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. […]
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 […]
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
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.
Coach. As Omaha South’s gymnastics coach from 1967 to 1988, Rich Beran coached Olympians Jim Hartung and Phil Cahoy (Hall of Fame inductees, too) among his 64 individual state champions. His boys teams won seven state titles and 12 Metro Conference titles and had a 158-27 dual meet record. His girls teams won two state […]
Athlete–One of the most nationally known of all Omaha high school graduates, this Benson High product (Class of 35) became a football legend. His athletic skills were abundantly clear, for he starred in track & field, was named all-state in football and helped Benson nearly reach the top in Class A basketball. Attending college at […]