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 […]

Paul Forch – Lincoln East

Coach.  In 1967, the then new Lincoln East High School was fortunate to acquire for the faculty and its first basketball coach, one Paul Forch. Already a successful coach at McCook, his career produced a coaching record of 450-215. As an advocate of up-tempo offenses, he and Lincoln East basketball thrived for nearly three decades. […]

Doyle Fyfe – David City

Athlete. For years, he was regarded the best athlete in the history of his high school, David City. This big bruiser excelled at everything he tried.  He starred in the 1951 football state tournament when his David City teammates played the underdog role to a maximum and won the championship, by 60-55 over Wayne in […]

Mike Fultz – Lincoln High

Athlete. Mike Fultz, the 1973 Lincoln Journal Star Athlete of the Year, received eight letters in football, basketball and track at Lincoln High. In football, he played defensive tackle, running back and linebacker, earning all-class all-state honors in 1972 and playing in the Shrine Bowl in 1973. He won the 1973 gold medal in the […]