Hall of Fame Inductees, by Year . Search by Name

1995

Arthur Vance - Hardy

Charlie Foster - Kearney

Chuck Jura - Schuyler

Chuck Stickels - Hastings

Cletus Fischer - Lincoln

Conrad "Cornie" Collin - Omaha

Dave Rimington - Omaha South

Ed Colleran - Spalding

Eugene McCue - Arapahoe

George Sauer - Lincoln High

Guy Chamberlin - Blue Springs

Ken Fischer - Lincoln

Mary Lou Jasnoch Kucera - Oshkosh

Mike McGee - Omaha North

Pat Fischer - Omaha Westside

Ralph Beechner - Lincoln High

Roland Locke - North Platte

Ron Boone - Omaha Tech

Stephen Epler - Chester

Tom Kropp - Aurora

Tom Rathman - Grand Island

Val Skinner - North Platte

Vern Ekfelt - Omaha Central

Verne Lewellen - Lincoln High

HOFCoach–Creighton Preparatory High School, located in Omaha, has had a plethora of great coaches over the years, but none better at the game of football than Coach Leahy. 1955 would be but one good example. That fall the Bluejays compiled a record of eight wins, no losses and one tie, ending up ranked number one in the state in Class A. In a 17 year coaching career at Prep, Coach Don Leahy had 118 wins on the gridiron, just 25 losses and 7 ties. He had four unbeaten teams and annually kept Prep at the top of football ratings. Perhaps part of his keen understanding of the programs here is that he was himself an outstanding high school player during his own secondary education at Creighton Prep. His pass-run oriented teams woneight state championships.

A graduate of Marquette University, he was one of the top collegiate quarterbacks in the country and played in the Blue-Grey Game in 1951.

Leahy’s name was synonymous with Omaha sports for decades. Athletic director at both UNO & Creighton followed his illustrious high school career.