2005 – Cross-Country/Track & Field: Fremont, 1980-81

The Fremont boys cross country and track & field teams, 1980-81, They won the cross country championship of 1980 and followed it up with the Class A state track championship in 1981. The teams were coached by Hall of Fame coach Jon Appleget. Scott Eary won the individual cross country championship in 1980. Track & […]

2005 – Football/Basketball: Grant, 1980-81

The 1980-81 state champion Grant football and boys basketball teams. The football team, coached by Hall of Fame coach Al Gaston, compiled an 11-1 record and won the state championship. The basketball team, coached by Tom Lawson and led by Hall of Famer Bill Jackman, went 26-0 to claim the state title. Football Team: Basketball […]

2006 – Basketball: Kearney, 1981-82

Kearney Girls Basketball–Front left to right: Manager Cindy Forbes, Shaune Scrivan, Trish Camp, Jana Holmes, Darla Staab. Row 2: Jolyn Flint, Bernadette Engels, Linda Park, Denise Davidson, Glenda Park, Linda Mooibroek, Statistician Jamie Scheurich. Back Row: Coach Ross Armstrong, Kim Gokie, Brenda Ward, Autumn Fyfe, Stacy Imming, Assistant Bettelee Lewis, Wendy Lantis.

2006 – Football: Grand Island Northwest, 1981

1981 Class B State Champions 11-1 Record Central Conference champion Lone loss by 20-8 to Aurora. Defeated Aurora in state championship game, 55-0. Rated #5 in World-Herald final Top 10 ratings. Four all-state players, Todd Olson, Dave Sims, Kirk Berggren, Ron Maas. In three playoff games, they outscored opponents 132-12. Set or tied 12 all-class […]

2007 – Tennis: Columbus

The Class B state championship team with a record 54 points included No. 1 singles winner Robert Sjohom of Finland, No. 2 doubles champions Brad Scheidegger and Clay Castner and No. 2 singles runner-up Martin Sipple. The team was 6-0 in duals and won every invitational.

2007 – Track & Field: Wheeler Central

Led by Hall of Famer Karlene Erickson, the Wheeler Central girls track team completed a four-year run that included a state runner-up finish in 1980 and Class D state titles in 1981, 1982 and 1983. The 1983 team scored 65 points, including three individual first places and a gold medal and the Class D state […]