Hall of Fame Inductees, Alphabetically by Last Name Edward “Scotty” Orcutt – Omaha Benson

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A champion coach in three sports, Scotty Orcutt was the dean of Omaha baseball coaches before a fall led to his death in 1972. His baseball teams won three league tournament titles and won or shared five regular-season crowns, along with a state runner-up finish in 1966, as the Bunnies were 188-99-3 during his 28 years. While coaching American Legion baseball, he led his teams to state titles in 1959, 1962 and 1969. Orcutt’s coaching career began at Farnam High School in 1937. He moved to Underwood High School in Omaha in 1939, then to Omaha Benson in 1942. His basketball record was 179-153 over 19 seasons, with state finals appearances in 1951 and 1954 and a No. 1 final ranking from the Omaha World-Herald in 1961. He also coached Benson to the 1943 boys gymnastics state title.