Football

Football

High School

Head Coach: Craig Haake

Assistant Coaches: Justin Dowdy, Jesse Kincheloe, Seth Schaeffer, Tom Scott, Jerry Wiggins, Trent Good & Dustin Ehlers

Junior High

Head Coach: Jonathan Meyer

Assistant Coaches: Scott Carlin & Sean Sabin

 

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Schedule/Results
Schedule/Results

2021 Varsity Football Schedule (Home events in CAPITAL Letters)

Results

August 27 - @ Cozad  (7:00 p.m.) LOSS (17-20)
September 3 - KEARNEY CATHOLIC (7:00 p.m.) LOSS (7-38)
September 10 - @ Broken Bow  (7:00 p.m.) LOSS (14-32)
September 17 - ST. PAUL (7:00 p.m.)  LOSS (0-35)
September 24 - @ Ogallala (7:00 p.m.) CST LOSS (5-26)
October 1 - MITCHELL (6:00 p.m.) *Incorrect time on printed school calendar WIN (34-6)
October 8 - @ Sidney (7:00 p.m.) MST WIN (38-6)
October 15 - CHADRON (6:00 p.m.)  LOSS (3-21)
October 22 -  @ Holdrege (7:00 p.m.) WIN (28-19)
October 29 - State Playoffs (TBA) N/A
November 5 - State Playoffs, Quarterfinals (TBA) N/A
November 12 - State Playoffs, Semi Finals (TBA) N/A
November 23 - State Playoffs @ Lincoln, Finals (TBA)  N/A
Roster
Roster

2021 FOOTBALL ROSTER

*Indicate Letterwinner

NO.

NAME

POSITION

HT.

WT.

YEAR

1 Jake Kozeal* Rec/DB 6' 150 12
2 Wes Geiken* QB/DB 6' 160 11
3 Kaden Margritz Rec/DB 5'6 125 11
5 Carson Rhodes* Rec/B 6'1 180 12
6 Ty Bartels* Rec/DB 6' 155 12
7 Abe Mendez* RB/LB 5'7 155 12
8 Chris Flores RB/LB 5'7 140 9
9 Kooper Koehn Rec/LB 6' 175 10
10 Braeden Anderson QB/LB 5'10 150 10
11 Trey Stevens* QB/DB 6' 160 10
12 Jackson Schwanz QB/DB 5'10 135 9
13 Tyler Trumbley Rec/DB 5'9 135 10
14 Kaden Carlson Rec/DB 5'9 140 9
21 Jake Burge* RB/DB 5'9 155 11
22 Tra Rossell* RB/LB 5'9 155 11
24 Rye Tiller RB/LB 5'9 140 9
25 Preston Nichols RB/LB 5'8 130 9
26 Sean Meints* RB/LB 6' 170 11
28 Caden Neels RB/LB 5'10 145 9
34 Jackson Daum RB/LB 6' 150 9
36 Alaric Jesseph RB/LB 5'10 135 10
41 Ty Hotz RB/LB 5'10 155 12
42 Braiden Winter RB/DL 5'10 180 10
44 JJ Smith* RB/LB 5'10 180 12
50 Carter Anderson OL/DL 5'8 140 9
51 Casey Wahlgren OL/LB 5'8 140 10
52 Maddox Rickertsen* OL/DL 6'3 220 12
53 Cole Atkinson OL/DL 5'10 205 10
54 Tucker Keith OL/DL 6' 190 10
56 Crayton Ryker* OL/DL 5'10 195 12
58 Austin Chestnutt* OL/DL 6' 155 11
59 Landin Purcell OL/DL 6' 175 10
60 Bennett Geiken* OL/DL 6'1 200 11
61 Sean Graff* OL/LB 5'10 190 12
63 Zander Hruza OL/DL 5'10 145 9
64 Zach Smith* OL/DL 6' 195 11
65 Kai Jorgenson* OL/LB 6' 205 11
70 Dylan Meints OL/DL 6' 210 9
72 Asher Bartlett OL/DL 5'10 150 9
74 Jaxon Atteberry* OL/DL 6' 190 11
75 Caleb Thomalla* OL/DL 6' 235 10
78 Max Wyatt OL/DL 5'10 200 9
85 Bronson Long* Rec/DL 6'3 180 12
88 Kaynen Urbanec Rec/DB 5'8 135 9

 

Student Managers: Cadyn Smith, Kellen Strauser, Brennan Newbrey, Bailey Ryker, Jackson Dowdy, Jonathon Scott

Records
Records
 

Game

Season

Career

Points Scored 35 - Blake Lambert - 1999 138 - Shawn Walker - 2008 250 - Jack Dodd - 1931-33
Yards Rushing 298 - Matt Pramberg - 1996 1916 - Jeff Neujahr - 2002 3451 - Jeff Neujahr - 2000-02
Yards Passing 308 - Steve Shultz - 1971 1562 - Dawson Graham - 2016 3260 - Dawson Graham - 2013-16
Yards Receiving 187 - Doug Vonderfecht - 1971 886 - Bennett Folkers - 2016 1056 - Jim Cunning - 1943-45
Most Receptions 10 - Bingham Dean - 1968 46 - Bennett Folkers - 2016

83 - Bennett Folkers 2014-2017
70  - Jim Cunning - 1943-45
70 - J.P. Thomalla - 1994-96

Most TD's Scored

5 - Goog Barnes - 1929
5 - Jack Dodd - 1933
5 - Jim Davenport - 1951
5 - Blake Lambert - 1999

22 - Jeff Neujahr - 2002
22 - Shawn Walker - 2008

39 - Jack Dodd - 1931-33
Most Tackles

21 - Tim Lange - 1977
21 - Matt Peterson - 1988
21 - Brandon Koch - 2000

142 - Tim Peterson - 1975 298 - Shawn Walker - 2004-08
Most Fumble Recoveries 2 - Numerous Players 6 - Steve Lujemeyer - 1978 8 - Lynn Wahlgren - 1968-70
8 - Tom Hicken - 1995-97
Most Interceptions 4 - Candy Rodriguez - 1990 8 - Jed Johnson - 2002
8 - Landen Haake - 2008
12 - Duane Detlesfsen - 1949-51
12 - Jed Johnson - 2000-02
12 - Mark Hilderbrand - 2006-09

Longest Plays and Team Records

Longest Interception Return 104 - Andrew Wilson - 2005
Longest Kickoff Return 93 - John Miller - 1939
93 - Duane Detlefsen - 1951
93 - Kirk Larson - 1973
93 - Pat Harnan - 1993
Longest Punt Return 83 - Doug Swanson - 1965
Longest Punt 86 - Don Holmes - 1922
Longest Field Goal 51 - Dominic Long - 2015
Longest Run From Line of Scrimmage 95 - Tannor Mroczek - 2009
95 - Tim Peterson - 1976
Longest Pass Play 95 - Mark Kline to Kim Anderson - 1965
Most Points Scored 382 - 2008 Team
Fewest Points Allowed 0 - 1933 Team
State Champions 1926, 1933, 1945, 1964
State Playoff Qualifiers 1979, 1984 (Runner-Up), 1985, 1986, 1988, 1996, 1998
2002 (Runner-Up), 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018, & 2019
Receiving Records Rushing Records Return Records Passing Records
 
 

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