Lincoln Pius X Catholic High School



Ryan Kearney pius x football coach

Ryan Kearney
Head Coach

Assistant Coaches

Ryan Kearney
Alex Adams
Jason Adams
Steve Andersen
Mike Aldrich
Troy Charf
Sam Dolzal
Jim Hansen
Alex Hain
Nate Heimes
Ben Kubistek
Austin Reinke
Tom Schneider
Matt Sestak


SENIORS: Cole Skorupa, Nate Schauer, Nick Miriovsky, Thomas Neal, Noah Brown, Owen Brown, Cooper Norris, Keaton Wieman, Andrew Davis, Ben Andreasen, Riley Cleaver, Walker Hanneman, Cameron Bode, Kaden Ekeler, Omar Flores, Adrian Mendez, Matt Bohy, Mason King, Ben Maly, Mason Beck, Tyler Castle, Barrett Walker, Carson Winer, Duy Vo, Ben Hanus, Carter Scheer

JUNIORS: Jack Schafers, Dario Occansey, John McGovern, Brett Voss, Thomas Cowan, Jack Bettey, Sam Andres, Liam Lundy, Jack Heimes, Brayden Matulka, Joseph Werner, Prestyn Oglesby, Elijah Scdoris, Anthony Colombi.

SOPHOMORES: Jude Czyz, Brayden Armagost, Andrew Hansen, Tanner Charf, Kolbe Volkmer, Sam Kassmeier, Alex Weber, Julian Morales, Sam Reif, Joe Andreasen, Tyler Hoy, Leo Haro, Jack Hagge, Stephen Miriovsky, Lucas Mlnarik, Jacob Pfeifer, Tyler Parr, Derek Burrage, Henry Sobansky, Zach Barnes, Anthony Reese, Diego Schroeder, Nicholas Steuter, Hudson Schulz, Eddie Arteaga, Isaac Hanus, Jacob Riesberg, Sebastian Morales

FRESHMEN: Noah Barnes, Carson Dillingham, Daniel Doan, Rylan Doering, John Ellerbee, Cannon Gamez, Carter Gokie, Cooper Grosserode, Willem Hagen, Rogelio Hernandez, Taven Hoeft, Liam Hope, Anthony Hyler, Hunter Ihde, Theodore Kastl, Jared Lang, Jackson Lesiak, Thomas Lewallen, John (Will) Meyer, Colin Meysenburg, Luke Miller, Charles Morrow, Zeke Mullendore, Lucas Newton, Noah Newton, Collin Norris, Samuel Peck, Carter Peed, Gabriel Ramirez, Chason Richmond, Hunter Riesberg, Marcus Roberts, Brady Shottenkirk, Benjamin Springer, Oliver Steffen, Maddox Stuertz (Easley), Daniel Varicak, Brevin Wiese


Friday, August 18
  • 7:00 pm - Football: Varsity vs. Lincoln Northwest (Away) at Union Bank Stadium

Friday, August 25
  • 8:00 pm - Football: Varsity vs. Scottsbluff (Away) at Scottsbluff High School

Tuesday, August 29
  • 5:00 pm - Football: Reserve vs. Lincoln Southwest (Away) at Lincoln Southwest High School

Friday, September 1
  • 7:00 pm - Football: Varsity vs. Seward (Home) at Lincoln Pius X High School

Monday, September 4
  • 5:00 pm - Football: JV vs. Lincoln Southeast (Away) at Lincoln Southeast High School

Tuesday, September 5
  • 6:30 pm - Football: Reserve vs. Grand Island Senior High (Home) at Lincoln Pius X High School

Thursday, September 7
  • 6:30 pm - Football: Freshman vs. Elkhorn (Away) at Elkhorn High School

Program History

State Championships

1975, 1978, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2004

1997 football team pius x hall of fame

Hall of Fame Athletes, Coaches & Teams

Joe Glenn ’67

Joe Glenn was an option quarterback who executed the Bob Devaney offense under head coach Vince Aldrich at Pius X and brought excitement to the

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

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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