(Elk Horn) When Exira and Elk Horn-Kimballton joined forced on the basketball court last year the merger resulted in a conference championship and a trip to the Class 1A Boys State Basketball Tournament. In the program's second season, the Spartans have repeated as Rolling Hills Conference champs and will begin their potential road to the state tournament one week from tomorrow.
Exira-EHK defeated East Greene 80-46 in their final Rolling Hills Conference game of the 2011-12 season, and finished league play with just one loss. Tuesday's win over East Greene marked the 12 straight win for Exira-EHK. The Spartans still have one non-conference game remaining on the schedule as they'll take on AHST Friday night.
Click here for the interview with Exira-EHK boys basketball coach Doug Newton