The Hardin Northern Polar Bears make their first trip to the playoffs since 2006 Saturday when they visit Fort Loramie in Division VII, Region 28 quarterfinal action.
The Polar Bears are 8-2 and the region’s sixth seed. They were the runners-up in the Northwest Central Conference and have won their last five games.
Fort Loramie is 9 and 1 and finished third in the region. The Redskins, champions of the Cross County Conference, have won their last nine games. Fort Loramie has defeated its last six opponents by a combined score of 358-22.
Kickoff for this regional quarterfinal game is set for 7 p.m.