WAYNE – This weekend will feature the 63rd Nebraska Shrine Bowl where several area athletes will be featured.
According to a release from the Shrine Bowl of Nebraska Board of Directors, the game is scheduled from Saturday, June 5 at Ron and Carol Cope Stadium Foster Field at 6 p.m. on the campus of University of Nebraska – Kearney.
Northeast Nebraska football competitors joining the Shrine Bowl North Team include Wayne’s Victor Kniesche and Reid Korth; Justin Erb of Wakefield; Jesus Barragan of West Point-Beemer; Sutton Pohlman of Stanton; Shawn Rinkel of Pierce and Michael Brands of Oakland-Craig.
Head Coaches Kurt Frenzen (Columbus Lakeview) and Mark McLaughlin (Platteview) together with their coaching staffs each chose from nominated seniors in their designated regions to represent their respective high schools, as well as North or South, in the 2021 Nebraska Shrine Bowl.
The Shrine Bowl of Nebraska is the state’s most prestigious high school all-star sports event. The 501(c)(3) non-profit produces annual events and related activities to raise funds and awareness to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children.
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a healthcare system of 22 hospitals dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing pediatric specialty care, innovative research and outstanding teaching programs for medical professionals. Children up to the age of 18 are eligible for care and receive all services in a family-centered environment, regardless of the patients’ ability to pay.
Visit neshrinebowl.org for more information.