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


SENIORS: 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.

JUNIORS: 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.

SOPHOMORES: 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.

FRESHMEN: 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.


2022 Schedule Week 1 – Scottsbluff Week 2 – @ Seward Week 3 – Hastings Week 4 – Bennington Week 5 – @ Crete Week 6 – @ Skutt Catholic Week 7 – Waverly Week 8 – @ Beatrice Week 9 – Norris 2023 Schedule Week 1 – @ Scottsbluff Week 2 – Seward Week 3 – @ Hastings Week 4 – @ Bennington Week 5 – Crete Week 6 – Skutt Catholic Week 7 – @ Lincoln Standing Bear Week 8 – Beatrice Week 9 – @ Norris
Saturday, January 7
  • 3:30 pm - Basketball: Girls Varsity vs. Columbus Discoverers (Away)

Tuesday, February 14
  • 5:45 pm - Basketball: Girls Varsity vs. Lincoln Northeast (Away)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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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