The August heat may be blazing on the practice field, but the collective thoughts of this Roncalli football program are focused on what is likely to be a chilly day in late November.
“We’ve had a very tough summer, working out five times a week,” senior slotback David Holtkamp said. “Our whole theme this year is to be extraordinary. So each day we just try to get better so in 15 weeks we are at the best of our ability to win a state championship.”
It has been eight seasons since the Rebels were last in the title game over Thanksgiving, the last of four straight trips that produced three championships.