Hall of Fame Inductees, by Year . Search by Name

2016

ALAN VANCURA - Coach

BILL WEBER - Lincoln Southeast

BRAD HILDEBRANDT - Coach

CHARLES “CHARLIE” GORDON - Coach

CHARLES BORNER, JR. - Lincoln High

JIM BARKER - Scottsbluff

JIM PAIGE - Official

JIM TENOPIR - Contributor

JON MCWILLIAMS - Sidney

KEVIN RAMAEKERS - Norfolk Catholic

LAURA SPANHEIMER DECHANT - Omaha Marian

LINDA SCHNITZLER WALKER - Battle Creek

MIKE PURDY - Contributor

PAT HOBLYN - Coach

RANDY CARPENTER - Coach

RICK MEYER - Superior

SARAH SASSE-KILDOW - Lincoln High

STACY JAKUBOWSKI LONGACRE – Howells

TERRANCE BADGETT - Omaha South

TONY DAVIS - Tecumseh


Wayne (Class of 1963)

 

 

 

 

 

Don Meyer made his mark nationally as a successful and legendary college basketball coach, setting a record with 923 wins at Hamline (MN) University, Lipscomb (TN) University and Northern State (SD), but his playing accomplishments can’t be overlooked. The only player at Wayne High School to have his jersey retired, Meyer averaged 20 points per game as a junior and 26.5 points per game as a senior for teams that were a combined 32-5. He also starred as a pitcher on Wayne’s first high school team and its American Legion team. At the University of Northern Colorado, Meyer was a four-year starter in basketball, leading the Bears in scoring his junior and senior seasons. He also went 22-2 as a pitcher on the UNC baseball team that nearly qualified for the College World Series. He has been inducted into Wayne High School, Northern Colorado and the NAIA Halls of Fame, and is the subject of the movie, My Many Sons.