Welcome to the Home of the Crusaders
St. Columbkille Athletics provides year-round sports programs for all youth and adult parishioners at St. Columbkille and surrounding parishes. The full range sports program includes competitive, recreational, and intramural sports. 

An athletics council directs the parish sports program. The board consists of a President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer. In addition, the council consists of a Facilities & Grounds Coordinator, a Commissioner for each sport and Committee chairs.

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Basketball Registration Open for Boys & Girls Grades 2-4

posted Aug 29, 2017, 7:12 AM by David Woodard   [ updated Oct 9, 2017, 12:37 PM by Jackie Buso ]

Registration is now open for the 2017-18 Basketball season.
Grade 2-4 registration deadline is October 13 

St. Columbkille Athletics 3-on-3 Basketball 2017

posted Aug 25, 2017, 12:10 PM by Jackie Buso   [ updated Aug 29, 2017, 11:10 AM ]

St. Columbkille 3-on-3 Basketball 2017 

When: Sunday, September 17th at the Family Fun Festival

Where: St. Columbkille School Gym

Time: 10:00-4:00

Fee: $40 per team

Deadline: September 11, 2017

To register, download and print forms below!

The tournament is a fun, wholesome, family-oriented event that focuses on great sportsmanship and athleticism!


posted Aug 21, 2017, 11:25 AM by Jackie Buso   [ updated Oct 9, 2017, 12:39 PM ]

NEW for 2017! Join Crusader Cheer!

St. Columbkille Athletics will now offer St. Columbkille Crusaders Cheer! Looking for enthusiastic individuals to promote school spirit in our school! 

Informational meeting August 29th at 6 p.m. in the Steinhausen Center.

We would love for you to come hear about this new addition to St. Columbkille Athletics.

Crusader Cheer is open to all students 2nd through 8th grade.

Deadline to register is October 1st.

Email Kristen Ewing kmewing1212@gmail.com for more information. 

Volleyball 3rd Grade Skills Camp NOW OPEN!

posted Aug 21, 2017, 9:33 AM by Jackie Buso   [ updated Aug 21, 2017, 9:34 AM ]

Volleyball 3rd Grade Skills Camp Registration now OPEN!

Registration is open to all 3rd grade girls.

Camp will be held on Sunday evenings 6:00-7:00 p.m. and will run from September 10th-October 15th.

Cost: $20.00 per player (includes a camp t-shirt)

Deadline to register is September 1st.

Contact Katie Hart (St. C Volleyball Commissioner) katiekozlik@yahoo.com with any questions.


Fall Micro Soccer Registration now open

posted Aug 10, 2017, 5:19 AM by David Woodard   [ updated Aug 10, 2017, 5:19 AM ]

Fall Micro Soccer registration for Pre-School and Kindergarten players is now open.
Registration deadline is August 31, 2017.
Please visit our Registration Page to register online or print forms.

Learn more about our mascot - The Crusaders

posted Jun 23, 2015, 9:17 AM by Jackie Buso

Who were the crusaders?  What were the crusades?  Find out what we can learn from those medieval Christian knights for our own participation in sports here at St. Columbkille.  There are separate two versions, one for students and one for parents and coaches.  There are also playlists of the full length videos split into individual videos so different parts can be watched individually if desired.  Increase your understanding of our heritage as Catholics and identity as St. Columbkille Crusaders.

Full Video Student

Full Video Parent and Coach

Video Playlist Student 


Video Playlist Parent 


Mandatory Concussion Awareness Training

posted Jul 24, 2012, 8:12 PM by Desmond Connolly   [ updated Jul 24, 2012, 8:22 PM ]

Nebraska Legislature Enacts New Concussion Law - LB260

On April 14th, Governor Heineman signed into law LB260, the Nebraska Concussion Awareness Act.   This bill was sponsored by Senator Lathrop of Omaha, and took effect on July 1, 2012. The bill affects any schools having athletes 19 years old or younger, as well as any sports organization, including youth leagues, club sports, or any organization sponsoring a sporting activity where there is a cost to participants or where such costs are sponsored.

There are 3 primary components to the Nebraska Concussion Awareness Act:

    1. Education – (a) concussion educational training must be made available to all coaches on how to recognize symptoms of a concussion, and how to seek proper medical treatment.  (b) Athletes and parents must be provided concussion information prior to an athlete’s participation on an annual basis that includes (i) signs & symptoms of a concussion, (ii) risks posed by sustaining a concussion, and (iii) actions an athlete should take in response to sustaining a concussion – including informing their coaches. 
    2. Removal of Athlete – an athlete presenting with signs or symptoms of a concussion thereby being “reasonably suspected” of having sustained a concussion (a) must be removed from participation, and (b) may not return to participation until evaluated by appropriate licensed health care professional, and,
    3. Written & Signed Clearance for Return to Play (RTP) – an athlete having been removed from participation for the purpose of presenting with signs or symptoms or “reasonably suspected” of having sustained a concussion must have, before RTP or participation is allowed by a coach, (a) written and signed clearance from an appropriate licensed health care professional, and (b) written and signed clearance from the athlete’s parents.

All St. Columbkille coaches must complete one of the training videos at the following website, print out the completion certificate and provide it to the Athletic Office.  Sports commissioners will be in charge of ensuring all coaches have completed the training.  The below website is a great resource for parents or athletes as well.

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