Storm Lake plays No. 1 Heelan

Eric Broich and the Storm Lake running game must be effective tonight when they take on No. 1-ranked Sioux City Heelan. The Tornadoes will need to keep the Crusaders’ offense off the field. TIMES photo by JAMIE KNAPP

Tornadoes hope to be amped for homecoming

Something caught Craig Lyon’s eye when he watched No. 1-ranked Sioux City Heelan on tape this week.

They never panicked. Then again, the Crusaders have never had to.

Storm Lake will welcome the state’s top-ranked team in Class 3A for homecoming tonight when the two square off at Tornado Stadium in a 7:30 p.m. kickoff.

Lyon said Heelan, who is averaging 46.4 points a game on offense, is the total package.

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