Bobby Mills- Grand Island

Contributor Known as “1,000-Yard Guy,” Mills created a listing of Nebraska’s 1,000-yard rushers in 1974 and has published the list every year since. He also writes columns and articles that appear in the McCook Gazette and Grand Island Independent and his on-line blog.

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. http://dataomaha.com/documents/a-century-of-high-fives-in-state-hoops

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.  

Diane Beideck Van Brocklin – Millard North

Athlete. 1987. Diane (Beideck) Van Brocklin  was The Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal-Star 1987 girl athlete of the year, was all-class all-state in basketball in 1986 and 1987 and in volleyball in 1986 when the Mustangs were Class A runners-up. She scored 1,266 points in basketball, averaging 17.6 points as a senior. She shattered school […]

Tom Kropp – Aurora

Athlete–Those who witnessed the Shrine Bowl after the 1971 graduation of this young man from Aurora High School in 1971, may well believe he was the greatest Nebraska high school football player ever. He was dominating, not only in that all-star setting but in each and every game he played. Sizable at 6’3” and 225 […]