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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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The Nebraska High School All-State Basketball Project - Saluting 1987
Posted Tuesday, February 2, at 10:23 PM

The Nebraska High School All-State Basketball Project - Saluting 1987 By Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) 1986/87 Regular Season: Lincoln East was Class A's number one team. Class B's favorite was Aurora. C-1's number two Republican Valley was eliminated by Hershey and topped ranked Sandy Creek was bumped by Sutton in the District finals...

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The Nebraska High School All-State Basketball Project - Saluting 1986
Posted Sunday, January 24, at 10:08 PM

The Nebraska High School All-State Basketball Project - Saluting 1986 1985/86 Regular Season: In Class A, Omaha Burke was rated #1 most of the season with Ed Johnson's Lincoln NE team directly behind them. Johnson's senior son Jay, a starting guard, helped run the Rocket's offense. ...

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The Nebraska High School All-State Basketball Project - Saluting 1985
Posted Saturday, January 9, at 12:48 AM

The Nebraska High School All-State Basketball Project - Saluting 1985 by Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) 1984/85 Regular Season: Six teams made it to the Big Dance with spotless records in 1985. In Class B, Seward (21-0) and and Minden (19-0) both made to Lincoln without a loss. That Minden team was pretty tall and talented, by the way. The starters on that '85 team were, Jeff Bassford (5-10), Shane Monthey (6-5), Gary Klassen (6-4), Rod Gardner (6-3) and Mark Boudreau (6-0). All were seniors...

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The Nebraska High School Basketball All-State Project - Saluting 1984.
Posted Thursday, December 31, at 12:25 AM

The Nebraska High School Basketball All-State Project - Saluting 1984. By Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) In my mind, the 1983/1984 season was an important year for Nebraska High School Basketball. Basketball classifications went from the standard 4 classes up to 6...

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The Nebraska High School Basketball All-State Project - Saluting 1983.
Posted Thursday, December 24, at 11:23 PM

The Nebraska High School Basketball All-State Project - Saluting 1983. By Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) High school football is finally officially completed in my mind, so the time has come to resume the The Nebraska High School Basketball All-State Project...

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Nebraska High School Basketball loses one of it's Best.
Posted Tuesday, December 22, at 11:30 PM

Nebraska High School Basketball loses one of it's Best. by Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) Seemed like a great night to take my basketball crazy wife to a game last evening. I prayed that Pauley Beranek might feel well enough to attend. My heart dropped when I didn't spot the wheelchair at the end of the bench...

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2015 Bobby Mills 1000 Yard Club
Posted Friday, December 11, at 10:51 PM

2015 Bobby Mills 1000 Yard Club by Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) *This is the 41st Edition of the Bobby Mills 1000 Yard Club. *98 backs eclipsed the 1000 yard mark in 2015. 67 were seniors, there were also 25 juniors, 4 sophomores, and 2 freshman...

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1000 Yard Guy's Class C-2 All-State Football Teams with Capsules
Posted Monday, December 7, at 11:53 PM

1000 Yard Guy's Class C-2 All-State Football Teams with capsules. *Class C-2 - OffenseQB - Bradyn Snell - Gibbon - 5-10, 160, Senior Gibbon field general etched his name in three catagories in Class C-2 High School Football. Best Completion Percentage- Career - .61.2%, Best Completion Percentage-Season - 66.6%, and Most Career Touchdowns - 79 (51 passing, 28 rushing). ...

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1000 Yard Guy's Class D-1 All-State Teams with capsules.
Posted Saturday, December 5, at 8:51 PM

Class D-1 All-State Teams with capsules. by Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) These are my D-1 selections with capsules......aka, why they were chosen. *Class D-1 (8-Man) - Offense*QB - Trey Taubenheim - Amherst - 5-10, 175, Senior Taubenheim's numbers for 2015 will take your breath away. ...

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1000 Yard Guy's Class D-2 All-State Team with Capsules
Posted Thursday, December 3, at 10:39 PM

*Class D-2 All-State Team with CapsulesAnd now here are the reasons why I chose these young men for All-State honors. *Class D-2 (8-Man) - Offense*QB - Brenden Pelster - Chambers/Wheeler Central (CWC) - 5-10, 196, Senior Led CWC, who suited up only 15 players, to the D-2 Title game. The dual threat QB completed 65% of his passes for 1,547 yards and 24 TDs with only 6 INTs. Also rushed for 1,436 yards and an unimaginable 38 scores. Ultimate Do-It-All player...

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***1000 Yard Guy's 2015 All-State Football Teams***
Posted Thursday, December 3, at 12:07 AM

by Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) Here are the All-State football teams for all but 6-Man. The 6-Man Coaches Association chooses their own All-State teams. In certain cases, I have added an ATHLETE catagory to accomodate extra players deserving of All-State status. In Class D-1, after much deliberation, I added TWO players under that heading in offense. There just that many young men deserving of that elite status...

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Quarterfinal/Semifinal Playoff Friday Night Prep Football Heroes - Part II
Posted Wednesday, November 18, at 1:22 AM

Quarterfinal/Semifinal Playoff Friday Night Prep Football Heroes - Part II by Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) Well, the 2015 State Finals field is set in all classes. The 8-Man semis were played in decent weather at all 4 sites and we'll include some of those performances in this salute today...

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BDS survives furious Creighton rally to punch Finals ticket
Posted Tuesday, November 17, at 12:58 AM

BDS survives furious Creighton rally to punch Finals ticket by Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) The setting was perfect for playoff football in Shickley. Sparkling new bleachers, a huge 2nd press box and even picnic tables. The picnic scene must seemed so realistic, the BDS football team made it look like a walk in the park for most of the 1st half, sprinting out to a 32-0 lead before Creighton could even catch their breath...

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Quarterfinal/Semifinal Playoff Friday Night Prep Football Heroes - Part I
Posted Monday, November 16, at 1:35 AM

Quarterfinal/Semifinal Playoff Friday Night Prep Football Heroes - Part I by Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) As I write this tribute to our playoff heroes, all the championship finals have been set except the 8-Man classes. Those 4 semifinal games will be play on this very day, filling all the final matchup slots upon completion. The 6-Man Championship was played Friday night at UNK's fine facility in Kearney with Riverside besting St. Edward 74-18...

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Aquinas dominates Hastings St. Cecilia 51-7, earns 5th straight trip to Lincoln.
Posted Saturday, November 14, at 12:14 AM

Aquinas dominates Hastings St. Cecilia 51-7, earns 5th straight trip to Lincoln. by Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) Defending C-2 State Champion David City Aquinas left left little doubt who was going to win this semifinal matchup with unbeaten Hastings St. Cecilia. The Monarchs took the opening drive 68 yards in 6 plays to post a 7-0 lead. Noah Pelan scored his first of 4 touchdowns on the night when he swept 6 yards for the score. Aquinas even survived 3 motion penalties on the drive...

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Clearwater-Orchard, Humphrey St. Francis advance to D-1, D-2 semifinals.
Posted Wednesday, November 11, at 2:21 AM

Clearwater-Orchard, Humphrey St. Francis advance to D-1, D-2 semifinals. by Bobby Mills (1000 Yard Guy) Humphrey - Humphrey St. Francis used a dominating, ball control offense to dominate Falls City City Sacred Heart Tuesday afternoon, 46-14. Propelled by the running of 160 pound senior back, Kyle Wemhoff, the Flyers basically played keepaway from Sacred Heart for most of the football game. ...

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