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Patriot students treated to visit by Omaha Lancer's ahead of spirit night

When the Omaha Lancer’s found out that the Patriot Lions were planning to host a spirit night during an upcoming hockey game, the team knew they had to visit the school. On Tuesday, Feb. 6, Lancer players Chase Brand, Nick Perbix and Noah Cates came to Patriot Elementary to read books to the students, talk about hockey, sportsmanship and answer questions. The students were excited to welcome the athletes to Patriot before the Patriot Spirit Night on Sunday, Feb. 11 when the Omaha Lancers took on the Des Moines Bucaneers.

Nick Perbix of the Omaha Lancers poses for a picture with Olivia Herr’s  Patriot Elementary 3rd grade class.
Nick Perbix of the Omaha Lancers poses for a picture with Olivia Herr’s  Patriot Elementary 3rd grade class during a recent trip to the school on Tues., Feb. 6.

Chase Brand of the Omaha Lancers reads to a Patriot Elementary class
Chase Brand of the Omaha Lancers reads to Danielle Inserra’s Patriot Elementary 3rd grade class during a recent trip to the school on Tues., Feb. 6.


Noah Cates of the Omaha Lancers poses for a picture with a Patriot Elemtnary class
Noah Cates of the Omaha Lancers stops to take a picture with 6th graders at Patriot Elementary after reading a book about hockey during a recent trip to the school on Tues., Feb. 6.