Lincoln Pius X Catholic High School



Ryan Kearney pius x football coach

Ryan Kearney
Head Coach

Assistant Coaches

  • Mike Aldrich
  • Jim Hansen
  • Tom Schneider
  • Matt Sestak
  • John Aylward
  • Ian Miner
  • Alex Adams
  • Steven Anderson
  • Troy Charf
  • Alex Hain
  • Mitchell Halligan
  • Nate Heimes
  • Jason Adams

Mike Aylward – Strength & Performance assistant


Mattie Andreasen (mgr)
Trenton Behne
Carter Blowers
Mac Boatman
Julian Castillo
Herman Dolezal
Marcus Dustin
Jack Finder
James Frank
Tyler Kerkman
Cody Kumke
Quinlan Mandery
Sammy Manzitto
Henry Meyer
Hector Mora
Angel-David Morales
Jacob Mullendore
Joe Staab
Joe Sutko
Vincent Trinh

Joe Alesch
Ben Andreasen
Mason Beck
Cameron Bode
Matt Bohy
Noah Brown
Owen Brown
Tyler Castle
Riley Cleaver
Andrew Davis
Kaden Ekeler
Omar Flores
Walker Hanneman
Ben Hanus
Luke Johnson
Mason King
Ben Maly
Thomas McCabe
Adrian Mendez
Thomas Neal
Cooper Norris
Tyrus Petsche
Nate Schauer
Carter Scheer
Cole Skorupa
Duy Vo
Barrett Walker
Keaton Wieman
Carson Winer

Evan Akins
Treyson Anderson
Sam Andres
Seth Berens
Lance Bergevin
Jack (John) Bettey
Jude Bryant
Thomas Cowan
Drew Drake
Jaden Epp
Reece Grosserode
Jack Heimes
Jacob Huggins
Kellan Humm
Max Jacobs
Owen Jakub
Isaac Johnson
David Korinek
Brayden Matulka
John McGovern
Charlie Milburn
Ethan Miller
Sam Montgomery
Dario Occansey
Prestyn Oglesby
Elijah Scdoris
Jack Schafers
Lucas Seipel
Nolan Sousek
Brett Voss
Joseph Werner

Joe Andreasen
Brayden Armagost
Zachary Barnes
Joe Benes
Zach Beran
Kody Brady
Will Brady
Rylan Brandl
Jake Bugbee
Derek Burrage
George Casady
Liam Chandler
Tanner Charf
Jude Czyz
Brett Daberkow
John Donlan
John Drahota
Jacob Gibbs
Easton Gubbels
Jack Hagge
Andrew Hansen
Isaac Hanus
Lee Haro
James Heyne
Jaxsen Holland
Jackson Holt
Tyler Hoy
Angel Huerta
Sam Kassmeier
Charlie Kistler
Gage Koenig
Stephen Miriovsky
Lucas Mlnarik
Julian Morales
Sebastian Morales
Dane Newman
Ian Nguyen
Tyler Parr
Jacob Pfeifer
Anthony Reese
Sam Reif
Jacob Riesberg
James Ross
Diego Schroeder
Hudson Schulz
Henry Sobansky
Nicholas Steuter
Kolbe Volkmer
Alex Weber
Noah Zahourek


Friday, October 22
  • 7:00 pm - Football: Varsity Game vs Fremont (Home)

Saturday, November 27
  • 11:00 am - Basketball: Girls Varsity vs. Elkhorn South (Home)

Thursday, December 2
  • 5:45 pm - Basketball: Girls Varsity vs. Fremont (Home)

Saturday, December 4
  • 12:00 am - Basketball: Girls Varsity vs. Fremont North Platte">Multiple Schools (Away)

Thursday, December 9
  • 5:45 pm - Basketball: Girls Varsity vs. Omaha South (Home)

Saturday, December 11
  • 5:30 pm - Basketball: Girls Varsity vs. Bellevue West (Away)

Friday, December 17
  • 7:30 pm - Basketball: Girls Varsity vs. Lincoln North Star (Home)

Program History

State Championships

1975, 1978, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2004

1997 football team pius x hall of fame

Hall of Fame Athletes, Coaches & Teams

Rory Ryan

Although Rory Ryan earned the individual honors one would expect of a HOF member, his defining trait was an insatiable desire to win. On Coach Aylward’s first state-championship team, he

John McLaughlin

John McLaughlin lettered twice in Football, Basketball and Track; and once in both Golf and Tennis. He was a starter in Football and Basketball in his Junior and Senior years.

