Jennifer (Warner) Ramsey- St. Paul

  Athlete- 2019  (1993) It didn’t take Jeffifer (Warner) Ramsey long to catch the eyes of the state’s basketball fans.  The fabulous freshmen led Greeley to an unbeaten Class D-1 State Championship.  She moved to St. Paul before her junior yer, bringing her winning ways with her, taking the unbeaten Wildcats to a Class B […]

Danny Woodhead- North Platte

Athlete- 2019   (2004) You couldn’t overlook Danny Woodhead once he stepped on the field.  Scoring 28 points in a quarter in basketball, earning All-State honors in soccer and placing in the 100 meters at the state track meet, Woodhead stood out for the North Platte Bulldogs.  But the football field was where he towered […]

Colby Wissel-Kearney

Athlete-2019  (2004) Colby Wissel, an Elm Creek native, joined the Kearney High track dynasty his sophomore year and emerged as Nebraska’s all-time premier distance runner.  Wissel won nine all-class gold medals and finished with state records in the 1600 and 3200 meter runs.  In cross country, he won three consecutive State titles and was a […]

Joe Wells-Grand Island

  Official- Class of 2019 Joe Wells established his reputation as a top-notch basketball referee early in his career, working his first State Tournament in 1984 at the age of 24.  In an officiating career that has spanned four decades, he has worked 27 State Basketball Tournaments and was selected to work 24 State Championships, […]

Bob Whitehouse-Omaha

Contributor Bob Whitehouse has influenced sports in Nebraska at every level, including as a coach, administrator, and volunteer for more than 50 years. A coach, athletic director and administrator in the Omaha school system, he was inducted into the Omaha Public Schools Hall of Fame as a special contributor in 2012 and the National Interscholastic […]

Mark Wortman-Elkhorn

Coach Mark Wortman turned Elkhorn High School into a football powerhouse. After his arrival in 1980, the Antlers became a cornerstone of the state football playoff field, qualifying for 20 straight years from 1995-2014. At the time of his induction, his teams had won five Class B state championships and reached five other state championship […]

BILL WEBER – Lincoln Southeast

Lincoln Southeast (Class of 1980) Bill Weber had an attraction for the action of state tournaments. The Lincoln Journal-Star’s Athlete of the Year in 1980, Weber played in seven state high school state tournaments and three American Legion baseball state tournaments. He earned all-state honors his junior and senior seasons in football while playing defensive […]

LINDA SCHNITZLER WALKER – Battle Creek

Battle Creek (Class of 1985) Linda Schnitzler Walker was the cornerstone of Battle Creek’s multi-sport success in the mid-1980s and ’90s. The daughter of Hall of Fame coach Bob Schnitzler, she earned all-state honors in basketball as the Bravettes won back-to-back Class C-1 state championships in 1984 and 1985 – teams that launched a streak […]

Larry Wachholtz – North Platte

Athlete. Larry was a three-sport athlete for the North Platte Bulldogs  (Class of 1963) and earned honors in all three.  He played offensive and defensive back for two years, then switched to quarterback his senior year while continuing to play defensive back.  When the Bulldogs won the state championship in 1962, Larry was a consensus […]

Ron Witt – Otoe

Athlete (1954) Scored 1,925 points in his high school basketball career, including a career-high game of 54 points his senior year when he averaged 32 points per game. He averaged 24 points a game throughout his four-year career.  He made 31 consecutive free throws during one stretch of his senior year.  His career ranked fourth […]