Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame Foundation is a non-profit organization operating for more than 20 years with the idea of preserving the history of high school sports. It makes several awards annually honoring individuals and teams and has inducted 418 athletes, coaches and/or contributors, including some of the great names in Nebraska sports, such as Gale Sayers, Johnny Rodgers, Carol Frost, the Fischer family, Tom Kropp, Nancy Kindig-Malone, Bob Gibson, Bob Boozer, Amy Stephens. Tom Osborne, Eric Crouch, and more.
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Lance Schwartz of Channel 10/11 visited the exhibit hall and the mascot wall featured in the HOF theater. Followed the link below to watch the feature on YouTube.
The Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame recently announced its 2017 class of inductees. All will be inducted at the induction ceremony on October 1 at Lincoln East High School. Tickets for the ceremony will go on sale August 1. HOF Class of 2017
NHSSHoFF-NSIAAA Golf Tourney-2017 The Hall of Fame in conjunction with the Nebraska Interscholastic Athletic Administrators will again sponsor a golf outing at Awarii Dunes in Kearney on June 6. Please complete the attached form and send to Mitch Stine.
The Hall of Fame will again be participating in the non-profit fundraiser Give to Lincoln. This fundraiser allows HOF supporters to have their gifts qualify for matching funds from the Lincoln Community Foundation. The actual event is Thursday, May 18th. Contributions can be made by mailing checks to the HOF made out to the Lincoln … Continue reading “HOF to participate in Give To Lincoln Day”
Local TV program Pure Nebraska visited the Hall of Fame during its live broadcast. Reporter Kristin Bauer joined Assistant Executive Director Mike Rasmussen in featuring some of the attractions and discuss the motivation behind the Hall of Fame Foundation. To see the program select the link below: http://www.1011now.com/content/news/Nebraska-High-School-Sports-Hall-of-Fame-Hidden-Treasure-in-Lincoln-413845303.html
We are looking for memorabilia that could be displayed in the Hall! If you have something to share with high school sports fans, please contact us.
The NHSSHOF Needs Your Help! The Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame is looking for memorabilia that could be displayed in the Hall. These items could be donated or loaned for a designated period of time. Nebraska high school sports goes back to the early 1900s and we hope there are items out there … Continue reading “We are looking for memorabilia that could be displayed in the Hall! If you have something to share with high school sports fans, please contact us.”
April 27, 2015 1995 Nebraska High School Hall of Fame inductee Dave Rimington has provided us with a copy of the trophy, bearing his name, that is annually awarded to the best collegiate offensive center. Stop in and see it yourself!
June 2015 Two Nebraska Legends visited the Hall of Fame last week. Tom Kropp of UNK and Chuck Mizerski of Lincoln Southeast. It was a great thrill to have both of them here.
August 2016 LINCOLN – Twelve athletes, six coaches, one official, and two contributors have been selected to enter the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame. They will be inducted at the Hall’s annual Induction and Awards Ceremony on Sunday, October 2, 2016, at Lincoln East High School. A reception begins at noon with the … Continue reading “NHSSHOF Class of 2016 Announced August 2016”