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Editorial: On a serious fall topic ...

No doubt some folks, somewhere, would say it isn’t worthy of a serious editorial page to comment on a football team. All we know is that when most Nebraskans wear scarlet and cream on fall football Saturdays (whether they’re in Memorial Stadium or not), it might be worthy of comment. Once in a while.
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Friday Night Football: Saint Pat’s vs. Hershey

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) -The Irish of Saint Pat’s took on the Hershey Panthers. The Irish have had a strong season as they are six and one, while the Panthers have been winless. In the second half of the game, the Irish were up by 49 points. Saint Pat’s may...
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Friday Night Football: Wallace vs. Wauneta Palisade

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) -Wallace kicked things off early with a touchdown from Wildcat Carson Glunz, but things didn’t end there. Carson had a couple of touchdowns against the Broncos. The Wildcats are five and one this season, while the Broncos are four and three. The Wildcats top the Broncos,...
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Friday Night Football: Brady vs. Loomis

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - The Brady Eagles were taking on the Loomis Wolves on a cold October night. On the opening drive of the game the Wolves have the ball and it’s Shay Swanson who looks to the air and he’ll find John Kenney down the middle. Kenney with the catch and he’s gonna take it all the way to the end zone to put six on the board for the Wolves. Two point conversion was good 8-0 Loomis.

Friday Night Football: Maxwell vs. Mullen

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - On a cold Thursday Night the Maxwell Tigers were facing off against the Mullen Broncos. At the end of the first half of play the Broncos were leading the Tigers. At the start of the second half the Broncos get the ball and Clayton Moore...
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Brock Roblee’s 3-yard TD run gives North Platte 27-24 victory over Millard West

OMAHA — Brock Roblee’s three-yard run with 32 seconds left lifted North Platte (6-2) to a 27-24 come-from-behind victory over Millard West (2-6) in A-1 District play Friday night. The Bulldogs took a first-quarter lead on Roblee’s first touchdown run of the game. Millard West answered with a Nate Pedersen...
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Jack Heiss scores 4 TDs as St. Pat's beats Hershey 55-14

The Irish accomplished one of their season goals on Friday night. Quarterback Jack Heiss accounted for four touchdowns — two each on the ground and through the air as the St. Pat’s football team clinched at least a share of a C2-6 District title with a 55-14 win over Hershey.

Friday Night Sports Hero: Abby Hassett

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - This week’s Friday Night Sports Hero feature Hershey Volleyball standout Abby Hassett. Abby began playing volleyball as a result of watching her older sister play. Abby began playing the sport and fell in love with it. “So my freshman year my bigger sister she was...

Medicine Valley makes it five straight, top Maywood/Hayes Center 70-8

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - It was another day at the office for Medicine Valley as the Raiders finish 6-2 in the regular season against Maywood/Hayes Center, who will finish 0-8. The Raiders set the tone early as Hayden Kramer returned the opening kickoff to the house to make it 8-0 after just 13 seconds. The first offensive possession for the home team was a strong run by Lane Lenz that would double the score. Kramer would score again on special teams on a punt return to close out the opening quarter, where Medicine Valley would lead 40-0.
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Wallace blows out Wauneta-Palisade in 52-6 victory

WALLACE — Carson Glunz rushed for three touchdowns as the Wallace football team defeated Wauneta-Palisade 52-6 on Thursday to take sole possession of first place in the D6-5 District standings. “I’m just really proud of our guys,” Wallace coach Eric Miller said. “We knew (Wauneta-Palisade) would be tough. They were...
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Sports Shorts, Oct. 14

LINCOLN — North Platte boys finished third at the A4 District Cross Country meet at Pioneers Park on Thursday. 1, Creighton Prep, 49. 2, North Star, 49. 3, North Platte, 85. 4, Millard South, 89. 5, Omaha Westside, 109. 6, Lincoln Northeast, 141. 7, Omaha Central, 212. 8, Omaha North, 215.

Blue Jays pounce Panthers

Three costly first quarter fumbles and five total turnovers by the North Platte football team (0-7) helped West Platte (6-1) cruise to a 54-14 victory over its conference rival on Oct. 8. The Blue Jays erupted for 34 points in the opening quarter, starting when Tanner Rowe connected with Zayne...

Sutherland upends Plainsmen 22-20

Too many missed opportunities. That’s how Head Coach Tanner Collins described Friday’s unexpected 22-20 loss to Sutherland in D1-11 district action. “We couldn’t make a play when we needed to,” Collins said. The Plainsmen converted on just one of their three two-point conversions, which proved costly in the end. Couple...
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Sports Shorts, Oct. 9

COLUMBUS —The North Platte Community College Knights rounded out the with a sweep of Fort Scott Community College. The Knights topped the Greyhounds 25-19, 25-10 and 25-16 Saturday morning. That puts the Knights at 14-11 on the season. Morgan Ramsey had eight kills in the match while her teammate, Kim...

Friday Night Football: North Platte vs. Lincoln East

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - Tonight the North Platte Bulldogs were taking on the Lincoln East Spartans at home tonight. The Dawgs are going to get the ball first in tonight’s match up. On their opening drive they are going to march down the field and it’s Tate Janas who gets the hand off and he’s going to find the end zone for the Dawgs. The Dawgs are going to strike first in this one it’s 7-0.