Steve Farlee- Norfolk

Official One of the busiest officials in the state, Farlee officiated more that 3,000 basketball games over a 44-year period and has been a fixture in stripes on the football field for more than 25 years.  He also has umpired high school and American Legion baseball for more than 25 years and was inducted into […]

Scott Frost-Wood River

Athlete- 2019  (1993) From the shot put to hurdles, whether on the basketball court or football field, Scott Frost could do it all. A Parade All-American quarterback, Frost set state records with more than 11,000 yards and 67 touchdown passes in his career. He also had 79 rushing touchdowns and six returns for touchdowns. On […]

Larry Frost- Malcolm

    Athlete- 2019  (1965) When Tom Osborne scouted an eight man player at Malcolm and saw him score six touchdowns in six carries, he knew Larry Frost was special.  Frost set national records scoring 121 touchdowns and 765 points in his high school career, including nine touchdowns in a game.  He was the first […]

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 […]

Leodis Flowers-Omaha Central

Omaha Central (Class of 1987) One of a string of standouts who gave Omaha Central the nickname, “I-Back High,” Flowers earned Parade All-American honors and was one of eight finalists for Gatorade National Player of the Year as a senior. A two-time all-state running back, he rushed for 1,800 yards as a junior and 1,200 […]

John Faiman Jr. – Bellevue West

Coach Lauded for building character and producing teams that played beyond their potential and rose to high levels of competition, John Faiman made his mark on countless athletes through a 48-year career that included 38 years as a head football coach at David City (4 years), McCook (2), Omaha South (6) and Bellevue West (26). […]

Gerald Ferguson – Scottsbluff

 ATHLETE Because Gerald was one of the most recognized athletes of his era, people came to games just to watch him play. An “every-sport standout,” Gerald W. Ferguson led Scottsbluff High School to an undefeated season and the mythical state football title in 1945. All-State in football for two years and All Big Ten in […]

Kelly Flynn – South Sioux City

COACH  Kelly Flynn built a girls basketball dynasty at South Sioux City, ruling Class B for more than a decade, winning 11 state championships – 10 in the 11 years from 1995 to 2005. The Cardinals finished second in 1999. Flynn coached at South Sioux City for 27 years, piling up 508 career wins and […]

Cletus Fischer – Lincoln

Coach/Athlete. This well-known member of the famous Nebraska Fischer family of athletes was a fine athlete himself, reaching all-state status as a halfback in 1942 in six-man football for St. Edward High School. Also a member of the Cornhusker teams of the 1940s, he played professional football for the New York Giants in 1949. As […]

Pat Fischer – Omaha Westside

Athlete. Omaha Westside Class of 1957.  The youngest sibling of Nebraska’s most famous athletic family, Pat Fischer was a great high school athlete, gaining football all-state honors in 1956. At Nebraska, his big plays sometimes were the highlights of the season, especially a punt return which beat Penn State, 7-6. Fischer made his athletic mark […]