Norfolk High makes adjustments to football schedule

Norfolk High has announced changes in their football schedule due to the Omaha Public Schools bowing out of fall competition. 

The August 28 opener against Omaha South at home has been replaced with a home game against Bellevue East instead.  The September 25th home contest versus Omaha Benson has been replaced with a home game against Fremont.  And the October 2nd road game at Omaha Bryan has been removed for a road contest at Lincoln Southwest on October 1st.  Norfolk finished 4-5 last season.

In other news

The 25-7 Norfolk High softball team swept Columbus in a home doubleheader yesterday 8-0 & 11-1.  With the wins, they become the second most winningest team in program history with 25.  The 2005 squad won 31 games.

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