Football Friday – Anselmo-Merna vs Arcadia/Loup City on KBBN and Broken Bow vs Cozad on KCNI

It’s another big Friday night of high school football around the area today.  Broken Bow will host Cozad tonight at Mark Russell Field.  Both teams are fighting for a state playoff spot with just two regular season games remaining and both teams enter with identical 5-2 records.  The Indians are coming off a thrilling 20-16 win over Holdrege on the road last week while the Haymakers have lost two straight falling to Ogallala and Minden by a combined 4 points.  Tonight’s game will be broadcast on KCNI 96.3 FM and kcni1280.com Coverage begins with the Custer Federal State Bank Friday Night Lights pregame show at 6 p.m.  Kickoff is scheduled for 7.

INTERVIEW WITH BROKEN BOW HEAD COACH CARLIE WELLS

One of the top matchups across the state in Class D1 this week will take place in Merna tonight when Anselmo-Merna hosts Arcadia/Loup City.  Both teams are 6-1 this season.  Anselmo-Merna lost for the first time last week falling to #1 Burwell as the Longhorns came back from an early deficit to pull out a 34-28 win.  Arcadia/Loup City’s only loss this season also came to Burwell as the Longhorns pulled away from the Rebels in the second half for a 52-13 win. It is a big game for both as each tries to strengthen their seeding for the Class D1 state playoffs which begin next week.  Tonight’s game will be broadcast on KBBN 95.3 FM and kbbn.com.  Coverage begins with the Consolidated Companies pregame show at 6 p.m.  Kickoff is scheduled for 7.

INTERVIEW WITH ANSELMO-MERNA HEAD COACH MATT MCGINN

 

INTERVIEW WITH ARCADIA/LOUP CITY HEAD COACH MIKE SCOTT

 

Other area matchups tonight include:
South Loup at Twin Loup
Sandhills Valley at Ansley/Litchfield
Southwest at SEM
Chadron at Gothenburg

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