2001: Family of Earl and Lenore Thorell Loomis

Loomis Top from left, Dennis, Stuart,Gloria, Charlie, Jim Sitting: Mom & Dad, Earl and Lenore Earl and Lenore Thorell of Loomis produced five offspring who were four-year letterwinners in sports at Loomis High School and all went into coaching and teaching. Their combined longevity totals 133 years of coaching.Earl, the family patriach, himself earned four […]

2002: Family of Bob & Lorraine Schnitzler Battle Creek

Battle CreekFront, from left: Linda Walker, Lorraine & Bob, Mary Nordhues. Back, from left: Craig, Jean Cull, Sandy Gnirk, Robb The Schnitzlers have a nice home in Battle Creek but, the truth of it, their children grew up in the gymnasium, football fields and other playing fields around. Bob and Lorraine’s six children all were […]

2003: The Chester and Ruth Bailey Family Schuyler

Schuyler Chester and Ruth Bailey had four sons — Keith, Gary, Don, and Steve — who gave years of time and dedication to the student athletes of Nebraska and Iowa. The brothers are graduates of Schuyler High School and attended either Wayne or Midland where they received their Bachelors degrees and launched careers in the […]

2005: Leon and Mayme Dostal Family Scribner

Scribner…250 High School Letters, 34 All-State Awards, 50 College Letters… The family of Leon and Mayme Dostal of Scribner and the families of their children, Bob, Larry, Ken, Norm, Rich, Dave, Don, Irma Dostal, Mary Ann Johnson, Janet Bailey and Rosie Hanna are honored as the 2005 Hall of Fame Family. Sports have been, and […]

2007: Henry and Ethel Rother Family Wolbach

WolbachHenry and Ethel Rother Family of Wolbach Married in 1941, Henry and Ethel have seen their family grow to 18 children, 55 grandchildren and 41 greatgrandchildren. Each family has excelled in multiple high school activities including football, basketball, wrestling, track, softball, baseball, golf, soccer, rodeo and cheerleading. The family trophy case includes numerous All-Conference and […]

2008: The Borer Family Albion

Front: Ann & Victor Borer Back: Paul, Ted, Tom, Mark, Pete, Tori, Beth and JayVictor and Ann Borer’s eight children figured prominently in Albion High School’s athletic success dating from the 1960s through the 1980s. All six sons carried the family name onto the wrestling mat, and into the Nebraska Scholastic Wrestling Coaches Association Hall […]

2009: Sam and Ed Schwartzkopf Families Lincoln

Sam and Edward Schwartzkopf families of Lincoln: Front: Cody Fultz, Ed SchwartzkoJf, Sam Schwartzkopf, Dorthy Schwartzkopf, Kaile Schroff, Sarah Heacock Row 2:Mrs Sam Schwartzkopf, Mrs. Ed Schwartzkopf, Steve Schwartzkopf, Stepahnie Schwartzkopf, Hannah Schroff Row 3: Michelle Schwartz­koph, Linda Schwartzkopf Fultz, Becky Schwartzkopf, Louis Schwartzkopf, Suzie Schwartzkoph Heacock, Kate Heacock Amy Heacock Anderson, Christi Nelson Heacock, […]

2010: Roger and Donna Higgins Family Omaha

Roger, a decorated athlete at Schuyler and coach at Omaha Cathedral, had four sons-Michael, Kelly, Tim and John-and four daughters-Mary Beth, Kathleen, Cecilia and Teresa-who have been involved in athletics at all levels as players, coaches, officials, administrators and supporters. All four sons participated in college athletics with Tim earning NAIA All-American honors whole playing […]