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Longhorns give up week three win, remain in search of first victory

Posted September 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm

It was a combination of inconsistency and turnovers that plagued the South Nodaway Longhorns to keep them away from a week-three win over the Norborne Pirates September 4 as Norborne won 46-36.

Two big quarters weren’t enough for South Nodaway to overturn the seven turnovers.

“You don’t just give away seven possessions and expect to win after that,” said South Nodaway Head Coach Dustin Skoglund. “We did some things right, but you just can’t overcompensate for that kind of handling.”

Although Norborne was first up on the scoreboard, getting a touchdown a few minutes into play, the Longhorns replied with two touchdowns of their own to lead 14-6 into the second quarter. The

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    Longhorns taken down by Pirates

    Linebacker Logan Murphy and defensive end Trey Farnan trap the Norborne running back and take him down for a loss in the third quarter. South Nodaway would go on to lose 36-46 to the Norborne Pirates September 4 at Barnard.

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    Northwest handles Nebraska Kearney in season opener

    Quarterback Brady Bolles completes a pass on the run during the third quarter against Nebraska Kearny that put the Bearcats in the red zone. He passed for 257 yards and a touchdown in Northwest’s 31-7 season-opener win over Nebraska Kearney.

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    Maryville boys XC team takes third in home invitational

    Josh Alvarez keeps a good pace to eventually finish in 14th place with a time of 20:30. Other finishers for Maryville were Colin Arnold in 16th with a time of 20:36, Alex Gardner with a time of 22:30, Scott Shaw with a time of 22:51 and Christopher Paris with a time of 24:30.

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    Hounds march over St. Pius X on their way to 32-0 record

    It was evident early and often that the St. Pius X Warriors were once again no match for their district opponent, the Maryville Spoofhounds football team in the 56-0 trouncing the Warriors took August 29 at the Hound Pound.

    Scoring on their opening drive, which finished with Dakota Beemer on a two-yard TD run, the Hounds proved their dominance that carried from the week one win over Lawson. Within minutes, Pius was forced to punt and the Hounds marched

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    Stanberry’s talents too much for young Trojan team

    It was just one half as Stanberry made their mark over the young talents of the Nodaway-Holt Trojan football team in the 66-14 ballgame. A few bright spots shone for Nodaway-Holt despite the loss, like Wade Saxton and Zach Walker both running back kickoff returns for touchdowns.

    “It would be nice to appreciate those two runs back for touchdowns on the kick off returns, but when our defense gives up 66 points in one half that means we are

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    Hounds reach 32-0 streak with win over St. Pius X

    The Maryville Spoofhounds have played St. Pius X in the second week for the last three years. Over that time the score span has become 145-7 as St. Pius X scored back in 2012. Brody McMahon’s catch completed a 71-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter. The Hounds ran up a 43-0 halftime lead and coasted the second half with a running clock and two more touchdowns. The Spoofhounds will play Chillicothe at the Hound Pound for week three.

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    NW Nodaway sees potential in co-op despite loss to Stanberry

    It’s not very often that a Nodaway County 8-man team gets the opportunity to lead a powerhouse like Stanberry into the halftime locker room, but after shutting down a fourth and goal situation for the Bulldogs, that’s what the newly co-oped team, the Northwest Nodaway Mustangs, experienced August 22 despite the 38-56 loss.

    “I’m very proud of these boys for the way they played tonight,” said Northwest Nodaway Head Coach Andrew Webster. “We sure didn’t have any quit in

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    Lady Eagles oust Albany in three innings for season-opener win

    It took just three innings for the Jefferson Lady Eagles to dismantle the Albany Lady Warriors August 26, winning 16-0 at home for the season opener win.

    “Albany has lost a lot of talent over the past couple of years but I think once they get into their groove they will be a tough team to beat come districts,” said Jefferson Head Coach Shelly Deen. “This year our team just has a lot of experience and that’s a plus

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