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Coach Bellar Wins #344

Congratulations to Coach Jeff Bellar on your career win #344! This win moves Bellar into the #1 position as the all-time leader in wins in high school football in Nebraska. Bellar was honored at his school – Norfolk Catholic – on Monday (October 16, 2017) morning with a special assembly. Coach Bellar is a founding member of the Board of Directors of the NEN All-Star Football Classic. He has served as president of the Board of Directors and was the

2018 Game Info Announced

The Board of Directors of the Northeast Nebraska All-Star Football Classic has announced the 6th annual game will be played on Saturday, June 9, 2018. The game will start at noon. It will be played on Memorial Field in Norfolk.

Board of Directors Member Mike Speirs Wins #200

Congratulations to Coach Mike Speirs of Howells-Dodge on your 200th career win on August 25, 2017! Speirs is a member of the Northeast Nebraska All-Star Football Classic Board of Directors.

2017 Classic Game Stats Released

Here are the game statistics for the 2017 Classic: White Rushing Carries Yards TD Henry Bohac 3 45 Bailey Thompson 8 43 Tayen Meyer 8 26 Chad Bode 9 18 Wyatt Hamer 3 8 Tyler Reikofski 1 5 Joshua Schick 3 -21 White Receiving Receptions Yards TD Henry Bohac 1 20 1 20 YDS Bryce Heiser 1 16 Grant Meyer 2 9 Grant White 1 8 Jake Long 1 4 Bailey Thompson 1 -4 White Passing Attempts Completions Yds TD

2017 Classic Photo Gallery

2017 Cheerleaders and Dance Team Add Some Pep!

The 2017 Classic fans and spectators were encouraged to root for their favorite players by three cheerleading squads: New this year, fans were treated to a performance by the Hartington Cedar Catholic Dance Team

2017 Band Awards

All-Star Band Awards – Most Improved: Adam Schindler and Most Outstanding Leader: Winter Fulsass                         The Band performed the Star Spangled Banner, at halftime and during the game. Great Job, musicians and directors! Here are some pictures of them in action:

2017 Player Awards

Best Teammates announced at halftime: Red – Caleb Sullivan (Pierce) and White – Cooper Von Seggern (Wisner-Pilger) Outstanding Offensive players of the 2017 Classic were Red Team – Jason Wieseler (12-Wynot) and White Team – Devin Denker (65-Norfolk High) Outstanding Defensive players of the 2017 Classic were Red Team – Sam Morrill (54-Creighton) and White Team – Jason Hahlbeck (54-O’Neill)

NEN All-Star Football Classic Awards Announced at Game

The Northeast Nebraska All-Star Football Classic honored three men who have made significant contributions to the game of football for the past 40 years. Two men, Ray Doerr of Plainview and Jim Paige of Wayne received Lifetime Contributor Awards, and, Jeff Bellar of Norfolk Catholic received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the game. Here are the three honorees: Lifetime Contributor JEFF BELLAR has been a head football coach at Beaver Valley, Norfolk High and Norfolk Catholic beginning in 1982. He

“Jumbo set” produces game-winning drive in NEN All-Star game

by Randy Pospishil, Norfolk Daily News sports@norfolkdailynews.com A 58-yard scoring drive to open the second half broke a 7-7 tie and produced the game-winning points for the Red Team over the White Team in the Northeast Nebraska All-Star Football Classic Saturday afternoon at Veterans Memorial Field in Norfolk. The difference-making touchdown, a one-yard run by Walker Raabe–a quarterback from Pierce High School–was the ninth play of a possession which began with a 17-yard completion from Raabe to Mason Hetrick of