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2009 – Football: Columbus Scotus

Record: 13 wins, no losses.

Class B state champion.

In playoffs, defeated Wood River, Aurora, Omaha Roncalli and Gothenburg. First team in Class A-B-C1 to have a 13-0 football season. Five players made all-state, 10 went on to college careers. Defense allowed only 55 points for the season, an average of 4.2 points per game. Head Coach Jim Puetz.

 2009 Team

Front L-R:Pat Kuta, Rick Zoucha, Scott Heimes, Jeff Lassen, Keith Neal, Todd Duren, Rich Bogus, Dave Younger, Allen Chonon, Rich Buettner, Scott Krzycki, Duane Dubas, Dennis Rinkel. Row 2: Brian Van Dyke, Troy Tworek, Jerry Zywiec, Greg Jarecke, Todd Peterson, Steve Bonk, Mark Love, Karl Hroza, Didier Gorant, Bill Soulliere, Bryan Borer, Mike Kudron, Randy Zoucha, Doug Korth. Row 3: Fr. Wayne Pavala, Coach Vem Younger, Steve Starzec, John Mielak. Mike Ebner, Mark Krings, Paul Shotkoski, Jeff Podraza, Paul Portrey, Chuck Korger, Roger Wiese, Steve Spale. Row 4: Bob Klopnieski, Don Brakenhoff, Doug Brakenhoff, Pat Engelbert, Joe Determan, Dan Prososki, Kurt Kuta,Ray Hebna, Brian Hatcher, Ken Kresha, Head Coach Jim Puetz,Ass‘t. Coach Randy Berlin, Ass’t. Coach Gary Puetz