Northeast Nebraska Football
Good job by the Cadets finishing the regular season strong.
West Point-Beemer (6-3) travels to Pierce to take on the Bluejays (8-0) Friday night in the first round of the playoffs in action that can be heard on 98.3 and 98.7 FM.
Pierce won 19-9 at Wayne in the regular season finale last week.
The Bluejays beat the Cadets 45-8 at home a few weeks ago.
West Point-Beemer had a very nice regular season.
The Cadets should be very proud of what they accomplished through the first 9 games.
With that said, West Point-Beemer has to get ready for Pierce.
The Cadets have to have a good game plan, and must execute it to perfection in order to beat the Bluejays.
Edgar Rodriguez has to go off for West Point-Beemer, and the Cadets have to be physical at the point of attack.
West Point-Beemer has to go into this one fearless and must expect to win.
The Cadets have to go in there and give it their all and do everything they possibly can to come out on top.
Kickoff is set for 7:00 p.m. with pregame starting at 6:30 on 98.3 and 98.7 FM.
North Bend Central (3-4) takes on Battle Creek (5-3) on the road in Friday night's season finale.
Belina had 140 yards rushing on 24 carries, and scored two touchdowns. Tomcak was 6-9 passing for 83 yards with two touchdowns. Brester had 2 catches for 52 yards and the one score.
Brester and Jestin Bayer each had 9 tackles while Belina totaled 7.
Howells-Dodge had 316 yards of total offense, including 233 on the ground.
Head Coach Mike Speirs on the win. "Overall that was a real good game. The kids were a little tight in the first half, but as we settled down and started using our technique, we played much better."
5-2 Howells-Dodge meets 4-3 Clarkson/Leigh in the Bacon Bowl in Howells Friday night in action that can be heard on 107.9 the Bull.
The Patriots won 22-20 at home over Wisner-Pilger last week.
Speirs says the Patriots are very dynamic offensively. "They're very explosive offensively. They'll come out and attack you with a lot of different formations and so our kids have really got to be aware of that and make sure we get lined up right."
Clarkson/Leigh been decimated by injury, and will be without the services of QB Lance Paprocki, who is in quarantine.
It's unfortunate that the Patriots have dealt with so many injuries, but the Jaguars can't feel sorry or show sympathy towards Clarkson/Leigh.
Howells-Dodge has to go out there and try and win a football game and improve their playoff seeding.
The Jaguars have to play hard and physical and run the ball well, and try and shut or at least slow down the Patriots' rushing attack.
Howells-Dodge has to play their tails off and try and come away with another Bacon Bowl victory.
Kickoff is set for 7:00 p.m. with pregame starting at 6:30 on the Bull.