Bobby Mills- Grand Island

Contributor Known as “1,000-Yard Guy,” Grand Island’s Bobby Mills has been dedicated to recognizing the accomplishments of the state’s student-athletes.  He began pursuing a comprehensive list of Nebraska’s 1,000-yard rushers in 1974 and has published updates to that list every year since.  He has devoted time and finances to his passion for high school sports. […]

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 […]

Boys basketball- A century of high five’s

The Omaha World Herald article traces the great individuals and All-state teams that  played on the hardwoods across the state.

Boys basketball- A century of high five’s

The storied past of Nebraska High School Boys basketball is the focus of the World-Herald article.  Featuring some of the all time great players and All-State teams it highlights the greats who have graced the hardwoods.  

Don Benning – Omaha North & UNO

Coach.  Setting a high standard for athletes of all ages, this educator and coach returned to the Omaha University after earning a graduate degree in 1963, he served in several capacities, including head wrestling coach. His college wrestling team brought the first ever collegiate national championship in wrestling to the state of Nebraska in 1970, […]

Scott Bream – Millard South

Class of 1989 Athlete Scott Bream’s eight-year minor league baseball career had its moments but was limited by injuries. But nothing slowed the Millard South star in high school. He earned All-Metro honors at quarterback and all-state honors as a shortstop, and he started at point guard on Millard South’s undefeated state championship basketball team. […]