The opening round of the eight-man football playoffs is Thursday.
In D1, number-2 seed Howells-Dodge will host 15th-seeded Clarkson/Leigh. And number-5 seed East Butler welcomes 12th-seeded Hartington-Newcastle to Dwight.
In D2, fifth-seeded Humphrey St. Francis entertains number-12 seed Osmond on 93.5 The Hawk. And number-7 seed Fullerton hosts 10th-seeded Osceola on KZ-100.