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2019 Award Winners

Every year the Board of Directors present the following awards: The Northeast Nebraska All-Star Football Classic honored two men who have made significant contributions to the game of football. Bill Mimick of Lindsay Holy Family received the Lifetime Achievement Award and Tim Brogan of Norfolk received the Contributor Award. Bill Mimick is a graduate of Columbus Scotus Central Catholic High School and Wayne State College where he was a four-year football letterman and a three-year starter. He started teaching and

Cheerleaders Pep Up the Crowd

Two cheerleading squads helped pep up the crowd at the 2019 NEN All-Star Football Classic. Thanks to the Battle Creek Cheerleading Squad and the Norfolk High Cheerleading Squad! You ROCK!

2019 Classic Treated to Performances by 2019 NEN All-Star Classic Band

Again this year fans enjoyed the 2019 All-Star Band. The band directors and members are from area schools. Band members meet on Tuesday through Friday afternoon/evening preparing for the game. Their preparation culminated with a concert, this year at Heritage of Bel Air Nursing Home in Norfolk, as well as the game. Band members earning awards were Most Improved – Isaac Ferguson-Naranjo and Outstanding Leader – Ben Bugenhagen. Congratulations to directors and band members on a great half time show

2019 Official Game Stats Released

Here are the official game statistics for the 2019 NEN All-Star Football Classic: White Rushing Carries Yards TD Blake Anderson 7 34 Joshua McFarland 3 8 Austen Bruzek 4 7 Dylan Horejsi 1 1 Anthony Heiman 1 1 Ty Heimes 1 -4 White Receiving Receptions Yards TD Jaydn Smeal 3 89 1 72 yards Ben Vander Griend 5 47 Austin Rice 3 32 Dylan Horejsi 1 9 Austin Bruzek 1 -1 Joshua McFarland 1 -2 White Passing Completions Attempts Yards

White Team Holds on for 20-13 Win in NEN Football Classic

By RANDY POSPISHIL sports@norfolkdailynews.com It appeared early on, and through the first three periods, in Saturday afternoon’s seventh-annual Northeast Nebraska All-Star Football Classic, that the White team’s balanced offensive attack would cruise to victory. By then, two Connor Clayton (Norfolk) field goals of 27- and 30-yards, a 72-yard touchdown completion from Battle Creek’s Ty Heimes to Jadyn Smeal of Guardian Angels Central Catholic, and a 49-yard interception return by Riverside’s Ty Martinsen had the White squad leading 20-0. “We were

Red Team Has Roster Changes

Mike Sunderman, President of the Board of Directors of the NEN All-Star Football Classic has announced changes to the Red Team roster. Wyatt Flesner of Pierce has been added. Flesner is a 6′ 225 lb defensive and offensive lineman. Travis Tyler of Creighton was injured in the Shrine Bowl and will not be able to participate. Luis Quezada and Juan Popoca, both of South Sioux City, have withdrawn.

2019 T-shirts Available To Order

Custom Sports of Norfolk is making the 2019 team t-shirts. Often family and friends are interested in buying these t-shirts (or hoodies or sweatshirts), as well. Custom Sports does offer family and friends that opportunity. Orders MUST be made using their online order form. Here is the link: https://nebraskascreenprinting.com/product-category/team-apparel/nen-all-star-football-classic/ The deadline to order is 10:00 a.m. on May 24, 2019. The shirts will be available ONLY through this online store. Orders will be delivered to players at the first practice day

2019 Player Recognition Banquet Information

Northeast Nebraska All-Star Football Classic Recognition Banquet Friday, June 7, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. At Norfolk Catholic Activities Center Located at 2301 W. Madison Ave. Each participating football player will receive his banquet ticket at no cost. Additional pre-paid banquet tickets are available for $17.50 per person. Anyone can attend the banquet – parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, etc., but everyone other than the players will need to purchase a ticket. Banquet tickets will not be sold at the DOOR!!! Deadline

Photo Purchase Opportunity

All Star Players and Parents ~ On the first day of practice, Michael Meuret from Michael’s Photography will be there to take individual and team pictures. These pictures will be used in the program. You may wish to order prints or other photographic items from Michael’s.  Here is a flyer showing available items for your convenience.  Picture Order Form 2019 If you want to place an order, please bring your form with you on Monday, June 3.  Items will be

Player Added To White Team

Gabriel Romero, has been added to the White team roster for the upcoming 7th annual Northeast Nebraska All-Star Football Classic. Romero is a 5’10 175 lb running back, defensive end and linebacker from Madison. The 2019 Classic will be played at Norfolk’s Veteran’s Memorial Park at noon on Saturday, June 8.