Blue Devils Welcome In #2 Pierce Friday Night, Game Being Carried On KTCH

WAYNE – After snapping a three-game losing streak to begin the season, the Wayne High football team is back on the home turf against a top 10 opponent.

From Bob Cunningham Field on the campus of Wayne State College, the Blue Devils will welcome in their first district opponent on Friday, September 23.

Wayne High is 1-3 on the season following a 27-26 home victory over Raymond Central last Friday while #2 Pierce routed top 10 Omaha Roncalli Catholic, 57-35 on September 16. #6 Roncalli fell to #9 in the most recent rankings for the Lincoln Journal Star and from #3 to #4 in the Omaha World Herald.

Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.

Join Sports Director, Aaron Scheffler on Big Red Country ‘KTCH’ 104.9 and with pregame show coverage set for 6:40 p.m.

Wayne High will be searching for their first win against Pierce since 1994.

Elkhorn Valley Bank will be hosting a tailgate Friday night before the home football game. All proceeds will benefit both Wayne and Pierce booster clubs. This freewill donation event will last from 5:30 p.m. until kickoff.


Area Friday games:

@ Homer: TCNE (Tri County Northeast) VS Homer

@ Guardian Angels Central Catholic: Pender VS Guardian Angels Central Catholic

@ Wakefield: Hartington-Newcastle VS Wakefield – Parents Night at Wakefield (Parents need to arrive at the football field by 6:30 p.m. Parents need to cross the track on the mat in front of the grandstands and go to the back of the north endzone. Parents will be introduced starting at 6:40 p.m. Once the announcements are complete, parents are asked to exit the field on the mat in front of the grandstands. Note: the track is closed to all fans and parents after the game due to resurfacing and painting.)


@ Cedar Catholic: Oakland-Craig VS Cedar Catholic

@ Laurel-Concord-Coleridge: Crofton VS Laurel-Concord-Coleridge

@ Lutheran High Northeast: North Central VS Lutheran High Northeast

@ Omaha Westside: Norfolk VS Omaha Westside

@ West Holt: Norfolk Catholic VS West Holt

@ Battle Creek: Ponca VS Battle Creek – canceled

@ Bloomfield: Randolph VS Bloomfield

@ West Point-Beemer: Boone Central VS West Point-Beemer

@ Winside: Humphrey St. Francis VS Winside

@ Wisner-Pilger: Bancroft-Rosalie VS Wisner-Pilger