Top ranked LHNE football routs Winnebago; now gets ready for Omaha Nation

The top ranked in both polls in Class ‘D-1’ Lutheran High Northeast football team won their opening game of the season last Friday routing Winnebago on the road 55-22. 

The Eagles’ Jaxson Kant had seven touchdowns on the evening with three occurring on the ground, three through the air, and an interception return for a score.  Ben Gebhardt had three touchdown receptions and a kickoff return for a score as well.  Lutheran High Northeast returns to action on Friday when they host 0-2 Omaha Nation at 7:00. 

In other news

The Norfolk High softball team routed South Sioux City in a single game last night at home 12-0.  Sydney Rader twirled a three-inning no hitter and hit a home run as the Lady Panthers improved to 9-7 on the season.

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