Colby Wissel-Kearney

Athlete-2019  (2004) Colby Wissel, an Elm Creek native, joined the Kearney High track dynasty his sophomore year and emerged as Nebraska’s all-time premier distance runner.  Wissel won nine all-class gold medals and finished with state records in the 1600 and 3200 meter runs.  In cross country, he won three consecutive State titles and was a […]

Aaron Golliday-York

Athlete-2019  (1998) Switching from tight end to running back his senior year, Aaron Golliday displayed his strength and power as he rushed for nearly 2000 yards and scored 21 touchdowns for the Dukes football team that reached the state semifinals.  Golliday, a USA Today Honorable Mention All-American who also handled the kicking and punting duties […]

Andrea Conner-Millard South

Athlete-2019  (1991) Nebraska’s high school girls’ gymnastics record book is written around the career of Millard South’s Andrea Conner.  She won 13 individual gold medals, and no one else won more than nine.  She swept the gold medals in the floor exercise all four years and was a three-time winner on the uneven bars and […]

Jenny Green-Grand Island Central Catholic

  Athlete-2019  (2003) Nebraska’s first 13-foot pole vaulter, Jenny Green dominated the event throughout her high school years, winning the All-Class gold medal all four years.  As a senior, the scored all of third-place Grand Island Central Catholic’s points at the state meet, finishing first in the pole vault, long jump and 300-meter low hurdles […]

Joe Wells-Grand Island

  Official- Class of 2019 Joe Wells established his reputation as a top-notch basketball referee early in his career, working his first State Tournament in 1984 at the age of 24.  In an officiating career that has spanned four decades, he has worked 27 State Basketball Tournaments and was selected to work 24 State Championships, […]

A. Hubert “Hub” Foster- York

Contributor From the mid-1950s to the 1970s, no one was more dedicated to the promotion of York High school athletics than “Hub” Foster.  As Sports Editor of the York News times, Foster became a local icon, committing countless hours to covering York High, York St. Joseph, York college and several high schools in the York […]

CLASS OF 2019

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 […]

2018 Induction Ceremony at Lincoln East

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

Ben Plunknett-Beatrice

Athlete Beatrice (Class of 1972) Walter Harrison (Ben) Plucknett, a four-year letterman in football and track at Beatrice High School and the all-class gold medalist in the shot put and discus throw in 1972, developed into the premier discus thrower in the world. At the University of Missouri, “Big Ben” won three Big Eight Championships […]

Bob Whitehouse-Omaha

Contributor Bob Whitehouse has influenced sports in Nebraska at every level, including as a coach, administrator, and volunteer for more than 50 years. A coach, athletic director and administrator in the Omaha school system, he was inducted into the Omaha Public Schools Hall of Fame as a special contributor in 2012 and the National Interscholastic […]