The award will be called: Dominant Dynasties. This award will be introduced at the 2009 awards program in the fall of the year.
Several “dynasties” have been honored via our Great Moments award category. The Board of Directors preferred to have the Great Moments to be what it says, something electrifying in one play or one game, perhaps one season. The Dynasties Award will take care of the “long haul” outstanding achievements.
From 2006-2017 Amherst High School dominated Class D wrestling. During that 12 year period, Amherst accumulated 8 State Championships, 4 State Runner-up finishes plus winning the first 5 State Dual titles after NSAA initiated the Dual Championships in 2013. The Broncos crowned 21 State Individual Champions during that time. Tyler Herman was the Head Coach … Continue reading “2019- Amherst Wrestling”
1999-2007 Under the direction of Head Coach Jim Carlson and Assistant Coach Ron Kopecky, the Spencer-Naper Pirates compiled a record of 216 wins and 19 losses from 1999-2007. Six of those losses were to State Champions. At one point during this time period they had and 82-1 record, a 58 game win streak, seven straight … Continue reading “2018- Spencer-Naper Boys’ Basketball”
Westside Swimming and Diving 1964-1988 Westside swimming and diving from 1964-1988 dominated the State Championships in boys’ and girls’ competition. Those teams were coached by Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame Coaches Cal Bentz (1964-1978) and Doug Krecklow (1979-1988). Westside won 29 State Championships (18 boys’ and 11 girls’), 8 Runner-up trophies (5 boys’ … Continue reading “2017-Omaha Westside Swimming and Diving”
Papillion-LaVista has qualified for the state softball tournament every year since the sport was offered by the NSAA. During that time the Monarchs were state champions 13 times, ten straight and runner up four times. Some all-time great players have worn the maroon and white during this era including Gina Metzler, Karissa Hovina and Hall … Continue reading “2016- Papillion-LaVista Softball”
In the years from 1981 to 1984 the Chadron High girl’s golf team won 27 of 33 tournaments that they entered. In 1984 The Red Birds won all eight of their tournaments by an astounding 510 strokes. Team member Susan Roll was all class gold medal champion in 1982, 1983, and 1984 and was inducted … Continue reading “2016- Chadron Girl’s Golf”
2015 Dominant Dynasties Award Howells Football/Wrestling For one high school to achieve dominance in one sport over the course of several years is an outstanding achievement, but to do so in two sports is indeed, remarkable. This is exactly what Howells High School football and wrestling teams achieved in the years 2000 to 2012. Over … Continue reading “2015 – FB/WR: Howells”
2014 Dominant Dynasties Award Falls City Sacred Heart High SchoolFootball/Volleyball/Basketball/Track & Field FAll City Sacred Heart High School Multiple Sports Teams 1988-2011 In recognition of the remarkable accomplishments of winning 29 State Championships in several sports, including football, volleyball, basketball (girls and boys), and track (girls and boys) from 1988-2011
2012 Dominant Dynasties Award David City St. Mary\\\’sFootball David City St. Mary’s starting with only a freshman class in 1953 became mythical state champions in 1955, 1958, 1959, and 1960. The 1953 schedule was a preview of things to come with a record of 5-2-1 playing 6-man football. They were 6-man champs in 1955 playing … Continue reading “2012 – FB: David City St. Mary\\\’s”
2011 Dominant Dynasties Award Clearwater Basketball Led by head coaches John Krivohlavek (1975-76) and Rick Hesse (1976-1995) the Clearwater boys basketball teams were for 20 years the small school power in northeast Nebraska and at the state level. The Cardinals appeared in 11 State Tournaments and were the first boys team to win four consecutive … Continue reading “2011 – BB: Clearwater”
2010 Dominant Dynasties Award Omaha MarianSwimming & Diving/Golf/Cross-Country/Soccer 36 state championships from 1998 to present, including eight straight in swimming (2000-07), six straight in soccer (1998-2003), five straight in golf (2005-2009) and cross country (2003-2007)
2009 Dominant Dynasties Award Minden 1950sBasketball 1950’S MINDEN BOYS’ BASKETBALL DOMINANT DYNASTIES MINDEN RECORD FOR THE “GOLDEN DECADE”: 171 WINS 33 LOSSES STATE CHAMPIONS: 1952,1955,1958 STATE RUNNER-UP: 1950,1959 STATE TOURNAMENT QUALIFIER: 1950,1952,1954,1955,1958,1959 1950 – (22-1) CLASS B STATE RUNNER-UP. RATED #1 CLASS BAND #2 IN OVERALL CLASS RATINGS. DEFEATED BY HOLY NAME IN FINALS OF … Continue reading “2009 – BB: Minden 1950s”
2006 Dominant Dynasties Award West Point Central Catholic Girls BasketballBasketball Can it get any better than this: Megan Neuvirth, Jackie Knievel and Angie Ridder played four years of basketball at West Point Central Catholic and never lost a game. This amazing run of success from 2001-2006 produced a state record 111-game winning streak and four … Continue reading “2006 – BB: West Point Central Catholic Girls Basketball”
2003 Dominant Dynasties Award Kearney High Boys Track & FieldTrack & Field Kearney High boys winning nine straight Class A state track & field championships.
2001 Dominant Dynasties Award Oakland-CraigGolf Oakland-Craig’s 11 straight golf championships in golf, a streak gaining national recognition for Nebraska in this sport. It appears this streak is the longest state title run in any high school sport in the state.
2001 Dominant Dynasties Award Sandy Creek Girls BasketballBasketball Sandy Creek’s sixth girls consecutive girls basketball state title and 95 consecutive wins, both state records for the Cougars and their coach, Russ Ninemire. Click to Enlarge Team Picture:
2000 Dominant Dynasties Award Lincoln Southeast Lincoln Southeast won all sports championships nine times in the 1990’s. The school has won 106 state championship trophies since its opening in the 1950’s, more than any other school in any class during that period. In the 90’s decade for the Knights, 1993 was the banner year with … Continue reading “2000 – : Lincoln Southeast”
1999 Dominant Dynasties Award Bellevue WestVolleyball Bellevue West dominated Class A volleyball like no one else since 1989, winning eight state championships (including a state record six in a row) under the direction of Coach Joanne Kappas. The school currently has a string of 12 straight years where it qualified for the state tournament (that’s … Continue reading “1999 – VB: Bellevue West”
1997 Dominant Dynasties Award Chambers Girls BasketballBasketball In its first 20 years of existence in modern times, girls basketball had its big scorers, had its steady growth in skill level, had some outstanding games. If all the sport needed to complete its growth beyond respectability was a bigtime winning streak then Chambers High School provided … Continue reading “1997 – BB: Chambers Girls Basketball”
Wahoo Boys BasketballBasketball Wahoo’s 114-game boys basketball winning streak — from 1987-88 thru the 1991-92 seasons. This feat spanned 5 seasons and 4 state basketball championships.