Terry Graver – Elkhorn/Elkhorn South

Coach Terry Graver                                                                                                         […]

John Gibson- Papillion-LaVista

Athlete-1996 John was a natural who quickly excelled at whatever he did.  He didn’t play football until 8th grade, but was a star by his sophomore season.  He didn’t triple jump until his sophomore year, but he set the Class A State and State Meet records, won the Class A Gold Medal for three years, […]

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 […]

Bob Gibson – Omaha Tech

Athlete–Considered one of the toughest major league baseball pitchers of all time, his athletic prowess was first noticed as a basketball player while at Omaha Technical High School, from which he graduated in 1953. For a time thereafter he followed the lure of basketball, playing for Creighton University in Omaha, then in the highly respected […]

Bob Gratopp – Geneva

Athlete. When experts debate all-time great high school basketball shooters, the name of this 1966 graduate from Geneva High School is sure to be included. Having scored an amazing high school total of 1,916 points, his achievements include leading the purple and gold Wildcats to the 1965 state championship in Class B basketball; with their […]