Jerry Cover-Norfolk

Coach Jerry Cover’s golf teams at Norfolk seldom were out of championship contention. Over his 37 years with the Panthers – he coached both boys and girls for 20 years -his teams were Class Agirls state champions three times and he retired after his 2019 Class A boys state championship team. Norfolk was state runner-up […]

K.C. Cowgill- Grand Island Central Catholic

Athlete K.C. Cowgill- Grand Island Central Catholic K.C. Cowgill had a knack for athletics. The 2000 World-Herald Athlete of the Year earned All-State honors in volleyball and basketball and put together an undefeated State Championship season on the tennis court. Three-point shots were her specialty, thanks to shooting 500 per day in practice. She set […]

Bruce Chubick II- Atkinson West Holt

Athlete Bruce Chubick II                                                                                                       […]

Bruce Chubick Sr.- Omaha South

Coach Bruce Chubick,  Sr.                                                                                                       […]

Dawn Crinklaw- Ralston

  Athlete-1985 Dawn had her pick of sports to choose from when she went to college.  The runner-up for the Dial National High School Athlete of the Year Award, more than 60 colleges sought her out to play volleyball, softball, basketball and to compete in track and field.  At Ralston, she was a three-year starter […]

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 […]

Randy Carpenter – Lexington

            Coach After two years as an assistant boys basketball coach at Elm Creek, Randy Carpenter started the girls basketball program at Lexington in 1974, creating an after-school program that would feed his varsity. The early success of his teams helped steer Nebraska into the modern era of girls basketball. […]

Conrad “Cornie” Collin – Omaha

Coach. Conrad “Cornie” Collin coached basketball at South High for 30 years. He won 400 games. He won basketball state championships in 1937, 1944 and 1960. He also was a football, track and baseball coach. His 1960 basketball team was 21-0 and the only unbeaten Class A team for a 29-year period. At one time […]

Kelly Cizek Hanfelt – Millard South

Athlete, Class of 1997 Kelly Cizek was a game changer. The Female Athlete of the Year in 1997, Cizek combined size, speed, grace and intelligence to dominate in volleyball, basketball and track. Ranked No. 4 nationally in the high jump (5- foot-10) by Track and Field News, listed in the “Fab 50” by Volleyball Magazine […]