The bracket and pairings have been released for next week’s Mid Nebraska Activities Conference volleyball tournament. South Loup and Anselmo-Merna are the top two seeds and will host opening round matches on Thursday, October 13th. South Loup, the top seed and defending tournament champion, will host matches at Callaway high school beginning with Cody-Kilgore taking on Hyannis at 3 p.m. central time with the winner advancing to play South Loup in the final match of the evening. The 2nd match of three in Callaway will feature Sandhills/Thedford vs Arthur County. The final two matches will be broadcast on KCNI 1280 AM / 96.3 FM and will be live video streamed on the Sandhills Express Facebook page and You Tube channel. Anselmo-Merna is the #2 seed and will host opening round matches beginning with Brady vs Mullen at 3 p.m. central time with the winner advancing to play AM later in the evening. The other opening match at Anselmo-Merna will feature Twin Loup vs Sandhills Valley. All opening round matches from Anselmo-Merna will be broadcast on KBBN 95.3 FM and kbbn.com.
Consolation matches, semifinals, and finals will take place at Broken Bow on Saturday, October 15th. The semifinals, beginning at 1 p.m. central, will be broadcast on KBBN 95.3 FM and kbbn.com. The third place consolation and championship match will be broadcast on KCNI 1280 AM / 96.3 FM and kcni1280.com. A live video stream of these four matches, accompanied by the radio call, will be available on the Sandhills Express Facebook page and the Sandhills Express You Tube channel.