Area teams make an appearance this week in the Omaha World Herald’s top ten polls for volleyball and football. The Broken Bow Lady Indians volleyball team continues to hold on to a top ten spot in Class C1. Broken Bow is 14-3 this season with their losses coming to Oakland-Craig, Lincoln Lutheran, and Adams Central all of whom are ranked in their respective class. Broken Bow travels to Holdrege on Thursday for a triangular with Holdrege and Ravenna. Anselmo-Merna appears in the Class D2 volleyball top ten. The Lady Coyotes are ranked #10. AM is now 13-4 on the season and is coming off their tournament championship at the Brady Invite this past Saturday. AM will host Arcadia/Loup City on Thursday. The game will be broadcast on KBBN 95.3 FM and kbbn.com. The varsity match is scheduled for 6 p.m.
In football, Burwell and Arcadia/Loup City are both ranked by the publication in Class D1. Burwell is ranked #1 and Arcadia/Loup City is #7. Both teams are undefeated and will face each other Friday night in Arcadia in one of the marquee games across the state this week. Sandhills/Thedford remains at #2 in Class D2. The Knights are off to a 5-0 start and will face 4-1 Ansley/Litchfield in Ansley on Friday night. The game will be broadcast on KBBN 95.3 FM and kbbn.com. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. SEM returns to the top ten in six man. The Mustangs are ranked #10 and are 2-2 after handing Silver Lake its first loss of the season last week. In other top ten notes, Cozad is 5-0 and ranked #6 in Class C1. Kearney Catholic is #2 in C1 and will visit (4-1) Broken Bow on Thursday night at Mark Russell Field. Thursday’s game between the Stars and Indians will be broadcast on KCNI 96.3 FM and kcni1280.com. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.