High School Football Recap – Bow Wins Home Opener Against Minden

The Broken Bow Indians entered the winning column on Friday night as they defeated Minden in their home opener at Mark Russell Field. The Indians came out strong in the first half scoring on their opening drive as Blake Denson hooked up with Mykael Stoddard for a 13 yard touchdown pass to go up 6-0. Then right before the half, Denson would connect with Skeeter Campbell on a 37 yard touchdown pass to make the score Broken Bow 12 Minden 0 at the half. In the second half, Minden would respond scoring on their opening drive of the half as Eddie Gonzalez scored on a 5 yard touchdown run to make the score 12-7. Minden would take the lead when Braden Bates connected with Kayden Land on a 13 yard touchdown pass to make the score 14-12. After recovering a Broken Bow fumble, Minden was poised to add to their lead but after facing 1st down and goal from inside the ten, the Indians defense held on fourth and goal and would take the ball over at their own 4 yard line. Aided by a pass interference call that helped keep the drive alive, Broken Bow would proceed to march 96 yards as Blake Denson scored on a 37 yard touchdown run to give Broken Bow the lead 18-14 with under 5 minutes remaining in the game. Broken Bow would then put the game away when Skeeter Campbell picked off a deflected pass and returned it for a touchdown to make the final score 24-14 in favor of the Indians. Next up for Bow will be a trip to Ogallala next Friday.

In the KBBN game of the week, Anselmo-Merna picked up its first win of the season by going on the road to knock off the Mullen Broncos. It was a back and forth game early as the teams would exchange touchdowns. Trailing 16-14, AM would force a Mullen turnover and then score to take the lead 22-14. That would start a 28 point run for Anselmo-Merna as the Coyotes would stretch their lead to 36-16 and go on to win by a final of 56-36. Cyrus Wells ran for 143 yards and 3 touchdowns for the Coyotes while quarterback Jace Leibhart threw for 3 touchdowns and also ran for one. For Mullen, Spencer Denayer had 110 yards rushing on 14 attempts and ran for a touchdown. AM is now 1-1 on the season while Mullen falls to 0-2.

Other area scores
Burwell 48, West Holt 21
Arcadia/Loup City 76, Shelton 36
Sandhills/Thedford 72, Loomis 22
South Loup 35, Hemingford 0
Sandhills Valley 57, Hyannis 20
Harvard 67, SEM 13
Gothenburg 21, Cozad 6

Friday (09/06/2019)

Adams Central 42, Milford 14
Alma 48, Northern Valley, KS (Almena, KS) 0
Anselmo-Merna 58, Mullen 36
Aquinas Catholic 14, Norfolk Catholic 3
Arcadia-Loup City 76, Shelton 36
Archbishop Bergan 31, Crofton 13
Ashland-Greenwood 28, Platteview 7
Aurora 45, Kearney Catholic 10
Battle Creek 41, Twin River 18
Bellevue West 63, Bellevue East 0
Beloit, KS 36, Fairbury 27
Bishop Neumann 40, Lincoln Lutheran 6
Bloomfield 56, St. Mary’s 26
Blue Hill 20, Diller-Odell 16
Boys Town 27, West Point-Beemer 0
Bridgeport 34, Wood River 0
Broken Bow 24, Minden 14
Burwell 48, West Holt 21
CWCE 62, Wausa 32
Cambridge 74, Ravenna 40
Centennial 35, Malcolm 12
Central Valley 76, Giltner 30
Chadron 32, Alliance 13
Cody-Kilgore 73, Arthur County 32
Columbus 44, North Platte 14
Crawford 46, Potter-Dix 12
Creek Valley 1, Hay Springs 0
Creighton 40, Clearwater-Orchard 0
Creighton Preparatory School 24, Omaha Central 20
Cross County 78, Palmer 28
Doniphan-Trumbull 72, Centura 24
Dorchester 56, St. Edward 19
Elgin Public/Pope John 46, Winside 16
Elkhorn 23, Norfolk 14
Elkhorn South 42, Millard North 14
Elm Creek 59, Arapahoe 8
Elwood 14, Medicine Valley 6
Falls City 27, Raymond Central 23
Falls City Sacred Heart 54, Lawrence-Nelson 26
Fort Calhoun 20, Auburn 13
Fremont 46, Omaha Benson 12
Fullerton 34, Osceola-High Plains 16
Garden County 54, Bayard 9
Gothenburg 21, Cozad 6
Grand Island 47, Lincoln High 7
Grand Island Central Catholic 60, Superior 26
Hartington-Newcastle 52, Niobrara/Verdigre 7
Harvard 67, Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 13
Hastings St. Cecilia 42, Freeman 7
Heartland Lutheran 66, Spalding Academy 63
Hershey 28, Gibbon 16
Howells-Dodge 40, Guardian Angels Central Catholic 6
Humboldt-Table Rock-Steinauer 26, Meridian 16
Humphrey St. Francis 50, Wynot 6
Johnson County Central 38, Louisville 13
Johnson-Brock 44, Mead 0
Kenesaw 18, Overton 6
Lincoln East 21, Lincoln Northeast 0
Lincoln Southeast 28, Lincoln Southwest 0
Lourdes Central Catholic 44, Tri County 20
Lutheran High Northeast 55, Winnebago 22
Maywood-Hayes Center 53, Silver Lake 0
McCool Junction 52, Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family 41
McPherson County/Stapleton 57, Hyannis 20
Millard West 24, Omaha Burke 7
Mount Michael Benedictine 34, Gross Catholic 28
Neligh-Oakdale 70, Ainsworth 36
Northwest 20, McCook 3
Oakland-Craig 50, Hartington Cedar Catholic 13
Ogallala 39, Valentine 13
Omaha Concordia 41, Lincoln Christian 33
Omaha North 56, Omaha Northwest 0
Omaha South 61, Omaha Bryan 6
Omaha Westside 48, Papillion-LaVista 14
Ord 37, Boone Central/Newman Grove 20
Parkview Christian 46, Omaha Christian Academy 36
Perkins County 20, Southwest 16
Pierce 64, Arlington 0
Plainview 50, Randolph 24
Red Cloud 56, Lewiston 20
Sandhills/Thedford 72, Loomis 22
Santee 51, Hampton 38
Seward 28, Gering 6
Shelby-Rising City 44, Sandy Creek 6
South Loup (Callaway/Arnold) 35, Hemingford 0
Southern 64, Pawnee City 6
St. Paul 38, Southern Valley 0
Stanton 22, Tekamah-Herman 6
Sterling 59, Walthill 0
Stuart 30, Boyd County 14
Sutton 16, Wilber-Clatonia 0
Wahoo 77, Nebraska City 7
Waverly 34, Bennington 20
York 14, Blair 0
Yutan 56, Conestoga 14

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