L-N team football team moves on in playoffs
October 26, 2023
The football guru's that control high school football in Nebraska have devised a system that makes schools do a "play-in" game to make the playoffs. Thirty-two Class D schools are divided into east and west divisions and play this play-in game with the hope that traveling is reduced for all schools. After that starting round of games, the 16 teams that won are reseeded into one state-wide bracket.
Well . . . the Lawrence-Nelson Raiders were one of only four schools where the lower seeded team defeated the higher seeded team. (L-N was seeded No. 11, EPPJ was seeded No. 6.) It turned out to...