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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Rob McCartney shows another side of legendary coach Tom Osborne. A portion of the programs was filmed at the Hall of Fame. https://www.ketv.com/article/tom-osborne-special/29319132
The induction ceremony for the Hall of Fame Class of 2019 will be held on September 22 at Lincoln East High School. Activities will begin at 1:30. A reception will be held in the cafeteria prior to the induction starting at 12:00 PM. The exhibit hall located at 500 Charleston St. will be open from … Continue reading “CLASS OF 2019”
The 2018 Induction ceremony was held on September 23 at Lincoln East. This year saw the addition of 20 inductees and recognition of Silver, Gold anniversary teams, Fischer Family winner, Gustafson Award recipient and Dominant dynasty team. https://youtu.be/Xzeky73KLh0
UNL interim Athletic Director was a quest of the Regents when they visited the Hall of Fame on October 5th. Rimington was inducted into the Nebraska Hall of Fame in 1995 after a stellar career at Omaha South and later the University of Nebraska. The annual Rimington Award is given yearly to the best collegiate … Continue reading “Rimington visits the Hall of Fame”
On October 5th the Hall of Fame hosted the Nebraska Board of Regents in a social and walk through of the Hall. For many it was the first exposure to the Hall of Fame and all came away most impressed. A big thank you to Regent President Bob Whitehouse who orchestrated the event.
On October 1st, the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame Foundation welcomed its 24th class of inductees. Access the YouTube presentation of that ceremony. 2017 Induction Ceremony
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.
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.