Heartland Athletic Conference expands with Columbus to become twelve-team conference

The Heartland Athletic Conference (HAC) has announced that Columbus High has been added to the conference and the HAC will be a twelve-team conference starting in the fall of 2020. 

The conference’s current members are Fremont, Grand Island, Kearney, Norfolk and Lincoln Pius X high schools, along with all six high schools in Lincoln Public Schools: Lincoln High, East, North Star, Northeast, Southeast and Southwest.  The last time the conference expanded was in 2017 with the addition of Norfolk, Lincoln Pius X, and Kearney.  Columbus will leave the Greater Nebraska Athletic Conference at the end of this school year.

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