By Brian Rathjen/NT Sports Editor

Right: Prior to Friday’s game vs. Council Bluffs St. Albert, the Riverside football team paid tribute to the victims of Sept. 11, 2001, by coming on to the field with American flags, showing support for America’s heroes and remembering what happened that awful day 19 years ago.

Far right: Riverside defensive back Jace Rose (5) works to bring down Council Bluffs St. Albert’s Ashton McFarland before the first down. The Bulldogs fell to the Falcons 21-14