Stacy Imming Sykes – Kearney

Athlete. Class of 1983. During the late 1970s and early 1980s, fortunate sports fans in Buffalo County could have seen one of the best young lady athletes to ever wear the royal blue and gold of Kearney Senior High School, Stacy Imming. She excelled in basketball, volleyball and track. Named Class A all-state twice in […]

Mallery Ivy Higgs – Omaha Central

Athlete. Although Mallery (Ivy) Higgs was a three-year starter on the Omaha Central basketball team that twice qualified for the state tournament, she is probably better known for her prowess in track where she set the standard with 14 all-class gold medals at the state track meet.  She is the only girl to win four […]

Mike Iseman – Fremont

Athlete. The 1957 Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal-Star athlete of the year, Iseman was a high school standout in football, basketball, track and baseball, who went on to compete in football and track at Princeton. In high school, Iseman earned all-state honors in 1956 as a running back, averaging 9.5 yards per carry. In basketball, […]

Maurtice Ivy – Omaha Central

Athlete.  From the grade school playgrounds of Omaha arose one of the leading female athletes of all-time, Maurtice Ivy of (1984 graduate) Omaha Central High School. She was Metro Conference scoring leader in basketball for four years and the state scoring champion three times. She was selected all-state for three years, and in 1983 and […]