1975 Football Team

On August 11, 1975 Pius X High School began its football practice for the coming season. In the four previous years Pius had won three mythical Class B State Football

Nick Heiser

Heiser completed one of the most unique Hall of Fame careers in Pius X athletic history. He earned multiple varsity letters in four different sports and won state championships in

p.j. grosserode

P.J. Grosserode

Grosserode represented a commitment to success on the track that lasted for decades during and after his career at Pius X. The ten-time All-City selection set six school records and

Gary Walker

Gary Walker

Walker participated in football, basketball, and baseball before graduated from Pius X in 1969. He played quarterback and excelled in baseball and still holds the highest single season scoring average

1973 Football Team pius x athletics hall of fame

1973 Football

An unforgettable season packed with highs and lows concluded with a Thunderbolt squad named both city champion and Class B Football State Champion. Injuries and inclement weather attempted to derail

Vince Aldrich pius x athletics hall of fame

Vince Aldrich

Coach Aldrich began the Pius X football program in 1956 as part of the original staff of Pius X and served in the capacity of head coach until his death

Bill Ryan

Bill Ryan starred in three sports at Pius X, retiring as the all-time leader in rushing yards in school history and is second in touchdowns scored in a career. Ryan

micah Heibel pius x athletics hall of fame

Micah Heibel

Although he gained national notoriety in football, Micah Heibel actually completed a diversely successful athletic career at Pius X. While earning All-City, All-State, and All-American honors in football, Heibel also

Mike Bohaty pius x athletics hall of fame

Mike Bohaty

Michael Bohaty completed a storied high school career that concluded with selection to the Shrine Bowl and a place atop the Pius X career scoring list on the hardwood. Bohaty

Ziegler pius x athletics hall of fame

Mick Ziegler

Mick Ziegler was a rare four-sport star for Pius X, amassing more varsity letters than any athlete in school history. He attended the University of Nebraska on a full football

Don Houser

Don Houser serves as one of the many storied athletes who first took the field to represent Pius X, beginning a tradition of excellence entrusted to future generations. While a

Don C. Kelley - Coach, Teacher piux x high school hall of fame

Coach Don Kelley

Coach Kelley served as head boys’ basketball coach at Pius X from 1968 to 1980, advancing to the state tournament five times and winning the 1974 state championship en route

Corey Harrington pius x athletics hall of fame

Corey Harrington

Harrington completed one of the most accomplished three sport careers in Pius X history. He earned 1st team All-City and All-State honors in football and baseball while earning 2nd team

Eddie Cripe pius x athletics hall of fame

Eddie Cripe

Eddie Cripe was an All-City performer in two sports for Cathedral High School during an era when the school did not participate in spring sports. Cripe also earned all-state honors

ken rosburg pius x athletic hall of fame

Ken Rosburg

Ken Rosburg (’79) excelled in both football and wrestling during the late 1970s and etched his name in Thunderbolt history as the first wrestling gold medalist in school history. Rosburg

dayle Churchill pius x athletic hall of fame

Dayle Churchill

Dayle Churchill (’65) earned status as one of the legendary pioneers of Thunderbolt athletics, excelling in both football and basketball. Churchill earned the prestigious Sertoma Award two times during the

Tim Aylward pius x hall of fame

Tim Aylward

Tim Aylward compiled a 204-113 record over 31 years as head coach of the Thunderbolt football program, earning four state championships and some of the most prestigious awards given to

George Easley pius x hall of fame

George Easley

George Easley earned All-City honors in football and basketball in the inaugural year of Pius X athletics and was also named to the Class B All-State team in the Omaha

Pius X program featured by USA Football

The tradition of the football program and community at Pius X High School was featured in a video promotion by USA Football.

Videographers interviewed coaches, students, a broadcaster, alumni and parents for its promotion, “The Power of Football.”

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