Dan Newmyer – North Platte

Inducted with officiating partner, Dennis Logan. They officiated together for 40 years, so they will be inducted into the Hall of Fame together. They began officiating basketball while students at Doane College in the late 1940s and they retired in the late 1980s. They began officiating football games with Hall of Fame referee Dick Thompson […]

Gary Neibauer – Scottsbluff

ATHLETE No matter the sport, Gary Neibauer had it mastered. Whether it was winning the state championship in the low hurdles or twice  leading the Big Ten in scoring on the basketball court, Neibauer commanded the game. He was all-conference twice in football playing quarterback and earned all-state honors as a senior. He declined a […]

Danny Noonan – Lincoln Northeast

Danny Noonan Lincoln Northeast Athlete A consensus all-state player, Danny Noonan led Lincoln Northeast to a runner-up finish in the Class A state playoffs in 1982.  Playing on the offensive and defensive lines for the Rockets, Noonan lettered three times and earned a scholarship to play at Nebraska. Playing middle guard for the Cornhuskers, he […]