Jack Guggenmos- Aurora

Coach- 2019 Jack Guggenmos produced winning football teams at three Nebraska high schools- Dorchester, Arlington and Aurora.  In a 30-year career, the bulk of which was at Aurora, Guggenmos compiled a 211-88-4 record.  Under his leadership, the Huskies advanced to the state championship game in 1981, 1986, and 1995 and played in the semifinals two […]

Aaron Golliday-York

Athlete-2019  (1998) Switching from tight end to running back his senior year, Aaron Golliday displayed his strength and power as he rushed for nearly 2000 yards and scored 21 touchdowns for the Dukes football team that reached the state semifinals.  Golliday, a USA Today Honorable Mention All-American who also handled the kicking and punting duties […]

Jenny Green-Grand Island Central Catholic

  Athlete-2019  (2003) Nebraska’s first 13-foot pole vaulter, Jenny Green dominated the event throughout her high school years, winning the All-Class gold medal all four years.  As a senior, the scored all of third-place Grand Island Central Catholic’s points at the state meet, finishing first in the pole vault, long jump and 300-meter low hurdles […]

Alex Gordon-Lincoln southeast

Athlete Lincoln Southeast (Class of 2002) Before winning multiple Gold Glove Awards and being a World Series hero, Alex Gordon was Nebraska’s Prep Athlete of the Year as a senior at Lincoln Southeast. An all-state and record-setting receiver and defensive back on the football field, he rose to stardom on the baseball diamond where he […]

Erin (Gudmundson) Haussermann-Kearney Catholic

Kearney Catholic (Class of 2002) A three-sport star at Kearney Catholic, Haussermann earned all-state honors in volleyball and basketball, and qualified for the state track meet in seven different events. On the volleyball court, she set school records for kills in a match and in a season. On the basketball court, she scored 1,275 points […]

CHARLES “CHARLIE” GORDON – Coach

Coach Charlie Gordon commanded respect and displayed respect throughout a 25-year coaching career that spanned four decades and provided Lincoln Southeast with its first state championship in any sport. Gordon was named the Knights’ baseball coach when the school opened in 1955. In 1958, with seven sophomores in the starting lineup, the Knights claimed their […]

Sandi Genrich – Lincoln Northeast

Coach.  The 1985 Lincoln Journal-Star and 1999 Omaha World-Herald girls coach of the year retired after the 2003 season as the state career leader with 672 volleyball victories. She started her coaching career at Lincoln Pius X in 1972, then moved to Lincoln Northeast, her alma mater, in 1976. Her teams made 21 state tournament […]

Ken Geddes – Boys Town

Athlete. 1965 grad Ken Geddes was a member of the 1965 all-class and Class A all-state football teams. The 6-foot-2, 198-pound end also ran the third leg on Boys Town’s mile relay team that won the Class A and all-class gold medal at the state track meet. He started for the Boys Town basketball team […]

Al Gaston – Grant and Ogallala

 Coach.  Al Gaston coached football and track for 30 years. He spent 20 years at Grant High School prior to finishing out his coaching career at Ogallala in 1995. He also coached at Farwell, Stockville and Haigler. His career football coaching record was 163-75-1. He was 129-23-1 at Grant, winning five state championships and nine […]

Johnny Goodman – Omaha South

Athlete. 1927 high school grad. He is the last amateur to win the U.S. Open, claiming that championship in 1933. He also won the U.S. Amateur in 1937 and was runner-up in two other amateur tournaments. In high school, he was the captain of the 1926 Omaha South golf team. He won the Omaha City […]