John Farrand-Lincoln

  COACH As a longtime coach, official and administrator, John Farrand has devoted more than 50 years to high school athletes in the state – beyond his 41 years of coaching cross country, track and football in Classes A and B. The past president of the Nebraska Coaches Association has been a starter for cross […]

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 […]

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 […]

Charlie Foster – Kearney

Coach/Contributor–Much of the excellent reputation of the University of Nebraska at Kearney (formerly known as Kearney State) as a great track college is due to the efforts of this fine coach. Prior to his rendezvous with destiny at the county seat of Buffalo County, he coached at Clay Center High School and Ansley High School. […]

Ken Fischer – Lincoln

Coach–A man who truly understands the art of coaching high school football, this talented coach was himself an all-state player  (class of 1944) for St. Edward High School on their six-man football team. After completing college at NU, he went into coaching and had an early success coaching the Oakland High Vikings to a Class […]