Members of the SEM winter sports teams represented the school at the Pinnacle Bank Winter Sports Media Days in Kearney on November 17. The event was organized and sponsored in part by Nebpreps.com. The SEM girls basketball team was represented by seniors Abby Rohde and Faith Hernandez. SEM will look to improve on last season which saw them finish 11-9. SEM qualified for the district finals last season where they fell to Chambers Wheeler Central in the D2-3 district championship. Rohde and Hernandez talked about the work that was put in during the off season.
The SEM boys basketball team was represented at media day by juniors Kellen Eggleston and Creyton Line. SEM finished last season at 11-8 and just missed qualifying for sub-state as they fell 56-54 to Loomis in the D2-8 sub district final. The two SEM representatives said that one of the their goals this season is to play at the Viaero Center in Kearney for a Fort Kearny Conference tournament championship.
The SEM boys and girls basketball teams will open their season Friday (12/3) against Wilcox-Hildreth.
Among the student athletes representing the SEM wrestling team were seniors Reece Jones and Ashton Nichols. They talked about the work done in the off season and their goals for the upcoming season.
SEM opens its wrestling season at Elwood on Friday (12/3).