Hall of Fame Inductees, by Year . Search by Name


Clester Johnson - Bellevue West

Dave Van Metre - Omaha

Debbie Spickelmier Noble - Hayes Center

Del Schoenfish - Cambridge

Dennis Loewe - Clearwater

Donna Spickelmier Vallin - Hayes Center

Edward "Scotty" Orcutt - Omaha Benson

Eric Crouch - Millard North

Fred Egley, Jr. - Norfolk

Ginger Keller Marx - Gibbon

Jason Glock - Wahoo

Joe Salerno - Omaha Central

Joe Silverman - Lincoln

Kelly Lindsey - Millard North

Kevin Penner - Aurora

LaVerne Torczon - Platte Center

Paul Amen - Lincoln High

Rich Olson - Millard South, Lincoln Northeast

Steve Morgan - Ogallala


In the last assembly before Lincoln’s University High closed its doors forever, the athletes presented coach Dale Snook a plaque inscribed with: “To coach, who gave us reasons to win, not excuses.” His philosophy of rejecting excuses served University High well. In the 19 years he coached the school’s basketball and track teams, the Tutors won state basketball titles in 1954 and 1965 and the track crown in 1953.The basketball team was the state runner-up in 1957 and in 15 years of his coaching career, the Tutors finished the year ranked in the top 10 in the state. Snook’s legacy on the basketball court was a ball-control style. He developed a semi-stall pattern in 1957.