Lincoln Pius X Catholic High School

Track & Field


Bill Rice

Bill Rice
Head Coach

Assistant Coaches
Tim Aylward
PJ Grosserode
Emily Isaacs
Danielle Karre
Josh Kramer
George O’Boyle
Ryan Psota
Kerri Strizek
Gus Weibers
Sydney Winger
Jimmy Hansen

Girls Roster

Boys Roster


In-season practice: 3:40 p.m. You are expected to be at practice every day.  If you must miss a practice due to illness or family obligation you must personally let Coach Rice know by 1:30 in the afternoon. 


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Program History

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Pius X girls won the Class B Team title in 1982. The boys team won the title in 1984.

Girls All Class Gold Medal Winners

  • 1996-Lincoln Pius X (Fosdick, Kapler, Dodd, Haley), 1,600-Meter Relay
  • 2001-Elizabeth Lange, 800
  • 2002-Elizabeth Lange, 400
  • 2002-Elizabeth Lange, 800
  • 2003-Elizabeth Lange, 1,600
  • 2003-Elizabeth Lange, 400
  • 2004-Elizabeth Lange, 400
  • 2009-Lincoln Pius X (Ross, Rice, Hugo, Grosserode), 1,600-Meter Relay
  • 2013-Lincoln Pius X (Krick, Simon, Thavenet, Essay), 1,600-Meter Relay
  • 2013-Lincoln Pius X (Thavenet, Kottwitz, Drozda, Van Slyke), 3,200-Meter Relay
  • 2015-Maddie Simon, 100 Hurdles
  • 2015-Kathleen Medill, High Jump
  • 2016-Kathleen Medill, High Jump
  • 2017-Aspen Rolfes, 200

Boys All Class Gold Medal Winners

  • 1995-Bryan Schwartz, High Jump
  • 1997-P.J. Grosserode, 200
  • 1997-P.J. Grosserode, 400
  • 2009-Daniel Blake, 800
  • 2013-Garrett Teal, 400
  • 2013-Jacob Holtmeier, 800
  • 2013-Caleb Cowling, Long Jump
  • 2013-Lincoln Pius X (Grosserode, Berens, Butler, Holtmeier), 3,200-meter relay

Hall of Fame Athletes, Coaches & Teams

Lynde Thelen

Melynda (Lynde) Thelen was born in Brookings South Dakota but raised in Lincoln Nebraska. During her four years at Pius X high school, she was

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

jill noel Korta pius x athletics hall of fame

Jill (Noel) Korta

Jill Noel Korta owns the most decorated career of any athlete in Pius X history. She won every race of her high school cross country

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

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

Maura (Dawson) Browning pius x athletics hall of fame

Maura (Dawson) Browning

Dawson engineered a basketball resume that can be argued as one of the best in Pius X history. She came on the radar her sophomore

George O'Boyle Pius X cross country track coach

George O’Boyle

O’Boyle attended the University of Nebraska on a track scholarship and joined the Pius X faculty in 1968. After 17 years as a PE and

Elizabeth (Lange) Maggio pius x hall of fame

Elizabeth (Lange) Maggio

Elizabeth Lange completed a magnificent Thunderbolt career that spanned three sports and a legacy of gold medals and records. She earned two gold medals at

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