Humphrey St. Francis defeated Exeter-Milligan 74-58 in a Class D-2 semifinal that featured 15 combined 3-pointers.
LINCOLN — A slow start offensively for both teams offensively gave way to a frantic final two minutes in Class D-2 No. 3 Exeter-Milligan’s 52-45 win over No. 5 Red Cloud in Thursday’s first round at Lincoln Southwest.
The World-Herald's Mike Patterson put together capsules previewing the upcoming girls state basketball tournament.
Six days after defeating Exeter-Milligan by double digits to claim the Crossroads Conference tournament championship, Giltner duplicated the result.
Katherine White had 18 kills Saturday to lead Exeter-Milligan to a 25-19, 25-20, 28-26 win over Ewing in the Class D-2 final of the state volleyball tournament.
No. 3-ranked Exeter-Milligan used a dominant serve to defeat Hyannis 19-25, 25-19, 25-20, 25-15 in a Class D-2 semifinal Friday at the state volleyball tournament.
It’s been an interesting season for Exeter-Milligan, but one thing hasn’t changed. The Timberwolves are heading back to the state tournament.
Exeter-Milligan outscored Sandhills/Thedford 28-23 in the second half Thursday for a 44-41 win in the first round of the Class D-2 girls state basketball tournament.
The Class D2 No. 3 Hampton Hawks and the Exeter-Milligan Timberwolves, the No. 4 team in D2, put on a show for the ages Friday night in girls Crossroads Conference regular season hoops action.
The No. 5 Blue Devils won their second five-setter in as many days, defeating No. 2 Exeter-Milligan 18-25, 25-22, 25-21, 15-25, 16-14 in Friday’s Class D-2 state tournament semifinals at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
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, Class D-2 is featured, with Nos. 5-10 today.
The second quarter was the story of the game for the Exeter-Milligan Timberwolves in Tuesday nights Class D2-2 girls game at Centennial High School.
The Cross County Cougars boys basketball team got double-figure scoring from three of its players along the way to a 47-32 home-court victory over the Exeter-Milligan Timberwolves Friday night in Stromsburg.
Exeter-Milligan head volleyball coach Darcy White’s 2015 Timberwolves may have been a year away from a Class D2 championship run on paper, but her girls didn’t get that message and probably wouldn’t have listened to what others were saying anyway.
All year, O’Neill St. Mary’s has leaned on a balanced attack and relied upon limiting its errors. But Exeter-Milligan forced some of the latter at crucial times, and it made a difference.
Fifth-ranked Exeter-Milligan put together a dominant performance to defeat previously unbeaten Sandhills/Thedford 25-16, 25-20, 25-19 Friday in the Class D-2 semifinals at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Humphrey St. Francis could never quite clear the hurdle that was fifth-ranked Exeter-Milligan. The Timberwolves got sizable scoring runs in every set for a 25-21, 25-22, 25-17 win at Lincoln East.
The Wynot defense took it from there as they shutout the Exeter-Milligan offense in the second half and went on to win the Class D2 State quarterfinal match-up by the final score of 62-32.
When you have won back-to-back state championships, you are going to have the bullseye square on your back.
The winds blew in favor of the Exeter-Milligan Timberwolves right from the start.
After playing a 46-40 overtime game with Class D-2, No. 4 Exeter-Milligan in the opening game of the season, and coming off an 81-6 blitzing of Giltner in the first round of the state playoffs, Kenesaw had high hopes for an upset of the defending champion Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
Just a few weeks ago the Exeter-Milligan Timberwolves defeated the Hampton Hawks 3-1 to win the CRC title. On Monday night in a match that lasted nearly two hours the Hawks returned the favor as they won the Class D2-2 subdistrict by the identical 3-1 score at Fillmore Central High School.
In the first half the Exeter-Milligan defense held down the fort as the offense sputtered to just 14 points. Once the offense got untracked, the Sterling Jets were on a quick flight home as the defending Class D2 State Champions rolled in their first title defense by the final score of 42-6.
In the game of volleyball momentum has a way of switching benches in the blink of an eye. After donning a purple jersey the first set, Old Man Mo put on T-Wolves blue and never changed back as the Exeter-Milligan Timberwolves fought off a shaky start to win the Crossroads Conference Volleyball Championship at the York City Auditorium Tuesday night 3-1 over the Hampton Hawks.
Giltner’s upset bid came up just shy Friday night against unbeaten Exeter-Milligan. Alex Goracke’s fourth-and-4 pass attempt from the Timberwolves’ 9-yard line slipped through the fingers of an open receiver with 10 seconds to play as the Hornets fell 16-14 to Class D-2 No. 2-rated (Omaha World-Herald) Exeter-Milligan in wet and misty playing conditions. The drama didn’t end there, though, as the Timberwolves fumbled the snap in victory formation and quarterback Sam Zeleny had to quickly scramble to cover the ball to secure the hard-fought win.
The Class D-2 No. 3-rated Hampton Lady Hawks volleyball team and the No. 4 Exeter-Milligan Timberwolves opened their season at the Bruning-Davenport-Shickley (BDS) triangular Thursday night at Shickley.