Norfolk Cathollic VS Pierce Named Best Football Rivalry In State
Posted: 11 December, 2012
NORFOLK (AP) - A national newspaper says the high school football rivalry between Norfolk Catholic and Pierce is the best in the state.
USA Today picked the Class C1 teams as the best high school rivalry in Nebraska after fans voted on three finalists. Norfolk Catholic and Pierce are perennially two of the top teams in Class C1, and they played for the state title in 2010 and 1999. This year, Pierce handed Norfolk Catholic its only loss of the regular season before Norfolk Catholic beat Pierce in the playoffs en route to the title. The two other finalists for best football rivalry in Nebraska were Scottsbluff vs. Gering and Millard North vs. Millard South. Online voting at www.usatodayhss.com will determine whether the Norfolk Catholic-Pierce rivalry is the best one in the Midwest.