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.
Athlete. Today in western Omaha is situated an interesting junction of history. The main line of the Union Pacific Railroad’s push west across America intersected Pacific Street. Years later another street crossed Pacific, Bob Boozer Drive, appropriately bearing the name of one of the finest basketball players in our nation’s history. Graduating from Omaha Technical […]
Athlete. A 1975 graduate of Omaha Benson, Bass was the Omaha World-Herald’s first three-time all-state football selection. He was a scoring machine on the gridiron, highlighted by a 22-touchdown junior season. Member of the 1,000-yard rushing club. He also lettered in basketball, baseball and track, contributing to the baseball state championship won in 1974 by […]