Millard North vs Papillion: There’s More on the Line Than Who Stays Unbeaten

Alec Ditoro Papillion-La Vista QB image

Thanks for visiting my Hit Friday night’s Nebraska High School Football Game of the Week between Millard North and Papillion-La Vista not only pits two undefeated teams against one another—it also represents the best of the old-fashioned run-oriented veer/option football teams against the state of the art pass-and-then-pass-some-more offenses that have finally filtered down […]

Notes: Omaha Northwest’s Stacy Keely is One to Watch


  Oh my!  Towering at the height 6-foot-8 and possessing outstanding athleticism, Omaha Northwest senior wideout Stacy Keely will have plenty of college coaches closely monitoring his progress during the 2012 season. On Friday, the 2012 state meet all-class gold medalist high jumper got off to a nice start  by hauling in 2 TD passes, […]

Nebraska HS Class A Football Down to Four Teams

Darian Barrientos-Jackson

  OK, I went 3 for 4 with my Class A quarterfinal picks, coming up incorrect on the Lincoln Southwest vs. Papillion-La Vista game. Yet, in my defense, I did say that if there were an upset (quarterfinals) that it would be in this game. Monarchs Say, “Never Say Never!” The Monarchs, outside of Omaha […]

Nebraska HS Football Week 7 Notes: Class A State Title Still Up for Grabs


Lincoln Southwest’s Tay Bender is looking the part After 7 weeks of Class A football, there remains not a single team that one can point to in confidence and declare that it will most likely win the 2011 state championship. In fact, during the past four years of MHN coverage, I can’t recall a year – this […]

Hot Nebraska Football Pospects Week 4: Garrett Borcher Accounts for 10 TDs in One Game


Blair’s Jake Schany rolls for 200 plus – twice in a row Garrett Borcher (pictured at left), QB/LB (5-11, 205), Pawnee City, Sr. —  On Friday, the Class D eight-man football prospect accounted for 10 TDs in the Indians 88-40 victory over Sterling. Scoring 8 on the ground and 2 through the air, Borcher torched […]