Norfolk Catholic High School

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Norfolk Catholic High School
Two-story brick building, probably built in the 1960s
Address
2300 Madison Avenue
Norfolk, Nebraska, (Madison County) 68701-4456
United States
Coordinates 42°1′54″N 97°26′33″W / 42.03167°N 97.44250°W / 42.03167; -97.44250Coordinates: 42°1′54″N 97°26′33″W / 42.03167°N 97.44250°W / 42.03167; -97.44250
Information
Type Private, parochial, coeducational
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1926
President Troy Berryman
Principal Jeff Bellar
Grades 712
Color(s) Red and white         
Team name Knights
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools [1]
Website

Norfolk Catholic Jr./Sr. High School is a parochial Roman Catholic high school located in Norfolk, Nebraska, United States. It is affiliated with Sacred Heart Parish in the Archdiocese of Omaha. Founded in 1926 by Father Daniel Moriarity, the school was originally located at 6th Street and Madison Avenue. In 1961, a separate three-year high school was formed at the current location (24th and Madison Avenue). The 9th grade became part of the high school in 1976.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

Nebraska state championships (43)[edit]

  • Track and field (boys') - 2007
  • Basketball (girls') - 2008
  • Basketball (boys') - 2011
  • Cross country (boys') - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
  • Drama (one act play) - 1975, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1993, 2004
  • Football - 1983, 1991, 1998, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Golf (boys') - 1973, 1974, 1976
  • Golf (girls') - 2001, 2005
  • Speech - 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1988,
  • Wrestling - 2005, 2006

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Nebraska state records[edit]

  • Drama - most Drama championships (12)
  • Football - most state championships (9) (tie)
  • Football - most touchdown passes in a game, Chris Jessen, 6, vs. Stanton (1999)
  • Football - most interceptions in a season, Aaron Hughes, 18 (1991)
  • Football - most interceptions in a game, Aaron Hughes, 5 (1991)
  • Football - most field goals in a playoff series, Tyler Daake, 5 (2006)
  • Football - longest field goal in a playoff game, Drew Farlee, 57 yd. vs. Wahoo High (2010)
  • Football - longest punt return in a playoff game, Devin Neal, 88 yd. vs. North Bend Central (2008)
  • Football - most state championship victories in a row, 3 (2010-2012)

References[edit]

  1. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 
  2. ^ Welcome to NSAA