Lakeview’s football team is number 3 in the Omaha World-Herald’s Class C-1 preseason rankings.
The Vikings only trail defending C-1 champion Pierce, ranked number 1, and second-ranked Adams Central. Also in that class, Central City was ranked tenth, four spots behind St. Paul.
In C-2, Aquinas Catholic is number 4 heading into the football season. Cross County is rated second and Howells-Dodge is fifth in D-1. And in D-2, Humphrey St. Francis is number 7, two spots ahead of Osceola.