Lincoln Pius X Catholic High School

Athletics

Boys Tennis Team

Here is the 2019 Pius X Boys Tennis Team: Brady Christiansen Michael Endacott Landan Hile Ryan Hoffschneider Will Kee Justin Kerkman Ben Kroner Dominic Lesiak Reicher Martinez Cooper Nichols Thomas O’Donnell Will Olson Joseph Plachy Will Ulrich Mason Warner Jase Woita #GoBolts🎾⚡

2019 Pius X Volleyball Rosters

The following athletes have been selected to be part of the 2019 Pius X Volleyball Program. Practice will begin at 3:45 pm on Thursday, August 15th. If you have any concerns with this list please wait until August 21st to contact the coaching staff. 2019 Varsity Team Coaches: Katie Wenz, Brianna Golka, and Claire McDermott …

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Baseball Meeting

There will be a meeting Tuesday August 20th at 7:30am in room 2231 for ALL boys planning on trying out for baseball.

1973-74 Boys Basketball

Championship Team | Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Coach Don Kelley’s third trip to the state tournament came with an experienced group of returning players in Pat Anderson, Jim Hamersky, Artie Aksamit, and John Magsmaen. The Bolt cagers defeated Ashland, Plattsmouth, and Nebraska City to earn a trip to the state tournament while several …

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1978 Boys Cross Country

Championship Team | Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Three All-City runners paced Coach O’Boyle’s championship team. Jerry Spethman broke the tape at districts and Mark Cuddy, Shawn Kelley, Peter Morin, and Fred Stuart also logged Top 15 finishes to earn Pius X the district championship. Spethman went on to earn 5th place at the …

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Nick Heiser

2000 – Student Athlete | Hall of Fame Class of 2019 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 three different sports. Heiser embarked on his hall of fame career by winning state …

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P.J. Grosserode

1998 – Athlete | Hall of Fame Class of 2019 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 earned five state championships en route 11 total medals at the state track meet. Grosserode …

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Carmen (Easley) Sanchez

1992 – Student-Athlete | Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Carmen (Easley) Sanchez had a highly decorated volleyball and basketball career at Pius X. Hailing from a family of student-athletes, Carmen developed a love for competition at an early age. She was also surrounded by talented teammates and coaches who helped her achieve the highest …

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Gary Walker

1969 – Athlete | Hall of Fame Class of 2019 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 in Pius X basketball history.  Walker enrolled at the University of Nebraska-Omaha on a baseball …

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2020 Girls Tennis Season

Tryouts begin Monday, March 2 All athletes wishing to try out MUST have a physical dated after May 1 on file at Pius X by Feb. 24, 2020.  Let Coach DeWispelare know if you plan to try out – nolan.dewispelare@piusx.net.

Sports Physicals at Pius X

Sport Physicals will be held on Tuesday, May 21 6-8pm in the Pius X commons. All incoming students grades 9-12 for the 2019-2020 school year are invited to participate. The cost is $15. Download the form

1973 Football

Football – Outstanding Team 1973 – Present | Hall of Fame Class of 2014 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 the tenacity of the 1973 team, but the spirit of Pius …

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Msgr. Ivan Vap

Msgr. Ivan Vap – Outstanding Benefactor 1956-1981 | Hall of Fame Class of 2014 Msgr. Ivan Vap was ordained in May 1954 and was assigned as part of the original faculty for the new central Catholic high school in Lincoln. He received his teaching endorsement from UNL and began teaching Religion and Industrial Arts at …

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Vince Aldrich

Vince Aldrich – Outstanding Coach 1956-1985 | Hall of Fame Class of 2014 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 in 1985. Over the course of four decades, he compiled 18 winning …

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Bill Ryan

Bill Ryan – Outstanding Athlete 1991 Graduate | Hall of Fame Class of 2014 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 is also 51st on the all-time basketball scoring charts and continues …

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Tom Burt

Tom Burt – Outstanding Athlete 1991 Graduate | Hall of Fame Class of 2014 Tom Burt currently sits atop the Pius X basketball charts in points scored in a season and points scored in a career, once amassing a streak of 33 consecutive games scoring in double figures. He also earned a district championship in …

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Jill (Noel) Korta

Jill (Noel) Korta – Outstanding Athlete 1983 Graduate | Hall of Fame Class of 2014 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 career, including three state championships and two all-class gold medals. She was All-City and All-State …

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Micah Heibel

Micah Heibel – Outstanding Athlete 1983 Graduate | Hall of Fame Class of 2014 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 earned All-State honors in basketball and was a silver medalist in …

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Mike Bohaty

Mike Bohaty – Outstanding Athlete 1966 Graduate | Hall of Fame Class of 2014 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 was an All-City selection and renowned as one of the best …

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Mick Ziegler

Mick Ziegler – Outstanding Athlete 1964 Graduate | Hall of Fame Class of 2014 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 scholarship and started at wide receiver for the Huskers, earning two …

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Don Houser

Don Houser – Outstanding Athlete 1958 Graduate | Hall of Fame 2014 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 multi-year letter winner in track and basketball, newspapers describe Houser as a punishing …

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1957 & 1959 Golf Teams

Golf Teams – Outstanding Teams 1957 & 1959 | Hall of Fame Class of 2015 1957 Golf Team – Jere Carey, Charlie Burda, 1959 Golf Team – Coach Bill Inbody, Phil Breitfelder, and Tom Melby Tom Yax, Jere Carey, Jules VanDersarl, and Joe Herrod Many people may not know that the Catholic High Schools of …

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Nikki (Colson) Harrington

Nikki (Colson) Harrington – Outstanding Athlete 2000 Graduate | Hall of Fame Class of 2015 Colson excelled at volleyball throughout high school and college, writing a decorated story along the way. She was the first freshman to earn a starting position for Coach Jake Moore, earning four varsity letters. She was eventually named a four …

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