Two Ord senior football standouts have been named to the North Team for the 63rd Nebraska Shrine Bowl game. Teams were announced this past Sunday by the Shrine Bowl of Nebraska Board of Directors. Kelen Meyer and Tommy Stevens were among 43 players named to the North Team roster. Head Coaches Kurt Frenzen (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.
The 63rd Nebraska Shrine Bowl will be played Sat., June 5, 2021, at Ron and Carol Cope Stadium on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Kearney.