends...

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2nd Annual 7v7 State Football Championship to be contested June 23rd.
Posted Wednesday, May 4, at 10:28 PM

2nd Annual 7v7 State Football Championship to be contested June 23rd. by Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) Omaha high school sports enthusiast Mike Sautter has announced that he will once again stage the 7v7 State Football Championships. Sautter, the creater of both http://NebraskHSFootball.com and http://nebraskahshoops.com/ websites, created the Tournament a year ago and and 24 high school football teams from around the state participated in the all day event...

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Former St. Edward All-State football athlete creates a terrific Testing method.
Posted Tuesday, May 3, at 12:11 AM

Former St. Edward All-State football athlete creates a terrific Testing method. by Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) Donny Baker, a third generation all-state athlete from St. Edward high school, has formulated a great setup for testing high school football athletes statewide. Young Baker, not only comes from great athletic bloodlines, but was raised in a farming community with small town ideals that focus on hard work...

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1000 Yard Guy's 2016 All-State Basketball Teams.
Posted Saturday, March 19, at 10:36 PM

1000 Yard Guy's 2016 All-State Basketball Teams By Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) and Coach Rob Micek. This will be the 7th year for my All-State Basketball teams, and this year there will be a little different twist in the selection process. I decided to enlist the talents of 19 year GICC assistant coach Rob Micek. Coach Micek, who just happens to be my son, watches endless hours of film and does extensive live scouting during the regular season in addition to his coaching duties...

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Class C-1 District Basketball Finals Capsules
Posted Sunday, February 28, at 11:48 PM

Class C-1 District Basketball Finals Capsules. by Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) Here is a glance at the Class C-1 District Finals to be contested Monday evening. Class C1-1 @ Lincoln North Star - 7:00 PM; (17-6) Wilber-Clatonia vs Louisville (16-10) - No previous meetings between these teams during the regular season. It's been 9 years since Louisville has been to Lincoln and 5 seasons for the Wolverines, who have never notched a win in it's three appearances there...

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The Nebraska High School All-State Basketball Project - Saluting 1989
Posted Wednesday, February 17, at 11:53 PM

The Nebraska High School All-State Basketball Project - Saluting 1989 by Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) Just a note informing everyone that I had to temporarily put a hold on the salute to 1988. Yours truly misplaced the honorable mention list from that season and I vowed never to publish one of these blogs without mentioning the names that were included on those lists. ...

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This year's Heartland Hoops Classic may be the best yet.
Posted Friday, February 12, at 1:44 AM

This year's Heartland Hoops Classic may be the best yet. by Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) Check out the lineup of teams for this year's Heartland Hoops Classic, which will be showcased tomorrow (Saturday) at the Heartland Events Center in Grand Island...

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