None of the three Northwest Nebraska 6-man football teams were included in the Lincoln Journal Star preseason rankings released on Tuesday night.
Sioux County was listed as the first team outside of the Top 10.
Sioux County and Crawford were both in the final rankings of last season after each made a playoff run. Both are trying to rebuild after losing a pair of dynamic trios.
Hay Springs, who struggled to an 0-8 record last year, returns the areas most experienced roster under 2nd year head coach Mark Hagge.