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, Eight Man-2 is featured, with No. 2 Falls City Sacred Heart today.
Bruning-Davenport/Shickley and Falls City Sacred Heart share The World-Herald’s Class D All-Sports Award for the 2017-18 school year.
Falls City Sacred Heart captured the Class D-2 championship at the boys state basketball tournament Saturday night by defeating Riverside 59-42.
The decisive moment came in the third quarter.
The second-ranked Irish led 23-4 after the first quarter and 37-9 at halftime — and take a 23-3 record into the state semifinals.
The World-Herald's Stu Pospisil put together capsules previewing the upcoming boys state basketball tournament.
Sara Wertenberger’s basket with 2:16 left put Falls City Sacred Heart ahead to stay as the Irish repeated as Class D-2 girls basketball state champions.
Falls City Sacred Heart’s Lauren Parrish hit a 3-pointer with six seconds remaining in regulation to force overtime and the top-rated Irish won 52-51.
The Irish allowed just three baskets after halftime against unranked Sandhills/Thedford.
The World-Herald's Mike Patterson put together capsules previewing the upcoming girls state basketball tournament.
BDS’ sudden offense turned a highly anticipated matchup into a rout.
Jake Hoy had just dropped a pass in the end zone. But trailing Bloomfield 14-8, Falls City Sacred Heart quarterback Drew Bippes went back to his sophomore receiver on the same route.
Falls City Sacred Heart lived to fight another day after a 34-30 victory over Humphrey St. Francis on Wednesday. In the playoffs, that’s all that matters.
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, Eight Man-2 is featured, with No. 1 Falls City Sacred Heart today.
Falls City Sacred Heart retook the Class D-2 girls basketball championship Saturday night from Wynot with a 48-36 victory in the last game of the state tournament at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
No. 1-ranked Falls City Sacred Heart held No. 7 Exeter-Milligan scoreless for the first 10:07 of the game on its way to a 45-26 victory Friday night in the Class D-2 state tournament semifinals at the Devaney Center.
No. 1 Falls City Sacred Heart advanced to the semifinals of the Class D-2 girls state tournament Thursday with a 45-23 victory over Potter-Dix at Lincoln North Star.
Drew Bippes completed 11 of his final 18 passes, three for touchdowns in the 44-28 win over Twin Loup, as the Irish claimed the Eight Man-2 state title for the second time in four years and the eighth time with Doug Goltz as coach.
Drew Bippes scored on a quarterback sneak with 14 seconds left to give 10th-ranked Falls City Sacred Heart a 16-12 win over No. 1 BDS Monday night in the Eight Man-2 semifinals.
It took 65 seconds for Falls City Sacred Heart to show that weary legs from a 41/2-hour bus ride wouldn't be a problem.
Second-half adjustments and some dramatic redemption ruled the day in the Class D-2 second-round playoff matchup between Falls City Sacred Heart and the Osceola Bulldogs.
It looked like the toughest draw of the playoffs’ first round Thursday night, a pair of 7-1 teams as the Nos. 8 and 9 seeds in the East Bracket of Eight Man-2. Falls City Sacred Heart turned it one-sided in a hurry.
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, Eight Man-2 is featured, with No. 3 Falls City Sacred Heart today.
No. 2-rated Wynot earned its seventh consecutive appearance in the Class D-2 state championship game by rallying for a 43-39 victory over No. 1 Falls City Sacred Heart Friday afternoon in the state tournament semifinals at the Devaney Sports Center.
Defending champion and top-ranked Falls City Sacred Heart used a 21-2 run to beat Wauneta-Palisade 46-21 Thursday morning in the first round of the girls state basketball tournament at Lincoln Southwest.
Falls City Sacred Heart coach Luke Santo said the team’s lone setback this season actually has been a positive. That 45-37 loss for the 24-1 Irish came Jan. 5 on the road against Mound City, Missouri. Sacred Heart had won nine straight leading up to that game, which served as a reality check.