The Norfolk Catholic and Lutheran High Northeast football teams are preseason ranked by the Omaha World Herald & Lincoln Journal Star.
Norfolk Catholic, who won the Class ‘C-1’ Championship last year, is ranked first in both newspapers. The Knights, who dropped down to Class ‘C-2’ from ‘C-1’, had a record of 13-0 last year. It will be their first year of playing ‘C-2’ football since 1996. They open at second ranked in Class ‘C-1’ Pierce next Friday at 7:00 in a game that can be heard on 106 KIX. Lutheran High Northeast, who dropped down to Class ‘D-1’ from ‘C-2’, had a record of 5-4 last year. It will be their first year of playing ‘Eight-Man’ Football since 2003. They are preseason ranked eighth in Class ‘D-1’ in the Omaha World Herald and fourth in the Lincoln Journal Star. The Eagles open at home against Winnebago on August 31st.